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True-time delay for phased array antennas
Optical interconnections
Quality of signal monitoring
Optics of the eye
Spatial modes/spatial coherence
Acousto-optic momentum mismatch
Radiation effects on laser diodes
Fiber splice misalignment losses
Fiber optic microbend sensors
Vertical cavity ring laser
Education: Photonics Laboratory


White Cell True Time Delay Tutorial
White Cell optical interconnection tutorial
How to give technical presentations


Device and method for producing optically-controlled incremental time delays
Device for optical and interconnection
Device and method for producing optically-controlled incremental time delays
Device for optical interconnection
Optical circulator with large number of ports and no polarization-based components
Using fibers as delay elements in optical true-time delay devices based on the White cell
Binary optical interconnection
Using fiber as shifting elements in optical interconnection devices based on the White cell
Optical correlation device and method
Method and Apparatus for monitoring the quality of optical links
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for optically generating time delays in signals
Apparatus and Method for providing Tru Time Delay in Optical Signals Using A Fourier Cell
Spectroscopic Optical System
Optical Spot Displacement Apparatus
Methods, Systems, and Devices for Steering Optical Beams
Apparatus and Method for Providing an Optical Cross-Connect


True Time Delay for Phased Array Antennas:

Y.Shi, B.L. Anderson, "Robert cell-based optical delay elements for White cell True-time delay devices,"Journal of Lightwave Technology, 31(7), pp. 1006-1014, April 1, 2013.pdf

B.L. Anderson, J.G. Ho, W.D. Cowan, O. Blum-Spahn, A. Y. Yi, D.J. Rowe, M.R. Flannery D.L. McCray, P. Chen, and D.J. Rabb, "Hardware Demonstration of Extremely Compact Optical True Time Delay Device for Wideband Electronically Steered Antennas."Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29(9), pp. 1343-1353, May 1, 2011.pdf

D. Rabb, B.L. Anderson, "Optical cross-connect based on the spherical Fourier cell,"Journal of Lightwave Technology, 27(14),pp.2737-2743, July 2009. .pdf

B. L. Anderson, J. G. Ho, W. D. Cowan, O. B. Spahn, A. Y. Yi, M. R. Flannery, D. J. Rowe, D. McCray, D. J. Rabb, P, Chen, “Ultra-compact optical true time delay device for wideband phased array radar,”  Proceedings of the SPIE, Defense, Security, and Sensing 2010, 7669, paper 24, April 6, 2010. pdf

D. Rabb, O. Blum-Spahn, W. Cowan, B. L. Anderson, “Optical Fourier cell for true time delay,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 27(7), pp. 879-886, April 2009. pdf

C.M. Warnky, R. Mital, B. L. Anderson, "Demonstration of a quartic cell, a true-time-delay device based on the White cell," IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24(10), pp. 3849-3855, Otober 2006. pdf

B. L. Anderson, D. J. Rabb, C. M. Warnky, F. M. Abou-Galala, "Binary Optical True Time Delay Based on the White Cell: Design and Demonstration,"IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, ," IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24(4), pp. 1886-1895, April, 2006. pdf

R. Mital, C. M. Warnky, B. L. Anderson, “Design and Demonstration of a Higher Order Polynomial Cell—Octic Cell,” ,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24(2), pp. 982-990, February, 2006. pdf

S. Kunathikom, B. L. Anderson, S. A. Collins, Jr., “Design of delay elements in binary optical true-time delay devices,” Applied Optics, 42 (35) pp. 6984-6994, December 2003. pdf

R. L. Higgins, N. K. Nahar, B. L. Anderson, “Design and demonstration of a switching engine for a binary true-time-delay device that uses a
White cell,” Applied Optics, 42(23), pp. 4747-4757, 2003. pdf

A. E. Rader, B. L. Anderson, “Demonstration of a linear optical true-time delay device using a microelectromechanical mirror array,” Applied Optics, 42(8), pp. 1409-1416, 2003. pdf

B. L. Anderson, R. Mital, “Polynomial-Based Optical True-Time Delay Devices Using MEMs” Applied Optics, 41(26), pp. 5449-5461, 2002. pdf

B. L. Anderson, C. D. Liddle, “Optical true-time delay for phased array antennas: demonstration of a quadratic White cell,” Applied Optics, 41(23), pp. 4912-4921, 2002. pdf

B. L. Anderson, S. A. Collins, Jr., C. A. Klein, E. A. Beecher, S. B. Brown, "Photonically Produced True-Time Delays for Phased Antenna Arrays," Applied Optics, 36(32), pp. 8493-8503, 1997. pdf



Optical interconnection

D. Rabb, B. L. Anderson, “Optical cross-connect based on the spherical Fourier cell,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 27(14), pp. 2737-2743, July 2009. pdf

