Event Proceedings
2008 DE Systems Symposium

The items listed below constitute the proceedings from the 2008 Directed Energy Systems Symposium.
These, and other DEPS event proceedings, are available through the DEPS online store.

Unless otherwise noted, presentations only are included for each entry.

Attendees List

Symposium Program

Symposium Proceedings
Note: Only unclassified, public release presentations, papers, and abstracts are included in these proceedings. Some limited distribution and classified presentations are available through AFRL Directed Energy Engineering and Analysis Center. Please see the listing of our Limited Distribution Proceedings.

Symposium Joint Session Proceedings

Opening Plenary
Defense Science Board Task Force on Directed Energy Weapons
Dr. Thomas Spencer, Air Force Research Laboratory
Directed Energy in the AF: The Road Ahead
Maj Gen Charles Ickes, Acting Director of Irregular Warfare Requirements
US Army High Energy Laser Technology Program Overview
Mr. John Wachs, Directed Energy Division, Space and Missile Defense Technology Center

Symposium Joint Session
Directed Energy to the Warfighter
William Decker, Defense Acquisition University and Jerry Wilson, Army PEO Missiles & Space

HEL Joint Session
Time (Fluence) and Wavelength Dependence of a Painted Surface Absorptivity During High Energy Laser Illumination (Paper also included)
Michael E. Thomas, Daniel Hahn, Kevin C. Baldwin, Diane Limsui, Caroline McEnnis, and James Spicer, Johns Hopkins University
Controlling Beam Distortions in High Average Solid-State Lasers
Paul Pax and Robert Yamamoto, Photon Science and Applications Program
B-1 Directed Energy Employment
Scott Hall, 337 TES, Dyess AFB

Beam Control Conference Proceedings

Adaptive Optics
Atmospheric Turbulence Compensation with Adaptive Optics: Field Test Results
Aaron Buckner, Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Beam Control Enhancement Through Application of Phase Diversity (Paper also included)
Kurt Gleichman, Richard Paxman, Stuart Parker, and Joel LeBlanc, General Dynamics-AIS
Adaptive Photonic Phase Locked Elements (APPLE) Optical Phased Array Beam Control
Terry Dorschner and Andrew McKie, Raytheon NCS

Aero Optics
Laser Beam Jitter Control Using Recursive-Least-Square Adaptive Filters (Paper also included)
Brij Agrawal, Hyungjoo Yoon, and Brett Bateman, Naval Postgraduate School
Numerical Investigation of a Two-Dimensional Compressible Shear Layer and Comparison to Weakly Compressible Model (Paper also included)
Eric Jumper, R. Rennie, Z. Ponder, S. Gordeyev, and A. Nightingale, University of Notre Dame

Spinel as a High Energy Laser Exit Window
Ishwar Aggarwal, Shyam Bayya, Guillermo Villalobos, Woohong Kim, and Jasbinder Sanghera, Naval Research Laboratory; Chuck Lamar, U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command; Peter Varmette, SAIC; David Reicher and Stan Peplinski, Air Force Research Laboratory; Al Ogloza and Peter Langston, NAWC

DE Effects Mitigation Conference Proceedings

DE Effects Mitigation
Proposed Way Ahead for ADS Safety
Lt Col Douglas Thayer, Air Force Safety Center
Slot Aperture Coupling into Canonical Cavities
Matthew Higgins, Gerald Hudson, and Michele Caldwell, Sandia National Laboratories

DE Modeling and Simulation Conference Proceedings

HEL Device
Laser Beam Diagnostic Sensors Modeled in WaveTrain
Brian Henderson and Justin Mansell, MZA Associates
Simulation of Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Lasers with Stable Resonators and with One or Two Transverse Modes
Alan Paxton and Clint Zeringue, Air Force Research Laboratory
Modeling High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System in a Mission Level Simulation
Ryan Ponack, Air Force Institute of Technology

Employment of DE Weapons Conference Proceedings

Systems Applications
Employment of Ultrashort Pulse Directed Energy
Richard Fork, Spencer Cole, Mike Davenport, Luke Burgess, Douglas Ramey, and Stephen Aiken, University of Alabama
Modeling Beam Quality and Output Power for a High Energy Laser
Mallary Chritton, Edwin Pope, Victor Kareh, Kaleb Euseppi, and Andrew Freeman, U.S. Military Academy
Systems-Focused Analysis of High Energy Laser Systems in a Tactical Environment
Andrew Freeman, Victor Kareh, Kaleb Euseppi, Edwin Pope, and Mallary Chritton, U.S. Military Academy

HEL Lethality Conference Proceedings

Material Interaction
Applications of Analytical Solutions for the Laser Heating of Materials (Paper only)
Chuck LaMar, U. S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command

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