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The 9th International Symposium on Ultrafast Phenomena and Terahertz Waves

23 April 2018 – 26 April 2018 National University of Defence Technology, Changsha, Hunan China

Topics include:

  • Symposium I: The Development of Ultrafast Phenomena and Ultrashort Pulse Laser
  • Symposium II: Terahertz Science and Technology

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Symposium I: The Development of Ultrafast Phenomena and Ultrashort Pulse Laser
1. Ultrafast science and technology;
2. Ultrafast phenomena in micro and nano-structures;
3. High-speed diagnosis, high-speed imaging, and high-speed data processing etc;
4. High-field physics and attosecond science;
5. Ultra high intensity laser and its application;

Sympsium II: Terahertz Science and Technology
1. Extreme terahertz science and technology;
2. Terahertz science and technology in micro and nano-structures;
3. Terahertz spectroscopy and the interaction between terahertz radiation and materials.
4. Terahertz wave transmission and communication; 
5. Terahertz imaging and its application;
6. The applications of terahertz wave in industry, defense, and astronomy.



  • Tie Jun Cui, Southeast University (China)China 
    Information Metamaterials and Metasurfaces Plenary
  • Qihuang Gong, Peking UniversityChina 
    Title To Be Announced Plenary
  • Frank Hegmann, University of AlbertaCanada 
    Progress in ultrafast terahertz scanning tunneling microscopy Plenary
  • Kyung Taec Kim, Gwangju Inst of Science & TechnologySouth Korea 
    Generation, characterization, and applications of single-cycle laser pulses Plenary
  • Xiaoyan Liang, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine MechChina 
    High energy and high efficiency chirped pulse amplifiers in 10 PW laser Plenary
  • Aaron Lindenberg, Stanford UniversityUnited States 
    Terahertz-driven structural dynamics in 2d materials probed by femtosecond electron scattering techniques Plenary
  • Harald Schneider, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-RossendorfGermany 
    Nonlinear THz spectroscopy of graphene and GaAs quantum wells using a free-electron laser Plenary
  • Xi-Cheng Zhang, U of Rochester, The Institute of OpticsUnited States 
    Recent Development on THz Aqueous Photonics Plenary
  • Juncheng Cao, Shanghai Inst of Microsystem & Info TechChina 
    Title to Be Announced Keynote
  • Ya Cheng, East China Normal UniversityChina 
    An anatomy of strong field ionization induced air lasing Keynote
  • Janos Hebling, Pecsi TudomanyegyetemHungary 
    Generation and application possibilities of THz pulses with extremely high field strength Keynote
  • Kazuhiko Hirakawa, University of TokyoJapan 
    High-sensitivity and fast terahertz bolometric detection by MEMS resonators Keynote
  • Franz Kaertner, Center for Free Electron Laser ScienceGermany 
    Terahertz Driven Accelerators Keynote
  • Ming Li, China Academy of Engineering PhysicsChina 
    Commissioning and Operation of the First High Average Power Terahertz Free Electron Laser in China Keynote
  • Yu Li, Chinese Academy of SciencesChina 
    >mJ terahertz radiation sources from intense laser-foil interactions Keynote
  • Yunquan Liu, Peking UniversityChina 
    Nonadiabatic effect of strong-field tunneling ionization Keynote
  • Peixiang Lu, Huazhong Univ of Science and TechnologyChina 
    Insight into laser-molecule interaction: from electronic structure to nuclear dynamics  Keynote
  • Tsuneyuki Ozaki, INRS-Energie Mat & Tele Site VarennesCanada 
    THz nonlinear optics using large-aperture photoconductive antennas Keynote
  • Emma Pickwell-MacPherson, University of WarwickUnited Kingdom 
    Terahertz in vivo skin imaging Keynote
  • Jun Shao, Shanghai Institute of Technical PhysicsChina 
    Photoluminescence and Photoreflectance Spectroscopy in Infrared of up to Terahertz Keynote
  • Sheng-Cai Shi, Purple Mountain ObservatoryChina 
    Development of Superconducting Mixers and Detectors for the DATE5 Telescope Keynote
  • Alexander Shkurinov, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University 
    Terahertz science of discrete and extreme matter Keynote
  • Zhiyi Wei, CAS Institute of PhysicsChina 
    Tuning femtosecond laser from visible to mid-infrared range Keynote
  • Kam Sing Wong, Hong Kong Univ of Science & TechnologyHong Kong 
    Ultrafast Dynamic and Nonlinear Optics in Metamaterial/Plasmonic Structures Keynote
  • Heping Zeng, East China Normal UniversityChina 
    Title To Be Announced Keynote
  • Zheng Zheng, Beijing Univ Aeronautics & AstronauticsChina 
    Single-Cavity, Dual-Comb Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Their Terahertz Dual-Comb Metrology Applications Keynote
  • Shengjiang Chang, Nankai UniversityChina 
    Terahertz micro-nano structure devices for phase and polarization control
  • Hou-Tong Chen, Los Alamos National Laboratory 
    Metasurfaces for broadband terahertz linear polarization rotation and linear-to-circular polarization conversion
  • Yanping Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
    Effective Control of Strong Terahertz Radiation from Femtosecond Laser Produced Air Plasmas
  • Qiang Cheng, Southeast University (China) 
