Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2013 Synthesis, linear and nonlinear optical properties of phosphonato- substituted bithiophenes derived from 2,2′-biphenolDalton Transactions.  42:14281-14297. 2013
2012 Syntheses, X-ray crystal structures, and optical, fluorescence, and nonlinear optical characterizations of diphenylphosphino-substituted bithiophenesInorganic Chemistry.  51:2016-2030. 2012
2011 Nonlinear optical absorption and fluorescence of phosphine-substituted bithiophenes in the violet-blue spectral regionOptics Communications.  284:3090-3094. 2011
2011 Syntheses, and optical, fluorescence, and nonlinear optical characterization of phosphine-substituted terthiophenesInorganic Chemistry.  50:2015-2027. 2011
2010 Syntheses, crystal structures and photophysical measurements of phosphite-substituted schiff base and azobenzene liâgandsEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.  5263-5271. 2010
2009 Syntheses and characterization of phosphine-substituted oligothiophenes for nonlinear absorbers and chiral quaternary phosphonium salts for magneto-optic materialsACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  237. 2009
2007 Syntheses, characterisations and X-ray crystal structures of 5,5′-bis(diphenylphosphino)2,2′-bithiophene derivatives, Ph<inf>2</inf>(X)P(C<inf>4</inf>H<inf>2</inf>S)<inf>2</inf>P(X)Ph<inf>2</inf> (X = O, S and CH<inf>3</inf><sup>+</sup> · I<sup>-</sup>)Main Group Chemistry.  6:215-229. 2007
2006 Synthesis and characterization of transition metal systems containing phosphino-oligothiophene ligands for nonlinear optical materialsOrganometallics.  25:5045-5050. 2006
2005 Amplification of narrow line LiF: F2+** color center laser oscillationOptics Communications.  254:290-298. 2005
2005 Synthesis, X-ray crystal structures and linear and nonlinear optical characterization of a series of nickel(II) and copper(II) salicylaldiminato complexesInorganica Chimica Acta.  358:3773-3785. 2005
2005 Higher-order triplet interaction in energy-level modeling of excited-state absorption for an expanded porphyrin cadmium complexJournal of the Optical Society of America B.  22:852-861. 2005
2004 Excited state lifetime and intersystem crossing rate of asymmetric pentaazadentate porphyrin-like metal complexesApplied Physics Letters.  84:5174-5176. 2004
2001 Degenerate four-wave mixing and Z-scan measurements of stilbazolium derivativesApplied Physics Letters.  78:1817-1819. 2001
2000 Third-order nonlinear optical properties of an expanded porphyrin cadmium complexApplied Physics Letters.  77:1759-1761. 2000
2000 Third-order nonlinearity and optical limiting of dichloromethane solutions of cis-Mo(CO)4(PPh3)2Optics Communications.  180:361-366. 2000
1999 Third-order susceptibilities of asymmetric pentaazadentate porphyrin-like metal complexesApplied Physics Letters.  74:3254-3256. 1999
1998 Optical limiting performances of asymmetric pentaazadentate porphyrin-like cadmium complexesApplied Physics Letters.  73:1167-1169. 1998
1998 Coherence-based imaging through turbid media by use of degenerate four-wave mixing in thin liquid-crystal films and photorefractivesApplied Optics.  37:5306-5312. 1998
1998 Oxidative enhancement of the χ(3) values of solutions of cis-Mo(CO)4L2 (L = PPh3, AsPh3, PPh2Np) complexes as measured by DFWMOptical Materials.  11:87-93. 1998
1996 Low-coherence reflectometry based on DFWM in a thin liquid layerProceedings of SPIE.  2853:126-134. 1996
1996 Nonlinear optical characterizations of metal-organic complexes with a wavelength tunable color center laserProceedings of SPIE.  2853:20-27. 1996
1996 Three-dimensional imaging of protein crystals with the use of optical low coherence reflectometryMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters.  13:63-66. 1996
1995 Nonlinear optical properties of transition metal-phosphine complexesOptical Materials.  4:455-460. 1995
1994 Nonlinear reflection at a dielectric-carbon suspension interface: Macroscopic theory and experimentApplied Physics Letters.  64:2081-2083. 1994
1994 Fiber optic low-coherence interferometry for non-invasive silicon wafer characterizationJournal of Crystal Growth.  137:37-40. 1994
1994 Nonlinear-optical studies of molybdenum metal organicsOptics Letters.  19:871-873. 1994
1994 Optical low‐coherence reflectometry (OLCR) for dimensional monitoring of sheet‐grown siliconMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters.  7:305-307. 1994
1992 Nonlinear transmission and reflection at a dielectric-carbon microparticle suspension interface.Optics Letters.  17:1055-1057. 1992
1992 Measurements of the minimum reflection signature of pmma fiber splicesMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters.  5:157-159. 1992
1991 Nanosecond laser-induced cavitation in carbon microparticle suspensions: Applications in nonlinear interface switchingApplied Physics Letters.  58:2195-2197. 1991

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  • ALEPSCOR Graduate Research Scholars Program Round 14  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2019 - 2020
  • Alabama EPSCoR  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 - 2019
  • Alabama Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research / Graduate Research Scholars Program Round 13  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2018 - 2019
  • Alabama Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2017 - 2018
  • Graduate Research Scholar Program (GRSP) Awards - Round 12  awarded by Commission on Higher Education 2017 - 2018
  • Graduate Research Scholar Program (GRSP) Award-Round 11  awarded by Commission on Higher Education 2016 - 2017
  • NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award Year 3-5  awarded by TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY 2011 - 2016
  • Graduate Research Scholar Program (GRSP) Award - Round 10  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2015 - 2016
  • Graduate Research Scholar Program (GRSP) Award - Round 9  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2014 - 2015
  • Graduate Research Scholar Award - Round 8  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2013 - 2014
  • Graduate Research Scholar Award - Round 7  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2011 - 2013
  • NSF EPSCoR RII C2 Funding for Center for Optical Sensors and Spectroscopies Cyberinfrastructure  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (HUNTSVILLE) 2010 - 2013
  • Graduate Research Scholars Program - Round 6 Supplemental Funds  awarded by ACHE - ALABAMA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION 2011 - 2012
  • Round 6 Graduate Research Scholars Program (GRSP)  awarded by ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY 2010 - 2012
  • Center for Optical Sensors and Spectroscopies (COSS)  awarded by ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY 2008 - 2010
  • Functionalized Polymers for Nonlinear Optics and for Nano-Materials  awarded by ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY 2008 - 2010
  • Teaching Activities

  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2019) 2019
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  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
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  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
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  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
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  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2015) 2015
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  • PH201 - College Physics I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
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  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PH799 - Research for Dissertation (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PH799 - Research for Dissertation (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PH799 - Research for Dissertation (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH799 - Research for Dissertation (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
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  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PH791 - Physics Seminar I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PH100 - Preparatory Physics (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PH202 - College Physics II (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PH202R - College Physics II Recitation (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PH201 - College Physics I (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PH201R - College Physics I - Recitation (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Oklahoma State University 1981
  • Master of Science in Physics, University of Colorado System : Boulder 1979
  • Full Name

  • Christopher Lawson