Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH
Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik


The Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH), Leibniz Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik in Berlin carries out R&D activities that aim at bringing quantum technology from proof-of-concept demonstrations in a quantum optics lab to industry, so as to pave the way for the second quantum revolution to unfold its potential for tomorrow’s society. Within this scope FBH with its Joint Lab Quantum Photonics Components is developing highly integrated miniaturized laser modules for applications in quantum technologies - especially for operation in harsh environments such as space.

During the assembly of the modules, very small micro-optical and opto-electronic components are positioned on a miniature optical bench by micromanipulators, whereby accuracies of less than 100 nm must be achieved. The assembly of a module requires a multitude of very complex processes for alignment, calibration and characterization.

Using the robotic system supplied by Robo-Technology, the operator is assisted in his manual tasks by high-precision industrial robots. In addition, the use of advanced HMI methods and operating concepts allow for intuitive operation. This type of collaboration between the human and the robotic environment provides an extremely versatile (wide variety of products) and agile (fast changeover between products without setup time) manufacturing environment. No product-specific programming of the system is required.

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