Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Status and Aspects of SLM and LMD Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Production and Testing of Additively Manufactured (SLM) Ni-based Gas Turbine Components

Julius Schurb, General Electric (Switzerland) GmbH, Birr (CH)

11:00 - 11:30

Comparison between LBM and EBM Production Systems

Stéphane Abed, Poly-Shape SAS, Salon de Provence (F)

11:30 - 12:00

Combined Powder and Process Development for Economic Serial Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Simon Höges, GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH, Radevormwald (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

High Speed Laser Metal Deposition of Large Rods for Wear and Corrosion Applications

Ernst Dijkstra, TOPCLAD B.V., Lelystad (NL)

14:30 - 15:00

Hybrid Manufacturing of Turbine Components via Laser Metal Deposition and Adaptive Repair

Volker Böhm, HAMUEL Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Meeder (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Manufacturing of Large Components for the Aviation Using LMD

Prof. Xin Lin, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi (CN)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Exploring New Frontiers in Metals Additive Manufacturing: From Electron Beams to Lasers

Jorge Mireles, University of Texas, El Paso (USA)

17:00 - 17:30

New to the LAM Community? Networking Helps Along! Presentation of the Aachen Networks ACAM and ICTM

Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Torsten Moll, Fraunhofer IPT, Aachen (D)

Forum Process Control on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Process Control

Room K2

Chairman: Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Process Monitoring and Control in Laser Material Processing - State of the Art and Outlook

Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Advantages of Online Beam Monitoring during Laser Production - Monitoring the Tool rather than the Result

Dr. Reinhard Kramer, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Closed Loop Control of Deep Penetration Welding and Further Potential of Low Coherence Interferometry

Dr. Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec Optronik GmbH, Neu-Isenburg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Process Monitoring in Automotive Production - Challenges and Benefits

Christoph Franz, Scansonic MI GmbH, Berlin (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

14:00 - 14:30

In-Situ Sensor Concept to Ensure the Process Quality for Laser Beam Remote Welding of Aluminum

Dr. Jan-Philipp Weberpals, AUDI AG, Neckarsulm (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Process Control in Industrial Applications

Wouter Zweers, AWL-Techniek B.V., Harderwijk (NL)

15:00 - 15:30

Uncooled High Speed Mid Infrared Cameras for Process Monitoring of Laser Welding

Dr. Germán Vergara Ogando, New Infrared Technologies, Ltd., Madrid (ES)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Active Thermography for Quality Control of Laser Welded Metals and Laser Processed Fiber Reinforced Plastic Materials

Dr. Christian Srajbr, edevis GmbH, Stuttgart (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Process Monitoring while Welding of Cu Components in Electronics Manufacturing

Dr. Jens Gedicke, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., Hamm (D)

Seminar Laser Technology ABC´s on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Seminar Laser Technology ABC's

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

How does Laser Materials Processing Work?

Markus Rütering, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

13:00 - 13:30

Which Laser for which Application?

Dr. Alexander Knitsch, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D)

13:30 - 14:00

Where is Laser Technology Applied in Industrial Practice?

Dr. Peter Kallage, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Hamburg (D)

14:00 - 14:30

How is Laser Technology Supporting Industry 4.0?

Christian Hinke, RWTH Aachen University - Lehrstuhl für Lasertechnik LLT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

15:30 - 16:00

Monitoring and Controlling of Laser Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Otto Märten, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

16:00 - 16:30

When is Laser Shaping More Profitable Compared to Traditional Techniques?

Michael Kluge, Coherent (Deutschland) GmbH, Dieburg (D)

16:30 - 17:00

What are the Current Developments in Laser Technology?

Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Panel Discussion: What Should Users Pay Attention to When Introducing Laser Technology into Their Processes?

Technology Business Day on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Laser Markets in Europe, America and Asia

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the European Laser Market and the Development of the World Market

Klaus Löffler, TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D) / AG Laser VDMA, Frankfurt (D)

13:00 - 13:30

The Latest Economic Turbulences in China and its Impact on Laser and Photonics Industry

Dr. Bo Gu, Bos Photonics, Boston (USA)

13:30 - 14:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Markets in the US and South America

David A. Belforte, Belforte Associates, Sturbridge (USA)

Dr. Ronald D. Schaeffer, Photo Machining, Pelham (USA)

14:00 - 14:30

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Market in Japan

Dr. Kunihiko Washio, Paradigm Laser Research Limited, Machida Tokyo (JP)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Trends of Laser Processing in the Electronic, Aircraft and Metalworking Industries

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Metal Processing with Lasers - Trends from a UK Job Shop Point of View

Prof. John Powell, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea (SE) and Laser Expertise Ltd., Nottingham (UK)

16:00 - 16:30

Potential and Challenges for Laser Based Additive Manufacturing in Aero Engine

Dr. Dan Roth-Fagaraseanu, Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG, Blankenfelde-Mahlow (D)

16:30 - 17:00

Precision Machining with Laser in the Automotive Industry - A Comparison of Techniques to Conventional Technologies

Dr. Thomas Kiedrowski, Robert Bosch GmbH, Schwieberdingen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Laser Application in Micro-Electronics

Dr. Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

Gerd Herziger Session on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:00 - 08:30

Check-in and Coffee Reception

08:30 - 08:40

Welcome

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:40 - 08:55

Lightweight Technologies in Automotive and Aerospace Industry

Dr. E. h. Peter Leibinger, TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

08:55 - 09:10

Individualization of Products in the Areas of Consumer Goods and Medical Technology

Dr. Armin Renneisen, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Bergkirchen (D)

09:10 - 09:25

Smart Electronics Products in Household, Communications, Entertainment and Mobility

Dr. Mark Sobey, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

09:25 - 09:40

Miniaturization within Medical Technology and Life Science for Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapies - Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Mike Böttger, JENOPTIK AG, Jena (D)

09:40 - 10:40

Panel Discussion with Speakers: Challenges and Trends in Laser Technology - What Does That Mean for Research and Development in Science and Industry?

