High-power laser target chamber at the Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics, 2018.

NOA -Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic scales

Collaborative Research Center (CRC/SFB) 1375
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High-power laser target chamber at the Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics, 2018.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

NOA -Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic scales

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Two doctoral students working on the nanospectroscopy of an artificially structured nanomaterial at the Institute of Applied Physics, 2011.
NOA is divided into three project areas A, B, C and one service...
Control room of a high-power laser lab at the Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics, 2016.
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NOA is constantly looking for enthusiastic PhD students.
PhD student counseling at an ASP photonics career workshop in 2012.
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18 Oct 2021
See all NOA Lectures planned for this Fall Semester​
For all our NOA PhD students, associated PhDs or students and guests we will host a lecture series this wintersemester. ...
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Seminar  Abbe School of Photonics Jena
12 Oct 2021
Get ready for this seasons NOA Lecture Series starting Oct 13
Daria Gorelova “Imaging electron dynamics with attosecond x-ray pulses”​
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Forschung Labor Universitäten Optik Physik Laser Licht
5 Oct 2021 · Light
Projekt PhyClus "Photonic & PhysikCluster"
Neuer Computer Cluster eröffnet mit 2688 CPU
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EFRE - Europa für Thüringen
2 Oct 2021
Teaching online
01.10. - 07.10.2021
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19 Sep 2021
Chemical Enhancement vs Molecule–Substrate Geometry in Plasmon-Enhanced Spectroscopy
Light interaction with metal nanostructures exposes exciting phenomena such as strong amplification and localization of ...
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29 Jun 2021
A Summer Internship through RISE Germany
Brian Sheridan May 28, 2021
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Mr. Brian Sheridan from Dublin University is visiting FSU Jena for a summer research project
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NOA documentation by MDR Thüringen Journal from July 1, 2019

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC/SFB) 1375 "NOA – Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic scales" was established at the Friedrich Schiller University in July 2019. The research program is focussing on exploring fundamental nonlinear processes of light-matter interaction in low-dimen­sional nanostructures, such as atomically thin layers, nanoparticles and -wires, nanostructured surfaces and molecular assemblies. NOA is exploring quantum phenomena as light-induced tunneling of electrons through metallic nanogaps and field-driven carrier acceleration in plasmonic nanostructures, atomic lattices and 2D-materials. This includes investigating the resulting back-action on the electromagnetic field, causing the generation of higher harmonics and information about the electronic wavefunctions involved in the interaction.

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