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Amy Van Newkirk

CREOL Alum: Amy Van Newkirk

Education
2016 PhD in Optics, advisor: Axel Schülzgen
2014 MS in Optics, advisor: Axel Schülzgen
2011 B.S. in Applied Physics at Grove City College

Employment
Current Position: Post Doctoral Scholar, Penn State University Electro-Optics Center, Freeport PA
2016 - 2016: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2011 - 2016: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2014 Ascentta's Photonics Scholarship
2014 Graduate Research Forum Best in Category
2012 Frances Townes Fellowship
2007 Presidential Scholarship
 
Publications
2017
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, R. Amezuca-Correa, A. Schülzgen, and J. Mazurowski
"Anti-Resonant Hollow Core Fiber for Precision Timing Applications"
SPIE Optics and Photonics, Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems (Invited), paper: 10401-14, San Diego (USA).
2017
A. Schülzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. Zubia, and J. Villatoro
"Fiber Optic Sensors based on Strongly Coupled Multicore Fiber"
OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Optical Sensors, paper: 2741978, New Orleans (USA).
2016
Jose E. Antonio-Lopez, Selim Habib, Amy Van Newkirk, Gisela Lopez-Galmiche, Zeinab S. Eznaveh, Juan C. Alvarado-Zacarias, Ole Bang, Morten Bache, Axel Schülzgen, and Rodrigo Amezcua Correa
"Antiresonant Hollow Core Fiber with Seven Nested Capillaries"
2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), paper:TuF.33
2016
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Higher order modes in anti-resonant hollow core fibers"
OSA Specialty Optical Fibers, Vancouver Canada, July, paper SoM3F.4
2016
A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, Z. S. Eznaveh, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Modal analysis of anti-resonant hollow core fibers"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper STu4P.7
2016
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Anderson, R. Alvarez-Aguirre, Z.S. Eznaveh, G. Lopez-Galmiche, R. Amezcua-Correa and A. Schülzgen
"Modal analysis of antiresonant hollow core fibers using S-2 imaging"
Optics Letters 41(14), pp.3277-3280
2016
Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, Axel Schulzgen, Amy Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, Zeinab Sanjabi Eznaveh, and Joel Villatoro
"Multicore optical fiber and their applications "
Advanced Photonics 2016 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF) OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper SoM2F.5, Vancouver (Canada).
2016
R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schulzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, and J. Villatoro
"Multicore optical fiber and their applications"
OSA Specialty Optical Fibers, Vancouver Canada, July, paper SoM2F.5
2016
A. Van Newkirk
"Sensing using specialty optical fibers"
A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida Orlando
2016
J. Villatoro, E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Van Newkirk, J. Zubia, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Supersensitive sensors based on multicore optical fibres"
SPIE 9886, Photonics Europe, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres IV, 98860E
2016
J. Villatoro, E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Van Newkirk, J. Zubia, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Supersensitive Sensors based on Multicore Optical Fibres"
SPIE Photonics Europe 2016, paper: 9886-8, Brussels (Belgium).
