International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science

04-08 October, 2021

P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of RAS

Conference Topics

1. Extreme light.

  • Laser particle acceleration
  • Secondary electromagnetic processes
  • Nuclear photonics
  • Extreme field physics
  • Ultra-high intensity facilities


2. Ultrafast phenomena in ionized gases.

  • Instabilities and high-frequency phenomena in photoionized plasma
  • Non-linear phenomena in low temperature plasma
  • Kinetic processes in plasma


3. Ultrafast phenomena in condensed matter

  • Ultrafast optical, electronic and hot-carrier dynamics in metals and semiconductors
  • Ultrafast electron-phonon relaxation and phase transitions
  • Femtosecond-laser ablation and nanofabrication


4. Femtosecond non-linear optics. Filamentation. High field THz generation.

  • Self-focusing and self-compression
  • Terahertz science
  • Filamentation in various media
  • Femtosecond nonlinear phenomena

5. Frequency combs in spectroscopy and optical clocks

  • Absolute optical frequency measurements    
  • Femtosecond frequency combs for direct spectroscopy of ions and atoms
  • UV and HUV frequency combs    
  • Frequency combs in astrophysics
  • Time and frequency transfer
  • Optical frequency combs applications


6. Physics and technology of ultrafast lasers and ultrashort laser pulses.

  • Solid-state, parametric, fiber, and hybrid laser systems
  • Stretchers, compressors, and phase control
  • Measurement and characterization of ultrashort pulses
  • Laser design and related issues
  • Innovative femtosecond technologies


7. Ultrafast laser technologies and structured light in micro-optics and nanophotonics

  • Ultrafast nanophotonics in dielectric nano/microstructures
  • Ultrafast structured light
  • Femtosecond/picosecond laser writing in dielectrics
  • Novel optical materials for ultrafast photonics


8   Ultrafast laser technologies in biomedicine

  • Ultrafast laser biophotonics
  • Ultrafast laser fabrication of bionanomaterials
  • Femtosecond laser biosensing
  • Ultrafast theranostics