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Clara Rivero Baleine

CREOL Alum: Clara Rivero Baleine

Education
2005 PhD in Optics, advisor: George I. Stegeman & Kathleen A. Richardson
2003 MS in Optics, advisor: Kathleen A. Richardson

Employment
Current Position: Mechanical Engineer Staff - Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
Current Position: Senior Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
 
Awards & Honors
2005 The American Ceramic Society Norbert J. Kreidl Award
 
Biography

Dr. Clara Rivero Baleine is a Mechanical Engineer Staff at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (LMMFC) in Orlando, Florida. She has been working in Applied Research R&D since joining Lockheed Martin Corporation in 2005. Her research work is focused on nanomaterials and metamaterials for optical and photonic applications. Her awards and recognitions include: recipient of the 2007 Individual Excellence Award (LMMFC), 2009 National Women of Color Technology Star, and 2009 & 2012 Lockheed Martin Innovate the Future Contest team finalist.

 
Publications
2017
N. S. Nye, A. Swisher, C. Bungay, S. Tuenge, T. Mayer, D. N. Christodoulides, and C. Rivero-Baleine
"Design of broadband anti-reflective metasurfaces based on an effective medium approach"
Proc. SPIE 10181, Advanced Optics for Defense Applications: UV through LWIR II, 101810J
2017
C. M. Schwarz, C. N. Grabill, G. D. Richardson, S. Labh, A. M. Lewis, A. Vyas, B. Gleason, C. Rivero-Baleine, K. Richardson, A. Pogrebnyakov, T. S. Mayer, C. Drake, S. M. Kuebler,
"Fabrication and characterization of micro-structures created in arsenic trisulfide chalcogenide glasses by multi-photon lithography"
Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS vol.16 (2) 023508 (2017)
2017
Anupama Yadav, Myungkoo Kang, Charmayne Smith, Jason Lonergan, Andrew Buff, Laura Sisken, Karima Chamma, Cesar Blanco, Joe Caraccio, Theresa Mayer, Clara Rivero-Baleine, Kathleen Richardson
"Influence of phase-separation on structure-property relationships in the (GeSe2-3As2Se3)1-xPbSex glass system"
Phys. Chem. Glasses: Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. B, 58 (4), 115–126 (2017)
2016
C. Rivero-Baleine, C. Smith, and K.A. Richardson
"Glass composites having a gradient index of refraction and methods for production thereof"
United States Patent Application 5/157,223
2016
K.A. Richardson, J. David Musgraves, P. Wachtel, C. Rivero-Baleine, and T. Mayer
"Method of forming an optical device and optical apparatus"
#US 9340446
2016
K.A. Richardson, A. Buff, L. Sisken, C. Smith, C. Rivero-Baleine, A. Kirk, T. Mayer, C. Pantano, A. Swisher, M. Kang, A. Pogrebnyakov, C. Schwarz, and S. Kuebler
"Optical glass ceramics for GRIN - engineering microstructure for optical function"
Ceramic Society of Japan (CerSJ) – ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division (GOMD) joint symposium on Glass Science and Technologies, Kyoto Japan, invited
2016
K.A. Richardson, A. Buff, C. Smith, L. Sisken, J. D. Musgraves, P. Wachtel, T. Mayer, A. Swisher, A. Pogrebnyakov, M. Kang, C. Pantano, D. Werner, C. Rivero-Baleine, A. Kirk, and S. Aiken
"Optical glass ceramics for GRIN - engineering microstructure for optical function"
Materials Science and Technology (MS&T), Salt Lake City UT, invited
2016
C. Rivero-Baleine, K.A. Richardson, B.H. Gleason, and J. Ruckman
"Ternary glass materials with low refractive index variability"
US Patent application, US 15/240,975
2015
K.A. Richardson, C. Smith, J. David Musgraves, P. Wachtel, T. Mayer, A. Swisher, A. Pogrebnyakov, D. Werner, C. Rivero-Baleine
"Engineering novel infrared glass ceramics for advanced optical solutions"
39th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) American Ceramic Society, Daytona Beach FL, 29 January
2015
