On November 2nd-5th, the 3rd International Symposium on Laser Interaction with Matter (LIMIS 2014) was held in Nanjing University of Science and Technology, NUST. The symposium co-chairs are Prof. Wenhe Liao (Vice President of Nanjing University of Science & Technology), Prof. Jianlin Cao (Vice Minister of China Ministry of Science and Technology), Prof. M.J. Soileau (Vice President of the University of Central Florida), and Dr. Stefan Kaierle (Chair of European Laser Institute). About 250 participants from China, Russia, UK, USA, France, Germany, Sweden, Janpan etc. attend the conference.
The opening ceremony was presided by Professor Zhonghua Shen. Professor Wenhe Liao, Vice president of NUST, and Dr. Stefan Kaierle, Chair of European Laser Institute gave the opening speeches on behalf of NUST and Symposium Co-chairs respectively. Then, a congratulation video from SPIE president, H. Philip Stahl, was played. At last, Professor Zhonghua Shen introduced the organization of this conference as a co-chair of Organization Committee.
After the opening ceremony, the world famous experts invited by LIMIS 2014 gave the plenary talks which involve the latest researches and innovations in the field of laser interaction with matter. The invited experts include Academician Chengwei Sun, Academician Lijun Wang, Stefan Kaierle, Professor Charles Kirkham Rhodes, Professor Yiping Cui, Professor Paul Ewart, Professor Andrey Ionin, Professor Vitalyi Gusev, Professor Yury Andreev, Professor Pu Wang.
The organizers of this conference are NUST and State Key Laboratory of Laser Interaction with Matter. The symposium focuses on the most recent and advanced issues concerning laser-matter interactions, including laser irradiation effect and mechanism, laser plasma physics, laser spectrum technology and applications, high power lasers, nonlinear optics, laser processing and machining, and laser chemistry etc. The conference received more than 250 submissions, and finally 226 papers were accepted. There were 11 plenary talks, 23 invited talks, 68 oral and 124 posters.
During the conference, the group photo of all attendances was taken.
by: Jun Chen