Publications

Journal Publications

 

L. Waller, G. Situ, J. W. Fleischer, “Phase-space measurement and coherence synthesis of optical beams,” Nature Photonics 6, 474-479 (2012). link

 

C. Sun, L. Waller, D. V. Dylov, J. W. Fleischer, “Spectral dynamics of spatially incoherent modulation instability,” Physical Review Letters 108, 263902 (2012). link

 

P. F. Almoro, L. Waller, M. Agour, C. Falldorf, G. Pedrini, W. Osten, S. G. Hanson, “Improved deterministic phase retrieval by using a partially-developed speckle field,” Optics Letters 37(11), 2088-2090 (2012). link

 

D. V. Dylov, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Instability-driven recovery of diffused images,” Optics Letters 36(18), 3711-3713 (2011). link

 

D. V. Dylov, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Nonlinear restoration of diffused images via seeded instability,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 18(2), 916-925, (2012). link

 

S. Kou, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, P. Marquet, C. Depeursinge, C. J. R. Sheppard, “Quantitative phase restoration by direct inversion using the optical transfer function,” Optics Letters 36(14), 2671-2673 (2011). link

 

L. Waller, M. Tsang, S. Ponda, G. Barbastathis, “Complex-field estimation by Kalman filtering,”

Optics Express 19(3), 2805-2815 (2011). link

 

L. Waller, Y. Luo, S. Yang, G. Barbastathis, “Transport of intensity phase imaging in a Volume Holographic Microscope,” Optics Letters 35(17), 2961-2963 (2010). link

 

L. Waller, S. Kou, C. J. R. Sheppard, G. Barbastathis, “Phase from chromatic aberration,” Optics Express 18(22), 22817-22825 (2010). link

 

L. Waller, L. Tian, G. Barbastathis, “Transport of Intensity phase-amplitude imaging with higher order intensity derivatives,” Optics Express 18(12), 12552-12561 (2010). link

 

S. Kou, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, C. J. R. Sheppard, “A Transport-of-Intensity approach to Differential Interference Contrast (TI-DIC) Microscopy for quantitative phase imaging,” Optics Letters 35(3), 447-449 (2010). link

 

C.-H. Chang, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, “Design and optimization of broadband wide-angle antireflecting structures for binary diffractive optics,” Optics Letters 35(7), 907-909 (2010). link

 

L. Waller, J. Kim, Y. Shao-Horn, G. Barbastathis, “Interferometric tomography of fuel cells for monitoring membrane water content,” Optics Express 17(17), 14806-14816 (2009). link

 

E. Uccelli, L. Waller, M. Bichler, G. Abstreiter, A. Fontcuberta I Morral, “Optical properties of InAs quantum dot array ensembles with predetermined lateral sizes from 20 to 40 nm,” Japan Journal of Applied Physics 49(4), 045201 (2010). link

 

 

Conference proceedings

 

L. Waller, “Computational wave-field imaging with partially coherent light,” in OSA Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology conference, paper AW3B.3, June 2012, Monterey, CA. link

*Invited

 

L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Coherence synthesis with Spatial Light Modulators,” in OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, paper CTu1B.5, June 2012, Monterey, CA. link

 

S. Muenzel, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Improving layered 3D displays with a lens,” in OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging conference, paper JTu5A.29, June 2012, Monterey, CA. link

 

Z. Jingshan, J. Dauwels, M. Vasquez, L. Waller, “Low-complexity noise-resilient recovery of phase and amplitude from defocused intensity images,” in OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging conference, paper CTu4B.1, June 2012, Monterey, CA. link

 

G. Situ, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Experimental measurement of 4D Ambiguity functions of 2D signals,” in OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging conference, paper CTu1B.3, June 2012, Monterey, CA. link

 

S. Muenzel, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Enhanced layered 3D with a lens,” in OSA Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging conference, paper DM2C.3, April 2012, Miami, FL. link

 

G. Situ, L. Waller, J. W. Fleischer, “Generation of Ambiguity function of two-dimensional signals using windowed Fourier transform,” in OSA Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging conference, paper DTu3C.5, April 2012, Miami, FL. link

 

P. Almoro, L. Waller, M. Agour, C. Falldorf, G. Pedrini, W. Osten, S. Hanson, “3D shape measurement using deterministic phase retrieval and a partially developed speckle field,” in SPIE Photonics conference, paper 8384-25, April 2012, Baltimore, MD.

