Invited talks►

LASER-MATTER INTERACTION

Boris N. Chichkov 
"Laser fabrication of freeform optics, 3D scaffolds with integrated electrodes, and printing of nanoparticles”, Leibniz Universität Hannover  
 
Dmitry A. Zimnyakov
"Laser-pumping-based control of dielectric properties of dispersive 
nanosystems in the optical range"
Yury Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov, Precision Mechanics and 
Control Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
 
Irina Zavestovskaya
Institute of Engineering Physics for Biomedicine, Moscow, Russia
 
Viktor Timoshenko
Institute of Engineering Physics for Biomedicine, Moscow, Russia
 
Sergey Klimentov
Institute of Engineering Physics for Biomedicine, Moscow, Russia
 
Taras Kononenko
 “Improvement of diamond surface laser microprocessing by means of absorbing coatings”
General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
 
Nadejda Bulgakova
HiLASE Centrum, Czech Republic
 
Maria Farsari 
"Functional 3D Nanostructures"
IESL-FORTH, N. Plastira 100, 70013, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
 
Razvan Stoyan
 “Nanoscale processing using ultrafast laser engineered beams”
University of Jean Monnet, Saint-Étienne, France
 
Stephane Guizard
LSI CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique
 
Boris Kniazev
 “Travelling of terahertz surface plasmon polaritons launched by vector and vortex beams along curved surfaces”
Novosibirsk State University, Russia
 
Andrei Ionin
“High-Throughput Microfabrication by Ultrashort Laser Pulses”
Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
 
Nicloas Charipar
"Optoelectronic Applications of Vanadium Dioxide"
Applied Materials and Systems Section Materials Science and Technology Division Naval Research Laboratory, USA
 
Guillaume Duchateau
"Evidence of non collisional femtosecond laser electron heating in dielectric materials"
Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications (CELIA CNRS), University of Bordeaux 
 
John Lopez
"Improved laser glass cutting by spatio-temporal control of energy deposition using bursts of femtosecond pulses"
Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications (CELIA CNRS), University of Bordeaux 
 
Koji Sugioka
“3D microfluidic SERS chips fabricated by all-femtosecond-laser-processing”
RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
 
Eiji Takahashi
RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
"TW-scale Mid-IR femtosecond laser”, Japan
 
Vadim Veiko

Sergay Mulenko
Kurdyumov Institute of Metal Physics , Ukraine
“Laser synthesis of 2D structures with variable band gap for thermo-photo sensors with high sensitivity received in the reaction of chromium atoms with methane molecules ”

Yurii Kulchin
Academician, Institute of Automatic and Control Processes, FEB RAS, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Russia
“Pulsed Laser Nanofabrication of Advanced Nanophotonic Structures”

 
BIOPHOTONICS
 
Herbert Schneckenburger, Aalen University, Germany 
„Optical 3D microscopy for visualizing a chemotherapeutic agent“ 
 
Andrei Lugovtsov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia 
Laser technologies for the study of blood cells interaction.
    
Roberto Pini, Institute of Applied Physics (IFAC-CNR), National Research Council of Italy.
"Plasmon-enhanced Raman detection of neurodegenerative biomarkers" 
 
Dr. Elena Perevedentseva, Taiwan
 
Prof. Alexander Savitsky, Russia
 
Mikhail Kirillin, Russia
“Perspectives of dual-wavelength photodynamic therapy controlled by optical monitoring» 
 
Prof. Jesper Glückstad, DTU Fotonik, Denmark
"Biophotonics at Small Scales using Structure-mediated Light Robotics" 
 
Prof. Lev Perelman, Harvard University, USA 
«Detecting structural alterations in cancer progression with label-free spectroscopy» 
 
Prof. Natan Shaked, Israel
“Quantitative phase microscopy spatial signatures of cancer cells,” 

LASER SYSTEMS AND MATERIALS

1. Dr. Airán Ródenas, Photonic Engineered Crystals: Laser Crystals with Embedded Sub-Wavelength Nanophotonics, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IFN-CNR), Milano, Italy, e-mail: arodenas@gmail.com

2.Prof. Haohai Yu, Nonlinear optical properties of Langasite crystals, Shandong University, Jinan, China., e-mail: haohaiyu@sdu.edu.cn 

3.Dr. Pavel Loiko, Monoclinic monotungstates - novel efficient laser materials, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: kinetic@tut.by

4.Dr. Venkatesan Jambunathan, Spectroscopy and laser operation of Yb doped materials at cryogenic temperatures, HILASE Centre, Prague, Czech Republic, e-mail: jambunath@fzu.cz

5.Dr. Gabrielle Thomas, Advances in diode-pumped alexandrite lasers for novel applications, Imperial College, London, UK, <gmt03@ic.ac.uk>

6.Dr. Peter Schunemann,  “New Materials for Efficient Mid-Infrared Laser Sources”, BAE SYSTEMS, Nashua, NH, USA, e-mail: peter.g.schunemann@baesystems.com

7.V.E.Kisel1, A.S.Rudenkov1, A.G.Petrosyan2, and N.V.Kuleshov1,  Yb3+:LuAlO3 novel laser crystal for CW, Q-switched and ultrafast lasers, 1Center for Optical Materials and Technologies, Belarusian National Technical University, BNTU, Minsk, Belarus, 2 Institute for Physical Research, National Academy of Sciences, 0203, Ashtarak-2, Armenia

8.Prof. V. Pasiskevicius, Advances in backward-wave optical parametric oscillators, Department of Applied Physics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

9.Dr.B.Zhdanov, Gain medium ionization in DPALs, US Air Force Academy, Laser and Optics Research Center,  CO, USA, < Boris.zhdanov.ctr@usafa.edu> 

10.Dr. Weidong Chen, Robust optical vortex beam generation from diode-side-pumped solid-state lasers, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, 350002 Fujian, China, e-mail: chenweidong@fjirsm.ac.cn

11.Dr. Uwe Griebner, Few-cycle, millijoule, 5 µm optical parametric chirped-pulse amplifier at a 1 kHz repetition rate", Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy, D-12489 Berlin, Germany, e-mail: griebner@mbi-berlin.de

12.Dr. Zsuzsanna Heiner, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany, “High resolution and sensitivity broadband vibrational sum-frequency generation spectrometer at 100 kHz and its bioapplications”  

LASER DIAGNOSTICS AND SPECTROSCOPY

1. Aladar Czitrovszky 
Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungary
 
2. Alexander Milekhin
Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Russia
“TERS spectroscopy of CdSe nanocrystals on Au nanostructural surfaces”
 
3. Alex Rozhin
Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, UK
“Carbon nanomaterials for bio-medical applications: material functionalization and optical diagnostics”
 
4. Nabiha Ben Sedrine
Departamento de Física & I3N, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal