Richard F. Haglund, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor

richard.haglund@vanderbilt.edu

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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Physics Stevenson Professor of Physics
Education
Ph.D., Experimental Nuclear Physics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North CarolinaM.A., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New YorkB.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Office Address
Box 1807, Station B
6301 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37235
Research Description
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Research Keywords
Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, plasmonic metamaterials for biosensing, bio- and chemosensing using phase-changing oxides.
Publications
Ruiz R, Nickel B, Koch N, Feldman LC, Haglund RF Jr, Kahn A, Scoles G. Pentacene ultrathin film formation on reduced and oxidized Si surfaces. Phys. Rev. B. 2003; 67: 125406-1.

Ivanov B, Hakimian AM, Peavy GM, Haglund RF Jr. Mid-infrared laser ablation of a hard biocomposite material: mechanistic studies of pulse duration and interface effects. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2003; 208: 77-84.

Bubb DM, Toftmann B, Haglund RF Jr., Horwitz JS, Papantonakis MR, McGill RA, Wu PW, Chrisey DB. Resonant infrared pulsed laser deposition of thin biodegradable polymer films. Appl. Phys. A-Mater. 2002; 74((1)): 123-5.

Baltz-Knorr ML, Schriver KE, Haglund RF Jr. Infrared Laser Ablation and Ionization of Water Clusters and Biomolecules from Ice. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2002; 197: 11-6.

Bubb DM, Papantonakis MR, Toftmann B, Horwitz JS, Houser EJ, Chrisey DB, Haglund RF Jr. Effect of ablation parameters on infrared pulsed laser deposition of poly(ethylene glycol) thin films. J. Appl. Phys. 2002; 91((7)): 9809-14.

Lopez R, Boatner LA, Feldman LC, Haglund RF Jr., Haynes TE. Size effects in the structural phase transition of vanadium dioxide nanoparticles. Phys. Rev. B. 2002; 65((22)): 224113-7.

Lopez R, Boatner LA, Haynes TE, Feldman LC, Haglund RF Jr. Synthesis and characterization of size controlled vanadium dioxide nanoparticles in a fused silica matrix. J. Appl. Phys. 2002; 92((7)): 4031-7.

Lopez R, Boatner LA, Haynes TE, Feldman LC, Haglund RF Jr. Temperature-controlled surface plasmon resonance in VO2 nanorods. Opt. Lett. 2002; 27((15)): 1327-9.

Morales-Paliza MA, Haglund RF Jr, Feldman LC. Mechanisms of oxygen incorporation in indium-tin-oxide films deposited by laser ablation at room temperature. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2002; 80: 3757-9.

Papantonakis MR, Ermer DR, Haglund RF Jr. Picosecond infrared matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of organic molecules on sodium nitrate crystallites. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2002; 197: 213-6.

Lopez R, Ruiz R, Haglund RFJr, Feldman LC. Pulsed laser deposition of conductive metallo-dielectric optical filters. Appl. Phys. A-Mater. 2002; 74((2)): 307-10.

Bubb DM, Toftmann B, Haglund RF Jr, Papantonakis MR, Horwitz JS, Chrisey DB. Vapor deposition of polystyrene thin films by intense laser vibrational excitation. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2002; 352((3-4)): 135-9.

Garrett WR, Haglund RF Jr, Ermer DR. Four-wave-mixing phenomena associated with 700-fs-pumped potassium vapor. Laser Phys. 2002; 12((8)): 1155-60.

Bubb DM, Callahan JH, Horwitz JS, McGill, RA, Houser EJ, Chrisey DB, Papantonakis MR, Haglund RF Jr., Galicia M, Vertes A. Pulsed Laser Deposition of Polymer Films Using a Resonantly Tunable Infrared Laser. J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A. 2001; 19: 2698-702.

Lopez R, Boatner LA, Feldman LC, Haglund RF Jr., Haynes TE. Enhanced hysteresis in the semiconductor-to-metal phase transition of VO2 precipitates formed in fused silica by ion implantation. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2001; 79: 3161-3.

Bubb DM, Chrisey DB, Papantonakis MR, Haglund RF Jr., Horwitz JS, McGill RA, Toftmann B. Resonant Infrared Pulsed Laser Deposition of a Sorbent Chemoselective Polymer. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2001; 79: 2847-9.

Ermer DR, Haglund RF Jr. Explosive vaporization in fused silica initiated by a tunable infrared laser. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2000; 168((1-4)): 258-62.

Ermer DR, Papantonakis MR, Baltz-Knorr M, Nakazawa D, Haglund RF Jr. Ablation of dielectric materials during laser irradiation involving strong vibrational coupling. Appl. Phys A-Mater. 2000; 70((6)): 633-5.

Satta M, Ermer DR, Papantonakis MR, Haglund RF Jr, Giardini-Guidoni A, Mele A. Time-resolved studies of electron-phonon relaxation in metals using a free-electron laser. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2000; 154: 172-8.

Yavas O, Maddocks EL, Papantonakis MR, Haglund RF Jr. Planar and Spherical Shock-Wave Generation During Infrared Laser Ablation of Calcium Carbonate. Appl. Surf. Sci. 1998; 127-129: 26-32.

Hess WP, Park HK, Yavas O, Haglund RF Jr. IR-MALDI of low molecular weight compounds using a free-electron laser. Appl. Surf. Sci. 1998; 129: 235-41.

Ying ZC, Lahamer AS, Yavas O, Haglund RF Jr, Compton RN. Infrared absorption spectroscopy using a free-electron laser. Chem. Phys. Lett. 1998; 282((3-4)): 268-72.

Osborne DH, Haglund RF Jr, Gonella F, Mazzoldi P. Laser-induced sign reversal of the nonlinear refractive index of Ag nanoclusters in soda-lime glass. Appl. Phys. B-Lasers. 1998; 66((4)): 517-21.

Cramer R, Haglund RF Jr., Hillenkamp F. Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption and Ionization in the O-H and C=O Absorption Bands of Aliphatic and Aromatic Matrices: Dependence on Laser Wavelength and Temporal Beam Profile. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc. 1997; 169/170: 51-67.

Yavas O, Maddocks EL, Papantonakis MR, Haglund RF Jr. Shock-wave generation during rear- and front-side ablation of calcite. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1997; 71((10)): 1287-9.

Park HK, Haglund RF Jr. Laser ablation and desorption from calcite from ultraviolet to mid-infrared wavelengths. Appl. Phys. A-Mater. 1997; 64((5)): 431-8.

Ballesteros JM, Serna R, Solis J, Osborne DH, Haglund RF Jr, Petford-Long JK, Afonso CN. Pulsed laser deposition of Cu:Al2O3 nanocrystal thin films with high third-order optical susceptibility. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1997; 71((17)): 2445-7.

Cramer R, Becker K, Haglund RF Jr., Hillenkamp F. Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption and Ionization of Small Proteins with an Infrared Free-Electron Laser. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 1996; 7: 1187-93.

Haglund RF Jr. Microscopic and mesoscopic aspects of laser-induced desorption and ablation. Appl. Surf. Sci. 1996; 96-98: 1-13.

Gonella F, Mattei G, Mazzoldi P, Bertoncello R, Osborne DH, Haglund RF Jr. Interaction of high-power laser light with silver nanocluster composite glasses. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1996; 69((20)): 3101-3.

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