Duncan MacFarlane

Department of Electrical Engineering

Duncan MacFarlane

Associate Dean for Engineering Entrepreneurship
Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship
Professor of Electrical Engineering

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Brown University, 1984; M.S. Electrical Engineering, Brown University, 1985; Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Portland State University, 1989; M.B.A., SMU, 1998

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Research

Micro-optics, ultrafast lasers, photonic integrated filters, nonlinear optics, semiconductor lasers, ellipsometry, and advanced displays. His work in photonic filters is used widely by practicing optical component and system engineers in industry. He pioneered the manufacture of micro-optics using ink jet techniques, and invented a novel 3-dimensional volumetric display which has found application in aerospace.


Publications

Journal Papers


•    N. M. Lawandy, D. V. Plant and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺOptical bistability in a dissipative, thermally expanding etalon,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics QE‐21, 108 (1985).
•    N. M. Lawandy, G. A. Koepf and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺFrequency pulling in far‐infrared lasers that exhibit pressure shifts,ʺ Infrared Physics 25, 751 (1985).
•    N. M. Lawandy, D. L. MacFarlane, W. S. Rabinovich and D. Katayama, ʺTwo‐photon optical hysteresis at 1.06 microns in a nonlinear Fabry‐Perot etalon containing rhodamine 6G : methanol solutions,ʺ Infrared Physics 25, 755 (1985).
•    N. M. Lawandy and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPassive mode‐locking of a Nd:YAG laser with a two‐photon absorber,ʺ Applied Optics 24, 3126 (1985).
•    N. M. Lawandy and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺStrong passive mode‐coupling of an Nd:YAG laser with the two‐photon absorber rhodamine 6G,ʺ in Optical Instabilities, ed. by R. W. Boyd, M. G. Raymer and L. M. Narducci, p 284, Cambridge University Press, 1986.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPulse train instabilities in a mode‐locked argon laser,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America B 4, 1770 (1987).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, Lee W. Casperson and A. A. Tovar, ʺSpectral behavior and pulse train instabilities of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America B 5, 1144 (1988).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPump pulse effects in synchronously pumped modelocked dye lasers,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America B 6, 292 (1989).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPump pulse effects in hybridly mode‐locked dye lasers,ʺ Optics Letters 6, 314 (1989).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺTheory of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser in the short pump pulse limit,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America B 6, 1175 (1989).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺOn the design of synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye lasers with improved noise characteristics,ʺ Photonics Technology Letters 1, 189 (1989).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, Lee W. Casperson and S. M. Janes, ʺCoherence effects in hybridly mode‐locked dye lasers: Theory and experiment,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 25, 2485 (1989).
•    Bahram Zandi, Lee W. Casperson and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺEffects of bandwidth limiting tuning elements in synchronously pumped mode‐locked lasers,ʺ Journal of Applied Physics 67, 2229 (1990).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPulse train instabilities of a synchronously pumped modelocked dye laser: Experimental phase plots,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America B 7, 285 (1990).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, S. M. Janes, Lee W. Casperson and S. H. Jiang, ʺTiming and detuning studies in a hybridly mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 26, 718 (1990).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPump considerations for gain switched diode lasers,ʺ Journal of Applied Physics 68, 3013 (1990).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and L. S. Tamil, ʺPump power distribution in multistage optical amplifiers,ʺ Optics Communications 79, 77 (1990).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺInstabilities of ultrashort pulse dye lasers,ʺ in Nonlinear Dynamics in Optical
•    Systems ed. by N. B. Abraham, E. Garmire and P. Mandel, p. 319, Optical Society of America, 1991.
•    S. H. Jiang, D. L. MacFarlane and L. W. Casperson, ʺTiming and detuning studies of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ Optics Communications 80, 343 (1991).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and J. A. Tatum, ʺOptimization of gain switched diode lasers for high speed fiber optics,ʺ in Components for Fiber Optic Applications V, ed. by P. M. Kopera,  Proc. SPIE 1365, p. 88, 1991.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, K. J. Strozewski and J. A. Tatum, ʺMode‐locked laser pulse train repetition frequency multiplication: the optical rattler,ʺ Applied Optics 30, 1042 (1991).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and D. M. Byrne, ʺA variable angle, fixed position, beam alignment device,ʺ Applied Optics 30, 1171 (1991).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺLaser beam alignment devices for ultrafast optics,ʺ Review of Scientific Instruments 62, 1899 (1991).
•    D. M. Byrne and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺA new angular scanning mechanism for ellipsometers,ʺ Applied Optics 30, 4471 (1991).
•    J. A. Tatum and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺUltrashort pulse propagation in visible semiconductor diode lasers,ʺ in Nonlinear Optics and Materials ed. by C. D. Cantrell and C. M. Bowden, Proc. SPIE 1497 p. 320, 1991.
•    Shoaib Zaidi and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMode evolution in a droplet,ʺ Optics Letters 17, 562 (1992).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and J. A. Tatum, ʺShort pulse generation in a visible diode laser by resonant excitation of a sustained oscillation,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 28, 1320 (1992).
