Scientific information


ICPEPA-11 topics include but not limited to:

1. Fundamental phenomena in laser-matter interactions;
2. Theoretical analysis, simulation and modelling of photo-excited processes;
3. Dynamics and diagnostics of photo-excited processes;
4. Ultrafast photo-excited phenomena in chemical processes;
5. Photo- catalysis and energy conversion;
6. Photo/laser- induced desorption from surfaces;
7. Laser- matter interactions in liquid environment;
8. Resonant and non-resonant processes in photo/laser- induced materials;
9. Photo/laser- induced nanoscale processing;
10. Laser synthesis of nanomaterials;
11. Surface nanostructuring and nanoripple formation;
12. Plasmon- enhanced photo/laser processing;
13. Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) of thin films, multilayers and nanostructured materials;
14. Laser cutting, drilling, surface patterning and micromachining;
15. Surface modification including crystallization, annealing, amorphization, phase transformation, sintering and doping;
16. Volume and 3D internal processing with ultrashort pulse lasers;
17. Photon- based 3D additive manufacturing;
18. Advanced lasers and laser systems for photo - excited processes;
19. Manipulated/shaped beam processing;
20. Polarisation effects in laser processing;
21. Laser and photon-based diagnostic techniques and spectroscopy;
22. Probing ultrafast phase transformations with time-resolved X-ray and electron diffraction;
23. Interactions with organic and biomaterials and applications including MALDI and laser microprobe mass analysis;
24. Laser in medical and biological applications;



Gediminas Raciukaitis, Department of Laser Technologies, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;


Valdas Sirutkaitis, Department of Quantum Electronics & Laser Research Center, Vilnius University, Lithuania;
Arūnas Krotkus, Department of Optoelectronics, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;
Audrius Dubietis, Department of Quantum Electronics & Laser Research Center, Vilnius University, Lithuania;
Gediminas Niaura, Department of Organic Chemistry, Center of Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;
Mindaugas Gedvilas, Department of Laser Technologies, Center of Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;
Mangirdas Malinauskas, Laser Research Center, Vilnius University, Lithuania;
Domas Paipulas, Department of Quantum Electronics & Laser Research Center, Vilnius University, Lithuania;
Paulius Gečys, Department of Laser Technologies, Center of Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;
Romualdas Trusovas, Department of Laser Technologies, Center of Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania;


Leonid Zhigilei, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, USA;
Saulius Juodkazis, Swinburne Center for Micro-Photonics, Swinburne University, Australia;
Alexandr Ovsianikov, Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria;
Vygantas Mizeikis, Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Japan;


Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester, USA;
Peter Hess, University of Heidelberg, Germany;
Ion N. Mihailescu, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania;
Aaron Peled, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel;
Jørgen Schou, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark;
Koji Sugioka, RIKEN, Japan;
Yasuyuki Tsuboi, Osaka City University, Japan;
Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia, USA;


Salvatore Amoruso, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy;
Saulius Juodkazis, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia;
Jack Yoh, Seoul National University, South Korea;
Micha Asscher, Hebrew University, Israel;
Peter BALLING, University of Århus, Denmark;
Nadezhda Bulgakova, Institute of Termophysics SB RAS – Novosibirsk, Russia / HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics ASCR – Dolni Brezany, Czech Republic;
Anna Paola Caricato, University of Salento, Italy;
Ya Cheng, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China;
Valentin Craciun, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania;
Philippe Delaporte, CNRS/University Aix-Marseille, France;
Thomas Dickinson, Washington State University, USA;
Maria Dinescu, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania;
Mindaugas Gedvilas, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Vilnius, Lithuania;
David Geohegan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA;
Richard Haglund Jr., Vanderbilt University;
Jürgen Ihlemann, Laser-Laboratorium Göttingen e.V. (LLG), Göttingen, Germany;
Sergey I. Kudryashov, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia;
Thomas Lippert, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland;
Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA;
Mangirdas Malinauskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania;
Paolo Maria Ossi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy;
Jürgen Reif, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany;
Carmen Ristoscu, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania;
Pere Serra, Department of Applied Physics and Optics, University of Barcelona, Spain;
Razvan Stoian, Laboratoire Hubert Curien, University Jean-Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France;
Emmanuel Stratakis, Institute of Electronic Structure and laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Greece;
Zygmunt Szymanski, Department of Laser Technology Applications, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Poland;
Tetsuo Tsuchiya, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan;



  • Toshihiko Baba (Yokohama National University, Japan)
    Photonic crystal devices for LiDAR and biosensing applications


  • Igor Aharonovich (School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
    Spectroscopy in Flatland

  • Harald Giessen (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
    Complex and hybrid 3D printed microoptics

  • Anders Kristensen (DTU, Lyngby, Denmark)
    Nano-scale Laser Printing on Template Optical Metasurfaces

  • Yongfeng Lu (Department of Electrical Engineering University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
    Two-photon polymerization for three-dimensional assembly of aligned carbon nanotubes

  • Ru-Wen Peng (Nanjing University, China)
    Making metals transparent for white light by surface plasmons

  • Jan Siegel (CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
    BirthGrowth and Control of Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures resolved by Ultrafast Moving-Spot Microscope

  • Baerbel Rethfeld (Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany)
    Relaxation cascade of laser-excited nonequilibrium electrons in solids
  • Vidmantas Gulbinas (Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Vilnius, Lithuania)
    Optical probing of charge carrier motion dynamics in disordered, heterogeneous organic and hybrid  materials

  • Gert-Willem Römer  (Chair of Laser Processing, University of Twente, The Netherlands)
    Laser-induced Forward Transfer (LIFT) of 3D micro-structures

  • Jean-Philippe Colombier (Hubert Curien laboratory, University of St Etienne, France) 
    Ultrafast Laser-Induced Surface and Bulk Nanostructuring: Similarities Revealed by Electromagnetic Modeling
  • Georg von Freymann (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) 
    3D µ-printing – An enabling technology
  • Atsushi Ono (Shizuoka University, Japan)  
    Nanofabrication of metallic structures by femtosecond laser-induced photoreduction
  • Jürgen Hauer (TU Munich, Germany) 
    The functional roles of vibronic coupling in biological light harvesting 
  • Koji Hatanaka (Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan)    
    Intense femtosecond laser interaction with aqueous solutions for X-ray, THz wave, and ultrasound emission