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My Research Activities:

Geometric Optics:

Refracting the k-function -- Stavroudis's solution to the eikonal equation for multi-element optical systems. John Hoffnagle and David Shealy, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, vol. 28.6 (2011) 1312-1320.

The wavefront and caustics of a plane wave refracted by an arbitrary surface. D. L. Shealy and J. A. Hoffnagle, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, vol. 25.9 (2008) 2370-2382.

Laser beam shaping profiles and propagation, D. L. Shealy and J. A. Hoffnagle, Applied Optics, vol. 45.21 (2006) 5118-5131.

Laser Beam Shaping:

SPIE Laser Beam Shaping IX Meritorious Achievement Award, San Diego, Aug 12, 2008.

Books

“Laser Beam Shaping VIII Conference,” edited by Fred M. Dickey and David L. Shealy, Proceedings of SPIE, (SPIE – International Society of Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA, 2007) Vol. 6663, 1-246.

Laser Beam Shaping Applications,” F.M. Dickey, S.C. Holswade, D.L. Shealy, eds. (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2006), volume 102 in Optical Science and Engineering series, 1-357.

Laser Beam Shaping VII Conference,” edited by Fred M. Dickey and David L. Shealy, Proceedings of SPIE, (SPIE – International Society of Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA, 2006) Vol. 6290, 1-324.

Laser Beam Shaping VI,” edited by Fred M. Dickey and David L. Shealy; Proceedings of SPIE, (SPIE – International Society of Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA, 2005) Vol. 5876, 1-380.

Chapters

  1. D. L. Shealy, “History of Beam Shaping” in “Laser Beam Shaping Applications,” F.M. Dickey, S.C. Holswade, D.L. Shealy, eds. (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2006), Vol. 102 in Optical Science and Engineering series, 307-347.
  1. D.L. Shealy and J. A. Hoffnagle, “Aspheric Optics for Laser Beam Shaping,” edited by Ron Driggers, in Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering, Vol. 1, no. 1, DOI: 10.1081/E-EOE-120029768, ISBN: 0-8247-0940-3 (paper) 0-8247-0939-X (electronic), (Taylor & Francis, 2006), pp. 1-23, URL of article http://www.dekker.com/sdek/abstract~db=enc~content=a713626925 , accessed 6 February 2007.

 

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