The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
13 - 18 February 2016
Conference 9726
Solid State Lasers XXV: Technology and Devices
Monday - Thursday 15 - 18 February 2016
Important
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Abstract Due:
3 August 2015

Author Notification:
12 October 2015

Manuscript Due Date:
20 January 2016

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Monday 15 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Eyesafe and Mid-IR Lasers I
Monday 15 February 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
Mid-IR laser source using hollow waveguide beam combining
Paper 9726-1
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
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High brightness diode pumped Er:YAG laser system at 2.94 µm with nearly 1kW peak power
Paper 9726-2
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
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High peak power ultrafast Cr:ZnSe oscillator and power amplifier
Paper 9726-3
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
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Compact laser for high power eyesafe illumination
(Canceled)
Paper 9726-4
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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Er/Yb glass laser with compact mechanical Q-switch
Paper 9726-5
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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Comparative study of broadband, narrowband and multi-wavelength resonant pumping of Er:YAG lasers
Paper 9726-6
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Eyesafe and Mid-IR Lasers II
Monday 15 February 2016
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
High power and widely tunable Raman fiber laser around 1.7 µm
Paper 9726-7
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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Watt level Er:Lu2O3 and Er:Y2O3 ceramic lasers at ~2.7 μm with optimized Er3+-concentration
Paper 9726-8
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
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Lunch Break 11:10 AM - 1:00 PM
Session 3:
Single Crystal Fiber Lasers
Monday 15 February 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
100W class compact Yb:YAG single crystal fiber amplifier for femtosecond lasers without CPA
Paper 9726-10
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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Yb:YAG single-crystal fiber amplifiers for picosecond lasers using divided pulse amplification technic
Paper 9726-11
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Laser properties of LHPG-grown, diode-pumped, Yb:YAG single crystal fiber
Paper 9726-12
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Cladding single crystal YAG fibers grown by laser heated pedestal growth
Paper 9726-13
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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High power Nd:YAG single crystal fiber laser emitting at 1064 nm
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Paper 9726-14
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Micro-pulling-down furnace modification and single crystal fibers growth
Paper 9726-15
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
Airborne and Space Qualified Lasers
Monday 15 February 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
Post-flight test results of diode laser bar subjected to space exposure
Paper 9726-22
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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Demonstration of a 500 mJ InnoSlab-amplifier for future lidar applications
Paper 9726-53
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Ruggedized SLM Nd:YAG laser for airborne Doppler lidar applications
(Canceled)
Paper 9726-17
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Narrow linewidth UV laser transmitter for ozone DIAL remote sensing application
Paper 9726-18
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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Diode-pumped Alexandrite ring laser for lidar applications
Paper 9726-19
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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Laser transmitter design and performance for the slope imaging multi-polarization photon-counting lidar (SIMPL) instrument
Paper 9726-20
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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A single-frequency double-pulse Ho:YLF laser for CO2-lidar
Paper 9726-21
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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Development of a conductively-cooled, tripled-pulsed 2-micron solid-state laser for simultaneous and independent measurements of water vapor and carbon dioxide from an airborne platform
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Paper 9726-16
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
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Session 5:
Pulsed Lasers I
Tuesday 16 February 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
100-J UV laser for dynamic compression research
Paper 9726-23
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
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Megawatt-level peak-power from a passively Q-switched hybrid fiber-bulk amplifier and its applications
Paper 9726-24
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
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High energy pulsewidth tunable CPA free picosecond source
Paper 9726-25
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
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Multi-joule lasers operating at 60+ Hz for industrial and scientific applications
Paper 9726-26
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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A compact solid state laser
Paper 9726-27
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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High energetic and highly stable pulses from a Ho:YLF regenerative amplifier
Paper 9726-28
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 6:
Pulsed Lasers II
Tuesday 16 February 2016
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
High-gain, high-energy picosecond Nd:YVO4 amplifier end-pumped at 880 nm
Paper 9726-29
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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VCSEL-pumped passively Q-switched monolithic solid-state lasers
Paper 9726-30
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
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Simple ps microchip Nd:YVO4 laser with 3.3 ps pulses at 0.2 - 1.4 MHz and single-stage amplification to the microjoule level
Paper 9726-31
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
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Efficient broadband TW level OPCPA pumped by a rectangular pulse
Paper 9726-32
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Session 7:
Ultrafast Lasers
Tuesday 16 February 2016
1:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
High repetition rate (100 Hz), high peak power, high contrast femtosecond laser chain
Paper 9726-33
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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Sub-100 fs high average power directly blue-diode-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire oscillator
Paper 9726-34
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Performance of the Yb:Lu2O3 laser crystal in diode-pumped femtosecond oscillators and high-power regenerative amplifiers
Paper 9726-35
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Modeling and simulation of ultra-short pulse amplification
Paper 9726-36
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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High contrast broadband seeder for multi-PW laser system
Paper 9726-37
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Ultrafast laser with an average power of 120 W at 515 nm and a highly dynamic repetition rate in the MHz range for novel applications in micromachining
Paper 9726-38
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Latest results of 10 petawatt laser beamline for ELi nuclear physics infrastructure
Paper 9726-39
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 8:
Disk Lasers
Tuesday 16 February 2016
3:50 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
High-energy ultra-short pulse thin-disk lasers: new developments and applications
Paper 9726-40
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Recent development of disk lasers at TRUMPF (Invited Paper)
Paper 9726-41
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM
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Innoslab and thin-disk amplifier system with 1.5 kW average power at 710 fs pulse duration
Paper 9726-42
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Progress in kW-class picosecond thin-disk lasers development at the HiLASE
Paper 9726-43
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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High-gain Yb:YAG amplifier for ultrashort pulse laser at high-average power
Paper 9726-44
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
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Yb:YAG ceramic-based laser driver for Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE)
Paper 9726-45
Time: 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
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Session PTue:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 16 February 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Moscone West Levels 2 and 3

