School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University.
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Fellow of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
MSC 3-O, Goddard Annex 160B
Las Cruces, NM 88003 USA
Phone: (575) 646-3471
Fax: (575) 646-6417
Dept. Office: (575) 646-3115
Link to Electro-Optics
Research Lab (EORL)
M. Nairat and D. Voelz, "Performance characteristics of a scanning
laser imaging system through atmospheric turbulence", Opt. Eng. 51,
Imaging and Remote Sensing
Polarization and Spectral Sensing
Laser Beam Control
Free Space Optical Communications
- Astronomical Instrumentation
Xiao and David G. Voelz, "Beam wander analysis for focused partially
coherent beams propagating in turbulence", Opt. Eng. 51, 026001 (2012).
V. T. Krishna, C. D. Creusere, D. G. Voelz, "Passive polarimetric
imagery-based material classification robust to Iillumination source
position and viewpoint,"Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on ,
vol.20, no.1, pp.288-292 (2011).
Furth, V. Ponnapureddy, S.
R. Dundigal, D. G. Voelz, R. Korupolu, A. Garimella, and M.
W. Rashid, “Integrated CMOS Sensor Array for Optical Heterodyne Phase
Sensing,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, No. 6 (2011).
K. R. Drexler, M. C. Roggemann, D. G. Voelz, “Use of a partially coherent
transmitter beam to improve the statistics of received power in a free-space
optical communication system: theory and experimental results, Opt.
Eng. 50(02), 025002 (2011).
C. Creusere, V.
Thilak, D. Voelz, “Passive polarimetric imagery-based material classification
robust to illumination source position and viewpoint,” Transaction/Journal:
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 20(1), 288-292 (2011).
Deva K. Borah
and David G. Voelz, "Spatially partially coherent beam parameter
optimization for free space optical communications," Opt. Express 18,
G. Voelz and M. C. Roggemann, "Digital simulation of scalar optical
diffraction: revisiting chirp function sampling criteria and
consequences," Appl. Opt. 48, 6132-6142 (2009).
D. K. Borah and D. G. Voelz, ``Pointing error effects
on free space optical communication links in the presence of atmospheric turbulence,''
IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, pp. 3965-3973, Sept.(2009).
D. G. Voelz; X. Xiao, “Metric for optimizing
spatially partially coherent beams for propagation through turbulence,” Opt.
Eng. 48(03), 036001 (2009).
S. Basu, D. Voelz, and D. K. Borah, “Fade
statistics of a ground-to-satellite optical link in the presence of lead-ahead
and aperture mismatch,” Appl. Opt., Vol. 48, Issue 7, pp. 1274-1287 (2009).
X. Xiao and D. Voelz, “On-axis probability
density function and fade behavior of partially coherent beams propagating
through turbulence,” Appl. Opt., Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 167-175 (2009).
S. Basu and D. Voelz, “Tracking in a
ground-to-satellite optical link: effects due to lead-ahead and aperture
mismatch, including temporal tracking response,” JOSA A, Vol. 25 Issue 7,
Xiao; D. G. Voelz, “Liquid crystal variable retarder modeling of incident angle
response with experimental verification,” Opt. Eng. 47(05), 054002 (2008).
V. Thilak, D. G. Voelz; C. D.
Creusere, "Polarization-based index of refraction and reflection angle
estimation for remote sensing applications," Appl. Opt., v.46, no.30,
D. K. Borah; D. G. Voelz, "Estimation
of laser beam pointing parameters in the presence of atmospheric
turbulence," Appl. Opt., v.46, no.23, p.6010-6018, (2007).
X. Xiao and D. Voelz, "Wave optics
simulation approach for partial spatially coherent beams," Opt. Express
14, 6986-6992 (2006)
D. K. Borah and D. G.
Voelz, "Cramer-Rao lower bounds on estimation of laser system pointing
parameters by use of the return photon signal," Opt. Lett. 31,
D. K. Borah, D. Voelz, and
S. Basu, "Maximum-likelihood estimation of a laser system pointing
parameters by use of return photon counts," Appl. Opt. 45, 2504-2509 (2006).
C. Ting, D. G. Voelz, and
M. K. Giles, “Effectiveness of High-Order Adaptive Optics
in Ground-Based Stellar Interferometry," Opt. Eng. 45(2) (2006).
M. T. Gruneisen, R. C. Dymale, J. R.
Rotgé, D. G. Voelz, and M. Deramo, “Wavelength-agile telescope system
with diffractive wavefront control and acousto-optic spectral filter,”
Opt. Eng. 44(10), 103202 (2006).Courses I Teach:
- EE 370 Geometrical Optics
- EE 473 Introduction to
- EE 478/528 Fundamentals of Photonics
- EE 479/529 Lasers and Application
- EE 577 Fourier Methods in
- EE 578 Optical System Design
(ZEMAX lens design)
- EE 590 Statistical Optics (special
- EE 201 Networks I (circuits)
- EE 211 AC Circuits
- EE 109 How Things Work
- EE 478/528 [Old numbering] Optical Sources,
Detectors, and Radiometry
- Ph.D. Electrical Engineering,
University of Illinois, 1987
- M.S. Electrical Engineering,
University of Illinois, 1983
- B.S. Electrical Engineering, New
Mexico State University, 1981
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