V. Argueta-Diaz, B. L. Anderson, "Optical cross-connect system based on the White cell and three-state MEMS: Experimental demonstration of the quartic cell," Applied Optics 45(19) pp. 4658-4668, 2006. pdf

V. Argueta-Diaz, B. L. Anderson, “Reconfigurable Photonic Switch Based On A Binary System Using The White Cell And Micromirror Arrays," IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Quantum Electronics, 9(2), pp. 594-602. pdf

V. Argueta-Diaz, B. L. Anderson, “Design and simulation of microoptical devices (spot displacement devices) for free-space all-optical OXC systems,” IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 12(4), pp. 804-816. 2006. pdf

B. L. Anderson, F. Abou-Galala, V. Argueta-Diaz, G. Radhakrishnan, R. Higgins, "Optical cross-connect based on tip/tilt micromirrors in a White cell," IEEE Journal of Special Topics in Quantum Electronics, 9(2), pp. 579-593. pdf

D. Butzer, B. D. Clymer, B. L. Anderson, "Highly efficient interconnection for use with a multistage optical switching network with orthogonally polarized data and address information," Applied Optics, 34 (11) pp. 1788-1800, 1995. pdf

B. L. Anderson, T. D. De Vore , B. D. Clymer, "Use of Laser Diode Arrays in Holographic Interconnections," Applied Optics, 31(35), pp. 7411-7416, 1992. pdf


Quality of signal monitoring

F. Abou-Galala*, B. L.  Anderson, “Real-time all-optical performance monitoring using optical bit-shape correlation, “Applied Optics, Vol. 48, No. 7, March 1. 2009pdf

B. L. Anderson, A. Durresi, D. Rabb, F. Abou-Galala, “Real-Time All-Optical Quality of Service Monitoring Using Correlation and a Network Protocol to Exploit It,” Applied Optics, 42(5) pp. 1121-1130, March 2004. pdf

Optics of the eye

L. Wang, A. Mahmoud, B. L. Anderson, D. D. Koch, C. J. Roberts, “Total corneal power estimation: Ray tracing method vs. Gaussian optics formula,“ Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 52(3), pp. 1716-1722, March 1, 2011. pdf

Spatial modes and spatial coherence

C. M. Warnky, B. L. Anderson, C.. A. Klein, “Determining spatial modes of lasers using spatial coherence measurements,” Applied Optics, 39(33), pp. 6109-6117, November 2000. pdf

L. J. Pelz, B. L. Anderson, "Robustness of spatial coherence multiplexing under receiver misalignment," Applied Optics, 37(5), pp. 815-820, 1998. pdf

B. L. Anderson, L. J. Pelz, “Spatial coherence modulation for optical interconnections, ” Applied Optics, 34 (32), pp. 7443-7450, November 10, 1995. pdf

L. J. Pelz, B. L. Anderson, “Practical use of the spatial coherence function for determining laser transverse mode structure,” Optical Engineering, 34 (11), pp. 3323-3328, November 1995. Page 1 2 3 4 5 6

B. L. Anderson, P. L. Fuhr, "Twin-Fiber Interferometric Method for Measuring Spatial Coherence," Optical Engineering 32 (5), pp. 926-932, 1992. Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Acousto-optic momentum mismatch

Y. T. Wu, B. L. Anderson, “Spurious momentum mismatch caused by an approximate model in acousto-optic interactions,” Applied Physics Letters, 68 (22), pp. 3066-3068, 1996. pdf



Radiation effects on laser diodes

M. C. Hastings, B. L. Anderson, B. C. Chiu, D. E. Holcomb, “Effects of gamma radiation on high-power laser diodes,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 43 (3), pp. 2141-2149, June 1996. pdf



Fiber splice misalignment losses

K. M. Taylor, B. L. Anderson, "Misalignment losses in fiber optic joints due to angular misalignment for arbitrary energy distribution," Optical Engineering, 34 (12), pp. 3471-3479, December 1995. Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Fiber optic microbend sensors

B. L. Anderson, J. A. Brosig, "New Approach to Microbending Fiber Optic Sensors: Varying the Spatial Frequency," Optical Engineering, 34 (1), pp. 208-213, 1995. Page 1 2 3 4 5 6



Vertical cavity ring laser

B. L. Anderson, "Vertical Cavity Ring Laser," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 6 (3), pp. 330-333, 1994. pdf



Education: Photonics Laboratory

B. L. Anderson, L. J. Pelz, S. A. Ringel, B. D. Clymer, S. A. Collins, Jr., “Photonics Laboratory with Emphasis on Technical Diversity,” IEEE Transactions on Education, 41(3), August 1998. pdf




Last revised 04/08/2011