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.
  • 50 % of the attendees shall present a paper.



09:00 Arrival and coffee
10:30 Welcome Mr. Paul / Mr. Süptitz
10:45-12:30 Session
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Session
15:00-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:30 Session
18:00 Evening Get-Together with Bavarian Buffet and Bowling


08:30 Arrival and coffee
09:00-10:30 Session
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Session
12.30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:20 Session
16:00 Company tours                                                                    


  • Ulrich Eismann: UV lasers for quantum technologies - and beyond
    TOPTICA Photonics AG
  • Philipp Jahn: Power scaling of an industrial 266 nm cw laser
    TOPTICA Photonics AG
  • Pierrick Boulay: Updates to the global market for UV light sources
    Yole Développement
  • Neysha Lobo Ploch: New developments and opportunities of deep UV LEDs with peak emissions from 310nm down to below 235nm
    UVphotonics NT GmbH
  • Peter E. Gordon: Disruptive UVC LED Disinfection Solutions
    BOLB Inc.
  • Esmat Jawad: 172nm Excimer Radiation to Clean and Activate Polymers, Glass and Metals
    USHIO Deutschland GmbH
  • André Müller: Deep UV laser systems at 222.5 nm by single-pass frequency doubling of wavelength stabilized high-power GaN diode lasers
    Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibnitz-Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik


  • Philipp Raithel: Defect generation in silica-based fibers during 213nm pulsed laser irradiation
    Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
  • John H. Shannon: Recent Advances in Solarization Resistant UV Optical Fibers
    Molex Polymicro
  • Mathias Belz: UV-transmission of fiber-optic flowcell
    World Precision Instruments Germany GmbH
  • Ulli Hansen: SMD-type reflector cavity packaging for UV LEDs
    MSG Lithoglas GmbH
  • Christiane Weber: Dielectric coatings from DUV to NIR range
    Optics Balzers Jena GmbH
  • Reinhard Voelkel: Wafer-Level Micro-Optics for Applications in the UV Light Range
    SUSS MicroOptics SA
  • Sina Malobabic: Reducing absorption in UV using Plasma Ion Assisted Deposition
    Laser Components GmbH
  • Jan Röpenack: Transmission of UV radiation with liquid light guides
    Lumatec GmbH
  • Julian Kaller: Contamination Phenomena of UV Optics
    Carl Zeiss SMT


  • Robert Rehm: AlGaN focal plane array detectors for solar-blind UV detection
    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF
  • Florian Jakubka: Adhesives in UV-Sensors – Problems and Strategies
    ifw optronics GmbH
  • Camiel Heffels: Measuring nitrogen oxides for emission monotoring using a UV oxidizer in combination with a UV LED analyzer
    Siemens AG
  • Florian Schropp: UV LED Measurement using UV-stable integrating sphere and spectroradiometer with excellent dynamic and stray light suppression
    Gigahertz-Optik GmbH
  • Tilman Weiss: Aging behavior of AlGaN and SiC UV Photodetectors
    sglux GmbH


  • Petra Burger: An objective comparison between LED-UV and UV technology
    Dr. Hönle AG
  • Alexander Benz: Applying UV-LEDs in online water monitoring
    scan Messtechnik GmbH
  • Torsten Jenek: UV-LED based continous light sources for spectroscopy applications
    Heraeus Noblelight GmbH
  • Dr. Wolfgang Thimm: Contactless powering of UV LED in a fluid passage
    E.G.O. Elektro-Gerätebau GmbH
  • Victor Tomashov: The use of UVC LED for detection and concentration measurement, in real time, of bioaerosols such as airborne bacteria and spores
    IKO Science
  • Hanns S. Eckhardt: Fiber-optic systems for industrial applications
    tec5 AG
  • Jörg Hannig: UV LEDs for curing – Latest Developments
    Qioptiq Photonics Gmbh & Co. KG
  • Linda Kokkola: UVC-LEDs in water disinfection devices
    Watersprint AB
  • Dawn Skinner: UV LED lamp systems in UV curable industrial applications: achievements and challenges
    Heraeus Noblelight Ltd
  • Christian Muehlig: Direct and absolute absorption measurements in UV optical materials and coatings
    Leibnitz-Institut für Photonische Technologie e.V.