Dr. R Edward English Jr
Principal at REE Optical Systems LLC
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
Optical System Design , Diffraction Theory , Physical Optics Phenomena , Projection Displays , High Power Laser Beam Delivery , Infrared Sensors
Profile Summary

As a consultant, I am available to provide expertise, perspective and system design for Optics and Product Development.
I am pursuing a new direction as high school Teacher in math and physics

I have technical experience and expertise in ...
data analysis • problem solving • root cause understanding • math & statistics
optical system design • diffraction theory • physical optics phenomenon
projection displays • high power lasers • optical sensors and controls

Significant experiences have taught me leadership skills applicable to ...
design and project teams • multi-disciplinary technical organizations • customer interface and technical liaison • organizational development and re-alignment • change management • engineering processes • decision-making across organizational boundaries • project management • competitive intelligence & IP
Publications (21)

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2015 Paper
Proceedings Volume 9583, 95830D (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2196559
KEYWORDS: Computer aided design, Mirrors, National Ignition Facility, Optical design, Solid modeling, Lead, Spherical lenses, Frequency conversion, Crystals, Mechanical engineering

Proceedings Article | 18 August 2005 Paper
Proceedings Volume 5867, 586703 (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.615290
KEYWORDS: Image quality, Visualization, CRTs, Software development, Lenses, Image analysis, Projection systems, Light emitting diodes, Point spread functions, Thulium

SPIE Journal Paper | 1 July 2000
OE, Vol. 39, Issue 07, (July 2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.10.1117/1.602558
KEYWORDS: Optical design, Monochromatic aberrations, Chemical elements, Telescopes, Zoom lenses, Wavefronts, Distortion, Space telescopes, Near field, Near field optics

Proceedings Article | 11 November 1999 Paper
Proceedings Volume 3782, (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.369230
KEYWORDS: Standards development, National Ignition Facility, Optics manufacturing, Glasses, Birefringence, Laser systems engineering, Tolerancing, Astronomical imaging, Optical components, Optical communications

Proceedings Article | 11 November 1999 Paper
Janice Lawson, David Aikens, R. Edward English, Wayne Whistler, Will House, Michael Nichols
Proceedings Volume 3782, (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.369231
KEYWORDS: Wavefronts, National Ignition Facility, Laser systems engineering, Spatial filters, Optical testing, Optical components, Linear filtering, Optics manufacturing, Tolerancing, Spatial frequencies

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