C.M. Schwarz, C.N. Grabill, B.Gleason, G.D. Richardson, A.M. Lewis, S.Labh, C. Rivero-Baleine, K.A. Richardson, A. Pogrebnyakov, T.S. Mayer, S.M. Kuebler
"Properties of direct laser written nanostructures in multi-layered chalcogenide glasses "
American Ceramics Society Glass & Optical Materials Division and Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft Joint Annual Meeting, ACERS GOMD-DGG, Miami, FL, 17-21 May
2014
K. Richardson, J. David Musgraves, P. Wachtel, T. Mayer, D. Werner, C. Baleine
"Advanced Photonics based on Infrared Glass and Glass Ceramic Solutions"
paper #B2-1 04-1033, 19th International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses, August 24-28 2014, Jeju KOREA
2014
A. Buff, K. Richardson, C. Baleine
"Engineering nanocrystalline microstructures in Sb2S3-GeS2-PbS glasses"
paper #B3-4 04-1017, 19th International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses, August 24-28 2014, Jeju KOREA
2009
A. Royon, C. Rivero-Baleine, A. Zoubir, L. Canioni, M. Couzi, T. Cardinal, E. Fargin, M. Richardson, and K. Richardson
"Evolution of the linear and nonlinear optical properties of femtosecond laser exposed fused silica"
Journal of the Optical Society of America – BOptical Physics, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 077-2083
2007
C. Rivero, R. Stegeman, K. Richardson, G. Stegeman, G. Turri, M. Bass, P. Thomas, M. Udovic, T. Cardinal, E. Fargin, M. Couzi, H. Jain, A. Miller
"Influence of modifier oxides on the structural and optical properties of binary TeO2 glasses"
Journal of Applied Physics 101, 023526
2006
Arnaud Zoubir, Clara Rivero, Rachel Grodsky, Kathleen C. Richardson, Martin C. Richardson, Thierry Cardinal, Michel Couzi
"Laser-induced defects in fused silica by femtosecond IR irradiation"
Physical Review B, volume B 73, number 2241171, pages 2241171-5
2005
Clara Rivero-Baleine
"High gain / broadband oxide glasses for next generation raman amplifiers "
PhD Dissertation, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
2004
Martin C. Richardson, Arnaud Zoubir, Lawrence Shah, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen C. Richardson, Nicolas Hô, Réal Valleé
"Ablation and optical property modification of transparent materials with femtosecond lasers"
Proceedings of the Boulder Damage Symposium, SPIE (2003), volume 5273
2004
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin C. Richardson, Clara Rivero, Alfons Schulte, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen C. Richardson
"Direct femtosecond laser writing of waveguides in As2S3 thin films"
Optics Letters, volume 29, number 7, pages 748-750
2004
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin C. Richardson, Cedric Lopez, L. Petit, Clara Rivero, Kathleen C. Richardson, Alfons Schulte
"Femtosecond direct writing of waveguides in non-oxide glasses"
Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West - Lase, Photon Processing in Microelectronics and Photonics 3, SPIE, volume 5339, pages 175-184
2004
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin Richardson, Clara Rivero, Alfons Schulte, L. Petit, Kathleen Richardson
"Femtosecond direct writing of waveguides in non-oxide glasses"
Photonics West LASE (San Jose, CA) 25-31 January 2004
2004
Martin Richardson, Arnaud Zoubir, Lawrence Shah, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, L. Petit, Kathleen Richardson, Nicolas Hô, Réal Valleé
"Femtosecond laser micro-structuring and refractive index modification applied to laser and photonic devices"
Photonics West Microfabrication (San Jose, CA) 25-31 January 2004
2004
Martin C. Richardson, Arnaud Zoubir, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, L. Petit, Kathleen C. Richardson
"Femtosecond laser micro-structuring and refractive index modification applied to laser and photonic devices"
Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West - MicroFabrication, volume 5347. Invited paper.
2004
