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May 08

Blaue Nacht 2017- a huge sucess!

On past saturday our student chapter, supported by the European Physical Society and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL),  was hosting a booth at Nuremberg’s famous “Blaue Nacht”. We presented a number of tutorial experiments to the visitors, covering physical effects such as diffraction, total internal reflection, coupled oscillations, holography and …

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May 02

Blaue Nacht 2017

During the famous “Blaue Nacht” in Nuremberg the city lights are colored in blue and representatives from science, art und culture present their work to the broad public. After the great sucess of 2016 our chapter and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of light were again asked to participate in demonstrating a number …

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Apr 20

4th MPL Games Night

On Wednesday, the 5th of April, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the fourth MPL Games Night, by now an annual tradition at our institute. For the first time it took place in the Light Lounge of our new building which turned out to be the perfect location for …

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Apr 04

Annual Games Night

The hbar OMEGA student chapter, will be hosting the annual Games Night on Wednesday, the 5th April 2017 from 18:00. We would Like to invite all staff and student members of MPL and FAU to join us on this joyous event. Participants are more them welcome to bring their own board, computer or any other kind of games …

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Feb 01

Lecture series “Physicists at work”

The event from the lecture series “Physicists at work”, co-organised by FAU`s physics department and our chapter, took place on the 26th of January at the university building. It welcomed around 40 students from the Max Planck Institute and FAU. The speakers, Dr. Christian Gabriel and Dr. Michael Förtsch, enjoyed a lively discussion with many questions from the …

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Jan 26

Lecture series “Physicists at work”

We would like to invite you to a lecture of the series “Physicists at work” co-organised by FAU`s physics department and our chapter. The event will take place today (26 January 2017) from 17h in lecture hall E in the physics building of the University. Two members of the MPL alumni will be present – …

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Jan 17

Visit of Michael Duncan at MPL

  On November 10 Michael Duncan, senior science advisor of the OSA, was visiting the MPL. In a presentation he described his current and former work in the OSA and pointed out how an OSA membership or the activity in an OSA student chapter can help one’s career. Our board took the opportunity to talk …

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Jan 12

Annual election of the board 2016

As set by the chapter bylaws, we held our annual election of the board on Dec 8. After a successful election, we are happy to present the new board structure:   We congratulate the new board members, especially the newly designated assistant officers, to their positions! We thank the retired board member, vice-president Vanessa Chille, …

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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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