46th Annual Anomalous Absorption Conference

May 1 – 6, 2016 | Old Saybrook, CT


Abstract Submission:2/29/16
Conference Registration:4/1/16
Hotel Registration:3/14/16


Administrative Support:
Joanna Drexel, (585) 275-3421
Conference Organizers:
Dustin Froula, (585) 273-3212
Jason Myatt, (585) 275-5772


Download the 2016 Anomalous Absorption Abstract Booklet (pdf, 4.1 MB)


Download the Agenda (pdf, 83 KB)


Saybrook Point Inn & Spa
Please call reservations department directly: 800-243-0212
and ask for the University of Rochester group of rooms

The room rate is $199 (+tax) per night

Registration Fee: $800 for regular attendees, $500 for students and retirees.

Registration includes admission to the AAC 2016 conference, plus breakfast (Monday through Friday) and lunch (Monday through Thursday) for registered attendees.
A reception is included on Sunday May 1 and a banquet on Thursday evening May 5.
Additional meals and banquet tickets for guests can be purchased via online registration.

Abstract Template:

Download the 2016 Anomalous Absorption Abstract Template (Word Document, 18 KB)

Conference Topics Include:

  • Laser–plasma interactions
  • Laser–particle acceleration
  • High-intensity laser effects
  • PIC/Vlasov/Rad-Hydro modeling
  • Absorption in inertial/magnetic plasmas
  • Advanced plasma diagnostics
  • High-energy-density physics
  • Alternate ignition schemes
  • Astrophysical phenomena
  • Plasma opacity and EOS, Short-pulse lasers
  • X-ray FEL's