Training Event 3

General Information

The purpose of this training event (TE) is to offer to the participants the opportunity to attend a series of key lectures given by experts in the field of Speciality Fibres. This TE is focused on the newest trends in the development of specialty fibres with a specific relatedness to practical exercises and applications. Besides, a general introduction into preform and fibre fabrication technologies specific aspects of material (e.g. silica glass network and defects, diffusion of dopants, crystallization, fibre coating) will be discussed. A second issue is the direct relationship to fibre optic sensing with a focus on Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) inscription, characterization and application. The courses will be complemented by practical demonstrations in preform, fibre and sensor fabrication as well as characterization.

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, which can be changed to ECTS credits.

The price of the training event is 100€. This registration fee includes lunch, coffee breaks and a social event laying a platform for networking opportunities.


This spring School on Speciality Fibres is the third training event organized by the FINESSE consortium. The school will take place in Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena, Germany during 9-11 April 2018.

The flyer of this TE is available here 


The agenda for TE3 is available and can be downloaded here

For FINESSE members, you will have additional activities included in this planner.

The detailed program can be downloaded here.


Registration for the training event has been closed since we have reached the maximum number of registrations for the event. Thank you for your interest!

Accommodation and travel information

In order to help you better organise your trip to TE3, please click here.

Useful information on how to reach the IPHT facilities and some suggestions for accommodation are included in this document.

For student participants: A few rooms have been made available for students at the Internationales Gästehaus, Am Herrenberge 3, 07745 Jena, Germany. For more information please contact the finesse coordinating team (