GEOMETRIC-PHASE PHOTONICS LAB

Publications

Journal Articles

2015
Citation : J. Kim, Y. Li, M.N. Miskiewicz, C. Oh, M.W. Kudenov, and M.J. Escuti, “Fabrication of ideal geometric-phase holograms with arbitrary wavefronts,” Optica, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 958-964, 2015.
Keywords : Diffraction, Holographic optical elements, Liquid crystals, Thin films, optical properties, Phase
Citation : J. Kim, M.N. Miskiewicz, S. Serati, and M.J. Escuti, “Nonmechanical Laser Beam Steering Based on Polymer Polarization Gratings: Design Optimization and Demonstration,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 54, no. 10, 2068-2077, 2015.
Keywords : Beam steering, diffractive optics, holography, lidar, liquid crystals, optical communications, polarization grating, radar
Citation : N. Miskiewicz and M.J. Escuti, “Optimization of direct-write polarization gratings,” Optical Engineering, vol. 54, no. 2, num. 025101, 2015.
Keywords : Diffraction ; Polarization ; Scanning ; Simulations
2014
Citation : G.P.P.L. Otten, F. Snik, M.A. Kenworthy, M.N. Miskiewicz, and M.J. Escuti, “Performance characterization of a broadband vector Apodizing Phase Plate coronagraph”, Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 24, pp. 30287-30314, 2014.
Keywords : Astronomical optics, Berry’s phase, Liquid crystals, Polarization, Apodization
Citation : MN Miskiewicz, S Schmidt, and MJ Escuti, “A 2D FDTD algorithm for whole-hemisphere incidence on periodic media”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 1348-1353, 2014.
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Citation : B Gokce, Y Li, MJ Escuti, and K Gundogdu, “Femtosecond pulse shaping using the geometric phase”,Optics Letters, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1521-1524, 2014. 
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Citation : MW Kudenov, MN Miskiewicz, MJ Escuti, and JF Coward, “Polarization spatial heterodyne interferometer: model and calibration”, Optical Engineering, vol. 53, no. 4, num. 044104, 2014. 
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Citation : MN Miskiewicz and MJ Escuti, “Direct-writing of complex liquid crystal patterns”, Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 12691-12706, 2014. 
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Citation : Y Liu, M Miskiewicz, MJ Escuti, J Genzer, and MD Dickey, “Three-dimensional folding of pre-strained polymer sheets via absorption of laser light”, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 20, num. 204911, 2014.
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2013
Citation : A Dudley, Y Li, T Mhlanga, MJ Escuti, and A Forbes, “ Generating and measuring nondiffracting vector Bessel beams”, Optics Letters, vol. 38, no. 17, pp. 3429-3432, 2013. 
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Citation : RK Komanduri, KF Lawler, and MJ Escuti, “Multi-twist retarders: broadband retardation control using self-aligning reactive liquid crystal layers”, Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 404-420, 2013. 
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2012
Citation : M Kudenov, MJ Escuti, N Hagen, E Dereniak, and K Oka, “Snapshot imaging Mueller matrix polarimeter using polarization gratings”, Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 8, pp. 1367-1369, 2012. 
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Citation : J Kim, RK Komanduri, KF Lawler, DJ Kekas, and MJ Escuti, “Efficient and monolithic polarization conversion system based on a polarization grating”, Applied Optics, vol. 51, no. 20, pp. 4852-4857, 2012. 
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Citation : MW Kudenov, MN Miskiewicz, MJ Escuti, and E Dereniak, “Spatial heterodyne interferometry with polarization gratings”, Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 21, pp. 4413-4415, 2012. 
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Citation : Y Li, J Kim, and MJ Escuti, “Orbital angular momentum generation and mode transformation with high efficiency using forked polarization gratings”, Applied Optics, vol. 51, no. 34, pp. 8236-8245, 2012. 
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2011
Citation : M Kudenov, MJ Escuti, E Dereniak, and K Oka, “White light channeled imaging polarimeter using broadband polarization gratings”, Applied Optics, vol. 50, no. 15, pp. 2283-2293, 2011. 
