International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science

02-06 October, 2023

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


  1. Ultrafast phenomena in ionized gases, semiconductors and metals
  • Strong-field and ionization-induced phenomena
  • Instabilities and high-frequency phenomena in ionized gases
  • Non-linear phenomena in low-temperature plasmas and semiconductors
  • Kinetic processes in plasmas and metals
  • Hot electrons in nanoplasmonics
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy and imaging of optical, electronic and hot-carrier dynamics
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy and imaging of structural dynamics, including electron-phonon relaxation, coherent phonons and phase transitions


  1. 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


  1. Diamond photonics
  • CW and short-pulse photonics of optical centers: mid-IR, optical and UV ranges, EPR
  • Femtosecond laser-induced non-linear photophysics in diamonds
  • Ultrafast structural modifications: graphitization, plastic deformation and annealing
  • Femtosecond laser inscription in diamonds and its applications


  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. Ultrafast optical technologies and nonlinear optical phenomena
  • Femtosecond and picosecond laser: solid-state, semiconductor, parametric, fiber, and hybrid laser systems
  • Optical devices: dispersion management, stretchers/compressors, phase control and stabilization, optoelectronic systems and switchers
  • Measurement and characterization of ultrashort pulses: autocorrelators and streak cameras, frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG), spectral phase interferometry
  • Nonlinear optical phenomena: stimulated scattering processes, harmonics, sum and difference frequency generation, supercontinuum and self-phase modulation, self-focusing and filamentation, multi-photon processes and nonlinear absorption
  • Nonlinear optical devices from the UV to THz range and IR: novel nonlinear materials, optical parametric amplifiers and generators, Raman converters


  1. Ultrafast laser technologies in biomedicine
  • Ultrafast laser fabrication of bionanomaterials
  • Femtosecond laser biosensing
  • Ultrafast active biotherapy
  • Propagation of ultrashort laser pulses in highly scattering biological tissues
  • Multiphoton microscopy and tomography