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Dimitrios Mandridis

CREOL Alum: Dimitrios Mandridis

Education
2011 PhD in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2007 MS in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2004 Bach & MSc in Applied Physics at Nat. Techical University of Athens (Politechnion)

Employment
Current Position: Optical Engineer, Theon Sensors (Greece)
2005 - 2011: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2011 CREOL Student of the Year
2011 UCF Graduate Studies Travel Award
2010 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship ($5,000 honorarium)
2010 IEEE Graduate Student Fellowship Award
2005 UCF - CREOL Fellowship
2004 UMass Teaching Assistanship
 
Biography
Education 1999-2004: Diploma in Applied Physics (MSc. equivalent) (focused on Lasers & Optoelectronics and Material Science) School of Applied Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, G.P.A : 3.22 2004-2005: University of Massachusetts, Grad. Student / Teaching Assistant 2005-2007: University of Central Florida, Masters in Optics 2007-2011: University of Central Florida, Ph.D. Candidate Skills Mother language: Greek Foreign Languages: English, (Proficiency level), Italian (intermediate level) Scientific Package Knowledge: MathCad, MatLab, Mathematica and LabView, LaTeX, PSpice, Origin Research Experience 9/2003- 6/2004: Diploma Thesis conducted at the National Technical University of Athens, School of Applied Math. & Physical Sciences, Group of Optoelectronic Applications, Advisor A. A. Serafetinides. Thesis: Development of a pulse HF gas laser and applications in fiber transmission. 7/2002 - 8/2002: Research Assistant: At the Microelectronics Institute of the National Center for Scientific Research, Demokritos. 8/2005 – 5/2011: Research Assistant: Ultrafast Photonics Group, CREOL, The School of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida. Work Experience 7/2003-10/2003: At the Hellenic Railway Organization, Track Department. 2001-2002: Education: Tutoring for freshman college science courses (Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations Mechanics, Electro-magnetism). Society Membership IEEE & Photonics Society, OSA, SPIE. Social Contribution 2004 Athens Olympic Games volunteer (Technology section). OSA, Invited Speaker of the year 2010 coordinator. (Dr. M. Murnane)
 