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Citation : J Kim, C Oh, S Serati, and MJ Escuti, “Wide-angle, nonmechanical beam steering with high throughput utilizing polarization gratings”, Applied Optics, vol. 50, no. 17, pp. 2636-2639, 2011. 
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2010
Citation : E Nicolescu, C Mao, A Fardad and MJ Escuti, “Polarization-insensitive variable optical attenuator and wavelength blocker using liquid crystal polarization gratings”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 28, no. 21, pp. 3121-3127, 2010. 
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Citation : C Oh, J Kim, JF Muth, S Serati, and MJ Escuti, “High-Throughput, Continuous Beam Steering Using Rotating Polarization Gratings”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 200-202, 2010. 
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Citation : E Nicolescu and MJ Escuti, “Polarization-independent tunable optical filters using bilayer polarization gratings”, Applied Optics, vol. 49, no. 20, pp. 3900-3904, 2010. 
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Citation : C Packham, M Escuti, J Ginn, C Oh, I Quijano, G Boreman, “Polarization Gratings: A Novel Polarimetric Component for Astronomical Instruments”, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 122, no. 898, pp. 1471-1482, 2010. 
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2009
Citation : PF McManamon, PJ Bos, MJ Escuti, J Heikenfeld, S Serati, H Xie, and EA Watson, “A Review of Phased Array Steering for Narrowband Electro-Optical Systems,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 97, no. 6, pp. 1078-1096, 2009. 
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Citation : RK Komanduri and MJ Escuti, “High efficiency reflective liquid crystal polarization gratings,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 95, art. num. 091106, 2009. 
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2008
Citation : C Sanchez, F Verbakel, M J Escuti, C W M Bastiaansen, and D J Broer, "Printing of Monolithic Polymeric Micro-Structures using Reactive Mesogens," Advanced Materials, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 74-78, 2008. 
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Citation : C Oh and MJ Escuti, "Achromatic diffraction from polarization gratings with high efficiency," Optics Letters, vol. 33, pp. 2287-2289, 2008. 
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2007
Citation : RK Komanduri, WM Jones, C Oh, and MJ Escuti, "Polarization-Independent Modulation for Projection Displays Using Small-Period LC Polarization Gratings," Journal of the Society for Information Display, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 589-594, 2007. 
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Citation : RK Komanduri and MJ Escuti, "Elastic Continuum Analysis of the Liquid Crystal Polarization Grating,"Physical Review E, vol. 76, no. 2, num. 021701, 2007. 
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Citation : C Oh and MJ Escuti, "Numerical Analysis of Polarization Gratings Using the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method," Physical Review A, vol. 76, no. 4, num. 043815, 2007. 
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2006
Citation : C Oh and MJ Escuti, "Time-domain analysis of periodic anisotropic media at oblique incidence: an efficient FDTD implementation," Optics Express, vol. 14, no. 24, pp. 11870-11884, 2006. 
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Conference Proceedings

2016
Citation : X. Xiang and M.J. Escuti, “Numerical modeling of polarization gratings by rigorous coupled wave analysis,” Proc. SPIE – Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies XI, vol. 9769, art. no. 976918, 2016.
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Citation : B.D. Maione, M.W. Kudenov, and M.J. Escuti, “Narrowband emission line imaging spectrometry using Savart plates,” Proc. SPIE - Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XII, vol. 9853, art. no. 985309, 2016.
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2015
Citation : K.J. Hornburg, L.L. Brickson, and M.J. Escuti, “Wide-color gamut multi-twist retarders,” Proc. SPIE - Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies X, vol. 9384, art. no. 93840W, 2015.
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Citation : X. Xiang, M.N. Miskiewicz, and M.J. Escuti, “Distortion-free broadband holograms: A novel class of elements utilizing the wavelength-independent geometric phase,” Proc. SPIE - Practical Holography XXIX: Materials and Applications, vol. 9386, art. no. 938609, 2015.
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Citation : Y. Wang, M. Kudenov, A.H. Kashani, J. Schwiegerling, M.J. Escuti, “Snapshot retinal imaging Mueller matrix polarimeter,” Proc. SPIE – Polarization Science & Remote Sensing VII, vol. 9613, 96130A, 2015.
