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Our physics students and professors are extremely productive in their research, which is clearly evident by the number of formal papers that we’ve published.

As you look through the following lists, take notice of the number of students who were involved and who now have scientific papers to their credit.

Selected Papers Published Since 2010

  1. C. T. Ertsgaard (student)+, R. M. McKoskey (student)+, I. S. Rich (student)+, and N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Super-resolution placement of plasmonic hotspots for surface-enhanced Raman scattering,” ACS Nano 8, 10941 (2014). +equal contribution
  2. N. C. Lindquist+ (prof), M. Turner+ (student), and B. Heppner (student), "Template fabricated plasmonic nanoholes on analyte-sensitive substrates for real time vapor sensing," RSC Advances 4, 15115 (2014). +equal contribution
  3. S. Cherukulappurath, T. W. Johnson (alum), N. C. Lindquist (prof), and S.-H. Oh, "Template-stripped asymmetric metallic pyramids for tunable plasmonic nanofocusing," Nano Letters 13, 5635 (2013).
  4. N. C. Lindquist (prof), T. W. Johnson (alum), P. Nagpal, D. J. Norris, and S.-H. Oh, “Plasmonic nanofocusing with a metallic pyramid and an integrated C-shaped aperture” Scientific Reports 3, 1857 (2013).
  5. X. Chen, H.-R. Park, M. Pelton, X. Piao, N. C. Lindquist (prof), H. Im, Y. J. Kim, J. S. Ahn, K. J. Ahn, N. Park,  S.-H. Oh, and D.-S. Kim, “Million-fold squeezing of electromagnetic waves through one-nanometer gaps,” Nature Communications 4, 2361 (2013).
  6. N. C. Lindquist (prof), J. Jose, X. Chen, S. Cherukulappurath, T. W. Johnson (alum), and S.-H. Oh, “Tip- based plasmonics: squeezing light with metallic nanoprobes,” Lasers and Photonics Reviews 7, 453-477 (2013).
  7. T. W. Johnson (alum), Z. Lapin, R. Beams, N. C. Lindquist (prof), S. Rodrigo, L. Novotny, and S.-H. Oh, “Highly Reproducible Near-Field Optical Imaging with Sub-20-nm Resolution Based on Template- Stripped Gold Pyramids,” ACS Nano 6, 9168 (2012).
  8. N. C. Lindquist (prof), T. W. Johnson (alum), J. Jose, L. M. Otto (student), and S.-H. Oh, “Ultrasmooth metallic films with buried nanostructures for reflection-mode plasmonic biosensing,” Annalen der Physik 524, 687 (2012).
  9. S. H. Lee, N. C. Lindquist (prof), N. J. Wittenberg, L. R. Jordan, and S.-H. Oh, “Real-time Full- spectral Imaging and Affinity Measurements from 50 Microfluidic Channels using Nanohole Surface Plasmon Resonance,” Lab Chip 12, 3882 (2012).
  10. S. H. Lee, T. W. Johnson (alum), N. C. Lindquist (prof), D. J. Norris, and S.-H. Oh, “Linewidth-Optimized Extraordinary Optical Transmission in Water via Template-Stripped Metallic Nanohole Arrays with Tunable Hole Sizes,” Advanced Functional Materials 22, 4439 (2012).
  11. N. C. Lindquist (prof), P. Nagpal, K. M. McPeak, D. J. Norris, and S.-H. Oh, “Engineering metallic nanostructures for plasmonics and nanophotonics,” Invited Review, Reports on Progress in Physics 75, 036501 (2012).
  12. B. P. Beecken (prof) and Bryan M. Wallin (student), “Modeling of Deep-dielectric Spacecraft Charging in Realistic Environments with NUMIT2,” AIAA Paper 2011-3975, Proceedings of the 3rd AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference, 2011.
  13. H. Im, N. J. Wittenberg, N. C. Lindquist (prof), and S.-H. Oh, “Atomic layer deposition (ALD): A versatile new technique for plasmonics and nanobiotechnology,” Journal of Materials Research 27, 663 (2011).
  14. N. C. Lindquist (prof), T. W. Johnson (alum), D. J. Norris, and S.-H. Oh, “Monolithic integration of continuously tunable plasmonic nanostructures,” Nano Letters 11, 3529 (2011).
