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Publications

  • "Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of V3O5 as a signature of a photoinduced insulator-metal phase transition"
    N. Kumar, A. Rua, J. Lu, F. Fernandez, S. Lysenko
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 057602 (2017). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.057602

  • "Ultrafast Structural Dynamics of VO2"
    S. Lysenko, N. Kumar, A. Rua, J. Figueroa, J. Lu, F. Fernandez
    Phys. Rev. B. 96, 075128 (2017). doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.075128

  • "Ultrafast diffraction conoscopy of the structural phase transition in VO2: Evidence of two lattice distortions"
    N. Kumar, A. Rua, F. E. Fernandez, S. Lysenko
    Phys. Rev. B. 95, 235157 (2017). doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.235157

  • "Metal-insulator transition and nonlinear optical response of sputter-deposited V3O5 thin films"
    A. Rua, R. D. Diaz, N. Kumar, S. Lysenko, F. E. Fernandez
    J. Appl. Phys. 121, 235302 (2017). doi:10.1063/1.4986486

  • "Time-resolved light scattering by photoexcited V2O3"
    N. Kumar, A. Rua, R. Diaz, I. Castillo, B. Ayala, S. Cita, F. Fernandez, S. Lysenko
    MRS Advances 2, 1231 (2017). doi:10.1557/adv.2017.91

  • "Super-resolution in diffractive imaging from hemispherical elastic light scattering data"
    S. Lysenko, V. Sterligov, M. Goncalves, A. Rua, I. Gritsayenko, F. Fernandez
    Opt. Lett. 42, 2263 (2017). doi:10.1364/OL.42.002263

  • "Photoinduced optical dynamics of phase-change vanadium oxides"
    N. Kumar, A. Rua, L. R. Chevres, L. Theran, B. Ayala, F. E. Fernandez, S. Lysenko
    Proc. of SPIE. 10345, 103451F (2017). doi:10.1117/12.2274092

  • "Investigation of dynamics in BMIM TFSA ionic liquid through variable temperature and pressure NMR relaxometry and diffusometry"
    K. Pilar, A. Rua, S. N. Suarez, C. Mallia, S. Lai, J. R. P. Jayakody, J. L. Hatcher, J. F. Wishart, S. Greenbaum
    Journal of The Electrochemical Society 164, H5189 (2017). doi:10.1149/2.0301708jes

  • "Ultrafast Light Scattering by Transient Inhomogeneities in Vanadium Dioxide"
    S. Lysenko, A. Rua, J. Figueroa. L. Chevres, F. E. Fernandez
    in International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, pp. UW4A-15. OSA (2016). doi: 10.1364/UP.2016.UW4A.15

  • "Effects of Strain in Mesoscale VO2 Grains on Light-Induced Insulator-Metal Transition"
    S. Lysenko, A. Rua, F. E. Fernandez
    in International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, pp. UTu4A-48. OSA (2016). doi:10.1364/UP.2016.UTu4A.48

  • "Semiconductor-insulator transition in VO2(B) thin films grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition"
    A. Rua, R. D. Diaz, S. Lysenko and F. E. Fernandez
    J. Appl. Phys. 118, 125308 (2015). doi:10.1063/1.4931887 pdf

  • "Photoinduced insulator-to-metal transition and surface statistics of VO2 monitored by elastic light scattering"
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernandez, A. Rua, N. Sepulveda, J. Aparicio
    Applied Optics 54, 2141-2150 (2015). doi:10.1364/AO.54.002141 pdf

  • "Light scattering by epitaxial VO2 films near the metal-insulator transition point"
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernandez, A. Rua, J. Aparicio, N. Sepulveda, J. Figueroa, K. Vargas, J. Cordero
    J. Appl. Phys. 117, 184304 (2015). doi:10.1063/1.4921057 pdf

  • "Increasing Efficiency, Speed, and Responsivity of Vanadium Dioxide Based Photo-Thermally Driven Actuators Using Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Thin-Films"
    T. Wang , D. Torres, F.E. Fernandez , A.J. Green, C. Wang, and N. Sepulveda
    ACS Nano 9, 4371 (2015).

  • "Excited-state dynamics and enhanced near-IR emission in Nd3+-structurally activated aluminophosphate glass containing silver and tin,"
    J. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, M. Sendova, C. Zhao
    Optical Materials 46, 88 (2015). dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2015.04.007

  • "Effect of Shear Applied During a Pharmaceutical Process on Near Infrared Spectra"
    E. Hernandez, P. Pawar, S.Rodriguez, F. Muzzio, S. Lysenko, R. Romanach
    Applied Spectroscopy 70, 455 (2016)

  • "Do TFSA Anions Slither? Pressure Exposes the Role of TFSA Conformational Exchange in Self-Diffusion"
    Sophia N. Suarez, Armando Rua, David Cuffari, Kartik Pilar, Jasmine L. Hatcher, Sharon Ramati and James Wishart
    J. Phys. Chem. B 119, 14756 (2015).

