Organic Optical Materials Group





Peer-Reviewed Publications

1. Nathan J. Dawson, Stephen Spinella, Kyle C. Peters, Anthony Majorana, Qian Qian, Victoria Hepworth, Richard Gross, and Kenneth D. Singer, “Optical interactions of silver nanoparticle decorated cellulose nanocrystals created from a one-pot reduction method,” J. Appl. Phys. 121, 095502 (2017). (Paper)

2. Nathan J. Dawson and Mark G. Kuzyk, “Polynomial potentials determined from the energy spectrum and transition dipole moments that give the largest hyperpolarizabilities,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 33, E83-E92 (2016). (Preprint)

3. Nathan J. Dawson, “Static hyperpolarizability of space-fractional quantum systems,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 33, E24-E30 (2016). (Preprint)

4. Stephen Spinella, Anthony Maiorana, Qian Qian, Nathan J. Dawson, Victoria Hepworth, Scott A. McCallum, Manoj Ganesh, Kenneth D. Singer, and Richard A. Gross, “Concurrent Cellulose Hydrolysis and Esterification to Prepare Surface-Modified Cellulose Nanocrystal Decorated with Carboxylic Acid Moieties,” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4, 1538-1550 (2016).

5. Nathan J. Dawson, Michael S. Patrick, Sanjoy Paul, Brett Ellman, Alexander Semyonov, Robert J. Twieg, Rachael Matthews, Emily Pentzer, and Kenneth D. Singer, “Interfacial trapping in an aged discotic liquid crystal semiconductor,” J. Appl. Phys., 118, 085502 (2015). (Paper)

6. Nathan J. Dawson, “Lowest-order relativistic corrections to the fundamental limits of nonlinear-optical coefficients,” Phys. Rev. A, 91, 013832 (2015). (Paper)

7. Nathan J. Dawson, James H. Andrews, and Michael Crescimanno, “Modeling off-resonant nonlinear-optical cascading in mesoscopic thin films and guest-host molecular systems,” Phys. Rev. A, 88, 063831 (2013). (Paper)

8. James H. Andrews, Michael Aviles, Michael Crescimanno, Nathan J. Dawson, Anthony Mazzocco, Joshua Petrus, Kenneth D. Singer, Eric Baer, and Hyunmin Song, “Thermo-spectral study of all-polymer multilayer lasers,” Opt. Mater. Express, 3, 1152-1160 (2013). (Paper)

9. Nathan Dawson, Kenneth D. Singer, James H. Andrews, Michael Crescimanno, Guilin Mao, Joshua Petrus, Hyunmin Song, and Eric Baer, “Post-Process Tunability of Folded One-Dimensional All-Polymer Photonic Crystal Microcavity Lasers,” Nonlin. Opt. Quant. Opt., 45, 101-111 (2012). (Pre-print)

10. Michael Crescimanno, Nathan J. Dawson, and James H. Andrews, “Coherent Perfect Rotation,” Phys. Rev. A, 86, 031807(R) (2012). (Paper)

11. James H. Andrews, Michael Crescimanno, Nathan J. Dawson, Guilin Mao, Joshua B. Petrus, Kenneth D. Singer, Eric Baer, and Hyunmin Song, “Folding flexible co-extruded all-polymer multilayer distributed feedback films to control lasing,” Opt. Express, 20, 15580-15588 (2012). (Paper)

12. Nathan J. Dawson and James H. Andrews, “The Local Field Factor and Microscopic Cascading: A Self-Consistent Method Applied to Confined Systems of Molecules,” J. Phys. B, 45, 035401 (2012). “Corrigendum: The Local Field Factor and Microscopic Cascading - A Self-Consistent Method Applied to Confined Systems of Molecules,” J. Phys. B, 45, 229501 (2012). (Post-print with corrections listed in corrigendum)

13. Shiva K. Ramini, Nathan Dawson, and Mark G. Kuzyk, “Testing the diffusion hypothesis as a mechanism of self-healing in Disperse Orange 11 doped in poly(methyl methacrylate),” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 28, 2408-2412 (2011). (Paper)

14. Nathan J. Dawson, Benjamin R. Anderson, Jennifer L. Schei, and Mark G. Kuzyk, “A Quantum Mechanical Model of the Cascading Contribution to the Second Hyperpolarizability,” Phys. Rev. A, 84, 043407 (2011). (Paper)

15. Nathan J. Dawson, Benjamin R. Anderson, Jennifer L. Schei, and Mark G. Kuzyk, “A Classical Model of the Cascading Contribution to the Second Hyperpolarizability,” Phys. Rev. A, 84, 043406 (2011). (Paper)

16. Nathan J. Dawson, Mark G. Kuzyk, Jeremy Neal, Paul Luchette, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray, “Modeling the Mechanisms of the Photomechanical Response of a Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 28, 2134-2141 (2011). (Paper)

17. Nathan J. Dawson, Mark G. Kuzyk, Jeremy Neal, Paul Luchette, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray, “Experimental Studies of the Mechanisms of Photomechanical Effects in a Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 28, 1916-1921 (2011). (Paper)

18. Nathan J. Dawson, Mark G. Kuzyk, Jeremy Neal, Paul Luchette, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray, “Cascading of Liquid Crystal Elastomer Photomechanical Optical Devices,” Opt. Commun., 284, 991-993 (2011). (Post-print)