Professor Bifano: Publications
 
   
 

Journal Publications

Patents & Awards

Conference Proceedings

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Note: Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) maintains a list of research papers describing imaging advancements made possible by mirrors pioneered at Boston University.
 
 
 
 

Journal Publications

Lu Y, Bifano T, Unlu S, Goldberg B, “Aberration compensation in aplanatic solid immersion lens microscopy,” Optics Express, [21], 28189-28197, 2013.

Paudel HP, Stockbridge C, Mertz J, Bifano T, “Focusing polychromatic light through strongly scattering media,” Opt. Express, [21], 17299-17308, 2013

Stockbridge C, Lu Y, Moore J, Hoffman S, Paxman R, Toussaint K, Bifano T, "Focusing through dynamic scattering media," Opt. Express, [20], 15086-15092, 2012

Tripathi S, Paxman R, Bifano T, Toussaint KC, "Vector transmission matrix for the polarization behavior of light propagation in highly scattering media," Opt. Express, [20], 16067-16076, 2012

Lu Y, Stockbridge CR, Hoffman SM, Bifano TG, "Variable zoom system with aberration correction capability," Journal of Modern Optics, 1-7, 2012

Goldberg BB, Yurt A, Lu Y, Ramsay E, Koklu FH, Mertz J, Bifano TG, Ünlü MS, "Chromatic and spherical aberration correction for silicon aplanatic solid immersion lens for fault isolation and photon emission microscopy of integrated circuits," Microelectronic Reliability, [51], 1637-1639, 2011.

Bifano T, "Adaptive imaging: MEMS deformable mirrors," Nature Photonics, [5], 21-23, 2011

Diouf A, Stewart JB, Cornelissen SA, Bifano TG, "Development of Through-Wafer Interconnects for MEMS Deformable Mirrors," International Journal of Optomechatronics, [4], 237 - 245, 2010

Vogel C, Tyler G, Lu Y, Bifano T, Conan R, Blain C, “Modeling and parameter estimation for point-actuated continuous-facesheet deformable mirrors,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, [27], A56-A63, 201.

Diouf A, Legendre AP, Stewart JB, Bifano TG, Lu Y, “Open-loop shape control for continuous microelectromechanical system deformable mirror,” Appl. Opt., [49], G148-G154, 2010

Cornelissen, S. A, Bierden, . P. A., Bifano, T. G., Lam, C. V., "4096-element continuous face-sheet MEMS deformable mirror for high-contrast imaging," J. Micro/Nanolith., MEMS MOEMS [8], pp. 031308-031308, 2009

Diouf, A. Reimann, G. and Bifano, T., ”Fabrication of implantable microshunt using a novel channel sealing technique,” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS [7], pp. 030501-1:3, 2008

Stewart, J. B., Diouf, A., Zhou, Y. and Bifano, T. G. , "Open-loop control of a MEMS deformable mirror for large-amplitude wavefront control," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A [24], pp. 3827-3833, 2007

Stewart J.B., Bifano T.G., Cornelissen S., Bierden P., Levine B. M., Cook T., “Design and development of a 331-segment tip-tilt-piston mirror array for space-based adaptive optics,” Sensors and Actuators A- Physical [138] pp. 230-238, 2007

Biss, D. P., Sumorok, D., Burns, S. A., Webb, R. H., Zhou, Y., Bifano, T. G.,Côté, D., Veilleux, I., Zamiri, P., and Lin, C. P., In vivo fluorescent imaging of the mouse retina using adaptive optics, Opt. Lett. [32], pp. 659-661, 2007

Chen, F., Cohen, H.I., Bifano, T.G., Castle, J., Fortin, J., Kapusta, C., Mountain, D.C., Zosuls, A., Hubbard, A.E., “A hydromechanical biomimetic cochlea: Experiments and models,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. [119], pp.394-405, 2006

Miller, M. H, Perrault, J. A., Parker, G. G., Bettig B. P., and Bifano T. G., “Simple models for piston-type micromirror behavior,” J. Micromech. Microeng. [16] pp. 303–313, 2006

