Save the dates: 25 - 30 January 2025

SPIE Photonics West LASE

The most important event for industrial laser, laser source, and laser applications

Featuring 16 conferences on:

LASE is the most comprehensive laser technologies event in the field. Topics include laser manufacturing, laser materials processing, micro-nano packaging, fiber, diode, solid state lasers, laser resonators, ultrafast, semiconductor lasers and LEDs, and 3D fabrication technologies.

LASE plenary and hot topic speakers


Advance your career with a course related to LASE technologies


Learn about courses

Review these courses related to LASE:

Improving Laser Reliability: Examples and Techniques - SC1318
Instructor(s): William M. Grossman, Consultant (United States)

Laser Beam Propagation in Random Media for Application in Laser Communications, Active Imaging and Laser Radar - SC1335
Instructor(s): Larry B. Stotts, Stotts Consulting, LLC (United States)

Designing Robust Pulsed Lasers - SC1340
Instructor(s): Rüdiger Paschotta, RP Photonics Consulting GmbH (Switzerland)

Attend Photonics West Exhibition

30 January – 1 February 2024

Mark your calendar for the premier photonics and laser exhibition that hosts more than 1,000 companies. Meet top suppliers, make the right connections, and discover new possibilities.

LASE Symposium Chairs


Stefan Kaierle

Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)

John Ballato

Clemson Univ. (United States)

LASE Symposium Co-chairs


Vassilia Zorba

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)

Kaoru Minoshima

Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)

LASE Program Track Chairs


Laser Sources
Akihiko Kasukawa, Furukawa Electric Co. (Japan)
Stuart D. Jackson, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)


Nonlinear Optics and Beam Guiding
Vladimir Ilchenko, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Paul O. Leisher, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Micro/Nano Applications
Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Guido Hennig, Daetwyler Graphics AG (Switzerland)


Macro Applications
Bo Gu, Bos Photonics (United States)
Constantin L. Häfner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT (Germany)