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 or a poster



Topics & Invited Speakers

Session 1: Components, Materials and Accessories

  • Ultra-compact high performance infrared optoelectronic devices based on active metasurfaces
    Yu Yao, Arizona State University, USA
  • Progress towards noiseless avalanche photodiodes
    Chee Hing Tan, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Polyphotonics – a versatile hybride optical kit for NIR applications in telecom, Datacom and analytic applications based on polymers
    Crispin Zawadzki, Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
  • MEMS IR Emitter based on Carbon Nano Tubes
    Falah Al-Falahi, Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems, IPMS, Germany
  • Specifications and availability of light sources for broadband NIR spectroscopy
    Jens Mondry, Carl Zeiss Spectroscopy GmbH, Germany
  • Si-microstructures for Ge-on-Si photodetectors
    David Schmelz, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Session 2: Applications and Fundamentals

  • Radiometric measurement of low temperature objects with uncooled 2.4 μm InGaAs photodiodes
    Uwe Peter Arlt, Keller HCW GmbH, Germany
  • Measurements of complex refractive index in mid- and long wave infrared region
    Bernhard Lendl, Vienna University of Technologies, Austria
  • Modern developments at FT-NIR and miniaturized MEMS based NIR systems
    Andreas Niemöller, Bruker Optik GmbH, Germany
  • Monolithic single chip FT-NIR optical core module
    Bassem Mortada, Mostafa Medhat, Si-Ware, Egypt
  • Cloud Computing – The next generation of material scanning solutions
    Dominik Rabus, Spectral Engines, Finland
  • Solid-state LiDAR camera for long range and high resolution 3D imaging for autonomous vehicles
    Jordi Rui, Beamagine, Spain
  • Spectroscopy and Hyper-spectral Imaging in the Mid-IR and THz with Quantum- and Interband Cascade Frequency Combs
    Gerard Wysocki, Princeton University, USA
  • Measurement of CO2 and N2 inside bottles by TDLAS
    Harald Bojanowsky, ACM GmbH, Austria
  • Stand-off detection using Mid infrared Supercontinuum sources
    Markus Brandstetter, RECENDT GmbH, Austria
  • FLAIR 2018: Highlights and trends
    Erik Kerstel and Francesco D’Amato, Universite Grenoble Alpes and CNR-INO, France and Italy
  • Gas Sensing with Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy
    Verena Mackowiak, THORLABS GmbH, Germany

Session 3: Previous attendees project updates

  • Bifunctional MIR components and quantum cascade detectors
    Gottfried Strasser, Vienna University of Technologies, Austria
  • Progress on non-invasive glucose monitoring
    Werner Mäntele, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ge on Si detectors: Advanced Photonic Bi-CMOS processor
    Stefan Lischke, IHP, Germany
  • Performance improvements at pyroelectric detectors for FTIR applications by implementation of the differential scheme
    Justin Jensen, LASER COMPONENTS Pyro Group, USA
  • Few-Cycle Mid-Infrared Continuum Spanning From 500 to 2250 cm-1 at 24 mW of power
    Ka Fai Mak, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
  • Recent Inhouse Infrared Detector Development
    Robert Rehm, Fraunhofer for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, Germany