Refereed Journal Publications

 

35)       Y. Deng, J.D. Fowlkes, P.D. Rack, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Thin Film RF Magnetron Sputtering of Gadolinium Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Ultraviolet Emitting Materials”, Optical Science, (accepted, in-press, 2006)

34)       R. K. Bansal, A. Kubis, R. Hull, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “High-Resolution Three Dimensional Reconstruction: A Combined Scanning Electron Microscope and Focused Ion Beam Approach”, J. of Vac. Sci. and Tech. B 24 (2), 554-561 (2006).

33)       C.E. Allmond, V. Oleshko, J.M. Howe, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “HRTEM and FE-AEM of Noble Metals Fabricated by Pulsed-Laser Deposition”, Appl. Phys. A 82 No. 4, 675-678 (2006).

32)      J.G. Hoekstra, S.B. Qadri, J.R. Scully, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Development of Amorphous Layered Structures by Laser Irradiation for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance”, Adv. Eng. Materials, 7, No. 9, 805-809 (2005)

31)       J. D. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “ Ultraviolet emitting (Y1-xGdx)2O3-x thin films deposited by rf magnetron sputtering Part One: Combinatorial modeling, synthesis, and rapid characterization”, Thin Solid Films, (accepted, in-press, 2005)

30)       A. Mercado, C.E. Allmond, J. Hoekstra, J.M. Fitz-Gerald “Pulsed Laser Deposition vs. Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation for Growth of Biodegradable Polymer Thin Films”, Appl. Phys. A 81, 591-599, (2005).

29)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, G. Jennings, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, “Pulsed laser deposition of light emitting polymer thin films”, Appl. Phys. A, (Appl. Phys. A 80, 1109-1113, (2005).

28)       T. M. Adams, A.J. Duncan, and J. Fitz-Gerald, “Characterization of Environmental Stability of Pulsed Laser Deposited Oxide Ceramic Coatings”, Electronic Materials 34(5), 551-558 (2005). 

27)       D. S. Lee, A. J. Steckl, P.D. Rack, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Cathodoluminescence and its Temperature Dependence in Tm-doped AlxGa1-xN Thin Films”, Phys. Stat. Sol. C 2 No. 7, 2767 (2005)

26)       Y. Deng, J. D. Fowlkes, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Rack, “Combinatorial Thin Film Synthesis of Gd-doped Y3Al5O12 Ultraviolet Emitting Materials”, Appl. Phys. A 80,787-789 (2005).

25)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, J. Hoekstra, J.D.Fowlkes, and P.D. Rack, “Pulsed-Laser-Deposited Ultraviolet-Emitting SrS:Te Thin Films”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 82 N19, 3466-3468 (2003).

24)       F. Kelly, R. Chodelka, R.K. Singh, S.J. Pearton, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “GaN Films Annealed Under High Pressure”, Solid State Electronics, 47, pp. 1081 (2003).

23)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, Review of “Crystals, Defects, and Microstructures, Modeling Across all Scales” by Rob Philips, pp. VII – 780, Cambridge University Press, 2001, Acta Crystallographica Section A, Foundations of Crystallography A58, 117 (2002)

22)       D. M. Bubb, R. A. McGill, J. S. Horwitz, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, E. J. Houser, P. K. Wu, B. R. Ringeisen, A. Piqué, R. Stroud and D. B. Chrisey, “Laser-Based Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites for Chemical Sensing Applications”, J. of Appl. Phys. 89, 5739-5746 (2001).

21)       D. Young, H.D. Wu, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R. Modi, J. Fitz-Gerald, A. Piqué, P. Atanassova, T. Kodas, and D.B. Chrisey, “Dielectric Properties of Oxide Structures by a Laser-Based Direct-Writing Method”, J. of Mat. Res., 16, 1720-1725 (2001).

20)       A. Piqué, D. Chrisey, J. Fitz-Gerald, R.A. McGill, R. Auyeung, S. Lakeou, V. Nguyen, R. Chung, M.Duignan, “Direct Writing of Electronic and Sensor Materials Using a Laser Transfer Technique”, J. of Mat. Res., 15, 1872-1875 (2000).

19)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, H.D. Wu, A. Piqué, J.S. Horwitz, R.C.Y. Auyeung, W. Chang, W.J. Kim, D.B. Chrisey, Maple Direct Write: A New Approach to Fabricate Ferroelectric Thin Film Devices in Air at Room Temperature”, J. of Integrated Ferroelectronics, 28 (1-4), p. 13-28 (2000).

18)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, P.D. Rack, “Novel Synthesis of High-Definition Flat Panel Display Technologies”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 76, 1386 (2000).

17)       D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R.A. Mcgill, H.D. Wu, M. Duignan, “New Approach to Laser Direct Writing Active and Passive Mesoscopic Circuit Elements”, App. Surf. Sci., 154, p. 593, (2000).

16)       D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, J. Fitz-Gerald, B. Ringeisen and R. Mohdi; Laser Direct Writing Builds Biostructures; Laser Focus World 36, pp. 113 (2000).