•    J. A. Tatum, J. W. Jennings and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺCompact, inexpensive, visible diode laser source of high repetition rate picosecond pulses,ʺ Review of Scientific Instruments 63, 2950 (1992).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, W. Y. Kim, J. S. Nilvi, T. Nuth and V. Tan, ʺNovel two dimensional laser scanning technique,ʺ Optics and Lasers in Engineering 17, 1 (1992).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and V. Narayan, ʺA relatively simple way to produce THz bursts of optical pulses,ʺ Review of Scientific Instruments 63, 4092 (1992).
•    Shoaib Zaidi and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMode evolution in optical resonators with a radial gain profile,ʺ Physical Review A 47, 588 (1993).
•    J. A. Tatum, D. L. MacFarlane and H. B. Serreze, ʺTunable repetition rate optical spectroscopy with high power visible diode lasers,ʺ Review of Scientific Instruments 64, 2123 (1993).
•    D. L. MacFarlane and E. M. Dowling, ʺThree mirror etalons as analog bandpass filters for modulated optical signals,ʺ IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 5, 1089 (1993).  
•    V. Narayan and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺBursts and codes of ultrashort pulses,ʺ IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 5, 1465 (1993).  
•    Shoaib Zaidi and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMode evolution and THz beam scanning in an optical resonator with a radial gain dependence,ʺ Society for Optical and Quantum Electronics Proceedings, 1993
•    D. L. MacFarlane and E. M. Dowling, ʺZ‐domain techniques in the analysis of Fabry‐Perot etalons and multilayer structures,ʺ Journal of the Optical Society of America A 11, 236 (1994).
•    E. M. Dowling and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺLightwave lattice filters for optically multiplexed communication systems,ʺ IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 12, 471 (1994).
•    V. Narayan, E. M. Dowling and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺDesign of multi‐mirror structures for high frequency bursts and codes of ultrashort pulses,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 30, 1671 (1994).  
•    V. Narayan, D. L. MacFarlane and E. M. Dowling, ʺAnalysis and design of optical lattice filters in the presence of imperfections,ʺ Optics Communications 110, 209 (1994).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, G. R. Schultz, P. D. Higley and J. Meyer, ʺA voxel based spatial display,ʺ in Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems, ed. by Scott S. Fisher, John O. Merritt and Mark T. Bolas, Proc. SPIE 2177, p. 196, 1994.  
•    D. L. MacFarlane, V. Narayan, J. A. Tatum, W. R. Cox, T. Chen and D. J. Hayes, ʺMicrojet fabrication of microlens arraysʺ IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 6, 1112 (1994).  
•    J. A. Tatum, R. Strozewski, D. L. MacFarlane and H. B. Serreze, ʺBeam quality of high power broad area visible diode lasers,ʺ Optical and Quantum Electronics 26, 911 (1994).  
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺVolumetric three dimensional display,ʺ Applied Optics 33, 7453 (1994).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺOutput power and coupling for a laser with excited state absorption,ʺ Optics Communications 113, 433 (1995).  
•    J. A. Tatum, D. L. MacFarlane and H. B. Serreze, ʺSustained Oscillations in AlGaInP Visible Diode Lasers,ʺ Optical and Quantum Electronics 27, 101 (1995).  
•    E. Miltenyi, M. O. Ziegler, M. Hofmann, J. Sacher, W. Elsasser, E. O. Gobel, and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺLong term stable mode‐locking of a visible diode laser with phase conjugate feedback,ʺ Optics Letters 20, 734 (1995).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, E. M. Dowling and V. Narayan, ʺRing resonators with NxM couplers,ʺ (invited) Fiber and Integrated Optics 14 (3) 195 (1995).
•    V. Narayan, D. L. MacFarlane and E. M. Dowling, ʺHigh speed discrete time optical filtering,ʺ IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 7, 1042 (1995).  
•    W. R. Cox, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, D. W. Ussery, D. L. MacFarlane and E. Wilson, ʺFabrication of microoptics by microjet printing,ʺ in Micro‐Optics/Micromechanics and Laser Scanning and Shaping, Proc. SPIE 2383, p. 110, 1995
•    D. L. MacFarlane, E. Wilson, W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. Ussery and D. J. Hayes, ʺFiber coupler based measurement of lenslet focal lengths,ʺ Applied Optics 35, 711 (1996).
•    W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. Ussery, D. J. Hayes, J. A. Tatum and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMicrojetted lenslet tipped fibers,ʺ Optics Communications 123, 492 (1996).
•    W. R. Cox, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, R. F. Hoenigman and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMicrojet printing for low cost optical interconnects,ʺ ISHM ʹ96, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996 (awarded best paper).
•    J. A. Tatum, D. L. MacFarlane, R. C. Bowen, G. Klimeck and W. R. Frensley, ʺUltrafast characteristics of InGaP/InGaAlP laser amplifiers,ʺ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 32, 664, (1996).  
•    W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. Ussery, D. J. Hayes, R. F. Hoenigman, D. L. MacFarlane and E. Rabinovich,
•    ʺMicrojet printing of anamorphic microlens arrays,ʺ in Miniaturized Systems with Micro‐optics and Micromechanics, Proceedings SPIE 2687, p89, (1996).
