Poster presentations

College of Natural Sciences Annual Poster Sessions
State-of-the-art measurement of the laser beam divergence, Preston Countryman, Chad Gillis, Chris 
   Griffo, and Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor, 2009

  1. Rebuilding the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL), Terry McAfee, Chris Griffo, Dr. Anna
       Petrova-Mayor, and Dr. Shane Mayor, 2009

  2. Diagnostics and characterization of a high peak-power short pulsed Nd:YAG laser, Alex Skeffington,
      Austin Hagerman,Chris Wylie and Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor, 2010
      This poster won the “People’s Choice” award in the category Faculty and Undergraduate Students

  3. Development of an optical system for testing a Fabry-Perot etalon for use in eye-safe high-spectral resolution lidars at 1543-nm wavelength,  Alex Skeffington and Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor, 2011



Department of Physics

California State University, Chico

Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor




  1. Optics

  2. Lasers

  3. Independent Study

  4. Mechanics

  5. Electricity and Magnetism

Research/ Internships





  1. Collaborations

  2. Professional memberships  
      and conferences

  3. Sponsors

  4. Other


Visited the Lidar Labs at the Institute of Electronics of the Bulgarian Academy of Science,

Laboratory for Nonlinear Optics and Solid-State Lasers, and the Laboratory for Spectroscopy at the Department of Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria, June 2010