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Anup Sharma


Research Interests

Fiber Optics, Fabrication of Bragg gratings for application to communication and sensing, Nonlinear Optics, Fabrication of Electrooptic Modulators, Fluorescence and Raman Spectroscopy, Diode laser spectroscopy for environmental sensing, Biophotonics


Office: 022 V. M. Chambers Bld.
Phone: (256) 372-8102

Recent Publications

  1. Sharma, “Sequential amplification of amino acid enantiomeric excess by conglomerate and racemic compound: plausible prebiotic route towards homochirality”, Orig Life Evol Biosph. (2023)
  2. Sharma, “Enantiomeric excess of amino acids in interstellar ice analogues-asymmetric photolysis of precursors by circularly polarized UV light”, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 517, December 2022, Pages 6112–6120
  3. Sharma, “Magnetic circular dichroism in Archean stratospheric oxygen: enantiomeric excess of amino acids produced in volcanic plumes”, Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, Vol. 53, 71-86, 2023
  4. Sharma, “Magnetic circular dichroism in Archean atmosphere and asymmetric photolysis of biomolecules: enantiomeric excess of prebiotic sugar”, J. Biological Physics, Vol. 46, 283-295 (2020)
  5. Sharma, “Enantiomeric excess by magnetic circular dichroism in Archaean atmosphere”, Scientific Reports 7, 13295 (2017)
  6. Carlton Farley III, Aschalew Kassu, Nayana Bose, Armitra Jackson-Davis,Judith Boateng, Paul Ruffin and Anup Sharma, “Short distance stand-off Raman detection of extra virgin olive oil adulterated with canola oil and grapeseed oil”, Applied Spectroscopy Vol. 71, 1340 (2017)
  7. Aschalew Kassu, Carlton Farley III, Anup Sharma, Wonkyu Kim and Junpeng Guo, “Effect of Pore Size and Film Thickness on Gold-Coated Nanoporous Anodic Aluminum Oxide Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensor”, Sensors 15, 29924–29937 (2015)
  8. Sandra Sadate, Carlton Farley III, Aschalew Kassu, Anup Sharma, “Standoff Raman Spectroscopy of Explosive Nitrates Using 785 nm Laser”, Am. J. of Remote Sensing, Vol. 3, 1-5 (2015)
  9. Robinson, A. Kassu, A. Sharma, T. Kukhtareva, C. Farley, C. Smith, P. Ruffin, C. Brantley & E. Edwards, “SERS Scattering from gold coated ceramic nanopore substrates – effect of nanopore size,”Journal of Nanophotonics, Vol. 7(1), 073592 (2013)
  10. Kassu, A., Powers, K., Petway, W., Sharma, A., “Fourier transform infrared characterization of construction joint sealants,” J. Civil Eng. Mater. App., 4(3): 155-160 (2020)