  • "Properties of Polycarbonate Containing BaTiO3 Nanoparticles"
    J. F. Lomax, E. A. Lomax, P. Q. Lomax, J. J. Fontanella, C. A. Edmondson, M. C. Wintersgill, M. A. Westgate, M. A. Wolak , X. Bogle, A. Rua, S. G. Greenbaum
    J. Appl. Phys. 115, 104103 (2014).

  • "Ultrafast light scattering imaging of multi-scale transition dynamics in vanadium dioxide"
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernandez, A. Rua, and H. Liu
    J. Appl. Phys. 114, 153514 (2013). doi:10.1063/1.4826074 pdf

  • "Holographic spectrograph for space telescope"
    Thomas D. Ditto, Sergiy Lysenko, Melissa Crenshaw
    in Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VI, Stuart Shaklan, Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8864 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2013), 88641T. doi:10.1117/12.2024616

  • "A micro-mechanical resonator with programmable frequency capability"
    E. Merced, R. Cabrera, N. Davila, F.E. Fernandez, and N. Sepulveda
    Smart Materials and Structures 21, 035007 (2012).

  • "Phase transition behavior in microcantilevers coated with M1-phase VO2 and M2-phase VO2:Cr thin films"
    A. Rua, R. Cabrera, H. Coy, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and F.E. Fernandez,
    Journal of Applied Physics 111, 104502 (2012).

  • "Frequency tuning of VO2-coated Buckled Microbridges"
    E. Merced, H. Coy, R. Cabrera, F.E. Fernandez, and N. Sepulveda
    IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS) 20, 558 (2011).

  • "Size-dependent phase transition of VO2 nanostructures induced by light excitation"
    S. Lysenko, V. Vikhnin, A. Rua, F. Fernandez, H. Liu
    Physics Procedia 13, 18 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2011.02.005

  • "A Multiple-State Micro-Mechanical Programmable Memory"
    R. Cabrera, E. Merced, N. Davila, F.E. Fernandez, and N. Sepulveda
    Microelectronic Engineering 88, 3231 (2011).

  • "Dynamics of photothermally-driven VO2-coated microcantilevers"
    R. Cabrera, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and F.E. Fernandez
    Journal of Applied Physics 110, 094510 (2011).

  • "Supersaturation-Driven Optical Tuning of Ag Nanocomposite Glasses for Photonics: An In Situ Optical Microspectroscopy Study"
    J.A. Jimenez, M. Sendova, H. Liu, and F.E. Fernandez
    Plasmonics (Springer) 6, 399 (2011).

  • "Luminescence of trivalent samarium ions in silver and tin co-doped aluminophosphate glass"
    J. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, H Liu, M. Sendova
    Optical Materials, 33, 1215 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2011.02.013

  • "Critical Behavior and Size Effects in Light-Induced Transition of Nanostructured VO2 Films"
    S. Lysenko, V. Vikhnin, A. Rua, F. Fernandez, and H. Liu
    Phys. Rev. B 82, 205425 (2010). 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.205425

  • "Scattering of Surface Plasmon-Polaritons and Volume Waves by Thin Gold Films"
    S. Lysenko, B. Snopok, V. Sterligov
    Optics and Spectroscopy 108, 581-590 (2010). doi:10.1134/S0030400X10040120

  • "Study of the resonant frequencies of silicon microcantilevers coated with vanadium dioxide films during the insulator-to-metal transition"
    A. Rua, F.E. Fernandez, M.A. Hines, and N. Sepulveda
    Journal of Applied Physics 107, 053528 (2010).

  • "Bending in VO2-coated microcantilevers suitable for thermally activated actuators"
    A. Rua, F.E. Fernandez, and N. Sepulveda
    Journal of Applied Physics 107, 074506 (2010).

  • "Resonant Frequency Behavior of Silicon Cantilevers Coated With Nanostructured and Microcrystalline VO2 Films"
    N. Sepulveda, A. Rua, and F.E. Fernandez
    IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 9, 330 (2010).

  • "The effect of growth conditions and N2/O2 ambient on LO-phonon replicas during epitaxial growth of ZnO on c-sapphire"
    J.A. Aparicio and F.E. Fernandez
    Journal of Materials Science (Springer) 45, 6009 (2010).

  • "Opto-electronic and all-optical multiple memory states in vanadium dioxide"
    H. Coy, R. Cabrera, N. Sepulveda, and F.E. Fernandez
    Journal of Applied Physics 108, 113115 (2010).

