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Dr. Ayman Abouraddy

Dr. Ayman Abouraddy

Associate Professor of Optics & Photonics

Multi-material Optical Fiber Devices

Email

raddy@creol.ucf.edu

Phone

407-823-6809 (Work)

Locations

CREOL A116 (Office)
CREOL A114 (Lab)
CREOL A105 (Lab)
CREOL 216 (Lab)
CREOL A302 (Lab)

Biography

Ayman F. Abouraddy received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, in 1994 and 1997, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Boston University, Boston, MA, in 2003, all in electrical engineering. In 2003 he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, as a postdoctoral fellow working with Prof. Yoel Fink (Materials Science & Engineering) and Prof. John D. Joannopoulos (Physics), and then became a Research Scientist at the Research Laboratory of Electronics in 2005. At MIT he pursued research on novel multi-material optical fiber structures, photonic bandgap fibers, nanophotonics, fiber-based optoelectronic devices, and mid-infrared nonlinear fiber optics. He has also been engaged in investigating techniques that lead to sub-diffraction-limited resolution in optical microscopy and lithography. He is the coauthor of more than 65 journal publications, 130 conference presentations, and 55 invited talks; he holds seven patents, and has three patents pending. His research also encompasses quantum optics and quantum information processing. He joined CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, at the University of Central Florida as an assistant professor in September 2008 where he has since established facilities for fabricating new classes of polymer and soft-glass fibers for applications ranging from mid-infrared optics to solar energy concentration. He also continues to pursue his research testing the foundations of quantum mechanics and implementing optical realizations of quantum computation. He was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor in August 2014.


Awards & Honors

2015 RIA university wide
2014 College of Optics and Photonics Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award
2014 2014 CREOL Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award
2014 Reach for the Stars Award
2014 2014 UCF ‘Reach for the Stars’ Award (Inaugural year)
2013 College Excellence in Research Award
2010 Optimax Research Grant
2009 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award

Recent Publications

2015
E.-H. Banaei and A. F. Abouraddy
"Design of a polymer optical fiber luminescent solar concentrator"
Progress in Photovoltaics 23, 403-416
2015
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Discrete Anderson speckle"
Optica 2, 201-209
2015
G. Tao, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, A. M. Stolyarov, S. Danto, J. V. Badding, Y. Fink, J. Ballato, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Infrared fibers (Invited Review)"
Adv. Opt. Photon., 7(2), 379-458
2014
G. Tao, S. Shabahang, S. Dai, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Multimaterial disc-to-fiber approach to efficiently produce robust infrared fibers"
Optical Materials Express 4(10), pp. 2143-2149
2014
S. Shabahang, G. Tao, M. P. Marquez, H. Hu, T. R. Ensley, P. J. Delfyett, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Nonlinear characterization of robust multimaterial chalcogenide nanotapers for infrared supercontinuum generation"
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 31, 450-457. Highlight: B. Eggleton, Spotlight on Optics, March 2014: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/spotlight/summary.cfm?uri=josab-31-3-450; selected for the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 9(5), pp. 450
2014
G. Tao, S. Shabahang, H. Ren, F. Khalilzadeh-Rezaie, R. E. Peale, Z. Yang, X. Wang, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Robust multimaterial tellurium-based chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-wave and long-wave infrared transmission"
Optics Letters 39(13), pp. 4009-4012
2014
A. F. Abouraddy, K. H. Kagalwala, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Two-point optical coherency matrix tomography"
Optics Letters 39, pp. 2411-2414
2013
Kumel H. Kagalwala, Giovanni Di Giuseppe, Ayman F. Abouraddy, and Bahaa E. A. Saleh
"Bell's measure in classical optical coherence"
Nature Photonics 7, 72-78; Interview, D. Pile, “Quantum tools for classical coherence,” Nature Photonics 7, 80
2013
S. Shabahang, G. Tao, J. J. Kaufman, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Dispersion characterization of chalcogenide bulk glass, composite fibers, and robust nanotapers"
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 30, 2498-2506
2013
G. Di Giuseppe, L. Martin, A. Perez-Leija, R. Keil, F. Dreisow, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, A. F. Abouraddy, D. N. Christodoulides, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen spatial entanglement in ordered and Anderson photonic lattices"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 150503
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Research

Science & Technology Skip Navigation Links.
Fiber Optics
Fiber Fabrication Technology
Multimaterial Fibers
Nano-structured Fibers
Mid Infrared Fibers
Semiconductor & Integrated Photonics
Photovoltaics
Periodic Structures & Photonic Crystals
Nanophotonics & Plasmonics
Nonlinear & Quantum Optics
Nonlinear Guided Waves & Fibers
Nonlinear Optical Materials
Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy
Nonlinear Optics in Periodic Structures
Quantum Optics
Imaging, Sensing & Display
Propagation in Random Media
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Optical Sensing & Imaging
Microscopy
Integrated-Optic Sensing
Fiber Optic Sensing
Quantum Communication & Information
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