The International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop 2012 was held in Baden near Vienna, Austria (IQCLSW) 2012 in the beautiful residence of Grand Hotel Sauerhof. The leading researchers in the field of quantum cascade lasers joined the location for one week of discussion and intensive information exchange. The rapid progress in technology and the appearance of new approaches pushes the QCL technology more and more to the applications and further to industrial devices.

QuantaRed Technologies is proud to be part of this community and awarded a best poster prize in the field of scientific research. QuantaRed Technologies wants to support outstanding research and motivates people to transfer front-edge science into industrial markets. Within the prize ceremony CEO Wolfgang Ritter awarded this years prize to Ms. Yuk Nga Chen for her poster presentation on "Thermal THz emission from Microcavity Phonon-Polaritons".