Programme Organisation
Prof John Marsh (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronic Systems, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof Eric Larkins (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronics,  University of Nottingham, UK
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Technical Programme Committee
Martin Traub, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, Germany.
Dr Paul Crump, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany
Dr Robin Huang, Forward Photonics LLC., USA
Michel Krakowski, III-V Lab, France
Prof Gaelle Lucas-Leclin, CNRS-Institut d’Optique, Paris.
Dr Stewart McDougall, TRUMPF Photonics, Inc., USA
Prof Marc Sorel, University of Glasgow, UK


Previous Meeting

Click here to download the 2015 Programme

The 2011 HPDLS conference

This conference was a great success with Keynote Speaker, Dr Robin Huang, visiting from the USA to speak. His talk “Wavelength-multiplexed 1kW direct diode laser systems coupled into fiber” was well received.

Please see the programme here and proceedings as a PDF.

The technical programme committee comprised:

Prof Eric Larkins, University of Nottingham
Dr Paul Hilton, TWI
Dr Andreas Kohl, Quantel Laser Diodes
Prof John Marsh, University of Glasgow
Dr Stefano Taccheo, Swansea University, LIFT project
Martin Traub, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology


Conference Sponsor

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Key dates

05/09/2017 – Deadline for Poster Submissions
22/09/2017 – Notification of acceptance
12/10/2017 – Conference Opens

Technical Sponsor

Conference Organiser

Scottish Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society.