•    W. R. Cox, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, H. J. Trost, M. E. Grove, R. F. Hoenigman and D. L. MacFarlane,
•    ʺLow cost optical interconnects by microjet printing,ʺ Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging 20, 89 (1997).
•    W. Royall Cox, Ting Chen, Chi Guan, Donald J. Hayes and Rick E. Hoenigman, Brian T. Teipen and Duncan L. MacFarlane, ʺMicro‐jet printing of refractive microlenses,ʺ Proceedings OSA Diffractive
•    Optics and Micro‐Optics Topical Meeting, Kailua‐Kona, Hawaii, June 1998 (Invited Paper).
•    Brian T. Teipen and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺModulation Transfer Function Measurements of Micro‐jetted Microlenses,ʺ Applied Optics 38, 2040 (1999).  
•    Brian T. Teipen and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺObservations of the onset of spherical aberration in microjetted microlenses,ʺ in Gradient Index, Miniature and Diffractive Optical Systems, Proceedings SPIE 3778, (1999).
•    Cristian Penciu and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺFabrication and Characterization of a Volumetric ThreeDimensional Display Using Ion Exchanged Integrated Waveguides,ʺ Optical Engineering 39, 565 (2000).
•    Brian T. Teipen and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺLiquid crystal display projector based modulation transfer function measurements of charge coupled device video camera systems,ʺ Applied Optics 39, 515, (2000).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Jian Tong, Chintan Fafadia, Vishnupriya Govindan, L. Roberts Hunt, and Issa Panahi “Extended Lattice Filters Enabled by Four Directional Couplers” Applied Optics 43, 6124 (2004).
•    L. Roberts Hunt, Vishnupriya Govindan, Issa Panahi, Jian Tong, Govind Kannan and Duncan L. MacFarlane, “Active Optical Lattice Filters” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing 2005:10, 1452‐1461 (2005).
•    G.Kannan, I.M.S.Panahi, D.L.MacFarlane, L.R.Hunt, J.Tong, V.Ramakrishna, T.Constantinescu, N. Spears, “Analysis and design of active optical filter structures with two‐port couplers,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 24, 2637 (2006).
•    Jian Tong, Kent Wade, Duncan MacFarlane, Scott McWilliams, Gary A. Evans and Marc P. Christensen, “Active Integrated Photonic True Time Delay Device,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 18, 1720 (2006).
•    Tiberiu Constantinescu, Viswanath Ramakrishna, Nicholas Spears, L. Roberts Hunt, Jian Tong, Issa
•    Panahi, Govind Kannan, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Gary A. Evans and Marc P. Christensen,
•    “Composition Methods for Four‐Port Couplers in Photonic Integrated Circuitry,” Journal of the Optical Society A 23, 2919 (2006).
•    Jian Tong, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Issa Panahi, L. Roberts Hunt, Govind Kannan, Gary A. Evans and Marc P. Christensen, “Direct Form I Realization of Active Photonic Filters,” Journal of Fiber and Integrated Optics 26, 201‐215 (2007).  
•    Andrei Zaremba, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Wei‐Che Tseng, Andrew Stark, Richard Briggs, Kaundinya S. Gopinath, Sergey Cheshkov and Keith D, White, “Optical head‐tracking for fMRI using structured light,” Journal of the Optical Society A 25, 1551 (2008).
•    Nathan R. Huntoon, Marc P. Christensen, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Gary A. Evans, C.S. Yeh,
•    “Integrated Photonic Coupler Based on Frustrated Total Internal Reflection,” Applied Optics 47, 5682 (2008).
•    Wei Zhou, N. Sultana and D. L. MacFarlane, “HBr‐Based Inductively Coupled Plasma Etching of High Aspect Ratio Nanoscale Trenches in GaInAsP/InP,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol., B 26, 1896 (2008).
•    Amr El Nagdi, Louis R. Hunt, Duncan L. MacFarlane, and Viswanath Ramakrishna, “Extended active tunable optical lattice filters enabled by four‐dimensional couplers: systems modeling” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26,  A1‐A10, August 2009
•    N. Sultana, Wei Zhou, Timothy J. LaFave and D. L. MacFarlane, “HBr Based ICP Etching of High Aspect Ratio Nanoscale Trenches in InP: Considerations for Photonic Applications,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol., B 27, 2351 (2009).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, “Chip‐Scale Programmable Photonic Filters,” in Advances in Optical and Photonic Devices, Edited by Ki Young Kim, INTEH, Croatia (2010).
•    Yonghao Cui, Ke Liu, Steven Foland, Kyung‐Hak Choi, Mark Tinker, Duncan MacFarlane, and J.‐B. Lee, ʺSilicon‐based thermo‐optically tunable photonic crystal lens,ʺ IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 22, 21 (2010).
•    Miecyszlaw Dabkowski, Amr El Nagdi, Louis R. Hunt, Ke Liu, Duncan L. MacFarlane and Viswanath Ramakrishna, “Extended active optical lattice filters: Filter synthesis,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 895 (2010).
•    Michael K. Plante, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Douglas D. McGregor, Robert E. Slocum, William M. Sampson, and Andy W. Brown, “Generalized theory of double‐resonance optical pumping of 4He,” Physical Review A 82, 013837 (2010).
