Curriculum Vitae

Table of Contents

  1. Education
  2. Professional Experience
  3. Teaching Experience
  4. Professional Membership & Service
  5. Awards and Honors
  6. Publications
  7. Patents
  8. Invited Talks

Education

  • Ph.D. (1997)  Electrical Engineering, Stanford University , Stanford , CA

“A Microfabricated Scanning Confocal Optical Microscope for In Situ Imaging”

  • M.S. (1988)  Electrical Engineering, University of Washington , Seattle , WA

“Non-Invasive Quantitative Estimation of Circulating Bilirubin in Newborns”

  • B.S. (1985)  Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Professional Experience

2013- Distinguished Professor, College of Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
2009- Professor , Montana State University, Bozeman , MT
2003- Associate Professor , Montana State University, Bozeman , MT
2004- Director, MSU Microfabrication Facility, Bozeman , MT
1997-2003 Assistant Professor, Montana State University , Bozeman , MT
1996-97 Research Associate at the Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University
1991-96 Research Assistant for Stanford University Dept. of Electrical Engineering
1988-91 Design Engineer for Hewlett-Packard Co., Andover , MA
1988 Research Engineer for SciMed, Bothell , WA
1986-88 Research Assistant for Univ. of Washington Dept. of Electrical Engineering
1983-85 Student Engineer, NBI, inc., Boulder , CO

 

Teaching Experience

General areas: Electromagnetics and Optics, Electronics
Courses taught include:

  • EE207 Circuits II
  • EE216 Electronics I
  • EE316 Electronics II
  • EE317 Electronics
  • EE301 Multidisciplinary Seminars
  • EE308 Signal and System Analysis
  • EE335 Electromagnetic Theory II
  • EE391/EE492 Senior Design (group mentor)
  • EE482 Introduction to Electro-optical Systems
  • EE492 Senior Design (course instructor)
  • EE533 Applied Electromagnetic Theory I
  • EE534 Applied Electromagnetic Theory II
  • EE533 Antenna Engineering
  • EE581 Fourier Optics and Imaging Theory

 

Professional Membership & Service

Associate Editor for Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS (2008-)

Reviewer for: Applied Optics, Optics Letters, Optics Express, Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Journal of Micro/nanolithography,  MEMS and MOEMS

Symposium Chair

  • SPIE MEMS/MOEMS Symposium Chair (2014), Co-Chair (2012, 2013)

Conference Chair

  • IEEE Photonics Society Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics 2012 General Chair
  • SPIE MOEMS Display and Imaging Systems II-III, at Photonics West, 2004-2005

  • SPIE MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems V-VIII, at Photonics West, 2006-2009

Conference Co-Chair:

  • MOEMS for Imaging and Display I, at Photonics West, January 2003

  • IEEE/LEOS  Optical MEMS 2005 ( USA co-chair)

  • IEEE/LEOS Optical MEMS 2010 ( USA co-chair)

Conference Program Committees:

  • OSA Biomedical Optics 2012
  • SPIE  MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems II-VIII, 2001-present
  • SPIE BIOS Endoscopic Microscopy, 2010-present
  • IEEE/LEOS  Optical MEMS 2003-present
  • IEEE/LEOS Annual Meeting Special Topic: Optical MEMS/NEMS, 2007
  • EOS Topical Meeting: “Micro-Optics, Diffractive Optics and Optical MEMS”, 2006-7

Awards and Honors

  • Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research/Creativity Mentoring (2014)
  • Elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics (2013)
  • Elevated to Distinguished Professor within the MSU College of Engineering (2013)
  • Excellence in Research Award – MSU College of Engineering (2013)
  • Cox Family Foundation Award for Excellence (2011)
  • Montana State University Award for Meritorious Technology/Science (2010)
  • Outstanding Instructor Award – MSU ECE Department (2003, 2010)
  • Nominated for the MSU President’s Excellence in Teaching Award (in 2004 and 2005)
  • Montana State University Award for Excellence mentor (2004, 2007, 2009)
  • Outstanding Research Award – MSU ECE Department (2003)
  • Thesis Advisor to Chelle Crowder, MSU Outstanding Master’s Thesis