15)       T. Trottier, V. Krishnamoorthy, B. Abrams, J. Fitz-Gerald, R. Singh, X. Zhang, R. Petersen, P. Holloway, “On the Cathodoluminescent Degradation of Y202S:Eu3+”, J. of the Society for Information Display Supplement-1, pp. 217-222, (2000).

14)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, H. Gao, S.J. Pennycook,Nanometric dry powder coatings using a novel process”, KONA, J. Powder Science and Technology 17, 173-182 (1999).

13)       Piqué, A; Chrisey, D B; Auyeung, R C Y; Fitz-Gerald, J; Wu, H D; Mcgill, R A; Lakeou, S; Wu, P K; Nguyen, V; Duignan, “A Novel Laser Transfer Process for Direct Writing of Electronic and Sensor Materials, Applied Physics. A, Materials Science & Processing, 69, p. S279-284 (1999).

12)       J. Fitz-Gerald, S. Pennycook, H. Gao, R.K. Singh, “Synthesis and Properties of Nanofunctionalized Particulate Materials”, J. of Nanostructured Materials, 12 (5-8) p.1167-1171 (1999).

11)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, H. Gao, D. Wright, M. Ollinger, J.W. Marcinka, S.J. Pennycook, “Novel Method for the Synthesis of Thin Film Coatings on Particulate Materials, J. of Mat. Res., 14, pp. 3281, (1999).

10)       J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, P.D. Rack, T.A. Trottier, M. Ollinger, P. D. Rack, S. J. Pennycook, H. Gao, R. K. Singh, “Synthesis of Spherical Luminescent Particulate Coatings”, J. of Appl. Phys. Communications, 86, 1759-1761, (1999).

9)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, T. Trottier, R. K. Singh, P. H. Holloway, “Significant Reduction of Cathodoluminescent Degradation in Sulfide Based Phosphors”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 72, 1838-1839 (1998).

8)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, D. Kumar, R. K. Singh, “Synthesis of High - Temperature Superconductive and Colossal Magnetoresistive Surfaces on Insulating Particles”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 72, 1451‑1453 (1998).

7)         D. G. Lee, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, R. K. Singh, “Novel Method for Adherent Diamond Coatings on Cemented Carbide Substrates”, Surf. Coat. Technol., 100‑101, 187‑191 (1998).

6)         R. K. Singh, A. Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, Y. Rabinovich, W. Hendrickson, “Dry Coating Method Using Magnetically Assisted Impaction in a Randomly Fluidized Bed”, KONA, J. Powder Science and Technology,  15, 121‑131 (1997).

5)         R.K. Singh, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Surface Composites: A New Class of Engineered Materials”, Journal of Materials Research,  12, 769‑773 (1997).

4)         R. K. Singh, D. R. Gilbert, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, D. G. Lee, “Surface Composites: A Novel Method to Fabricate Adherent Interfaces”, Journal of Surface Engineering, 13, 389‑392 (1997).

3)         R. K. Singh, A.Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, W. Hendrickson, “Dry Coating Method for Surface Modification of Particulates”, Journal of Surface Engineering, 13, 295‑298 (1997).

2)         R. K. Singh, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Laser Induced Formation of Micro‑Rough Structures”, J. of Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 121, 363‑366 (1997).1)

1)         R. K. Singh, D. R. Gilbert, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, S. Harkness, D. G. Lee, “Engineered Interfaces for Adherent Diamond Coatings on Large Thermal-Expansion Coefficient Mismatched Substrates”, Science,  272, 396-398 (1996).

 

Submitted

 

5)         A. T. Sellinger, K. Gogick, G. Peman, E. M. Leveugle, L. V. Zhigilei, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Polymer Thin Films” submitted to the J. of Vac. Sci. Tech. A, October 2005.

4)         E. M. Leveugle, L. V. Zhigilei, A. T. Sellinger, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Ejection of matrix-polymer clusters in matrix-assisted laser evaporation: Coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations” submitted to the J. of Physics, September 2005.

3)         A. T. Sellinger, E. M. Leveugle, K. Gogick, G. Peman, L. V. Zhigilei, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Ejection of matrix-polymer clusters in matrix-assisted laser evaporation: Experimental observations” submitted to the J. of Physics, September 2005.

2)         R. Bansal, R. Hull, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “High-Resolution Three Dimensional Reconstruction: A Combined Scanning Electron Microscope and Focused Ion Beam Approach”, Submitted to the J. of Vac. Sci. and Tech. B, July 2005.

1)         J. D. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Ultraviolet emitting (Y1-xGdx)2O3-x thin films deposited by radio frequency magnetron sputtering; Structure – property – thin film processing relationships”, Submitted to the J. of Thin Solid Films, May 2005.

 

In-Preparation

 

2)         M. Shappirio, R. Wiens, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Calibration of Isotopic Mass Fractionation Ratios of Lunar Materials by Laser Ablation of Silicon and Quartz”, to be submitted to Rev. of Scientific Instruments, 2005.

1)         C.A. Allmond, A. Sellinger, G. Peman, K. Gogick, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Photo-Induced Decomposition of Palladium Acetate for Palladium Nanoparticle Production”, submitted to the J. of Vac. Sci. Tech. A, October 2005.

