Hyderabad: On December 7 and 8, the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) will host a two-day international workshop on “Intense Laser Astrophysics Laboratory: Particle Generation and Application.” Dr Vandana Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, IIT-H, in collaboration with the University of Oxford UK, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and the Central Laser Facility, is organizing it.
Two subjects, Intense Laser Physics-Generation and its Applications and Laser Astrophysics Lab, are widely covered in the workshop. November 25 is the last day to file. Results on laser particle generation, acceleration, detection and secondary emissions and their applications will be provided by participants from various parts of the globe.
Dr Vandana Sharma, Conference Organizer and Associate Professor, Department of Physics, IIT-H, speaking about the relevance of this conference, said In addition, a different aspect of laser interaction called Laboratory Astrophysics, will be presented in which an active synergy between laboratory experiments and theoretical modelling along with astronomical observation will be presented.”
The workshop will be held virtually for two days and is composed of invited specialised lectures, student talks and poster presentations.”
Speakers include renowned scholars such as Prof. Alex Schekochihin, University of Oxford, UK, Prof. Amrita Das IIT Delhi, Dr. Amit Lad, TIFR, Dr. Brian Reville, MPIK, Heidelberg, Germany, Dr. Charlotte Palmer, Queen’s University Belfast, UK, Dr. Hye-Sook Park, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, USA, Dr. Ram Gopal, TIFR, Prof. Robert Bingham, Rutherford Appleton Lab, UK, Dr.Sivarama Krishnan, II-M and Planetar Krishnan,
About 150 participants from all over the world are likely to be attending the conference. This conference is intended to lead the academy in the future to a greater understanding of this area and several fruitful national and international partnerships.
Follow the link to know more about the Conference: https://www.indouklaserworkshop.com/ (INN)