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Robert Stegeman

CREOL Alum: Robert Stegeman

2006 PhD in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2003 MS in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2000 BS in Electrical Engineering at University of Florida

Current Position: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2015 - 2017: Principal Scientist, Nuburu
2012 - 2015: Principal Research Scientist, Q-Peak
2011 - 2011: Principal Engineer, AdValue Photonics
2008 - 2011: Optical Engineer, Northrop Grumman Laser Systems
2007 - 2008: Senior Laser Scientist, Fibertek, Inc.
2006 - 2007: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
2001 - 2005: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics

Since graduating from CREOL in 2006 with his Ph.D. in Optics, Robert has gathered extensive experience designing and building prototype lasers, primarily for defense contractors.  Recently, he was the Principal Scientist at NUBURU generating IP and designing lasers using visible laser diodes.  He is currently working with Dr. Guifang Li on multi-mode fiber technologies.  In 2012, he co-authored a nonlinear optics textbook with his father, George.

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
Robert Stegeman
"Direct nonlinear optics measurements of raman gain in bulk glasses and estimates of fiber performance "
PhD Dissertation, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
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
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