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. His research interests include optical fiber devices, components, materials, and structures with applications in fiber laser systems and fiber optic sensing. Professor Schulzgen is a member of the Optical Society of America, the International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE, and the German Physical Society. He currently serves as topical editor of “Applied Optics” a journal of the Optical Society of America.
Awards & Honors
Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award
Excellence in Research (College Award)
UCF Innovator 2013, 2014
Excellence in Research Award, CREOL
UCF Millionaire's club 2014
Habilitation Fellowship, German Research Foundation, 1993
Carl-Ramsauer-Award, AEG Corporation, 1992
Heinrich-Gustav-Magnus-Award, Humboldt-University Berlin, 1988
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
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
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
"Antiresonant Hollow Core Fiber with Seven Nested Capillaries"
2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC)
N. Wang, J. Enrique Antonio-Lopez, J.C. Alvarado Zacarias, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, H. Wen, P. Sillard, S. Leon-Saval, A. A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa, and G.F. Li
"Mode-selective fiber laser using a photonic lantern"
ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication, Dusseldorf, Germany
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Higher order modes in anti-resonant hollow core fibers"
OSA Specialty Optical Fibers, Vancouver Canada, July, paper SoM3F.4
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, Z.S. Eznaveh, G. Lopez-Galmiche, R. Amezcua-Correa and A. Schülzgen
"Modal analysis of antiresonant hollow core fibers using S-2 imaging"
Optics Letters 41(14), pp.3277-3280
R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schulzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, and J. Villatoro
"Multicore optical fiber and their applications"
OSA Specialty Optical Fibers, Vancouver Canada, July, paper SoM2F.5
G. Lopez Galmiche, Z.S. Eznaveh, J.E. Antonio Lopez, A.M. Velazquez Benitez, J. Rodriguez Asomoza, J.J. Sanchez Mondragon, C. Gonnet, P. Sillard, G. Li, A. Schülzgen, C.M. Okonkwo, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Few-mode erbium-doped fiber amplifier with photonic lantern for pump spatial mode control"
Optics Letters 41(11), pp.2588-2591
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, Z. S. Eznaveh, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Modal analysis of anti-resonant hollow core fibers"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper STu4P.7