Short CV/Education and training

  • 2000
    M.Sc. degree in Physics, Gothenburg University

  • 2000 – 2005
    PhD student at the Photonics Laboratory, Chalmers

  • 2004
    Guest researcher, Ulm University, Germany

  • 2005
    Ph.D. in Electrical engineering, Chalmers University of Technology

  • 2005
    Research associate at the Photonics Laboratory, Chalmers

  • 2006
    Project leader of Verification project, Chalmers

  • 2006
    Research engineer at the Nanofabrication Laboratory, Chalmers

  • 2006 – 2008
    Postdoc at the Photonics Lab. (doktorsbefattning), Chalmers

  • 2008 – 2013
    Assistant Professor at the Photonics Lab, Chalmers (95% research)

  • 2013
    Docent level

  • Since 2013
    Associate Professor (Docent-tjänst) at the Photonics Lab, Chalmers (90% research)

Selected publications

The 5 most cited journal papers:

  • Å. Haglund, J.S. Gustavsson, J. Vukusic, P. Modh, and A. Larsson, "Single fundamental mode output power exceeding 6 mW from VCSELs with a shallow surface relief", IEEE Photon. Techn. Lett. 16, 368, 2004. (number of citations: 120)

  • P. Westbergh, J.S. Gustavsson, B. Kögel, Å. Haglund, A. Larsson, A. Mutig, A. Nadtochiy, D. Bimberg and A. Joel, "40 Gbit/s error-free operation of oxide confined 850 nm VCSEL", Electron. Lett. 14, 1014, 2010. (number of citations: 56)

  • P. Westbergh, J.S. Gustavsson, Å. Haglund, M. Sköld, A. Larsson and A. Joel, "High speed, low current density 850 nm VCSELs", IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 694, 2009 (invited paper). (number of citations: 45)

  • P. Westbergh, J.S. Gustavsson, Å. Haglund, A. Larsson, F. Hopfer, D. Bimberg and A. Joel, "32 Gbit/s multimode fibre transmission using a high speed, low current density 850 nm VCSEL", Electron. Lett. 45, 366, 2009. (number of citations: 40)

  • S.B. Healy, E.P. O ́Reilly, J.S. Gustavsson, P. Westbergh, Å. Haglund, A. Larsson, and A. Joel, "Active region design for high speed 850 nm VCSELs", IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 46, 506, 2010. (number of citations: 27)

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • GaN-based microcavity lasers

  • High-speed GaAs-based VCSELs for datacom applications

  • Graphene for optoelectronic applications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Commissions of trust:

  • Member of the NT-L panel at VR 2012 and the NT-13 panel 2013 (evaluating research proposals)

  • Member of the review committee for PhD degree:

    Naveed ul Hassan Alvi, "Luminescence properties of ZnO nanostructures and their implementation as white light emitting diodes (LEDs)", Linköping University, 2011

    Kamran ul Hasan, "Graphene and ZnO nanostructures for nano-optoelectronic and biosensing applications", Linköping University, 2012

    Omid Habibpour, "Graphene in FETs in microwave applications", Chalmers University of Technology 2012

  • Reviewer for scientific journals such as Journal of Applied Physics, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Applied Physics B, and Transaction on parallel and distributed systems

  • Member of the executive group at the Photonics Laboratory, since 2006

  • Representing the Photonics Laboratory at the Lab User Group meetings at MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, since 2006

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