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Research interests

He received a PhD degree in Physics from Heriot–Watt University in 2002. His work focussed on the development of a polymer based integration platform for a high–speed optoelectronic crosspoint switch demonstrator which incorporated direct laser written multimode waveguides and mirror surfaces. Since becoming a Research Associate, Aongus has designed, assembled and tested an optical routing module for a multiple–wavelength time–of–flight sensor based on time–correlated single photon counting, developed a polymer–based, multi–layer planar lightwave circuit platform, and is currently working on the optical and optomechanical design of a multi–parameter fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope.

His research interests include optical interconnects (free–space and guided–wave), optical and optomechanical design, direct laser writing techniques and microscope systems. Aongus has been a member of the Optical Society of America(OSA) since 1999 and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Society (IPS) since 2002.

Biography

Aongus McCarthy is from Ferbane, Co. OffalyIreland. He graduated with a BSc from University College Galway in 1989, a Diploma in Electronic Engineering from the Institute of Technology in Carlow, Ireland in 1990 and received a BSc in Physical Optoelectronics from Essex UniversityEngland in 1991. Between 1991 and starting his PhD at Heriot–Watt University in 1997, he spent two years as an Associate on a Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) run Teaching Company Scheme (now known as Knowledge Transfer Partnerships) between Coventry University and Signam Limited in Warwick. He was then employed by Signam and was the leader of the R & D Design Team that developed a pre–production prototype of a thermal transfer printer for printing onto non–absorbent polyester type materials.

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Research Output 2000 2019

Bayesian 3D Reconstruction of Complex Scenes from Single-Photon Lidar Data

Tachella, J., Altmann, Y., Ren, X., McCarthy, A., Buller, G. S., McLaughlin, S. & Tourneret, J-Y., 14 Mar 2019, In : SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences . 12, 1, p. 521-550 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Photons
Pixels
Markov processes
Erosion
Time delay

Fast adaptive scene sampling for single-photon 3D LIDAR images

Halimi, A., Ciuciu, P., McCarthy, A., McLaughlin, S. & Buller, G. S., 16 Dec 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Photons
Sampling
Imaging techniques
Optical radar
Statistics

Joint Reconstruction of Multitemporal or Multispectral Single-Photon 3D LiDAR Images

Halimi, A., Tobin, R., McCarthy, A., Bioucas-Dias, J. M., McLaughlin, S. & Buller, G. S., 1 Jul 2019, 2019 Sensor Signal Processing for Defence Conference (SSPD). IEEE, 8751664

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Photons
Camouflage
Imaging techniques
Fog
Optical radar

Learning Non-Local Spatial Correlations To Restore Sparse 3D Single-Photon Data

Chen, S., Halimi, A., Ren, X., McCarthy, A., Su, X., McLaughlin, S. & Buller, G. S., 27 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning
pixel
lidar
reflectivity
cost

Non-local Restoration of Sparse 3D Single-Photon Data

Chen, S., Halimi, A., Ren, X., McCarthy, A., Su, X., Buller, G. S. & McLaughlin, S., 18 Nov 2019, 2019 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). IEEE, 8902525. (European Signal Processing Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Restoration
Photons
Optical radar
Pixels
Cost functions