Michael Totzeck received his PhD in physics from the Technical University of Berlin in 1989, the year of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After heading a group on high resolution microscopy at the University of Stuttgart he joined 2002 Carl Zeiss as a principal scientist for polarization optics. He also teaches technical optics and was appointed honorary professor by the University of Konstanz in 2013. In 2015 he became a Zeiss Fellow. He is author and co-author of 70 patent families and >30 papers in peer reviewed journals. His research interests comprise any kind of science that has to do with optics, in particular imaging, metrology, lithography, quantum technology and digitalization.
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