Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

19 - 24 June 2016
Loews Ventana Canyon , Tucson, Arizona, USA
Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

The world's premier meeting for the global technical interchange in the field of optical interference coatings.

This meeting serves as a focal point for global technical interchange in the field of optical interference coatings. It will include papers on the latest results in research, development and the application of optical coatings. The general areas to be reported on include technologies used in deposition and process control, advances in materials as well as the properties of the various materials used as substrates and as coatings,the latest techniques used for the characterization of optical coatings, advances in computer and analytical design techniques, and the application of optical coatings for solar energy, lighting, display, nano-structures, biological, decorative, laser, lithography, and astronomical applications to mention a few uses.

The conference, like its predecessors, meets every three years and represents an important forum in which the latest advancements in the broad area of optical coatings from research to applications are reported. The format of the meeting includes invited papers by leaders in the field, oral presentations and poster sessions with ample discussion periods. There are no parallel sessions.

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Ristau Detlev
Laser Zentrum Hannover

General Chair
Li Li
National Research Council Canada

Program Chair


Abstract and Summary Submission 23 February 2016 12:00 EST
Abstract and Summary Submission 23 February 2016
Advanced Registration 23 May 2016 00:00 EDT
Advanced Registration 23 May 2016
Hotel Reservation 30 May 2016 23:59 EDT
Hotel Reservation 30 May 2016

Claude Amra, Fresnel Institut, France, Multidielectrics for Giant Over-intensity, Invited

Debasish Banerjee, Toyota Research Institute of North Ameri, United States, Omnidirectional Structural Color Pigments for Automotive Application, Invited

Stefan Bruns, Fraunhofer IST, Germany, Magnetron Sputtering of Precision Optical Coatings Enabled by Process Stability of Rotatable Cathodes, Invited

Sheng-Hui Chen, National Central University, Taiwan, Thin Film Solar Cells, Invited

Angela Duparre, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics, Germany, OIC 2016 Measurement Problem, Invited

Karen Hendrix, Viavi Solutions, United States, Linear Variable Filters for NASA's OVIRS Program: Pushing the Envelope of Blocking, Invited

Jennifer Kruschwitz, University of Rochester, United States, OIC 2016 Design Problem Contest, Invited

Michel Lequime, Institut Fresnel - UMR 7249, France, Wide-range Multimodal Characterization of the Optical Properties of Complex Thin-film Filters, Invited

H. Angus Macleod, Thin Film Center Inc., United States, OIC 40th Anniversary Special Presentation: Optical Interference, Invited

Andrius Melninkaitis, Vilnius University Laser Research Center, Lithuania, Time Resolved Damage Effects, Invited

Hiroshi Murotani, Tokai University, Japan, Highly Adhesive Optical Thin Film Coatings on Plastic Substrates, Invited

Vladimir Pervak, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munchen, Germany, Highly-dispersive Mirrors Reach New Levels of Dispersion, Invited

Daniel Poitras, Canada, OIC 2016 Manufacturing Problem Contest, Invited

Kevin Robbie, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada, Nanoengineered Coatings by Glancing Angle Deposition, Invited

Mathias Schubert, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States, Ellipsometry and Nanostructures, Invited

Weidong Shen, Zhejiang University, China, Angle Insensitive Color Filters Using Compact Multilayer Film Structures, Invited

Adriana Szeghalmi, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, Atomic Layer Deposition for Optical Applications, Invited

Jinlong Zhang, Tongji University, China, High Power Laser Coatings, Invited

Markus Tilsch, Viavi Solutions, United States, Optical Interference Coatings – Important, Interesting, Undervalued?, Keynote

OIC Contests

OIC offers three problems for which participants can propose solutions.

Design Problem
Manufacturing Problem
Measurement Problem

Additional information can be found on the OIC Contests Page.

Short Courses

Sunday, 19 June, 08:00 - 12:00
SC297 Holistic Approach to the Fabrication of Optical Coating Systems
SC399 Process Concepts of Magnetron Sputtering for Optical Coatings
NEW SC432- Understanding Optical Interference Coatings
NEW SC433 - Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

Sunday, 19 June, 13:00 - 17:00
NEW SC434 - Atomic Layer Deposition for Optical Applications: Refractive and Diffractive Optics
NEW SC435 - Nano-structured Materials: Fundamentals, Potential Applications and Practical Issues
NEW SC436 - Characterization Strategies and Techniques for Optical Interference Coating for Laser Applications
NEW SC437 - Thickness Monitoring and Enhanced Production Strategies for Optical Coatings

For more information about Short Courses, visit the Short Courses page.

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