4th International Workshop on

Laser-Ultrasound for Metals



Technical Program:

Wednesday, September 25th 2019

08:30 – 09:30: Registration and Welcome Reception

09:30 – 09:40: "Opening", P. Burgholzer (RECENDT, CEO, Austria)
09:40 – 10:00: "LUS at RECENDT, a historical retrospect", B. Reitinger (RECENDT, Austria)
10:00 – 10:40: "Spatially resolved acoustic spectroscopy (SRAS) microstructural imaging", M. Clark (Univ. Nottingham, England) Invited
10:40 – 11:00: M. Choquet (TECNAR + DSI, Canada + USA) Sponsor Presentation

11:00 – 11:30: Coffee Break

11:30 – 11:50: "Numerical investigation of ultrasonic wave scattering in polycrystalline materials", A. Renaud (Laboratory MSSMat, Université Paris-Saclay, France)
11:50 – 12:10: "Numerical modeling of acoustic-wave scattering in polycrystalline media", T. Grabec (Institute of Thermomechanics CAS, Czech Republic)
12:10 – 12:30: "Measurement of effective surface acoustic wave attenuation in polycrystalline aluminum", M. Ryzy (RECENDT, Austria)

12:30 – 13:50: LUNCH

13:50 – 14:10: "Comparative study of structures in annealed 304 stainless steel using laser-ultrasonics (LUS) in combination with EBSD and XRD", M. Malmstroem (SWERIM AB, Sweden)
14:10 – 14:30: "Characterization of β → (omega) phase transition in β-Ti alloys by  laser-ultrasound", P. Sedlak (Institute of Thermomechanics CAS, Czech Republic)
14:30 – 14:50: "The use of LUS in a Dilatometer", E. Scherleitner (RECENDT, Austria)
14:50 – 15:10: H. Renner (LINSEIS, Germany) Sponsor Presentation

15:10 – 15:20: Photo (Group picture)
15:20 – 15:40: Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:00: "Next LUS4Metals Workshop Presentation", B. Tie (CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, France)
16:00 – 17:00: Lab Tour (multiple single groups will be arranged) and parallel B2B-meetings "Meet the Experts"

18:30 – 23:00: Evening reception at the lake / Dinner

Thursday, September 26th 2019

08:30 – 09:00: Registration and Welcome

09:00 – 09:40: "Sensing of Trapped Fluids in Nanoporous Thin Metal Films by Picosecond Ultrasonics", F. Banfi (Université de Lyon, France) Invited
09:40 – 10:00: "Metal film adhesion in heterogeneous layer systems", M. Hettich (RECENDT, Austria)
10:00 – 10:20: "Characterization of aluminium oxide layers with a laser ultrasonic setup using the dispersion of Rayleigh waves", F. Brand (Coburg University – ISAT, Germany)
10:20 – 10:40: "Using zero-group-velocity Lamb waves to determine thickness and bulk sound velocities of isotropic plates", C. Grünsteidl (RECENDT, Austria)

10:40 – 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:20: "Robot aided LUS for joints and welds", N. Huber (RECENDT, Austria)
11:20 – 11:40: "LUS for Hardness Penetration Depth Imaging", W. Haderer (RECENDT, Austria)
11:40 – 12:00: B. Pouet (Sound & Bright, USA) Sponsor Presentation

12:00 – 13:30: LUNCH

13:30 – 13:50: "Hybrid Tooling using Laser Powder Bed Fusion: Possible applications for Laser Ultrasound", S. Megahed (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
13:50 – 14:10: "Nondestructive Evaluation with Laser Ultrasound of Powder Bed Fusion Printed Metal", A. Jansson (SERIM AB, Sweden)

14:10 - 14:20: Closing Ceremony
14:20 – 15:30: Second Lab Tour (multiple single groups will be arranged)


The program can also be downloaded here!


Accompanying to the talks an exhibition with device manufacturers will be organized.

Meet the Experts:

As an additional service for all attendees, the experts will be available for pre-arranged business-meetings during available time-slots around the conference programme.

More information about the experts and how to book such meetings can be found here!

Learn about those B2B-meetings here on YouTube: pre-arranged one-on-one meetings
This service is provided in a collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

Social Program:

A Conference Dinner will be organized on 25th of September in the evening.