Location: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Münchner Straße 20, 82234 Weßling, Germany
Date: 25-26 November 2014
The FP7-Space Project BRITESPACE is pleased to announce the international Workshop on “Laser Sources for LIDAR Applications”, devoted to promoting the contact between developers and manufacturers of laser sources with users of LIDAR systems.
The aim is to promote the interaction between communities of laser manufacturers and LIDAR system developers and users in both research and industry environments. In particular, this workshop will focus on the needs of appropriate laser sources and configurations required by specific LIDAR applications and on the performances of state-of-the-art LIDAR transmitters.
The program will include both invited (25+5 min.) and contributed presentations (17+3 min.) in six sessions, starting in the morning of November 25th and finishing at lunch time of November 26th. A workshop dinner on 25th and a visit to DLR laboratories in the afternoon of 26th will be programmed. Remote attendance will be also available through conference web services.
Final program available here:
Claudine Besson, ONERA (France), High power pulsed fiber laser for spaceborne DIAL lidar and system modelling.
Jean Pierre Cariou, Leosphere (France), High power fiber lasers for Doppler wind lidars: requirements and experimental performances.
Ignacio Esquivias, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), BRITESPACE: High Brightness Semiconductor Laser Sources for Space Applications in Earth Observation.
Patrick Feneyrou, Thales Research Technology (France), Airborne lidar for flight parameters measurement.
Andreas Fix, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany), Optical parametric devices for airborne and spaceborne lidar application.
Pierre Flamant, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (France), Laser source specifications for applications in ground airborne and space LIDARs.
Fabien Gibert, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Range-resolved atmospheric CO2 measurement using coherent DIAL at 2 μm.
Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer ILT (Germany), High Peak Power Solid State Laser Sources for LIDAR Applications.
Reinald Kallenbach, MPI Katlenburg (Germany), and Kai Weidlich, Zeiss Cassidian Optronics (Germany), BELA Laser - qualifying a reliable laser source for planetary mission.
Christian Pedersen, DTU Fotonik (Denmark), Diode based coherent LIDARs for wind sensing.
Nikolaus Schmitt, EADS-IW Munich (Germany), Direct detection UV LIDARs for avionics.
Bernd Sumpf, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik Berlin (Germany), Potential of compact light sources based on hybrid integration of tailored diode lasers and electronics for LIDAR applications.
How to reach
DLR’s Oberpfaffenhofen site can be reached by public transportation from Munich airport, Munich central station and from the city centre by taking the S-Bahn line S8 towards Herrsching or Weßling and alighting at the Neugilching or Weßling station. Several bus lines run between both stations and via the DLR bus stop, but DLR is also within walking distance from both (approximately 2.5 kilometers from either station).
Taxis are available from the S-Bahn stations Germering-Unterpfaffenhofen (distance to DLR 12 kilometres) and Gilching-Argelsried (distance to DLR 3 kilometres).
For more information about how to reach DLR’s Oberpfaffenhofen site visit:
The organizers have pre-reserved rooms for two nights at two hotels close to DLR and with a S-Bahn/bus connection to DLR:
Hotel Seehof in Wessling am See (http://www.hotelseehof.de). Rooms at 90 euros/night and rooms at 100 euros/night, including breakfast and internet.
These hotels will be served by a charter bus to and from the venue for the conference dinner on November 25th. Participants should mention that they are coming for the BRITESPACE workshop when they reserve. The rooms are pre-reserved until November 1st 2014.
An attendance fee of 110 € should be paid upon registration to account for the expenses of two lunches, coffee breaks and workshop dinner (including transport). The accommodation is not included in the attendance fee.
The registration is open from October 1st until November 10th or until achieving the maximum number of attendants (50 persons).
To register follow the next link: http://dlr-lidar.meetingmasters.de
Ignacio Esquivias, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Michel Krakowski, 3-5 Lab, France
Martin Traub, Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik, Germany
Juan Barbero, Alter Technology Group, Spain
John G. Rarity, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Gerhard Ehret, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Germany
This project has received funding from the European Union
Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement n° 313200.
CEMDATIC- Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
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