DANIEL RICHARD GRISCHKOWSKY

Office Address:   Sch. of Elec. & Comp. Engr.

                          Oklahoma State University

                          Stillwater, OK 74078

 

Telephone:       405-744-6622 (Office)

                         405-744-9198 (FAX)

 

E-Mail:             daniel.grischkowsky@okstate.edu

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

Ph.D., Physics, Columbia University, 1968 
A. M., Physics, Columbia University, 1965 
B.S., General Science, Oregon State University, 1962 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Regents Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2001- Present.

 

Bellmon Professor of Optoelectronics, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1993-Present.

 

Research Staff Member, 1969-1977; Science Advisor to the Director of the Research Division, 1978; Manager, Atomic Physics with Lasers, 1979-1983; Manager, Ultrafast Science with Lasers, 1983-1993; IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York.

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Physical Society - Fellow  (1982)
Optical Society of America - Fellow (1988)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - Fellow (1992)

 

EXTERNAL AWARDS

 

The Boris Pregel Award for Applied Science and Technology (1985),  awarded by the New York Academy of Sciences for the development of the optical fiber pulse compressor.

 

The R. W. Wood Prize (1989),  awarded by the Optical Society of America. The citation is for distinguished contributions to the field of optical pulse compression, particularly for pioneering work on the use of optical fibers for generating ultrashort pulses of light.

 

The William F. Meggers Award (2003), awarded by the Optical Society of America.  The citation  is for seminal contributions to the development and application THz time-domain spectroscopy.

 

Honorary Professor of Tianjin University (2008), Tianjin, P.R.China.

 

Winner of the 2011 Kenneth J. Button Prize from the International Society of Infrared, Millimeter and THz Waves, for "Pioneering Contributions to the Development of THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy" (THz-TDS).

 

Research Publications:

 

Research work has resulted in 172 peer-reviewed journal publications with 10,512 citations; 31 publications have been cited more than 100 times; and publications have been cited more than 300 times.  The Hirsch index is H= 56 where H is the number of papers cited more than H times. The citations were obtained from the Science Citation Index of the ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) Web of Science, as of August 20, 2013. 

 

 

 

Research paper, D. Grischkowsky, Soeren Keiding, Martin van Exter and Ch. Fattinger, "Far-infrared time-domain spectroscopy with terahertz beams of dielectrics and semiconductors," JOSA-B, Vol. 7, pp. 2006-2015 (1990), with 946 citations is listed in the “50 Most-Cited Papers of the Journal of the Optical Society (JOSA),” in celebration of the 90th Anniversary of this Journal.

Designated as a THz Pioneer, by the Journal, IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology and honored by the publication of his biography in the Journal as, “Terahertz Pioneer: Daniel R. Grischkowsky,” Vol 2, pp. 378-382 (2012).

 

This research work has been featured in 180 invited talks at conferences, universities, national laboratories, and research centers.  He has been awarded U.S. patents.

 

 

INTERNAL AWARDS

 

IBM Internal Scientific Awards

      

OSU Regents Distinguished Research Award (2004)

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Chairman of the Laser Science Topical Group of the American Physical Society, 1993-1994. 
Chairman of the International Council of Quantum Electronics, 1989-1993.
Chairman of the Joint Council on Quantum Electronics, 1989-1993. 
General Co-Chairman of the 15th International Quantum Electrical Conference, 1987. 
Program Co-Chairman of the 14th International Quantum Electrical Conference, 1986. 
J. Opt. Soc. of Am. B - Topical Editor, Ultrafast Phenomena, 1985-1987. 
Optics Letters - Associate Editor, 1985-1987. 
Member of the Society Objectives and Policy Committee of the Optical Society of America, 1991-1993. 
OSA representative on the IEEE/APS/OSA Joint Council on Quantum Electronics, 1987-1993. 
 

NATIONAL SERVICE

 

Member of the NSF Committee of Visitors--triennial review of the Physics Division (1994)
Member of the Committee on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Science (CAMOS) of the National Research Council (1990-1996)
Member of the NSF Site Visit Committee for the Ultrafast Science and Technology Center at the University of Michigan (1990-1992, 1996), Chm. (1995)
Member of the Board on Assessment of NIST Programs [JILA Panelist] (1992-1994)
Member of the NSF Workshop on Optical Science and Engineering (1994)
Member, National Research Council, Panel for Physics- Time and Frequency Division (2004-2010)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Mahboubeh Mandehgar, Yihong Yang, and D. Grischkowsky, “Atmosphere Characterization for Simulation of the two optimal wireless Digital THz Communication Links,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, pp. 3437-3440 (2013).

