Collaborations

  • Prof. Georg von Freymann from Physics Department and Research Center OPTIMAS, University of Kaiserslautern
    ongoing project on 3D direct laser writing on biomimetic photonic structures
  • Prof. Jens Förstner from Electrical Engineering department at Paderborn University
    Ongoing project on the optical simulations of biological photonic structures
  • Dr. Teresa de los Arcos de Pedro, Dr. Alexander Lorenz and Prof. René Wilhelm from Chemistry department at Paderborn University
    Ongoing collaboration on determination of refractive indices of various high index liquids via ellipsometry and interferometric method
  • Dr. Helge-Otto Fabritius from Max-Plank-Institute for Iron Research, Düsseldorf Ongoing project on investigating broadband reflection properties of the setae of desert ants
  • Dr. Duancheng Ma, Prof. Dierk Raabe from Max-Plank-Institute for Iron Research, Düsseldorf, and Prof. Philip Eisenlohr from Chemical Engineering and Materials Science department at Michigan State University
    Project on mechanical simulations of the mechanochromic properties of biological photonic crystals
  • Prof. Andreas Erbe from Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Project on optical/chemical characterizations of biological photonic structure
  • Dr. Daniel van Opdenbosch and Prof. Cordt Zollfrank from the group of Biogenic Polymers at Technische Universität München
    Project on bio-templating of biological photonic crystals
  • Dr. Alexander Kovalev and Prof. Stanislav N. Gorb from Department of Biology at Kiel University
    Collaboration on in-situ measurements of mechanochromic properties of biological photonic crystals