Dr. Laura B. Andre
at Univ of Michigan
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
Optics , Photonics , Optical Materials , Spectroscopy , Nonlinear Optics , Laser Cooling
Profile Summary

Laura Andre is a PhD candidate and Rackham Merit Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Michigan. Her focus area is Optics and Photonics and she is the current president of the Optics Society SPIE student chapter at the University. Under the direction of Dr. Stephen Rand, her current research focuses on laser cooling of solids. Specifically, she is interested in experimenting with novel materials and new methods for cooling, as well as using modeling to better understand limiting factors in the cooling process.
Publications (5)

Proceedings Article | 5 March 2021 Presentation
Long Cheng, Laura Andre, Gabriela Almeida, Luis H. Andrade, Sandro Lima, Junior Silva, Tomaz Catunda, Stephen Rand
Proceedings Volume 11702, 1170207 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2577336
KEYWORDS: Absorption, Ytterbium, Ions, Thermometry, Temperature metrology, Spectroscopy, Luminescence, Light emitting diodes, Crystals

Proceedings Article | 2 July 2019 Open Access Paper
Laura Andre, Timothy Jones
Proceedings Volume 11143, 111431E (2019) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2523621
KEYWORDS: Cameras, Lenses, Electronics, Safety, Consumer electronics, Capacitors, Scanning transmission electron microscopy, Reverse engineering, Light emitting diodes, Electromagnetism

Proceedings Article | 4 March 2019 Presentation
Proceedings Volume 10936, 109360R (2019) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2507900
KEYWORDS: Crystals, 3D modeling, Glasses, Thermal modeling, Thermal effects, Statistical modeling, Laser development, Statistical analysis, Laser crystals, Black bodies

Proceedings Article | 1 March 2019 Presentation + Paper
Laura Andre, Long Cheng, Alexander Salkeld, Luis H. Andrade, Sandro Lima, Junior Silva, Stephen Rand
Proceedings Volume 10936, 109360E (2019) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2507325
KEYWORDS: Crystals, Absorption, Temperature metrology, Glasses, Cameras, Luminescence, Ytterbium, Ions, Calibration, Laser crystals

Proceedings Article | 1 March 2019 Paper
Alexander Salkeld, Laura Andre, Long Cheng, Stephen Rand
Proceedings Volume 10936, 109360V (2019) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2508691
KEYWORDS: Absorption, Luminescence, Ytterbium, Solid state lasers, Quantum efficiency, External quantum efficiency, Titanium, Cerium

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