LLE Theses
Author Title File Size Year
C. J. Forrest Measurements of the Fuel Distribution in Cryogenic D-T Direct-Drive Implosions 2.6 MB 2015
S. Ivancic Channeling Experiments on OMEGA EP 1.9 MB 2015
R. Nora Hydrodynamics of Inertial Confinement Fusion: Conventional Hot Spot and Shock Ignition 8.7 MB 2015
L. Gao Measurements of Magneto-Hydrodynamic Effects in Ablatively-Driven High Energy Density Systems 10 MB 2014
G. H. Jensen Temperature-Dependent Femtosecond Pump-Probe Spectroscopy of Thin-Film Vanadium Dioxide 3.4 MB 2014
P.-Y. Chang Laser-Driven Magnetic-Flux Compression: Theory and Experiments 13.4 MB 2013
H. P. H. Liddell Enhancing the Performance of Multilayer-Dielectric Diffraction Gratings Through Cleaning Process Modifications and Defect Mitigation 4.3 MB 2013
M. J. Moynihan Double Emulsion Generation in the Mass Production of Inertial Confinement Fusion Targets Using T-Junctions 2.7 MB 2013
J. B. Oliver Evaporated HfO2/SiO2 Optical Coatings and Modifications for High-Power Laser Applications 4.0 MB 2012
A. S. Cross Ultrafast Time-Resolved Characterization of (Cd,Mn)Te Semiconductors as Radiation Detectors 3.0 MB 2011
J. D. Hager Rayleigh–Taylor Experiments in Materials and Conditions Relevant to Ignition in Inertial Confinement Fusion 7.5 MB 2011
S. K.-H. Wei Ordered Organic Solids via Liquid Crystalline Mesomorphism for Optoelectronics 5.3 MB 2011
M. Barrios Garcia Precision Equation of State Measurements on Hydrocarbons in the High Energy Density Regime 4.5 MB 2010
D. E. Fratanduono The Index of Refraction of Lithium Fluoride at Pressures in Excess of 100 GPa 3.4 MB 2010
L. Sun All-fiber Faraday Devices Based on Terbium-doped Fiber 2.8 MB 2010
L. Zeng Organic Materials for Electronic Devices 3.8 MB 2010
M. Storm Fast-Electron Source Characterization and Transport in High-Intensity Laser-Solid Interactions and the Role of Resistive Magnetic Fields 3.8 MB 2009
J.-H. Yang An Empirical Model for the Interaction of Ultraintense Laser Pulses with Fully Ionized Plasmas Including Electrostatic Effects 8.4 MB 2009
M. C. Ghilea Neutron Imaging with Bubble Chambers for Inertial Confinement Fusion 5.9 MB 2009
J. U. Wallace Carrier Mobility in Organic Charge Transport Materials: Methods of Measurement, Analysis, and Modulation 2.3 MB 2009
H. Sawada Experimental Investigation of a Direct-Drive Shock Wave Heated and Compressed Planar Target Relevant to ICF 8 MB 2008
C. Kim Photoalignment of Liquid Crystals and Development of Novel Glassy Liquid Crystals 2.9 MB 2008
C. D. Zhou Fuel Assembly for Conventional, Fast and Shock-Ignition Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion 1.8 MB 2008
J. E. DeGroote Surface Interactions Between Nanodiamonds and Glass in Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF) 5.9 MB 2007
J. E. Miller High-Pressure Equation-of-State of Porous-Ta2O5 1.7 MB 2007
A. K. Knight Analysis of the Discrete Stages of the Formation of Polyimide Films by Vapor Deposition and Their Effects on the Films Properties 2.6 MB 2007
S. N. Shafrir Surface Finish and Subsurface Damage in Polycrystalline Optical Materials 34.5 MB 2007
S. Sublett OMEGA Laser-Driven Hydrodynamic Plasma Jet Experiments with Relevance to Astrophysics 78.7 MB 2007
A. Trajkovska Petkoska Enhanced Electro-Optic Behavior of Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flakes in Host Fluids 15 MB 2007
S. Wu Time-Resolved Characterization of Carrier and Phonon Dynamics in GaN Single Crystals 4.7 MB 2007
K. S. Anderson Adiabat Shaping in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions 1.7 MB 2006
A. C.-A. Chen Full-Color and White-Light Polarized Light-Emitting Diodes Using Monodisperse Conjugated Oligomers 10.8 MB 2006
S. W. Culligan Organic Blue Light-Emitting Diodes and Field-Effect Transistors Based on Monodisperse Conjugated Oligomers 1.9 MB 2006
M. Haurylau Tunable 2-D Photonic Bandgap Structures for Optical Interconnects 12.3 MB 2006
O. V. Gotchev Experiments on Dynamic Overpressure Stabilization of the Ablative Richtmyer–Meshkov Instability in ICF Targets 2.1 MB 2006
J.-R. Park Time Resolved Imaging Using Non-collinear Parametric Down-Conversion 4.9 MB 2006
A. J. Pearlman Ultrafast NbN Single-Photon Optical Detectors for Quantum Communications 8.1 MB 2006
X. Teng Synthesis of Metal, Metal Oxide and Alloy Nanostructures for Magnetic and Catalytic Applications 15.5 MB 2006
A. Trajkovska Chiroptical Properties and Photoalignment of Monodisperse Glassy Liquid Crystalline Oligofluorenes 9.5 MB 2006
N. G. Usechak Mode Locking of Fiber Lasers at High Repetition Rates 6.1 MB 2006
C.-H. Wu Chemical Vapor Deposition of Carbon Nanostructures and Carbon Nanotubes-Reinforced Composites 6.9 MB 2006
L. Guazzotto Equilibrium and Stability of Tokamak Plasmas with Arbitrary Flow 5.2 MB 2005
S. M. Weiss Tunable Porous Silicon Photonic Bandgap Structures: Mirrors for Optical Interconnects and Optical Switching 18.7 MB 2005
S. J. Bentley Transverse Effects in Nonlinear and Quantum Optics 8 MB 2004
M. Bhattacharya Forbidden Transitions in a Magneto-Optical Trap 4.4 MB 2004
M. S. Bigelow Ultra-Slow and Superluminal Light Propagation in Solids at Room Temperature 4.2 MB 2004
D. Chen Multi-Level Shared State and Application Specific Coherent Models 10.2 MB 2004
R. K. Erdmann Quantum Interference Engineered by Dispersive Parameter Design 5.7 MB 2004
M. V. Kozlov Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Multiple-Species Plasmas 4 MB 2004
S. Kurebayashi Using Nuclear Data and Monte-Carlo Techniques to Study Areal Density and Mix in D2 Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions 3.9 MB 2004
J. Li Ultrafast Metal-Semiconductor-Metal UV Photodetectors on GaN 4.7 MB 2004
U. Rencuzogullari Dynamic Resource Management for Parallel Applications in an Autonomous Cluster of Workstations 7.2 MB 2004
R. Rey-de-Castro Ultrafast Optical Properties and Applications of Cd1–xMnxTe Semimagnetic Semiconductors 10.4 MB 2004
C. C. Striemer Applications of Silicon Nanostructures Compatible with Existing Manufacturing Technology 17 MB 2004
A. B. U'Ren Multi-Photon State Engineering for Quantum Information Processing Applications 13.9 MB 2004
Y. Xu Optical Studies of Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in High Temperature Superconductors 4.5 MB 2004
J. Zhang Ultrafast NbN Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors for Non-Invasive CMOS Circuit Testing 4.8 MB 2004
L. Zheng UV-Laser-Induced Densification of Fused Silica: A Molecular Dynamics Study 3.7 MB 2004
X. Zheng Ultrafast Characterization of Optoelectronic Devices and Systems 4.2 MB 2004
M. J. Bonino Material Properties of Spider Silk 3.0 MB 2003
H.-M. P. Chen Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Glassy Liquid Crystals 4.6 MB 2003
T. Z. Kosc Motion of Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flakes in an Electric Field 7.2 MB 2003
R. Panfili Double Ionization of Multi-electron Atoms Exposed to Intense Femtosecond Laser Pulses 7.8 MB 2002
F.-Y. Tsai Engineering Vapor-Deposited Polyimides 4.7 MB 2002
R. Adam Fabrication and Characterization of Ultrafast Superconducting Optoelectronic Devices 4.8 MB 2001
T. A. Gardiner Magnetohydrodynamic Studies of Stellar Winds: From Young Stellar Object Jets to Planetary Nebulae 6 MB 2001
A. V. Kanaev Propagation of Laser Beams Smoothed by Spectral Dispersion in Long-Scale-Length Plasmas 3.4 MB 2001
