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Ondřej Kučera, a postdoctoral researcher of our Bioelectrodynamics team, was awarded the Werner von Siemens Award for the best doctoral dissertation in 2013
Alexander Kuna spoke about the second - the intangible, nevertheless one of the fundamental physical variables. Time itself is hard to describe, but it can be measured perfectly.
The TA ČR 2013 for the category of Original solution was awarded to the project entitled "Optical Packet Switch" on the creation of which our institute participated.
No one doubts that the invention of lasers has not only changed the world of technology but also the lives of the general public. The first laser beamed in California in 1960 and then in spring of 1963 in the Czech Republic. November 30, 2013 will mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first laser university course which focused on teaching laser physics.
Listen to the recording about research and the use of fiber lasers - with Pavel Peterka, Ph.D., a scientist at the Institute of Photonics and Electronics
A board member of the multinational company Siemens - Klaus Helmrich, who is responsible for research and development activities, visited our Institute on 25 March 2013. After this visit, we open the possibility of future cooperation with the multinational company.
A group of European science journalists EUSJA (European Association of Journalists) visited our detached laboratory in Lysolaje on 15 March, 2013
The newly built Nanotechnology Laboratory was officially opened on March 14, 2013. The celebration was attended by the Chairman of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic prof. Jiří Drahoš and the Vice-Chairman prof. Miroslav Tuma.
For achievements in optical biosensing, Assoc. Prof. Jiří Homola, Ph.D., DSc. was elected SPIE Fellow.
The new chairman of the Scientific Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Ing. Jiří Čtyroký, DrSc. was elected on sixth October 2011.


IPE carries out fundamental and applied research in the scientific fields of photonics, optoelectronics and electronics. In these fields, IPE generates new knowledge and develops new technologies.

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