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Leo Siiman

CREOL Alum: Leo Siiman

Education
2008 PhD in Optics, advisor: Leonid B. Glebov & Boris Y. Zeldovich
2001 B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering at University of Florida

Employment
Current Position: Senior Research Fellow of Technology Education, University of Tartu, Estonia
2009 - 2012: Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2003 - 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2008 Newport/Spectra-Physics Research Excellence Travel Awards at Photonics West
 
Publications
2014
L.A. Siiman, M. Pedaste, E. Tõnisson, R. Sell, T. Jaakkola and D. Alimisis
"A Review of Interventions to Recruit and Retain ICT Students"
International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science, 6(3)
2014
M. Niitsoo, M. Paales, M. Pedaste, L. Siiman and E. Tõnisson
"Predictors of informatics students' progress and graduation in university studies"
Proceedings of the 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2014), 2521-2529
2013
Wei-zung Chang, Tong Zhou, Leo A. Siiman and Almantas Galvanauskas
"Femtosecond pulse spectral synthesis in coherently-spectrally combined multi-channel fiber chirped pulse amplifiers"
Optics Express 21(3), 3897-3910
2013
Leo A. Siiman, Julien Lumeau, Larissa Glebova, Vadim I. Smirnov, Leonid B. Glebov
"Production of high efficiency diffractive and refractive optical elements in multicomponent glass by nonlinear photo-ionization followed by thermal development"
US 8,399,155
2013
L.A. Siiman and M. Pedaste
"Towards a pedagogy for using digital 3-D content in science education"
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2013), 5992-5999
2012
L. Siiman, T. Zhou, W. Chang, and A. Galvanauskas
"Active coherent combining of multiple parallel femtosecond-pulse CPA channels"
SPIE Photonics West, 8237-39
2012
Leo A. Siiman, Wei-Zung Chang, Tong Zhou and Almantas Galvanauskas
"Coherent femtosecond pulse combining of multiple parallel chirped pulse fiber amplifiers"
Optics Express 20(16), 18097-18116
2012
W. Chang, T. Zhou, L. Siiman, and A. Galvanauskas
"Femtosecond pulse coherent combining and spectral synthesis using four parallel chirped pulse fiber amplifiers"
in Lasers, Sources, and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper AM4A.25
2012
W. Chang, T. Zhou, L. Siiman and A. Galvanauskas
"Femtosecond pulse spectral synthesis using coherently combined multi-channel fiber chirped pulse amplifiers"
CLEO:2012 – Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CW1D.4
2011
L. Siiman, T. Zhou, W. Chang, and A. Galvanauskas
"Femtosecond pulses from coherently combined parallel chirped pulse fiber amplifiers"
in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CMD2
2011
C. Zhu, I. Hu, X. Ma, L. Siiman, and A. Galvanauskas
"Single-frequency and single-transverse mode Yb-doped CCC fiber MOPA with robust polarization SBS-free 511W output"
in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper AMC5
2009
L. Siiman, J. Lumeau and L.B. Glebov
"Interaction of ultrashort IR laser pulses with PTR glass: fundamental mechanisms and applications"
Photonics West, San Jose, CA, 7203-16
2009
L. Siiman, J. Lumeau, L. Canioni and L.B. Glebov
"Non-collinear generation of third harmonic of IR ultrashort laser pulses by PTR glass volume Bragg gratings"
Optics Express 17 (5) 3564–3570
2009
L.A. Siiman, J. Lumeau, L.B. Glebov
"Nonlinear photoionization and laser-induced damage in silicate glasses by infrared ultrashort laser pulses. "
Appl. Phys B 96, 127–134
2009
L. Siiman, J. Lumeau, L. B. Glebov
"Phase Fresnel lens recorded in PTR glass by selective exposure to IR ultrashort laser pulses"
Optics Letters 34 (1), 40–42
2009
L. Siiman, J. Lumeau, L. Canioni and L.B. Glebov
"Ultrashort laser pulse diffraction by volume Bragg gratings in PTR glass"
Optics Letters 34 (17), 2572–2574
2009
L. Siiman, D. Moses, J. Lumeau and L.B. Glebov
"Ultrashort Laser Pulse Interaction with Photo-Thermo-Refractive Glass"
Southeast Ultrafast Conference, Orlando, FL
2008
L. Siiman, J. Lumeau, and L.B. Glebov
"Nonlinear photosensitivity of photo-thermo-refractive glass by high intensity laser irradiation"
Journal of Non Crystalline Solids, 354, 4070 – 4074 (2008)
2008
Leo Siiman, Julien Lumeau, Lionel Canioni and Leonid B. Glebov
"Third harmonic generation by volume Bragg grating in photo-thermorefractive glass irradiated by IR femtosecond pulses"
Proc. of SPIE 6875 687510, 1-8
2008
Leo Siiman
"Ultrashort Laser Pulse Interaction With Photo-Thermo-Refractive Glass"
PhD Thesis, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
2005
Leo A. Siiman, Leonid B. Glebov
"Color center generation in sodium-calcium silicate glass by nanosecond and femtosecond laser pulses"
Proc. of SPIE 5991, 599112 1-5
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