Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Professor of Optics & Physics
David Hagan received his PhD degree in Physics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland In 1985. He is a Professor of Optics and Physics at UCF and is also the Associate Dean for Academic Programs of the College of Optics and Photonics. His current research interests include techniques for nonlinear optical characterization, optical power limiting and switching, nanostructural enhancement of optical nonlinearities and nonlinear optical spectroscopy.
Awards & Honors
Elected to Fellow of the Optical Society of America
Research Incentive Award (RIA)
UCF RIA Award
College of Optics & Photonics Excellence in Research Award
Office of Research & Commercialization Millionaire's Club
Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award 2001/02
Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award 1995
Manuel R. Ferdinandus, Honghua Hu, Matthew Reichert, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Beam deflection measurement of time and polarization resolved ultrafast nonlinear refraction"
Optics Letters 38, pp. 3518-3521
Yulia A. Getmanenko, Joel M. Hales, Mihaela Balu, Jie Fu, Egbert Zojer, Ohyun Kwon, Jeffrey Mendez, S. Thayumanavan, Gregory Walker, Qing Zhang, Scott D. Bunge, Jean-Luc Bredas, David J. Hagan, Eric W. Van Stryland, Stephen Barlow and Seth R. Marder
"Characterisation of a dipolar chromophore with third-harmonic generation applications in the near-IR"
J. Mater. Chem., 22, 4371(2012).
Davorin Peceli, Honghua Hu, Dmitry A. Fishman, Scott Webster, Olga V. Przhonska, Vladimir V. Kurdyukov, Yurii L. Slominsky, Alexey I. Tolmachev, Alexey D. Kachkovski, Andrey O. Gerasov, Artem E. Masunov, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Enhanced Intersystem Crossing Rate in Polymethine-Like Molecules: Sulfur-Containing Squaraines versus Oxygen-Containing Analogues"
Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 117, pp. 2333-2346
Honghua Hu, Olga V. Przhonska, Francesca Terenziani, Anna Painelli, Dmitry Fishman, Trenton R. Ensley, Matthew Reichert, Scott Webster, Julia L. Bricks, Alexey D. Kachkovski, David J. Hagan, and Eric W. Van Stryland
"Two-photon Absorption Spectra of a Near-Infrared 2-Azaazulene Polymethine Dye: Solvation and Ground-State Symmetry Breaking"
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 7666-7678
M. R. Ferdinandus, M. Reichert, T. R. Ensley, H. Hu, D. A. Fishman, S. Webster, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Dual-arm Z-scan technique to extract dilute solute nonlinearities from solution measurements"
Optical Materials Express, 2, pp. 1776-1790
D. Peceli, S. Webster, D. A. Fishman, C. M. Cirloganu, H. Hu, O. V. Przhonska, V. V. Kurdyukov, Y. L. Slominsky, A. I. Tolmachev, A. D. Kachkovski, R. R. Dasari, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Optimization of the Double Pump-Probe Technique: Decoupling the Triplet Yield and Cross Section"
Journal Of Physical Chemistry A 116(20), pp.4833-4841
H. Hu, D. A. Fishman, A. O. Gerasov, O. V. Przhonska, S. Webster, L. A. Padilha, D. Peceli, M. Shandura, Y. P. Kovtun, A. D. Kachkovski, I. H. Nayyar, A. E. Masunov, P. Tongwa, T. V. Timofeeva, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Two-Photon Absorption Spectrum of a Single Crystal Cyanine-like Dye"
Journal Of Physical Chemistry Letters 3(9), pp.1222-1228
Getmanenko, YA; Hales, JM; Balu, M; Fu, J; Zojer, E; Kwon, O; Mendez, J; Thayumanavan, S; Walker, G; Zhang, Q; Bunge, SD; Bredas, JL; Hagan, DJ; Van Stryland, EW; Barlow, S; Marder, SR
"Characterisation of a dipolar chromophore with third-harmonic generation applications in the near-IR "
Journal Of Materials Chemistry 22(10), pp.4371-4382
S. Ellinger, K. R. Graham, P. Shi, R. T. Farley, T. T. Steckler, R. N. Brookins, P. Taranekar, J. Mei, L. A. Padilha, T. R. Ensley, H. Hu, S. Webster, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, K. S. Schanze, J. R. Reynolds
"Donor-Acceptor-Donor-based pi-Conjugated Oligomers for Nonlinear Optics and Near-IR Emission"
Chemistry of Materials 23(17) pp. 3805-3817
T. R. Ensley, D. A. Fishman, S. Webster, L. A. Padilha, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Van Stryland
"Energy and Spectral Enhancement of Femtosecond Supercontinuum in a Noble Gas Using a Weak Seed"
Optics Express 19(2), pp. 757-763