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Dr. B. R. Reddy

Research Interests
  • Laser spectroscopy of rare-earth ion doped crystals, glasses and fibers
  • Optical hole burning studies in glasses for information storage
  • Energy upconversion studies for solid state laser development
  • Optical sensing of temperature, moisture and chemicals
  • Mid-infrared spectroscopy of solids doped with transition metals
  • Laser cooling/heating of solids
  • Optical diagnostics for real time evaluation of surfaces
  • Preparation of glasses
Office: 021 VM Chambers Buliding
Phone:(256) 372-8101; Fax: 256-372-5622

Recent Publications
  1. Spectroscopic characterization of erbium doped glass ceramic, Optical Materials Express 3, 884-892 (2013).
  2. Investigation of silver nanostructures and their influence on the fluorescence spectrum of Erbium-doped glasses, Optics and Photonics journal 3, 45-50 (2013).
  3. Optical sensing techniques for temperature measurement, Appl. Opt. 52, B33-B39 (2013).
  4. Interferometric measurement of laser heating in praseodymium doped YAG crystal, Appl. Opt. 50, 526-531 (2011).
  5. Energy upconversion in holmium doped lead germano tellurite glass, J. Appl. Phys. 107, 113102 (2010).
  6. Energy upconversion in erbium doped sodium lead germano tellurite glass, Phy. Sta. Sol. C6, S67 (2009).
  7. Design of a high temperature sensing system using luminescence lifetime measurement, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 096104 (2008).
  8. Two-photon excitation studies in terbium doped yttrium aluminum oxide, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 076105 (2007).
  9. Optical hole burning studies in europium doped oxide glasses, J. Non-Crystall. Solids 352, 483 (2006).
  10. Persistent spectral hole burning in europium-doped sodium tellurite glass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 091107 (2005).