Plenary Speakers

George Barbastathis George Barbastathis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology &
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)
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George Barbastathis

George Barbastathis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology &
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

Optics, Interferometry, Holography & Phase: Measurement and Application

Pietro Ferraro Pietro Ferraro
Director
Institute of Applied Sciences & Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy
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Pietro Ferraro

Pietro Ferraro
Director
Institute of Applied Sciences & Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

Dr. Pietro Ferraro received the doctor of Physics degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Napoli “Federico II”, Italy, in 1987. Currently he is Director of the Research Unit/Labs INOA in Napoli and Head of the Research Line and Group on behalf of CNR in Optical diagnostics, Interferometric and Microscopy Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) Optics Group at Institute of Cybernetics, Pozzuoli (Napoli), Italy. He has worked on a number of areas in optics research ranging from laser interferometry, holography for optical characterization of materials, components and devices, including MEMS, MOEMS, waveguides, etc. ), optical fiber sensors, holographic lithography, micro- and nano- structuring of ferroelectric optical crystals (LiNbO3) for application in photonics. He is now pursuing his interests in micro- nano- structuring advanced ferroelectric photonic crystals and materials, poling, photorefractivity, quantitative phase-contrast microscopy by digital holography for in-vivo cells investigation, 3D imaging and display either with visible and IR laser light. In addition he is leading his group in optical microdevices and instrumentations development based on LiNbO3 such as phase-array, point-diffraction-interferometer, microfluidic structures. Dr. Ferraro has published over 130 papers in optics/photonic in peer reviewed journals and has 150 conference proceedings, including over 20 invited international conference papers and presentations. He is Topical Editor of Optics Letters, member of the Editorial Board of the Optics and Lasers in Engineering Journal (Elsevier) and Member of Int. Editorial Board of Measurement & Science Technology Journal (Institute of Physics) and Editor of Research Letters in Optics (Hindawi). He served on the program committees and chair sessions of more than a 20 international and on optics/photonics, imaging, and information systems sponsored by SPIE. Elected to the grade of Fellow of SPIE (2008) Elected to the grade of Senior Member of IEEE (2007) Since 2002 is in the board of Italian Chapter of IEEE-LEOS. From 2007 is member elected of the presidential board of Italian Society of Optics and Photonics (SIOF-EOS). He is member of OSA.

Optobiology: Biological matter as optical/photonics intelligent tool

Peter Bryanston-Cross Peter Bryanston-Cross
Professor
Warwick University, UK
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Peter Bryanston-Cross

Peter Bryanston-Cross
Professor
Warwick University, UK

Research projects have recently been performed in conjunction with:

  • Warwick hospital (early optical diagnostic for Macular degeneration)
  • Rolls-Royce (PIV measurements)
  • Oxford University (High temperature and pressure sensors)
  • Culham Labs (Fusion diagnostics)
  • MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (High pressure Co2 measurement)
  • ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) Zürich.(wind turbine simulation)
  • The application of rapid prototyping and optical diagnostics for the biomedical replication and visualisation of the human lung. This work is completed in conjunction with WMG (Warwick manufacturing group) & Sheffield University as part of a 10MEuro grant for research into the delivery of medication in COPD and Asthma.

Other Areas of Research

  • Fuel Sprays
  • Combustion Diagnostics
  • Digital Holography
  • Synthetic Imaging
  • Birefringence diagnostics

Optics, Interferometry, Holography & Phase: Measurement and Application

Invited Speakers

Jörg Seewig Jörg Seewig
Chair of the institute for measurement and sensor technology, University of Kaiserslautern
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Jörg Seewig

Jörg Seewig
Chair of the institute for measurement and sensor technology, University of Kaiserslautern

Jörg Seewig has studied electrical engineering at the University of Hanover, Germany, and earned his PhD in 2000. Since 2008, he is the chair of the institute for measurement and sensor technology at the University of Kaiserslautern. Over 20 years, he has been working in the field of roughness measurement techniques. The focus of his research is the improvement of optical measuring instruments in the field of production metrology, filtration and characterization techniques for areal and profile surface texture. As an example, he has developed the gaussian regression filter and the second generation lead algorithm. Other topics of his research are assistance systems for an unambiguous use of measuring instruments and the investigation of uncertainty influences using white light interferometers and confocal microscopies. He is the German delegate for ISO TC 213 WG 15 (filtration) and WG 16 (areal and profile surface texture). He was and is project leader of different ISO standards, e.g. ISO 16610-28, ISO 16610-31, ISO 16610-71, the new profile standard ISO 21920-2 and he was one of the openGPS founder.