H. A. Lopez Porous Silicon Nanocomposites for Optoelectronic and Telecommunication Applications 5.3 MB 2001
C. Williams Ultrafast Photodetectors Based on the Hot-Electron Effect in Superconductors 4 MB 2001
S. Chan Porous Silicon Multilayer Structures: From Interference Filters to Light Emitting Devices to Biosensors 5 MB 2000
G. Delamarter Wind Blown Bubbles in Realistic Young and Old Stellar Environments 6.3 MB 2000
K. D. Hirschman Fabrication, Characterization and Integration of Oxide Passivated Nanocrystalline Silicon Light Emitting Devices 8.5 MB 2000
D. Katsis Circularly Polarized Photoluminscence from the Resonance Region of Vitrified Chiral-Nematic Films 5.7 MB 2000
O. A. Konoplev Generation and Measurement of High Contrast Ultrasound Intense Laser Particles 9.5 MB 2000
J. M. Larkin Optical and Photodynamic Properties of the Higher-Lying States of Rose Bengal 7.1 MB 2000
V. A. Lobatchev Hydrodynamics of Inertial Fusion Capsules: Feedout and Deceleration Phase Instability 5 MB 2000
A. B. Shorey Mechanisms of Material Removal in Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF) of Glass 6.9 MB 2000
E. A. Startsev Ponderomotive Particle Acceleration in a Plasma 4 MB 2000
T. Tang On-Chip Interconnect Noise in High Performance CMOS Integrated Circuits 11.1 MB 2000
H. Ye Hot Carrier Dynamics in GaN 3.2 MB 2000
J. Bromage Creating Rydberg Electron Wave Packets Using Terahertz Pulses 7.8 MB 1999
B. J. Buerke Accurate Measurement of Tunneling Ionization Rates of Atoms in a High-Intensity Laser Field 10.2 MB 1999
J. L. Chaloupka Observation of Electron Trapping in an Intense Laser Beam 5.9 MB 1999
M. Currie Ultrafast Electro-Optic Testing of Superconducting Electronics 4.5 MB 1999
F. Dahmani Laser-Driven Mechanical Fracture in Fused Silica 4.6 MB 1999
A. C. Gaeris The Stimulated Brillouin Scattering during the Interaction of Picosecond Laser Pulses with Moderate Scale-Length Plasmas 6.9 MB 1999
R. E. Giacone Spatiotemporal Evolution and Nonlinear Kinetic Simulations of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering 4.2 MB 1999
K. Green Characterization of Time and Frequency Varying Optoelectronic Microwave Silicon Switches 6.2 MB 1999
D. G. Hicks Charged Particle Spectroscopy: A New Window on Inertial Confinement Fusion 5.2 MB 1999
E. M. Michaels Interferometric Imaging of Semiconductor Devices 19.7 MB 1999
S. J. McNaught Precise Measurements of Electron Initial Conditions for Tunneling Ionization in an Intense, Elliptically Polarized Laser Field 6.8 MB 1999
H. Pu Properties of Multiple Component Bose-Einstein Condensates 4.7 MB 1999
J. P. Shaffer Heteronuclear and Homonuclear Ultracold Optical Collisions Involving Na and Cs 10.7 MB 1999
L. J. Waxer Quantum State Measurement for Molecules 8.9 MB 1999
V. A. Smalyuk Experimental Investigation of the Nonlinear Rayleigh–Taylor Instability in CH Foils Irradiated by UV Light 5.4 MB 1999
E. L. Alfonso Chemistry and Processing of Polymer Shells 6.3 MB 1998
H. Chen Material and Process Issues in Electrolytic In-Process Dressing (ELID)-Grinding 5.1 MB 1998
A. V. Chirokikh Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Experiments on OMEGA 5 MB 1998
B. M. Conger Polarized Photoluminescence from Nematic and Chiral-Nematic Liquid Crystalline Films 6 MB 1998
R. Ejnisman Studies with Ultracold Atoms 5.1 MB 1998
V. N. Goncharov Self-Consistent Stability Analysis of Ablation Fronts in Inertial Confinement Fusion 5.7 MB 1998
D. Jacobs-Perkins Design, Analysis and Implementation of an Ultrafast Electro-Optic Electric-Field Imaging System 6.1 MB 1998
