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Prof. Dr. Karsten Buse

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            Affiliation
   

Affiliation 1
  Laboratory for Optical Systems
Dept. of Microsystems Engineering - IMTEK
University of Freiburg
Georges-Koehler-Allee 102
79110 Freiburg, Germany
  Affiliation 2
 

Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM
Heidenhofstr. 8
79110 Freiburg, Germany

 

Academic degrees

1997: Habilitation (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
1993: Dr. rer. nat. (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
1991: Diploma (University of Osnabrück, Germany)

 

Career

since 2011
Professor at the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg and
Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques (Fraunhofer IPM) in Freiburg

2004-2011
Speaker of the research group FOR 557 funded by the DFG
“Light confinement and control with structured dielectrics and metals”, overall budget of about 5 Mio. €

2000-present
Co-Founder and Advisor of Ondax Inc. (Monrovia, California, USA),
a company producing Bragg gratings for telecommunication and laser applications

2000-2010
Professor (C4) for experimental physics at the University of Bonn

1997-2007
Senior scientist (6 months), then Visiting Professor at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

1991-2000

Research assistant ( “Akademischer Rat”) at the University of Osnabrück

 

Awards

2019
Appointed OSA Fellow for seminal work on the optical properties and device applications of lithium niobate

2001
Karl-Heinz-Beckurts-Award for the development of optical wavelength filters, enabling channel selection in optical networks

1998
NASA Technical Briefs Award for the development of permanent optical data storage systems

1995
Rudolf-Kaiser-Award for the discovery of the pyroelectric charge transport in photosensitive dielectrics

1994
Dissertation award of the University of Osnabrück for dicoveries in the field of dynamic thermal gratings in solids induced by pulsed laser irradiation

 

Advisory board memberships

Member of the Advisory board of the “Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics
Member of the Advisory board of the "Stuttgart Research Center of Photonic Engineering"
Member of the Advisory board of the “Freiburg Materials Research Center

 

Publications

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