Sehr geehrte Besucher,

herzlich willkommen auf den Seiten der Deutschen Gesellschaft für angewandte Optik e.V., The German Branch of the European Optical Society.

Parallel zu diesen Seiten betreiben wir seit Juli 2004 die Online-Zeitschrift "DGaO-Proceedings".


Advanced Solid State Lasers 2015

Mo, 18.05.2015

Advanced Solid State Lasers 2015

DGaO members are invited to share their research and submit a paper for review to the 2015 OSA Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference and Exhibition (ASSL) in Berlin, Germany, 4 - 9 October 2015. ASSL highlights new sources, advanced technologies, components and system design to improve the operation and application of solid state lasers. It covers the spectrum of solid state lasers from materials research to applied science and design innovations. Hear research on innovation in materials, components, fabrication techniques and design alternatives to enhance laser performance.

The submission deadline is 16 June 2015.  DGaO is an Association Partner for the meeting and DGaO members are eligible for the discounted member registration rate.  To receive the discounted registration rate, members of DGaO should identify themselves as members of DGaO and use the code DGAO1115 in place of a membership number during on-line registration.

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: 16 June 2015
Registration Opens: 29 June 2015
Advance Registration Deadline: 7 September 2015
ASSL 2015: 4 - 9 October 2015

DGaO Young Scientist Award

Sa, 31.01.2015

The German Society of Applied Optics (DGaO) will again award a prize for promising young scientists from a German speaking country in the field of Applied Optics. The DGaO Young Scientist Award will be presented at the annual meeting in Brno in May 2015. 

There will be separate awards for the best PhD dissertation and the best Master’s thesis of 2014, consisting of 1000 € (PhD) and 500 € (Master’s), along with a one-year full membership of the DGaO. The winners will also be invited to the Brno meeting to give a presentation of their work. 

In order for a student to be considered, supervisors will need to submit the original thesis, in pdf format, via the DGaO secretary ( The supervisor will also need to submit the following:

  • thesis summary (max. 2 pages)
  • appraisal statement
  • curriculum vitae of candidate
  • list of publications, patents related to thesis (if applicable).

Submission deadline for the prize is March 8, 2015.