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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.



SPIE Scholarship
SPIE Scholarship

The international society for optics and photonics (SPIE) offers scholarships to SPIE student members located anywhere in the world.

Apply till February 15!
KSOP Graduation 2016
Successful Cooperation!

In 2008 the Abbe School of Photonics in Jena and KSOP started a cooperation to promote young scientists.

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Metamaterial Inverts the Hall Effect
Research: Metamaterial Inverts Hall Effect

Prof. Wegener's Group has produced a structure which could lead to novel magnetic sensors containing both positive- and negative-Hall-coefficient elements.

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Prof. Stefan W. Hell
10 Years of KSOP!

On December 7, 2016 we celebrated KSOP’s anniversary with keynote speaker Prof. Stefan W. Hell.

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