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2014
Citation : K.J. Hornburg, R.K. Komanduri, and M.J. Escuti, “Multiband retardation control using multi-twist retarders,” Proc. SPIE - Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XI, vol. 9099, art. no. 90990Z, 2014.
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Citation : M. Millar-Blanchaer, D.-S. Moon, M.J. Escuti, and J.R. Graham, “Polarization gratings for visible and near-infrared astronomy,” Proc. SPIE –Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation, vol. 9151, art. no. 91514I, 2014.
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Citation : G. Otten, F. Snik, M.A. Kenworthy, J. Codona, M.J. Escuti, and M.N. Miskiewicz, “The vector apodizing phase plate coronagraph: prototyping and new developments,” Proc. SPIE –Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation, vol. 9151, art. no. 91511R, 2014.
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Citation : F. Snik, G. Otten, M.A. Kenworthy, D. Mawet, and M.J. Escuti, “Combining vector-phase coronagraphy with dual-beam polarimetry,” Proc. SPIE – Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V, vol. 9147, art. no. 91477U, 2014.
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Citation : M. Lockhart, N.A. Piskunov, E. Stempels, G. Olofsson, M.J. Escuti, et al., “Novel infrared polarimeter for the ESO CRIRES+ instrument,” Proc. SPIE – Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V, vol. 9147, art. no. 91478P, 2014.
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Citation : F. Snik, J. Craven-Jones, M.J. Escuti, S. Fineschi, D. Harrington, A. De Martino, D. Mawet, J. Riedi, and J.S. Tyo, “An overview of polarimetric sensing techniques and technology with applications to different research fields,” Proc. SPIE – Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XI, vol. 9099, art. no. 90990B, 2014.
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Citation : D. Maione, D.A. Luo, M.W. Kudenov, M.J. Escuti, and M.N. Miskiewicz, “Birefringent snapshot imaging spatial heterodyne spectrometer,” Proc. SPIE – Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XI, vol. 9099, art. no. 90990M, 2014.
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2013
Citation : Y Li, A Dudley, T Mhlanga, MJ Escuti, and A Forbes, "Generating and analyzing non-diffracting vector vortex beams," Proc. SPIE - Laser Beam Shaping XIV, vol. 8843, art. no. 884305, 2013. 
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2012
Citation : R.K. Komanduri, J Kim, KF Lawler, and MJ Escuti, "Multi-twist retarders for broadband polarization transformation," Proc. SPIE - Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies VII, vol. 8279, art. no. 82790E, 2012. 
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Citation : Y Li, J Kim, and MJ Escuti, "Broadband orbital angular momentum manipulation using liquid crystal thin films," Proc. SPIE - Complex Light and Optical Forces VI, vol. 8274, art. no. 827415, 2012. 
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Citation : J Kim, RK Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "A compact holographic recording setup for tuning pitch using polarizing prisms," Proc. SPIE - Practical Holography XXVI: Materials and Applications, vol. 8281, art. no. 82810R, 2012. 
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Citation : MN Miskiewicz, PT Bowen, and MJ Escuti, "Efficient 3D FDTD analysis of arbitrary birefringent and dichroic media with obliquely incident sources," Proc. SPIE - Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XX, vol. 8255, art. no. 82550W, 2012. 
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Citation : J Buck, S Serati, L Hosting, R Serati, H Masterson, MJ Escuti, J Kim, and MN Miskiewicz, "Polarization gratings for non-mechanical beam steering applications ," Proc. SPIE - Acquisition, Tracking, Pointing, and Laser Systems Technologies XXVI, vol. 8395, art. no. 83950F, 2012. 
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Citation : MN Miskiewicz, J Kim, Y Li, RK Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "Progress on large-area polarization grating fabrication," Proc. SPIE - Acquisition, Tracking, Pointing, and Laser Systems Technologies XXVI, vol. 8395, art. no. 83950G, 2012. 
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Citation : F Snik, G Otten, M Kenworthy, MN Miskiewicz, MJ Escuti, C Packham, and J Codona, “The vector-APP: a broadband apodizing phase plate that yields complementary PSFs,” Proc. SPIE - Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation II, vol. 8450, art. no. 84500M, 2012. 
