Materials Science Division
University of Arizona
Chemistry, summa cum laude|
California State College – San Bernardino
Optical fabrication; precursors of laser damage; whole optic migration of laser damage precursors; fracture of brittle materials; materials characterization.
F. Espinosa-Loza, M. Stadermann, C. Aracne-Rudle, R. Casey. P. E. Miller, and R. Whitesides, “Modeling the mechanical properties of ultra-thin polymer films,” High Power Laser Science and Engineering 5, 1–7 (2017).
C. L. Haefner, A. Bayramian, S. Betts, R. Bopp, S. Buck, J. Cupal, M. Drouin, A. Erlandson, J. Horáček, J. Horner, J. Jarboe, K. Kasl, D. Kim, E. Koh, L. Koubíková, W. Maranville, C. Marshall, D. Mason, J. Menapace, P. E. Miller, P. Mazurek, A. Naylon, J. Novák, D. Peceli, P. Rosso, K. Schaffers, E. Sistrunk, D. Smith, T. Spinka, J. Stanley, R. Steele, C. Stolz, T. Suratwala, S. Telford, J. Thoma, D. VanBlarcom, J. Weiss, and P. Wegner, “High average power, diode pumped petawatt laser systems: a new generation of lasers enabling precision science and commercial applications,” Proc. SPIE 10241, Research Using Extreme Light: Entering New Frontiers with Petawatt-Class Lasers III 1024102 (2017), doi:10.1117/12.2281050.
J. Bude, C.W. Carr, P.E. Miller, T. Parham, P. Whitman, M. Monticelli, R. Raman, D. Cross, B. Welday, F. Ravizza, T. Suratwala, J. Davis, M. Fischer, R. Hawley, H. Lee, M. Matthews, M. Norton, M. Nostrand, D. VanBlarcom, and S. Sommer, “Particle damage sources for fused silica optics and their mitigation on high energy laser systems,” Optics Express 25(10), 11414–11435 (2017).
T. Suratwala, R. Steele, M.Feit, N. Shen, L. Wong, R.Dylla-Spears, R. Desjardin, S. Elhadj, and P. E. Miller, “The Relationship between surface micro-roughness and interface slurry particle spatial distribution during glass polishing,” J. Am Ceram. Soc. 100, 2790–2802 (2017).
R. Dylla-Spears, L. Wong, N. Shen, W. Steele, J. Menapace, P.E. Miller, M. Feit, and T. Suratwala, “Adsorption of Silica Colloids onto Like-charged Silica Surfaces of Different Roughness,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 520, 85–87 (2017).
James N. Hilfiker, Michael Stadermann, Jianing Sun, Tom Tiwald, Jeffrey S. Hale, Philip E. Miller, Chantel Aracne-Ruddle, “Determining thickness and Refractive Index from Free-Standing Ultra-thin Polymer Films with Spectroscopic Ellipsometry,” Appl. Surf. Sci 421, 508–512 (2017).
D. VanBlarcom, M. Monticelli, G. Davalos, P.E. Miller, D. Cross, and C. W. Carr “Damage Performance of Sol-Gel Anti-Reflective Coating for the National Ignition Facility,” Proceedings of the Conference on Optical Interference Coatings (2016).
T. Suratwala, R. Steele, M. Feit, N. Shen, R. Dylla-Spears, L. Wong, P.E. Miller, R. Desjardin, and S. Elhadj “Mechanism and Prediction of Removal Rate and Surface Roughness During the Optical Polishing of Glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society 99(6), 1974–1984 (2016).
N. Shen, T. Suratwala, R. Steele, L. Wong, M. Feit, P.E. Miller, R. Dylla-Spears, R. Desjardin “Nanoscratching of optical glass surfaces near the elastic-plastic load boundary to mimic polishing particles,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 99(5), 1477–1484 (2016).
