News

05/08/2019

Currently, we are searching for a PhD Student or PostDoc. Details can be found under "Academics" → "Research Thesis Topics".

 
26/04/2018

Currently, we are searching for a PhD Student or PostDoc. Details can be found under "Academics" -> "Research Thesis Topics".

 
19/01/2017

Currently, we are looking for dedicated students to support our team. Interesting open thesis topics can be found under "Academics" -> "Research Thesis Topics".

 
22/12/2016

Many congratulations to Ann-Katrin U. Michel for completing her PhD thesis!

 
10/08/2016

Currently, tutors in experimental physics III are looked for. A doctoral offer in research of Nano film is still open. Information can be found under "Academics" -> "Teaching".

 
02/08/2016

Many congratulations! Our recent paper “Optically reversible switching of ultra-confined phonon polaritons with an ultra-thin phase change material” has been highlighted in Journal Nature Materials.

 
06/11/2015

Congratulations to Mike Prämassing and Ruslan Röhrich for completing their Master's degrees. Meanwhile, many congratulations to Stefanie Bensmann and Peining Li for completing their PHD! Well done!

 
06/11/2015

Congratulations to Ann Katrin for being awarded a RWTH scholarship for doctoral students! More information: http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Studium/Im-Studium/Stipendien-Foerderung/~bgzk/RWTH-Graduiertenfoerderung/?lidx=1

 
08/07/2015

Congratulations to our new paper!  “Hyperbolic phonon-polaritons in boron nitride for near-field optical imaging and focusing”. P. Li, M. Lewin, F. Gaussmann, A. V. Kretinin, J. D. Caldwell, K. S. Novoselov, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe and  T. Taubner.  Nature Communications, 6, 1–9.

 
07/11/2014

Congratulations to our team for getting one of their papers highlighted by Nature Photonics!"Reversible optical switching of infrared antenna resonances with ultra thin phase-change layers using femtosecond laser pulses“. Ann-Katrin U. Michel, Peter Zalden, Dmitry N Chigrin, Matthias Wuttig, Aaron M. Lindenberg and Thomas Taubner.ACS Photonics, Just Accepted.

 
22/08/2014

We congratulate to the acceptance of a new paper! "Reversible optical switching of infrared antenna resonances with ultra thin phase-change layers using femtosecond laser pulses“.  Ann-Katrin U. Michel, Peter Zalden, Dmitry N Chigrin, Matthias Wuttig, Aaron M. Lindenberg and Thomas Taubner. ACS Photonics, Just Accepted. doi: 10.1021/ph500121d 

 
24/04/2014

Congratulations to Ann-Katrin Michel for receiving the first prize for her poster on reversible optical tuning of infrared antenna resonances in the symposium KK on resonant optics (poster K3.11) at the Spring MRS 2014 in San Francisco.

 
08/04/2014

We welcome our new master student Angela De Rose to our team! 

 
01/04/2014

Congratulations to Ann-Katrin Michel for receiving  the "Spring MRS 2014 Student Travel Grant by the US Department of Energy"!

 
31/03/2014

Congratulations to Lena Jung for successfully completing her Master Thesis!

 
22/12/2013
 
10/12/2013

Congratulations to Mike Prämassing for completing his Bachelor Thesis!

 
01/11/2013

We congratulate to the acceptance of a new paper!      "Fabrication and spectral tuning of standing gold infrared antennas using single fs-laser pulses".      M. Reininghaus, D. Wortmann, Z. Cao, J. M. Hoffmann and T. Taubner.      Optics Express, accepted

 
01/11/2013

We congratulate to the acceptance of a new paper!      "Fabrication and spectral tuning of standing gold infrared antennas using single fs-laser pulses".      M. Reininghaus, D. Wortmann, Z. Cao, J. M. Hoffmann and T. Taubner.      Optics Express, accepted

 
01/10/2013

We welcome our new master student, Martin Lewin, to our group!

 
01/10/2013

We congratulate Alfred van Munster for finising his diploma thesis and Felix Rothe for finishing his Bachelor Thesis! We also welcome our new Bachelor students, Ruslan Röhrich and Mike Prämassing to our group!

 
01/07/2013

We congratulate Tobias Mass for finishing his Masters Thesis! We also welcome our new master student, Thomas Kalix and and our new Bachelor student, Felix Rothe, to our group!

 
01/03/2013

We congratulate Hannes Böckmann for finishing his Project Thesis (Studienarbeit) and say goodbye to Minjung Choi!