Invited speakers

Alexei Baranov

University of Montpellier, France
Antimonides - alternative materials for quantum cascade lasers

Georges Durry

University of Reims, France
Ground-based, balloonborne and spaceborne measurements of atmospheric constituents with near- and mid- infrared laser diodes

James Gupta

National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
GaSb-based Interband Laser Diodes for Hydrocarbon Gas Sensing Beyond 3 &mu m

Peter Kaspersen

Norsk Elektro Optikk AS, Norway
Challenges of Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy in Emission Control

Stefan Lundqvist

Siemens, Goteborg, Sweden
Process control applications in the Mid Infrared

Ted Masselink

The Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Short-wavelength InP-based QCLs

Igor Vurgaftman

Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Interband cascade lasers for gas sensing in the 3-4 &mu m band

Yves Rouillard

University of Montpellier, France
Incursion into the 3-4 &mu m range with quantum well lasers

Carlo Sirtori

Université Denis Diderot, Paris, France
Quantum cascade lasers: a unifying concept for laser action in the 3 to 300 &mu m wavelength range

Frank Tittel

Rice University, USA
Recent advances in mid- infrared semiconductor laser based trace gas sensor technologies

Gerard Wysocki

Princeton University, USA Molecular dispersion spectroscopy in the mid-IR – new approach to sensitive chemical detection