52nd Annual Anomalous Absorption Conference

09 juin. 2024 - 14 juin. 2024
52nd Annual Anomalous Absorption Conference

The Technical Organizers and Board of Directors of Anomalous Absorption, LLC, invite you to attend the 52nd Annual Anomalous Absorption Conference (AAC2024) to be held at the Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana on June 9-14th, 2024. Please mark your calendars now to reserve this week next June to participate in the conference. We look forward to seeing you in Montana next year and are excited to present a conference that showcases the latest developments in:

 -          Laser-plasma interactions

-          Inertial and Magnetized fusion plasmas

-          PIC/Vlasov/Radiation-hydrodynamics modeling

-          Implosion plasma kinetic effects

-          HED and Astrophysical plasma physics

-          Alternate ignition schemes

-          New laser facility capabilities

-          Short pulse laser-matter interactions

-          Laser particle acceleration

-          Advanced plasma diagnostics

-          Opacity, EOS, transport and mix models

-          Advanced target fabrication methods

Contributed abstracts for conference presentations, conference rate hotel reservations and early registration will be due by May 9th, 2024.

The conference format will be similar to previous years’ conferences with morning oral sessions and afternoons free for discussions and recreational activities. Evening plenary and poster sessions will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, with Wednesday evening reserved for the conference banquet. You and your guests are invited to the conference reception, Sunday evening, starting at 6pm, so be sure to arrange your travel plans to get to the resort in time to socialize with other conference attendees. The Big Sky Resort is about a 1 hour’s drive from local airports and the western entrance into Yellowstone National Park providing easy access for you, your guests and colleagues to enjoy your free afternoons during the conference.

 The Anomalous Absorption home page has been developed to provide all the background information you need to attend and enjoy the conference. The lodging link already is active and you can make your reservations at any time.  

 Should you require further information, the conference organizers can be contacted at the conference email address:

 If you know others that would like to receive upcoming AAC2024 conference announcements, please send their email addresses to the conference email address above. FYI, a conference banner is attached to this email for you to advertise the conference at your institution. Please feel free to print it out and post it on your organization’s bulletin board to help provide the broadest announcement of this conference. Thanks!

 Hope to see you all in Big Sky next summer!

 Mark Schmitt, Lin Yin, Blake Wetherton and Brian Haines, LANL AAC2024 Technical Organizers along with the Board of Directors of Anomalous Absorption, LLC