  

Publications

  1. David L. Dickensheets, Seth Kreitinger, Gary Peterson, Michael Heger, Milind Rajadhyaksha, "Dermoscopy-guided reflectance confocal microscopy of skin using high-NA objective lens with integrated wide-field color camera," Proc. SPIE 9689, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XII, 96890U; doi:10.1117/12.2213332; February 29, 2016.
  2. Christian C. Zhang, Warren B. Foster, Ryan D. Downey, Christopher L. Arrasmith, David L. Dickensheets, "Dynamic performance of MEMS deformable mirrors for use in an active/adaptive two-photon microscope," Proc. SPIE 9717, February 28, 2016.
  3. W. Nakagawa, C. Baumbauer, B. Moon, O. Boese, J. Lee, S. Rydberg, D.L. Dickensheets, "Phase-Resolved Characterization of Nanostructured Reflective Infrared Quarter-Wave Plate," International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN 2015), 2-5 Aug. 2015.
  4. Moghimi, M.J.; Dickensheets, D.L., "Electrostatic-Pneumatic Membrane Mirror With Positive or Negative Variable Optical Power," IEEE J. Microelectromechanical Systems, vol.24, no.3, pp.716-729, June 2015.
  5. Liu, Tianbo and David L. Dickensheets, "MEMS Deformable Mirror With Integrated Black Silicon Aperture," International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN 2014), 17-21 Aug. 2014.
  6. W. Nakagawa, E. Keeler, S. Rydberg, C. Baumbauer, J. Lee, K. Gray, and D. L. Dickensheets, "Reflective Infrared Quarter-Wave Plate using Silicon Nanostructures," presented at 2014 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, August 17–21, 2014.
  7. Heinemann, J., Noon, B., Mohigmi, M., Mazurie, A., Dickensheets, D. and Bothner, B., "Real-Time Digitization of Metabolomics Patterns from a Living System Using Mass Spectrometry," Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, pp.1—8, July, 2014.
  8. S. Lukes and D. Dickensheets, "Agile scanning using a MEMS focus control mirror in a commercial confocal microscope", Proc. SPIE 8949, pp. 89490W—89490W-11, 2014.
  9. Mohammad J. Moghimi, K. N. Chattergoon and D. L. Dickensheets, "High speed focus control capability of electrostatic-pneumatic MEMS deformable mirrors", Proc. SPIE 8977, pp. 897709—897709-9, 2014.
  10. E. Keeler, K. Gray, S. Rydberg, C. Baumbauer, V. Paeder, H. Herzig, D. Dickensheets and W. Nakagawa, "Nanostructured Silicon-based Near-Infrared Polarizing Beam-Splitter", Frontiers in Optics 2013, paper FTh2E.2, 2013.
  11. Moghimi, Mohammad J., Krishna N. Chattergoon, Chris R. Wilson and David L. Dickensheets, "High speed focus control MEMS mirror with controlled air damping for vital microscopy," IEEE J. Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp938-948, 2013.
  12. Sarah J. Lukes, David L. Dickensheets, "SU-8 2002 Surface Micromachined Deformable Membrane Mirrors," IEEE J. Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp94-106, 2013.
  13. Mohammad J. Moghimi, and David L. Dickensheets, " Electrostatic-pneumatic membrane mirror with positive or negative variable optical power", Proc. SPIE 8617, (2013).
  14. Moghimi, Mohammad J., Chris Wilson and David L. Dickensheets, "Improved MOEMS deformable mirror for in vivo optical microscopy," J. Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS, 11(4), 043006 Oct 12, 2012.
  15. Osman, A., Joon Hyuk Park, Dickensheets, D., Platisa, J., Culurciello, E., Pieribone, V.A., "Design Constraints for Mobile, High-Speed Fluorescence Brain Imaging in Awake Animals," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol.6, no.5, pp.446,453, Oct. 2012.
  16. Keeler, E., Rydberg, S., Paeder, V., Herzig, H.P., Dickensheets, D., Nakagawa, W., "Polarization-selective optical nanostructures for optical MEMS integration,"International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN 2012), 6-9 Aug. 2012.
  17. Lukes, Sarah J., and David L. Dickensheets, "MEMS mirror for flexible z-axis control in a commercial confocal microscope," International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN 2012), 6-9 Aug. 2012.
