Sven Bader, M.Sc.

Research Staff Member


Sven Bader

Institute of Optoelectronics
Albert-Einstein-Allee 45
89081 Ulm
Room: 45.2.215
Phone: +49 (0) 731 50-26037
Fax: +49 (0) 731 50-26049


Characterization and design of optically controlled current confined
vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs).


  • Exercise: Optical Communications / Einführung in die Optoelektronik
  • Optoelectronics Lab: Exp. 6 (Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers)


  • S. Bader, P. Gerlach, and R. Michalzik, "Oxide-free vertical-cavity lasers with optically self-controlled current confinement", SPIE Newsroom, Sep. 13, 2016, 3 pages, DOI: 10.1117/2.1201608.006556.
  • S. Bader, P. Gerlach, and R. Michalzik, "VCSELs with optically controlled current confinement: experiments and analysis", in Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics VII, K.P. Panajotov, M. Sciamanna, A.A. Valle, R. Michalzik (Eds.), Proc. SPIE 9892, pp. 989208-1−6, 2016.
  • S. Bader, P. Gerlach, and R. Michalzik, "Optically controlled current confinement in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 28, pp. 1309-1312, 2016.
  • S. Bader, P. Gerlach, and R. Michalzik, "Novel oxide-free VCSEL with optically controlled current confinement", in Online Digest Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe 2015, paper CB-2.6, one page. Munich, Germany, June 2015.