DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTATION AND ANALYSIS LABORATORY

JULY 1, 2001 - JUNE 30, 2002

PUBLICATIONS LIST

BOOKS

Philip, T., 2001, "New Technology, New Paradigms," Millinium Edition of Manorama Year Book.

Wagner, D.R., Miller, G.P. and Winstead, C.B., 2002, "Infrared Cavity Ringdown Spetroscopy," Chapter in Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy - Volume 1, J.M. Chalmers and P.R. Griffiths, Eds., pp. 866-880, Chichester, England, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

PUBLICATIONS

Jindal, R., Tao, S., Singh, J.P, and Gaikwad, P.S., May 2002, "A Long Range, Fast-responsive Fiber Optic Relative Humidity Sensor," Optical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp.1093-1096.

Rai, A.K., Yueh, F.Y.and Singh, J.P., April 2002, "Fiber Optic Probe-based Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrometer," American Laboratory, pp. 15-20.

Rai, A.K., Zhang, H., Yueh, F.Y., Singh, J.P., and Weinberg, A., 2001, "Parametric Study of a Fiber Optic Laser Induce Breakdown Spectroscopy Probe for Analysis of Aluminum Alloy," Spectrochemica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy, Vol. 56, pp. 2371-2383.

Rai, A.K., Mathur, D. and Singh, J.P., 2001, "Photoacoustic Spectroscopy, A Nondestructive Method for Sensitive Analysis of Disease in Plants," Instrumentation Science and Technology, Vol. 29, pp. 355-366.

Rai, V.N., Zhang, H., Yueh, F.Y., and Singh, J.P., 2001, "Enhancement of Laser Induced Breakdown Emission in the Presence Of External Magnetic Field," Bulletin of American Physical Society, Vol. 46, No. 120.

Tao, S.,Winstead, C.B., Singh, J.P., and Jindal, R., 2002, "Porous Sol Gel Fiber as a Transducer for Highly Sensitive Chemical Sensing," Optics Letters, Vol. 27, pp. 1382-1384.

Wang, C., Mazzotti, F.J., Miller, G.P., and Winstead, C.B., 2002, "Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy for Diagnostic and Analytical Measurements in an Inductively Coupled Plasma," Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 386-397.

Zhang, H., Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P., 2001, "Performance Evaluation of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy as a Multi-metal Continuous Emission Monitor," Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, Vol. 51, No. 174.

PRESENTATIONS/PROCEEDINGS

Chopra, P., Philip, T., Su, Y., and Monts, D., 2002, "Autonomous Agents in Prediction of Element Concentration: Real-time Fuzzy Classification Paradigms," First International Congress on Autonomous Intelligent Agent Systems (ICAIS 2002), Geelong, Australia.

Cook, R.L., ArunKumar, R., Jang, P.R., Monts, D.L., Norton, O.P., Okhuysen, W., Su, Y., McCarthy, M., and Plodinec, M.J., July 2001, "Characterization Tools for Operating Glass Furnaces," 19th International Congress on Glass, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Etheridge, J.A., ArunKumar, R., Pearson, L.E., Luthe, J.C., Winstead, C.B., Norton, O. P., McCown, J., Umfress, K., Okhuysen, W.P., Nagel, B.A., Rogers, D.M., Parsons, M.S., and Waggoner, C.A., May 2002, "Facilitating HWC MACT Compliance, Evaluating PM CEMs Downstream of HEPA Filters," IT3 02 Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Gupta, A., Yoganathan, M., Burton, J. Byrd, N., Dimondi, A., Edwards, S., Giordana, A., Glesener, J., Harding, J., Long, F., Mitchel, W., Saxler, A., Sostak, R., Whitlock, J., Thomas, R.N., Anderson, T., 2002, "Growth and Characterization of Large Diameter Silicon Carbide Substrates," Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 640, H5.2.1.