Special Publications: Book Chapters, Extended Abstracts and Short Review Proceedings

6)         C. Lovell, E. Worthington, T. J. Deming, G. D. Stucky, J. Kang, K. E. Wise, J. S. Harrsion, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, C. Park, "Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Co-Polypeptide BioNanocomposites for Potential Aerospace Applications”, Proceedings of the 227th ACS National Meeting, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, August (2005)

5)         Invited Book Chapter in “Pulsed Laser Deposition of thin films: Applications in Electronics, Sensors, and Biomaterials”; Chapter Title: “Coating Powders for Drug Delivery Systems Using Pulsed Laser Deposition”: J.D. Talton, B. Eppler, M.I. Davis, A.L. Mercado, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, edited by R. Eason, (accepted, in-press, 2005)

4)         J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Rack, “Use of Pulsed Laser Deposition to Deposit Tellurium-Doped Thin Films”, Technical Insights Alert, Copyright Frost & Sullivan ISSN 0896-422X, August (2003)

3)         Invited Book Chapter in “Direct Write Technologies for Rapid Prototyping Applications; Chapter title: “Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Direct Write (MAPLE DW): A New Method to Rapidly Prototype Organic and Inorganic Materials”, James M. Fitz-Gerald, Philip D. Rack, Bradley Ringeisen, Daniel Young, Rohit Modi, Ray Auyeung, and Huey-Daw Wu; Chapter 17, pp. 517-553, Academic Press (2002)

2)         A. Piqué, R.A. McGill, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, E.J. Houser, and D.B. Chrisey, “Growth of High-Quality Organic and Polymer Thin Films by the Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) Technique”, NRL Review NRL/PU/6372—00-409, 61 (2000).

1)         R.H. Giles, A.J. Gatesman, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, S. Fisk and J. Waldman, "Tailoring Artificial Dielectric Materials at Terahertz Frequencies", Proc. of the Fourth International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Los Angeles, CA, April (1993)

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

28)       D.S. Lee, A.J. Steckl, U. Hommerich, E.E. Nyein, P.D. Rack, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.M. Zavada, “Enhanced blue emission from Tm-doped Al/sub x/Ga/sub 1-x/N electroluminescent thin films” International-Semiconductor-Device-Research-Symposium-IEEE-Cat.-No.03EX741. 5-6 (2003)

27)       A.L. Mercado, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, and J.D. Talton, “Application of Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Methods for the Development of Biodegradable Powder Coatings and Thin Films”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., 780, pp. Y4.4.1, (2003).

26)       J.D. Talton, B.B. Eppler, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Pulsed Laser-Assisted Surface Modification / Functionalization, Surfacts in Biomaterials 8, Issue 2, 4 (2003)

25)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, J. Hoekstra, R.K. Bansal, J.D. Fowlkes, P.D. Rack, “Temperature Depndent Cathodoluminescence Characterization of Ultraviolet Emitting Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., 780, pp. Y1.4.1, (2003).

24)       J. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, R. Bansal and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Cathodoluminescence Study of Gadolinium-Doped Yttrium Oxide Thin Films Deposited By Radio-Frequency Magnetron Sputtering”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., 764, pp. C712.1 (2003).

23)       J.D. Talton, B. Eppler, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Polymer Microencapsulated Particles for Improved Inhalation Delivery of Antibiotics Prepared using the NanocoatTM process”, Proceedings of the 226th ACS National Meeting, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 89, 816 (2003)

22)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, J. Hoekstra, J.D.Fowlkes, and P.D. Rack, “Ultraviolet Emitting SrS:Te Thin Films”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Fall, 744, pp.M4.1.1 (2002).

21)       P.D. Rack, J. Fitz-Gerald, A.C. Geiculescu, H.J. Rack, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung and D.B. Chrisey, “Deposition of Ceramic Materials Using Powder and Precursor Vehicles Via Direct Write Processing”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., 624, 29 (2001).

20)       J. Fitz-Gerald, D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R. Modi, H.D. Young, H.D. Wu, S. Lakeou and R. Chung; Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Direct Write (MAPLE DW): A New Method to Rapidly Prototype Active and Passive electronic Circuit Elements; Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., 624, 143 (2001).

19)       J.D. Talton, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, G. Hochhaus, “Nano-Thin Coatings for Improved Lung Targeting of Inhaled Glucocorticoid Dry Powders: In-Vitro and In-Vivo Characteristics”, Respiratory Drug Delivery VII, pp. 67-74, (2000).

18)       R.C.Y. Auyeung, H.D. Wu, R. Modi, A. Piqué, J. Fitz-Gerald, H.D. Young, S. Lakeou, R. Chung and D.B. Chrisey; Matrix Assisted Laser Transfer of Electronic Materials for Direct Write Applications; SPIE Proc.4088, 393 Japan (2000).

17)       A. Piqué, J. Fitz-Gerald, D.B. Chrisey, R.C.Y Auyeung, H.D. Wu, S. Lakeou and R.A. McGill; Direct Writing of Electronic Materials Using a New Laser Assisted Transfer/Annealing Technique; SPIE Proc. 3933, 105 (2000).

16)       P. K. Wu, J. Fitz-Gerald, A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, and R.A. McGill, “Deposition of Nanotubes and Nanotube Composites using Matrix-Assisted Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Spring, 617, J2.3 (2000).

