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Dr. Ronny Henker

Ronny Henker
Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig (FH)
University of Applied Sciences
Room L 3.04
Gustav-Freytag-Straße 43-45
D-04277 Leipzig
Germany

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Phone: +49 341 3062 466

Member of the
Antenna & HF Research Group

Qualifications

Ph.D. Electronic & Communications Engineering (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Communications Engineering (Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig (FH), Germany)
Telecommunications Technician

Dissertation

Investigation of the slow and fast light effect on the basis of stimulated Brillouin-scattering for application in optical communication and information systems.

Research Interests and Expertise

Applications of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS):

  • Optical signal processing
  • Slow- and Fast-Light
  • Millimeter wave generation
  • Radio over fiber
  • High resolution optical spectroscopy
  • Optical fiber sensors

Books (1)

R. Henker,
"Brillouin Slow- and Fast-Light: Theory and Experiments,"
Saarbrücken: Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften, 2010, ISBN: 978-3-8381-2039-3.

Patents (2)

R. Henker T. Schneider,
"Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung eines Pumpspektrums,"
German Patent DE 10 2007 058 049 A1, June 04, 2009.


R. Henker T. Schneider,
"Kaskadierte Seitenbanderzeugung mit SBS Dispersionskontrolle der Signalpropagation,"
International Patent WO 2009/067973 A1, June 04, 2009.

Publications (42)

2010: (3)

K. Jamshidi, S. Preußler, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, J. Klinger, T. Schneider,
"100 ns Quasi-Light-Storage of 8 Bit Data Sequences at 1Gbps,"
Nonlinear Photonics Topical Meeting 2010, paper NME21, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2010.


R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, S. Preußler, T. Schneider, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Langsames Licht auf der Basis der stimulierten Brillouin Streuung in photonischen Netzen mit unterschiedlich langen Standard-Einmodenfasern,"
11. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 222, pp. 265 - 270, paper P14, May 2010.


A. Wiatrek, K. Jamshidi, R. Henker, S. Preußler, T. Schneider,
"Nonlinear Brillouin based slow-light system for almost distortion-free pulse delay,"
Journal of Optical Society of America B, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 544-549, March 2010.


2009: (11)

R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, S. Preußler, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher, T. Schneider,
"Gain enhancement in multiple-pump-line Brillouin-based slow light systems by using fiber segments and filter stages,"
Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 29, pp. 5583-5588, Oct. 2009.


A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, T. Schneider,
"Almost Distortion-Free 1.2 Bit Brillouin Based Slow-Light,"
35th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) ’09, paper 5.1.2, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 2009.


S. Preußler, K. Jamshidi, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, C.-A. Bunge, T. Schneider,
"Quasi-Light-Storage based on time-frequency coherence,"
Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 18, pp. 15790-15798, Aug. 2009, - announced as research highlight in Nature Photonics, Vol. 3, No. 10, p. 555, Oct. 2009.


A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, S. Preußler, T. Schneider,
"1.4 Bit Delay and Pulse Compression Based on Brillouin Optical Signal Processing,"
Slow and Fast Light Topical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibit (SL) ’09, paper SMC3, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 2009 (Optical Society of America, Wash., D.C., 2009).


T. Schneider, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker,
"Zero-Broadening, Zero-Distortion SBS-Based Slow Light-an Overview,"
Slow and Fast Light Topical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibit (SL) ’09, paper SMC4, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 2009 (Optical Society of America, Wash., D.C., 2009).


A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, S. Preußler, T. Schneider
"Comparative Investigation of Zero-Broadening Methods in Brillouin Based Slow-Light Systems,"
IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2009, paper PS-2.3, Dublin, Ireland, June 2009.


T. Schneider, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, S. Preußler,
"Slow-Light ohne Pulsverbreiterung für optische Puffer und zur Dispersionskompensation,"
10. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 214, pp. 239 - 242, May 2009.


A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, S. Preußler, T. Schneider,
"Pulse broadening cancellation in cascaded slow-light delays,"
Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 9, pp. 7586-7591, Apr. 2009.


R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, A. Wiatrek, T. Schneider, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Gain Enhancement in Slow-Light Systems Based on Stimulated Brillouin-Scattering with Several Short Fibers,"
IEEE/OSA Conference on Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) '09, paper OWU5, San Diego, CA, March 2009 (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2009).


T. Schneider, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker,
"Dispersion Compensation by SBS Based Slow-Light in an Optical Fiber,"
IEEE/OSA Conference on Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) '09, paper JWA7, San Diego, CA, March 2009 (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2009).


A. Wiatrek, R. Henker, S. Preußler, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher, T. Schneider,
"Zero-broadening measurement in Brillouin based slow-light delays,"
Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 797-802, Jan. 2009.


2008: (17)

R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher, T. Schneider,
"A review of Slow- and Fast-Light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in future optical communication networks,"
Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 45-52, Dec. 2008.


T. Schneider, A. Wiatrek, R. Henker,
"Zero-broadening and pulse compression slow light in an optical fiber at high pulse delays,"
Optics Express, Vol. 16, No. 20, pp. 15617-15622, Sept. 2008.


R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher, T. Schneider,
"Group velocity dispersion reduction in fibre based slow-light systems via stimulated Brillouin scattering,"
Electronics Letters, Vol. 44, No. 20, pp. 1185-1187, Sept. 2008.