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Digital Photonic Production

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:10 - 11:40

Digital Photonic Production and Industry 4.0 - Trends and Structural Implementation in Aachen

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:40 - 12:00

Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing for Space Parts - Hurdles and Challenges

Dr. Steffen Beyer, Airbus DS GmbH, München (D)

12:00 - 12:20

Current and Future Overview on Ultrafast Lasers in Microelectronics Industrial Applications

Dr. Nam Seong Kim, EO Technics Co.,Ltd., Anyang (KR)

12:20 - 12:30

Panel Discussion with Speakers

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Processing - Macro from Thu, 2016-04-28 until Fri, 2016-04-29

Thursday, 2016-04-28

Selective Laser Melting

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Konrad Wissenbach, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Additive Manufacturing of Medical Products

Adem Aksu, Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlheim (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Additive Manufacturing for High Pressure Hydraulic Valve Manifolds

Alexander Altmann, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Selective Laser Melting of Magnesium Alloys

Lucas Jauer, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)


Friday, 2016-04-29

Cutting | Advances in Process Adapted Beam Shaping (EU-HALO)

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 08:50

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Project Overview - Simulation and Meta-Modelling

Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:50 - 09:00

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Novel Adaptable Laser Designs

Prof. Andy Clarkson, ORC - University of Southampton, Southampton (UK)

09:00 - 09:15

Cutting Brittle Material: Cutting Phenomena and Multi-Spot Techniques

Lara Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:15 - 09:30

Cutting Brittle Material: 3D Ablation with Liquid-Jet Guided Laser in 5-axis CNC Machines

Dr. Bernold Richerzhagen, SYNOVA S.A., Ecublens (CH)

09:30 - 09:50

Cutting Sheet Metal: Adapted Polarization Beam Shaping for High-Quality Cutting

Dr. Tobias Häcker, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

09:50 - 10:00

Cutting Sheet Metal: High-Speed Imaging Analysis of Laser Beam Cutting

Prof. Alexander Kaplan, LTU, Lulea (SE)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Welding

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Dirk Petring, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Welding of Martensitic and High-Carbon Steel Grades in Hot-Strip Lines - Automatic Parameter Adjustment, Inductive Heat Treatment, Position Controlled Welding with CO2 or Fiber Lasers

Christian Dornscheidt, SMS Group GmbH, Hilden (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Laser Beam Welding of High Strength and Ultra-High Strength Steels - Properties and Challenges

Stefan Lindner, Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH, Krefeld (D)

12:00 - 12:30

New Approaches in High-Speed Videography for a Closer View inside the Laser Welding Process

Prof. Michael Schmidt, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien, Erlangen (D)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Deposition

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Andres Gasser, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

LMD and SLM in Additive Manufacturing - A Technology Comparison

Moritz Alkhayat, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

LMD Coatings for Boiler Pressure Components. Case Study of Moving LMD Applications from Feasibility Trials into Large Scale Production Volumes

Scott Poeppel, Joining Technologies Inc., East Granby (USA)

15:30 - 16:00

AM Processes at GKN - Methods for Product Development, New Manufacturing and Repair

Peter Jonsson, GKN Aerospace Engine Systems Sweden, Trollhättan (SE)

Laser Material Processing - Micro from Thu, 2016-04-28 until Fri, 2016-04-29

Thursday, 2016-04-28

Micro Structuring

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Process Analytics of Laser Ablation Processes

Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Importance of Micro Structure to Improve the Molding Process in Terms of Speed and Quality

Jean-Jose Paccaud, GF Machining Solutions, Meyrin (CH)

15:00 - 15:30

Laser Filamentation of Glass and Other Transparent, Brittle Materials: Fundamentals, Laser Concepts and Applications

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition


Friday, 2016-04-29

Micro Joining

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

An Innovative Joining Process for Thermally Sensitive Components - LIMBO

Simon Britten, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 09:30

Laser Welding + Wirebonding = Laserbonding. A New Joining Process for Applications in Power Electronics and Battery Technology

Dr. Josef Sedlmair, F&K Delvotec Bondtechnik GmbH, Ottobrunn (D)

09:30 - 10:00

PMjoin - Laser-based Joining of Plastic to Metal Automotive Seat Structures

Dr. Geert Verhaeghe, Faurecia Autositze GmbH, Stadthagen (D)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Ultrafast Lasers - Applications

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High Power Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers in Tool Technology - Productive Processes for Microstructures on Macro Components

Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Lasers in the Production of Circuit Substrates

Dr. Malte Schulz-Ruhtenberg, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, Garbsen (D)

12:00 - 12:30

Present Status and Trends of Femtosecond Laser Processing in Next Generation Displays, AMOLED Manufacturing Industry

Prof. Sung-Hak Cho, KIMM Korea Institute of Machinery & Material, Daejeon (KR)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Polishing and Thin Film Processing

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Jochen Stollenwerk, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Laser-based Production of Thin Films for Electronic Applications

Dr. Christian Vedder, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Q-switched CO2 Laser Opens New Opportunities in Laser Material Processing

Hendrik Steinmetz, FEHA LaserTec GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Adapted Intensity Distribution by Free-Form Optics for Laser Surface Treatment