  18. Moghimi, Mohammad J., Chris Wilson and David L. Dickensheets, "Electrostatic-Pneumatic MEMS deformable mirror for focus control," International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN 2012), 6-9 Aug. 2012.
  19. Chetan A. Patil, Christopher L. Arrasmith, Mark A. Mackanos, David L. Dickensheets, and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, "A handheld laser scanning confocal reflectance imaging–confocal Raman microspectroscopy system," Biomed. Opt. Express, 3, 488-502 (2012).
  20. Mohammad J. Moghimi, Krishna Chattergoon, Chris Wilson and David L. Dickensheets, "Deformable mirror with controlled damping for fast focus tracking and scanning", Proc. SPIE 8252, 82520M (2012);
  21. Kyle W. Oliver, Sarah J. Lukes, Mohammad J. Moghimi and David L. Dickensheets, "Stress engineering for free-standing SU-8 2002 thin film devices", Proc. SPIE 8248, 82480H (2012);
  22. Sarah J. Lukes and David L. Dickensheets, "MEMS focus control and spherical aberration correction for multilayer optical discs", Proc. SPIE 8252, 82520L (2012);
  23. Brant M. Kaylor, Christopher R. Wilson, Nathan J. Greenfield, Peter A. Roos, Eric M. Seger, Mohammad J. Moghimi and David L. Dickensheets, "Miniature non-mechanical zoom camera using deformable MOEMS mirrors," Proc. SPIE 8252, 82520N (2012).
  24. Osman, A., Park, J.H., Dickensheets, D., Platisa, J., Culurciello, E., Pieribone, V.A., , "A head-mountable microscope for high-speed fluorescence brain imaging," Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.114-116, 10-12 Nov. 2011.
  25. Moghimi, M.J.; Chattergoon, K.N.; Strathman, M.J.; Wilson, C.; Dickensheets, D.L.; , "A deformable mirror with perforated backplate for high-speed operation with controlled damping," Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), 2011 International Conference on , pp.149-150, 8-11 Aug. 2011
  26. Mohammad J. Moghimi, B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, Brant Kaylor, David L. Dickensheets, "MOEMS deformable mirrors for focus control in vital microscopy," Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS, 10(02), 023005, 1 April 2011.
  27. Mohammad J. Moghimi, B. Jeffery Lutzenberger, Kyle Oliver, Steven Gates, Xue Xiaohu, Brant Kaylor, David L. Dickensheets, "An improved focus control mirror using SU-8 wafer bonding process," SPIE Vol. 7930, January 24-27, 2011.
  28. Sarah J. Lukes, David L. Dickensheets, "SU-8 Focus Control Mirrors Released by XeF2 Dry Etch," SPIE Vol. 7930, January 24-27, 2011.
  29. Mahadevan-Jansen A, Patil CA, van Leeuwen T, Arrasmith C, Mackanos M, Dickensheets D, Ellis D, "Image guidance and Raman spectroscopy for clinical use", Shedding Light on Disease – SPEC 2010, Manchester UK, June 2010.
  30. Brant M. Kaylor, Peter A. Roos, B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, Jason R. Dahl, and David L. Dickensheets, "Novel MEMS Deformable Mirror for Focus Control and Aberration Correction," Imaging and Applied Optics: OSA Optics & Photonics Congress, Tucson, AZ, June 7-8, 2010.
  31. Sarah Lukes, Steven R. Shaw and David L. Dickensheets, "Novel focus-control mirrors move further under closed-loop control," SPIE Newsroom, 21 April 2010. (DOI: 10.1117/2.1201004.002921)
  32. Christopher Arrasmith, David Dickensheets, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, “MEMS-based handheld confocal microscope for in-vivo skin imaging,” Optics Express 18 (4), 3805-3819, 2010.
  33. B. Jeffery Lutzenberger, Mohammad J. Moghimi, Sarah J. Lukes, Brant Kaylor, David L. Dickensheets, "MEMS deformable mirrors for focus control in vital microscopy," SPIE Vol. 7594, January 23-28, 2010.
  34. Sarah J. Lukes, Phillip A. Himmer, Eric J. Moog, Steven R. Shaw, David L. Dickensheets, "Surface micro-machined SU8-2002 membrane mirrors for focus control," SPIE Vol. 7594, January 23-28, 2010.
  35. Sarah J. Lukes, Phillip A. Himmer, Eric J. Moog, Steven R. Shaw, David L. Dickensheets, “Feedback Stabilized Deformable Membrane Mirrors for Focus Control,” Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS, Vol. 8, 043040 (2009).
