Refereed Journal Publications                                                                                                     

1.     J. E. Ford, J. Meyer, and H. Houtman, "Measurement of electrical characteristics and electron density in a fast discharge pumped XeCl excimer laser," Applied Physics Letters 48, 1639-1641, 1986.

2.     J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Time integrating interferometry using photorefractive fanout," Optics Letters 13, 856-858, 1988.

3.     J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Enhanced photorefractive performance from 45°-cut BaTiO3," Applied Optics  28, 4808-4815, 1989.

4.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Array interconnection by phase coded optical correlation," Optics Letters 15, 1088-1090, 1990.

5.     J. Ma, J. E. Ford, Y. Taketomi, and S. H. Lee, "Moving grating for enhanced holographic recording in SBN:60," Optics Letters 16, 270-272, 1991.

6.     R. Paturi, D. T. Lu, J. E. Ford, S. C. Esener, and S. H. Lee, "Parallel algorithms based on expander graphs for optical computing," Applied Optics 30, 917-927, 1991.

7.     J. Ma, Y. Taketomi, Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford, S. H. Lee, and Ken'ichi Chino, "Moving grating and dc external field in photorefractive GaP at 633 nm," Optics Letters 16, 1080-1082, 1991.

8.     Y. Taketomi, J. E. Ford, H. Sasaki, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Incremental recording for photorefractive hologram multiplexing," Optics Letters 16, 1774-1776, 1991.

9.     H. Sasaki, Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford, Y. Taketomi, and S. H. Lee, "Dynamic photorefractive optical memory," Optics Letters 16, 1874-1876, 1991.

10.  H. Houtman, A. Cheuck, A. Y. Elezzabi, J. E. Ford, M. Laberge, W. Leise, J. Meyer, G. C. Stuart, and Y. Zhu, “High speed circuits for TE discharge lasers and high-voltage applications,” Review of Scientific Instruments 64(4), 839-853, 1993.

11.  J. E. Ford, Y. Taketomi, D. Bize, R. R. Neurgaonkar, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Multiplex holography in SBN:60 with applied field," Journal of the Optical Society of America A  9, 1183-1192, 1992.

12.  J. E. Ford, F. Xu, K. Urquhart, and Y. Fainman, “Polarization selective computer generated holograms,” Optics Letters 18, 456-458, 1992.

13.  H. Takahashi, D. Zaleta, J. Ma, J. Ford, Y. Fainman and S. Lee, “Packaged optical interconnection system based on photorefractive correlation,” Applied Optics  33, 2991-2997, 1994.

14.  J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Reconfigurable array interconnection by photorefractive correlation," Applied Optics  33, 6363-6377, 1994.

15.  J. Ma, B. Catanzaro, J. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. Lee, “Photorefractive holographic lenses and applications for dynamic focusing and dynamic image shifting,” Applied Optics 11(8), 1994.

16.  F. Xu, J. Ford, Y. Fainman, “Polarization selective computer generated holograms: Design, fabrication and applications,” Applied Optics 34, 256-266, 1995.

17.  S. Hunter, C. Solomon, S. Esener, J. Ford, A. Dvornikov, P. Rentzepis, “3-dimensional optical image storage by 2-photon recording,” Optical Memory and Neural Networks 3, 261-290, 1994.

18.  R. Piyaket, S. Hunter, J. Ford, and S. Esener, “Programmable ultra-short optical pulse delay using an acousto-optic deflector,” Applied Optics 34, 1445-1453, 1995.

19.  J. E. Ford, F. Xu and Y. Fainman, “Wavelength-selective planar holograms,” Optics Letters 21, 80-82 1996.

20.  A. V. Krishnamoorthy, A. L. Lentine, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, T. K. Woodward, J. E. Ford, G. F. Aplin, L. A. D’Asaro, S. P. Hui, B. Tseng, R. Leibenguth, D. Kossives, D. Dahringer, L. M. F. Chirovsky and D. A. B. Miller, “3-D Integration of MQW modulators over active submicron CMOS circuits: 375 Mb/s transimpedance receiver-transmitter circuit,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 7, 1288-1290, 1996.

