Jonathan R Birge

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficient analytic computation of dispersion from multilayer structures
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 45:1478-83. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Two-dimensional spectral shearing interferometry for few-cycle pulse characterization
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 31:2063-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficient optimization of multilayer coatings for ultrafast optics using analytic gradients of dispersion
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 46:2656-62. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Phase distortion ratio: alternative to group delay dispersion for analysis and optimization of dispersion compensating optics
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 35:2469-71. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Improving thin-film manufacturing yield with robust optimization
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 50:C36-40. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Octave-spanning, dual-output 2.166 GHz Ti:sapphire laser
    Li Jin Chen
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 16:20699-705. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Low-cost, single-mode diode-pumped Cr:Colquiriite lasers
    Umit Demirbas
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 17:14374-88. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Visible wavelength astro-comb
    Andrew J Benedick
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 18:19175-84. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Robust chirped mirrors
    Omid Nohadani
    Operations Research Center and Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Appl Opt 47:2630-6. 2008

Collaborators

  • Chih Hao Li
  • Umit Demirbas
  • Andrew J Benedick
  • Li Jin Chen
  • Franz X Kärtner
  • Omid Nohadani
  • RONALD L WALSWORTH
  • Gabor Furesz
  • Guoqing Chang
  • Andrew Szentgyorgyi
  • David F Phillips
  • Alexander G Glenday
  • Sylvain Korzennik
  • Michelle Y Sander
  • Franz Kärtner
  • Dimitris J Bertsimas

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficient analytic computation of dispersion from multilayer structures
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 45:1478-83. 2006
    ..We discuss the theory behind the approximation and show results for a dispersion-compensating chirped mirror from a Ti: sapphire laser...
  2. ncbi request reprint Two-dimensional spectral shearing interferometry for few-cycle pulse characterization
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 31:2063-5. 2006
    ..This greatly reduces demands on the spectrometer and allows for complex phase spectra to be measured over extremely large bandwidths, potentially exceeding 1.5 octaves...
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficient optimization of multilayer coatings for ultrafast optics using analytic gradients of dispersion
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 46:2656-62. 2007
    ..We show an approximation that speeds up the computation significantly, making it linear in dispersion order. MATLAB and C code implementing the algorithms are made available...
  4. doi request reprint Phase distortion ratio: alternative to group delay dispersion for analysis and optimization of dispersion compensating optics
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 35:2469-71. 2010
    ..In the context of coupling pulse trains to cavities, minimizing the PDR of the cavity is shown to maximize throughput...
  5. doi request reprint Improving thin-film manufacturing yield with robust optimization
    Jonathan R Birge
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Appl Opt 50:C36-40. 2011
    ..We find that the robust algorithm produces an AR coating with a significantly improved yield...
  6. ncbi request reprint Octave-spanning, dual-output 2.166 GHz Ti:sapphire laser
    Li Jin Chen
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 16:20699-705. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Low-cost, single-mode diode-pumped Cr:Colquiriite lasers
    Umit Demirbas
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 17:14374-88. 2009
    ..5 nJ pulse energies at approximately 100 MHz repetition rate. Electrical-to-optical conversion efficiencies of 8% in mode-locked operation and 12% in cw operation were achieved...
  8. doi request reprint Visible wavelength astro-comb
    Andrew J Benedick
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 18:19175-84. 2010
    ..Using the TRES spectrograph at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, we characterize this system to an accuracy below 1m/s, suitable for calibrating high-resolution astrophysical spectrographs used, e.g., in exoplanet studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Robust chirped mirrors
    Omid Nohadani
    Operations Research Center and Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Appl Opt 47:2630-6. 2008
    ..An iterative update improves the robustness and warrants a high manufacturing yield, even when the encountered errors are larger than anticipated...