Examples of typical undergraduate research projects:

Directed by R. M. Bunch

2006-2007
B. Covele -- Thermal imaging camera calibration
2005-2006
T. Scheibelhut -- Refractive Index measurement system
2004-2005
C. Greenlee -- Special Lens Designs
2003-2004
G. Rea -- Optical Component Fabrication Tools
R. Thompson -- Optical Collimation
2002-2003
E. Sword & A. Thompson -- Anamorphic Imaging
G. Rea -- Optical product design and development
  -- Optical fabrication equipment design
2001-2002
R. Thompson -- Sensor based on polarized light
1999-2000
R. Spaulding -- Holography without Photography
N. Siegel -- HeNe Lasers and Diode Lasers
T. Finch -- HeNe Lasers and Diode Lasers
1997-99
J. Zahn -- Light scattering instrumentation using LabView
1995-96
C. Archer -- Laser transmitter
S. Spaulding -- Mechanical measurements of optical fibers and cables
1994-95
C. Archer -- Laser transmitter
1993-94
C. Archer -- Optical barrier penetration
1992-93
G. Feller -- Surface roughness from light scattering
D. Childers -- Polarization in optical fibers
1991-92
B. O'Connell -- Computer algebra systems and diffraction
G. Wiley -- Polarization in optical fibers
G. Feller -- Fiber optic system for illumination
D. Childers -- Embedded fiber optics/Smart skins
1990-91
A. Crespi -- LCTV applications to optical processing
D. Berfanger -- Embedded fiber optics/Smart skins
B. Millikan -- Embedded fiber optics/Smart skins
1989-90   SABBATICAL (San Diego State University)
D. Banas -- Fiber optic splicing/OTDR measurements
W. Brandt -- Image addition, subtraction and Differentiation
1988-89
D. Kneip -- Veiling glare in image intensifiers
S. Kreger -- Laser diode pulser system
  -- Dispersion measurements in optical fibers
1987-88
A. Laughlin -- Interferometric Microscope
M. Myers -- Laser diode system/characterization
  -- Radiometry and Color measurements
T. Wappes -- Fiber optic splice characterization
J. Maynen -- Fiber optic component fabrication
1986-87
D. Hall -- Faraday rotation
L. Sorrell -- Light scattering/Mie scattering calculations
W. Sears -- Detector interfacing
J. Bair -- Diffraction/Image processing
C. Eichelberger -- Spherical aberration measurement system
J. Caughey -- Monochromator calibration
J. Hanger -- Fiber optics/numerical aperture
1985-86
D. Korte -- Acousto-optic modulation
R. Allman -- Optical materials modeling
1984-85
K. Block -- Character Recognition
  -- VanderLugt filter fabrication
M. Kelley -- Surface roughness using lasers
D. Simonson -- Fourier optics/spatial filtering
1983-84
E. Carlsgaard -- Wavelength multiplexing in optical fibers
D. Simonson -- Fiber optic acoustic sensor


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