Scope and topics

The conference scope covers virtually all the aspects of photoacoustic, photothermal and related research, including theory, instrumentation and all kinds of applications. The topics include but are not limited to:

  • theoretical considerations
  • light-matter interaction
  • instrumentation and methodology
  • lasers and other light sources
  • spectroscopy, applications in chemistry
  • sensors, actuators and industrial applications (including environmental sensors, generation of ultrasound, etc.)
  • applications in medicine, biology and agriculture
  • imaging (including thermography, tomography, microscopy, depth profiling, etc.)
  • ultrafast, micro/nanoscale and nonlinear phenomena
  • thermophysics (including characterization of materials)
  • other aspects and applications of PA/PT techniques