Rainer Klar, INNOLITE GmbH, Aachen (D)

Laser Beam Sources from Thu, 2016-04-28 until Fri, 2016-04-29

Thursday, 2016-04-28

Solid State and Fiber Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Solid-State and Fiber Lasers for Industrial Use: Status & Prospects

Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Multi-Core Fiber Lasers with High Performance and High Efficiency

Andreas Siewert, IPG Laser GmbH, Burbach (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Short- and Ultrashort Pulsed InnoSlab Lasers in Selected Industrial Applications

Dr. Keming Du, EdgeWave GmbH, Würselen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition


Friday, 2016-04-29

Ultrafast Lasers - Laser Beam Sources

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Peter Rußbüldt, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

Femtosecond Lasers over 100 Watts

Dr. Clemens Hönninger, Amplitude Systèmes, Pessac (F)

09:00 - 09:30

Kilowatt Ultrafast Disk Laser

Dr. Dominik Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:30 - 10:00

Fiber Beam Delivery for Ultrafast Lasers - Status Quo and Outlook

Dr. Björn Wedel, PT Photonic Tools GmbH, Berlin (D)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors? Exhibition

Lasers with Tailored Wavelengths

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Bernd Jungbluth, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High-Power Lasers with Application-Specific Pulse Length and Wavelengths in UV, VIS and NIR

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Cutting Edge Fiber Laser Technology around 2 µm

Dr. Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics Inc., Tucson (USA)

12:00 - 12:30

Architecture, Performance and Application of High-Power High Repetition Rate UV Laser with Flexible Pulse Control

Dr. Rajesh S. Patel, Spectra-Physics, Santa Clara (USA)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Diode Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Martin Traub, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Development of Performance and Efficiency of High Power Diode Lasers

Volker Krause, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Recent Results and Future Scaling Potential of the T-Bar Design

Dr. Jens Biesenbach, DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH, Mainz-Hechtsheim (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Laser Scanner - A Crucial Step towards Automated Driving

Dr. Gunnar Busse, Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen (D)

Outlook on Friday, 2016-04-29

Outlook

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

16:00 - 16:30

Outlook

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Sponsors' Exhibition from Wed, 2016-04-27 until Fri, 2016-04-29

Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

12:00 - 17:00

Sponsors' Exhibition


Thursday, 2016-04-28

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:30 - 16:00

Sponsors' Exhibition


Friday, 2016-04-29

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:00 - 16:30

Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Technology Live on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Laser Technology Live

Fraunhofer ILT

16:00 - 16:30

Shuttle Transfer to Fraunhofer ILT

16:30 - 19:30

Laser Technology Live

Evening Event from Wed, 2016-04-27 until Thu, 2016-04-28

Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Coronation Hall

18:15 - 19:00

Doors open

19:00 - 23:00

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016


Thursday, 2016-04-28

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Fraunhofer ILT

19:30 - 20:00

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

Photonics Cluster

20:00 - 23:30

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

22:00 - 23:30

Shuttle Transfer to City Center

Seminar Laser Technology ABC´s on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Seminar Laser Technology ABC's

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

How does Laser Materials Processing Work?

Markus Rütering, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

13:00 - 13:30

Which Laser for which Application?

Dr. Alexander Knitsch, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D)

13:30 - 14:00

Where is Laser Technology Applied in Industrial Practice?

Dr. Peter Kallage, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Hamburg (D)

14:00 - 14:30

How is Laser Technology Supporting Industry 4.0?

Christian Hinke, RWTH Aachen University - Lehrstuhl für Lasertechnik LLT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

15:30 - 16:00

Monitoring and Controlling of Laser Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Otto Märten, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

16:00 - 16:30

When is Laser Shaping More Profitable Compared to Traditional Techniques?

Michael Kluge, Coherent (Deutschland) GmbH, Dieburg (D)

16:30 - 17:00

What are the Current Developments in Laser Technology?

Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Panel Discussion: What Should Users Pay Attention to When Introducing Laser Technology into Their Processes?

Seminar Laser Technology ABC's on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Seminar Laser Technology ABC's

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

How does Laser Materials Processing Work?

Markus Rütering, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

13:00 - 13:30

Which Laser for which Application?

Dr. Alexander Knitsch, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D)

13:30 - 14:00

Where is Laser Technology Applied in Industrial Practice?

Dr. Peter Kallage, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Hamburg (D)

14:00 - 14:30

How is Laser Technology Supporting Industry 4.0?

Christian Hinke, RWTH Aachen University - Lehrstuhl für Lasertechnik LLT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

15:30 - 16:00

Monitoring and Controlling of Laser Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Otto Märten, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

16:00 - 16:30

When is Laser Shaping More Profitable Compared to Traditional Techniques?

Michael Kluge, Coherent (Deutschland) GmbH, Dieburg (D)

16:30 - 17:00

What are the Current Developments in Laser Technology?

Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Panel Discussion: What Should Users Pay Attention to When Introducing Laser Technology into Their Processes?

