September 8-12, 1997              Limoges, France


    Key Topics

  • Deposition of Thin Films by Laser Ablation
  • Laser-Induced Structural, Physical, and Chemical Modification on Surfaces
  • Lasers
  • Optical Surface Diagnostics
  • Laser Surface Diagnostics


  • General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia​
  • Center of Laser Technology and Material Science at GPI, Moscow, Russia
  • University of Limoges, France
  • CNRS, France
Conference Chairs
Alexander M. Prokhorov, Russia
Alain Gathriot, France
Program Committee Co-chairs
Vitally Konov, Russia
Paul Leiderer, Germany
Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Corrine Champeaux, France
Vladimir Pustovoy, Russia
Local Organizing Committee
Assunta Arte, Italy
Stefano Orlando, Italy
M. Concetta Gerardi, Italy
Anna Zocco, Italy

International Program Committee

C.N. Afonso, Spain
E.I. Akopov, Russia
V. Aleshkevich, Russia
V.V. Apollonov, Russia
T.T. Basiev, Russia
A.M. Bonch-Bruevich, Russia
I. Boyd, UK
V.S. Dneprovskii, Russia
J.J. Dubowski, Canada
A.M. Dykhne, Russia
B. Fontaine, France
C. Fotakis, Greece
C. Froehly, France
D.B. Geohegan, USA
J.P. Goure, France
M. Jelinek, Czech Republic
P. Kashkarov, Russia
I.N. Kompanets, Russia
V.I. Konov, Russia
Y.V. Kopaev, Russia
E.W. Kreutz, FRG
M. Libenson, Russia
A. Luches, Italy
V. Panchenco, Russia
P. Pashinin, Russia
I. Shcherbakov, Russia
A. Sukhorukov, Russia
M. Takai, Japan