J. A. Marozas Angular Spectrum Representation of Ultrawideband Electromagnetic Pulse Propagation in Loss, Dispersive Dielectric Slab Waveguides 7.0 MB 1998
P. J. Rodney The Photophysics of Ionic Semiconductors at Low Temperatures: Silver Bromide, Silver Iodide, and Cuprous Oxide 5 MB 1998
P. T. Rudy Manipulation of Laser Cooled Atoms Via Dynamical Optical Potentials 3.9 MB 1998
E. J. Turano Spatiotemporal Evolution of Stimulated Raman Scattering Driven by Short Laser Pulses 3.7 MB 1998
W. P. Grice Interference and Indistinguishability in Ultrafast Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion 5 MB 1997
E. M. Korenic Colorimetry of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals 15.8 MB 1997
A. I. Lobad Femtosecond Spectroscopy of Trapping and Recombination Processes In Low Temperature Grown GaAs and InGaAs 3.2 MB 1997
L. Mu A Study of Photoconductive Switching Phenomena and an Application in Ultrafast Electrical Pulse Shaping 4.8 MB 1997
K. B. Ucer Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Thin Porous Silicon Films 3.1 MB 1997
L. Zheng Third-Harmonic Generation of Intense Laser Pulses 4 MB 1997
J. C. Mastrangelo Design and Synthesis of Vitrifiable Low-Molar-Mass Organic Materials 5.9 MB 1996
C.-C. Wang Ultrafast Testing of Electronic/Optoelectronic Devices 4 MB 1996
M. Yu Longitudinal Modulational Instabilities 4.4 MB 1996
J. D. Zuegel Nonradiative Processes Affecting Laser Dynamics in Nd:YLF 4.6 MB 1996
D. L. Brown Pulse Timing in CW Mode-Locked Nd:YLF Lasers 1.4 MB 1995
D. Gupta Optically Triggered Superconducting Opening Switches 5.7 MB 1995
Y. K. Kostoulas Femtosecond Carrier Dynamics in III-V Semiconductors Grown at Low Substrate Temperatures 2.8 MB 1995
D. G. Lappas Aspects of Electron Correlation in One-Dimensional Electron-Hydrogen Scattering 5.8 MB 1995
C. I. Moore Observation of the Transition from Thomson to Compton Scattering in Optical Multiphoton Interactions with Electrons 2.8 MB 1995
W. Xiong Fabrication Optoelectronic Properties of Y-Ba-Cu-O Thin Films with Different Oxygen Contents 3.7 MB 1995
S. Alexandrou The Bent Coplanar Waveguide at Sub-Terahertz Frequencies 4.8 MB 1994
X. D. Cao Propagation of Ultrashort Optical Pulses in Nonlinear Media and Their Applications 4.3 MB 1994
P. H. Ballentine High Temperature Superconducting Thin Films: Sputter Deposition
and Fast Optical Switching
2.2 MB 1993
M. J. Cumbo Chemo-Mechanical Interactions in Optical Polishing 6.9 MB 1993
J. W. Herman Time-Resolved Structural Studies of the Low-Index Faces of Lead 3.4 MB 1993
E. A. Murphy Experimental Studies of Surface Melting and Time-Resolved Superheating of Metal Surfaces 3.2 MB 1993
J. B. Peatross The Far-Field Angular Distribution of High-Order Harmonics Produced in Light Scattering from a Thin, Low-Density Gas Target 4.5 MB 1993
C. J. Twomey Poly[(Methylene Oxide)Oligo(Ethylene Oxide) and Poly(Ethylene Oxide) Doped with Rare Earth Metal Compounds: Solubility, Complex Formation, Morphology, and Applications 3.8 MB 1993
G. G. Luther The Cooperative Transverse Modulational Instability of Counterpropagating Waves 3.4 MB 1992
J. A. Squier Development of High Average Power Femtosecond Chirped Pulse Amplification Sources Using Chromium, Neodymium, and Titanium Doped Materials 5.8 MB 1992
S. Uchida The Effects of Resonantly Enhanced Fields in Picosecond Laser Produced Plasmas 3.6 MB 1992
S. J. Augst Tunneling Ionization of Noble Gas Atoms Using a High Intensity Laser at 1 mm Wavelength 2.0 MB 1991
C. Bamber A Pulsed-Power Electron Accelerator Using Laser-Driven Photoconductive Switches 4.4 MB 1991
Y.-H. Chuang Amplification of Broad-Bandwidth Phase-Modulated Laser Counterpropagating Light Waves in Homogeneous Plasma 3.9 MB 1991