•    Yonghao Cui, Ke Liu, Duncan L. MacFarlane, and Jeong‐Bong Lee, “Thermo‐optically tunable silicon photonic crystal light modulator,” Optics Letters 35, 3613 (2010).
•    El Nagdi, Amr; Liu, Ke; LaFave Jr., Tim P.; Hunt, Louis R.; Ramakrishna, Viswanath; Dabkowski, Mieczyslaw; MacFarlane, Duncan L.; Christensen, Marc P. ʺActive Integrated Filters for RF‐Photonic Channelizers.ʺ Sensors 11, no. 2: 1297‐1320 (2011).
•    Chester Wildey, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Aman Goyal, Kaundinya Gopinath, Sergey Cheshkov, and Richard Briggs, ʺSingle‐camera motion measurement and monitoring for magnetic resonance applications,ʺ Appl. Opt. 50, 2088‐2097 (2011).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Marc P. Christensen, Ke Liu, Tim P. LaFave Jr., Gary A. Evans, Nahid
•    Sultana, T. W. Kim, Jiyoung Kim, Jay B. Kirk, Nathan Huntoon, Andrew J. Stark, Mieczyslaw
•    Dabkowski, Louis R. Hunt, and Viswanath Ramakrishna, “Four‐Port Nanophotonic Frustrated Total Internal Reflection Coupler,” Photonics Technology Letters 24, 58‐60 (2012).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Marc P. Christensen, Amr El Nagdi, Gary A. Evans,  Louis R. Hunt, Nathan
•    Huntoon, Jiyoung Kim, T. W. Kim, Jay Kirk,  Tim P. LaFave Jr., Ke Liu, Viswanath Ramakrishna,
•    Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, and Nahid Sultana, “Experiment and Theory of an Active Optical Filter,” Journal of Quantum Electronics 48, 307‐317 (2012).
•    Billye Cheek, Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, Amr El Nagdi, Louis R. Hunt, T. P. LaFave, Ke Liu, Duncan L. MacFarlane and Viswanath Ramakrishna, “Analysis of a Polynomial System Arising in the Design of an Optical Lattice Filter Useful in Channelization,” Acta Applicandae Mathematicae 118, 107‐123 (2012).
•    Bilal Khan, Chester Wildey, Robert Francis, Fenghua Tian, Mauricio Delgado, Hanli Liu, Duncan MacFarlane, and George Alexandrakis, “Improving optical contact for functional infrared brain spectroscopy and imaging with brush optodes” Biomedical Optics Express Vol. 3, Iss. 5, pp. 878–898 (2012).   
•    Daniel K. Dei, Benjamin R. Lund, Jingbo Wu, Dustin Simon, Taylor Ware, Walter E. Voit, Duncan MacFarlane, Shawna M. Liff , and Dennis W. Smith , Jr., “High Performance and Multipurpose
•    Triarylamine‐Enchained Semifluorinated Polymers,” ACS Macro Lett., 2 (1), pp 35–39, (2013).
•    Ke Liu, Hui Huang, Si Xuan Mu, Hai Lin, Duncan L. MacFarlane “Ultra‐compact three‐port trenchbased photonic couplers in ion‐exchanged glass waveguides,” Optics Communications 309, 307‐312 (2013).
•    Nathan Hervey ; Bilal Khan ; Laura Shagman ; Fenghua Tian ; Mauricio R. Delgado ; Kirsten TulchinFrancis ; Angela Shierk ; Heather Roberts ; Linsley Smith ; Dahlia Reid ; Nancy J. Clegg ; Hanli Liu ; Duncan MacFarlane ; George Alexandrakis,  “Motion tracking and electromyography‐assisted identification of mirror hand contributions to functional near‐infrared spectroscopy images acquired during a finger‐tapping task performed by children with cerebral palsy.” Neurophoton.
•    0001;1(2):025009.  doi:10.1117/1.NPh.1.2.025009, (Nov 11, 2014).
•    Amir R. Ali, Tindaro Ioppolo, Volkan Otugen, Marc Christensen, Duncan MacFarlane, “Photonic Electric Field Sensor Based on Polymeric Microspheres,” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer
•    Physics Special Issue: Polymer Optics, Volume 52, Issue 3,  pages 276–279, 1 February 2014.
•    R. Francis, J. Florence, and D. MacFarlane, ʺOptical architecture design for detection of absorbers embedded in visceral fat,ʺ Biomed. Opt. Express  5, 1453‐1464 (2014).
•    R. Francis, J. Florence, and D. MacFarlane, ʺLight propagation with absorbing heterogeneities in visceral fat tissue,ʺ submitted to Biomed. Opt. Express , (2014).
•    Jianwei Cao, Bilal Khan, Nathan Hervey, Fenghua Tian, Mauricio R. Delgado, Nancy J. Clegg, Linsley Smith, Heather Roberts, Kirsten Tulchin‐Francis, Angela Shierk, Laura Shagman, Duncan
•    MacFarlane, Hanli Liu, George Alexandrakis, “Evaluation of Cortical Plasticity in Children with
•    Cerebral Palsy undergoing Constraint‐Induced Movement Therapy based on Functional NearInfrared Spectroscopy,” submitted to Biomed. Opt. Express , (2014).

