The Institute of Photonic Technologies ist part of the Department Mechanical Engineering of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and does research on processes which use light as tool to carry out all sort of tasks.
Main activities Development and improvement of processes which use light as tool
Services Research and development services in the field of optical technologies
Main areas of research and development • Laser based manufacturing technologies for industrial applications • Light for diagnostic purposes and as surgery tool in medicine • Applications of ultra short pulse lasers • Process sensor systems and closed-loop process control • Simulation of photonic processes • Laser based additive manufacturing processes Special facilities Laser systems for material and tissue processing as well as diagnostics Technology partners Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH Current top technologies Simulation of laser processes; process sensors; ultra short pulse laser material processing with latest beam sources; lasers in medicine and medical engineering
Ordinarius Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt
Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Konrad-Zuse-Straße 3/5 91052 Erlangen