Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory

Mississippi State University

 

July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004 Publications

 

BOOKS (2)

 

A.K. Rai, S.N. Thakur and J.P. Singh. 2004. Photoacoustic in agriculture and plant science. In Analytical Instrument Handbook, Jack Cazes, ed. Marcel Dekker, Inc.

 

J.P. Singh, et al. 2004. Environmental contamination and military applications of LIBS. In Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS): Fundamentals and Applications. A. Miziolek, V. Palleschi and I. Schechter, eds. Cambridge University Press.

 

PUBLICATIONS – REFEREED (16)

 

A. Giordana, W.G. Ramsey, T.F. Meaker, B. Kauffman, M. McCarthy, K. Guilbeau, J.D. Smith, F.S. Miller, T. Sanders E.W. Bohannan, J. Powell, M.Reich, J. Jordan, L. Ventre, R.E. Barletta, A.A. Ramsey, G. Maise, B. Manowitz, M. Steinberg and F. Salzano. 2004. Thermal processing optimization for simulated Hanford waste glass (AZ 101). Ceramic Transactions 55:351.

 

F.X. Han, Y. Su, D.L. Monts, M.J.Plodinec, A. Banin, G.E. Triplett. August 2003. Assessment of global industrial-age anthropogenic arsenic contamination. Naturwissenschaften 90:9:395-401.

 

F.X. Han, B.B. Maruthi Sridhar, D.L. Monts and Y. Su. 2004. Phytoavailability and toxicity of trivalent and hexavalent chromium to brassica juncea l. New Phytologist 162:489-499.

 

S.K. Khijwania, R. Jindal and J.P. Singh. 2003. An evanescent wave optical fiber relative humidity sensor. Asian Journal of Physics 10:1-5.

 

Akshaya Kumar, Fang Yu Yueh, Tracy Miller and Jagdish P. Singh. October 2003. Detection of trace elements in liquid using Meinhard nubulizer by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Applied Optics 42:6040-6046.

 

Akshaya Kumar, Fang Yu Yueh and Jagdish P. Singh. October 2003. Study of double pulse laser induced breakdown spectroscopy using different thickness jets. Applied Optics 42:6047-6051.

 

A.K. Rai, K.R. Reddy and J.P. Singh. 2003. Study of nutritional deficiency in cotton plants with photoacoustic spectroscopy. Instrumentation Science and Technology 31:231-247.

 

A.K. Rai and J.P. Singh. 2003. Perspective of photoacoustic spectroscopy in disease diagnosis of plants: a review. Instrumentation Science and Technology 31:323-342.

 

V.N. Rai, J.P. Singh, C.B. Winstead, F.Y. Yueh and R.L. Cook. November 2003. Laser-induced breakdown and emission spectroscopy of hydrocarbon fueled flame and rocket engine simulator plume. AIAA Journal 41:9:2192-2199.

 

V.N. Rai, J.P. Singh, F.Y. Yueh and R.L. Cook. 2003. Study of laser produced plasma expanding across an external magnetic field. Laser and Particle Beam 21:65-71.

 

V.N. Rai, H. Zhang, F.Y. Yueh, J.P. Singh and A. Kumar. June 2003. Effect of steady magnetic field on laser-induced breakdown. Applied Optics 42:3662-3669.

 

C. Wang, S.P. Koirala, S.T. Scherrer, Y. Duan and C.B. Winstead. May 2004. Diode laser mocrowav induced plasma cavity ringdown spectrometer: performance and perspective. Review of Scientific Instruments 75:5:1305.

 

C. Wang and S.T. Scherrer. 2004. Fiber ringdown pressure sensors. Optics Letters 29:4:352.

 

C. Wang, F.J. Mazzotti, S.P. Koirala, G.P. Miller and C.B. Winstead. June 2004. Measurements of OH radical in an atmospheric inductively coupled plasma by cavity ringdown spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy 58:6:741-744.

 

C. Wang, S.T. Scherrer and D. Hossaind. July 2004. Measurements of cavity ringdown spectroscopy of acetone in the UV and near-IR spectral regions: potential for development of breath analyzer. Applied Spectroscopy 58:7:784-791.