Santiago, LP, Bifano, T. G., “Management of R&D projects under uncertainty: multidimensional approach to managerial flexibility,” IEEE Trans Eng Mgmt 52(2):269-80, 2004

Collier, J., Wroblewski, D., and Bifano, T., "Development of a rapid-response flow-control system using MEMS microvalve arrays," J. Microelectromechanical Systems, [13](6), pp. 912-922, 2004

Webb, R., Albanese, M., Zhou, Y., Bifano, T., and Burns, S., "A stroke amplifier for deformable mirrors," Applied Optics, [43]12, pp. 5330-5333, 2004

Lee, H., Miller, M. H., and Bifano, T. G., "CMOS chip planarization by chemical mechanical polishing for a vertically stacked metal MEMS integration." J. Micromech. Microeng., [14] 1, pp. 108-115, 2004

Bifano, T. G., Johnson,, H. T, Bierden, P. and Mali, R. K., "Elimination of Stress-Induced Curvature in Thin-Film Structures," J. Microelectromechanical Systems, [11], pp 592-597, 2002

Perreault, J. A., Bifano, T. G., Levine, B.M., and Horentein, M., "Adaptive optic correction using microelectromechanical deformable mirrors," Optical Engineering [41]3, pp. 561-566, 2002

Horenstein, M., Pappas, S., Fishov, A.*, and Bifano, T.G., "Electrostatic Micromirrors for Subaperturing in an Adaptive Optics System," Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 54, pp. 321-332, 2002

Weyrauch T., Vorontsov M. A., Bifano T. G., Hammer J. A., Cohen M., and Cauwenberghs G., "Microscale adaptive optics: wavefront control with a µ-mirror array and a VLSI stochastic gradient descent controller," Applied Optics, [40] 24 pp. 4243-4253, 2001

Shanbhag, P. M., Feinberg, M.R., Sandri, G., Horenstein, M. N., and Bifano, T.G., "Ion-Beam Machining of Millimeter Scale Optics," Applied Optics, [39] 4 pp. 599 - 611, 2000

Horenstein. M. N., Perreault, J. and Bifano, T. G., "Differential Capacitive Position Sensor for Planar MEMS Structures with Vertical Motion," Sensors and Actuators (80), pp 53-61, 2000

Mali, R. K., Bifano, T. and Koester, D. A., "Design-based approach to planarization in multilayer surface micromachining," J. Micromech. Microeng. [9] pp. 294–299, 1999

Horenstein, M., Bifano, T.G., Pappas, S., Perreault J., and Krishnamoorthy-Mali, R., "Real Time Optical Correction Using Electrostatically Actuated MEMS Devices," Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 46, pp. 91-101, 1999

Bifano, T. G., Perreault, J., Mali, R. K., and Horenstein, M. N., "Microelectromechanical Deformable Mirrors," Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, [5], pp. 83-90, 1999

Bifano, T. G., Krishnamoorthy, R., Caggiano, H., and Welch, E., "Fixed-Load Electrolytic Dressing with Bronze-Bonded Grinding Wheels," ASME J. Manufacturing, [121], pp. 20-27, 1999

Vandelli, N, Wroblewski, D. E., Velonis, M., and Bifano, T. G., "Development of a MEMS Microvalve Array for Fluid Flow Control," J. Micrelectromechanical Systems, [7], pp. 395-403, 1998

Bifano, T. G., Mali, R., Perreault, J., Dorton, K., Vandelli, N, Horentein, M., and Castanon, D., "Continuous membrane, surface micromachined silicon deformable mirror," Optical Engineering [36]5, pp. 1354-1360, 1997

Bifano, T. G., Caggiano, H., and Bierden, P., "Precision Manufacture of Optical Disc Master Stampers," J. Precision Eng'g [20]1, pp. 53-62, 1997

Bifano, T. G., and Bierden, P., "Fixed Abrasive Grinding of Brittle Hard Disk Substrates," Intl. J. of Machine Tools[37]7, pp. 935-946, 1997