Gupta, A., Giordana, A., Yoganathan, M., Whitlock, J., Souzis, A., Zwieback, I., Anderson, T., June 2002, "Semi-insulating Bulk Single Crystal of 6H Silicon Carbide," Symposium U7, 44th Electr. Mat. Res., Santa Barbara, CA.

Jindal, R., Tao, S., Singh, J.P., and Gaikwad, P.S., October 2001, "A Fast Responsive Fiber Optic Humidity Sensor", Conference on Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and Applications, SPIE Environmental and Industrial Sensing, Boston, MA.

Jindal, R., Tao, S. and Singh, J.P., March 2002, "Bent Fiber Optic Probe for Relative Humidity Sensing," Abstract No. 1275, PITTCON 2002, New Orleans, LA.

Jindal, R., Tao, S., Singh, J.P., Winstead, C.B., and Kirthi, S., April 2002, "Effect of Coating on Evanescent Wave Fiber-optic Humidity Sensor," 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Jindal, R., Tao, S., Singh, J.P., and Gaikwad, P.S., 2002, "Fast-response Optical Fiber Relative Humidity Sensor," Procedings of SPIE, Vol. 4578, pp. 314-319.

Joshi, S.K., Rai, A.K., Sriwastawa, R.C. Singh, J.P., and Rai, D.K., 2001, "Optical Property and Energy Band Gap of Ni-Zn Ferrites," Proceedings of 8th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, p. 172.

Lal, B., Yueh, F.Y., Singh, J.P., and Ramsey, W.G., April 2002, "Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Monitor for In-situ Elemental Analysis of Glass Batch Mixture," 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Lestrade, S.P., Su, C.F., Yueh, F.Y., Singh, J.P., and Kumar, A., March 2002, "Effect of Environmental Condition on the LIBS Measurement of Glass Sample," PITTCON 2002, Abstract No. 658, New Orleans, LA.

Meaker, T. and Peacock, E., June 2002, "Freshwater Mussel Shell as a Potential Sourcing Agent for Mississippian and Protohistoric Ceramics," 23rd Mid-South Archaeological Conference, C.H. Nash Museum, Chucalissa Indian Village.

Mierzwa, J. and Winstead, C.B., September 2001, "Analytical and Spectroscopic Study of Electrothermal Vaporization with Microwave Induced Plasma Used for Analysis of Some Non-metals in Slurried Samples," Eastern Analytical Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ.

Monts, D.L., Su, Y., Jang, P.R., Philip, T., and Plodinec, M.J., April 2002, "Development of Imaging-based Inspection Systems for Off-line Radioactive Waste Vitrification Vessels," 104th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society, Paper No. AMB. 7-A-02-2002, St. Louis, MO.

Monts, D.L., Jang, P.R., Luthe, J.C., McCarthy, M.J., Norton, O.P., Cook. R.L., and Plodinec, M.J., "Investigation of Factors Affecting Accuracy of Glass Surface Temperature Measurements in Industrial Glass Furnace," 104th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society, Paper No. AMF. 7-B-04-2002, St. Louis, MO.

Norton, O.P., Ramsey, W., Okhuysen, W., Pearson, L., and Plodinec, M.J., April 2002, "Mathematical and Physical Modeling of Rapid Glass Refining," 104th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, St. Louis, MO.

Philip, T. and Goodman, M., April 2002, "A Process Model to Re-engineering Web-based Applications," Proceedings of ISCA International Conference on Computer Applications, San Francisco, CA.

Philip, T., Su, Y., Monts, D.L., April 2002, "Characterizing Thermal Devices by Identifying Spectra Using Principal Component Analysis," Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA 2002) Conference, San Franciso, CA.

Rai, A.K., Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P., October 2001, "Effect of Sample Geometry on the Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Aluminum Alloy," Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Detroit, MI.

