Mark F. Arend

Mark Arend

NOAA CREST Research Professor
Chief Scientist, NYCMetNet
Assistant Professor Department of Electrical Engineering
The City College of New York, CUNY
138th Street & Convent Ave
New York NY 10031
Phone: 212-650-7898
Fax: 212-650-8249
NOAA CREST Research

Education

Columbia University

Ph.D. Applied Physics

1991

Columbia University

M.Phil, Applied Physics

1988

Columbia University

M.S., Applied Physics

1986

University of Washington

B.S., Physics

1982

Professional Experience

NOAA CREST Reseach Professor

 

Asst. Professor of Electrical Engineering

The City College of New York

 

The City College of New York

2006- present

 

2002 - Present

Visiting Assistant Professor of EE

The City College of New York

2002 - Present

Senior Member of Technical Staff

TyCom Laboratories (NJ)

1999 - 2002

Research Scientist

Princeton University

1997 - 1999

Postdoctoral Researcher Scientist

Naval Research Laboratory

1993 - 1997

Research Interests

Optical Communications, Fiber Optics, High Speed Electro-Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Electronics, Optical Coherent Transients

Selected Publications

  • Optical test equipment for performance evaluation of installed DWDM systems, B. Bakhshi, W. W. Patterson, J. Leanza, D. Duff, E. A. Golovchenko, M. Nissov, D. I. Kovsh, M. Vaa, D. Sliwinski, R. L. Maybach, K. Razavi, M. F. Arend, T. Becker, S. Jimenez, in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (TOPS) Vol. 70, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Technical Digest, Postconference Edition (Optical Society of America, Washington DC, 2002), pp. TuY3 B.
  • Advantages of orthogonal polarization launch in a 6,500 km straight-line DWDM transmission experiment, Bakhshi, D. Duff, L. Liu, E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, K. Razavi, D. Sliwinski, A Lucero, M. Arend, M. Vaa, W.W. Patterson,in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (TOPS) Vol. 70, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Technical Digest, Postconference Edition (Optical Society of America, Washington DC, 2002), pp. WP7
  • Impact of spectral hole burning on long haul WDM transmission system performance, D. G. Duff, F. Heismann, N. Litchinitser, M. F. Arend, E. Golovchenko, M. Nissov, in Optical Amplifiers and Their Application, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, Washington DC, 2001), pp. OMD2
  • 1 Tbit/s (101 x 10 Gbit/s) transmission over transpacific distance using 28 nm C-band EDFAs, B. Bakhshi, M.F. Arend, M. Vaa, E.A. Golovchenko, D. Duff, H. Li, S. Jiang, W.W. Patterson, R.L. Maybach, and D. Kovsh,OFC Post Deadline Paper in Trends in Optics and Photonics (TOPS) Vol. 54, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Technical Digest, Postconference Edition (Optical Society of America, Washington DC, 2001), pp. PD21.

Selected Grants

  • Experimental Studies of Spectral hole burning in Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers, PSC-CUNY, $5k July 1, 2003 to Dec. 2004
  • High speed and high frequency electronic and optical characterization of novel surface plasmon based MSM photo detectors, CUNY Collaborative Equipment Grant, $63k for one year from Feb. 13, 2004
  • Design and characterization of flat-gain combined Raman and parametric amplifiers, DARPA and NSF Photonics Technology Access Program, $13,000
  • Materials and Devices Research and Educational Infrastructure Enhancement, DOD Instrumentation Grant, $197,134 for 1 year

Patents

  • High aspect ratio metal contact device for metal-semiconductor-metal photo detector sensitivity enhancement, David Crouse, Mark Arend, preliminary patent #1038-12P