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Introduction to Nanophotonics

Nanophotonics is an exciting and rapidly evolving field that focuses on the manipulation and control of light at the nanoscale. The course delves into the fundamental principles of optics and electromagnetism, providing a solid foundation for understanding how light behaves in materials and nanostructures.

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International Nanophotonics Seminar

The goal of this fantastic seminar series is to bring together leading experts in nanophotonics from all over the world to inspire a new generation of graduate Physics students of the Munich area for this topic.

The seminar talks will be given weekly virtually over Zoom (link will be announced by mail to the enrolled students).

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Advanced Seminar on 2D Materials

This seminar focuses on the physics of 2D materials, their possible applications and research potentials.

Topics include

  • Graphene and 2D materials
  • van der Waals heterostructures
  • Exciton physics in 2D semiconductors
  • Atomically thin electronics
  • Moiré patterns for novel quantum materials
  • Polaritons in 2D materials
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Complex Metaoptics and Chiral Nanophotonics

This course offers an overview of the broad and rapidly expanding field of metaoptics, in the form of a seminar series.

Topics will include:

  • Structured light, fundamentals and generation
  • Complex laser beams, fundamentals and generation
  • Metasurfaces and metaoptics, fundamentals and fabrication
  • Optical activity and chirality, fundamentals
  • 1D, 2D and 3D chiral nanomaterials & metasurfaces: applications
  • Chiral Sensing and Catalysis: applications

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