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

•    N. M. Lawandy and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPassive mode‐locking of an Nd:YAG laser with a two‐photon absorber,ʺ International Meeting on Instabilities and Dynamics of Lasers and Nonlinear Optical Systems, Rochester, New York, June 18 ‐ 21, 1985.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPulse train instabilities in a mode‐locked argon laser,ʺ International workshop on Instabilities, Dynamics and Chaos in Nonlinear Optical Systems, Il Ciocco, Lucca, Italy, July 8 ‐ 10, 1987. (travel funds awarded)
•    Bahram Zandi, Lee W. Casperson and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺExperimental verification of a semiclassical model for synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye lasers with bandwidth limiting tuning elements,ʺ 14th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, Quebec, Canada, August 24 ‐ 28, 1987.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺPulse train instabilities in actively mode‐locked lasers,ʺ Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon, February 5 ‐ 6, 1988.
•    Bahram Zandi, Lee W. Casperson and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺA semiclassical model for synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye lasers with bandwidth limiting tuning elements,ʺ  Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon, February 5 ‐ 6, 1988.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺCoherence effects in a synchronously pumped modelocked dye laser with a saturable absorber,ʺ 1988 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Santa Clara, California, October 31 ‐ November 4, 1988.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺStudies of a hybridly mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon, February 24 ‐ 25, 1989.
•    S. H. Jiang, D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺTiming and detuning studies of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon, February 24 ‐ 25, 1989.  
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺAnalytic theory of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser with a picosecond pump pulse,ʺ 1989 Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Optics and Lasers,
•    Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, July 24 ‐ 28, 1989. (travel funds awarded).
•    D. L. MacFarlane, Lee W. Casperson and S. M. Janes, ʺHybridly mode‐locked dye lasers: Theory and Experiment,ʺ 1989 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Orlando, Florida, October 15 ‐ 20, 1989.
•    S. H. Jiang, D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺTiming and detuning studies of a synchronously pumped mode‐locked dye laser,ʺ 1989 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Orlando, Florida, October 15 ‐ 20, 1989.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPump pulse optimization of gain switched diode lasers for ultrafast fiber optics,ʺ SPIEʹs Optical Engineering Southcentral ʹ90, May 10‐‐11, 1990.
•    D. M. Byrne and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺNovel angular scanning mechanism for ellipsometry,ʺ SPIEʹs Optical Engineering Southcentral ʹ90, May 10‐‐11, 1990.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺInstabilities and improving stability of ultrashort pulse lasers,ʺ Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Dynamics in Optical Systems, Afton, Oklahoma, June 4‐‐8, 1990.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, L. J. Overzet and J. M. Tran, ʺModelling field emitters in natural coordinate systems,ʺ Third International Vacuum Microelectronics Conference, Monterey, California, July 23‐25, 1990.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and J. A. Tatum, ʺOptimization of gain switched diode lasers for high speed fiber optics,ʺ SPIEʹs OE/Fibers ʹ90, Sensors, Networking and Communications, San Jose, California, September 16‐‐21, 1990. (invited travel funds awarded)
•    D. L. MacFarlane, G. C. Wetsel and K. J. Strozewski, ʺInstabilities and solitons in a hybridly modelocked dye laser,ʺ 1990 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5‐‐9, 1990.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺAlignment devices for ultrafast optics,ʺ 1990 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5‐‐9, 1990.
•    J. A. Tatum and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺUltrashort pulse propagation in visible semiconductor diode laser amplifiers,ʺ SPIEʹs Optical Engineering Southcentral ʹ91, May 8‐‐10, 1991.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺFiber optic filtering for an SSC detector,ʺ SPIEʹs Optical Engineering Southcentral ʹ91, May 8‐‐10, 1991.
•    J. A. Tatum and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺInduced ultrafast phenomena in InGaAlP lasers,ʺ 1991 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, San Jose, California, November 3‐‐8, 1991.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, N. P. Johnson and S. Zaidi, ʺMode evolution in nonlinear resonators and microdroplets,ʺ 1991 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, San Jose, California, November 3‐‐8, 1991.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Vishwa Narayan, ʺTHz pulse bursts from an optical rattler,ʺ 1992 Annual
•    Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 20‐‐25, 1992.
•    J. A. Tatum, Shoaib Zaidi, D. L. MacFarlane and H. B. Serreze, ʺTunable repetition rate optical spectroscopy of laser diodes,ʺ 1992 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 20‐‐25, 1992.
•    J. A. Tatum, H. B. Serreze and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPicosecond pulse generation in high power, AlGaInP visible diode lasers,ʺ 1992 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 20‐‐25, 1992.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and S. Zaidi, ʺMode evolution in lasers with a radial gain dependence,ʺ International Conference on Lasers ʹ92, Houston, Texas, December 7‐‐10, 1992.
•    J. A. Tatum, R. Strozewski, H. B. Serreze, and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺBeam quality in high power visible diode lasers,ʺ 1993 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Toronto, Canada, October 3‐‐8, 1993.
