Department of Physics

Recent Publications

  • "Highly Efficient Scalable Cesium Vapor Laser", R.J. Knize, T. Ehrenreich, and B. Zhdanov, Journal of Directed Energy 2, no. 2, pp145-150, Fall 2006.
  • "ZnO Nanorod Arrays as p-n Heterojunction Ultraviolet Photodetectors:", Y. Lu, I.A. Dajani and R.J. Knize, Electronics Letters 42, Issue 22, pp1309-1310, October 26, 2006.
  • "New p-n Junction Photodetector Using Optimized ZnO Nanorod Array", Yalin Lu, Iyad A. Dajani, W. J. Mandeville, R. J. Knize and S. S. Mao, Solid State Phenomenon 122, 809-812, 2007.
  • "Optically Pumped Potassium Laser", B. Zhdanov, C. Maes, T. Ehrenreich, A. Havko, N. Koval, T. Meeker, B. Worker, B. Flusche and R. J. Knize, Optics Communications 270, Issue 2, pp 353-355, February 15, 2007.
  • "Narrowband external cavity laser diode array", B. V. Zhdanov, T. Ehrenreich and R.J. Knize, Electronics Letters 43, Issue 4, pp 221-222, February 15, 2007.
  • "Fabrication and characterization of periodically poled lithium niobate single crystal fibers," , Yalin Lu, I. A. Dajani, and R. J. Knize, Integrated Ferroelectrics 90, pp 53-62, 2007.
  • "Optical guiding of atoms through a hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber", T. Takekoshi and R. J. Knize, Physical Review Letters 98, Issue 21, Art. No. 210404, May 25, 2007.
  • B. M. Flusche, T. G. Alley, T. H. Russell, W. B. Roh, "Multi-port beam combination and cleanup in large multimode fiber using stimulated Raman scattering," Optics Express Vol. 14, No. 24, p.11748 - 11755 (2006).
  • T. M. Shay, V. Benham, J. T. Baker, B. Ward, A. D. Sanchez, M. A. Culpepper, D. Pilkington, J. Spring, D. J. Nelson, and C. A. Lu, "First experimental demonstration of self-synchronous phase locking of an optical array," Opt. Express 14, 12015-12021 (2006).
  • "Broadband antihole photon sieve", Geoff Andersen and Drew Tullson, Applied. Optics., 46, 3706-3708 (2007).
  • Benjamin G. Ward; Craig Robin; Marc Culpepper, "Photonic crystal fiber designs for power scaling of single-polarization amplifiers", Proc. SPIE 6453, Fiber Lasers IV: Technology, Systems, and Applications, Donald J. Harter; Andreas T√ľnnermann; Jes Broeng; Clifford Headley III, Editors, 645307, Date: 20 February 2007.
  • WETTERER, C. and M. Stanton. "Asteroid and Comet Positional Measurments from the US Air Force Academy Observatory." Minor Planet Circular, 11/2004, November 2005.
  • SERNA, M. and D. McCauley. "Generalizing a Quantum-well Infrared Single-pixel Polarimeter to Fourier-transform Spectro-polarimetric Imaging." Proceedings of the SPIE Conference, 5543, P 66-78, August 2005.
  • PATTERSON, E., D. Knipp, J. Head, and T. Summers. "Simulating the Physics of Realistic Satellite Orbits in the Undergraduate Classroom." The Physics Teacher, Jan 2005, January 2005.
  • PATTERSON, E. "Just-in-Time Teaching: Technology Transforming Learning A Status Report." American Association for the AdvancementofScience, January 2005.
  • OKAWACHI, Y., M. Bigelow, J. Sharping, and Z. Zhu. "Tunable all-optical delays via Brillouin slow light in an optical fiber." Physical Review Letters, 94, 153902, April 2005.
  • NOVAK, G. "Workshop Leader." NSF Sponsored Chautauqua Short Course on JiTT, June 2005.
  • NOVAK, G. "On the Politics of Teaching Reform." Project Kaleidoscope, Volume IV, September 2005.
  • NOVAK, G. "JiTTDL - A virtual Meeting Place for Practitioners of Just in Time Teaching." Project Kaleidoscope, Volume 4, June 2005.
  • MCHARG, M., F. Chun, and D. Knipp. "High-Latitude Joule Heating Response to IMF inputs." Journal of Geophysical Research, 4/2005, April 2005.
  • KRAUSE, L., D. Cooke, C. Enloe, and G. Font-Rodriguez. "Survey of DSCS-III B-7 Differential Surface Charging." IEEE Trans Nuc Sci, IEEE Trans Nuc Sci, September 2005.
  • KNIZE, R., T. Ehrenreich, B. Zhdanov, and T. Takekoshi. "Diode pumped cesium vapor laser." Technical Digest ICONO2005, ICONO2005, May 2005.
  • KNIPP, D., W. Tobiska, and B. Emery. "Direct and Indirect Thermospheric Heating Sources for Solar Cycles 21-23." Solar Physics, 224, pp 495-505, December 2005.
  • KNIPP, D., T. Welliver, M. McHarg, and F. Chun. "Climatology of Extreme Upper Atmospheric Heating Events." Advances in Space Research, 6/2005, June 2005.
