Dr. Jack E Mccrae
Ph.D.

 

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Education

PhD, Physics, 1997, AFIT
MS, Physics (Optics), 1993, AFIT, Distinguished Graduate
BS, Physics, 1984, MIT

Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Van Zandt, N. R., J. E. McCrae, M. F. Spencer, M. J. Steinbock, M. W. Hyde, and S. T. Fiorino, "Polychromatic wave-optics models for image-plane speckle. 1. Well-resolved objects," Appl. Opt. 57, 4090-4102 (2018)

Hyde IV, M. W., J E. McCrae, and G. A. Tyler, “Target-based coherent beam combining of an optical phased array fed by a broadband laser source”, Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 64, Iss. 20, 2017. doi:10.1080/09500340.2017.1343403

McCrae, J. E., S. R. Bose-Pillai, and S.T. Fiorino, 2017: “Estimation of turbulence from time-lapse imagery” Opt. Eng. 0001;56(7):071504.  doi:10.1117/1.OE.56.7.071504.

Santasri Basu, Jack E. McCrae, Steven Fiorino, and Jared Przelomski, “Estimation of temporal variations in path-averaged atmospheric refractive index gradient from time-lapse imagery”, Opt. Eng. 0001;55(9):090503 (Sep 06, 2016).  doi:10.1117/1.OE.55.9.090503

Noah R. Van Zandt, Jack E. McCrae, and Steven T. Fiorino, " Modeled and measured image-plane polychromatic speckle contrast," Opt. Eng. 55 (2):024106 (1-7), (Feb 2016).

Van Zandt, N. R., S. J. Cusumano, R. J. Bartell, S. Basu, J. E. McCrae, S. T. Fiorino, " Comparison of coherent and incoherent laser beam combination for tactical engagements" , Opt. Eng. 51(10):104301(1-19), ( 2013).

Fischer D. W., Ohmer M. C., McCrae, J. E., " Influences of Temperature and Transport-Properties on the Birefringence of CdGeAs2," , Journal of Applied Physics, V 81 N 8: 3579-3585 (1997).

McCrae J. E., Hengehold R. L., Yeo Y. K., Ohmer M. C., Schunemann P. G., " Photoluminescence Study of p-Type CdGeAs2 Ordered Semiconductor Crystals," Applied Physics Letters, V 70 N 4: 455-457 (1997).

McCrae, J. E., Jr., Gregg, M. R., Hengehold, R. L., Yeo, Y. K., Ostdiek, P. H., Ohmer, M. C., Schunemann, P. G., and Pollak, T. M., " Polarized Luminescence Study of Ordered Nonlinear Optical Material ZnGeP2," Applied Physics Letters, V 64 N 23 : 3142-3144 (1994).

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

 

Santasri Basu, Jack E. McCrae, Steven Fiorino, and Jared Przelomski, " Estimation of temporal variations in path-averaged atmospheric refractive index gradient from time-lapse imagery" , Submitted to Optical Engineering Letters.

Basu, Santasri, J.E. McCrae, and S.T. Fiorino, Estimation of atmospheric refractive index gradient variations and Cn2 from time-lapse imagery" , Propagation through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena (pcAOP), Imaging and Applied Optics Conference, Arlington VA, 27-29 June 2016.

Jack E. McCrae, Santasri Basu, and Steven T. Fiorino, " Estimation of atmospheric parameters from time-lapse imagery" , Proc. SPIE 9833, Atmospheric Propagation XIII, 983303 (May 13, 2016) doi:10.1117/12.2223986.

McCrae, J.E. and S.T. Fiorino, " Simulation of Array Tilt Effects in Laser Phased Arrays" , 2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference Big Sky, Montana. 5-12 March 2016.

Basu, S., L.R.Burchett, J.E. McCrae, and S.T. Fiorino, " Comparison of the Path-weighted Cn2 Derived from Time-lapse Imagery and Weather Radar" , 2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference Big Sky, Montana. 5-12 March 2016.

Basu, Santasri, J.E. McCrae, Z. Pollock, P. He, C. Nunalee, S. Basu, D.G. Volez and S.T. Fiorino, " Comparison of atmospheric refractive index gradient variations derived from time-lapse imagery and mesoscale modeling" , Propagation through and Characterization of Distributed Volume Turbulence (pcDVT), Imaging and Applied Optics Conference, Arlington VA, 7-11 June 2015.

Santasri Basu, Jack McCrae and Steven Fiorino, " Estimation of the path-averaged atmospheric refractive index structure constant from time-lapse imagery" , Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 9465, 94650T, May 2015.

McCrae, J.E. and S.T. Fiorino, " Simulation of Atmospheric Compensation for a Laser Phased Array in the Presence of Target Speckle" , 2015 IEEE Aerospace Conference Big Sky, Montana, 1-6 March 2015.

Volez, D., X.Xiao, I. Dragulin, J. Barraza, S. Basu, J.E. McCrae, Z. Pollock and S.T. Fiorino, " Low Cost Digital Photography Approach to Monitoring Optical Bending and Guiding in the Atmosphere" , 2015 IEEE Aerospace Conference Big Sky, Montana, 1-6 March 2015.

Santasri Basu, Milo W. Hyde IV,  Jack E. McCrae, Jr., Mark F. Spencer, and Steven Fiorino, " Examining the validity of using a Gaussian Schell Model for modeling an extended beacon on a rough perfectly reflecting surface" , Proceedings of  SPIE, vol. 9224, 92240L, Oct 2014.

 

McCrae, J. E., S. T. Fiorino, " Simulation of Phased Array Laser Propagation with Sub-Aperture Piston and Tilt Compensation" , presented at the DEPS Sixteenth Annual Directed Energy Symposium, Huntsville, AL, 10-14 Mar 2014. Oral.

 

McCrae, J. E., and S. T. Fiorino, " Simulation of Deep Turbulence Compensation for a Laser Phased Array" , 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, 1-8 March 2014.

 

McCrae, J. E., N. R. Van Zandt, S. J. Cusumano and S. T. Fiorino, " Simulation of atmospheric turbulence compensation through piston only phase control of a laser phased array," (Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8733 873311) SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 29 April -2 May 2013.

 

Basu S., M. W. Hyde, J. E. McCrae, and S. T. Fiorino, " Scattering from a rough surface in presence of atmospheric turbulence," (Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8732 87320G) SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 29 April- 2 May 2013.

 

Van Zandt, N. R., J. E. McCrae, and S. T. Fiorino, " PITBUL: a physics-based modeling package for imaging and tracking of airborne targets for HEL applications including active illumination," (Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8732 87320H) SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 29 April  - 2 May 2013.

 

McCrae, J. E. , S. J. Cusumano, N. R. Van Zandt, S. T. Fiorino, " Optimization of Laser Array Amplitude and Phase for Power-in-the Bucket Metrics" , presented at the DEPS US/UK Directed Energy Symposium, Swindon, Uk, 8-12 Oct 2012. Oral.

 

Steinhardt, A., Hamilton, B.A., McCrae, J. ,  " The  'len-tenna' physical optics and beam former design as converging disciplines," 2005 IEEE International Radar Conference (232-235).

 

Steinhardt, A., McCrae, J. ,  " Radar in the quantum limit," IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology, 2003 (31-34).

 

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