Rai, A.K., Zhang, H., Yueh, F.Y., and Singh, J.P., March 2002, "Effect of Sample to Lens Distance on the LIBS Signal of Al Alloy," PITTCON 2002, Abstract No. 1236, New Orleans, LA.

R. Jindal, S. Tao, J.P. Singh and P.S. Gaikwad, 2002, "Fast-response Optical Fiber Relative Humidity Sensor," Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4578, pp. 314-319.

Rai, A.K., Reddy K.R. and Singh, J.P., March 2002, "Photoacoustic Spectroscopic Study of Nitrogen and Potassium Deficiency in Plants," Proceedings of Remote Sensing and Modeling Applications for Natural Resource Management, Mississippi State University.

Rai, A.K., Singh, J.P. and Reddy, K.R., April 2002, "Monitoring of Nitrogen and Potassium Deficiency in Plants with Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Rai, A.K. and Singh, J.P., 2001, "Study of Seed-borne Pathogen of Wheat and Rice with Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," Proceedings of International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, p. 188, Ohio State University.

Rai, A.K., Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P., October 2001, "Effect of Sample Geometry on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectorscopy of Aluminum Alloy," 28th Annual Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Detroit, MI.

Rai, V.N., Zhang, H., Yueh, F.Y., and Singh, J.P., October 2001, "Application of Laser Induced Breakdown Emission to a Hybrid Rocket Engine Motor," 28th Annual Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Detroit, MI.

Rai, V.N., Rai, A.K., Yueh, F.Y., and Singh, J.P., February 2002, "Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Liquid and Solid Samples in the Presence of Magnetic Field," Proceedings of Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis, Boulder, CO.

Rai, V.N., Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P., March 2002, "Enhancement of Sensitivity of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Using External Magnetic Field," PITTCON 2002, Abstract No. 1239, New Orleans, LA.

Rai, V.N., Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P., April 2002, "Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Liquid Sample with Double Pulse Excitation," 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Rai, V.N., Rai, A.K., Yueh, F.Y., and Singh, J.P., May 2002,"Emission from Laser Produced Plasma of Aluminum Alloy in the Presence of Magnetic Field," Paper No. AIAA-2002-2238, 33nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Laser Conference, Hawaii.

Rai, V.N., Singh, J.P., Winstead, C., Yueh, F.Y., and Cook, R.L., May 2002, "Study of Hydrocarbon Fueled Flame and Rocket Motor Simulator Plume Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy," Paper No. AIAA-2001-2812, 32nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Laser Conference, Hawaii.

Singh, J.P, Balasubramaniam, K., Parfenov, A., and Wiser, R., 2001, "Optical Fiber Sensors and their Application," Proceedings of SPIE Photonics, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics.

Su, Y., Dunsford, W. and Monts, D.L., October 2001, "Detection of Isotopic Uranium in an ICP: A Laser-induced Fluorescence and Spectral Imaging Study," 2001 Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Detroit, MI.

Su, Y. and Monts, D.L., March 2002, "A Multi-species Spectral Imaging Study of an Argon Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)," PITTCON 2002, New Orleans, LA.

Su, Y., Sridhar, B.B.M. and Monts, D.L., April 2002, "Monitoring the Process of Phytoremediation of Metal-contaminated Soil by Near IR Reflectance Spectroscopy," 223rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Tao, S., Winstead, C.B., Singh, J.P., and Jindal, R., April 2002, "Tailor-made Optical Fibers as Transducers for Highly Sensitive Chemical Sensing," 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Tao, S. and Winstead, C.B., April 2002, "A Water Core Optical Fiber for Highly Sensitive Chromate Ion Monitoring," 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Wang, C., Mazzotti, F.J., Miller, G.P., and Winstead, C.B., October 2001, "Isotopic Abundance Determination of Uranium Atoms and Ions Using Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy," 2001 Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Detroit, MI.

Winstead, C.B., Wang, C., Mazzotti, F.J., Mierzwa, J., Miller, G.P., and Duan, Y., March 2002, "Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Applications," PITTCON 2002, New Orleans, LA.