  • KNIPP, D., E. Patterson, J. Head, and T. Summers. "Simulating Realistic Satellite Orbits in the Undergraduate Classroom." The Physics Teacher, 06/2005, June 2005.
  • ENLOE, C., L. Krause, M. McHarg, and O. Nava. "Characterization of a Plasma Source for Ground-Based Simulation of LEO Plasma Conditions." AIAA 200456668, 200456668, January 2005.
  • EHRENREICH, T., B. Zhdanov, T. Takekoshi, and S. Phipps. "Diode Pumped Cesium Laser." Electronic Letters, V 41, No 7, P 47-48, March 2005.
  • DUDLEY, S. and M. Serna. "A Spaceship with a Thruster-One Body, One Force." American Journal of Physics, 73, Pg 500-506, June 2005.
  • ANDERSEN, G. "Holographic correction and phasing of large sparse-array telescopes." Applied Optics, 44, P 1355-1359, April 2005.
  • WINIARZ, J., F. Ghebremichael, T. Thomas, and et al. "Dynamic Correction of a Distorted Image Using a Photorefractive Polymeric Composite." Optics Express, May 2004.
  • WINIARZ, J., F. Ghebremichael, J. Thomas, and et al. "Aberration Correction Using a Photorefractive Polymeric Composite." Chemistry of Materials, Unknown, May 2004.
  • WINIARZ, J. and F. Ghebremichael. "Beam Cleanup and Image Restoration with a Photorefractive Polymeric Composite." Applied Optics, 5/2004, May 2004.
  • WETTERER, C., R. Bloomer, E. Carlson, and M. Dougherty. ""Preliminary Solutions for the eclipsing binaries ROTSE1 J180616.31+280109.1, V883 Her, V507 Lyr, MQ Peg, and MX Peg." Information Bulletin on Variable Stars, No. 4631, July 2004.
  • WETTERER, C. and S. Majcen. "CCD Photometry of the Variable Stars V882 Her, V386 Vul and LX Peg." Information Bulletin on Variable Stars, No. 5515, April 2004.
  • OBRINGER, J. and M. Johnson. "Differential Protein Expression in Explanted Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells 24-hours Post-Exposure to 532 nm, 3.0 ns Pulsed Laser Light." USAFA TR 2005-01, December 2004, December 2004.
  • OBRINGER, J. and M. Johnson. "Differential Gene Expression in Explanted Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells 24-hours Post-Exposure to 532 nm, 3.0 ns Pulsed Laser Light and 1064 nm, 170 ps Pulsed Laser Light 12-hours Post-Exposure: Results Comparison." USAFA TR 2004-02, June 2004.
  • OBRINGER, J. and M. Johnson. "Differential Gene Expression in Explanted Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells 12-hours Post-Exposure to 532 nm, 120ps Pulsed Laser Light." USAFA TR 2004-01, April 2004.
  • MCHARG, M. "High-Speed hyperspectral measurement of sprites." 26th Intl Cong on High-Speed Photo & Photonics, September 2004.
  • MAES, C. and E. Wright. "Mode Properties of an External-Cavity Laser with Gaussian Gain." Optics Letters, 2/2004, February 2004.
  • LU, Y., I. Dajani, and R. Knize. "Second-harmonic generation in periodically poled lithium niobate single-crystal fibers." Electronic Letters, 40, No. 13, P 795-6, June 2004.
  • LU, Y., I. Dajani, and R. Knize. "Second Harmonic Generation in Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate Single-Crystal Fibers." Electronic Letters, 6/2004, June 2004.
  • LU, Y., I. Dajani, and R. Knize. "Second Harmonic Generation in Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate Single-Crystal Fibers." Electronic Letters, 6/2004, June 2004.
  • LU, Y. and R. Knize. "Enhanced dielectric and electro-optic effects in relaxor oxide heterostructured superlattices." Journal of Physics D, 37, P 2432-6, August 2004.
  • LU, Y. "Dielectric and ferroelectric behaviors in Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 rhombohedral/tetragonal superlattices." Applied Physics Letters, 85, P 979-981, August 2004.
  • KNIPP, D., T. Welliver, M. McHarg, and F. Chun. "Climatology of Extreme Upper Atmospheric Heating Events." Advances in Space Research, May 2004.
  • KNIPP, D. "Special Section on the Joint CEDAR-SCOSTEP Meeting." Journal of Solar and Terrestrial Physics, Volume 66, Issue 10, July 2004.
  • FONT-RODRIGUEZ, G. "Magnetohydrodynamic Propulsion for the Classroom." The Physics Teacher, Volume 42, September 2004.
  • ENLOE, C., T. McLaughlin, R. VanDyken, and et al. "Mechanisms and Responses of a Single Dielectric Barrier Plasma Actuator: Geometric Effects." AIAA Journal 42, 595, 42, 595, May 2004.
  • ENLOE, C., T. McLaughlin, R. VanDyken, and et al. "Mechanisms and Responses of a Single Dielectric Barrier Plasma Actuator: Plasma Morphology." AIAA Journal 42, 595, 42, 595, May 2004.
