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The Institute of Optics, Information and Photonics as a research institution is engaged in all aspects of modern optics ranging from quantum optics to technically applicable optical metrology.

Fields of Activity
•    Micro- and nano-optics
•    Quantum optics and quantum communication
•    Optical materials

Range of Services

•    Common research projects
•    Simulation and design of optical systems
•    Measurement of optical components
Research & Development Activities

•    Quantum optics
•    High precision optical metrology
•    Microstructured optical materials

Special Equipment

•    Laser pattern generator for microstructuring
•    High power short pulse laser

Current State-of-the-art Technologies

Microstructured optical elements


Prof. Dr. Gerd Leuchs

Institut für Optik, Information und Photonik
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Staudtstr. 7/B2
91058 Erlangen

Tel.: +49 9131 85 28371
Fax: +49 9131 13508



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