 

C. Wang, F.J. Mazzotti, G.P. Miller and C.B. Winstead. XX 2003. Isotopic measurements of uranium using inductively coupled plasma cavity ringdown spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy 57:9:1167-1172.

PRESENTATIONS (18)

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers, K.U. Hogancamp and C.A. Waggoner. February 2004. Evaluation of mass emission rates down stream of HEPA filters as a function of source terms and selected failure modes. Waste Management ’04 Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers, K.U. Hogancamp and C.A. Waggoner. February 2004. A comparison of methods for measuring and monitoring particulate matter downstream of HEPA filters. Waste Management ’04 Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, K.U. Hogancamp, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers and C.A. Waggoner. February 2004. An evaluation of EPA reference method 5i accuracy. Waste Management ’04 Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, K.U. Hogancamp, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers and C.A. Waggoner. May 2004. Measurement uncertainty analysis of EPA referency methods 5 and 5i. IT3 ‘04 Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers, K.Umfress and C.A. Waggoner. May 2004. Evaluation of emissions from HEPA filters as a function of challenge conditions. IT3 ‘04 Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

 

R. Arunkumar, J.A. Etheridge, K.U. Hogancamp, J.C. Luthe, B.A. Nagel, O.P. Norton, M.S. Parsons, D.M. Rogers and C.A. Waggoner. March 2004. Application of standard measurement uncertainty models to EPA reference method 5i. Stationary Source Sampling and Analysis for Air Pollutants XXVIII, Kiawah Island, SC.

 

M. Shelly John and J.P. Singh. October 2003. Self-calibrated fiber optic transflection probe for NO2 detection. SPIE Photonics East, Industrial and Highway Sensors Technology, Rhode Island.

 

S.K. Khijwania, K.L. Srinivasan and J.P. Singh. October 2003. Raman sensor to monitor the nitrate and nitrite in the nuclear waste tanks. SPIE Photonics East, Chemical and Biological Standoff Detection, Rhode Island.

 

S.K. Khijwania, K.L. Srinivasan and J.P. Singh. October 2003. A novel optical fiber relative humidity sensor with optimized performance characteristics. SPIE Photonics East, Industrial and Highway Sensors Technology, Rhode Island.

 

S. P. Koirala, S.T. Scherrer, C. Wang, Y. Duan and C.B. Winstead. October 2003. Elemental and isotopic measures using plasma diode laser ringdown spectroscopy. FACSS Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

J.S. Lindner, Y. Zhong, R.K. Toghiani and L.T. Smith. October 2003. Thermodynamic modeling of the Hanford 242-A evaporator. 13th Symposium on Separation Science Technology for Energy Applications, Gatlinburg, TN.

 

J.S. Lindner, L.T. Smith, A. Antonyraj, and R.K. Toghiani. July 2003. Thermodynamic simulations in support of Savannah River Site Tank 41H retrieval and processing. Salt Processing POW, Savannah River Site.

 

M.J. Plodinec, P.R. Jang, Z. Long, D.L. Monts, W.P. Okhuysen, T. Philip, and Y. Su. September 2003. Application of optical and imaging techniques to inspection of off-line Joule-heated melter at the West Valley demonstration project. Ninth  International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. Examination Schools, Oxford, England.

 

L.T. Smith, A. Antonyraj, T. Durve, R.K. Toghiani and J.S. Lindner. October 2003. Experimental and modeling studies on the SRS low Curie salt process. 13th Symposium on Separation Science Technology for Energy Applications, Gatlinburg, TN.

 

C. Wang, C.B. Winstead, Y. Duan, S.T. Scherrer, S.P. Koirala, P.R. Jang, G.P. Miller and F.J. Mazzotti.  April 2004. Plasma cavity ringdown spectrometer for elemental and isotopic measurements: past, present and future. ACS Conference, Anaheim, CA.

 

C. Wang, S.T. Scherrer, P.R. Jang and D.L. Monts. October 2003. Development of sensitive and inexpensive sensors using fiber loop ringdown spectroscopy. FACSS Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

C. Wang, D. Hossain and S.T. Scherrer. October 2003. Development of breath analyzer for diabetes diagnosis using cavity ringdown spectroscopy. FACSS Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

C. Wang, S.P. Koirala, S.T. Scherrer. March 2004. Instrument development using plasma-cavity ringdown spectroscopy with compact plasma source and a diode laser. Pittcon 2004, Chicago, IL.

