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KSOP Career Fair 2017
KSOP Career Fair 2017
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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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New ZEISS Innovation Hub for KIT North

Our industry partner ZEISS has teamed up with KIT to build a new innovation building at KIT Campus North. The "ZEISS Innovation Hub," will be a globally operating company for the optical and optoelectronic industry.

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New PI for KSOP

KSOP has a new Principal Investigator (PI), Prof. David Hunger. Congratulations! You can meet Prof. Hunger at the Karlsruhe Days of Optics and Photonics (KDOP), where he will be presenting a speech.

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Max Planck School of Photonics
KSOP participates in Max Planck School of Photonics

Together with four research organizations and seven universities, KSOP will contribute to the Max Planck School of Photonics. This schools joins the forces of the different pillars of the German Science systems and will offer exceptional possibilities for graduate research for talents from all over the world.

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Prof Lemmer Prize
KSOP PhD Student Nico Bolse Wins Best Student Paper Award

Nico Bolse from the group of Prof. Uli Lemmer won the Best Student Paper Award during the SPIE Optics+Optoelectronics 2017 conference for his paper on Discrimination of trace nitroaromatics using linear discriminant analysis on aerosol jet printed fluorescent sensor arrays.

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