Magnus Karlsson received his Ph.D. in 1994 from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Since 1995, he has been with the Photonics Laboratory at Chalmers, first as assistant professor and since 2003 as Professor in photonics.
He has authored or co-authored around 400 scientific journal and conference contributions, in the area of photonics and fiber optics. He has served in the technical program committees for OFC, ECOC, APC, ICC and Globecom. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and senior member of IEEE. He served as associate editor for Optics Express 2008-2014, and has been deputy editor there since 2014. His research interests include fiber polarization effects, multidimensional modulation, nonlinearities and high-capacity transmission.
For JLT he is handling submissions on the following topics:
- Fiber propagation, linear and nonlinear effects.
- Polarization effects
- Coding and modulation
- Coherent communication and digital signal processing