8th International Workshop on Terahertz Technology and Applications

Nowadays terahertz technology has proven to be a valuable tool for applications in diagnostics, measurement and testing. The industrial use of this technology, however, puts a lot of challenging questions. The 8th “International Workshop on Terahertz Technology and Applications” especially fosters the exchange of knowledge and experience between academics and industry in this exciting and rapidly developing field.

The workshop will address primarily the topics:

  1. Non-destructive testing
  2. Technology for homeland security
  3. Communications
  4. Health and social aspects of terahertz technology
  5. New THz system Technologies

Please click here to see the program.

The workshop is focused on the subjects below:

  • sources and detectors,
  • imaging and
  • millimeter-wave testing.

It also addresses:

  • spectroscopy,
  • communication,
  • coatings and
  • regulative aspects of Terahertz radiation.

The international workshop is jointly organised by VDI/VDE Society Measurement and Automatic Control and Fraunhofer ITWM. 

To register online for the workshop please click here.

Following you find recommended Hotels with bus transfer to the workshop:

If you book one of these hotels, please use the keyword "Terahertz".


VDI –The Association of German Engineers Division Optical Technologies, P.O. Box 10 11 39, D-40002 Düsseldorf, Germany


Dr. Erik Marquardt / Nadine Pürling

E-mail: marquardt(at)vdi.de/puerling(at)vdi.de

Phone: +49 (0) 211 6214-373 / 268

Fax: +49 (0) 211 6214-97373 / 97268

Fraunhofer ITWM, Fraunhofer-Platz 16, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany


Dr. Joachim Jonuscheit

E-mail: joachim.jonuscheit(at)itwm.fraunhofer.de

Phone:+49 631 31600-4911

Fax: +49 631 31600 5911

General Information


The workshop will be accompanied by a table top exhibition. Authors from industry are encouraged to contribute to the exhibition, too. Please contact Dr. J. Jonuscheit (phone and e-mailaddress see above) for further information.


Fraunhofer-Zentrum Kaiserslautern, Fraunhofer-Platz 16, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany

Registration Desk

Opening Times: 11:00-19:00 h on March 20th, 2018, 08:00-16:00 h on March 21th, 2018.

Phone during workshop:+49 (0) 211 6214-268


A certain number of rooms are reserved in hotels in Kaiserslautern. Their names are found on www.vdi.de/terahertz2018. The key word for reservation is “Terahertz”. Please contact the hotels at your earliest convenience to book your accommodation. There will be a bus shuttle between the recommended hotels and the conference place after the poster session on Tuesday evening and before the first session on Wednesday morning.

Evening reception

The conference dinner will take place in the “Fruchthalle” in the city centre of Kaiserslautern.

Address: Fruchthallstraße 10, 67655 Kaiserslautern, Germany



Refunding of cost share is possible only if participation is canceled at least 14 days before the workshop. The cost share will be refunded minus a processing fee of €50.00 plus 19% VAT. In case of later cancellation the full cost share is due. Participation can be transferred to another person.

Travel Information

Directions can be found on the website on the website http://www.itwm.fraunhofer.de/en/how-to-reach-us.htm



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20.03.2018 - 21.03.2018
11:00 Uhr Uhr - 18:00 Uhr Uhr


Fraunhofer-Zentrum, Fraunhofer-Platz 1, D-67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany)

Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM
Fraunhofer-Platz 1, D-67663 Kaiserslautern

+49 631 31600 4911

+49 631 31600 5911