Downer Femtosecond Spectroscopy Group | Presentations  

Presentations given at conferences, workshops and summer schools


UT Physics Colloquium, Oct. 16, 2013

[talk, ppt]

Optics of Surfaces & Interfaces (OSI-10), Chemnitz, Germany, Sept. 2013

Farbod Shafiei Anti-Phase-Boundary Defects in GaAs-on-Si Films [talk]
Junwei Wei Raman and SHG spectroscopy of ligand-stabilized Si nanocrystals [talk]
Ming Lei Characterization of strain fields around Through-Silicon Vias by second-harmonic scanning microscopy [poster]
Aaron Roberts Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Bitumen Films [poster]

Nonlinear Optics (NLO) 2011, Kauai, Hawaii, USA

Junwei Wei Second Harmonic Spectroscopy of Silicon Nanocrystals Embedded in SiO2 [talk]

Epioptics 2010, Erice, Sicily, Italy

Mike Downer Optical spectroscopy of defects in nm-scale high-k dielectric and silicon-on-insulator (SOI) films [download]
Mike Downer Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Si Nanocrystals & Step-Edges [download]

AAC 2010, Annapolis, MD, USA

Xiaoming Wang Multi-GeV electron acceleration using the Texas Petawatt laser [download]
Zhengyan Li Frequency Domain Streak Camera for Ultrafast Imaging of EVOLVING Wakefields [download]
Rafal Zgadzaj Optical Frequency Domain Visualization of Electron Beam Driven Plasma Wakefields [download]
Peng Dong [download]

NANOTECHSAMN 2010, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

Michael C. Downer Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Si Nanostructures [download]

Lasers and Accelerators workshop
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 12-16 January 2009

Lectures given by Prof. Mike Downer

"Who needs plasma? Observations of intense laser interaction with, and radiation from, individual electrons" [download]
"View into the Cauldron: Seeing what intense lasers do to solid targets" [download]
"Fruit of our labor: Observations of accelerated particles from laser-driven plasmas" [download]
"Seeing is believing: Laboratory visualization of laser wakefields" [download]
Xiaohui Gao et al. Characterization of Cluster/Monomer Ratio in Pulsed Supersonic Gas Jets [download]