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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Last week, the SAOT Summer Academy 2023 was held at the Fraunhofer Research Campus Waischenfeld. Our doctoral candidates learned about current and future display technologies and enjoyed outdoor activities.

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At the SAOT Innovation Day 2023, several SAOT investigators – some of them who have just recently joined the network – presented their research to colleagues and doctoral candidates of SAOT: Birgit Stiller: Light-sound interactions for quantum technologies and optical signal processing Hanie...

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On May 24, 2023, SAOT members and MAOT students visited the ASML headquarter Veldhoven and gained insights into the company, which is the world's largest supplier of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry.