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KDOP2017
KDOP 2017 Pictures

Last week, KSOP had their bi-annual international symposium, the Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics (KDOP). Here are pictures from the event.

See the pictures here!
3D Security Features
3D optical security features

KSOP Prof. Wegener and his group developed 3D fluorescence-based security features manufactured by multistep 3D optical laser lithography. This innovative technique increases the protection against forgery of e.g. passports or money.

Read the press release here!
 
ConferenceApp
KDOP Conference App!

Be one step ahead and get our KDOP Conference App! You can find useful information about speakers, location, the agenda and more!

Click here for download information!
Radwanul Siddique
Congratulations KSOP Alumni Radwanul Hasan Siddique!

KSOP Alumni Radwanul Hasan Siddique's PhD article was published on the online journal Science Advances! His PhD relates to electrical engineering in regards to optics and butterflies.

Find out more about his achievements here!
 
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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.

Click for more information!
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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.

Click for more information!
 
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.

Read more here!
Manfred_Kappes
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
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.

To read to award winning paper, click here!
Prof Koos Research
Prof. Koos group publishes in Nature

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!
 
"Tailored Disorder" SPP 1839 Spring School
SPP 1839 Spring School

From May 15 - 17 KSOP will host the "Tailored Disorder" SPP 1839 Spring School. It covers the hot topic of disordered photonic structures.

Click for more information!
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 will be visiting KSOP. He will speak about and discuss light interaction with three-level systems.
 

 
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Background Suppression for Super-resolution Light Microscopy

Prof. Nienhaus and his group have developed a new fluorescence microscopy method: STEDD. This method produces images of highest resolution with suppressed background.

Click for more information!
Edmund Optics Logo
New Industry Partner!

We want to introduce our newest premium partner Edmund Optics, a leading global producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology.

Click for more information!
 
PhD Seminars
PhD Seminar!

The KSOP PhD Seminar is taking place on March 14! The seminars help to foster the exchange of knowledge among our doctoral researchers.

Read more about the speakers and their topics here!
Study abroad!
Study abroad with KSOP!

Thanks to a new agreement KSOP students can do their 3rd semester in Marseille or Barcelona or write their Master's thesis at Ghent University.

More information here!
 
Erasmus Mundus
Master Europhotonics

Do you want to study in three different European countries? Apply till March 2nd for the Erasmus Mundus EUROPHOTONICS M.Sc. Program!

More information here!
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!
 
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 element

Read more here!
Prof. Stefan W. Hell
10 Years of KSOP!

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

Enjoy the pictures!
 
Photonic Markers
Unique Photonic Markers

Nanophotonics experts of KSOP, in cooperation with Polysecure GmbH, developed various types of photonic markers with unique luminescent properties, minimum environmental risk, and excellent stability.

Read more here!
KDOP 2017
Save the Date!

On November 7 - 8 the Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics will take place! We are looking forward to your participation!

Register here!
 
OLEDnews
How to Build an OLED

Jun. Prof. Dr. Amitabh Banerji's hold a Science Slam at KSOP´s 10th anniversary on how to construct an OLED in ten minutes.

Read his interview here!
Master-Intake 2016
Start of KSOP Master Program 2016

Over 40 students of the Master intake 2016 have arrived. Welcome to all of you and fingers crossed for those who are still waiting for their visa!

 
3-D printing of glas
3D-Printing of Glass Possible

The Institute of Microstructure Technology, where a lot of KSOP research is done, has developed a new procedure that allows the 3D-printing of complex forms of glass.

Read more here!
Korvink
New KSOP member: Prof. Korvink

Prof. Dr. Jan G. Korvink, Head of the Institute of Microstructure Technology, is part of KSOP since September. Welcome!

IMT website
 
Aleksandar
ADVA Best Student Paper Award

KSOP Student Aleksandar Nesic received ADVA Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Hybrid 2D/3D Photonic Integration for Non-Planar Circuit Topologies" at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC). Congratulations!

Erwin Schrödinger
Erwin-Schrödinger-Prize

KSOP Professors Martin Bastmeyer and Martin Wegener were awarded with the Erwin-Schrödinger-Prize for their work on "3D printing functionalized microstructures". Congratulations!

Read more about their work here
 
KIT ranking
KIT listed amongst Top 100 Universities worldwide!

In the QS World University Ranking KIT achieved very good results. Amongst German universities KIT came in at fourth place.

