23rd Annual Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review
15-18 June 2010 Broomfield, Colorado

SSDLTR 2010 continues its mission to be the premier technical meeting for the DoD high power solid state laser community. The SSDLTR brings together researchers and managers from government, contractor, and university settings for the exchange of ideas relating to the development of high power bulk solid state, fiber, and semiconductor laser systems and related technologies.
The Pond in Broomfield's Civic Center
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The SSDLTR is one of three conferences part of the Advanced High-Power Lasers Review. Registrants who met the participation criteria were able to attend sessions of any meeting for a single registration fee. There was a public release joint technical session available to all attendees of the Advanced High-Power Lasers Review.


  • Invited and contributed technical papers
  • Limited Participation (Dist. C) and public sessions
  • Joint public release technical session with the co-located Ultrashort Pulse Laser Workshop
  • Short courses
  • Conference reception
  • Poster paper session
  • Industrial and government exhibits
  • Printed digest published concurrently with the conference


An overview of the agenda is presented below. Changes to the agenda did occur.

Monday, 29 June
0800-1700   Short Courses
Tuesday, 30 June
0800-1200   Plenary Session
1200-1300   Lunch
1300-1700   Beam Control 1
Diode Lasers 1
1730   Clam Bake Reception (Hosted by Lockheed Martin)
Wednesday, 1 July
0800-1200   Solid State Lasers
Fiber Lasers 1
1200-1300   Lunch
Poster Session
1300-1700   Fiber Lasers 2
Diode Lasers 2
Thursday, 2 July
0800-1200   Beam Control 2
Enabling Technologies
1300-1500   Tours of MIT Laboratories

Organizing and Program Committee

2010 Program Chair
Kalin Spariosu, Raytheon Company,

Vice Chair
Sean Ross, AFRL, (505) 846-9148,

SSDLTR Advisory Board
Mark Dubinskiy, ARL
Roy Hamil, AFRL/RDT
Gene Nolting, NAVSEA
Denton Marrs, NAVAIR
Iain McKinnie, KMLabs
David Mordaunt, NGST
Greg Quarles, VLOC Inc.
Sean Ross, AFRL/RDLA
Paul Rudy, Kaai Inc.
Kalin Spariosu, Raytheon

Event Coordinator
Cynnamon Spain, DEPS (505) 998-4910,

Registration and Short Courses
Donna Storment, DEPS (505) 998-4910,

Payment and Receipts
Tiffany Bjelke, DEPS (505) 998-4910,

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