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  1. 1. Pasi Vahimaa Director Institute of Photonics University of Eastern Finland
  2. 2. Photonics www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 2
  3. 3. What is Photonics? Photonics is everything that includes: • Generation of light • Amplification of light • Transmission of light • Modulation of light • Detection of light And all those numerous applications where light is used. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 3
  4. 4. Photonics – a Key Enabling Technology Health Environment Energy Secure Food and Water Security PHOTONICS Medical sciences Computing Mathematics Physics Chemistry www.uef.fi/photonics Biology 12.1.2014 4
  5. 5. Photonics Global market volume in 2011: 350 billion euro. Europe: Global Market share: 18%, about 60 billion euro Biggest segments: - Displays - Photovoltaic - Information technology - Light sources - Medical technology & life science - Safety- and defence technologies - Measurement & automated vision - Optical components and systems Source: Photonics Industry Report 2013 by Photonics21 http://www.photonics21.org/download/Photonics_industry_report_2013/photonics_i ndustry_report_2013.pdf www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 5
  6. 6. The University www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 6
  7. 7. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 7
  8. 8. University of Eastern Finland • 15000 Students • 4 Faculties in 3 Campuses – The Philosophical Faculty – The Faculty of Science and Forestry – The Faculty of Health Sciences – The Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. • The areas of expertise in research: – Forests and the Environment, – Health and Well-being – New Technologies and Materials. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 8
  9. 9. The Institute www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 9
  10. 10. Our vision is to be a global pioneer in photonics research and education to benefit the photonics industry and society at large. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014
  11. 11. Institute of Photonics Combines optics at UEF 11 professors 20 postdocs & senior researchers 35 PhD students 10 technical staff 2 coordinators 50 MSc students www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 11
  12. 12. Management Steering group: Dean Timo Jääskeläinen, Chairman Prof Markku Kuittinen Prof Markku Hauta-Kasari Prof Seppo Honkanen Prof Jyrki Saarinen Scientific director: Prof Pasi Vahimaa www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 12
  13. 13. Advisory group Antti Vasara, Executive Vice President, Product Development Services, Tieto Oyj Eero Salmelin, Director, Head of Imaging, Nokia Jari Kervinen, Vice-President, Network Solutions, Abloy Oyj Pekka Savolainen, Director of Optoelectronics Research Centre, Tampere University of Technology Harri Lipsanen, Professor, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Aalto Univeristy Pentti Karioja, Professor in photonics solutions, VTT www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 13
  14. 14. Education www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 14
  15. 15. International education in Photonics • International Master’s Degree Programme in Photonics – www.uef.fi/masterphotonics • Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree Programme: “Optics in Science and Technology” – OpSciTech – www.opscitech.net • Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree Programme: “Color in Informatics and Media Technology” – CIMET – www.master-erasmusmundus-color.eu • Also activities in Research of Education in Photonics More than 20 MSc in Photonics per year www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 15
  16. 16. MSc in Photonics Key Partners Other departments Other universities Companies Key Activities Lectures, Laboratory work, Exams, Thesis Key Resources Teachers, Supervisors, Laboratories Value Proposition Education that is valuable in both Academic world and Industry. Gain the skill needed to guarantee competitiveness. Accelerate career. Alumni network Social media Channels Face-to-face contact Internet based distribution Customer Segments Bachelors in Science Electrical Engineers Engineers also in other fields Revenue Streams Cost Structure Salaries Laboratories and other facilities Equipment Scholarships Customer Relationships Direct funding from the government; based on the number of graduated. Student fees. Indirect income through PhD degrees, scientific articles, and industrial and academic projects. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 16
  17. 17. PhD education in Photonics • Almost 1/2 of all PhDs in Photonics in Finland have graduated in Joensuu • In 2013, 7 students will get PhDs in photonics in Joensuu • About 1/3 of PhD working now in companies, 1/3 in Finnish universities, 1/4 abroad and rest in research institutes. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 17
  18. 18. Research www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 18
  19. 19. Examples of research topics • Extremely sharp diamond needles for diamond turning • Design, fabrication and applications of micro-optics and nanophotonics • Enhanced Raman spectroscopy with nanostructures • Precise modeling of supercontinuum light sources • Spectral color imaging in medical research • Modification of surface properties with femtosecond laser ablation • 3D Printed Photonics • Developing and testing of the LED systems • Light scattering in nanostructured materials www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 19
  20. 20. From theoretical work in nanophotonics to replicated photonics components www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 20
  21. 21. Displays Cartilage condition Mirrors for LED systems Large area illumination OCT Fluorescence enhancement Beam Splitting Local field enhancement Diagnostics with Fluorescence markers Tumor classification Raman enhancement R2R replication Projectors HydrophopicityDiabetic retinopathy Ebeam lithography Supercontinuum screening Coherence/-philicity Cameras Spectral imaging SHG enhancement NIL Spectral measurement Plasmonic structures Illumination analysis Random laser Bispectrum measurement Diamond turned Micro- and nanofluidics Fluorescence measurement mirrors Diamond needle FMM analysis PVD coating Holes with Injection molding femtosecond laser RIE Spectral imaging Graphene THz imaging ALD coating Phase masks of industrial processes Nickel plating Chiral nanostructures Graphite flakes Diamond turning Antireflection grating cold cathode X-ray tubes DNA metamaterial Fabrication service Nanodiamonds Nanocarbon Metamaterial solarcells Diamond turned Characterization services gratings Nanoslot waveguide LED illumination Beam shaping Near-field sensing Design service Optical telecom Near-field microscopy www.uef.fi/photonics
  22. 22. Laboratories www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 22
  23. 23. Laboratory Facilities •Femtosecond laser laboratory •Characterization laboratory •Lithography laboratory •Mechanical laboratory •Nanocarbon laboratory •Optical laboratories •Teaching laboratories •Ultra precision diamond turning facilities •Cleanrooms •Spectral color laboratories www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 23
  24. 24. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 24
  25. 25. Collaboration www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 25
  26. 26. Cooperation • Examples of partner countries: USA, China, India, Singapore, Russia, Brazil, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, UK, Japan • Domestic cooperation with all other universities in Finland having photonics • Multidisciplinary cooperation with chemistry, medical physics, diagnostics, biology, etc. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 26
  27. 27. www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 27
  28. 28. Collaboration with industry www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 28
  29. 29. Thank you www.uef.fi/photonics 12.1.2014 29

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