QEP: Advances in laser science
Chair: M Dawson, University of Strathclyde (UK)




INVITED: Control and Measurement of attosecond pulses

N Dudovich, O Smirnova, Y Mairesse, J Levesque, M Yu Ivanov, D M Villeneuve, P B Corkum

National Research Council of Canada (Canada)



Self-starting femtosecond Cr4+:YAG laser mode locked with a GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector

C Leburn, A D McRobbie, A Lagatsky, C Brown, W Sibbett, S Calvez1, D Burns1, M D Dawson1, J Gupta2, G Aers2

University of St Andrews (UK)

1 University of Strathclyde (UK)

2 Institute for Microstructural Sciences (Canada)



4GLS - The UK's Fourth Generation Light Source Project

W R Flavell, E Seddon, M W Poole1, P Weightman2

CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory (UK)

1 Daresbury Laboratory (UK)

2  Liverpool University (UK)



Spectral narrowing and locking of a Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers using a Volume Bragg Grating

S Giet, H Sun, S Calvez, M D Dawson, S Suomalainen1, M Guina1, M Pessa1

Institute of Photonics - University of Strathclyde (UK)

1 Optoelectronics Research Centre, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)



High power Nd:YAG planar waveguide lasers in MOPA configuration

A B Russell, F Sun, H J Baker, D Hall

Heriot Watt University (UK)



Orion - A New High Power Laser Facility For the UK

N W Hopps, E J Harvey, N C Honiatt, P M R Jinks, M J Norman, P A Treadwell

AWE plc (UK)