Techincal Papers

Technical Papers

For a total list of our more than 370 technical papers see ResearchGate under Philip Lubin

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Philip_Lubin

Some recent papers related to directed energy systems and applications are below.

Optical Engineering:

Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Bible, J., Bublitz, J., Arriola, J., Motta, C., Suen, J., Johansson, I., Riley, J., Sarvian, N., Clayton-Warwick, D., Wu, J., Milich, A., Oleson, M., Pryor, M., Krogen, P., Kangas, M., and O’Neill, H. “Toward directed energy planetary defense,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp 025103-1 to 025103-18 (Feb 2014), doi: 10.1117/1.OE.53.2.025103.

Riley, J., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Bible, J., Johansson, I., Griswold, J. and Cook, B. “Directed energy active illumination for near-Earth object detection,” In Review, Apr 2016, Optical Engineering.

Handbook of Cosmic Hazards and Planetary Defense:

Lubin, P. and Hughes, G.B. “Directed Energy for Planetary Defense.” Chapter in: Allahdadi, Firooz, and Pelton, Joseph N. (Eds.), Handbook of Cosmic Hazards and Planetary Defense, Springer Reference, 1127 p., ISBN 978-3-319-03951-0 (2015).

Advances in Space Research (ASR):

Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Eskenazi, M., Kosmo, K., Johansson, I., Griswold, J., Pryor, M., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Riley, J., Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Kangas, M., Motta, C. and Brashears, T. “Directed Energy Missions for Planetary Defense,” In Press: Advances in Space Research (2016), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2016.05.021.

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS):

Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Bible, J. and Johansson, I. “Directed Energy for Planetary Defense and Exploration: Applications to Relativistic Propulsion and Interstellar Communications,” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, vol. 68, no. 5/6, pp. 172-182 (May/June 2015).

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS):

Lubin, P. “The Roadmap to Interstellar Flight”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society – 2016 http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.01356

REACH – Journal of Human Exploration

Lubin, P. “The Search for Directed Intelligence”,  REACH – Human Exploration – Elsevier – 2016  http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.02108

 

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP):

Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Hughes, G.B. and Lubin, P.M. “Orbital Simulations on Deflecting Near Earth Objects by Directed Energy,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 128, No. 962, pp. 045001 (Apr 2016).

In Preparation / Not Submitted:

Zhang, Q., Lubin, P.M., Hughes, G.B., Melis, C. and Walsh, K.J. “Orbital Simulations of Laser-Driven Spacecraft,” submission expected Jan 2016 – Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy.

Conference Proceedings

13th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium

Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Hughes, G.B. and Lubin, P., “Orbital Simulations for Directed Energy Deflection of Near-Earth Asteroids”, in: Schonberg, W.P., Ed., Proceedings of the 2015 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS 2015), Procedia Engineering, Vol. 103:671-678 (2015)

IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2015

Kosmo, K., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Griswold, J., Zhang, Q. and Brashears, T. “Directed Energy Planetary Defense,”Aerospace Conference 2015 IEEE Proceedings, 7-14 March 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4799-5379-0.

STARDUST Global Virtual Conference 2014:

Hughes, G.B., Lubin, P., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Riley, J., Johansson, I., Bible, J., Bublitz, J., Arriola, J., Motta, C., Griswold, J., Cook, B., Sarvian, N., Clayton-Warwick, D., Wu, J., Milich, A.,Oleson, M., Kangas, M., Pryor, M. and Krogen, P. “DE-STAR: phased-array laser technology for planetary defense and exploration,” STARDUST 1st Stardust Global Virtual Workshop (SGVW-1) on Asteroids and Space Debris, Conference Proceedings edited by Massimiliano Vasile (May, 2014).

SPIE Proceedings 2016:

Hughes, G.B., Macasaet, V.P., Griswold, J., Sison, C.A., Lubin, P., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Brashears, T., Zhang, Q. and Madajian, J. “A fast, high-precision six-degree-of-freedom relative position sensor,” Photonic Instrumentation Engineering III, edited by Yakov G. Soskind and Craig Olson, Proc. Of SPIE Vol. 9754, pp. 975403-975403 (Feb, 2016).

