21st International Laser Physics Workshop
(Calgary, July 23-27, 2012)

The twenty first annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'12) was held from to in the city of Calgary, AB, Canada, at the University of Calgary, hosted by University of Calgary.

Calgary

LPHYS'12.  Chairpersons:

LPHYS'12.  Deputy Chairpersons:

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    Alexander Lvovsky


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
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    Igor V. Yevseyev


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

LPHYS'12.  Steering Committee:

LPHYS'12.    Plenary Speakers:

  1. Multi-Photon Quantum Interference Experiments

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      Gunnar Björk


      AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Tracking Primary Processes in Biomolecules with Tunable Few-Cycle Pulses

  3. Integrating Perturbation Nonlinear Optics with Attosecond Science

  4. Long Coherence Times with Trapped Cold Atoms

  5. Quantum Networks in Quantum Optics

  6. Laser Selective Spectromicroscopy of Myriad Single Molecules: Tool for Far-Field Nanodiagnostics of Doped Solids

  7. Advanced Raman Spectroscopy – a Key Enabling Technology for Modern Biophotonics

LPHYS'12.  Local Organizing Committee:

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    Alexander Lvovsky


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
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    Barry Sanders


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
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    Paul Barclay


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
     
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    David Feder


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
     
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    Robert Thompson


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
     
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    Nasser Moazzen-Ahmadi


    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
     
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    Frank K. Tittel


    Lund University, Houston, TX, USA
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    Andal Narayanan


    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, KA, India
     

LPHYS'12.  Advisory & Program Committee:

LPHYS'12.  Management Team:

LPHYS'12.    Scientific Seminars:

  • Seminar 1:   Modern Trends in Laser Physics

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      Jean Claude Kieffer

      Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Varennes, QC, Canada
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      Olga Kocharovskaya

      Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
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      Nikolay B. Narozhny

      National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
       
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      Kirill A. Prokhorov

      A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • Seminar 2:   Strong Field & Attosecond Physics

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  • Seminar 3:   Biophotonics

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  • Seminar 4:   Physics of Lasers

    Co-chairs:

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      Ivan A. Shcherbakov

      A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Moscow, Russia
  • Seminar 5:   Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy

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  • 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
  • Seminar 8:   Fiber Lasers

    Co-chairs:

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      Miguel V. Andrés

      University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
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      Bernard Dussardier

      University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, Nice, France
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      Vladimir Karpov

       
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      Andrey S. Kurkov

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

LPHYS'12.  Proceedings:

Proceedings of the 21st International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'12, Calgary, July 23-27, 2012) have been published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 414 (2013). To read all contributed papers please visit http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/414/1/.