Dr. R Edward English Jr
Principal at REE Optical Systems LLC
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Area of Expertise:
Optical System Design , Diffraction Theory , Physical Optics Phenomena , Projection Displays , High Power Laser Beam Delivery , Infrared Sensors
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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 | September 9, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9583, An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned IV
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Optical design, Crystals, Computer aided design, Frequency conversion, Mechanical engineering, Spherical lenses, National Ignition Facility, Solid modeling, Lead

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 18, 2005
Proc. SPIE. 5867, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions II
KEYWORDS: Point spread functions, Light emitting diodes, Visualization, Lenses, Image analysis, Image quality, Projection systems, Software development, Thulium, CRTs

SPIE Journal Paper | July 1, 2000
OE Vol. 39 Issue 07
KEYWORDS: Optical design, Monochromatic aberrations, Chemical elements, Telescopes, Zoom lenses, Wavefronts, Distortion, Space telescopes, Near field, Near field optics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 11, 1999
Proc. SPIE. 3782, Optical Manufacturing and Testing III
KEYWORDS: Optical components, Spatial frequencies, Spatial filters, Wavefronts, Linear filtering, Optical testing, Tolerancing, Optics manufacturing, National Ignition Facility, Laser systems engineering

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 11, 1999
Proc. SPIE. 3782, Optical Manufacturing and Testing III
KEYWORDS: Optical components, Birefringence, Glasses, Optical communications, Astronomical imaging, Tolerancing, Optics manufacturing, National Ignition Facility, Standards development, Laser systems engineering

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 23, 1999
Proc. SPIE. 3492, Third International Conference on Solid State Lasers for Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion
KEYWORDS: Monochromatic aberrations, Mirrors, Optical design, Optical amplifiers, Spatial filters, Wavefronts, Polarizers, Control systems, National Ignition Facility, Laser systems engineering

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