Prof. Dr. Thomas Halfmann


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Curriculum Vitae

1988-1994 Physics studies (University of Kaiserslautern)
1993-1994 Diploma thesis (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. Bergmann) “Detection of NO-molecules by Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing” Award of the „Freundeskreis der Universität Kaiserslautern”
1994-1998 Research Assistant (University of Kaiserslautern), PhD theses: (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. Bergmann) ” Dark Resonances and Laser Induced Continuum Structure: Experiments in SO2 and metastable Helium
1998-1999 Postdoc (University of Mainz), Research Topics: Ultra Trace Detection of Plutonium Isotopes by Resonance Ionisation Mass Spectrometry
1999-2000 Postdoc (Imperial College, London) (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. J. Marangos, Prof. Dr. P. Knight), Research Topics: High-Order Harmonic Generation, Optical parametric amplification of ultrashort laser pulses
2001 wissenschaftlicher Assistent (C1) / Habilitant (University of Kaiserslautern)
2002-2007 Junior Professor for Experimental Quantum Optics (University of Kaiserslautern)
since 2007 Full Professor for Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Optics (Technical University of Darmstadt)