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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

C. French, M. Julian, R. I. Grigorev, A. Schülzgen, and R. Gaume
"Fabrication of Magneto-Optic YIG Ceramics"
SPIE Defense+Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, 10637-24
Zheng, D.H., Chen, L., Li, J.P., Sun, Q., Zhu, W., Anderson, J., Zhao, J., and Schülzgen A.
"Circular carrier squeezing interferometry: Suppressing phase shift error in simultaneous phase-shifting point-diffraction interferometer"
Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 102, pp. 136-142
J. C. Alvarado Zaharias, N. K. Fontaine, H. Chen, R. Ryf, J. E. Antonio Lopez, S. Wittek, J. Li, S. Gausmann, A. Schülzgen, D. Van Ras, C. Gonnet, M. Bigot, A. Amezcua-Correa, G. Li, P. Sillard, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Coupled-Core EDFA Compatible with FMF Transmission"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, California, Th4A.3
Juan Carlos Alvarado-Zacarias, Nicolas K. Fontaine, Haoshuo Chen, J. Enrique Antonio-Lopez, Steffen Wittek, Jiaxiong Li, Stefan Gausmann, Roland Ryf, Cedric Gonnet, Adrian Amezcua-Correa, Marianne Bigot, Axel Schülzgen, Guifang Li, Pierre Sillard, and Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Coupled-Core EDFA Compatible with FMF Transmission"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference Postdeadline Papers OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper Th4A.3
T. Heuermann C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, F. Stutzki, C. Jauregui, J. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann
"High-Power Broadband Mid-IR Difference-Frequency Generation Driven by a Tm-Doped Fiber Laser"
OSA High-brightness Sources and Light-driven Interactions Congress, Strasbourg, France, MW1C.7
Tobias Heuermann, Christian Gaida, Martin Gebhardt, Fabian Stutzki, Cesar Jauregui, Jose Antonio-Lopez, Axel Schulzgen, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, Ioachim Pupeza, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann
"High-power broadband mid-IR difference-frequency generation driven by a Tm-doped fiber laser"
Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources 2018, Strasbourg France
A. Sincore, D. J. Shin, J. Cook, R. Amezcua Correa, A. Schülzgen, and M. Richardson
"On the Potential for High Power Thulium Lasers at 2 µm Wavelength"
20th Annual Directed Energy Science and Technology Symposium, Oxnard, CA
P. Roumayah, A. Sincore, J. Cook, J Bradford, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, S Gausmann, D. Shin, A. Abdulfattah, L. Shah, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua Correa, and M. Richardson
"Progress on high-power Yb, Tm and Raman fiber lasers"
Laser Technology for Defense and Security
J. Bradford, J. Cook, A. Sincore, L. Shah, R. Amezcua Correa, A. Schülzgen, and M. Richardson
"Studying the Limits to Single Mode Operation in Yb Fiber Lasers"
DEPS Annual Directed Energy Science and Technology Symposium, Oxnard, CA
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


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