Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego

Photonic Systems Integration

Laboratory

 

 

Recent Journal Publications and Conference Proceedings

   

Journals Publications | Conference Proceedings

Journal Publications:

S. Olivas, Y. Rachlin, L. Gu, B. Gardiner, R. Dawson, J. Laine, and J. Ford, "Characterization of a compressive imaging system using laboratory and natural light scenes," Appl. Opt. 52, 4515-4526 (2013).

N. Farrington, A. Forencich, G. Porter, P.-C. Sun, J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, G. C. Papen, and A. Vahdat, "A multiport microsecond optical circuit switch for data center networking," Photonics Technology Letters (in press, 2013)

Eric. J. Tremblay, Igor Stamenov, R. Dirk Beer, Ashkan Arianpour, and Joseph E. Ford, "Switchable telescopic contact lens," Optics Express (in press, 2013)

Ashkan Arianpour, Eric Tremblay, Igor Stamenov, Joseph Ford, David Schanzlin, and Yuhwa Lo, " An optomechanical model eye for ophthalmological refractive studies," Journal of Refractive Surgery 29(12), pp. 126-132, Feb. 2013.

I. Stamenov, I. Agurok, and J. Ford, "Optimization of two-glass monocentric lenses for compact panoramic imagers: general aberration analysis and specific designs," Appl. Opt. 51, 7648-7661 (2012).

J. Hallas, K. Baker, J. Karp, E. Tremblay, and J. Ford, "Two-axis solar tracking accomplished through small lateral translations," Appl. Opt. 51, 6117-6124 (2012).

E. Tremblay, D. Marks, D. Brady, and J. Ford, "Design and scaling of monocentric multiscale imagers," Appl. Opt. 51, 4691-4702 (2012).

S. Olivas, M. Sorel, and J. Ford, "Platform motion blur image restoration system," Appl. Opt. 51, 8246-8256 (2012).

K.A. Baker, J.H. Karp, E.J. Tremblay, J.M. Hallas, and J.E. Ford, "Reactive self-tracking solar concentrators: concept, design, and initial materials characterization," Appl. Opt. 51, 1086-1094 (2012) 

J. H. Karp, E. J. Tremblay, J. M. Hallas and J. E. Ford, "Orthogonal and secondary concentration in planar micro-optic solar collectors," Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue S4, A673-A685 (2011).

D. Marks, E. Tremblay, J. Ford, and D. Brady, "Microcamera aperture scale in monocentric gigapixel cameras," Appl. Opt. 50, 5824-5833 (2011).

K.A. Baker, E.J. Tremblay, J.H. Karp, J.E. Ford, N. Finer and W. Rich, "Anatomy-driven design of a prototype video laryngoscope for extremely low birth weight infants", J. Biomed. Opt. 15, 066023 (Dec 17, 2010);

J. H. Karp, E. J. Tremblay and J. E. Ford, “Planar micro-optic solar concentrator,” Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 2, 1122-1133 (2010).

E. Tremblay, R. Stack, R. Morrison, J. Karp, and J. Ford, "Ultrathin four-reflection imager," Appl. Opt. 48, 343-354 (2009).

J. Karp, T. Chan, and J. Ford, "Integrated diffractive shearing interferometry for adaptive wavefront sensing," Appl. Opt. 47, 6666-6674 (2008).

T. Chan, E. Myslivets, and J. Ford, "2-Dimensional beamsteering using dispersive deflectors and wavelength tuning," Opt. Express 16, 14617-14628 (2008).

E. J. Tremblay, J. Rutkowski, I. Tamayo, P. E. X. Silverira, R. A. Stack, R. L. Morrison, M. A. Neifeld, Y. Fainman, and J. E. Ford, “Relaxing the alignment and fabrication tolerances of thin annular folded imaging systems using Wavefront Coding,” Applied Optics,Vol.46, No. 27 (accept for publication June 2007).

T. K. Chan, J. H. Karp, R. Jiang, N. Alic, S. Radic, C. F. Marki, and J. E. Ford, “1092 Channel Two-Dimensional Array Demultiplexer for Ultra-High Bandwidth Systems,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 25, No. 3 (March 2007), pp. 719-725.

E. J. Tremblay, R. A. Stack, R. L. Morrison and J. E. Ford, “Ultra-Thin Cameras Using Annular Folded Optics,” Applied Optics, Vol. 46, No. 4 (February 2007), pp. 463-471.

