Imran Khan

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Name: Imran Khan
Date registered: March 29, 2016

Latest posts

  1. Technical Faculty turns 50 years! — November 6, 2016
  2. Bergkirchweih 2016 — May 23, 2016
  3. Blaue Nacht 2016 — May 17, 2016
  4. Games Night #3 — April 26, 2016
  5. “How few photons can the human eye perceive?” — April 18, 2016

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Nov 06

Technical Faculty turns 50 years!

Together with the OSA centennial, our technical faculty of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg turned 50 years old. The occasion was celebrated by opening the doors of all faculty chairs to the public and showing off the science and engineering performed there. Our student chapter had the chance to participate in the event and promote science …

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May 23

Bergkirchweih 2016

Following annual traditions our hbar Omega Student Chapter was visiting the “Erlanger Bergkirchweih” on the 19th of May. Despite the cloudy weather a number of chapter members from all of the institute divisions joined in this informal gathering, getting in touch and enjoying the famous Franconian Beer.

May 17

Blaue Nacht 2016

The “Blaue Nacht” is a famous cultural event, during which representatives from science and art present their work to the broad public of the residents of Nuremberg. This year’s event motto being ” Truth”, our Young Mind section was asked to present experiments around optical illusions and related phenomena. Supported by the EPS Young Minds program …

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Apr 26

Games Night #3

On Thursday, the 21st of April, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the third MPL Games Night. We welcomed a number of students from the whole institute and enjoyed a fun night with console games and board games alike. The chapter provided some snacks and free beverages. It was …

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Apr 18

“How few photons can the human eye perceive?”

On April 13, our student chapter was very pleased to welcome OSA traveling lecturer Prof. Malvin Carl Teich, professor emeritus at Boston University and Columbia University. He is well known for his seminal book “Fundamentals of Photonics”, co-authored by Bahaa E. A. Saleh. We were very impressed by his curriculum vitae that includes everything from …

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Feb 15

Broadcast of gravitational wave discovery

On the 11th of February, a press conference in Washington DC was announced by LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Physicists of different fields all over the world were excited about what their colleagues at LIGO had to present. Of course, everyone expected the first observation of gravitational waves and as we now know – we have not …

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