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News 2014

Baking

11.12.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Our students baked some cookies for our Christmas party.

Short Group Trip

27.11.2014

Image: Harald Giessen
Image: Harald Giessen
Our group visited the medieval Christmas market in Esslingen.

New Frontispiece

17.11.2014

Our new Advanced Optical Materials article "Plasmonic Antennas: Large-Area Antenna-Assisted SEIRA Substrates by Laser Interference Lithography" appeared as frontispiece in volume 2, issue 11. Additionally, the article has been chosen as VIP article.

New PhD

06.11.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Bernd Metzger for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

Group Trip

16.09.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Group picture from this year's group trip to Goersdorf (Elsass region of France). The second picture has been taken in front of the Louise Weiss building (seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg).

SCoPE Volleyball Tournament

19.07.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Our team won this year's SCoPE Volleyball Tournament. Congratulations!

Preis der Freunde

08.07.2014

Our former PhD student Dr. Mario Hentschel received the "Preis der Freunde der Universität Stuttgart" (5000 EUR) for the best PhD thesis in 2013. Next to him is Dr. Volkmar Denner, CEO of Bosch, and alumnus of the Stuttgart Physics Institute. Congratulations!

New Nature Communications Article

04.07.2014

Our new Nature Communications article Imaging and steering an optical wireless nanoantenna link by D. Dregely, K. Lindfors, M. Lippitz, N. Engheta, M. Totzeck, and H. Giessen has now been published.

Supplementary information:


Group Picture

25.06.2014

Time for a new group picture.

New Cover Art

18.06.2014

Our new ACS Photonics article "Helical Plasmonic Nanostructures as Prototypical Chiral Near-Field Sources" appeared on the cover of volume 1, number 6.

Farewell

13.06.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Prof. Dr. Heinz Schweizer retires. We wish him the very best for his future!

Award

13.06.2014

Our former PhD student Dr. Daniel Dregely received the DGaO Young Scientist Award (1,000 €) from the German Society of Applied Optics. Congratulations!

Special Lecture Series

19.05.2014

We welcome back our guest professor Prof. Dr. Ronald Griessen from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Prof. Griessen will give a special lecture series entitled "Hydrogenography: Shedding light on Switchable Metal-hydride Mirrors" at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research. The lectures take place on Monday, 19 May 2014 (10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00) in room 5H7.

Scholarship

06.05.2014

Our PhD student Tobias Steinle has been awarded a scholarship of the Carl Zeiss Stiftung. Congratulations!

Visit

27.03.2014

Ronen Rapaport from the Hebrew University Jerusalem gave a talk on "Cold Dipolar Exciton Fluids on a Chip: From Quantum Many-Body Physics to Multi-Functional Circuitry".

Award

17.02.2014

Our former PhD student and postdoc Dr. Na Liu (now leader of the research group Smart Nanoplasmonics at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems) received a Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize (20,000 €) from the DFG. Congratulations!

Excursion

14.02.2014

Our group and students from the third semester (Experimental Physics III – Optics) and students of the SCoPE M.Sc course Photonics Engineering visited Carl Zeiss AG in Oberkochen.

New PhD

13.02.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Daniel Dregely for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

New PhD

27.01.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Robin Hegenbarth for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

Lab Impressions

24.01.2014

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
The whole intitute cleared out one of our oldest labs. Here are some impressions.

Award

22.01.2014

Our PhD student Bettina Frank wins one of the poster prizes at the workshop "Active Plasmonics" in Bad Honnef with her contribution on electrochemical growth of single crystalline gold platelets. Congratulations!