LSSE2017 Invited Speakers

Lasers for Space Development and Earth Sciences

Sylvestre Maurice
IRAP, Univ. Paul Sabatier – CNRS
Title: Lasers on Mars: searching for habitability and traces of life

Shinji Yamamoto
Yokohama National University
Title: Hadean environment inferred from the oldest zircon of the Earth:
Application of micro-analysis by laser technologies

James M. Dohm
The Univeristy Museum, The University of Tokyo
Title: The Origin and Evolution of Planet Mars

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Gerd Wilsch
BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
Application of laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
for the chemical investigation of concrete infrastructure.

Hironori Ohba
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Title: LIBS technique for detecting materials in severe environments

Decommissioning and Monitoring for Power Reactors

Kiyoshi Oka
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Title: The Composite-type optical fiberscope system and its industrial deployment

Tomonori Yamada
Japan Atomic Energy Agency
Title: Development of laser techniques for decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Social Infrastructures

Shinri Kurahashi
Institute for Laser Technology
Title: Development of high-speed defect inspection technique for
concrete structure using laser hammering method

Tsuneyoshi Sugimoto
Toin University of Yokohama
Title: Non-contact acoustic inspection method for civil engineering structure using
air-borne sound and laser Doppler vibrometer

Kazuhisa Fujita
The Graduate school for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
Title: Laser cleaning system using a kW-class fiber laser for maintenance of social infrastructures

Space High Intensity Laser

GĂ©rard Mourou
Ecole Polytechnique
Title: A XCAN laser for small space-debris mitigation

John-Mark Hopkins
Fraunhofer UK
Title: Advanced solid-state lasers for space –
a perspective on the prospects of spaceborne lasers

Alexander Sergeev
Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences
Title: Prospective laser system architectures for space debris removal

Natural Energy Production

Akira Fujishima
Tokyo University of Science
Title: Photocatalysis and Light Guide Pipe

Joel Ager
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: Solar-Driven Photochemical and Electrochemical Energy Generation

Katsushi Fujii
The University of Kitakyushu
Titel: User-on-demand Solar to Power System with Solar to Hydrogen on site Storage

Naoki Shinohara
Kyoto University
Title: Recent R&D Status of Solar Power Satellite with Wireless Power Transfer

Kensuke Nishioka
University of Miyazaki
Title: Super high efficiency concentrator photovoltaic system and its application to make hydrogen

Remote Sensing

Satonori Nozawa
Nagoya University
Title: Sodium LIDAR observations of polar mesosphere and lower thermosphere

Takuji Nakamura
National Institute of Polar Research
Title: Observations of the upper atmosphere using resonance scatter lidars

Tatsuo Shiina
Chiba University
Title: High-speed and high-resolution LED mini-lidar on planet