1996 - 1999

Publications from the year 1996 - 1999

1996

  1. Upconverted Hot Luminescence of Cr4+ Ions in Mg2GeO4, S. G. Demos, B. Y. Han, V. Petricevic, R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13, 2396-2400 (1996).

  2. Spectral and Time Domain Studies of Accumulated Photon Echo, I. Zeylikovich, G. Bai, A. Gorokhovsky, R. R. Alfano, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 291, 277-285 (1996).

  3. Picosecond Photoluminescence Decay of Si-doped Chemical-vapor-deposited Diamond Films, A. V. Turukhin, C.-H. Liu, A. A. Gorokhovsky, R. R. Alfano, W. Phillips, Phys. Rev. B 54, 16448-16451 (1996).

  4. Optical Harmonic Generation from Animal Tissues by the Use of Picosecond and Femtosecond Laser Pulses, Yici Guo, P. P. Ho, A. Tirksliunas, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 35, 6810-6813 (1996).

  5. Laser Action in Condensed Disordered Media of Active Dye-stained Animal Tissues and Sandy Colloidal Scattering Walls, M. Siddique, Q. Z. Wang, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 1, 442-447 (1996).

  6. Time-resolved Optical Diffusion Tomographic Image Reconstruction in Highly Scattering Turbid Media, W. Cai, B. B. Das, Feng Liu, M. Zevallos, M. Lax, R. R. Alfano, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93, 13561-13564 (1996).

  7. Optical Spectroscopy of Benign and Malignant Breast Tissues, Y. Yang, A. Katz, E. J. Celmer, M. Zurawska-Szczepaniak, R. R. Alfano, Laser. Life Sci. 7, 115-127 (1996).

  8. Room-temperature Near-infrared Tunable Laser Operation of Cr4+:Ca2GeO4, V. Petricevic, A. B. Bykov, J. M. Evans, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 21, 1750-1752 (1996).

  9. Ultrafast Dark-field Interferometric Microscopic Reflectometry, I. Zeylikovich, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 21, 1682-1684 (1996).

  10. Competition between two Lasing Modes of Sulforhodamine 640 in Highly Scattering Media, W. L. Sha, C.-H. Liu, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 21, 1277-1279 (1996).

  11. Photon Diffusion on the Velocity Sphere, A. Ya Polishchuk and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 21, 916-918 (1996).

  12. Native Cellular Fluorescence identifies Terminal Squamous Differentiation of Normal Oral Epithelial Cells in Culture:  A Potential Chemoprevention Biomarker, Peter G. Sacks, Howard E. Savage, Jennifer Levine, Venkateswara R. Kolli, R. R. Alfano, Stimson P. Schantz, Cancer Letters 104, 171-181 (1996).

  13. Direct Observation of Second Neighbor Interactions for Cr4+-doped Forsterite by Resonance Raman Scattering, Dana M. Calistru, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 2207-2209 (1996).

  14. Generalization of Fermat's Principle for Photons in Random Media:  The Least Mean Square Curvature of Paths and Photon Diffusion on the Velocity Sphere, A. Ya. Polishchuk, M. Zevallos, F. Liu, R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. E 53, 5523-5526 (1996).

  15. Intensity-dependent Polarization twisting within the Temporal Profiles of Optical Pulses in a Nonbirefringent Single-mode Optical Fiber, Q. D. Liu, W. L. Sha, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13, 916-920 (1996).

  16. Time-resolved degree of polarization for human breast tissue, S. G. Demos, H. Savage, Alexandra S. Heerdt, S. Schantz, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 124, 439-442 (1996).

  17. Time-resolved Studies of Stimulated Emission from Colloidal Dye Solutions, Masood Siddique, R. R. Alfano, G. A. Berger, M. Kempe, A. Z. Genack, Opt. Lett. 21, 450-452 (1996).

  18. Criterion for selecting Phonons and Local Vibrations involved in the Nonradiative Relaxation of Photoexcited Cr4+ Ions in Forsterite, S. G. Demos, Dana M. Calistru, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1195-1197 (1996).

  19. Terabit Speed Retrieval of Femtosecond accumulated Photon Echoes, I. Zeylikovich, G. Bai, A. Gorokhovsky, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 20, 749-751 (1996).

  20. Optical Biopsy - Detecting Cancer with Light, A. Katz, R. R. Alfano, LEOS Newsletter, February 1996.

  21. Temporal Gating in Highly Scattering Media by the Degree of Optical Polarization, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 21, 161-163 (1996).

