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Alex Sincore

CREOL Alum: Alex Sincore

Education
2014 MS in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson
2012 B.S. in Physics at University of Florida

Employment
Current Position: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2011 - 2011: Undergraduate REU Student, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2010 UF Dean's List
2009 UF Dean's List
2009 UF Dean's List
2009 UF President's Honor Roll
2008 UF Dean's List
2008 Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar
 
Websites
LinkedIn
 
Biography

Awarded $16,000 Graduate Deans Fellowship (2012 - 2016)

Awarded $10,000 DEPS Graduate Scholarship (2015 - 2016)

UCF Student Government Senator (2015 - 2016)

SPIE Student Chapter President (2015 - 2016)

CAOS Treasurer (2014 - 2015)

SPIE Student Chapter Vice-President (2014 - 2015)

CAOS President (2013 - 2014)

 
Publications
2017
Alex Sincore, Justin Cook, Felix Tan, Ahmed El Halawany, Anthony Riggins, Lawrence Shah, Ayman F. Abouraddy, Martin C. Richardson, and Kenneth L. Schepler
"High Power 2053 nm Transmission through Single-mode Chalcogenide Fiber"
A. Sincore, J. Cook, F. Tan, A. E. Halawany, A. Riggins, L. Shah, A. F. Abouraddy, M. C. Richardson, and K. L. Schepler, "High Power 2053 nm Transmission through Single-mode Chalcogenide Fiber," in OSA Laser Congress 2017 (ASSL, LAC)(OSA, Nagoya, Japan, 2017), p. Atu5A.5.
2017
S. Shabahang, F. A. Tan, J. D. Perlstein, G. Tao, O. Alvarez, F. Chenard, A. Sincore, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson, K. L. Schepler, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Robust multimaterial chalcogenide fibers produced by a hybrid fiber-fabrication process"
Optics Materials Express 7(7), 2336-2345 (2017).
2017
Alex Sincore, Nathan Bodnar, Joshua Bradford, Ali Abdulfattah, Lawrence Shah, and Martin C. Richardson
"SBS Threshold Dependence on Pulse Duration in a 2053 nm Single-Mode Fiber Amplifier"
Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 18, pp. 4000-4003
2017
L Shah, N. Barbieri, K. Lim, D. Thul, A. Sincore, M. Baudelet, S. Rostami, M.C. Richardson, W. Li, and E. Johnson
"Utilizing non-Gaussian beams to tailor laser propagation"
SPIE Photonics West, Solid State Lasers XXVI: Technology and Devices, 10082-5, January 30
2016
A. Sincore, J. Cook, W. Li, E. Johnson, J. Bradford, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Beam propagation of Gaussian and annular beams at 2 um in presence of thermal lensing"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper JTh2A.77
2016
A. Sincore, L. Shah, V. Smirnov, and M.C. Richardson
"Comparison of in-band pumped Tm:fiber and Ho:fiber"
SPIE 9728, Fiber Lasers XIII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 97280S
2016
S. Gausmann, A. Abdulfattah, A. Sincore, J. Bradford, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Influence of wavelength and temperature on nanosecond pulse amplification in Tm:fiber"
SPIE Defense, Sensing and Security, Baltimore, MD, April
2016
I. Mingareev, N. Gehlich, T. Bonhoff, A. Abdulfattah, A.M. Sincore, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Principles and applications of trans-wafer processing using a 2-µm thulium fiber laser"
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing, 84 (9-12), pp.2567-2578
2016
V. Smirnov, O. Mokhun, A.L. Glebov, L.B. Glebov, A. Sincore, J. Bradford, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson.
"Volume Bragg gratings for 2-micron laser systems"
SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February
2015
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, M.C. Richardson
"High-power spectral beam combining of linearly polarized Tm:fiber lasers"
Applied Optics 54(4), pp.757-762
2015
M. Wysmolek, A.M. Sincore, R. Ryan, A. Abdulfattah, L. Shah, H, Sayinc, J. Neumann, S. Lamri, M.C. Richardson, U. Morgner, D. Kract
"Polarized picosecond pulses amplification in a Tm-doped large mode-area photonic crystal fiber amplifier"
SPIE 9344-60
2015
A. Sincore, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Resonantly pumped amplification in a thulium-doped large mode area photonic crystal fiber"
CLEO, SW1L.3
2015
A. Sincore, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"Resonantly pumped amplification in a thulium-doped large mode area photonic crystal fiber"
OSA CLEO, SW1L.3
2015
Alex Sincore, Lawrence Shah, Mateusz Wysmolek, Robert Ryan, Ali Abdulfattah, and Martin C. Richardson
"Resonantly Pumped Amplification in a Thulium-doped Photonic Crystal Fiber"
CLEO- Pacific Rim, Busan, Korea, September
2015
A. Sincore, L. Shah, M. Wysmolek, R. Ryan, A. Abdulfattah, M.C. Richardson
"Resonantly pumped amplification in a Tm-doped large mode-area photonic crystal fiber "
SPIE 9344, Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 93441R
2015
A.M. Sincore, L. Shah, M. Wysmolek, R. Ryan, A. Abdulfattah, M.C. Richardson
"Resonantly pumped amplification in a Tm-doped large mode-area photonic crystal fiber"
