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Dr. Aravinda Kar

Dr. Aravinda Kar

Professor of Optics & Photonics, MMAE, ECE and Physics

Laser-Advanced Manufacturing, Materials and Micro-Processing

Email

akar@creol.ucf.edu (Work)

Phone

407-823-6921 (Office)
407-658-6880 (Fax)

Locations

CREOL 284 (Office)

Biography

Aravinda Kar received his PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a Professor of Optics, MAE (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) and MSE (Materials Science and Engineering) at UCF. His research interest is Laser Advanced Materials Processing such as (1) Materials processing, synthesis and modeling, (2) Device structure fabrication and prototyping, (3) Laser-assisted manufacturing and micromachining and (4) Advanced manufacturing thermal science (Thermofluids analysis of manufacturing technology.


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Awards & Honors

Laser Institute of America (LIA) Fellow
Laser Institute of America (LIA) Fellow
2005 Elected to the Board of Directors of the Laser Institute of America
2002 TIP (UCF’s Teaching Incentive Program) Award
2001 ICALEO’01 Student Paper Award Competition: Yonggang Li
2000 ICALEO’00 Student Paper Award Competition: Jihua Du
2000 Fifth Annual Tibbetts Award
2000 American Welding Society award Henry Grajon Prize: Jian Xie
1999 First Prize Student Paper Award Competition: Jihua Du
1999 ICALEO’99 Student Paper Award Competition: Franz Josef Kahlen

Recent Publications

2017
E. Castillo-Orozco, A. Kar, and R. Kumar
"Superlens-focused laser electrospray microprocessing of nanoparticles"
International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Atlanta, Georgia
2017
A. Kar and N. R. Quick
"Transformation of gaussian beams into m-beams for advanced microvia drilling"
Laser Ablation for Microelectronics, Laser Microprocessing Conference, Laser Institute of America, International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Atlanta, GA.
2017
E. Castillo-Orozco, A. Kar, and R. Kumar
"Nanoparticle electrospray laser deposition for additive manufacturing of microlayers on flexible substrates"
International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS), Florida Chapter, Advanced Technical Workshop: Smart Sensors, Research, Manufacturing and Iot Applications, Orlando.
2017
E. Castillo-Orozco, A. Kar, and R. Kumar
"Electrospray mode transition of microdroplets for high conductivity nanoparticle suspension"
2nd International Conference of Interfacial Phenomena and Heat Transfer (IPHT 2017), Xi’an, China, July 7-10
2017
E. Castillo-Orozco, A. Kar, and R. Kumar
"Electrospray mode transition of microdroplets with semiconductor nanoparticle suspension"
Scientific Reports, 7, 5144
2017
T. Wang, C. Zhang, A. Aleksov, I. Salama, and A. Kar
"Gaussian beam diffraction by two-dimensional refractive index modulation for high diffraction efficiency and large deflection angle"
Optics Express, 25(14), pp. 16002-16016
2017
G. Lim, T. Manzu, and A. Kar
"MWIR uncooled SiC detector with optical signal output"
SPIE 10184, Surveillance, Nav Systems, and Technologies I, Defence & Commercial Sensing, Anaheim California, April 11-13
2017
T. S. Wang, C. Zhang, A. Aleksov, I. Salama, and A. Kar
"Two-dimensional analytic modeling of acoustic diffraction for ultrasonic beam steering by phased array transducers"
Ultrasonics, 76, pp. 35-43
2017
A. Kar and T. Manzur
"Optical signal amplification"
US Patent 9,601,902 B2, March 21
2017
T. Manzur and A. Kar
"Optical output photodetector"
US Patent 9,570,487 B2, February 14
more...

Research

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Semiconductor Lasers
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Lasers in Medicine
Integrated-Optic Sensing
Optical, EUV & X-ray Lithography
Fiber Optic Sensing
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