Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

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Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

19 - 24 junio 2016
Lowes Ventana Canyon , Tuscon, 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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Detlev Ristau
Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
Germany

Chair
Li Li
National Research Council Canada
Canada

Program Chair

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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

OIC 2016 will offer a variety of short courses. The courses of OIC 2013 are listed below as examples:

SC295 Plastics Optics - Coatings and Antireflective Structures, Ulrike Schulz, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
 
SC297 From Understanding the Growth Process to Judicious Control of the Performance of Optical Film Systems, Ludvik Martinu, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
 

SC298 Manufacture of Precision Evaporative Coatings, James Oliver, Univ. of Rochester, USA

SC299 Design, Pre-Production Analysis, Computational Manufacturing and Reverse Engineering of Optical Coatings, Alexander Tikhonravov, Res. Computing Ctr., Moscow State Univ., Russian Federation

SC349 Space Optics, James Barrie, The Aerospace Corp, USA

SC399 Process Concepts of Magnetron Sputtering for Optical Coating, Michael Vergöhl, FHG IST, Germany

SC400 Thickness Monitoring and Enhanced Production Strategies for Optical Coatings, Henrik Ehlers, LZH Hannover, Germany

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


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