Pol Ribes-Pleguezuelo: received his diploma degree in physics from the University of Barcelona, Spain in 2008. From 2010 to 2013, he worked as a researcher in design, manufacturing, and marketing of low/high power diodes and advanced solid-state lasers at Monocrom SL, Spain. Since 2013, he has been a PhD student at the Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, Germany. His research interests include advanced solid-state lasers, optomechanical design/analyses and assembly technologies for space applications.
Brigitta Septriani: received her Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Physics from National University of Singapore in 2014. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Photonics at Abbe School of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. She previously worked as a Research Assistant in Quantum Optics Group in Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore.
Site Zhang: got his Master of Science degree in Photonics at the Abbe School of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, in 2013. In the Applied Computational Optics Group, Institute of Applied Physics, he accomplished his Master thesis on spatio-temporal pulse shaping. Thenceforward he continued in this group as a PhD student. He has been concentrating on the modeling of light propagation in anisotropic media, e.g., crystal components for polarization manipulation.
Dr. Erik Beckert: received the diploma degree in precision mechanics and the Ph.D. degree in optoelectronics system integration from the Technical University Ilmenau, Germany, in 1997 and 2005, respectively. In 2001, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Jena, Germany. Since 2005, he is head of the micro-assembly and system integration group at Fraunhofer IOF. His research interests include i.e. assembly and integration of optical and opto-mechanical systems and soldering technology developments.
Dr. Ramona Eberhardt: received the diploma and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, in 1982 and 1987, respectively. From 1992 to 2004, she was group manager of the micro-assembly group at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Jena. Since 2005, she is head of the Department of Precision Engineering at Fraunhofer IOF. Her experiences include precision fixation technologies like soldering and adhesive bonding, material sciences, and packaging of opto-mechanical systems.
Prof. Dr. Frank Wyrowski: was appointed Professor of Technical Physics at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany, in 1996. He is the head of the Applied Computational Optics Group. In 1999, he founded the company LightTrans and in 2014 the company Wyrowski Photonics. In 2013, he received the grade of a Visiting Professor of the Chinese Academy of Science as well as of a Guest Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT).
Prof. Dr. Andreas Tünnermann: received the diploma and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the University of Hannover, Germany, in 1988 and 1992, respectively. In 1997, he habilitated. He was head of the development department at the Laser Zentrum Hannover from 1992 to 1997. In 1998, he joined the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, as professor and director of the Institute of Applied Physics. In 2003, he additionally became director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Jena.
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