Research Publications

Broadband antihole photon sieve telescope, Appl. opt. 46, 3706-3708, (2007).

Large Optical Photon Sieve, Opt. Lett. 30, 2976-2978, (2005).

Holographic correction and phasing of large sparse-array telescopes, Appl. Opt. 44, 1355-1359 (2005).

Raman and Rayleigh holographic lidar, Appl. Opt. 41, 1-7 (2002).

Large aperture, holographically corrected membrane telescope, Opt. Eng. 41, 1603-1607 (2002).

Holographically corrected telescope for high bandwidth optical communications, Appl. Opt. 38, 6833-6835 (1999).

Frequency Doubled Diode Laser Pumped Nd:YVO4 Microchip Laser, Am. J. Phys. (1999).

A high resolution, holographically corrected microscope with a Fresnel lens objective at large working distances, Opt. Exp. 2, 546-551 (1998).

Holographically corrected microscope with a large working distance, Appl. Opt. 37, 1849-1853 (1998).

Wavelength dependence of wave-front correction using holography in a saturable absorber, Opt. Comm. 152, 16-18 (1998).

Compact holographic correction of aberrated telescopes, Appl. Opt. 36, 1427-1432 (1997).

Holographic correction of large telescope primaries by proximal off-axis beacons, Appl. Opt. 35, 603-608 (1996).


Proceedings and presentations

Photon sieve telescope, 50th Annual Meeting SPIE, “UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes: Innovative Technologies and Concepts II”, Proc. SPIE 5899 286-293, San Diego, California, (2005).

Holographic wavefront sensor, 50th Annual Meeting SPIE, “Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices and Applications III”, Proc. SPIE 5894, 221-228 San Diego, California (2005).

US Air Force 4m telescope, AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, Hawaii (2004).

Large holographically corrected sparse-aperture telescopes (talk only), 49th Annual Meeting SPIE, “Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices and Applications II”, Denver, Colorado (2004).

US Air Force 4m telescope, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, “Ground-based Telescopes”, Proc SPIE 5489, 650-657, Glasgow, Scotland (2004).

Holographic sparse aperture telescopes for space, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, “Optical, Infrared and Millimeter Space Telescopes”, Proc. SPIE 5487, 1129-1136, Glasgow, Scotland (2004).

Deployment and Structural Support of Space Membrane Optics System Using Rigidizable Conical Booms, Proc. American Society of Civil Engineers, Earth and Space 2004, Houston, Texas (2004).

Large diameter, holographically corrected membrane telescope, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, “Highly Innovative Space Telescope Concepts”, Proc. SPIE 4849, 348-355, Kona, Hawaii (2002).

Holographic Raman and Rayleigh lidar, CLEO, Baltimore, Maryland (2001).

Holographic Raman/Rayleigh lidar for all-atmosphere thermal profiles, AeroSense: SPIE 15th Annual Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation and Controls, Orlando, Florida (2001).

Holographic Raman lidar, AOS 2000, Adelaide, Australia (2000).

Large holographically corrected telescopes, AOS 2000, Adelaide, Australia (2000).

Holographically corrected telescope with temporal update, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, “UV, Optical and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments”, Proc. SPIE 4013, 587-594, Munich, Germany (2000).

Daytime holographic Raman lidar system, AeroSense, Proc. SPIE 4035, “Laser Radar Technology and Applications V”, 13-21, Orlando, Florida (2000).

Large holographic telescope for optical communications, 18th Congress of the International Commission on Optics (ICO), Proc. SPIE 3749, 30-31, San Francisco, California (1999).

Applications of large holographically corrected telescopes, Invited paper at 44th Annual Meeting SPIE, Denver, Colorado (1999).

Large holographically corrected space telescopes, Invited paper at 43rd Annual Meeting SPIE, “Artificial Turbulence for Imaging and Wave Propagation”, Proc. SPIE 3432, 129-136, San Diego, California (1998).

Holographically corrected microscopes, Invited paper at Laser Optics ’98, St. Petersburg, Russia (1998).

Holographically corrected telescopes, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, “Space Telescopes and Instruments V”, Proc. SPIE 3356, 773-779, Kona, Hawaii (1998).

Holographic microscopes, 42nd Annual Meeting SPIE, “Optomechanical Design and Precision Instruments”, A.E. Hatheway ed., Proc. SPIE 3132, 112-119, San Diego, California (1997).

A simple holographic microscope, OSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California (1997).

Holographic correction of aberrated telescopes, IQEC Sydney, Australia (1996).

Holographic correction of large optical elements, ACOLS Melbourne, Australia (1993).


Popular press articles featuring my work

Photon sieve feasible as telescope element, Laser Focus World, December 2005

1-m membrane developed for space telescopes, Photonics Spectra, October 2002

Peter Chen and Robert Romeo: Graphite fiber strengthens lightweight mirrors, Laser Focus World, May 2001.

Sunny Bains: Holographically corrected microscopes may have applications to lithography, OE Reports, 185, May 1999.

Matt Forsbacka: Holographs correct images from space, AFOSR Research Highlights, Jul/Aug 1999.

Holographically corrected instruments, Holography – Publication of the SPIE working group, Aug 1999.