Horenstein, M.N., Bifano, T.G., Mali, R. K., Vandelli, N., "Electrostatic Effects in Micromachined Actuators for Adaptive Optics," Journal of Electrostatics [42] , pp. 69-82, 1997

Krishnamoorthy, R., Bifano, T. G., Vandelli, N., and Horenstein, M., "Development of MEMS deformable mirrors for phase modulation of light," Optical Engineering [36]2, pp. 542-548, 1997

Scagnetti, P. A., Bifano, T. G., Nagem, R. J., and Sandri, G. vH., "Stress and Strain Analysis in Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Solids," ASME J. of Applied Mechanics, [63], pp. 450-453, 1996

Bifano, T. G., Bierden, P.A., “Fixed-abrasive grinding of brittle hard-disk substrates,” International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, [37], 935-946,1997

Drueding, T., Bifano, T. G., and Fawcett, S. C., "Contouring Algorithm for Ion Figuring," J. Precision Eng'g, [17]1, pp. 10-21, 1995

Drueding, T. W., Wilson, S., Fawcett, S. C., and Bifano, T. G., "Ion beam figuring of small optical components," Optical Engineering, [34]12, pp. 3565-3571, 1995

Bifano, T. G. Kahl, W. K., and Yi, Y., "Fixed-Abrasive Grinding CVD Silicon Carbide Mirrors," J. Precision Eng'g, [16]2, pp. 109-116, 1994

Fawcett, S. C., Bifano, T. G., and Drueding, T., "Neutral Ion Figuring of Chemically vapor Deposited Silicon Carbide," Optical Engineering, [33]3, pp. 967-974, 1994

Bifano, T. G., Golini, D., and DePiero, D., "Chemomechanical Effects in Ductile-Regime Machining of Glass," J. Precision Eng'g, [15]4, pp. 238-247, 1993

Bifano, T. G., and Hosler, J., "Precision Grinding of Ultra-Thin Quartz Wafers," ASME J. Eng'g for Industry [115]3, pp. 258-262, 1993

Bifano, T. G., and Yi, Y. "Acoustic Emission as an Indicator of Material-Removal Regime in Glass Microgrinding," J. Precision Eng'g [14]4, pp. 219-228, 1992

Scattergood, R. O., Srinivasan, S., Bifano, T. G., and Dow, T. A., "R-Curve Effects for Machining and Wear of Ceramics," Ceram. Acta [3]4-5, pp. 53-64, 1991

Bifano, T. G., and Fawcett, S. C., "Specific Grinding Energy as an In-Process Control Variable for Ductile-Regime Grinding," J. Precision Eng'g [13]4, pp. 256-262, 1991

Bifano, T. G., Dow, T. A., and Scattergood, R. O., "Ductile-Regime Grinding: A New Technology for Machining Brittle Materials," ASME J. Eng'g for Industry [113]2, pp. 184-189, 1991

Blake, P., Bifano, T. G., Dow, T. A., and Scattergood, R. O., "Precision Machining of Ceramic Materials," Amer. Ceramic Soc. Bulletin [67]6, pp. 1038-1044, 1988

Bifano, T. G., and Dow, T. A., "Real Time Control of Spindle Runout," Optical Engineering [24]5, pp. 888-892, 1985


Patents and Awards

2011 U.S. Patent (#7,929,195) MEMS Based Retroreflector

2010 R&D 100 Award: (MEMS)-based Adaptive-Optics Optical Coherence Tomography

2009 Bepi Colombo Prize, for achievements in research, innovation, and tech. transfer

2007 R&D 100 Award: Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope (MAOSLO)

2005 U.S. Patent (#6,929,721) Ion beam modification of residual stress gradients in thin films

2004 U.S. Patent (#6,705,345) Micro valve arrays for fluid flow control

2003 R&D 100 Award: MEMS-based adaptive optics phoropter (MAOP)

2003 U.S. Patent (#6,529,311) MEMS-based spatial-light modulator

1998 U.S. Patent (#5,783,371) Process for manufacturing optical data storage disk

1997 U.S. Patent (#5,503,963) A new method for manufacturing optical disc stampers


Conference Proceedings

Bifano T, Stockbridge C, Lu Y, Moore J, Hoffman S, Tousssaint K, Paxman R, "Focusing through dynamic disordered media using a MEMS spatial light modulator," Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, Optical Society of America, Monterey, CA, CTu4B.5, (2012).

