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Name: Christian Müller
Date registered: March 16, 2016

Latest posts

  1. Christmas Get-Together — December 4, 2014
  2. Annual elections of the board members — December 4, 2014
  3. Invited Lecture by Niek van Hulst — November 19, 2014
  4. Report on field trip to Zeiss and Trumpf — November 1, 2014
  5. OSA Student Leadership Conference 2014 — October 30, 2014

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Dec 04

Christmas Get-Together

Christmas markets are a festive tradition and offer a merry atmosphere of peace and joy throughout many cities of Germany. In the last few years the surrounding of the Christmas market in the heart of Erlangen (Schlossplatz) offered an ideal location to get together with all current chapter members, friends and colleagues. On these occasions …

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Dec 04

Annual elections of the board members

On December 9th, our chapter will hold the annual elections of the board members. To offer an incentive for the chapter members to attend the elections, the chapter will cover the expenses for the first beverage (Glühwein) at the subsequent get-together at the Erlangen Christmas market for every participant.

Nov 19

Invited Lecture by Niek van Hulst

Over the last years, the OSA student chapter in Erlangen arranged several invited lecturer events. Among the distinguished speaker that we hosted were, for example, Prof. Jonathan P. Dowling from the Louisiana State University, who was talking about novel quantum technologies and quantum,interference effects, as well as Prof. Bahram Javidi from the University of Connecticut, …

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Nov 01

Report on field trip to Zeiss and Trumpf

We organized a field trip to Oberkochen and Ditzingen in the end of July, visiting the two optics companies Carl Zeiss SMT and Trumpf. More than 40 participants, PhD students in various optics related fields and undergraduate students, enjoyed several tours and demonstrations. The participants gained insight into the research and production facilities of the …

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Oct 30

OSA Student Leadership Conference 2014

On October 19th, representatives of OSA Student Chapters from all over the world were invited to the OSA Student Leadership Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Our chapter was represented by its vice president, Siegfried Weisenburger. After being welcomed by Liz Rogan, the CEO of OSA and having received some administrative information by OSA representatives, the participants …

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Jul 10


  On July 1st, the our student chapter gathered for this year’s OPTICS BBQ. Previously, we had to postpone the event due to poor weather conditions at our original date in the end of May. This time we were more lucky and we could finally have some steaks and beers. You can get some impressions …

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Jun 07

3rd EPS-Young Minds Leadership Meeting in Paris

On the 6th and 7th of June, presidents and representatives of 16 EPS Young Minds Sections from all over Europe where getting together for the 3rd EPS-Young Minds Leadership meeting at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. Besides presentations on the activities of the various sections, the program also comprised invited lecturers by Prof. …

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Jun 07

MPL Autumn Academy 2014

Also this fall, the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light will host the MPL Autumn Academy, which is intended to introduce BSc and MSc students to the fast moving field of optical science including topics such as quantum information processing, metamaterials, nano-optics, photonic crystal fibres, nonlinear optics, imaging and sensing. Tutorials will be …

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May 28

Tour through MPL for FAU students

On May 27th, our chapter arranged a visitation of our home institution, the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, for 20 students from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). The visit was initiated by the jDPG Regionalgruppe Erlangen, which also invited the students. The visitation comprised an introductory presentation on the structure and development …

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May 25

Optics BBQ 2014 – postponed!

Please note, due to a poor weather conditions, the OPTICS BBQ has postponed to July 1st! On Tuesday,  July 1st, the hbar OMEGA student chapter will host the Optics BBQ 2014 at the BBQ area behind the tandem accelerator at the southern campus of the university (Erwin-Rommel Straße 1). Everybody is cordially invited to come …

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