International endeavour to establish Laser-Based High Energy Physics and Applications

General event

International endeavour to establish Laser-Based High Energy Physics and Applications

  • Event time: Starts on 13th November 2012. Runs until 15th November 2012
  • Event dates: 13th November 2012 to 15th November 2012
  • Location: University of Strathclyde

Event details

This exciting conference will address key topics in laser-based fundamental physics and societal applications of high-power lasers, including:

  • Exawatt-Zettawatt lasers
  • Laser acceleration to TeV-PeV
  • The Standard Model and Beyond
  • Probing the quantum vacuum
  • Nuclear physics
  • Medical applications.

The first day will conclude with a keynote talk from Professor Peter Higgs.

Conference Chairs: Dino Jaroszynski, Gérard Mourou and Toshiki Tajima. 

We hope you will be able to join us for this exciting exploration of a new paradigm of physics, and look forward to welcoming you in Glasgow.

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