Dr. rer. nat. Tammo Ripken

Dr. Tammo Ripken (LZH)
Head of Industrial and Biomedical Optics Department
E-Mail: t.ripken@lzh.de
Phone: +49 511 2788-228

Study of Physics at University of Hannover (now: Leibniz Universität Hannover), diploma in Physics, PhD obtained from the University of Hannover (now: Leibniz Universität Hannover) in 2007, dissertation titled „Application of MHz fs-lasers in ophthalmology and development of a therapy approach for the laser-assisted treatment of presbyopia”.

Since 2001, Dr. Tammo Ripken is working at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH). From 2005 to 2008, as project leader for fs-laser in ophthalmology, and from 2008 to 2010, as Head of the Laser Medicine Group.

Since 2011, Dr. Tammo Ripken acts as Head of the Industrial and Biomedical Optics Department.

Main Research Areas
  • Medical applications and therapy
  • Optogenetics
  • Laser-tissue-interaction
  • Reconstruction and correlative imaging
  • Image analysis and algorithms
  • Optical online-monitoring and quality assurance
  • Systemic light effects (plant production)
  • Lethal laser light effects (agriculture)
  • Food storage and safety
  • Seminar „Current aspects of biomedical optics“
    Leibniz Universität Hannover
Other professional commitments
  • Member of the „Hearing for all“ Excellence Cluster
  • SPIE member