•    Vishwa Narayan and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺCodes and bursts of ultrashort pulses,ʺ 1993 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Toronto, Canada, October 3‐‐8, 1993.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and E. M. Dowling, ʺZ‐domain techniques in the analysis and design of Fabry Perot etalons and multilayer structures,ʺ 1993 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Toronto, Canada, October 3‐‐8, 1993.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, G. R. Schultz, P. D. Higley and J. Meyer, ʺA voxel based spatial display,ʺ SPIEʹs Stereoscopic Display and Applications V, San Jose, CA. February 6‐‐10 (1994).  
•    D. L. MacFarlane, C. Penciu, and P. D. Higley, ʺVolumetric 3D display,ʺ 1994 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Dallas, Texas, October 2‐‐7, 1994.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, V. Narayan, J. A. Tatum, E. Wilson, W. R. Cox and D. J. Hayes, ʺMicrolens arrays manufactured by microjets,ʺ 1994 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Dallas, Texas, October 2‐‐7, 1994.
•    Y. Potapov, and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺOutput power relations for an intracavity doubled inhomogeneously broadened laser,ʺ 1994 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Dallas, Texas, October 2‐‐7, 1994.
•    V. Narayan, E. M. Dowling, and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺDigital signal filtering with femtosecond pulses,ʺ
•    1994 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Dallas, Texas, October 2‐‐7, 1994.
•    J. A. Tatum, M. Hofmann, J. Sacher and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺUltrafast gain dynamics in InGaAlP lasers,ʺ 1994 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Dallas, Texas, October 2‐‐7, 1994.
•    W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. J. Hayes, D. L. MacFarlane, V. Narayan, and J. A. Tatum, ʺMicrojet fabrication of micro‐optical components,ʺ IEEE Lasers and Electro‐Optics Society Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass, October 31 ‐‐‐ November 3, 1994.
•    D. J. Hayes, W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. W. Ussery, D. L. MacFarlane V. Narayan and J. A. Tatum,
•    ʺFabrication of micro‐optics by microjet printing,ʺ SPIE, Photonics West ʹ95, San Jose, CA February 4‐10, 1995.
•    W. R. Cox, T. Chen, D. Ussery, D. J. Hayes, J. A. Tatum and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMicrojetted lenslets,ʺ
o    Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Portland, Oregon, September 10‐‐15, 1995.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, E. M. Dowling, V. Narayan and C. Penciu, ʺRing resonators with NxM couplers,ʺ
o    Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Portland, Oregon, September 10‐‐15, 1995.
•    W. R. Cox, D. W. Ussery, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, R. M. Marusac, and D. L. MacFarlane ʺMicrojet printing of anamorphic microlens arrays,ʺ SPIE, Photonics West ‐‐‐ OE LASE ʹ96, San Jose, CA, 1996.
•    W. R. Cox, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, R. F. Hoenigman and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺMicrojet printing for low cost optical interconnects,ʺ ISHM ʹ96, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996 (awarded best paper).
•    W. Royall Cox, Ting Chen, Chi Guan, Donald J. Hayes and Rick E. Hoenigman, Brian T. Teipen and
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, ʺMicro‐jet printing of refractive microlenses,ʺ OSA Diffractive Optics and Micro‐Optics Topical Meeting, Kailua‐Kona, Hawaii, June 1998 (Invited Paper).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, ʺMedical Imaging using Volumetric Displays,ʺ invited seminar at UT Southwestern Health Center,ʺ July, 1998.
•    Brian T. Teipen and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺObservations of the onset of spherical aberration in microjetted microlenses,ʺ SPIE, ʺGradient Index, Miniature and Diffractive Optical Systems, Denver Colorado, 1999.
•    Brian T. Teipen and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺImage based modulation transfer function measurements,ʺ
•    1999 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Santa Clara, CA, September 28, 1999.
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, ʺA Three Dimensional Display,ʺ Society for Information Display, Display Technology Conference, Austin, Texas, November 5, 1999
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane and Clarel Thevenot, Invited “Minimizing Operational Costs for Optical Transmission Systems” Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) 2002, Anaheim, CA.  
•    Duncan MacFarlane, L. Roberts Hunt, Issa Panahi, Jian Tong, Marc Christensen and Gary Evans,
•    ʺPhotonic Integrated Circuitry,ʺ 2004 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Rochester, NY October 11, 2004 (Invited)  
•    I Panahi, G. Kannan, L. R. Hunt, D. L. MacFarlane, J. Tong, “Lattice filter with adjustable gains and its application in optical signal processing,“ IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, Bordeaux, France, July 17‐20, 2005.
•    Duncan MacFarlane, Jian Tong, L. Roberts Hunt, Issa Panahi, Tibi Constantinescu, V. Ramakrishna,
•    Gary Evans and Marc Christensen, ʺActive Optical Lattice Filters,ʺ 2005 IEEE LEOS Summer
•    Topicals: Optical Signal Processing Theory, Technologies and Application San Diego, California, July 25‐27, 2005 (Invited)  
•    I. M. S. Panahi, G. Kannan, L. R. Hunt, D. L. MacFarlane, J. Tong and N. S. Spears, “Analysis and synthesis of optical lattice filters with adjustable gains,” 2005 IEEE LEOS Summer Topicals: Optical Signal Processing Theory, Technologies and Application San Diego, California, July 25‐27, 2005
•    L. R. Hunt, N. S. Spears, T. Constantinescu, G. Kannan, D. L. MacFarlane, I. M. S. Panahi, V. Ramakrishna and J. Tong, “Active optical lattice filters as programmable ODE solvers,” 2005 IEEE
•    LEOS Summer Topicals: Optical Signal Processing Theory, Technologies and Application San Diego, California, July 25‐27, 2005  
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, “Photonic integrated circuitry,” IEEE LEOS Seminar, Dallas, Texas, August 25, 2005.
