Aasmund Sudbø

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Phone +47-22842219
Mobile phone +47-97022209
Room 212
Visiting address Gunnar Randers vei 19 None 2007 KJELLER
Postal address Postboks 70 2027 KJELLER
Other affiliations Department of physics

Academic Interests

  • Micro-photonics: Diffractive optics fabricated in silicon
  • Nano-photonics: Photonic crystals fabricated in silicon
  • Application areas: Solar cells, waste management, biomedical instrumentation


Higher education and employment history

  • 1975 - Master degree (sivilingeniør) in Applied Physics from Norges Tekniske Høgskole in Trondheim, Norway. 
  • 1979 - Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of California in Berkeley, Topic: Laser-induced dissociation of molecules. Advisors: Yuen-Ron Shen and Yuan-Tseh Lee (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1986).
  • 1979-81 - Postdoctoral Fellow at IBM Research Labs, New York, working on laser spectroscopy.
  • 1981-94 - Researcher at Televerket at Kjeller (now Telenor), working on optical fiber communication
  • since 1995 - Professor at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, working in Kjeller.

Visiting Scholar history

  • 1988-1989 - Visiting Scientist at Bell Laboratories, New Jersey, working on integrated optics and optoelectronics
  • 2002-2003 - Visiting Scholar at Edward E Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, California, working with Professor Olav Solgaard on photonic crystals
  • 2009-2010 - Visting Scholar at Edward E Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, California

Part-time employment history



Work Related to Innovation and Business Sector

  • Part-time researcher with Telenor 1995-2005, working on optical networking 
  • Partner in BIA project 'Microspec' 2006-2010, developing optical spectroscopy for industry.
  • Contribution to development of sensing technology used by startup company Gassecure AS.
  • Helping startup company Transpacket AS.

Professional Society Memberships

Tekna - The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals 
Norwegian Physical Society 
OSA - Optical Society of America 
IEEE Photonics Society 
EOS- European Optical Society

Tags: Optics, photon, electromagnetic waves, Micro- and nanotechnologies, Renewable energy, SMN, Electronics, physics, UNIK
Published Mar. 3, 2017 9:24 AM - Last modified Nov. 14, 2017 2:02 PM