Recent Publications


2021
“Cr2+:ZnSe waveguides with gradient refractive index profiles”
Lee, Huai-Chuan, Meissner, Helmuth, Meissner, David, Meissner, Stephanie, Proc. SPIE 11980, Solid State Lasers XXXI: Technology and Devices, 119800Q (4 March 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2626314


2021
“Walk-off compensated nonlinear crystal stacks for efficient harmonic wavelength conversions”

H. Lee, David Meissner, Proc. SPIE. 11670, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials and Devices XX, 5 March 2021  

2018  
“Laser performance and modeling of RE3+:YAG double-clad crystalline fiber waveguides”

Da Li, Huai-Chuan Lee, Stephanie Meissner, Helmuth Meissner, Proc. SPIE. 10511, Solid State Lasers XXVII: Technology and Devices, 15 February 2018 

“Spatial walk-off compensated beta-barium borate stack for efficient deep-UV generation”

Da Li, Huai-Chuan Lee, Stephanie Meissner, Helmuth Meissner, Proc. SPIE. 10516, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials and Devices XVII, 15 February 2018 

2017

"Adhesive-free bond (AFB) true crystalline fiber waveguides and walk-off compensated nonlinear crystal stacks: optical components for high performance lasing and frequency conversion"
Da Li; Huai-Chuan Lee; Stephanie K. Meissner; David J. Meissner; Helmuth E. Meissner
Optics Materials Express 7, 2808-2823 (2017)


"Waveguide structures in anisotropic nonlinear crystals"

Da Li, Pengda Hong, Helmuth E. Meissner, Proc. Spie Volume 10100, Optical Components and Materials XIV; 16 February 2017


"Thermal conductivity investigation of adhesive-free bond laser components"
Da Li; Pengda Hong; MahaLakshmi Vedula; Helmuth E. Meissner
Proc. SPIE 10100, Optical Components and Materials XIV, 1010011 (16 February 2017)


2016

"Design of intrinsically single-mode double clad crystalline fiber waveguides for high power lasers"
Da Li; Pengda Hong; Stephanie K. Meissner; Helmuth E. Meissner
Proc. SPIE 9744, Optical Components and Materials XIII, 97441H (30 March 2016)


"Power scaling analysis of crystalline fiber waveguides based on RE3+-doped YAG cores"
Da Li; Pengda Hong; Stephanie K. Meissner; Helmuth E. Meissner
Proc. SPIE 9744, Optical Components and Materials XIII, 97441I (30 March 2016)


2015
"Monolithic solid-state lasers for spaceflight"
Michael A. Krainak; Anthony W. Yu; Mark A. Stephen; Scott Merritt; Leonid Glebov; Larissa Glebova;  Aleksandr Ryasnyanskiy; Vadim Smirnov; Xiaodong Mu; Stephanie Meissner; Helmuth Meissner
Proc. SPIE 9342, Solid State Lasers XXIV: Technology and Devices, 93420K (February 20, 2015)

"Laser diode pumped high efficiency Yb:YAG crystalline fiber waveguide lasers"
Xiaodong Mu; Stephanie Meissner; Helmuth Meissner
Proc. SPIE. 9342, Solid State Lasers XXIV: Technology and Devices, 934209. (February 20, 2015)

2014
"High efficiency Yb:YAG crystalline fiber-waveguide lasers"
Xiaodong Mu, Stephanie Meissner, Helmuth Meissner, and Anthony W. Yu, High efficiency Yb:YAG crystalline fiber-waveguide lasers, Optics Letters 39, pp1-4

2013
"Restoration of Blurred Images Due to Phase Distortion Based on Polarization-Insensitive Phase Conjugation in Second-Order Nonlinear Medium"

Xingquan Zou, Pu Zhao, Pengda Hong, Xiaomu Lin, Yujie J. Ding, (2013).

2012
"High efficiency, resonantly diode pumped, double-clad, Er:YAG-core, waveguide laser"
N. Ter-Gabrielyan, V. Fromzel, X. Mu, H. Meissner, M. Dubinskii, Optics Express 20, 25554-25561 (2012).

"Novel technology for producing LiNbO3 nonlinear optical waveguides"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Stephanie Meissner, Proc. of IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) (San Francisco 2012).

"Simultaneous Generation of Multiple THz Frequencies Tunable for Novel Applications"

Pu Zhao, Srinivasa Ragam, Lei Wang, Yujie Ding, Ioulia Zotova, Xiaodong Mu, Huai-Chuan Lee, Stephanie Meissner, Helmuth Meissner,  Proc. OSA CLEO (San Jose 2012).

"Singly resonant optical parametric oscillator based on adhesive-free-bonded periodically inverted KTiOPO4 plates: terahertz generation by mixing a pair of idler waves"

Pu Zhao, Srinivasa Ragam, Yujie Ding, Ioulia Zotova, Xiaodong Mu, Huai-Chuan Lee, Stephanie Meissner, Helmuth Meissner, Optics Letters 37, 1283-1285 (2012).