2016
J. Villatoro, A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Zubia, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Ultrasensitive vector bending sensor based on multicore optical fiber"
Optics Letters 41(4), pp. 832-835
2015
A. Van Newkirk, A. Velázquez-Benítez, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Albert, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"3d bending sensor combining multicore fiber with a mode-selective photonic lantern"
4th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications WSOF, 2345242, Hong Kong
2015
A. Van Newkirk, A. Velázquez-Benítez, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, J. Albert, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"3d bending sensor combining multicore fiber with a mode-selective photonic lantern"
4th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications WSOF 2015, paper: 2345242, OSA Technical Digest
2015
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Velazquez-Benitez, J. Albert, R. Amezcua Correa, A. Schülzgen
"Bending sensor combining multicore fiber with a mode-selective photonic lantern"
Optics Letters 40 (22), pp.5188-5191
2015
G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Martinez-Rios, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa
"Compact fiber-optic curvature sensor based on super-mode interference in a seven-core fiber"
Optics Letters, 40 (7), pp. 1468-1471
2015
B. Pati, W. Tian, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen
"High power WDM with small wavelength separations"
OSA CLEO, Stu1N.3
2015
B. Pati, W. Tian, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen
"High power WDM with small wavelength separations"
CLEO, Stu1N.3
2015
K. Al Yahyaei, P. Hofmann, C. Jollivet, A Van Newkirk, R. Amezcua-Correa, E. Antonio-Lopez, D. Ott, M. SeGall, I. Divliansky, L. Glebova, L.B. Glebov, A. Kost, A. Schülzgen
"Highly photosensitive fiber fabricated from photo-thermo-refractive glass"
Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design V: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 35(8), pp.305
2015
A. Schülzgen, J. Anderson, C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, K. Schuster, S. Grimm
"Multi-core fiber lasers"
FIO/LS, LTu2H.2, invited
2015
J. Anderson, C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, K. Schuster, S. Grimm, A. Schülzgen
"Multi-core fiber lasers"
FiO/LS, LTu2H.2
2015
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, M.U. Piracha, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"Multicore fiber sensors for simultaneous measurement of force and temperature"
Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE 27 (14), pp.1523-1526
2015
A. Van Newkirk, E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, M.U. Pirracha, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"Multicore fiber strain sensor with increased sensitivity"
SPIE 9480, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications XII, 9480-20
2015
A. Schülzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J. Anderson, G. Salceda-Delgado, Z. S. Eznaveh, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, C. Xia, G.F. Li, R. G. H. van Uden, F. M. Huijskens, H. de Waardt, A. M. J. Koonen, C. M. Okonkwo, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multicore fibers"
4th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications WSOF 2015, paper: UF3A.1, OSA Technical Digest
2015
A. Schülzgen, A. Van Newkirk, J. Anderson, G. Salceda-Delgado, Z.S. Eznaveh, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, C. Xia, G.F. Li, R.G.H. van Uden, F.M. Huijskens, H. de Waardt, A.M.J. Koonen, C.M. Okonkwo, R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multicore fibers"
4th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications WSOF, UF3A.1, Hong Kong
2015
Axel Schulzgen, Amy Van Newkirk, James Anderson, Guillermo Salceda-Delgado, Zeinab S. Eznaveh, Jose E. Antonio-Lopez, Cen Xia, Guifang Li, Roy G. van Uden, Frans M. Huijskens, Hugo de Waardt, Ton A. Koonen, Chigo Okonkwo, and Rodrigo Amezcua Correa
"Multicore Fibers"
Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper WF3A.1
2015
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, M.U. Piracha, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"Simultaneous measurement of strain and temperature using high sensitivity multicore fiber sensors"
CLEO, SM1L.4
2015
A. Van Newkirk, J.E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, M.U. Piracha, R. Amezcua-Correa, A. Schülzgen
"Simultaneous measurement of strain and temperature using high sensitivity multicore fiber sensors"
OSA CLEO, SM1L.4
2014
C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, J. Anderson, K. Schuster, S. Grimm, and A. Schülzgen
"Advances in Multi-Core Fiber Lasers"
Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference LAOP 2014, paper: LM1D.3 (Invited), Cancun (Mexico)
2014
C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, J. Anderson, K. Schuster, S. Grimm, and A. Schülzgen
