Paul Michael Petersen
Technical University of Denmark
Paul Michael Petersen has more than 30 years of research experience in laser physics, nonlinear optics, and optical measuring techniques and he has headed several collaborative research projects within laser physics. Until 1989 he worked in the fields of optical chaos and nonlinear optics in semiconductors. In 1994 he joined the Optics and Fluid Department at Risø National Laboratory. From 2001 until 2007 he was head of Laser Systems and Optical Materials at Risø National Laboratory and in 2008 he became head of research at DTU Fotonik at the Technical University of Denmark. From 2002 to 2012 he was adjunct professor in Optics at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University. In 2011 P.M.Petersen was appointed Full Professor in New Light Sources at DTU Fotonik at the Technical University of Denmark.
high power diode lasers based on nonlinear optics and Diode lasers used for lighting.