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CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics
Pankaj Kadwani

CREOL Alum: Pankaj Kadwani

Education
2013 PhD in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson
2009 MS in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson
2004 B.E. in Electronics at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai

Employment
2007 - 2013: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Publications
2016
I. Mingareev, N. Gehlich, T. Bonhoff, A. Abdulfattah, A.M. Sincore, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Principles and applications of trans-wafer processing using a 2-µm thulium fiber laser"
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing, 84 (9-12), pp.2567-2578
2015
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, M.C. Richardson
"High-power spectral beam combining of linearly polarized Tm:fiber lasers"
Applied Optics 54(4), pp.757-762
2014
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, C. Jeon, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"High peak-power mid-infrared ZnGeP2 optical parametric oscillator pumped by a Tm:fiber master oscillator power amplifier system"
Optics Letters 39(5), pp. 1212-1215
2014
Lawrence Shah, Martin C. Richardson, Ilya Mingareev, Mark Ramme, Tobias Bonhoff, Pankaj Kadwani
"Laser-based materials processing apparatus, method and applications"
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2014
Martin Gebhardt, Christain Gaida, Pankaj Kadwani, Lawrence Shah & Martin Richardson
"Mid-IR peak power scaling in a ZGP OPO, pumped by a Tm:fiber MOPA system"
SPIE Photonics West, Conf. 8964-54, San Francisco, January
2013
R. Andrew Sims, Pankaj Kadwani, Alex Sincore, Lawrence Shah, and Martin Richardson
"1 uJ, sub-500 fs chirped pulse amplification in a Tm-doped fiber system"
Optics Letters 38(2), pp. 121-123
2013
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, J. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Willis, M. Richardson
"2 um fiber lasers"
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging , Conference 1: High power lasers and applications
2013
P. Kadwani, M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"A high peak power, nanosecond tm:fiber MOPA system for mid-IR OPO pumping"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, paper JW2A.29
2013
Christian Gaida, Martin Gebhardt, Pankaj Kadwani, Lasse Leick, Jes Broeng, Lawrence Shah, Martin Richardson
"Amplification of nanosecond pulses to megawatt peak power levels in Tm3+-doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
Optics Letters, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 691-693
2013
C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Amplification of ns-pulses beyond 1 MW-peak power in Tm3+-doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
CLEO: Science and Innovations, paper CW1M.2
2013
Lawrence Shah, Tobias Bonhoff, Ashraf F. El-Sherif, Pankaj K. Kadwani, Martin Gebhardt, Christian Gaida, Martin Richardson
"Backside Surface Machining of Silicon Wafers Using a Nanosecond Tm:fiber MOPA System"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2013, paper JTh2A.07
2013
R. Andrew Sims, Pankaj Kadwani, Heike Ebendorff-Heideprem, Lawrence Shah, Tanya M. Monro, and Martin Richardson
"Chirped pulse amplification in single mode Tm:fiber using a chirped Bragg grating"
Applied Physics B-Lasers And Optics 111(2), pp.299-304
2013
R. A. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Chirped pulse amplification in Tm doped fiber using a chirped Bragg grating"
SPIE Photonics West, Paper 8601-97
2013
R. A. Sims, A. Sincore, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson
"Chirped Pulse Amplification Scaling in Thulium-Doped Fiber Lasers"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, paper JTh2A.18 (2013)
2013
L. Shah,T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, T. Bonhoff, T. Ferhat, M. Ramme, I. Mingareev, M. Richardson
"Mid-IR Fiber Lasers and Applications"
Townes Laser Institute Winter Symposium 2013
2013
