Jan VANDA was born in Czech Republic. He received his Ph.D. from VSB-TU Ostrava in 2009 at the department of telecommunications in the field of optoelectronics. After short experience in industry as quality manager, he joined for one year FORTH-IESL as a post-doc in the Marie-Curie program. Post-doc programme was followed several months position in the area of developing printed Fresnel lenses and one-year experience in Czech Office of Standards Metrology and Testing as national secretary in IEC. Since 2011, he is working as a researcher at Institute of Physics, ASCR, in the HiLASE project. His research interests include fiber optics, photonics, lasers and laser induced damage threshold.
A comparison of LIDT behavior of metal-dielectric mirrors in ns and ps pulse regime at 1030 nm with regard to the coating technology
Laser induced damage threshold of a hybrid mirrors designed for broadband operation in HiLASE beam distribution system