Technology Business Day on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Laser Markets in Europe, America and Asia

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the European Laser Market and the Development of the World Market

Klaus Löffler, TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D) / AG Laser VDMA, Frankfurt (D)

13:00 - 13:30

The Latest Economic Turbulences in China and its Impact on Laser and Photonics Industry

Dr. Bo Gu, Bos Photonics, Boston (USA)

13:30 - 14:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Markets in the US and South America

David A. Belforte, Belforte Associates, Sturbridge (USA)

Dr. Ronald D. Schaeffer, Photo Machining, Pelham (USA)

14:00 - 14:30

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Market in Japan

Dr. Kunihiko Washio, Paradigm Laser Research Limited, Machida Tokyo (JP)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Trends of Laser Processing in the Electronic, Aircraft and Metalworking Industries

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Metal Processing with Lasers - Trends from a UK Job Shop Point of View

Prof. John Powell, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea (SE) and Laser Expertise Ltd., Nottingham (UK)

16:00 - 16:30

Potential and Challenges for Laser Based Additive Manufacturing in Aero Engine

Dr. Dan Roth-Fagaraseanu, Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG, Blankenfelde-Mahlow (D)

16:30 - 17:00

Precision Machining with Laser in the Automotive Industry - A Comparison of Techniques to Conventional Technologies

Dr. Thomas Kiedrowski, Robert Bosch GmbH, Schwieberdingen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Laser Application in Micro-Electronics

Dr. Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

Laser Markets in Europe, America and Asia on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Laser Markets in Europe, America and Asia

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:30

Check-in and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 13:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the European Laser Market and the Development of the World Market

Klaus Löffler, TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH, Ditzingen (D) / AG Laser VDMA, Frankfurt (D)

13:00 - 13:30

The Latest Economic Turbulences in China and its Impact on Laser and Photonics Industry

Dr. Bo Gu, Bos Photonics, Boston (USA)

13:30 - 14:00

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Markets in the US and South America

David A. Belforte, Belforte Associates, Sturbridge (USA)

Dr. Ronald D. Schaeffer, Photo Machining, Pelham (USA)

14:00 - 14:30

Status Quo and Perspectives of the Laser Market in Japan

Dr. Kunihiko Washio, Paradigm Laser Research Limited, Machida Tokyo (JP)

14:30 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Trends of Laser Processing in the Electronic, Aircraft and Metalworking Industries on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Trends of Laser Processing in the Electronic, Aircraft and Metalworking Industries

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Prof. Peter Loosen, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Metal Processing with Lasers - Trends from a UK Job Shop Point of View

Prof. John Powell, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea (SE) and Laser Expertise Ltd., Nottingham (UK)

16:00 - 16:30

Potential and Challenges for Laser Based Additive Manufacturing in Aero Engine

Dr. Dan Roth-Fagaraseanu, Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG, Blankenfelde-Mahlow (D)

16:30 - 17:00

Precision Machining with Laser in the Automotive Industry - A Comparison of Techniques to Conventional Technologies

Dr. Thomas Kiedrowski, Robert Bosch GmbH, Schwieberdingen (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Laser Application in Micro-Electronics

Dr. Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

Forum Process Control on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Process Control

Room K2

Chairman: Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Process Monitoring and Control in Laser Material Processing - State of the Art and Outlook

Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Advantages of Online Beam Monitoring during Laser Production - Monitoring the Tool rather than the Result

Dr. Reinhard Kramer, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Closed Loop Control of Deep Penetration Welding and Further Potential of Low Coherence Interferometry

Dr. Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec Optronik GmbH, Neu-Isenburg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Process Monitoring in Automotive Production - Challenges and Benefits

Christoph Franz, Scansonic MI GmbH, Berlin (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

14:00 - 14:30

In-Situ Sensor Concept to Ensure the Process Quality for Laser Beam Remote Welding of Aluminum

Dr. Jan-Philipp Weberpals, AUDI AG, Neckarsulm (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Process Control in Industrial Applications

Wouter Zweers, AWL-Techniek B.V., Harderwijk (NL)

15:00 - 15:30

Uncooled High Speed Mid Infrared Cameras for Process Monitoring of Laser Welding

Dr. Germán Vergara Ogando, New Infrared Technologies, Ltd., Madrid (ES)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Active Thermography for Quality Control of Laser Welded Metals and Laser Processed Fiber Reinforced Plastic Materials

Dr. Christian Srajbr, edevis GmbH, Stuttgart (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Process Monitoring while Welding of Cu Components in Electronics Manufacturing

Dr. Jens Gedicke, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., Hamm (D)

Forum Process Control on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Process Control

Room K2

Chairman: Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Process Monitoring and Control in Laser Material Processing - State of the Art and Outlook

Peter Abels, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Advantages of Online Beam Monitoring during Laser Production - Monitoring the Tool rather than the Result

Dr. Reinhard Kramer, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Closed Loop Control of Deep Penetration Welding and Further Potential of Low Coherence Interferometry

Dr. Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec Optronik GmbH, Neu-Isenburg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Process Monitoring in Automotive Production - Challenges and Benefits

Christoph Franz, Scansonic MI GmbH, Berlin (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

14:00 - 14:30

In-Situ Sensor Concept to Ensure the Process Quality for Laser Beam Remote Welding of Aluminum

Dr. Jan-Philipp Weberpals, AUDI AG, Neckarsulm (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Process Control in Industrial Applications

Wouter Zweers, AWL-Techniek B.V., Harderwijk (NL)

15:00 - 15:30

Uncooled High Speed Mid Infrared Cameras for Process Monitoring of Laser Welding

Dr. Germán Vergara Ogando, New Infrared Technologies, Ltd., Madrid (ES)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Active Thermography for Quality Control of Laser Welded Metals and Laser Processed Fiber Reinforced Plastic Materials

Dr. Christian Srajbr, edevis GmbH, Stuttgart (D)

17:00 - 17:30

Process Monitoring while Welding of Cu Components in Electronics Manufacturing

Dr. Jens Gedicke, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., Hamm (D)

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Status and Aspects of SLM and LMD Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Production and Testing of Additively Manufactured (SLM) Ni-based Gas Turbine Components