Calibration of areal surface topography instruments

Dr. Stefan Mühlig Dr. Stefan Mühlig
Product Manager,
Mahr group
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Dr. Stefan Mühlig

Dr. Stefan Mühlig
Product Manager,
Mahr group

Dr. Stefan Mühlig studied physics in Dresden and Jena and received his Diploma degree in Physics from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in 2009. Afterwards he worked in the group of Prof. Lederer on the field of metamaterials at the Institute of Condensed Matter Theory and Solid State Optics in Jena. In 2012, he has been on leave with the Optics and Photonics Technology Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Neuchatel, Switzerland. He received his PhD degree, summa cum laude, from Friedrich Schiller University in Jena in 2013. He joined the Mahr group in 2013 and started working as an optical designer on the development of the Tilted Wave Interferometer. Since 2016 he is working as product manager at the Mahr group. Therewith he is responsible for the development of all new metrology systems measuring optical surfaces, such as e.g. interferometers.

Non-Null Interferometry Development at Mahr

Maria Laura Gödecke Maria Laura Gödecke
Research Scientist & PhD Student,
High-resolution metrology and simulation,
Institute of Applied Optics, University of Stuttgart
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Maria Laura Gödecke

Maria Laura Gödecke
Research Scientist & PhD Student,
High-resolution metrology and simulation,
Institute of Applied Optics, University of Stuttgart

Maria Laura Gödecke received the M. Sc. degree in physics from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, in January 2015. In February 2015, she joined the Institute of Applied Optics, University of Stuttgart, Germany, where she currently works in the group “High-resolution metrology and simulation” as a research scientist and PhD student. Her work focuses on model-based optical scatterometry techniques for the characterization of nanostructures, with special emphasis on sensor and detector designs for high-precision metrology.

Detection of grating asymmetries by phase-structured illumination

Junzheng Peng Junzheng Peng
Lecturer,
Department of Optoelectronic Engineering,
Jinan University
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Junzheng Peng

Junzheng Peng
Lecturer,
Department of Optoelectronic Engineering,
Jinan University

Junzheng Peng received his PhD degree in 2014 from Shanghai University, China. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Optoelectronic Engineering, Jinan University, China. His research area is optical metrogloy, including stitching interferometry of cylindrical and acylindrical surfaces, fringe projection profilometry, digital holographic microscopy and computing imaging.

Stitching interferometry of cylinder: with and without overlap regions

Sven Schröder Sven Schröder
Head of the Surface and Thin Film Characterization group,
Optical Systems department, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision
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Sven Schröder

Sven Schröder
Head of the Surface and Thin Film Characterization group,
Optical Systems department, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision

Sven Schröder is head of the Surface and Thin Film Characterization group in the Optical Systems department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) in Jena, Germany. He graduated in Physics from the Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) in Jena, Germany, in 2004 and received his PhD degree (Dr. rer. nat.) from the FSU in 2008. Since 2001, he is with the Surface and Thin Film Characterization group at the Fraunhofer IOF. In 2010, he spent one year at the University of Central Florida / CREOL in Orlando, FL, USA to work on surface roughness and scattering models. His interests are directed to the study of roughness, light scattering, and functional properties of surfaces and thin film coatings.

Light scattering characterization of high-performance optical components

Lars Büttner Lars Büttner
Head of the Flow Measurement Group,
Technische Universität Dresden
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Lars Büttner

Lars Büttner
Head of the Flow Measurement Group,
Technische Universität Dresden

Lars Büttner studied physics at Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany. Since 1999, he was a Research Fellow with the Laser Zentrum Hannover, Germany. He received the Ph.D. degree in physics from Leibniz Universität Hannover, in 2004. Since 2005, he has been with Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, where he is currently the Head of the Flow Measurement Group at the Laboratory for Measurement and Sensor System Techniques. His current research interests include laser- and ultrasound-based measurement techniques and adaptive optical systems. He is co-recipient of the 2008 third prize of the international Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis.

Application of adaptive optics for flexible laser induced ultrasound field generation and uncertainty reduction in measurements

Samuel Rosset Samuel Rosset
Research Scientist
EPFL
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Sven Schröder

Samuel Rosset
Research Scientist
EPFL

Samuel Rosset received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in microengineering from the École polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. From 2005 to 2008, he was a Research Assistant with the microsystems for space technologies laboratory (LMTS) at EPFL. After a few years in industry developing tuneable optics based on soft elastomers, he reintegrated the LMTS in 2011 where he is now a Research Scientist, overseeing the activities on dielectric elastomer actuators. His research interests include soft actuators, compliant electrodes, development of new fabrication processes for soft sensors and actuators, and reliability and lifetime of these devices.

 
Arie den Boef
ASML, NL
Yongkeun Park
KAIST
Santosh Chidangil
Manipal, India
Niels Konig
IPT – Fraunhofer
Wolfgang Osten
ITO Stuttgart
Liu Sheng
NWPU, China
Dr Jean-François Vandenrijt
Universite de Liege, Belgium
Wang Haixia