P. A. Baisden, L. J. Atherton, R. A. Hawley, T. A. Land, J. A. Menapace, P. E. Miller, M. J. Runkel, M. L. Spaeth, C. J. Stolz, T. I. Suratwala, P. J. Wegner, and L. L. Wong, “Large Optics for the National Ignition Facility,” Fusion Science and Technology 69(1), 295–351 (2016).
M. L. Spaeth, K.R. Manes, D.H. Kalantar, P.E. Miller, J.E. Heebner, E.S. Bliss, D.R. Speck, T.G. Parham, P.K. Whitman, P.J. Wegner, P.A. Baisden, J.A. Menapase, M.W. Bowers, S.J. Cohen, T.I. Suratwala, J.-M. Di Nicola, M.A. Newton, J.J. Adams, J.B. Trenholme, R.G. Finucane, R. E. Bonanno, D.C.Rardin, P.A. Arnold, S.N. Dixit, G.V. Erbert, A.C. Erlandson, J.E. Fair, E. Feigenbaum, W.H. Gourdin, R.A. Hawley, J. Honig, R.K House, K.S. Jancaitis, D.W. Larson, B.J. LE Galloudec, J.D. Lindl, B.J. MacGowan, C.D. Marshall, K.P. McCandless, R.W. McCracken, R.C. Montesanti, E.I. Moses, M.C. Nostrand, J.A. Pryatel, V.S. Robserts, S.B. Rodriguez, R.A. Sacks, J.T. Salmon, M.J. Shaw, S. Sommer, C.J. Stolz, and R. Zacharias, “Description of the NIF Laser,” Fusion Science and Technology 69(1), 25–145 (2016).
K. R. Manes, M. L. Spaeth, J.J. Adams, M.W. Bowers, J.D. Bude, C.W. Carr, A.D. Conder, D.A. Cross, S.G. Demos, J.M.G. Di Nicola, S.N. Dixit, E. Feigenbaum, R.G. Finucane, G.M. Guss, M.A. Hensian, J. Honig, D.H. Kalantar, L.M. Kegelmeyer, Z.M. Liao, B.J. Macgowan, M.J. Matthews, K.P. McCandless, N.C. Mehta, P.E. Miller, R.A. Negres, M.A. Norton, M.C. Noststrand, C.D. Orth, R.A. Sacks, M.J. Shaw, L.R. Siegel, C.J. Stolz, T.I. Suratwala, J.B. Tremholme, P.J. Wegner, P.K. Whitman, C.C. Widmayer, and S.T. Yang, “Damage Mechanisms Avoided or Managed for NIF Large Optics,” Fusion Science and Technology 69(1), 146–249 (2016).
A. V. Hamza, A. Nikroo, E. Alger, N. Antipa, L. J. Atherton, D. Barker, S. Baxamusa, S. Bhandarkar, T. Biesiada, E. Buice, E. Carr, C. Castro, C. Choate, A. Conder, J. Crippen, R. Dylla-Spears, E. Dzenitis, S. Eddinger, M. Emerich, J. Fair, M. Farrell, S. Felker, J. Florio, A. Forsman, E. Giraldez, N. Hein, D. Hoover, J. Horner, H. Huang, B. Kozioziemski, J. Kroll, B. Lawson, S. A. Letts, D. Lord, E. Mapoles, M. Mauldin, P. Miller, R. Montesanti, K. Moreno, T. Parham, B. Nathan, J. Reynolds, J. Sater, K. Segraves, R. Seugling, M. Stadermann, R. Strauser, R. Stephens,T. I. Suratwala, M. Swisher, J. S. Taylor, R. Wallace, P. Wegner, H. Wilkens, B. Yoxall, “Target Development for the National Ignition Facility,” Fusion Science and Technology 69(1), 395–406 (2016).
S. R. Qiu, B.C. Wood, P. R. Ehrmann, S.G. Demos, P.E. Miller, K. I. Schaffers, T.I. Suratwala, Brow, and R. K. Brow, “Origins of optical absorption characteristics of Cu2+complexes in aqueous solutions,” Phys.Chem. Chem Phys. 17, 18913 (2015).