"Advances in Multi-Core Fiber Lasers"
Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference LAOP 2014, paper LM1D.3, OSA Technical Digest
2014
C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, J. Anderson, K. Schuster, S. Grimm, and A. Schülzgen
"Advances in Multi-Core Fiber Lasers"
Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference LAOP 2014, paper: LM1D.3 (Invited), Cancun (Mexico)
2014
A. Van Newkirk, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, E. Antonio-Lopez; G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"High Temperature Sensor based on Supermode Interference in Multicore Fiber"
CLEO 2014, paper: SM2N.7, OSA Technical Digest
2014
A. Van Newkirk, Z. Sanjabi Eznaveh, E. Antonio-Lopez; G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"High Temperature Sensor based on Supermode Interference in Multicore Fiber"
CLEO 2014, paper: SM2N.7, San Jose (USA)
2014
P. Hofmann, K. Al Yahyaei, C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, R. Amezcua-Correa, E. Antonio-Lopez, D. Ott, M. SeGall, I. Divliansky, L. Glebova, L. Glebov, and A. Schülzgen
"Highly Photosensitive Fiber Fabricated from Photo-Thermo-Refractive Glass"
38th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (Invited), paper: ICACC-FS2-025-2014, Daytona Beach (USA)
2014
A. Van Newkirk, G. Salceda-Delgado, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multicore Optical Fiber Point Sensors"
Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXX (FiO/LS), paper: FTu4B.3, Tucson (USA)
2014
A. Van Newkirk, G. Salceda-Delgado, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, and R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multicore Optical Fiber Point Sensors"
Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXX (FiO/LS), paper: FTu4B.3, OSA Technical Digest
2014
J. E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multiplexed High Temperature Sensor Based on Multicore Fiber"
Optical Sensors (SENSORS), paper: SeW4C.2, OSA Technical Digest
2014
J. E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen, R. Amezcua-Correa
"Multiplexed High Temperature Sensor Based on Multicore Fiber"
Optical Sensors (SENSORS), paper: SeW4C.2, Barcelona (Spain)
2014
G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, and Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Optical Fiber curvature sensors based on single mode - 7 core - single mode fiber structures"
Optical Sensors (SENSORS), paper: SeW3C.2, Barcelona (Spain)
2014
G. Salceda-Delgado, A. Van Newkirk, J. E. Antonio-Lopez, A. Schülzgen, and Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa
"Optical Fiber curvature sensors based on single mode - 7 core - single mode fiber structures"
Optical Sensors (SENSORS), paper: SeW3C.2, OSA Technical Digest
2014
G. Freihofer, A. Jones, D. Fugon, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen, A. Gupta, S. Seal, H. Tat, and S. Raghavan
"Optical Stress Sensing Alumina Nanocomposite Coatings for Aerospace Structures"
Scitech 2014, paper ID: 1735156, Washington DC (USA)
2014
A. Van Newkirk, E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Optimization of Multicore Fiber for High Temperature Sensing"
Optics Letters 39 (16), pp. 4812-4815
2014
Gregory Freihofer, Daniela Fugon-Dessources, Emrecan Ergin, Amy Van Newkirk, Ankur Gupta, Sudipta Seal, Axel Schülzgen, and Seetha Raghavan
"Piezospectroscopic Measurements Capturing the Evolution of Plasma Spray-Coating Stresses with Substrate Loads"
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6 (3), pp.1366-1369
2014
A. Van Newkirk, E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Supermode Interference in Multicore Fiber Optimized for use in Sensing Applications"
Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF), paper: SoW2B.4, Barcelona (Spain)
2014
A. Van Newkirk, E. Antonio-Lopez, G. Salceda-Delgado, R. Amezcua-Correa, and A. Schülzgen
"Supermode Interference in Multicore Fiber Optimized for use in Sensing Applications"
Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF), paper: SoW2B.4, OSA Technical Digest
2013
A. Van Newkirk, P. Hofmann, C. Voigtländer, S. Nolte, N. Peyghambarian, and A. Schülzgen
"Monolithic Phosphate Glass Fiber Lasers with Gratings Inscribed by fs-Laser Pulses"
Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXIX (FiO/LS), paper: LTh4F.4, OSA Technical Digest
2013
A. Van Newkirk, P. Hofmann, C. Voigtländer, S. Nolte, N. Peyghambarian, and A. Schülzgen
"Monolithic phosphate glass fiber lasers with gratings inscribed by fs-laser pulses"
Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXIX (FiO/LS), paper: LTh4F.4, Orlando
2012
W. Gysi, K. Lautenslager, G. Freihofer, A. S. Jones, C. Jollivet, A. Van Newkirk, A. Schülzgen, and S. Raghavan
"GOALI: Developing Piezospectroscopic Sensing Systems in Adhesives and Coatings"
NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2012, paper: E144, Boston (USA)
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