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IPHT Honors Employees

Research scientists at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) were distinguished today for their excellent research work. more...


Bronze Medal for IPHT Inventors

Research scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology won the bronze medal for their patent on connecting solar cells to tissue at the iENA Nuremberg international trade fair for inventions. The medal was presented to the honorees on December 11, 2014, as part of an awards ceremony hosted by the Thuringian State Patent Center in Ilmenau. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...


Sensors from Jena on Board the Comet Lander Philae

On November 12, 2014, the Philae lander will separate from the European space probe Rosetta, and land on the comet referred to as 67P/Tschurjumow-Gerassimenko (Tschuri for short); thermoelectric sensors from IPHT will be on board. These sensors will make non-contact measurements of the surface temperature of the comet after landing to within a tenth of a kelvin. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...

Selected papers

Tapered large-core 976 nm Yb-doped fiber laser with 10 W output power

Leich, Martin; Jäger, Matthias; Grimm, Stephan; Hoh, Denny; Jetschke, Sylvia; Becker, Martin; Hartung, Alexander; Bartelt, Hartmut
in: Laser Physics Letters 11, (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]

Efficiency and stability enhancement of laser-crystallized polycrystalline silicon [...]

Weizman, Moshe; Rhein, Holger; Dore, Jonathon; Gall, Stefan; Klimm, Carola; Andrä, Gudrun; Schultz, Christof; Fink, Frank; Rau, Björn; Schlatmann, Rutger
in: Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 120, 521 (2014) [more]



07.05.15 - 09.05.15

Molecular Plasmonics