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Excited about Science Communication in the STEM (MINT) fields? We are looking for a Coordinator of Outreach and SciCom Measures (m/w/d). See the job advertisement for details. Application deadline is June 9th.

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Dynamic Light Scattering and Cross-Country Skiing: Our doctoral candidates spent one week in Oberhof at the SAOT Winter Academy 2024. On the one hand, they learned how to determine diffusion coefficients and viscosities of liquids. On the other hand, they learned about the sliding properties of narr...

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Using light as a high precision mesuring tool: on December 4th and 5th, we had our 34th SAOT Workshop - Optical sensing in Turbid Media. Thank you again to our invited speakers, namely Igor Meglinski, Peter Andersen, Zeev Zalevsky, André C. Stiel, Fanuel Mehari, Dr.-Ing, Vincent Motto-Ros, Hasan ...

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The book series "Experimentalphysik" by Wolfgang Demtröder is well known among students. SAOT will contribute to the next edition of the second volume of this series. We therefore visited three optics labs for exclusive video insights into research related to the book topics. Those videos will be...

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On October 2nd, around 20 pupils aged eight to ten visited our panOPTICUM science center. Their visit was part of the Kinderuni Erlangen 2023, a new FAU format in which children get an insight into the work and research of the university. Dr. Max Gmelch gave a tour about the wonders of light a...

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At the Long Night of Sciences last Saturday, more than 700 people visited our new Science Center panOPTICUM to learn about photonics and optical technologies. Thank you for your curiosity, and a big thank you to the SAOT doctoral candidates who explained all the experiments to the visitors. See y...

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On Monday, October 10th we held the opening ceremony of our panOPTICUM. After short welcoming words by SAOT Coordinator Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt, Vice President Outreach Prof. Dr. Katrin Möslein and the creator of the Science Center Dr. Max Gmelch, the visitors had the chance to explore all...

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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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