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Setting back
  • The topic of recruiting young talent plays an essential role for the optics and photonics industry. For this reason, the Fraunhofer IOF organizes its traditional annual event - the Photonics Days Jena - this year in cooperation with the photonics graduate school Max Planck School of Photonics. For three days, students and PhD students from all over Germany can network with representatives of renowned photonics companies and gain perspectives for their careers.

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  • Quantum imaging / 2019

    Images out of nowhere

    June 18, 2019

    Tumor or no tumor – to decide, we need to have a close look at the tissue sample. Light doesn't just make hidden things visible, however; it also damages or destroys living cells. Little more than a snapshot is currently possible. Fraunhofer scientists have now developed a new method allowing light-sensitive samples to be observed for a longer time period with higher resolution.

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  • Additive manufacturing, quantum technologies, active optics for space applications – once again, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF presents the latest cutting-edge technologies in optics and photonics research at this year’s LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich. From June 24 - 27, 2019, experts will be present at the joint Fraunhofer booth (Hall B3, booth 335) to answer questions and showcase »Photonics – Made in Jena«.

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