
Selected Publications
 Light and gravitation: 
 D. Rätzel, M. Wilkens, R. Menzel
"The effect of entanglement in gravitational photonphoton 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: 
 Ralf Menzel, Robert Marx, Dirk Puhlmann, Axel Heuer, and Wolfgang P. Schleich
"The Photon: the role of its mode function in analyzing commplementarity"
JOSA B Vol. 36 Issue6 pp. 16681675 (2019) https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.36.001668
 Ralf Menzel, Axel Heuer and Peter W. Milonni
"Entanglement, Complementarity, and Vacuum Fields in Spontaneous Parametric DownConversion"
Atoms 2019, 7, 27; doi10.3390/atoms7010027
 Dennis Rätzel, Martin Wilkens and Ralf Menzel
"The effect of polarization entanglement in photonphoton 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 [quantph] 18 Dec 2015
 A. Heuer, G. Pieplow, and R. Menzel
"Phaseselective 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 farfield 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 singlephoton 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 twophoton doubleslit experiment"
J. of Modern Optics, 60:1 (2013) 86
 R.Menzel, D. Puhlmann, A. Heuer and W. P. Schleich
"Waveparticle dualism and complementarity unraveled by a different mode"
PNAS, Vol. 109, No. 24, 93149319 (2012)
 A.Jechow, M. Seefeldt, H. Kurzke, A. Heuer and R. Menzel
"Enhanced twophoton excited fluorescence from imaging agents by utilizing thermal light"
Nature Photonics 7, 973976 (2013)

 Optical phase conjugation: 
 R. Elsner, R. Ullmann, A. Heuer, R. Menzel and M. Ostermeyer
"Twodimensional 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
"Phasecojugating 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
"MultiWavelength 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 highpower 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
"Quasicontinuouswave birefringencecompensated single and doublerod 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, 251254 (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) 1343913449
 M. Seefeldt, A. Heuer and R. Menzely
"Compact whitelight source with an average output power of 2.4 W and 900 nm spectral bandwidth"
Elservier, Optics Communications, 216, 199202 (2003)

 Nonlinear spectroscopyOrganic matter: 
 T. Schwarze, A. Garz, K.Teuchner, R. Menzel, H.J. Holdt
"TwoPhoton Probes for Metal Ions Based on Phenylaza[18]crown6 Ethers and 1,2,3Triazoles as Linkers"
ChemPhysChem 15 (2014) 2436
 A.Garz, M. Sandmann, M. Rading, S. Ramm, R. Menzel and M. Steup
"CelltoCell Diversity in a Synchronized Chlamydomonas Culture As Revealed by SingleCell Analyses"
Biophysical Journal, Vol. 103, 10781086, (09/2012)
 R. Menzel and K.H. Naumann
"Towards an Theroretical Description of UVVis Absorption Bands of Organic Molecules"
Ber. Bunsenges. Phys. Chem. 95 (1991) 834837
 R. Menzel and W. Rapp
"Excited Singlet and TripletAbsorptions of Pentaphene"
Chemical Physics 89, p. 445455 (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, 279298 (1988)

 Books: 
 R. Menzel: "Photonics, Linear and nonlinear interactions of laser light and matter"
2nd edition (1024 pages, SpringerVerlag, 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, JeanPierre Huignard,
(John Wiley & Sons, pages 1962, 2004)
 M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel: "Laser Resonators with Brillouin Mirrors"
Chapter 3 in "Phase Conjugate Laser Optics", by Arnaud Brignon, JeanPierre Huignard,
(John Wiley & Sons, pages 63108, 2004)
 R. Menzel: "Metrological Applications"
in "Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications"
(Topics in Applied Physics 96, SpringerVerlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pages 257283, 2004)


