Invited Talks
Invited speakers

Nonlinear Dynamics: Theory and Applications (NWP-1)

Sh. Barad, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Trapping of Raman-shifted pulses in periodic nonlinear waveguide arrays

B.P. Bezruchko, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
Characterization of coupling between oscillators via phase dynamics modeling:
limitations and applications of the approach

J.-M. Bilbault, l'Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Nonlinear reaction-diffusion effects in electronics. Application to image processing and biological cells

H. Buljan, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Random-phase lattice solitons

S. Boccaletti, Istituto Nazionale Di Ottica Applicata, Italy
Enhanced synchronization in weighted complex networks

J.-Y. Chapelon, Laboratory INSERM, Lyon, France
Tissue ablation with high intensity ultrasound

L. Chua, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Local activity is the mathematical genesis for complexity

P. Colet, Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (CSIC-UIB), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Localized structures in optical cavities

M.Courbage, University Paris 7, France
Some developments in the theory of complexity of dynamical systems

O. De Feo, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Identification of coupled nonlinear systems with application to neuroscience investigations

A.B. Ezersky, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Controlling spatio-temporal chaos of topological defects

S. Flach, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Nonlinear lattice breathers and solitons-concepts and applications

J. Fleischer, Princeton University, Princeton, USA
Spatial photonics in nonlinear waveguide arrays

V. Fleurov, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Fano effect in nonlinear systems

V. Gelfreich, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, UK
Discrete Bogdanov-Takens bifurcation

A. Gorbach, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Resonant light scattering by optical solitons

M. Hasler, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
Synchronization of bursting neurons

H. Herrmann, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Equations of motion of dune patterns

J.E. Howard, Center for Integrated Plasma Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
A family of generalized Henon maps having strange attractors

W. Klonowski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Application of nonlinear dynamics in biosignal processing

V.G. Kozlov, Institute for Mechanics of Continuous Media RAS, Perm, Russia
Pattern formation in heterogeneous systems in vibrational hydromechanics

J.H.G. Kurths, University of Potsdam, Institute of Physics, Potsdam, Germany
Universality in complex network synchronization

S.P. Kuznetsov, Institute of Radio-Engineering and Electronics of RAS, Saratov Branch, Russia
The influence of noise on critical dynamics of different universality classes at the threshold of chaos

L.M. Lerman, Reserach Institute for Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics, and
the University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Dynamics and asymptotics of singularly perturbed Hamiltonian systems

A.Yu. Loskutov, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Control and suppression of spatio-temporal chaos in models of re-entrant fibrillations

A.N. Pisarchik, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Mexico
From Rossler to Shilnikov chaos in a simple electronic circuit

A.A. Polezhaev, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
Spatio-temporal patterns in reaction-diffusion-convection systems

A.I. Potapov, Nizhny Novgorod Technical University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Modulated oscillations in systems with nonlinear boundary

N.N. Rosanov, St. Petersburg Research Institute for Laser Physics, St. Petersburg, Russia
Complexes of laser autosolitons with weak and strong coupling

M. Small, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Getting the embedding right

Yu. Maistrenko, Institute of Medicine, Research Center Juelich, Germany
High-dimensional chaos in the Kuramoto model

P. Manneville, CNRS LadHyX. Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
From spatio-temporal chaos to turbulence in subcritical flows

J. Meiss, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Twistless bifurcations in symplectic mappings

I. Mutabazi, Le Havre University, Le Havre, France
Pattern formation in the Couette-Taylor flow with flexible polymer additives or radial temperature gradients

M.J. Ogorzalek, University of Mining and Metallurgy, Poland
Ensemble methods in nonlinear system modeling and prediction

J. L. Perez Velazquez, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Fluctuations in phase synchronization in brain activity: physiological
interpretation of phase locking patterns

V. D. Shalfeev, A. M. Sergeev, O. L. Antipov, K. G. Mishagin,
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Laser beam steering and coherent coupling in optical oscillator
and amplifier arrays with active phase correction

B. Spagnolo, Dipartimento di Fisica e Tecnologie
Relative Viale delle Scienze, Palermo, Italy
Noise in Biological Systems

R. Stoop, Institute for Neuroinformatics of the University and ETH Zurich, the University of Bern and the Technical University Nordwestschweiz, Switzerland
Measuring behavior in terms of orbits - a nonlinear dynamics approach to behavioral genomics

