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Manuel Ferdinandus

CREOL Alum: Manuel Ferdinandus

Education
2014 PhD in Optics, advisor: David J. Hagan & Eric W. Van Stryland
2014 PhD in Optics at University of Central Florida
2007 MS in Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology
1999 BS in Physics at Seattle University

Employment
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Optics, Air Force Institute of Technology
2010 - 2013: Assistant Professor of Optical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology
 
Publications
2016
D.J. Hagan, T.R. Ensley, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, H. Hu, and E.W. Van Stryland
"New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials"
13th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials, Marrakesh, Morocco, keynote presentation
2016
T.R. Ensley, H.H. Hu, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, D. Peceli, J.M. Hales, J.W. Perry, Z.A. Li, S.H. Jang, A.K.Y. Jen, S.R. Marder, D.J. Hagan, and E.W. Van Stryland
"Quasi-three-level model applied to measured spectra of nonlinear absorption and refraction in organic molecules"
Journal Of The Optical Society Of America B - Optical Physics, 33(4), pp.780-796
2016
T.R. Ensley, H.H. Hu, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, D. Peceli, J.M. Hales, J.W. Perry, Z.A. Li, S.H. Jang, A.K.Y. Jen, S.R. Marder, D.J. Hagan, and E.W. Van Stryland
"Quasi-three-level model applied to measured spectra of nonlinear absorption and refraction in organic molecules (vol 33, pg 780, 2016)"
Journal Of The Optical Society Of America B - Optical Physics, 33(5), pp.1007-1007
2016
M. Reichert, H.H. Hu, M.R. Ferdinandus, M. Seidel, P. Zhao, T.R. Ensley, D. Peceli, J.M. Reed, D.A. Fishman, S. Webster, D.J. Hagan, and E.W. Van Stryland
"Temporal, spectral, and polarization dependence of the nonlinear optical response of carbon disulfide (vol 1, pg 436, 2014)"
Optica 3(6), pp.657-658
2015
Hagan, D. J., Ensley, T. R., Reichert, M, Ferdinandus, M, R, Hu, H. and Van Stryland, E. W.,
"New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials"
(Keynote Presentation) 13th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials, 13th ICFAM, Marrakesh, Morocco, April 2015.
2015
D.J. Hagan, T.R. Ensley, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, H. Hu, E.W. Van Stryland
"New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials."
13th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials, keynote presentation
2015
H. Hu, T.R. Ensley, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, D. Peceli, O.V. Przhonska, S.R. Marder, A. K-Y Jen, J.M. Hales, J.W. Perry, D.J. Hagan, & E.W. Van Stryland
"Optimization of the electronic third-order nonlinearity of cyanine-like molecules for all optical switching"
Photonics West, San Francisco
2015
H. Hu, T.R. Ensley, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, D. Peceli, O.V. Przhonska, S.R. Marder, A. K-Y Jen, J.M. Hales, J.W. Perry, D.J. Hagan, E.W. Van Stryland
"Optimization of the electronic third-order nonlinearity of cyanine-like molecules for all optical switching"
SPIE Photonics West, Invited
2015
H. Hu, T.R. Ensley, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, D. Peceli, O.V. Przhonska, S.R. Marder, A. K-Y Jen, J.M. Hales, J.W. Perry, D.J. Hagan, & E.W. Van Stryland
"Optimization of the Electronic Third-order Nonlinearity of Cyanine-like Molecules for All Optical Switching"
Photonics West, San Francisco, January
2014
Matthew Reichert, Honghua Hu, Manuel Ferdinandus, Marcus Seidel, Peng Zhao, Jennifer Reed, Dmitry Fishman, Scott Webster, David Hagan, and Eric Van Stryland
"Measurement of Nonlinear Refraction Dynamics of CS2"
CLEO , OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), San Jose, June 2014.
2014
