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  • 2019-07-15
    Germany's Photonics Academy 2019 hosted by the Lichtwerkstatt Jena
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  • 2019-08-05
    DokDok 2019 in Eisenach - submission open until 18 August 2019
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  • 2019-07-01
    New CRC 1375 "NOA - Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic scales"
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  • 2019-04-23
    ERC Advanced Grant awarded to ACP scientist Jens Limpert
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  • 2019-02-07
    ACP scientist Limpert publishes in Nature Photonics
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  • 2018-12-14
    Launch of the Max Planck School of Photonics
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  • 2018-11-13
    ERC president Bourguignon pays on-site visit to the labs of ERC grant holders Tünnermann and Limpert
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  • 2018-10-16
    Great spirit and good science at the DokDok 2018
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ACP_building_web300The 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. Research is conducted in joint cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute Jena, the Helmholtz Institute Jena and the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology. In the last years, ACP has became 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.
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Submit to DokDok 2019!


Jena Photonics Academy 2019

New CRC 1375 NOA

August 5, 2019
DoKDok is has become a brand as a our  traditional photonics conference for doctoral students and organized by fellow doctoral students. The purpose is to help young researchers connect with their peers, exchange knowledge, improve their presentation skills, and discuss the challenges and motivations of life in research. Company representatives will give insights into various job and career opportunities. Like its previous successful editions, the upcoming DoKDoK 2019 on 23-27 September 2019 in Eisenach promises a lot of exciting content - acclaimed keynote speakers, guest lectures from field experts, interaction with industry representatives, a forum for new doctoral students, and some insightful workshops. Abstract submission is still open - so be part of this year's DokDok in Eisenach!
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July 18, 2019
The Photonics Academy is an exciting, practics-oriented photonic week for 30 selected Master and Bachelor students in the natural and engineering sciensces and from all over Germany. From July 21 to 26, 2019, they will have the opportunity to gain exclusive insight into the topic of Open Innovation. The participants visit well-known companies and institutes in the industry, speak with leading scientists and get an overview of the Open Innovation approach using the example of the key technology photonics. The Academy is organized under the umbrella of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. This year, in 2019, the Academy is hosted by the Lichtwerkstatt at the Abbe Center of Photonics.
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July 1, 2019
On July 1, the Friedrich Schiller University has launched the new Collaborative Research Center (CRC/SFB) 1375 "Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic scales (NOA)", supported and conceived by a strong backbone of ACP scientists and infrastructure. Currently, NOA is filling more than 20 doctoral (PhD) research positions, of which many are not filled to date. Application to these positions is still possible.

>> details on the application for the PhD positions

>> link to the new NOA website



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