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    CURRICULUM VITAE Anders Larsson Full name: Anders Gsta Larsson Address: Hallekullevgen 40, SE-436 55 Hovs, Sweden Telephone: +46-31-914138 (home), +46-31-7721593 (work), +46-703-088626 (mobile) Date of birth: December 5, 1957 Citizenship: Swedish Marital status: Married, two children Employer: Chalmers University of Technology, SE-41296 Gteborg, Sweden Position: Professor Education: Docent degree in Optoelectronics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg, Sweden, 1990 Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg, Sweden, 1987 M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg, Sweden, 1982 Professional experience: Jan. 1994 : Professor in Optoelectronics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg, Sweden. April 2006 April 2009: Guest Professor, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (part time). Oct. Nov. 1999: Visiting Professor, Optical Science Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. June July 1997: Visiting Professor, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany. Nov. 1995: Visiting Professor, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. Sept. 1991 Dec. 1993: Associate Professor, Chalmers University of Technology,

    Gteborg, Sweden Oct. 1988 Aug. 1991: Member of Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena,

    California, USA. Sept. 1987 Sept. 1988: Research Associate, Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg,

    Sweden. Aug. 1984 Dec. 1985: Research Engineer, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena,

    California, USA (on leave from Chalmers).

  • Curriculum Vitae Anders Larsson September 2013


    Research experience and achievements: Professor Larssons scientific background is in the areas of semiconductor materials and devices for optical communication, optical information processing, infrared detection, and optical measurements. Materials and fabrication techniques: Seven years of epitaxial growth of III-V semiconductor structures by molecular beam epitaxy. Materials characterization, including Hall-measurements, photoluminescence, deep level

    transient spectroscopy, etc. Development of nanofabrication techniques (electron beam lithography and dry etching) for

    advanced device fabrication. Investigation of MBE growth conditions and optimization of InAs quantum dots and

    GaInNAs quantum wells for 1.3 m emission. Development of MBE growth techniques for metamorphic long wavelength materials on

    GaAs. Photodetectors: Tunable photodetectors for monolithic wavelength demultiplexing and detection. Resonant cavity enhanced heterojunction phototransistors with high current gain (3000) and

    responsivity (200 A/W). Spatial light modulators: Optically controlled spatial light modulators based on novel quantum well structures. Quantum well lasers, edge emitters: High power quantum well lasers, including the first efficient high power 980 nm lasers

    (240 mW) for pumping Er-doped fiber amplifiers. Grating based lasers and integrated optics: Pioneering work on grating coupled surface emitting semiconductor lasers for high power

    generation with tailored radiation fields. Development of unstable resonator lasers and MOPAs (master-oscillator power amplifiers) for integration with gratings couplers. Holographic waveguide grating couplers for beam engineering.

    Diffractive integrated optics using surface gratings for functional coupling between guided and free space waves.

    Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers: Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) in the wavelength range 670 1300 nm. Comprehensive numerical modelling of VCSELs with self-consistent treatment of optical,

    electrical, and thermal effects. Record high output power (6 mW) and polarization stable single mode VCSELs using surface

    nanostructures for transverse and polarization mode control. Integration of VCSELs and diffractive optics for beam control. Dynamics and high speed modulation of VCSELs. Effects of mode behaviour on the digital

    and analog modulation characteristics. Record high speed VCSELs (47 Gb/s @ 25C, 40 Gb/s @ 85C) for short reach links and

    optical interconnects. High speed VCSELs for longer distance transmission over multimode fiber (22 Gb/s over

    1100 m, 25 Gb/s over 500 m).

  • Curriculum Vitae Anders Larsson September 2013


    High speed (5 Gb/s) wavelength tunable (24 nm) VCSELs using surface micromachined MEMS mirror.

    VCSELs for radio-over-fiber links with a record high dynamic range (110 dBHz2/3). Studies of the distortion characteristics of VCSELs.

    Cascade VCSEL arrays with record high differential efficiency (160%, 2.3 W/A) for improved RF modulation efficiency.

    Lasers for uncooled, high speed operation: Dilute nitride (GaInNAs) lasers at 1.3 m with record low threshold currents (300 A/cm2)

    and record high modulation bandwidth (17 GHz). High temperature, high speed operation (10 Gb/s at 110C).

