Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF

GRISM Manufacturing for Spectroscopy in Space

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Dynamic Focus-Shifting Mirror for Laser Processing

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Quantum communication technology for satellites

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Body Measurement in Motion: High-Speed 3D Detection

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Micro-optical telescopic Arrays for LED Light Sources

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Multiaperture Imaging System for Presence Detection

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Fraunhofer IOF - News

 

National Network of Excellence selected by Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has called for the implementation of a new network of excellence under the lead of the Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) in Jena

 

25th institute anniversary

Fraunhofer IOF opens new
fiber technology center in Jena

Fraunhofer IOF – Beutenberg Campus – City of Light Jena

 

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF

07745 Jena
Beutenberg Campus
Albert-Einstein-Str. 7

 

Photonics – Made in Jena

The Fraunhofer IOF conducts application-oriented research in the field of optical systems engineering on behalf of its clients in industry and within publicly-funded collaborative projects.

The field of optical system engineering enables the step from specific optical, mechanical and electronic components to optical, opto-mechanical and opto-electronic modules and systems with complex functionalities. The objective is to control light, from its generation to its application. In this context, the sustainable energy-efficient use of light – "Green Photonics" – plays a special role for the Fraunhofer IOF, particularly with regard to the Fraunhofer innovation cluster.

Current projects

 

Tailored Optical Fibers

18 companies and three research institutions have teamed up in the Innovative Regional Growth Core ›Tailored Optical Fibers‹ [TOF] to develop and market tailored optical fibers for future applications.

 

3Dsensation

The Innovation Alliance 3Dsensation aims to change the interaction of human and machine fundamentally.

 

fo+

Freeform Optics Plus is a regional growth core working on the development and commercialization of innovative freeform optical systems.

 

facetvision

Research project for setting new standards in miniaturized imaging optics in the fields of consumer electronics, life sciences, automotive and sensors.