Meeting & Workshop Presentations

2014

  • M. A. Vorontsov, M. Aubailly, S. L. Lachinova, and M. Maynard, “Predictive analysis of atmospheric optics systems with GPU-based WONAT software,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, S. L. Lachinova, M. Aubailly, A. M. Vorontsov, and B. Bordbar, “Novel wavefront sensing techniques for operation in strong scintillation conditions,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • E. Polnau and M. A. Vorontsov, “Deep turbulence effects mitigation with advanced cascaded adaptive optics techniques: Analysis and experimental evaluation,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • T. Weyrauch, M. A. Vorontsov, D. Bricker, and G. Filimonov, “Experimental analysis of speckle-field propagation in atmosphere with implication to beam quality remote evaluation and adaptive optics,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • G. Filimonov and V. Ovchinnikov, and M. A.Vorontsov, “Comparative analysis of laser beam projection efficiency in volume turbulence with fiber-array and conventional beam director systems,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • Z. Yang, M. A.Vorontsov, V. Kulikov, and G. Filimonov, “Incoherent imaging in presence of atmospheric turbulence and refraction effects,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • V. A. Kulikov, M. A. Vorontsov, and D. Bricker, “Impact of coupled turbulence and refraction effects on laser beam propagation in atmosphere,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, “Overview of the AFOSR deep turbulence MURI research,” presented at the NATO ET-87 Study Group, AFOSR MURI, and AFRL/RY/DE Technical Exchange Meeting on Atmospheric Optics Effects, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 4–6 November 2014.
  • T. Weyrauch, M. A. Vorontsov, G. Filimonov, and D. Bricker, “Deep turbulence and speckle effects mitigation in coherently combined fiber-array systems,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 23 July 2014.
  • E. Polnau and M. A. Vorontsov, “Advanced cascaded adaptive optics technique for deep turbulence effects mitigation: Analysis and experimental results,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 23 July 2014.
  • V. A. Kulikov, Z. Yang, M. A. Vorontsov, and D. Bricker, “Optical waves propagation in atmosphere with strong variation of refractive index gradients: toward fusion of ray tracing and wave optics techniques,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 23 July 2014.
  • G. A. Filimonov, M. A. Vorontsov, S. L. Lachinova, and V. V. Kolosov, “Comparative analysis of Monte-Carlo and brightness function approaches in numerical simulations of incoherent imaging systems in deep turbulence,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 23 July 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, S. L. Lachinova, V. V. Kolosov, “Brightness function theoretical framework for numerical analysis of passive long-range imaging systems,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 23 July 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov and S. L. Lachinova, “Target-in-the-loop atmospheric turbulence characterization based on remote sensing invariants,” presented at the Third International Workshop on Advanced Threat Warning, Tracking and Laser Countermeasures in Atmospheric Turbulence (WARTRACK 2014), Ettlingen, Germany, 24–26 June 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, V. Ovchinnikov, and G. Wu, “Deep turbulence effects compensation with adaptive fiber-array systems,” presented at the Third International Workshop on Advanced Threat Warning, Tracking and Laser Countermeasures in Atmospheric Turbulence (WARTRACK 2014), Ettlingen, Germany, 24–26 June 2014.
  • S. L. Lachinova, M. A. Vorontsov, M. Aubailly, and M. Maynard, “GPU-based wave-optics numerical analysis toolbox (WONAT) for predictive simulation of atmospheric optical systems,” presented at the Technology Exchange Meeting on Maritime Horizontal Path Turbulence Modeling, Testing and Prediction, San Diego, California, USA, 27–28 February 2014.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, “Performance comparison of conventional and fiber-array beam director systems over tactical range distances,” presented at the Technology Exchange Meeting on Maritime Horizontal Path Turbulence Modeling, Testing and Prediction, San Diego, California, USA, 27–28 February 2014.

