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Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers

Publications

Articles in Scientific American

"The Ultimate White Light," R. R. Alfano, Sci. Am. 295, 64-71 (2006).

"Ultrafast Phenomena in Liquids and Solids," R. R. Alfano and S. L. Shapiro, Sci. Am. 228, 42-60 (1973).

2009

Articles in Standard Journals

  1. In vivo molecular evaluation of guinea pig skin incisions healing after surgical suture and laser tissue welding using Raman spectroscopy, A. Alimova, R. Chakraverty, R. Muthukattil, S. Elder, A. Katz, V. Sriramoju, S. Lipper, and R. R. Alfano, J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biology. In press.
  2. Ultraviolet-to-visible image conversion microscopy using photoluminescence from self-assembled CdSe/ZnCdMgSe quantum dots and quantum wells, I. Zeylikovich, P. Shumyatsky, T. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 48, 1-4 (2009).
  3. Bacteria-clay interaction: Structural changes in smectite induced during biofilm formation, A. Alimova, A. Katz, N. Steiner, E. Rudolph, H. Wei, J. C. Steiner, and P. Gottlieb, Clays and Clay Minerals, 57, 205-212 (2009).
  4. Time Evolution of Smectite Fractal Dimension Measured by Broadband Light Scattering, A. Alimova, A. Katz, J. Orozco, H. Wei, P. Gottlieb, E. Rudolph, J. C. Steiner, and M. Xu, J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. (2009, in press).

Books and Proceedings

  1. Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue VIII, R. R. Alfano, co-chair/editor, SPIE Volume 7174, 2009.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceeding Papers

  1. Time-resolved fluorescence polarization of cancer receptor-targeted contrast agents in prostate tissues, Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, S. Achilefu, and R. R. Alfano, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and International Quantum Electornics Conference (CLEO/IQEC), JThE64 (2009).
  2. Monitoring changes of proteins and lipids in laser welded aorta tissue using Raman spectroscopy and basis biochemical component analyses, C. H. Liu, W. B. Wang, A. Alimova, V. Sriramoju, V. Kartazayev, and R. R. Alfano, in Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XX, Proc. SPIE 7175, 717504-1, 6 pp. (2009).
  3. Time-resolved polarization-dependent native near infrared spectral wing emission of human cancerous and normal prostate tissues, Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, and R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 7174, 71741W-1, 6 pp. (2009).
  4. Periodic filamentation and supercontinuum interference, X. Ni and R. R. Alfano, in Self-focusing: Past and Present, eds. Robert W. Boyd, Svetlana G. Lukishova, Y. Ron Shen, p. 253 (Springer, New York, 2009).

Conference Presentations, Abstracts, Research Reports, Book Reports & Seminars

  1. I. Zeylikovich, V. Kartazayeu, B. Das, T. K. Gayen, A. Shen, M. Tamargo, and R. R. Alfano, "Carrier localization impact on time-resolved dependence of the photoluminescence of CdSe/ZnCdMgSe self-assembled quantum dots at different temperatures," Paper CThM7, Quantum Materials Technology, CLEO/IQEC '09, May 31 - June 5, 2009, Baltimore, MD.
  2. Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. Das, S. Achilefu, and R. R. Alfano, "Tiime-resolved fluorescence polarization of cancer receptor-targeted contrast agents in prostate tissues," Paper JThE64, CLEO/IQEC '09, May 31 - June 5, 2009, Baltimore, MD.
  3. R. R. Alfano, "Overview on the State-of-the-Art Biomedical Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging for Future Healthcare," keynote address, Ocean Optics Global Distributor Retreat, April 26 - 30, 2009, Orlando, FL.
  4. H. I. Sztul, G. Milione, R. R. Alfano, D. A. Nolan, X. Chen, and J. Koh, "Cylindrical vector beam generation from spun fiber," Paper 7227-3, Complex Light and Optical Forces III, OPTO 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  5. H. I. Sztul and R. R. Alfano, "Momentum of Optical Airy Beams," Paper 7227-15, Complex Light and Optical Forces III, OPTO 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  6. M. Sharonov, A. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, "Study of optical centers with near-infrared emission in germanate glasses doped with 6p (Bi, Pb) and 5p (Sn, Sb) ions," Paper 7193-97, Solid State Lasers XVIII: Technology and Devices, LASE 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  7. Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, and R. R. Alfano, "Time-resolved near infrared spectral wing emission of human native cancerous and normal prostate tissues," Paper 7174-66, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue VIII, BiOS 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  8. C. H. Liu, W. B. Wang, A. Alimova, V. Sriramoju, V. Kartazayev, and R. R. Alfano, "Monitoring changes of proteins and lipids in laser welded aorta tissue using Raman spectroscopy and basis biochemical component analyses," Paper 7175-03, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XX, BiOS 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  9. S. K. Zhang, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, A. M. Dabiran, A. V. Osinsky, A. M. Wowchak, B. Hertog, and P. P. Chow, "Carrier screening effect in AlGaN quantum well avalanche Diode," Paper 7216-74, Gallium Nitride Materials and Devices IV, OPTO 2009, SPIE Photonics West 2009, Jan. 24-29, 2009, San Jose, CA.

