9th Joint HGS-HIRe & RS-APS Lecture Week on Atomic and Laser/Plasma Physics - October 2021 - Online

Please note: Due to the Covid-19 situation this lecture week cannot be held as a face-to-face event in the usual format. However, we together with our colleagues from RS-APS / HI Jena offer this scientific training event in a modified online version as a combined four-days-series of lectures in the morning and little group work sessions in the afternoon. More detailed information is given below.


October 11-14, 2021


Novel applications triggered by modern laser technologies

The number of participants is not limited. Nevertheless, please contact Renate Märtin (HI Jena) by email to rsaps[at]hi-jena.gsi.de and HGS-HIRe by email to info[at]hgs-hire.de for registration in advance so that we can plan accordingly.


Vincent Bagnoud (GSI & TU Darmstadt)
César Jauregui (IAP Jena)
Jens Osterhoff (DESY Hamburg)
Peter Thirolf (LMU München)


Renate Märtin (RS-APS / HI Jena)
Gerhard Burau (HGS-HIRe)


Our joint RS-APS & HGS-HIRe lecture weeks are crossdisciplinary events that cover experimental, theoretical and technical aspects of a particular research field together. This year, the scientific program aims to cover various aspects of novel applications that have been triggered by modern laser technologies. Since this is a rather broad topic, young researchers from other fields of research are invited to participate in this online lecture week, too.

The following subtopics will be addressed by the lecturers:

Foundations and basics principles of modern laser technologies (César Jauregui)
Laser Physics at PHELIX (Vincent Bagnoud)
High Precision Laser Spectroscopy – towards Nuclear Clocks (Peter Thirolf)
Physics of (Laser-)Plasma based accelerator systems (Jens Osterhoff)

A preliminary schedule of the online lecture week is given below.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
October 11 October 12 October 13 October 14
C. Jauregui (1st Lecture) V. Bagnoud (1st Lecture) P. Thirolf (1st Lecture) J. Osterhoff (1st Lecture)
10:30-10:45 Break Break Break Break
C. Jauregui (2nd Lecture) V. Bagnoud (2nd Lecture) P. Thirolf (2nd Lecture) J. Osterhoff (2nd Lecture)
Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
Group Work (C. Jauregui) Group Work (V. Bagnoud) Group Work (P. Thirolf) Group Work (J. Osterhoff)
15:00-15:30 Break Break Break Break
Questions / Wrap-up Questions / Wrap-up Questions / Wrap-up Questions / Wrap-up

Practical Information


This online lecture week will start on Monday, October 11, in the morning at 9:00; it will end on Thursday in the late afternoon (see detailed schedule above). Please make sure that you join the lectures and group work sessions well in time and fully (if possible).

IT / Internet

This online event will be offered via Zoom. Hence you need stable internet access in order to follow the online sessions. More detailed information about the meeting ID/link and further access data will be announced in due time before the event starts.


All basic course expenses are covered by RS-APS and HGS-HIRe, respectively. You only have to arrange for your refreshments during the event.


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