  15. H. Im, S. H. Lee, N. J. Wittenberg, T. W. Johnson (alum), N. C. Lindquist (prof), P. Nagpal, D. J. Norris, and S. H. Oh, “Template-stripped smooth Ag nanohole arrays with silica shells for surface plasmon resonance biosensing,” ACS Nano in press (2011).
  16. K. C. Bantz, A. F. Meyer, N. J. Wittenberg, H. Im, . Kurtulus, S. H. Lee, N. C. Lindquist (prof), S. H. Oh, and C. L. Haynes, “Recent Progress in SERS Biosensing,” PCCP 13, 11551 (2011).
  17. B. P. Beecken (prof) and Jordan McIver (student), “Extending the NUMIT Simulation for Modeling Deep- dielectric Charging in the Space Environment,” Proceedings of the 11th International Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, 2010.
  18. V Gidzak, I. Nompelis, G. Candler, and K. Stein (prof), “Flow Simulation of a Tension cone Inflatable Aeroshell with Fluid Structure Interaction,” AIAA Paper 2010-0506, Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences meetings, 2010.
  19. H. Im, N. J. Wittenberg, A. Lesuffleur, N. C. Lindquist (prof), and S. H. Oh, “Membrane biosensing with plasmonic nanopore arrays and pore-spanning lipid membranes,” Chemical Science 1, 688 (2010).
  20. H. Im, K. C. Bantz, N. C. Lindquist (prof), C. L. Haynes, and S. H. Oh, “Vertically Oriented Sub-10-nm Plasmonic Nanogap Arrays,” Nano Letters 10, 2231 (2010).
  21. N. C. Lindquist (prof), P. Nagpal, A. Lesuffleur, D. J. Norris, and S. H. Oh, “Three-dimensional plasmonic nanofocusing,” Nano Letters 10, 1369 (2010).
  22. H. Im, N. C. Lindquist (prof), A. Lesuffleur and S. H. Oh, “Atomic Layer Deposition of Dielectric Overlayers for Enhancing the Optical Properties and Chemical Stability of Plasmonic Nanoholes,” ACS Nano 4, 947 (2010).

Selected Papers Presented Since 2010

  1. S. N. Elliott (student) and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Chemical imaging with metallic nano holes," poster presentation, Conference for Women in the Physical Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 2014. (BEST POSTER AWARD!)
  2. I. S. Rich (student), R. M. McKoskey (student), and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Gas sensing with metallic nano holes," poster presentation, Conference for Women in the Physical Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 2014.
  3. A. L. Montzka (student) and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Quartz tuning forks with sharp tungsten tips for scanning probe microscopy," poster presentation, Conference for Women in the Physical Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 2014.
  4. R. M. McKoskey (student), C. T. Ertsgaard (student), I. S. Rich (student), and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Super-resolution chemical imaging," poster presentation, Conference for Women in the Physical Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 2014.
  5. N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Plasmonics and Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopy,” Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA) immersion workshops, Bethel University, St Paul, MN, June 2014.
  6. R. W. Peterson, Connor D. Fredrick, and Keith R. Stein, Interferometric Faraday Effect Magnetic Field Measurements, AAPT Advanced Laboratory Workshop W-35 (2.5 hrs), AAPT Summer Meeting, University of Minnesota, July 30, 2014.
  7. M. A. Turner (student), B. P. Heppner (student), I. S. Rich (student), and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Template Fabricated Plasmonic Nanoholes on Analyte-Sensitive Substrates for Vapor Sensing," oral presentation, CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 2014.
  8. S. Elliott (student), M. A. Turner (student), I. S. Rich (student), and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Fabrication and Characterization of Template-Stripped Plasmonic Substrates for High-Resolution Chemical Imaging," poster presentation, CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 2014
  9. Nathan D. Gessner, Alex J. Wiedmann, Keith R. Stein, and Richard W. Peterson, Undergraduate Studies of Supersonic Flow from a Converging-Diverging Nozzle, COMSOL Conference, Boston, Sept. 2013
  10. L. M. Otto (alum), D. A. Mohr (student), T. W. Johnson (alum), S.-H. Oh, and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Quantitative polarization interferometry phase measurements for real time spectroscopic plasmonic biosensing," oral presentation, Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2014.
