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Oct 27

Field Trip Jena 2017

Early in the morning at 7 o’clock we entered the bus to Jena and started our annual field trip. As usual, we teamed up with the Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT) in Erlangen such that both members of our chapter and the SAOT were participating. This year’s goal was the city of Jena …

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Oct 24

Board election 2017/2018

Last week we hold our annual board election. We thank the old board members for their service and wish the new board all the best for the upcoming year. This is the new board structure:    

Oct 22

Laser telephone at the Long Night of Science

On the past weekend the Max Planck Institute took part in the biannual Long Night of Science. Research institutes and companies in Erlangen, Fürth and Nuremberg opened their doors to the broad public, demonstrated tutorial experiments and explained why both fundamental research and technological development is so important. Many of our members were involved in …

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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.

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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Jan 11

Annual election of the board 2015

As set by the chapter bylaws, we held our annual election of the board on Dec 10. After a successful election, we are happy to present the new board structure: – Imran Khan – President – Vanessa Chille – Vice-President – Richard Zeltner – Secretary – Alexander Otterpohl – Treasurer – Florian Loosen – Webmaster We congratulate …

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Dec 06

Election of the new board

The year will end soon and as usual, the student chapter has to elect the members of the student chapter’s board for 2016. We are holding the election on Wednesday, December 16, at 14:00 in the small seminar room at the MPL. We strongly encourage all members to join the election and learn about the …

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Jul 01

Career Opportunities for Physicists: Patent Law

On June 30, we organized a seminar on “Career Opportunities for Physicists: Patent Law” together with the two patent law firms Prinz & Partner and Meissner Bolte. Markus Schlögl, patent attorney and partner at Meissner Bolte, and Thomas Kitzhofer, patent attorney and partner at Prinz & Partner, presented an overview on the field of patent law …

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Jun 09

Optics BBQ 2015

The hbar OMEGA OSA student chapter cordially invites you to join us for the OPTICS BBQ 2015. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 17 starting at 6 p.m. at the barbecue area of the university’s physics department (behind the tandem accelerator at Erwin Rommel Strasse 1). The chapter will provide beer and beverage …

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