The team of the nonlinear optics group in Jena.
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The team of the nonlinear optics group in Jena.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

Abbe Center of Photonics

Principal scientists, organization and key infrastructure

ACP principal scientist group picture at the retreat 2014 in Suhl.
Principal scientists
Principal scientists and their research groups within ACP.
ACP/ASP team 2020.
Management and team
Board of directors, executive office and team members.
Front facet of the ACP research building in Jena.
Facilities
ACP key infrastructure for academic research and teaching.

Key research areas

Application of multicolor holograms in the lab.
Ultra Optics
Lasers, nanooptics & materials, opt.systems, quantum technologies
Penultimate amplification stage of the high-power POLARIS laser system.
Strong Field Physics
Ultrahigh peak-power, relativistic lasers and x-ray optics
Microfluidic-photonic chip.
Biophotonics
Novel spectroscopy, multimodal imaging, chip-based diagnostics
Front facet of the ACP building in 2019. Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)

The Abbe Center of Photonics (ACP) is the academic center of scientific activities in the fields of optics and photonics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena de. Research is conducted in joint cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute Jena, the Helmholtz Institute Jena, the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, and the German Optics Museum. In the last years, ACP has become 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. ACP is strongly engaged in young-career scientists' education via its integrated Abbe School of Photonics and sustains strong links with local industry partners as well as with the international scientific community. read more

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