Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Seminar: 10.28.11 / CREOL 102 / 11-12 / “Single-frequency and ultrafast fiber lasers“, Dietmar Kracht

Seminar: “Single-frequeny and ultrafast fiber lasers“, Dietmar Kracht


Friday, October 28, 2011 / 11-12pm

Dr. Dietmar Kracht

Executive Director, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany


The talk gives a brief overview on current research activities at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.. The current status of laser development for gravitational wave detection and the power scaling of single-frequency fiber amplifiers at 1.0µm and 1.5µm will be reviewed. Furthermore, work on ultrafast fiber lasers at 1µm and 2µm will be presented.

Biography: Anthony De Maria (Anthony.demaria@coherentinc.com)

Born 1972

1992-1998: University of Kiel, Diploma in Physics, thesis on difference frequency generation with diode laser

1998-2002: Medical Laser Center Luebeck GmbH, PhD thesis on Diode-pumped Solid-State Lasers for Ophthalmology

Since 2002: Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

2002 –2004 Postdoc: (Ceramic) Solid state Lasers

2004 – 2005 Head of Solid-State Photonics Group

2005 –2008 Head of Laser Development Department

since 10 / 2008 CEO

since 04 / 2009 Member Board of Directors

For More Information:

Dr. Axel Schulzgen

Professor of Optics


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