Mendillo CB, Hicks BA, Cook TA, Bifano TG, Content DA, Lane BF, Levine BM, Rabin D, Rao SR, Samuele R, Schmidtlin E, Shao M, Wallace JK, Chakrabarti S, "PICTURE: a sounding rocket experiment for direct imaging of an extrasolar planetary environment," Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, Amsterdam, , Netherlands, SPIE, [8442], 84420E-84420E, (2012).

Bifano T, Lu Y, Stockbridge C, Berliner A, Moore J, Paxman R, Tripathi S, Toussaint K, "MEMS spatial light modulators for controlled optical transmission through nearly opaque materials," San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [8253], 82530L-82539, (2012).

Cornelissen SA, Bifano TG, Bierden PA, "MEMS deformable mirror actuators with enhanced reliability," San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [8253], 825306-825307, (2012).

Sun W, Lu Y, Stewart JB, Bifano TG, Lin CP, "Critical considerations of pupil alignment to achieve open-loop control of MEMS deformable mirror in nonlinear laser scanning fluorescence microscopy," San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [8253], 82530H-82537, (2012).

Zhou Y, Bifano T, Lin C, "Adaptive optics two-photon scanning laser fluorescence microscopy," MEMS Adaptive Optics V, San Francisco, CA, SPIE, [7931], H1-8, 2011.

Lu Y, Hoffman SM, Stockbridge CR, LeGendre AP, Stewart JB, Bifano TG, "Polymorphic optical zoom with MEMS DMs," MEMS Adaptive Optics V, San Francisco, CA, SPIE, [7931], D1-7, 2011.

Horenstein MN, Sumner R, Miller P, Bifano T, Stewart J, Cornelissen S, "Ultra-low-power multiplexed electronic driver for high resolution deformable mirror systems," MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems X, San Francisco, CA, SPIE, [7930], M1-8, 2011.

Cornelissen SA, Hartzell AL, Stewart JB, Bifano TG, Bierden PA, “MEMS deformable mirrors for astronomical adaptive optics,” Adaptive Optics Systems II, San Diego, California, USA, SPIE, [7736], 77362D-77361, 2010.

Bifano T, “Shaping light: MOEMS deformable mirrors for microscopes and telescopes,” MEMS Adaptive Optics IV, San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [7595], 759502-759508, 2010.

Diouf A, Bifano TG, Legendre AP, Lu Y, Stewart JB, “Open loop control on large stroke MEMS deformable mirrors,” MEMS Adaptive Optics IV, San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [7595], 75950D-75957, 2010.

Diouf A, Bifano TG, Stewart JB, Cornelissen S, Bierden P, “Through-wafer interconnects for high degree of freedom MEMS deformable mirrors,” MEMS Adaptive Optics IV, San Francisco, California, USA, SPIE, [7595], 75950N-75912, 2010.

Chu KK, Leray A, Bifano TG, Mertz J, “Two-photon fluorescence microscopy with differential aberration imaging,” SPIE MEMS Adaptive Optics III, San Jose, CA, USA, SPIE, [7209], 720903-720905, 2009.

Ziph-Schatzberg L, Bifano T, Cornelissen S, Stewart J, Bleier Z, “Deformable MEMS mirrors in secure optical communication system,” Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Orlando, FL, USA, SPIE, [7318], 73180T-73112, 2009.

Ziph-Schatzberg L, Bifano T, Cornelissen S, Stewart J, Bleier Z, “Secure optical communication system utilizing deformable MEMS mirrors,” SPIE MEMS Adaptive Optics III, San Jose, CA, USA, SPIE, [7209], 72090C-72015, 2009.

