Center for Directed Energy (CDE)

Center for Directed Energy (CDE)
AFIT Faculty: Dr. Michael A. Marciniak
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Dr. Michael A. Marciniak
Title: Department of Engineering Physics
Commercial Phone: 937-255-3636 (4529)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4529)
EDUCATION

Ph.D., Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson AFB (WPAFB) OH, 1995, Dissertation: " Optical characterization of indium arsenide antimonide semiconductors grown by molecular beam epitaxy"

M.S.E.E. (Electro-Optics), AFIT, WPAFB, OH, 1987, Thesis: " Nonlinear optical principles and the photorefractive effect applied to optical phase conjugation"
 
 
B.S.E.E., University of Missouri & ndash Columbia, 1983
 
 
B.S. (Mathematics/Physics), St. Joseph's College, Rensselaer, IN, 1981
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Various aspects of light-matter interaction, including (1) polarimetric scatterometry of nanostructured materials, such as photonic crystals, plasmonic materials, and optical meta-materials (2) bidirectional reflectance distributions for optical signatures and (3) high-energy laser damage assessment.

EXPERTISE
  • APPLICATIONS OF ACTIVE AND PASSIVE REMOTE SENSING
  • INFRARED COUNTERMEASURES
  • LASER DIAGNOSTICS
  • HYPERSPECTRAL ANALYSIS
  • INFRARED PHENOMENOLOGY AND SENSING
  • MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION
  • NANOMATERIALS AND NANOPATTERNING
  • OPTICS
  • POLARIMETRIC REMOTE SENSING
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

1. " Phase locking laser diodes using photo-refractive coupling," P.D. Hillman and M.A. Marciniak, Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 5731-5737 (Dec 1989).

2. " Temperature dependence of the direct band-gap energy and donor-acceptor transition energies in Be-doped GaAsSb lattice matched to InP," K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, M.A. Marciniak, C.L.A. Cerny, and M.O. Manasreh, Applied Physics Letters Vol. 65, No. 19, pp. 2442-2444 (Nov 1994).

3. " Electrical and optical characterization of GaSb-based diode laser material for 2-4 mm applications," D.K. Johnstone, M.A. Marciniak, Y.K. Yeo, R.L. Hengehold, and G.W. Turner, Compound Semiconductors 1995, Institute of Physics Conference Series No. 145, (Institute of Physics, Bristol and Philadelphia, 1996), pp. 369-374.

4. " Photoluminescence studies of epitaxial InAsSb and InAsSb:Be grown on GaSb substrates," M.A. Marciniak, R.L. Hengehold, Y.K. Yeo, G.W. Turner, and M.W. Prairie, Compound Semiconductors 1996, Institute of Physics Conference Series No. 155, (Institute of Physics, Bristol and Philadelphia, 1997), pp. 865-868.

5. " Optical characterization of molecular beam epitaxially grown InAsSb nearly lattice matched to GaSb," M.A. Marciniak, R.L. Hengehold, Y.K. Yeo, and G.W. Turner, Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 480-488 (Jul 1998).

6. " High electrical activation efficiency obtained from Si-implanted Al0.18Ga0.82N," M.-Y. Ryu, Y.K. Yeo, M.A. Marciniak, R.L. Hengehold and T.D. Steiner, Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 96, No. 11, pp. 6277-6280 (Dec 2004).

7. " Wave-optics modeling of aberration effects in optical cross section measurements," N.J. Abel, M.A. Marciniak, M.B. Haeri and S.C. Cain, Optical Engineering Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 084302(1-8) (Aug 2005).

8. " Analysis of uncertainties in infrared camera measurements of a turbofan engine in an altitude test cell," T.A. Morris, M.A. Marciniak, G.C. Wollenweber and J.A. Turk, Infrared Physics and Technology, Vol. 48, pp. 130-153 (Sep 2006).

9. " Electrical and optical characterization studies of lower dose Si-implanted AlxGa1-xN," M.-Y. Ryu, Y.K. Yeo, M.A. Marciniak, T.W. Zens, E.A. Moore, R.L. Hengehold, and T.D. Steiner, Journal of Electronic Materials Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 647-653 (2006).

10. " Electrical characterization of Si-ion implanted AlxGa1-xN annealed at lower temperatures," M.-Y. Ryu, Y.K. Yeo, T.W. Zens, M.A. Marciniak, R.L. Hengehold and T.D. Steiner, Physica Status Solidi (a) Vol. 203, No. 7, pp. 1650-1653 (May 2006).

11. " Discrimination between electronic and optical blooming in an InSb focal plane array under high-intensity excitation," B.T. Wysocki and M.A. Marciniak, Infrared Physics and Technology Vol. 51, pp. 137-145 (Oct 2008).

12. " Atmospheric-turbulence-effects correction factors for the laser range equation," W.P. Cole, M.A. Marciniak and M.B. Haeri, Optical Engineering Vol. 47, No. 12, pp. 126001(1-11) (Dec 2008).

13. " Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometry of Jet Engine Exhaust with the Telops FIRST-MWE," K.C. Bradley, S. Bowen, K.C. Gross, M.A. Marciniak and G.P. Perram, Aerospace Conference, 2009 IEEE, pp 1-8 (2009), DOI://10.1109/AERO.2009.4839444. Big Sky MT, March 2009.

14. " Frequency domain fluorimetry using a mercury vapor lamp," M.J. Bohn, M.A. Lundin and M.A. Marciniak, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Vol. 3, pp. 033524(1-12) (Apr 2009).

15. " Path-averaged Cn2 estimation using a laser-and-corner-cube system," W.P. Cole and M.A. Marciniak, Applied Optics Vol. 48, No. 21, pp. 4256-4262 (Jul 2009).

16. " Modeling bi-static spectral measurements of temporally evolving reflected and emitted energy from a distant and receding target," Cusumano, S.J., S.T. Fiorino, R.J. Bartell, M.J. Krizo, W.F. Bailey, R.L. Beauchamp and M.A. Marciniak, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Vol. 5, pp. 053549(1-14) (Sep 2011).

17. " Wavelength- and temperature-dependence of CW laser absorptance in Kapton® thin films," W.J. Palm, M.A. Marciniak, G.P. Perram, K.C. Gross, W.F. Bailey and C.T. Walters, Optical Engineering Vol. 51, No. 12, pp. 121802(1-8) (Dec 2012).

18. " Bidirectional scatter measurements of a Guided Mode Resonant Filter photonic crystal structure," M.A. Marciniak, S.R Sellers, R.B. Lamott and B.T. Cunningham, Optics Express Vol. 20, No. 25, pp. 27242-27252 (Dec 2012)

19. " Examining the validity of using a Gaussian Schell-model source to model the scattering of a fully coherent Gaussian beam from a rough impedance surface," S. Basu, M.W. Hyde IV, S.J. Cusumano, M.A. Marciniak and S.T. Fiorino, Optical Engineering Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 038001(1-9) (Mar 2013).

20. " Optimization of a tunable infrared Mueller-matrix scatterometer," J.C. Vap, S.E. Nauyoks and M.A. Marciniak, Measurement Science and Technology Vol. 24, pp. 055901(1-8) (Mar 2013).

21. " Design considerations regarding ellipsoidal-mirror-based reflectometers," M.R. Benson and M.A. Marciniak, Optics Express Vol. 21, No. 23, pp. 27519-27536 (Nov 2013).

22. " Partially coherent bidirectional reflectance distribution data computation for modeling periodic plasmonic structures at infrared wavelengths," M.D. Seal and M.A. Marciniak, accepted for publication in Infrared Physics and Technology (Oct 2013).

23. " Examining the validity of using a Gaussian Schell-model source to model the scattering of a fully coherent Gaussian beam from a rough impedance surface," S. Basu, M.W. Hyde IV, S.J. Cusumano, M.A. Marciniak and S.T. Fiorino, Optical Engineering Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 038001(1-9) (Mar 2013).

24. " Optimization of a tunable infrared Mueller-matrix scatterometer," J.C. Vap, S.E. Nauyoks and M.A. Marciniak, Measurement Science and Technology Vol. 24, pp. 055901(1-8) (Mar 2013).

25. " Design considerations regarding ellipsoidal-mirror-based reflectometers," M.R. Benson and M.A. Marciniak, Optics Express Vol. 21, No. 23, pp. 27519-27536 (Nov 2013).

26. " Partially coherent bidirectional reflectance distribution data computation for modeling periodic plasmonic structures at infrared wavelengths," M.D. Seal and M.A. Marciniak, accepted for publication in Infrared Physics and Technology (Oct 2013).

27. M. R. Benson and M. A. Marciniak, " Design considerations regarding ellipsoidal-mirror-based reflectometers," Optics Express Vol. 21, No. 23, pp. 27519-27536 (Nov 2013).

28. M. D. Seal and M. A. Marciniak, " Partially coherent bidirectional reflectance distribution data computation for modeling periodic plasmonic structures at infrared wavelengths," Infrared Physics and Technology Vol. 62, pp. 39-44 (Jan 2014).

29. M. Benson, P. Shah, M. Marciniak, A. Sarangan, and A. Urbas, " Optical characterization of silver-nanorod thin films grown using oblique angle deposition," Journal of Nanomaterials Vol. 2014, pp. 694982(1-8) (May 2014).

30. M. D. Seal, N. R. Murphy, J. P. Lombardi and M. A. Marciniak, " Selective thermal emission from a patterned metalized plastic," Infrared Physics and Technology Vol. 67, pp. 250-255 (Aug 2014).

31. S. M. Baumann, B. E. Hurst, M. A. Marciniak and G. P. Perram, " Fiber laser heating and penetration of aluminum in shear flow," Optical Engineering Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 122510(1-7) (Aug 2014).

