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  • 2018-01-19
    Max Planck School of Photonics: National Network of Excellence selected by Federal Ministry of Education and Research
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  • 2017-10-26
    InQuoSens: new Thuringian Innovation Center for Quantum Optics and Sensor Technology in Jena and Ilmenau
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  • 2016-06-24
    Christian Spielmann elected as new ACP executive director
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  • 2017-05-16
    Doctoral students conference DokDok 2017 in Suhl - submission is open
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  • 2017-04-21
    ACP scientist Staude receives Hertha Sponer Prize
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  • 2017-03-31
    Open Photonics Innovation - ACP's Lichtwerkstatt
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  • 2017-03-25
    ECONOS 2017 in Jena
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  • 2017-03-01
    International Symposium on Microscopy Imaging: from Molecules to Organisms
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The Abbe Center of Photonics (ACP) is the academic center of scientific activities in the fields of optics and photonics at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität (FSU) Jena. Research is conducted in joint cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute Jena, the Helmholtz Institute Jena and the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology. ACP follows the vision to be one of the leading European centers for research and education in optics and photonics as well as in the development and transfer of optical technologies until 2020. To this end, the ACP fosters and sustains strong links with local industry partners as well as with the international scientific community.
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Max Planck School of Photonics

PhD scholarships available

Quantum Optics meets Sensors

January 19, 2018
Starting in autumn 2018, the Abbe School of Photonics will be coordinating one of the three prestigious Max Planck Schools, which were implemented by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as national networks of excellence. The Max Planck School of Photonics (MPSP) will focus the key strengths of the German photonics community and will support highly skilled young researchers on a world class level. MPSP is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research with a sum of EUR 15 million and by the Fraunhofer-Society with an additional support of EUR 4 million.
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January 3, 2018
The Abbe School of Photonics is offering PhD scholarships starting in 2018 via the GSSP- Graduate School Scholarship Programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The scholarships run for 3 years, providing 1000 € per month for living expenses as well as additional funding covering travel costs, insurances and general support for research studies. Before the start of each scholarship, a language course will be provided by the DAAD. The scholarships will be awarded to those applicants offering an outstanding research proposal. Application deadline is January 31.
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October 26, 2017
A new Center for Quantum Optics and Sensor Technology is being developed in Thuringia. To support this process Thuringia's Minister of Science, Wolfgang Tiefensee, handed over two grants of EUR 1.5 million each funded by EU and Freistaat Thüringen to the president of the Friedrich Schiller University, Prof. Dr. Walter Rosenthal, and the vice-rector of the Technical University Ilmenau, Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Sattler. The funds are used in particular for the laboratory equipment and staff. Both universities will jointly support the new, cross-site innovation center.
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