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Do research in Optics & Photonics

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Welcome to the KSOP - Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

Multidisciplinary Environment for First-Class Research, Education, and Innovation.

The terms Optics & Photonics are derived from the Greek optikós, referring to vision and photon which means light. Hence, the areas of Optics & Photonics cover the research relating to light including its use in many modern industries.

The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) offers English language Master and Doctorate Programs in Optics & Photonics.




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Congratulations KSOP Prof. Manfred Kappes

Prof. Kappes was awarded a membership of the Berlin-Badenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities! 

Find out more about his award here!
Prof Lemmer Prize
Prof. Lemmer Group Wins Best Student Paper Award

Karlsruhe Institute for Technology group Prof. Lemmer won the Best Student Paper Award during the SPIE Optics+Optoelectronics 2017 conference for their paper on Discrimination of trace nitroaromatics using linear discriminant analysis on aerosol jet printed fluorescent sensor arrays. To read their award winning paper, click here!

To see all the winners, click here!
Prof Koos Research
Prof. Koos New Research

The research team from Prof. Koos, has found what is needed to significantly increase the wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) techniques; Microresonator soliton frequency combs.

Read more here!
Prof. Jordi Mompart
Quantum Optics Guest Professor

From June 28 - July 3 Prof. Jordi Mompart from the Department of Physics at the Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona in Spain visited KSOP. He spoke about light interaction with three-level systems. He was also interviewed by the KSOP team about his extensive background in Quantum Optics.

Click here to see the video interviews!

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