  36.  B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger and D. L. Dickensheets, “Fabrication and modeling of rib-stiffened thin films,” J. Micromech. Microeng. Vol. 19 No. 9, 095003, September 2009.
  37. Lukes, S., Lutzenberger, B. J., Dunbar, E., Shaw, S. R. and Dickensheets, D. L. "Variable-focus SU-8 membrane mirror with enhanced stroke using feedback control,"  IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, 141-142, 2009.
  38. Sarah J. Lukes, Phillip A. Himmer, Eric J. Moog, Steven R. Shaw, David L. Dickensheets, “Feedback Stabilized Deformable Membrane Mirrors for Focus Control,” SPIE Vol. 7208, January 27-28, 2009.
  39. Christopher L. Arrasmith, Chetan A. Patil, David L. Dickensheets, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, “A MEMS based handheld confocal microscope with Raman spectroscopy for in-vivo skin cancer diagnosis,” SPIE Vol. 7169, January 24-27, 2009.
  40. Erwin Dunbar, Matthew Leone, Sarah Lukes, David L. Dickensheets, “Polymer deformable membrane mirrors for focus control using SU-8 2002,” 2008 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Freiburg, Germany, August 11-14, 2008.
  41. David L. Dickensheets, Hans Peter Herzig, Wataru Nakagawa, Kaspar Suter, Urs Staufer, “Nanostructured effective-index micro-optical devices based on blazed 2-D sub-wavelength gratings with uniform features on a variable-pitch,” 2008 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Freiburg, Germany, August 11-14, 2008.
  42. David L. Dickensheets, “Requirements of MEMS membrane mirrors for focus adjustment and aberration correction in endoscopic confocal and optical coherence tomography imaging instruments,” J. Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS Vol. 7, 021008, Apr. 30, 2008.
  43. David L. Dickensheets, “MEMS membrane mirrors for focus adjustment and aberration correction in endoscopic confocal and OCT imaging instruments,” (invited paper) SPIE Vol. 6467, January 20-25, 2007.
  44. David L. Dickensheets, Marshall Overcast, Phillip Himmer, Victor X.D. Yang, I. Alex Vitkin, “Focus Tracking in Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Using Membrane Mirrors Operated Near Snap-Down,” 2006 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Big Sky, Montana, August 21-24, 2006.
  45. Victor X. D. Yang, Youxin Mao, Beau A. Standish, Nigel R. Munce, Stephanie Chiu, Daina Burnes, Brian C. Wilson, and I. Alex Vitkin, Phillip A. Himmer and David L. Dickensheets, “Doppler optical coherence tomography with a micro-electro-mechanical membrane mirror for high-speed dynamic focus tracking,”Optics Letters, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp 1262-1264, May 2006.
  46. Phillip A. Himmer and David L. Dickensheets, “Spherical aberration correction using a silicon nitride deformable membrane mirror,” 2005 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Oulu, Finland, pp 185-186, August 1-4, 2005.
  47. B. Jeffry Lutzenberger, David L. Dickensheets and Phillip A. Himmer, “Periodic rib-reinforced silicon nitride scan mirrors,” 2005 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Oulu, Finland, pp 133-134, August 1-4, 2005.
  48. Yuhe Shao, David L. Dickensheets, “MEMS Three-Dimensional Scan Mirror for Single-point Control of Beam Deflection and Focus,” Journal of Microlithography, Microfabrication and Microsystems, Vol. 4 no. 4,  41502-1-7, October, 2005.
  49. Ellery, A., Ball, A. J., Cockell, C., Dickensheets, D., Edwards, H., Kolb, C., Lammer, H., Patel, M.,  Richter, L., "Vanguard - a European robotic astrobiology-focused Mars sub-surface mission proposal," Acta Astronautica, Vol. 56 no. 3, pp397-407, Feb. 2005.
  50. Yuhe Shao, David L. Dickensheets, “MEMS 3D Mirror for Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy,” 2004 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, pp 216-217, August 22-26, 2004.
  51. David L. Dickensheets, Angela M. Kimmel “MOEMS Torsion Mirror Addressed Variable Optical Delay,” 2004 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, pp 34-35, August 22-26, 2004.