    Optically pumped semiconductor disk lasers: InP based optically pumped 1.55 m disk lasers with record high output power (800 mW),

    high beam quality (M2 < 1.2) and single frequency operation using novel techniques for thermal management and spectral filtering.

    Mode-locked operation of InP based optically pumped 1.55 m disk lasers using a GaInNAs based saturable absorber for short pulse generation (3 ps) at high average power (120 mW).

    GaAs based high power (7.5 W) and widely tunable (40 nm) 980 nm disk lasers using gain element optimized for tuning.

    UV and deep UV emitters: Development of Al-rich AlGaN materials and structures for light emitting diodes. Educational achievements/experience: Initiator and coordinator of the graduate Photonics Program at Chalmers (now part of the master program Wireless, Photonics and Space Engineering). Teaching in Fundamentals of Photonics, Optoelectronics and Fiber Optical Communication for graduate students. Teaching in Photonic Devices and Circuits and Semiconductor Physics for postgraduate (PhD) students. 20 students have received the PhD degree under the supervision of Professor Larsson:

    Torgil Kjellberg 1993 Mats Hagberg 1994 Ola Sjlund 1997 Niklas Eriksson 1997 Sigurgeir Kristjansson 2000 Hans Martinsson 2001 Johan Backlund 2001 (shared supervision with J. Bengtsson) Peter Modh 2002 Josip Vukusic 2003 Johan Gustavsson 2003 (shared supervision with J. Bengtsson) Christina Carlsson 2003 sa Haglund 2005 Hans Lindberg 2006 Yongqiang Wei 2006 (shared supervision with S.M. Wang) Ivar Tngring 2008 (shared supervision with S.M. Wang) Huan Zhao 2009 (shared supervision with S.M. Wang)

  • Curriculum Vitae Anders Larsson September 2013


    Gran Adolfsson 2011 (shared supervision with J. Bengtsson and S.M. Wang) Petter Westbergh 2011 (shared supervision with J. Gustavsson and . Haglund) Carl Borgentun 2012 (shared supervision with J. Bengtsson) Martin Stattin 2013 (shared supervision with . Haglund and T. Ive) 5 postdocs have been trained under the guidance of Professor Larsson: Dr. Marco Ghisoni 1995-1999 Dr. Ming Li 1995-1997 Dr. Xiadong Wang 2002-2004 Dr. Benjamin Kgel 2009-2012 Dr. Rashid Safaisini 2011- Leadership: Manager of the Photonics Laboratory at Chalmers since 1993. The laboratory has 30 members and an annual turnover of 4 MEuro. Head of the Optoelectronics Group at the Photonics Laboratory with 15 members. Principal investigator for numerous national and European projects during the last 20 years. Recent European projects include the FP6 and FP7 projects FAST ACCESS, NATAL, NEMIS, SUBTUNE, VISIT, and MERLIN. Conference organization/management: Conference chair: IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference (2008) European Semiconductor Laser Workshop (2004) Program Chair/co-Chair: IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference (2006) European Conference on Optical Communication (2004) IEEE Semiconductor Laser Workshop (2004) Member of the Technical Program Committee: European Conference on Optical Communication (2003) European Conference on Integrated Optics (1997, 1999, 2001) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (1996, 1998, 2000, 2005) IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference (1998, 2000, 2002, 2004) IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting (2005, 2006, 2007)

    Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices & Integrated Circuits in Europe (2006) SPIE Photonics Europe Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics (2008, 2010, 2012) International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2008) SPIE Photonics West Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (2013, 2014) IEEE Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (2013)

    Commissions of trust: Member of IEEE Photonics Society Board of Governors, 2014 2016. Associate Editor, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, since 2011. Member of the Editorial Board, IET Optoelectronics, 2007 2012.

  • Curriculum Vitae Anders Larsson September 2013


    Member of the Executive Group, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, since 2003. Member of the Faculty Senate, Chalmers University of Technology, 1994 1996. Memberships and awards: HP Labs Innovation Research Award, 2012. Senior Member of IEEE, 2009. Fellow of the European Optical Society, 2007. Publications: Journal and conference papers: 492 (including 50 invited conference papers and 9 invited journal papers). Book chapters: 2 Patents: 3 h-index: 32 (Google Scholar), 28 (Web of Science) Numb