Publications 2005 -2010

2006

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

  2. Synthesis and characterization of Cr4+-doped CaO–GeO2–Li2O–B2O3(Al2O3) transparent glass-ceramics, A. B. Bykov, M. Yu. Sharonov, V. Petricevic, I. Popov, L. L. Isaacs, J. Steiner, R. R. Alfano, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 352, 5508-5514 (2006).

  3. Analytical  Cumulant Solution of the Vector Radiative Transfer Equation Investigates Backscattering of Circularly Polarized Light from Turbid Media, W. Cai, X. Ni, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, Phys. Rev. E 74, 056605, 11 pp. (2006).

  4. Terahertz Absorption Spectrum of Para and Ortho Water Vapors at Different Humidities at Room Temperature, X. Xin, H. Altan, A. Saint, D. Matten, and R. R. Alfano, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 094905, 4 pp. (2006).

  5. Localization and Cross Section Reconstruction of Fluorescent Targets in Ex Vivo Breast Tissue Using Independent Component Analysis, M. Alrubaiee, M. Xu, S. K. Gayen, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 133902, 3 pp. (2006).

  6. Direct Observation of the Strength of Plasmon-Longitudinal Optical Phonon Interaction in n-Type GaAs, H. Altan, X. Xin, D. Matten, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 052110, 3 pp. (2006).

  7. Terahertz (THz) Spectroscopy of Freon-11 (CCl3F, CFC-11) at Room Temperature, H. Altan, B. L. Yu, S. A. Alfano, R. R. Alfano, Chem. Phys. Lett. 427, 241-245 (2006).

  8. Midinfrared Intersubband Absorption in ZnxCd1-x Se/Znx’ Cdy’ Mg1-x’-y’ Se Multiple Quantum Well Structures, H. Lu, A. Shen, M. C. Tamargo, C. Y. Song, H. C. Liu, S. K. Zhang, R. R. Alfano, and M. Munoz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 131903, 3 pp. (2006).

  9. Laguerre-Gaussian Supercontinuum, H. I. Sztul, V. Kartazayev, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 31, 2725-2727 (2006).

  10. Detection of Subsurface Defects using a Hybrid Heating and Cooling Imaging Technique, C. Wang, G. C. Tang, W. B. Wang, M. Zevallos, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 194101, 3 pp. (2006). 

  11. Double-Slit Interference with Laguerre-Gaussian Beams, H. I. Sztul and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 31, 999-1001 (2006).

  12. Brillouin Precursor Propagation in the THz Region in Lorentz Media, X. Ni and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Exp. 14, 4188-4194 (2006).

  13. ZnxCd(1-x)Se/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se Multi-Quantum Well Structures for Intersubband Devices Grown by Molecular-Beam-Epitaxy, H. Lu, A. Shen, M. Munoz, M. N. Perez-Paz, M. Sohel, S. K. Zhang, R. R. Alfano, and M. C. Tamargo, Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 243, 868-872 (2006).

  14. Computer-Controlled Optical Scanning Tile Microscope, C. Wang, P. Shumyatsky, F. Zeng, M. Zevallos, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 45, 1148-1152 (2006).

  15. Proteins and Dipicolonic Acid Released During Heat Shock Activation of Bacillus Subtilis Spores Probed by Optical Spectroscopy, A. Alimova, A. Katz, P. Gottlieb, and R. R. Alfano, Appl. Opt. 45, 445-450 (2006).

  16. Terahertz Absorption Spectrum of D2O Vapor, B. L. Yu, Y. Yang, F. Zeng, X. Xin, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 258, 256-263 (2006).

2007
  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. 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).

  4. Continuous tunable laser operation in both the 1.31 and 1.55 µm 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).

  5. Optical properties of neodymium activated crystalline nanostructures grown in transparent porous glass, M. Sharonov, T. Myint, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24 2868-2876 (2007).

  6. Supercontinuum generated in calcite with chirped femtosecond pulses, V. Kartazaev and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 32, 3293-3295 (2007).

  7. 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).

  8. 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).

  9. 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).

  10. 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).

  11. 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).

  12. 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).

  13. 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, 7 pp. (2007).

  14. 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, 3 pp. (2007).

  15. 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, 6 pp. (2007).

2008
  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).

  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. 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).

  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. Polarization properties of SC generated in CaF2, V. Kartazaev and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun. 281, 463-468 (2008).

  8. Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germinate glasses, M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Lett. 33, 2131-2133 (2008).

2009

  1. Excitation relaxation pathways in p-element (Bi, Pb, Sb and Sn)-doped germanate glasses, M. Sharonov, A. Bykov, and R. R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., 26, 1435-1441 (2009).

  2. 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. and Photobiology B: Biology, 96, 178-183 (2009).

  3. Time-resolved spectral wing emission kinetics and optical imaging of human cancerous and normal prostate tissues, Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, and R. R. Alfano, Opt. Commun., 282, 4308-4314 (2009).

  4. 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, 2942-2945 (2009).

2010

  1. Changes of collagen and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in human cancerous and normal prostate tissues studied using native fluorescence spectroscopy with selective excitation wavelength, Y. Pu, G. Tang, W. B. Wang, R. R. Alfano, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18(4), July/August 2010, 0470081-0470085.

  2. Spatial phase modulation from permanent memory in doped glass, Thandar Myint and R. R. Alfano, OPTICS LETTERS, Vol. 35, No. 8, 1275-1277 (April 15, 2010). 

  3. Photoionization study of deep centers in GaN/AlGaN multiple quantum wells, Shengkun Zhang, Wubao Wang, A. Teke, L. He, S. Dogan, D. J. Johnstone, H. Morkoc, and Robert R. Alfano, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B28 ,  pp. C3I10- C3I12 (2010).

  4. Optical study of strongly coupled CdSe quantum dots .S. K. Zhang. T. Myint, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, N. Perez-Paz, H. Lu, M. C. Tamargo, A. Shen, R. R. Alfano, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28(3), May/Jun 2010, C2D17-C2D19.