Optical Interaction Science

Fundamental Laser Sciences

This group covers the study of material systems and the basic physics involved in demonstrating new lasing systems or discovering new lasing phenomena. This includes new approaches that introduce new wavelengths, increase power and efficiency, circumvent thermal issues, and improve beam quality.

     

Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF)

This group covers the study of material systems and the basic physics involved in demonstrating new lasing systems or discovering new lasing phenomena. Potential new laser systems might be discovered in gases, crystals, amorphous and ceramic materials, semiconductors and liquids. This includes fundamentally new laser approaches that introduce new wavelengths, increase power and efficiency, circumvent thermal issues and improve beam quality.  It also covers new operating regimes that for instance generate ultrashort pulses or extend the range of laser wavelengths. Studies of new quantum and waveguide effects, including quantum dot and photonic band gap structures designed to lower thresholds, generate new or controlled frequencies and/or permit lasing in previous regimes are within the purview of this group.

If you are a member of the Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this community, please share them with the chair, Jonathan Evans.

Connect with your fellow members of the Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group by joining our community on LinkedIn!

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NameAffiliationTitle
Jonathan Evans US Air Force Research LaboratoryChair
Robert T. Murray Imperial College LondonVice Chair
Alex Fuerbach Macquarie UniversityChair-Elect
Saima Husaini LGS InnovationsEvents Officer
Darryl Naidoo CSIR - NLCSocial Media Officer




On-Demand Webinars

You can watch any of the following webinar presentations, which were hosted by the Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group, on demand.