Research Spotlight

The year 2021 was the 30th anniversary of the initial proposal by Philip Russell for a novel type of optical fiber that would guide light by the newly-proposed photonic bandgap effect: photonic crystal fibers (PCF). Compared to conventional step-index fibers, the very first solid-core PCF, with arra...

Optical quantum technologies will shape the 21st century and have a profound impact on technological and economic developments worldwide. They are used in quantum communication, but also in quantum metrology and quantum computing. In Erlangen, the Department of Physics at FAU and the Max Planck ...