Crystal Physics Group

Optical laboratory

Recent research projects:

  • Laser spectroscopic and resonant nonlinear optical measurements on rare-earth doped single crystals.
  • Investigation of single- and two-step luminescence.
  • Design, construction and development of a single photon source based on confocal microscopy.

Spectral hole burning in sLN:Yb using a 980 nm diode laser


  • Vibration isolated optical tables
  • He-Ne, Ar ion and semiconductor (980 nm) lasers
  • Z-scan measurement setup
  • Optical setup for laser spectroscopic measurements
  • Confocal microscope (under construction)