Giving to CREOL
CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics
Benjamin Webb

CREOL Alum: Benjamin Webb

Education
2016 PhD in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson & Lawrence Shah
2011 MS in Optics, advisor: Martin C. Richardson
2009 B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Lamar University

Employment
Current Position: Laser Scientist, University of Rochester, Laboratory for Laser Energetics
2009 - 2016: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2013 University of Central Florida’s Graduate Research Excellence Fellowship
 
Websites
Laser Plasma Laboratory
 
Publications
2016
B.M. Webb
"Design and engineering of ultrafast amplifier systems"
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
2016
B.M. Webb, A. Azim, N. Bodnar, M, Chini, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Divided-pulse amplification to the joule level"
Optics Letters 41(13), pp.3106-3109
2016
L. Shah, N. Bodnar, P. Roumayah, B. Webb, J. Bradford, and M.C. Richardson
"Integrated pulse stretchers for high-energy CPA and OPCPA systems"
SPIE 9730, Components and Packaging for Laser Systems II, 97300V
2015
N. Bodnar, B. Webb, M. Chini, L. Shah, M.C. Richardson
"145 W, 3 kHz picosecond amplifier for OPCPA pumping"
OSA CLEO, STu40.5
2014
Benjamin Webb, Joshua Bradford, Khan Lim, Nathan Bodnar, Andreas Vaupel, Erik McKee, Matthieu Baudelet, Magali M Durand, Lawrence Shah, Martin Richardson
"Compact 10 TW laser to generate multi-filament arrays"
Frontiers in Optics 2014; San Jose, CA; 10/18-22, 2014.
2014
B. Webb, J. Bradford, K. Lim, N. Bodnar, A. Vaupel, E. Mckee, M. Baudelet, M. Durand, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Compact 10 TW laser to generate multi-filament arrays"
CLEO Science and Innovation 2014, paper SM1F.6
2014
Benjamin Webb, Joshua Bradford, Khan Lim, Nathan Bodnar, Andreas Vaupel, Erik McKee, Matthieu Baudelet, Magali M Durand, Lawrence Shah, Martin Richardson
"Compact 10 TW laser to generate multi-filament arrays"
Frontiers in Optics 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM1F.6 (2014)
2014
A. Vaupel, N. Bodnar, B. Webb, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Concepts, performance review, and prospects of table-top, few-cycle optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification"
Optical Engineering 53(5), pp. 051507
2014
N. Barbieri, Z. Hosseinimakarem, K. Lim, M. Durand, B. Webb, J. Bradford, E. McKee, N. Bodnar, L. Shah, M. Baudelet, E. Johnson, M. Richardson
"Helical filaments"
CLEO-QELS Fundamental Science 2014, paper FTu3D.6
2014
Nicholas Barbieri, Zahra Hosseinimakarem, Khan Lim, Magali Durand, Benjamin Webb, Joshua Bradford, Erik McKee, Nathan Bodnar, Lawrence Shah, Matthieu Baudelet, Eric Johnson, Martin Richardson
"Helical filaments"
CLEO: Science and Innovations, FTu3D.6 (2014)
2014
Andreas Vaupel, Nathan Bodnar, Benjamin Webb, Lawrence Shah, and Martin Richardson
"Picosecond DPSS laser technology for OPCPA pumping"
Proceedings of the SPIE, Solid State Lasers XX: Technology and Devices, SPIE Photonics West – LASE, 8959-45, San Francisco, CA, USA, February
2013
N. Bodnar, A. Vaupel, B. Webb, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"DPSS Picosecond Energy Scaling for OPCPA Pumping"
Conference on Frontiers in Optics (OSA FiO) and Laser Science XXIX, paper LW5l.1, Orlando, FL
2013
A. Vaupel, N. Bodnar, B. Webb, L. Shah, E. Cormier and M. Richardson
"Energy-scaling of DPSS Picosecond Amplifiers for OPCPA Pumping"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS), paper CM1N.2, San Jose, CA
2013
Andreas Vaupel, Nathan Bodnar, Benjamin Webb, Lawrence Shah, Michaël Hemmer, Eric Cormier, and Martin Richardson
"Hybrid master oscillator power amplifier system providing 10 mJ, 32 W, and 50 MW pulses for optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification pumping"
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 30, 12
2013
B. Webb, J. Bradford, K. Lim, A. Vaupel, N. Bodnar, L. Shah, and M. Richardson
"Optimization of Multi-pass Amplifiers in TW-Class Ti:Sapphire Chirped Pulse Amplification Systems"
Frontiers in Optics and Laser Science XXIX, Orlando, FL
2013
B. Webb, J. Bradford, K. Lim, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Optimization of multi-pass amplifiers in TW-class Ti:sapphire chirped pulse amplification systems"
Laser Science, paper FM3A.3
2013
N. Bodnar, A. Vaupel. B. Webb, L. Shah, M. Richardson
"Peak power scaling of a multi-kHz, picosecond, DPSS MOPA system for OPCPA pumping"
Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications 2013, paper JTh2A
2012
K. J. Kasunic, M. Bagnell, J. D'Archangel, A. W. Dillard, K. M. Douglass, M. S. Mills, D. Ott, V. Relina, and B. Webb
"Research-Centric Project-Based Learning of Optomechanical Design"
SPIE, Vol 8481
2011
A. Vaupel, N. Bodnar, B. Webb, M. Hemmer, and M. C. Richardson
"Design and preliminary results for a sub-5-fs, 100 mJ-level, CEP-stabilized laser facility - PhaSTHEUS"
High-Intensity Lasers and High-Field Phenomena, Istanbul, Turkey, 17-17 February
2011
B. Webb, A. Vaupel, M. Hemmer, N. Bodnar, and M. C. Richardson
"Next generation high power OPCPA femtosecond laser systems"
Directed Energy Professional Society 9th annual Ultrashort Laser Workshop In Santa Fe, NM, USA, June
2010
Michaël Hemmer, Andreas Vaupel, Benjamin Webb and Martin Richardson
"Multi-kHz, multi-mJ, phase stabilized, OPCPA amplifier system"
Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West - Lase (San Francisco, CA, USA), volume 7578, 24-30 January 2010.
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