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Dr. Eric G. Johnson

Dr. Eric G. Johnson

PalmettoNet Endowed Chair in Optoelectronics; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Clemson University


Dr. Eric Johnson received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Huntsville, MS from the University of Central Florida, and BS from Purdue University. Dr. Johnson joined the faculty in January 2000. Prior to joining CREOL, he was the VP of Research & Development at Digital Optics Corporation. His research interests include diffractive and micro-optical systems and applications, data communications, and micro-optics fabrication.

Awards & Honors

International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Fellow

Recent Publications

M.C. Richardson, N. Barbieri, K Lim, C.H Jeon, M. Weidman, D. Thul, M. Durand, S. Rostrami-Fairchild, R. Bernath, M. Baudelet, W. Li, E. Johnson
"Using Vortex Optics with High Intensity Laser Beams"
Seminar given at University of Bordeaux - CELIA April 6th
L Shah, N. Barbieri, K. Lim, D. Thul, A. Sincore, M. Baudelet, S. Rostami, M.C. Richardson, W. Li, and E. Johnson
"Utilizing non-Gaussian beams to tailor laser propagation"
SPIE Photonics West, Solid State Lasers XXVI: Technology and Devices, 10082-5, January 30
A. Sincore, J. Cook, W. Li, E. Johnson, J. Bradford, L. Shah, and M.C. Richardson
"Beam propagation of Gaussian and annular beams at 2 um in presence of thermal lensing"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper JTh2A.77
M.C. Richardson, Eric Johnson, Nicholas Barbieri, Matthieu Baudelet, Shermineh Rostami, Lawrence Shah and Joshua Bradford
"Introducing spatial phase control to high power laser beams"
SPIE Photonics North, Quebec City, Canada, May 24-26
M. Richardson, M. Durand, M. Baudelet, N. Barbieri, M. Chini, K. Lim, C. Jeon, N. Litchinitser, Z. Kudyshev, S. Will, Z. Roth, and E. Johnson
"Nonlinear Radiation Effects with Filaments - Inside and Outside"
Frontiers in Optics 2014; San Jose, CA October 18-22
Nicholas Barbieri, Khan Lim, Magali Durand, Matthieu Baudelet, Martin Richardson, Zahra Hosseinimakerem, Eric Johnson, Zhaxylyk Kudyshev, Scott Will, Natalia Litchinitser
"The Next Generation of Filaments – Engineered Structures of Filaments"
5th Int. Symp. on Filamentation, Shanghai, September 20-23
Martin Richardson, Magali Durand, Matthieu Baudelet, Nicholas Barbieri, Michael Chini, Khan Lim, Cheonha Jeon, Natalia Litchinitser, Zhaxylyk Kudyshev, Scott Will, Zachary Roth, Eric Johnson
"Laser filamentation in air"
Optical Society of Korea, Summer Meeting, Jeju Island, Korea, August
Nicholas Barbieri, Zahra Hosseinimakarem, Khan Lim, Magali Durand, Matthieu Baudelet, Eric Johnson, and Martin Richardson
"Helical filaments"
Applied Physics Letters 104(26), pp. 261109
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)
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

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