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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 up-conversion 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


Office: 021 VM Chambers Building
Phone: 256-372-8101


  1. Rami Reddy, Review of rare-earth doped phosphors for white light generation (Book chapter), New Trends in Physical Science Research Vol. 8, 28 July 2022, Page 95-114
  2. Rami Reddy, Preparation and Characterization of Nanostructures in Glasses (book chapter), in New Insights into Physical Science Vol. 12, 19 February 2021, Page 102-118; Published: 2021-02-
  3. Kristopher Liggins, and B. Rami Reddy, Effect of silver nanoparticles on the luminescence spectral characteristics of rare-earth ion doped sodium borate glasses, Proc. SPIE 11082, 110822H (2019).
  4. R. Reddy, K. Liggins and V. M. Edwards, Characterization of Fluoride Phosphors for Diode Pumped Solid-State Lighting Applications, Optics and Photonics Journal, 8, 288-300 (2018).
  5. Culp, V. M. Edwards and B. R. Reddy, Optical spectroscopy, energy upconversion and white light emission characteristics of CaF2: Er3+, Journal of Photonics for Energy 7, 026001 (2017).
  6. W. Evans, T. R. Harris, B. R. Reddy, K. L. Schepler, and P. A. Berry, Optical Spectroscopy and modeling of Fe2+ ions in Zinc Selenide, Journal of Luminescence 188, 541-550 (2017).
  7. Rami Reddy, “Interferometric Measurement of Laser-Induced Temperature Changes” (book chapter) in Laser Cooling: Fundamental Properties and Application, Edited by Galina Nemova, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., Singapore (2016), 273-304; CRC press, Boca Raton, FL
  8. Surface characterization studies of orientation patterned ZnSe doped with Cr2+, B. Rami Reddy, Kenneth Schepler, Elizabeth Moore, John Hoelscher, Shiva Vangala, Bruce Claflin, Narsingh B. Singh, Jonathan Evans, Patrick Berry, SPIE Proc 9347, 93471M (2015).
  9. Applications of Optical Interferometer techniques for precision measurements of changes in temperature, growth and refractive index of materials (Review), B. R. Reddy, Technologies 2, 54-75 (2014).
  10. Spectroscopic characterization of erbium doped glass ceramic, I. Kamma, M. Mbila, K. Gall and B. R. Reddy, Optical Materials Express 3, 884-892 (2013).
  11. Optical sensing techniques for temperature measurement, B. R. Reddy, I. Kamma and P. Kommidi, Appl. Opt. 52, B33-B39 (2013).
  12. Investigation of silver nanostructures and their influence on the fluorescence spectrum of Erbium-doped glasses, V. Obadina and B. R. Reddy, Optics and Photonics journal 3, 45-50 (2013).