D.I. Trubetskov, Saratov University, Saratov, Russia
World Year of Physics: Important Dates of Nonlinear Dynamics

E. Volkov, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
New regimes of forced oscillations of a biorhythmic system
of coupled relaxation oscillators near Andronov-Hopf bifurcation

J.E. Wesfreid, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie de Paris, Paris, France
Flow control

V.G. Yakhno, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Dynamical processes in neuron-like recognition systems

T. Yazawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan
DFA analysis of heartbeat intervals of lobster and crabs

High-field Laser Physics (NWP-2)

O.L. Antipov, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Advanced powerful solid-state lasers with dynamic holographic cavity

J. Caillat, Vienna University of Technology, Photonics Institute,Vienna, Austria
Probing electronic dynamics with attosecond XUV pulses

T. Catunda, Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil
Refractive index changes in solid-state laser materials

B. Chichkov, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Hannover, Germany
3D photofabrication with femtosecond lasers for applications in photonics and biomedicine

T. Damm, Lambda Physik AG, Goettingen, Germany
Excimer laser technology - applications and trends

E.M. Dianov, Fiber Optics Research Center at General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia
High-power CW fiber lasers in infrared wavelength range

T. Ditmire, The Texas Center for High Intensity Laser Science,
University of Texas, Austin, USA

The design and applications of the Texas Petawatt Laser

F. Dorchies, CELIA, CEA - CNRS - Universite Bordeaux I, Talence, France
Ultra-short X-ray source from laser-clusters interaction

M. Frede, Laser Zentrum Hannover, Germany
High-power-laser system for gravitational wave detection

A. Fotiadi, Service d'Electromagnetisme et de Telecommunications,
Faculte Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium
Pulsed fiber lasers with Brillouin mirror

Y. Fukuda, Advanced Photon Research Center, JAERI, Kyoto, Japan
Investigations and applications of relativistic plasmas from micron-sized rare gas clusters irradiated by ultrashort laser pulses

D. Gapontsev, IPG Photonics, Oxford, USA
Recent progress in high power fiber lasers

S.G. Garanin, Russian Federal Nuclear Center - All-Russian Research Institute for
Experimental Physics, Sarov, Russia

Russian megajoule laser system "Iskra-6". Creation, study and parameter optimization
of the basic module "Luch"

S.V. Garnov, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Ultrafast spectroscopy and interferometry of femtosecond laser-gas-breakdown microplasma in nano-picosecond time-domain

Sh. Hayashi, Kawase Initiative Research Unit, RIKEN, Wako, Japan
Terahertz wave parametric sources

M. Kalashnikov, Max-Born-Institut fur Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeitspektroskopie,
Berlin, Germany

High peak power Ti:sapphire lasers: temporal contrast and spectral narrowing issues

T. Kawashima, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Shizuoka, Japan
Thermal management of high energy diode-pumped solid-state laser for
inertial fusion energy and high-field applications

E.A. Khazanov, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod,
Russian Federal Nuclear Center, Sarov, Russia
Petawatt laser project in Russia

V.I. Konov, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Plasma effects in deep microhole drilling by ultra-short laser pulses

V. Kovalev and R. Harrison, Harriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
CW SBS in fibers: new results and applications for high power lasers

V.P. Krainov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Electron heating in overdense plasma irradiated by relativistic femtosecond laser pulses

E. Lefebvre, CEA/DIF/DPTA, Bruyeres-Le-Chatel, France
Numerical modelling and applications of laser-accelerated particle beams

M. Lein, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany
Attosecond physics with small molecules

B.J. MacGowan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, USA
The National Ignition Facility

S.S. Mao, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Making nanowire nanolasers with ultrafast laser ablation

W. Marine, CNRS, Marseille, France
Femtosecond laser synthesis of nanosized and nanostructured materials

P. Mulser, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
The physics of collisionless absorption and particle acceleration by superintense laser beams

P. Martin, DSM-DRECAM Service des Photons des Atomes et des Molecules, CEA Saclay, France
Laser-solid interaction in the ultra-high-intensity regime: coherent and incoherent processes

T. Omatsu, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
High quality ultra-fast lasers using a phase conjugate mirror

M. Ostermeyer, University of Potsdam, Germany
Spectral properties of laser oscillators with nonlinear SBS-mirror in the ns and ps-domain

