Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Forthcoming Seminars



Presentations of the applications for the Young Research Award 2018

March 20th, 2-5 pm

SAOT course room, Paul-Gordan-Straß 10

2.00 pm

Weiwei Cai, Ph.D. from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Laboratory of Engine Diagnostics

Three-dimensional imaging of flame luminescence with a diffuser-based computational camera

3.00 pm

Prof. Howard (Ho Wai) Lee from the  Baylor University, Department of Physics

Active Conducting Oxide Epsilon-Near-Zero Optics and Metasurface Optics in Novel Planar and Optical Fiber Platforms

 4.00 pm

Prof. Jean-Michel Ménard from the University of Ottawa, Department of Physics

Time-resolved THz spectroscopy of chemicals and organic compounds


Photothermal Thermophysics: Fundamentals, Diagnostic Techniques, Instrumentation and Applications

Presentation by Prof. Andreas Mandelis, University of Toronto 

on March, 13th, 10.30 am

in the SAOT/MAOT course room, Paul-Gordan-Straße 8/10

During his visit Prof. Mandels is hosted by Prof. Fröba.


Optical Metrology of Relativistic Particle Beams at the HL-LHC

by Dr. Stephen Gibson, Physics Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.
July 19th, 04:00 p.m. in the Seminarraum 5.14, LHFT, Cauerstraße 9 - Turm A, 91058 Erlangen.



Young Researcher Award Applicants 2017

Monday, February 20th, 14:00

0,75 CPs

Three of the applicants for the 2017 SAOT Young Researcher Award are invited to introduce their research plans and plans for collaborative projects with SAOT to the SAOT members.



Monday, Februray 27th, 14:00

0,25 CPs

The fourth applicant for the 2017 SAOT Young Researcher Award, Michael McAlpine, is invited to introduce his research plan and plan for collaborative projects with SAOT.

Previous Seminars



SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.