ESP Biography

STEPHEN HAMANN, Stanford EE PhD student studying photonics

Major: Electrical Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Stephen graduated from UC, San Diego with a BS in Electrical Engineering, where he was an undergraduate researcher under Prof. Edward Yu and Prof. Zhaowei Liu as well as a TA for the introductory EE classes.

Stephen joined the Solgaard lab group as a Masters student at Stanford, and is currently pursuing a PhD. Project topics include holography, novel optical devices, custom printed optics, and beam scanning.

Past Classes

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E5654: A Brief Introduction to Holography in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
This class will cover what is (and is not) a hologram with a short history of holography and the basic physical concepts of coherent light. Several techniques for analog and digital holography will be discussed, with demonstrations of several types of holograms and not-holograms.