Our Program 2019

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.


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

09:00 Registration / Coffee Reception
10:30 Welcoming
10:35 Photonics Overview
  • Photonics at the threshold to a new decade - market data and trends
    Wenko Süptitz
10:55 UV Emission – Laser, LED
  • Updates to the global market for UV light sources
    Pierrick Bouley, Yole Développement
  • Disruptive UVC LED Disinfection Solutions
    Peter E. Gordon, BOLB Inc.
  • Power scaling of an industrial 266 nm cw laser
    Philipp Jahn, TOPTICA Photonics AG
  • Deep UV laser systems at 222.5 nm by single-pass frequency doubling of wavelength stabilized high-power GaN diode lasers
    Andre Mueller,  Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibnitz-Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik
  • UV lasers for quantum technologies - and beyond
    Ulrich Eismann, TOPTICA Photonics AG
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 UV Emission – LED, Excimer
  • New developments and opportunities of deep UV LEDs with peak emissions from 310nm down to below 235nm
    Neysha Lobo Ploch, UVphotonics NT GmbH
  • 172 nm Excimer Radiation to Clean and Activate Polymers, Glass and Metals
    Esmat Jawad, USHIO Deutschland GmbH
14:10 UV Transmission – Part I
  • Reducing absorption in UV using Plasma Ion Assisted Deposition
    Sina Malobabic, Laser Components GmbH
  • Defect generation in silica-based fibers during 213nm pulsed laser irradiation
    Philipp Raithel, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
  • Dielectric coatings from DUV to NIR range
    Christiane Weber, Optics Balzers Jena GmbH
  • SMD-type reflector cavity packaging for UV LEDs
    Ulli Hansen, MSG Lithoglas GmbH
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 UV Transmission – Part II
  • Recent Advances in Solarization Resistant UV Optical Fibers
    John Shannon, Molex Polymicro
  • UV-transmission of fiber-optic flowcell
    Mathias Belz, World Precision Instruments Germany GmbH
  • Wafer-Level Micro-Optics for Applications in the UV Light Range
    Reinhard Voelkel, SUSS MicroOptics SA
  • Transmission of UV radiation with liquid light guides
    Jan Roepenack, Lumatec GmbH
  • Contamination Phenomena of UV Optics
    Julian Kaller, Carl Zeiss SMT
17:40        Preparing for Bowling

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

08:00 Coffee Reception
08:45 UV Detection
  • AlGaN focal plane array detectors for solar-blind UV detection
    Robert Rehm, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF
  • Adhesives in UV-Sensors – Problems and Strategies
    Florian Jakubka, ifw optronics GmbH
  • UV LED Measurement using UV-stable integrating sphere and spectroradiometer with excellent dynamic and stray light suppression
    Mike Clark, Gigahertz-Optik GmbH
  • Aging behavior of AlGaN and SiC UV photodetectors
    Tilman Weiss, sglux GmbH
  • Measuring nitrogen oxides for emission monitoring using a UV oxidizer in combination with a UV LED analyzer
    Camiel Heffels, Siemens AG
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 UV Application - Part I
  • UV-LED based continuous light sources for spectroscopy applications
    Torsten Jenek, Heraeus Noblelight GmbH
  • UVC-LEDs in water disinfection devices
    Linda Kokkola, Watersprint AB
  • UV LEDs for curing – Latest Developments
    Joerg Hannig, Qioptiq Photonics Gmbh & Co. KG
  • Applications of UV LEDs in molecular science
    Eberhard Riedle, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich
  • Direct and Absolute Absorption Measurements in UV optical materials and coatings
    Christian Muehlig, Leibnitz-Institut für Photonische Technologie e.V.
  • UV LED lamp systems in UV curable industrial applications: achievements and challenges
    Dawn Skinner, Heraeus Noblelight Ltd
12:45 Lunch break
13:45 UV Application – Part II
  • Applying UV-LEDs in online water monitoring
    Alexander Benz, scan Messtechnik GmbH
  • An objective comparison between LED-UV and UV technology
    Petra Burger, Dr. Hönle AG
  • The use of UVC LED for detection and concentration measurement, in real time, of bioaerosols such as airborne bacteria and spores
    Victor Tomashov, IKO Science
  • Contactless powering of UV LED in a fluid passage
    Wolfgang Thimm, E.G.O. Elektro-Gerätebau GmbH
  • Fiber-optic systems for industrial applications
    Hanns S. Eckhardt,  tec5 AG
  • Implementation of UVC LEDs components for water disinfection
    Thomas Zunino, T.Zic
15:40 End of Workshop
16:00        Laser Components Company tours