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Christian Gaida

CREOL Alum: Christian Gaida

Education
2013 MS in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson & Lawrence Shah
2011 BS in Physics at Friedrich Schiller,Jena

Employment
Current Position: PhD student, Institute of Applied Physics Jena
2012 - 2013: , University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2014 Best student presentation finalist, Photonics West
 
Websites
 
Biography

Master Sc. in Photonics
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics

Bachelor Sc. in Physics
Friedrich Schiller University Jena

 
Publications
2014
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, C. Jeon, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"High peak-power mid-infrared ZnGeP2 optical parametric oscillator pumped by a Tm:fiber master oscillator power amplifier system"
Optics Letters 39(5), pp. 1212-1215
2014
Martin Gebhardt, Christain Gaida, Pankaj Kadwani, Lawrence Shah & Martin Richardson
"Mid-IR peak power scaling in a ZGP OPO, pumped by a Tm:fiber MOPA system"
SPIE Photonics West, Conf. 8964-54, San Francisco, January
2014
L. Shah, C. Gaida, M. Gebhart, A. Sincore, J.D. Bradford, N. Gehlich, I. Mingareev, M. Richardson
"Thulium fiber laser and application development"
SPIE Laser Technology for Defense and Security X 2014, paper 9091-0H
2014
Nils Gehlich, Tobias Bonhoff, Laura Sisken, Mark Ramme, Christian Gaida, Martin Gebhardt, Ilya Mingareev, Lawrence Shah & Martin Richardson
"Utilizing the transparency of semiconductors via backside machining with a nanosecond 2 ┬Ám Tm:fiber laser"
SPIE Photonics West, Conf. 8968-32, San Francisco, January
2014
N. Gehlich, T. Bonhoff, L. Sisken, M. Ramme, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, I. Mingareev, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"Utilizing the transparency of semiconductors via backside machining with a nanosecond 2 um Tm:fiber laser"
SPIE Photonics West, paper 8968-32
2013
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, J. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Willis, M. Richardson
"2 um fiber lasers"
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging , Conference 1: High power lasers and applications
2013
P. Kadwani, M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"A high peak power, nanosecond tm:fiber MOPA system for mid-IR OPO pumping"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, paper JW2A.29
2013
Christian Gaida, Martin Gebhardt, Pankaj Kadwani, Lasse Leick, Jes Broeng, Lawrence Shah, Martin Richardson
"Amplification of nanosecond pulses to megawatt peak power levels in Tm3+-doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
Optics Letters, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 691-693
2013
C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Amplification of ns-pulses beyond 1 MW-peak power in Tm3+-doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
CLEO: Science and Innovations, paper CW1M.2
2013
Lawrence Shah, Tobias Bonhoff, Ashraf F. El-Sherif, Pankaj K. Kadwani, Martin Gebhardt, Christian Gaida, Martin Richardson
"Backside Surface Machining of Silicon Wafers Using a Nanosecond Tm:fiber MOPA System"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2013, paper JTh2A.07
2013
L. Shah,T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, T. Bonhoff, T. Ferhat, M. Ramme, I. Mingareev, M. Richardson
"Mid-IR Fiber Lasers and Applications"
Townes Laser Institute Winter Symposium 2013
2013
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Nanosecond Tm:fiber MOPA system for high peak power mid-IR generation in a ZGP OPO"
Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources, paper MW3B.2
2013
C. Gaida, M. Gedhardt, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Peak power scaling in Tm doped fiber laser to MW-level"
SPIE Photonics West, Paper 8601-107
2013
L. Shah, M. Richardson, T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, J. Limpert, A. Tunnermann, T. Gotschall, J. Rothhardt, S. Breitkof, S. Hadrich, C. Jauregui, M. Kienel, A. Klenke, M. Baumgartl, M. Krebs, R. Lehneis, H.-J. Otto, F. Jasen, T. Eidam, A. Steinmetz, F. Stutzki, S. Demmler, C. Jocher
"Prospects of Femtosecond Fiber Lasers for Filamentation"
Fundamentals and Applications of Laser Filaments 2013
2013
A. Sincore, R. A. Sims, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, M. Gebhardt, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Scaling bottlenecks in Thulium-doped fiber lasers"
Frontiers in Optics, paper FM3A.3
2013
L. Shah, T. Bonhoff, T. Ferhat, A. F. El-Sherif, M. Ramme, C. C.C. Willis, M. Baudelet, P. Kadwani, C. Gaida, M. Gebhart, I. Mingareev, and M. Richardson
"Silicon backside machining using a nanosecond 2 um Tm:fiber laser"
SPIE Photonics West, Paper 8612-6
2012
C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson
"CW lasing and amplification in Tm3+ doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 21, pp. 4513-4515
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