Dr. Mark F. Spencer
Research Physicist at
SPIE Involvement:
| Information Technology Committee | Membership & Communities Committee | Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Beam control for laser systems , Optical phased arrays and tiled arrays , Coherent imaging through turbulence , Deep turbulence beam projection and compensation , Wavefront sensing and adaptive optics , Rough surface scattering and speckle phenomena
Profile Summary

Mark F. Spencer is a research physicist at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Directorate. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of optical sciences and engineering (OSE) at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Department of Engineering Physics. Mark received his BS in physics from the University of Redlands in 2008 and his MS and PhD in OSE from AFIT in 2011 and 2014, respectively. In addition to being a Senior Member of SPIE, he is a Regular Member of the Directed Energy Professional Society and the Optical Society of America. Mark is also a lifetime member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa, and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies.
Publications (24)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 19, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
KEYWORDS: Optical imaging, Imaging systems, Laser applications, Wavefront sensors, Numerical simulations, Adaptive optics, Computer simulations, Numerical analysis, Parallel computing, Atmospheric optics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 8, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
KEYWORDS: Holography, Digital holography, Wavefront sensors, Wave propagation, Turbulence, Range imaging, Wavefront distortions, Digital recording, Atmospheric propagation, Phase shifts

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 6, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Computer simulations, Monte Carlo methods, Wave propagation, Atmospheric turbulence, Atmospheric propagation, Beam propagation method, Light wave propagation

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 6, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
KEYWORDS: Laser sources, Coherence imaging, Coherence (optics), Waveguides, Speckle, Spatial coherence, Waveguide modes, Light wave propagation, Light

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 6, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Digital holography, Imaging systems, LIDAR, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Adaptive control, Atmospheric sensing, Atmospheric optics, Beam controllers

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 5, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10402, Earth Observing Systems XXII
KEYWORDS: Data modeling, Computer simulations, Numerical analysis, Monte Carlo methods, Wave propagation, Bidirectional reflectance transmission function, Optical simulations, Statistical modeling

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Conference Committee Involvement (3)
Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017
9 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Unconventional Imaging and Wavefront Sensing XII
31 August 2016 | San Diego, California, United States
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