  22. Time-Resolved Optical Imaging of Jet Sprays and Droplets in Highly Scattering Medium, P. A. Galland, X. Liang, L. Wang, K. Breisacher, L. Liou, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Proc. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng. HTD 321, 585-588 (1996).

  23. Emerging Optical Biomedical Imaging Techniques, S. K. Gayen, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Photon. News 7, 17-22 (1996).

1997

  1. Native Cellular Fluorescence and Its Application to Cancer Prevention, S. P. Schantz, H. E. Savage, 

  2. P. Sacks, R. R. Alfano, Environ. Health Perspect. 105 (Suppl. 4), 941-944 (1997).

  3. Optical Fingerprinting using Polarisation Contrast Improvement, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Elect. Lett. 33, 582-584 (1997).

  4. Nonradiative Energy Transfer from the Impurity Ion into the Host Lattice for Cr4+- doped Forsterite Laser Crystal, V. A. Kremerman, M. Lax, S. G. Demos, Dana M. Calistru, R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. B 56, 14391-14398 (1997).

  5. Diffuse Optical Tomography based on a WKB Approximation, Fanan Zeng, Gang Zhang, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 2, 426-436 (1997).

  6. Imaging Fluorescent Objects Embedded inside Animal Tissues using Polarization Difference Technique, W. B. Wang, S. G. Demos, J. Ali, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 142, 161-166 (1997).

  7. Fundamental Differences of Excitation Spectrum between Malignant and Benign Breast Tissues, Y. Yang, A. Katz, Edward J. Celmer, M. Zurawska-Szczepaniak, R. R. Alfano, Photochem. Photobiol. 66, 518-522 (1997).

  8. Excitation Spectrum of Malignant and Benign Breast Tissues:  A Potential Optical Biopsy Approach, Y. Yang, E. J. Celmer, M. Zurawska-Szczepaniak, R. R. Alfano, Lasers Life Sci. 7, 249-265 (1997).

  9. Degenerate-Cross-Phase Modulation of Femtosecond Laser Pulses in a Birefringent Single-Mode Optical Fiber, Q. D. Liu, L. Shi, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, R.-J. Essiambre, G. P. Agrawal, IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett. 9, 1107-1109 (1997).

  10. Second-harmonic Tomography of Tissues, Y. Guo, P. P. Ho, H. Savage, D. Harris, P. Sacks, S. Schantz, F. Liu, N. Zhadin, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 22, 1323-1325 (1997).

  11. Advances in Optical Imaging of Biomedical Media, R. R. Alfano, S. G. Demos, S. K. Gayen, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 820, 248-270 (1997).

  12. Heterodyne Grating-generated Scan Correlation Interferometry for Reflectometry and Signal-processing Applications, I. Zeylikovich, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 22, 1259-1261 (1997).

  13. Direct Diode-pumped Continuous-wave Near-infrared Tunable Laser Operation of Cr4+:Forsterite and Cr4+:Ca2GeO4, J. M. Evans, V. Petricevic, A. B. Bykov, A. Delgado, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 22, 1171-1173 (1997).

  14. Ultrafast Optical Pulse Digitization with Unary Spectrally Encoded Cross-Phase Modulation, P. P. Ho, Q. Z. Wang, J. Chen, Q. D. Liu, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 36, 3425-3429 (1997).

  15. Time-resolved Polarization Shadowgrams in Turbid Media, X. Liang, L. Wang, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 36, 2984-2989 (1997). 

  16. High-average-power kilohertz-repetition-rate sub-100-fs Ti:sapphire Amplifier System, Q. Fu, F. Seier, S. K. Gayen, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 22, 712-714 (1997).

  17. Average and Most-probable Photon Paths in Random Media, A. Ya. Polishchuk, J. Dolne, F. Liu, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 22, 430-432 (1997).

  18. Time-resolved Fluorescence and Photon Migration Studies in Biomedical and Model Random Media, B. B. Das, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, Rep. Prog. Phys. 60, 227-292 (1997).

  19. Photon-density Modes beyond the Diffusion Approximation:  Scalar Wave-diffusion Equation, A. Ya. Polishchuk, S. Gutman, M. Lax, R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14, 230-234 (1997).

  20. Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Dermal Wounds in Rats, Y. Yang, L. D. Mitchell, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 2, 53-57 (1997).

  21. Dynamics of Local Modes during Nonradiative Relaxation, D. M. Calistru, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 374-377 (1997).

