LPM Topics

1. Fundamental aspects (Dynamics, modeling, simulation, etc.)
2. Process monitoring and control
3. Laser and photochemistry
4. Nanotechnology
5. Laser-based direct-write techniques
6. Ultra-short pulse laser processing
7. VUV laser and X-ray processing
8. Surface treatment (Texturing, cleaning, annealing, modification, etc.)
9. Advanced laser processing (Fiber laser, disc laser, FEL, etc.)
10. Micro-patterning and micro-structuring
11. Nano ripple formation
12. Micro-machining
13. 3-D micro- and nano-fabrication
14. Drilling and cutting
15. Micro-welding and micro-bonding
16. Micro-forming
17. Wafer dicing
18. Marking and trimming
19. Glass/Ceramic processing
20. Packaging and mounting process
21. Lithography (including EUV source and application)
22. Manufacture of micro devices and systems
23. Film deposition and synthesis of advanced materials (PLD, CVD, etc)
24. Nano- and micro-particles
25. Medical and biological applications
26. Optics and systems for laser microprocessing
27. Laser devices
28. Industrial applications
29. Others
30. LPM Special Session (L1) "Hybrid femtosecond laser manufacturing"
31. LPM Special Session (L2) "Near-field nanopatterning"
32. LPM Special Session (L3) "Laser synthesis and excitation of nanoparticles"

HPL Topics

1. Fundamentals of laser-materials interactions
2. Laser-induced plasma
3. Monitoring and control
4. Modeling and simulation
5. Materials and metallurgical aspects
6. Evaluation of properties (Strength, etc.)
7. Gas laser
8. Solid-state laser (YAG, Fiber, Disk, etc.)
9. High power laser diode
10. Optics
11. Beam delivery system
12. Welding
13. Welding of thick plate
14. Welding of high strength steel
15. Welding of light metals and alloys
16. Joining of plastics
17. Joining of glasses or ceramics
18. Joining of dissimilar materials
19. Joining of battery or fuel cell
20. Remote welding
21. Hybrid welding
22. Brazing and soldering
23. Cutting and drilling (High speed and high quality)
24. Thick plate cutting and dismantling
25. Cleaning
26. Surface modification (Hardening, quenching, alloying, etc.)
27. Cladding and rapid prototyping
28. Additive manufacturing (3D Printer)
29. Industrial applications
30. Innovative applications (Sandwich panel, etc.)
31. Present status and future prospects
32. Others