R. Jiang, R.E. Saperstein, N. Alic, M. Nezhad, C.J. McKinstrie, J.E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. Radic, “Continuous-Wave Band Translation Between the Near-Infrared and Visible Spectral Ranges,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2007), pp.58-66.

M. C. Wu, O. Solgaard, and J. E. Ford, “Optical MEMS for Lightwave Communication,” Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 24, No. 12 (December 2006), pp. 4433-4454.

R. Jiang, R. Saperstein, N. Alic, M. Nezhad, C. McKinstrie, J. Ford, Y. Fainman and S. Radic, “Parametric Wavelength Conversion from Conventional Near-Infrared to Visible Band” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 18, No. 23 (December 2006), pp. 2445 – 2447.

G. Wilson, C-J Chen, P. Gooding and J. E. Ford, “Spectral passband filter with independently variable center wavelength and bandwidth,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 18, No. 15 (August 2006) pp. 1660-1662.

T. K. Chan and J. E. Ford, “Retro-reflecting optical modulator using a MEMS deformable micro-mirror array,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2006), pp. 516 – 525.

Q. Lin, R. Jiang, C. F. Marki, C. J. McKinstrie, R. Jopson, J. Ford, G. P. Agraway and S. Radic, “40 Gb/s Optical Switching and Wavelength Multicasting in a Two-Pump Parametric Device,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 17, No. 11 (November 2005), pp. 2376-2378.

J. A. Dobrowolski, J. E. Ford, B. T. Sullivan, L. Lu, and N. R. Osborne, “Conducting antireflection coatings with low polarization dependent loss for telecommunication applications,” Optics Express, Vol. 12, No. 25 (December 2004), pp. 6258-6269.

J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, D. T. Neilson, D. M. Tennant, S. Y. Park and J. W. Sulhoff, “Interference Based Micromechanical Spectral Equalizers” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 3 (May-June 2004), pp. 6258-6269.

Archived Publications (1986-2002)

 

Conference Proceedings:

S. Olivas, Y. Rachlin, L. Gu, B. Gardiner, R. Dawson, J. Laine, and J. Ford, "Single Pixel Compressive Imaging of Laboratory and Natural Light Scenes," (COSI), OSA, CTu1C.2 (2013).


J. Ford, I. Stamenov, S. Olivas, G. Schuster, N. Motamedi, I. Agurok, R. Stack, A. Johnson, and R. Morrison, "Fiber-coupled Monocentric Lens Imaging," in Imaging and Applied Optics, J. Christou and D. Miller, eds.,  (COSI), OSA, CW4C.2 (2013)..

I. Stamenov, E. Tremblay, K. A. Baker, et al., "Liquid crystal lens focusing in monocentric multiscale imagers", Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8486, 84860V (2012). For presentation, click here.

S. Olivas, M. Šorel, N. Nikzad and J. Ford, “Platform Motion Blur Image Restoration System,” Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging (COSI), OSA, CTu2B3 (2012). For presentation, click here.

K. Baker, J. Karp, J. Hallas, and J. Ford, "Reactive Self-Tracking Solar Concentration," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper SRThB2.  For presentation, click here.

J. H. Karp, E. J. Tremblay and J. E Ford, "Micro-Optic Solar Concentration and Next-Generation Prototypes," IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Concerence (2010). For presentation, click here.

J. H. Karp, E. J. Tremblay and J. E Ford, "Radial Coupling Method for Orthogonal Concentration within Planar Micro-Optic Solar Collectors," Optics for Solar Energy, OSA paper STuD2 (2010). For presentation, click here.

K. A. Baker, N. Finer, W.Rich, and J.E. Ford, “Design and Prototype Fabrication of a Neonatal Video Laryngoscope,” Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Paper FThP3, San Jose, CA, October 11-15 2009.

B. R. Nadler, E. J. Tremblay, J. H. Karp and J. E. Ford, “Range Finding Using a Masked Folded Optic Imager,” Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Paper FWG2, San Jose, CA, October 11-15 2009. For presentation, click here.

J. H. Karp, E. J. Tremblay and J. E. Ford, “Planar micro-optic concentration using multiple imagaing lenses into a common slab waveguide,” Proc. SPIE 7407, 7407-11 (2009). For presentation, click here.

J. H. Karp and J. E. Ford, “Multiband solar concentrator using transmissive dichroic beamsplitting,” Proc. SPIE 7043, 70430F1-8 (2008). For presentation, click here.