2008

Articles in Standard Journals

  1. Optics in 2008: The Poynting Vector and Angular Momentum of Airy Beams, H. Sztul and R. R. Alfano, Optics & Photonics News, 19, 23 (2008). See article.
  2. Injection and avalanche electroluminescence of Al0.1Ga0.9N/Al0.15Ga0.85N multiple quantum wells, S-K. Zhang, W. Wang, R. R. Alfano, A. M. Dabiran, A. Osinsky, A. M. Wowchak, B. Hertog, and P. P. Chow, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Electron. 14, 1010-1013 (2008).
  3. Interband and intersubband optical properties of doped n-Zn0.46Cd0.54Se/Zn0.24Cd0.25Mg0.51Se multiple quantum wells for intersubband device applications, X. Zhou, S-K. Zhang, W. Wang, R. R. Alfano, H. Lu, M. C. Tamargo, A. Shen, C. Y. Song, and H. C. Liu, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Electron. 14, 1042-1047 (2008).
  4. The Poynting vector and angular momentum of Airy beams, H. I. Sztul and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Exp. 16, 9411-9416 (2008).
  5. Polarization properties of SC generated in CaF2, V. Kartazayev and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 281, 463-468 (2008).
  6. Optical diffuse imaging of an ex vivo model cancerous human breast using independent component analysis, M. Xu, M. AL-Rubaiee, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 14, 43-49 (2008).
  7. Time-resolved fluorescence polarization dynamics and optical imaging of Cytate: a prostate cancer receptor-targeted contrast agent, Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, S. Achilefu, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 47, 2281-2289 (2008).
  8. Short coherence length produced by a spatial incoherent source applied for the Linnik-type interferometer, I. Zeylikovich, Appl. Opt. 47, 2171-2177 (2008).
  9. Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses, M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 33, 2131-2133 (2008).

Books and Proceedings

  1. Biomedical Optical Spectroscopy, R. R. Alfano, co-chair/editor, SPIE Volume 6853B, 2008.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceeding Papers

  1. Statistical interpretation of light anomalous diffraction by small particles and its applications in bio-agent detection and monitoring," M. Xu and A. Katz, in Light Scattering Reviews 3 (Springer, Chichester, UK, 2008), pp. 27-67.
  2. Raman spectroscopic study of acute oxidative stress induced changes in mice skeletal muscles, V. Sriramoju, A. Alimova, R. Chakraverty, A. Katz, S. K. Gayen, L. Larsson, H. E. Savage and R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE, 6853B (2008).
  3. NIR-laser tissue welding in an in vivo guinea pig animal model, V. Sriramoju, H. E. Savage, A. Katz, R. Chakraverty, Y. Budansky, R. Podder, N. Davatgarzadeh, U. Kartazayev, R. B. Rosen, and R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6854 (2008).
  4. Study of lipid rich compositions in the intimal wall of aorta by Raman spectroscopy, C.-H. Liu, V. Sriramoju, W. B. Wang, M. Frankfurt, N. D. Zadeh, and R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6853B (2008).

