Department of Physics
Moulton Hall 311
Campus Box 4560
Normal, Il 61790-4560
Welcome to the Department of Physics.
We explore mechanisms to coherently control the optical transmission properties of absorbing dielectric media in novel regimes in which the medium's response to the field(s) is non-perturbative. This includes soliton and adiabaton propagation.
"An iterative approach to photon propagation in turbid media"
G.H. Rutherford, M. Marsalli, Q. Su, and R. Grobe, Laser Phys. 13, 207 (2003)
"Comparison of the Maxwell and Boltzmann theory for multilayered dielectric random media"
S. Menon, Q. Su, and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. E 65, 051917 (2002)
"Numerical solution techniques to the time-dependent Maxwell equations for highly scattering media"
S. Mandel, S. Menon, W. Harshawardhan, Q. Su, and R. Grobe, SPIE 4431, 165 (2001)
"Photon density waves in macro- and microscopic plane parallel scattering samples"
P.J. Peverly, R.E. Wagner, G.H. Rutherford, M. Marsalli, Q. Su, and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. E 65, 031908 (2002)
"Non-diffusive behavior of laser beams in a highly scattering medium"
Q. Su, G.H. Rutherford, W. Harshawardhan, and R. Grobe, Laser Phys. 11, 94-101 (2001).
"Numerical solution of the time-dependent Maxwell's equations for random dielectric media"
W. Harshawardhan, Q. Su, and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. E 62, 8705, 8712 (2000).
"Controlled Excitation of Selected Regions Inside Dielectric Media"
J.R. Csesznegi, B.K. Clark, and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. A 57, 4860-4868 (1998).
"Recall and Creation of Spatial Excitation Distributions in Dielectric Media"
J.R. Csesznegi and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 3162-3165 (1997).
"Index of Refraction for an Optical Medium with Clamped Quantum Phase"
J.H. Eberly, A. Rahman and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3687-3690 (1996).
"Formation of Shape-preserving Pulses in a Nonlinear, Adiabatically Integrable System"
R. Grobe, F.T. Hioe and J.H. Eberly, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 3183-3186 (1994).
"Matched Optical Solitary Waves for Three- and Five-level Systems"
F.T. Hioe and R. Grobe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 2559-2562 (1994).