M. Junker, T. Schneider, K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"1 Gbit/s Radio Over Fiber Downlink at a 32 GHz Carrier,"
34th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) ’08, paper Tu.3.F.2, Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 2008.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Delay Limits of SBS Based Slow Light,"
Slow and Fast Light Topical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibit (SL) ’08, paper STuC4, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 2008 (Optical Society of America, Wash., D.C., 2008).


A. Wiatrek, T. Schneider, M. Junker, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, A. T. Schwarzbacher, M. J. Ammann,
"Numerical Investigation of Brillouin Based Double Sideband Amplification for Millimeter-Wave Generation,"
IEEE 2008 International Students and Young Scientists Workshop "Photonics and Microsystems", Wroclaw/Szklarska Poreba, Poland, June 2008.


K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker, M. Junker, A. Wiatrek, A. T. Schwarzbacher, M. J. Ammann, and T. Schneider,
"High Resolution Spectroscopy on Optical Signals in Fiber Communication Systems,"
IEEE 2008 International Students and Young Scientists Workshop "Photonics and Microsystems", Wroclaw/Szklarska Poreba, Poland, June 2008.


M. Junker, T. Schneider, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher, K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker, S. Neidhardt,
"32 GHz Carrier Generation and 200 Mbit/s Error Free Data Transmission in a Radio Over Fibre System,"
IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2008, paper OS-6A.2, Galway, Ireland, June 2008.


R. Henker, T. Schneider, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Optimisation of Optical Signal Delay in Slow-Light Systems Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering,"
IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2008, paper PS-2.5, Galway, Ireland, June 2008.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Distortion reduction in Slow Light systems based on stimulated Brillouin scattering,"
Optics Express, Vol. 16, No. 11, pp. 8280-8285, May 2008.


M. Junker, Th. Schneider, K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"1 Gbit/s Modulation von optisch erzeugten Millimeterwellen für Radio Over Fibre Anwendungen,"
9. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 207, pp. 231 - 235, Apr. 2008.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Grenzen von Slow-Light in photonischen Netzen,"
9. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 207, pp. 131 - 136, Apr. 2008.


A. Wiatrek, T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Minimierung der Gruppengeschwindigkeits-Dispersion in faserbasierenden Slow-Light-Systemen,"
9. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 207, pp. 223 - 226, Apr. 2008.


K.-U. Lauterbach, Th. Schneider, R. Henker, M. Junker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Schnelle hochauflösende optische Spektrumanalyse,"
9. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 207, pp. 227 - 230, Apr. 2008.


K.-U. Lauterbach, Th. Schneider, R. Henker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Fast and Simple High Resolution Optical Spectrum Analyzer,"
Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies, paper CMU3, San Jose, CA, USA, May 2008.


R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker, T. Schneider, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Optimierung des Brillouin Spektrums für Slow-Light Systeme in faserbasierten optischen Netzen,"
9. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Leipzig, Vol. 207, pp. 217 - 222, Apr. 2008.


R. Henker, A. Wiatrek, K.-U. Lauterbach, T. Schneider, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Optimization of the Brillouin Spectrum for Fiber Based Slow Light Systems,"
Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies, paper CThE1, San Jose, CA, USA, May 2008.


2007: (10)

T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Adapting the Slow Light spectrum in optical fibers for delay enhancement,"
33rd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, paper P010, Berlin, Sept. 2007.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, M. Junker, K.-U. Lauterbach,
"Comparison of delay enhancement mechanisms for SBS-based slow light systems,"
Optics Express, Vol. 15, No. 15, pp. 9606 - 9613, July 2007.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Adapting the Brillouin spectrum for slow light delays,"
Electronics Letters, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 682 - 683, July 2007.


R. Henker, T. Schneider, M. Junker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Slow and Fast-Light in Optical Fibers - An Overview,"
IEEE 2007 International Students and Young Scientists Workshop "Photonics and Microsystems", Dresden, July 2007.


T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Adjusting the Brillouin spectrum in optical fibers for slow and fast light applications,"
Slow and Fast Light Topical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibit (SL) ’07, paper SWC3, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2007 (Optical Society of America, Wash., D.C., 2007).


T. Schneider, R. Henker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. Junker,
"Slow und Fast Light in photonischen Netzen - ein Überblick," (Invited Paper)
Proc. 8. ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, Vol. 201, pp. 17-24, Leipzig, May 2007.


R. Henker, T. Schneider, M. Junker, K.-U. Lauterbach, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Enhancement of Maximum Time Delay in One Fiber Segment Slow Light Systems Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering,"
Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies,paper CFD4, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 2007.


M. Junker, T. Schneider, K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"High Quality Millimeter Wave Carrier Generation via Stimulated Brillouin Scattering,"
Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies, paper CFD2, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 2007.


K.-U. Lauterbach, T. Schneider, R. Henker, M. Junker, M. J. Ammann, A. T. Schwarzbacher,
"Investigation of Fast Light in Long Optical Fibers Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering,"
Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications, Systems and Technologies, paper JWA48, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 2007.


T. Schneider, M. Junker, K.-U. Lauterbach, R. Henker,
"Gain-independent SBS based Slow Light in optical Fibers,"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference, paper JWA14, Anaheim, Kalifornien, USA, March 2007.


2006: (1)

T. Schneider, M. Junker, K.U. Lauterbach, R. Henker,
"Distortion reduction in cascaded slow light delays,"
Eletronics Letters, Vol. 42, No. 19, pp. 1110-1111, Sept. 2006.


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