L. E. Kingsley A Study of Picosecond, High-Voltage Photoconductive Switching Using Electro-Optic Diagnostics and Computer-Aided Analysis 4.4 MB 1991
L. Min Subpicosecond Electro-Optic Sampling of Charge Transport in Surface Space Charge Fields 4.9 MB 1991
T. H. Foster Magnetic Resonance, Optical, and Mathematical Methods Applied to Studies in the Biological Physics of Tissues 4.3 MB 1990
J.-C. Lee Applications of Liquid Crystals in Laser Resonators and Amplifiers 3.2 MB 1990
S. Lin Picosecond Fluorescence Studies of Physical Processes in Green-Plant Chloroplasts and Green Algae 3.1 MB 1990
R. S. Marjoribanks Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Nonequilibrium Ionization in Laser-Produced Plasmas 9.9 MB 1990
S. H. Batha The Observation of Enhanced Thomson Scattering in Submicron-Laser Plasmas 6.3 MB 1989
H.-C. Chen Subnanosecond Time-Resolved Electron Diffraction Studies of Short-Pulse Laser Heating in Thin Gold Films 3.3 MB 1989
T. B. Norris Time-Resolved Tunneling in GaAs Quantum Well Structures 4.7 MB 1989
K. E. Meyer Study of Subpicosecond Electron Transport in GaAs Using Transient Photoconductivity and Transient Absorption Spectroscopy 4.9 MB 1988
D. T. Strickland Development of an Ultra-Bright Laser and an Application to Multi-Photon Ionization 3.1 MB 1988
J. F. Whitaker Ultrafast Electrical Signals: Transmission on Broadband Guiding Structures and Transport in the Resonant Tunneling Diode 5.0 MB 1988
G. Ball Injection Seeding of a Q-Switched Nd:YLF Oscillator 1.4 MB 1987
D. R. Dykaar Picosecond Switching Measurements of a Josephson Tunnel Junction 4.2 MB 1987
P. A. Slaymaker Angular Distribution of Amplified Spontaneous Emission—A Comparison of Theory and Laser-Pumped Dye Amplifier Experiment 2.1 MB 1987
T. Boehly Hydrodynamic Efficiency of Planar Targets Irradiated by 351-nm Laser Light 3.4 MB 1985
R. L. Keck Measurements of Energetic Electron Distributions in UV and IR Laser Plasmas 2.2 MB 1985
C. J. McKinstrie Nonlinear Saturation of Stimulated Raman Scattering in a Collisional Homogeneous Plasma 2.3 MB 1985
R. Peck Fourier Analysis of the OMEGA Beam Timing Interferometer Data 0.4 MB 1985
Y. G. Conturie Development of an XUV Amplifier 5 MB 1984
T. J. Kessler Holographic Wavefront Characterization of a Frequency-Tripled High-Peak-Power Neodymium:Glass Laser 3.4 MB 1984
J. A. Valdmanis Subpicosecond Electro-Optic Sampling 5.8 MB 1983
S. Kacenjar The Measurement of Fuel ?R in Laser Fusion Targets Using Elastically Scattered Fuel Ions 5.4 MB 1982
A. E. Rosenbluth Reflecting Properties of X-Ray Multilayer Devices 5.7 MB 1982
K. Tanaka Parametric Instabilities in UV-Laser-Produced Plasmas 3.5 MB 1982
F. D. Kalk Image Evaluation and Optimization in Zone Plate Coded Imaging 3.5 MB 1981
J. H. McAdoo Super-Hard X-Rays from Two-Plasmon Decay in Laser Produced Plasmas n/a 1981
B. Nicholson The Interpretation of Charged Particle Measurements on Laser Produced Plasmas 1.9 MB 1980
S. P. Sarraf Effects of Prepulse Radiation on Non-Thermal (>10 KeV/Z) Ions in Laser Produced Plasmas 5 MB 1980
R. E. Turner Measurements of Density Scale Length Dependence of Brillouin Backscatter from Laser-Produced Plasmas 3.3 MB 1980
S. A. Letzring Design and Development of an X-Ray Streak Camera for Laser Produced Plasma Measurements 3.2 MB 1979
J. Gur High Order Pseudoholography Using Zone Plates 8.5 MB 1978
S. Jackel Spatially and Temporally Resolved Harmonic Emission Studies of Laser Produced Plasmas 4.8 MB 1978
W. Friedman Trapping Studies of a Laser Produced Plasma in a Toroidal Quadrupol Magnetic Field n/a 1973
W. Leising Laser Prepulse Vaporization of Aluminum Wire Targets n/a 1972