"True Crystalline Fibers: Double-Clad LMA Design Concept of Tm:YAG-Core Fiber and Mode Simulation"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Mark Dubinskii, Proc. of SPIE Photonics West (San Francisco 2012).

2011
"LD Pumped High Efficiency, High Power Tm:YLF Laser with Adhesive-Free Bond® Laser Composites"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. SPIE Photonics West (San Francisco 2011).

"Ho:YAG Laser Pumped Walk-off Compensated Mid-Infrared ZGP Optical Parametric Oscillation"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. SPIE Photonics West (San Francisco 2011).

2010
"Optical parametric oscillations of 2 µm in multiple-layer bonded walk-off compensated KTP stacks"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, and Huai-Chuan Lee, Optics Letters 35, 387 (2010).

"High Efficiency, High Power 2.097-µm Ho:YAG Laser"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. OSA ASSP (San Diego 2010).

"Optical Parametric Oscillations in Walk-off Compensated Adhesive-Free Bond® KTP Composites"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. OSA ASSP (San Diego 2010).

"Investigation of Interface Heat Transfer in Adhesive Free Bond® Laser Composites"

Xiaodong Mu, Huai-Chuan Lee, Helmuth Meissner, Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Broomfield 2010).

"High Efficiency, High Power 2.097-µm Ho:YAG Laser Pumped Mid-Infrared ZGP Optical Parametric Oscillation"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2010).

"Efficient Heat Removal from Laser Crystal with Chemical Vapor Deposited Diamond Heat Spreader"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. OSA CLEO/IQEC (San Jose 2010).

2009
"Walk-off corrected KTP crystal for low pulse energy pumped optical parametric oscillation"

Xiaodong Mu, Huai-Chuan Lee, Helmuth Meissner, Proc. SPIE Photonics West (San Jose 2009).

"Bonding force determination at AFB® interfaces of single crystal sapphire components"

Huai-Chuan Lee, Helmuth Meissner, Xiaodong Mu, Chao Liu, and Wei Qui, Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2009).

"Thulium Fiber Laser 4-Pass End-Pumped High Efficiency 2.09 µm Ho:YAG Laser"

Xiaodong Mu, Helmuth Meissner, Huai-Chuan Lee, Proc. OSA CLEO/IQEC (Baltimore 2009).

2008
"Tensile strength and elastic moduli of composite solid state laser media"

Huai-Chuan Lee, Helmuth E. Meissner, Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2008).

"Mechanical properties of Van der Waals Adhesive-Free Bond (AFB®) Optical Composites"

Huai-Chuan Lee, and Helmuth E. Meissner, Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2008).

2007
"Walk-off correction for biaxial crystals"

H-C Lee and H. Meissner, Proc. SPIE Europe Symposium on Security and Defence (Florence, Italy 2007).

"Walk-off correction using AFB® similar nonlinear crystal composites"

Lee, H.C., Meissner, H.E., Hopkins, F.K., Schuenemann, P.,  Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2007).

"AFB® CVD diamond composites with laser materials"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H.E., Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2007).

"Characterization AFB® sapphire single crystal composites for infrared window applications"

Lee, H.C., Meissner, H.E., Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2007).

"Strength test results of AFB® single crystal composites for solid state laser components"

Lee, H.C., Meissner, H.E., Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Los Angeles 2007).

2006
"Adhesive-free-bond (AFB®) CVD diamond/sapphire and CVD diamond/YAG crystal composites"

H. Lee, H. E. Meissner, and O. R. Meissner, Proc. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium (Orlando 2006).

"Stress Relief of Adhesive-Free Bond (AFB®) Laser Crystal Composites at Elevated and Cryogenic Temperatures"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., and Meissner, O. R., Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2006).

2004
"Thermal Shock Resistance of YAG/sapphire Single Crystal Composites"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., Hopkins, F. K., and Meissner, O. R., Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2004).

"Co:GGG edge cladding with adjusted absorption coefficient in composite crystals"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., and Meissner, O. R., Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2004).

2003
"Thermal Shock Results of Cr4+:GGG Clad Nd:GGG Composite Amplifier Slab for Heat Capacity Laser"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., Meissner, O. R., Rotter, M., Mitchell, S. C., Thermal-4, Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2003).

"Low-loss adhesive-free fiber connections for high-power laser transmission"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., and Meissner, O. R., Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., 4974, 128(2003)

2002
"YAG/Sapphire Single Crystal Composites as Lasing Components for High Energy Solid-State Lasers"

Lee, H-C, Meissner, H. E., and Meissner, O. R., Proc. DEPS SSDLTR (Albuquerque 2002).