Read more results here
GC
German Courses

The registration for the German Language Courses is online once again. You can find the registration by pressing the link below.

Register here
 
How to Turn Green Light Blue
How to Turn Green Light Blue

KIT and KSOP researchers open up new possibilities for Solar Cells and LEDs with their piggyback-structured Metal-Organic Frameworks.

More Information
Application Portal
KSOP PhD Application Portal launched

From now on, all applications for the KSOP PhD Program will be processed through our brand new tailored application portal.

Apply now!
 
Karlsruhe
Pioneer region Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe will become a test field for networked and automated driving. Under the direction of the FZI, vehicles are to be tested and developed in real traffic throughout Karlsruhe, Bruchsal and Heilbronn.

Read more here.
Guillaume Gomard, KIT
Flower Power

KIT researchers increase efficiency of solar cells by mimicking the structure of petals. The specific surface area  improves light harvesting and thus generates more power.

Read more
 
Crystal
Nanoscribe

Nanoscribe takes 3D printing technology to a new level, producing parts with features at a micro level.  Gartner´s Report puts Nanoscribe under the Top 5 pioneering "Cool Vendors in 3D Printing 2016".

Read more
Spectaris_news
A Strong Cooperation

Together with the industry association SPECTARIS KSOP organized a trip for master & PhD students of KSOP to Optatec. There, they got the chance to network with companies & learn about their career opportunities.

Read the article (in german)
 
AsianTalentsmeetGlobalPLAYERS
Asian Talents meet Global Players

On June 25, there is a special career event coming up at KIT - Asian Talents meet Global Players. Bosch, Daimler and MAHLE will visit the KIT to discuss possible career paths with you!

Register now!
Berliner Glas
Berliner Glas Group - Space Data Highway

The Berliner Glas Group, one of our industry partners, has successfully launched the first element of the European Data Relay System into orbit. When finished, the system will provide near real time data communication.

Read the article
 
Lecture
KSOP amongst best course of studies

KSOP is one of two courses which was accredited by the KIT-PLUS Commission without any stipulations, and scores a lecture quality index of 99.78/100.

More results here
Career Fair
KSOP Career Fair - Save the date!

On November 30th you have the chance to get to know companies from the optics & photonics industry in the Hector Auditorium.

More Information
 
Prof. Jordi Mompart
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. These schools join 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.

Click here to see the video interviews!
student paper
Best Student Paper Award for KIT Students

Shalom Isaac and Prof. Neumann were awarded for paper on LED flashlight capable of two different light distributions.

 

 
DaadWebinar
DAAD Webinar

Register for the DAAD Webinar for prospective students from China: "Study Optics & Photonics in Germany" on 14th of April starting at 10:00 AM. The presentation will be in Chinese.

More Information (german)
Veit Angrick
MSc Alumnus Veit´s Experiences with TRUMPF

Why did the KSOP Alumnus decide to work for TRUMPF after graduation and how did he get there?

Read the interview here
 
nahm
New KSOP Member: Zeiss R&D Director

After ten years at Zeiss, Prof. Nahm will not only be professor at KIT but also KSOP member from April on.

Apply for a PhD!
Martin Wegener
KSOP Professor Among Most Influential Scientists

According to Thomson Reuters the KSOP Professor Martin Wegener is among the researchers who published the greatest number of articles ranking among the top one percent by citations received in his field.

Read here
 
SpringSchool Entechnon
Entrepreneurship for Researchers - Spring School 2016

Learn how to develop potential business ideas, based on technology and research findings. Which skills are needed to start and run an own business?

Leuchtdioden
Research Developments on Organic Diodes

Cooperation between KSOP Alumna Bergmann, Baumann and Prof. Braese brought interesting findings.

Read press release here
 
DAADWebinar
DAAD Webinar

Register for DAAD Webinar Series: "Afraid of the dark? Study Optics & Photonics in Germany"! on Feb 1, 2016 12:00 PM EST.

Register here
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Studieren mit Lichtgeschwindigkeit

Watch the video from our OSKar students! 

 
EuroPhotonics
EuroPhotonics - Erasmus Mundus

Applications for the next edition of the Master program are open.
Application deadline: March 1st, 2016

More Information
Lightwave
LightWave Studio

Explore the dynamics of Maxwell's equations and perform a multitude of wave optics experiments on your phone or tablet with the new app by KSOP alumnus Dr. Mauno Schelb.

