JOBS/THESIS

The groups of the Institute of Applied Physics are permanently looking for bright new PhD candidates, students and also PostDocs. If you are interested to join one of the research groups, please contact the respective group leader directly.

Lastest job offers are about:

3x PhD and/or PostDoc positions
at research group "Fiber and Waveguidelasers", Prof. J. Limpert
Themes: "Broadband and ultrafast nanoscale imaging in the XUV"
               "Coherent high photon flux soft X-ray sources"
               "Ultra-fast XUV spectroscopy in molecules, ions and solids"

Deadline extended until: 31.01.20   >>> details

1x Junior Research Group Leader & 2x Research Assistant
at research group "Ultra Optics", Prof. S. Nolte
Theme: "Photocatalysis"

Deadline: 15.11.19 >>> details


Bachelor / Master / Diploma Students  

Bachelor, Master, and Diploma students are always welcome. If you are interested to join one of the research groups, please contact the respective group leader directly. In addition the following specific openings are currently advertised:

in the subject area of Fiber & Waveguide Lasers

  • BSc/MSc Thesis: "3D Nanoskopie" and "Kaskadierte Frequenzkonversion ins XUV"
  • BSc/MSc Thesis: "Waveguide high harmonic generation"
  • BSc/MSc Thesis: "Multi-pass stretcher/compressor"
  • BSc/MSc Thesis: "Multi-pass Multicore Amplifier/Compressor"
  • BSc/MSc Thesis: "Water window high harmonic generation"
  • MSc Thesis: "Nanoscale Ptychography on a table-top"
  • MSc Thesis: "Nonlinear contrast enhancement for ultrafast high-power laser-systems"

For further information and if you are interested, please
contact Prof. Jens LIMPERT

in the subject area of Microstructure Technology

  • BSc Thesis:"Sequential Infiltration Synthesis (SIS)"
  • BSc Thesis: "Investigation of ion beam homogeneity"
  • BSc Thesis: "Vanadium oxide"
  • BSc Thesis: "MexOyNz (metal oxynitride)"
  • BSc Thesis: "Line Edge Roughness (LER)"
  • BSc Thesis: "Measuring System Polarization Optics"
  • BSc Thesis: "Mathematical/radiative optical modelling"
  • BSc Thesis: "Achromatic nano-optical phase plates"
  • BSc Thesis: "NanoFrazor"
  • MSc Thesis: "Generation of color centers in diamond for quantum light sources"
For further information and if you are interested also in MSc Thesis, please
contact apl.Prof. Uwe D. ZEITNER or Dr. Frank SCHREMPEL 


in the subject area of Ultrafast Optics

  • BSc Thesis:"Realization and scaling of chirped volume-Bragg-gratings (VBGs)"
  • BSc Thesis: "Femtosecond coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering in gases using a novel high-power disk-laser"
  • MSc Thesis: "Experimental Ophthalmology / Cataract Surgery"

For further information and if you are interested, please
contact Prof. Stefan NOLTE or Dr. Roland ACKERMANN

in the subject area of Nano & Quantum Optics

  • Sources for entangled photon pairs
  • Quantum Imaging and Sensing
  • Nanostructured photonic metamaterials
  • Control of the optical nearfield by plasmonic nanostructures and SNOM investigation
  • Ultrafast multidimensional, spatiotemporal pulse measurement techniques
  • Resonant Interaction of Light with 2D-Materials
  • Actively tunable nanoantennas
For further information and if you are interested, please

contact Prof. Thomas PERTSCH

in the subject area of Optical System Design

  • BSc Thesis: "Modern calculation of phase unwrapping"
  • BSc Thesis: "Optimal freeform surface location"
  • BSc Thesis: "Multi-aperture systems"
  • BSc Thesis: "Perturbation theory of cascaded diffraction"
  • BSc Thesis: "Beam quality degradation due to multimodes"
  • BSc Thesis: "Optimization system matrix"

For further information and if you are interested also in MSc Thesis, please
contact Prof. Herbert GROSS


A selection of research positions at the local optics and photonics academia is offered by the Abbe Center of Photonics. >>> more details

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