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2006

2005

Alexandrov, S.A.; Meredith, P.; McIntyre, T. and Zvyagin, A. "Multi-frame Digital Fourier Holography for Imaging Biological Tissue"J. Image Sys. & Technol. in press (2005).

Warner, J. H.; Thomsen, E.; Watt, A. R.; Heckenberg, N. R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy of ligand-capped PbS nanocrystals". Nanotechnology, 16, 175-179 (2005) (Feature article).

Warner, J. H.; Watt, A. R.; Fernee, M. J.; Heckenberg, N. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Separating fluorescent species of aqueous PbS semiconductor nanocrystals using micro-emulsions". Nanotechnology, 16, 479-483 (2005).

Warner, J. H.; Watt, A. R.; Thomsen, E.A.; Meredith, P. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H."Energy Transfer Dynamics of Nanocrystal-Polymer Composites", J. Phys. Chem. B., in press (2005).

Watt, A.R.; Blake, D.; Warner, J.H.; Thomsen, E.A.; Tavenner, E.L.; Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. and Meredith, P. "Lead Sulphide Nanocrystal: Conducting Polymer Solar Cells", Accepted J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., (2004): arXiv/cond-mat/0408022.

Watt, A.R.; Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. and Meredith, P. "A New Approach to the Synthesis of Nanocrystal Conjugated Polymer Composites" Accepted Synth. Met., ,(2004) arXiv/cond-mat/0407784.

Zvyagin, A.V.; Blazkiewicz, P. and Vintrou, J. "Image reconstruction in full-field Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography" J. Journal of Optics A, Pure and Applied Optics, in press (2005).



2004

Bishop, A.I.; McIntyre, T.J.; Littleton, B.N.; Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Near-resonant holographic interferometry and absorption measurements of seeded atomic species in a flame", Appl. Optics, 43, 3391-3400 (2004).

Bishop, A.I.; McIntyre, T.J.; Littleton, B.N.; Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "OH concentration and temperature measurements by use of near-resonant holographic interferometry", Appl. Optics, 43, 6384-6390 (2004).

Bishop, A.I., Nieminen, T.A., Heckenberg, N.R., and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. 2004. "Optical microrheology using rotating laser-trapped particles". Phys Rev Lett. 92,19,198104 (also selected for May 15, 2004 edition of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research).

Blazkiewicz, P.; Gourlay, P.M.; Tucker, J.R.; Rakic, A.D. and Zvyagin, A.V. "Experimental demonstration of signal-to-noise-ratio improvement of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography", submitted to Opt. Expr.

Fernee, M. J.; Warner, J.; Watt, A.; Cooper, S.; Heckenberg, N. R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Polarized photoluminescence from surface-passivated lead sulphide nanocrystals". Nanotechnology, 15, 16-22 (2004).

Fernee, M. J.; Watt, A.; Warner, J.; Heckenberg, N. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Evidence for energy relaxation via radiative cascade in surface-passivated PbS quantum dots". Nanotechnology, 15, 1328-1337 (2004).

Fernee, M. J.; Watt, A.; Warner, J.; Heckenberg, N. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Direct observation of mixed-parity excited states in surface-passivated PbS nanocrystals". Nanotechnology, 15, 1351-1355 (2004).

Fernee, M.; Watt, A.; Warner, J.; Riches, J.; Heckenberg, N. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Investigation of the role of cadmium sulfide in the surface passivation of lead sulfide quantum dots". Journal of Crystal Growth, 270 (3-4), 380-383 (2004).

Knoener, G., Campbell, J.H., Heckenberg, N.R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H., 2004." Formation of an artificial blood vessel: adhesion force measurements with optical tweezers". Proc. SPIE Vol5514, 234-245.

Meredith, P. and Riesz, J. "Radiative Relaxation Quantum Yields for Synthetic Eumelanin", Photochem. Photobiol., 79(2), pp211-216 (2004).

Parkin, S.J.; Nieminen, T.A.; Heckenberg, N.R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. 2004. "Optical measurement of torque exerted on an elongated object by a non-circular laser beam". Phys. Rev. A.70, 023816.

Parkin, S.J., Nieminen, T., Heckenberg, N.R., and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. 2004." Measurement of orbital angular momentum in optical tweezers". Proc SPIE 5514, 264-274.

Powell, B.; Baruah, T.; Bernstein, N.; Brake, K.; McKenzie, R.H.; Meredith, P. and Pederson, M.R. "A First Principles Density-Functional Calculation of the Electronic and Vibrational Structure of Indolequinones: Key Melanin Monomeric Units", J. Chem. Phys., 120(18), pp8608-8615 (2004).

