Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / TIVOLI, Aachen

Lectures are presented in English and German with simultaneous interpreting.

Status: December 2018


8:00 Check-in
9:00 Welcome
Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)


9:15 High Throughput Processing with Ultrafast Lasers - What’s New for Applications and Technology?
Eric Mottay, Amplitude Systèmes, Pessac (F)


10:00 Leveraging of Transparent Materials Processing by Beam Shaping and In Situ Diagnostics
Dr. Malte Kumkar, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D)
10:30 Coffee Break/Tabletop-Exhibition
11:00 Hollow-Core PCF: An Enabling and Transformative Technology for Ultrashort Pulse Laser Applications
Prof. Fetah Benabid, Xlim - Institut de recherche, Limoges (F)
11:30 Multiscale Modeling for USP Structuring
Dr. Markus Niessen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)
12:00 Laser-Induced Forward Transfer (LIFT) of 3D Free Standing Microstructures - Fundamentals and Potential Applications
Prof. Gert-Willem Römer, University of Twente, Enschede (NL)
12:30 Lunch/Tabletop-Exhibition


13:30 Efficient Production of Large-Area Design Surfaces on 3D Moulding Tools
Dr. Benedikt Nohn, Volkswagen AG, Braunschweig (D)
14:00 Microstructures near the Diffraction Limit-Fabrication and Applications
Dr. Johannes-Thomas Finger, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)
14:30 Highly Accurate 3D Laser Processing of Customer-Specific Tools
Dr. Claus Alexander Dold, EWAG AG, Etziken (CH)
15:00 Coffee Break/Tabletop-Exhibition
15:30 High-Throughput Micro Machining with (Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers and) Multiple Spots
Dr. Stephan Brüning, Schepers GmbH & Co. KG, Vreden (D)


16.00 Trends and Perspectives of Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers and their Applications
- Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D) / Moderation
- Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)
- Lars Penning, Next Scan Technology bvba, Evergem (B)
- Dr. Malte Kumkar, TRUMPF GmbH, Ditzingen (D)



Networking Event with Dinner
»Ballsaal Altes Kurhaus«, Aachen (Doors open at 18:30 Uhr)

Programm subject to minor changes.


Martin Reininghaus

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Dipl.-Phys. Martin Reininghaus

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Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
Steinbachstr. 15
52074 Aachen

Phone +49 241 8906-627

Fax +49 241 8906-121

Oscar Otero Fernandez

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Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
Steinbachstr. 15
52074 Aachen

Phone +49 241 8906-151

Fax +49 241 8906-121