Invited talks►


Wolfgang Kautek (Keynote)
University of Vienna, Department of Physical Chemistry, Vienna, Austria
Laser-induced processes on material surfaces

rn Bonse
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany
“Femtosecond laser-induced periodic surface structures: from light localization to applications”

Guillaume Duchateau
Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications (CELIA CNRS), University of Bordeaux, France
“Comparative study of the electron photoemission from dielectrics, semiconductors, and metals induced by femtosecond laser pulses”

Olga Fedotova
Belarus Academy of Sciences, Belarus

Frequency conversion in nanocomposites

Dmitry Zimnyakov
Yury Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov, Precision Mechanics and Control Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
"Laser technologies in the diagnostics of heterogeneous substances with supercritical fluidic components"

Xiao-Xuan Liang
Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Lübeck, Germany
"Simulations of the energy spectrum of conduction band electrons for a better understanding of free-electron-mediated modifications of biomolecules, and fs laser materials processing"

Sergay Mulenko
Kurdyumov Institute of Metal Physics, Ukraine
“Laser synthesis of 2D structures for high sensitivity thermo-photo sensors based on copper oxides”

Nektarios Papadogiannis
Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece
“Ultrafast-Laser generated nanoacoustic waves and their applications on material diagnosis”

Razvan Stoian
Laboratoire Hubert Curien (CNRS),
 University of Jean Monnet, Saint-Étienne, France
“Ultrafast laser surface nanostructuring; light-driven organisation”

Boris Knyazev
Novosibirsk State University, Russia

Vitaly Konov
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
“Dynamics of water Ionization by intense femtosecond laser pulses”

Vadim Veiko
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
“Laser modification of silicon for creation of light emitting structures with dislocations related luminescence”

Alexander Bulgakov
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic & Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
“Damage effects in opaque solids induced by short and ultrashort laser pulses: Comparison of air and water environments 

Biljana Gaković
Institute of Nuclear Science Vinča, University of Belgrade, Serbia
“Selective ablation of nano-layer thin films by single pulse femtosecond laser irradiation”

Vladimir Gildenburg
Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
“Ionization-field instabilities and nanograting formation in optical breakdown processes”

Anton Husakou
Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy, Berlin, Germany
“Ionization-event harmonics: basic mechanisms and characterization of ionization dynamics”

Nail Inogamov
Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics RAS, Moscow Region, Chernogolovka, Russia
“Laser made random and solitary surface structures”

Jiří Limpouch
Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
“Laser interactions with low density porous matter - experiment and modelling”

Nikita Medvedev
Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
“Multistep phase transitions in X-ray free-electron-laser irradiated solids”

Alexandre Mermillod-Blondin
Max Born Institute, Berlin, Germany

Fedor Potemkin
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
“New insights into femtosecond excitation of solids with mid-IR laser fields”

Jürgen Reif
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus - Senftenberg, Cottbus (BTU), Germany
"Energetic-beam induced regular surface structuring: comparison of ultra-short laser pulses vs. ion beams"

Alfred Vogel
Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Lübeck, Germany
“Free-electron-mediated effects of single fs pulses and pulses series in the (Intensity/Fluence) parameter space”

Marko Seifert
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff und Strahltechnik, Germany
“Generation of wear resistant hard surface layers with high power laser technologies”

Vladimir Zhukov
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic & Institute of Computational Technologies SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
High-precision simulations of interaction of ultrashort laser pulses with bulk bandgap materials”

Olivier Uteza
Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, LP3 UMR 7341, F-13288 Marseille, France
Investigating energy deposition of ultrashort lasers at the surface of solids at the femtosecond scale”

Tzveta Apostolova
Institute for Advanced Physical Studies & New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria

“Wavelength dependent energy transfer to semiconductors and dielectrics irradiated by ultrashort high intensity laser pulses”

