Interferometric Optics

Applications of F. J. Duarte's Research: Partial List

Duarte's contributions have found applications in atomic physics [1, 2], astronomy [3], chemistry [4], coherence [5], cytology [6], electrophoresis [7], femtosecond laser microscopy [8, 9], geodesics [10], geophysics [11], gravitational lensing [12], heat transfer [13], imaging [14, 15], laser isotope separation [16-18], laser medicine [19, 20], laser pulse compression [21-23], laser spectroscopy [24, 25], mathematical transforms [26], microfluidics [27], nanobiophotonics [28], nanoengineering [29], nanophotonics [30], nanotechnology [31], nonlinear optics [32], optofluidics [33], organic semiconductor lasers [34], phase imaging [35], polarization rotation [36, 37], quantum fluctuations [38], space exploration [39], tunable diode laser design [40, 41], and the nuclear industry [42].


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  2. J Sneddon et al. (Eds.), Lasers in Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy (Wiley-VCH, New York, 1996)
  3. G Y Sirat et al, Uniaxial crystal interferometer: principles and forecasted applications to imaging astrometry, Opt. Ex. 13, 6310-6322 (2005)
  4. J I Kroschwitz et al, Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (Wiley, New York, 1993)
  5. D S Mehta et al, Coherence characteristics of light-emitting diodes, J. Lumin. 130, 96-102 (2010)
  6. W E Ortyn et al, Cytological system illumination integrity checking apparatus and method , US Patent 5715326 (1998)
  7. M Michov, Electrophoresis (De Gruyter, Berlin, 2020)
  8. B A Nechay et al, Femtosecond pump-probe near-field optical microscopy, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 70, 2758-2764 (1999)
  9. U Siegner et al, Spatially resolved femtosecond spectroscopy beyond the diffraction limit, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 1847-1857 (2001)
  10. F Yang et al, Geodesic distance and curves through isotropic and anisotropic heat equations on images and surfaces, J. Math. Im. Sc. 55, 210-228 (2015)
  11. Y Chang et al, Synchronous emplacement of the anorthosite xenolith-bearing beaver River diabase and one of the largest lava flows on Earth, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys. 22, e2021GC009909 (2021)
  12. M Hippke, Interstellar communication. II. Application to the solar gravitational lens, Acta Astronautica 142, 64-74 (2018)
  13. J Helbing et al, Temperature dependence of the heat diffusivity of proteins, J. Phys. Chem. A 116, 2620-2628 (2012)
  14. J Sawinski et al, Miniature random-access fiber scanner forin vivo multiphoton imaging, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 034701 (2007)
  15. A P Sliski, CCD X-ray microdensitometer system, US Patent 5623139 (1997)
  16. S Sinh et al, High-power high-repetition-rate copper-vapor-pumped dye laser, Opt. Eng. 33, 1894-1904 (1994)
  17. A Sugiyama et al, Characteristics of a pressure-tuned single-mode dye laser oscillator pumped by a copper vapor laser, Opt. Eng. 35, 1093-1097 (1996)
  18. N Singh, Influence of optical inhomogeneity in the gain medium on the bandwidth of a high-repetition-rate dye laser pumped by copper vapor laser, Opt. Eng. 45, 104204 (2006)
  19. L Goldman, Dye lasers in medicine, in Dye Laser Principles , F J Duarte and L W Hillman, Eds (Academic, New York, 1990) Chapter 10
  20. R M Clement et al, Treatment of vascular lesions, US Patent 6398801 (2002)
  21. L Pang et al, Ultrashort-pulse generation from high power diode arrays by using intracavity optical nonlinearities, Opt. Lett. 17, 1599-1601 (1992)
  22. K Osvay et al, Measurement of non-compensated angular dispersion and the subsequent temporal lengthening of femtosecond pulses in a CPA laser, Opt. Comm. 248, 201-209 (2005)
  23. J C Diels and W. Rudolph, Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena, 2nd Ed. (Academic, New York, 2006)
  24. W Demtröder, Laserspektroscopie: Grundlagen und Techniken, 5th Ed. (Springer, Berlin, 2007)
  25. W Demtröder, Laser Spectroscopy: Basic Principles, 4th Ed. (Springer, Berlin, 2008)
  26. T Khan et al, Solution of fractional order heat equation via triple Laplace transform in 2 dimensions, Math. Meth. Appl. Sci. 41, 818-825 (2018)
  27. Y Song et al (Eds), Microfluidics: Fundamentas, Devices, and Applications (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2018)
  28. P Escribano et al, Photonic and nanobiophotonic properties of luminescent lanthanide-doped hybrid organic-inorganic materials, J. Mat. Chem. 18, 23-40 (2008)
  29. V Jain and A Kokil (Eds), Optical Properties of Functional Polymers and Nano Engineering Applications (CRC, New York, 2015)
  30. S V Gaponenko and H V Demir, Applied Nanophotonics (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 2018)
  31. M V Putz, Quantum and Optical Dynamics of Matter for Nanotechnology (Engineeering Science Reference, 2013)
  32. K Dolgaleva and R W Boyd, Local-field effects in nanostructured photonic materials, Adv. Opt. Photon. 4, 1-77 (2012)
  33. H R Hawkins and H Schmidt, Handbook of Optofluidics (CRC, New York, 2010)
  34. I D W Samuel and G A Tumbull, Organic semiconductor lasers, Chem. Rev. 107, 1272-1295 (2007)
  35. J Boonruangkan et al, Coherence-tailored multiwavelength high-speed quantitative phase imaging with a high phase stability via a frequency comb, Adv. Photon. Res. 2, 2000088 (2021)
  36. N Konuma et al, Polarization transforming optics, polarizing beam splitter and liquid crystal display US Patent 5295018 (1994)
  37. H S Park et al, Nondispersive optical activity of meshed helical metamaterials, Nature Commun. 5, 5435 (2014)
  38. J Madrid et al, Quantum fluctuations and the N-slit interference, Int. J. Theor. Phys. 60, 1-9 (2021)
  39. L Walker et al, A mission concept for the low-cost large-scale exploration and characterization of near earth objects, Adv. Space Res. 67, 3880-3908 (2021)
  40. P Zorabedian, Characteristics of a grating-external-cavity semiconductor laser containing intracavity prism beam expanders, J. Lightwave Tech. 10, 330-335 (1992)
  41. R W Fox et al Semiconductor diode lasers, in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics: Electromagnetic Radiation, F B Dunning and R G Hulet (Eds) (Academic, New York, 1997) Chapter 4
  42. P A Bokhan et al, Laser Isotope Separation in Atomic Vapor (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2006)

Published on the 9th of January, 2015; updated on the 9th of December, 2021.