Publications
2012
P. J. Delfyett, D. Mandridis, M. Piracha, D. Nguyen,
"Chirped pulse laser sources and applications"
Progress in Quantum Electronics, 36(4–6), pp. 475–540, July–November (INVITED REVIEW PAPER)
2011
I. Hernandez-Romano; J. Davila-Rodriguez, D. Mandridis, J. J. Sanchez-Mondragon, D. A. May-Arrioja, and P. J. Delfyett
"Hybrid Mode Locked Fiber Laser Using a PDMS/SWCNT Composite Operating at 4 GHz"
Journal of Lightwave Technology 29(21), pp. 3237-3242
2011
Dimitrios Mandridis
"Low Noise and Low Repetition Rate Semiconductor Based Mode-Locked Lasers"
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
2011
D. Mandridis, C. Williams, I. Ozdur, and P. J. Delfyett
"Low noise chirped pulse mode-locked laser using an intra-cavity Fabry-Perot etalon"
Optics Express Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 8994-8999
2011
D. Mandridis, C. Williams, I. Ozdur, and P. J. Delfyett
"Low noise performance of a Theta laser using an intra-cavity Fabry-Pérot etalon"
Optics Express 19, pp. 8994-8999
2011
I. Hernandez-Romano, D. D. Mandridis A. May-Arrioja, J. J. Sanchez-Mondragon, and P. J. Delfyett
"Mode-locked fiber laser using an SU8/SWCNT saturable absorber"
Optics Letters 36(11), pp. 2122-2124
2011
C. Williams, J. Davila-Rodriguez, D. Mandridis, and P. J. Delfyett
"Noise Characterization of an Injection Locked Coupled Opto-Electronic Oscillator with Long-Term Stabilization"
Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29(19), pp. 2906-2912
2011
I. Ozdur, D. Mandridis, M. U. Piracha, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, and P. J. Delfyett
"Optical frequency stability measurement using an etalon based optoelectronic oscillator"
IEEE Photonics Technical Letters 23(4), pp. 263-265
2010
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, C. Williams, and P.J. Delfyett
"100 MHz Chirped Pulse and Frequency Comb Laser Source Using an Intra-Cavity Etalon and Long-Term Stabilization"
IEEE PS Annual Meeting
2010
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, P.J. Delfyett
"A Photonic Method for Measuring the AM Noise of Periodic Electrical Signals"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 22(11), pp. 790-792
2010
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, and P. J. Delfyett
"A Photonic Method for Overcoming the Mode Partition Noise Contribution in the AM Noise Spectra of Periodic Electrical Signals"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), pp. 1-2.
2010
I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, D. Mandridis, M.U. Piracha, and P.J. Delfyett
"An Etalon Based Optoelectronic Oscillator"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
2010
I. Ozdur, J. Davila-Rodriguez, M. Mandridis, and P.J. Delfyett
"Coupled Optoelectronic Oscillator with 1000 Finesse Intracavity Etalon"
Proceedings of the SPIE, 2011
2010
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, M. Bagnell, P.J. Delfyett
"Free Spectral Range Measurement of a Fiberized Fabry-Perot Etalon with Sub-Hz Accuracy"
Optics Express 18(11), pp. 11264-11269
2010
D. Mandridis, M. Bagnell, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"High Precision Characterization of a High Finesse Fiberized Etalon"
IEEE PS Annual Meeting
2010
D. Mandridis, M. Bagnell, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"High Precision Characterization of a High Finesse Fiberized Etalon"
IEEE PS Annual Meeting
2010
I. Ozdur, D. Mandridis, N. Hoghooghi, P.J. Delfyett
"Low Noise Optically Tunable Opto-electronic Oscillator with Fabry-Perot Etalon"
Journal of Lightwave Technology 28(21), pp. 3100-3106
2010
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, F. Quinlan, M. Akbulut, J.J. Plant, P.W. Juodawlkis, P.J. Delfyett
"Low-Noise, Low Repetition Rate, Semiconductor-Based Mode-Locked Laser Source Suitable for High Bandwidth Photonic Analog-Digital Conversion"
Applied Optics 49(15), pp. 2850-2857
2010
D. Mandridis, M. Bagnell, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"Measurement of the FSR of a High Finesse Etalon with 2.5 kHz Accuracy Using a Narrow-Linewidth Frequency Swept Laser"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) pp. 1-2.
2010
I. Ozdur, M.U. Piracha, D. Mandridis, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, and P.J. Delfyett
"Optical Frequency Stability Measurement based on an Etalon Reference"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
2010
I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, D. Mandridis, M.U. Piracha, P.J. Delfyett
"Optoelectronic Loop Design with 1000 Finesse Fabry-Perot Etalon"
Optics Letters 35(6), pp. 799-801
2010
M.U. Piracha, D. Nguyen, D. Mandridis, T. Yilmaz, I. Ozdur, S. Ozharar, P.J. Delfyett
"Range Resolved Lidar for Long Distance Ranging with Sub-Millimeter Resolution"
Optics Express 18(7), pp. 7184-7189
2010
D. Mandridis, M. Bagnell, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"Supermode Noise Spur Suppression and Frequency Comb Generation in a 100 MHz Semiconductor-Based Theta Cavity Laser Using an Intra-Cavity Fabry-Perot Etalon"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), pp. 1-2.
2010
I. Ozdur, D. Mandridis, N. Hoghooghi, and P.J. Delfyett
"Tunable Opto-Electronic Oscillator with an Intracavity Fabry-Perot Etalon"
IEEE PS Annual Meeting
2009
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, and P. J. Delfyett
"A feedforward system for dynamic equalization of a chirped laser source suitable for photonic analog-todigital conversion"
Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications V, SPIE, Orlando, FL, pp. 733904-733912
2009
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"An electro-optic feedforward system for dynamic control of a quasi-cw chirped laser source"
IEEE Photonics Tech Lett, vol. 21, no. 17, pp. 1226-1228
2009
I. Ozdur, S. Ozharar, M. Akbulut, F. Quinlan, D. Mandridis, and P. J. Delfyett
"Frequency stabilized mode-locked laser with 1000 finesse intracavity etalon"
CLEO
2009
I. Ozdur, S. Ozharar, M. Akbulut, F. Quinlan, D. Mandridis, and P. J. Delfyett
"Frequency stabilized optical comb source with high finesse intracavity etalon"
Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications V, SPIE, Orlando, FL, pp. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
2009
C. Williams, J. Davila-Rodriguez, D. Mandridis, and P.J. Delfyett, Jr.
"Injection Locked Coupled Opto-Electronic Oscillator with Long-Term Feedback Stabilization"
Frontiers in Optics, p. FMD2
2009
I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, D. Mandridis, S. Ozharar, F. Quinlan, and P.J. Delfyett
"Optical Frequency Stabilized Coupled Optoelectronic Oscillator"
IEEE Photonics Society Annual Meetng, WO 2
2009
M. U. Piracha, D. Nguyen, D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, T. Yilmaz, S. Ozharar, and P. J. Delfyett,
"Range Resolved, High Resolution Lidar using Frequency Chirped Pulses"
LEOS Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings
2009
M. U. Piracha, D. Nguyen, D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, T. Yilmaz, S. Ozharar, and P. J. Delfyett
"Range Resolved, Sub-Millimeter Resolution Lidar using Temporally Stretched, Frequency Chirped Pulses"
OSA Annual Meeting/ Frontiers in Optics
2009
I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, D. Mandridis, S. Ozharar, F. Quinlan, and P.J. Delfyett,
"Semiconductor based optical frequency comb source with optical linewidth <1 kHz"
IEEE PS Annual Meeting, WM 5
2009
U. Piracha, D. Nguyen, T. Yilmaz, D. Mandridis, D. Gaudiosi, and P.J. Delfyett
"Sub-millimeter resolution laser ranging at 9.3 kilometers using temporally stretched, frequency chirped pulses from a mode-locked laser"
CLEO, CFU3
2009
U. Piracha, D. Nguyen, T. Yilmaz, D. Mandridis, D. Gaudiosi, P. J. Delfyett
"Sub-millimeter resolution laser ranging at 9.3 kilometers using temporally stretched, frequency chirped pulses from a modelocked laser"
SPIE Security, Defense and Sensing Symposium, Proc. SPIE 7339, 73390I, 7339-16
2009
I. Ozdur, M. Akbulut, N. Hoghooghi, D. Mandridis, S.Ozharar, F. Quinlan, and P.J. Delfyett
"Ultra-Low Jitter Frequency Stabilized Mode-Locked Laser"
Frontiers in Optics (FIO)/Laser Science XXV (LS) Conference, FWL1
2009
D. Mandridis, I. Ozdur, and P.J. Delfyett
"Ultra-Low Noise, Sub-100MHz Pulse Train Based on a Temporally Demultiplexed Mode-Locked Laser"
Frontiers in Optics (FIO)/Laser Science XXV (LS) Conference, FWL2
2005
Dimitris N. Papadopoulos, D. Mandridis, A. Orfanoudakis, Alexander A. Serafetinides
"Development of a compact TEA HF oscillator-double-amplifier laser system with corona preionization suitable for medical applications "
Publication: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5777, p. 341-344, XV International Symposium on Gas Flow, Chemical Lasers, and High-Power Lasers; Jarmila Kodymova; Ed.
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