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    Past Event Overview

    Pacific Rim Laser Damage

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

    Thank you to all who participated in the 2016 event. SPIE/SIOM Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2016 is part of the OPIC international congress.

    Download 2016 Program/Technical Abstracts (1 MB PDF)


    2016 Conference Topics:
     • 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
     • Nonlinear laser crystals
     • Laser ceramics
     • Optical glasses and fibers

    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.