  • "Investigation of the influence of silver and tin on the luminescence of trivalent europium ions in glass"
    J.A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, H. Liu, E. Fachini, C.R. Cabrera
    Journal of Luminescence, 130, 163 (2010).

  • "Interfacial Effects in the Relaxation Dynamics of Silver Nanometal-Glass Composites Probed by Transient Grating Spectroscopy"
    J. A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, V. Vikhnin, H. Liu
    Journal of Electronic Materials, 39, 138 (2010).

  • "Optical properties of aluminophosphate glasses containing silver, tin, and dysprosium"
    J.A. Jimenez, S.Lysenko, H. Liu
    J. Mater. Sci. 45, 2983 (2010).

  • "Optical nonlinearity and structural dynamics of VO2 films"
    S. Lysenko, A. Rua, F. Fernandez, and H. Liu
    J. Appl. Phys. 105, 043502 (2009). doi:10.1063/1.3078141

  • "Silver aggregates and twofold-coordinated tin centers in phosphate glass: A photoluminescence study"
    J.A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, H. Liu, E. Fachini, O. Resto, C.R. Cabrera
    Journal of Luminescence 129, 1546-1554 (2009). doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2009.04.068

  • "Young's modulus of pulsed-laser deposited V6O13 thin films"
    A. Rua, F.E. Fernandez, R. Cabrera, and N. Sepulveda
    Journal of Applied Physics 105 , 113504 (2009).

  • "Exited State Dynamics in Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Phosphate Glass"
    S. Lysenko, J. Jimenez, V. Vikhnin, H. Liu
    Journal of Luminescence, 128, 821-823 (2008). doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2007.12.013

  • "Photoluminescence via plasmon resonance energy transfer in silver nanocomposite glasses"
    J. A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, H. Liu
    J. Appl. Phys. 104, 054313 (2008). doi:10.1063/1.2976171

  • "Light-Induced Functional VO2 Films"
    H. Liu, S. Lysenko, A. Rua, and F. E. Fernandez
    Advanced Materials Research 47, 532 (2008)

  • "Young's modulus of VO2 thin films as a function of temperature including insulator-to-metal transition regime"
    N. Sepulveda, A. Rua, R.Cabrera, and F. Fernandez
    Applied Physics Letters 92, 191913 (2008).

  • "Enhanced UV-excited luminescence of europium ions in silver/tin-doped glass"
    J. A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, H. Liu
    Journal of Luminescence, 128, 831 (2008). doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2007.11.018

  • "Charge transfer model of metal-insulator phase transition and ultrafast optical response in VO2"
    V.S. Vikhnin, S. Lysenko, A. Rua, F. Fernandez and H. Liu
    Optical Materials 29, 1385 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2006.04.018

  • "Observation of ultrafast carrier dynamics in amorphous Ge2Sb2Te5 films induced by femtosecond laser pulses"
    Guangjun Zhang, Fuxi Gan, Sergiy Lysenko, Huimin Liu
    J. Appl. Phys. 101, 033127 (2007). doi:10.1063/1.2435819

  • "Optical properties of silver-doped aluminophosphate glasses"
    J. A. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, G. Zhang, H. Liu
    Journal of Materials Science, 42, 1856 (2007). doi: 10.1007/s10853-006-0898-6

  • "Optical characterization of Ag nanoparticles embedded in Aluminophosphate Glass"
    J. Jimenez, S. Lysenko, G.Zhang, H. Liu
    Journal of Electronic Materials 36, 812 (2007). doi:10.1007/s11664-007-0142-4

  • "Photoinduced insulator-to-metal phase transition in VO2 crystalline films and model of dielectric susceptibility"
    S. Lysenko, V. Vikhnin, F. Fernandez, A. Rua, and H. Liu
    Phys. Rev. B 75, 075109 (2007). doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.75.075109

  • "Insulator-to-Metal Phase Transition and Recovery Processes in VO2 thin films after femtosecond laser excitation"
    S. Lysenko, A. Rua, V. Vikhnin, F. Fernandez and H. Liu
    Phys. Rev. B 76, 035104 (2007). doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.76.035104

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    Recent Patents

  • "Microactuators based on insulator-to-metal transition materials and method of using the same"
    R. Cabrera, F.E. Fernandez, A. Rua, and N. Sepulveda
    U.S. Patent 8835861 B1. Issued: 16 Sep 2014.

  • "Bimorph Cantilever Arrangement and Applications Thereof"
    F. E. Fernandez, N. Sepulveda, A. Rua, and R. Cabrera,
    U.S. Patent No. 8,440,931 B1. Issued: May 14, 2013.