Publications

1) Refereed Articles

[1]       M. Ostermeyer, Dirk Puhlmann, Dietmar Korn
„Quantum diffraction of a biphoton beam at a blazed grating“
accepted for publication in Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 27 No. 1 (2010)

[2]       M. Ostermeyer, Dietmar Korn, Dirk Puhlmann
„2D Tomography of a spatially entangled biphoton beam“
accepted for publication in Journal of Modern Optics
DOI: 10.1080/09500340903359962

[3]       M. Ostermeyer, M. Gregor, T. Waltinger
„Frequency stabilization of a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser oscillator with stability better 300 kHz following an rf-sideband scheme“
Optics Communications 282 3302 – 3307 (2009), pdf-file

[4]       A. Sträßer, Abdulrahman Scheikh-Obeid, M. Ostermeyer
„Core doped Nd:YAG ceramic rods in side pumped laser amplifiers “
Laser and Particle Beams 26 26-33 (2008)

[5]       M. Ostermeyer, H.J. Kong, V.I. Kovalev, R.G. Harrison, A.A. Fotiadi, P. ME´ Gret, M. Kalal, O. Slezak, J.W. Yoon, J.S. Shin, D.H. Beak, S.K. Lee, Z. Lü, S. Wang, D. Lin, J.C. Knight, N.E. Kotova, A. Sträßer, A. Scheikh-Obeid, T. Riesbeck, S. Meister, H.J. Eichler, Y. Wang, W. He, H. Yoshida,  H. Fujita, M. Nakatsuka, T. Hatae, H. Park, C. Lim, T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, N. Shiba, O.L. Antipov,  M.S. Kuznetsov, N.G. Zakharov
“Trends in stimulated Brillouin scattering and optical phase conjugation”
Laser and particle beams 26 1-66 (2008), pdf-file

[6]       M. Ostermeyer, N. Walenta
“On the Implementation of a deterministic secure coding protocol using polarization entangled photons”
Optics Communications 281 4540 – 4544 (2008), pdf-file

[7]       A. Sträßer, T. Waltinger, M. Ostermeyer
„Injection seeded frequency stabilized Nd:YAG ring oscillator following a Pound-Drever-Hall scheme“
Applied Optics 46 8358-8363 (2007),
pdf-file

[8]       P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer
Locking of the Longitudinal Modes of an SBS-Laser Oscillator by Optical Feedback”
Applied Physics B 87 665-669 (2007), pdf-file

[9]       P. Kappe, A. Sträßer, M. Ostermeyer
”Investigation of the impact of SBS-parameters and loss modulation on the mode locking of an SBS-laser oscillator”
Laser and Particle Beams 25 107-116 (2007),
pdf-file

[10]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Sträßer
”Theoretical investigation of feasibility of Yb:YAG as laser material for nanosecond pulse emission with large energies in the Joule range”
Optics Communication 274 422-428 (2007)
pdf-file

[11]     A. Sträßer, M. Ostermeyer
Improving the brightness of side pumped power amplifieres by using core doped ceramic rods
Optics Express, 14, 6687 – 6693 (2006),
pdf-file

[12]     P. Kappe, M.Ostermeyer
Analysis of the temporal and spectral output properties of a mode-locked and Q-switched laser oscillator with a nonlinear mirror based on stimulated Brillouin scattering
Phys. Rev. A, 74 013809 (2006)

[13]     M. Ostermeyer, D. Mudge, P. Veitch, J. Munch
Thermally induced birefringence in Nd:YAG slab lasers”
Applied Optics 45 5368-5276 (2006)
, pdf-file

[14]     M. Ostermeyer, I. Brandenburg
Simulation of the extraction of near diffraction limited Gaussian beams from side pumped core doped ceramic Nd:YAG and conventional laser rods”
Optics Express, 13 10145-10156 (2005)
, pdf-file

[15]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel, S. Sommer, F. Dausinger
Laser drilling in thin materials with bursts of ns-pulses generated by stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS)”
Applied Physics A 81 923 (2005)
, pdf-file

[16]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel, V. Wulfmeyer
“Diode pumped Nd:YAG MOPA with high pulse energy, excellent beam quality and frequency stabilized master oscillator as a basis for a next generation lidar system”

Applied Optics 44, 582 (2005) , pdf-file

[17]     P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
„Active modelocking of a phase conjugating SBS-laser oscillator“

