Public Workshop about Tailored Optical Fibers

Maria Ebbinghaus
Marketing Manager
Maria Ebbinghaus works as Marketing Manager at FBGS.


Three years of joint work lie behind the 21 alliance partners of the growth core TOF [Tailored Optical Fibers]. On November 26, 2019, the 19 companies and 2 research institutes will present the results of their cooperation, give an outlook on the utilization and enter into an exchange with potential users of their technologies.

Aula der Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena
Lichtenhainer Oberweg
07745 Jena

– Robust fibres
– Fiber-based light sources
– Fiber-based sensor systems
– Luminous fibre-based sheet materials

The workshop is aimed at experts from industry and research.

A variety of presentations from industry and research as well as current research results from the growth core ‘Tailored Optical Fibers’.
John Arkwright of Arkwright Technologies, Australia, will give the keynote speech.


9:00 – 9:30 Reception & Registration
10:00 – 12:30 Welcome Speech
  • Eric Lindner – FBGS Technologies GmbH
  • Hartmut Bartelt – Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies e.V.; Keynote: Application Specific FBG sensors for biomed and beyond
  • John Arkwright – Arkwright Technologies, Australia

SESSION Fiber-based Sensor Systems

  • Endoscopy over single multimode fibers
    Tomas Cizmar ‘ Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies e.V.
  • Special Challenges and New Applications in Optical Endoscopy
    Klaus Irion ‘ KARL STORZ Global
  • Advances in nonlinear endomicroscopy for molecular imaging
    Bernhard Messerschmidt ‘ GRINTECH GmbH
  • Project overview – Development of new sensor concepts based on microstructured and hollow core fibers for multisensor applications
    Eric Lindner ‘ FBGS Technologies GmbH
[Lunch & Networking]
13:30 – 15:30 SESSION Robust fibres
  • High Temperature Sensors: Requirements for Monitoring Fibers in the Petroleum Industry
    Petar Basic, Patrick Weissinger ‘ NBG FCT GmbH
  • Project overview – development of new materials and technologies for the industrial production of special fibers for extreme environmental conditions and highly demanding applications
    Jürgen Rosenkranz ‘ j-fiber GmbH
    Peter Schreiber ‘ Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering

SESSION Fiber-based light sources

  • N.N.
    N.N. ‘ Active Fiber Systems GmbH
  • Project overview – Development of innovative light sources based on novel micro- and nanostructured fibers
    Thomas Gabler ‘ LASOS Lasertechnik GmbH
[Coffee Break & Networking]
15:45 – 17:00 SESSION Luminous fibre-based fabrics
  • Functional requirements and strategies for ambience design in automobiles
    N.N. ‘ BMW AG
  • Project overview – Development of processes for the processing of glass fibres in textiles for lighting purposes
    Klaus Richter ‘ ITP GmbH – Society for Intelligent Textile Products
Closing remarks & end of the event

You can book your seat HERE! 

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