Dr. Anthony L. Franz

Research Assistant Professor of Physics

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Education

Ph.D. in Physics, University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, MD, 2007

Dissertation: Dynamics and Synchronization of Nonlinear Oscillators with Time Delays: A Study with Fiber Lasers.

M.S. with a major in Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1997

Thesis: Time Resolved Photoluminescence Spectra of a Mid-Infrared Multiple Quantum Well Semiconductor Laser

B.S. in Physics, United States Air Force Academy, CO, 1992
 

Awards

1. Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Faculty Excellence Award for the Department of Engineering Physics, AFIT, August 2017

2. AETC Outstanding Scientist and Engineer, Senior Military Category, 2014

3. ENP Outstanding Science and Engineering Educator, 2014

4. Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics Graduate Student Seminar award for the best seminar of the semester, May 2007

5. John T. McGrath award for best junior faculty member in the Department of Physics, USAF Academy, 2003

 

Significant Accomplishments:

Deployed, Rustamiyah, Iraq, Jan 2009 – Jul 2009

Deployed, Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2010 – Nov 2011

Publications

[7] Carlos D. Diaz, Anthony L. Franz, and Michael A. Marciniak, "Spatial resolution comparison of a diffractive plenoptic camera and an intermediate image diffractive plenoptic camera", Optical Engineering 58(12), 123102, 24 December 2019

[6] Jack A. Shepherd, Anthony L. Franz, "Evaluation of plenoptic algorithm performance for measuring scene spectra captured by a diffractive plenoptic camera", Proc. SPIE 10669, Computational Imaging III, 1066909, 14 May 2018

[5] Francis D. Hallada, Anthony L. Franz, Michael R. Hawks, "Fresnel zone plate light field spectral imaging", Optical Engineering 56(8), 081811, 2017

[4] L. Habash Krause, A. Franz, A. Stevenson, "On the application of Exploratory Data Analysis for characterization of space weather data sets", Advances in Space Research 47, 2199, 2011

[3] A.L. Franz, R. Roy, L. B. Shaw, and I. B. Schwartz, "Effect of Multiple Time Delays on Intensity Fluctuation Dynamics in Fiber Ring Lasers", Physical Review E 78, 016208, 2008

[2] A.L. Franz, R. Roy, L. B. Shaw, and I. B. Schwartz, "Changing Dynamical Complexity with Time Delay in Coupled Fiber Laser Oscillators", Physical Review Letters 99, 053905, 2007

[1] D. J. Knipp, E. T. Patterson, A.L. Franz, J. H. Head, T. A. Summers, and E. L. Zirbel, "Simulating Realistic Satellite Orbits in the Undergraduate Classroom", The Physics Teacher 43, 452, 2005

 

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