Irina Zavestovskaya, A. Kabashin, V. Petriev
MEPHI, BHSPh, Moscow, Russia
“Nuclear nanomedicine: Laser ablated nanoparticles in new generation radiopharmaceuticals”

Mitsuharu Uemoto
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Maxwell+TDDFT multiscale method for light-propagation in solids


José Guadalupe​ Quiñones-Galván (Keynote)
University of Guadalajara, Mexico
“Effect of plasma parameters modification on the properties of pulsed laser deposited thin films”

Ekaterina Barmina
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
“Laser nanostructuring of solids by sub-nanosecond laser pulses”

Nikita Bityurin
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
“Photoinduced formation of inorganic nanoparticles in polymer matrix: mechanisms and laser structuring”

Nadezhda Bulgakova
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
“Optical response of metals to ultrashort laser pulses: A puzzle for standard optical models”

Alessandro De Giacomo
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
“On the role of plasma phase during Pulsed Laser Ablation in liquid for nanoparticles production”

Alexander Dostovalov
Institute of Automation and Electrometry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
“Themochemical laser-induced periodic structures formation on metals and semiconductors surfaces”

Enza Fazio
Università di Messina, Italy
"Synthesis by Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquid of noble metal-based colloids to detect anti-epileptic drugs: Perampanel as an example"

David Grojo
Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, LP3 Laboratory, Campus de Luminy, 13009 Marseille, France
“Internal structuring of silicon using ultrafast lasers”

Evgeny Gurevich
Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
“Three-Step model of the LIPSS Formation on metal surfaces”

Andrei Kabashin
Aix-Marseille Univ, CNRS, LP3 Laboratory, Marseille, France & MEPHI, Institute of Engineering Physics for Biomedicine (PhysBio), Moscow, Russia
“Laser-ablative synthesis of novel functional nanoformulations for cancer imaging and therapy”

Viktor Korolkov
Institute of Automation and Electrometry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
“New super-resolution method of direct laser writing on Zr films”

Wladimir Marine
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
Nanohybrids for Multiphotons Excitation. PLA synthesis and properties

Inam Mirza
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
“Laser induced crystallization of anodic, self-assembled amorphous TiO2 nanotubes (structure and applications)”

Pere Serra
University of Barcelona, Spain
“Laser-induced forward transfer for paper electronics applications”

Georgy Shafeev
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
“Generation of nanoparticles of unique morphologies by laser ablation in liquids”

Sergei Starinskiy
Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
"Nanosecond laser treatment and fluoropolymer deposition for control of silicon surface wettability"


Péter Dombi
Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary
“Femtosecond, sub-nm-sensitivity probing of plasmonic near-field dynamics”

Alexei Kucherik
Vladimir State University, Vladimir, Russia
“Laser synthesis of nanostructured carbon for photonics”

Sergei Makarov
ITMO University, Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
“Laser ablation of halide perovskites for nanophotonic applications”

Yuri Ryabchikov
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic

Oleg Romanov
Belarusian State University, Department of Computer Modelling, Minsk, Belarus
“Laser optoacoustics of micro- and nanostructures”

Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean
Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg, Germany
“Strong-field interaction and high-harmonic generation in solids”

Ilya Tumkin
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
“Direct laser writing technique for creating non-enzymatic glucose sensors”

Usman Sapaev
Tashkent University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
“Nonlinear photonic crystals for frequency conversion with desired parameters”

Takashi Takeuchi
University of Tsukuba, Japan
“Linear and Nonlinear Optical Responses of Plasmonic Metasurface with Sub-nm Gaps”

Sergei Arakelian
Vladimir State University, Vladimir, Russia
“4D-Laser Technology in nanocluster physics: macroscopic quantum states in thin films on solid surface (modelling and experiment)”


Alex Vitkin (Keynote)
Toronto Medical Discovery Tower, Canada
“Shedding light on radiotherapy: optical coherence angiography to assess tissue functional response to radiation”

Zhongping Chen
University of California Irvine, USA
“Advance in optical coherence elastography”

