Scott Holmstrom, PhD

Scott Holmstrom, PhD
Professor of Physics
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Physics and Engineering Physics
918-631-3031 Collins Hall Room 1165

Education

PhD – Australian National University MS – Oklahoma State University BS – Southwest Missouri State University

Research Interests

Experimental, Theoretical, and Computational Optics
Optical Interference
Collective Excitations and Evanescent-field Spectroscopy in Microstructures
Functionalized Optical Waveguides and Resonators

Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Physics
College Physics
Mathematical Physics
Classical Electromagnetic Theory
Musical Acoustics
Nuclear Physics
Classical Optics
Quantum Optics
Photonics

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Tyndall, N., T. Stievater, D. Kozak, M. Pruessner, S. Holmstrom, and W. Rabinovich. Ultrabroadband Lattice Filters for Integrated Photonic Spectroscopy and Sensing. Vol. 57, Optical Engineering, 2018.
  • Stievater, Todd et al. “Near-Infrared Waveguide-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Trace Gases.” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Optical Society of America, 2017. SM4D.5. Print.

  • Holmstrom, S., T. Stievater, D. Kozak, M. Pruessner, N. Tyndall, W. Rabinovich, R. McGill, and J. Khurgin. Trace Gas Raman Spectroscopy Using Functionalized Waveguides. Vol. 3, Optica, 2016, pp. 891–896.
  • Stievater, Todd et al. “Suspended Photonic Waveguide Devices.” Appl. Opt. 54 (2015): F164–F173. Print.

  • Stievater, Todd et al. “Trace Gas Absorption Spectroscopy Using Functionalized Microring Resonators.” Opt. Lett. 39 (2014): 969–972. Print.

