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Young Researchers Team in the National Finals

A team of young researchers supported by scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) made it to the national finals in the category of physics. Max Bräuer, Konstantin Schwark, and Maurice Zeuner from the Zeiss High School in Jena modified optical fibers via Faraday rotation, thus achieving a higher data transmission rate. more...


IPHT’s 2014 Annual Report Received a Facelift

The latest annual report drawn up by the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) is now not only available in print but is also available for the first time as an iOS app for the iPad as well. more...


Thuringian Research Award Presented to IPHT Scientists

The Thuringian Research Award was presented today in the category of transfer to research scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) in Jena. Prof. Dr. Hartmut Bartelt and his team received this coveted award for the transfer of an innovative fiber optics technology to a spin-off of IPHT by the name of FBGS Technologies GmbH. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...

Selected papers

Labeling of the Pathogenic Bacterium Staphylococcus aureus with Gold or Ferric Oxide-Core [...]

Depke, Maren; Surmann, Kristin; Hildebrandt, Petra; Jehmlich, Nico; Michalik, Stephan; Stanca, Sarmiza Elena; Fritzsche, Wolfgang; Völker, Uwe; Schmidt, Frank
in: Cytometry Part A 85A, 140 (2014) [more]

Tuning of Spectral and Angular Distribution of Scattering from Single Gold Nanoparticles [...]

Wirth, Janina; Garwe, Frank; Bergmann, Joachim; Paa, Wolfgang; Csaki, Andrea; Stranik, Ondrej; Fritzsche, Wolfgang
in: Nano Letters 14, 570 (2014) [more]

Vinculin binding angle in podosomes revealed by high resolution microscopy

Walde, Marie; Moneypenny, James; Heintzmann, Rainer; Jones, Gareth; Cox, Susan
in: PLoS One 9, e88251-1 (2014) [more]



07.05.15 - 09.05.15

Molecular Plasmonics

01.06.15 - 03.06.15

CTCT2015: Current Trends in Cancer Theranostics