21.  F. Xu, R-C. Tyan, Y. Fainman and J. E. Ford, “Single-substrate birefringent computer generated holograms” Optics Letters 21, 516-518, 1996.

22.  A. V. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, A. L. Lentine, S. P. Hui, B. Tseng, L. M. F. Chirovsky, R. Leibenguth, D. Kossives, D. Dahringer, L. A. D’Asaro, F. E. Kiamilev, G. F. Aplin, R. G. Rozier and D. A. B. Miller, “Photonic page buffer based on GaAs MQW modulators bonded directly over active silicon CMOS circuits,” Applied Optics  35, 2439-2456, 1996.

23.  A. V. Krishnamoorthy, F. Xu, J. E. Ford and Y. Fainman, “Polarization-controlled multistage switch based on polarization-selective birefringent computer generated holograms” Applied Optics  36(5), 997-1010, 1997.

24.  F. Xu Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford and A. V. Krishnamoorthy, “Optoelectronic-VLSI packaging with polarization-selective computer generated holograms,” Optics Letters 22(14), 1095-1097, 1997.

25.  A. V. Krishnamoorthy, R. G. Rozier, J. E. Ford and F. E. Kiamilev, “CMOS static RAM chip with high-speed optical read and write,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 9(11), pp. 1517-1519, November 1997.

26.  J. E. Ford and D. J. DiGiovanni, “1xN fiber bundle  scanning switch,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 10(7), 967-969, July 1998.

27.  J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, D. S. Greywall and K. W. Goossen, “Micromechanical fiber-optic attenuator with 3 microsecond response, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 16(9), 1663-1670, September 1998

28.  J. E. Ford and J. A. Walker, “Dynamic spectral power equalization using micro-opto-mechanics,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 10(10), 1440-1442, October 1998

29.  J. E. Ford, V. A. Aksyuk, D. J. Bishop and J. A. Walker, “Wavelength add/drop switching using tilting micromirrors,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 17(5), 904-911, May 1999.

30.  A. V. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, F. E. Kiamilev, R. Rozier, K. Goossen, B. Tseng, J. Walker, J. Cunningham, W. Y. Jan and M. C. Nuss, “The AMOEBA network: an optoelectronic switch for multiprocessor networking using dense-WDM,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 5(2), 261-275, March 1999.

31.    C. K. Madsen, J. A. Walker, J. E. Ford. K. W. Goossen, T. N. Nielson and G. Lenz, “A tunable dispersion compensating MEMS all-pass filter,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 12(6), pp. 651-653, June 2000.

32.    K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, D. T. Neilson, J. E. Ford and W. H. Knox, “Micromechanical gain slope compensator for spectrally linear optical power equalization,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 12(7), pp. 831-833, July 2000.

 

ISSUED UNITED STATES PATENTS                                                                                                                     

1.     “Dual-Scale Topology Optoelectronic Matrix Algebraic Processing System”

        S. Esener, J. Ford, A. Krishnamoorthy and G. Marsden (#5,321,639)

2.     “Fiber Optic Switching Device and Method Using Free Space Scanning”

        J. Ford (#5,621,829)

3.     “Attenuation Device for Wavelength Multiplexed Optical Fiber Communications”

        J. Ford, D. Miller, M. Nuss and J. Walker (#5,745,271)

4.     “Wafer Level Integration of an Optical Modulator and III-V Photodetector”

        J. Cunningham, J. Ford, K. Goossen and J. Walker (#5,784,187)

5.     “Techniques for Modulating Signals in Optical Communications”

        J. Ford and J. Walker (#5,796,880)

6.     “Optical Packaging Assembly for Reflective Devices”

        D. Bishop, J. Ford, M. MacDonald, R. Ruel and J. Walker (#5,815,616)

7.     “Fourier-Plane Photonics Package”

        M. Feuer and J. Ford (#5,857,048)

8.     “Multi-Fiber Optical Cable”

        D. DiGiovanni and J. Ford (#5,898,811)

9.     “Level Setting Attenuator”

        J. Ford and K. Goossen (#5,900,983)

10.  “Fiber Optic Network Using Space and Wavelength Multiplexed Data Channel Arrays” (hardware)

        J. Ford, W. Knox, A. Krishnamoorthy, D. Miller and M. Nuss (#5,912,751)

11.  “WDM Source for Access Applications”

        D. Bishop, J. Ford and J. Walker (#5,936,752)

12.  “Optical Packaging Assembly for Transmissive Devices”

        D. Bishop, J. Ford, M. MacDonald, R. Ruel and J. Walker (#5,940,558)

13.  “Micro-Mechanical, Anti-Reflection, Switched Optical Modulator Array & Fab. Method”

        J. Ford, K. Goossen and J. Walker (#5,943,158)

14.  “Free Space Optical Bypass-Exchange Switch”

        V. Aksyuk, D. Bishop, J. Ford and J. Walker (#5,943,454)

15.  “Multiple Wavelength Optical Transceiver”

        J. Ford, J. Walker and T. Wood (#5,963,684)

16.  “Retro-Reflecting Electroabsorption Optical Modulators”

        J. Ford, A. Lentine and T. Woodward (#5,966,234)

17.  “Article Comprising a Wavelength-Selective Add-Drop Multiplexer”

        V. Aksyuk, D. Bishop, J. Ford and R. Slusher (#5,974,207)

18.  “Methods and Arrangements for Duplex Fiber Handling”

        J. Ford and M. Feuer (#5,980,117)

19.  “Method And Apparatus for a Network Comprising a Fourier Plane Photonics Package”

        J. Ford and M. Feuer (#5,991,058)

20.  “Free-Space Optical Signal Switch Arrangement”

        M. Fatehi and J. Ford (#6,002,818)

21.  “Fiber Optic Network Using Space and Wavelength Multiplexed Data Channel Arrays” (transceiver)

        J. Ford, W. Knox, A. Krishnamoorthy, D. Miller and M. Nuss (#6,023,361)

22.  “Optical Receiver with Integrated Variable Attenuator”

        J. Ford and J. Walker (#6,066,844)

23. “Fiber Optic Network Using Space and Wavelength Multiplexed Data Channel Arrays” (network)

        J. Ford, W. Knox, A. Krishnamoorthy, D. Miller and M. Nuss (#6,097,519)                 

24.  “Methods & Apparatus for Monitoring & Controlling Optical Modulator Signal Quality”

        K. Devenport, J. Ford, A. Krishnamoorthy and T. Woodward (#6,108,119)

25.“Micromechanical Membrane Tilt-Mirror Switch”

        J. Ford and J. Walker (#6,178,033)

26.  “Variable Single-Mode Attenuators By Spatial Interference”

        E. Bergmann, J. Ford and J. Walker (#6,178,284)

27.  “Reconfigurable Wavelength Division Multiplex Add/Drop Device Using Micromirrors”

        V. Aksyuk, D. Bishop, J. Ford and J. Walker (#6,204,946)

28.  “Integrated Opto-Mechanical Apparatus”

        J. Ford (#6,212,314)

29. “Free-Space Arrayed Waveguide Router”

        C. Dragone, J. Ford (#6,263,127)

30. “Multiple collimated-beam photonics package”

        J. Ford (#6,272,272)

31. “Method and device for aligning optical fibers in an optical fiber array”

        J. Ford (#6,304,694)

32. “Optomechanical platform”

        J. Ford (#6,307,657)

33. “Micro-opto mechanical multistage interconnection switch”

        J. Ford (#6,317,530)

34. “Dispersed image inverting wavelength multiplexer”

        J. Ford, D. Neilson (#6,337,935)

35. “Automatic level control circuit for optical system”

        J. Ford, W. Knox (#6,392,769)

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                                  

1.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman and S. H. Lee: "Improved photorefractive performance from a special cut of BaTiO3," OSA Topical Meeting on Spatial Light Modulators and Applications, Tech. Dig. 40-43, South Lake Tahoe, June 1988.

2.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman and S. H. Lee: "Novel optical filter using photorefractive fanout," 1988 OSA Annual Meeting, Santa Clara, October 1988. (1/2 page)

3.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, G. Bittner and S. H. Lee: "Parallel matrix-tensor multiplication using phase coded optical correlation," SPIE Symposium on Optical and Opto-Electronic Applied Science and Engineering, Tech. Dig. 220-230, San Diego, August 1989.

4.       J. E. Ford, D. Bize, Y. Fainman, R. Neurgaonkar and S. H. Lee: "Effects of applied voltage on holographic storage characteristics of SBN:60," SPIE Symposium on Optical and Opto-Electronic Applied Science and Engineering, Tech. Dig. 12-24, San Diego, August 1989.

5.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee: "Optical interconnections based on volume holograms stored in photorefractive materials," SPIE Conference on  Opto-Electronics and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, Tech. Dig. 155-165, San Diego, January 1990.

6.       Y. Taketomi, J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee: "Volume hologram superposition in high gain photorefractive materials," OSA Annual Meeting, Boston, August 1990. (1/2 page)

7.       J. E. Ford, S. H. Lee, and Y. Fainman: "Reconfigurable interconnection using the correlation matrix-tensor multiplier," Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Tech. Dig. 414-415,  Kobe, Japan, April 1990.

8.       J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee: "Reconfigurable array interconnection by photorefractive correlation," OSA Annual Meeting, Boston, August 1990.

9.       J. Ma, Y. Taketomi, Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford, and S. H. Lee, "Moving grating and D.C. external field in photorefractive GaP at 633 nm," OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Tech. Dig. 64-67, Salt Lake City, March 1991.

10.    Y. Taketomi, J. E. Ford, H. Sasaki, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Hologram multiplexing using orthogonal phase coding and incremental recording," OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Tech. Dig. 268-271, Salt Lake City, March 1991.

11.    A. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, G. Marsden, G. Yayla, S. Esener, and S. H. Lee, "Dual-scale topology optoelectronic processor: Comparative analysis and technological feasibility," OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Tech. Dig. 244-247, Salt Lake City, March 1991.

12.    Y. Taketomi, J. E. Ford, H. Sasaki, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, "Multi-mode operations of a holographic memory using orthogonal phase codes," OSA Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices,  Tech. Dig. 126-129, Boston, July 1991.

13.    H. Sasaki, Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford, Y. Taketomi, and S. H. Lee, "Dynamic photorefractive optical memories," OSA Topical Meeting on Photorefractive materials, Effects, and Devices, Tech. Dig. 176-179, Boston, July 1991.

14.    A. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, G. Marsden, G. Yayla, S. Esener, and S. Lee, "Dual-scale topology optoelectronic processor: Comparative analysis and technological feasibility," OSA 1991 Tech. Dig. Series  6, 244-247, 1991.

15.    S. Hunter, J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, S. Esener, P. Rentzepis and S. Dvornikov, “System considerations for 2-photon 3-D memories,” OSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, September 1992. (1/2 page)

16.    H. Takahashi, D. Zaleta, J. Ma, J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. H. Lee, “Packaged optical interconnection system based on the correlation matrix-tensor multiplier,” OSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, September 1992. (1/2 page)

17.    J. E. Ford, Y. Fainman and S. H. Lee, “Large array interconnection by photorefractive correlation,” OSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, September 1992. (1/2 page)

18.    J. E. Ford, F. Xu, K. Urquhart, and Y. Fainman, “Polarization selective computer generated holograms,” Postdeadline Paper, OSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, September 1992. (1/2 page)

19.    G. Yayla, A. Krishnamoorthy, G. Marsden, J. E. Ford, V. Ozguz, C. Fan, S. Krishnakumar, J. Wang, and S. Esener, "Prototype 3-D optoelectronic neural system," SPIE International Symposium on Optical Applied Science & Eng., Tech. Dig. 1773, 4-13, San Diego, July 1992.

20.    S. Esener, Y. Fainman, J. E. Ford and S. Hunter, “Two photon three dimensional memory hierarchy,” SPIE Symposium on Optical and Opto-Electronic Applied Science and Engineering, Tech. Dig. 1773, 346-355, San Diego, CA, July 1992. 

21.    J. Ford, S. Hunter, R. Piyaket, Y. Fainman, and S. Esener, “3-D two photon memory materials and systems,” SPIE Opto-Electronic Applied Science and Engineering, Tech. Dig 1153-02, Los Angeles, CA, January 1993.

22.    S. Esener, J. Ford, and S. Hunter, “Optical data storage and retrieval: Research directions for the 1990’s,” SPIE Critical Review CR47, “Optical Technologies for Aerospace Sensing,” James Pearson, Ed., 94-130, 1993.

23.    H. Takahashi, D. Zaleta, J. Ma, J Ford, Y. Fainman, and S. Lee, “Packaged optical interconnection system based on photorefractive correlation,” OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Tech. Dig. Series Vol. 7, 254-257, Palm Springs CA, March 1993.

24.    J. Ford, F. Xu, A. Krishnamoorthy, K. Urquhart, and Y. Fainman, “Polarization-selective computer generated hologams for optical multistage interconnection networks,” OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Comp., Tech. Dig. Series Vol. 7, 258-261, Palm Springs CA, March 1993.

25.    S. H. Lee, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, and J. E. Ford, “Applications of photorefractive materials for optical interconnections and storage,” CLEO 1993, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1993.

26.    S.H. Lee, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, and J. Ford, “Applications of photorefractive materials for interconnects and storage,” SPIE Critical Review Series 48-11,  July 1993.

27.    F. Xu, J. Ford, and Y. Fainman, “Polarization selective computer generated holograms and applications,” SPIE Intl. Symp. on Optics, Imaging, and Instrumentation, Paper 1992-19, San Diego, CA July 1993.

28.    J. Ford, S. Hunter, R. Piyaket, Y. Fainman, S. Esener, A. Dvornikov, and P. Rentzepis, “Write/read performance in 2 photon 3-D memories,” SPIE Intl. Symp. on Optics, Imaging, and Instrumentation, Paper 2026-60, San Diego, CA July 1993.

29.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy, G. I. Yayla,  J. Merckle, G. Marsden, J. E. Ford, and S. Esener, "New dimensions in D-STOP neural network systems,” SPIE Intl. Symp. on Optics, Imaging, and Instrumentation, Paper 2026B-37, San Diego, CA July 1993.

30.    A. Krishnamoorthy, J. Merckle, M. Blume, G. Marsden, G. Yayla, J. Ford, and S. Esener, “Adaptive optoelectronic neural system using free-space optical interconnects,” GOMAC 1993.

31.    Y. Fainman, S. Lee, J. Ford, F. Xu, and Q. Tian, “Diffractive optical elements for image processing and pattern recognition,” Proc. of the Euro-Americal Workshop on Optical Pattern Recognition, pp. 337-367, 1994; also presented in the Euro-American Workshop on Optical Pattern Recognition, La Rochelle, France, 13-17 June, 1994 (Invited) SPIE Critical Review Series (on pattern recognition) 1994.

32.    A. Krishnamoorthy, F. Xu, J. Ford, Y. Fainman, “Design and implementa-tion of a polarization controlled multistage interconnection network using birefringent computer generated holograms,” SPIE Proc. 2297, pp. 345-349 , July 1994.

33.    R. Piyaket, I. Cokgor, S. Esener, C. Solomon, S. Hunter, J. Ford, A. Dvornikov, I. Tomov, and P. Rentzepis, “Three-dimensional memory system based on two photon absorption,” SPIE San Diego, Summer 1994.

34.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, A. L. Lentine, L. A. D’Asaro, S. P. Hui, B. Tseng, R. Leibenguth, D. Kossives, D. Dahringer, L. M. F. Chirovsky, F. E. Kiamilev, G. F. Aplin, R. G. Rozier and D. A. B. Miller, “Implementation of a photonic page buffer based on GaAs MQW modulators bonded directly over active silicon CMOS circuits,” OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Computing, Paper PDP-2, Salt Lake City UT, March 1995.

35.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, A. L. Lentine, T. K. Woodward, L. A. D’Asaro, S. P. Hui, B. Tseng, R. Leibenguth, D. Kossives, D. Dahringer, L. M. F. Chirovsky, F. E. Kiamilev, G. F. Aplin, R. G. Rozier and D. A. B. Miller, “3-D Integration of MQW SEED Detectors and Modulators over Active Sub-micron CMOS Circuits: Application to a 2Kbit Parallel Photonic Page Buffer,” 75-76, Digest, IEEE/LEOS 1995 Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA Oct. 1995.

36.    J. E. Ford, F. Xu, Y. Fainman, “Color-Selective Planar Gratings,” 118-119, Digest, IEEE/LEOS 1995 Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA Oct. 1995.

37.    J. E. Ford, A. V. Krishnamoorthy, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, D. A. B. Miller, R. Morrison, A. L. Lentine, S. P. Hui, B. Tseng, L. M. F. Chirovsky, R. Leibenguth, D. Kossives, D. Dahringer, L. A. D’Asaro, G. F. Aplin, R. G. Rozier, and F. E. Kiamilev, “Optical test of a photonic FIFO page buffer memory,” Optical Interconnects in Broadband Switching Architectures (OE/LASE Jan. 1996 San Jose, CA) SPIE Proc. Vol. 2692, 213-221 (invited).

38.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy, J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker, B. Tseng, S. P. Hui, J. E. Cunningham, W. T. Jan, T. K. Woodward, R. G. Rozier, F. E. Kiamilev and D. A. B. Miller, “Fabrication and testing of AMOEBA: an opto-electronic switch for multiprocessor networking” Digest, IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meeting on Smart Pixels, Keystone CO, 95-96, August 1996

39.    J. E. Ford, A. V. Krishnamoorthy, S. Tsuda, W. H. Knox, M. C. Nuss and D. A. B. Miller, “WDM / SDM fiber network design for the AMOEBA optoelectronic switch,” Digest, IEEE/LEOS 1996 Summer Topical Meeting on Smart Pixels, Keystone CO, 97-98, August 1996

40.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, M. C. Nuss and D. A. B. Miller, “32 channel WDM graphic equalizer,” Digest, IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meeting on Broadband Optical Networks, Keystone CO, 26-27, August 1996

41.    J. E. Cunningham, R. N. Pathak, J. E. Ford, W. Y. Jan and A. Kastalsky, “Reflectivity from multiple quatum well modulators with contrast ratio of 22:1 at 1.55 µm,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics  Vol. 9, 1996 OSA Technical Digest Series, p. 487.

42.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, J. E. Cunningham and M. Feuer, “Transmissive Fiber Optic Packaging for Reflective Modulators, “ IEEE LEOS 1996 Annual Meeting, 244-245, Boston MA, November 1996.

43.    J. E. Cunningham, J. E. Ford, W. Y. Jan and R. N. Pathak,"Reflectivity from Multiple Quantum Modulator with Contrast Ratio of 22:1 at 1.5µm”, SPIE Proc. 2891, p. 67 (1996).

44.    A. Krishnamoorthy, J. Ford, K. Goossen, J. Walker, B. Tseng, S. Hui, J. Cunningham, W. Jan, T. Woodward, M. Nuss, R. Rozier, F. Kiamilev, D. Miller, ”The AMOEBA chip: an opto-electronic switch for multiprocessor networking using dense-WDM” Proc. IEEE Workshop Massively Parallel Processing using Optical interconnections, 94-100, Maui, October 1996.

45.    J. E. Ford and Y. Fainman, “Packaging Optics for Smart Pixels,” Spatial Light Modulators, Technical Digest, (OSA Topical Meetings, Tahoe) pp.46-48, 1997 (invited).

46.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy and J. E. Ford, “Optoelectronic VLSI for Switched Data Networking,” Optics in Computing, Technical Digest, (OSA Topical Meetings, Tahoe) pp.269, 1997 (invited).

47.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy, R. G. Rozier, J. E. Ford and F. E. Kiamilev, “Demonstration of a CMOS Static RAM Chip with High-Speed Optical Read and Write,” Spatial Light Modulators, Technical Digest, (OSA Topical Meetings, Tahoe) Postdeadline paper PD2-1, 1997.

48.    F. Xu, J. E. Ford, A. V. Krishnamoorthy and Y. Fainman, “Packaging optoelectronic VLSI chips using polarization-selective computer generated holograms,” Optics in Computing, Technical Digest, (OSA Topical Meetings, Tahoe) Post-deadline Paper PD3-2, 1997.

49.    J. A. Walker, J. E. Ford and N. Basavanhally, “Performance and packaging implications of a MEMS based optical modulator for WDM Fiber-to-the-home systems,” Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Electronics Components and Technology Conference, pp. 601-606, 1997.

50.    A. V. Krishnamoorthy and J. E. Ford, “Application of Optoelectronic-VLSI Technology to High-speed Switched Data Networks,” 1997 Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, pp. 293 – 293, 14-18 July 1997.

51.    Y. Fainman, F. Xu, R. C Tyan, P.C. Sun, J. E. Ford, A.V. Krishnamoorthy,  A. Scherer, "Multifunctional diffractive optics for optoelectronic systems packaging," SPIE Optical Information Science and Technology,  Moscow, Russia, August, 1997 (invited).

52.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, K. W. Goossen, “Fiber-coupled variable attenuator using a MARS modulator,” in Microstructures and MEMS for Optical Processing III, SPIE Proc. Vol. 3226, pp. 86-93, 1997.

53.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, V. Aksyuk and D. J. Bishop, “Wavelength-selectable add/drop with tilting micromirrors,” Postdeadline paper PD2.3, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, November 1997.

54.    J. E. Ford, D. DiGiovanni, and D. Reiley, “1xN fiber bundle scanning switch,” Optical Fiber Communications 1998, Tech. Digest pp. 143-144, San Jose, CA, February 1998.

55.    J. E. Ford, Optical Fiber Communications 1998, Workshop 202 “Passive Components for WDM Systems” February 21, 1998 (panel discussion).

56.    Y. Fainman, F. Xu, R. Tyan, P. C. Sun, J. Ford, A. Scherer, and A. Krishnamoorthy, “Diffractive Optics with Multifunctionality for Packaging Optoelectronic Systems,” OSA Topical Meeting on Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics, Kona, Hawaii June 1998.

57.    J. Ford, D. Bishop, V. Aksyuk and J. Walker, “Wavelength selectable add/drop multiplexer with tilting micromirrors,” Sensors Expo 1998.

58.    J. A. Walker, J. E. Ford and K. W. Goossen, “Demonstration of a gain flattened optical amplifier with a micromechanical equalizer element,” Late News Poster Session Supplemental Digest pp.13-14, Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, June 1998, Hilton Head SC.

59.    J. Ford, C. Chang, J. Walker, V. Aksyuk, D. Bishop and C. Doerr, “Data transmission through a 16 channel micro-opto-mechanical wavelength add/drop switch,” Late News Poster Session Supplemental Digest pp.11-12, Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head SC, June 1998.

60.    J. E. Ford and J. A. Walker, “Dynamic Spectral Equalization Using Micro-Opto-Mechanics,” IEEE/LEOS 1998 Summer Topical Meeting on Broadband Optical Networks, Technical Digest pp. 9-10, Monterey, CA 1998

61.    K. W. Goossen, W. H. Knox, J. A. Walker and J. E. Ford, “Optical modulator with independent control of attenuation and spectral tilt,” IEEE/LEOS 1998 Summer Topical Meeting on Optical MEMS, Technical Digest pp. 73-74, Monterey, CA 1998

62.    J. E. Ford, “Fiber optic packaging of surface normal device arrays,” IEEE/LEOS 1998 Summer Topical Meeting on Smart Pixels, Technical Digest pp. 45-46, Monterey, CA 1998 (invited).

63.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, K. W. Goossen and C. C. Chang, “Passband-free dynamic WDM equalization,” European Conference on Optical Communications 1998, Madrid Spain, 1998.

64.    J. Walker, J. Ford, K. Goossen, D. Bishop, D. Greywall, V. Aksyuk, “MEMS in WDM Telecommunications Networks,” Sensor Expo, Chicago, IL, October 1998. 

65.    J. E. Ford, “High capacity switch arrays,” 1998 OSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD, October 1998 (invited).

66.    J. A. Walker, J. E. Ford, K. W. Goossen. D. J. Bishop, D. S. Greywall and V. A. Aksyuk, “Surface normal optical MEMS in dynamic WDM transport networks,” Design, Test and Microfabrication of MEMS/MOEMS, Paris, France, March 1999

67.    J. E. Ford, “Micro-opto-mechanics for dynamic WDM transmission,” IEEE/LEOS Workshop on WDM Technologies for Next-Generation Networks, Baltimore MD, May 1999 (invited).

68.    J. E. Ford, “Micromachines for wavelength multiplexed telecommunications,” International Conference on Micro Opto Mechanical Systems, Mainz, Germany, August 28, 1999 (invited)

69.    K. W. Goossen, J. A. Walker and J. E. Ford,. “Charging effects in electrostatically-actuated membrane devices,” SPIE Conference on Miniaturized Systems with Micro-Optics and MEMS, Santa Clara, CA, SPIE Vol 3878, pp. 407-415, September 1999.

70.    J. A. Walker, J. E. Ford, K.W. Goossen, D .J. Bishop, D. S. Greywall, and V. A. Aksyuk, “Surface normal optical MEMS in dynamic WDM transport networks,” Sensors Expo, Cleveland, IL, September 1999.

71.    J. E. Ford, IEEE Workshop on Fiber Optics, Optoelectronics, Photonics, Assembly Packaging and Manufacturing, Vail, CO September 1999 (panel discussion).

72.    J. E. Ford, J. A. Walker, K. Goossen and D. T. Neilson, “Broad spectrum micromechanical equalizer,” European Conference on Optical Communications, Nice, France, September 1999.

73.    C. K. Madsen,  J.A. Walker, J.E. Ford, K.W. Goossen, and G. Lenz, A tunable dispersion compensating MARS all-pass filter,” European Conference on Optical Communications, Nice, France, September 1999.

74.    K.W. Goossen,. J. A. Walker, D. T. Neilson, J. E.  Ford, W. H.  Knox, “Gain slope compensator for spectrally linear optical power equalization,” IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, pp. 844-845, November 1999.

75.    J. E. Ford, “Micromachines in wavelength-multiplexed data transmission systems,” Optical Society of Americal Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, October 2000 (invited).

76.    J. E. Ford, “MEMS for Telecommunications Networks,” IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2001 (invited).

77.    J. E. Ford, “Reliability and Packaging of MEMS Photonic Switches”, IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshop for Packaging of MEMS and Related Micro Integrated Nano Systems, Scotts Valley, CA, November 2001 (invited).

78.    J. E. Ford, “Optical switch fabrics: What is their value and when will they deliver it?” OFC 2002 (Technology Session on Switching), Anaheim, CA, March 2002 (panel discussion)