Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy:

OSA-Logo Optics and Photonics Congress

June 21-24, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany

City of Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is located in Baden-Württemberg near the French-German border.

Founded in 1715, the town was shaped after fan with the tower of the palace right in the middle, giving Karlsruhe a distinct layout prevailing even today.


The castle of Karlsruhe

Schloss und Schlossgarten

The castle and the surrounding gardens


University-Campus Karlsruhe


The Market-Place in the City-Center


One of many different places in the City

Pallas Athene, the war memorial of the University


The Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie

Karlsruhe seats the two highest german courts as well as the University of Karlsruhe and the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, both currently merging to become known as "Karlsruhe Institute of Technology"