Name

Degree

Date

Thesis

Employement

Todd Rider MS 1991 Phase-Locked Semiconductor Laser Arrays Using External Cavities MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Xu Li MS W 1992 Study on a Novel External Cavity for Diode Laser Arrays University of Michigan, post doc
Joan Zak MS S 1992 An Analysis of the Radiance Limit for a Double-Clad, Neodymium-Doped Fiber Laser
Rein Teder MS 1993 Optical Concentration Limits of the Conic Transformer
John Schuler MS S 1995 The Measurement and Simulation of an Optical Antialiasing Filter Modulation Transfer Function
Diana Chen MS S 1994 Diffractive Optics for Solid-State Laser
Greg Mowry Ph.D S 1995 Semiconductor Laser Spatial Mode Tailoring Using an External Cavity Mode-Selecting Mirror University of St. Thomas, faculty
Diana Chen Ph.D S 1994 Solid-State Lasers with Diffractive Optical Resonators UMN, PhD program
Neophytos Morphis MS S 1995 Modulation Transfer Function Measurement of an Optical Anti-Aliasing Filter Using Coherent and Incoherent Techniques
Greg Kilby MS S 1996 Dynamic Focus Lens System with Diffractive Optic Correction West Point Academy, faculty
Hai Zhang MS S 1996 Optimal Design of Diffractive Relay Optics by Simulated Annealing
Todd Ballen MS S 1998 Fabrication of Microoptics in GaP by Mass Transport UMN, PhD program
Siamak Makki MS S 1998 Thermal Correction of Laser Aberrations by Diffractive Optics UMN, PhD program
Guoqiang Chen MS S 1998 Mode control of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers with Microoptics UMN, PhD program
Todd Ballen Ph.D S 1999 Mass Transport Fabrication of Refractive Gallium-Phosphide Micro-Optics 3M
Siamak Makki Ph.D F 1999 Diffractive Optics for Phase and Amplitude Mode Correction in Solid-State Laser Resonators JDSU
Qiwen Zhan MS S 2000 Micro-Ellipsometry Using High NA Lens UMN, PhD program
Eric Shields MS F 2000 Mass-Transport Micro-Optics for Coupling Light from a Tapered-Waveguide Laser into a Single-Mode Optical Fiber UMN, PhD program
Richard Solstad MS F 2000 Applications of the Genetic Algorithm to Laser Design UMN, PhD program
Matt Rundquist MS S 2002 Broadband Angular Selectivity Achieved with a Birefringent Filter 3M
Qiwen Zhan Ph.D S 2002 Applications of Polarization to Metrology University of Dayton, faculty
Eric Shields Ph.D S 2003 A Variable Dispersion Micro-Spectrometer Sandia National Laboratory
Zhaohui Yang Ph.D S 2004 Applications of Aspheric Feedback Mirror in Extended-Cavity Laser Resonators 3M
Bing Hao Ph.D S 2006 Spatially inhomogeneous polarization and its Application in beam shaping 3M
Wei Zhou Ph.D F 2007 Micro-Hyperspectral Imaging Systems. Rudolph
Mercedeh Khajavikhan Ph.D S 2009 Coherent Beam Combining for High Power Laser Applications