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Thomas A. Klar
Curriculum Vitae



Diploma in Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.), Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and Heidelberg University


Venia Docendi (Habilitation) in Experimental Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


11/1997 - 01/2001

Employed as PhD student at the Nano-Biophotonics Group (Prof. Dr. Stefan Hell), Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

02 – 10/2001        

Post Doc at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

11/2001 – 09/2007

Assistent (C1) at the Photonics and Optoelectronics Group (Prof. Dr. Jochen Feldmann), Physics Department and CeNS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

2004 – 2007

3 Months per year: Visiting research scientist at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (Feodor-Lynen-Scholarship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

07/2007 – 09/2007

„Privatdozent“ (Lecturer) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

10/2007 – 08/2010

Associate Professor (W2) Institute of Physics and Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnologies, Ilmenau University of Technology

since 09/2010

Full Professor, Institute of Applied Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz

since 10/2013 Head of the Physics Department, Johannes Kepler University, Linz