 

REPORTS (9)

 

R.D. Hunt, J.S. Lindner, A.J. Mattus, J.C. Schryver, C.F. Weber. July 2003. Waste preparation and transport chemistry: results of the FY 2002 studies. ORNL/TM-2002/300. http:lib1.isd.ornl.gov:8182/TSEARCH/BASIS/tidd/fqma/tpsext/SF

 

S. Khijwania, F.Y. Yueh and J.P. Singh. September 2003. Concentration ratio measurement of N2 and O2 in a liquid oxygen feed line. Final report to NASA/SSC. Contract No. NAS13-98033. Mississippi State University, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory.

 

J.S. Lindner, L.T. Smith, A. Antonyraj and R.K. Toghiani. Thermodynamic simulations in support of Savannah River Site Tank 41H retrieval and processing. DIAL 40395-Letter Report. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

J.S. Lindner and R.K. Toghiani. Thermodynamic modeling of the 2000-01 242-A evaporator campaign. DIAL 40395-Letter Report. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

J.S. Lindner, Y. Zhong and R.K.Toghiani. Dissolution and evaporative processing of salt cake waste from Hanford Tank 241-S-112. DIAL 40395-Letter Report. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

M.J. Plodinec and DIAL Research Professionals. July 2003. Instrumentation development, measurement and performance evaluation of environmental technologies. DIAL 40395-20. Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period April - June 2003. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

M.J. Plodinec and DIAL Research Professionals. October 2003. Instrumentation development, measurement and performance evaluation of environmental technologies. DIAL 40395-21. Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period July - September 2003. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

M. J. Plodinec and DIAL Research Professionals. January 2004. DIAL 54600-01. Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period October – December 2003. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

M. J. Plodinec and DIAL Research Professionals. April 2004. DIAL 54600-02. Quarterly Technical Progress Report for the period January – March 2004. Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University.

 

PATENTS & DISCLOSURES (6)

 

F.X. Han, Y. Su and D.L. Monts. 2004. Engineered nanophase materials for the removal of inorganic contaminants from water. U.S. provisional patent application. MSU Disclosure No. 03-0616-53, Docket No. 2343-184-27 PROV.

 

A. Kumar, F.Y. Yueh and J.P. Singh. 2003. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: application to life sciences. MSU Disclosure No. 03-0414-50.

 

M. Shelly John and J.P. Singh. 2003. Fiber optics sensor for NO2 detection. MSU Disclosure No. 03-0331-48.

 

M. Shelly John, S. Khijwania and J.P. Singh. 2003. A fiber optics glucose sensor. MSU Disclosure No. 03-0425-51.

 

C. Wang. 2003. Novel fiber ringdown pressure sensors. MSU Disclosure No. 03-0905-61.

 

C. Wang, C.B. Winstead and Yixiang Duan. 2003. Method and apparatus for elemental and isotope measurements and diagnostics – microwave induced plasma cavity ring-down spectroscopy. U.S. Patent (pending) No. 10/367,806.

 

THESES & DISSERTATIONS (7)

 

Tushar Subhash Durve. August 2003. A physico-chemical characterization of salt cake dissolution and study of sodium phosphate dodechydrate plug remediation. Masters Thesis. Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

Parikshit Gaikward. August 2003. Chemically deposited optical fiber humidity sensor. Masters Thesis. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

Prasanthi Inakollu. August 2003. A study of the effectiveness of neural networks for elemental concentration from LIBS spectra. Masters Thesis. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

Sudip Prasad Koirala. December 2003. Plasma cavity ringdown spectroscopy – a powerful technique for elemental measurements and plasma diagnostics. Masters Thesis. Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences, Mississippi State University.

 

Dinesh Kumar Selvaraj. August 2003. Solubility Studies on the Na-F-PO4 system in sodium nitrate and in sodium hydroxide solutions. Masters Thesis. Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

Kirthi L. Sreenivasan. August 2003. Fiber optic moisture sensor detection system. Masters Thesis. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

Yun Sun. August 2003. Image analysis based soil texture classification. Masters Thesis. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University.

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

 

Dr. Feng Xiang Han was appointed to the Editorial Board of the refereed scientific journal, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.