Technical consultant with special expertise in laser physics and laser technology, nonlinear optics, fiber optics, and noise in optics. Formerly worked as a university researcher. Published around 100 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
University of Konstanz, Germany
habilitation in applied physics
(06/2004 - Current)
RP Photonics Consulting GmbH
Honors and Awards
Fresnel Prize of the European Physical Socienty
awarded for an "outstanding contributions to ultrafast all-solid-state lasers by pushing the frontiers in average power and pulse repetition rates by orders of magnitude"
Beam quality of lasers
Short course at the Photonics West conference
Ultrafast Laser Physics
One-semester lecture course on ultrashort pulses, pulse generation with lasers, pulse characterization, applications
Fundamentals of fiber lasers and amplifiers
International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP Trieste)
Introduction to active fiber light sources, supplemented by material on mode-locked fiber lasers
This free online encyclopedia explains the terms and principles of laser physics and technology. It also covers other topics such as general optics and optoelectronic, nonlinear optics, quantum optics, fiber optics, ultrashort pulses, and communications.