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1st Workshop on Laser solutions for Orbital Space Debris - Paris - France

From April 27 to 28, 2015

Gerard Mourou from the Ecole Polytechnique and Philippe Gorodetzky of the Université Paris with the support of Christophe Bonnal (CNES) and Claude Phipps (Photonics Inc.) have organized the first workshop on “Laser solutions to orbital space debris”.

These 2 days brought together the emerging community of experts in the application of laser technology to the problems posed by debris in Earth orbit.


Inclusive topics here are:
- Small to large debris, from fragments to large payloads
- Laser tracking and characterization of debris
- Ground based remediation
- Space based remediation
- Laser ablation & propulsion
- Laser technology
- Implementation scenarios

Organizing Committee :

- Christophe Bonnal, Prof.
Senior expert- Technicla Directorate - CNES - Launcher Directorate
- Philippe Gorodetzky, Dr
AstroParticule and Cosmology
- Gerard Mourou, Prof.
Director of IZEST - Ecole Polytechnique
- Claude Phipps, Dr
Managing Partner - Photonics Associates, LLC
- Mark Quinn, Dr
IZEST - Ecole Polytechnique

Secretaries :
- Anne-Claire Gauvin
- Catherine Sarrazin

All PRESENTATIONS & Agenda are available at this PAGE.

This conference is jointly organized by APC (University Paris Diderot) and IZEST (Ecole Polytechnique) - France.


Place(s) :
Laboratoire APC - Université paris Diderot
10, rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet
Building A
4th floor
Meeting room 454A

Paris - France