*Invited

 

Z. Jingshan, J. Dauwels, M. Vazquez, L. Waller, “Efficient Gaussian inference algorithms for phase imaging,” in IEEE Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), paper 1229, March 2012, Kyoto, Japan. link

 

S. Davidovits, L. Waller, S. Muenzel, C. Sun, D. V. Dylov, J. W. Fleischer, “Instability dynamics in photonic plasma,” in 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Vol. 56, No. 16, November 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah. link

 

L. Waller , “Phase-space imaging of partially coherent beams in linear and nonlinear media,” in Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics conference, paper FWX1, October 2011, San Jose, CA. link

*Invited

 

L. Waller , G. Situ, J. W. Fleischer, “Phase-space imaging of partially coherent beam propagation using a Spatial Light Modulator,” in Optical Society of America Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging conference, paper CMC4, July 2011, Toronto, Canada.  link

 

L. Waller, G. Situ, J. W. Fleischer, “Phase-space imaging of partially coherent beams with a Spatial Light Modulator,” in Optical Society of America Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging conference, paper DWC3, May 2011, Tokyo, Japan. link

 

G. Situ, L. Waller , N. Pegard,  J. W. Fleischer, “Fractional optics for image processing and measurement,” in Optical Society of America Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging conference, paper DWE2,  May 2011, Tokyo, Japan. link

*Invited

 

J. Lee, J. Ku, L. Waller , G. Barbastathis, “Transport of intensity imaging applied to quantitative optical phase tomography,” in Optical Society of America Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging conference, paper DTuD2,  May 2011, Tokyo, Japan. link

 

L. Waller , D. Dylov, J. W. Fleischer, “Nonlinear restoration of diffused images,” in Optical Society of America Novel Techniques in Microscopy conference, paper NTuC5, April 2011, Monterey, CA. link

 

D. Dylov, L. Waller , J. Fleischer, “Reconstruction of diffused images via seeded instability,” in Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), March 2011, Marrakesh, Morocco.

 

L. Waller, M. Tsang, S. Ponda, G. Barbastathis, “Phase and amplitude imaging from noisy intensity measurements using a Kalman filter,” Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics FTuK3, October 2010, Rochester, NY. link

 

D.V. Dylov, L. Waller , J.W. Fleischer, “Nonlinear recovery of diffused images by seeded instability”, Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics conference FME5, October 2010, Rochester, NY. link

 

L. Waller, Y. Luo, G. Barbastathis, “Quantitative phase imaging in a Volume Holographic Microscope,” Advanced Phase Measurement Methods in Optics and Imaging, May 2010, Monte Verita, Switzerland. link

*Award for Best Contribution

 

N. Loomis, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, “High-speed phase recovery using chromatic transport of intensity computation in graphics processing units,” Optical Society of America Digital Holography and Three-dimensional Imaging conference, April 2010, Miami, FL. link

 

L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, “Phase from defocused color images,” Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics, October 2009, San Jose, CA. link

 

L. Waller, L. Tian, G. Barbastathis, “Transport of Intensity Imaging with Higher Order Derivatives,” in Optical Society of America Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, October 2009, San Jose, CA. link

 

G. Barbastathis, L. Waller, S. Oh, L. Tian, N. Loomis, J. Dominguez-Caballero, “Digital Holography in opto-fluidic measurements,” European Optical Society Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems, September 2009, Capri, Italy.