T. Remetter, Department of Physics, LTH, Lund, Sweden
Recent results on generation and application of attosecond pulses

C. Rulliere, CEA/CESTA, Bordeaux, France
Petawatt Laser Project in Aquitaine: characteristics and last developments

A. Savel'ev, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Effect of surface cleaning on fast ion ionization and acceleration under femtosecond laser-plasma interaction

A.M. Sergeev, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Highly efficient, tunable sub-100 attosecond pulse production by electron wave packet detached from excited atom or molecule

A.P. Shkurinov, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Pulsed terahertz spectroscopy

R. Smith, Imperial College, London, UK
High energy density cluster plasmas - towards scaled astrophysical blast wave experiments

E. Sorokin, Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Spectroscopic applications of broadband infrared solid-state lasers

I. Sorokina, Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Ultrabroadband infrared solid-state lasers

Ch. Spielmann, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Time resolved soft x-ray spectroscopy using high harmonic radiation

U. Stamm, XTREME Technologies GmbH, Gottingen, Germany
EUV lithography - current state of the art

S. Stepanov, Centro de Investigation Cientifica y de Education Superior de Ensenada, Mexico
Physics and applications of population gratings in Er-doped fibers

T. Taira, Laser Research Center for Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science,
Okazaki, Japan

The promise of laser ceramics as high power systems

K. Ueda, Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan
Toward the next generation solid state lasers

K. Vodopyanov, Ginzton Lab., Stanford University, USA
Periodic GaAs and its applications for tunable mid-IR and THz wave generation

P. Willems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Nonlinear optical effects in the LIGO gravitational-wave interferometer

J. Wurtele, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA
Future X-ray FEL sources

Nonlinear Phenomena in Environmental Research (NWP- 3)

E. Benilov, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
On the stability of oceanic vortices: the solution to the problem?

J. R. Dwyer, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
X-ray emission from thunderstorms and lightning

A.M. Feigin, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Possible manifestation of chemical nonlinearity in the Earth's atmosphere: reactive-diffusion waves in mesopause region

Th. Gerkema, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
Near-internal waves in the ocean: nontraditional and nonlinear effects

G.S. Golitsyn, A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, RAS, Moscow, Russia
Probability distribution functions for natural macroprocesses: power laws and
exponential distributions

A.V.Gurevich, Lebedev Physical Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Runaway breakdown and its role in thundercloud discharges

S. Israelsson, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Nonlinear electrical processes in fogs and clouds

E.A. Kuznetsov, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia
Instability and collapse of internal wave solitons
near critical density ratio

B.W. Levin, Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia Search of periodic component in the seismic event flux

P. Madsen, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
Third-order theory for bi-directional bi-chromatic water waves

E.A. Mareev, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Spectra and structures of the electro-aero-dynamical turbulence

T. C. Marshall, University of Mississippi, USA
Electric field measurements associated with small groups of radiation sources

G.L. Mellor, Princeton University, Princeton, USA
Some consequences of the three-dimensional current and surface wave equations

V. Rakov, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Initiation of lightning in thunderclouds

G.M. Reznik, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Moscow , Russia and V. Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, France
Resonance excitation of baroclinic Rossby waves in the equatorial waveguide

A.N. Serebryany, Institute of Acoustics RAS, Moscow, Russia
Nonlinear internal waves on a shelf

G.R. Sonnemann, Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, at the University of Rostock, Kuhlungsborn, Germany
Nonlinear response of the ozone chemistry within the stratopause and mesopause region under realistic conditions

R.C. Spindel and the NPAL Group, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, USA
Problems in acoustic wave propagation in the ocean: scattering and chaos

M. Stiassnie, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Generation of subharmonics by shoaling waves

M. Stolzenburg, University of Mississippi, USA
Electric field observations made near lightning flashes

Yu.I. Troitskaya, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Underwater wave phenomena in the upper ocean and their surface manifestation: role of nonlinearity

J. Vanneste, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Inertia-gravity-wave generation in balanced flows

A.C. Yalciner, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
B.W. Levin, Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
E.N. Pelinovsky, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The 2004 huge tsunami in the Indian Ocean: facts, recording and simulations

V.E. Zakharov, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia
Dynamic modelling of surface waves

L.M. Zelenyi, A.V. Milovanov, V.Yu. Popov and H.V. Malova,
Space Research Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Current structures in the earth's magnetotail