Salamanca, 7th-11th October 2013


 [October 7th (Mon)]

9:00 – 9:30 Opening Session: Tribute to the Honorary Co-chairs
  H. Kono (Tohoku University)
D. Normand (CEA, Saclay)
9:30 – 12:00 Session I: Atoms and molecules in intense laser fields I
  Discussion Leader: H. Kono (Tohoku University)
Invited speakers: A. Hishikawa (Nagoya University); F. Martin (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid); A. Bandrauk (University of Sherbrooke)
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee break
12:30 -13:30 Short presentations for poster papers >> List of poster presentations
14:00 -15:00 Lunch
15:00 -17:30 Session II: Laser plasma particle acceleration
  Discussion Leader: P. Martin (CEA, Saclay)
Invited speakers:W. Leemans (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory); M. Borghesi (Queen’s University Belfast); J. Liu (SIOM)
17:30 -18:00 Coffee break
18:00 -20:30 Session III: Filamentation and related issues
  Discussion Leader: S. L. Chin (Laval University)
Invited speakers: R. J. Levis (Temple University); A. Gaeta (Cornell University); A. Mysyrowicz (LOA, ENSTA)
20:30 – Cocktail reception at the Spanish-Japanese Cultural Center, the University of Salamanca
[October 8th (Tue)]
9:00 – 11:30 Session IV: High- order harmonics and attosecond pulse generation
  Discussion Leader: G. G. Paulus (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
Invited speakers: P. Salières (CEA, Saclay); C.H. Nam (GIST); A. Zair (Imperial College London)
11:30 -12:00 Coffee break
12:00 -13:00 Sponsors’ Session I
  1. “Latest achievements and future technological breakdowns in Petawatt level Lasers” – G. Matras (Thales Optronique)
  2. “Recent progress on developments presented at previous ISUILS conferences” – N. Forget (Fastlite)
  3. “Advanced, highly reliable seed and pump lasers for KHz to 100 kHz CPA and OPCPA systems”- M. Arrigoni (Coherent Inc.)
  4. “Yb lasers sources for Light Sources applications” – J. Sasaki (Japan Laser Corporation)
13:00 -14:00 Poster Session
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch
15:30 -19:30 Sponsors’ Session II & CLPU Lab Tour
  A parallel session of presentations and demonstrations from the following sponsor companies:

  • Femtolasers. “State-of the art Carrier-Envelope Phase stabilization of ultrafast laser systems” (M. Lisowski)
  • Amplitude Technologies. “Latest developments on high temporal contrast, ultra-short pulse duration, PW laser systems” (F. Falcoz)
  • Lasing, S. A., Newport Corporation, and Spectra-Physics. “Lasing, S.A. a Value-added reseller” (G. Guadaño)
20:00-20:30 Poster Session
20 :30 – Cocktail party and dinner sponsored by Amplitude Technologies
 [October 9th (Wed)]
9:00 – 11:00 Session V: Biomedical applications of ultrashort intense laser science
  Discussion Leader: A. Giulietti (INO-CNR Pisa)
Invited speakers: K. Kondo (JAEA); Y. Gauduel (LOA, ENSTA)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 -14:00 Session VI: Solids and intense light field
  Discussion Leader: K. G. Nakamura (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Invited speakers: P. Hommelhoff (MPI of Quantum Optics); M. Stockman (Georgia State University); K. Onda (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – Free Discussion
[October 10th (Thu)]
9:00 – 11:00 Session VII: Advanced free electron laser sources in EUV and X-ray regions
  Discussion Leader: M. Yabashi (RIKEN SPring-8 Center)
Invited speakers: W. White (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory); T. Tschentscher (European XFEL)
11:00 -11:30 Coffee break
11:30 -13:30 Session VIII: Dense matter states produced by short laser pulses
  Discussion Leader: D. Batani (University of Bordeaux)
Invited speakers: H. Nishimura (ILE, Osaka University); M. Roth (University of Technology Darmstadt/GSI)
13:30 -14:00 Poster Session
14:00 -15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 17:30 Session IX: Atoms and molecules in intense laser fields II
  Discussion Leader: W. T. Hill (University of Maryland)
Invited speakers:Y. Nabekawa (RIKEN); K.-M. Weitzel (Philipps University of Marburg)
17:30 -19:00 Poster Session
19:30 – Banquet