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Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis

The Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis is an innovation prize for applied laser technology open for participants world wide. It is biennially awarded by the German non-profit foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung for innovations on the application or generation of laser light. In total three prizes are worth 35,000 euros. The prize winners are selected from eight nominees that present their work in person at a jury session.


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  • 1. Prize: Karin Schütze and Raimund Schütze, P.A.L.M. Microlaser Technologies GmbH, a Company of the Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH, „Laser micro beam and laser catapult for single cell capture“
  • 2. Prize: Ian A. Walmsley, University of Oxford, „Methods for complete measurement of ultrashort pulses
  • 3. Prize: Michael Mei and Ronald Holzwarth, Menlo Systems GmbH, „Optical frequency comb technique“


  • 1. Prize: Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich, „SESAM – Semiconductor Saturable Absorber Mirror for ultrafast lasers
  • 2. Prize: Andreas Tünnermann, Stefan Nolte and Holger Zellmer, Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg / Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, „High-power fiber lasers and their applications“
  • 3. Prize: Axel Rolle, Specialized Hospital Coswig, Saxony, „Lung parenchymal laser surgery“


  • 1. Prize: Work Group Disk Laser, Universität Stuttgart, „Disk laser
  • 2. Prize: Tibor Juhasz and Ronald Kurtz, IntraLase Inc., „Femtosecond laser scalpel for Corneal surgery“
  • 3. Prize: Stefan Hell, Marcus Dyba and Alexander Egner, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, „Optical nanoscopy with ultrashort pulse laser and stimulated emission“


  • 1. Prize: Josef Schneider, MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG, „Laser and digitally changed Printing systems“
  • 2. Prize: Martin Grabherr, ULM photonics GmbH, „VCSEL - Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting high-power Laser diode“
  • 3. Prize: Lu Yong Feng, National University of Singapore, „Laser micro processing in industry“

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