NEILS meeting, 8-10 June 2020, Darmstadt, Germany - postponed

The workshop will be postponed due to the current COVID-19 crisis. The new date will be announced as soon as possible.
  • What Laserlab-Event
  • When Jun 08, 2020 to Jun 10, 2020 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
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Under the umbrella of Laserlab-Europe, GSI organizes a workshop for personnel operating mid-scale high-power high-energy laser systems. The workshop will address demands and specific procedures of these systems, such as:

  • Beam Diagnostics
    • Improvements and new Developments (Contrast, Intensity, Wavefront)
    • (Quantitative?) Shot Assessment
    • Communication to Users
  • Spatial and Temporal Beam Control
    • Wavefront Control
    • Shot to Shot reliability and Stability
  • (User) Experiment Operation
    • Target Handling and Alignment
    • Vacuum Issues at Target Area
    • EMP Mitigation Strategies
  • Handling and Development of Large Optics
    • Damage Detection and Mitigation
    • Cooling of MainAmp Components (Lamp Panels, Amplifier Disks)
    • Procurement
  • System Design
    • Laser Simulation
    • optic Design for Large Size Laser Beams
    • Control System (Automation, Artificial Intelligence)
  • Facility Operation
    • Pandemia Handling

Besides short presentations about news and developments of the participating facilities, the workshop will be organized as moderated round table discussions allowing for idea exchange and knowledge transfer among experts in the field.