Today, optics is widely regarded as one of the most important key technologies for this century.
SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network with worldwide leading experts in order to promote innovation and leadership.
Optical Metrology, Optical Material Processing, Optics in Medicine, Optics in Communication and Information Technology, Optical Materials and Systems, and Computational Optics.
Education and research at SAOT is accompanied by international workshops, seminars, academies, and key qualification courses.
Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies
The gallery below shows pictures from past SAOT award ceremonies. More information about individual laureates can be found in the subsections Young Researcher Award, Student Award, and Innovation Award.