T. Suratwala, R. Steele, L. Wong, M. Feit, P.E. Miller, R. Dylla-Spears, N. Shen, R. Desjardin, “Chemistry and formation of the Beilby layer during polishing of fused silica glass surfaces” Journal of the American Ceramic Society 1–8 (2015).
T. Suratwala, W. Steele, M. Feit, R. Dylla-Spears, R. DesJardin, D. Mason, L. Wong, P. Geraghty, P. E. Miller, N. Shen, “Mechanisms & Control of Surface Figure & Roughness during Pad Polishing,”
J. Bude, P.E. Miller, T. Suratwala, T. Laurence, W. Steele, S. Baxamusa, L. Wong, C. Carr, D. Cross, M. Monticelli, M. Feit, G. Guss, “Silica laser damage mechanisms, precursors and their mitigation,”
T. Suratwala, R. Steele, M. Feit, R. Dylla-Spears, R. Desjardin, D. Mason, L. Wong, P. Geraghty, P.E. Miller, N. Shen, “Convergent Polishing: A Simple, Rapid, Full Aperture Polishing Process of High Quality Optical Flats & Spheres,” Journal of Visualized Experiments (94) e51965, doi:10.3791/51965 (2014).
R. Dylla-Spears, L. Wong, P.E. Miller, M. Feit, R. Steele, T. Suratwala, “Charged Micelle Halo Mechanism for Agglomeration Reduction in Metal Oxide Particle Based Polishing Slurries”
S. Baxamusa, P.E. Miller, L. Wong, R. Steele, N. Shen, J. Bude, “Mitigation of organic laser damage precursors from chemical processing of fused silica,”
J. Bude, P.E. Miller, S. Baxamusa, N. Shen, T. Laurence, W. Steele, T. Suratwala, L. Wong, W. Carr, D. Cross and M. Monticelli, “High fluence laser damage precursors and their mitigation in fused silica,” Opt. Exp., 22, 5839 (2014).
Nan Shen, Manyalibo J. Matthews, Selim Elhadj, Philip. E. Miller, Art J. Nelson, Julie Hamilton, “Correlating optical damage threshold with intrinsic defect populations in fused silica as a function of heat treatment temperature,”
N. Shen, P. Miller, J. Bude, T. Laurence, T. Suratwala, R. Steele, M. Feit, L. Wong, “Thermal annealing of laser damage precursors on fused silica surfaces” Optical Engineering 51(12) 121817 (2012).
T. Suratwala, P. Miller, J. Bude, W. Steele, N. Shen, M. Monticelli, M. Feit, T. Laurence, M. Norton, C. Carr, L. Wong, “HF-Based etching processes for improving laser damage resistance of fused silica optical surfaces,”
J. Heebner, M. Borden, P. Miller, S. Hunter, K. Christensen, M. Scanlan, C. Haynam, P. Wegner, M. Hermann, G. Bruton, E. Tse, A. Awwal, N. Wong, L. Seppla, M. Franks, E. Marley, K. Williams, T. Budge, M. Henesian, C. Stoltz, T. Suratwala, M. Montecelli, D. Walmer, S. Dixit, C. Widmayer, J. Wolfe, J. Bude, K. McCarty, and J. M. Dinicola, “Programmable beam spatial shaping system for the National Ignition
P.E. Miller, J. Bude, T. Suratwala, N. Shen, T. Laurence, W. Steele, J. Menapace, M. Feit, L. Wong, “Fracture-induced sub-bandgap absorption as a precursor to optical damage on fused silica surface,”
J. Heebner, M. Borden, P. E. Miller, C. Stolz, T. Suratwala, P. Wegner, M. Hermann, M. Henesian, C. Haynam, S. Hunter, K. Christensen, N. Wong, L. Seppala, G. Brunton, E. Tse, A.l Awwal, M. Franks, E. Marley, K. Williams, M. Scanlan, T. Budge, M. Monticelli, D. Walmer, S. Dixit, C. Widmayer, J. Wolfe, J. Bude, K. McCarty, J. DiNicola, “A programmable beam shaping system for tailoring the profile of high fluence laser beams,”
M. Feit, T. Suratwala, L. Wong, W. Steele, P. E. Miller, J. Bude, “Modeling wet chemical etching of surface flaws on fused silica,”
P. Miller, T. Suratwala, J. Bude, T. Laurence, N. Shen, W. Steele, M. Feit, J. Menapace, L. Wong, “Laser damage precursors in fused silica,”
T. Laurence, J. Bude, N. Shen, P. Miller, W. Steele, G. Guss, J. Adams, L. Wong, M. Feit, T. Suratwala, &ldqup;Ultra-fast photoluminescence as a diagnostic for laser damage initiation,”
Ted A. Laurence, Jeffery D. Bude, Nan Shen, Theodore Feldman, Philip E. Miller, William A. Steele, and Tayyab I. Suratwala, “Metallic like photoluminescence and absorption in fused silica surface flaw,”
L. L. Wong, T. I. Suratwala, M. D. Feit, P. E. Miller and R. Steele, “The Effect of HF/NH4F Etching on the Morphology of Surface Fractures on Fused Silica,”
T. Suratwala, P.E. Miller, M. Feit, and J. Menapace, “Scratch Forensics,”
T. Suratwala, R. Steele, M. Feit, L. Wong, P. Miller, J. Menapace, P. Davis, “Effect of Rogue particles on the sub-surface damage of fused silica during grinding/polishing,”
T. Suratwala, L. Wong, P. Miller, M. Feit, J. Menapace, R. Steele, P. Davis, D. Walmer, “Sub-surface mechanical damage distributions during grinding of fused silica,”
P. Miller, T. Suratwala, L. Wong, M. Feit, J. Menpace, P. Davis, and R. Steele, “The distribution of sub-surface damage in fused silica,”
J. Menapace, P. Davis, R. Steele, L. Wong, T. Suratwala, and P. Miller, “Utilization of Magnetorheological finishing as a diagnostic tool for investigating the three-dimensional structure of fractures in fused silica,”
T. I. Suratwala, P. E. Miller, P. R. Ehrmann, and R. A. Steele, “Polishing slurry induced surface haze on phosphate laser glasses,”
T. Suratwala, J. Campbell, P. Miller, C. Thorsness, M. Riley, P. Ehrmann, and R. Steele, “Phosphate laser glass for NIF: Production status, slab selection, and recent technical advances,”
C. J. Stolz, J. A. Menapace, F. Y. Genin, P. R. Ehrmann, P. E. Miller, and G. T. Rogowski, “Influence of BK7 Substrate Solarization On the Performance of Hafnia And Silica Multilayer Mirrors,&rdqup; in Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2002, G. J. Exarhos, A. H. Guenther, M. R. Kozlowski, K. L. Lewis, M. J. Soileau, and C. J. Stolz, eds., Proc. SPIE, 4932, 38–47 (2003).
P. E. Miller, T. I. Suratwala, J. D. Bude, N. Shen, W. A. Steele, T. A. Laurence, M.D. Feit, L. L. Wong “Methods for globally treating silica optics to reduce optical damage” US Patent 8313662 issued 11/20/2012.
J. A. Menapace, J. E. Peterson, B. M. Penetrante, P. E. Miller, T. G. Parham, M. A. Nichols, “Combined advanced finishing and UV laser conditioning process for producing damage resistant optics” US Patent 6920765 issued 7/26/2005.
W. McLean II, P. E. Miller “Purification of uranium alloys by differential solubility of oxides and production of purified fuel precursors” US Patent 5698173 issued 12/16/1997.
W. McLean II, P. E. Miller, J. A. Horton “Compact reaction cell for homogenizing and down-blending highly enriched uranium metal” US Patent 5411722 issued 5/2/1995.