Adam Mock
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering 
ET Building 130C 
989-774-7702 
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​​Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2009
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 2003
Affiliations
Optical Society of America; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; IEEE Photonics Society
Professional Interests
Theoretical and computational electromagnetics, Micro and nano scale photonics, Parallel computing
Teaching Areas
Electromagnetics, Signals and Systems, Introduction to Engineering
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Adam Mock, “Compact FDTD formulation for structures with spherical invariance,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 59(3) 987-993 (2011).
  • Adam Mock, “First principles derivation of microcavity semiconductor laser threshold condition and its application to FDTD active cavity modeling,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B 27(11) 2262-2272 (2010).
  • Adam Mock and Paul Trader, “Photonic crystal fiber analysis using cylindrical FDTD with Bloch boundary conditions,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Cambridge, MA, July 2010.
  • Adam Mock, “Compact FDTD formulation for structures with spherical invariance,” 26th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Session 10, Tampere, Finland, April 2010.
  • Adam Mock, Ling Lu and John O'Brien, "Space group theory and Fourier space analysis of two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides," Physical Review B 81 155115 (2010).
  • Adam Mock and John O’Brien, “Strategies for reducing the out-of-plane radiation in photonic crystal heterostructure microcavities for continuous wave laser applications,” IEEE Journal of LightwaveTechnology 28(7) 1142-1150 (2010).
  • Adam Mock and John D. O’Brien, “Quality factor dependence on vertical slab structure in photonic crystal double heterostructure resonant cavities,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications Topical Meeting, July 2009, Honolulu, HI, USA, Paper IMF2.
  • Adam Mock and John D. O’Brien, “Photonic crystal laser threshold analysis using 3-D FDTD with a material gain model,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications Topical Meeting, July 2009, Honolulu, HI, USA, Paper ITuD6.
  • Ling Lu, Adam Mock, Eui Hyun Hwang, John D. O’Brien and Paul Daniel Dapkus, “High peak power efficient edge-emitting photonic crystal nanocavity lasers,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications Topical Meeting, July 2009, Honolulu, HI, USA, Paper ITuB3.
  • Adam Mock, Ling Lu, Eui Hyun Hwang, John D. O’Brien and P. Daniel Dapkus, “Modal analysis of photonic crystal double heterostructure laser cavities,” IEEE Journal on Special Topics in Quantum Electronics 15(3) 892-900 (2009).
  • Ling Lu, Adam Mock, Tian Yang, Min Hsiung Shih, Eui Hyun Hwang, Mahmood Bagheri, Andrew Stapleton, Stephen Farrell, John O’Brien and P. Daniel Dapkus, “Hundred micro-watts peak output power from an edge-emitting photonic crystal double-heterostructure laser,” Applied Physics Letters 94(11) 111101 (2009). Featured on the cover of the March 16, 2009 issue of Applied Physics Letters.
  • Ling Lu, Adam Mock, Mahmood Bagheri, Eui Hyun, John D. O’Brien and P. Daniel Dapkus, “Double-heterostructure photonic crystal lasers with lower thresholds and higher slope effiencies obtained by quantum well intermixing,” Optics Express 16(22) 17342-17347 (2008).
  • Adam Mock, Ling Lu and John O’Brien, “Spectral properties of photonic crystal double heterostructure cavities,” Optics Express 16(13) 9391-9397 (2008).​