2013

  • M. A. Vorontsov, “Update on deep turbulence effects compensation and coherent beam combining over a 7-km propagation path,” presented at the MURI Technical Exchange Meeting, Miami, Florida, 7 November, 2013.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, “Optical phased arrays in deep turbulence conditions: Analysis and atmospheric evaluation,” presented at the DARPA/AFRL Technical Interchange Meeting on Advances in Optical Phased Arrays and Fiber Beam Combining, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 16–17 October 2013.
  • M. A. Vorontsov and S. L. Lachinova, “Atmospheric turbulence: Physics, characterization, application and limits of compensation techniques,” presented at the DARPA Workshop on Laser Beam Propagation through Atmospheric Turbulence, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 12 September, 2013.
  • J. R. Kraczek, “Wavefront sensing for deep turbulence: Analysis and mitigation,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 27 June 2013.
  • D. Bricker, “Development of computational tools for fusion of atmospheric turbulence and refractive effects,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 27 June 2013.
  • T. Weyrauch, M. A. Vorontsov, V. Ovchinnikov, M. Gatz, and E. Polnau, “Deep turbulence effects compensation and coherent beam combining over a 7-km propagation path,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 27 June 2013.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, V. S. Rao Gudimetla, A. M. Vorontsov, and P. Paramonov, “Large-scale turbulence effects analysis and piston phase retrieval problem,” presented at the MURI Annual Review Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 27 June 2013.
  • M. A. Vorontsov and A. Majumdar, “Conservation laws for counter-propagating optical waves in atmospheric turbulence with application to directed energy and laser communications,” presented at the Third Adaptive Optics Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA, 10–13 June 2013.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, V. Ovchinnikov, M. Gatz, M. Maynard, T. Ryan, J. Raker, and G. Wu, “Deep turbulence effects compensation with adaptive fiber array systems,” presented at the Third Adaptive Optics Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA, 10–13 June 2013.

2012

  • M. A. Vorontsov, M. Aubailly, and A. M. Vorontsov “Scintillation resistant wavefront sensing based on multi-aperture phase reconstruction technique,” presented at the Second Adaptive Optics Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA, 22 May 2012.
  • M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, S. L. Lachinova, and M. Gatz, “Speckle-metric optimization based adaptive optics: laser beam projection and coherent beam combining at an extended target,” presented at the Second Adaptive Optics Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA, 22 May 2012.

2010

  • A. Vorontsov, G. W. Carhart, V. S. Rao Gudimetla, T. Weyrauch, E. Stevenson, K. Rehder, J. Liu, L. A. Beresnev, S. L. Lachinova, I. Kemp, and J. F. Riker, “Characterization of deep turbulence over 149 km propagation path using multi-wavelength laser beacons,” presented at the NATO SET‐165: Second Research Task Group (RTG) Meeting on Adaptive Optics for Laser Beam Delivery and Passive and Active Imaging and Turbulence Mitigation, ONERA, Paris, France, 8–10 November 2010. Invited.
  • A. Vorontsov, M. Aubailly, M. T. Valley, G. W. Carhart, and J. J. Liu, “Atmospheric effects mitigation via lucky region fusion,” presented at the Turbulence Workshop, CERDEC NVESD, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, USA, 10–11 August 2010. Invited.
  • A. Vorontsov, G. W. Carhart, V. S. Rao Gudimetla, T. Weyrauch, E. Stevenson, K. Rehder, J. Liu, L. A. Beresnev, S. L. Lachinova, I. Kemp, and J. F. Riker, “Deep turbulence characterization over 149 km propagation path with Coherent Multi-Beam Atmospheric Transceiver (COMBAT) system,” presented at the Second International Workshop on Threat Warning and Tracking in Atmospheric Turbulence, Baden-Baden, Germany, 6–8 July 2010. Invited.
  • A. Vorontsov, E. Polnau, T. J. Miller, and M. T. Valley, “Atmospheric laser tracking system using an adaptive fiber-based transceiver,” presented at the Second International Workshop on Threat Warning and Tracking in Atmospheric Turbulence, Baden-Baden, Germany, 6–8 July 2010. Invited.
  • A. Vorontsov, “Intelligent optics: How atmospheric turbulence can improve optical system performance,” presented at the Ohio Innovation Summit, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 14 June 2010. Oral.

2009

  • A. Vorontsov, “Mitigation of atmospheric turbulence effects in laser communication beam projection and imaging systems,” presented at the NATO SET-ET-061 Meeting on Adaptive Optics for Laser Beam Delivery and Passive and Active Imaging, Paris, France, 28–30 April 2009. Invited.
  • A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, L. A. Beresnev, G. W. Carhart, L. Liu, and K. Aschenbach, Adaptive array of phase-locked fiber collimators: Analysis and first experimental demonstration of dynamic phase distortion compensation,” presented at the NATO SET-ET-061 Meeting on Adaptive Optics for Laser Beam Delivery and Passive and Active Imaging, Paris, France, 28–30 April 2009. Invited.