The 4th International symposium series on High Power Laser Science and Engineering

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Conference Date Postponed to April 2021

Sincerely considering the situation of the COVID-19 developments worldwide, HPLSE Committee announces that The 4th International Symposium on High Power Laser Science and Engineering has been postponed to April 2021.

The exact conference date will be updated on the conference website when it is confirmed.

Questions about Submission and Publication

We will keep all submitted abstracts and manuscripts. You don't need to submit the abstract or manuscript again if you plan to attend HPLSE2021.

The publication timeline will be postponed according to the conference date. The manuscripts will be published about two months after the HPLSE2021. We will update the exact dates once it confirmed.

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Welcome Letter

The 4th International Symposium on High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPLSE2020) is organized by Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and will be held on April 13-18, 2020 in Suzhou, China.

HPLSE is held every two years, and aims at bringing together worldwide scientists and engineers working on the topics of high energy density physics, high power laser, high power laser related components, and advanced laser technology and applications.

We warmly welcome you to come and join us to share your great progress and experience!


Topic 1: High energy density physics
● Laser plasma interactions
● Inertial confinement fusion
● Laboratory astrophysics
● Nuclear photonics
● Bright X-rays and applications
● Laser driven electron and ion acceleration
● Extreme nonlinearity and relativistic optics

Topic 2: High power laser systems
● Laser facility engineering
● Laser system design, modeling and optimization
● Pulse generators and preamplifiers
● Laser pumping and amplifiers
● Frequency conversion and nonlinear optics
● Beam shaping, smoothing and combining
● Light propagation, alignment, diagnostics and wave-front correction
● Laser and plasma diagnostics

Topic 3: Laser components for high power laser
● Optical materials
● Optical fabrication, processing and testing
● Optical film coating
● Optical gratings
● Laser induced damage
● Novel optical materials and devices
● Target fabrication

Topic 4: Advanced laser technologies and applications
● Ultrahigh power laser technologies
● High-repetition-rate laser technologies
● High power mid-infrared laser technologies
● High power terahertz sources and applications
● Ultrafast and attosecond technologies
● Fiber and fiber lasers
● Diode pumped solid state lasers
● Excimer, chemical and free electron lasers


Sponsorship contact:

Mr. Wendong Ji, Tel: +86-18018304797, Email:

Mr. Jungang Zhu, Tel: +86-13918384218, Email:


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22 Jan., 2020
Extended according to the conference date.
Abstract Submission Deadline


31 Jan., 2020
Abstract Acceptance Notification


31 Mar., 2020
Early-Bird Registration Deadline