•    Jian Tong, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Issa Panahi, L. Roberts Hunt, Jerome K. Wade, Gary A. Evans, and Marc P. Christensen, “Direct form I realization of active photonic filters,” JSPS‐UNT Joint
•    Symposium on Nanoscale Materials for Optoelectronics and Biotechnology, February 2‐3, 2006, Denton, Texas.  
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Jiang Tong, L. Roberts Hunt, Issa Panahi, Kent Wade, Manasi Peshave, Gary A. Evans, Marc P. Christensen; “Programmable Photonic Integrated Circuitry for Optical Signal
•    Processing,” 2006 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Rochester, NY October 8‐12, 2006 (Invited)  
•    Andrei Zaremba, Duncan MacFarlane, Richard Briggs, Wei‐Che Tseng, “Optical Head‐Tracking for fMRI Using Structured Light,” 2006 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Rochester, NY October 8‐12, 2006.
•    Duncan MacFarlane, Jian Tong, L. Roberts Hunt, Issa Panahi, Kent Wade, Gary A. Evans and Marc P. Christensen, “Direct Form I Active Optical Filters Realized in an Integrated Photonic Architecture”
•    IEEE International Conference on Electronic Circuits and Systems,  Nice, France, December 10‐13, 2006.
•    Duncan MacFarlane, Marc P. Christensen and Gary Evans, “Nanoscale couplers for large scale photonic integrated circuitry,” OECC/IOOC 2007, Yokohama, Japan, July 9‐13, 2007.
•    A. A. Zaremba, D. L. MacFarlane, Wei‐Che Tseng, R. W. Briggs, K. S. Gopinath, and S. Cheshkov,
•    “Optical Head‐Tracking for fMRI using Structured Light,” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Workshop, Dallas, Texas 2007
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Manasi Peshave, Wei Zhou, Nahid Sultana, Marc P. Christensen, Nathan R.
•    Huntoon and Gary A. Evans, “Four Port Nanophotonic Couplers for Dense, Planar Integrated
•    Optics,” IEEE Conference on 2008 Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Freiburg, Germany, August 11‐14, 2008.  
•    Nahid Sultana, Wei Zhou and Duncan L. MacFarlane, “High Aspect Ratio HBr Based Dry Etching of GaInAsP/InP for Nanoscale Photonic Couplers,” 61st Gaseous Electronics Conference, Dallas, Texas, October 14‐17, 2008.
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, L. Roberts Hunt, Viswanath Ramakrishna, T. J. LaFave, Wei Zhou, Nahid Sultana, Andrew Stark, Marc P. Christensen and Gary A. Evans, “Chip‐Scale Analog Optical Signal
•    Processing,” IEEE LEOS 2008 Annual Meeting, November 10‐14, Newport Beach, CA, (invited)
•    Chester Wildey and Duncan MacFarlane, “Head Tracking for Real‐Time Motion Correction in the
•    MRI Environment Using a Single Camera,” 2009 Conference on Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Science (LS), San Jose, CA
•    Chester Wildey and Duncan MacFarlane, “Real Time Optical Vibrocardiography Using Image Processing,” 2009 Conference on Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Science (LS), San Jose, CA
•    Yonghao Cui, Ke Liu, Steven Foland, Kyung‐Hak Choi, Mark Tinker, Duncan MacFarlane, and J.‐B. Lee, ʺElectro‐thermally tunable silicon photonic crystals,ʺ IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, Jan 2010.
•    D.L. MacFarlane, M.P. Christensen, Ke Liu, N. Sultana, Tim P LaFave Jr, J. Y. Kim, T. W. Kim, Louis R. Hunt, Viswanath Ramakrishna, and Amr El Nagdi, “Active Optical Lattice Filters with
•    Nanophotonic Four‐Port Couplers,” 15th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC2010), Sapporo, Japan (2010).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane and Chester R. Wildey, “fMRI Headtracking Using a Single Camera and a Lightweight Fiducial.” 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2010.  
•    Chester Wildey, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Bilal Khan, Fenghua Tian, Hanli Liu and Georgios Alexandrakis, Improved fNIRS Using a Novel Brush Optrode,” Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics, Rochester, N.Y. (2010).
•    Deepthi Chakilam, Duncan L. MacFarlane, Cristian Penciu and Victor Penciu, “Rapid Projector Display Based Characterization of Large Reflectors,” Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics, Rochester, N.Y. (2010).
•    M.P. Christensen, D.L. MacFarlane, Louis R. Hunt, J. Kim, T. W. Kim, Tim P LaFave Jr, Ke Liu, Amr El Nagdi, N. Sultana, Viswanath Ramakrishna, N. Huntoon, and Miecyszlaw Dabkowski, “Active
•    Lattice Filter with Nanophotonic FTIR‐Couplers for Integrated Photonic Channelizer,” Photonics Global, Singapore (2010).