Chu K, Bifano Thomas G, Jerome M, “Two-Photon Differential Aberration Imaging Using a Modulating Retroreflector Mirror,” Novel Techniques in Microscopy, Optical Society of America, NMD3, 2009.

Chu K, Bifano TG, Mertz J, “Improvements in Two-Photon Fluorescence Microscopy,” Frontiers in Optics, Optical Society of America, FWA2, 2009.

Bifano T, “MEMS Wavefront Correctors,” Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, Optical Society of America, AOThD1, (2009). Diouf, A., Gingras, M., Stewart, J.B., Bifano, T.G., Cornelissen, S.A. and Bierden, P.A., “Fabrication of single crystalline MEMS DM using anodic wafer bonding,” Proc. SPIE 6888, 2008

Cornelissen, S. A., Bierden, P., and Bifano, T. G., “A 4096 element continuous facesheet MEMS deformable mirror for high-contrast imaging,” Proc. SPIE 6888, p.68880V 2008 Bifano, T. G. Bierden, P., and Cornelissen, S. A. “MEMS deformable mirrors for space and defense applications,” Proc. SPIE 6959, p.695914 2008

Bifano, T. G., Stewart, J. and Diouf, A., “Precise open-loop control of MEMS deformable mirror shape,” Proc. SPIE 6888, p.68880P, Jan. 2008

Castillo, J., and Bifano, T. G., “Adaptive optics calibration for a wide-field microscope,” Proc. SPIE 6888, p. 68880E Jan. 2008 Zhou, Y., Bifano, T. and Lin, C., “Use of adaptive optics to increase nonlinear imaging signal in mouse bone morrow, Proc. SPIE 6888, p.688808, Jan 2008

Bifano, T., Schatzberg, L., Stewart, J., and Cornelissen, S., "MEMS Modulated retroreflector for secure optical communication," Proceedings of IMECE2008, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,
Boston, Massachusetts, paper # IMECE2008-66795 Nov., 2008

Zhou, Y., Bifano, T. and Lin, C., “Adaptive optics two-photon fluorescence microscopy,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6467, MEMS Adaptive Optics, Scot S. Olivier, Thomas G. Bifano, Joel A. Kubby, Editors, p. 646705, Jan. 2007

Biss, D. P., Webb, R. H., Zhou, Y., Bifano, T. G., Zamiri, P., Lin, C. P., Burns, S. A., "An adaptive optics biomicroscope for mouse retinal imaging," Proc. SPIE Vol 6467, MEMS Adaptive Optics, p. 646703, Jan. 2007

Cornelissen, S. A., Bierden, P. A., and Bifano, T. G., “Development of a 4096 element MEMS continuous membrane deformable mirror for high contrast astronomical imaging,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6306, Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications IV, Michael K. Giles, John D. Gonglewski, Richard A. Carreras, Editors, Aug, 2006

Levine, B. M., Aguayo, F., Bifano, T., Fregoso, S. F., Green, J. J., Lane, B. F., Liu, D. T., Mennesson, B., Rao, S., Samuele, R., Shao, M., Schmidtlin, E., Serabyn, E., Stewart, J., and Wallace, J. K., “The visible nulling coronagraph: architecture definition and technology development status,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6265, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation I: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, John C. Mather, Howard A. MacEwen, Mattheus W. M. de Graauw, Editors, Jun. 2006

Zhou, Y., and Bifano, T., “Characterization of contour shapes achievable with a MEMS deformable mirror,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6113, p. 123-130, MEMS/MOEMS Components and Their Applications II, Scot S. Olivier, Srinivas A. Tadigadapa, Albert K. Henning; Eds., Jan 2006

Stewart, J. B., Bifano, T., Bierden, P., Cornelissen, S., Cook, T., and Levine, B. M., “Design and development of a 329-segment tip-tilt piston mirror array for space-based adaptive optics,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6113, p. 181-189, MEMS/MOEMS Components and Their Applications III; Scot S. Olivier, Srinivas A. Tadigadapa, Albert K. Henning; Eds., Jan 2006

