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    Past Event Overview

    Pacific Rim Laser Damage. Photo courtesy NIST.

    SPIE/SIOM Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2015, the forum for scientists and engineers working in high-power/high-energy lasers, materials and thin films, durability, properties modeling, testing, and component fabrication.

    2015 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