17th International Laser Physics Workshop
(Trondheim, June 30 - July 4, 2008)

The seventeenth annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'08) was held from to in the city of Trondheim, Norway, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, hosted by Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Trondheim

LPHYS'08.  Chairpersons:

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    Mikael Lindgren


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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    Pavel P Pashinin


    A M Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Moscow, Russia
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    Irina Sorokina


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

LPHYS'08.  Deputy Chairpersons:

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    Igor V. Yevseyev


    Department of Theoretical Physics, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
     

LPHYS'08.  Steering Committee:

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    Dusan Chorvat


    International Laser Center, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
     
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    Joseph H. Eberly


    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
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    Mikhail V. Fedorov


    A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
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    Sergey A. Gonchukov


    National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
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    Günter Huber


    Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany
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    Ola Hunderi


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
     
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    Sergei P. Kulik


    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
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    Hans G. Limberger


    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
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    Vladimir A. Makarov


    International Laser Center, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
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    Markus Pollnau


    University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
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    Kirill A. Prokhorov


    A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
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    Wolfgang Sandner


    ELI Delivery Consortium AISBL, Berlin, Germany
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    Toshiki Tajima


    University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
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    Valery M. Yermachenko


    National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
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    Vyacheslav I. Yukalov


    Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
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    Aleksey M. Zheltikov


    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

LPHYS'08.    Plenary Speakers:

  1. Gain Guided, Index Anti Guided Fiber Lasers

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      Michael Bass


      The Townes Laser Institute, The University of Central Florida College of Optics and Photonics, Orlando, FL, USA
  2. Ultrafast Fiber Lasers in Advanced Technology and Science

  3. Generation of Biphotons with Controllable Waveforms

  4. Diode Pumped Solid-State Lasers in the Near Infrared and Visible Spectral Region

  5. Pairing and Superfluidity in an Atomic Fermi Gas

  6. Femtosecond Lasers: Tools for Attosecond Science

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      Franz X. Kärtner


      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
  7. What Can You Do with Photonic Qubits?

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      Christian Kurtsiefer


      National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  8. Imaging with Phase-Sensitive Light: What Is Quantum and What Is Not

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      Jeffrey H. Shapiro


      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
  9. New Light from Gallium Arsenide: Efficient THz-Wave Generation from Periodically-Inverted GaAs

LPHYS'08.  Local Organizing Committee:

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    Astrid Aksnes


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
     
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    Kay Gastinger


    SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway
     
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    Ola Hunderi


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
     
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    Mikael Lindgren


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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    Irina Sorokina


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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    Helge Weman


    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

LPHYS'08.  Advisory & Program Committee:

LPHYS'08.  Management Team:

LPHYS'08.    Scientific Seminars:

  • Seminar 1:   Modern Trends in Laser Physics

    Co-chairs:

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      Thomas Feurer

      Institute of Applied Physics, Bern, Switzerland
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      Franz X. Kärtner

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
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      Fredrik Laurell

      Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
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      Kirill A. Prokhorov

      A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    • Symposium:   Coherent Control of the Fundamental Processes in Optics

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  • Seminar 2:   Strong Field & Attosecond Physics

    Co-chairs:

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      Wilhelm Becker

      Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy, Berlin, Germany
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      Jens Biegert

      Institute of Photonic Sciences, (ICFO), Barcelona, Spain
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      Mikhail V. Fedorov

      A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • Seminar 3:   Biophotonics

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  • Seminar 4:   Physics of Lasers

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  • Seminar 5:   Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy

    Co-chairs:

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      See Leang Chin

      Laval University, Québec City, QC, Canada
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      Christos Flytzanis

      École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
       
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      Vladimir A. Makarov

      International Laser Center, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  • Seminar 6:   Physics of Cold Trapped Atoms

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  • Seminar 7:   Quantum Information Science

    Co-chairs:

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      Marco Genovese

      L'Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica , Turin, Italy
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      Sergei P. Kulik

      Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
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      Leong Chuan Kwek

      Center for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    • Round Table:   Standardization of Quantum Key Distribution Systems

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  • Seminar 8:   Laser Nanotechnologies

    Co-chairs:

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      Pavel K. Kashkarov

      Russian Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, Russia
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      Vitaly I. Konov

      Natural Scienses Center, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia
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      Helge Weman

      Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
  • Seminar 9:   Fiber Lasers

    Co-chairs:

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      Evgueni M. Dianov

      Fiber Optics Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
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      Hans G. Limberger

      Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
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      David N. Payne

      Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

LPHYS'08.  Proceedings:

Proceedings of the 17th International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'08, Trondheim, June 30 - July 4, 2008) have been published in Laser Physics, vol. 19 (2009). To read all contributed papers please visit http://iopscience.iop.org/lp/.

LPHYS'08.  Sponsors: