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Joseph M. Ritter

Optics/Electronics Engineer
PhD, University of Miami, 1998

  • Adaptive optics
  • Optical materials

Selected Publications

Phase Errors in Gossamer Membrane Primary Objective Gratings
T. D. Ditto and J. M. Ritter
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, edited by Jacobus M. Oschmann, Jr., Mattheus W. M. de Graauw, Howard A. MacEwen, Proceedings of the SPIE, 7010, 70104F (2008)

Photonic Muscles: Optically Controlled Active Optics
J. Ritter, J. Brozik, S. Basame, M. Fallbach, L. Bradford, D. Douglas, and G. Miner
Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging III, edited by R. E. Meyers and Y. Shih, Proceedings of the SPIE, 5894, 379-390 (2005)

Tunable Optics Derived from Nonlinear Acoustic Effects
K. A. Higginson, M. A. Costolo, E. A. Rietman, J. M. Ritter, and B. Lipkens
Journal of Applied Physics, 95, 5896-5904 (2004)

Novel Photomechanical Actuators
J. M. Ritter, J. A. Brozik, L. Emmert, M. Fallbach, R. Bradford, D. J. Leo, and K. E. Meissner
UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes: Innovative Technologies and Concepts, edited by H. A. MacEwen
Proceedings of the SPIE, 5166, 180-187 (2004)

A New Instrument for Measurement of the Solar Aureole Radiance Distribution from Unstable Platforms
J. M. Ritter and K. J. Voss
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 17, 1040-1047 (2000)

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