15)       J. Fitz-Gerald, D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R. Modi, H.D. Young, H.D. Wu, S. Lakeou and R. Chung; “Matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation direct write (MAPLE DW): a new method to rapidly prototype active and passive electronic circuit elements”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Spring, 625 (Solid Freeform and Additive Fabrication), 99-110 (2000).

14)       D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R.A. McGill, R. Chung, S. Lakeou, P. Wu, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, H. D. Wu, and M. Duignan, “A New Approach to Laser Direct Writing Active and Passive Mesoscopic Elements”, Surface Engineering:  Science and Technology I, Edited by A. Kumar, Y.-W. Chung, J.J. Moore, and J.E. Smugeresky, The Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society, 143-154 (1999)

13)       R. A. McGill, A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, J. Fitz-Gerald, V. Nguyen and R. Chung; “Laser Processing of Polymers and Conductive Materials for the Fabrication of Conductive Composite Coatings: Applications with Chemical Sensors”; Proc. 6th Int. Conf. On Composites Eng., 563-564 (1999).

12)       A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, R.C.Y. Auyeung, S. Lakeou. R. Chung, R.A. McGill, P.K. Wu. M. Duignan, J. Fitz-Gerald and H.D. Wu; “Laser Direct Writing of Circuit Elements and Sensors”; SPIE Proc. 3618, 330-339 (1999).

11)       J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, R. K. Singh, “Novel Method for Synthesis of Engineered Particulates with Thin Coatings”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Fall ‘97, 501, 363‑368 (1998).

10)       A. Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, R. K. Singh, “Control of Particle Adhesion to Surfaces by Depositing Nanometric Interfacial Layers”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Fall ’97,501, 381-385 (1998).

9)         J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, “Nanometric dry powder coatings using a novel process”, Surface Modification Technologies XII Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, 457-462 (1998).

8)         D. Kumar, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, R. K. Singh, “Synthesis of High Temperature Superconductive and Colossal Magnetoresistive Surfaces on Insulating Particles” ‘97, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Fall, 501, 393-398 (1998).

7)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, S. Pennycook, H. Gao, V. Krishnamoorthy, J. Marcinka, W. Glenn, R. K. Singh, Novel Method for Controlling Nano Thin Coatings on Particulate Materials, Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. Spring’97, 526, 105‑110 (1998).

6)         K. Rajan, P. Sajgalik, R.K. Singh, D. Kumar and J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Synthesis and Microstructure of Conformal Coatings on Particulates”, Mat. Res. Soc. Fall ‘97, 501, 313-320 (1998).

5)         R. K. Singh, D. R. Gilbert, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, D. G. Lee, “Surface Composites: A Novel Method to Fabricate Adherent Interfaces”, Surface Modification Technologies X Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies,  478‑486 (1997).

4)         R. K. Singh, A. Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, Y. Rabinovich, W. Hendrickson, Dry Coating Method for Surface Modification of Particulates, Surface Modification Technologies X Proceedings of the tenth International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, 909‑917 (1997).

3)         R. K. Singh, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Laser‑Assisted Synthesis of Unique Graded Surface Composites”, Mat. Res. Soc. Fall Meeting, 397 , 567‑572 (1997).

2)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, P. D. Miller, T. Erturk, W. Catron, J. Milstein, “High Temperature Compressive Test Methodology for Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Composites”, Ceram. Eng. Sci. Proc. (17th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials), 14, 122‑130 (1993).

1)                  P. Miller, T. Eurturk, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, W. Catron, “High Temperature Compression Test Apparatus for Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Composites”, Ceram. Eng. Sci.  Proc., 14, 389‑397 (1993).

 

Upcoming Presentations

 

5)         C.A. Allmond, A. Sellinger, K. Gogick, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Photo-Induced Decomposition of Palladium Acetate for Palladium Nanoparticle Production”, to be presented at the 52nd International American Vacuum Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 30th - November 4th, 2005

4)         T. Aburada, C.T. Nelson, R. Smith, S. Qadri, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Growth of Novel NaCdF3 Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition for Advanced Ferroelectric Applications”, to be presented at the 52nd International American Vacuum Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 30th - November 4th, 2005

3)         T. Aburada, J.G. Hoekstra, M.A. Jakab, S.B. Qadri, G. J. Shiflet, S. J. Poon, J.R. Scully, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Crystalline Technologically Relevant Glass-Forming Alloys for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance”, to be presented at the 52nd International American Vacuum Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 30th - November 4th, 2005

2)         A. T. Sellinger, K. Gogick, E. M. Leveugle, L. V. Zhigilei, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Polymer Nanocomposite Thin Films” to be presented at the 52nd International American Vacuum Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 30th - November 4th, 2005

1)         C. Lovell, E. Worthington, T. J. Deming, G D. Stucky, J. Kang, K. E. Wise, J. S. Harrsion, J. M. Fitz- Gerald, C. Park, “Carbon Nanotube Co-Polypeptide Bionanocomposites for Potential Aerospace Applications”, to be presented at the 52nd International American Vacuum Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 30th - November 4th, 2005

 

 

Presentations

 

95)       E. Leveugle, L. V. Zhigilei, A. Sellinger, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Matrix-Assisted Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) for Deposition of Nanocomposites“, 8th International Conference on Laser Ablation, Banff, Canada, September 11-16, 2005

