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Dr. Matthew E. Edwards

Research Interests

Quantum Physics (Quantum Communication and Quantum Imaging, and Quantum Fluctuation and Noise, Quantum Sensors and Quantum Metrology), Propagation of Optical Wave Fields and Solitons, Classical Electrooptics and Electro-metrology, Scatterometry and Reflectometry, Voltage Pulse Generation from Photorefractive Crystals, Photoinduced Physics in metallic nano-particles and in dielectric micro-particles, Sensor Science and Technology, and Remote Sensing Techniques.

Office: 145 V. M. Chambers Bld.
Phone: (256) 372-8119      

Recent Publications
  1. N. V. Kukhtarev, T. Kukhtarev, M. E. Edwards, J. Jones, M. Bayssie, S. F. Lyuksyutov, R. Reagan, and P. Buchhave, Smart Running-Grating Interferometer for Holographic Optical Trapping on Nano- and Micro Particles, Accepted by J. of Applied Physics, for its February Publication, 2005.
  2. Edwards, M. E., Crutcher, and Holger Jaenisch, Optical solitons in anisotropic and inhomogeneous media, SPIE vol. 5525, no. 19, page 163-171, 2004.
  3. Edwards, Matthew E., Denise Edwards, and Sundara Bairavarasu, Remote Gas Sensors Based on Quantum or Classical Ellipsometry Using Polymer Deposition on Porous Silicon, ICCE Proceeding, presented at Hilton Head, S.C, 2004.
  4. T. Gebre, D. Edwards, M.D. Aggarwal, A.K. Batra, M.E. Edwards, D. Patel, L. Huey, and R.B. Lal, Electrooptic Characterization and Czochralski Growth Technique of Pure and Doped Lithium Niobate Crystals, SPIE vol. 5560, no. 4, 2004.
  5. Jaenisch, H, Handley, J., Lim, A., Filipovic, M., White, G., Hons, A., Deragopian, G., Schneider, M., Edwards, M. Data Modeling for Virtual Observatory data mining, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June, 2004
  6. M.E. Edwards, N. Kukhtarev, T. Kukhtarev, M. Bayssie, J-C Wang, M. Reagan, and S. Lyiksyutov, Voltage Pulsations in Photogalvanic Crystals as Power Supply for EO-Modulator, I, SPIE Volume 5363, no. 15, page 98-106, 2004.
  7. Tesfaye Gabre, A. K. Batra, M.D. Aggarwal, M.E. Edwards, M., R.B. Lal, Growth and optical characteristic of pure and doped lithium niobate crystals, SPIE Proceeding, San Diego, 2004.
  8. Kukhtarev, N., T. Kukhtarev, M. Edwards, B. Penn, D. Frazier, H. Abdeldayem, P.P. Banerjee, T. Hudson, and W.A. Friday, Photoinduced Optical and Electrical High-Voltage Pulsations and Pattern Formation in Photorefractive Crystals, Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials, Vol. 11, No. 4, page 445-453, 2002.
  9. Aggarwal, M.D., T. Gebre, A. K. Batra, M.E. Edwards, and R. B. Lal, Growth of Nonlinear Optical Materials at Alabama A & M University, SPIE Proceeding, Vol. 4813, San Diego, 2002.
  10. Edwards, M.E., X-L Wu, J-S Wu, J.S. Huang and H. Kellay, Electric-Field Effects On A Droplet Microemulsion, Physical Review E., 57, No. 1, 797 (1998).