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Department Research 2017

Book

  • Haus, J. W. & Powers, P. E. (2017). Fundamentals of nonlinear optics (second ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.

Journal Articles

  • Burrow, J., Yehyaoui, R., Sarangan, A. M., Agha, I., Mathews, J. & Searles, T. (2017). Polarization-dependent electromagnetic responses of ultrathin and highly flexible asymmetric terahertz metasurfaces. Optics Express, 25(26), 10.
  • Diego, G.-M., Haus, J. W., Chong, A., Ankita, K., Sarangan, A. M. & Hansen, K. M. (2017). Bi-tapered fiber sensor using visible to near infrared light. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 263(15), 285-290.
  • Duran, J. M. & Sarangan, A. M. (2017). Fabrication of ultrahigh aspect ratio silicon nanostructures using self-assembled gold metal-assisted chemical etching. Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS, 16(8).
  • Haus, J. W., He, G. S., Liu, M., Swihart, M. T. & Prasad, P. (2017). Strong stimulated Mie scattering from plasmonic CuS nanocrystals in toluene or pentane. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 23(5), 5100706.
  • Haus, J. W., Herrera-Piad, L. A., Jauregui-Vasquez, D., Sierra-Hernandez, J. M., Estudillo-Ayala, J. M., Lopez-Dieguez, Y. & Rojas-Laguna, R. (2017). Magnetic field sensing based on bi-tapered optical fibers using spectral phase analysis. Sensors, 17(10), 2393.
  • Kulikov, V. & Vorontsov, M. (2017). Analysis of the joint impact of atmospheric turbulence and refractivity on laser beam propagation. Optics Express, 25(23), 28524-28535. Retrieved from doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.028524
  • Lachinova, S., Vorontsov, M., Filimonov, G., LeMaster, D. & Trippel, M. (2017). Comparative analysis of numerical simulation techniques for incoherent imaging of extended objects through atmospheric turbulence. Optical Engineering, 56(7), 071509.
  • Wan, C., Lombardo, D., Sarangan, A. M. & Zhan, Q. (2017). High efficiency geometric-phase polarization fan-out grating on silicon. Optics Express
  • Wang, L., Chong, A. & Haus, J. W. (2017). Numerical modeling of mode-locked fiber lasers with a fiber-based saturable-absorber. Optics Communications/Elsevier, 383, 386-390.
  • Yang, Z. & Vorontsov, M. (2017). Impact of atmospheric turbulence and refractivity on the modulation transfer function of incoherent imaging system. Journal of Optics, 19(12), 125601. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/aa91f2
  • Zhan, Q., Chen, J. & Kong, L. (2017). Demonstration of a vectorial optical field generator with adaptive close loop control. Review of Scientific Instruments, 88(12), 125111. 
  • Zhan, Q., Chen, J., Wan, C. & Kong, L. (2017). Tightly focused optical field with controllable photonic spin orientation. Optics Express, 25(16), 19517-19528. 
  • Zhan, Q., Chen, J., Wan, C. & Kong, L. (2017). Experimental generation of complex optical fields for diffraction limited optical focus with purely transverse spin angular momentum. Optics Express, 25(8), 8966-8974.
  • Zhan, Q., Chen, J., Wan, C. & Kong, L. (2017). Precise transverse alignment of spatial light modulator sections for complex optical field generation. Applied Optics, 56(10), 2614-2620.
  • Zhan, Q., Chen, R., Zhang, X., Zhou, Y., Ming, H. & Wang, A. (2017). Detecting the topological charge of optical vortex beams using a sectorial screen. Applied Optics, 56(16), 4868-4872.
  • Zhan, Q. & Forbes, A. (2017). Editorial for special issue on complex optical fields. Chinese Optics Letters, 15(3), 03001-1. 
  • Zhan, Q., Lopez-Morales, G., Rico-Botero, V.-M. & Espinosa-Luna, R. (2017). Refractive index measurement of dielectric samples using highly focused radially polarized light. Chinese Optics Letters, 15(3), 03004. 
  • Zhan, Q., Wan, C. & Chen, J. (2017). Tailoring optical orbital angular momentum spectrum with spiral complex field modulation. Optics Express, 25(13), 15108-15117. 
  • Zhan, Q., Wan, C. & Chen, J. (2017). Compact and high-resolution optical orbital angular momentum sorter. APL Photonics /AIP, 2, 031302. 
  • Zhan, Q., Wan, C., Lombardo, D. & Sarangan, A. (2017). High efficiency geometric-phase polarization fan-out grating on silicon. Optics Express, 25(20), 24559-24565.
  • Zhan, Q., Wan, C., Rui, G. & Chen, J. (2017). Detection of photonic orbital angular momentum with micro- and nano-optical structures. Frontiers in Optoelectronics, 56.
  • Zhan, Q., Wang, X., Gong, L., Zhu, Z. & Gu, B. (2017). Creation of identical multiple focal spots with three-dimensional arbitrary shifting. Optics Express, 25(15), 17737-17745.
  • Zhan, Q., Yu, Y., Huang, H. & Zhou, M. (2017). Creation of a multi-segmented optical needle with prescribed length and spacing using the radiation pattern from a sectional-uniform line source. Scientific Reports, 7, 10708.
  • Zhan, Q., Zhou, Y., Yan, K., Chen, R., Gu, C., Xu, L. & Wang, A. (2017). Resonance efficiency enhancement for cylindrical vector fiber laser with optically induced long period grating. Applied Physics Letters/AIP, 110(16), 161104.
  • Zhan, Q., Zhou, Y., Yan, K., Yao, P., Gu, C., Xu, L., Wang, A. & Lin, J. (2017). Q-switching fiber laser based on carbon nano-tube for cylindrical-vector beams generation. Journal of Optics.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Guo, P., Lombardo, D. & Sarangan, A. M. (2017). Vanadium dioxide switchable components based on wiregrids for mid-infrared applications. SPIE.
  • Kulikov, V., Basu, S. & Vorontsov, M. (2017). Simulation of laser beam propagation based on mesoscale modeling of optical turbulence and refractivity. (pp. paper PTh3D.3). Imaging and Applied Optics 2017 (3D, AIO, COSI, IS, MATH, pcAOP), San Francisco, CA. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1364/PCAOP.2017.PTh3D.3
  • Lachinova, S., Aubailly, M., Maynard, M., Vorontsov, M. & Spencer, M. (2017). GPU-enhanced computational platform for performance evaluation of atmospheric optical systems. SPIE Proceedings 10410.
  • Wan, C., Sarangan, A. M., Lombardo, D. & Zhan, Q. (2017). Geometric-phase polarization fan-out grating fabricated with deep-UV interference lithography. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.

