Andreas Tünnermann

Andreas Tünnermann is director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (Fraunhofer IOF), as well as a professor in physics and director of the Institute of Applied Physics at Friedrich Schiller University (both in Jena, Germany).

(Courtesy of Fraunhofer IOF)
FIGURE 1. Researchers from around the world gathered at the MIMAS Workshop, held at the Fraunhofer IOF in Jena, to develop a roadmap for the advances needed in optical fiber technology.
Lasers & Sources

Market Insights: Workshop on next-generation optical fiber technology provides perspectives and a roadmap

Jan. 18, 2018
Workshop in Jena on next-generation optical fiber technology provides perspectives and a roadmap for fiber lasers.
A team of researchers in Germany has demonstrated 4.3 kW single-mode output from a fiber laser, in which the output was limited only by the input pump power.
Lasers & Sources

Fiber Lasers: High-power, single-mode fiber lasers advance

June 12, 2017
By identifying high-power fiber laser challenges and optimizing the optical fiber accordingly, a 4.3 kW single-mode output has been achieved, with further upscaling and new ultrafast...
Vision of a thin, high-resolution camera based on facet optics for mobile applications.
Detectors & Imaging

Novel Cameras: Ultrathin mobile cameras with facet optics are maturing

Nov. 6, 2016
Cameras that are based on the "insect eye" principle can be made half as thin as conventional smartphone cameras—a new generation of these ultrathin cameras targets a resolution...