Workshops and Meetings

Upcoming events​:


Workshops that motivate MEC-U​

Opportunities in Intense Ultrafast Lasers:
Reaching for the Brightest Light
The National Academies Press

Workshop Report: Brightest Light Initiative
(March 27-29 2019, OSA Headquarters,
Washington, D.C.)
(Technical Report) |OSTI.GOV

A Community Plan for Fusion Energy
and Discovery Plasma Sciences


7th High-Power Laser Workshop |
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

IFE Science & Technology Community Strategic Planning Workshop | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Basic Research Needs Workshop on
Inertial Fusion Energy
and news release

Conferences with MEC-U presented:​

  • N. Sokol, et. al. World Tunnel Conference, 9/2-8/2022, Copenhagen, Denmark: The SLAC Matter in Extreme Conditions Experimental Hall Cavern.​
  • C. B. Curry et al., 63rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, 11/09/2021, Pittsburgh, PA, Contributed Oral: Towards high-repetition rate HED science at the MEC instrument at LCLS.​
  •  C. B. Curry et al., 49th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), 05/25/2022, Seattle, WA, Invited Oral: The Matter in Extreme Conditions Upgrade (MEC-U) Project.