Read more
 
QualityDoc@KIT
“QualityDoc@KIT” Wins Competition

The Ministry of Science, Research, and the Arts grants EUR 100,000 to the winners of the Ph.D. Quality Assurance competition.

Read the press release here.
KiBu
KSOP for childcare

KSOP continues to take measures to achieve gender equality by supporting the KIT childcare institution KiBu e.V.

About our gender equality measures
 
Ulrich Lemmer
Ulrich Lemmer on DFG review board

Professor Lemmer has been appointed to represent researchers in Germany on the DFG's review board for subject area Electronic Semiconductors, Components, Circuits and Systems.

You can find the related press release here.
Patrik_Rath_Diamonds
Highlighted on Back Cover

The KSOP PhD candidate Patrik Rath was asked for a review paper in the Physica Status Solidi (a). The title is “Diamond as a material for monolithically integrated optical and optomechanical devices”.

Read his paper here!
 
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KSOP in KIT ClicKIT

Min Zhang, one of the KSOP PhD students, was featured in the KIT Newsletter (pg. 14) 

Read more...
Goethe
German Courses now available

Dear Students, we like to invite you to our new courses. Register here and improve your German skills.

Which level?
 
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All Dates for new Intake

We welcome the new KSOP master students. Here you find all important dates for the next weeks.

Orientation Week

Lab & safety instruction

Application workshop

Intercultural Training Days

welcome day
KSOP Welcome Day

On October 23rd, we will welcome our new PhD students at the Light Technology Institute.

more information
 
Prof. Dr. Kaschke
Zeiss at KSOP

This winter term a new course will be offered. Prof. Dr. Kaschke, the CEO of Carl Zeiss, will hold an interesting lecture for motivated KSOP students.

More information

ID Jubilee
KSOP Graduation & ID Jubilee

Have a look at the press release and the picture gallery of the KSOP graduation and the ID jubilee.

 
KIT ranking
KIT climbs up in ranking

The 2015 QS World University Ranking lists KIT in the top 100. Natural sciences and engineering are especially strong. In Germany, KIT confirmed its position with place 4.

Read the press release
NaturePhotonics
Successful Paper

The KSOP PhD candidate Matthias Stegmaier and the Master graduate Carlos Ríos were involved in a Nature Photonics article on the first all-optical permanent on-chip memory.

Read full article
 
Career Fair
KSOP Career Fair

Get in direct contact with representatives from the optical industry on November 10th in Karlsruhe!

Read more...
YouTube Channel
KSOP Video Portrait launched

At the ID Jubilee 15 years celebration on July 23 the KSOP video portrait had its world premiere.

Watch the video
 
Glasswing Butterfly
A collaboration success story

Did you hear about the collaboration between a KSOP mentor and a KSOP PhD student that led to a publication in a high-impact journal? Want to know the story behind all this?

Read our success story interview

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KSOP Video Contest

Due to the International Year of Light KSOP arranges a video contest!

Interested?

 
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Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics

Dive into the world of O&P with international experts e.g. Prof. David Sampson (University of Western Australia) from November 24 – 25.

See here for the program

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15 years International Department

The International Department of the KIT is celebrating its 15th jubilee on July 23, 2015. Don’t miss the deadline for registration on May 31.

More information 

 
Hands holding a green city
Smart Energy Systems & Entrepreneurship Summer School 2015

The event will impart a broad view of technical basis and how to utilise this knowledge in order to create innovations. 

It is taking place from July 27 - August 7, 2015.
Uli Lemmer
Why to study and research at KSOP

Prof. Dr. Uli Lemmer is the Coordinator and speaker of the KSOP. He explains the benefits to study or do research at KSOP in our YouTube channel.

Watch videos
 
Facetten des Lichts
The spectrum of light

Dr. Ulrich Kilian opens the series of lectures on Thursday, April 30th 2015, with a talk on the subject of "The Meaning of Light in Physics, Technology and Culture". The talk will be held in German.

Learn more

Nearly Invisible Butterfly Wings
Low-reflection wings and nanostructures

The collaboration between a KSOP mentor and KSOP PhD student and the crossover between different topics led to a publication in a high-impact journal.

Read the press release

 
German Courses
German Courses

The registration for our German Courses is possible from now on until the 12th of April. Gloria Dörner, our German lecturer, teaches different courses of levels A1, A2 & B1.

Learn more

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KSOP publication in journals

The paper of the KSOP PhD-Student and OSKar-member Patrik Rath got published and was chosen as cover in two journals.

