Uni-Potsdam Physik - Uni-Potsdam
Photonik - Physik - Uni-Potsdam

Selected Publications

- Light and gravitation:

  • D. Rätzel, M. Wilkens, R. Menzel
    "The effect of entanglement in gravitational photon-photon scattering"
    EPL,115 (2016) 51002

  • D. Rätzel, M. Wilkens, R. Menzel
    "Gravitational properties of light - the gravitational field of a laser pulse"
    New J. Phys. 18 (2016) 023009

- Quantum optics:

  • Dennis Rätzel, Martin Wilkens and Ralf Menzel
    "The effect of polarization entanglement in photon-photon scattering"
    Physical Review A 95, 012101 (2017)

  • R. Menzel, D. Puhlmann, and A.Heuer
    "Complementarity in single photon interference - the role of mode functions and vacuum fields"
    arXiv:1512.05930v1 [quant-ph] 18 Dec 2015

  • A. Heuer, G. Pieplow, and R. Menzel
    "Phase-selective quantum eraser"
    Phys. Rev. A 92 (2015) 013803

  • A. Heuer, R. Menzel, and P. W. Milonni
    "Complementarity in biphoton generation with stimulated or induced coherence"
    Phys. Rev. A 92 (2015) 033834

  • D. Puhlmann, C. Henkel, A. Heuer, G. Pieplow and R. Menzel
    "Transverse distinguishability of entangled photons with arbitrarily shaped spatial near- and far-field distributions"
    JOSA B 32 (2015) 1910

  • A. Heuer, R. Menzel, and P.W. Milonni
    "Induced Coherence, Vacuum Fields, and Complementarity in Biphoton Generation"
    Phys. Rev Lett. 114 (2015) 053601

  • A. Heuer, S. Raabe, and R. Menzel
    "Phase memory across two single-photon interferometers including wavelength conversion"
    Phys. Rev. A 90 (2014) 045803

  • R. Menzel , A. Heuer , D. Puhlmann , K. Dechoum , M. Hillery , M.J.A. Spähn, W.P. Schleich
    "A two-photon double-slit experiment"
    J. of Modern Optics, 60:1 (2013) 86

  • 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:

  • M. Niebuhr, C. Zink, A. Jechow, A. Heuer, L. B. Glebov and R. Menzel
    "Mode stabilization of a laterally structured broad area diode laser using an external volume Bragg grating"
    Opt. Express 23 (2015) 12394

  • 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, 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)

  • 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)

  • R. Menzel, M. Ostermeyer
    "Fundamental mode determination for guaranteeing diffraction limited beam quality of lasers with high output powers"
    Opt. Communications 149 (1998) 321

- 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:

  • T. Schwarze, A. Garz, K.Teuchner, R. Menzel, H.-J. Holdt
    "Two-Photon Probes for Metal Ions Based on Phenylaza[18]crown-6 Ethers and 1,2,3-Triazoles as -Linkers"
    ChemPhysChem 15 (2014) 2436

  • 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)