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09/03/2018 - 09/07/2018 | Leipzig

4th International Summer School 2018

Trends in ultra-precision optical surface engineering - Manufacturing methods and applications

Modern optical surfaces for high-end applications such as semiconductor lithography, laser, X-ray radiation, telescopes or space-based optical systems require utmost accuracy of surface form, waviness and roughness. At the same time, the large variety of complex surface forms demand for highly deterministic machining processes.

Precision shape cutting technologies like diamond turning, as well particle beam-based technologies like ion beam, plasma and laser machining methods provide unique features for ultra-precision surface engineering on the atomic height scale.

The application of these emerging technologies for optical surface fabrication allows to target surface features on the nanometer scale. An interdisciplinary approach to the ultra-precision technologies makes this summer school a valuable event for students of engineering and natural sciences.

Information on participating / attending:
We welcome applications from those engaged in natural sciences and engineering research. There will be 40 places available for international students, PhD students or any people interested in ultra-precision engineering.

The school will be conducted in English language. It will feature interactive elements and the opportunity for attendees to network with our speakers, thus a fair standard of comprehension and of spoken English is essential.

An attendee fee of 65 € is kindly requested.

Applicants will be notified by email. All attendees are expected to give a short oral presentation on their project and therefore are asked to submit a brief abstract of their research together with their registration.

E-mail: Summerschool2018(at)


09/03/2018 12:00 - 09/07/2018 15:15

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Event venue:

Permoserstr. 15
Hörsaal Gebäude 18.0
04318 Leipzig

Target group:

Scientists and scholars, Students



Subject areas:

Materials sciences, Physics / astronomy

Types of events:

Seminar / workshop / discussion




Yvonne Bohne


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