Kirill Larin
University of Houston, Houston, USA
“Translational dynamic optical coherence elastography”

Dan Zhu
Huazhong University of Technology, Wuhan, China
“FDISCO: advanced solvent-based clearing method for imaging whole organs” 

Ling Fu
Huazhong University of Technology, Wuhan, China
“Fiber-based methods for deep brain Calcium recording in behaving mice”

Pengcheng Li
Huazhong University of Technology, Wuhan, China
“Laser speckle techniques for accessing biological function”

Valery Tuchin
Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
“OCT and laser speckle imaging for quantification of diffusivity and impact on blood flow of diabetic tissues and organs”

Elina Genina
Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
“Integrated biophysical and physical effects at in vivo skin optical clearing in humans.” 

Irina Dolganova
Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia 
“Sapphire shaped crystals as a prospective material platform for novel modalities of medical diagnosis and therapy”

Olga Cherkasova
Institute of Laser Physics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
“Intraoperative diagnosis of human brain gliomas using THz spectroscopy and imaging: a pilot study”

Yury Kistenev
National Research Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia 
“Lymphedema tissue analysis using optical imaging and machine learning”

Andrey Lugovtsov
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Laser measurements of erythrocyte aggregation in patients suffering from arterial hypertension”

Luis Oliveira
Polytechnic Univ. of Porto, Porto, Portugal
“Optical properties of human normal and pathological colorectal tissues from 200 to 1000 nm”

Herbert Schneckenburger
Aalen University, Germany 
“Live cell microscopy from the millimeter to the nanometer range” 

Turgut Durduran
The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
“Non-invasive, optical measurement of cerebral blood flow as a biomarker of injury, therapy and recovery”

Elena Perevedentseva
National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan
“Raman spectroscopy in studies of development processes in living systems”

Mikhail Kirillin
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
“Optical imaging for development and advancement of photodynamic therapy protocols» 

Yuri Gurfinkel
Medical Center of Lomonosov Moscow University, Moscow, Russia
“Haemorheological properties of the blood and microcirculation” 

Janis Spigulis
Latvia University, Riga, Latvia
“Lasers for skin diagnostics - chromophore mapping and photon pathlength estimation”

Ilya Turchin
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
“Towards bimodal optical monitoring of photodynamic therapy with targeted nanoconstructs”  

Daniel Cote
Research Center Cervo Brain, Quebec, Canada 
“Neurosurgical guidance with fibre-based spectroscopy”

Seemantini Nadkarni
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
“Optical Micromechanics”

Nikolai Khlebtsov
Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, RAS, Saratov, Russia
“Plasmonic Gap-Enhanced Raman Tags for Biomedical Applications”

Daniel Razansky
University and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
“Interrogating Rapid Biological Dynamics with Volumetric Multi-Spectral Optoacoustic Tomography“

Jessica Ramella-Roman
Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
“Advances in confocal mueller matrix polarimetry“

Laura Marcu
University of California – Davis Genome and Biomedical Sciences, USA
“Fluorescence lifetime spectroscopy and imaging in medical diagnosis”

Tatiana Itina
Laboratoire Hubert Curien, Saint-Etienne, France
Femtosecond laser micro- and nanotexturing of dental implants: wettability and stem cell behavior


Clara Saraceno (Keynote)
Ruhr University Bochum, Germany,
“Thin Disc Ultrafast Lasers/THz Generation”

Carolina Romero,
the University of Salamanca, Grupo de Investigación en Aplicaciones del Láser y Fotónica, Spain
“New strategies for the fabrication of photonic devices by direct inscription with femtosecond laser pulses”

Maxim Doroshenko, H. Jelinkova,  N.O. Kovalenko,
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia,
“AIIBVI solid solutions doped with Fe2+ ions for broadly tunable mid-IR (4-6 um) lasers”

Igor Bufetov, A.Koljadin, A.Kosolapov,
Fiber Optics Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
“Hollow-core fibers destruction under high power laser radiation”