M. Gebhardt, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, A. Sincore, N. Gerlich, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Nanosecond Tm:fiber MOPA system for high peak power mid-IR generation in a ZGP OPO"
Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources, paper MW3B.2
2013
C. Gaida, M. Gedhardt, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Peak power scaling in Tm doped fiber laser to MW-level"
SPIE Photonics West, Paper 8601-107
2013
L. Shah, M. Richardson, T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C.C. Willis, J.B. Bradford, A. Sincore, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, A. El-Sherif, N. Modsching, J. Limpert, A. Tunnermann, T. Gotschall, J. Rothhardt, S. Breitkof, S. Hadrich, C. Jauregui, M. Kienel, A. Klenke, M. Baumgartl, M. Krebs, R. Lehneis, H.-J. Otto, F. Jasen, T. Eidam, A. Steinmetz, F. Stutzki, S. Demmler, C. Jocher
"Prospects of Femtosecond Fiber Lasers for Filamentation"
Fundamentals and Applications of Laser Filaments 2013
2013
Pankaj Kadwani
"Pulsed Tm-Fiber Laser For Mid IR Registration"
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
A. Sincore, R. A. Sims, C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, M. Gebhardt, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Scaling bottlenecks in Thulium-doped fiber lasers"
Frontiers in Optics, paper FM3A.3
2013
L. Shah, T. Bonhoff, T. Ferhat, A. F. El-Sherif, M. Ramme, C. C.C. Willis, M. Baudelet, P. Kadwani, C. Gaida, M. Gebhart, I. Mingareev, and M. Richardson
"Silicon backside machining using a nanosecond 2 um Tm:fiber laser"
SPIE Photonics West, Paper 8612-6
2012
P. Kadwani, A. Sims, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"1 mJ pulse energies in Tm-doped photonic crystal fiber"
Specialty Optical Fiber - SOF, paper SW2F.3, Colorado Springs (USA)
2012
P. Kadwani, C. Jollivet, R. A. Sims, A. Schülzgen, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Comparison of higher-order mode suppression and Q-switched laser performance in thulium-doped large mode area and photonic crystal fibers"
Optics Express, vol. 20, no. 22, pp. 24295-24303
2012
P. Kadwani, R.A. Sims, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"CW and pulsed performance of Tm-doped photonic crystal fiber lasers"
SPIE Laser Technology for Defense and Security VIII, paper: 8381-51, Baltimore (USA)
2012
C. Gaida, P. Kadwani, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson
"CW lasing and amplification in Tm3+ doped photonic crystal fiber rod"
Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 21, pp. 4513-4515
2012
L. Shah, R.A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C.C. Willis, J.D. Bradford, Z. Roth, A.J. Pung, M.K. Poutous, E.G. Johnson, M.C. Richardson
"Integrated 100 W thulium fiber MOPA system"
SPIE Laser Technology for Defense and Security VIII, paper: 8381-35, Baltimore (USA)
2012
L. Shah, R. A. Sims, P. Kadwani, C. C. C. Willis, J. B. Bradford, A. Pung, M. K. Poutous, E. G. Johnson, and M. C. Richardson
"Integrated Tm:fiber MOPA with polarized output and narrow linewidth with 100 W average power"
Optics Express vol 20, no 18, pp. 20558-20563
2012
A. Schülzgen, C. Jollivet Salvin, R. A. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, M. Richardson, R. Amezcua Correa, T. T. Alkeskjold, and L. Leick
"Modal Properties of Photonic Crystal Fiber for High Power 2 Micron Fiber Laser Systems"
SPIE Laser Technology for Defense and Security VIII, paper: 8381-4, Baltimore (USA)
2012
L. Shah, A. Sims, P. Kadwani, J.D. Bradford, C.C. Willis, M. Richardson
"Progress on Tm-doped fiber lasers"
Specialty Optics Fibers - SOF, paper STu4F.1, Colorado Springs (USA)
2012
P. Kadwani, N. Modsching, R.A. Sims, L. Leick, J Broeng, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Q-switched thulium doped photonic crystal fiber laser as a a source for nonlinear generation"
CLEO: Science and Innovations, paper CTu2M.6, Baltimore (USA)
2012
P. Kadwani, N. Modsching, R. A. Sims, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"Q-switched thulium-doped photonic crystal fiber laser"
Optics Letters 37(10), pp. 1664-1666
2012