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin Richardson, Stanley Maina, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, Alfons Schulte, Kathleen Richardson
"Laser fabricated waveguides in transparent materials"
Directed Energy Professional Society, Directed Energy Professional Society (Boulder, CO, USA) 25-27 September 2004
2004
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin Richardson, Clara Rivero, Alfons Schulte, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen Richardson
"Laser fabricated waveguides in various materials"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) (San Francisco, CA), 17 May 2004
2003
S. Seal, W. Li, K. A. Richardson, D. Verma, A. Schulte, C. Lopez, A. Graham, C. Rivero
"Effect of oxidation on structure, chemical and optical properties of As2S3 glasses"
J. Corrosion 59, 139-145
2003
Kathleen Richardson, Cedric Lopez, Martin Richardson, Clara Rivero, Sudipta Seal, Alfons Schulte, Arnaud Zoubir, Nicolas Hô, J. Laniel, Réal Valleé
"Engineering chalcogenide glass materials for use in photonic device applciations"
Annual Meeting of the Society of Glass Technology (Birmingham, UK), May 2003
2003
Kathleen C. Richardson, Cedric Lopez, Martin C. Richardson, Clara Rivero, Sudipta Seal, Alfons Schulte, Arnaud Zoubir, Nicolas Hô, J. Laniel, Réal Valleé
"Engineering chalcogenide glass materials for use in photonic device applciations"
Proc. Annual Meeting of the Society of Glass Technology, May 2003. Invited paper.
2003
Arnaud Zoubir, Martin C. Richardson, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen C. Richardson
"Femtosecond direct writing of waveguides in optical materials"
Proceedings of CLEO, June 2003. Paper CTuL1.
2003
Rivero, C.; Sharek, R.; Li, W.; Richardson, K.; Schulte, A.; Braunstein, G.; Irwin, R.; Hamel, V.; Turcotte, K.; Knystautas, E.
"Structural analysis of chalcogenide waveguides using Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy"
Thin Solid Films. 425(1-2) 59-67
2003
Stegeman, R.; Jankovic, L.; Kim, H.; Rivero, C.; Stegeman, G.; Richardson, K.; Delfyett, P.; Guo, Y.; Schulte, A.; Cardinal, T.
"Tellurite glasses with peak absolute Raman gain coefficients up to 30 times that of fused silica"
Optics Letters. 28(13) 1126-1128
2002
Arnaud Zoubir, Lawrence Shah, Martin C. Richardson, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen C. Richardson
"Femtosecond Fabrication of Waveguides and Gratings in Chalcogenide Thin Films"
Proceedings of CLEO, pages 125-126
2002
Martin C. Richardson, Lawrence Shah, Jesse Tawney, Arnaud Zoubir, Clara Rivero, Cedric Lopez, Kathleen C. Richardson, Nicolas Hô, Réal Valleé
"Photo-induced structural changes in glass"
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Glass in the Photonics Revolution
2002
Lopez, C.; Richardson, K. A.; de Castro, M.; Seal, S.; Verma, D. K.; Shulte, A.; Rivero, C.; Villeneuve, A.; Gastian, T. V.; Turcotte, K.; Saliminia, A.; Laniel, J.
"Processing and characterization of bulk chalcogenide glasses used for waveguide applications"
Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 85(6) 1372-1376
2002
C. Rivero, A. Schulte and K.A. Richardson
"Structure-Property Relationships in As-S-Se glasses for waveguide applications probed by Waveguide Raman Spectroscopy"
in Optoelectronic Materials and Technology in the Information Age, Ceramic Transactions, 126 79-85
2002
J. Fick, C. Wilson, B. Nicolas, C. Rivero, K. Elshot, K. A. Richardson, M. Fischer, R. Vallée
"Thermally activated silver diffusion in chalcogenide thin films"
J. Non-Cryst. Sols. 418 215-221
2001
Schulte, A.; Rivero, C.; Richardson, K.; Turcotte, K.; Hamel, V.; Villeneuve, A.; Galstian, T.; Vallee, R.
"Bulk-film structural differences of chalcogenide glasses probed in situ by near-infrared waveguide Raman spectroscopy"
Optics Communications. 198(1-3) 125-128
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