Appl. Phys.
B, 80 49-54 (2005) , pdf-file

[18]     M. Ostermeyer, G. Klemz, P. Kubina, R. Menzel “Quasi-continuous-wave birefringence-compensated single- and double-rod Nd:YAG lasers”
Applied Optics 41 7573 – 7582 (2002) , pdf-file

[19]     M. Ostermeyer, G. Klemz, R. Menzel
„ Enhanced brightness and extraction efficiency of Nd:YAG rod lasers resulting in 180 W output power with M2 < 1.2”
TOPS 68 Advanced Solid State Lasers 540-542 (2002)

[20]     D. Mudge, M. Ostermeyer, D. Ottaway P.Veitch, J. Munch, M. Hamilton,
„High-power Nd:YAG laser using stable-unstable-resonators“
Classical and Quantum Gravity 19 1783-1792 (2002) , pdf-file

[21]     D.E. McClelland, S.M. Scott, M.B. Gray, D.A: Shaddock, B.J. Slagmolen, A. Searle, D.G. Blair, J. Lu, J. Winterflood, F. Benabid, M. Baker, J. Munch, P.J. Veitch, M.W. Hamilton, M. Ostermeyer, D. Mudge, D. Ottaway, C. Hollitt
“Second-generation laser interferometry for gravitational wave detection: ACIGA progress”
Classical and Quantum Gravity 18 4121-4126 (2001)

[22]     D. Mudge, M. Ostermeyer, P.Veitch, J. Munch, B. Middlemiss, D. Ottaway, M. Hamilton,
„Power scalable TEMoo CW Nd:YAG Laser with Thermal Lens Compensation“
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics special issue on ‘High Power and High Brightness Lasers‘ 6 643 – 649 (2000) , pdf-file

[23]     V. Raab, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
SPIE, Vol.3889 147-151 (2000)
„Methods for improving the beam quality of high power diode lasers“

[24]     M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
Opt. Comm., 171 85-91 (1999)
„Nd:YALO Laser Oszillator with SBS-mirror and output power of 50 Watts“

[25]     M. Ostermeyer, K. Mittler, R. Menzel
Phys.
Rev. A, 59 3975 (1999)
„Q-switch and longitudinal modes of a laseroscillator with SBS-mirror“

[26]     V. Raab, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
„Methods for improving the beam quality of high power diode lasers“
SPIE Europto Series, 3822 125-127 (1999)

[27]     M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
„Single Rod Efficient Nd:YAG and Nd:YALO-Lasers with Average Output Powers of 46 and 47 W in Diffraction Limited Beams with M< 1.2 and 100 W with M< 3.7“
Opt. Comm. 160 251-254 (1999)

[28]     R. Menzel, M. Ostermeyer
„Fundamental mode determination for guaranteeing diffraction limited beam quality of lasers with high output powers“
Opt. Comm. 149 321-325 (1998)

[29]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
„27 Watt Average Output Power with 1.2*DL Beam Quality from a Single Rod Nd:YAG-Laser with Phase Conjugating SBS-Mirror“
IEEE J. Quant. Electr. 34 372-377 (1998)

[30]     N. Reng, T. Beck, M. Ostermeyer
„Investigations on fibers for high-average-power Nd:YAG lasers for industrial applications“
SPIE 2966 574-85 (1997)

[31]     A. Heuer, N. Hodgson, D. Lorenz, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
„Solid state lasers with high brightness via optical phase conjugation for micromachining“
SPIE Europto Series 3097 305-309 (1997)

[32]     M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
„34 Watt flash lamp pumped single rod Nd:YAG laser with 1.2 * DL beam quality via special resonator d
esign“
Appl. Phys. B 65 669-671 (1997)

1b) Books

[33]     M. Ostermeyer and R. Menzel
Chapter 2: „Laser Resonators with Brillouin Mirrors“ in “Phase Conjugate Laser Optics”
edited by A. Brignon and J.-P. Huignard,
 Wiley-Interscience, New York, 2003

2) Conference papers

[1]       M. Ostermeyer
LPHYS 08, Trondheim, 2008 (Invited presentation)
„Pulsed solid state lasers with excellent beam quality and special spectral properties “

[2]       M. Ostermeyer, A. Strässer
CLEO, San José, 2008
„Pound-Drever-Hall frequency stabilization of Q-switched solid state laser oscillators in the Sub-MHz range“

[3]       A. Strässer, M. Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Darmstadt, 2008
Frequency stabilized pulsed dual rod Nd:YAG ring-oscillator following a Pound-Drever-Hall method