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2011
Citation : J Kim, MN Miskiewicz, S Serati, and MJ Escuti, "Demonstration of large-angle nonmechanical laser beam steering based on LC polymer polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications VIII, vol. 8052, art. no. 80520T, 2011. 
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Citation : K Komanduri, KF Lawler, and MJ Escuti, "A high throughput liquid crystal light shutter for unpolarized light using polymer polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications VIII, vol. 8052, art. no. 80520R, 2011. 
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Citation : E Seo, HC Kee, Y Kim, S Jeong, H Choi, S Lee, J Kim, RK Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "Polarization Conversion System Using A Polymer Polarization Grating," SID Symposium Digest, vol. 42, pp. 540-543, 2011. 
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Citation : Y Li, J Kim, and MJ Escuti, "Experimental realization of high-efficiency switchable optical OAM state generator and transformer," Proc. SPIE - Laser Beam Shaping XII, vol. 8130, art. no. 81300F, 2011. 
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Citation : MW Kudenov, MJ Escuti, EL Dereniak and K Oka, "Spectrally broadband channeled imaging polarimeter using polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Polarization Science and Remote Sensing V, vol. 8160, art. no. 81600V, 2011. 
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2010
Citation : J Kim and MJ Escuti, "Demonstration of a polarization grating imaging spectropolarimeter (PGIS)," Proc. SPIE - Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing IX, vol. 7672, art. no. 767208, 2010. 
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Citation : J Kim, MN Miskiewicz, S Serati, and MJ Escuti, "High-efficiency quasi-ternary design for nonmechanical beam-steering utilizing polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications VIII, vol. 7816, art. no. 78160G, 2010. 
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Citation : Y Li, J Kim, and MJ Escuti, "Controlling Orbital Angular Momentum using Forked Polarization Gratings,"Proc. SPIE - Laser Beam Shaping XI, vol. 7789, art. no. 778914, 2010. 
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2009
Citation : RK Komanduri, C Oh, and MJ Escuti, "Polarization Independent Projection Systems Using Thin Film Polymer Polarization Gratings and Standard Liquid Crystal Microdisplays," SID Symposium Proceedings,vol. 40, pp. 487-490, 2009. 
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Citation : C Oh, J Kim, JF Muth, and MJ Escuti, "A New Beam Steering Concept: Risley Gratings," Proc. SPIE - Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications VII, vol. 7466, art. no. 746619, 2009. 
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2008
Citation : RK Komanduri, C Oh, MJ Escuti, and DJ Kekas, "Late-News Paper: Polarization Independent Liquid Crystal Microdisplays," SID Symposium Proceedings, vol. 39, pp. 236-239, 2008. 
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Citation : C Packham, MJ Escuti, G Boreman, I Quijano, JC Ginn, B Franklin, DJ Axon, JH Hough, TJ Jones, PF Roche, M Tamura, CM Telesco, N Levenson, JM Rodgers, and JP McGuire, "Design of a mid-IR polarimeter for SOFIA," Proc. SPIE - Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II, vol. 7014, art. no. 70142H, 2008. 
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Citation : BL Conover and MJ Escuti, "Modeling anisotropic particle behavior within optical landscapes in microfluidic systems," 82nd ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, 2008. 
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Citation : J Kim and MJ Escuti, "Snapshot imaging spectropolarimeter utilizing polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Imaging Spectrometry XIII, vol. 7086, art. no. 708603, 2008. 
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Citation : J Kim, C Oh, MJ Escuti, L Hosting, and S Serati, "Wide-angle nonmechanical beam steering using thin liquid crystal polarization gratings," Proc. SPIE - Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications VI, vol. 7093, art. no. 709302, 2008. 
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Citation : C Oh and MJ Escuti, "Electrically switchable achromatic liquid crystal polarization gratings on reflective substrates," Proc. SPIE - Liquid Crystals XII, vol. 7050, art. no. 705019, 2008. 
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Citation : RK Komanduri, C Oh, and MJ Escuti, "Reflective liquid crystal polarization gratings with high efficiency and small pitch," Proc. SPIE - Liquid Crystals XII, vol. 7050, art. no. 70500J, 2008. 
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Citation : E Nicolescu and MJ Escuti, Polarization-independent tunable optical filters based on bilayer polarization gratings, Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 7050, art. no. 705018, 2008. 