  52. Yuhe Shao, David Dickensheets, Phillip Himmer, “3-D MOEMS Mirror for Laser Beam Pointing and Focus Control,” IEEE Journal Of Selected Topics In Quantum Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 3, May/June 2004.
  53. Alex Ellery, David Wynn-Williams, John Parnell, Howell G.M. Edwards, David Dickensheets “The role of Raman spectroscopy as an astrobiological tool in the exploration of Mars” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy Volume: 35, Issue: 6, pp. 441 – 457, June 2004.
  54. Yuhe Shao, David L. Dickensheets, “MEMS Three-Dimensional Scan Mirror,” SPIE Vol. 5348, pp. 175-183, January 26-27, 2004.
  55. Phillip Himmer, David L. Dickensheets, “Dynamic behavior of high-speed silicon nitride deformable mirrors,” SPIE Vol. 5348, pp. 150-159, January 26-27, 2004.
  56. Bing Qi, Phillip A. Himmer, Maggie L. Gordon, Victor X.D. Yang, David L. Dickensheets, I. Alex Vitkin, “Dynamic focus control in high-speed optical coherence tomography based on a microelectromechanical mirror,” Optics Communications, Vol 232/1-6 pp 123-128, 2004.
  57. B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, David L. Dickensheets and Todd J. Kaiser, “Large Area Molded Silicon Nitride Torsion Mirrors for Optical Switching,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 15
  58. D.L. Dickensheets, Y. Shao and N.El Ferradi, “MEMS-Based Endoscopic Fluorescence Confocal Microscope”, BMES Annual Fall Meeting Oct. 1-4, 2003, Nashville, TN, 2003.
  59. Howell G.M. Edwards, Emma M. Newton, , David L. Dickensheets,  David D. Wynn-Williams, “Raman spectroscopic detection of biomolecular markers from Antarctic materials: evaluation for putative Martian habitats,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy Volume: 59, Issue: 10, pp. 2277 – 2290, August, 2003.
  60. A.Ellery, A.Ball, P.Coste, D.Dickensheets, H.Hu, R.Lorenz, H.Nehmzow, G.Mckee, L.Richter and A.Winfield, "A robotic triad for Mars surface & sub-surface exploration" i-SAIRAS2003, Nara, Japan, May 24, 2003.
  61. Phillip A. Himmer and David L. Dickensheets, “Off-axis variable focus and aberration control mirrors,” SPIE Vol. 4985, pp. 296-303, January 28-29, 2003.
  62. A. Ellery, J. Parnell, A. Steele, D. Dickensheets, H. Edwards, L. Richter, C. Kolb, H. Lammer, M. Patel, J. Romstedt, C. Cockell, “Astrobiological Instrumentation For Mars – The Only Way Is Down,” International Journal of Astrobiology, Vol. 1 (4), 365 – 380, 2002.
  63. Howell G. M. Edwards, Emma M. Newton, David D. Winn-Williams, David Dickensheets, Chris Schoen, Chelle Crowder, “Laser Wavelength Selection for Raman Spectroscopy of Microbial Pigments in situ in Antarctic Desert Ecosystem Analogues of Former Habitats on Mars,” International Journal of Astrobiology, Vol. 1(4), 333-348, 2002.
  64. Ellery A, Cockell C, Edwards H, Dickensheets D & Welch C (2002) “Vanguard – a proposed European astrobiology experiment on Mars” International Journal of Astrobiology, Vol. 1, (3). July 2002. pp191-199.
  65. David L. Dickensheets, B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, Todd J. Kaiser and Phillip A. Himmer, “Large-Area Molded Silicon Nitride Torsion Mirrors,” (Invited Paper) 2002 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Lugano, Switzerland, pp 47-48, August 20-23, 2002.
  66. Phillip A. Himmer, David L. Dickensheets, “High speed, large deflection deformable mirrors for focus and spherical aberration control,” 2002 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Lugano, Switzerland, pp 193-4, August 20-23, 2002.
  67. Ellery A, Wynn-Williams D, Dickensheets D, Edwards H, Welch C, Curley A (2002) “Design options for a new European astrobiology-focussed Mars mission – Vanguard” World Space Congress 2002, Houston, USA, paper no. IAC-02-Q.3.2.04, October 2002.
  68. Ellery A, Ball A, Cockell C, Coste P, Dickensheets D, Edwards H, Hu H, Kolb C, Lammer H, Lorenz R, McKee G, Richter L, Winfield A & Welch C (2002) “Robotic astrobiology – the need for sub-surface penetration of Mars” Proc 2nd European Workshop on Exo/Astrobiology ESA SP-518, Graz, Austria, September 2002.