[4]       D. Puhlmann, M. Gregor, M. Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Darmstadt, 2008
Präparation von photonischen Hohlkernfasern zum selektiven Befüllen mit Materialien hoher optischer Nichtlinearität

[5]       Nino Walenta, Dietmar Korn, Dirk Puhlmann, Timo Felbinger, Kim Boström, Holger Hoffmann, and Martin Ostermeyer1
DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Darmstadt, 2008
„Experimental aspects of deterministic secure quantum key distribution“

[6]       A. Strässer, M. Ostermeyer
2nd workshop on SBS and optical phase conjugation, Potsdam, 2008
„Towards a 400W 1J laser system with excellent beam quality for Lidar applications “

[7]       M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe
2nd workshop on SBS and optical phase conjugation, Potsdam, 2008
„Active and passive modelocking using an intracavity SBS-mirror“

[8]       N. Walenta, M.Ostermeyer
CLEO Europe Munich, 2007
Experimental realisation of a deterministic secure quantum communication protocol based on entangled photons

[9]       P. Kappe, M.Ostermeyer
CLEO Europe Munich, 2007
A novel SBS-laser oscillator scheme with active and passive mode locking

[10]     A. Strässer, A. Scheikh-Obeid, M. Ostermeyer
CLEO Europe Munich, 2007
Improved saturation in side pumped rod amplifiers using core doped Nd:YAG ceramic rods

[11]     A. Strässer, M. Ostermeyer
CLEO Baltimore, 2007
Brightness enhancement using core doped Nd:YAG ceramic rods for side pumped laser heads in laser amplifiers and oscillators

[12]     A. Strässer, M. Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Düsseldorf, 2007
„Erhöhung der Strahldichte im Laseroszillator und Verstärker durch den Einsatz von kerndotierten Nd:YAG Keramikstäben“

[13]     N. Walenta, M.Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Düsseldorf, 2007
Experimental realisation of a deterministic quantum communication protocol
using entangled photons

[14]     K. Nicklaus, V. Morasch, M. Hoefer, J. Luttmann, M. Vierkötter, M. Ostermeyer, J. Höffner, C. Lemmerz, D. Hoffmann
Photonics West, San Jose 2007
“Frequency stabilisation of Q-switched Nd:YAG oscillators for airborne and spaceborne LIDAR systems”
Proceedings of SPIE, 6451, S. 64511L-1 - 64511L-12

[15]     M. Ostermeyer, P, Kappe, A. Strässer
1st workshop an SBS phase conjugate waves, Daejeon South Korea 2006, Invited Presentation
SBS in the temporal and spatial domain: Mode locking of an SBS-laser oscillator and Compensation of phase distortions in core doped ceramic Nd:YAG amplifier rods”

[16]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Sträßer, I. Brandenburg
Photonics West San Jose 2006, Invited Presentation
Pulsed diode pumped solid state MOPA-systems with high brilliance for remote sensing applications”

[17]     M. Ostermeyer, S. Bange
DPG-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt, Q45.6, 2006
Optimization of a picosecond-pumped source of polarization entangled photons based on spontaneous parametric down conversion intended for investigations in quantum communication

[18]     A. Sträßer, M. Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt, Q22.3, 2006
“Kerndotierte Nd:YAG Keramik-Stäbe im transversal gepumpten Verstärker Betrieb“

[19]     P. Kappe, .Ostermeyer
DPG-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt, Q11.7, 2006
Numerische Simulation der Modendynamik und der Pulserzeugung eines modengekoppelten SBS?Lasers“

[20]     S. Döring, M. Ostermeyer
D
PG-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt, Q68.4, 2006
”Injection seeding of Nd:YAG ring oscillators for applications in remote sensing”

[21]     A. Scheikh Obeid, A. Sträßer, M. Ostermeyer
D
PG-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt, Q68.1, 2006
“Charakterisierung von kerndotierten Nd:YAG – Keramik Laserstäben“

[22]     P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
CLEO Long Beach, 2006
Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Mode Evolution and Pulse Generation of a Mode-Locked SBS-Laser”

[23]     P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
Advanced Solid State Photonics Vienna, 2005
“Tailored Pulse Trains from a Mode-Locked SBS-Laser Oscillator for Material Processing Purposes”

[24]     S. Bange, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Q3.16, Berlin 2005
"Ultrashort-pulse pumped spontaneous parametric down-conversion for entangled photons"

[25]     I. Brandenburg, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Q 66.2, Berlin 2005
Tranversal ortsaufgelöste numerische Berechnung der Propagation von ns-Pulsen durch Nd:YAG-Laserverstärker“

[26]     Philip Kappe, Martin Ostermeyer, Ralf Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Berlin, 2005
”Tailored Pulse Trains from a Mode-Locked SBS-Laser for Materials Processing Purposes.”