Julius Schurb, General Electric (Switzerland) GmbH, Birr (CH)

11:00 - 11:30

Comparison between LBM and EBM Production Systems

Stéphane Abed, Poly-Shape SAS, Salon de Provence (F)

11:30 - 12:00

Combined Powder and Process Development for Economic Serial Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Simon Höges, GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH, Radevormwald (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

High Speed Laser Metal Deposition of Large Rods for Wear and Corrosion Applications

Ernst Dijkstra, TOPCLAD B.V., Lelystad (NL)

14:30 - 15:00

Hybrid Manufacturing of Turbine Components via Laser Metal Deposition and Adaptive Repair

Volker Böhm, HAMUEL Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Meeder (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Manufacturing of Large Components for the Aviation Using LMD

Prof. Xin Lin, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi (CN)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Exploring New Frontiers in Metals Additive Manufacturing: From Electron Beams to Lasers

Jorge Mireles, University of Texas, El Paso (USA)

17:00 - 17:30

New to the LAM Community? Networking Helps Along! Presentation of the Aachen Networks ACAM and ICTM

Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Torsten Moll, Fraunhofer IPT, Aachen (D)

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 10:00

Check-in and Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:30

Status and Aspects of SLM and LMD Manufacturing Processes

Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

10:30 - 11:00

Production and Testing of Additively Manufactured (SLM) Ni-based Gas Turbine Components

Julius Schurb, General Electric (Switzerland) GmbH, Birr (CH)

11:00 - 11:30

Comparison between LBM and EBM Production Systems

Stéphane Abed, Poly-Shape SAS, Salon de Provence (F)

11:30 - 12:00

Combined Powder and Process Development for Economic Serial Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Simon Höges, GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH, Radevormwald (D)

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Forum Laser Additive Manufacturing

Room K1

Chairman: Dr. Wilhelm Meiners, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

High Speed Laser Metal Deposition of Large Rods for Wear and Corrosion Applications

Ernst Dijkstra, TOPCLAD B.V., Lelystad (NL)

14:30 - 15:00

Hybrid Manufacturing of Turbine Components via Laser Metal Deposition and Adaptive Repair

Volker Böhm, HAMUEL Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Meeder (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Manufacturing of Large Components for the Aviation Using LMD

Prof. Xin Lin, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi (CN)

15:30 - 16:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

16:30 - 17:00

Exploring New Frontiers in Metals Additive Manufacturing: From Electron Beams to Lasers

Jorge Mireles, University of Texas, El Paso (USA)

17:00 - 17:30

New to the LAM Community? Networking Helps Along! Presentation of the Aachen Networks ACAM and ICTM

Dr. Johannes Witzel, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Torsten Moll, Fraunhofer IPT, Aachen (D)

Evening Event on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Coronation Hall

18:15 - 19:00

Doors open

19:00 - 23:00

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016 on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Coronation Hall

18:15 - 19:00

Doors open

19:00 - 23:00

Dinner with Presentation of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Sponsors' Exhibition on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

12:00 - 17:00

Sponsors' Exhibition

Sponsors' Exhibition on Wednesday, 2016-04-27

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

12:00 - 17:00

Sponsors' Exhibition

Sponsors' Exhibition on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:30 - 16:00

Sponsors' Exhibition

Sponsors' Exhibition on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:30 - 16:00

Sponsors' Exhibition

Gerd Herziger Session on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:00 - 08:30

Check-in and Coffee Reception

08:30 - 08:40

Welcome

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:40 - 08:55

Lightweight Technologies in Automotive and Aerospace Industry

Dr. E. h. Peter Leibinger, TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

08:55 - 09:10

Individualization of Products in the Areas of Consumer Goods and Medical Technology

Dr. Armin Renneisen, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Bergkirchen (D)

09:10 - 09:25

Smart Electronics Products in Household, Communications, Entertainment and Mobility

Dr. Mark Sobey, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

09:25 - 09:40

Miniaturization within Medical Technology and Life Science for Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapies - Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Mike Böttger, JENOPTIK AG, Jena (D)

09:40 - 10:40

Panel Discussion with Speakers: Challenges and Trends in Laser Technology - What Does That Mean for Research and Development in Science and Industry?

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Digital Photonic Production

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:10 - 11:40

Digital Photonic Production and Industry 4.0 - Trends and Structural Implementation in Aachen

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:40 - 12:00

Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing for Space Parts - Hurdles and Challenges

Dr. Steffen Beyer, Airbus DS GmbH, München (D)

12:00 - 12:20

Current and Future Overview on Ultrafast Lasers in Microelectronics Industrial Applications

Dr. Nam Seong Kim, EO Technics Co.,Ltd., Anyang (KR)

12:20 - 12:30

Panel Discussion with Speakers

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:00 - 08:30

Check-in and Coffee Reception

08:30 - 08:40

Welcome

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:40 - 08:55

Lightweight Technologies in Automotive and Aerospace Industry

Dr. E. h. Peter Leibinger, TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

08:55 - 09:10

Individualization of Products in the Areas of Consumer Goods and Medical Technology

Dr. Armin Renneisen, ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH, Bergkirchen (D)

09:10 - 09:25

Smart Electronics Products in Household, Communications, Entertainment and Mobility

Dr. Mark Sobey, Coherent Inc., Santa Clara (USA)

09:25 - 09:40

Miniaturization within Medical Technology and Life Science for Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapies - Perspectives and Challenges for Laser Technology

Mike Böttger, JENOPTIK AG, Jena (D)

09:40 - 10:40

Panel Discussion with Speakers: Challenges and Trends in Laser Technology - What Does That Mean for Research and Development in Science and Industry?

