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1 - 6 February 2020
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LASE, the industrial laser, laser source, and laser application conference

Call for Papers for SPIE LASE 2020

Call for Papers 2020
With 900 papers and presentations, SPIE LASE is the most important laser technologies conference 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.

Browse the Call for Papers to find the best place to submit your abstract.

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Abstracts Due
24 July 2019

Author Notification
30 September 2019

Manuscripts Due
8 January 2020

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16 conferences in 4 tracks

2020 LASE technical tracks
Explore these technical areas to find the right conference to submit your research.

Laser Sources
Nonlinear Optics and Beam Guiding
Micro/Nano Applications
Macro Applications
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Application tracks
Increase the visibility of your paper by including it in an appropriate application track.

BRAIN
Translational Research
3D Printing

LASE 2020 Symposium Chairs and Co-Chairs

Beat Neuenschwander
Berner Fachhochschule Technik und Informatik (Switzerland)

Symposium Chair

Beat Neuenschwander
Berner Fachhochschule Technik und Informatik (Switzerland)

Xianfan Xu
Purdue Univ. (USA)

Symposium Chair

Xianfan Xu
Purdue Univ. (United States)

Craig B. Arnold
Princeton Univ. (USA)

Symposium Co-Chair

Craig B. Arnold

Princeton Univ. (United States)

Takunori Taira
Institute for Molecular Science
(Japan)

Symposium Co-Chair

Takunori Taira

Institute for Molecular Science (Japan)

LASE 2020 Program Track Chairs

Laser Sources
Kunihiko Washio, Paradigm Laser Research Ltd. (Japan)
John Ballato, Clemson Univ. (United States)


Nonlinear Optics and Beam Guiding

Vladimir Ilchenko, GM Cruise LLC (United States)
Paul O. Leisher, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (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)
Stefan Kaierle, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)

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

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