    Synthesis of the Scattering Features of THz Waves via Metasurfaces
  • Weidong Chu, Inst Appl Physics & Computat MathematicsChina 
    The noise and modulation behaviors of Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers
  • Jiayu Dai, National Univ of Defense Technology 
    Relaxation Dynamics after Strong Laser interacting with Dense Hydrogen
  • Jiaguang Han, Tianjin UniversityChina 
    Terahertz surface plasmons with metasurface
  • Biao-Bing Jin, Nanjing UniversityChina 
    High-sensitive label-free biosensing from metamaterials
  • Zuanming Jin, Shanghai University 
    Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy for magnonics and magneto transport
  • Kodo Kawase, Nagoya UniversityJapan 
    The applications of terahertz parametric sources
  • Iwao Kawayama, Osaka University 
    Probing Interface Potential of Semiconductor Heterostructures with Laser Terahertz Emission Spectroscopy
  • Ki-Yong Kim, University of Maryland at College ParkUnited States 
    High-power THz radiation from two-color laser filamentation at low pressures
  • Pernille Klarskov Pedersen, Aarhus Universitet 
    Imaging on the Nanoscale with Terahertz Time-Domain and Emission Microscopy
  • Hua Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
    Terahertz Quantum Cascade Laser Frequency Comb and Fast Detection
  • Mo Li, China Academy of Engineering Physics 
    Nitride based quantum dot single photon source
  • Andrew Ng, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia 
    Lattice stability in non-equilibrium Warm Dense Matter
  • Ci-Ling Pan, National Tsing Hua UniversityTaiwan 
    Liquid-Crystal-Enabled Magnetically and Electrically Tunable Achromatic Quarter-Wave Plates
  • Hua Qin, Suzhou Inst. of Nano-tech & Nano-bionicsChina 
    Characterization of field-effect terahertz detectors by using terahertz time-domain spectroscopy
  • Wei Quan, Wuhan Inst of Physics & Mathematics, CASChina 
    Electron correlation from strong field ionization of noble gas atoms subject to intense laser field
  • Ulf Saalmann, MPI fur Physik Komplexer Systeme BiblGermany 
    Few-photon strong-field ionization
  • Kazunori Serita, Osaka UniversityJapan 
    A terahertz microfluidic chip for ultra-trace measurement of solution
  • Ranjan Singh, Los Alamos National LaboratorySingapore 
    Active MEMS based THz metamaterials: Memory effects and logical operation
  • Fuhai Su, Institute of Solid State PhysicsChina 
    Terahertz spectroscopy under extreme conditions such as high magnetic field, high pressure
  • Quan Sun, Hokkaido UniversityJapan 
    Ultrafast Plasmons Probed by Photoemission Electron Microscopy
  • Eiji Takahashi, RIKENJapan 
    High Power Mid-Infrared Laser by DC-OPA
  • Masahiko Tani, Fukui UniversityJapan 
    Development of THz Emitters and Detectors for Femtosecond-Fiber-Laser-Based Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy
  • Jinghua Teng, Agency for Science Technology & ResearchSingapore 
    Semiconductor based THz components
  • Ye Tian, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine MechChina 
    Table-top Laser-driven microwire for Intense Terahertz radiation
  • Takeya Unuma, Nagaoka University of TechnologyJapan 
    Inversionless Terahertz Gain in Semiconductor Superlattices up to Room Temperature and above
  • Wei-Min Wang, CAS Institute of PhysicsChina 
    Theoretical and experimental studies on THz Radiation via two-color laser scheme
  • Yuye Wang, Tianjin UniversityChina 
    The research on THz application in biomedical diagnosis
  • Jian Wu, East China Normal University 
    Title To Be Announced
  • Xiaojun Wu, Beihang UniversityChina 
    Strong-field Terahertz Generation and its Applications
  • Haifeng Xu, Jilin UniversityChina 
    Neutral excitation of atoms and molecules induced by ultrafast strong laser fields
  • Shixiang Xu, Shenzhen UniversityChina 
    Single-shot electro-optic detection for intense terahertz pulses
  • Yadong Xu, Northwestern Polytechnic UniversityChina 
    Tailoring structure imperfection in ZnTe bulk crystals and improving the terahertz response
  • Tong-Pu Yu, National University of Defense technologChina 
    Brilliant γ-ray flashes and attosecond positron bunches from a nanofiber target driven by ultraintense lasers
  • Chao Zhang, University of WollongongAustralia 
    Nonlocal transistor based on a EuO-graphene/superconductor hybrid structure
  • Cunlin Zhang, Capital Normal University 
    Wavelength Scaling of Terahertz Wave Generation from Laser-Induced Air Plasma
  • Xueqian Zhang, Tianjin UniversityChina 
    Manipulating Terahertz Wavefront Using All-Silicon Dielectric Metasurfaces
  • Yaxin Zhang, Universityo Electronic Sci&Tech of ChinaChina 
    Fast THz Modulator based on the stagger-netlike metamaterial array nested with GaN HEMT
  • Jing Zhao, National University of Defense TechnologChina 
    High-harmonic spectroscopy of electron-hole dynamics induced by strong-field ionization
  • Li-Guo Zhu, China Academy of Engineering PhysicsChina 
    Terahertz spectroscopy of neurodegenerative diseases: the correlation between terahertz biophysics and pathological analysis
  • Yiming Zhu, Univ of Shanghai Science & TechnologyChina 
    Terahertz super-focusing based on chirality plasmonics



