Invited speakers


1 . A. Honne, H. Schumann-Olsen, K. Kaspersen “ANITA: FTIR Air Monitoring on the International Space Station: Operation and Results” ( SINTEF ICT, Oslo, Norway)


2. S. Nicolas, G. Arisholm, “Modeling of laser beam propagation through strong turbulence” ( Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Kjeller, Norway)


3. P. Saari1, P. Bowlan2, H. Lukner1, M. Lõhmus1, P. Piksarv1, and R. Trebino2, “Time-and-space-domain study of diffracting and “non-diffracting” light pulses” (1 University of Tartu, Institute of Physics, Estonia; 2Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Physics, Atlanta, USA)


4. J. SpigulisSkin optics as a tool for distant health assessment” (Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia)


5. J. Paajaste,1, S. Suomalainen1, R. Koskinen1, A. Härkönen1, S. Kivistö1, Mircea Guina1,2, O. G. Okhotnikov1, M. Pessa1GaSb-based heterostructures for high power and ultrafast laser operation” (1 Optoelectronics Research Centre, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2 RefleKron Ltd, Tampere, Finland)


6. E. Ikonen, “Silicon photodiodes as efficient detectors of light” (Metrology Research Institute, Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and Centre for Metrology and Accreditation (MIKES), Finland)


7. M. J. Huttunen, M. Erkintalo and M. Kauranen "Second-harmonicgeneration based absoliute probes of surface chirality" (Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, Finland)


8. P. Rugeland1, Z. Yu1, O. Tarasenko1, G. Tengstrand2 and W. Margulis1Tunable microwave generation using novel fiber laser cavity” (1 Acreo, Stockholm, Sweden; 2 Saab Avitronics, Järfälla, Sweden)


9. G. Strömqvist, V. Pasiskevicius, C. Canalias, “Counter-propagating parametric interactions in nanostructured ferroelectrics”, ( Department of Applied Physics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden)


10. A. Ovsianikov, B. N. Chichkov, “3D photofabrication by femtosecond laser pulses and its applications in biomedicine”, (Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Nanotechnology Department, Hannover Germany)


11. A. Dubietis, J. Darginavičius, G. Tamošauskas, G. Valiulis, A. Piskarskas, “Phase-matched frequency conversion through parametric four-wave interaction in transparent isotropic solid-state media” (Department of Quantum Electronics, Vilnius University, Lithuania)


12. S.Ališauskas1, V. Smilgevičius1, A. Piskarskas1, O. D. Mücke2, A. J. Verhoef2, A. Pugžlys2, A. Baltuška2, J. Pocius3, L. Giniūnas3, R. Danielius3, N. Forget412.5-mJ CEP-stable OPCPA at 1.5 um” (1 Vilnius University, Department of Quantum Electronics, Lithuania; 2 Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; 3 Light Conversion Ltd., Vilnius, Lithuania; 4 „Fastlite“,Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)


13. S.Bagdonas1, G. Streckyte1, R.Rotomskis1,2Light and environment modulated spectral features of quantum dots” (1 Laser Research Center of Vilnius University, Lithuania; 2 Laboratory of Biomedical Physiscs, Vilnius University Institute of Oncology, Vilnius, Lithuania)


14. V. Kudriašov, E. Gaižauskas, D. Paipulas, V. Sirutkaitis, “High-intensity interactions of femtosecond laser pulses with transparent solids” (Vilnius University, Laser Research Center, Lithuania)