Prof Thorsten Ackemann
Prof. of Nonlinear Photonics
Department of Physics
University of Strathclyde
107 Rottenrow East
Glasgow G4 0NG
United Kingdom
Office: John Anderson 8.21
Phone: (+44) 141 548 3079
Fax: (+44) 141 552 2891
Physics Department webpage

Nonlinear photonics

European Training Network ColOpt -Collective effects and optomechanics in ultra-cold matter starting 1/1/2017: Recruitment information

Now recruiting for joint PhD in laser dynamics with Macquarie University, Sydney


Fellowships, stipends and prizes

Jan 2013    Fellow of the Optical Society of America
June 2012  Fellow of the IOP (FInstP)

Selected Publications

  • P. J. Javaloyes, T. Ackemann, and A. Hurtado; Arrest of Domain Coarsening via Antiperiodic Regimes in Delay Systems, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 203901 (2015).
  • G. Labeyrie, E. Tesio, P. M. Gomes, G.-L. Oppo, W. J. Firth, G. R. M. Robb, A. S. Arnold, R. Kaiser and T. Ackemann; Optomechanical self-structuring in a cold atomic gas., Nat Phot. 8, 321 (2014).
  • P. V. Paulau, C. McIntyre, Y. Noblet, N. Radwell, W. J. Firth, P. Colet, T. Ackemann, and G.-L. Oppo; Adler synchronization of spatial laser solitons pinned by defects, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 213904 (2012).
  • N. C. Gerhardt, M. Y. Li, H. Jaehme, H. Hoepfner, M. R. Hofmann, and T. Ackemann; Ultrafast spin-induced polarization oscillations with tunable lifetime in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 151107 (2011).
  • A. Tierno, T. Ackemann, C. G. Leburn, and C. T. A. Brown; Saturation of absorption and gain in a quantum dot diode with continuous-wave driving, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 231104 (2010).
  • Y. Tanguy, T. Ackemann, W. J. Firth, and R. Jaeger; Realization of a semiconductor-based cavity soliton-laser, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 013907 (2008).
  • I. V. Babushkin, M. Schulz-Ruthenberg, N. A. Loiko, K. F.Huang, and T. Ackemann; Coupling of Polarization and Spatial Degrees of Freedom of Highly Divergent Emission in Broad-Area Square Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 213901 (2008).

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