International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science


October 1st (Sun.)

Arrival and registration
20:00 -
Welcome reception at Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa

October 2nd (Mon.)

9:00 - 9:30
Opening Session

Tribute to the Honorary Chair

9:30 - 12:00
Session I: Molecules in intense laser fields

Discussion Leader: Erik Lötstedt (The University of Tokyo)
Invited Speakers:
Asier Longarte (Universidad del País Vasco)
Huailiang Xu (Jilin University)
Takeshi Sato (The University of Tokyo)

12:00 - 12:30
Coffee break
12:30 - 13:30
Short presentations of poster papers
List of poster presentations
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 17:00
Session II: Quantum aspects of high field physics

Discussion Leader: Dimitris Charalambidis (Univ. of Crete/FORTH, IESL/ELI-ALPS)
Invited Speakers:
Paraskevas Tsallas (FORTH, IESL)
Marc Vrakking (MBI Berlin)
Maciej Lewenstein (ICFO)

17:00 - 17:30
Coffee break
17:30 - 19:30
Session III: QED in intense fields

Discussion Leader: Wendell T. Hill, III (University of Maryland)
Invited Speakers:
Matt Zepf (Helmholtz Institute Jena)
Martin Formánek (ELI Beamlines)

20:00 -

October 3rd (Tue.)

9:00 - 11:00
Session IV: Applications of free-electron lasers

Discussion Leader: Catalin Miron (CEA Saclay)
Invited Speakers:
Saikat Nandi (Institut Lumière Matière, CNRS)
Yuya Kubota (RIKEN Spring-8 Center)

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30
Sponsors’ Session
  1. Amplitude Laser Group
    “Towards table-top and high-flux OPCPA drivers at 2.1 µm for soft-x-ray generation”
    Hervé Jousselin

  2. Spectra-Physics
    “Low-noise Carrier Envelope phase stabilization of a Ti:Sapphire regenerative amplifier”
    Andreas Assion

  3. Thales LAS France
    “Latest achievements and improvements at ELI-NP facility”
    Guillaume Thibault

  4. Light Conversion
    “Light Conversion OPCPA news: >15 TW and >25 TW systems installed”
    Valdas Maslinskas

  5. Japan Laser Corporation
    “Latest developments on nonlinear compression using high power industrial Ytterbium lasers”
    Jun Sasaki

  6. EKSPLA (for Tokyo Instruments, Inc.)
    “Ekspla – Latest developments in high intensity lasers”
    Justas Varpučianskis

12:30 - 13:30
Poster Session I
13:30 - 14:30
15:00 -
Free Discussion

October 4th (Wed.)

9:00 - 11:00
Session V: Petawatt lasers

Discussion Leader: Chang Hee Nam (Institute for Basic Science/GIST)
Invited Speakers:
Luis Roso (University of Salamanca)
Károly Osvay (University of Szeged)

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:30
Session VI: Ultrafast dynamics in condensed matter systems

Discussion Leader: Parinda Vasa (IIT Bombay)
Invited Speakers:
Crina Cojocaru (Polytechnic University of Catalonia)
Kazutaka Nakamura (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30
Poster Session II
16:00 -
Free Discussion

October 5th (Thu.)

9:00 - 11:30
Session VII: Applications of attosecond pulses

Discussion Leader: Alicia Palacios (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Invited Speakers:
Jens Biegert (ICFO)
Katsumi Midorikawa (RIKEN)
Kyung Taec Kim (Institute for Basic Science/GIST)

11:30 - 12:00
Coffee break
12:00 - 13:00
Poster session III
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 16:30
Session VIII: Theoretical simulations of strong-field phenomena

Discussion Leader: Kenichi Ishikawa (The University of Tokyo)
Invited Speakers:
Takanori Nishi (The University of Tokyo)
Stefanie Gräfe (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
Fernando Martín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

16:30 - 17:00
Coffee break
17:00 - 19:00
Session IX: Laser-guided lightning/laser-plasma interaction

Discussion Leader: Philippe Martin (CEA)
Invited Speakers:
Jean-Pierre Wolf (University of Geneva)
Yuji Fukuda (QST)

19:00 -
Departure for banquet (Gala Dinner)
20:00 -
Banquet (Gala Dinner) at Codorniu Caves

October 6th (Fri.)