Scott A. Holmstrom

scott holmstrom

Associate ProfessorKeplinger Hall L126
918-631-3031
scott-holmstrom@utulsa.eduFaculty Web site

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Physical Sciences (Laser Physics), Australian National University, 1996
  • M.S., Oklahoma State University
  • B.S., Southwest Missouri State University

Areas of Research Focus

  • Optics
  • Liquid Crystals
  • Photonic Materials
  • Semiconductor Waveguides.

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Georgia, 1997-1999.

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Georgia, 1997-1999

Professional Affiliations

  • Optical Society of America
  • American Physical Society

Courses Taught at TU

  • Electromagnetic Waves & Optics (PHYS 4073)
  • Fundamentals of Photonics (PHYS 4523/6523)
  • Introductory Physics I (PHYS 1013)
  • Introductory Physics II (PHYS 1023)

Awards & Recognition

  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow, 2003, 2004, & 2005
  • Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Fellow, 2008-11

Publications

  • “A Real-Time Fiber-Optic Dosimeter using Al2O3 fibers"
    • J. Polf, M. S. Akselrod, and S. W. S. McKeever, and S. A. Holmstrom, “A Real-Time Fiber-Optic Dosimeter using Al2O3 fibers,” Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 100 (2002) 301-304.
  • “Characterization of Al2O3 Single Crystals Grown by the Laser Heated Pedestal Growth Technique for Potential Use in Radiation Dosimetry”
    • D. Bloom, D. R. Evans, S. A. Holmstrom, J. C. Polf, S. W. S. McKeever, and V. Whitley, “Characterization of Al2O3 Single Crystals Grown by the Laser Heated Pedestal Growth Technique for Potential Use in Radiation Dosimetry,” Radiat. Meas. 37 (2003) 141-149.
  • “Coherent transients at the Rabi frequency”
    • S. A. Holmstrom, A. S. M. Windsor, C. Wei, J. P. D. Martin, and N. B. Manson, “Coherent transients at the Rabi frequency,” J. Lumin. 76-7 (1998) 38-42.
  • “Effect of the Bloch-Siegert shift in a strongly driven transition: Asymmetric Autler-Townes profile”
    • C. Wei, S. A. Holmstrom, M. J. Sellers, N. B. Manson, and Z. Ficek, “Effect of the Bloch-Siegert shift in a strongly driven transition: Asymmetric Autler-Townes profile,” J. Phys. B 30 (1997) 2735-2745
  • “Excitation transfer in CaF2:Eu2+,Sm2+ multilayered structures grown by MBE on Si(111)”
    • G. T. Warren, S. A. Holmstrom, N. L. Yokovlev, W. M. Yen, and W. M Dennis, “Excitation transfer in CaF2:Eu2+,Sm2+ multilayered structures grown by MBE on Si(111),” J. Lumin. 76-7 (1998) 411-415.
  • “Experimental Studies of a Strongly Driven Rabi Transition”
    • A. S. M. Windsor, C. Wei, S. A. Holmstrom, J. P. D. Martin, and N. B. Manson, “Experimental Studies of a Strongly Driven Rabi Transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 (1998) 3045-3048.
  • “Fusion and birth of spatial solitons upon collision”
    W. Krolikowski and S. A. Holmstrom, “Fusion and birth of spatial solitons upon collision,” Opt. Lett. 22 (1997) 369-371.
  • “Interaction of Coherent and Incoherent Photorefractive Spatial Solitons”
    • W. Krolikowski, C. Denz, M. Saffman, B. Luther-Davies, and S. A. Holmstrom, “Interaction of Coherent and Incoherent Photorefractive Spatial Solitons,” Asian Journal of Physics 7 (1998) 698.
  • “Mechanical Tuning of Holographic Polymer-Dispered Liquid Crystal Reflection Gratings”
    • S. A. Holmstrom, T. J. Bunning, L. Natarajan, R. Sutherland, and V. Tondiglia, “Mechanical Tuning of Holographic Polymer-Dispered Liquid Crystal Reflection Gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85 (2004) 1949-1951.
  • “Photon Avalanche in Pr3+:LaCl3”
    D. B. Gatch, S. A. Holmstrom, and W. M. Yen, “Photon Avalanche in Pr3+:LaCl3,” J. Lumin. 83-4 (1999) 55-59.