Institute of Applied Physics - AG Prof. Wegener

Research

Nanotechnology enables monitoring and controlling the flow of light at an unprecedented level. In our group, the following aspects are presently being investigated:

Photonic Crystals
Photonic Crystals

Photonic crystals allow for tailoring the dispersion relation of light.

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Photonic Metamaterials
Photonic Metamaterials

Photonic metamaterials are man-made effective materials that form the basis for transformation optics.

 

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Direct Laser Writing
Direct Laser Writing (DLW)

This method can be viewed as the three-dimensional analogue of two-dimensional electron-beam lithography.

 

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Optical near-field microscopy
Optical Near-field Microscopy

A technology to catch the evanescent components of light allowing for spatial resolutions of only few tens of nanometers.

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