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News 2015

Award

22.12.2015

Our ACS Photonics paper Helical Plasmonic Nanostructures as Prototypical Chiral Near-Field Sources by Martin Schäferling, Xinghui Yin, Nader Engheta, and Harald Giessen won the CST University Publication Award 2015.

Talk Dr. Petra Groß

21.12.2015

Our guest Dr. Petra Groß (University of Oldenburg) will speak on December 21 at 4:00 pm in the Jürgen Kuhl Library (Pfaffenwaldring 57, room 4.342). Her talk is entitled "The effect of optical feedback on femtosecond supercontinuum generation".

Christmas Party

17.12.2015

The whole institute celebrates a successful year.

New PhD

16.12.2015

Congratulations to Timo Gissibl for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

Baking

15.12.2015

Our students used advanced fabrication techniques to prepare cookies and dessert for our Christmas party.

Talk Dr. Mahrt

14.12.2015

Our guest Dr. Rainer Mahrt (IBM Research Zürich) will speak on December 14 in the Jürgen Kuhl Library (Pfaffenwaldring 57, room 4.342). His talk is entitled Polariton Condensation in a Polymer: Towards Quantum Simulation.

New Cover Art

09.12.2015

Our new Nano Letters article Magnesium as Novel Material for Active Plasmonics in the Visible Wavelength Range appeared on the cover of volume 15, number 12.

Talk Prof. Davis

26.11.2015

Our SFB TRR 21 guest professor Prof. Dr. Tim Davis (University of Melbourne) spoke about "Localised surface plasmon resonances: Theory and applications" in our group seminar.

Visit Prof. Davis

10.11.2015

We welcome our SFB TRR 21 guest professor Prof. Dr. Tim Davis from the University of Melbourne (Australia). His research topics are plasmonics, nanophotonics, and integrated quantum systems.

Talk Prof. Russell

09.11.2015

Our guest Prof. Dr. Philip Russell will give a talk on November 10 at the Physics Colloquium (17:15, room V57.01). Prof. Russell is the President of the Optical Society of America and Director at the Max Planck Insitute for the Science of Light (Erlangen). He is the inventor of Photonic Crystal Fibers. He will speak about Light-matter interactions in photonic crystal fibres.

Group Picture

05.11.2015

Time for a new group picture.

Webcast

26.10.2015

ACS Photonics organized a webcast entitled "Photonics & Plasmonics – Past, Present, and Future". The speakers were Prof. Dr. Luis Liz-Marzan, Prof. Dr. Harald Giessen, and Prof. Dr. Jennifer Dionne. You can watch it here.

Farewell

13.10.2015

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Manfred Pilkuhn, the former director of our institute, passed away on 2 October 2015. His burial took place on Tuesday, October 13, at 1 pm at the Alter Friedhof (Herdweg 41, Böblingen). We mourn his passing.

Group Trip

17.09.2015

Group photo during our hike to "Hoher Ifen"
At the top of "Hoher Ifen" (2230 m AA)
Group photo at the beginning of our hike to "Großer Widderstein"
Happy faces on the top of "Großer Widderstein" (2533 m AA)
Group photo after our hike to "Großer Widderstein"
Some impressions from this year's group trip to the Kleinwalsertal.

Award

09.09.2015

Our PhD student Tobias Steinle won the best poster award at the Bio-Nano-Photonics 2015 conference in Cardiff (UK). Congratulations!

Award

21.08.2015

Our Postdoc Dr. Lili Gui won the "Best Female Presenter Award" at the Ultrafast Optics 2015 conference in Beijing (China). Congratulations!

New Inside Front Cover

19.08.2015


Siegman School on Lasers

11.08.2015

Our PhD student Tobias Steinle was selected to participate in the prestigious "Siegman School on Lasers" of the Optical Society of America and won one of the poster prizes with his contribution "Period multiplication in fiber-feedback optical parametric oscillators".

Award

22.07.2015

Image: BW Stiftung
Our PhD student Timo Gissibl won the 3D Printing Contest at the Forschungstag of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung. Congratulations!

SCoPE Volleyball Tournament

18.07.2015

Our team "Sometimes Dangerous" won the SCoPE Volleyball Tournament for the third time in a row. Congratulations!

New PhD

15.07.2015

Congratulations to Andreas Tittl for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

Group Picture

14.07.2015

Time to take a new group picture!


Nobel Laureate Meeting

30.06.2015

Our PhD student and Carl-Zeiss-Foundation scholar Tobias Steinle, M.Sc., was selected to participate in this week's 65th Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau.


Talk Prof. Griessen

17.06.2015

Our guest professor Prof. Dr. Ronald Griessen from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam will speak about "Hydrogen in Pd nanocubes". The talk takes place on Thursday, 18 May 2015, at 13:00 in room 4-319 (Pfaffenwaldring 57).

Award

11.06.2015

Our former PhD student and postdoc Na Liu received the LIGHT2015 Young Women in Photonics Award of the European Optical Society.

Visit

13.05.2015

Christine Zgrabik from Harvard University gave a talk on " Initial Optimization of Sputtered Titanium Nitride for Plasmonic Applications".

Scholarship

13.05.2015

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

Visit

24.04.2015

Grisha Spektor from Technion (Israel) spoke about functional metasurface lenses and optical access to topological-insulator surface states.

Fellowship

27.02.2015

Our Postdoc Dr. Ioanna Sakellari has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. Congratulations!

New PhD

27.02.2015

Congratulations to Martin Schäferling for obtaining the title Dr. rer. nat.!

New PhD

05.02.2015

Congratulations to Jun Zhao for obtaining the title Dr. rer.nat.!

Talk

30.01.2015

Our former diploma student Andreas Seidel gave a talk about working at Ernst & Young.

Excursion

16.01.2015

Our group and students from the fifth semester (Experimental Physics V) visited TRUMPF in Ditzingen.

Award

08.01.2015

Our PhD student Florian Sterl received one of the Wiley Poster Awards at Nanometa 2015 in Seefeld (Austria). Congratulations!

Award

07.01.2015

Our PhD student Tobias Steinle wins the Best Student Oral Award in the category "Applications" at the ASSL 2014 conference. Congratulations!