Invited Lectures

  • Haus, J. W. (2017, September). Nanophotonics: harnessing light with structured materials. Presented at the Mexican Optics and Photonics Meeting, Tonantzintla, Mexico.
  • Haus, J. W. (2017, July). Nonlinear optical probes of metal-insulator-metal structures at the nanoscale. Presented at the International Conference on Nanophotonics, Recife, Brazil.
  • Haus, J. W. (2017, June). Quantum aspects of metal-insulator-metals at the nanoscale. Presented at the ARO Physics Division Review, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  • Haus, J. W. (2017, March). Recent progress in tapered fiber sensing. Presented at the Mexican Student Workshop, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017, June). Electrical and optical properties of vanadium dioxide phase change thin films produced by ion-assisted reactive evaporation. Presented at the International Workshop on Thin Films for Electronics, Electro-Optics, Energy & Sensors, University of Dayton. 
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, November). Additive manufacturing with adaptive multi-beam laser energy sources. Presented at the Additive Manufacturing Working Group of the National Counter Proliferation Center (NCPC), McLean, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, September). Overview of DARPA/MTO SeaHawk coherent fiber-array technology development & performance evaluation in field experiments. Presented at the DEPS Symposium, Monterey, CA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, June). MURI overview presentation. Presented at the NATO Set 226 Meeting, Kjeller, Norway.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, June). Turbulence impact on long-range laser beam and image propagation. Presented at the Trends and Development in Laser Based Dimensional Metrology Workshop, Leiden, Netherlands.

