Dr. Mark F. Spencer
Research Physicist at
SPIE Involvement:
| Information Technology Committee | Membership & Communities Committee | Scholarship Committee | Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Beam control for laser systems , Phased arrays and tiled arrays , Coherent imaging through deep turbulence , 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 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 optical sciences and engineering 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.
Publications (37)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10772, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Mirrors, Principal component analysis, Error analysis, Wavefronts, Deformable mirrors, Space mirrors, Data processing, Analytical research, Fizeau interferometers

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10772, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
KEYWORDS: Gaussian beams, Laser beam propagation, Directed energy weapons, Monte Carlo methods, Wave propagation, Optical simulations, Atmospheric turbulence, Atmospheric propagation, Beam propagation method

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10772, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
KEYWORDS: CMOS sensors, Beam splitters, Digital holography, Visualization, Sensors, Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Wave propagation, Turbulence

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10770, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans VII
KEYWORDS: Digital holography, Wavefronts, Receivers, Adaptive optics, Control systems, Deformable mirrors, Turbulence, Wavefront distortions, Atmospheric propagation, Phase shifts

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10772, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
KEYWORDS: Gaussian beams, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Monte Carlo methods, Wave propagation, Turbulence, Scintillation, Atmospheric propagation, Beam propagation method

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10772, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
KEYWORDS: Temporal coherence, Speckle, Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Speckle pattern, Turbulence, Light wave propagation

Showing 5 of 37 publications
Conference Committee Involvement (4)
Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2019
11 August 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2018
22 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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