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Science Award for Joint Laser Research Project under Participation of Jenoptik

05-21-2012 06:55 PM CET | Science & Education

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Science Award for Joint Laser Research Project under

The project team consisting of 16 members from different institutes and companies won the “Stifterverband science prize” for the development of a platform for ultra-short laser pulses. Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division has been an important partner in this joint research project.

Together with partners from economy and science, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT was awarded the “Stifterverband science prize” in Aachen on May 8, 2012. A new laser platform used to scale the power of ultra-short laser pulses received the prize during the Fraunhofer Annual Conference in Stuttgart. The pump source JOLD-650-HSF-4L in the form of a horizontal line had been provided for that development by Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division. It is capable of achieving a power density of over 16 watts per square millimeter. Compared to previously existing pump lines, the power has been doubled.
This result was both basis and motivation for the development of the femtosecond laser with high pulse power at the ILT.

High-power ultra-short laser pulses are ideal for precise and gentle application in medical engineering and material processing, e.g. for cutting glass. The laser platform newly developed by the ILT makes the high power of the ultra-short laser pulses possible by using the INNOSLAB amplifier as its core. Using that slab – a laser crystal plate – the developers were able to increase the average laser power of ultra-short pulse laser sources up to the range of several 100 watts.

The “Stifterverband science prize” awarded by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Human-Centred Technology in Germany) carries a value of 50,000 Euros and honours scientifically excellent joint research projects between Fraunhofer institutes, the commerce and other research institutes. In the case of this joint research project of the ILT, the excellent interdisciplinary cooperation across locations was particularly recognised. RWTH Aachen University, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics as well as the companies Amphos and EdgeWave have been among the current project partners of the Fraunhofer ILT in addition to Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division.

Awarded Projects with Jenoptik’s Participation.

Another project involving high-efficiency diode lasers Jenoptik participated in got an award only in March. In cooperation with the Lasers & Material Processing division, the Ferdinand Braun Institute, Leibniz Institute for Ultra-High Frequency Technology (FBH) had developed new diode lasers at its premises in Berlin. Those lasers lose significantly less energy than usual without that deteriorating the beam quality. The joint research project was awarded the Transfer Prize 2012 for the quick transfer of research to industrial application.

For more information on the Fraunhofer joint research project, visit www.fraunhofer.de/en.html. For a detailed presentation of the product portfolio of the Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division, go to www.jenoptik.com/lm.

About the Jenoptik Lasers & Material Processing division

The Lasers & Material Processing division has control of the entire value-added chain of laser material processing and it is one of the leading providers – from component through to complete system. In the area of laser, Jenoptik has specialized in high-quality semiconductor materials and reliable diode lasers as well as innovative solid-state lasers, for example disk and fiber lasers. In the area of high-power diode lasers Jenoptik is acknowledged worldwide as a leader in quality for high-power diode lasers. These laser sources are used, among other things, in the areas of laser material processing, medical technology and show & entertainment. In the area of laser processing systems we develop systems that are integrated into production facilities for our customers as part of their process optimization and automation. These systems enable our customers to work with plastics, metals, glass and thin-film solar cells with maximum efficiency, precision and safety.

Denise Thim
Manager Marketing & Communication
Lasers & Material Processing
JENOPTIK I Lasers & Material Processing
JENOPTIK Laser GmbH

Goeschwitzer Strasse 29
07745 Jena I Germany
Phone: +49 3641 65-4300 I Fax: -4011
denise.thim@jenoptik.com I www.jenoptik.com/lm

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