Our publications:

Modeling Physical Optics Phenomena by Complex Raytracing

James E. Harvey, Ryan Irvin, Richard N. Pfisterer

One of the top ten most downloaded papers from Optical Engineering in the 2015 calendar year!

(paper available from SPIE)


A sample of our customers’ publications related to FRED:

Wearable Organic Optoelectronic Sensors for Medicine

Ashu K. Bansal, Shuoben Hou, Olena Kulyk, Eric M. Bowman, Ifor D. W. Samuel
University of St Andrews, Scotland

(article currently available here)

Mechanics and optics of stretchable elastomeric microlens array for artificial compound eye camera

Zengwei Li, Jianliang Xiao
University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado

(pdf currently available here)

Remote Optical Detection of Alpha Radiation

J. Sand, V. Hannuksela, S. Ihantola, K. Peräjärvi, H. Toivonen, and J. Toivonen
Tampere University of Technology, Optics Laboratory, Tampere, Finland
STUK – Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Helsinki, Finland

(pdf currently available here)

Image Analysis for the Automated Alignment of the Advanced Radiography Capability (ARC) Diagnostic Path

Randy Roberts , Abdul Awwal, Richard Leach, Michael Rushford, Erlan Bliss and Karl Wilhelmsen,
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

(pdf currently available here)

Recent Progress in Wide-Field Imaging Interferometry

S. A. Rinehart , D. T. Leisawitz, M. R. Bolcar, K. M. Chaprnka, R. G. Lyon, S. F. Maher, N.
Memarsadeghi, E. J. Sinukoff, E. Teichmand
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD
Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Greenbelt MD
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

(pdf currently available here)

System Modeling of kJ-class Petawatt Lasers at LLNL

M. Y. Shverdin, M. Rushford, M. A. Henesian, C. Boley, C. Haefner, J. E. Heebner, J. K. Crane, C. W. Siders, C.P. Barty
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

(pdf currently available here)

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope (ATLAST) -9.2m Design Study

(pdf currently available here)

DLR VR-SCAN: A Versatile and Robust Miniaturized Laser Scanner for short range 3D-Modelling and Exploration in Robotics

Simon Kielhofer, Thomas Bahls, Franz Hacker, Tilo Wusthoff and Michael Suppa

(pdf currently available here)

Fabrication and characterization of linear diffusers based on concave micro lens arrays

Roland Bitterli, Toralf Scharf, Hans-Peter Herzig, Wilfried Noell, Nico de Rooij, Andreas Bich, Sylvain Roth, Kenneth J. Weible, Reinhard Voelkel, Maik Zimmermann, and Michael Schmidt
Ecole Politechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Ecole Politechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
SUSS MicroOptics SA, Jaquet-Droz 7, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH, Erlangen, Germany

(pdf currently available here)

Calibration Services for Marine Optical Buoy (MOBY) Operations
Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2010 (October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010)

C. Johnson, NIST

(pdf currently available here)

Optical characteristics of low concentration ratio solar collectors for façade applications

M Piratheepan and T N Anderson
Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand

(pdf currently available here)

Design and Validation of a Low-cost High-flux Solar Simulator using Fresnel Lens Concentrators

W Wang, L Aichmayer, B Laumert, T Fransson
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

(pdf currently available here)

Modulated-alignment dual-axis (MAD) confocal microscopy for deep optical sectioning in tissues

Steven Y. Leigh, Ye Chen, and Jonathan T.C. Liu
Stony Brook University (SUNY), Department of Biomedical Engineering, USA

(pdf currently available here)


Gary Herrit, Alan Hedges, Herman Reedy
II-VI Incorporated
Saxonburg, PA, USA

(pdf currently available here)

Photon Detection System for Collinear Laser Spectroscopy Experiments at NSCL

Schneider, A.; Minamisono, K.; Mantica, P. F.; Klose, A.; Johnson, B.
NSCL/Michigan State University

(article available from APS)

Stray light testing of the OLI Telescope

Frank Grochocki, John Fleming
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., USA

(paper available from SPIE)

Cryogenic metrology for the James Webb Space Telescope Integrated Science Instrument Module alignment target fixtures using laser radar through a chamber window

T. Hadjimichael ; D. Kubalak ; A. Slotwinski ; P. Davila ; B. Eegholm ; W. Eichhorn ; J. Hayden ; E. Mentzell ; R. Ohl ; G. Scharfstein ; R. Telfer
NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (USA)
Nikon Metrology, Inc. (USA)
Sigma Space Corp. (USA)
Flexure Engineering, LLC (USA)
Orbital Sciences Corp. (USA)

(paper available from SPIE)

Polarization and stray light considerations for the Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM)

B. Van Gorp ; P. Mouroulis ; D. Wilson ; K. Balasubramanian
Jet Propulsion Lab. (USA)

(paper available from SPIE)