  69. Phillip A. Himmer, David L. Dickensheets and Robert A. Friholm, “Micromachined silicon nitride deformable mirrors for focus control,” Optics Letters, Vol. 26, No. 16, pp 1280-1282, August 2001.
  70. David L. Dickensheets, “MOEMS-Based Instruments For In-Situ Scanning Confocal Microscopy,” (Invited Paper) presented at LEOS 2001 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-optics Society, San Diego, CA, pp 68-69, November 12-15, 2001.
  71. Todd J. Kaiser, B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, Robert A. Friholm, Phillip A. Himmer, David.L. Dickensheets, “Silicon Nitride Biaxial Pointing Mirrors with Stiffening Ribs,” SPIE conference on Micromachining and Microfabrication, San Francisco, CA, SPIE4561, pp 276-82, October 22-24, 2001.
  72. B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, David.L. Dickensheets, “Vertical Stiffening Members for Flatness Control of Surface Micromachined Structures,” SPIE conference on Micromachining and Microfabrication, San Francisco, CA, SPIE 4561, pp 238-46, October 22-24, 2001.
  73. Richter L, Dickensheets D, Wynn-Williams D, Edwards D & Sims M (2001) “An instrumented mole for Mars exobiological research” 1st European Exo/Astrobiology Workshop (May 2001), Frascati, Italy, Poster paper.
  74. David L. Dickensheets, Phillip A. Himmer, Robert A. Friholm, B. Jeffrey Lutzenberger, “Miniature high-resolution imaging system with 3-dimensional MOEMS beam scanning for Mars exploration,” (Invited Paper) Proc. Of the SPIE conference on Micromachining and Microfabrication, Santa Clara, CA, SPIE 4178, pp 90-7, September 18-20, 2000.
  75. David L. Dickensheets, David D. Wynn-Williams, Howell G. M. Edwards, Christian Schoen, Chelle Crowder and Emma M. Newton, “A novel miniature confocal microscope/Raman spectrometer system for biomolecular analysis on future Mars missions after Antarctic trials,” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol. 31, pp 633-635, 2000.
  76. C. H. Schoen and D.L. Dickensheets,  “Tools for robotic in situ optical microscopy and Raman spectroscopy on mars,” presented at the NASA/LPI workshop on Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas, July 18-20, 2000.
  77. Faming Xu, Haridas E. Pudavar, Paras. N. Prasad, David Dickensheets, “Confocal enhanced optical coherence tomography for nondestructive evaluation of paints and coatings” Optics Letters, 24 (24), December 15, 1999, pp1808-1810.
  78. D.L. Dickensheets, Paul V. Ashcraft and Phillip A. Himmer, “Pixel-by-pixel aberration correction for scanned-beam micro-optical instruments” Proc. Of the SPIE conference on Micromachining and Microfabrication, Santa Clara, CA, 1999.
  79. D.L. Dickensheets, “Compact Imaging Confocal Raman Microspectrometer”, NIH workshop on in-vivo imaging, Bethesda, MD, September 16-17, 1999.
  80. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, "Silicon Micromachined Scanning Confocal Optical Microscope," IEEE J. Microelectromechanical Systems, v. 7, no. 1, pp 38-47, March, 1998.
  81. D.L. Dickensheets and G. S. Kino, "Biaxial Electrostatic Torsional Scanning Mirror for a Microfabricated Confocal Optical Microscope," Proc. of the SPIE, 3009, 1997.
  82. D.L. Dickensheets, "Imaging Performance of Off-Axis Planar Diffractive Lenses."Journal of the Optical Society of America, A, 13, 1849-58, 1996.
  83. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, "A Micromachined Scanning Confocal Optical Microscope," Optics Letters, 21, 764-6, 1996.
  84. D.L. Dickensheets and G. S. Kino, "Micromachined Confocal Optical Microscope," Proc. of the SPIE, 2655, 79-85, 1996.
  85. D. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, "A Scanned Optical Fiber Confocal Microscope," Proc. SPIE, 2184, 39-47, 1994.
  86. Decker, M.J., D. Dickensheets, J.L. Arnold, P.W. Cheung, K.P. Strohl, "A Comparison of a New Reflectance Oximeter With the Hewlett-Packard Ear Oximeter," Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, 24, 122-6, 1990.
  87. D.L. Dickensheets and P.W. Cheung, "Pathlength Independent Spectrophotometric Measurement of Hemoglobin in Solution," Proc. of the Int. Ann. Conf. IEEE EMBS, 4, 1090-1, 1989.

