Lund Laser Centre

Lund University

Welcome to the Lund Laser Centre (LLC)

LLC is a Linnaeus Research Centre

LLC is a European Major Research Infrastructure and a part of LASERLAB-Europe


Units belonging to the Centre and its Linnaeus programme are:

Division of Atomic Physics, including the Lund High Power Laser Facility,

Division head: Professor Claes-Göran Wahlström

Division of Chemical Physics, Division head: Professor Tönu Pullerits

Division of Combustion Physics, Division head: Professor Marcus Aldén

Division of Atomic Astrophysics, Contact person: Hampus Nilsson

Laser activities at MAX-lab, Contact person: Professor Sverker Werin

Further, two specialised centra are part of the LLC:

Combustion Centre, Director: Professor Marcus Aldén

Medical Laser Centre, Director: Professor Katarina Svanberg


Katarina Svanberg, professor and chief consultant of oncology at Lund University Hospital, is the recipient of the 2017 Gold Medal of the Society, awarded by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. The award recognizes her contributions to biophotonics, in particular clinical work exploring and verifying the efficacy of phototherapy and in vivo diagnosis in treating cancer patients.

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