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Lopez, Rene
Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy, May 2002

Research Information

Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy, May 2002

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Ph.D. Dissertation
Size Dependence of the Structural Phase Transition in Vanadium Dioxide Nanorods

Ph.D. Advisor
Leonard Feldman, Physics

Ph.D. Committee
Charles Brau, Physics
Richard Haglund, Physics
Bridget Rogers, Chemical Engineering
Robert Weller, Electrical Engineering

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Selected Publications

Confocal Raman Microscopy across the Metal-Insulator Transition of Single Vanadium Dioxide Nanoparticles. Donev, EU; Lopez, R; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, NANO LETTERS, 9, 702-706 , (2009)

Coherent structural dynamics and electronic correlations during an ultrafast insulator-to-metal phase transition in VO2. Kubler, C; Ehrke, H; Huber, R; Lopez, R; Halabica, A; Haglund, RF; Leitenstorfer, A, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 99, 116401 , (2007)

Second harmonic generation from resonantly excited arrays of gold nanoparticles. McMahon, MD; Ferrara, D; Bowie, CT; Lopez, R; Haglund, RF, APPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS, 87, 259-265 , (2007)

Transmission increase upon switching of VO2 thin films on microstructured surfaces. Karakurt, I; Boneberg, J; Leiderer, P; Lopez, R; Halabica, A; Haglund, RF, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 91, 091907 , (2007)

Modulated optical transmission of subwavelength hole arrays in metal-VO2 films. Suh, JY; Donev, EU; Lopez, R; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 88, 133115 , (2006)

Optical properties of subwavelength hole arrays in vanadium dioxide thin films. Donev, EU; Suh, JY; Villegas, F; Lopez, R; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 73, 201401 , (2006)

Second-harmonic generation from arrays of symmetric gold nanoparticles. McMahon, MD; Lopez, R; Haglund, RF; Ray, EA; Bunton, PH, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 73, 041401 , (2006)

Two-dimensional current percolation in nanocrystalline vanadium dioxide films. Rozen, J; Lopez, R; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 88, 081902 , (2006)

Photoinduced phase transition in VO2 nanocrystals: ultrafast control of surface-plasmon resonance. Rini, M; Cavalleri, A; Schoenlein, RW; Lopez, R; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF; Boatner, LA; Haynes, TE, OPTICS LETTERS, 30, 558-560 , (2005)

Rapid tarnishing of silver nanoparticles in ambient laboratory air. Mcmahon, M; Lopez, R; Meyer, HM; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, APPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS, 80, 915-921 , (2005)

Optical nonlinearities in VO2 nanoparticles and thin films. Lopez, R; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC; Boatner, LA; Haynes, TE, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 85, 5191-5193 , (2004)

Semiconductor to metal phase transition in the nucleation and growth of VO2 nanoparticles and thin films. Suh, JY; Lopez, R; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 96, 1209-1213 , (2004)

Size-dependent optical properties of VO2 nanoparticle arrays. Lopez, R; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 93, 177403 , (2004)

Switchable reflectivity on silicon from a composite VO2-SiO2 protecting layer. Lopez, R; Boatner, LA; Haynes, TE; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 85, 1410-1412 , (2004)

Particle-solid interactions and 21st century materials science. Feldman, LC; Lupke, G; Tolk, NH; Lopez, R; Haglund, RF; Haynes, TE; Boatner, LA, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS, 212, 1-7 , (2003)

Pulsed laser deposition of conductive metallo-dielectric optical filters. Lopez, R; Ruiz, R; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 74, 307-310 , (2002)

Size effects in the structural phase transition of VO2 nanoparticles. Lopez, R; Haynes, TE; Boatner, LA; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 65, 224113 , (2002)

Synthesis and characterization of size-controlled vanadium dioxide nanocrystals in a fused silica matrix. Lopez, R; Boatner, LA; Haynes, TE; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 92, 4031-4036 , (2002)

Temperature-controlled surface plasmon resonance in VO2 nanorods. Lopez, R; Haynes, TE; Boatner, LA; Feldman, LC; Haglund, RF, OPTICS LETTERS, 27, 1327-1329 , (2002)

Enhanced hysteresis in the semiconductor-to-metal phase transition of VO2 precipitates formed in SiO2 by ion implantation. Lopez, R; Boatner, LA; Haynes, TE; Haglund, RF; Feldman, LC, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 79, 3161-3163 , (2001)

 
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