 

Book Chapters

  1. David L. Dickensheets, "Chapter 4: Tunable Reflective Optics" in Tunable Micro-optics, edited by Hans Zappe and Claudia Duppé, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, ISBN 978-1-107-03245-3, 2016.
  2. Hakan Urey and David L. Dickensheets, “Display and Imaging Systems,” in Micro-Optic-Electro-Mechanical Systems, edited by M. Edward Motamedi, SPIE Press, for publication in 2004.
  3. David L. Dickensheets, Topical Editor and Author, "Optical Microscopy",Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering, Ed. Ronald Driggers, Marcell-Decker, New York, pp 1738-1751, 2003.

 

Patents

  1. Mahadevan-Jansen, Anita M., Dickensheets, David, Lieber; Chad, "Device and method for non-invasively evaluating a target of interest of a living subject," US Patent # 8,300,220, October 30, 2012.
  2. Phillip A. Himmer, David L. Dickensheets, “Off-axis variable focus and aberration control mirrors and method”, US Patent # 7,494,233, February 24, 2009.
  3. Clarence T. Tegreene, David L. Dickensheets, “Optical scanning system with correction”, US Patent # 7,428,093, September 23, 2008.
  4. Clarence T. Tegreene, David L. Dickensheets, “Optical scanning system with correction”, US Patent # 7,098,871, August 29, 2006 .
  5. David L. Dickensheets, Gordon S. Kino, "Miniature scanning confocal microscope,” US Patent # 6,749,346, June 15, 2004 .
  6. David L. Dickensheets, Gordon S. Kino, “Light scanning device and confocal optical device using same”, US Patent # 6,172,789, January 9, 2001.
  7. David L. Dickensheets, Gordon S. Kino, “Miniature Scanning Confocal Microscope” US Patent # 6,154,305, Nov. 28, 2000 .
  8. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, "Miniature scanning confocal microscope,” US Patent # 6,088,145, July 11, 2000 .
  9. Dickensheets, Kino, Kubo, Murata, “Light scanning device and confocal optical device using same”, US Patent #6,057,952, 5/2/2000
  10. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, "Miniature scanning confocal microscope,” US Patent #6,007,208, 12/28/99 .
  11. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, “Small-Sized Scanning Confocal Microscope,” Japanese Patent #JP11183807A2, 7/9/99 .
  12. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, “Miniature Scanning Confocal Microscope,” US Patent #5,907,425, 5/25/99 .
  13. D.L. Dickensheets, G.S. Kino and P. Neuzil, “Magneto-optic recording system and method,” US Patent # 5,859,814, 1/12/99
  14. D.L. Dickensheets and G.S. Kino, “Miniature Scanning Confocal Microscope,” US Patent #5,742,419, 4/21/98 .

