Symposium: 6 October 2006 at LCVU

Frequency and Length Metrology in the Lab, in Space and in Industry

Netherlands Physical Society (NNV) section Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
Kick-off meeting: FOM-IPP program on Metrology with Frequency Comb Lasers

Morning session, to be held at: Faculty of Medicine - Hall G613

  9.40   Registration and coffee
10.00   Wim Ubachs (LCVU) Welcome
10.10   Ed de Leer (Nederlands Meet-instituut, Delft)     "Metrology; a historical perspective and modern trends"
10.50   Arie den Boef (ASM Lithography, Veldhoven)
    "Optical Metrology in Lithography systems"
11.30   Coffee
11.45   Kjeld Eikema (Laser Centre VU Amsterdam)
    "The frequency comb revolution and novel trends in frequency metrology"

12.25   Lunch: Faculty of medicine - Panorama-zaal

Afternoon session, to be held at: Faculty of Sciences - Hall M1.29

13.50   Nandini Bhattacharya (Optics Research Group, TU Delft)
    "High accuracy absolute and relative distance metrology"
14.30   Zoran Sodnik (ESA Noordwijk)
    "ESA's optical metrology developments for formation flying in Space"
15.10   Tea
15.25   Michael Murphy (Cambridge University, UK)
    "On the Variation of fundamental constants"

16.15   Labtours  Laser Centre - G1.78
    1. Frequency comb lab
    2. H2-proton mass experiment
    3. BEC and quantum statistics experiment
    4. Molecular Fountain experiment

17.00   Drinks

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Registration free of charge if registered before Oct 1st 2006.

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