International Year of Light 2015

2015 was the International Year of Light. Optics & Photonics are driven by fascinating scientific challenges, unexpected breakthroughs and by a huge market of more than one hundred million euros annually.

About the International Year of Light

The International Year of Light was a global initiative which showcased the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It was an unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale. The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) is the international Graduate School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). KSOP contributed to the International Year of Light with events showing the extraordinary education and research expertise of KSOP in this fascinating world of light.