I. Mingareev, F. Weirauch, A. Olowinsky, L. Shah, P. Kadwani, and M. Richardson
"Welding of polymers using a 2 µm thulium fiber laser"
Journal of Optics and Laser Technology 44, pp. 2095-2099
2011
R. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"182 nJ All Thulium Fiber CPA System"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - CLEO, paper JWA31
2011
R. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"All Thulium Fiber CPA System with 107 fs Pulse Duration and 42 nm Bandwidth,"
Advanced Solid State Photonics - ASSP, paper ATuD4 Istanbul (Turkey)
2011
P. Kadwani, R. Sims, L. Shah, M. C. Richardson, J. Chia, and F. Al Tal
"Atmospheric gas detection using broadband mid-IR thulium fiber-based sources"
SPIE DSS, Orlando, FL, USA
2011
P. Kadwani, R. Sims, M. Baudelet, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"Atmospheric propagation testing using broadband thulium fiber systems"
Fiber Laser Applications, Optical Society of America, Istanbul, Turkey
2011
R. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"Generation and amplification of 350 fs, 2 µm pulses in Tm:fiber"
Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West - Lase (San Francisco, CA, USA) volume 7914, 23-27 January
2011
R. Sims, P. Kadwani, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"Generation and amplification of femtosecond pulses in Tm:fiber"
SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, USA
2011
Martin Richardson, Lawrence Shah, R. Andrew Sims, Christina C.C. Willis, Pankaj Kadwani, Joshua Bradford
"High Power Thulium Fiber Lasers "
OSA Topical Meeting on Speciality Optical Fibers, Toronto, Canada, June 2011
2011
L. Shah, R. Sims, C. Willis, P. Kadwani, J. Bradford, and M. C. Richardson
"High power thulium fiber lasers"
Fiber Laser Applications, Optical Society of America, Istanbul, Turkey
2011
N. Modsching, P. Kadwani, R. A. Sims, L. Leick, J. Broeng, L. Shah, and M. C. Richardson
"Lasing in thulium-doped polarizing photonic crystal fiber"
Optics Letters vol 36, no 19, pp. 3873-3875
2011
R.A. Sims, C.C.C Wills, P. Kadwani, T.S. McComb, L. Shah, V. Sudesh, Z. Roth, M.K. Poutous, E.G. Johnson, M. Richardson
"Spectral beam combining of 2 um Tm:fiber laser systems"
Optics Communications vol. 284, no, 7, 1988-1991
2011
R. Sims, Z. Roth, C. Willis, P. Kadwani, T. McComb, L. Shah, V. Sudesh, M. Poutous, E. G. Johnson, and M. C. Richardson
"Spectral narrowing and stabilization of thulium fiber lasers using guided-mode resonance filters"
Optics Letters vol. 36, no. 5, 737-739
2010
M.C. Richardson, L. Shah, T.S. McComb , R.A. Sims, C. Willis, P. Kadwani, and V. Sudesh
"Advanced Tm:Fiber Laser Development"
DEPS Solid State Laser Technology Review, Bloomfield, CO, June
2010
Jeffrey Chia, Pankaj Kadwani, Faleh Altal, Lawrence Shah, and Martin Richardson
"Atmospheric Spectroscopy of 1.8-2.1 µm Radiation using a Thulium-Doped Fiber System"
SYMPOSIUM ON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH, Division of Laser Science of A.P.S - LS XXVI Rochester, NY, 25 October 2010
2010
Lawrence Shah, Timothy S. McComb, R. Andrew Sims, Christina C.C. Willis, Pankaj Kadwani, Vikas Sudesh, Martin Richardson
"High Power Thulium Fiber Lasers"
International High Power Laser Ablation Conference, Taos, NM, 18-22 April 2010. Invited Talk.
2010
Christina C. C. Willis, Lawrence Shah, Matthieu Baudelet, Pankaj Kadwani, Timothy S. McComb, R. Andrew Sims, Vikas Sudesh, Martin Richardson
"High-Energy Q-switch Tm3+-doped polarization maintaining silica fiber laser"
Photonics West LASE, San Francisco, CA
2010
T.S. McComb, R.A. Sims, C.C.C. Willis, P. Kadwani, V. Sudesh, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"High-power widely tunable thulium fiber lasers"
Applied Optics vol. 49, no. 32, 6236-6242
2009
Christina Willis, Robert Sims, Pankaj Kadwani, Timothy McComb , Lawrence Shah, Vikas Sudesh , Martin Richardson, Zachary Roth, Menelaos Poutous, Eric Johnson
"Spectral Beam Combining 2 um Thulium Fiber Laser Systems"
International OSA Network of Students North America Conference (College Park, MD, USA, 2009) 24-26 September 2009
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