Kim, D. J., Bifano, T., Cornelissen, S., Hubbard, A., “Chip-scale integrated driver for electrostatic DM control,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6113, p. 270-278, MEMS/MOEMS Components and Their Applications III; Scot S. Olivier, Srinivas A. Tadigadapa, Albert K. Henning; Eds. Jan 2006

Bifano, T. G. and Stewart, J. B. “High-speed wavefront control using MEMS micromirrors,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 5895, Target-in-the-Loop: Atmospheric Tracking, Imaging, and Compensation II, Michael T. Valley, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Editors, 58950Q, Sep. 7, 2005

Burns, S. A., Zhou, Y., Lin, C. P., Bifano, T. G., Veilleux, I., Webb, R. H., “Retinal imaging and wavefront sensing in mice,” Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 45:U1003-U1003, Suppl. 1., 2005

Perreault, J. A., and Bifano, T., "High resolution wavefront control using micromirror arrays," Proc. Solid-State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, pp. 83-86, 2004

Bifano, T. G., Bierden, P. A., Zhu, H., Cornelissen, S., and Kim, J. H., Proc. “Megapixel wavefront correctors,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 5490,Advancements in Adaptive Optics, Domenico Bonaccini Calia, Brent L. Ellerbroek, Roberto Ragazzoni, Editors, pp. 1472-1481, 2004

Bifano, T. G., Bierden, P. A., and Perreault, J., “Micromachined deformable mirrors for dynamic wavefront control,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 5553, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications IV, John D. Gonglewski, Editor, pp. 10-13, 2004

Zhu, H., Bierden, P. A., Cornelissen, S., Bifano, T. G., and Kim, J. H., “Design and fabrication of reflective spatial light modulator for high-dynamic-range wavefront control,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 5553, Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II, John D. Gonglewski, Mark T. Gruneisen, Michael K. Giles, Editors, pp. 39-45, 2004

Becker, T. Bifano, T. G., Lee, H., Miller, M., Bierden, P. A., and Cornelissen, S., “MEMS spatial light modulators with integrated electronics,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 4983, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems III, James H. Smith, Editor, pp. 248-258, 2003

Dimas, C. E., Perreault, J., Cornelissen, S., Dyson, H., Krulevitch, P., Bierden, P. A., and Bifano, T. G., “Large-scale polysilicon surface-micromachined spatial light modulator,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 4983, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems III, James H. Smith, Editor, pp. 204-210, 2003

Lee, H., Miller, M., and Bifano, T. G., “Planarization of a CMOS die for an integrated metal MEMS,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 4979, Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology VIII, John A. Yasaitis, Mary Ann Perez-Maher, Jean Michel Karam, Editors, January 2003, pp. 137-144, 2003

Krulevitch. P., Bierden, P. A., Bifano, T., Carr, E., Dimas, C., Dyson, H., Helmbrecht, M., Kurczynski, P., Muller, R., Olivier, S., Peter, Y., Sadoulet, B., Solgaard, O., and Yang, E. H., "MOEMS spatial light modulator development at the Center for Adaptive Optics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4983, p. 227-234, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems III, James H. Smith, Peter A. Krulevitch, Hubert K. Lakner, Eds., 2003.

Bifano, T. G., Perreault, J., A., Bierden, P. A., and Dimas, C. E., "Micromachined deformable mirrors for adaptive optics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4825, p. 10-13, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications IV; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen, Sergio R. Restaino, Robert K. Tyson; Eds., Nov 2002

Dimas, C. E., Bifano, T. G., Bierden, P. A., Perreault, J. A., Krulevitch, P. A. Roehnelt, R. T., and Cornelissen, S. A., "Polysilicon surface-micromachined spatial light modulator with novel electronic integration," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4755, p. 477-484, Design, Test, Integration, and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS 2002; Bernard Courtois, Jean Michel Karam, Karen W. Markus, Bernd Michel, Tamal Mukherjee, James A. Walker; Eds., Apr 2002

