The XV International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy brought together spectroscopists from all over the world working in the very diverse and still growing field of laser spectroscopy. It addressed a large number of modern scientific issues at the highest level.
Contents: Bose-Einstein Condensation of Metastable Helium: Some Experimental Aspects (C I Westbrook et al.); Resonance Superfluidity in a Quantum Degenerate Fermi Gas (S Kokkelmans et al.); Measuring the Frequency of Light with Ultra Short Pulses (T W Hansch et al.); Atomic Clocks and Cold Atom Scattering (K Gibble et al.); Cavity QED with Cold Atoms (H J Kimble and J McKeever); Advantages and Limits to Laser Cooling in Optical Lattices (D S Weiss); New Advances in Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) Microscopy (J-X Cheng et al.); Speedy BEC in a Tiny Trap: Cohernet Matter Waves on a Microchip (J Reichel et al.); Merging Two Independent Femtosecond Lasers into One (L-S Ma et al.); Deterministic Delivery of a Single Atom (S Kuhr et al.); and other papers.