David Voelz


1Professor, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University.
Fellow of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Check out my book:  Computational Fourier Optics, A MATLAB® Tutorial

How to Contact Me:

Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
MSC 3-O, Goddard Annex 160B
Las Cruces, NM  88003  USA

email: davvoelz@nmsu.edu

Phone: (575) 646-3471
Fax: (575) 646-6417
Dept. Office: (575) 646-3115

Research Interests:

Link to Electro-Optics Research Lab (EORL)

Recent Publications:

M. Nairat and D. Voelz, "Performance characteristics of a scanning laser imaging system through atmospheric turbulence", Opt. Eng. 51, 101708 (2012).

Xifeng Xiao and David G. Voelz, "Beam wander analysis for focused partially coherent beams propagating in turbulence", Opt. Eng. 51, 026001 (2012).

T. 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).

P. M. 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, 20746-20758 (2010).

D. 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, pp.1594-1608 (2008).

X. 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, p.7527-7536 (2007).

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, 1029-1031 (2006).

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).

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