  22. Ultrafast Correlation Interferometric Imaging through a Moving Scattering Medium, I. Zeylikovich, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 135, 217-222 (1997).

  23. Image-quality Enhancement of Objects in Turbid Media by Use of a Combined Computational-photonics Approach, Yongqing Xiang, Theodore Raphan, X. Liang, L. Wang, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 36, 1045-1053 (1997).

  24. Two-photon Excitation of Fluorescence from Chicken Tissue, Y. Guo, Q. Z. Wang, N. Zhadin, F. Liu, S. Demos, D. Calistru, A. Tirksliunas, A. Katz, Y. Budansky, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 36, 968-970 (1997).

  25. Optical Polarization Imaging, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 36, 150-155 (1997).

  26. Investigation of Photoluminescence and Photocurrent in InGaAsP/InP Strained Multiple Quantum Well Heterostructures, O. Y. Raisky, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, C. L. Reynolds, Jr., V. Swaminathan, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 394-399 (1997).

  27. Polarization Filter for Biomedical Tissue Optical Imaging, S. G. Demos. A. J. Papadopoulos, H. Savage, A. S. Heerdt, S. Schantz, R. R. Alfano, Technical Note in Photochem. Photobiol. 66, 821-825 (1997).

  28. Nonlinear Vector Rotation and Depolarization of Femtosecond Laser Pulses Propagating in Non-birefringent Single-mode Optical Fibers, Q. D. Liu, L. Shi, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 138, 45-48 (1997).

  29. Innate Cellular Fluorescence Reflects Alterations in Cellular Proliferation, J. C. Zhang, H. E. Savage, P. G. Sacks, T. Delohery, R. R. Alfano, A. Katz, S. P. Schantz, Laser. Surg. Med. 20, 319-331 (1997).

1998

  1. Absorption Length for Photon Propagation in Highly Dense Colloidal Dispersions, R. Garg, R. K. Prud’homme, I. A. Aksay, F. Liu, R. R. Alfano, J. Mater. Res. 13, 3463-3467 (1998).

  2. Time-Resolved Photon-scattering Measurements from Scattering Media fitted to Non-Euclidean and Conventional Diffusion Models, M. E. Zevallos, A. Ya Polischuk, B. B. Das, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. E 57, 7244-7253 (1998).

  3. In Vivo Native Cellular Fluorescence and Histological Characteristics of Head and Neck Cancer, S. P. Schantz, V. Kolli, H. E. Savage, G. Yu, J. P. Shah, D. E. Harris, A. Katz, R. R. Alfano, A. G. Huvos, Clin. Cancer Res. 4, 1177-1182 (1998).

  4. Nonmechanical Grating-generated Scanning Coherence Microscopy, I. Zeylikovich, A. Gilerson, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 23, 1797-1799 (1998).

  5. Native Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Normal and Malignant Epithelial Cells, S. Ganesan, P. G. Sacks, Y. Yang, A. Katz, M. Al-Rawi, H. E. Savage, S. P. Schantz, R. R. Alfano, Cancer Biochem. Biophys. 16, 365-373 (1998).

  6. In1-xGaxAs1-yPy/InP Multiple Quantum Well Solar Cell Structures, O. Y. Raisky, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, J. Appl. Phys. 84, 5790-5794 (1998).

  7. Kilohertz Cr:forsterite Regenerative Amplifier, J. M. Evans, V. Petricevic, R. R. Alfano, Qiang Fu, Opt. Lett. 23, 1692-1694 (1998).

  8. Noninvasive Two-photon-excitation Imaging of Tryptophan Distribution in Highly Scattering Biological Tissues, Yici Guo, P. P. Ho, Feng Liu, Q. Z. Wang, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 154, 383-389 (1998).

  9. Two-dimensional Near-infrared Transillumination Imaging of Biomedical Media with a Chromium-doped Forsterite Laser, S. K. Gayen, M. E. Zevallos, M. Alrubaiee, J. M. Evans, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 37, 5327-5336 (1998).

  10. Time-resolved Optical Backscattering Model in Highly Scattering Media, W. Cai, B. Luo, M. Lax, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 23, 983-985 (1998).    

  11. Optical Transmission in Highly Concentrated Dispersions, Rajeev Garg, Robert K. Prud’homme, Ilhan A. Aksay, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 932-935 (1998).

  12. Correction of the Internal Absorption Effect in Fluorescence Emission and Excitation Spectra from Absorbing and Highly Scattering Media:  Theory and Experiment, N. N. Zhadin, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 3, 171-186 (1998).

