Laser technologies, plasma technologies, opto-electronics, sensorics, photonics
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Laser technologies, plasma technologies, opto-electronics, sensorics, photonics

Optical Technologies / Photonics

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Areas of competence

  • Development of new materials and coating technologies for opto-electronic, electro-optic and non-linear optical devices
  • Fabrication and characterisation of organic, inorganic and organic-inorganic materials and functional layers
  • Laser applications in materials processing
  • Plasma technologies / thin film technologies
  • Linear transmission and emission spectroscopy, laser induced plasma spectroscopy (LIPS)
  • Characterisation of non-linear optical properties - second harmonic generation (SHG), third harmonic generation (THG), Pockels-effect, Kerr-effect
  • Raster probe microscopy (atomic force microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy), raster electron microscopy with EDX, digital microscopy
  • Metallographic preparation and investigation methods
  • Focused ion beam set-up (FIB)
  • Single wavelength and spectroscopic ellipsometry, surface plasmon spectroscopy, M-line spectroscopy
  • Laser cutting, laser ablation, laser deposition
  • Plasma activation, plasma cleaning, plasma coating of surfaces
  • Synthesis of low molecular compounds, conjugated polymers and chromophores
  • Spin coating, Langmuir-Blodgett technique, high-vacuum deposition, vacuum deposition polymerisation
  • Structuring of thin layers


  • Laboratories for chemical synthesis, analytics, materialography, vacuum and plasma coating
  • Laboratory for electrical characterisation of materials and devices
  • Laser laboratories (CO2-Laser, KrF-excimer laser, ps- and ns Nd:YAG-lasers, Ar-ion laser, N2-lasers, cw- and pulsed solid state lasers, diode lasers)
  • Laboratory for spectroscopy: UV-VIS-NIR, FTIR, Raman microscope


  • Clean room (Spin coater, mask aligner, light microscopy, LB-trough)

Software licenses

  • ZEMAX, Virtual Lab, MathLab, Mathematica, Hyperchem, Gausian, MathCad, Labview, ChemOffice, EndNote

Patents / inventions

  • DE 10132329 "Light emitting device and technolgy for its fabrication"
  • WO 2010/057549 AI: Electrically Switchable Optical Grating Having DFB Laser Properties, A DFB Laser Containing Same, And A Production Method Therefor

Membership in networks

  • "Protection and improvement of surfaces"
  • "Graphene Network"
  • OptecBB
  • Laserverbund Berlin - Brandenburg


  • Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca (Italy)
  • Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • Technische Universität Graz (Austria)
  • Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata (Italy)
  • University of Naples "Frederico II" (Italy)
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France)
  • Université de Lille (France)
  • Kungliga Tekniska Hoegskolan Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Weizmann Institute Rehovot (Israel)
  • Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany)
  • Brandenburgische Technische Hochschule Cottbus - Senftenberg (Germany)
  • Institute of Low Temperature and Structural Research, PAN, Wroclaw (Poland)
  • Institute of Electronic Materials Technologies, LRN, Warszaw (Poland)
  • Leibniz-Institute for Innovative Micro-Electronics Frankfurt / Oder (Germany)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Micro-Systems Dresden (Germany)
  • Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research (Germany)
  • Rolls Royce Deutschland (Germany)
  • First Sensor AG (Germany)
  • SENTECH Instruments GmbH (Germany)
  • Prignitz Microsystemtechnik Technology (Germany)

Advanced vocational training opportunities

  • Laser applications in measuring techniques and materials processing


	Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil. Sigurd Schrader

Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil. Sigurd Schrader Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil. Sigurd Schrader

Tel.: +49 3375 508 293
House 14, Room A220

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