The research of the nano-optics division aims to advance experimental and theoretical mastery of light-matter interaction at the nanometer scale and to achieve the same degree of control and finesse that is known from gas-phase quantum optics in the condensed phase. To do this, we combine concepts from quantum optics, laser spectroscopy, cryogenics, optical imaging, scanning probe technology, and nanofluidics. In this endeavour, we have addressed a wide spectrum of scientific questions, ranging from quantum optics to biophysics. For more information, please consult our research website and our list of publications.

Workshop on Interferometric Scattering Microscopy From 26 - 28 May 2020

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On iSCAT (Interferometric Scattering) Microscopy and Related Techniques A book chapter in "Label Free Super Resolution Microscopy"

by Springer International Publishing

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Film about Symposium "20 Years Nano-Optics" and Interviews with 16 Pioneers of Nano-Optics

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About our research Video about our biophysical activities shown at the Biophysical Society

An Introduction

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Interview with Vahid Sandoghdar at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum-Optics Garching

On the light wave podcast

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Video-article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

"Label-Free Imaging of Single Proteins Secreted from Living Cells via iSCAT Microscopy"

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Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics Book publication

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 101 held in August 2013

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