Experiments

Using Light To Probe And Image The Outside World.

Advanced optical sensors

Diamond based particle detectors

Diamond is an ideal material for particle detectors, mainly because of its radiation hardn…

Electrical and optical chemical gas sensing

Nanowires and thin films of nanostructured metal-oxide semiconductors oxides target the de…

Electron microscopy and EBL

The investigation of the morphology, structure as well as elemental composition and crysta…

Evanescent-wave sensing and spectroscopy

Optical cavity-based detection methods have been widely used for sensing and spectroscopy …

IMPRESS 2 - Innovative Metrology for Pollution Regulation of Emissions from Stacks and area Sources

Project IMPRESS – Innovative Metrology for Pollution Regulation of Emissions from Stacks a…

INtegration of cost-effective Solutions for Imaging, Detection, and Digitisation of hidden Elements in paintings (INSIDDE)

Because cultural heritage is one of the most valuable assets of our continent, European in…

Photoacoustic sensors for trace gas detection

Trace gas detectors based on optical systems represent the best option for measuring tiny …

Physical sensing with optical-fiber ring, grating-based and coupled resonators

Fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) possess an undisputed potential in the field of thermal and me…

Preparation of oxide quasi 1D structures

The increasing scientific interest in 1-D systems such as nanowires and nanorods stimulate…

Surface-plasmon resonance sensing with cavity-enhanced methods

Optical surface-plasmon resonance (SPR) sensors are nowadays a well-established tool for c…

Tomography and Magnetometry with ultra-cold Rb atoms

Magnetic Induction Tomography (MIT) is a long standing imaging technique [1] sensitive to …

Ultraintense Laser amplification and diagnostic techniques (ILIL-PW)

Laser-matter interaction at extreme intensities (>10E20 W/cm2) requires high power, ultras…

Whispering gallery mode optical resonators

Over the last few decades, optical resonators allowed enormous progresses in a number of d…