Riesz, J.; Gilmore, J. and Meredith, P. "Quantitative Photoluminescence of Broad Band Absorbing Melanins: A Procedure to Correct for Inner Filter and Re-absorption Effects", in press Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2004).

Riesz, J.; Gilmore, J. and Meredith, P. "Quantitative Emission and Excitation Spectroscopy of Synthetic Eumelanin", Biophys. J., 86(1): 607A-607A Part 2 Suppl. S, (2004).

Seet, K.Y.T.; Meredith, P.; Blazkiewicz, P. and Zyagin, A.V. "Optical Scatter Imaging Using Digital fourier Holography", Submitted J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., (2004).

Singer, W., Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. and Gibson, U. "Manipulation and growth of birefringent protein crystals in optical tweezers". Opt. Express, 12, 6440-6445 (2004).

Vale, C.J.; Upcroft, B.; Davis, M.J.; Heckenberg, N.R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Foil-based atom chip for Bose-Einstein condensates". J.Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 37, 2959-2967, (2004).

Vogel, R.; Meredith, P.; Harvey, M.D. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Absorption & Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Rhodamine 6G in Titanium Dioxide Nanocomposites", Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 60, pp245-249 (2004).

Zvyagin, A.V. "Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography: optimization of signal-to-noise ratio in full space", Opt. Comm., vol. 242, pp. 97-108, 2004.

Zvyagin, A.V.; Blazkiewicz, P. and Vintrou, J. "Image reconstruction in full-field Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography", in press, Journal of Optics A, Pure and Applied Optics., 2004.



2003

Bishop, A.I., Nieminen, T.A., Heckenberg, N.R., and Rubinsztein-Dunlop. (2003) "Optical Application and measurement of torque on microparticles of isotropic nonabsorbing material". Phys Rev A. 68, 033802

Fernee, M.J.; Watt, A.R.; Warner, J.; Cooper, S.; Heckenberg, N.R. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. "Inorganic Surface Passivation of PbS Nanocrystals resulting in Strong Photoluminescent Emission" Nanotechnology 14, 991-997, 2003.

Hensinger WK, Heckenberg NR, Milburn GJ, Rubinsztein-Dunlop H."Experimental tests of quantum nonlinear dynamics in atom optics". Journal of Optics B-Quantum and Semiclassical Optics. 5 (2): R83-R120, 2003.

Nieminen, T.A., Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H., and Heckenberg, N.R. 2003. "Multipole expansion of strongly focused laser beams". JQSRT, 79-80, 1005-1007.

Nieminen, T.A., Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H., and Heckenberg, N.R. 2003. "Calculation of the T-matrix: general considerations and application of the point-matching method". JQSRT 79-80, 1019-1029.

Rayner A, Heckenberg NR, Rubinsztein-Dunlop H."Condensed-phase optical refrigeration". Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, 20 (5), 1037-1053, 2003.

Vogel R, Meredith P, Kartini I, Harvey M, Riches JD, Bishop A, Heckenberg N, Trau M, Rubinsztein-Dunlop H, "Mesostructured dye-doped titanium dioxide for micro-optoelectronic applications".Chem Phys Chem, 4 (6), 595-603, 2003.





Conference presentations:

2005

"The melanins: form experiment to quantum chemistry to many-body quantum theory", B.J. Powell, J. Riesz, E. Moore, C. Giacomantonio, N. Berstein, M.R. Pederson, T. Barauh, K. Brake, R.H. McKenzie and P. Meredith, Australian Institute of Physics, January (2005).

"Charge transport in melanin, a disorder bio-organic conductor", C. Giacomantonio, B.J. Powell, E. Moore, R.H. McKenzie and P. Meredith, Australian Institute of Physics, January (2005).

"Melanin and Melanoma: the quantum chemistry of pheomelanin", J. Riesz, B.J. Powell, E. Moore, R.H. McKenzie and P. Meredith, Australian Institute of Physics, January (2005).

"The melanins: robust functionality through structural disorder", P. Meredith, B.J. Powell, J. riesz, C. Giacomantonio. A. Micolich, J. Eduardo de Albuquerque and E. Moore, Austrlian Institute of Physics, January (2005).


H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "One good turn (deserves another): rotating tweezers and applications", Physics 2005 - A Century after Einstein, 10-14 April 2005, University of Warwick, UK (invited paper).


