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Dr. Axel Schülzgen

Dr. Axel Schülzgen

Professor of Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optics

Email

axel@creol.ucf.edu

Phone

407-823-1746

Locations

CREOL A115 (Office)
CREOL 201 (Lab)
CREOL A109 (Lab)
CREOL A105 (lab)

Biography

Axel Schulzgen received his PhD in Physics from Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. Since 2009 he is Professor of Optics at CREOL, University of Central Florida. He also holds an Adjunct Research Professor position at the College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. His research interests include optical fiber devices, components, materials, and structures with applications in fiber laser systems, fiber optic sensing, and optical communications. Professor Schulzgen is a senior member of the Optical Society of America and a member of the International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE and the German Physical Society.


Awards & Honors

2017 Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award
2016 Senior member OSA
2015 Excellence in Research (College Award)
2015 UCF Innovator 2013, 2014
2015 Excellence in Research Award, CREOL
2014 UCF Millionaire's club 2014
1993 Habilitation Fellowship, German Research Foundation, 1993
1992 Carl-Ramsauer-Award, AEG Corporation, 1992
1988 Heinrich-Gustav-Magnus-Award, Humboldt-University Berlin, 1988

Recent Publications

2017
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, R. Amezuca-Correa, A. Schülzgen, and J. Mazurowski
"Anti-Resonant Hollow Core Fiber for Precision Timing Applications"
SPIE Optics and Photonics, Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems (Invited), paper: 10401-14, San Diego (USA).
2017
A. Schülzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Zubia, and J. Villatoro
"Fiber Optic Sensors based on Strongly Coupled Multicore Fiber"
OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Optical Sensors, paper: 2741978, New Orleans (USA).
2017
Ning Wang, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, J. C. Alvarado Zacarias, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, Sergio Leon-Saval, Pierre Sillard, Cedric Gonnet, Axel Schülzgen, Guifang Li and Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier for OAM Modes Using an Annular-Core Photonic Lantern"
CLEO 2017, paper STu4K.4
2017
Joel Villatoro, Enrique Antonio-Lopez, Axel Schülzgen, and Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Miniature multicore optical fiber vibration sensor"
Optics Letters Vol. 42, Issue 10, pp. 2022-2025 (2017)
2017
Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Reduced-symmetry LMA rod-type fiber for enhanced higher-order mode delocalization"
Optics Letters Vol. 42, Issue 10, pp. 1974-1977 (2017)
2017
Nicolas K Fontaine, Jose Antonio-Lopez, Haoshuo Chen, David T Neilson, Axel Schulzgen, Juan Carlos Alvarado Zacarias, Rene-Jean J Essiambre, Hirotaka Sakuma, Takemi Hasegawa, Testuya Nakanishi, Tetsuya Hayashi, Rodrigo Amezcua Correa
"Coupled-Core Optical Amplifier"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference Postdeadline Papers OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper Th5D.3
2017
W. Shi, A. Schulzgen, R. Amezcua, X.S. Zhu, and S.U. Alam
"Fiber lasers and their applications: introduction"
Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 34(3) pp. FLA1
2017
Haoshuo Chen, Bin Huang, Nicolas K. Fontaine, Roland Ryf, Juan Carlos Alvarado, Zahoora Sanjabi Eznaveh, Axel Schulzgen, Pierre Sillard, Cedric Gonnet, Jose Enrique Antonio Lopez, Guifang Li, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Mode-Dependent Gain Characterization of Erbium-Doped Multimode Fiber Using C 2 Imaging"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper Th2A.12
2017
Z.S. Eznaveh, M.A. Eftekhar, J.E. Antonio Lopez, M. Kolesik, A. Schülzgen, F.W. Wise, D.N. Christodoulides, and R. Amezcua Correa
"Tailoring frequency generation in uniform and concatenated multimode fibers"
Optics Letters. 42(5), 1015-1018
2017
Mohammad Amin Eftekhar, Zeinab Sanjabi Eznaveh, Jose Antonio-Lopez, Miroslav Kolesik, Axel Schulzgen, Frank W. Wise, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, Rodrigo Amezcua Correa
"Tailoring Nonlinear Frequency Generation in Graded-index Multimode Fibers"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest, paper Tu3H.3
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Research

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Lasers
Solid State Lasers
High Power Lasers
Ultrafast Lasers
Fiber Optics
Fiber Fabrication Technology
Multimaterial Fibers
Nano-structured Fibers
Mid Infrared Fibers
Fiber Lasers
Optoelectronics & Integrated Photonics
Quantum Dots & Nanostructures
Periodic Structures & Photonic Crystals
Nonlinear & Quantum Optics
Nonlinear Guided Waves & Fibers
Nonlinear Optical Materials
Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy
Photosensitive Glasses
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Laser Material Processing
Fiber Optic Communication
Fiber Optic Sensing
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