SPIE Proceedings 2015:

Griswold, J., Madajian, J., Johansson, I., Pfau, K., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Gilkes, A., Meinhold, P., Motta, C., Brashears, T., and Zhang, Q. “Simulations of directed energy thrust on rotating asteroids,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Hughes, G.B., and Lubin, P. “Orbital simulations on the deflection of Near Earth Objects by directed energy,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Brashears, T., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., McDonough, K., Arias, S., Lang, A., Motta, C., Meinhold, P., Batliner, P., Griswold, J., Zhang, Q., Alnawakhtha, Y., Prater, K., Madajian, J., Sturman, O., Gergieva, J., Gilkes, A., and Silverstein, B. “Directed Energy Interstellar Propulsion of WaferSats,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Brashears, T., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Meinhold, P., Suen, J.,Batliner, P., Motta, C., Griswold, J.,Kangas, M., Johansson, I., Alnawakhtha, Y., Prater, K., Lang, A., and Madajian, J. “Directed Energy Deflection Laboratory Measurements,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Hughes, G.B., and Lubin, P. “Orbital simulations of laser-propelled spacecraft,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Hughes, G.B., Lubin, P., Meinhold, P., O’Neill, H., Brashears, T., Zhang, Q., Griswold, J., Riley, J., and Motta, C. “Stand-off molecular composition analysis,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Steffanic, P., Johannes, B.T., Sison, C.A., Hughes, G.B., Lubin, P., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., O’Neill, H., Kangas, M., Brashears, T., Zhang, Q., Griswold, J., Riley, J., and Motta, C. “Local phase control for a planar array of fiber laser amplifiers,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

Brashears, T., Lubin, P., Turyshev, S., Shao, M., and Zhang, Q. “Solar Lens Mission Concept for Interstellar Exploration,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments IX, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9616 (Aug, 2015).

SPIE Proceedings 2014:

Johansson, I., Tsareva, T., Griswold, J., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Zhang, Q., Riley, J., Melis, C., Walsh, K.J., Brashears, T., Bollag, J., Mathew, S. and Bible, J. “Effects of asteroid rotation on directed energy deflection,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VIII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9226, pp. 922607 (Aug, 2014).

Hughes, G.B., Lubin, P.,Griswold, J., Bozinni, D., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Bible, J., Riley, J., Johansson, I., Pryor, M. and Kangas, M. “Optical modeling for a laser phased-array directed energy system,” Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VIII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9226, pp. 922603 (Aug, 2014).

Riley, J., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Bible, J., Johansson, I., Griswold, J. and Cook, B. “Directed energy active illumination for near-Earth object detection,”Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VIII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9226, pp. 922606 (Aug, 2014).

Kosmo, K., Pryor, M., Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., O’Neill, H., Meinhold, P., Suen, J., Riley, J., Griswold, J., Cook, B.V., Johansson, I., Zhang, Q., Walsh, K.J., Melis, C., Kangas, M., Bible, J., Motta, C.,Brashears, T., Mathew, S. and Bollag, J. “DE-STARLITE – a practical planetary defense mission,” Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VIII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9226, pp. 922604 (Aug, 2014).

SPIE Proceedings 2013:

Lubin, P., Hughes, G.B., Bible, J., Bublitz, J., Arriola, J., Motta, C., Suen, J., Johansson, I., Riley, J., Sarvian, N., Clayton-Warwick, D., Wu, J., Milich, A., Oleson, M., Pryor, M., Krogan, P. and Kangas, M. “Directed energy planetary defense,” Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8876, pp. 887602 (Aug, 2013).

Hughes, G.B., Lubin, P., Bible, J., Bublitz, J., Arriola, J., Motta, C., Suen, J., Johansson, I., Riley, J., Sarvian, N., Wu, J., Milich, A., Oleson, M., and Pryor, M. “DE-STAR: phased-array laser technology for planetary defense and other scientific purposes,” Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8876, pp. 88760J (Aug, 2013).

Bible, J., Bublitz, J., Johansson, I., Hughes, G.B., and Lubin, P. “Relativistic Propulsion Using Directed Energy,” Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VII, edited by Edward W. Taylor, David A. Cardimona, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8876, pp. 887605 (2013).