Optics and Quantum Electronics Group
Prof. Erich P. Ippen and Prof. Franz X. Kaertner

News

3.4.2015
Spring 2015 Seminar Series Announced
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3.1.2012
First demonstration of attosecond jitter ultrafast optical pulse trains from modelocked lasers

 

10.1.2011
A research team from MIT Campus, MIT Lincoln Laboratory and Northern Illinois University led by Franz X. Kärtner receives a multiyear DARPA grant to explore compact, laser driven, coherent X-ray sources

 

9.1.2011
Franz X. Kärtner joins the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science at DESY Hamburg and heads the Ultrafast Optics and X-rays Division. He also joined the Department of Physics at University of Hamburg, while continuing as Adjunct Professor in EECS at MIT

 

8.5.2011
First demonstration of high-energy pulse synthesis with sub-cycle waveform control for strong laser physics
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9.01.2010
Alexander Sell receives a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

09.01.2010
Dr. Edilson Fhilo Falcao, Former postdoctoral associate, receives Assistant Professorship at Pernamubco University, Brazil

09.01.2009
Dr. Jungwon Kim , Former postdoctoral associate and PhD student, receives Assistant Professorship at Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

09.01.2009
Liang Jie Wong receives a A*STAR Graduate Fellowship from Singapore

09.01.2009
Donnie Keathley receives a NSERC Graduate Fellowship

10.01.2008
Professor Franz X. Kärtner  becomes Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

09.01.2008
Billy Putnam receives a NSF Graduate Fellowship

09.01.2008
Carole Diederichs ,Former Postdoctoral Associate, receives Faculty position (Maître de Conférence) at Université Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France

09.01.2008
Vasileios-Marios Gkortsas  receives the Paris Kanellakis Graduate Fellowship

09.01.2008
Cheryl Marie Sorace  receives the NSF / Ida Greene Graduate Fellowship

05.31.2008
Professor Franz X. Kärtner becomes Fellow of the Optical Society of America

05.31.2008
Gilberto Abraham  receives UROP Award of EECS Department

11.04.2008
Unprecedented accuracy: RLE researchers achieve breakthrough in drift-free timing synchronization

01.25.2008
Franz X. Kaertner named a 2008 Optical Society of America Fellow

11.01.2007
MIT works toward ‘smart’ optical microchips

09.01.2007
Amir Nejadmalayeri receives a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

09.01.2007
Jonathan Cox receives a Ford Fellowship

05.03.2007
Laser Device Can Generate 3D Models of Human Eyes

05.02.2007
10x Faster Eye Scanner Could Help Prevent Blindness

04.30.2007
MIT team takes high-res, 3-D images of eye

02.09.2007
MIT team details optics-on-a-chip device

02.07.2007
MIT Says Optical Chips Coming in 5 Years

02.06.2007
RLE ‘optics on a chip’ may revolutionize telecommunications and computing

01.17.2007
A Nano Solution to Increasing Bandwidth

06.12.2006
Erich P. Ippen Awarded the Ives Medal of the Optical Society of America: The OSA’s highest award recognizes Ippen for vision and sustained leadership in the field of optics

06.01.2006
Jungwon Kim receives the LEOS Graduate Student Fellowship

05.01.2006
Prof. Erich P. Ippen  receives the Frederic Ives Medal of the Optical Society of America

04.26.2006
Three elected to NAS

04.26.2006
James G. Fujimoto Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

04.01.2006
Optical Biopsy: A new imaging technique can spot potential clots in arteries

02.03.2006
Prof. H. Jeff Kimble of Caltech to deliver the second Hermann Anton Haus Lecture

11.09.2005
DARPA names Prof. Ippen to lead $9.5 million project

10.07.2005
DARPA awards $9.5M Program to Erich P. Ippen of RLE

09.01.2005
Aleem Siddiqui receives the NSERC Fellowship

06.01.2005
Chuang awarded tenure; Kaertner promoted to full professor

06.01.2005
Dr. Omer Ilday (Former postdoctoral associate) becomes Assistant Professor at Bilkent University, Turkey
Dr. Uwe Morgner (Former postdoctoral associate) becomes Professor in Institute of Quantum Optics, at University of Hannover

05.11.2005
Dorothy Fleischer, Donna Gale, William Gibbs and Tricia Mulcahy receive 2005 MIT Infinite Mile Awards

12.08.2004
Dr. Herwig Kogelnik to deliver the first Hermann Anton Haus Lecture

11.03.2004
James G. Fujimoto named Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

07.28.2004
Erich P. Ippen wins the Charles Hard Townes Award of the Optical Society of America (OSA)

05.31.2004
Jungwon Kim receives the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best oral thesis presentation, EECS Department

05.31.2004
Keren Robinson receives the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best oral thesis presentation, EECS Department

09.01.2003
Jungwon Kim receives the Samsung Fellowship

05.23.2003
MIT Professor Hermann Haus dies at 77; Was pioneer in optical communications

02.12.2003
James G. Fujimoto receives the Vladimir Karapetoff Award

03.20.2002
Professor Erich P. Ippen delivers 2001-2002 Killian Lecture

02.25.2002
Professor James G. Fujimoto Wins Rank Prize for Opto-electronics

06.17.2001
Ippen gives clues to faster photonics

05.16.2001
RLE Professor Erich P. Ippen named recipient of the 2001-2002 James R. Killian, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award

06.09.1999
Two MIT researchers win Discover awards

06.16.1997
Optical technique lets scientists perform non-surgical biopsies

09.25.1996
New technique gives physicians a better view of the retina

09.27.1995
Haus, Rich of MIT to Receive Medal of Science from Clinton