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Millennium Harvest House Hotel
Boulder, CO, United States
25 - 28 September 2016
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Laser Damage, the premier conference for high-power/high-energy lasers, materials & thin films

Present your work at SPIE Laser Damage 2016, a comprehensive resource for the exchange of information on high-power/high-energy lasers. Scientists and engineers continue research in these areas as well as materials and thin films, durability, properties modeling, testing, and component fabrication. Don't miss this chance to share your work and exchange ideas with leaders in the field.

Call for Papers (PDF coming soon)

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Submissions are solicited in these four core technical sessions and the Mini-Symposium:

Materials and Measurement

Surfaces, Mirrors, and Contamination

Thin Films

Fundamental Mechanisms

Mini-Symposium: Review of Large-Scale High-Power Laser Facility Projects

Also part of the 2016 Program:
Tutorial:   Advanced Materials for High Laser-Damage Resistance
Broadband Low-Dispersion Femtosecond Mirror Thin Film Damage Competition


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Review the 2015 Program
2015 Final Technical Program (1.25 MB PDF)
2015 Technical Abstracts (3.37 MB PDF)

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 


Important Dates

Abstract Due
25 April 2016

Acceptance Notifications
25 May 2016

Manuscripts Due
24 October 2016


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