Technical conference at SPIE Laser Damage

Topics in optical materials for high-energy, high-power lasers, including laser-induced damage mechanisms, materials and thin film preparation, durability, properties modeling, testing, and component fabrication

Technical conference at SPIE Laser Damage

Join this intimate and specialized meeting where researchers, scientists, engineers, and product developers gather to share the latest advances and innovations in materials and thin films produced for high-power lasers. There is still time to submit your abstract. Post-deadline submissions will be included in the chair review process for the 2022 program.

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Mini-Symposium on Application of Metasurface Optics for use with High-Power Lasers

Accepting post-deadline abstract submissions. Share your work!

Presentations on the Digital Library

The proceedings papers and presentations from this event are published in the SPIE Digital Library. All paid conference registrations include 50 downloads for ongoing access. Review the list of available research across multiple years of SPIE Laser Damage. See what has been shared before.

2022 SPIE Laser Damage Chairs


Christopher Wren Carr

Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)

Detlev Ristau

Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)

Carmen S. Menoni

Colorado State Univ.(United States)

SPIE Laser Damage Chair Emeritus


MJ Soileau

Univ. of Central Florida (United States)