International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science

September 28-October 02, 2020

P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of RAS

Conference Topics

  1. Extreme light.
  • Generation of utrahigh fields
  • Relativistic optics
  • Acceleration of electrons, protons, and ions
  • Secondary electromagnetic emission
  • Quantum electrodynamics effects
  • Laser-triggered nuclear processes


  1. Ultrafast phenomena in condensed matter and ionized gases.
  • Optical properties of heated solid conductors
  • Instabilities and high-frequency phenomena in photoionized plasma
  • Non-linear phenomena in nonequlibrium plasma and metals
  • Kinetics of rapidly heated electrons in metals and plasma


  1. Ultrafast laser nanofabrication and nanophotonics.
  • Ultrafast nanostructured light + nanostructured matter
  • Ultrafast nanophotonics
  • Femtosecond-laser nanofabrication


  1. Femtosecond non-linear optics. Filamentation. High field THz generation.
  • Self-compression and self-focusing
  • Terahertz science
  • Filamentation in various media
  • High-field nonlinear phenomena


  1. 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


  1. 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