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Department Research 2018

Journal Articles

  • Abeywickrema, U., Zhao, C., & Banerjee, P. P. (2018). Estimation of thermocapillary force during laser trapping of confined microbubbles in a liquid. SPIE Digital Library, 57, 064106.
  • Haus, J. W., Reddy, I. V., Baev, A., Furlani, E. P., & Prasad, P. N. (2018). Interaction of structured light with a chiral plasmonic metasurface: Giant enhancement of chiro-optic response.
  • Ni, C., Jia, J., Howard, M., Hirakawa, K., & Sarangan, A. M. (2018). Single-shot multispectral imager using spatially multiplexed Fourier spectral filters. Journal of Optical Society of America B, 35(5), 1072-1079.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2018). Design of metal-dielectric resonant-cavity thin-film structures using the effective reflectance index method. Journal of Optical Society of America B, 35(9).
  • Sarangan, A. M., Duran, J., Vasiliev, V., Limberopoulos, N., Vitebskiy, I., & Anisimov, I. (2018). Reflective optical limiter using GST phase change material with broad spectral bandwidth.
  • Yahiaoui, R., Burrow, J., Mekonen, S., Sarangan, A. M., Mathews, J., Agha, I., & Searles, T. (2018). Electromagnetically induced transparency control in terahertz metasurfaces based on bright-bright mode coupling. Retrieved from https://journals.aps.org/prb/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevB.97.155403

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Aboujaoude, A., Burrow, J., Hendrickson, J., Agha, I., Sarangan, A. M., & Haus, J. W. (2018). Influence of geometry on speed of phase-change in GST-based nanorods. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).
  • Burrow, J., Yahiaoui, R., Sarangan, A. M., Mathews, J., Agha, I., & Searles, T. (2018). Mode hybridization in lattice induced transparency for polarization-insensitive THz metasurfaces. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).
  • Duran, J., & Sarangan, A. M. (2018). Internal quantum efficiency dependence on thickness of NiSi Schottky Barrier Photodetectors. IEEE Photonics Conference. Retrieved from https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8527106
  • Guo, P., Sevinson, G., Burrow, J., Agha, I., & Sarangan, A. M. (2018). Electrical and optical properties of nickel-doped Ge2Sb2Te5 films produced by magnetron co-sputtering. SPIE - Nanoengineering:  Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XV. Retrieved from www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/10730/2320843/Electrical-and-optical-properties-of-nickel-doped-Ge2Sb2Te5-films-produced/10.1117/12.2320843.short?SSO=1
  • Hussain, M., Gao, Z., de Ceglia, D., Vincenti, M., Sarangan, A. M., Agha, I., Scalora, M., Banerjee, P., & Haus, J. W. (2018). Enhanced harmonic generation in metal-insulator-metal nanostructures. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).
  • Mekonen, S., Yahiaoui, R., Burrow, J., Sarangan, A. M., Agha, I., Mathews, J., & Searles, T. (2018). Tunable electromagnetically induced transparency in Ge2Sb2Te5-basedinfrared metasurfaces. Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, Optical Society of America.
  • Niu, C., Bordbar, B., & Vorontsov, M. (2018). Adaptive beam shaping with fiber array laser transceiver systems in power beaming applications. (pp. 107440P). San Diego, CA: SPIE Optics & Photonics. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2500720
  • Sevison, G., Burrow, J., Aboujaoude, A., Mircovich, M., Sarangan, A. M., Hendrickson, J., & Agha, I. (2018). Free-space optical switching of GST phase-change thin films via 1550 nm light. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).
  • Vorontsov, M., Kulikov, V. A., & Yang, Z. (2018). Analysis of joint impact of optical refractivity and turbulence on laser beam and image characteristics. (pp. paper PW3H.4). Orlando, FL: OSA Technical Digest, Optical Society of America.
  • Vorontsov, M., Kulikov, V. A., & Yang, Z. (2018). Accounting for optical refractivity and turbulence effects in optical wave propagation over long distances. Orlando, FL: SPIE Defense & Security. Retrieved from https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/10650/1065009/Accounting-for-optical-refractivity-and-turbulence-effects-in-optical-wave/10.1117/12.2304472.full
  • Yahiaoui, R., Mathews, J., Burrow, J., Agha, I., Sevinson, G., Urbas, A., Sarangan, A. M., & Searles, T. (2018). Thermally tunable far-infrared metasurfaces enabled by Ge2Sb2Te5 phase-change material. 2018 IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference (RAPID). Retrieved from https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8508956
  • Yahiaoui, R., Mekonen, S., Burrow, J., Williams, P., Sarangan, A. M., Agha, I., Mathews, J., & Searles, T. (2018). Toroidal response of asymmetric metasurfaces with multiple high Q-factor resonances. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).

