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News 2016

AvH Fellowship

20.12.2016

Our former PhD student and postdoc Dr. Bernd Metzger (JILA, Boulder, University of Colorado) received an AvH fellowship for carrying out research in the group of Prof. Markus Raschke at the University of Colorado, USA. Congratulations!

Visit Dr. Muljarov

16.12.2016

We welcome our guest Dr. Egor Muljarov. On Friday, December 16, he will speak about "Exact theory of Purcell effect and resonant-state expansion". The talk will start at 2 pm in the library of the 4th Physics Institute (Pfaffenwaldring 57, room 4-319).

Baking

13.12.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Some delicious cookies for our Christmas party.

Honorary Doctorate

18.11.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Prof. Dr. Nader Engheta (University of Pennsylvania) received an honorary doctorate of the University of Stuttgart. Beforehand, however, he had to master a special exam at the 4th Physics Institute.

New PhD

17.11.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Tobias Steinle for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

Talk Prof. Engheta

16.11.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
On Friday, November 18, Prof. Dr. Nader Engheta (University of Pennsylvania) will speak about Low-Index Photonics. Prof. Engheta will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Stuttgart. His talk takes place in the Jürgen-Kuhl-Library of the 4th Physics Institute (Pfaffenwaldring 57, room 4.342) at 10:00. (announcement)

New Lab Equipment

07.10.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Our new Raith ionLINE Plus system has just arrived.

Happy Birthday!

04.10.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
We congratulate Harald Giessen on his 50th birthday!

New PhD

26.09.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Xinghui Yin for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

New Cover Art

23.09.2016

Our new ACS Sensors article Large-Area Low-Cost Plasmonic Perfect Absorber Chemical Sensor Fabricated by Laser Interference Lithography appeared on the cover of volume 1, number 9.

Group Trip

16.09.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Some impressions from this year's group trip to the Rhön.

Visit Prof. Davis

01.09.2016

We welcome our guest professor Prof. Dr. Tim Davis, who will stay at our institute for the next 6 months. His research topics include plasmonics, nanophotonics, and integrated quantum systems.

Volleyball Tournament

23.07.2016

Image: Moritz Floess
Image: Moritz Floess
Some impressions from the SCoPE Volleyball Tournament 2016.

SCoPE Mitgliederversammlung

04.07.2016

Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Image: Martin Schäferling
Am Montag, den 04. Juli, findet ab 14 Uhr die SCoPE Mitgliederversammlung im Hörsaal V57.01 statt. Dr. Michael Totzeck (Carl Zeiss AG, Oberkochen) wird den Festvortrag "Optik in der Medizintechnik" geben.

Nobel Laureate Meeting

01.07.2016

Some impressions from the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, where we presented our work on 3D printed microoptics.

New PhD

28.06.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Bettina Frank for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

New Nature Photonics Article

27.06.2016

Complex 3D printed objective on an optical fiber next to a fly.
3D printed lens systems: Singlet, doublet, and triplet and their performance comparison. Upper half: simulations, lower half: fabricated demonstrator systems and measurements.
Complex 3D printed objectives on an optical CMOS sensor chip for imaging purposes.

Our new Nature Photonics article Two-photon direct laser writing of ultracompact multi-lens objectives by Timo Gissibl, Simon Thiele, Alois Herkommer, and Harald Giessen has now been published.


Regular arrangement of doublet lenses directly fabricated on a CMOS image sensor.
Image of a multi-lens system with a diameter of 600 µm next to a doublet lenses with a diameter of 120 µm.
Image of a multi-lens system with a diameter of 600 µm surrounded by four doublet lenses with a diameter of 120 µm.
Colored SEM-image of a miniature triplet lens directly fabricated on an optical fiber.
Colored SEM-image of a miniaturized triplet lens compared to a hair.
Colored SEM-image of a miniaturized triplet lens coming out of a cannula.


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New PhD

27.06.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Congratulations to Martin Mesch for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

New Nature Communications Article

24.06.2016

Our new Nature Communications article Sub-micrometre accurate free-form optics by three-dimensional printing on single-mode fibres by T. Gissibl, S. Thiele, A. Herkommer, and H. Giessen has now been published.

Scholarship

25.05.2016

Our Postdoc Dr. Heiko Linnenbank has been awarded a scholarship of the Carl Zeiss Stiftung. Congratulations!

Transit of Mercury

09.05.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
We took a nice picture of the transit of mercury.

Award

26.04.2016

Image: DGaO
Our postdoc and former PhD student Timo Gissibl receives the 2015 DGaO Young Scientist Award by the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für angewandte Optik" for his dissertation on 3D printed optics. Congratulations!

New Lab Equipment

04.03.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Image: Dominik Floess
Our new Raith eLINE Plus system is now up and running.

New Lab Equipment

29.02.2016

Image: Dominik Floess
Our new Raith eLINE Plus system has just arrived.

New Nature Materials Article

24.02.2016

Image: Nikolai Strohfeldt
Our new Nature Materials article Thermodynamics of the hybrid interaction of hydrogen with palladium nanoparticles by R. Griessen, N. Strohfeldt, and H. Giessen has now been published in the March issue.

Best Of

21.01.2016

Our Advanced Optical Materials paper Large-Area Low-Cost Tunable Plasmonic Perfect Absorber in the Near Infrared by Colloidal Etching Lithography by Ramon Walter, Andreas Tittl, Audrey Berrier, Florian Sterl, Thomas Weiss, and Harald Giessen has been selected for the Best of Advanced Optical Materials – 2015 edition.

Visit Dr. Gomez

18.01.2016

We welcome our guest Dr. Daniel Gomez from CSIRO, Melbourne (Australia).