Group Meeting Schedule

Summer 2018



Reaserch Area

Coherent Control
Ultrafast Spectroscopy
Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry
Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry Imaging
Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry
For more info, please contact Johanan Odhner.
Talks & Conferences
"Ultra-Intense Laser Matter Interactions: Classifying Complex Materials from Explosives to Biotissue," Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, January 8, 2013.
"Strong Field Chemistry in Complex Systems: From Filament-Based Raman Spectroscopy to Measuring Protein Structure With Laser Vaporization," Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 23 January 2012.
"Spectrally-Resolved Filament Transient Birefringence Measurements at 400nm," 15th Annual Meeting Isranalytica Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, January 2012.
MURI Semi-Annual Review, Phoenix, AZ, March 21-22, 2012.
243rd American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting & Exposition & SOCED, San Diego, CA March 25, 2012.
"Filament-Based, Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy for Remote Detection of Gas Phase Molecules in Air," Coherently-enhanced Raman One-beam Standoff Spectroscopic Tracing of Airborne Pollutants; Symposium on Femtosecond Filamentation and Standoff Laser Sensing, University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, March 28, 2012.
"Imaging Molecules Using Ultra Intense Laser Pulses," Naval Research Laboratories, Optical Sciences Division Seminar, Washington, DC, 11 April 2012.
"Classification of Organic and Inorganic Explosives using Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry," The 4th Annual Trace Explosives Detection Conference Workshop, Boston, MA, April 16, 2012.
"Ion Suppression and Partitioning Effects of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (ESI-MS) Compared to Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry (LEMS)," 24th Annual: Workshop on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS), Philadelphia, PA, May 14, 2012.
"Imaging Gas Phase and Biological Molecules Using Ultra-Intense Laser Filamentation and Ultra-Short Laser Vaporization," Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS), Bromfield, CO, June 10, 2012.
"Filament-Based Impulsive Remote Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Detection," Imaging and Applied Optics, Sensors Meeting, Optical Society of America, Monterey, CA, 25 June 2012.
SAAET Review, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA, July 19, 2012.
"Probing the Propagation Dynamics in a Laser Filament using Nonlinear Spectroscopy" Annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, July 23-27, 2012.
"Multidimensional Detection of Explosives Signatures," SAAET Review, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA, August 14-16, 2012.
"Laser Vaporization Mass Spectrometry for Universal Materials Analysis," ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2012.
"Strong Field Interactions with Molecules at Atmospheric Pressure, Quantum Wakes and Gas Phase Proteins," Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar Laser Control, Safed, Israel, September 2-7, 2012.
"Probing the Propagation Dynamics in a Laser Filament," MURI Review, Joint Technology Office University of New Mexico (JTO UNM), Albuquerque, NM, September 17-18, 2012.
"Ultra-Intense Laser Matter Interactions: Classifying Complex Materials from Explosives to Biotissue," Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, September 26, 2012.
"Femtosecond Laser Vaporization of Complex Molecules: Nonequilibrium Electrospray Ionization Preserves Noncovalent Interactions,” Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS): The Great SCIentific eXchange (SciX 2012) conference in Kansas City, MO, September 30 - October 5, 2012.
"Transient Optical Measurements of the Filamentation Process as a Function of Propagation Distance, Pump and Probe Frequency, and Energy to Probe Mechanism," 4th International Symposium on Filamentation (COFIL 2012), Tucson, AZ, October 7-14, 2012.
"Ultrafast Laser Chemistry: Classifying Explosives, Biomarkers, and Protein Structure," Muhlenberg College, Bethlehem, PA, October 26, 2012.


"Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Ultrafast Nonlinear light-Matter Coupling associated with Filamentation in Transparent Media," University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, March 2011.
"Multi-Dimensional Detection of Explosives: Filament-Based Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy and Femtosecond Vaporization of Explosives and Signatures," Trace Explosives Detection Conference, Portland, OR, April 2011.
"Nonresonant Femtosecond Laser Vaporization and Mass Analysis of Solid State Biomolecules at Atmospheric Pressure, Measuring Protein Conformation," SIMS XXIII, Baltimore, MD, May 2011.
"Non-Resonant Vaporization," Lincoln Labs, Hanscom Air Force Base,Lexington, MA,June 2011.
On the Consequences of Phase: Controlling Light, Atoms, Molecules, and Proteins,” Controlling Light and Matter Gordon Research Conference, Mount Holyoke College, July 2011.
"Laser Control, from Quantum Systems to Real Life: the Dynamic Rabi Oscillation and Laser Vaporization of Proteins," Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA), Harvard University, Boston, MA, November 2011.
"Femtosecond Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry for Protein Analysis and Tissue Typing," 2011 East Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 2011.
"The Time Dependent Generalized Rabi Oscillation: Using Molecules to Control Light and Light to Control Molecules for New Linear Sources" Symposium on Physics and Chemistry of Coherently Controlled Quantum Systems, Nagoya, Japan, March 2010.
"Probing Laser Filamentation using Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy," 6th International Workshop on Optimal Control of Quantum Dynamics: Theory and Experiment, Munich, Germany, May 2010.

"Probing Laser Filamentation using Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy," 3rd International Symposium on Filamentation (COFIL), Crete, Greece, June 2010 “Strong Field Chemistry: Light Bullets, Flying Proteins, and Biological Tissue-Typing,” University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2010.

"Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Laser Filamentation Measured via Impulsive Raman Scattering," 17th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena (UP), Optical Society Conference, Snowmass Village, CO, July 2010.
"Nonlinear Processes Occurring in Molecules in Strong Fields," Scientific Research (AFOSR) Nonlinear Optics Meeting, Albuquerque, MN, September 2010.
"Multi-Dimensional Detection of Explosives: Filament-Based Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy and Femtosecond Vaporization of Explosives," ONR Sciences Addressing Asymmetric Explosive Threats Fall Technical Review, SAEET Review, Atlanta, GA, October 2010.
"High-order Harmonic Generation and its Applications," 6th International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science, Maui, HI, December 2010.
"Probing Laser Filamentation Using Impulsive Raman Spectroscopy," PacifiChem Meeting, December 2010, Honolulu, HI.
March 2009 @ GOMACTech 2009 Conference, Orlando, FL
March 2009 @ 237th ACS National Meeting - Attosecond Science Symposium, Salt Lake City
June 2009 @ GRC on Detecting Illicit Substances: Explosives & Drugs, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
October 2009 @ International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science (ISUILS8), Crete, Greece
October 2009 @ University of Sherbrooke, Canada
November 2009 @ University of Colorado, and Colorado State University
January 2008 @ PQE XXXVIII, Snowbird, Utah
January 2008 @ University of Tokyo, Japan
January 2008 @ SPIE 2008, San Jose, CA
March 2008 @ PittCon 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2008 @ APS March Meeting 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 2008 @ DAMOP 2008, State College, PA
June 2008 @ Gordon Research Conference on Multiphoton Processes, Tilton, NH
July 2008 @ Gordon Research Conference on Atomic & Molecular Interactions, New London, NH
July 2008 @ 6th Congress of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics (ISTCP-VI), Vancouver, BC, Canada
September 2008 @ 2nd International Symposium on Filamentation 2008, Paris, France
November 2008 @ International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science (ISUILS7), Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan
December 2008 @ NATO Advanced Study Institute 2008, Ottawa, Canada

November 2007 @ Harvard University/MIT, Boston, MA

December 2007 @ Philipps Universitat Marburg, Tegernsee, Germany



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