Welcome to ICXRL

Since 1986, the International Conference on X-ray Lasers (ICXRL) is the biennial premier event, in the field of short wavelength sources, and related applications.  The 17th ICXRL is organised in Rome (Italy) by the Bleiner Laboratory from Sunday, 6 September on.

In memory of the recently passed away X-ray Lasers pioneer, the Pierre Jaegle Award 2020 will be announced, for a student's presentation selected by the board.

Main Fields of Interest

 Tabletop X-ray Sources

  •     Plasma-driven Sources
  •     High-Harmonics Generation
  •     Relativistic and Gamma Sources
  •     High Power Lasers

Applications of X-rays

  •     Fundamental Spectroscopy
  •     Femto- and Atto-Science
  •     X-ray Optics & Detectors
  •     EUV Imaging & Lithography

Supported by:

X-ray Beamlines

  •     Accelerator Science
  •     XFEL's Schemes
  •     Down-sized Synchrotrons


History of the ICXRL
  2020 Rome, Italy



The Premier Convention for the X-ray Lasers' Community. Let's Meet in Rome!
Tentative Deadlines
  • Registration & Abstract Due
    •  Before June 6, 2020 (not yet open)
  • SPIE Paper & Payment Due
    • Reduced fee: Paper by June 6, 2020
    • Premium fee: Paper by August 6, 2020
  • ICXRL 2020 Welcome Reception
    • Sunday 6 September 2020



Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Sasa Bajit, DESY
  • Adrian Cavalieri, U. Bern & PSI
  • Henry Chapman, DESY
  • Paul Corkum, U. Ottawa
  • Hans Hertz, KTH
  • Tetsuya Kawachi, KPSI
  • Annie Klisnick, U. Paris Sud
  • Olga Kocharovskaya, TAMU
  • Thomas Lippert, PSI
  • Carmen Menoni, CSU
  • Jaroslav Nejdl, ELI
  • Joseph Nilsen, LLNL
  • Elke Ploenjes-Palm, DESY
  • Jorge J. Rocca, CSU
  • Stéphane Sebban, ENSTA Paris
  • Jeroen van Tilborg, LBNL
  • Hans-Jakob Wörner, ETHZ