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News 2019

Optical Society of America Senior Member


We are proud to announce that Prof. Thomas Weiss is now a senior member of the OSA. Congratulations!

Poster Award London Plasmonics Forum 2019


Our master student Ediz Herkert won the poster award at the London Plasmonics Forum 2019 .

GiRyd Seminar in Stuttgart, DFG SPP1939 talk


We would like to invite you to join our SPP GiRyd seminar in Stuttgart:

Speaker: Guillermo Quinteiro (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
Title: The Optical Vortex - A curious object with promising uses in nanotechnology
Date/Time: 12 June 2019, 1:00 pm
Venue: Universität Stuttgart, NWZ II, Room 4.319, Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart

More details are here

Guest Talk About Plasmonic Hot Holes


Today our guest Prof. Giulia Tagliabue from EPFL Lausanne gave an interesting talk about "Plasmonic Hot Holes" in our weekly group meeting.

Group Picture


Let's take another group picture!

TOPTICA Challange at Photonics West 2019


Our boss Harald Giessen won the quantum challenge at the TOPTICA booth at Photonics West 2019 by answering all questions correctly in only 49.6 seconds.
News entry on TOPTICA homepage

Cover Page of Nano Letters


Our new Nano Letters article In Vitro Monitoring Conformational Changes of Polypeptide Monolayers Using Infrared Plasmonic Nanoantennas was selected as cover page for volume 19, number 1.

Poster Award Nanometa 2019


Our PhD student Florian Sterl won the second place of the poster award at the Nanometa 2019 conference.