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Lumentum Thought Leaders at SPIE Photonics West 2016

Technologists Will Cover a Broad Range of Topics; Present Papers, and Chair Technical Sessions

Milpitas, Calif., and San Francisco, Calif., February 16, 2016 – Lumentum Holdings Inc. (“Lumentum”) today announced that many of its thought leaders will engage with industry luminaries on key technology issues and photonics standards at SPIE Photonics West 2016 held in San Francisco, Calif., from February 13 -16, 2016.

Monday, February 15, 2016

  • LD Device Reliability -- Session Chair – Erik Zucker -- Senior Director, Lasers Products and Technology -- 8:30 am to 10:30 am
  • 100W class compact Yb: YAG single crystal fiber amplifier for femtosecond laser without PCA - Vesna Markovic -- Senior Laser Engineer – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Yb: YAG single-crystal fiber amplifiers for picosecond lasers using divided pulse amplification technic -- Wolfgang Pallmann – Senior Laser Engineer  -- 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • High Power Fiber Coupled Devices II: Advances in high-power 9XXmn laser diodes for pumping fiber lasers -- Jay Skidmore – Senior Director, Product Development – 1:40 pm to 3:00 pm    

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

  • Laser-based Micro-and Nanoprocessing X -- Session Program Committee -- Andreas E. H. Oehler – Ultrafast Application Lab Director --1:00 pm – 3:20 pm
  • Ultrafast Lasers – Session Chair -- Bojan Resan -- Senior R&D Manager, Laser Products – 1:00pm to 3:20 pm  
    • Blue-diode-Pumped SESAM modelocked Ti: sapphire oscillator generating 5nJ 88 fs pulses -- Andreas Rohrbacher – Principal Research Scientist

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • “Executive Perspectives on the World of Optics and Photonics” – Panelist -- Alex Schoenfelder -- Vice President, Product Line Management for Commercial Lasers – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Novel Concepts I -- Session Chair – Bojan Resan -- Senior R&D Manager, Laser Products – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Thursday, February 18, 2016

  • Short Pulse and Tunable Lasers -- Session Chair – Martin H. Muendel – Director of Advanced Research – 8:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Components and Packaging for Ultrafast Lasers: Hybrid high power fs lasers (invited paper) -- Bojan Resan -- Senior R&D Manager, Laser Products – 8:00 am to 9:50 am

About Lumentum

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide.  For more information, visit

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