We would like to extend an invitation to you to participate in the upcoming 10th Workshop on the Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Lasers, which is scheduled to take place in Sopot, Poland from 13th to 18th October 2024.

Our Workshop is a biennial event, and our goal is to bring together individuals interested in both the physics and technology of semiconductor lasers. The conference's scope encompasses various topics, including edge-emitting laser diodes, especially AlInGaN devices, VCSELs (Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers), VECSELs (Vertical-External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers), PCSELs (Photonic Crystal Surface-Emitting Lasers), DFB (Distributed Feedback) lasers, DBR (Distributed Bragg Reflector), all types of Quantum Cascade lasers, disk lasers, and more.

Throughout its many years of history, this meeting has served as a platform for fostering connections and facilitating the exchange of information among individuals from Europe, Asia, and the United States.

The event will also feature an industrial exposition, showcasing the offerings of companies serving the photonic and semiconductor markets. The Workshop will take place at the renowned resort of Sopot, situated on the Polish Baltic coast between Gdansk and Gdynia. It offers convenient access to the Lech Walesa International Airport in Gdansk.

The Haffner Hotel will host the workshop, providing comfortable accommodations and excellent facilities for conference participants and exhibitors alike.

Organizing Committee of 10th Laser Workshop

Important dates
30th June 2024 - Abstract submission deadline

13th October 2024 - Workshop opening




Honorary chair of the Workshop

  • professor Maciej Bugajski, Łukasiewicz Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics, Warszawa, Poland

Program Committee

  • Piotr Perlin Institute of High Pressure Physics, Warszawa, Poland (chairman)
  • Tomasz Czyszanowski, Lodz University of Technology, Łodź, Poland
  • Kamil Pierscinski, Łukasiewicz Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics, Warszawa, Poland
  • Grzegorz Sęk (Wrocław University of Technology), Wrocław, Poland



Daniel Brunner, CNRS Femto-st
Dynamics of VCSELs, neuromorphic networks

Hui Cao, Yale University
Semiconductor lasers with chaotic cavities

Gadi Eisenstien, Technion, Haifa
Laser dynamics

Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich

Asa Haglund, Chalmers University
UV, nitride basad VCSELs

Fabian Hartmann, Wuerzburg University, Germany
Interband Cascade Lasers beyond the sweet-spot operation

Anna Kafar, Unipress
PICs on GaN platform

Boris Mizaikoff, Ulm University

Maciej Pieczarka, Politechnika Wrocławska
Bose-Einstein condensation of light in vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser - the new operating mode in lasers

Barbara Piętka, Warsaw University
Perovskite lasers and photonic neuromorphic networks

Chao Shen, Fudan University
High-speed III-nitride laser based optical wireless communications



Haffner Hotel***** is a unique hotel located on the Polish seaside, in the city of Sopot. The hotel offers:
  • Cafe Xander Restaurant and Haffner Bar
  • Exclusive business VIP Lounge area
  • SPA & Wellness Institute
  • 8 conference rooms
  • Outdoor parking and garage hall
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Sopot is a seaside town of the Baltic Sea in northern Poland. It lies between the larger cities of Gdańsk (to the south-east) and Gdynia (to the north), the three towns together making up the metropolitan agglomeration called Trójmiasto (Tri-City).
Sopot is a major health-spa and tourist resort destination. It has the longest wooden pier in Europe, at 515.5 meters, stretching out into the Bay of Gdańsk.

Haffner Hotel is a perfect place for meetings and conferences situated in a great location by the beach.

Getting to Sopot


The main airport for Sopot is the Lech Walesa Airport (Gdansk Airport) which is located approximately 10 km from Sopot.

Gdańsk Lech Walesa Airport
ul. Słowackiego 200
80-298 Gdańsk
tel.: +48 525 673 531


Intercity rail service stops at the ”Sopot” station. The connection to Sopot is easily accessible by train from most Polish and European cities.

PKP Intercity Hot Line: 19757
PKP (Polish State Railways) timetable,


There are two main ferry companies operating on the Baltic Sea connecting the Gdańsk and Gdynia with Scandinavia.

Polferries operates between Gdansk (Poland) and Nynäshamn (Sweden), which is 20 km from Stockholm.
Polferries Ferry Terminal

Stena Line connection between Gdynia (Poland) and Karlskrona (Sweden), a shipping port in southern Sweden.
Stena Line Ferry Terminal (Svenska) (polski)





Conference Secretariat
Professional Congress Organizer
Mazurkas Congress Management
Al. Wojska Polskiego 27
01-515 Warsaw, Poland
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