This is the place where

Electrons meet Photons

Since 1998, the Institute of Optoelectronics belongs to the Centre for Semiconductor Technology and Optoelectronics and has access to a first class technical infrastructure, including a clean room with 470 square metres area. Beside several European projects, the Institute of Optoelectronics is involved in the Centre for NanoIntegration (CENIDE) and in the NanoEnergy Technologies Centre (NETZ).


Job Advertisements

We are currently searching for student assistants and also for academic staff. We look forward to receiving applications from outstanding individuals.

  1. a post-doctoral researcher in the field of THz-Photonics (Details)
  2. a student assistant who supports us in the revision of lecture notes
  3. a student assistant who supports us in the redesign of online teaching materials

for more information, please contact Dr. Andreas Stöhr


Register now for upcoming lectures

During winter term 2014/15 we are offering lectures, exercises and labs in the following domains:

  • Optoelectronics (OPTO), Optoelectronic Labs (POE),
  • Optical Communications Technology (OCT),
  • Optical Signal Processing (OSV),
  • Laser Technology (LT)

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Fiber-Wireless Integrated Networks for 5th Generation delivery

The European Training Network FiWIN5G aims to produce the next generation of researchers who will enable Europe to take a leading role in the multidisciplinary area of 5G high-speed wireless internet and beyond, involving devices, systems and networks.

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Radio technologies for 5G using Advanced Photonic Infrastructure for Dense user environments

At the beginning of the year, the European Union and Japanjointly had published a call for collaborative research projects in four specially selected technology areas. Within the four main priorities, only one project should be encouraged. University of Duisburg-Essen could prevail with its international partners in the subject "Access Networks for Densely Located User Areas".

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Integrated Photonic Broadband Radio Access Units for Next Generation Optical Access Networks

In Europe, however, most of all rural homes are still waiting for next generation access (NGA) to come. IPHOBAC-NG aims at changing this situation by developing novel pho- tonic components and sub-systems provid- ing broadband wireless access.

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