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Summer School Opportunity for Students Interested in Lasers

Jena’s 10th annual summer school organized by the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) and the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena will be held from July 7-11, 2014. This year’s event theme is "The Laser – A Universal Tool Spreads throughout the World". Interested high school students in 10th and 11th grade from high schools across Thuringia will spend five days learning how lasers work and for what they can be used. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...


EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn Visited IPHT

Johannes Hahn, EU commissioner for regional politics, visited the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) at the Beutenberg Campus on June 17, 2014, accompanied by the Thuringian ministers Christoph Matschie and Uwe Höhn, as well as Jena’s mayor Albrecht Schröter. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...


Young Researchers’ Award Presented to Scientist at IPHT

Tobias Tieß from the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) was distinguished with the Young Researchers’ Award by the German Society of Applied Optics for his masters’ thesis on tunable fiber lasers. [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]

Phenalenone-type phytoalexins mediate resistance of banana plants (Musa spp.) to the [...]

Hölscher, Dirk; Dhakshinamoorthy, Suganthagunthalam; Alexandrov, Theodore; Becker, Michael; Bretschneider, Tom; Buerkert, Andreas; Crecelius, Anna C.; De Waele, Dirk; Elsen, Annemie; Heckel, David G.; Heklau, Heike; Hertweck, Christian; Kai, Marco; Knop, Katrin; Krafft, Christoph; Maddula, Ravi K.; Matthäus, Christian; Popp, Jürgen; Schneider, Bernd; Schubert, Ulrich S.; Sikora, Richard A.; Svatos, Ales; Swennen, Rony L.
in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of The United States of America 111, 105 (2014) [more]

Measurement of higher-order mode propagation losses in effectively single mode fibers

Schulze, Christian; Flamm, Daniel; Unger, Sonja; Schröter, Siegmund; Duparre, Michael
in: Optics Letters 38, 4958 (2013) [more]



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