Special Interest Group Meeting: Micro/Nano Manufacturing 
17th – 18th November 2021


Our Special Interest Group meeting on Micro/Nano Manufacturing is held over 2 days and the daily programme is detailed below.

Please note that all times are shown in Central European Time (CET)

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Time Programme
13:00 – 13:10Welcome address by meeting chair: Oltmann Riemer, LFM, University of Bremen, DE
13:10 – 13:40Keynote: Overcoming some of the limitations in optical coordinate metrology
Franz Helmli, Alicona Bruker, AT
13:40 – 14:30

Chair: Richard Leach


Session 1: Metrology   (Part 1)

13:40     SOTA (Standards): WG10 ISO
Recent developments in standardized testing of optical coordinate measuring systems
Ulrich Neuschaefer-Rube, PTB, DE

14:00     New structural – parametric method for assessing the geometrical accuracy of machine tools
Hans-Joachim Koriath, Fraunhofer IWU, DE    

 14:15     A novel multi-axis position sensor is validated to nanometre accuracy and demonstrates picometre/nanoradian potential
Edward Heaps, National Physical Laboratory, UK   

14:30 – 14:50Coffee break
14:50 – 15:35Session 1: Metrology   (Part 2)

14:50    Surface and shape measurement solution integrated in laser machine for the characterization of round parts
B. Ahmed Chekh Oumar, Tekniker, ES   

15:05    Measuring system for synchrotron CT to characterize nanoparticles release on human organoids exposed to metal implant
Luiz Schweitzer, Fraunhofer IPK, DE   

15:20     Automatic artificial intelligence based defect detection on turbine blades
Kunal Gokhale, Bruker Alicona, Austria, AT 

15:35 – 16:05Coffee and debate on Metrology
16:05 – 16:35

Chair: Andreas Kuchler

Session 2: Laser Micro Machining

16:05     Investigation on femtosecond laser micro machining spark plasma sintered TiB2-10%SiC ceramic composites
Hongjun Xia, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, CN 

16:20     Nanosecond laser processing of zirconia/alumina composites with different alumina contents
Jide Han, KU Leuven, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BE  

16:35 – 16:50Coffee and debate on Laser Micro Machining

Thursday 18th November 2021

Time Programme
09:00 – 10:20

Chair: Franz Helmli

Session 3:  Micro Machining Processes

09:00     SOTA: Fabrication of freeform optics
Paul Blair, PowerPhotonic, UK

09:20      Diamond machining assisted with laser, ultra-sonic and FIB
Andrew Cox, Contour Fine Tooling, UK

09:35     Investigation of machinability of polymer/nanoparticles nanocomposites
Guoyu Fu, Newcastle University, UK

09:50      Closed-loop controlled jet polishing system for generating nano-scale roughness optical surfaces
Yongli Qi, Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering IWT, DE 

10:05      Electromagnetic embossing of optical microstructures with high aspect ratios in thin aluminium sheets
Julian Heidhoff, Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering, DE  

10:20 – 10:40Coffee and debate on Micro Machining Processes
10:40 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00

Chair: Guido Tosello


Session 4: Medical and Bio Systems

11:00       Optimizing micro-injection moulded lab-on-a-chips using virtual design of experiments
Komeil Saeedabadi, DTU, DK  

11:15       Manufacturing pipeline for high-pressure resistant microfluidics
Gregor Dürre, Fraunhofer IPK, DE   

11:30      Antimicrobial effect of TiO2-coated catheters
Annika Brehmer, Fraunhofer IPK, DE  

11:45      Comparison of stainless steel and PEEK for the manufacturing of micro-fluidics chips through micro-milling
Christian Jahnke, Fraunhofer IPK, DE    

12:00 – 12:20Coffee and debate on  Medical and Bio Systems
12:20 – 13:00Lunch break
13:00 – 13:45

Chair: Oltmann Riemer


Session 5: Precision Engineering Systems   (Part 1)

13:00       Genetic code and population based multi objective optimization applied to spindle design
Ralf Dupont, Levicron, DE

13:15       Interferometrically controlled, scalable x-y planar positioning stage concept
Ilko Rahneberg, SIOS Meßtechnik GmbH, DE  

13:30       Development of a handling system for single carbon fibres as tool electrodes in micro-EDM
Sami Yabroudi, Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management (IWF), Technical University of Berlin, DE

13:45 – 14:00Coffee break
14:00 – 14:30Session 5: Precision Engineering Systems   (Part 2)

14:00      Development of a measurement device for the validation of the oxide layer quality of surface-modified tool electrodes
Emre Dargin, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK, DE  

14:30     Parallel kinematic mechanism for sub-micron accuracy assembly tasks
Andre Butzerin, IWF ETH Zürich, CH  

14:30 – 15:00Coffee and debate on Precision Engineering Systems 
15:00 – 15:10Closing remarks by Oltmann Riemer, LFM Bremen, DE


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