Fraunhofer IPM, Freiburg  /  December 12, 2023  -  December 13, 2023

OPM-MEG Workshop

In collaboration with the research center BrainLinks-BrainTools (BrainLinks-BrainTools) in Freiburg, Fraunhofer IPM organizes a workshop on the use of optically pumped magnetometers (OPM) for magnetoencephalography (MEG).

Carl-Zeiss-Humboldt Lecture

presented by Svenja Knappe

Monday, Dec 11, 2023, 6 p.m.

(The lecture will be held in German)


5:30 p.m. Welcome
6:00 p.m. Lecture with open question session
7:30 p.m. Reception and get-together

Venue: University of Freiburg, Department of Microsystems Engineering  IMTEK, building 101, in close vicinity of Fraunhofer IPM (getting there)

Svenja Knappe has been awarded the 2023 Carl-Zeiss-Humboldt research award for her significant contributions in the fields of magnetometry and quantum sensing (Press release). She was nominated for the award by Karsten Buse from the University of Freiburg and from the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM in Freiburg.

The lecture will provide an accessible overview of her contributions and will be followed by a reception.

Workshop participants are warmly invited to attend the event (Please, select the corresponding checkbox when registering).


Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023

Venue: Fraunhofer IPM

Program (preliminary)

10:00 a.m. Registration
10:30 a.m. Opening
Karsten Buse / Ilka Diester
11:00 a.m. Georg Bison, Paul Scherrer Institute  



11:30 a.m. Svenja Knappe, University of Colorado Boulder
12:00 a.m Lunch break  
1:30 p.m. Lauri Parkkonen, Aalto University



2:00 p.m. Sarang Dalal, Aarhus University
2:30 p.M. Coffee Break  
3:15 p.m.
Robert Oostenveld, Radboud University


3:45 p.m. Tilmann Sander-Thömmes, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (National Metrology Institute of Germany)
4:45 H p.m. Tour at Intelligent Machine-brain interface technology (imbit)  

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2023

Venue: Fraunhofer IPM

Program (preliminary)

09:00 a.m. Surja Soekadar, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin  



09:30 a.m. Tonio Ball, University of Freiburg
10:00 a.m. Coffee break & Lab tour  
11:00 a.m.
Arne Wickenbrock, Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz



11:30 a.m. Jan Jeske, Fraunhofer IAF
12:00 a.m. Lunch Break  
1:30 p.m. Jürgen Beck, University of Freiburg


2:00 p.m. N. N.
2:30 p.m. Take home message  
2:45 p.m. End of workshop