NOMINEE FOR STANDARDS + INNOVATION CONTRIBUTOR AWARD 2020 

         

Karl SCHULMEISTER - Seibersdorf Labor GmbH

Nominated by DKE - German Commission for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies of DIN and VDE

 

Karl Schulmeister’s scientific work has contributed substantially to the development and improvement of laser product safety as well as LED and lamp safety standards. His research was the basis to permit higher safety limits, thereby enabling new technologies that require higher emission levels, as well as permitting improved performance, such as the measurement range of lidars, 3D cameras and machine vision - while still assuring a safe product that can be used without personal protective equipment.

The numerous publications by Karl Schulmeister (including the reference book “Laser Safety”) also serve as valuable tutorial material to help understand the complex dependence of the safety limits on wavelength, pulse duration and retinal image size.