Dissertation List

2014
Optical-Frequency Converters for Parameteric Temporal Imaging, Dr. Derek Chang, (August, 2014)
2012
Frequency Conversion of Single Photons: Physics, Devices, and Applications, Dr. Jason S. Pelc, (July, 2012)
Broadband Optical Sources Based on Highly Nonlinear Quasi-Phasematched Interactions, Dr. Chris Richard Phillips, (June, 2012)
2011
The atomic structure and properties of mirror coatings for use in gravitational wave detectors, Dr. Riccardo Bassiri, (June, 2011)
Interaction of light with impurities in lithium niobate crystals, Dr. Judith Schwesyg, (June, 2011)
2009
Terahertz Sources Based On Intracavity Parametric Frequency Down-Conversion Using Quasi-Phase-Matched Gallium Arsenide, Dr. Joseph E. Schaar, (June, 2009)
2008
Thick Film, Orientation-Patterned Gallium Arsenide for Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion, Dr. Paulina S. Kuo, (April, 2008)
2007
Multifunctional Optical Signal-Processing Devices in Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate, Dr. Jie Huang, (June, 2007)
Classical and Low-Light-Level Detection and Pulse Characterization using Optical-Frequency Mixers, Dr. Carsten Langrock, (June, 2007)
Optical Parametric Amplifiers using Chirped Quasi-Phase-Matching Gratings, Dr. Mathieu Charbonneau-Lefort, (June, 2007)
Frequency conversion in near-stoichiometric lithium tantalate fabricated by vapor transport equilibration, Dr. David S. Hum, (April, 2007)
2006
Optical-Frequency Mixers in Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate: Materials, Modeling and Characterization, Dr. Rostislav V. Roussev, (December, 2006)
Automatic Gain Equalization In Wavelength-Division Multiplexed Communication Systems by using folded Nonlinear-Optical Loop Mirrors, Dr. Ueyn Block, (December, 2006)
High gain parametric processes in quasi-phase-matching proton-exchange lithium niobate waveguides, Dr. Xiuping Xie, (September, 2006)
MBE Growth of III-V Materials with Orientation-Patterned Structures for Nonlinear Optics, Xiaojun Yu, (March, 2006)
2005
Parametric Interactions of Short Optical Pulses in Quasi-Phase-Matched Nonlinear Devices, Dr. Andrew M. Schober, (July, 2005)
2003
Integrated Optical-Frequency Mixers, Dr. Jonathan Kurz, (November, 2003)
2002
Highly Efficient Optical Frequency Mixers, Dr. Krishnan R. Parameswaran, (May, 2002)
2001
All-Epitaxially Orientation-Patterned Semiconductors for Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion, Loren Alan Eyres, (December, 2001)
The Polarization Sagnac Interferometer For Gravitational Wave Detection, Peter Beyersdorf, (January, 2001)
2000
Tailoring of Ultrafast Frequency Conversion with Quasi-Phase-Matching Gratings, Dr. Gennady Imeshev, (December, 2000)
1999
Optical Frequency Mixers Using Three-wave Mixing for Optical Fiber Communications, Ming-Hsien Chou, (August, 1999)
1998
Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate: Modeling, Fabrication, and Nonlinear-Optical Performance, Gregory David Miller, (July, 1998)
Generation and manipulation of infrared light using quasi-phasematched devices: ultrashort-pulse, aperiodic-grating and guided-wave frequency conversion, Mark Alan Arbore, (June, 1998)
1994
Quasi-Phasematched Optical Frequency Conversion in Lithium Niobate Waveguides, Dr. Michael L. Bortz, (December, 1994)