SPIE 9344-62
2015
J. Bradford, P. Roumayah, A. Sincore, N. Bodnar, A. Abdulfattah, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"Thermal Mode Instability"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium
2015
I. Mingareev, S. Berger, T. Tetz, A. Abdulfattah, A.M. Sincore, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"Trans-wafer removal of metallization using a nanosecond Tm:fiber laser"
SPIE 9350, Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XX, 9350-10
2014
Alex Sincore
"Broad Bandwidth, All-fiber, Thulium-doped Photonic Crystal Fiber Amplifier for Potential Use in Scaling Ultrashort Pulse Peak Powers"
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, Orlando
2014
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, C. Jeon, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"High peak-power mid-infrared ZnGeP2 optical parametric oscillator pumped by a Tm:fiber master oscillator power amplifier system"
Optics Letters 39(5), pp. 1212-1215
2014
A. Sincore, J. Tafoya, D. Sipes Jr., L. Leick, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Photonic crystal fiber pump combiner for high-peak power all-fiber thulium lasers"
SPIE Photonics West: LASE. Fiber Laser XI: Technology, Systems, and Applications, paper 8961-112 (2014)
2014
A.M. Sincore, J. Tafoya, D. Sipes, L. Leick, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Photonic crystal fiber pump combiner for high-peak power all-fiber thulium lasers"
SPIE Photonics West, paper 8961-112, San Francisco, January
2014
L. Shah, C. Gaida, M. Gebhart, A. Sincore, J.D. Bradford, N. Gehlich, I. Mingareev, M. Richardson
"Thulium fiber laser and application development"
SPIE Laser Technology for Defense and Security X 2014, paper 9091-0H
2013
R. Andrew Sims, Pankaj Kadwani, Alex Sincore, Lawrence Shah, and Martin Richardson
"1 uJ, sub-500 fs chirped pulse amplification in a Tm-doped fiber system"
Optics Letters 38(2), pp. 121-123
2013
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, J. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Willis, M. Richardson
"2 um fiber lasers"
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging , Conference 1: High power lasers and applications
2013
R. A. Sims, A. Sincore, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson
"Chirped Pulse Amplification Scaling in Thulium-Doped Fiber Lasers"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, paper JTh2A.18 (2013)
2013
L. Shah, K. Vodopyanov, P. Schunemann, J Bradford, A. Sincore, and M. Richardson
"CW Tm:fiber lasers for THz generation"
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging, Beijing, China, June
2013
Christina C. C. Willis, Erik McKee, Pascal Böswetter, Alex Sincore, Jens Thomas, Christian Voigtländer, Ria G. Krämer, Joshua D. Bradford, Lawrence Shah, Stefan Nolte, Andreas Tünnermann, and Martin Richardson
"Highly polarized all-fiber thulium laser with femtosecond-laser written fiber Bragg gratings"
Optics Express 21, pp. 10467-10474
2013
A. Sincore, D. L. Sipes, J. D. Tafoya, D. S. Shulz, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Integrated All-fiber Thulium-doped PCF Pump Combiner"
Advanced Solid-State Lasers, paper ATu3A.62 (2013)
2013
L. Shah,T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, T. Bonhoff, T. Ferhat, M. Ramme, I. Mingareev, M. Richardson
"Mid-IR Fiber Lasers and Applications"
Townes Laser Institute Winter Symposium 2013
2013
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Nanosecond Tm:fiber MOPA system for high peak power mid-IR generation in a ZGP OPO"
Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources, paper MW3B.2
2013
L. Shah, M. Richardson, T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, J. Limpert, A. Tunnermann, T. Gotschall, J. Rothhardt, S. Breitkof, S. Hadrich, C. Jauregui, M. Kienel, A. Klenke, M. Baumgartl, M. Krebs, R. Lehneis, H.-J. Otto, F. Jasen, T. Eidam, A. Steinmetz, F. Stutzki, S. Demmler, C. Jocher
"Prospects of Femtosecond Fiber Lasers for Filamentation"
Fundamentals and Applications of Laser Filaments 2013
2013
A. Sincore, R. A. Sims, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, M. Gebhardt, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Scaling bottlenecks in Thulium-doped fiber lasers"
Frontiers in Optics, paper FM3A.3
2012
C. Butler, S. Fardad, A. Sincore, M. Vangheluwe, M. Baudelet, and M. C. Richardson
"Multispectral optical tweezers for molecular diagnostics of single biological cells"
Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8225 (2012)
2012
C. Butler, S. Fardad, A. Sincore, M. Vangheluwe, M. Baudelet, M.C. Richardson
"Multispectral optical tweezers for molecular diagnostics of single biological cells"
SPIE Photonics West (2012)
2012
C. Butler, S. Fardad, A. Sincore, M. Baudelet, M. C. Richardson
"Multispectral optical tweezers for molecular diagnostics of single biological cells"
Pittcon, abstract 710-3 (2012)
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