Invited Lectures

  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, September). Adaptive beam shaping with fiber array laser transceiver systems in power beaming applications. Presented at the NATO Set 226 Conference, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, September). Multi-aperture phase-contrast sensor for complex field retrieval in strong scintillations. Presented at the NATO Set 226 Conference, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, June). Analysis of joint impact of optical refractivity and turbulence on laser beam and image characteristics. Presented at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, Orlando, FL.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, March). Coherent beam combining: extended target and deep turbulence compensation challenges. Presented at the AFIT High Power Fiber Lasers Workshop, Wright Patterson AFB, OH.

Presentations

  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, December). Advanced phased array for conformal high energy (APACHE) weapon systems. Presented at the Briefing to Dr. Rob Saperstein, DARPA/STO, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, November). Coherent fiber array technology development. Presented at the Briefing to Dr. Rob Saperstein DARPA/STO, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, November). Scalable adaptive fiber array elements (SAFARE) for directed energy, power beaming, multi-beam laser additive manufacturing (MB-LAM) & advanced laser material processing. Presented at the Briefing to Dr. Josh Stults & Dr. Ted Procter DARPA/TTO, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, November). Deep turbulence MURI: Executive summary and path forward. Presented at the MURI Final Review Meeting, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, October). Technology transfer/training session. Presented at the Briefing to II-VI Optical Systems, Murrieta, CA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, September). Directed energy “litmus test” of adaptive laser beam projection onto an extended flat metallic surface in atmosphere. Presented at the SPIE Security + Defense 2018, Berlin, Germany.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, August). Laser additive manufacturing of TiAI components with adaptive multi-beam material processing. Presented at the Briefing at DARPA/TTO, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, August). Scalable adaptive laser array for additive manufacturing (SALAAM). Presented at the Briefing at Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, May). Advanced laser-based processing system for metal additive manufacturing. Presented at the Briefing at Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, April). Test article printing with laser additive manufacturing (TAP-LAM) for threat surrogate target production. Presented at the Briefing to Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, April). Optical power transmission with adaptive beam shaping (OPT_ABS). Presented at the Briefing to CERDEC & OSD Operational Energy, Dayton, OH.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, March). Review of ongoing Optonicus R&D efforts. Presented at the Briefing at DARPA, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, March). SALAAM Phase II kick-off. Presented at the Briefing at Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, February). Tackling with directed energy “litmus test” of adaptive laser beam projection onto an extended flat metallic surface in atmosphere. Presented at the 20th Annual Directed Energy Science and Technology Symposium, Oxnard, CA.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2018, February). Additive manufacturing with adaptive multi-beam laser energy sources. Presented at the Briefing for AFRL, DARPA, Sandia, Dayton, OH.

Sponsored Research

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. (2018 - Present), Laser-assisted chemical etching for deep silicon micromachining. Lam Research, Private, $25,000.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2020), Antireflection Coatings. UES/AFRL, Federal, $53,271.00.
  • 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.
  • 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. (2018 - 2019), Wiregrid polarizer development for automotive applications. Gentex Corp, Private, $34,602.00.
  • Sarangan, A. M. (2017 - 2018), Design and assessment of wiregrid polarizers for automotive applications. Gentex Corp, Private, $29,240.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017 - 2022), JTO-MRI, Characterization of atmospheric turbulence in the lower atmosphere. US Navy Office of Naval Research, Federal, $360,024.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2012 - 2021), MURI: FA95501210449. U.S. Air Force, Federal, $6,649,304.00.
  • Vorontsov, M. (2017 - 2019), Reduced-complexity heat transfer models for laser additive manufacturing applications. Sandia National Laboratories, Federal, $74,999.00.
  • 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.
  • Zhao, C., & Zhan, Q. (2018 - 2021), Non-destructive laser-induced transfer of nanostructures to flexible substrates with Sub-5 nanometer resolution. National Science Foundation, $317,158.00.
  • Agha, I., & Zhan, Q. (2016 - 2018), Optoelectronic technology research, AFRL/RYDH & RYDP. Air Force Research Laboratory, Federal, $110,000.00.
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