Click here for more

 
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Crowdfunding at KIT

KITcrowd is a new platform for financing the realization of brilliant ideas from KIT students through crowdfunding starting on March 11. 

Learn more

IONS Conference
IONS Karlsruhe

On June 26 - 28 the IONS International Student Conference will take place in Karlsruhe.

Click here for more information

 
Jürgen Hubbert
Founding Member honored

Jürgen Hubbert was awarded as honorary citizen of the KIT. He is founding member of the International Department. 

Learn more
Spring School
Entrepreneurship for Researchers - Spring School

Learn how to develop potential business ideas, based on technology and research findings. Which skills are needed to start and run an own business?

 
KSOP Logo
Master Intake 2015

Miriam Sonnenbichler, KSOP Master Program Manager, answers questions for prospects of the next intake on our Youtube Channel. The application deadline is May 15!

Watch the video
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Koos
Science award for Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Koos

The KSOP member Prof. Dr.-Ing. Koos receives the Baden-Württemberg science award for his achievements on faster and energy-efficient data transmission.

Click here for more

 

 
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KSOP Career Fair

The KSOP Career Fair on November 13 was a great success! Good luck to all applicants!

Program and further information
Logo Youtube
KSOP YouTube Channel

Get an impression of Master and Doctoral students of KSOP in their interviews. We also talked to KSOP professors at the last KSOP Summer School.

Watch the videos

 
Logo KSOP
Welcome new Intake 2014!

We like to welcome our new Master Students from over 20 countries, which are starting their studies in the upcoming winter term. 

Click here for more

Alumni Voices
New Student Voices

The three Master students Lisa, Tuan Anh and Javier worked on their master thesis together with the Carl Zeiss and Polytec.

Read about their experiences here.
 
DAAD Scholarship
DAAD Scholarships

KSOP offers students who have not spent more than 15 months in Germany DAAD scholarships for our PhD Program.

Contact Denica Angelova-Jackstadt
Light
The Nobel Prize goes to...

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in the field of optics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes! Every modern smartphone uses this light for its photo flash.

Read more...
 
KIT Alumni Events 2014
KIT Alumni Events 2014

If you are a registered member of the KIT Alumni Club you have the possibility to take part in some interesting events this fall.

Click here for more information
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KSOP Summer School

The registration for this year’s Summer school is now open. Meet leading experts in the field of Optics & Photonics!

More information
 
Prof. Stiller
Interview on Autonomous Driving

Prof. Stiller, speaker of the KSOP Research Area Optical Systems, talks about autonomous driving.

Watch the Interview
Students
Accreditation of KIT and KSOP

KIT is one of three TU9 universities which assess programs on their own and have the right to approve of their execution.

Read full article
 
Elena Rachkova for Campushunter
KSOP featured in Campushunter Magazine

There's an article on the Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics in the recent release of the Campushunter magazine.

Read the article
International Students
International Campus Life

What is international campus life at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology like? A new KIT video answers exactly this question.

Watch the Video
 
KIT_MatHero
Research Success in Organic Solar Cells

KIT coordinates the "MatHero" project related to sustainable and low-cost production methods of organic solar cells. 

Read full article
Apply Now!
Apply now for the KSOP Master Program

Applications are open until May 15th for the MSc program starting this fall. Don't miss your chance and apply now

 
KSOP mourns the sudden loss of PD Dr. Oliver Hampe
Rest in Peace Dr. Oliver Hampe

Dr. Oliver Hampe was a staff scientist in the Institutes of Nanotechnology and Physical Chemistry. The deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Oliver Hampe.

OSKar
Video on studying at KSOP

OSKar is the association of Optics Students in Karlsruhe. Here, they give an insight into what studying at KSOP is like.

Click to see Video
 
Modulator
World-record Micrometer-sized Converter

The converter of electrical into optical signals is presented in the current issue of the Nature Photonics magazine.

115. Jahrestagung der DGaO
DGaO Meeting
From June 10-14, the 115th Annual Meeting of the DGaO  takes place in Karlsruhe, focusing on topics of micro- and nanophotonics to image and signal processing.
Click here for Invitation
 
Career Fair Icebreaker Day
Internship Icebreaker

Get in touch with Ocean Optics, Precitec & Schott on April 15th, 9am - 4pm. Discuss about working in Germany with the local employment agency.

More information...
Students & Clipboard
MBA Fundamentals

The program is a new offer for doctoral researchers of KSOP. You can work towards an MBA while still doing your research.

