2020-10-13 Successful Ph.D. defense "Modifikation der Doppelbrechung in Vertikallaserdioden für spin-basierte optische Datenübertragung" of Tobias Pusch.
2020-08-07 Successful Ph.D. defense "Untersuchungen zu AlBGaN-Hetero-Strukturen für UV-LED-Anwendungen" of Oliver Rettig.
2020-05-31 We say goodbye to our colleague Oliver Rettig.
2020-06-19 Successful Ph.D. defense "Neuartige Vertikallaserdioden mit integriertem Phototransistor" of Sven Bader.
2020-01-07 We welcome our new staff member Jakob Hirlinger-Alexander.
2019-12-23 We say goodbye to our colleague Anja Ipsen.
2019-07-05 Martin Schneidereit and Ferdinand Scholz presented their work on GaN-based gas und bio sensors at the traditional boat cruise on Lake Constance as part of the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
2019-04-30 Successful Ph.D. defense "Nitridische Halbleiter-Nanostrukturen als optisch auslesbare Sensoren" of Dominik Heinz.
2019-04-11 The Letter Ultrafast spin-lasers was published in today's issue of Nature.
2019-03-29 We say goodbye to our colleague Sven Bader.
2019-02-28 We say goodbye to our colleague Vignesh Devaki Murugesan.
2019-01-28 The manuscript Ultrafast spin-lasers, jointly prepared by the VCSEL Group, project partners at Ruhr-University Bochum, and colleagues at University of Buffalo, USA, has been accepted for publication in Nature.
2018-09-01 We welcome our new visiting scientist Dr. Filip Dominec (Czech Academy of Science) who will be working with the GaN Group until February 2019.
2018-09-01 We welcome our new staff member Anja Ipsen.
2018-07-01 Since July 1, 2018 the former Institute of Optoelectronics is a part of the new Institute of Functional Nanosystems.
2018-04-26 Sven Bader is the recipient of the Best Student Paper Award for his work on "Optical manipulation of current confinement in VCSELs with an external laser beam" presented at the Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics conference as part of the SPIE Photonics Europe 2018 Symposium in Strasbourg, France, Apr. 22-26.
2018-04-16 An online article of the University reports on the VCSEL Day, including photos of the opening session.
2018-04-04 The 11th European VCSEL Day Workshop will take place at University West on April 12 and 13.
2018-03-21 Our Annual Report 2017 is ready for download.
2017-12-12 Successful Ph.D. defense "Three-dimensional InGaN/GaN based Light Emitters with Reduced Piezoelectric Field" of Junjun Wang.
2017-12-11 Successful Ph.D. defense "Metallorganische und Hybridgasphasenepitaxie von semipolaren (1122)-orientierten GaN-Schichten auf vorstrukturierten Saphir-Substraten" of Marian Caliebe.
2017-11-20 We welcome our new acting director Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht.
2017-10-01 We say goodbye to our secretary Hildegard Mack and to our director Karl Joachim Ebeling.
2017-05-09 The Annual Report 2016 of the Institute is now online.
2017-04-27 Once again schoolgirls visited our Institute on this year's Girls'Day to gain insight into current research topics. [Video]
2017-03-31 We say goodbye to our colleague Markus Daubenschüz.
2017-03-28 Successful Ph.D. defense "GaN-Nanostreifen für LED- und Laseranwendungen" of Robert Leute.
2017-02-02 We welcome our new visiting scientist Dr. Markéta Zíková (Czech Academy of Science) who will be working with the GaN Group until August 2017.
2017-01-09 We welcome our new staff member Vignesh Devaki Murugesan.