Arash Mafi - Associate Professor



Contact Information

Office Address:
EMS 1277
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-6884
Fax: 414-229-6958
Email: mafi(at)uwm.edu
WWW: http://www.uwm.edu/~mafi

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 784
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Arash Mafi

Education
PhD, The Ohio State University, 2001

Research Interests
Photonics, Plasmonics, Surface plasmon based optical sensors for chemical and biological detection, Metamaterials, Photonic bandgap structures, Optical fiber communications, Multimode fibers, Fiber lasers


Selected Publications

  1. A. Mafi, “Impact of lattice-shape moduli on band structure of photonic crystals,” Phys. Rev. B, 77, 115140 (2008).
  2. A. Kobyakov, A. Mafi, A. Mafi, S. Darmanyan, “Semi-analytical method for light interaction with 1D-periodic nanoplasmonic structure,” Optics Express, 16, 8938 (2008).
  3. A. Kobyakov, A. Mafi, A. Zakharian, S. Darmanyan, K. Sparks, “Fundamental and higher order Bloch surface plasmons in planar bimetallic gratings on silicon and glass substrates,” JOSA B 25, 1414 (2008).
  4. A. Mafi and M. Mlejnek, “A study of visible defects caused by local cell gap variations in LCD panels,” Optics Express, 15, 1553 (2007).
  5. H. Li, A. Mafi, A. Schulzgen, L. Li, V. L. Temyanko, N. Peyghambarian, and J. V. Moloney, “Analysis and design of photonic crystal fibers based on their modal characteristics,” IEEE J. LightW. Technol., 25, 1224 (2007).
  6. A. Mafi and J. V. Moloney, “Beam quality of photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE J. LightW. Technol., 23, 2267 (2005).
  7. A. Mafi and J. V. Moloney, “Shaping modes in multicore photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett., 17, 348 (2005).
  8. L. Li, H. Li, T. Qiu, V. L. Temyanko, M. M. Morrell, A. Schulzgen, A. Mafi, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian, “Investigation of modal properties of microstructured optical fibers with large depressed-index cores,” Optics Letters, 30, 3275 (2005).
  9. L. Li, A. Schulzgen, V. L. Temyanko, T. Qiu, M. M. Morrell, Q.Wang, A. Mafi, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian, “Short-length microstructured phosphate glass fiber lasers with large mode areas,” Optics Letters, 30, 1141 (2005).
  10. L. Li, H. Li, T. Qiu, V. L. Temyanko, M. M. Morrell, A. Schulzgen, A. Mafi, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian, “3-Dimensional thermal analysis and active cooling of short-length high-power fiber laser,” Optics Express, 13, 3420 (2005).
  11. A. Mafi, J. V. Moloney, D. Kouznetsov, A. Schulzgen, S. Jiang, T. Luo, and N. Peyghambarian, “A large-core compact high-Power single-mode photonic crystal fiber laser,” IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett. 16, 2595 (2004).
  12. L. Li, M. M. Morrell, T. Qiu, V. L. Temyanko, A. Schulzgen, A. Mafi, D. Kouznetsov, J. V. Moloney, T. Luo, S. Jiang, and N. Peyghambarian, “Short cladding-pumped Er/Yb phosphate fiber laser with 1.5-W output power,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, (2004).
  13. T. Qiu, L. Li, A. Schulzgen, V. L. Temyanko, T. Luo, S. Jiang, A. Mafi, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian, “Generation of 9.3-W multimode and 4-W singlemode output from 7-cm short fiber lasers,” IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett. 16, 2592 (2004).
  14. A. Mafi and J. V. Moloney, “Phase locking in a passive multicore photonic crystal fiber,” JOSA B 21, 897 (2004).