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CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics
Sharad Bhooplapur

CREOL Alum: Sharad Bhooplapur

Education
2014 PhD in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2008 MS in Optics, advisor: Peter J. Delfyett
2005 B. Sc in Electrical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis

Employment
2014 - 2015: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2006 - 2014: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
Current Position: Resolution Enhancement Technologies (RET) design engineer, Intel Corp.
 
Awards & Honors
2012 IEEE Orlando Section Graduate Student $1000 Scholarship
 
Publications
2016
P.J. Delfyett, S. Bhooplapur, A. Klee, E. Sarailou, and K. Bagnell
"Semiconductor laser based optical frequency combs - Applications in communications and signal processing "
IEEE International Conference Laser Optics (LO), St. Petersburg, Russia, June
2015
P.J. Delfyett, S. Bhooplapur, A.C. Klee, E. Sarailou
"Coherent optical signal processing using optical frequency combs and injection locked vcsels"
Asia Photonics Conference, Hong Kong, Invited
2015
S. Bhooplapur, A. Klee, P.J. Delfyett
"Injection-locked VCSEL arrays for line-by-line pulse-shaping with update times of less than 1 ns"
OSA CLEO, SM2P.8.
2015
P.J. Delfyett, S. Bhooplapur, A. Klee, E. Sarailou, K. Bagnell
"Optical frequency combs from mode-locked diode lasers – applications in communications, signal processing and radar for avionics"
Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference, invited
2015
P.J. Delfyett, S. Bhooplapur, A.C. Klee, E. Sarailou
"Ultrafast coherent optical signal processing using stabilized optical frequency combs from mode-locked semiconductor diode lasers"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), invited
2014
Sharad Bhooplapur
"Injection-Locked Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) for Optical Arbitrary Waveform Generation"
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
2013
S. P. Bhooplapur, P. J. Delfyett
"Characterization of the Phase and Amplitude Modulation of Injection-Locked VCSELs at 1550 nm Using Coherent Optical Demodulation"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 19(6) pp.1702408
2013
P. J. Delfyett, J. Davila-Rodriguez, A. Klee, S. Bhooplapur, and C. Williams
"Optical Frequency Combs and Their Application in Microwave Photonics and Coherent Signal Processing"
CLEO, San Jose (Invited)
2013
P. J. Delfyett, J. Davila-Rodriguez, S. Bhooplapur, C. Williams, and A. Klee
"Optical Frequency Combs using Ultrafast Diode Lasers: Techniques and Applications"
CLEO Europe (Invited)
2012
S. P. Bhooplapur, F. J. Quinlan, M. Akbulet, P. J. Delfyett
"A linear technique for discrimination of optically coded waveforms using optical frequency combs"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(19), DOI: 10.1109/LPT.2012.2209637, pp. 1673-1676
2012
P. J. Delfyett, I. Ozdur, N. Hoghoohi, J. Davila-Rodriguez, M. Akbulet, S. Bhooplapur
"Advanced Ultrafast Technologies based on Optical Frequency Combs"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 18(1) DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2011.2114874 pp. 258 – 274 (INVITED PAPER)
2011
P. J. Delfyett, I. Ozdur, N. Hoghoohi, J. Davila-Rodriguez, M. Akbulet, and S. Bhooplapur
"Advanced Ultrafast Technologies based on Optical Frequency Combs"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics PP(99), pp.258 – 274 (Invited)
2011
S. Bhooplapur, N. Hoghooghi, and P. J. Delfyett
"Pulse-Shapes Reconfigured on a Pulse-to-Pulse Time Scale by Using an Array of Injection-Locked VCSELs"
Optics Letters 36(10), pp.1887-1889
2010
N. Hoghooghi, I. Ozdur, S. Bhooplapur, P.J. Delfyett
"Direct Demodulation and Channel Filtering of Phase-Modulated Signals Using an Injection-Locked VCSEL"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22(20), pp. 1509-1511, October
2010
M. Akbulut, S. Bhooplapur, I. Ozdur, J. Davila-Rodriguez, P.J. Delfyett
"Dynamic Line-By-Line Pulse Shaping with GHz Update Rate"
Optics Express 18(17), pp. 18284-18291
2010
S. Bhooplapur, M. Akbulut, F. Quinlan, and P.J. Delfyett
"Pattern Recognition of Electronic Bit-Sequences Using a Semiconductor Mode-Locked Laser and Spatial Light Modulators"
Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications VI, SPIE, pp. 770003-770009
2010
S. Bhooplapur, M. Akbulut, F. Quinlan, and P. J. Delfyett
"Pattern Recognition of Electronic Bit-Sequences using A Semiconductor Mode-Locked Laser and Spatial Light Modulators"
Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications VI, (SPIE) pp. 770003-770009
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