The Program

The goals of the WORKshop are as follows:

  • Present a broad variety of topics within a short time.
  • Open up time for networking and detailed individual discussions.
  • Bringing together researchers and development people from institutes and industry as well as business people.
  • More than 50 % of the attendees shall present a paper.


11/27: 10:00 – 11:00 am, Registration, Meet and Greet Reception
11/27: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Talks & Discussions
11/27: 6:00-9:00 pm, Drinks, Dinner, Bowling at Bowling 5005, Olching
11/28: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Talks & Discussions

Invited Speakers

UV Emission Market Research

  • Pierrick Boulay, Yole Développement (France)
    Talk title: The global market for light sources

UV Emission Laser

  • Dag von Gegerfelt, Huebner GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: Novel UV laser technology enables new applications
  • Roman Bek, University of Stuttgart (Germany)
    Talk title: Semiconductor disk lasers for UV emission
  • Philipp Jahn, Toptica Photonics AG (Germany)
    Talk title: Development and characterization of a 266 nm cw laser
  • Patrick Leisching, Toptica Photonics AG (Germany)
    Talk title: Challenges in the development continuous-wave laser systems for the DUV
  • Steffen Prein, CryLaS GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Compact pulsed UV nanosecond lasers at 213 nm
  • Dr. Ralph Delmdahl, Coherent LaserSystems GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: UV-laser processing with superior precision and throughput

UV Emission LED

  • Woongsun Yum, LG Innotek (South Korea)
    Talk title: High power vertical UV LED technology
  • Axel Eckmann, HERAEUS NOBLELIGHT (Germany)
    Talk title: Overview of UV LED technology and trends
  • Alexander Herzog, Technical University Darmstadt (Germany)
    Talk title: Electrical, thermal and optical characterization of the degradation mechanisms of light-emitting diodes in the UV-A range
  • Neysha Lobo Ploch, UVphotonics NT GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Influence of the heterostructure design and packaging on the performance of UVB LEDs
  • Michael Kneissl, Technical University Berlin (Germany)
    Talk title: Prospects and challenges in the development of AlGaN-based deep UV LEDs
  • Matthias Bickermann, Leibnitz Institute  for Crystal Growth IKZ (Germany)
    Talk title: AlN substrates for optoelectronic emitters in the 220-280 nm range

UV Transmission

  • Karl-Friedrich Klein, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (Germany)
    Talk title: Solarization in silica-baased fibers: DIN standard 58145
  • Uwe Schallenberg, Laser Components GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: UV optical coatings for 193 nm to 365 nm: Past, present, and future
  • Dr. Beatrix Ploss, Optics Balzers Jena GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: All-dielectric optical components for the UV range
  • Philipp Raithel, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (Germany)
    Talk title: Spectral UV degradation of optical fibers using pulsed Nd-YAG laser with 355 nm wavelength
  • Matthias Belz, World Precision Instruments Germany GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Optimization of UV light transfer in fiber optic sensor systems
  • John Shannon, Polymicro Technologies  Molex LLC (USA)
    Talk title: Enhanced UV performance in broad spectral band fibers
  • Frank Nuernberg, Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: Fused silica challenges in the UV
  • Peter Bauer, Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: Optical fused silica fibers for UV applications
  • Reinhard Voelkel, SUSS MicroOptics SA (Switzerland)
    Talk title: Micro-optics for applications in the UV

UV Detection Market Research

  • Wenko Sueptitz, SPECTARIS e.V. (Germany)
    Talk title: The global market for sensors

UV Detection

  • Robert Rehm, Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF (Germany)
    Talk title: AlGaN photodetectors for the ultraviolet regime
  • Andreas Gross, Gigahertz-Optik GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Measurement technology for UV hazard measurements
  • Steffen Goerlich, JETI Technische Instruments GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: UV radiometry with array spectro radiometers
  • Mark Paravia, Opsytec Dr. Goebel GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: UV calibrations - a state of the art review
  • Hanns S. Eckhardt,  tec5 AG (Germany
    Talk title: Components and systems for UV spectroscopy
  • Dr. Konstantin Kartaschew, Shimadzu Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: The use of UV in analytical instruments
  • Sven Martin, Carl Zeiss SMT  GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Optical metrology in the deep UV range

UV Application

  • Georg Hillrichs, University of Applied Sciences Merseburg (Germany)
    Talk title: Some aspects of laser micro processing with UV laser radiation
  • Jane Hodgkinson, Cranfield University (UK)
    Talk title: Non-dispersive UV detection of formaldehyde in indoor atmospheres
  • Adrian Mahlkow, Optotransmitter Umweltschutz Technologie (OUT) e.V. (Germany)
    Talk title: Industrial application of UVED in the range 250 to 405 nm
  • Jürgen Ihlemann, Laser-Laboratorium Goettingen e.V. (Germany)
    Talk title: UV laser micro and nano patterning of surfaces
  • Andreas Stöhr, Hensel-Visit GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: UV flash curing of micro spots
  • Romain Guillaume, UWAVE (France)
    Talk title: From mercury lamp to UV-LEDs in curing applications
  • Dawn Skinner, HERAEUS NOBLELIGHT Ltd (UK)
    Talk title: Investigating the benefits of hybrid UV LED/IR curing systems in industrial applications
  • Andreas Kolch, Hytecon Products GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: The use of UV emitting LED light sources for water treatment - applications and technology
  • Wolfgang Thimm, E.G.O. Elektro-Geräte GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: LED for the appliance industry
  • Eberhard Riedle, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany)
    Talk title: New UV light sources: possibilities and challenges in molecular science
  • Simon Schwinger, LEJ Leistungselektronik Jena GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Utilization of UV-LEDs in sophisticated industrial applications
  • Stefan Kwetkat, Vossloh-Schwabe Lighting Solutions GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    Talk title: Introducing UV LEDs to human- and animal-centric lighting
  • Hannes Wachter, Dr. Hoenle Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: State of the art technologies in UV-phototherapy for psoriasis treatment
  • Karl Hoenle, Dr. Hoenle Medizitechnik GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Treatment of psoriasis by UV-radiation in the future
  • Dietmar Fischer, GME German Medical Engineering GmbH (Germany)
    Talk title: Narrow-band UVB light sources for medical applications