94)       A. T. Sellinger, K. Gogick, G. Peman, E. M. Leveugle, L. V. Zhigilei, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Polymer Nanocomposite Thin Films: Experimental and Computational Methodologies”, 8th International Conference on Laser Ablation, Banff, Canada, September 11-16, 2005

93)       T. Aburada, J.G. Hoekstra, M.A. Jakab, S.B. Qadri, G. J. Shiflet, S. J. Poon, J.R. Scully, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Crystalline Fe and Al Based Glass-Forming Alloys for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance”, 8th International Conference on Laser Ablation, Banff, Canada, September 11th - 16th, 2005

92)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.G. Hoekstra, J.R. Scully, “Laser Processing and Surface Modification of Bulk Crystalline Glass-Forming Alloys for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance”, American Vacuum Society Meeting, New England, (invited talk) Burlington, MA June 27-30 ’05.

91)       J.G. Hoekstra, J. R. Scully, G. J. Shiflet, S.B. Qadri, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing and Characterization of Materials”, 6th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication 2005, Williamsburg, VA April ‘05.

90)       E. Leveugle, A. Sellinger, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, and L. Zhigilei, “Mechanisms of Molecular Transport in Matrix-Assisted Laser Evaporation (MAPLE): Computer Modeling and Experiments”, 6th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication 2005, Williamsburg, VA April ‘05.

89)       T. Aburada, C. T. Nelson, R. W. Smith, S. B. Qadri, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Growth of Novel NaCdF3 Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition for Advanced Ferroelectric Applications: An Initial Study”, 6th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication 2005, Williamsburg, VA April ‘05.

88)       J.G. Hoekstra, J. R. Scully, G. J. Shiflet, S.B. Qadri, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing and Characterization of Materials”, American Vacuum Society Meeting, (invited talk) Orlando, FL March ‘05.

87)       J.G. Hoekstra, G. J. Shiflet, J. Poon, S.B. Qadri, J. R. Scully, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Pulsed Laser Processing of Al-Co-Ce Alloys for Enhanced Corrosion Protection”, Workshop on V-22 Rapid Repairs Meeting, Charlottesville, VA March ‘05.

86)       J.G. Hoekstra, G. J. Shiflet, S. J. Poon, J. R. Scully, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Bulk Crystalline Alloys for Improved Corrosion Resistance”, TMS International Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February ‘05.

85)       J.T. Calla, C.E. Allmond, M.C. Raphulu, , R.J. Davis, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Formation and Characterization of Au Coatings Deposited by Pulsed Laser Deposition on Alumina Particles for Low Temperature Oxidation of CO”, American Vacuum Society (AVS) National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, November ‘04.

84)       C. E. Allmond, V.P. Oleshko, J.M. Howe, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “The Development of Pd and Ag nanoparticles with pulsed laser deposition”, American Vacuum Society (AVS) International Meeting, Anaheim, CA, November ’04.

83)       R.K. Bansal, R. Hull, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Ultra High Resolution Tomographic Reconstruction Using Scanning Electron Microscope and Focused Ion Beam”, American Vacuum Society (AVS) International Meeting, Anaheim, CA, November ’04.

82)       J. G. Hoekstra, P. M. Mackey, N. Ünlü, G. J. Shiflet, J. R. Scully, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald “Development of Amorphous Layered Structures by Laser Irradiation for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance”, American Vacuum Society (AVS) International Meeting, Anaheim, CA, November ‘04.

81)       B. Eppler, A. Bawden, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J. Talton, “Mucosal Delivery of PLGA-Coated Nanoparticle Tuberculosis Subunit Vaccine Formulations, International American Association of Scientists (AAPS), Baltimore, MD, November ‘04.

80)       C.E. Allmond and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Development and Characterization of Metal and Metal Oxide Dehydrogenation Catalysts for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Reduction, 6th Annual Philip Morris Symposium on Fundamental Science, Richmond, VA, October ‘04.

79)       A.L. Mercado, R. Johnson, C. L. Fraser, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Pulsed Laser Deposition vs. Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation for Growth of Biodegradable Polymer Thin Films”, 41st International Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Lincoln, NE, October ‘04.

78)       R. Lee, J. Hoekstra, J. D. Fowlkes, P.D. Rack and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Cathodoluminescence Imaging and Spectroscopy of Tellurium Doped Group IIA Sulfide Materials for Solid State Ultra Violet Emitters” Microscopy and Microanalysis International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August ‘04.

77)       C.E. Allmond, V.P. Oleshko, J.M. Howe, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “HRTEM and FE-AEM of Noble Metals Fabricated by Pulsed-Laser Deposition”, Microscopy and Microanalysis International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August ‘04.

76)       T. Adams, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Pulsed Laser Deposited Coatings for Hydrogen and Hydrogen Isotope Permeation Resistance”, TMS International Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March ‘04.

75)       D.S. Lee, A.J. Steckyl, U. Hommerich, E.E. Nyein, P.D. Rack, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.M. Zavada, “Enhanced Blue Emission from Tm-doped AlxGa1-xN Electroluminescent Thin Films” International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS), December ’03.

