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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Overmeyer assumes WLT presidency

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer, member of the Board of Directors of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and Chairman of the Scientific Directorate, has assumed the presidency of the German Scientific Laser Society (WLT) as of January 1st, 2021.

"The WLT is a strong community of scientific institutions," says Prof. Dr.-Ing. Overmeyer, describing the goals as follows: "We want to continue to use our expertise in laser technology and photonics to advance research in the field and make the results available to other disciplines."

The work of the WLT focuses on the identification and active promotion of strategic goals to further develop laser radiation scientifically as a universally applicable "tool" and to make it usable for new interdisciplinary fields of application in optical technologies.

Dr. Moritz Hinkelmann, Head of the Optical Systems Group at the LZH, takes over as Executive Secretary of the WLT.

Further information: https://www.lzh.de/

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