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    Past Event Overview

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

    Go to the Pacific-Rim Laser Damage Chinese website.

    Program Information:

     • View Final Program (PDF)
     • View Technical Summary Digest (PDF)


    Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2011 featured more than 85 presentations in these areas:

    Laser Damage of Optical Materials

     • 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

    Advanced Optical Materials

     • Nonlinear laser crystals
     • Laser ceramics
     • Optical glasses and fibers