  • ENLOE, C. "Laminated Analyzer." Patent, September 2004.
  • COOK, R. "Physical Time and Physical Space in General Realitivity." American Journal of Physics, 2/1/2004, February 2004.
  • BIGELOW, M., N. Lepeshkin, and R. Boyd. "Ultra-slow and superluminal light propagation in solids at room temperature." Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 16 (46), November 2004.
  • VOURLIDAS, A., D. Buzasi, and R. Howard. "Statistical Analysis of LASCO Observations of Coronal Mass Ejections." 10th European Solar Physics Meeting, June 2003.
  • VALLERGA, J., J. McPhate, and D. Buzasi. "Optimization of the readout electronics for microchannel plate delay line anodes." Proceedings of SPIE, 4139/1, June 2003.
  • TAKEKOSHI, T., G. Brooke, B. Patterson, and R. Knize. "Absolute Rb One-Color Two-Photon Ionization Cross Section Measurement Near a Quantum Interference." Physical Review A, 12/2003, December 2003.
  • SERNA, M. and K. Cahill. "Riemannian Gauge Theory and Charge Quantization." Journal of High Energy Physics, 10/2003, November 2003.
  • RETTER, A., T. Bedding, D. Buzasi, and H. Kjeldsen. "Evidence for Solar-Like Oscillations in Arcturus." Asteroseismology Across the HR Diagram, June 2003.
  • PATTERSON, E. and G. Novak. "Just-in-Time Teaching -- Short Course." Hosted at USAFA, June 2003.
  • PATTERSON, E. "Just-in-Time Teaching." Workshop, June 2003.
  • PATTERSON, E. "JiTT Workshop." AAPT Winter Meeting, January 2003.
  • PATTERSON, B., C. Lindstrom, T. Takekoshi, and et al. "Measurement of Atomic Lifetimes with a Mode-locked Laser." Optics Letters, 28, No. 19,1814-1816, October 2003.
  • MCPHATE, J., D. Buzasi, and et.al.. "FUV Detector system for the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph." Proceedings of SPIE, 4139/1, June 2003.
  • MCHARG, M., R. Haaland, D. Moudrey, and H. Stenbaek-Nielsen. "Altitude-Time development of sprites." J. Geophys. Res, 107/11, June 2003.
  • LU, Y., J. Chang, I. Dajani, and R. Knize. "Bandwidth Matching Between Electrically Poled KTP Crystals and High Power Fiber Lasers." Optics Express, 12/2003, December 2003.
  • LU, Y. "Dielectric and Ferroelectric Behaviors in PMN-PT Rhombohedral/Tetragonal Superlattice." Applied Physics Letters, 12/2003, December 2003.
  • LOWELL, J., T. Northup, B. Patterson, and T. Takekoshi. "Measurement of the photoionization cross section of the 5 S 1/2 state of rubidium." Phys. Rev. A, 66, June 2003.
  • KRAUSE, L., C. Enloe, and R. Haaland. "Fast in situ measurements of ionospheric plasma with the Miniature Electrostatic Analyzer (MESA): An experiment aboard FalconSat-2." 2002 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2003.
  • KIM, J. and C. Wetterer. "Asteroid Positional Measurments from the US Air Force Academy Observatory." Minor Planet Circular, October 2003.
  • HUENEMOERDER, D., D. Buzasi, H. preston, and N. Schulz. "X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of Coronal Activity with the Chandra HETGS: The Long, the Short, and the Thick of it." Stars as Suns: Activity, Evolution, and Planets, June 2003.
  • HAKKILA, J. and D. Buzasi. "Computational Astrophysics (chapter)." The Computer Science and Engineering Handbook, June 2003.
  • ENLOE, C., L. Krause, T. patterson, and C. Richardson. "Miniaturized Electrostatic Analyzer Manufactured Using Photolithographic Etching." Rev. Sci. Instrum, 74/3, June 2003.
  • DOUGHERTY, M., C. Wetterer, J. Kim, and T. Bronder. "Asteroid Positional Measurements from the US Air Force Academy Observatory." Minor Planet Circular, March 2003.
  • DATZMAN, A., C. Medina, D. Modrow, and C. Wetterer. "Asteroid Positional Measurments from the US Air Force Academy Observatory." Minor Planet Circular, April 2003.
  • CORSARO, R., F. Giovane, P. Tsou, and D. Buzasi. "An acoustic sensor system for the determination of impact timing and other impact characteristics." EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, June 2003.
  • BUZASI, D. "The Periods of the Beta Cephei star Kappa Scorpii as observed by WIRE." Solar and Solar-Like Oscillations, June 2003.
  • BUZASI, D. "Operating Characteristics and Results of a High-Precision Photometry Mission in Space." 2nd Eddington workshop, June 2003.
  • BUZASI, D. "Cool Star Winds: Are There Alternatives to Saturation?." Stars as Suns: Activity, Evolution, and Planets, June 2003.
  • BUZASI, D. "Asteroseismology from Space: The WIRE Experience." Solar and Solar-Like Oscillations, June 2003.
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