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· Translight: a fantastic tool for modeling photonic crystals, by Andrew L. Reynolds.

Publications and Papers

B.T. Schwartz, D.T. Abell, D.L. Bruhwiler, Y. Choi, S. Mahalingam, P. Stoltz, J. von Stecher, B. Han, M.P. Stockli, “Parallel 3D Simulations to Support Commissioning of a Solenoid-based LEBT Test Stand,” International Particle Accelerator Conference, 2012.

B.T. Schwartz, D.L. Bruhwiler, I.V. Pogorelov, Y. Hao, V. Litvinenko, G. Wang, S. Reiche, “Simulations of a Single-Pass Through a Coherent Electron Cooler for 40 Gev/n Au+79“, Particle Accelerator Conference 2011.

Zheng Li, Moustafa Mohammed, Xi Chen, Eric Dudley, Ke Meng, Li Shang, Alan Mickelson, Russ Joseph, Manish Vachharajani, Brian Schwartz, and Yihe Sun, “Reliability Modeling and Management of Nanophotonic On-Chip Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), 2011.

B.T. Schwartz, D.L. Bruhwiler , V. Litvinenko,  et al, “Massively Parallel Simulation of Anisotropic Debye Shielding in the Modulator of a Coherent Electron Cooling System and subsequent Amplification in a Free Electron Laser,” J. Physics: Conf. Series, SciDAC 2010 (in press).

X. Chen, M. Mohamed, B. Schwartz, Z. Li, L. Shang, and A. Mickelson, “Racetrack Filters for Nanophotonic on-Chip Networks,” in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper ITuB5.

B.M. Cowan, M.C. Lin, B.T. Schwartz, et al, “Compact Couplers for Photonic Crystal Laser-driven Accelerator Structures,” Proceedings of IPAC’10, Kyoto, Japan, THPEC013 (2010).

E.R. Dowski et al, Arrayed Imaging Systems and Associated Methods, World Intellectual Property Organization, Pub. No. WO/2008/020899 (2008).

Modification of Opal Photonic Crystals Using Al2O3 Atomic Layer Deposition, Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 3562-3570. [pdf]

Dissertation: Ultralow refractive index metamaterials and band gap structures at optical wavelengths, 2005

Dynamic properties of photonic crystals and their effective refractive index, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 22, 9, 2018-2026. [pdf]

“How effective is the effective refractive index?,” CLEO/QELS 2005.

“Dynamic Properties of Finite Photonic Crystals with Negative Effective Band Index,” OSA Nanophotonics for Information Systems, April 2005

A New Path: Ultralow-index metamaterials present new possibilities for controlling light propagation, OE Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 1, Jan. 2005. [pdf] [local copy]

Waveguiding light in air with ultralow index metamaterials, Proc. SPIE Vol. 5515, p. 180-186, Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices; (2004)

Waveguiding in air by total external reflection from ultralow index metamaterials, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 1 (2004). [pdf]

“Total external reflection from metamaterials with ultralow refractive index,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 20, 12, (2003).[pdf]

Metamaterials with ultralow index of refraction: properties and applications, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 5218, 166 (2003).

“Optical properties of artificial dielectrics with refractive index less than unity,” in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, Integrated Photonics Research, July 2002.

“Total external reflection at optical wavelengths, in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 75, Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics, Optical Society of America, June 2002.
Comment: From the paper below, I’ve added many rows of wires to that one row, and changed the material from gold to silver, and calculated the refractive index, which connects with the 1999 paper. The trend in this, and the two papers below was unintentional, but odd.

Polarizers for soft X-Ray light, spring 2001, class paper.
Comment: The best type is an array of wires spaced less than a wavelength apart. So I’ve added a one-row wire array to the air [pdf].

How to Measure the Refractive Index of Air, Final Paper, ECEN 5154, Introduction to Opto-Electronics (Fall 1999). [pdf]
Comment: I start measuring the refractive index of air…see comment above.

Atmospheric Nitrous Oxide Formation via UV-photodissociation of Ozone: Senior Honors Thesis, Swarthmore College, spring 1997 [pdf]


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