Ultrafast Laser Laboratory

The investigation of ultrafast processes in nature requires the preparation of tailored light pulses with durations much shorter than the inherent dynamics of the process under test. Our group is pursuing high-level research on pulsed lasers and their applications in many different areas of science. Our expertise in laser physics spans from the shortest pulses with single cycle durations via high repetition rate high-energy sources to terawatt peak powers.

 

Our laser application research addresses fundamental questions regarding light-matter interaction as well as micro machining or bio imaging. The experimental work requires a thorough understanding of the underlying physics. This is subject of the ‘virtual lab’, where theory and simulation disclose the deeper insight into the ultrafast phenomena of nature.

The investigation of ultrafast processes in nature requires the preparation of tailored light pulses with durations much shorter than the inherent dynamics of the process under test. Our group is pursuing high-level research on pulsed lasers and their applications in many different areas of science. Our expertise in laser physics spans from the shortest pulses with single cycle durations via high repetition rate high-energy sources to terawatt peak powers.

 

Our laser application research addresses fundamental questions regarding light-matter interaction as well as micro machining or bio imaging. The experimental work requires a thorough understanding of the underlying physics. This is subject of the ‘virtual lab’, where theory and simulation disclose the deeper insight into the ultrafast phenomena of nature.

WELCOME TO OUR RESEARCH GROUP

Science must inspire and science must be fun. The fascination of light is unbroken after thousands of years of research, Michael Faraday had to content himself with his candlelight tests, our bachelor students are already working with high-power lasers in the mega-, giga- and terawatt-range.

Science is teamwork. Without discussion and cooperation culture, no top research is possible in the global competition. A good university working group is built on a good mix of experienced group leaders, post docs, and doctoral students, who share their knowledge with the others and cultivate a vivid group climate.

Science needs money and cooperation partners. Our work group receives a wide range of support from the German Research Foundation, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the VW Foundation. It is directly connected with the LZH and with various project partners at home and abroad.

Scientists need prospects. Graduates with a master's or doctor's degree in laser physics are being sought-after around the world; They find good jobs in German, European and international industry and science.

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GROUP LEADER

Prof. Dr. Uwe Morgner
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Prof. Dr. Uwe Morgner
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apl. Prof. Dr. Milutin Kovacev
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