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As part of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT) acts as an interdisciplinary hub for research on photonics and optical technologies in Erlangen. SAOT provides an Education Program of Excellence for national and international doctoral candidates, including Workshops, Seminars, and Academies. Furthermore, SAOT increases the Scientific Outreach to the general public and coordinates Joint Applications on research funding in the fields of photonics and optical technologies.

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On Tuesday, 18.10.2022, the first SAOT Get Together after the beginning of the pandemic will take place. With this event, SAOT reboots the opportunity to network and swap ideas in a casual manner. All SAOT doctoral candidates and their colleagues who may be interested in joining SAOT are welcome....

In the latest issue of the Journal of Biophotonics, Lucas Kreiß et al. present label-free analysis of fibrotic tissue remodeling. The importance of their publication is underlined by its choice for the journal's front cover, which shows the comparison of healthy lung tissue to lung fibrosis. The ...

How to write good scientific papers? How to develop high-end optical imaging systems? For this year's SAOT Summer Academy, our Doctoral Candidates spent a week at the Fraunhofer Research Campus Waischenfeld. In addition to the full-day courses and get-togethers, we visited the Sophienhöhle and the W...

Since 2006, the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT) acts as an interdisciplinary hub for research on photonics and optical technologies in Erlangen. With the Young Researcher Award (YRA) in Advanced Optical Technologies, SAOT honors young scientists for their outstanding...

We are happy to present our brand-new brochure "Photonics Research in Erlangen". It contains a detailed overview on research groups and investigators working on photonics and optical technologies in Erlangen. Further, for our Scientist Spotlights, we interviewed selected scientists, and with our ...