 

D. Grischkowsky, Yihong Yang, and Mahboubeh Mandehgar, “Zero-Frequency Refractivity of Water Vapor, Comparison of Debye and van-Vleck Weisskopf Theory, “ Optics Express, Vol. 21, pp. 18899-18908 (2013).

 

Yihong Yang, Mahboubeh Mandehgar and D. Grischkowsky, “Time Domain Measurement of the THz Refractivity of Water Vapor,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, pp. 26208-26218 (2012).

 

Yuping Yang and D. Grischkowsky, “High-resolution THz Transmission and Reflection Measurements and Consequent Understanding of Sub-wavelength Hole-Arrays,” IEEE Transactions on THz Science and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 151-157 (2013).

 

Alisha J. Shutler and D. Grischkowsky, “Gap independent coupling into parallel plate terahertz waveguides using cylindrical horn antennas,” J. Appl. Phys. Vol. 112, 073102 (2012).

 

Jeong Sang Jo, Tae-In Jeon, and D. Grischkowsky, “Prototype 250 GHz Bandwidth Chip to Chip Electrical Interconnect, Characterized with Ultrafast Optoelectronics,” IEEE Transactions on THz Science and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 453-460 (2013).

 

Yihong Yang, Mahboubeh Mandehgar and D. Grischkowsky, “Understanding of THz Pulse Propagation in the Atmosphere,” IEEE Transactions on THz Science and Technology, Vol. 2, pp. 406-415 (2012).

 

Yuping Yang and D. Grischkowsky, “The 4-step Pulses of Fractional-order Surface Plasmons,” Optics Letters, Vol. 37, pp. 1709-1711 (2012).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, Yihong Yang, Mahboubeh Mandehgar and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Detection of Small Molecule Vapors in the Atmospheric Transmission Windows,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, pp. 6788-6807 (2012).

 

Y.P. Yang and D. Grischkowsky, “Understanding Fractional Order Surface Plasmons,” Optics Letters, Vol. 36, pp. 4218-4220 (2011).

 

Yihong Yang, Mahboubeh Mandehgar and Daniel R. Grischkowsky, “Broad-Band THz Pulse Transmission through the Atmosphere,” Invited paper for the First Issue of the new journal, IEEE Transactions on THz Science and Technology, Vol. 1, pp.264-273 (2011).

 

Yihong Yang, Alisha Shutler and D. Grischkowsky, “Measurement of the Transmission of the Atmosphere from 0.2 to 2 THz,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, pp. 8830-8838 (2011).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, S. Sree Harsha, N. Laman, and D. Grischkowsky, “Temperature Dependent Characterization of Terahertz Vibrations of Explosives and Related Threat Materials,” Optics Express, Vol. 18, pp. 27238-27250 (2010).

 

Michael Theuer, S. Sree Harsha, and D. Grischkowsky, “Flare Coupled Metal Parallel-Plate Waveguides for High Resolution Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy,” J. Appl. Phys. Vol. 108, 113105 (2010).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, S. Sree Harsha, N. Laman and D. Grischkowsky, "Temperature dependent characterization of THz vibrations of explosives and related threat materials", Optics Express, Vol. 18, 27238-27250, (2010).

 

M. Theuer, R. Beigang and D. Grischkowsky, "Adiabatic Compression of THz Waves using Metal Flares," Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 96, 191110, (2010).

 

M. Theuer, R. Beigang and D. Grischkowsky, "Highly Sensitivity THz Measurement of Layer Thickness using a Two-Cylinder Waveguide Sensor,"Applied Physics, Vol. 97, 071106, (2010).

 

Mufei Gong, Tae-In Jeon and D. Grischkowsky, “THz surface wave collapse on coated metal surfaces,” Optics Express, Vol. 17, pp. 17088-17101 (2009).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, S. Sree Harsha, N. Laman, and D. Grischkowsky, “Guided-wave terahertz spectroscopy of molecular solids,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. Vol. 26, pp. A79-A89 (2009).

 

P.S. Thapa, B.J. Ackerson, D. R. Grischkowsky, and B.N. Flanders, “Directional growth of metallic and polymeric nanowires,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, 235307 (2009).

