Aachen Optics Days 2018

10 - 12 April 2018

2 Events in 3 Days:

Aachen Polymer Optics Days (April 10-11, 2018)

International Colloquium on Glass Optics (April 11-12, 2018)


Aachen Polymer Optics Days (April 10-11, 2018)

The central focus will be on innovative manufacturing processes and applications in the field of polymer optics.

Within 23 interesting presentations experts from manufacturing industry will shed light on polymer optics following the sessions:


- Light sources and optical systems
- Continuous production of planar optics and films
- Innovative optical grade polymers and applications
- Injection molded Optics

- Digitalization for optics production


Besides the technical presentations participants can take part in a tour through the laboratory and test bench facilities at IKV, Fraunhofer IPT and ILT. Moreover, the conference provides for broad networking possibilities through coffee breaks in the industry exhibition area and a dinner event on the first conference day.


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International Colloquium on Glass Optics (April 11-12, 2018)

With a two day congress centered around the topics of optics and photonics of glass components the Fraunhofer Institutes of Production Technology IPT and the Fraunhofer Institute of Laser Technology ILT offer a forum of in depth information, technological innovations and new applications.

Within 21 excellent presentations experts from the manufacturing industry and research will shed light on different aspects of glass optics according to the following the sessions:


– Materials
– Display
– Imaging
– Infrared
– Digitalization in optics production


High-level speakers from numerous renowned companies, such as Schott, Leica Camera, Swarovski Optik, Berliner Glas, Asphericon etc. promise an excellent presentation of current developments and future trends. Beyond that, the shop floor and lab tour through the facilities of the Fraunhofer IPT and ILT provides plenty of opportunities for communication and networking.


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