Invited Talks

  1. "MEMS for vital microscopy and optical biopsy," presented at Yale University Dept. of Electrical Engineering, New Haven, CT, March 31, 2011.
  2. "MEMS for vital microscopy and optical biopsy," presented at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, August 17, 2010. 
  3. “Micro- and Nanotechnology at MSU: An overview of the Montana Microfabrication Facility,” presented at the Physics Colloquium, BozemanMT , December 4, 2008.
  4. “MEMS for miniaturized and highly functional optical microscopy systems,”Invited Colloquium at Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems,Dresden , Germany , August 8, 2008.
  5. “MEMS-enabled confocal microscopy and optical coherence tomography for live-animal imaging,” presented at New ways to Measure the Brain: Neuronal Activity – a Symposium, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman MT ,May 15, 2008 .
  6. “Focus Tracking in Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Using MEMS Membrane Mirrors Operated Near Snap-Down,” Colloquium presented at the Mathematics Department Seminar Series, Montana State University ,Bozeman , MT , Nov. 8, 2007 .
  7. “Silicon Sub-wavelength Gratings For Efficient Blazed-Binary Lenses,”Colloquium presented at OPTeC Speaker Series, Montana State University ,Bozeman , MT , March 6, 2006 .
  8. “MOEMS for 3-D Beam Control,” Colloquium presented at University of Neuchâtel , Institute for Microtechnology, October 5, 2005 .
  9. “MEMS devices for laser beam pointing and focus control: enabling technology for endoscopic microscopy of tissues in vivo,” Colloquium presented at University of Wyoming , Nov. 4, 2004 .
  10. “MEMS-based endoscopic fluorescence confocal microscope for in situ imaging,” Colloquium presented at University of Texas – Austin , BME IGERT Seminar Series, Dec. 5, 2003 .
  11. “MEMS devices and MEMS-based miniature instruments for endoscopic CLSM and OCT imaging,” Colloquium presented at University of Toronto , Toronto, Ontario , March 4, 2003 .
  12. “MOEM devices for 3D+ beam control in microoptical systems,” Colloquium presented at University of Minnesota , ECE Dept. April 3, 2003 .
  13. “Micro-optics and MEMS for Optical Communications and Imaging,” Colloquium presented at IEEE Montana Section Meeting, Nov. 7, 2002 .
  14. “Miniature Microscopy in Medicine and on Mars (and in Mud Pots?),”Colloquium presented at the Thermal Biology Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, June 19, 2000.
  15. “If The Sample Won’t Go to the Microscope… Miniature Microscopy in Medicine and on Mars,” Colloquium presented at the University of Iowa Medical Sciences Center , Iowa City , IA , December 10, 1999 .
  16. “If The Sample Won’t Go to the Microscope… Miniature Microscopy in Medicine and on Mars,” Colloquium presented at Sigma Xi Brown-Bag Luncheon Meeting, MSU, Feb. 19, 1999 .
  17. “If The Sample Won’t Go to the Microscope… Miniature Microscopy in Medicine and on Mars,” Colloquium presented at the Optical Sciences Center of theUniversity of Arizona , Tucson , AZ , Feb. 11, 1999 .
  18. “Miniature Optical Microscopes for in situ Medical Imaging”, Colloquium presented to the Biology department, MSU, Dec. 3, 1998 .
  19. “Miniature Confocal Microscopes for Medical Imaging,” Colloquium presented to the Chemistry Department of  SUNY-Buffalo, June 8, 1998 .
  20. “Miniature Confocal Microscopes for Medical Imaging,” Presented to theInternational Heart Institute of Montana Foundation, Missoula , Montana ,February 25, 1998 .