Past Event Overview

Pacific Rim Laser Damage is the premier forum for scientists and engineers working in high power/high energy lasers, materials and thin films, durability, properties modeling, testing, and component fabrication.

Go to the Pacific-Rim Laser Damage Chinese website.

Program Information:

 • View Final Program (PDF)
 • View Technical Summary Digest (PDF)


Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2011 featured more than 85 presentations in these areas:

Laser Damage of Optical Materials

 • High power laser damage, UV through IR
 • Ultrafast through CW laser irradiation effects
 • Laser ablation and laser machining
 • High laser damage resistant coatings
 • Defects, contamination, polishing, and surface damage
 • Characterization techniques and measurement protocols
 • Mechanisms, Modeling, and simulations

Advanced Optical Materials

 • Nonlinear laser crystals
 • Laser ceramics
 • Optical glasses and fibers