32. S.E. Nauyoks, S. Freda and M.A. Marciniak, " Dynamic data driven bidirectional reflectance distribution function measurement system," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9205, 9205-1, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.122


33. M.F. Spencer, M.J. Steinbock, M.W. Hyde IV and M.A. Marciniak, " The Laser Propagation Demonstration & ndash A STEM-based outreach project," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9188, 9188-12, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.

34. S.E. Nauyoks, S. Freda and M.A. Marciniak, " Dynamic data driven bidirectional reflectance distribution function measurement system," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9205, 9205-1, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.

35. S.D. Butler and M.A. Marciniak, " Robust categorization of micro-facet BRDF models to enable flexible application-specific BRDF adaptation," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9205, 9205-6, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.

36. M.F. Spencer, S. Basu, M.W. Hyde IV and M.A. Marciniak, " Wave-optics simulation of partially coherent beam illumination scattered from perfectly-reflecting rough surfaces," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9205, 9205-19, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.

37. S.D. Butler, M.A. Marciniak and J.N. Meola, " Modeling effects of bidirectional reflectance distribution function on remote sensing in the long wave infrared spectrum," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9222, 9222-16, 17-21 Aug 2014, San Diego, CA.

38. S.M. Baumann, C. Keenan, M.A. Marciniak and G.P. Perram, " Spectral and temperature-dependent infrared emissivity measurements of painted metals for improved temperature estimation during laser damage testing," Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9237, 9237-39, 14-17 Sep 2014, Boulder, CO.

39. Nauyoks, S. E. and Marciniak, M. A., " Effects of a measurement floor on Mueller matrix measurements in a DRR BSDF system," Applied Optics, Vol. 54, No. 18, pp. 5668-5674, Jun 2015

40. Butler, S. D., Nauyoks, S. E., and Marciniak, M. A., " Experimental analysis of BRDF cross section
conversion term in direction cosine space," Optics Letters, Vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 2445-2448, Jun 2015

41. Benson, M. R., Kinsley, A. G., Marciniak, M. A., Seal, M. D., and Urbas, A. M., " Permittivity and
permeability tensor extraction technique for arbitrary anisotropy materials," IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol.
7, Issue 3, Jun 2015

42. Baumann, S. M., Hurst, B. E., Marciniak, M. A., Perram, G. P., " Fiber laser heating and penetration of
aluminum in shear flow," Optical Engineering, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 122510(1-7), Dec 2014

43. Stoyanov, D. M., Marciniak, M. A., and Meola, J., " Comparative study of spectral diffuse-only and diffusespecular radiative transfer models and field-collected data in the LWIR," Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9611, Sep 2015

44. Butler, S. D., Nauyoks, S. N., and Marciniak, M. A., " Experimental measurement and analysis of wavelengthdependent properties of BRDF" Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9611, Sep 2015

45. Butler, S. D., Nauyoks, S. N., and Marciniak, M. A., " Comparison of microfacet BRDF model elements to
diffraction BRDF model elements," Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9472, May 2015

46. Baumann, S. M., Keenan, C., Marciniak, M. A., and Perram, G. P., " Spectral and temperature-dependentinfrared emissivity measurements of painted metals for improved temperature estimation during laser damage testing," Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 92337, Oct 2014

47. " Remote sensing of hidden objects," M. G. Hoelscher and M. A. Marciniak, US Patent No. 8,976,256 B2, 10 Mar 2015

 

AWARDS & HONORS

Wright Memorial Chapter, Air Force Association, Col Gage H. Crocker Outstanding Professor Award, 1 January - 31 December 2008

AFIT Instructor of the Quarter, Department of Engineering Physics & ndash Summer 2006 and Spring 2007

Aero Propulsion and Power Directorate, Wright Laboratory, Supervisor of the Year, 1995
 
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal (Apr 86 first oak-leaf cluster, May 92)
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, second oak-leaf cluster, Jan 98
Air Force Commendation Medal, Jun 99
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, third oak-leaf cluster, Sep 03
COURSES
OENG 616, Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory
OENG 644, Linear Systems and Fourier Optics
OENG 650, Optical Radiometry and Detection
OENG 651, Optical Diagnostics Laboratory
 
 
OENG 699, Special Studies: (1) Optical Reflectance Measurements, (2) Polarimetric Scatterometry, (3) Thermal Radiative Properties of Nanostructured Materials
 
 
OENG 775, Introduction to Photonic Devices
OENG 780, Infrared Technology
 
 
OENG 899, Special Studies: (1) Polarimetric Scatterometry, (2) Thermal Radiative Properties of Nanostructured Materials
 
 
PHYS 570, Physics of Solid State Devices
PHYS 840, Advanced Topics in Optics
 
 
EENG 509, Fundamentals of Electronic Warfare (Infrared and lasers unit
 
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