 

S. Sree Harsha, N. Laman and D. Grischkowsky, “High-Q THz Bragg resonances within a metal parallel plate waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 94, 091118 (2009).

 

N. Laman and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Conductivity of thin metal films,” Appl. Phys Lett. Vol. 93, 051105 (2008).

 

A. Bingham and D. Grischkowsky, "THz 2-D Photonic Crystal Waveguides,"  IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol.18, pp.428-430, 2008.

 

N. Laman, S. Sree Harsha, D. Grischkowsky, and Joseph S. Melinger, "7 GHz resolution waveguide THz spectroscopy of explosives related solids showing new features," Optics Express, Vol. 16, pp. 4094-4105 (2008).

 

A. Bingham and D. Grischkowsky, "THz 2-D high-Q photonic crystal waveguide cavities," Optics Letters, Vol. 33,pp. 348-350 (2008).

 

N. Laman, S. Sree Harsha, D. Grischkowsky and Joseph S. Melinger, “High resolution waveguide THz spectroscopy of biological molecules,” Biophys. J. Vol. 94, pp 1010-1020 (2008).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, N. Laman, S. Sree Harsha, ShuFan Cheng, and D. Grischkowsky, “High Resolution Waveguide Terahertz Spectroscopy of Partially Oriented Organic Polycrystalline Films,” J. Phys. Chem. A, Vol. 111, pp. 10977-10987 (2007).

 

N. Laman and D. Grischkowsky, “Reduced Conductivity in the THz Skin-Depth Layer of Metals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 90, 122115 (2007).

 

 B. Ozturk, B.N. Flanders, D. Grischkowsky, T.D. Mishima, “Single-Step Growth and Low Resistance Interconnecting of Gold Nanowires,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 175707 (2007).

 

A.L. Bingham and D. Grischkowsky, “High-Q, one-dimensional terahertz photonic waveguides,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 90, 091105 (2007).

 

Joseph S. Melinger, N. Laman, S. Sree Harsha, and D. Grischkowsky, “Line Narrowing of THz Vibrational Modes for Organic Thin Films within a Parallel Plate Waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 89, 251110 (2006).

 

Yuguang Zhao and D. Grischkowsky, ”Two-dimensional THz Metallic Photonic Crystals in Parallel Plate Waveguides,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 55, NO. 4, (2007).

 

Yuguang Zhao and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz demonstrations of effectively two dimensional photonic bandgap structures,” Optics Letters, Vol. 31, pp. 1534-1536 (2006).

 

 Tae-In Jeon, and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Zenneck surface wave (THz surface plasmon) propagation on a metal sheet,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 88, 061113 (2006). 

 

Birol Ozturk, Charles Blackledge, Bret N. Flanders, and Daniel R. Grischkowsky, “Reproducible interconnects assembled from gold nanorods,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 88, 073108 (2006).

 

 Adam Bingham, Yuguang Zhao, and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Parallel Plate Photonic Waveguides,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 87, 051101 (2005). 

 

 Tae-In Jeon, Jiangquan Zhang and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Sommerfeld wave propagation on a single metal wire,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 86, 161904 (2005).

 

J.O'Hara and D.Grischkowsky, " Quasi-optic synthetic phased-array THz imaging, J.Opt.Soc.Am.B., Vol.21, pp. 1178-1191 (2004).

 

Jiangquan Zhang and D. Grischkowsky, "THz time-domain spectroscopy of sub-monolayer water adsorbed in hydrophilic silica aerogel," Optics Letters, Vol.29, pp. 1031-1033 (2004).

 

Dongxia Qu, D.Grischkowsky, and Weili Zhang, "Terahertz transmission properties of thin, subwavelength metallic hole arrays," Optics Letters, Vol.29, pp. 896-898 (2004).

 

Jiangquan Zhang and D. Grischkowsky, "Waveguide THz time-domain spectroscopy of nm water layers," Optics Letters,Vol.29, pp. 1617-1619 (2004).

 

Jianming Dai, S.Coleman, and D.Grischkowsky, "Planar THz Quasioptics," Applied Physics Letters, Vol.85, pp. 884-886 (2004).

 

Dongxia Qu and D.Grischkowsky, "Observation of a New Type of THz Resonance of Surface Plasmons Propagating on Metal-Film Hole Arrays." Physics Review Letters, Vol.93, 196804-1-4 (2004).

