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Dr. Stephen Kuebler

Dr. Stephen Kuebler

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Optics & Photonics

Nanophotonic Materials

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407-823-3720 (Work)
407-823-2252 (Fax)
407-823-2770 (Lab)


Phys Sciences 347 (Office)
Phys Sciences 332 (Lab)
Phys Sciences 348 (2nd Office)


Dr. Stephen M. Kuebler received the D.Phil. degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford and the B.S. degree in chemistry and B.A. in German from Tulane University. Dr. Kuebler joined the faculties of CREOL and the Department of Chemistry in August 2003 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in May 2008. His research interests include materials and processes for 3D nano- and microfabrication, use of these techniques for creating nanophotonic structures and devices, nonlinear optical materials and photochemistry.

Awards & Honors

2014 College of Science Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award
2009 Promotion and Tenure Approved
2009 2008/2009 Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award
2008 NSF CAREER Award
2008 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, UCF College of Sciences
2005 Outstanding Four Year College Teacher Award for 2005
1993 NSF Graduate Fellow
1991 Marshall Scholar
1989 Barry Goldwater Scholar

Recent Publications

H. E. Williams, C. Diaz, G. Padilla, F. E. Hernandez, S. M. Kuebler
"Order of multiphoton excitation of sulfonium photo-acid generators used in photoresists based on SU-8"
J. Appl. Phys. 121, 223104-1 - 223104-12
K.A. Richardson, A. Buff, L. Sisken, C. Smith, C. Rivero-Baleine, A. Kirk, T. Mayer, C. Pantano, A. Swisher, M. Kang, A. Pogrebnyakov, C. Schwarz, and S. Kuebler
"Optical glass ceramics for GRIN - engineering microstructure for optical function"
Ceramic Society of Japan (CerSJ) – ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division (GOMD) joint symposium on Glass Science and Technologies, Kyoto Japan, invited
J. Digaum
"Fabrication and characterization of spatially-variant self-collimating photonic crystals"
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
J.L. Digaum, R. Sharma, D. Batista, J.J. Pazos, R.C. Rumpf, and S.M. Kuebler
"Beam-bending in spatially variant photonic crystals at telecommunications wavelengths"
SPIE 9759, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics IX, 975911
C.M. Schwarz, S. Labh, J.E. Barker, R.J. Sapia, G.D. Richardson, C. Rivero-Baleine, B. Gleason, K.A. Richardson, A. Pogrebnyakov, T.S. Mayer, and S.M. Kuebler
"Multi-photon lithography of 3D micro-structures in As2S3 and Ge5(As2Se3)95 chalcogenide glasses"
SPIE 9759, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics IX, 975916-1-8
T.R. Carvajal, S.M. Kuebler, C.A. Sierra
"Synthesis of novel phenylenevinylene linkers with electron-donating substituents by the Heck reaction."
Synthetic Metals, 209 pp.183-187
R.C. Rumpf, J.J. Pazos, J.L. Digaum, S.M. Kuebler
"Spatially-variant periodic structures in electromagnetics."
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 373, 20140359-1-22
C.M. Schwarz, C.N. Grabill, B.Gleason, G.D. Richardson, A.M. Lewis, S.Labh, C. Rivero-Baleine, K.A. Richardson, A. Pogrebnyakov, T.S. Mayer, S.M. Kuebler
"Properties of direct laser written nanostructures in multi-layered chalcogenide glasses "
American Ceramics Society Glass & Optical Materials Division and Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft Joint Annual Meeting, ACERS GOMD-DGG, Miami, FL, 17-21 May
C.N. Grabill, J. Digaum, D. Shelton, E. Tucker, G. Boreman, S.M. Kuebler
"Improving Energy Harvesting using Plasmonic Optical Horns"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium
J. L. Digaum, J. Pazos, R. C. Rumpf, J. Chiles, S. Fathpour, and S. M. Kuebler
"Three Dimensional Polarization-Sensitive Spatially-Variant Self Collimating Photonic Crystal for Beam Bending"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium, March 2015.


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