Bifano, T. G. Bierden, P. A., Cornelissen, S. A. Dimas, C. E., Lee, H. Miller, M.H., and Perreault, J. A., "Large-scale metal MEMS mirror arrays with integrated electronics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4755, p. 467-476, Design, Test, Integration, and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS 2002; Bernard Courtois, Jean Michel Karam, Karen W. Markus, Bernd Michel, Tamal Mukherjee, James A. Walker; Eds., Apr 2002

Reimann, G., Perreault, J., A., Bierden, P. A., and Bifano, T. G., "Compact adaptive optical compensation systems using continuous silicon deformable mirrors," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4493, p. 35-40, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications III; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Feb 2002

Cornelissen, S. A., Bifano, T. G., and Bierden, P. A., "Micro-electromechanical spatial light modulators with integrated electronics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4493, p. 184-190, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications III; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Feb 2002

Perreault, J. A., Bierden, P. A., Horenstein, M. N., and Bifano, T. G., "Manufacturing of an optical-quality mirror system for adaptive optics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4493, p. 13-20, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications III; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Feb 2002

Weyrauch, T., Vorontsov, M. A., Gowens, J., and Bifano, T. G., "Fiber coupling with adaptive optics for free-space optical communication," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4489, p. 177-184, Free-Space Laser Communication and Laser Imaging; David G. Voelz, Jennifer C. Ricklin; Eds., Jan 2002

Nee, S. F., DeSandre, L. F., Bifano, T. G., Johnson, L. F., and Moran, M. B., "Optical characterization of micro-mirror array structures," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4447, p. 65-76, Surface Scattering and Diffraction for Advanced Metrology; Zu-Han Gu, Alexei A. Maradudin; Eds., Oct 2001

Bifano, T. G., Perreault, J. A., and Bierden, P. A., "Micromachined deformable mirror for optical wavefront compensation," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4124, p. 7-14, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Nov 2000

Weyrauch, T. Vorontsov, M. A., Bifano, T. G., Tuantranont, A., Bright, V. M., Karpinsky, J.R., and Hammer, J. A., "Performance evaluation of micromachined mirror arrays for adaptive optics," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4124, p. 32-41, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Nov 2000

Weyrauch, T., Vorontsov, M. A., Bifano, T. G., Giles, M. K., "Adaptive optics systems with micromachined mirror array and stochastic gradient descent controller," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4124, p. 178-188, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds. Nov 2000

Olivier, S. S., Bierden, P. A., Bifano, T. G., Bishop, D. J., Carr, E., Cowan, W. D., Hart, M. R., Helmbrecht, M. A., Krulevitch, P. A., Muller, R. S., Sadoulet, B., Solgaard, O., and Yu, J., " Micro-electro-mechanical systems spatial light modulator development," Proc. SPIE Vol. 4124, p. 26-31, High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II; John D. Gonglewski, Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Mark T. Gruneisen; Eds., Nov 2000

Perreault, J. A., Bifano, T. G., Levine, B. M., "Adaptive optic correction using silicon based deformable mirrors," Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering Proceedings of the 1999 High-Resolution Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications v 3760 1999 Denver, CO, , USA, Sponsored by : SPIE Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers Bellingham WA USA p 12-22. Jul 19-Jul 20 1999

Horenstein, M., Bifano, T., Pappas, S., Perreault, J., Krishnamoorthy-Mali, R., "Real Time Optical Correction Using Electrostatically Actuated Mems Devices," Journal of Electrostatics Proceedings of the 1998 3rd Joint ESA/IEJ Symposium on Electrostatics Amsterdam Netherlands p 91-101, Jun 23-Jun 26 1998

Wroblewski, D., Horenstein, D., Vandelli, D., Velonis, M., and Bifano, T., "MEMS Micro-Valve Arrays for Fluidic Control," Proceedings of 1998 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME DSC-Vol. 66, pp 145-152, 1998