  • Holmstrom, S., T. Stievater, M. Pruessner, D. Park, W. Rabinovich, J. Khurgin, C. Richardson, S. Kanakaraju, L. Calhoun, and R. Ghodssi. Guided-Mode Phonon-Polaritons in Suspended Waveguides. Vol. 86, Phys. Rev. B, 2012, p. 165120.
  • Carns, J., G. Cook, M. Saleh, S. Guha, S. Holmstrom, and D. Evans. Spatial Distribution of Power Coupling in Self-Pumped Photorefractive Reflection Gratings. Vol. 44, Appl. Opt., 2005, pp. 7452-7.
  • Holmstrom, S., L. Natarajan, V. Tondiglia, R. Sutherland, and T. Bunning. Mechanical Tuning of Holographic Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Reflection Gratings. Vol. 85, Applied Physics Letters, 2004, pp. 1949-51.
  • Bloom, D., D. Evans, S. Holmstrom, J. Polf, S. McKeever, and V. Whitley. Characterization of Al2O3 Single Crystals Grown by the Laser-Heated Pedestal Growth Technique for Potential Use in Radiation Dosimetry. Vol. 37, Radiat. Meas., 2003, pp. 141-9.
  • C. Polf, J., M. S. Akselrod, and S. Holmstrom. A Real-Time, Fibre Optic Dosimetry System Using Al2O3 Fibres. Vol. 100, Radiat. Protect. Dosimetry, 2002, pp. 301-4.
  • Jia, W., H. Yuan, S. Holmstrom, H. Liu, and W. Yen. Photo-Stimulated Luminescence in SrAl2O4:Eu2+,Dy3+ Single Crystal Fibers. Vol. 83-84, J. Lumin., 1999, pp. 465-9.
  • Gatch, D., S. Holmstrom, and W. Yen. Photon Avalanche in Pr3+:LaCl3. Vol. 83-84, J. Lumin., 1999, pp. 55-59.
  • Greentree, A., C. Wei, S. Holmstrom, J. Martin, N. Manson, K. Catchpole, and C. Savage. Probing a Doubly Driven Two-Level Atom. Vol. 1, J. Opt. B, Quantum Semiclassical Opt., 1999, pp. 240-4.
  • Wei, C., S. Holmstrom, A. Greentree, and N. Manson. Strengths of Dressed States Transitions. Vol. 1, J. Opt. B, Quantum Semiclassical Opt., 1999, pp. 289-93.
  • Holmstrom, S., A. Windsor, C. Wei, J. Martin, and N. Manson. Coherent Transients at the Rabi Frequency. Vol. 76-77, J. of Lumin., 1998, pp. 38-42.
  • Warren, G., S. Holmstrom, N. Yakovlev, W. Yen, and W. Dennis. Excitation Transfer in CaF2:Eu2+, Sm2+ Multilayered Structures Grown by MBE on Si(111). Vol. 76-77, J. Lumin., 1998, pp. 411-5.
  • Windsor, A., C. Wei, S. Holmstrom, J. Martin, and N. Manson. Experimental Studies of a Strongly Driven Rabi Transition. Vol. 80, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1998, pp. 3045–3048.
  • Krolikowski, W., C. Denz, M. Saffman, B. Luther-Davies, and S. Holmstrom. Interaction of Coherent and Incoherent Photorefractive Spatial Solitons. Vol. 7, Asian J. Phys., 1998, pp. 698-12.
  • Wei, C., S. Holmstrom, M. Sellars, N. Manson, and Z. Ficek. Effect of the Bloch-Siegert Shift in a Strongly Driven Transition: Asymmetric Autler-Townes Profile. Vol. 30, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 1997, pp. 2735-45.
  • Królikowski, W., and S. Holmstrom. Fusion and Birth of Spatial Solitons Upon Collision. Vol. 22, Opt. Lett., 1997, pp. 369–371.
  • Holmstrom, S., C. Wei, A. Windsor, N. Manson, J. Martin, and M. Glasbeek. Spin Echo at the Rabi Frequency in Solids. Vol. 78, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1997, pp. 302–305.
  • Krolikowski, W., B. Luther-Davies, S. Holmstrom, and N. Akhmediev. Propagation and Collision of Photorefractive Screening Solitons. Vol. 26, Opt. Appl., 1996, pp. 249-53.
  • Wei, C., S. Holmstrom, N. Manson, J. Martin, X.-F. He, P. Fisk, and K. Holliday. Raman Heterodyne Detected Magnetic Resonance. I. CW and Coherent Transient Measurements. Vol. 11, Appl. Magn. Reson., 1996, pp. 521-38.
  • Wei, C., S. Holmstrom, N. Manson, and J. Martin. Raman Heterodyne Detected Magnetic Resonance. II. Magnetic Transitions of NV Centre at Level Anticrossing Region. Vol. 11, Appl. Magn. Reson., 1996, pp. 539-52.
  • Holmstrom, S., B. Taheri, R. Reeves, R. Powell, E. Sharp, and R. Neurgoankar. Nonlinear Optical Responses of Strontium Barium Niobate. Vol. 114, Opt. Comm., 1995, pp. 413-20.
  • Manson, N., C. Wei, S. Holmstrom, and J. Martin. Transitions Between Dressed States. Vol. 5, Laser Phys., 1995, pp. 486-9.
  • Taheri, B., S. Holmstrom, R. Powell, J. Song, A. F., I. Foldvari, and A. Peter. Nonlinear Absorption of Laser Light in Bi12GeO20 Single Crystals. Vol. 3, Opt. Mat., 1994, pp. 251-5.
  • Foldvari, I., J. Martin, C. Hunt, R. Powell, R. Reeves, and S. Holmstrom. Low-Temperature Photorefractive Effects in Bi12GeO20. Vol. 2, Opt. Mat., 1993, pp. 25-32.

Conference Proceedings

  • Stievater, Todd et al. “Chemical Sensors Fabricated by a Photonic Integrated Circuit Foundry.” Proc. SPIE, Frontiers in Biological Detection: From Nanosensors to Systems X. Vol. 10510. 2018. 105100I. Print.

  • Stievater, Todd et al. “Nanophotonic Waveguides for Chip-Scale Raman Spectroscopy: Theoretical Considerations.” Proc. SPIE, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Sensing XVII. Vol. 9824. 2016. 982404. Print.

