Lasers with High Peak and High Average Power NWP-2
Efim Khazanov, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia
Ken-ichi Ueda, Institute for Laser Science, the University of Electro-Communications, Japan, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

Program Committee
Jean-Christophe Chanteloup, Ecole Polytechnique, France
John Collier, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Sergey Garanin, Russian Federal Nuclear Center, Russia
Thomas Kuehl, GSI and Johannes -Gutenberg Universität, Germany
Gérard Mourou, Institut de Lumiere Extreme, France
Oleg Palashov, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia
Alexander Sergeev, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

Conference scope
Multi-terawatt laser systems, petawatt-class lasers
High average power laser systems
High energy pump lasers
High intensity beam control and characterization
Focusing systems, coherent beam combining
Highly resistant optical components

Scientific Secretary
Alexander Soloviev
Institute of Applied Physics RAS
46 Ulyanov Str., 603950 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Tel: +7 (831) 4321441, Fax: +7 (831) 4363792

Invited Speakers

Junji Kawanaka
Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka, Japan

Ilya Kozhevatov
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 
Consideration of the optical scheme of IAP RAS large aperture interferometer for metrology of extremely high power laser facilities elements


Thomas Kuehl
GSI Helmholtz Center and Mainz University, Germany
The Helmholtz-Beamline laser project at the Facility for Anti-proton and Ion Research (FAIR)

Xingsheng Liu
Focuslight Technologies and Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science
Recent developments in high power diode lasers

Antonio Lucianetti
Institute of Physics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic
Status of the HiLASE project

Gerard Mourou
Institut de Lumiere Extreme, Paris, France

Ivan Mukhin
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Cryogenic disk Yb:YAG laser: status quo and perspectives

  Yoshihiro Ochi
Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokyo, Japan
High average power laser from Yb:YAG thin-disk amplifiers and its applications

Alexander Pirozhkov
Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Tokyo, Japan
High-order harmonics from singularities of relativistic plasma (J-KAREN laser upgrade and perspectives)

Gerd Priebe
XFEL GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
High energy/intensity lasers for HED science at European XFEL

  Jianda Shao
Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), CAS, China
An overview of the optical materials and components for SG laser facilities

Sargis Ter-Avetsiyan
Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST)
Ion acceleration from relativistic laser plasma


Ken-ichi Ueda
Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro Communications, Tokyo, Japan, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

Thermal-lens-free ceramic lasers


Zhiyi Wei
Insitute of Physics, CAS, Beijing, China