Doctoral Theses

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Anand Kumar Jha, Coherence Properties of the Entangled Two-Photon Field Produced by Parametric Down-Conversion, 2009
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Ksenia Dolgaleva, Local-Field Effects and Nanostructuring for Controlling Optical Properties and Enabling Novel Optical Phenomena, 2008
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Giovanni Piredda, Materials for Nonlinear Optics: Semicontinuous Gold Films and Fast Saturable Absorbers, 2008
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Vincent Wong, Coherent Population Trapping in Real and Artificial Atoms, 2004.
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Matthew Bigelow, Ultra-Slow and Superluminal Light Propagation in Solids at Room Temperature, 2004
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Ryan Bennink, Frequency Conversion of Optical Signals Using Coherently Prepared Media, 2004.
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Sean Bentley, Transverse Effects in Nonlinear and Quantum Optics, 2004.
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John Heebner, Nonlinear Optical Whispering Gallery Microresonators for Photonics, 2003.
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Elna M. Nagasako, High-Gain Parametric Amplification for the Generation of Quantum States of Light, 2001.
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Robert L. Nelson, Investigations of the Nonlinear Optical Properties of Composite and Photonic Bandgap Materials, 1998.

Mark W. Bowers, Phase Locking and Self-Phase Matching in Nonlinear Optics, 1997.

Eric L. Buckland, Origin of the Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Silica Fibers, 1997.

Russell J. Gehr, Investigations of the Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Composite Materials, 1997.

George L. Fischer, Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Composite Materials, 1996.

Robert E. Bridges, Multi-Dimensional Effects of Intensity-Dependent Optical Nonlinearities on the Propagation of Light, 1995.

Andrew J. Stentz, Aspects of the Generation and Propagation of Solitons in Optical Fibers, 1995.

William V. Davis, Nonlinear Optical Modification to the Polarization and Noise Properties of a Laser Beam after Propagating through Atomic Potassium Vapor, 1993.

Thomas R. Moore, Limitations to the Quality of Optical Phase Conjugation by Stimulated Brillouin Scattering, 1993.

Martti Kauranen, Limitations to the Performance of Nonlinear Optical Processes Utilizing Atomic Vapors, 1992.

Jeffery J. Maki, Linear and Nonlinear Optical Measurements of the Lorentz Local Field, 1991.

Edward J. Miller, Ultrafast Stimulated Scattering, 1991.

Alexander L. Gaeta, Stochastic and Deterministic Fluctuations in Stimulated Brillouin Scattering, l990.

Wayne R. Tompkin, Phase Conjugation by Four-wave Mixing in Dye-Doped Glasses, l990.

Daniel J. Gauthier, Instabilities and Chaos of Laser Beams Propagating through Nonlinear Optical Media, 1989.

Mark T. Gruneisen, Two-Beam Coupling and Phase Conjugation by Resonant Nonlinear Optical Interactions, 1988.

Mark D. Skeldon, Optical Phase Conjugation Enhanced by the Brillouin Interaction, 1988.

Michelle S. Malcuit, Competition Effects in Nonlinear Optics, 1987.

Mark A. Kramer, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Impurity-doped Solids, 1986.

Donald J. Harter, Nondegenerate Four-Wave Mixing Enhanced by the a.c. Stark Effect, 1982.