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Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology


Jena Start-Up Is Tracking Germs

Biophotonics Diagnostics, a company founded on May 4, 2016, is developing software solutions and database systems to quickly and easily identify life-threatening pathogens and possible resistances. The combination of an optical measurement method and computer-based data analysis reduces the time required to clearly identify pathogens from one day to a few hours. [The PDF below contains the full German press release] more...


Spectroscopy Award

Dr. Torsten Frosch, a scientist at IPHT, received the “Bunsen Kirchhoff Award for Analytical Spectroscopy 2016” today, May 12, 2016, for outstanding research in the fields of fiber-enhanced and cavity-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. more...


Girls’ Day and Self-Assertive Students’ Day at IPHT

Optical fibers, microfluidics, DNA extraction: IPHT opened its (laboratory) doors for students. As part of Girls’ Day and Self-Assertive Students’ Day, students visited the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) and took a glance behind the scenes of the science and research stage. more...

Selected papers

Improving the sensitivity of optically pumped magnetometers by hyperfine repumping

Schultze, Volkmar; Scholtes, Theo; Ijsselsteijn, Robbert; Meyer, Hans-Georg
in: Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics 32, 730 (2015) [more]

Investigation of all niobium Nano-SQUIDs based on sub-micrometer cross-type Josephson [...]

Schmelz, Matthias; Matsui, Yasunori; Stolz, Ronny; Zakosarenko, Vyacheslav; Schönau, Thomas; Anders, Solveig; Linzen, Sven Peter; Itozaki, Hideo; Meyer, Hans-Georg
in: Superconductor Science & Technology 28, 015004-1 (2015) [more]

FTIR microscopic imaging of carcinoma tissue section with 4x and 15x objectives: Practical [...]

Beleites, Claudia; Guntinas-Lichius, Orlando; Ernst, Günther; Popp, Jürgen; Krafft, Christoph
in: Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging 4, 57 (2015) [more]



19.06.16 - 23.06.16

2nd International Conference "Current Trends in Cancer Theranostics" (CTCT-2016)