J. H. Karp, T. K. Chan, J. E. Ford, "Fourier-Based Diffractive Shearing Interferometer for Wavefront Sensing," Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2007. LEOS 2007. The 20th Annual Meeting of the IEEE,pp.165-166, 21-25 Oct. 2007. For presentation, click here.

T.K. Chan and J.E. Ford, “Fast, Two-Dimensional Optical Beamscanning by Wavelength Switching,” Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2007. LEOS 2007. The 20th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, pp.592-593, 21-25 Oct. 2007. For presentation, click here.

E.J. Tremblay, R.A. Stack, R. Morrison, and J.E. Ford, “Arc-Section Annular Folded Imager,” SPIE Optics + Photonics 2007, Proceedings Vol. 6668, San Diego, CA, ,pp. 26-30, August 2007. For presentation, click here.

E.J. Tremblay, R.L. Morrison, R.A. Stack, and J.E. Ford, “Improving Depth of Field and Reducing Volume in Annular Folded Imagers,” Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging (COSI), Paper CMB3, Vancouver, Canada, June 18, 2007.

Rui Jiang, Robert Saperstein, Nikola Alic, Maziar Nezhad, Colin J. McKinstrie, Joseph Ford, Yeshaiahu Fainman, Stojan Radic, “375 THz Parametric Translation of Modulated Signal from 1550nm to Visible Band” OSA/IEEE Optical Fiber Communications Conference, (Postdeadline Paper PDP-16) Anaheim, CA, March 5-10, 2006.

E.J. Tremblay, J. Rutkowski, R.A. Stack, R.L. Morrison, Y. Fainman and J.E. Ford, “Annular Folded Optic Imagers,“ SPIE Defense & Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, April 2006.

Trevor K. Chan, Rui Jiang, Nikola Alic, Stojan Radic and Joseph E. Ford, “Data Transmission through a 1014-Channel Two-Dimensional Array Wavelength Demultiplexer.” OSA/IEEE Optical Fiber Communications Conference, (Paper OWB7), Anaheim, CA, March 5-10, 2006. For presentation, click here.

E.J. Tremblay, J. Rutkowski, I. Tamayo, R.A. Stack, R.L. Morrison, D. Combs, J. Mader, H-C. Kim, U. Levy, Y. Fainman, and J.E. Ford, “Ultra-Thin Folder Imager,” Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, Paper CMB2, Charlotte, NC, June 6, 2005.

T. K. Chan, M. Abashin and J. E. Ford, “2-D Array Wavelength Demultiplexing by Hybrid Waveguide and Free-Space Optics,” OSA/IEEE Optical Fiber Communications Conference, (Paper OThV7), Anaheim, CA, March 6-11, 2005. For presentation, click here.

L. Smarr, J. Ford, P. Papadopolous, S. Fainman, T. Defanti, M. Brown, J. Leigh, “The OptIPuter, Quartzite and Starlight Projects: A campus to global-scale testbed for optical technologies enabling lambdagrid computering,” OSA/IEEE Optical Fiber Communications Conference, (Paper OWG7), Anaheim, CA, March 6-11, 2005, pp. 1-3.

T. K. Chan and J. E. Ford, “Deformable MEMS Micromirror Array for Wavelength and Angle Insensitive Retro-Reflecting Modulators,” IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, (paper ThEE4), Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, November 7-11, 2004, pp. 1007-1008. For presentation, click here.

G. Wilson, C.-J. Chen, P. Gooding, and J. E. Ford, “Spectral Filter with Independently Variable Center Wavelength and Bandwidth,” Postdeadline Paper Th4.2.1, (European Conference on Optical Communications), Stockholm, Sweden, September 5-9, 2004.

J. E. Ford, “Optical MEMS: Legacy of the Telecom Boom,” Solid State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop, (plenary), Hilton Head, SC, June 6-10, 2004, pp. 1-3.

J.E. Ford, “MEMS Optical Components,” Asian-Pacific Optical Communications Conference, Beijing, China (Paper 5623-30, Invited talk (no proceedings published)), November 2004.

J. E. Ford, “MEMS Technology for Optical Interconnects,” IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 26-30, 2003, pp. 299-300.

J. E. Ford, “MEMS Wavelength Add/Drop Switching: from device to network architecture,” 2003 IEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 23-28, 2003, pp. 253-255