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Prof. Ezekiel Bahar

University of Nebraska, USA

Professor


Email: ebahar1@unlnotes.unl.edu


Qualifications

1964 Ph.D., University of Colorado, USA

1960 M.Sc., Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

1958 B.Sc., Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel


Publications (selected)

Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. “Identification and characterization of optically active materials excited by sources in the chiral medium”Optics Communications, Vol. 285, pp. 846, (2012).
  2. “Like and cross polarized scatter cross sections for two dimensional multi-scale rough surfaces, based on a full wave variational technique” Radio Science Vol. 46, RS4002 pp. 1-12 (2011).
  3. “Cross Polarization of Lateral Waves propagating along a free-space-chiral planar interface: Applications to identification of optically active materials”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 1195-1199 (2011).
  4. “Guided surface waves over a free-space-chiral interface: Applications to identification of optically active materials”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 28, No.4, pp. 867-872 (2011).
  5. “Comparison of polarization techniques for the identification and characterization of biological and chemical materials through their optical activity using Mueller matrices, lateral and surface waves”, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 2139-2147 (2011).
  6. Total Transmission of Incident Waves that Satisfy the Brewster Conditions at a Free Space-Chiral Interface, Journal of the Optical Society of America A Vol.27, No. 9, (2010).
  7. Roadmaps for the use of Mueller matrix measurements to detect and identify biological and chemical materials through their optical activity:P  otential applications in biomedicine, biochemistry, security and industry”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp 364-370, February (2009).
  8. “Flow graphs of Mueller matrix measurements to detect and identify biological and chemical materials through their optical activity: Physical interpretation of cross polarization and the DCR” Proceedings of the International Conference on Antennas, Radar and Wave Propagation (June 2009).
  9. “The Relationship between Optical Rotation and Circular Dichroism and Elements of the Mueller matrix for Natural and Artificial ChiralMaterials”, The Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp 218-222 February (2008).
  10. “Characterization of Natural and Artificial Optical Activity by the Mueller Matrix for Oblique Incidence, Total Internal Reflection and Brewster Angle”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp1294-1302 August (2008).
  11. “Backscatter Cross Sections of Composite Random Rough Surfaces Based on the Selection of Variational Parameters to Determine the Surface Height Spectral Densities of the Larger and Smaller Scale Surfaces”, with Paul Crittenden,International Journal of Remote Sensing,Vol.29, No. 2 pp 479-497 Jan. (2008).
  12. “Description of a Versatile Optical Polarimetric Scatterometer that Measures the sixteen Elements of the Mueller Matrix for Reflection and Transmission: Applications to Scatter Cross Sections, Ellipsometric Parameters, Optical Activity and Complex Chiral Parameters”, Journal of Optical Engineering Vol. 47, No. 9 pp 093603-1 – 093603-7, September (2008).
  13. “Mueller Matrices for Waves Reflected and Transmitted through Chiral Materials, Waveguide Modal Solutions and Applications”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp1610-1619 July (2007).
  14. “Reflection and Transmission Through Biological Threat Agents that Possess Chiral Properties”, Proceedings of the International Association of Science and Technology for Development, pp1-6 Vol. 24, pp 1610-1619 (2007).
  15. “Soil Moisture Content of Composite Rough Surfaces Based on a Variational Technique to Distinguish Between the Larger and Smaller Scale Spectral Density Functions”, Proceedings of SPIE Europe, International Society of Optical Engineering, Remote Sensing, pp 1-11, September, (2007).
  16. “Optimum Electromagnetic Wave Excitations of Complex Media Characterized by Positive or Negative Refractive Indices and by Chiral Properties”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol.24, pp 2807-2813, October, (2007).
Books:
  1. “Radio Wave Propagation over a Non-uniform Overburden”: Chapter inElectromagnetic Probing in Geophysics, ed. J. R. Wait, Golem Press, Boulder, CO 1971.
  2. “Full Wave Solutions for Electromagnetic Fields Scattered by Irregular Stratified Media with Rough Interfaces: Theory and Experiment,” chapter inEncyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ed. John G. Webster, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  3. “A Full Wave Approach to Electromagnetic Scattering by Nanostructures with Small and Large Scale Periodic and Random Rough Surfaces and Lateral Fluctuations in the Permittivity and Permeability”, chapter inUltra-Wide, Short Pulse Electromagnetics, eds., E. L. Makole, M. Kragalott, and K. R. Gerlach, Kluwer/Plenium Publications NY 2003.
  4. “Radar Remote Sensing of Irregular Stratified Layers”, chapter in theEncyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 5 ed., Kai Cheng, John Wiley & Sons 2005.


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