PROJECTS

Research projects

  • NanoFilm - Photonic nano films with complex functionality, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 10/2016 - 09/2019 (www.iap.uni-jena.de/NanoFilm)
  • NOLOSS - Lossless Photon management, funding by EU within H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSCA-ITN-EID), 04/2016-01/2020
  • NanoDisorder - Control of scattering interaction in disordered two-dimensional arrangements of silicon nanoparticles, funding by German Research Foundation within SPP 1839 Tailored Disorder, 01/2016 - 12/2018
  • 3D-NanoVisual - Three-dimensional visualization systems based on photonic nanomaterials, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 11/2015 - 10/2017
  • OMNIdetect - Redundancy free omnimodal three-dimensional detection technologies, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 11/2015 - 10/2016
  • CAVITY - Dynamics of coupled nonlinear cavity systems, funding by the German Research Foundation within GRK 2101, PhD grant, 09/2015 - 08/2018
  • 3D-FastDetect - Methods for ultrafast three-dimensional detection of transient light fields, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 09/2015 - 08/2017
  • NanoQuant - Investigation of quantum properties of photonic nanomaterials, funding by German Academic Exchange Service, PhD grant, 02/2015 - 01/2019
  • NanoSense - Coupling of plasmonic nanoparticles and nanoapertures for ultra-sensitive nano-sensors, funding by German Academic Exchange Service, PhD grant, 10/2014 - 09/2018
  • SolarNano - Nanostructured plasmonic reflectors for efficient thin film solar cells, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 07/2014 - 06/2016
  • MetaLiquids - Metamaterials in liquid phase, funding by German Research Foundation, 03/2014 - 02/2017
  • NanoLiN - Coherent generation of light by poled nanostructured Lithium Niobate, research exchange project with National Central University, Taiwan, funding by German Academic Exchange Service, 01/2014 - 12/2015
  • HomoNano - Homogenization of nanoscaled light-matter interaction, funding by the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation, Postdoc grant, 01/2013 - 11/2015
  • PhotonPair - Photon pair generation by spontaneous parametric down-conversion in Lithium Niobate photonic crystals, funding by the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation, PhD grant, 10/2013 - 09/2016
  • NanoGuides II - Nonlinear optical plasmonic nanoantennas from Lithium Niobate, funding by German Research Foundation, 08/2012 - 07/2015
  • Sitara - Functional nanostructures for self-adapting intelligent multi-aperture camera modules, funding by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 07/2013 - 06/2016

 

Strategic and infrastructure projects

  • ACP2020 - Agenda for Excellent Photonics, research and infrastructure project funded by the Thuringian government, 1/2015 - 12/2019 (www.acp.uni-jena.de)
  • ultra optics 2015, Second funding stage of the Centre for Innovation Competence, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 04/2010 - 03/2015(www.ultra-optics.de)
  • Coordination project for Photonic Nanomaterials, funding by the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, 08/2009 - 06/2015
  • Abbe Center of Photonics, research and infrastructure project funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation, 1/2011 - 12/2015 (www.acp.uni-jena.de)

 

Education projects

  • NanoPhi - Erasmus Mundus action 2 doctoral program Europe-Asia-Pacific exchange program in nanophotonics with partner universities University of Brescia (Italy), Université Paris Diderot (France), Aston University (UK), King's College London (UK), Sofia University (Bulgaria), University of Crete (Greece), Australian National University (Australia), Massey University (New Zealand), funded by the European Union, 10/2014 - 07/2018
  • ASP-PhD-Stip - Scholarship program for foreign doctoral students at the Abbe School of Photonics, funding by German Academic Exchange Service, 10/2012 - 09/2016
  • MaPho - Master Photonics, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 09/2008 - 09/2016

 

