Dr. James Trebes

Principal Physicist for Directed Energy Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Main Conference Day 1

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

13:45 Advancing High Energy Laser and High Power Microwave Capabilities

As DE continues to mature on the pathway to deployable capabilities, US Armed Force will have the potential to defend against several types of threats with great precision, minimal collateral danger, while at a minimal cost per engagement. To enable, high energy laser (HEL) technology development and advancements in hardware are making laser weapon systems increasingly viable.


  • OSD laser scaling efforts
  • Enhancing high energy laser strength and output
  • High-power microwave development efforts

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Dr. James.

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