Developing wide-field spatio-spectral interferometry for far-infrared space applications

David Leisawitz ; Matthew R. Bolcar ; Richard G. Lyon ; Stephen F. Maher ; Nargess Memarsadeghi ; Stephen A. Rinehart ; Evan J. Sinukoff
NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)

(paper available from SPIE)

The LSST camera instrument model

D. Kirk K. Gilmore ; Steven Kahn ; Pat Hascall ; John Ku ; Paul O’Connor ; Andrew Rasmussen ; Vincent Riot ; Jack Singal
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., United States
Brookhaven National Lab., United States
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., United States

(paper available from SPIE)

Mathematical analysis of the static solar concentrator with cascading right-angle prisms

Allen Jong-Woei Whang, Yi-Lung Lai, Shu-Hua Yang, Chiung-Hui Lai, Huai-Yi Chen, Yi-Yung Chen & Shi-Chi Chen

(paper available from WIT eLibrary)

Physical Optics Modeling of the Interferometric Radius Measurement

Kate M. Medicus and Angela Davies
University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA

(paper available from OSA)

Grating-over-lens concentrating photovoltaic spectrum splitting systems with volume holographic optical elements

 Juan M. Russo, Deming Zhang, Michael Gordon, Shelby D. Vorndran, Youchen Wu, Raymond K. Kostuk
The Univ. of Arizona, USA

(paper available from SPIE)

Modeling EUVL illumination systems

Daniel G. Smith
Nikon Research Corp. of America (USA)

(paper available from SPIE)

A multi-directional backlight for a wide-angle, glasses-free three-dimensional display

David Fattal, Zhen Peng, Tho Tran, Sonny Vo, Marco Fiorentino, Jim Brug, Raymond G. Beausoleil
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, (USA)

(paper available from Nature)

Algorithm for irradiance tailoring using multiple freeform optical surfaces

Axel Bäuerle, Adrien Bruneton, Rolf Wester, Jochen Stollenwerk, and Peter Loosen
Chair for the Technology of Optical Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Aachen, Germany

(paper available from OSA)

Temperature-controlled optical stimulation of the rat prostate cavernous nerves

Serhat Tozburun ; Thomas C. Hutchens ; Michael A. McClain ; Gwen A. Lagoda ; Arthur L. Burnett ; Nathaniel M. Fried
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Urology, Baltimore, Maryland

(paper available from SPIE)

Endoscopic geometry inspection by modular fiber optic sensors with increased depth of focus

Christoph Ohrt ; Markus Kästner ; Eduard Reithmeier
Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)

(paper available from SPIE)

High-sensitivity, real-time, ratiometric imaging of surface-enhanced Raman scattering nanoparticles with a clinically translatable Raman endoscope device

Ellis Garai ; Steven Sensarn ; Cristina L. Zavaleta ; Dominique Van de Sompel ; Nathan O. Loewke ; Michael J. Mandella ; Sanjiv S. Gambhir ; Christopher H. Contag
Stanford University, Stanford, California

(article available online here)

Integral image rendering procedure for aberration correction and size measurement

Holger Sommer, Andreas Ihrig, Melanie Ebenau, Dirk Flühs, Bernhard Spaan, and Marion Eichmann
Technische Universität Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Universitätsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany

(paper available from OSA)

HyTES: Thermal imaging spectrometer development

Johnson, W.R. ; Hook, S.J. ; Mouroulis, P. ; Wilson, D.W.
Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA

(paper available from IEEE)

Sensor modeling and demonstration of a multi-object spectrometer for performance-driven sensing

John P. Kerekes, Michael D. Presnar, Kenneth D. Fourspring, Zoran Ninkov, David R. Pogorzala, Alan D. Raisanen, Andrew C. Rice, Juan R. Vasquez, Jeffrey P. Patel, Robert T. MacIntyre, Scott D. Brown
Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Numerica Corp., USA

(paper available from SPIE)

Optical architecture design for detection of absorbers embedded in visceral fat

Robert Francis, James Florence, and Duncan MacFarlane
Raytheon EO Innovations, Richardson, USA
University of Texas Dallas, Richardson, USA

(paper available from OSA)

Correction of autofluorescence intensity for epithelial scattering by optical coherence tomography: a phantom study

H. Pahlevaninezhad ; A. M. D. Lee ; C. Hyun ; S. Lam ; C. MacAulay ; P. M. Lane
The BC Cancer Agency (Canada)

(paper available from SPIE)

Improving optical contact for functional near-infrared brain spectroscopy and imaging with brush optodes

Bilal Khan, Chester Wildey, Robert Francis, Fenghua Tian, Mauricio R. Delgado, Hanli Liu, Duncan MacFarlane, and George Alexandrakis
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
MRRA Inc., Euless, Texas
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

(paper available online here)