Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

Technical Modules

The Technical Modules provide a deep insight into topics which are closely related to your own research project. Handling of LabVIEW, e.g., is very important for scalable measuring or control applications.
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Theoretical and practical introduction to micro- and nanotechnology, overview of technology facilities at KIT.

  • Optical lithography for patterning
  • Theory of photo resists, photochemical reaction, mask aligners, optical mask technology
  • Thin film deposition
  • Thermal evaporation, electron gun evaporation, sputtering
  • Micro optics and related technologies
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Introduction in the technique of direct laser writing for fabrication of photonic crystals
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy and Focused Ion Beam

This course cannot currently be offered due to COVID-19

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Preparation of biological samples, fluorescence microscopy, live cell imaging, laser scanning microscopy

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Introduction into the theory of discrete signals, estimation and signal processing. Practical exercises as well as computer lab training complement the lectures.

Content:

  • Discrete signals
  • Fourier Transform
  • Random signals
  • Bayesian classification
  • Support vector machines
  • Markov Models / Hidden Markov Models
  • Kalman filter

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  • Finding solutions to those equations that describe the properties of light and its interaction with matter in a numerical sense
  • Computational methods are often essential to understand actual experiments
  • Simplify the design of optical materials and functional devices prior to any fabricatio
  • Theoretical lectures and hands-on training using different software package
  • Methods that solve rigorously Maxwell’s equations
  • The methods and tools we discuss, therefore, can be applied to systems, where wave optical properties are important
  • Combination of internal and external scientific and industrial experts that will offer theoretical lectures and hands-on training
  • Gain a solid knowledge of the basics of computational photonics and competences to solve a large variety of different problems
  • The acquired knowledge will help in your everyday research

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  • short three day course
  • understand how basic optical principles are applied in the design of modern optical medical equipment
  • optical coherence tomographes, low coherence light interferometric biometers or Shack-Hartmann-wave front meters
  • industrial research and design of optical medical devices

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  • Research on most efficient and cost-effective solar cell possible
  • potential active materials
  • last advances of (nano)photonics, materials science and applied physics
  • insights into the field of photovoltaics by discussing design, fabrication and characterization aspects
  • lectures, lab tours or visits of two recognized PV research centers

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The KSOP-module will cover the National Instruments LabVIEW-courses “Core 1+2".

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Denica Angelova-Jackstadt PictureKSOP, KIT
Denica Angelova-Jackstadt
Ph.D. Program Manager

+49 721 608-47688denica angelova-jackstadtEll5∂kit edu