Butterfly Wing Inspires Photovoltaics

Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent with optimized nanostructures

Zeiss Invests € 30 M in Innovation Hub at KIT

More modern growth environment for successful Karlsruhe-based company Nanoscribe

A Center for Atomic-Scale Components

ETH Zurich and KIT to develop new types of integrated circuits for communications networks

Tunable Split-Disk Micro-Lasers

Whispering gallery mode resonators for lightsources with tunable wavelengths

Inspecting Matter Using Terahertz Light

New technology for upcoming compact accelerators to use terahertz radiation in science

Optical Communication at Record-High Speed

Soliton frequency combs allow to transmit data at rates of more than 50 terabits per second

First 3D Printing of Glass

Transparency, thermal stability and resistance to acids opens up allows optics, data transmission, biotech applications

Higher Quality for STED-Images

New fluorescence microscopy method with suppressed background

Record for Perovskite / CIGS Tandem Solar Module

Efficiency of 17.8 % – first-ever to surpass that of single perovskite and CIGS modules

Quantum Photonic Circuit with an Electrically Driven Light Source

Practical device for the scalable integration of single-photon sources