Simon Parkin, Gregor Knoener, Timo Nieminen, Wolfgang Singer, Norman Heckenberg and Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "A Constant Stress Micro-Viscometer", AIP conference, Canberra, 2005.

W. Singer, T. A. Nieminen, N. R. Heckenberg, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Rotating optical tweezers", Photonics West, 22-27 January 2005, San Jose, California, USA (invited paper).

N.R. Heckenberg, "Uses of Laguerre-Gauss Beams", Physics 2005 - A Century after Einstein, 10-14 April 2005, University of Warwick, UK (invited paper).




2004

P.M. Gourlay, A.D. Rakic, J.R. Tucker, A.V. Zvyagin, "Experimental demonstration of signal-to-noise-ratio improvement of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography", Australian Conference of Fibre Optic Technology (ACOFT), Australian Optical Society (AOS), July 2004, Canberra, Book of Abstracts, p. 40.

K.Y.T. Seet, P.M. Gourlay, P. Meredith, A.V. Zvyagin, "Holographic digital Fourier microscopy (DFM) for selective imaging of biological tissue", Australian Conference of Fibre Optic Technology (ACOFT), Australian Optical Society (AOS), July 2004, Canberra, Book of Abstracts, p. 60.

"A first principles density-functional calculation of the electronic, vibrational and rotational structure of the key melanin monomers and dimmers based on 5,-dihydroxyindole and its tautomers", B.J. Powell, N. Bernstein, M.R. Pederson, T. Baruah, K. Brake, R.H. McKenzie & P. Meredith, Proc. International Congress on Synthetic Metals, Wollongong, July (2004).

"Electrochemically synthesized melanin-like biopolymer for device applications", S. Subianto, G. Will & P. Meredith, Proc. International Congress on Synthetic Metals, Wollongong, July (2004).

"The Melanins - A class of bio-organic conductor", P. Meredith, J. Riesz, C. Giacomantonio, S. Subianto, G. Will, A. Micolich and B. Powell, International Congress on Synthetic Metals, Wollongong, July (2004).


P. Blazkiewicz, P.M. Gourlay, J.R. Tucker, A.D. Rakic, A.V. Zvyagin, "Signal-to-Noise-Ratio of Full-field Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography: Experiment", accepted for publications in Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII, edited by Valery V. Tuchin, Joseph A. Izatt, James G. Fujimoto, Proceedings of SPIE.

A. Verhaege, C.H. Ng, A.V. Zvyagin, Y.G. Anissimov, M.S. Roberts, "Optical fibre probe for microdialysis", Australian Conference of Fibre Optic Technology (ACOFT), Australian Optical Society (AOS), July 2004, Canberra, Book of Abstracts, p. 60.

J. Vintrou and A.V. Zvyagin, "Theoretical and experimental study of aspects of the signal-to-noise ratio of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography", Australian Conference of Fibre Optic Technology (ACOFT), Australian Optical Society (AOS), July 2004, Canberra, Book of Abstracts, p. 61.

A.V. Zvyagin, S.A. Alexandrov, K.K.M.B.D. Silva, T.R. Hillman, J. J. Armstrong, T. Tsuzuki, D.D. Sampson, "Refractive index tomography of turbid media by bifocal optical coherence refractometry," in Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII, edited by Valery V. Tuchin, Joseph A. Izatt, James G. Fujimoto, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5316 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2004) 155-166.

A.V. Zvyagin, P. Blazkiewicz, P. M. Gourlay, J. R. Tucker, A. D. Rakic, M. Gujrathi, "Experimental Study of Full-field Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography", Australian Institute of Physics congress, February 2005, Canberra, Book of Abstracts, p. 133.

A.V. Zvyagin, P. Blazkiewicz, J. Vintrou, "Full-field Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography", accepted for publications in Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII, edited by Valery.


Ratnapala, C. J. Vale, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Laser frequency locking by direct measurement of laser detuning", Australian Optical Society Conference, Canberra, Australia (2004).

C. J. Vale, B. Upcroft, M. J. Davis, T. Campey, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Bose-Einstein condensation on an atom chip, Invited Keynote presentation", Australian Optical Society Conference, Canberra, Australia (2004).

C. J. Vale, B. Upcroft, M. J. Davis, A. Ratnapala, S. Holt, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "A new atom chip for Bose-Einstein condensates", International Conference on Atomic Physics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2004).


"Formation of an Artificial Blood Vessel: Adhesion Force Measurements with Optical Tweezers". G. KnÁner, J. Campbell, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, SPIE Conference, Denver Colorado, USA, 2004.

