Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Country: Germany  

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ)
Engesserstrasse 5, Building 30.10
D-76131 Karlsruhe

Contact: Prof. Dr. Christian Koos  
Phone: +49721 608 42491  


The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a higher education and research organisation that was established in 2009 as merger of Universität Karlsruhe (founded in 1825), one of Germany‟s leading research universities, and Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (founded in 1956), one of the largest research centres in the Helmholtz Association.
Within KIT, the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ) focuses on micro- and nanooptics, integrated photonics, optical communications and optical metrology. The IPQ is an internationally acknowledged research institute in these fields, regularly contributing to the largest relevant conferences with regular and postdeadline papers. The IMT is a leading research institute in the fields of microstructure and microsystem technology, nanotechnology, and micro- and nanophotonics.