Contact: Dr. Paul Hartmann

Contact: Dr. Stefan Köstler

Principal Investigators & Staff

  • Christian Sommer
  • Volker Schmidt
  • Gerhard Mohr
  • Barbara Stadlober
  • Stefan Köstler

Research Topics & Current Projects

  • Microarray imaging systems (e.g. TIRF based)
  • Time resolved fluorescence spectroscopy and sensing
  • Fluorescent probe development (e.g. for intracellular ATP sensing)
  • Microfluidics and lab-on-chip development
  • Micro-optics development and integration
  • Optical systems simulation
  • Optoelectronics development and system integration
  • Biofunctionalization, surface modification & patterning of microarrays, biosensors, and micro-/nanoparticles

Equipment & KnowHow

  • Fluorescence microscopy (Olympus)
  • Fluorescence decay time measurement
  • Microarray laser scanner (DNAScope), Multiwellplate Reader (Tecan infinite Pro M)
  • Optical Simulation and Design Software:  ASAP, Zemax, FDTD Solutions
  • Non-contact piezoelectric Microarray spotting (Scienion S3)
  • Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Monitoring (QCM-D, Q-Sense)
  • Two-Photon Absorption (TPA) Lithography and greyscale UV-Laserlithography
  • Nanoimprint-lithography (NIL)