74)       V. Oleshko, C.A. Allmond, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, and J.M. Howe, “High-Resolution Microscopy of Pd Nanoparticles Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition, International MRS Fall Meeting, December 1-5th, Boston, MA USA ‘03.

73)       A.L. Mercado, R.K. Bansal, C. L. Fraser, R. Johnson, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald,Growth of Biodegradable Thin Films by Methods of Pulsed Laser Deposition”, American Vacuum Society 50th International Symposium, November 3-7th, Baltimore, MD USA ‘03.

72)       Y. Deng, J.D. Fowlkes, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Rack, “Gadolinium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Ultraviolet Emitting Materials Deposited by rf Reactive Magentron Sputtering”, American Vacuum Society 50th International Symposium, November 3-7th, Baltimore, MD USA ‘03.

71)       J.D. Fowlkes, P.D. Rack, Y. Deng, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, and R.K. Bansal, “Gadolinium-doped Yttrium Oxide Thin Films Deposited by Radio-Frequency Magnetron Sputtering; Film Quality and Cathodoluminescence Properties”, American Vacuum Society 50th International Symposium, November 3-7th, Baltimore, MD USA ‘03.

70)       J.D. Talton, B. Eppler, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Polymer microencapsulated particles for improved inhalation delivery of antibiotics prepared using the Nanocoat (TM) process”, 226th ACS International Meeting, New York, NY, September 7-11th, ‘03.

69)      A. Mercado and J. Fitz-Gerald, “The Laser Processing of Biodegradable Polymers”, NSF IGERT Retreat Meeting, Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA August ‘03.

68)       D. Gullat, P. Reinke, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Silicon Carbide Formation Via Laser Ablation, NSF IGERT Retreat Meeting, Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA August ‘03.

67)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, A. Mercado, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, and J.D. Talton, “Application of Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Methods for the Development of Biodegradable Powder Coatings and Thin Films”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, ‘03.

66)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, J. Hoekstra, J.D. Fowlkes, and P.D. Rack, “Pulsed Laser Deposition of SrS:Te Thin Films”, International MRS Spring Meeting,‘03.

65)       S.J. Pearton, F. Kelly, R. Singh, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “GaN Emission”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, ‘03.

64)       P. D. Rack, J. Fowlkes, Y. Deng, S. Allison, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Gadolinium-doped Yttrium Oxide Ultraviolet Emitting Materials”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, ‘03.

63)       J.D. Talton, B. Eppler, M. Davis, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Characterization and In Vitro Phagocytic Uptake by Pulmonary Macrophages of Nanocoat Polymer-Coated Particles”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, ‘03.

62)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.G. Hoekstra, J. Fowlkes and P.D. Rack, “Ultraviolet Emitting SrS:Te Thin Films” (invited talk), International MRS Fall Meeting, December 3rd ’02.

61)       P.D. Rack, J.G. Hoekstra, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Ultraviolet Emitting SrS:Te Thin Films”, American Vacuum Society 49th International Symposium, Denver, CO, USA ‘02.

60)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Photonic Based Processing of Materials” (invited talk), Department of Chemical Engineering, UVa, October 31st, ‘02.

59)       M. Shappirio, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R. Wiens, J. Nordholt, D. Cremers, and M. Ferris,” Development of an Instrument for Isotopic and Elemental Composition Analyses at Stand-Off Distances on Airless Planetary Surfaces”, International LPSC LIMS Meeting, ‘02.

58)       G. Jennings, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, J. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Luminescent Polymeric Complexes”, International Materials Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico, August 25-29th, ‘02.

57)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.G. Hoekstra, J. Fowlkes and P.D. Rack, “Ultraviolet Emitting SrS:Te Thin Films” (invited talk), International Materials Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico, August 25-29th, ‘02.

56)       J.M. Fitz- Gerald, A. Mercado, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, and J.D. Talton, “Novel Application of Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Methods for the Development of Biodegradable Powder Coatings and Thin Films: Microelectronics and Medical Industries, International Materials Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico, August 25-29th, ‘02.

55)       G. Jennings, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, J. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Processing of Luminescent Polymeric Complexes”, “Poster Session: Thin Films, Surface and Materials Processing, Spring Meeting of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Vacuum Society, Applied Research Center, Newport News, VA, May 29 – 31st, ‘02.

54)       A. Mercado, R. Johnson, C. Fraser, J.D. Talton, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Novel Application of Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Methods for the Development of Biodegradable Powder Coatings and Thin Films: Microelectronics and Medical Industries”, Spring Meeting of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Vacuum Society, Applied Research Center, Newport News, Virginia
May 29 – 31st, ‘02.

53)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser - Based Processing of Materials” (invited speaker), Department of Biomedical Engineering, UVa, April 13th, ‘01.

52)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser - Based Processing of Next Generation Materials” (invited talk), International American Vacuum Society Meeting, Boston, MA, June 11-12th ‘00.

51)       R. Auyeung, A. Piqué, J. Fitz-Gerald, R. Modi, H.-D. Wu, S. Lakeou, R. Chung, D. Chrisey, “Matrix Assisted Laser Transfer of Electronic Materials for Direct Write Applications”, (invited talk) Laser Precision Microfabrication Symposium, June 14-16th, Saitama, Japan ‘00.