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Digital Photonic Production on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Digital Photonic Production

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:10 - 11:40

Digital Photonic Production and Industry 4.0 - Trends and Structural Implementation in Aachen

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:40 - 12:00

Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing for Space Parts - Hurdles and Challenges

Dr. Steffen Beyer, Airbus DS GmbH, München (D)

12:00 - 12:20

Current and Future Overview on Ultrafast Lasers in Microelectronics Industrial Applications

Dr. Nam Seong Kim, EO Technics Co.,Ltd., Anyang (KR)

12:20 - 12:30

Panel Discussion with Speakers

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Processing - Macro on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Selective Laser Melting

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Konrad Wissenbach, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Additive Manufacturing of Medical Products

Adem Aksu, Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlheim (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Additive Manufacturing for High Pressure Hydraulic Valve Manifolds

Alexander Altmann, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Selective Laser Melting of Magnesium Alloys

Lucas Jauer, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Selective Laser Melting on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Selective Laser Melting

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Konrad Wissenbach, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Additive Manufacturing of Medical Products

Adem Aksu, Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlheim (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Additive Manufacturing for High Pressure Hydraulic Valve Manifolds

Alexander Altmann, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Selective Laser Melting of Magnesium Alloys

Lucas Jauer, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Laser Technology Live on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Laser Technology Live

Fraunhofer ILT

16:00 - 16:30

Shuttle Transfer to Fraunhofer ILT

16:30 - 19:30

Laser Technology Live

Laser Technology Live on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Laser Technology Live

Fraunhofer ILT

16:00 - 16:30

Shuttle Transfer to Fraunhofer ILT

16:30 - 19:30

Laser Technology Live

Evening Event on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Fraunhofer ILT

19:30 - 20:00

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

Photonics Cluster

20:00 - 23:30

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

22:00 - 23:30

Shuttle Transfer to City Center

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Fraunhofer ILT

19:30 - 20:00

Shuttle Transfer to Photonics Cluster

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

Photonics Cluster

20:00 - 23:30

Opening Reception of the Innovation Center Digital Photonic Production at Photonics Cluster

22:00 - 23:30

Shuttle Transfer to City Center

Laser Material Processing - Micro on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Micro Structuring

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Process Analytics of Laser Ablation Processes

Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Importance of Micro Structure to Improve the Molding Process in Terms of Speed and Quality

Jean-Jose Paccaud, GF Machining Solutions, Meyrin (CH)

15:00 - 15:30

Laser Filamentation of Glass and Other Transparent, Brittle Materials: Fundamentals, Laser Concepts and Applications

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Micro Structuring on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Micro Structuring

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Process Analytics of Laser Ablation Processes

Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Importance of Micro Structure to Improve the Molding Process in Terms of Speed and Quality

Jean-Jose Paccaud, GF Machining Solutions, Meyrin (CH)

15:00 - 15:30

Laser Filamentation of Glass and Other Transparent, Brittle Materials: Fundamentals, Laser Concepts and Applications

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Beam Sources on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Solid State and Fiber Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Solid-State and Fiber Lasers for Industrial Use: Status & Prospects

Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Multi-Core Fiber Lasers with High Performance and High Efficiency

Andreas Siewert, IPG Laser GmbH, Burbach (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Short- and Ultrashort Pulsed InnoSlab Lasers in Selected Industrial Applications

Dr. Keming Du, EdgeWave GmbH, Würselen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Solid State and Fiber Lasers on Thursday, 2016-04-28

Solid State and Fiber Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:00 - 14:30

Solid-State and Fiber Lasers for Industrial Use: Status & Prospects

Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Multi-Core Fiber Lasers with High Performance and High Efficiency

Andreas Siewert, IPG Laser GmbH, Burbach (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Short- and Ultrashort Pulsed InnoSlab Lasers in Selected Industrial Applications

Dr. Keming Du, EdgeWave GmbH, Würselen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Sponsors' Exhibition on Friday, 2016-04-29

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:00 - 16:30

Sponsors' Exhibition

Sponsors' Exhibition on Friday, 2016-04-29

Sponsors' Exhibition

Foyer Brüssel

10:00 - 16:30

Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Processing - Macro on Friday, 2016-04-29

Cutting | Advances in Process Adapted Beam Shaping (EU-HALO)

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 08:50

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Project Overview - Simulation and Meta-Modelling

Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:50 - 09:00

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Novel Adaptable Laser Designs

Prof. Andy Clarkson, ORC - University of Southampton, Southampton (UK)

09:00 - 09:15

Cutting Brittle Material: Cutting Phenomena and Multi-Spot Techniques

Lara Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:15 - 09:30

Cutting Brittle Material: 3D Ablation with Liquid-Jet Guided Laser in 5-axis CNC Machines

Dr. Bernold Richerzhagen, SYNOVA S.A., Ecublens (CH)

09:30 - 09:50

Cutting Sheet Metal: Adapted Polarization Beam Shaping for High-Quality Cutting

Dr. Tobias Häcker, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

09:50 - 10:00

Cutting Sheet Metal: High-Speed Imaging Analysis of Laser Beam Cutting

Prof. Alexander Kaplan, LTU, Lulea (SE)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Welding

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Dirk Petring, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Welding of Martensitic and High-Carbon Steel Grades in Hot-Strip Lines - Automatic Parameter Adjustment, Inductive Heat Treatment, Position Controlled Welding with CO2 or Fiber Lasers

Christian Dornscheidt, SMS Group GmbH, Hilden (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Laser Beam Welding of High Strength and Ultra-High Strength Steels - Properties and Challenges

