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Dr. Michael J. Curley

Research Interests

Optical actuators, optical switching and nonlinear optics


Office: 028 V. M. Chambers Bld.
Phone:             (256) 372-8236      
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Recent Publications

  1. Sergey S. Sarkisov, Michael J. Curley, LaQuieta Huey, Aisha B. Fields, Sergey S. Sarkisov II, Grigory Adamovsky, "Light-driven actuators based on polymer films", Optical Engineering 45(03), 034302, ; Ed., Mar 2006
  2. Burl H. Peterson, Sergey S. Sarkisov, V. N. Nesterov, Michael J. Curley, Paul A. Fleitz, Joseph W. Perry, Mariacristina Rumi, J.-C. Wang, "New derivatives of cyclohexanone and piperidone compounds for bioluminous sensing", Proc. SPIE Vol. 6097, p. 85-96, Optical molecular probes for biomedical applications; Samuel I. Achilefu, Darryl J. Bornhop, ramesh Raghavachari; Eds, Feb 2006
  3. Sergey S. Sarkisov, LaQuieta Huey, Michael J. Curley, Grigory Adamovsky, Deborah Pekker, Jai-Ching Wang, "Light-driven polymer actuators", Proc. SPIE Vol. 6048, p. 1-10 Optomechactronic actuators and manipulation;Kee S. Moon; Ed., Dec 2005
  4. A. K. Batra, J. Stephens, K. Bhat, M. D. Aggarwal, Burl H. Peterson, Michael Curley, R. B. Lal, "Investigation on the growth kinetics of KDP:LAP and TGS:LAP single crystals", Proc SPIE Vol. 5912, p. 22-33 Operational Characteristics and Crystal Growth of Nonlinear Optical Materials II; Ravindra B. Lal, Donald O. Frazier;Eds, Aug 2005
  5. Denise Edwards, Darayas Patel, Kurt Kanzler, Michael Curley, Sundar Bairavarasu, Hossin Abdeldayem, Curtis Banks, Tesfaye Gebre, Manmohan D. Aggarwal, Jai Ching Wang, Matthew E. Edwards, " Pockels coefficients characterization of pure and iron doped lithium niobate using adaptive optics and the Czochralski crystal growth technique", Proc. SPIE Vol. 5876, p. 270-280, Laser Beam Shaping VI; Fred M. Dickey, David L. Shealy; Eds., Aug 2005
  6. Sergey S. Sarkisov, Michael J. Curley, Burl H. Peterson, George Edlin, Ronald Snow, John V. York, John F. Rushing, "Cloud-cover mitigation of the influence of atmospheric turbulence on propagation of laser beams", Proc. SPIE Vol. 5712, p. 151-161, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XVII; G. Stephen Mecherle; Ed., Apr 2005
  7. S. Sarkisov, B.H. Peterson, M. Curley, V.N. Nesterov, T. Timofeva, M. Antipin, E.I. Radovanova, A. Leyderman and P.A. Fleitz, "Two-Photon Absorption and fluorescence of New Derivatives of Cyclohexanone and Piperidone", Journal of Nonlinear optical physics and materials, Vol. 14, 1, March 2005
  8. S. Sarkisov, B.H. Peterson, M. Curley, E.I. Radovanova, A. Leyderman and P.A. Fleitz, "Optical spectroscopy and nonlinear transmittance study of fullerene C60 in mixtures with 2-Cyclooctylamino-50Nitropyridine (COANP)", Journal of Nonlinear optical physics and materials, Vol. 13, 1, March 2004