•    Bilal Khan, Chester Wildey, Robert Francis, Fenghua Tian, Mario I. Romero, Mauricio R. Delgado,
•    Nancy J. Clegg, Linsley Smith, Hanli Liu, Duncan L. MacFarlane and George Alexandrakis, “Functional near infrared brain imaging with a brush‐fiber optode to improve optical contact on subjects with dense hair,” Photonics West, San Francisco, CA (2011).
•    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Marc P. Christensen, Amr El Nagdi, Gary A. Evans, Louis R. Hunt, Nathan
•    Huntoon, Jiyoung Kim, T. W. Kim, Jay Kirk,  Tim P. LaFave Jr., Ke Liu, Viswanath Ramakrishna, Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, and Nahid Sultana “Two Dimensional Optical Lattice Filters with Gain:
•    Fabrication and Experimental Results,” IQEC‐CLEO Pacific Rim, Sydney, Australia (2011).  
•    Ke Liu, Baolu Guan, and Duncan L. MacFarlane, “Four‐port Nanophotonic Couplers for Glass Integrated Optics,” OSA Conference on Information Optoelectronics, Nanofabrication and Testing, Wuhan, China, November 1, 2012
•    Nathan Hervey ; Bilal Khan ; Laura Shagman ; Fenghua Tian ; Mauricio R. Delgado ; Kirsten TulchinFrancis ; Angela Shierk ; Linsley Smith ; Dahlia Reid ; Nancy J. Clegg ; Hanli Liu ; Duncan MacFarlane ; George Alexandrakis;  “Motion tracking and electromyography assist the removal of mirror hand contributions to fNIRS images acquired during a finger tapping task performed by children with cerebral palsy,” Photonics West, San Francisco, CA (2013), Proc. SPIE 8565, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics IX, 856563 (March 8, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2004352.

Other Publications

•    N. M. Lawandy, D. L. MacFarlane and W. S. Rabinovich, ʺOptical bistability with liquid media: Experimental studies and theoretical predictions,ʺ Final Report for the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, Hanscom Airfield, September, 1984. F49620‐82‐C‐0035
•   J. M. Flaherty, R. B. Schaefer, Siva Mani and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺBroadband laser pulse protection for in‐band day sight optical systems,ʺ Final Report for U. S. Army Tank ‐ Automotive Command, Warren, Michigan, November, 1985. DAAE07‐85‐C‐R049
•    R. B. Schaefer and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺThe evaluation of carbon dioxide laser damage of optical ceramics,ʺ Final Report for Ceramics Research Division, U. S. Army Materials Technology Research Laboratory, Watertown, Massachusetts, February, 1986. DAAG46‐84‐C‐0013
•    D. L. MacFarlane, D. G. Youmans, R. B. Schaefer and W. S. Watt, ʺPhotolytic detoxification concept,ʺ Final Report for Environmental Protection Agency, Contract No. 68‐02‐4159, RD‐675, April, 1986.
•    R. B. Schaefer and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺVisible optical systems protection,ʺ Final Report for U. S. Army Tank ‐ Automotive Command, Warren, Michigan, September, 1986. DAAE07‐85‐C‐R080
•    Lee. W. Casperson and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺLord Rayleighʹs Solution,ʺ Lasers and Optronics 6, 14, November 1987.
•    D. L. MacFarlane and Lee W. Casperson, ʺCharacterizing laser noise with a digitizing camera system,ʺ Tek Imager 2, 1, July, 1989.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺThe supercontinuum laser source,ʺ (book review) Optics and Photonics News 2, 44 June, 1991.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺPhotonics: Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Phenomena,ʺ (book review) IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 28, 1617 (1992).
•    D. L. MacFarlane ʺOn the Academic Side: Lasers and Electro‐Optics at The University of Texas at Dallasʺ IEEE LEOS Newsletter, August, 1993.  
•    D. L. MacFarlane, ʺStereo computer graphics and other true 3D technologies,ʺ (book review) Optics and Photonics News 5, 79 May, 1994.
•    D. L. MacFarlane, P. D. Higley and J. Meyer, ʺA true three dimensional monitor for aerospace applications,ʺ Phase I Final Report for Human Resources Directorate, Aircrew Training Research Division, Mesa, AZ, August, 1994, F41642‐‐93‐‐C‐5003.
•    W. R. Cox, D. J. Hayes, T. Chen, D. W. Ussery, and D. L. MacFarlane, ʺFabrication of micro‐optics for diode lasers and amplifiers using ink jet technology, Phase I Final Report for Phillips Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM, February 1995, F29601‐‐94‐‐C‐0072.
•    Duncan MacFarlane, Jian Tong, Kent Wade, Scott McWilliams, Gary A. Evans and Marc P. Christensen, “Active Optical Filter Based True Time Delay Module for Phased Array Radar,” Final
•    Report NRO 000‐05‐C‐0019 Director’s Innovation Initiative, December, 2004‐November, 2005
•    Duncan MacFarlane, Jian Tong, Kent Wade, Scott McWilliams, Gary A. Evans and Marc P.
•    Christensen, “Photonic Integrated Circuit for Quantum Encryption,” Final Report AFRL AF05‐T007, 2006.