Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften at the Uni Paderborn
- Warburger Straße 100
- 33098 Paderborn
- Phone: +49 5251 60-2679
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Special features regarding teachingPaderborn teaching is characterised on the one hand by an innovative laboratory practical course, in which the scientific way of working is experienced and learned from the first semester onwards, building on each other through one's own laboratory work. Doctoral students accompany the learning process of the students as role models and experts and provide individual feedback. On the other hand, lectures and exercises are designed in such a way that the acquisition of subject knowledge can be accompanied and supported in a targeted manner, especially during the demanding time of the introductory phase of the degree (in the first two semesters).
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Special features regarding the equipmentThe technical facilities at the Paderborn Physics Department comprise a clean room which houses state-of-the-art facilities for the manufacture of new materials as well as micro and nanostructures. In optical laboratories there are current lasers, units for experiments on ultra-fast time scales and quantum optical experiments for the generation and detection of individual photons. In the field of Analysis, we operate laser microscopes, X-ray machines, as well as scanning and transmission electron microscopes. There is also a high-performance mainframe computer for numerical simulations.
Special features regarding research activitiesThe research focus in Paderborn is on materials physics and optical technologies. Accordingly, the Collaborative Research Centre of the German Research Foundation with the topic "Tailored Nonlinear Photonics" (SFB TRR 142) is also located at the University of Paderborn. Students benefit from this through cutting-edge research topics for their theses. Associated seminar series such as the "Graduate Lecture" or the "Journal Club" promote the scientific way of working.
Support for foundersThe Technology Transfer and Start-up Centre of the University of Paderborn TecUP offers pitches, lectures and workshops for the preparation of start-ups. TechUp also offers permanent, individual advice on organisational matters and on networking with partners, which are essential for a successful start-up. The founder is provided with his own office space with office equipment and Internet access, as well as access to meeting rooms, e.g. to receive customer and company visits.
Other special featuresStudies and research are represented by the "Centre for Optoelectronics and Photonics Paderborn". This includes the production of innovative materials for Optoelectronics and Photonics, the experimental and theoretical investigation of new effects from Quantum Optics and Coherent Optics, as well as the manufacture of nano optic structures and integrated optical circuits. Starting from fundamental physical investigations, new optical effects and quantum effects are explored up to the application in future information technologies (quantum computers).
Further information on research activitiesphysik.Uni-Paderborn.de/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://physik.upb.de/studieninteressierte
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