*Invited

 

L. Waller, J. Kim, Y. Shao-Horn, G. Barbastathis, “Tomographic phase imaging of fuel cell systems”, Optical Society of America Optics and Photonics for Advanced Energy Technology, June 2009, Cambridge, MA. link

 

L. Waller, J. Kim, Y. Shao-Horn, G. Barbastathis, “Tomographic detection of water in fuel cell systems”, Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics, October 2008, Rochester, NY. link

*Outstanding Presentation Award.

 

J. Kim, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, Y. Shao-Horn, “Water transport in Nafion® membranes measured by laser interferometry”,  Electrochemical Society Meeting Abstract, 802 835 (October 2008, Hawaii). link

 

E. Uccelli, L. Waller, G. Abstreiter, A. Fontcuberta I Morral. “Optical Properties of Ordered Self-assembled Wires, Mono- and Bi- chains of InAs Quantum Dots”, Materials Research Society Meeting, November 2007, Boston, MA.

 

G. Barbastathis, J. Milgram, R. Kostuk, J. Barton, J. Dominguez-Caballero, N. Loomis, S. Oh, L. Waller, J. Watson, Y. Luo, P. Gelsinger, SPIE Optics East 2007, Keynote address (Invited).

 

J. Kim, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, and Y. Shao-Horn, “Water Transport in Nafion® Membrane Measured by Laser Interferometry”, Electrochemical Society Meeting Abstract ,702 420, (October 2007). link

 

L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, “Error Analysis of Phase-Shifting for Phase and Amplitude Tomographic Reconstruction”, Optical Society of America Computational Optical Imaging and Sensing Topical Meeting, June 2007, Vancouver, CAN. link

 

W. Arora, W. Sun, K. Tian, P. Stellman, L. Waller and G. Barbastathis, “Three dimensional optics for three dimensional imaging: physics, fabrication and computation”, Proc. of SPIE, Vol.6188, 618810-1, April 2006. link

*Invited

 

J. Kim, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, and Y. Shao-Horn, “Methodology to Understand the Degradation Mechanism of Nafion Membrane in PEM Fuel Cells,” Electrochemical Society Transactions 1(8) 323, 2006. link

 

J. Kim, L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, Y. Shao-Horn, “Temperature and water content measurements of Nafion® membrane in PEM fuel cells”, Electrochemical Society Meeting Abstract 502 1198, (2005).

 

L. Waller, S. Takahashi, G. Nielson, D. Seneviratne, H. Tuller, G. Barbastathis, „Microelectromechanical wavelength-selective switching for intgrated optics”, Proc. of ASME IMECE, November 2005, Orlando, FL.

 

 

Poster presentations

 

L. Waller, N. Loomis, S. Kou, C. Sheppard, G. Barbastathis, “Quantitative phase from defocused color images”, CENSAM poster Jan 2010. link

 

L. Tian, J. Dominguez-Caballero, L. Waller, N. Loomis, C. Tan, C. Chang, G. Barbastathis, M. Triantafyllou, J. Miao, “Digital holographic imaging of flows”, CENSAM poster Jan 2009. link

 

L. Waller, S. Kou, C. Sheppard, G. Barbastathis, “Interferometric optical tomography”, CENSAM poster Jan 2009. link

 

L.Waller, J.Dominguez-Caballero, N.Loomis, G.Barbastathis.  “Phase retrieval and synthesis”, CIPS annual meeting poster session, May 2008.

 

L.Waller, G.Barbastathis.  “Phase-shifting complex field tomography”, CIPS annual meeting poster session, May 2007.

 

L. Waller, J. Kim, Y. Shao-Horn, G. Barbastathis, “Optical detection of Nafion membrane degradation in PEM fuel cells”, CIPS annual meeting poster session, May 2006.

 

 

Theses

 

L. Waller, “Computational phase imaging based on intensity transport,” PhD Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. link

 

L. Waller, “Feedback loop design and experimental testing for integrated optics with micromechanical tuning,” M. Eng. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2005. link

 

 

Patents

 

L. Waller, G. Barbastathis, “Phase from defocused color images,” US Patent App. No.12/898,830 (2010). link