  • Holmstrom, Scott et al. “Trace Gas Raman Spectroscopy Using Functionalized Waveguides.” Optica 3 (2016): 891–896. Print.

  • Stievater, T., S. Holmstrom, D. Kozak, R. McGill, M. Pruessner, W. Rabinovich, N. Tyndall, and J. Khurgin. “Trace-Gas Raman Spectroscopy Using Functionalized Waveguides”. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Optical Society of America, 2016, p. SF2H.2.
  • McGill, R., T. Stievater, M. Pruessner, S. Holmstrom, K. Nierenberg, R. McGill, N. Viet, D. Park, C. Kendziora, and R. Furstenberg. “Infrared Molecular Binding Spectroscopy Realized in Sorbent Coated Microfabricated Devices”. Proc. SPIE, Vol. 9101, 2014, p. 910107.
  • Stievater, T., M. Pruessner, D. Park, W. Rabinovich, R. McGill, S. Holmstrom, and J. Khurgin. “Evanescent Field Absorption Spectroscopy of Trace Gases Using Functionalized Microring Resonators”. CLEO:2103, Optical Society of America, 2013, p. CM4O.4.
  • Stievater, T., M. Pruessner, S. Holmstrom, D. Park, W. Rabinovich, R. McGill, and J. Khurgin. “Waveguide Evanescent Field Spectroscopy of Trace Gases”. Advanced Photonics 2013, Optical Society of America, 2013, p. SM4C.2.
  • Stievater, T., M. Pruessner, D. Park, S. Holmstrom, R. McGill, and W. Rabinovich. “Evanescent Waveguide Absorption Spectroscopy of Trace Gases”. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, Optical Society of America, 2012, p. JW2A.109.
  • Stievater, T., D. Park, M. Pruessner, W. Rabinovich, S. Holmstrom, S. Kanakaraju, C. Richardson, and J. Khurgin. “Polarization Dependence of Facet Reflectivity in Rectangular Submicron Waveguides”. CLEO:2011 – Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, Optical Society of America, 2011, p. JTuI27.
  • Holmstrom, S., T. Stievater, M. Pruessner, D. Park, W. Rabinovich, S. Kanakaraju, C. Richardson, and J. Khurgin. “The Guided-Mode Phonon-Polariton in Suspended Waveguides”. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, Optical Society of America, 2010, p. QThF3.
  • Holmstrom, S., T. Stievater, M. Pruessner, W. Rabinovich, S. Kanakaraju, L. Calhoun, J. Khurgin, D. Kelly, and R. Ghodssi. “Spontaneous Raman Scattering in Suspended InGaAsP Waveguides”. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, Optical Society of America, 2009, p. CThV6.
  • Holmstrom, S., W. Dennis, and W. Yen. “Novel Detection Scheme for Excitation Spectra Using the Photon Avalanche Effect”. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Luminescent Materials, Vol. 97, The Electrochemical Society, 1998, pp. 50-5.
  • Królikowski, W., and S. Holmstrom. “Propagation and Collision of Photorefractive Screening Solitons”. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Optical Society of America, 1997, p. QThF2.
  • Krolikowski, W., B. Luther-Davies, S. Holmstrom, and N. Akhmediev. Propagation and Collision of Photorefractive Screening Solitons. Vol. 26, Opt. Appl., 1996, pp. 249-53.
  • Powell, R., H. Liu, I. Foldvari, S. Holmstrom, and R. Reeves. “Nonlinear Optical Responses of Photorefractive Crystals”. Proc. SPIE, Vol. 1861, 1993, pp. 238-50.

Other

  • Holmstrom, S. Characterising the Dressed States: A Study of the Driven Two Level System. Australian National University, 1997.
  • Holmstrom, S. Laser Induced Gratings in Strontium Barium Niobate. Oklahoma State University, 1993.

Courses Taught

  • Electromagnetic Waves and Optics
  • Introductory Physics II
  • Research and Dissertation

Professional Affiliations

  • National Council of University Research Administrators
  • Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • The Optical Society