National Institute of Standards and Technology
Boulder, Colorado, United States
27 - 30 September 2015
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SPIE Laser Damage 2015

Present your work at SPIE Laser Damage 2015, 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.

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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
Thermal management of high-power lasers
Applications of laser damage:
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

Review of the 2014 Program
2014 Final Technical Program (1.25 MB PDF)
2014 Technical Abstracts (3.37 MB PDF)

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Abstract Due Date
Late Submissions may be accepted by the conference chairs. Please send your submissions directly to the SPIE conference program coordinator,  Pat Wight.

Acceptance Notification
22 May 2015

Manuscript Due Date
31 August 2015


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