Polymer Optics Days 2018


April 10-11, 2018 Aachen
International Conference

Tuesday April 10, 2018
9:00 Welcome
Prof. Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Deutschland
Light sources and optical systems
9:15 From static to dynamic projection in the automobile
Christopher Bremer, BMW AG, Germany
9:40 Production-oriented design of opto-mechanical Systems for Mass Production
Dr. Kristina Uhlendorf, Jabil Optics, Germany
10:05 Thin and flexible light guides for led lighting systems with new form factors
Dr. Anthony Nichol, FLEx Lighting, USA
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Polymer optics in luminaires
Dr. Britta Vogel, ITZ Innovations- und Technologiezentrum GmbH
Member of TRILUX Group, Germany

11:25 Freeform micro-fresnellenses: Performance potential and challenges in fabrication
Dr. Ulrich Streppel , OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, Deutschland
11:50 Lunch
Continuous production of planar optics and films
12:50 From lighting to displays: engineered Optical Films for Efficient, Directional Control
Dr. William Edmonds, 3M Company, USA
13:15 Weather-stable structured surfaces – learning from established coating applications
Dr. Sven Krabbenborg, BASF Coatings GmbH, Germany
13:40 Coffee break
14:05 The Ubiquity of Flat Optics
Suleyman Turgut, Luminit, USA
14:30 Virtual images using plastic-fabric combinations
Richard Müller, ETTLIN AG, Germany
14:55 Shop floor visit at IKV and Fraunhofer IPT
17:30 End of first conference day
19:00Networking Dinner
Wednesday April 11, 2018
Innovative optical grade polymers and applications
8:30Polycarbonate and polyetherimide resins for injection molded lenses in high temperature applications
Gabrie Hoogland, SABIC Innovative Plastics B.V., Netherlands
8:55Light management with PMMA and PMMI - limitations and opportunities
Frank Gabriel, Evonik Performance Materials GmbH, Germany
9:20Development and production of secondary optics in LSR
Christian Todaro, KHATOD Optoelectronic, Italy
Injection Molded Optics
9:45UV-based in-mold coating for optical surface qualities
Larissa Kutscha, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
10:10Coffee break
10:40Scalable fabrication of nanoscale structures
Teck Lee CHEE, Moveon Technologies Pte Ltd, Singapore
11:05Variotherm / dynamic mold temperature control
Ulrich Rosenberg, gwk Gesellschaft Wärme Kältetechnik mbH, Germany
11:30The key techology challenge - injection molding of aspherical mirrors for
head-up displays
Sebastian Werner, Continental Automotive GmbH, Germany
11:55Precision meets dynamics - innovative concepts for injection molded optical components
Dr. Rainer Kleeschulte, Krallmann Holding u. Verwaltungs GmbH, Germany
Digitalization for optics production
13:20Optics manufacturing in a digitalized production environment
Prof. Dr. Robert Schmitt, Fraunhofer IPT, Germany
Data streams in complex production chains for opto-mechanical assemblies
Silvie Skyvova, Meopta s.r.o.
14:10High-Efficient thick wall optics in the stress field between function and design
Andreas Stockfisch, HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany
14:35Coffee break
15:05Robust design optimization of optical systems
Bernd Büttner, Dynardo GmbH, Germany
15:30Wavefront technology for industrial testing of optical components
Dr. Christian Bock, Optocraft GmbH, Germany
15:55Consistent data acquisition in production - from cavity mould sensor over machine data up to quality assurance
Axel Reßmann, IOS GmbH, Germany


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