Mentors

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Andrew Ongstad

Dr. Andrew Ongstad is a senior research scientist in the Directed Energy Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory located at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. He is a principle experimental scientist in the laser directorate where his research is on novel solid-state and hybrid lasers including spinning disk lasers, slab lasers, fiber/gas laser hybrids and ultra-short pulse lasers. Dr. Ongstad received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Colorado in 1985. He has authored or co-authored 67 journal articles on a wide range of subjects including atmospheric chemistry, chemical lasers, chemical dynamics, semiconductor lasers, solid-state lasers, optics, and laser physics. He has two patents related to semiconductor lasers and has co-authored a book chapter in that area. His research interests include solid-state lasers, optics, infrared spectroscopy, atomic and molecular chemistry, and optoelectronics.


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