50)       D.B. Chrisey, Pique, J. Fitz-Gerald, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R.A. McGill, H.D. Wu, and M. Duignan, “Direct Writing of Conformal Mesoscopic Electronic Devices by MAPLE DW”, International Eur. Mat. Res. Soc., May 29 – June 2, 2000, Strasbourg, France ‘00.

49)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Direct Writing of Mesoscopic Conformal Electronic Devices and Sensors” (invited talk), International Spring MRS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘00.

48)       P.D. Rack, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, A.C. Geiculescu, H.J. Rack, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, and D.B. Chrisey, “Deposition of Ceramic Materials Using Powder and Precursor Vehicles via Direct Write Processing”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘00.

47)       P.K. Wu, J. Fitz-Gerald, A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, and R.A. McGill, “Deposition of Nanotubes and Nanotube Composites using Matrix-Assisted Pulsed Laser Deposition”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘00.

46)       J.D. Talton, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, “ Optimization of Processing Parameters for Depositing Hydrophilic Polymer Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘00.

45)       J.D. Talton, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, “Deposition of Nano-Thin Polymer Films for Improved Cell Interactions and Controlled-Release Biomedical Applications”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘00.

44)       J.D. Talton, I. Coowanitwong, P. Sidharta, G. Hochhaus, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, “Deposition of Biodegradable Polymer Films onto Drug Particles for Controlled Release”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ’00.

43)       D. Chrisey, A. Piqué, J. Fitz-Gerald, R. Auyeung, H-D. Wu, S. Lakeou, R. Chung,” Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Direct Write (Maple DW): A New Method to Rapidly Prototype Active and Passive Electronic Circuit Elements”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ’00.

42)       A. Piqué, P.K. Wu, J. Fitz-Gerald, D. Chrisey, R.A. McGill, V. Nguyen,” Advances in the Growth of Organic Thin Films Using the Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (Maple) Technique”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ’00.

41)       J.D. Talton, J. Fitz-Gerald, R. Singh and G. Hochhaus, “Nano-Thin Coatings for Improved Lung Targeting of Glucocorticoid Dry Powders: In-vitro and In-vivo Characteristics”, International Meeting Respiratory Drug Delivery VII, Spring ‘00.

40)       J.D. Talton, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh and G. Hochhaus, “Improved Pulmonary Targeting of PLGA Coated Budesonide Powders Formed by Pulsed Laser Deposition. International Society for Biomaterials”, Spring ‘00.

39)       A. Piqué, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, D.B. Chrisey, R.C.Y. Auyeung, P.D. Wu, S. Lakeou, R. Chung R.A. McGill, M. Duignan,”Direct Writing of Electronic Materials Using a New Laser assisted Transfer/Annealing Technique”, SPIE's International Symposium on LASE 2000, 24-28 January, San Jose, CA ‘00.

38)       R.A. McGill, E. Houser, R. Chung, V. Nguyen, D. Wier, A. Pique, D. Chrisey, J. Fitz-Gerald, “Optimization of Chemical Detector Performance Through Materials Processing and System Design”, Univ. of Maine, January 28th, Maine ‘00.

37)       J. Talton, G. Hochhaus, J. Fitz-Gerald, R. Singh, “Synthesis of Biodegradable Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ’99.

36)       J. D. Talton, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, R. Singh, and G. Hochhaus, “Characterization of Biodegradable Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Coatings on Budesonide using Pulsed Laser Deposition”, International AAPS Conference ’99.

35)       J. D. Talton, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, R. Singh, and G. Hochhaus, “Pulmonary Targeting of Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Coated Budesonide Dry Powders vs. Uncoated Powders using an Ex Vivo Receptor Binding Assay in Rats”, International AAPS Conference ‘99.

34)       D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R.A. McGill, P.D. Wu, J. Greenblatt, and M. Duignan, “Novel Laser-Based Processing of Sensor and Electronic Devices and Subsystems”, 9th International Israel Materials Engineering Conference, 6-7 December, Haifa, Israel ‘99.

33)       J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Rack, D.B. Chrisey, “Laser Direct Writing of High-Resolution Phosphor Screens”, International MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November ‘99.

32)       A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Wu, S. Lakeou, R. Chung, D.B. Chrisey, R.A. McGill, M. Duignan, “Direct Writing of Electronic and Sensor Materials Using a Novel laser Transfer Technique”, International MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA., November ‘99.

31)       A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, R.C.Y. Auyeung, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Wu, R.A. McGill, M. Duignan, “A Novel Laser Transfer Process for the Direct Writing of Electronic and Sensor Materials”, COLA'99 5th International Conference, 19-23 July, Gottingen, Germany ‘99.

30)       R.A. McGill, A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, V. Nguyen, R. Chung, “Laser Processing of Polymers and Conductive Materials for the Fabrication of Conductive Composite Coatings: Applications with Chemical Sensors”, Sixth International Conference on Composite Engineering, 27 Jun - 3 July, Orlando, FL ‘99.