Xavier Mateos
University Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
“2-µm waveguide lasers”

Yongguang Zhao
Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, China
“Direct generation of 3-micron vortex beam from a Er:Y2O3 ceramic laser”

Ichiro Shoji
Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
“Large-aperture quasi-phase-matching stacks of multiple GaAs plates fabricated with the room-temperature bonding for high-power wavelength conversion in mid-IR region”

Marc Eichhorn
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
“Advances in 2 micron lasers for non-linear conversion into the Mid-IR”

Luke Maidment
ICFO, Barcelona, Spain
“Millijoule level, sub 8 cycle, 7 µm OPCPA on a tabletop: design, applications and routes for future development”

Mark Mero
MBI Berlin, Germany
“Progress in high-power, 100 kHz mid-infrared OPCPA's”

Zsuzsanna Heiner
Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
“Sub-100 fs OPA in the 6-10 µm range pumped by a 100 kHz Yb laser, and its application to vibrational spectroscopy”

Weidong Chen
Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
“Generation of doughnut beam from self-Raman laser with or without optical vortex”

Pavel Loiko
ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia
“Cobalt-doped transparent ceramics and glass-ceramics for saturable absorbers of erbium lasers”

Andrei Ionin
Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
“Nonlinear conversion of broadband mid-IR laser radiation into the wavelength range of ~2 — 20 micron”

Hong Jin Kong
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea
“Stimulated Brillouin scattering phase conjugate mirror (SBS-PCM) using the fused silica for the high average power laser”

Junji Kawanaka
Institute of Laser Engineering, University of Osaka, Japan
“100Hz repeatable power laser”

Antoine Godard
DPHY, ONERA, Université Paris-Saclay, Paris, France
“OPOs for standoff gas sensing”


Aladar Czitrovszky, A. Nagy, M. Veres, Sz. Kugler, I Kreisz
Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungary
“Laser methods in aerosol science”

Martin Kozak
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
“Interaction of strong optical fields with diamond - towards ultrafast control of electronic excitations”

Massimiliano Lucidi, S. Stanciu, G. Cincotti
Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
“Scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy of pathogenic bacteria”

Attila Tibor Nagy, Sz. Kugler, I. Kreisz, A. Czitrovszky
Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary
“Characterization of the emission of laser deposition additive manufacturing process”

Petr Nemec
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
“Pump-probe Magneto-optical Studies of Thin-film Ferromagnets and Antiferromagnets”

Alexander Milekhin, M. Rahaman, T.A. Duda, E.E. Rodyakina, R.B.Vasiliev, I.A. Milekhin, A.V. Latyshev, D.R.T. Zahn
Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
"Plasmon-enhanced optical spectroscopies of semiconductor nanostructures"

Il`ya Sychugov
KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
“Spectral and Temporal Characteristics of Silicon Quantum Dot Luminescence and their Application in Light Conversion”

Roman Vasiliev
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
“Excitonic transitions and excitonic circular dichroism of atomically-thin colloidal CdSe and CdTe nanosheets”

Miklos Veres, L. Himics, R. Holomb, I. Rigó, M. AL-Lami, A. Czitrovszky, A. Nagy, Sz. Kugler, T. Váczi
Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary
“Stimulated Raman scattering by spectral focusing of broadband femtosecond laser pulses“

Stanislav Zabotnov
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
“Raman spectroscopy and spectrophotometry studies of silicon nanoparticles for biophotonics”

Alex Rozhin, T. Allsop, R.N. Arif, R. Neal, D. Webb
Aston University, UK
“Carbon Nanotubes-Localized Surface Plasmon fibre optic sensors for CO2 gas detection”


Petr Kuzel (Keynote)
Institute of Physics CAS, Prague, Czech Republic
“Charge carrier transport in THz nanomaterials”

Juraj Darmo
Photonics Institute, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
“Gain dynamics in THz QCL and its implication for THz comb sources”

