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Wu, Chensheng

Wu, Chensheng

Assistant Research Scientist
Electrical and Computer Engineering
2138 Kim Building
Website(s):

  • Electro-optics devices/cuicuits
  • Adaptive optics
  • Free space optical communication
  • Wavefront sensing
  • Image recovery 
  • Directed energy systems 

  • Novel optical sensing schemes for underwater imaging
  • Laser Beam Propagation Through the Low Atmosphere in Deep Turbulence
  • Adaptive optics for nonlinear atmospheric propagation of laser pulses
  • Nanoscale Rotating Magnetic Transmitter A Mechanically Based Antenna
  • Studies of Plenoptic Sensors and Enhanced Backscatter for Improved DE Laser Beam Correction and Targeting

ENEE408E: Capstone Design Project: Optical System Design

  • Chensheng Wu, Daniel A. Paulson, John Rzasa, and Christopher C. Davis, “A light field camera study of near ground turbulence anisotropy and observation of small outer-scales,” Opt. Lett. (2020, accepted)

  • Adhvayith Sriram, Chensheng Wu, Robert Lee, and Christopher C. Davis, “Exploiting forward-scattering asymmetry in imaging and surface profile measurements through scattering media,” OSA Continuum. (2020, accepted)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, and Christopher C. Davis, “Lossy wavefront sensing and correction of distorted laser beams,” Appl. Opt. (2020, accepted)

  • Daniel A. Paulson, Chensheng Wu, and Christopher C. Davis, "Randomized spectral sampling for efficient simulation of laser propagation through optical turbulence," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36, 3249-3262 (2019)

  • Chensheng Wu, Daniel A. Paulson, John R. Rzasa, and Christopher C. Davis, "Comparison between the plenoptic sensor and the light field camera in restoring images through turbulence," OSA Continuum 2, 2511-2525 (2019)

  • Miranda van Iersel, Daniel A. Paulson, Chensheng Wu, Nathaniel A. Ferlic, John R. Rzasa, Christopher C. Davis, Michael Walker, Mary Bowden, Jonathan Spychalsky, and Franklin Titus, "Measuring the turbulence profile in the lower atmospheric boundary layer," Appl. Opt. 58, 6934-6941 (2019)

  • Chensheng Wu, Daniel A. Paulson, John R. Rzasa, and Christopher C. Davis, "Extracting phase distortion from laser glints on a remote target using phase space plenoptic mapping," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36, 1964-1971 (2019)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, John R. Rzasa, Daniel A. Paulson, and Christopher C. Davis, " Phase and amplitude beam shaping with two deformable mirrors implementing input plane and Fourier plane phase modifications," Appl. Opt.57(9), 2337-2345 (2018)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, Joseph Coffaro, Daniel A. Paulson, John R. Rzasa, Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Robert Crabbs, and Christopher C. Davis, "Using turbulence scintillation to assist object ranging from a single camera viewpoint," Appl. Opt.57, 2177-2187 (2018)

  • Chensheng Wu, John R. Rzasa, Jonathan Ko, Daniel A. Paulson, Joseph Coffaro, Jonathan Spychalsky, Robert F. Crabbs, and Christopher C. Davis, "Multi-aperture laser transmissometer system for long-path aerosol extinction rate measurement," Appl. Opt. 57, 551-559 (2018)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, and Christopher C. Davis, "Plenoptic mapping for imaging and retrieval of the complex field amplitude of a laser beam," Opt. Express 24, 29852-29871 (2016)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, and Christopher C. Davis, "Using a plenoptic sensor to reconstruct vortex phase structures," Opt. Lett. 41, 3169-3172 (2016)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, and Christopher C. Davis, "Imaging through strong turbulence with a light field approach," Opt. Express 24, 11975-11986 (2016)

  • W. Nelson, J. P. Palastro, C.Wu, and C. C. Davis, "Using an incoherent target return to adaptively focus through atmospheric turbulence," Opt. Lett.41, 1301-1304 (2016)

  • Chensheng Wu, Jonathan Ko, and Christopher C. Davis. "Determining the phase and amplitude distortion of a wavefront using a plenoptic sensor."JOSA A 32.5 (2015): 964-978

  • Nelson, W., J. P. Palastro, C.Wu, and C. C. Davis. "Enhanced backscatter of optical beams reflected in turbulent air." JOSA A 32, no. 7 (2015): 1371-1378

Article by Davis’s Research Group chosen as Editor's Pick from OSA's Applied Optics

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