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Yokohama, Japan
24 - 27 April 2018
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The 2018 Call for Papers is now open

SPIE/SIOM Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2018

Present a paper at SPIE/SIOM Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2018, the premier Pacific Rim forum for scientists and engineers working in high-power lasers, materials and thin films, durability, properties modeling, testing, and component fabrication.

Submit an Abstract

Submit your abstract by 14 December

View the online Call for Papers covering these topics.

 • High power laser damage, UV through IR
 • Mechanisms, Modeling, and simulations
 • Characterization techniques and measurement protocols
 • Laser ablation and laser machining
 • Defects, contamination, polishing, and surface damage
 • Laser materials
 • Laser components

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Pacific Rim Laser Damage is part of OPIC

Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2018 will be held among 14 technical conferences at OPIC—Optics and Photonics International Congress in Yokohama, Japan. Visit the OPIC website for more information about the rest of the meeting.

Proceedings of SPIE

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 




Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University SIOM Optronics

Cooperating Organizations

Institute for Laser Technology Laser Society of Japan Japan Laser Processing Society (JLPS)

Important Dates

Abstract Due Date
14 December 2017

Author Notification
16 February 2018

Manuscripts Due
19 March 2018


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