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Expert in Thin-Film Deposition, Lasers, Optical Spectroscopy, Cryogenics

Expert ID: 729232 Ohio, USA

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The last twenty years Expert has worked in France, Japan and US holding positions in the industry, academia and government. He has contributed to the fields of nonlinear optics (bistability), superconductivity, thin-film deposition (in particular pulsed-laser deposition), photoluminescence of low dimensional structures, micro-cavity lasers, novel laser structures, ultra-fast spectroscopy, photocurrent, hybrid mergers of semiconductors including organic/inorganic combinations for applications in photovoltaics, Fourier spectroscopy, and quantum dot photoluminescence. Additionally, he was teaching Physics over the last ten years.

Introducing and adapting specific optical quality measurements for Nissin Brake OH. At WPAFB, he successfully implemented lock–in technique in a Bomem Fourier spectrometer in order to measure far infrared emission without the influence of black body radiation.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Warren, Michigan - Sterling Heights, Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Livonia, Michigan - Columbus, Ohio - Cleveland, Ohio - Toledo, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1988 Degree: PhD Subject: Physics Institution: University of Vienna
Year: 1986 Degree: MBA Subject: Physics Institution: University of Vienna
Year: 1981 Degree: BS Subject: Electrotechnique/Electronics Institution: Polytechnic St. Poelten (Austria)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Research Physicist Department: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL/RXPS) Responsibilities:
Years: 2000 to 2010 Employer: Bowling Green State University Title: Assist./Assoc. Prof. Department: Physics and Astronomy Responsibilities:
Years: 1998 to 2000 Employer: Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Japan Title: Frontier Researcher Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1993 to 1998 Employer: New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan Title: Industrial Researcher Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1991 to 1993 Employer: Technical University Graz, Austria Title: Lecturer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1989 to 1991 Employer: University of Strasbourg, France Title: Postdoctoral Researcher Department: Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2004 to Present Agency: WPAFB Role: Researcher/Consultant Description:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1993 to 1998 Country / Region: Japan/Tokyo Summary: He worked as an industrial researcher for The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO),
developing new concepts for optical data transmission.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), and the Institute of Physics (IOP).
Awards / Recognition
Honorably listed in:
- Marquis Who’s Who (13th Edition)
- Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (4th Edition),
- Five Hundred Leaders of Influence of The American Biographical Institute (6th Edition)
- 2000 Outstanding People of the 20th Century of the International Biographical Centre Cambridge, England
- Man of Achievement, Seventeenth Edition 1997, International Biographical Centre Cambridge, England

- The 1996 - Man of The Year - Commemorative Medal from The American Biographical Institute due to outstanding publication record.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has more than 150 publications and 5 patents.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Invited presentations at universities and research facilities
- “Thin-film CdS towards optical, optoelectronic, and hybrid device applications”, at the University of Dayton, April 3, 2009
- “Roosbroeck-Shockley analysis of p-type GaAs”, at UT, July 18, 2006
- “All-optical signal modulation due to laser crossing in thin-film GaAs on glass”, at Millersville University, March 29, 2006
- “Along the road map for future communication systems: Photons replace electrons”, at Saturday Mornings with Physics at UT, June 25, 2005
- “All-optical logic gate realization due to laser crossing in thin-film GaAs on glass”, at the BGSU/UT Physics Colloquium, February 3, 2005
- “Optoelectronic research at BGSU: Ultra-fast two-photon spectroscopy and hybrid bistability in CdS”, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, March 8, 2002
- “Optoelectronic properties of thin-film CdS formed by ultraviolet and infrared pulsed-laser deposition” at Miami University, March 7, 2001
- “The Formation of Thin Semiconducting Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, at the Center of Photochemical Sciences at BGSU, September 18, 2000
- “Optoelectronic properties of thin film CdS formed by pulsed laser deposition”, at the BGSU/UT Physics Colloquium, August 31, 2000
- “Overview on the growth of CdS”, at the Workshop Inorganic/Organic Optoelectronic Devices at Virginia Tech, April 21, 2000
Marketing Experience
Optical quality control measurements for the automotive industry.
Other Relevant Experience
Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), and the Institute of Physics (IOP). Participant of the NSF NANOFAB 05 panel, referee for ACS grant proposals, and various scientific journals such as, Optics Letters, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Applied Physics A, Journal of Crystal Growth, Materials Letters, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Physical Review B, Phys. Rev. Letter, Applied Physics Letters, and Journal of Applied Physics.

In 1996, he received - Man of The Year - Commemorative Medal from The American Biographical Institute.

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Fields of Expertise

semiconductor growth, thin-film analysis, thin-film circuit element, thin-film coating process, thin-film deposition, vacuum technology, absorption spectroscopy, absorption spectrum, applied spectroscopy, Fabry-Perot interferometer, Fourier transform, gallium arsenide laser, gas laser, helium-neon laser, laser ablation, laser development, laser safety regulation, optical spectroscopy, semiconductor laser, solid-state laser, Bragg angle, Bragg's law, cryogenics, geometrical optics, high-temperature superconductivity, high-temperature superconductor, laser optics, solid-state physics, thin-film optics, nanomaterial, nanoparticle, amorphous photovoltaic cell, amorphous semiconductor, amorphous solid, disordered material, doped semiconductor, electronics, energy band, exciton, II-VI semiconductor material, III-V semiconductor material, indium antimony, intrinsic semiconductor, metal-insulator semiconductor material, metal-oxide semiconductor material, metal-oxide-metal semiconductor material, negative-type semiconductor material, photoconductive effect, photoconductive material, positive-type semiconductor material, semiconductor material, semiconductor material characterization, semiconductor material manufacturing, semiconductor material processing, semiconductor material property, semiconductor rectifier, thin film, Bistability, pulsed laser deposition, fiber laser, Czochralski process, crystal lattice physics, hybrid electronic equipment, semiconductor wafer epitaxial deposition, hybrid microelectronic device, polycrystalline silicon, glass optical fiber, Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory, cadmium telluride, optical filter design, nanotechnology, advanced material, organic semiconductor material, thin-film application, defect electronics science, optical device, gallium arsenide semiconductor, surface effect, Zener breakdown, semiconductor wafer, ultraviolet spectroscopy, semiconductor processing equipment, optical thin film, non-linear optics, hybrid integrated circuit, excimer laser, crystalline structure

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