Click here for more information
 
PhD School
PhD School

With 21 participants, the PhD Spring School was a full success. If you're interested, look out for our next PhD School September 22nd to 26th !

micro electronic diodes
Article: Silicium LEDs emit more than infra red lights

Scientists at the University of Toronto made a break through in devoloping high efficient lights out of silicium-nanocrystals.

Click here to read the full article (German)

 
OSKar optic students Karlsruhe
OSKar - the optical network

OSKar is the abbreviation for "Optic Students Karlsruhe" and is composed of students and postgraduates who share a common interest in optics & photonics.

Click here to read the article (German)

Nanoscribe Logo
Nanoscribe wins Prism-Award

The KSOP Spin-Off Nanoscribe has won the "Prism Award 2014". The renowned annual prize rewards innovations in optics.

Click here to read the article
 
Life Changing Event
Open Day on March 27th

Visit the Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics on our Open Day on March 27th. You can get information on the Master Program and talk to KSOP representatives as well as current students.

Click here for more information
PhD Spring School
PhD Spring School Learn how to develop potential business ideas, based on technology and research findings and to train the skills which are needed to start and run an own business sustainably!

March, 26-31, 2014

 
KSOP in January
KSOP in January

Season’s greetings and best wishes for the new year! May 2014 be filled with prosperity, joy, and success.

Intercultural Training Day -- New students and alumni of KSOP -- Laser materials processing -- Helmholtz Day of Teratronics

See Newsletter 01/14...
Partik Rath
PhD scholarship from the Deutschen Telekom Stiftung

Congratulations! The KSOP PhD Student Patrik Rath receives the "Doktorandenstipendium der Deutsche Telekom Stiftung". 

 
Bosch
Career Fair BOSCH@KSOP

Opportunities for scientist and research engineers at Bosch Corporate Research in Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo

Friday, February 7, 2014; 12 am
KIT Campus South, International Department

Register here!
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Helmholtz Day of Teratronics

The Helmholtz Day of Teratronics provides you with top-notch speeches from renowned scientists in the field of teratronics. Additionally, the HIRST PhD students will present their projects.

read more
 
KSOP@Mensa
Dec.16, 2013 - KSOP Info Booth at KIT Mensa

Around Europe at almost the Speed of Light? Get to know all about your chances with the Erasmus Mundus Europhotonics Master Program.

Date:
Dec. 16th, 11am - 2pm
Place: Foyer KIT dining hall / Mensa

Study at three excellent European universities
zsw rEKORD
European record in thin solar cells

KSOP scientists at ZSW had a breakthrough in their search for more advantageous materials and processes in the manufacture of efficient thin-film solar cells.

Read the press release
 
Politec Logo
Article on KSOP in InFocus

One of our industry partners, Polytec, has written in article about the KSOP in their magazin on optical measuring systems.

Read the Magazine
Carlos Rios
Presentation Award Carlos Rios Congratulations! Master student Carlos Rios Ocampo received the "Outstanding presentation award" at the EPCOS 2013 conference!
 
Oskar-news
Talk on ‘Photonic devices in motion’

As a part of OSA’s travelling lecturer program, OSKar is delighted to invite everyone to a talk on ‘Photonic devices in motion’ by Prof. Mo Li from the University of Minnesota. The talk is scheduled to take place in Grasof-Hörsaal on 12th November starting from 18:00 hrs.

Setup for the world record of wireless data transmission at 100 gigabits per second
World Record: Wireless Data Transmission at 100 Gbit/s

KSOP researchers present a method for wireless data transmission at a world-record rate of 100 gigabits per second in the current issue of Nature Photonics.

Read more
 
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Poster Award iNOW
The KSOP PhD student Aleksandar Nesic won the second prize with his poster "Highly Efficient Silicon-Organic Hybrid Phase Shifters for Reconfigurable Ultra-Fast Signal Processing" at this year's Workshop iNOW.
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Industry Contact Fair "Optical Technologies"

Get in direct contact with representatives from the optical industry on November 7th in Karlsruhe!

Read more...
 
Wissenschaftsfetival Effekte
"KSOP live on stage"

Have a look at the photos of the presentation at science festival "Effects" in Karlsruhe.

See photos here.
Science festival „Effects“
KSOP in July

KSOP meets ZEISS and KSOP at the Science festival "Effects" are two of the topics in our Newsletter for July.

Read more...
 
Ifte Master student
Interview with Master student

Read the interview with Ifte on his studies at the Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics.

