Technology changes our life. Various applications result from studying one of the key technologies of the 21st century: Optics and photonics. Scientists working in the KIT “Optics & Photonics” Focus will explain how the understanding of the relationships between matter and light changes our everyday life. On Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 18.30 hrs, they will present their work at the Karlsruhe city hall under the heading of “Faszination Licht” (fascination light).
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.