Millennium Harvest House Hotel
Boulder, CO, United States
25 - 28 September 2016

Laser Damage, the premier conference for high- power/high-energy lasers, materials & thin films

SPIE Laser Damage, Boulder, CO , United States

SPIE Laser Damage, 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.

2016 Call for Papers will be posted by late December or early January.

2015 Final Program (PDF 2 MB)

2015 Abstract Book (PDF 3 MB)

2015 news and photos

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Laser-induced damage issues:
Photonic bandgap materials
High-power fiber lasers
Fibers for high-power laser applications
High-power/ultra-fast lasers
Multi-layer thin films
Nonlinear optical and laser host materials
Laser damage in new high-power laser systems
Other laser-induced damage related issues:
Measurement protocols
Materials characterization
Fundamental mechanisms
Contamination of optical components
Surface and bulk defects
Metamaterials
Thermal management of high-power lasers
Applications of laser damage:
EUV
Mirrors
Nanostructures of optical materials and gratings

+ Mini-Symposium:
   Laser Induced Damage to Multilayers in Femtosecond Regime
+ Tutorial:
   Defect-Induced Damage in Nano-and Femtosecond Regime 
+ Thin Film Damage Competition


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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