Presentations

  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, November). Additive manufacturing with adaptive multi-beam laser energy sources. Presented at the Briefing at AFRL, WPAFB, Wright Patterson AFB, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, November). Review of ongoing R&D efforts. Presented at the Briefing at DARPA, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, October). Analysis of laser beam propagation over long-range atmospheric paths with accounting for turbulence and refractivity efforts: WORTEX approach. Presented at the MURI Final Review Meeting, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, October). Deep turbulence MURI: executive summary. Presented at the MURI Final Review Meeting, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, October). Laser beam & image propagation in deep turbulence conditions: UD effort overview & path forward. Presented at the MURI Final Review Meeting, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, October). R&D overview on high power fiber array systems & HEL DE software development. Presented at the briefing for Booz Allen Hamilton, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, October). MURI team activity overview. Presented at the Remote Sensing Portfolio Review, Arlington, VA. 
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, September). GPU-based computational platform for performance evaluation of HEL directed energy weapon technology. Presented at the briefing for Dr. Mark Spencer & Dr. Noah Van Zandt, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, August). Additive manufacturing with adaptive multi-beam laser energy sources. Presented at the briefing at Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, August). scalable adaptive laser arrays for additive manufacturing: ONR SBIR phase 1 results. Presented at the briefing at Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, July). Wide area laser additive manufacturing. Presented at the briefing at Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, June). AFOSR deep turbulence MURI: overview. Presented at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, CA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, June). Optical power transmission with adaptive beam shaping. Presented at the briefing at Army CERDEC, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, May). Scalable adaptive laser array for additive manufacturing. Presented at the briefing at Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, May). Introduction to fiber array HEL technology & field demonstrations of DARPA/MTO Sea Hawk program. Presented at the briefing at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, IN.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, April). Overview of current SBIR efforts. Presented at the briefing for DARPA/MTO, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, March). Fiber-array illuminator multi-sensor all weather precision tracker (FAST) for HEL weapon systems in degraded visibility battlefield environments. Presented at the briefing for U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, March). Coherent fiber array laser systems for directed energy, laser additive manufacturing & power beaming applications. Presented at the briefing for Lockheed Martin, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, March). Coherent fiber array laser systems for directed energy, laser additive manufacturing & power beaming applications. Presented at the briefing for DARPA, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017, March). Coherent fiber array laser systems for directed energy & advanced material processing applications. Presented at the Briefing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, Oak Ridge, TN.
  • Zhan, Q. (2017, July). Three-dimensionally tunable spin within an optical focal spot beyond the diffraction limit. Presented at the AOM 2017, Nanjing, China.
  • Zhan, Q. (2017, July). Towards miniaturized detection of photonic orbital angular momentum states. Presented at the APOC 2017, Beijing, China. 
  • Zhan, Q. (2017, July). Towards miniaturized detection of photonic orbital angular momentum states. Presented at the CLEO-PR and PGC 2017, Singapore.

Sponsored Research

  • Agha, I., Haus, J. W. & Sarangan, A. M. (2015 - 2018), Nonlinear optical signatures of electronic quantum tunneling effects in nanoplasmonic systems. Army Research Office, University of Dayton, $405,000.00.
  • Agha, I., Haus, J. W., Sarangan, A. M. (2015 - 2018), Quantum tunneling and plasmonics. Army Research Office, Federal, $405,000.00.
  • Agha, I. & Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2020), Collaborative research: nanopatterning and temporal control of phase-change materials for reconfigurable photonics. National Science Foundation, Federal, $198,000.00. 
  • Agha, I. & Zhan, Q. (2016 - 2018), Optoelectronic technology research, AFRL/RYDH & RYDP. Air Force Research Laboratory, Federal, $110,000.00.
  • Banerjee, P. P. (2015 - 2018), LIDAR systems. AFRL Sensors/Leidos, Federal, $500,000.00.
  • Haus, J. W. & Banerjee, P. P. (2017 - 2018), Fiber optic sensor. Quantum Screening, Private, $10,000.00.
  • Haus, J. W. (2017 - 2018), Nanopatterned phase-change materials for high-speed, continuous phase modulation. AFRL/DAGSI, State, $64,348.00.
  • Haus, J. W., Agha, I. & Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2018), Fast optical limiters with enhanced dynamic range. AEgis Technology Group LLC, Private, $74,997.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2020), Antireflection Coatings. UES/AFRL, Federal, $53,271.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2019), Transition metal nitrides for opto-electronic applications and new ferroelectrics and composite multiferroic materials for RF. AFRL/UES, Federal, $98,734.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M., Lombardo, D. & Agha, I. (2016 - 2019), An integrated photonics CMOS compatible platform for chemical and biological sensors. Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute, State, $70,992.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2018), Design and assessment of wiregrid polarizers for automotive applications. Gentex Corp, Private, $29,240.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017 - 2022), HEL-MRI, characterization of atmospheric turbulence in the lower atmosphere. U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research, Federal, $180,030.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. & Weyrauch, T. (2015 - 2019), Acquisition of high power fiber amplifiers for advanced laser material processing with intelligent fiber-array and robotics technologies. NSF-MRI, $688,100.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2012 - 2019), MURI: FA95501210449. U.S. Air Force, Federal, $6,149,304.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017 - 2018), Reduced-complexity heat transfer models for laser additive manufacturing applications. Sandia National Laboratories, Federal, $25,000.00.
  • Zhao, C. & Zhan, Q. (2016 - 2017), Harvest solar energy with metasurfaces for a cleaner and sustainable energy future. Hanley Sustainability Institute, University of Dayton, $19,249.76.
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