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Dr. Axel Schülzgen

Dr. Axel Schülzgen

Professor of Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optics





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


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

D.H Zheng, L. Chen, J.P. Li, Q.Y. Sun, W.H. Zhu, J. Anderson, J. Zhao, and A. Schülzgen
"Circular carrier squeezing interferometry: Suppressing phase shift error in simultaneous phase-shifting point-diffraction interferometer"
Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 102, pp. 136-142
M. Mollaee, X. Zhu, J. Zong, K. Wiersma, A. Chavez-Pirson, M. Akbulut, Y. Kaneda, L. Lacomb, A. Schülzgen, and N. Peyghambarian
"Single-frequency blue laser fiber amplifier"
Optics Letters 43(3), pp. 423-426
J. Zhao, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, Z. Zhu, D. Zheng, S. Pang, R. Amezcua-Correa and A. Schülzgen
"Image Transport Through Meter-Long Randomly Disordered Silica-Air Optical Fiber"
Scientific Reports, 8, 3065
R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen, J. E. Antonio-Lopez
"Multicore Optical Fiber Apparatus, Methods, and Applications"
US Patent NO: 9810557
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, R. Klas, F. Stutzki, C. Jauregui, J. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann
"20 W average power sub-3-cycle pulses from a nonlinear pulse compression stage at 2 µm wavelength "
Ultrafast Optics XI, Jackson Hole Wyoming, Th12.2
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, F. Stutzki, C. Jauregui, J. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann
"High average power nonlinear self-compression to few-cycle pulses at 2 µm wavelength in antiresonant hollow-core fiber"
OSA Laser Congress (ASSL, LAC), Nagoya, Japan, ATh3A
J. Villatoro, E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Zubia, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Interferometer based on strongly coupled multi-core optical fiber for accurate vibration sensing"
Optics Express, 25(21), pp. 25734-25740
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, T. Heuermann, F. Stutzki, C. Jauregui, J. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann
"Nonlinear pulse compression to 43 W GW-class few-cycle pulses at 2 µm wavelength"
Optics Letters 42(20), pp. 4179-4182
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, R. Amezcua-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, San Diego California, 10401-0F
Z.S. Eznaveh, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, J.C. Alvarado Zacarias, A. Schülzgen, C.M. Okonkwo, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"All-fiber few-mode multicore photonic lantern mode multiplexer"
Optics Express, 25(14), pp. 16701-16707


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