29)       D.B. Chrisey, A. Piqué, R.C.Y. Auyeung, R.A. McGill, R. Chung, S. Lakeou, P. Wu, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, and H. D. Wu, “A New Approach to Laser Direct Writing Active and Passive Mesoscopic Elements”, European International Materials Research Society, July, ‘99.

28)       D.B. Chrisey, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Wu, A. Piqué, J. Horwitz, R.C.Y. Auyeung, W. Chang, Kim, “Maple Direct Write: A New Approach to Fabricate Ferroelectric Thin Film Devices in Air at Room Temperature”, Ferroelectric Workshop, Puerto Rico, June ‘99.

27)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Induced Forward Transfer of Phosphor Powders”, International MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April ‘99.

26)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Synthesis and Characterization of Engineered Materials” (invited talk), American Physical Society (APS) Meeting, Atlanta, GA March ‘99.

25)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Induced Forward Transfer of Powders”, American Physical Society (APS) International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March ‘99.

24)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “The Role of Laser Processing in the Formation of Biocompatible Dry Powder Asthma Drug Coatings” (invited talk), Astra Draco Pharmaceutical Company, Inc., Lund, Sweden, March ‘99.

23)       A. Piqué, D.B. Chrisey, R.C.Y. Auyeung, S. Lakeou, R. Chung, R.A. McGill, P. K. Wu, M. Duignan, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, and H. D. Wu, “ Laser Direct Writing of For Rapid Prototyping Applications”, SPIE’s LASE, San Hose, CA, January ‘ 99.

22)       J.D. Talton, G. Hochhaus, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, and R.K. Singh, “Pulsed Laser Deposited Polymer Films onto Pulmonary Dry-Powders for Improved Drug Delivery”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, December ‘98.

21)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald and R.K. Singh, “Nano Particle Characterization and Growth During Pulsed Laser Ablation Into Inert Atmospheres”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, December ‘98.

20)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Nanostructured Materials” (invited talk), Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C., August ‘98.

19)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Synthesis and Modeling of Nanofunctionalized Materials for Electronic Applications”, NSF Site Visit, Gainesville, FL, August ‘98.

18)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald and R.K. Singh, “Z-Contrast Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy of  Nanofunctionalized Particulate Materials” (invited talk), Nano 98 International Consortium, Stockholm, Sweden, June ‘98.                                                         

17)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald and R.K. Singh, “Novel Coating Method for Phosphor Material Applications”, Spring MRS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April '98.

16)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, and S.J. Pennycook, “Novel Method for Nano Thin Coatings on Particulate Materials”, International Spring MRS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April '98.

15)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, R.K. Singh, “Creation of Nanofunctionalized Particulates”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, MA, November ‘97.

14)       J. M. Fitz‑Gerald and R. K. Singh, “Novel Method for Synthesis of Engineered Particulates with Thin Coatings”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, MA, November, ‘97.

13)       A. Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, and R. K. Singh, “Control of Particle Adhesion to Surfaces by Depositing Nanometric Interfacial Layers”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, MA, November, ‘97.

12)       D. Kumar, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, and R. K. Singh, “Synthesis of High Temperature Superconductive and Colossal Magnetoresistive Surfaces on Insulating Particles”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, MA, November, ‘97.

11)       J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Laser Assisted Nano-Structured Coating of Colossal Magnetorestrictive La-Ca-Mn-O System on Micron Sized Particles”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, November ‘97.

10)       K. Rajan, P. Sajgalik, R.K. Singh, D. Kumar and J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Synthesis and Microstructure of Conformal Coatings on Particulates”, International Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, MA, November, ‘97.

9)         J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Synthesis and Characterization of Engineered Particulates with Controlled Surface Architecture”, Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Engineering Research Center (ERC), Gainesville, October ‘97.

8)         J. M. Fitz-Gerald, “Surface Modification of Metals and Ceramics by Pulsed Laser Ablation for Enhancement of Coating and Radiation Properties” (invited talk) , Westinghouse: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Pittsburgh, November ‘97.

7)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, S. Pennycook, H. Gao, V. Krishnamoorthy, J. Marcinka, W. Glenn, and R. K. Singh, Novel Method for Controlling Nano Thin Coatings on Particulate Materials, International Spring MRS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April, ‘97.

6)         R. K. Singh and J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Laser‑Assisted Synthesis of Unique Graded Surface Composites”, International MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November ‘96.

5)         R. K. Singh, D. R. Gilbert, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, and D. G. Lee, “Surface Composites: A Novel Method to Fabricate Adherent Interfaces”, Tenth International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies,‘97.

4)         R. K. Singh, A. Ata, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, Y. Rabinovich, and W. Hendrickson, Dry Coating Method for Surface Modification of Particulates, Tenth International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, ‘97.

3)         R. K. Singh and J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, “Laser‑Assisted Synthesis of Unique Graded Surface Composites”, International MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November ‘97.

2)         J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, P. D. Miller, T. Erturk, W. Catron, and J. Milstein, “High Temperature Compressive Test Methodology for Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Composites”, ACERS, 17th International Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Cocoa Beach, FL, January ‘93.

1)         R. H. Giles, A. J. Gatesman, J. M. Fitz‑Gerald, S. Fisk, and J. Waldman, “Tailoring Artificial Dielectric Materials at Terahertz Frequencies”, The Fourth International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, ‘93.