Finished projects

  • Multiphoton Nano Markers, funded by the German Excellence Initiative in Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC), 07/2011 - 06/2015
  • InfraVolt - Photonmanagement für Solarzellen im infraroten Spektralbereich, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 04/2011 - 12/2014
  • NanoPlas - Ultrafast optics of nano-plasmonic systems, research exchange project with Australian National University, Canberra, funding by German Academic Exchange Service, 01/2013 - 12/2014
  • PhoNa - Photonic Nanomaterials, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture in the Leading Research Initiative, 12/2009 - 11/2014 (www.phona.uni-jena.de)
  • NanoPho - Design and fabrication of nanostructured optical layersystems for efficiency enhancement of photovoltaic elements, funded by German Research Foundation, 09/2009 - 09/2014
  • ASP-IPID - International Doctorate Program at the Abbe School of Photonics, funded by German Academic Exchange Service, 10/2010 - 12/2013
  • SpaceTime - Nonlinear space time dynamics in nanostructured optical systems, funding by Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, 04/2012 - 03/2014
  • GraPho - Graduate School Photonics, funded by the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture in the ProExzellenz program, 10/2008 - 12/2013
  • MaPho - Master Photonics, funded by the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture in the ProExzellenz program, 10/2008 - 12/2013
  • MeMa - Innovative nanostructured materials for optics, funded by the Thueringian Ministry of Education and Research, 01/2009 - 12/2013
  • NanoGuides - Nonlinear optics in metallic nanowaveguides in Lithium Niobate, funded by German Research Foundation, 09/2009 - 04/2013
  • MetaFilms - Investigation of coupling of dielectric and plasmonic resonances for metamaterials in waveguide geometries, funded by German Research Foundation, 04/2009 - 03/2013
  • MetaMat - Volume metamaterials, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 01/2009 - 12/2012
  • Phiobe - Control of optic and electronic properties of nanostructured interfaces, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 07/2008 - 12/2012
  • NimNil - Large area fabrication of 3D negative index materials by nanoimprint lithography, funded by the European Union, 09/2009 - 08/2012 (www.nimnil.org)
  • OpSciTech - EU Erasmus Mundus Master Program - Optics in Science and Technology - together with Institut d'Optique (Orsay-Palaiseau, Paris), Technical University Delft, Imperial College (London), Warsaw University of Technology, funded by the European Union, 09/2007 - 08/2012
  • Oncooptics - Physical and technical fundamentals of high-intensity lasers for radio oncology, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 04/2007 - 03/2012
  • HyPoSolar - Development of an inorganic-organic hybrid solar cell from semiconducting polymer and Si nanowires, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 09/2008 - 12/2011
  • MetaDiffract - Control of the dispersion properties of diffractive optical elements by nanostructured metamaterials, funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung, 09/2009 - 08/2011
  • SolLux - Optical technologies for next generation silicon thin film photovoltaic, funded by Thüringer Aufbaubank, 02/2009 - 02/2012
  • Functional nanophotonic structures and metamaterials, research exchange project with Australian National University, ACanberra, Australia, funded by German Academic Exchange Service, 01/2010 - 12/2011
  • Novel optical effects at nanoscale metal structures for biosensing, funded by the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, 01/2010 - 12/2011
  • Versatile nano characterization methods based on multi-channel tip scanning, funded by the German Excellence Initiative in Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC), 03/2008 - 02/2011
  • Discrete spatio-temporal dynamics in waveguide arrays with quadratic nonlinearity, funded by German Research Foundation in research unit 532, 05/2007 - 03/2011
  • NanoVolt - Optical nano structures for photovoltaics, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 10/2006 - 09/2010
  • NanoSun - Design and fabrication of nanostructured optical layer systems for efficiency enhancement of photovoltaic elements, funded by German Research Foundation, 04/2006 - 06/2010
  • Design and realization of nano structured optical metamaterials and their application in complex photonic systems, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research as Centre for Innovation Competence, 04/2005 - 03/2010
  • Nonlinear optics with metal-nano-particles, funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung, 07/2007 - 12/2008
  • Enhancement of the photovoltaic effect by nano-patterned metal thin-films, research exchange project with National Central University, Taiwan, funded by German Academic Exchange Service, 01/2006 - 12/2007
  • Ultrafast chi(2) nano-photonics, research exchange project with Institut de Ciències Fotòniques, (ICFO) Barcelona, Spain, funded by German Academic Exchange Service, 01/2006 - 12/2007