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Dr. David J. Hagan

Dr. David J. Hagan

Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Professor of Optics & Photonics, Physics

Nonlinear Optics

Email

hagan@creol.ucf.edu (Work)

Phone

407-823-6817 (Office)
407-658-6880 (Fax)

Locations

CREOL 209 (Office)

Biography

David Hagan received his PhD degree in Physics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland In 1985. He is a Professor of Optics and Photonics and Associate Dean for Academic Programs of the College of Optics and Photonics. He is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Optical Materials Express.  His current research interests include techniques for nonlinear optical materials characterization, optical power limiting and switching, and methods for enhancement of optical nonlinearities .


Awards & Honors

Elected to Fellow of the Optical Society of America
2012 Research Incentive Award (RIA)
2011 UCF RIA Award
2010 College of Optics & Photonics Excellence in Research Award
2007 Office of Research & Commercialization Millionaire's Club
2001 Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award 2001/02
1995 Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award 1995

Recent Publications

2015
Matthew Reichert, Peng Zhao, Jennifer M. Reed, Trenton R. Ensley, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection measurement of bound-electronic and rotational nonlinear refraction in molecular gases "
Optics Express
2015
Matthew Reichert, Peng Zhao, Jennifer M. Reed, Trenton R. Ensley, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection measurement of bound-electronic and rotational nonlinear refraction in molecular gases "
Opt. Express 23, 22224-22237 (2015)
2015
Zhong'an Li, Trenton R. Ensley, Honghua Hu, Yadong Zhang, Sei-Hum Jang, Seth R. Marder, David J. Hagan, Eric W. Van Stryland, Alex K.-Y. Jen
"Conjugated Polycyanines: A New Class of Materials with Large Third-Order Optical Nonlinearities"
Advanced Optical Materials 3(7), pp.900-906
2015
Peng Zhao, Matthew Reichert, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Measurement of Second Hyperpolarizability and Nuclear Rotational Response of Gas-phase Carbon Disulfide"
Nonlinear Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper NW4A.37.
2015
Akbar A. Syed, Matthew Reichert, Trenton R. Ensley, Jason Pelc, David J. Hagan, & Eric W. Van Stryland
"Temporal dynamics of nonlinear absorption and refraction in crystalline and hydrogenated amorphous silicon"
OSA Nonlinear Optics Topical Meeting
2015
Rebecca L. Gieseking, Trenton R. Ensley, Honghua Hu, David J. Hagan, Chad Risko, Eric W. Van Stryland, and Jean-Luc Bredas
"Nonlinear Optical Properties of XPh4 (X = B-, C, N+, P+): A New Class of Molecules with a Negative Third-Order Polarizability"
Journal of the American Chemical Society
2015
P. Samuel, T. R. Ensley, H. Hu, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, and R. Gaume
"Nonlinear Refractive Index Measurement On Pure And Nd Doped YAG Ceramic By Dual Arm Z-Scan Technique"
Solid State Physics, AIP Conference Proceedings 1665, 060010-1_060010-3 (2015).
2015
Peng Zhao, Matthew Reichert, Trenton Ensley, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam Deflection Measurements of Nondegenerate Nonlinear Refractive Indices in Direct-gap Semiconductors "
CLEO
2015
Peng Zhao, Matthew Reichert, Trenton Ensley, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam Deflection Measurements of Nondegenerate Nonlinear Refractive Indices in Direct-gap Semiconductors "
CLEO: 2015, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper FW3D.7.
2015
Hagan, D. J., Ensley, T. R., Reichert, M, Ferdinandus, M, R, Hu, H. and Van Stryland, E. W.
"New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials."
(Keynote Presentation) 13th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (13th ICFPAM)
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Research

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Semiconductor & Integrated Photonics
Quantum Dots & Nanostructures
Nanophotonics & Plasmonics
Nonlinear & Quantum Optics
Nonlinear Optical Materials
Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy
Nonlinear Optics in Periodic Structures
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