Stefan Lindner, Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH, Krefeld (D)

12:00 - 12:30

New Approaches in High-Speed Videography for a Closer View inside the Laser Welding Process

Prof. Michael Schmidt, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien, Erlangen (D)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Deposition

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Andres Gasser, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

LMD and SLM in Additive Manufacturing - A Technology Comparison

Moritz Alkhayat, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

LMD Coatings for Boiler Pressure Components. Case Study of Moving LMD Applications from Feasibility Trials into Large Scale Production Volumes

Scott Poeppel, Joining Technologies Inc., East Granby (USA)

15:30 - 16:00

AM Processes at GKN - Methods for Product Development, New Manufacturing and Repair

Peter Jonsson, GKN Aerospace Engine Systems Sweden, Trollhättan (SE)

Cutting | Advances in Process Adapted Beam Shaping (EU-HALO) on Friday, 2016-04-29

Cutting | Advances in Process Adapted Beam Shaping (EU-HALO)

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 08:50

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Project Overview - Simulation and Meta-Modelling

Prof. Wolfgang Schulz, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:50 - 09:00

Adaptable Lasers for Cutting Sheet Metal, Glass and Silicon: Novel Adaptable Laser Designs

Prof. Andy Clarkson, ORC - University of Southampton, Southampton (UK)

09:00 - 09:15

Cutting Brittle Material: Cutting Phenomena and Multi-Spot Techniques

Lara Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:15 - 09:30

Cutting Brittle Material: 3D Ablation with Liquid-Jet Guided Laser in 5-axis CNC Machines

Dr. Bernold Richerzhagen, SYNOVA S.A., Ecublens (CH)

09:30 - 09:50

Cutting Sheet Metal: Adapted Polarization Beam Shaping for High-Quality Cutting

Dr. Tobias Häcker, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen (D)

09:50 - 10:00

Cutting Sheet Metal: High-Speed Imaging Analysis of Laser Beam Cutting

Prof. Alexander Kaplan, LTU, Lulea (SE)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Welding on Friday, 2016-04-29

Laser Welding

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Dirk Petring, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

Welding of Martensitic and High-Carbon Steel Grades in Hot-Strip Lines - Automatic Parameter Adjustment, Inductive Heat Treatment, Position Controlled Welding with CO2 or Fiber Lasers

Christian Dornscheidt, SMS Group GmbH, Hilden (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Laser Beam Welding of High Strength and Ultra-High Strength Steels - Properties and Challenges

Stefan Lindner, Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH, Krefeld (D)

12:00 - 12:30

New Approaches in High-Speed Videography for a Closer View inside the Laser Welding Process

Prof. Michael Schmidt, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien, Erlangen (D)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Material Deposition on Friday, 2016-04-29

Laser Material Deposition

Room Berlin

Chairman: Dr. Andres Gasser, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

LMD and SLM in Additive Manufacturing - A Technology Comparison

Moritz Alkhayat, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

LMD Coatings for Boiler Pressure Components. Case Study of Moving LMD Applications from Feasibility Trials into Large Scale Production Volumes

Scott Poeppel, Joining Technologies Inc., East Granby (USA)

15:30 - 16:00

AM Processes at GKN - Methods for Product Development, New Manufacturing and Repair

Peter Jonsson, GKN Aerospace Engine Systems Sweden, Trollhättan (SE)

Laser Material Processing - Micro on Friday, 2016-04-29

Micro Joining

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

An Innovative Joining Process for Thermally Sensitive Components - LIMBO

Simon Britten, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 09:30

Laser Welding + Wirebonding = Laserbonding. A New Joining Process for Applications in Power Electronics and Battery Technology

Dr. Josef Sedlmair, F&K Delvotec Bondtechnik GmbH, Ottobrunn (D)

09:30 - 10:00

PMjoin - Laser-based Joining of Plastic to Metal Automotive Seat Structures

Dr. Geert Verhaeghe, Faurecia Autositze GmbH, Stadthagen (D)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Ultrafast Lasers - Applications

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High Power Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers in Tool Technology - Productive Processes for Microstructures on Macro Components

Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Lasers in the Production of Circuit Substrates

Dr. Malte Schulz-Ruhtenberg, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, Garbsen (D)

12:00 - 12:30

Present Status and Trends of Femtosecond Laser Processing in Next Generation Displays, AMOLED Manufacturing Industry

Prof. Sung-Hak Cho, KIMM Korea Institute of Machinery & Material, Daejeon (KR)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Polishing and Thin Film Processing

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Jochen Stollenwerk, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Laser-based Production of Thin Films for Electronic Applications

Dr. Christian Vedder, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Q-switched CO2 Laser Opens New Opportunities in Laser Material Processing

Hendrik Steinmetz, FEHA LaserTec GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Adapted Intensity Distribution by Free-Form Optics for Laser Surface Treatment

Rainer Klar, INNOLITE GmbH, Aachen (D)

Micro Joining on Friday, 2016-04-29

Micro Joining

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Alexander Olowinsky, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

An Innovative Joining Process for Thermally Sensitive Components - LIMBO

Simon Britten, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

09:00 - 09:30

Laser Welding + Wirebonding = Laserbonding. A New Joining Process for Applications in Power Electronics and Battery Technology

Dr. Josef Sedlmair, F&K Delvotec Bondtechnik GmbH, Ottobrunn (D)

09:30 - 10:00

PMjoin - Laser-based Joining of Plastic to Metal Automotive Seat Structures

Dr. Geert Verhaeghe, Faurecia Autositze GmbH, Stadthagen (D)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Polishing and Thin Film Processing on Friday, 2016-04-29