Yueh, F.Y., Singh, J.P., Zikratov, G., Zhang, H., and Cook, R.L., 2001, "Gas Temperature Measurement by Spontaneous Raman Spectroscopy(SRS) and Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopy(CARS)," Proceedings of 47th International Instrumentation Symposium, Vol. 409, Denver, CO.

REPORTS

Technical

Plodinec, M.J. and DIAL Research Professionals, July 2001, "Instrumentation Development, Measurement and Performance Evaluation of Environmental Technologies," DIAL 40395-12, Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period April - June 2001, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Plodinec, M.J. and DIAL Research Professionals, October 2001, "Instrumentation Development, Measurement and Performance Evaluation of Environmental Technologies," DIAL 40395-13, Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period July - September 2001, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Plodinec, M.J. and DIAL Research Professionals, January 2002, "Instrumentation Development, Measurement and Performance Evaluation of Environmental Technologies," DIAL 40395-14, Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period October - December 2001, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Plodinec, M.J. and DIAL Research Professionals, April 2002, "Instrumentation Development, Measurement and Performance Evaluation of Environmental Technologies," DIAL 40395-15, Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period January - March 2002, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Miller, G.P. and Winstead, C.B., 2001, "The Development of Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy as a Sensitive Continuous Emission Monitor for Metals," Final Report for U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, Grant Number DE-FG07-97ER62517.

Plodinec, M.J. and Winstead C.B., 2001, "Propulsion Testing and Instrumentation Development Support," Final report for sub contract (00-07-010) between the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University under NASA cooperative agreement NCC5-405.

Rai, A.K., Singh, J.P., and Yueh, F.Y., 2001, "Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy as a Process Monitor and Control Tool for the Aluminum Melter," Phase II Final Report to Energy Research Company, Staten Island, NY, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

Thomasson, J.A., To, S.D.F., Cox, M.S., Kingery, W.L., Oldham, L., Singh, J.P., Monts, D.L., Jang, P.R., Su, Y., and Winstead, C.B., 2001, "Soil Characterization for Improved Utilization of Remote Sensing in Agriculture," Final Report to Remote Sensing Technology Center, Mississippi State University.

Technical Memos

DIAL - For Energy in Mississippi.

Capabilities for the DOE Environmental Management Program

High Level Nuclear Waste Processing

Combustion Research

DIAL - Serving the Glass Industry

Trip Reports

Long, Z. and Jang, P.R., January 2002, "Field Demonstration of DIAL/MSU Thermal Imaging System with Modified Furnace Monitor Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) System from Combustion Tech/Eclipse at Johns Manville Glass Furnace at Etowah, TN". Trip Report.

PATENTS & DISCLOSURES

Jang, P.R. and Long, Z., May 2002, "Thermal Imaging System for Eclipse CCTV System," MSU Disclosure No.

Tao, S., Jindal, R., Winstead, C., and Singh, J., 2001,"Optical Fiber Sensor using Tailored Sol- gel Fiber Core," MSU Disclosure No. 01-0810-12, Advance U.S. Patent No. 10/046,731.

Zhang, H. Rai, A.K. Singh J.P., and Yueh, F. Yu, 2001, "Fiber Optic Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Probe for Molten Material Analysis," MSU Disclosure No. 01-0710-10.

THESIS, DISSERTATIONS

Long, Zhiling, August 2001, "The Design and Implemenmtaton of an Image Segmentation System for Forest Image Analysis," Masters Thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University.

Raju, Vijay Kumar, December 2001, "A Transport Study of Sodium Phosphate Dodecahydrate Pipeline Plugging Mechanisms," Masters Thesis, Department of Chemical Engineering in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University.

Scherrer, Susan Theresa, May 2002, "A Novel Diode Laser Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy System for Trace Volatile Organic Compound Detection," Masters Thesis, Department of Chemical Engineering in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University.