[27]     A. Sträßer, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Q66.5, Berlin, 2005,
“Yb:YAG als Lasermaterial für gepulste Lasersysteme mit ns?Pulsen, hoher Pulsenergien

[28]     M. Gregor, M. Ostermeyer, S. Bange, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Q 61.1, Berlin, 2005
"Comparison of frequency stabilisation schemes for pulsed ring oscillators"

[29]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel
Topical Problems of Nonlinear Wave Physics (NWP 05), St Petersburg – Nizhny Novgorod 2005, I
nvited Presentation
Transient properties of a laser oscillator with nonlinear SBS-mirror emitting pulse trains in the in the ns and ps-time domain”

[30]     A. Strässer, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
CLEO Europe Munich, 2005
Yb:YAG as material to generate pulsed laser radiation with energies in the Joule range”

[31]     S. Bange, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
CLEO Europe Munich, 2005
”Entangled photons from a ps-source – bandwidth considerations”

[32]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel
CLEO Europe Munich, 2005
” Mode-locking of a phase conjugating laser oscillator with a nonlinear mirror based on stimulated Brillouin scattering”

[33]     M. Ostermeyer, I. Brandenburg
IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim Tokyo, 2005
” Design recommendations for high average power, high pulse energy diode pumped Nd:YAG-MOPA systems emitting ns-pulses”

[34]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel
IQEC/CLEO PR Tokyo, 2005
”Principles and operation of a mode locked Nd:YAG laser using a nonlinear mirror based on stimulated Brillouin scattering”

[35]     P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, München, 2004
„Frequenzstabilisierter diodengepumpter Nd:YAG Laser mit 400 mJ Q-Switch Pulsen und beugungsbegrenzter Strahlqualität (M² = 1,5)“

[36]     M. Ostermeyer, Volker Wulfmeyer, Sebastian Bange, Philip Kappe und Ralf Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Q32.10, München 2004
Injection seeded Nd:YAG Laser Oszillator als Basis eines LIDAR-System für die Fernerkundung in der Erdatmosphäre“

[37]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel, V. Wulfmeyer
CLEO San Fransisco, 2004

0.5 J frequency stabilized diode pumped solid state laser for a next generation lidar system

[38]     M. Ostermeyer, P. Kappe, R. Menzel, V. Wulfmeyer
22nd ILRC, Matera, 2004
”Frequency stabilized, diode pumped Nd:YAG laser with up to 0.5 J pulse energy and average output powers of 100W”

[39]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Strässer, R. Menzel, I. Brandenburg
3rd Workshop of the Lidar Expert Network „Lidar Research Water Vapor and Wind”, University of Hohenheim 2004
”Recent developments in rod lasers suitable for water vapour and wind sensing”

[40]     P. Kappe, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel, M. Weikert, F. Dausinger
Laser Summerschool, Dresden, 2004
“Gezielte zeitliche Pulsformung zur Prozessoptimierung in der Mikromaterialbearbeitung“

[41]     M. Ostermeyer
CLEO Europe Munich 2003, Invited Presentation
”Laser resonators for powerful diffraction limited beams”

[42]     M. Ostermeyer, G. Klemz, R. Menzel
Photonics West San Jose, 2002, published in Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4629 (2002) …….
„Double rod Nd:YAG laser with 180 W average output and diffraction limited beam quality via path-matched birefringence compensation”

[43]     Martin Ostermeyer, Guido Klemz, Ralf Menzel
Advanced Solid State Lasers Quebec, 2002,
„ Enhanced brightness and extraction efficiency of Nd:YAG rod lasers resulting in 180 W output power with M2 < 1.2”

[44]     M. Ostermeyer, G. Klemz, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
CLEO Long Beach, 2002
"High Brightness Double and Single Rod Nd:YAG Laser Oscillators with up to 180 W and M2 < 1.2”

[45]     A. Heuer, C. Hänisch, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
CLEO Long Beach, 2002
"Low Power Threshold Phase Conjugating Mirrors by SBS in Yb-doped Fiber Amplifiers

[46]     D. Mudge, M. Ostermeyer, P.J. Veitch, J. Munch and M.W. Hamilton
"High power Nd:YAG lasers using stable/unstable resonators"
4th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, Jul. 2001.

