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Selected Publications

- Quantum optics:

  • R.Menzel, D. Puhlmann, A. Heuer and W. P. Schleich
    "Wave-particle dualism and complementarity unraveled by a different mode"
    PNAS, Vol. 109, No. 24, 9314-9319 (2012)

  • A.Jechow, M. Seefeldt, H. Kurzke, A. Heuer and R. Menzel
    "Enhanced two-photon excited fluorescence from imaging agents by utilizing thermal light"
    Nature Photonics 7, 973-976 (2013)

- Optical phase conjugation:

  • R. Elsner, R. Ullmann, A. Heuer, R. Menzel and M. Ostermeyer
    "Two-dimensional modeling of transient gain gratings in saturable gain media"
    Optics Express, Vol. 20 No. 7, (2012)

  • R. Menzel and H. J. Eichler
    "Temporal and spatial reflectivity of focused beams in stimulated Brillouin scattering for phase conjugation"
    Physical Review A, Vol. 46, No. 11 (1992)

  • A.Heuer and R. Menzel
    "Phase-cojugating stimulated Brillouin scattering mirror for low powers and reflectivities above 90% in an internally tapered optical fiber"
    Optics Letters, Vol. 23, No. 11 (1998)

- Diode Lasers Beam quality:

  • C. Zink, N. Werner, A. Jechow, A. Heuer and R. Menzel
    "Multi-Wavelength Operation of a Single Broad Area Diode Laser by Spectral Beam Combining"
    IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 26, No. 3 (2014)

  • V. Raab and R. Menzel
    "External resonator design for high-power laser diodes that yields 400 mW of TEM00 power"
    Optics Letters, Vol. 27, No. 3 (2002)

- Solid states Lasers- Beam quality:

  • M. Ostermeyer and R. Menzel
    "Single rod efficient Nd: YAG and Nd: YALO lasers with average output power of 46 and 47 W
    in diffraction limited beams with M2 <1.2 and 100 W with M2<3.7"

    Elsevier, Optics Communications 160, 251-254 (1999)

  • M. Ostermeyer, G. Klemz, P. Kubina and R. Menzel
    "Quasi-continuous-wave birefringence-compensated single- and double-rod Nd: YAG lasers"
    Applied Optics, Vol. 41, No. 36 (2002)

- Other light sources:

  • Jechow, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
    "High brightness, tunable biphoton source at 976 nm for quantum spectroscopy"
    Optics Express 16 (2008) 13439-13449

  • M. Seefeldt, A. Heuer and R. Menzely
    "Compact white-light source with an average output power of 2.4 W and 900 nm spectral bandwidth"
    Elservier, Optics Communications, 216, 199-202 (2003)

- Nonlinear spectroscopy-Organic matter:

  • A.Garz, M. Sandmann, M. Rading, S. Ramm, R. Menzel and M. Steup
    "Cell-to-Cell Diversity in a Synchronized Chlamydomonas Culture As Revealed by Single-Cell Analyses"
    Biophysical Journal, Vol. 103, 1078-1086, (09/2012)

  • R. Menzel and K.H. Naumann
    "Towards an Theroretical Description of UV-Vis Absorption Bands of Organic Molecules"
    Ber. Bunsenges. Phys. Chem. 95 (1991) 834-837

  • R. Menzel and W. Rapp
    "Excited Singlet- and Triplet-Absorptions of Pentaphene"
    Chemical Physics 89, p. 445-455 (1984)

  • R. Menzel and D. Leupold
    "Nonlinear Absorptions of Cryptocyanine"
    Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 65, No. 1, (1979

  • R. Menzel and W. Kessler
    "Band Shape Analysis of the Absorption Bands of four Tripheneylmethane dyes using a self starting Routine"
    Elservier, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 39, 279-298 (1988)

- Books:

  • R. Menzel: "Photonics, Linear and nonlinear interactions of laser light and matter"
    2nd edition (1024 pages, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 2007)

  • A. Heuer, R. Menzel: "Principles of Phase Conjugating Brillouin Mirrors2"
    Chapter 2 in "Phase Conjugate Laser Optics", by Arnaud Brignon, Jean-Pierre Huignard,
    (John Wiley & Sons, pages 19-62, 2004)

  • M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel: "Laser Resonators with Brillouin Mirrors"
    Chapter 3 in "Phase Conjugate Laser Optics", by Arnaud Brignon, Jean-Pierre Huignard,
    (John Wiley & Sons, pages 63-108, 2004)

  • R. Menzel: "Metrological Applications"
    in "Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications"
    (Topics in Applied Physics 96, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pages 257-283, 2004)