"Microfluid Vortices Probed by Optical Tweezers". Gregor KnÁner, Simon Parkin, Norman R. Heckenberg, and Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, AOS Conference, Canberra, July 2004.

Simon Parkin, Gregor Knoener, Timo Nieminen, Wolfgang Singer, Norman Heckenberg and Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop "A Constant Stress Micro-Viscometer" OWLS conference, Melbourne, 2004.

"Measurement of Orbital Angular Momentum in Optical Tweezers". Simon Parkin, T. A. Nieminen, N. R. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, SPIE Denver, Colorado, 2004

"An Optically Driven Micro-Viscometer". Simon Parkin, Gregor Knoener, Martin Dienstbier, Timo A. Nieminen, Norman R. Heckenberg and Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, AOS 2004, Canberra.

"Studies of Adhesion between cells". Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop. The 8th International Conference on Optics within Life Sciences (OWLS8: Biophotonics down under), Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2004, invited talk.

W. Singer, N. R. Heckenberg, and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Rotating optical tweezers with laser patterned microbeads", OWLS8, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2004.




2003

M. Friese, C. Talbot, D. Wang, D. Doddrell, I. Brereton, N. Heckenberg, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop (2003), "Improved laser source for producing hyperpolarized noble gases for MRI applications", World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, August 2003, Sydney, NSW.

C. J. Vale, B. Upcroft, J. FortÁgh, M. J. Davis, T. Campey, G. Kociuba, C. A. Holmes, G. J. Milburn, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Towards BEC on an atom chip", Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy, Melbourne, Australia (2003).

C. J. Vale, B. Upcroft, M. J. Davis, T. Campey, S. Drake, C. A. Holmes, G. J. Milburn, N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, "Probing quantum chaos on an atom chip", International Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy, Cairns, Australia (2003).

"Single Beam Optical Trap for Adhesion Force Measurements on Biological Cells". G. KnÁner, J. Campbell N. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop. ACOLS 2003, Melbourne.

"Hybrid T-matrix methods". T. A. Nieminen, N. R. Heckenberg, and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop. 7th Conference on Electromagnetic and Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications, Bremen, Germany (2003).

"Polarimetric measurement of optical torque", T. A. Nieminen, A. I. Bishop, N. R. Heckenberg, and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop. 7th Conference on Electromagnetic and Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications, Bremen, Germany (2003).

T. A. Nieminen, D. F. P. Pile, N. R. Heckenberg, and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop "Multiple-scattering modelling of scattering by biological cells" 7th Conference on Electromagnetic and Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications, Bremen, Germany (2003).

"Measurement of Torque exerted by Orbital Angular Momentum using an Analysing Hologram". Simon Parkin, T. A. Nieminen, N. R. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, ACOLS, 2003, Melbourne.

"Efflux Pathways in Giardia duodenalis", Justin Ross, Norman Heckenberg, Jacqui Upcroft, Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Peter Upcroft, (2003), ASP 2003, Darwin NT.

"A System to Measure the Spectral Dependence of Biological Photosensitivity", J. A. Ross, N. R. Heckenberg, A Zvyagin, J. A. Upcroft, P. Upcroft, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, (2003), Australian Conference on Optics and Lasers 2003, Melbourne Vic.

"Optical tweezers and applications". Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop. The Australasian Flow Cytometry Conference, Mooloolaba 13th - 15th October, 2003, invited talk.

"Catch, move and twist using optical tweezers or application of optical tweezers in biomedicine". Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Alexis Bishop, Gregor KnÁner, Timo Nieminen, Simon Parkin, and Norman Heckenberg,World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, 24-29 August, 2003, invited talk.

"Angular momentum transfer in vortex and non-vortex beams using optical tweezers". Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Alexis Bishop, Timo Nieminen, Simon Parkin and Norman Heckenberg, Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, Tuscon, Arizona, October 2003, invited talk.

"Production of hyper-polarised helium by optical pumping using laser-diode arrays", C. Talbot, M.Friese, D. Wang, D.Doddrell, I. Brereton, N. Heckenberg, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop (2003), Australian Conference on Optics and Lasers 2003, Melbourne, Vic.

"Novel conducting biopolymers based upon indolequinone macromolecules", P. Meredith, J. Riesz, S. Subianto, G. Will, A. Micolich, R. McKenzie & B. Powell, 1st Frontiers of Science and Technology Workshop on Soft Matter and Nanoscale Physics, Sydney, (2003).





 
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