Conference attendees are invited to attend the LASE poster session on Tuesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines.
Laser-diode pumped dysprosium-doped lead thiogallate laser output wavelength temporal evolution and tuning possibilities at 4.3-4.7 um
Paper 9726-9
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Continuous-wave generation and tunability of eye-safe resonantly diode-pumped Er:YAG laser
Paper 9726-68
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Effect of cryogenic temperature on spectroscopic and laser properties of Er,La:SrF2-CaF2 crystal
Paper 9726-69
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Characteristics and performance of a two-lens slit spatial filter for high power lasers
Paper 9726-70
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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1-W level diode pumped Pr:YLF orange laser
Paper 9726-71
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Yb doping concentration and temperature influence on Yb:LuAG thermal lensing
Paper 9726-72
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Diode pumped compact cryogenic Yb:YAG/Cr:YAG pulsed laser
Paper 9726-73
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Microchip laser based on Yb:YAG/V:YAG monolith crystal
Paper 9726-74
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Q-switched microchip MOPA generating 100 ps pulses at 532 nm
Paper 9726-75
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Direct generation of eye-safe vortex laser with opposite helicity
Paper 9726-76
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Generation of Vis-NIR light within the first biological optical window via frequency upconversion in Tm3+- and Tm3+/Er3+-doped tellurite glass excited at 1319 nm
Paper 9726-78
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Optical properties and upconversion emission in Yb3+-sensitized Er3+- and Pr3+-codoped PbGeO3:PbF2:xF2 (x = Mg, Ba) glass
Paper 9726-79
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wednesday 17 February Show All Abstracts
Session 9:
Laser Materials and Characterization
Wednesday 17 February 2016
8:10 AM - 9:50 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
Layered Yb:YAG ceramics produced by two different methods: processing, characterization and comparison
Paper 9726-46
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
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First laser operation and spectroscopic characterization of mixed garnet Yb:LuYAG ceramics
Paper 9726-47
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
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Spectroscopic investigation of Yb,Ho,Pr:YAG as a 3 μm laser source
Paper 9726-48
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
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Laser and optical properties of Yb:YAG ceramics with layered doping distribution: design, characterization and evaluation of different production processes
Paper 9726-49
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
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High performance ErYb:Glass for eye-safe lasers
Paper 9726-50
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
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Coffee Break 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Plen:
LASE Plenary Session
Wednesday 17 February 2016
10:20 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Room 103 (South Exhibit Level)

10:20 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Guido Hennig, Daetwyler Graphics AG (Switzerland)
Yongfeng Lu, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (United States)

10:25 am: Announcement of the Green Photonics Best Paper Award and the 3D Printing, Fabrication, and Manufacturing Best Paper Award
Stephen J. Eglash, Energy and Environment Affiliates Program, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)

Emerging Applications of Photonic Crystal Fibers (Conference Presentation) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9728-301
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
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Optical 3D Nano-fabrication: Drawing or Growing? (Conference Presentation) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9738-302
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
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High Power Semiconductor Lasers: Disrupting a Fragmented Industry (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9733-303
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 10:
Novel Concepts I
Wednesday 17 February 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
High-power single-longitudinal mode and tunable diamond Raman laser at 1240 nm
Paper 9726-51
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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100W class green 10ps 280µJ laser with M2<1.4 using Z-slab amplifier
Paper 9726-52
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Random anti-reflection structures on large optics for high energy laser applications
Paper 9726-54
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 11:
Novel Concepts II
Wednesday 17 February 2016
3:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
Spectral and temporal control of Q-switched solid-state lasers using intracavity MEMS
Paper 9726-55
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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Compact single-frequency polarization maintaining CW single stage fiber amplifier
Paper 9726-56
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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High brightness sub-nanosecond Q-switched laser using volume Bragg gratings
Paper 9726-57
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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Solid-state lasers directly pumped by InGaN diode lasers: Ti:sapphire and Pr3+:LiYF4 lasers
Paper 9726-58
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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Tunability of the highly stable single-frequency mode of a hybrid laser
Paper 9726-59
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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Yb:YAG planar waveguide lasers grown by pulsed laser deposition: 70% slope efficiencies at 16 W of output power
Paper 9726-60
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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Donut beam generation in a hybrid fiber-laser-pumped Ho:YAG laser
Paper 9726-61
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
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Thursday 18 February Show All Abstracts
Session 12:
UV and VIS Lasers
Thursday 18 February 2016
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Room 132 (North Exhibit Level)
Frequency extension of a high power diamond Raman laser by intracavity second harmonic generation
Paper 9726-62
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
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A 7.5-mJ, 21-ns, 7-kHz green rotary disk laser with diffraction limited beam quality
Paper 9726-63
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
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UV by the fourth harmonic generation of compact side-pumped Yb:YAG laser emission
Paper 9726-64
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
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Development of high coherence high power 193nm laser
Paper 9726-66
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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White random lasing in mixture of ZnSe, CdS and CdSSe micropowders
Paper 9726-67
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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