Dr. rer. nat. Keming Du has applied to the open call for proposals with the innovation “Q-switched INNOSLAB lasers for high quality micro-processing”. In the historical ambience of the »Coronation Hall« over 250 guests of the 500 participants of the International Laser Technology Congress AKL´10 attended the awarding ceremony.
Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, vice-president of the association Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik AKL e.V. and director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, welcomed in Aachen´s town hall the audience and especially the teams of the 3 finalists and the 10 members of the international jury. In his laudatio Dr. Paul Hilton from The Welding Institute TWI Cambridge and speaker of the jury members pointed out the dedicated work of all 3 finalist´s and the outstanding innovations of the project teams in the field of laser technology. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. e. h. mult. Dr. h. c. mult. Hans-Jörg Bullinger, president of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and dinner speaker of the awarding ceremony, conferred the 1st prize of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2010 provided with 10 000 Euro prize money to Dr. Keming Du and his team of the EdgeWave GmbH, Würselen, Germany for the development of Q-switched INNOSLAB lasers for high quality micro-processing. The prize winner Dr. Du has been furthermore awarded the title of »AKL Fellow« and »ELI Fellow«. The trophy for the prize winner and the certificates for Dr. Du and the other project management team members Dr. Claus-Rüdiger Haas, Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Schell, and Dr. Dailjun Li were handed over by Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Berners, president of the Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik AKL e.V. and Dr. Stefan Kaierle, president of the European Laser Institute ELI.
INNOSLAB lasers represent a new laser class which is suitable for a large variety of applications in different sectors of industry and research. With his features INNOSLAB lasers enable a variety of challenging applications with added value such micro-processing of glass, scribing, edge deletion, high throughput thin film structuring, and pumping of dye lasers.
The Innovation Award Laser Technology is a European research prize awarded at 2-yearly intervals by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI. The award can be conferred on an individual researcher or on an entire project group, whose exceptional skills and dedicated work have led to an outstanding innovation in the field of laser technology. The scientific and technological projects in question must center on the use of laser light in materials processing and the methods of producing such light, and must furthermore be of demonstrable commercial value to industry.
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