  11. S. Elliott (student), M. A. Turner (student), and N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Fabrication and characterization of nanometallic substrates for high-resolution chemical imaging," poster presentation, American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014.
  12. N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Interdisciplinary chemistry and physics research and advanced nanotechnology labs," oral presentation, American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014.
  13. N. C. Lindquist (prof), "Controlling Light on Nanometer Scales," invited talk, 3M Technology Seminar: Optics Chapter, 3M Center, St Paul, MN, September 2013.
  14. C. J. Heyda (student), “Single Slit to Double Slit Transitions,” Spring meeting of the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers, Bethel University, April 27, 2013.
  15. C. W. Hoyt (prof), Dan Mohr (student), “Ultrafast fiber lasers for the advanced laboratory,” Spring meeting of the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers, Bethel University, April 27, 2013.
  16. M. Robbins (student) and N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Scanning probe lithography,” Spring meeting of the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers, Bethel University, April 27, 2013.
  17. Dan Mohr (student), Derek Leventry (student), Mark Turner (student), and C. W. Hoyt (prof), “Progress toward an ultrafast fiber laser advanced laboratory,” Spring meeting of the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers, Bethel University, April 27, 2013.
  18. N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Engineering metallic nanostructures for surface plasmon resonance sensing,” 7th Annual Minnesota Nanotechnology Workshop, University of Minnesota, November 15–16, 2012.
  19. Richard Peterson and Duncan McBride, TUES Mock-Panel Workshop (3 hours) for Beyond First Year (BFY) Physics Labs, ALPhA/AAPT BFY Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, July 26, 2012
  20. C. W. Hoyt (prof), “External cavity diode lasers and iodine spectroscopy,” Invited Workshop at the 2012 Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year of College, ALPhA meeting preceding the summer AAPT meeting at University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
  21. K. Stein (prof), “Fluid Diagnostics: Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves in a Bendh-Top Blowdown Tunnel,” Invited Workshop at the 2012 Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year of College, ALPhA meeting preceding the summer AAPT meeting at U. of Pennsylvania and Drexel U., Philadelphia, PA.
  22. N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Surface plasmons, atomically smooth patterned metals, and biosensing,” Beyond the First Year Conference, Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA), University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, July 2012.
  23. N. C. Lindquist (prof) and Miranda Olson (student), “Microfluidics Workshop,” and “SPS Physics Talk,” Augsburg College, Minneaposis, June 21, 2012.
  24. N. C. Lindquist (prof), BioMEMS short course instructor for nano- and micro-technology applied to biomedical applications, Nanofabrication Center, University of Minnesota, May 7th-8th, 2012.
  25. D. Klemme (student), J. Houlton (alum), S. Venditto (student), C. W. Hoyt (prof), “Laser cooling and trapping lithium at Bethel,” MAAPT, Hamline University, April 28, 2012.
  26. K. Johnson (student) and D. Mohr (student), “Magnetic Levitation with PID Controller,” MAAPT, Hamline University, April 28, 2012.
  27. N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Interdisciplinary Nano-optics and Nano-fabrication at Bethel,” MAAPT, Hamline University, April 28, 2012.
  28. C. W. Hoyt (prof), Invited Paper, “Atomic, molecular and optical physics at Bethel University,” March meeting of the Minnesota chapter of the Optical Society of America, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 2012.
  29. K. Stein (prof), J. Schommer (student), and B. Heppner (student), “Undergraduate Studies on Compressible Flows and Shock Waves,” March meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, 2012.
  30. C. W. Hoyt (prof), D. Klemme (student), Invited Paper, “Atomic, molecular and optical physics at Bethel,” March meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, 2012.
  31. N. C. Lindquist (prof), S.-H. Oh, and L. M. Otto (student), “Surface plasmon microscopy with low-cost metallic nanostructures for biosensing: I,” March meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, February 2012.
  32. L. M. Otto (student), S.-H. Oh, and N. C. Lindquist (prof), “Surface plasmon microscopy with low-cost metallic nanostructures for biosensing: II,” March meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, 2012.
  33. D. Klemme (student), C. W. Hoyt (prof),“Laser cooling and trapping lithium atoms,” March meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, 2012.