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Citation : RW Going, BL Conover, and MJ Escuti, "Electrostatic force and torque description of generalized spheroidal particles in optical landscapes," Proc. SPIE - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation V, vol. 7038, art. no. 703826, 2008. 
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Citation : BL Conover and MJ Escuti, "Anisotropic particle motion in optical landscapes modeled via the T-matrix optical scattering approach," Proc. SPIE - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation V, vol. 7038, art. no. 703819, 2008. 
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Citation : C Oh, RK Komanduri, BL Conover, and MJ Escuti, "Polarization-Independent Modulation Using Standard Liquid Crystal Microdisplays and Polymer Polarization Gratings," International Display Research Conference, vol. 28, pp. 298-301, 2008. 
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Citation : BL Conover, and MJ Escuti, "Laboratory teaching modules on organic electronics and liquid crystal displays for undergraduate and graduate education," Proc. MRS - Symposium H: Physics and Technology of Organic Semiconductor Devices, art. no. H8.3, 2008. 
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2007
Citation : C Oh and M J Escuti , "Achromatic Diffraction Using Reactive Mesogen Polarization Gratings," SID Symposium Digest, vol. 38, pp. 1401-1404, 2007. 
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Citation : B Kellogg and MJ Escuti , "DAZLE: a new approach to adaptive imaging," Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 6741, no. 67140H, 2007.
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Citation : C Oh and MJ Escuti, "Achromatic polarization gratings as highly efficient thin-film polarizing beamsplitters for broadband light," Proc. SPIE - Polarization Science and Remote Sensing III, vol. 6682, no. 668211, 2007.
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Citation : E Nicolescu and MJ Escuti, "Portable spectrophotometer based on polarization independent tunable optical filters," Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 6661, no. 666105, 2007.
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Citation : E Nicolescu and MJ Escuti, "Polarization-independent tunable optical filters based on liquid crystal polarization gratings," Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 6654, no. 665405, 2007. 
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2006
Citation : BL Conover and MJ Escuti, "The response of particles with anisotropic shape within an optical landscape and laminar flow," CLEO/IQES and PhAST Technical Digest, p. JTuD41, 2006.
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Citation : BL Conover and MJ Escuti, "Modeling microfluidic motion of particles with anisotropic shape within optical landscapes," OSA Optics in the Southeast & HONET, p. SE03-B5, 2006.
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Citation : C Oh, RK Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "FDTD and elastic continuum analysis of the liquid crystal polarization grating," SID Symposium Digest, vol. 37, pp. 844-847, 2006. 
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Citation : WM Jones, BL Conover, and MJ Escuti, "Evaluation of projection schemes for the liquid crystal polarization grating operating on unpolarized light," SID Symposium Digest, vol. 37, pp. 1015-1018, 2006. 
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Citation : MJ Escuti and W M Jones, "Polarization independent switching with high contrast from a liquid crystal polarization grating," SID Symposium Digest, vol. 37, pp. 1443-1446, 2006. 
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Citation : C Oh, RK Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "FDTD analysis of 100% efficient polarization-independent liquid crystal polarization grating," Proceedings of the SPIE - Liquid Crystals X, vol. 6332, no. 633238, 2006. 
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Citation : BL Conover and MJ Escuti, "The response of particles with anisotropic shape within an optical landscape and laminar flow," Proc. SPIE - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation III, vol. 6326, art. no. 632614, 2006. 
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Citation : MJ Escuti, C Oh, C Sanchez, CWM Bastiaansen, and DJ Broer, "Simplified Spectropolarimetry Using Reactive Mesogen Polarization Gratings," Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 6302, no. 630207, 2006.
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Citation : MJ Escuti and W M Jones, "A Polarization-Independent Liquid Crystal Spatial-Light-Modulator,"Proceedings of the SPIE - Optics & Photonics Conference, vol. 6332, no. 63320M, 2006. 
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Citation : WM Jones, C Oh, R Komanduri, and MJ Escuti, "Polarization-Independent Modulation for Projection Displays Using Small-Period LC Polarization Gratings," International Display Research Conference, vol. 26, no. 12.5, 2006. 
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