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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

Bessel beam CARS of axially structured samples

Heuke, Sandro; Zheng, Juanjuan; Akimov, Denis; Heintzmann, Rainer; Schmitt, Michael; Popp, Jürgen
in: Scientific Reports 5, 10991-1 (2015) [more]

Faraday rotation and photoluminescence in heavily Tb31-doped GeO2-B2O3-Al2O3-Ga2O3 glasses [...]

Gao, Guojun; Winterstein-Beckmann, Anja; Surzhenko, Oleksii; Dubs, Carsten; Dellith, Jan; Schmidt, Markus A.; Wondraczek, Lothar
in: Scientific Reports 5, 8942-1 (2015) [more]

Towards SERS based applications in food analytics: Lipophilic sensor layers for the [...]

Jahn, Martin; Patze, Sophie; Bocklitz, Thomas W.; Weber, Karina; Cialla-May, Dana; Popp, Jürgen
in: Analytica Chimica Acta 860, 43 (2015) [more]



19.06.16 - 23.06.16

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