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Toufic Jabbour

CREOL Alum: Toufic Jabbour

2009 PhD in Optics, advisor: Stephen Kuebler
2009 PhD in Optics at University of Central Florida
2002 M.S in Electrical Engineering at Oklahoma State University
1997 B.S. in Electrical Engineering at University of Balamand

Current Position: Sr Optical Scientist, Carl Zeiss AG
2003 - 2009: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
Awards & Honors
2008 Newport/Spectra-Physics Research Excellence Travel Awards at Photonics West
Toufic Jabbour (Member, IEEE) received B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Balamand (, El Koura, Lebanon in 2000 and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University ( in 2002. Currently he is pursuing his PhD degree in Optics at University of Central Florida, College of Optics and Photonics: CREOL and FPCE ( He is part of the Nanophotonics Materials Group, supervised by Professor Steven M. Kuebler. Research intersets include: Three Dimensional Nanofabrication, Micro- and Nano-photonic devices, Diffractive optics, Point-spread-function engineering. Toufic serves as the president of IEEE, LEOS chapter at CREOL for the academic year 2006-2007.
Toufic Jabbour
"Design, Analysis, And Optimization of Diffractive Optical Elements Under High numerical Aperture Focusing"
PhD Thesis, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
Toufic G. Jabbour, Michael Petrovich, and Stephen M. Kuebler.
"Design of axially super-resolving phase filters using the method of generalized projections."
Opt. Commun., 281, 2002-2011.
Toufic G. Jabbour and Stephen M. Kuebler.
"Particle swarm optimization of axially super-resolving binary phase diffractive optical elements."
Opt. Lett., 33(13), 1533-1535
Toufic G. Jabbour and Stephen M. Kuebler
"Vectorial beam shaping."
Opt. Express, 16, 7203-7213.
Toufic Jabbour and Stephen M. Kuebler.
"Axial field shaping under high-numerical-aperture focusing."
Opt. Lett., 32(5), 527-529.
T. Jabbour and S. M. Kuebler.
"Vector diffraction analysis of high numerical aperture focused beams modified by two- and three-zone annular multi-phase plates."
Optics Express, 14, 1033-1043
I. B. Divliansky, G. Weaver, M. Petrovich, T. Jabbour, H. P. Seigneur, C. Parnell-Lampen, A. Thompson, K. D. Belfield, S. M. Kuebler.
"CAD-integrated system for automated multi-photon three-dimensional micro- and nano-fabrication."
Proc. Soc. of Photo-Opt. Instr. Eng., 5720, 196-203, SPIE Photonics West 2005 (San Jose, CA, January 22-27, 2005)
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