Stuttgart Research Center of Photonic Engineering

SCoPE

Excellence in photonic technologies by combining expertise, research and innovation

Goals

  • Improvement of interdisciplinary collaborations between scientists and engineers at the University of Stuttgart
  • Combination of complementary research areas
  • Improving the cooperation with the optical industry, particularly in the region of Stuttgart, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and all over the world (SCoPE as a central contact)
  • Enhancing the collaboration between the participating groups and broadening the offer for students in the area of optics and photonics
  • Complementary use of the involved partners’ competences in optics and photonics
  • Focusing on the main research topics in the area of optics and photonics
  • Novel products („photonic components, machines und processes“)

Our Competencies

  • Optical measurement techniques
  • Photonic components
  • Photonic crystals and photonic crystal fibres
  • Metallic metamaterials and plasmonics
  • Ultrafast non-linear optics and laser sources
  • Laser beam cutting/ -welding/-processing
  • Displays and spatial light modulators
  • Optical processes and optical systems
  • Design, fabrication and characterisation of optical component
  • Interaction of light and matter
  • Treatment and manipulation of materials with light
  • Semi-conductor quantum optics
  • Development of novel beam sources
  • Novel photonic materials
  • Atomic optics and quantum optics
  • High frequency optoelectronics
  • Optical Sensors
  • Various applications of optical technology

Main Research

Areas of Applications
  • Sustainable energy supply and environment
  • Mobility
  • Integrated design of products and production processes
  • Providing the technology to create sustainable habitats
Methods and Tools
  • Modeling and simulation techniques
  • New materials
  • Complex systems and communication
  • Implementation of experiments
Social and Cultural Context
  • Technology concepts and technology assessment

Contact

 

SCoPE Research Center

Pfaffenwaldring 57, D-70569 Stuttgart, University of Stuttgart

  • c/o 4. Physikalisches Institut