Hermann Detz
Brno University of Technology Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
THz Quantum Cascade Lasers: Materials Evaluation and Optimization

Flavio Giorgianni
Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
“Advanced control of complex matter by high-field terahertz pulses”

Alexander Dubinov
Institute for Physics of Microstructures RAS, Afonino, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia
"Recent Progress in Far- and Mid-IR Stimulated Emission from HgCdTe Quantum Well Heterostructures"

Mikhail Glyavin
Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Sergei Kozlov
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
"The nonlinearity of the refractive index of optical media in the terahertz spectral range"

Maria Krikunova  
ELI Beamlines, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
“THz radiation in spectroscopy, remote sensing, imaging, and optoelectronics"

Andrey Stepanov
Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
“Nonlinear optical effects in the presence of strong terahertz fields”

Vladimir Vaks
Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Kirill Zaytsev
Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
“Sub-wavelength-resolution terahertz imaging of soft biological tissues”

Janos Hebling
MTA-PTE High-Field Terahertz Research Group, Uni. Pecs, Hungary
“On the way to generation and application of extremely high field THz pulses”

Sergey Stremoukhov
National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, Russia
“Consistent description of the THz radiation generation in gases”

Filip Kadlec
Institute of Physics CAS, Prague, Czech Republic
“THz studies of magnons and electromagnons in multiferroics


Ioanna Zergioti (Keynote)
School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
“Laser Induced Forward Transfer: an advanced additive manufacturing tools"

Istvan Balsa
Laser Zentrum Hannover, Germany

Nils Bartels
German Aerospace Center, Stuttgart, Germany

Thibault J.-Y. Derrien
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic

Alexander Dostovalov
Institute of Automation and Electrometry SB RAS, Novosibirsk
“Femtosecond laser inscription of fiber Bragg gratings for laser and sensing applications”

Guillaume Duchateau
University of Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, Talence, France
“Modeling of femtosecond laser induced out of equilibrium electron transport in metals”

Christian Focsa
Université de Lille, France
“Laser ablation and mass spectrometry for in vivo cancer detection: the SPIDERMASS project”

Michael Fitzpatrik
Conventry University, UK

Nathan Goodfriend
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic
“2D Material Transfer via Blister-Based Laser-Induced Forward-Transfer”

Joachim Hein
Friedrich Schiller University, Germany

High power mid-IR DPSSLs

Helmut Kessler
Manx Precision Optics Ltd., South Africa
“Laser-induced Damage Threshold - Coating Materials and Pulse Durations”

Jörg Körner
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
“Unstable cavity lasers for compact short pulse high energy lasers”

Tim Kunze
Fraunhofer-Institut fur Werkstoff und Strahltechnik, Germany
“High-Speed surface functionalization using interference-based laser processes – From prediction to technological applications”

Yoann Levy
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS, Czech Republic

Sakellaris Mailis
Center for Photonics and Quantum Materials, Skolkovo, Moscow, Russia
“Laser-synthesis of 2D Transition Metal Dichalchogenides”

Jiri Martan
University of West Bohemia, New Technologies – Research Center, Czech Republic

High speed laser surface texturing and time-resolved temperature measurement

Jonathan Phillips
UK Research and Innovation, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Swindon, UK
“Highly efficient frequency conversion scalable from 10 J at 10 Hz to 100 J 10 Hz using DPSSL laser technology”

Camilo Prieto
Centro Tecnológico AIMEN, Spain

“On line process monitoring for Additive Manufacturing by Laser Metal Deposition”

Hu Yongxiang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

“Laser peen forming of large scale specimen with complex shape”

Shuji Sakabe
University of Kyoto, Japan

Yuji Sano
Institute for Molecular Science, Japan


Vijay K. Vasudevan
University of Cincinnati, OH, USA

Luis Zapata
Lumitron Technologies, USA
"One-Joule, 500 Hz Cryogenic Composite-Disk Laser amplifier"