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Alexandra Rapaport

CREOL Alum: Alexandra Rapaport

Education
1999 PhD in Physics, advisor: Michael Bass
1997 MS in Physics, advisor: Michael Bass

Employment
Current Position: Laser Engineer, CILAS
2012 - 2012: R&D optics team leader, Eolite Systems - Pessac, France
2006 - 2011: R&D project leader, HORIBA Jobin Yvon - VdA, France
2005 - 2006: laser engineer, CILAS- Orléans, France
1993 - 2005: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Publications
2007
John Koroshetz, Brian Brickeen, Stephan Fahr, Alexandra Rapaport and Michael Bass
"Athermal emission in Yb,Er:glass"
Optics Express, Vol. 15, Iss. 18 -- September 3, 2007, pp. 11530-11535
2006
Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu
"Experimental investigation of laser emission of dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals with a cholesteric reflector"
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 454, 385-393
2006
Janet Milliez, Alexandra Rapaport, Michael Bass, Arlete Cassanho, and Hans Jenssen
"High-brightness white-light source based on Up-Conversion phosphors"
IEEE Journal of Display Technology 2, pp. 307 – 311
2006
Yuhua Huang, Yng Shou, Qi Hong, Alexandra Rapaport, Michael Bass and Shin-Tson Wu
"Incident angle and polarization effects on the dye doped cholesteric liquid crystal laser"
Optics Communications 261, pp 91-96
2006
Alexandra Rapaport, Janet Milliez, Michael Bass, Arlete Cassanho, and Hans Jenssen
"Review of the properties of Up-Conversion Phosphors for new Emissive Displays"
IEEE J. of Display Technology 2, pp. 68-78
2006
Te-yuan Chung, Alexandra Rapaport, Vadim Smirnov, Leon B. Glebov, Martin C. Richardson and Michael Bass
"Solid state laser spectral narrowing using a volumetric PTR Bragg grating cavity mirror"
Optics Letters, January
2006
Te-yuan Chung, Alexandra Rapaport, Vadim Smirnov, Leonid B. Glebov, Martin C. Richardson, and Michael Bass
"Solid-state laser spectral narrowing using a volumetric photothermal refractive Bragg grating cavity mirror"
Opt. Lett. 31, 229-231
2006
Te-Yuan Chung, Alexandra Rapaport, Ying Chen, Vadim Smirnov, Michaël Hemmer, Leonid Glebov, Martin Richardson, Michael Bass
"Spectral narrowing of solid state lasers by narrow-band PTR Bragg mirrors."
SPIE Laser Source and System Technology for Defense and Security II; SPIE Defense & Security Symposium (Orlando, FL, USA) May 2006
2005
Ying Zhou, Yuhua Huang, Alexandra Rapaport, Michael Bass, and Shin-Tson Wu
"Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107
2005
Alexandra Rapaport, Janet Milliez and Michael Bass
"Numerical model of the temperature dependence of the up-conversion efficiency of fluoride crystals codoped with ytterbium and thulium"
J. Appl. Phys. 97, 123527, published on line 22
2004
Rapaport, A.; Szipocs, F.; Bass, M.
"Dependence of two-photon absorption excited fluorescence in dye solutions on the angle between the linear polarizations of two intersecting beams"
Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics. 78(1) 65-72
2003
Rapaport, A.; Szipocs, F.; Bass, M.
"Dependence of two-photon-absorption-excited fluorescence on the angle between the linear polarizations of two intersecting beams"
Applied Physics Letters. 82(26) 4642-4644
2003
Zoubir, A.; Eichenholz, J.; Fujiwara, E.; Grojo, D.; Baleine, E.; Rapaport, A.; Bass, M.; Chai, B.; Richardson, M.
"Non-critical phase-matched second harmonic generation in GdxY1-xCOB"
Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics. 77(4) 437-440
2002
Canva, M.; Roger, G.; Cassagne, F.; Levy, Y.; Brun, A.; Chaput, F.; Boilot, J. P.; Rapaport, A.; Heerdt, C.; Bass, M.
"Dye-doped sol-gel materials for two-photon absorption induced fluorescence"
Optical Materials. 18(4) 391-396
2002
Rapaport, A.; Bass, M.
"The role of stimulated emission in luminescence decay"
Journal of Luminescence. 97(3-4) 180-189
2001
Rapaport, A.; Weichman, L.; Brickeen, B.; Green, S.; Bass, M.
"Laser resonator design using optical ray tracing software: Comparisons with simple analytical models and experimental results"
Ieee Journal of Quantum Electronics. 37(11) 1401-1408
1999
Alexandra Rapaport
"The unsuspected role of stimulated emission in fluorescence dynamics"
PhD Dissertation, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
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