Optomechatronics Symposium 2023

It will be the fifth edition of the DSPE initiative that started in 2013 as the DSPE Optics and Optomechatronics Symposium in Eindhoven (NL).

Earlier editions were held in Delft (NL) in 2015, Aachen (Germany) in 2017, and Eindhoven in 2019. This symposium will be organized by DSPE in collaboration with the German photonics cluster Optence and Mikrocentrum. It is a great moment to network and meet technical peers.

Target group: Engineers and architects strongly related to design and building of optical hardware.

Scope: Innovation, latest developments in optomechatronics shall be of practical use for engineers and designers. Design process from physics to practical solution/product.

Costs: Investment €195,00 excl VAT. Members of DSPE, Mikrocentrum and Optence €175,00 excl VAT. Diner €60,00 excl VAT.

Location: Mikrocentrum, De Run 1115, Veldhoven.

Some of our speakers will be:

Stefan Kuiper, mechatronic system architect at TNO. He will talk about the development of deformable mirror technology for aberration correction in high-end adaptive optics systems in the field of astronomy, space telescopes, and laser communication.

Wim Coene, part-time professor at Delft University of Technology and director of Research at ASML, will discuss imaging of nanostructures without lenses.

Tobias Müller, technical director and co-founder of Aixemtec, a provider of high-precision assembly solutions for optical systems, located in Herzogenrath (Germany), will present the design of assembly machines for photonic integrated circuits (PICs). The manufacturing of PICs requires the optical coupling of single-mode fibres as a single fibre or a fibre array for test or assembly purposes. Assembly and test tasks require highest precision of fibre-to-waveguide alignment, down into the submicron range. In combination with a broad component and product spectrum, this results in a high complexity for test and assembly machine development aimed at covering a broad application spectrum, especially in R&D environments.

Other presentations will feature designs of optical measurement tools and an adaptive wafer table that can compensate for a mismatch between the wafer surface and the table.

Organisations are invited to exhibit.

Exhibition stand during symposium, space 8m2, electricity and standing table. We show your company logo on this website with an URL link.

Investment: € 450.00 excl VAT. 

€50 Reduction if you are member of Optence, Mikrocentrum or DSPE.

Standcrew need to register. Costs are €195 or €175 per person.

Exhibit information: Location Mikrocentrum, De Run 1115, Veldhoven

Contactpersoon: Annemarie Schrauwen, T +31(0)655730737, M annemarie.schrauwen@dspe.nl


Chairman: Frank Schuurmans, Vice President Research ASML

07:45 – 08:45Building stands (coffee available)
08:45 – 09:30Welcome the guests, registration, visit to the expo
09:30 – 10:50Lectures
10:50 – 11:30Break
11:30 – 12:30 Lectures
12:30 – 14:00Lunch / visit Expo
14:00 – 15:30Lectures
15:30 – 16:00Break / visit Expo
16:00 – 17:10Lectures and conclusions of the day
17:10 – 18:00Drinks, snacks / visit Expo
18:00 – 20:00Diner, buffet with drinks
20:00End of this program

Program Committee:

Stefan Bäumer – Principal Scientist & Sr. Optical System Designer TNO

Paul Urbach – Scientific Director Dutch Optics Centre / Professor Optics TU Delft

Hans Vermeulen – Sr. Principal Architect EUV Optics System ASML / Part-time Professor TU/e

Cor Ottens – System Architect Opto-Mechanics, Precision Mechanics ASML / president Special Interest Group Optics DSPE / Boardmember DSPE

Pieter Kappelhof – Technology Manager Hittech Group / Vice-President DSPE / Hybrid Teacher Opto-mechatronics TU Eindhoven

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