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News 2013

Talk

17.12.2013

Prof. Dr. Carsten Rockstuhl will speak on Tuesday, December 17 at 12:30 in our seminar room. His talk is entitled "From Maxwell to Schrödinger".

Graduation

13.12.2013

Some of our students got their degrees. Congratulations to Stefan Kedenburg, M.Sc., Tobias Steinle, M.Sc., and Daniel Werdehausen, B.Sc.!

Baking

12.12.2013

Our students baked some cookies to be prepared for our Christmas party.

Award

28.11.2013

Congratulations to Jun.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Weiss. He received the Best PhD thesis award in the field of engineering, natural sciences and computer science of the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule.

Fellowship

19.11.2013

Maxim Nesterov has received a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for two years. He will work on symmetry-breaking plasmonics with Jun.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Weiss. Congratulations!

Photo Contest

11.10.2013

Our PhD students won several awards at the Statusworkshop of the Kompetenznetz Funktionelle Nanostrukturen. Timo Gissibl won the photo contest Images from the nano world with his contribution The Cake is a Lie. The photo Women in Science by Xinghui Yin ranked second. Bernd Metzger won an award for the second-best student talk.

Group Trip

19.09.2013

Some impression from this year's group trip to the Kleinwalsertal (Austria).

Guest Professorship

29.08.2013

Image: Beijing University of Technology
Harald Giessen receives the guest professor documents from the Rector at Beijing University of Technology.

New Nature Communications Article

29.07.2013

Our new Nature Communications article "Vibrational near-field mapping of planar and buried three-dimensional plasmonic nanostructures" by D. Dregely, F. Neubrech, H. Duan, R. Vogelgesang, and H. Giessen has now been published.

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SCoPE Volleyball Tournament

27.07.2013

Our team won this year's SCoPE Volleyball Tournament. Congratulations!

New PhD

18.07.2013

Congratulations to Christina Bauer for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.

Volleyball Training

15.07.2013

Training for the SCoPE Beach Volleyball Tournament 2013.

Scholarship

03.06.2013

Our Bachelor student Daniel Werdehausen has received both a DAAD scholarship as well as a Baden-Württemberg scholarship. He will visit the groups of Hong Minghui at National University of Singapore and Ben Eggleton at University of Sydney. Congratulations!

New PhD

03.06.2013

Congratulations to Markus Pfeiffer for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.

Award

01.06.2013

Congratulations to our former PhD student Dr. Tobias Utikal. He received the Carl-Sonnenschein-Preis of the Kartellverband katholischer deutscher Studentenvereine for his PhD thesis.

Awards

31.05.2013

Our PhD students won several poster awards at SPP6 conference. Xinghui Yin was awarded a first prize (CAD 500). Bernd Metzger reached a second prize (CAD 300). Xinghui Yin also got a best poster award at CD2013. Congratulations!

Visit Prof. Zia

14.05.2013

We welcome our guest Prof. Rashid Zia from Brown University, School of Engineering. He will give a talk entitled "Accessing Forbidden Transitions: Magnetic Dipoles and Electric Quadrupoles for Nano-Optics" (abstract) on Tuesday, May 14, 2 p.m. at Jürgen-Kuhl-Library (4.342), Pfaffenwaldring 57.

Scholarship

02.05.2013

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

Visit Prof. Altug

02.05.2013

Prof. Dr. Hatice Altug from Boston University visited our group. She spoke about Plasmonics for Biosensing and Spectroscopy.

New Nature Communications Article

19.03.2013

Our new Nature Communications article Nonreciprocal plasmonics enables giant enhancement of thin-film Faraday rotation by J. Y. Chin, T. Steinle, T. Wehlus, D. Dregely, T. Weiss, V. I. Belotelov, B. Stritzker, and H. Giessen has now been published.

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Pictures Comet PANSTARRS

15.03.2013

We were able to take some pictures of Comet PANSTARRS.

New PhD

08.03.2013

Congratulations to Mario Hentschel for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.

Fellowship

07.03.2013

Our Ph.D. student Mario Hentschel has received a Fedor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation to join the groups of Gabor A. Somorjai and Paul Alivisatos at UC Berkeley as a postdoc for 2 years. Congratulations!

Award

22.01.2013

Our PhD student Jun Zhao has received the "2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad" from the China Scholarship Council. Congratulations!