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).

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During summer term we are offering lectures, exercises and labs in the following domains:

  • Optoelectronic Components (OEB), Semiconductor Technology Labs (HTP),
  • Optical Networks (ON),
  • Optical Signal Processing (OSP),
  • Optical Communications and Lightwave Technology (OUET)

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Photonik Branchenreport 2013

Photonics industry needs about 9,000 academically qualified young professionals by 2015

The global photonics market was around 350 billion Euros in 2011 - compared to 228 billion Euros in 2005. The photonics industry has grown each year with an average of around 7.5% in nominal terms, which is more than twice as fast as the worldwide GDP.

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Tera-fast instead of a snail's pace

To see the World Cup in full HD live on your tablet or phone, that's a scenario of which fans can only dream of in 2014. Technologies that can transmit such vast amounts of data by radio are still missing. But we are working on that.

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