Advanced High-Power Lasers
24-27 June 2013 Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Advanced High-Power Lasers meeting consisted of co-located technical sessions organized by three separate conferences, with joint technical and plenary sessions to encourage discussion outside narrow technical limits.
The La Fonda is the conference hotel. (Photo: Robert Reck)

Registrants meeting the attendance criteria were able to attend any session of any conference for just one registration fee. Some portions of the conference sessions were limited participation. There were public release joint plenary session available to all attendees.

Program Highlights

  • Ultrashort Pulse Laser Workshop
  • Solid State and Diode Laser Technical Review
  • Free Electron Lasers Review
  • Invited speakers
  • Public release and limited technical presentations
  • Short courses
  • Exhibitor Reception
  • Industrial and Government Exhibits
  • Public release and limited distribution proceedings
  • Webcasting of select unclassified sessions
  • Tour of Low Energy Demonstration Accelerator at Los Alamos National Lab


The detailed program is available here in PDF format for download. Changes to the program did occur.


Open unclassified proceedings of the conference will be published on CD and mailed to all attendees. See our Online Store for proceedings from previous AHPL Meetings. Limited Distribution are optional for attendees who qualify.

Location and Accommodations

Most sessions of the Advanced High Power Lasers meeting were held at the La Fonda Hotel, located at 100 E. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico.


A tour of Los Alamos National Lab Free Electron Laser(FEL) capabilities was offered on Thursday afternoon. The tour consisted of a visit to the Los Alamos National Lab's Low Energy Demonstration Accelerator (LEDA) FEL facility which houses the high-average-current continuous-wave (CW) normal-conducting radio-frequency (NCRF) gun.

AHPL Contacts

Free Electron Lasers Review    
Sarwat Chappell
Dinh Nguyen
Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review    
Mark Dubinskiy
Tim Newell
Ultrashort Pulse Laser Workshop    
Pete Latham (505) 846-1776
Tom Nelson
Conference Coordinator/Short Courses    
Cynnamon Spain (505) 998-4910
Registration and Receipts    
Tiffany Bjelke (505) 998-4910

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