Conference Presentations, Abstracts, Research Reports, Book Reports & Seminars

  1. R. R. Alfano and S. Demos, "Key Secrets of Biospectroscopy," BioOptics World webcast, Oct. 29, 2008.
  2. S. K. Gayen, M. Alrubaiee, M. Xu, and R. R. Alfano, “Optical imaging of an ex vivo model cancerous human breast using independent component analysis,” P40-6, Era of Hope, Dept. of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Meeting, June 25-28, 2008, Baltimore, MD.
  3. M. Xu, M. Alrubaiee, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, "Optical tomography using independent component analysis," P42-16, Era of Hope, Dept. of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Meeting, June 25-28, 2008, Baltimore, MD.
  4. M. Alrubaiee, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, "Near-infrared time-resolved and spectroscopic imaging for breast cancer detection," P42-17, Era of Hope, Dept. of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Meeting, June 25-28, 2008, Baltimore, MD.
  5. V. Balogh-Nair, A. Byro, F. Wang, R. Muthukattil, Y. F. Tse, H. Nguyen, B. B. Das, R. R. Alfano, and S. K. Gayen, "Synthesis and optical spectroscopic properties of multivalent and biocompatible hybrid cadmium sulfide-dendrimer nanocomposites," P44-9, Era of Hope, Dept. of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Meeting, June 25-28, 2008, Baltimore, MD.

2007

Articles in Standard Journals

  1. Supercontinuum generation and applications, X. Ni and R. R. Alfano, Nonlinear Optics and Applications, 61-80 (2007).
  2. Effects of smectite clay on biofilm formation by microorganisms, A. Alimova, M. Roberts, A. Katz, E. Rudolph, J. C. Steiner, R. R. Alfano, and P. Gottlieb, Biofilms 3, 47-54 (2007).
  3. Direct diode-pumped laser operation of Cr3+-doped LiInGeO4 crystals, A. Fuerbach, M. Jeanty, M. Y. Sharonov, A. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and M. Lenzner, Opt. Exp. 15, 16097-16101 (2007).
  4. Synthesis and optical spectroscopy of a hybrid cadmium sulfide-dendrimer nanocomposite, S. K. Gayen, M. Brito, B. B. Das, G. Comanescu, X. C. Liang, M. AL-Rubaiee, R. R. Alfano, C. Gonzalez, A. H. Byro, D. L. V. Bauer, and V. Balogh-Nair, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 3064-3071 (2007).
  5. Continuous tunable laser operation in both 1.31 mm and 1.55 mm telecommunication windows in LiIn(Si/Ge)O4 olivines doped with trivalent chromium, M. Sharonov, V. Petricevic, A. Bykov, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 32, 3489-3491 (2007).
  6. Optical properties of neodimium activated crystalline nanostructures grown in transparent porous glass, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2868-2876 (2007).
  7. Supercontinuum generated in calcite with chirped femtosecond pulses, V. Kartazaev and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 32, 3293-3295 (2007).
  8. Solution processed microcavity structures with embedded quantum dots, N. Valappil, M. Luberto, V.M. Menon, I. Zeylikovich, T. K. Gayen, J. Franco, B. B. Das, R. R. Alfano, Photonics and Nanostructures: Fundamentals and Applications, 5, 184-188 (2007).
  9. High resolution ultraviolet-to-visible image conversion using self-assembled CdSe/ZnCdMgSe quantum dot photoluminescence, I. Zeylikovich, M. C. Tamargo and R. R. Alfano, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 40, S373-S378 (2007).
  10. Ultrashort Laguerre-Gaussian pulses with Angular and Group Velocity Dispersion Compensation, I. Zeylikovich, H. I. Sztul, V. Kartazaev, T. Le, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 32, 2025-2027 (2007).
  11. Intersubband Transitions in Molecular-Beam-Epitaxy-grown Wide Bandgap II-VI Semiconductors, A. Shen, H. Lu, M. C. Tamargo, W. Charles, I. Yokomizo, C.Y. Song, H. C. Liu, S. K. Zhang, X. Zhou, R. R. Alfano, K. J. Franz and C. Gmachl, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 25, 995-998 (2007).
  12. Spectroscopic Study of Chromium-Doped Transparent Calcium Germanate Glass-Ceramics, M. Yu. Sharonov , A. B. Bykov, T. Myint, V. Petricevic, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 275, 123-128 (2007).
  13. Time-Resolved Fluorescence Polarization Anisotropy and Optical Imaging of Cybesin in Cancerous and Normal Prostate Tissues, Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, S. Achilefu, B. B. Das, G. C Tang, V. Sriramoju, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 274, 260-267 (2007).
  14. Radiative and Nonradiative Recombination Processes in ZnCdSe/ZnCdMgSe Multi-Quantum-Wells, S. K. Zhang, H. Lu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, N. Okoye, M. Tamargo, R. R. Alfano, J. Appl. Phys. 101, 023111-1 (2007).
  15. Intersubband Absorption in CdSe/ZnxCdyMg1-x-ySe Self-Assembled Quantum Dots Multi-Layers, A. Shen, H. Lu, M. C. Tamargo, W. Charles, I. Yokomizo, K. J. Franz, C. Gmachl, S. K. Zhang, X. Zhou, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 071910 (2007).
  16. Hybrid Phosphorescence and Fluorescence Native Spectroscopy for Breast Cancer Detection, A. Alimova, A. Katz, V. Sriramoju, Y. Budansky, A. A. Bykov, R. Zeylikovich, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 014004-1 (2007).

