Optical Sciences



Researchers study quantum optics, laser physics, optical waveguide technologies, laser-matter interactions, atmospheric propagation, optical technology, holography, optical warfare, optical data processing, fiber-optic sensor systems, optical systems, optical materials, radiation damage studies, IR surveillance and missile seeker technologies, IR signature measurements, optical recording materials, and optical diagnostics techniques. Download the Optical Sciences section research articles here Optical_2010.pdf.

Research Articles

  • Asymmetric Lasercom for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems
    P.G. Goetz, W.T. Freeman, J.L. Murphy, B. Mathieu, S.J. Frawley, M.R. Suite, M.S. Ferraro, W.R. Smith, B.B. Xu, R. Mahon, W.S. Rabinovich, M.A. Colbert, H.R. Burris, C.I. Moore, and W.W. Schultz

  • SWOrRD: Swept-Wavelength Optical resonance-Raman Detection of Bacteria, Chemicals, and Explosives
    J. Grun, C. Manka, P. Kunapareddy, R. Lunsford, D. Gillis, S. Nikitin, Z. Wang, J. Bowles, and M. Corson

  • Single-shot Imaging Magnetometry and Spectroscopy Using Cold Atoms
    F.K. Fatemi, M.L. Terraciano, M. Bashkansky, and Z. Dutton

Research Groups

  • Optical Sciences, 5600
  • Plasma Physics, 6700
    • Radiation Hydrodynamics, 6720
    • Laser Plasma, 6730
    • Charged Particle Physics, 6750
    • Pulsed Power Physics, 6770
    • Beam Physics, 6790


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