Open Day
June 12, 2013 - KSOP Open Day

Get to know all about your chances with a MSc Program at the KSOP.

Learn about the stages...

 
ClicKIT Article
KSOP student featured in ClicKIT

Philipp Brenner, who studies in the Masterprogram at KSOP, was featured in the KIT Newsletter (pg. 13).

Read more...
Internship_Icebreaker_Apr13
Internship Icebreaker 11th April, 2013 14:00-16:00

Meet the optics companies OSRAM and PRECITEC! Talk about offers for internships, master thesis and jobs!

 
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Light from Silicon Nanocrystal LEDs

KSOP PhD student Florian Maier-Flaig and scientists of the University of Toronto, have now succeeded in manufacturing silicon-based light-emitting diodes (SiLEDs), which are free of metal and can emit light in different colors.

Read more...
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EM Spring School 2013

You can still register for the next Spring School in the scope of the Erasmus Mundus Program, which takes place from April 08-10, 2013 in Hohenwart Forum, Germany!

Program & Registration
 
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ADVA best student paper award

In a collaboration between University College London and the KIT, KSOP PhD student Rene Schmogrow was awarded the 2nd price at the ECOC conference for his paper.

Read more...
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Apply now for MSc Program EUROPHOTONICS

Study Optics & Photonics in 3 different European countries…
Application possible until
1st of February 2013
!

More information...
 
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KIT im Rathaus

The KIT Focus "Optics & Photonics" presented itself to around 200 intersted citizens in the city hall of Karlsruhe on Janury 23, 2013.

Read more...
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Company Contact Fair

Inform yourself about open job positions, internships and master thesis. Meet ten companies from the Optical Industry in Germany on Nov. 14 in Audimax.

More information
 
Master Intake
KSOP welcomes the students from the new Intake 2012

44 students from 16 different countries have started the KSOP MSc Program in WS 2012/2013.

More information on the MSc Program
Kerze
KSOP mourns the sudden loss of Malik Shehryar Ashraf

Mr. Malik Shehryar Ashraf, a  second year master student, passed away on Saturday, Sep. 8th, 2012. During the commemoration ceremony on Monday evening many friends, students and employees of the KIT paid their last respects.

The deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Malik Shehryar Ashraf.

 
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KSOP at Naturejobs Expo

On September 20, 2012 KSOP presents itself at the UK's largest career fair in London. Visit our booth there!

More information on the Expo
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New KSOP Brochure

Download the new KSOP Brochure!

Edition: August 2012

 
KSOP awarded Excellence Status
Excellence Status of KSOP confirmed

Jubilation at the KSOP: The first graduate school of the KIT defended its excellence status awarded by the DFG.

Read more...
Info Event KSOP
KSOP PhD alumnus J. Fischer won the DGaO Young Talent Award

The DGaO awarded the Young Talent Prize for the best PhD and the best Master Thesis in the field of applied optics.

 
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OSKar offically accepted as SPIE chapter

OSKar is officially accepted as a SPIE student chapter. Have a look!

read_more
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Workshop KSOP - FEMTO-ST

KSOP professors, PhD students and OSKar members visited FEMTO-ST in Besançon, France on April 10th for a joint workshop.

Homepage of FEMTO ST
 
Icebreaker Day
Internship Icebreaker Day

In order to bridge the gap between the internship applicants of KSOP and the industry, OSKar organizes the contact fair “Internship Icebreaker”on April 26, 2012.

More information
Hochschulgemeinschaft für Lichttechnik
Dr. Schäfer Award

The university community for lighting technology awarded a prize to KSOP PhD Alumnus Boris Riedel as well as to KSOP Master students Claudia Hößbacher and Julian Kurz.

Read more about the awarded projects
 
IONS meeting
IONS Germany 2012

The registration for the next IONS meeting – a social and educational event hosted by OSKar is now open.

KIT Doktorandenpreis
KIT PhD Award 2011

KSOP Alumnus Dr. Michael Thiel is one of the winner of the KIT PhD Award 2011.

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KSOP in clicKIT Nov 2011

Interview with KSOP mentor T. Mappes and KSOP student G. Medeiros on the Master Program.

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KSOP Erasmus Mundus Programs
Erasmus Mundus

Cooperation with leading european research centers in Optics & Photonics for M.Sc. Program and a Ph.D. Program.

 
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OSA Excellence Award 2011

OSKar won the OSA excellence award for small student chapters, endowed with 1.000 $.

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