International Conference on Laser Ablation - COLA 2024 (29 September - 4 October 2024)

The International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA) is the premier event in the field of laser ablation and applications. The 17th COLA conference will be held in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece from September 29 – October 4, 2024, and will gather laser scientists, end-users, students and industry professionals from around the world. 

Since its inception in 1991, COLA has played a pivotal role in advancing laser ablation technologies and fostering collaborations among researchers and industry experts. This interdisciplinary conference provides a unique platform to discuss the latest advancements, exchange ideas, and explore the diverse range of scientific research that bridges the gap between basic science and applications.

Conference Topics:

  • Fundamentals of Laser-Material Interactions
  • New Trends in Laser Processing
  • Applications of Laser Materials Processing
  • Pulsed Laser Deposition
  • Ultrafast Phenomena
  • Laser Direct Write
  • Laser Applications in Life Sciences
  • Laser Interaction with Liquids
  • Micro/Nano Structuring
  • Smart Beam Shaping and Manipulation
  • Emerging Photon Sources and Applications
  • Lasers in Nanoscience
  • Laser 3D Processing
  • Laser-based Analytical Methods
  • Laser Micro/Nano Machining