Polishing and Thin Film Processing

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Jochen Stollenwerk, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Laser-based Production of Thin Films for Electronic Applications

Dr. Christian Vedder, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Q-switched CO2 Laser Opens New Opportunities in Laser Material Processing

Hendrik Steinmetz, FEHA LaserTec GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Adapted Intensity Distribution by Free-Form Optics for Laser Surface Treatment

Rainer Klar, INNOLITE GmbH, Aachen (D)

Ultrafast Lasers - Applications on Friday, 2016-04-29

Ultrafast Lasers - Applications

Room Brüssel

Chairman: Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High Power Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers in Tool Technology - Productive Processes for Microstructures on Macro Components

Christian Fornaroli, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Lasers in the Production of Circuit Substrates

Dr. Malte Schulz-Ruhtenberg, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, Garbsen (D)

12:00 - 12:30

Present Status and Trends of Femtosecond Laser Processing in Next Generation Displays, AMOLED Manufacturing Industry

Prof. Sung-Hak Cho, KIMM Korea Institute of Machinery & Material, Daejeon (KR)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Laser Beam Sources on Friday, 2016-04-29

Ultrafast Lasers - Laser Beam Sources

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Peter Rußbüldt, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

Femtosecond Lasers over 100 Watts

Dr. Clemens Hönninger, Amplitude Systèmes, Pessac (F)

09:00 - 09:30

Kilowatt Ultrafast Disk Laser

Dr. Dominik Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:30 - 10:00

Fiber Beam Delivery for Ultrafast Lasers - Status Quo and Outlook

Dr. Björn Wedel, PT Photonic Tools GmbH, Berlin (D)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors? Exhibition

Lasers with Tailored Wavelengths

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Bernd Jungbluth, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High-Power Lasers with Application-Specific Pulse Length and Wavelengths in UV, VIS and NIR

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Cutting Edge Fiber Laser Technology around 2 µm

Dr. Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics Inc., Tucson (USA)

12:00 - 12:30

Architecture, Performance and Application of High-Power High Repetition Rate UV Laser with Flexible Pulse Control

Dr. Rajesh S. Patel, Spectra-Physics, Santa Clara (USA)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Diode Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Martin Traub, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Development of Performance and Efficiency of High Power Diode Lasers

Volker Krause, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Recent Results and Future Scaling Potential of the T-Bar Design

Dr. Jens Biesenbach, DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH, Mainz-Hechtsheim (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Laser Scanner - A Crucial Step towards Automated Driving

Dr. Gunnar Busse, Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen (D)

Ultrafast Lasers - Laser Beam Sources on Friday, 2016-04-29

Ultrafast Lasers - Laser Beam Sources

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Peter Rußbüldt, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

08:30 - 09:00

Femtosecond Lasers over 100 Watts

Dr. Clemens Hönninger, Amplitude Systèmes, Pessac (F)

09:00 - 09:30

Kilowatt Ultrafast Disk Laser

Dr. Dominik Bauer, TRUMPF Laser GmbH, Schramberg (D)

09:30 - 10:00

Fiber Beam Delivery for Ultrafast Lasers - Status Quo and Outlook

Dr. Björn Wedel, PT Photonic Tools GmbH, Berlin (D)

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break - Visit of the Sponsors? Exhibition

Lasers with Tailored Wavelengths on Friday, 2016-04-29

Lasers with Tailored Wavelengths

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Dr. Bernd Jungbluth, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

11:00 - 11:30

High-Power Lasers with Application-Specific Pulse Length and Wavelengths in UV, VIS and NIR

Dr. Roland Mayerhofer, ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech GmbH & Co. KG, Starnberg (D)

11:30 - 12:00

Cutting Edge Fiber Laser Technology around 2 µm

Dr. Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics Inc., Tucson (USA)

12:00 - 12:30

Architecture, Performance and Application of High-Power High Repetition Rate UV Laser with Flexible Pulse Control

Dr. Rajesh S. Patel, Spectra-Physics, Santa Clara (USA)

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch - Visit of the Sponsors' Exhibition

Diode Lasers on Friday, 2016-04-29

Diode Lasers

Room Lissabon

Chairman: Martin Traub, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

14:30 - 15:00

Development of Performance and Efficiency of High Power Diode Lasers

Volker Krause, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich (D)

15:00 - 15:30

Recent Results and Future Scaling Potential of the T-Bar Design

Dr. Jens Biesenbach, DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH, Mainz-Hechtsheim (D)

15:30 - 16:00

Laser Scanner - A Crucial Step towards Automated Driving

Dr. Gunnar Busse, Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen (D)

Outlook on Friday, 2016-04-29

Outlook

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

16:00 - 16:30

Outlook

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

Outlook on Friday, 2016-04-29

Outlook

Room Berlin

Chairman: Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

16:00 - 16:30

Outlook

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen (D)

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Room Berlin

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
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Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
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Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Room Brüssel

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Room K2

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Room K1

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

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Coronation Hall

City Hall

Markt

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
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Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Foyer Brüssel

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
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Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Fraunhofer ILT

Fraunhofer ILT

Steinbachstraße 15

52074 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Photonics Cluster

Photonics Cluster

Campus-Boulevard 79

52074 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1

Venue / Room

Room Lissabon

Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen

Germany

Eurogress Aachen
Monheimsallee 48
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Berlin
City Hall
Markt
52062 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room Lissabon
Fraunhofer ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K2
Photonics Cluster
Campus-Boulevard 79
52074 Aachen
Germany
Venues / Rooms:
Room K1
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