Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Monday, 16th of March 2015

08:30 Registration
08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Zigan, Lars

Advances in ballistic imaging and its use in spray research
Linne, Mark

10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Spray diagnostics using structured laser illumination planar imaging
Berrocal, Edouard
11:20 Time-resolved measurements of soot processes in high-pressure spray flames using dual-wavelength diffused back-illumination imaging
Manin, Julien
12:20 Lunch break
13:00 Plenoptic imaging of sprays
Sick, Volker
14:00 Study of mixture composition and temperature distribution using laser-induced fluorescence of tracer mixtures
Zigan, Lars
15:00 Fuel Design for Engine Combustion Control
Huang, Zhen
15:45 Transfer to Hotel and Nuremberg (for Speakers)
Evening Program (*)
17:00 Guided Tour in Nuremberg (Old Town)
18:30 Dinner in Nuremberg (Restaurant "Zum Spießgesellen")

(*) Applications are welcome (only restricted attendance possible)


Tuesday, 17th of March 2015

09:00 A History of the development of optical research engines and the important technical advances that have enabled more realistic operation
Miles, Paul                                   
10:00 Injection and combustion investigations in constant volume chambers
Wensing, Michael
10:50 Coffee break
11:20 High precision measurements of in-cylinder temperature using Laser Induced Grating Techniques
Ewart, Paul
12:15 Advancing diagnostic methodologies towards multi-dimensional and volumetric measurements for IC engine research
Peterson, Brian
13:15 Lunch break

Not all metal, not all glass - optical measurements in real-life engines
Kaiser, Sebastian

15:00 A laser absorption/scattering imaging technique for multi-component fuel vapour and droplet distributions
Zhang, Yuyin
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 For invited speakers: Transfer and Visit of LTT Test Centre Nuremberg
18:30 Transfer to Erlangen



SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.