  34. J. Schommer (student), K. Stein (prof), and B. Heppner (student), “Fraphical User Interface for Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves in a Converging-Diverging Nozzle,” March meeting of the APS, Boston, MA, 2012.
  35. Duncan McBride, R. W. Peterson, Peter Lea, Jose Herrera, Program Directors, NSF-Mock Panel Review Workshop (2 hours), Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington DC, February 25 & 26, 2012
  36. N. C. Lindquist (prof), T. W. Johnson (alum), D. J. Norris, and S.-H. Oh, “Monolithic integration of continu- ously tunable plasmonic nanostructures,” Materials Research Society, Boston, MA, November 2011.
  37. R. Peterson and Duncan McBride, National Science Foundation-DUE, TUES Program Priorities, (30 min) AAPT/APS New Faculty Workshop, American Center for Physics, November 16, 2011.
  38. R. W. Peterson (prof) and K. R. Stein (prof), Invited Paper, “Dynamic Interferometric Measurements: Acous- tical/Mechanical Resonators and Changing Magnetic Fields,” AAPT, University of Nebraska, August 1, 2011.
  39. B. P. Beecken (prof) and Bryan M. Wallin (student), “Modeling of Deep-dielectric Spacecraft Charging in Realistic Environments with NUMIT2,” 3rd AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conf., HI, 2011.
  40. C. W. Hoyt (prof), “External Cavity Diode Lasers” and “Laser Wavelength Meter,” Mentor to two laboratory immersive experiences for faculty at the national ALPhA Workshop, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, 2011.
  41. J. Doehrmann (student), J. Houlton (student), D. Klemme (student), S. Venditto (student), and C. Hoyt (prof), “Characterization of a lithium magneto-optical trap,” American Physical Society, San Jose, CA, 2011.
  42. J. Houlton (student), B. Peplinski (student), L. Otto (student), D. Klemme (student), T. Greenlee (prof), C. W. Hoyt (prof), “Lithium atomic beam spectroscopy and phase sensitive detection using a diode laser,” American Physical Society, Anaheim, CA, April 30, 2011. Houlton won the award for best student paper.
  43. Richard Peterson, Past and Present Priorities, NSF: CCLI and TUES, Invited Crackerbarrel session, Jacksonville AAPT Winter Meeting, January 2011.
  44. R. W. Peterson (prof), C. W. Hoyt (prof), and K. R. Stein (prof), “A Growing Quest: Open-ended Projects in Advanced Labs,” APS/AAPT Joint Meeting, Washington DC, 2010.
  45. L. Otto (student), D. Klemme (student), J. Houlton (student), B. Peplinski (student), C. W. Hoyt (prof), “Progress toward a lithium magneto-optical trap,” AAPT Joint Meeting, LaCrosse, WI, Oct 30, 2010.
  46. J. Houlton (student), D. Klemme (student), L. Otto (student), B. Peplinski (student), C. W. Hoyt (prof), “Frequency-locking a diode laser to a lithium atomic beam,” AAPT Joint Meeting, WI, Oct 30, 2010.
  47. B. Clark (student), T. Stein (student), K. Underland (student), K. R. Stein (prof), R. W. Peterson (prof), “High-Speed Video as a Tool for Undergraduate Fluid Mechanics Research,” MAAPT/WAPT Joint Meeting, UW-River Falls, Wisconsin, 2010.
  48. K. Underland (student), B. Clark (student), K. R. Stein (prof), T. R. Greenlee (prof), “Fluid Mechanics in the Undergraduate Physics Lab: Interfacing a Subsonic Wind Tunnel with LabVIEW,” poster at 2010 MAAPT/WAPT Joint Meeting, UW-River Falls, Wisconsin, 2010.
  49. K. Underland (student), B. Clark (student), K. Stein (prof), T. Greenlee (prof), “A LabVIEW Interface for a Subsonic Wind Tunnel,” Greater Midwestern Regional Space Grant Consortium Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, September 2010.
  50. C. W. Hoyt and R. W. Peterson (profs), Invited Paper, “Teaching About Lasers & Their Uses: Lab & Demonstration,” American Association of Physics Teachers, Portland State University, OR, July 2010.
  51. Richard Peterson, Invited Paper, Blurring the Boundary: Teaching Labs and Undergraduate Research, Gordon Research Conference, Mount Holyoke College, June 6, 2010.

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