Honorary Chair:

Zejin Liu, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China

General Chair:

Zengxiu Zhao, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China


Xi-Cheng ZhangUniv. of Rochester, USA
Qihuang Gong, Peking Univ., China

International Committee:

Enrique Castro Camus, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C., Mexico
Zenghu Chang, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
Dajun Ding, Jilin Univ., China
Dianyuan Fan, Shenzhen Univ., China
Sergei Kozlov, ITMO Univ., Russia
Aaron Lindenberg, Stanford Univ., USA
Emma Pickwell-Macpherson, Warwick Univ., UK
Harald Schneidder, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
Xuechu Shen, Shanghai Inst. of Technical Physics, CAS, China
Zhengming Sheng, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China & Univ. of Strathclyde, UK
Alexander Shkurinov, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia
Masayoshi Tonouchi, Osaka Univ., Japan
Zhiyi Wei, Inst. of Physics, CAS, China
Peiheng Wu, Nanjing Univ., China
Yirong Wu, The Inst. of Electronics, CAS, China
Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ., China
Jianmin Yuan, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Chao Zhang, Univ. of Wollongong, Australia
Weili Zhang, Tianjin Univ., China
Xi-Cheng Zhang, Univ. of Rochester, USA
Songlin Zhuang, Univ. of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

Technical Program Committee:

Juncheng Cao, Shanghai Inst. of Microsystem and Information Technology, CAS, China
Chao Chang, Xi’an Jiaotong Univ., China
Hou-Tong Chen, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Jing Chen, Beijing Inst. of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, China
Ya Cheng, East China Normal Univ., China
Jian Chen, Nanjing Univ., China
Hong-Liang Cui, Chongqing Inst. of Green and Intelligent Technology, CAS, China
Tiejun Cui, Southeast Univ., China
Jianmin Dai, Tianjin Univ., China
Wenhui Fan, Xi’an Inst. of Optics and Precision Mechanics, CAS, China
Christoph P. Hauri, Paul Scherrer Inst., SwitzerlandJing Hou, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Biaobing Jin, Nanjing Univ., China
Kiyong Kim, Maryland Univ. (College Park), USA
Kyung Taec Kim, Gwangju Inst. of Science & Technology (GIST), South Korea
Yutong Li, Inst. of Physics, CAS, China
Jiansheng Liu, Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, China
Weiwei Liu, Nankai Univ., China
Xiaojun Liu, Wuhan Inst. of Physics and Mathematics, China
Yunquan Liu, Peking Univ., China
Peixiang Lu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Shengcai Shi, Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS, China
Wei Shi, Xi’an Univ. of Technology, China
Hongqiang Wang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Li Wang, Inst. of Physics, CAS, China
Heping Zeng, East China Normal Univ., China
Cunlin Zhang, Capital Normal Univ., China
Dongwen Zhang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Yaxin Zhang, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Yiming Zhu, Univ. of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

Local Organizing Committee:

Zengxiu Zhao, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Jiayu Dai, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Dongwen Zhang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Zhihui Lv, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Xiaowei Wang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Jing Zhao, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Xiao Cheng, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, China
Xiaojun Wu, Beihang Univ., China
Xiaoyu Peng, Chongqing Inst. of Green and Intelligent Technology, CAS, China
Beibei He, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Lihui Xie, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China



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