[47]     G. Klemz, P. Kubina, M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
CLEO Baltimore, 2001
"Diode pumped high power TEM_00 Nd:YAG rod laser with birefringence compensation"

[48]     M. Ostermeyer, D. Mudge, P. Veitch, J. Munch
CLEO/Europe-EQEC Focus meeting 2001
“Scalable Design for High Power Solid State Laser with Excellent Beam Quality”

[49]     D. Mudge, M. Ostermeyer, P. Veitch, J. Munch, M.W. Hamilton
CLEO San Francisco, 2000
“High power single transverse mode operation of a compact cw Nd:YAG slab laser with thermal lens control”

[50]     D. Mudge, M. Ostermeyer, P.J. Veitch, J. Munch and M.W. Hamilton
"A High-Power Diode-Laser-Pumped CW Nd:YAG Laser using a Stable-Unstable Resonator"
14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Paper 217, Dec. 2000.

[51]     M. Ostermeyer, V. Raab, R. Menzel
AOS `99, Sydney, 1999
„High power lasers with good beam quality via phase conjugating mirors“

[52]     J. Munch, D. Mudge, M. Hamilton, M. Ostermeyer, P. Veitch, R. Byer, E. Gustafson, S. Whitcomb
AOS `99, Sydney, 1999
“High power lasers and optics for gravitational wave interferometry”

[53]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Heuer, K. Mittler, D. Lorenz, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel, Photonics West, San Jose, 26.01.1998, Invited Presentation
„High power single rod lasers with diffraction limited beam quality and SBS-mirrors“

[54]     M. Ostermeyer, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel
Frühjahrstagung der DPG, Konstanz, 16.03.1998
„Blitzlampengepumpter Nd:YALO Laseroszillator mit 50 W Ausgangsleistung im Grundmodebetrieb mittels SBS-Spiegel“

[55]     M. Ostermeyer, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel
Frühjahrstagung der DPG, Konstanz, 16.03.1998
„Transversal diodengepumpter Nd:YAG Laser mit hoher Grundmode-Ausgangsleistung“

[56]     M. Ostermeyer, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel
CLEO San Francisco, 1998
„High-power, fundamental mode Nd:YALO laser using a phase conjugate resonator based on SBS“

[57]     M. Ostermeyer, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel
CLEO Europe, Glasgow, 1998
„Novel Resonator Design for Efficient High-Power TEM00 Mode Operation of Solid State Lasers“

[58]     M. Ostermeyer, D. Lorenz, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Mainz, 1997,
„Nd-Laser Oszillatoren mit phasenkonjugierendem SBS-Spiegel für hohe mittlere Ausgangsleistungen“

[59]     M. Ostermeyer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Mainz, 1997,
„30 W Nd:YAG-Laser im transversalen Grundmodebetrieb“

[60]     M. Ostermeyer, D. Lorenz, R. Menzel
CLEO, Baltimore, 1997
„Nd-laser oscillators with phase-conjugating SBS mirrors for high average output powers and fundamental mode operation“

[61]     M. Ostermeyer, K. Mittler, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
CLEO, Baltimore, 1997
„Longitudinal mode structure of Nd-lasers with phase conjugating mirrors based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in different materials“

[62]     M. Ostermeyer, D. Lorenz, N. Hodgson, R. Menzel
LEOS, San Francisco, 1997
„Transverse Modes in Laser Resonators with Phase Conjugating Mirror Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering (SBS)“

[63]     M. Ostermeyer, K. Mittler, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
DPG Frühjahrstagung, Jena, 1996,
„Nd:YALO-Laser mit mehr als 20 Watt mittlerer Ausgangsleistung durch phasenkonjugierende Spiegel bei sehr guter Strahlqualität“

[64]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Heuer, V. Watermann, R. Menzel
CLEO, Anaheim, 6.7.1996
„Single rod Nd:laser with phase conjugating SBS-mirror and large transversal mode for average output powers above 20 Watts“

[65]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Heuer, V. Watermann, R. Menzel
IQEC Sydney, 19.7.1996
„Resonators with phase conjugating SBS-mirror for solid state lasers with high output powers“

[66]     M. Ostermeyer, A. Heuer, R. Menzel
CLEO/Europe, Hamburg, 1996
„Q-switching of Nd-lasers with high repetition rates by SBS phase conjugation“

[67]     A. Heuer, R. Menzel, M. Ostermeyer
Laser 1995, Munich, 1995
"Power tunable Nd-oscillators with diffraction limited beams via SBS phase conjugation"