  13. Second-Harmonic Tomography of Tissues:  Errata, Yici Guo, P. P. Ho, H. Savage, D. Harris, P. Sacks, S. Schantz, Feng Liu, N. Zhadin, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 23, 733-733 (1998).

  14. Visibility Enhancement of Fluorescent Objects Hidden in Animal Tissues using Spectral Fluorescence Difference Method, W. B. Wang, S. G. Demos, J. Ali, G. Zhang, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 147, 11-15 (1998).

  15. Time-Resolved and Nonlinear Optical Imaging for Medical Applications, R. R. Alfano, S. G. Demos, P. Galland, S. K. Gayen, Y. Guo, P. P. Ho, X. Liang, F. Liu, L. Wang, Q. Z. Wang, W. B. Wang, NY Acad. Sci. 838, 14-28 (1998).

  16. Ultraviolet-visible Acousto-optic Tunable Spectroscopic Imager for Medical Diagnosis, G. C. Tang, J. T. Chen, A. Katz, E. J. Celmer, R. W. Krumm, R. R. Alfano, J. Biomed. Opt. 3, 80-84 (1998).

  17. Imaging Objects hidden in Scattering Media with Fluorescence Polarization Preservation of Contrast Agents, S. G. Demos, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 37, 792-797 (1998).

1999

  1. Subsurface Tumor Progression investigated by Noninvasive Optical Second Harmonic Tomography, Y. Guo, H. E. Savage, Feng Liu, S. P. Schantz, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. 96, 10854-10856 (1999).

  2. Ultrafast Time-gated Approach in Optical Biomedical Imaging, B. B. Das, R. R. Alfano, Current Science 77, 885-893 (1999).

  3. Probing Thermal Damage and Monitoring the Treatment Temperature of Tissues using the Near-Infrared Emission Wing, G. Zhang, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, Laser. Life Sci. 9, 95-109 (1999).

  4. Tissue Welding using Near-Infrared Forsterite and Cunyite Tunable Lasers, Jing Tang, Jonathan M. Evans, Vladimir Petricevic, Ping-Pei Ho, R. R. Alfano, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 5, 1103-1106 (1999).

  5. Picosecond Electronic Time-Gated Imaging of Bones in Tissues, Manuel E. Zevallos, S. K. Gayen, Bidyut Baran Das, Mohammed Alrubaiee, R. R. Alfano, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 5, 916-922 (1999).

  6. Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Normal, SV40-Transformed Human Keratinocytes, and Carcinoma Cells, A. J. Papadopoulos, N. N. Zhadin, M. L. Steinberg, R. R. Alfano, Canc. Biochem. Biophys. 17, 13-23 (1999).

  7. Far-red and NIR Spectral Wing Emission from Tissues under 532 and 632 nm Photo-excitation, Gang Zhang, S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano, Lasers Life Sci. 9, 1-16 (1999).

  8. Optical Tomographic Image Reconstruction from Ultrafast Time-sliced Transmission Measurements, W. Cai, S. K. Gayen, M. Xu, M. Zevallos, M. Alrubaiee, M. Lax, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 38, 4237-4246 (1999).

  9. Primary Decay Pathway of a Local Mode of a Photoexcited Ion into a Dielectric Crystal Host Lattice, S. G. Demos, D. M. Calistru, S. Owen, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2556-2559 (1999).

  10. Sensing Lesions in Tissues with Light, S. K. Gayen, R. R. Alfano, Opt. Express 4, 475-480 (1999).

  11. Near-Infrared Laser Spectroscopic Imaging:  A Step Towards Diagnostic Optical Imaging of Human Tissues, S. K. Gayen, M. E. Zevallos, M. Alrubaiee, R. R. Alfano, Lasers Life Sci. 8, 187-198 (1999).

  12. Resonant Enhancement of the Photocurrent in Multiple-quantum-well Photovoltaic Devices, O. Y. Raisky, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, C. L. Reynolds, Jr., D. V. Stampone, M. W. Focht, Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 129-131 (1999).

  13. Spatial Distribution of Two-photon-excited Fluorescence in Scattering Media, Jinpin Ying, Feng Liu, R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 38, 224-229 (1999).

  14. Characterization of InGaAsP/InP p-i-n Solar Cell Structures using Modulation Spectroscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, A. Jaeger, W. D. Sun, F. H. Pollak, C. L. Reynolds, Jr., M. Geva, D. V. Stampone, M. W. Focht, O. Y. Raisky, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 1921-1926 (1999).