 

Jiangquan Zhang and D. Grischkowsky, "Whispering-gallery mode cavity for terahertz pulses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 20, pp. 1894-1904 (2003).

 

S. Coleman and D. Grischkowsky, “A THz TEM-mode two dimensional interconnect layer incorporating quasi-optics,” Applied Physics  Letters, Vol. 83, pp. 3656-3658 (2003).

 

W.Zhang, Abul K. Azad and D. Grischkowsky, "Terahertz studies of carrier dynamics and dielectric response of n-type, freestanding epitaxial GaN," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 82, pp. 2841-2843 (2003). 

 

J.O'Hara and D. Grischkowsky, "Synthetic Phased-Array THz Imaging," Optics Letters, Vol. 27, pp. 1070-1072 (2002).

 

Jiangquan Zhang and D. Grischkowsky, "Whispering gallery mode terahertz pulses," Optics Letters, Vol. 27, pp. 661-663 (2002).

 

R.Mendis and D. Grischkowsky, "THz Interconnect with Low Loss and Low Group Velocity Dispersion," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 11, 444-446 (2001).

 

R.Mendis and D. Grischkowsky, "Undistorted guided wave propagation of subpsec THz pulses," Optics Letters, Vol. 26, pp. 846-848 (2001).

 

D.Grischkowsky, "Optoelectronic Characterization of Transmission Lines and Waveguides by THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy," Invited paper in the LEOS Millennium Issue, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol.6, pp. 1122-1135 (2000).

 

G.Gallot, S. Jamison, R.W. McGowan and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Waveguides,”  J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., Vol. 17, pp. 851-863 (2000).

 

Harde, H., N. Katzenellenbogen, and D. Grischkowsky, "Lineshape transition of Collision Broadened Lines," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 74, pp. 1307-1310 (1995).

 

Groeneveld, R.H.M., and D. Grischkowsky, "Picosecond Time-Resolved Far-Infrared Experiments on Carriers and Excitons in GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Wells," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., Vol. 11, pp. 2502-2507 (1994).

 

Harde, H., N. Katzenellenbogen, and D. Grischkowsky, "Terahertz Coherent Transients from Methyl Chloride Vapor," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., Vol. 11, pp. 1018-1030 (1994).

 

Katzenellenbogen, N. and D. Grischkowsky, "Electrical Characterization to 4 THz of N and P Type GaAs Using THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 61, pp. 840-842 (1992).

 

Harde, H. Soeren Keiding, and D. Grischkowsky, "THz Commensurate Echoes: Periodic Rephasing of Molecular Transitions in Free Induction Decay," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 66, pp. 1834-1837 (1991).

 

Grischkowsky, D. Soeren Keiding, Martin van Exter, and Ch. Fattinger, "Far-Infrared Time-Domain Spectroscopy with TeraHz Beams of Dielectrics and Semiconductors," J Opt. Soc. B, Vol. 7, pp. 2006-2015 (1990).

 

Fattinger, Ch. and D. Grischkowsky, "Point Source TeraHz Optics," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 53, pp. 1480-1482 (1988).

 

Grischkowsky, D., M. B. Ketchen, C-C Chi, I. N. Duling III, N. J. Halas J-M Halbout, and P. G. May, "Capacitance Free Generation and Detection of Sub-Picosecond Electrical Pulses on Coplanar Transmission Lines," IEEE J. Quantum Electronics, Vol. 24, pp. 221-225 (1988).

 

Grischkowsky, D, I. N. Duling III, J. C. Chen, and C-C Chi, "Electromagnetic Shock Waves from Transmission Lines," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 59, pp. 1663-1666 (1987).

 

Ketchen, M. B., D. Grischkowsky, T. C. Chen, C-C. Chi, I. N. Duling, III, N. J. Halas, J-M Halbout, J. A. Kash, and G. P. Li, "Generation of Sub-Picosecond Electrical Pulses on Coplanar Transmission Lines," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 48, pp. 751-753 (1986).

 

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky and A. C. Balant, "Nonlinear Picosecond Pulse Propagation Through Optical Fibers with Positive Group Velocity Dispersion," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 47, pp. 910-913 (1981).

 

D. Grischkowsky, "Self-Focusing of Light by Potassium Vapor," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 24, pp. 866-869 (1970).