Mikhail Vorontsov

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Mikhail Vorontsov

Professor, Electro-Optics Graduate Program; Director, Intelligent Optics Laboratory; Endowed Chair, LADAR

  • Staff

Degrees

  • Sc.D., Physics and mathematics, Moscow State University, Russia
  • Ph.D., Physics, Moscow State University, Russia

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Wright Brothers Endowed Chair
  • Best conference presentation awards at the DEPS symposium and the ARMY conference (2010)

Research Interests

  • Optical communications (physical layer)
  • Adaptive optics
  • Imaging through turbulence
  • Laser beam control
  • Computer optics
  • Nonlinear spatio-temporal dynamics
  • Wavefront sensing and control
  • Parallel image processing and correction
  • Optical synergetics

Courses Taught

  • EOP 695 Introduction to Atmospheric Optics
  • EOP 695 Wavefront Control in Optics

Professional Activities

  • OSA Fellow
  • SPIE Fellow

Selected Publications

  • Nunalee, C.G., P. He, S. Basu, M.A. Vorontsov, and S.T. Fiorino. 2014. Impact of large-scale atmospheric refractive structures on optical wave propagation. Proceedings of SPIE Optics & Photonics. doi: 10.1117/12.2063022 
  • He, P., C.G. Nunalee, S. Basu, M.A. Vorontsov, and S.T. Fiorino. 2014. Current status and challenges in optical turbulence simulations in various layers of the Earth’s atmosphere. Proceedings of SPIE Optics & Photonics. doi: 10.1117/12.2063023
  • Basu, S., C.G. Nunalee, P. He, S.T. Fiorino, and M.A. Vorontsov. 2014. Reconstructing the prevailing meteorological and optical environment during the time of the Titanic disaster. Proceedings of SPIE Optics & Photonics. doi: 10.1117/12.2063195
  • Vorontsov, M.A., and S.L. Lachinova. 2014. Target-in-the-loop atmospheric turbulence characterization based on remote sensing invariants. In Imaging and Applied Optics 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper PW2E.1.
  • Vorontsov, M., and S. Lachinova. 2014. Target-in-the-loop atmospheric turbulence characterization based on remote sensing invariants. Third International Workshop on Advanced Threat Warning, Tracking and Laser Countermeasures in Atmospheric Turbulence, in Ettlingen, Germany.
  • Vorontsov, M., T. Weyrauch, et. al. 2014. Deep turbulence effects compensation with adaptive fiber-array systems. Third International Workshop on Advanced Threat Warning, Tracking and Laser Countermeasures in Atmospheric Turbulence, in Ettlingen, Germany.
  • Vorontsov, M. 2014. Performance comparison of conventional and fiber-array beam director systems over tactical range distances. Technology Exchange Meeting on Maritime Horizontal Path Turbulence Modeling, Testing and Prediction, in San Diego, California.
  • Vorontsov, M.A. 2013. Conservation laws for counter-propagating optical waves in atmospheric turbulence with application to directed energy and laser communications. In Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PW3F.1.