Matthew Reichert, Honghua Hu, Manuel Ferdinandus, Marcus Seidel, Peng Zhao, Jennifer Reed, Dmitry Fishman, Scott Webster, David Hagan, and Eric Van Stryland
"Measurement of Nonlinear Refraction Dynamics of CS2"
CLEO , OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), San Jose, June 2014.
2014
Hagan, D. J., Ensley, T. R., Reichert, M, Ferdinandus, M, R, Hu, H. and Van Stryland, E. W.
"New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials."
13th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FRONTIERS OF POLYMERS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS
2014
David J Hagan, Honghua Hu, Manuel R Ferdinandus, Trenton R Ensley, Matthew Reichert, Eric W Van Stryland
"New Methods for Measuring Nonlinear Refraction: Beam Deflection and Dual-Arm Z-Scan"
MRS Spring meeting, paper JJ7.02, San Francisco, April 2014.
2014
Eric W. Van Stryland, Honghua Hu, Trenton R. Ensley, Matthew C. Reichert, Manuel R. Ferdinandus, David J. Hagan,
"Nonlinear absorption and refraction spectroscopic tools"
(INVITED) SPIE Optics & Photonics, 9181, San Diego, CA, Aug. 20-21, 2014.
2014
E.W. Van Stryland, M. Reichert, M.R. Ferdinandus, H. Hu, P. Zhao, J.M. Reed, T.R. Ensley, & D.J. Hagan
"Spectroscopic Tools for Nonlinear Absorption and Refraction"
International Commission on Optics, ICO, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, August 2014.
2014
Manuel R. Ferdinandus
"Techniques for Characterization of Third Order Optical Nonlinearities"
PhD Dissertation, CREOL: The College of Optics & Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL USA
2014
Matthew Reichert, Honghua Hu, Manuel R. Ferdinandus, Marcus Seidel, Peng Zhao, Trenton R. Ensley, Davorin Peceli, Jennifer M. Reed, Dmitry A. Fishman, Scott Webster, David J. Hagan, Eric W. Van Stryland
"Temporal, spectral, and polarization dependence of the nonlinear optical response of carbon disulfide"
Optica, Vol. 1, 436-445 (2014)
2013
M. Fernandinus, H. Hu, M. Reichert, D. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection for time-resolved measurment of nonlinear refraction"
OSA Topical Conference, Nonlinear Optics, Kohala Coast, Fairmont Hotel, Hawaii, talk NTu1B.2
2013
M. R. Ferdinandus, H. Hu, M. Reichert, Z. Wang, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection measurement of time and polarization resolved nonlinear refraction"
Frontiers in Optics , OSA Technical Digest (online) Optical Society of America, Orlando, Florida, FTh4C.2
2013
Manuel R. Ferdinandus, Honghua Hu, Matthew Reichert, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection measurement of time and polarization resolved ultrafast nonlinear refraction"
Optics Letters 38, pp. 3518-3521
2013
H. Hu, T. R. Ensley, M. Seidel, M. Ferdinandus, M. Reichert, O. Przhonska, E. W. Van Stryland, and D. J. Hagan
"Dispersion of the electronic third-order nonlinearity of symmetric molecules"
CLEO: QELS, OSA Technical Digest (online), Optical Society of America, San Jose, CA, QM4E.1
2012
Manuel R. Ferdinandus, Matthew Reichert, Trenton R. Ensley, Honghua Hu, Dmitry A. Fishman, Scott Webster, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Dual-Arm Z-scan for measuring nonlinearities of solutes in solution "
IEEE, Nonlinear Photonics 2012, Colorado Springs, CO, June 17-21 2012
2012
M. R. Ferdinandus, M. Reichert, T. R. Ensley, H. Hu, D. A. Fishman, S. Webster, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Dual-arm Z-scan technique to extract dilute solute nonlinearities from solution measurements"
Optical Materials Express, 2, pp. 1776-1790
2012
Ferdinandus, M. R.; Reichert, M.; Ensley, T. R.; Fishman, D. A.; Webster, S.; Hagan, D. J. and Van Stryland, E. W
"Measuring small solute nonlinearities in solution by dual-arm Z-Scan technique"
Frontiers in Optics, Rochester, NY, 2012.
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