Bifano, T. G., Krishnamoorthy, "Surface micromachined deformable mirrors," Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on emerging technologies and factory automation, Vol.2, pp.393-399, Kauai, Hawaii, Nov. 18-21, 1996

Krishnamoorthy, R., Bifano, T. G., and Sandri, G., "Statistical position repeatability of surface micromachined electrostatic actuators," Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on emerging technologies and factory automation, Vol.2, pp.400-403, Kauai, Hawaii, Nov. 18-21, 1996

Krishnamoorthy, R., Bifano, T. G., and Sandri, G., "Statistical performance evaluation of electrostatic micro actuators for a deformable mirror," Proceedings of SPIE Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing II, Vol. 2881, pp.35-44, Austin TX, Oct. 14-15, 1996

Krishnamoorthy, R., and Bifano, T., "MEMS arrays for deformable mirrors," SPIE Volume 2641, pp. 96-104, 1995

Bifano, T. G., Krishnamoorthy, R., Caggiano, H. E., and Welch, E., "Fixed load electrolytic dressing with bronze bonded grinding wheels," ASME ICEME, MED-Vol. 2-1, pp. 329-348, 1995

Bierden, P., and Bifano, T. G., "Fixed Abrasive Grinding of Brittle Hard Disk Substrates," ASME Intl mech eng congress and expo CEME, MED-Vol. 2-1, pp. 317-328, 1995

Fawcett, S. C., Drueding, T., and Bifano, T. G., "Development of an Ion Figuring System for Centimeter Scale Optical Components" SPIE Volume 2263, San Diego, CA, July 1994

Bifano, T. G., Caggiano, H., and Krishnamoorthy, R., "Electrolytic Dressing of Bronze-Bonded Grinding Wheels in Fixed-Load Grinding," Optical Society of America Technical Digest Series [13], pp. 49-52, June, 1994

Drueding, T. W., Bifano, T. G., and Fawcett, S. C., "Deconvolution Algorithm Applied to Ion Figuring," Optical Society of America Technical Digest Series [13], pp. 244-247, June, 1994

Bifano, T. G., Caggiano, H., and Krishnamoorthy, R., "Electrolytic Dressing Of Bronze-Bonded Grinding Wheels In Fixed-Load Grinding," Proceedings of the OSA:Workshop on Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA, Rochester, NY, June, 1994

Welch, E., Bifano, T. G., and Yi, Y., "Electrochemical Dressing of Bronze-Bonded Grinding Wheels," Int'l. Conf. on Machining Advanced Mat'ls, S. Jahanmir, Ed., Nat. Inst. of Standards and Tech., Wash., DC, pp. 333-341, July, 1993

Scagnetti, P. A., Bifano, T. G., Nagem, R. N., and Sandri, G. vH., "Constitutive Modeling of Material Deformation Using Molecular Dynamics Modeling on the Connection Machine," Proc. 6th SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Sci. Computing, Norfolk, VA, March 1993

Hosler, J. B., and Bifano, T. G., "Ultra-Precision Grinding of Thin Quartz Wafers," Precision Machining: Technology and Machine Development and Improvement, M. Jouaneh & S. S. Rangwala, eds., ASME PED Volume 58, pp. 21-28, 1992

Bifano, T. G., Dow, T. A., and Scattergood, R. O., "Ductile-Regime Grinding of Brittle Materials: Experimental Results and the Development of a Model," SPIE Volume 966, pp. 108-115, 1988

Bifano, T. G., Blake, P., Dow, T. A., and Scattergood, R. O., "Precision Finishing of Ceramics," SPIE Volume 803, pp. 12-22, 1987

Shaughnessy, E. J., and Bifano, T. G., "Measurement of the Energy Spectrum in a Tidal Channel Using a Submersible Laser Doppler Anemometer," Proc. 7th Symp. on Turbulence, U. Missouri, Rolla, pp. 282-292, 1984

Bifano, T. G., and Dow, T. A., "Real Time Control of Spindle Runout," Production Aspects of Single Point Machined Optics, D. Brehm, ed., SPIE Volume 508, pp. 38-45, 1984

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