Books and Proceedings

  1. Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue VIII, R. R. Alfano, co-chair/editor, SPIE Volume 6434, 2007.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceeding Papers

  1. Polarization Memory Effect and Visibility Improvement of Targets in Turbid Media, X. Ni, S. A. Kartazayeva, W. Wang, S. K. Gayen, R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6434 (2007).
  2. Optical High Resolution Cross Section Imaging of a Human Breast Model Using Independent Component Analysis, M. Xu, M. Alrubaiee, S. K. Gayen, H. Savage, R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6434 (2007).
  3. Determination of Light Absorption, Scattering and Anisotropy Factor of a Highly Scattering Medium Using Back Scattered Circular Polarized Light, M. Xu, M. Alrubaiee, S. K. Gayen, R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6435 (2007).
  4. Laguerre-Gaussian Supercontinuum, H. I. Sztul, V. Kartazayev, R. R. Alfano, Proc. SPIE 6483 (2007).

Conference Presentations, Abstracts, Research Reports, Book Reports & Seminars

  1. V. Sriramoju, A. Alimova, R. Chakraverty, A. Katz, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, “Raman Spectroscopy of Oxidized and Reduced Forms of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotides in Mice Skeletel Muscles,” The New York Academy of Sciences, Conference on Mitochondria and Oxidative Stress in Neurodegenerative Disorders, Sept. 26 - 29, 2007, New York, NY.
  2. I. Zeylikovich and R. R. Alfano, “Pulse-induced mutual coherence of the self-assembled quantum dots photoluminescence,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, May 6-11, 2007, Baltimore, MD.
  3. I. Zeylikovich, M. C. Tamargo, and R. R. Alfano, “High resolution ultraviolet to visible image conversion using self-assembled CdSe/ZnCdMgSe quantum dots photoluminescence,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 6-11, 2007.
  4. I. Zeylikovich, H. Sztul, V. Kartazaev, T. Le, and R. R. Alfano, “Ultrashort Laguerre-Gaussian pulses with angular and group velocity dispersion compensation,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 6-11, 2007.
  5. X. Ni, S. A. Kartazayeva, W. Wang, W. Cai, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, “Polarization memory effect and visibility improvement in turbid media,” BiOS 2007, Photonics West, Jan. 20-25, 2007, San Jose, CA.

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