Shanghai, China  /  03/20/2019  -  03/22/2019


With more than 500 employees the Fraunhofer ILT in Aachen counts among the leading
contract research and development institutions in the field. For around 30 years now,
Fraunhofer experts have been developing and optimizing laser beam sources and laser
processes for use in areas such as production, medical and measuring technologies, energy
and the environment.

TOP Issue: Material Ablation using Ultrashort Pulsed Laser

  • Structuring of embossing tools
  • Roll to Roll production of organic solar cells
  • Processing of Thin Film Batteries
  • Processing of CFRP
TOP Issue: High precision laser drilling and laser cutting with the helical optic
  • High precision machining of metals, chemically strengthened glass, sapphire,
    semiconductors and ceramics
  • Drilling and cutting of micro structures with adjustable taper
  • Intelligent Software and self-adjustment procedures to enable easy operation
    on the system
TOP Issue: High power multi beam processing with ultra-short laser pulses
  • Designed for use with ultrashort pulsed lasers
  •  Splitting of the laser beam allows creating several hundred structures per
  • Spatial Light Modulators allow flexible beam shaping
  • Potential applications: Traditional surface structuring, drilling, cutting and
    many more

TOP Issue: Laserfact Combi-Head : cutting, cladding, welding                     

  • Flexible and cost-efficient cutting and welding with a single head in one machine
  • Integrated process chain of edge preparation, component measurement, high
    precision joining and final cut-outs
  • Proven in harsh industrial environment such as coil-lines as well as for highvalue
    metal assemblies
  • New features for flexible and rapid manufacturing in progress
TOP Issue: ACUNITY EHLA: Extreme High‐Speed Laser Material Deposition
  • Ideal tool for repair and surface protection
  • Allows high diversity of additive materials
  • Thin layers allow coating of sensitive surfaces
  • Inside cladding for oil and gas industry

14th International Laser Processing and Systems Conference (LPC 2019)

The LPC 2019 conference aims to strengthen the laser industry and build up an international
platform for the integration of production, teaching and researches. It will focus on "Exploring
Laser Frontier Technology and Promoting the Development of Laser Industry". The conference
will show the latest developments of the global laser industries and introduce the latest
applications of laser technologies in various industries in the world.

Date: 20 – 21 March 2019
Venue: Shanghai International Expo Centre


General Conference Chairmen
Prof. Youliang Wang, Chinese Optical Society-Laser Processing Committee (COS-LPC), China

Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Germany


March 20, 2019 | Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel, Shanghai, 6th Floor Ballroom

Opening Ceremony / Plenary Session

09:35 - 09:40 Welcome Speech by General Conference Co-Chair, Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT/ LLT RWTH-Aachen University Director, Aachen, Germany

10:00 - 10:25 Latest advancements in Additive Manufacturing and Ultrafast Laser Ablation, Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany

10:50 - 11:15 Advanced manufacturing technologies using ultra-short pulsed laser sources, Frank Zibner, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany

March 21, 2019 | Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel, Shanghai, 6th Floor Ballroom

14:35 - 14:50 Efficiency enhanced high quality helical drilling and cutting for industrial applications, Chao He, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany


Conference 2 Laser Surface Modification Technology and Laser Addition Manufacturing Technology

March 21, 2019 | Shanghai New International Expo Center Room W2-M9

10:00 - 10:20 Extreme High-speed Laser Material Deposition (EHLA), Thomas Schopphoven, Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany