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     Robert C. Gauthier, Ph.D. (Halifax), P. Eng.

bs00554_Associate Professor

Email:
gauthier@doe.carleton.ca
Voice: +1 613 520-2600 ext. 5808
FAX: +1 613 520-5708
Office: 7042 Minto Center

 

 


 

 


Fourth year project Nobody Asked Me  <<Link>>

Courses Fall term

    --- ELEC 3105 Basic E&M and Power Engineering

 

Courses Winter term

    --- ELEC 3105 Basic E&M and Power Engineering

--- ELEC 2607 Digital Switching Circuits

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Research Areas (Present)

Computational Electromagnetics

     Fourier Bessel steady state mode solver

           Cylindrical space resonant structures

     Fourier Bessel Legendre steady state mode solver

           Spherical space resonant structures

Application areas

Photonic crystals

Photonic quasi-crystals

Optical sensing

Bio-photonic structures

Research Areas (Past)

Laser Trapping and optical tweezers

Optical fiber sensors

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  "Recent Publications" last 6 years.

 

1. “FDTD analysis of out of plane propagation in 12-fold photonic quasi-crystals”, R. C. Gauthier, Opt. Comm. Vol. 269, No. 2 Jan. 2007, 395-410.

2. “FDTD analysis of 12-fold photonic quasi-crystal central pattern localized states”, R. C. Gauthier and K. W. Mnaymneh, Opt. Comm. Vol. 264, No. 1, August 2006, 78-88.

3. “Theoretical analysis of band gap formation in rotationally symmetric 2D photonic quasicrystal using rotational symmetry arguments”, K. Mnaymneh and R. C. Gauthier, Photonics West 2006, paper 6128-14. Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices IV, Monday-Thursday 23-26 January 2006, San-Jose California.

4. “FDTD analysis of photonic quasicrystal”, K. Mnaymneh and R. C. Gauthier, Photonics West 2006, paper 6128-50. Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices IV, Monday-Thursday 23-26 January 2006, San-Jose California.

5. “Towards physical implementation of an optical add-drop multiplexer (OADM) based upon properties of 12-fold photonic quasicrystal, R. C. Gauthier and K.Mnaymneh”, Photonics North 2005, paper 5970-27. Photonic Devices, Monday-Wednesday 12-14 September 2005, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

6. “Computation of the optical trapping force using an FDTD based technique”, R. C. Gauthier, Opt. Express, Vol. 13, No 10, May 2005, 3707-3718.

7. “Photonic band gap properties of 12-fold quasi-crystal determined through FDTD analysis”, R. C. Gauthie and K. Mnaymneh, Opt. Express, Vol. 13, No. 6, March 2005, 1985-1998.

8. “Design of photonic bandgap structures through a dual beam multiple exposure technique”, R. C. Gauthier and K. Mnaymneh, Photonics North 2004, paper 5577-76, Optical Components and Devices, Monday-Wednesday 27-29 September 2004, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

9. “Production of quasi-crystal template patterns using the dual beam multiple exposure technique”, Opt. Express, Vol. 12, No. 6, March 2004, 990-1003.

10.          “Self-centering of a ball lens by laser trapping: Fiber-ball-fiber coupling”, R. C. Gauthier, M. Friesen, T. Gerrard, W. Hassouneh, P. Koziorowski, D. Moore, K. Oprea and S. Uttamalingam, Appl. Opt., Vol. 42, March 2003, 1610-1619.

11.          “Laser trapping properties of dual component sphere”, R. C. Gauthier, Appl. Opt., Vol. 41, Nov. 2002, 7135-7144.

12.          “Optical levitation and trapping of a micro-optic inclined end-surface cylinder spinner", R. C. Gauthier, Appl. Opt., Vol. 40, April 2001, 1961-1973.

13.          “Activation of microcomponents with light for micro-electro-mechanical systems and micro-optical-electro-mechanical systems applications”, Robert C. Gauthier, R. Niall Tait and Mike Ubriaco, Appl. Opt., Vol. 41, April 2002, 2361

14.          "Optical selection, manipulation, trapping and activation of a micro-gear structure for applications in micro-optical-electromechanical systems", R. C. Gauthier, R. N. Tait, H. Mende and C. Palowicz, Appl. Opt., Vol. 40, Feb. 2001, 930-937.

15.          "Analysis of the behavior of erythrocytes in an optical trapping system", S. C. Grover, R. C. Gauthier and A. G. Skirtach, Optics Express, Vol. 7, Dec. 2000, 533-539.

16.          "Theoretical investigation of the optical trapping properties of a micro-optic cubic structure", R. C. Gauthier and A. Frangioudakis, Appl. Opt., Vol. 39, June 2000, 3060-3070.

17.          "Optical levitation particle delivery system for a dual beam fiber optic trap", R. C. Gauthier and A. Frangioudakis, Appl. Opt., Vol. 39, Jan. 2000, 26-33.

18.          "Experimental confirmation of the optical-trapping properties of cylindrical objects", R. C. Gauthier, M. Ashman and C. P. Grover, Appl. Opt., Vol. 38, Aug. 1999, 4861-4869.

19.          "Radiation-pressure based cylindrically shaped micro-actuator capable of smooth, continuous, reversible, and stepped rotation", R. C. Gauthier, M. Ashman, A. Frangioudakis, H. Mende, and S. Ma, Appl. Opt., Vol. 38, Aug. 1999, 4850-4860.

20.          "Simulated dynamic behavior of single and multiple spheres in the trap region of focused laser beams", R. C. Gauthier and M. Ashman, Appl. Opt., Vol. 37, Sept. 1998, 6421-6431.

21.          "Optical trapping: A tool to assist optical machining", R. C. Gauthier, Opt. And Laser Technol., Vol. 29, No.7, Oct. 1997, 389-400.

22.          "Theoretical investigation of the optical trapping force and torque on cylindrical micro-objects", R. C. Gauthier, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (Optical Physics), Vol. 14, No. 12, Dec. 1997, 3323-3333.

23.          "Theoretical and experimental considerations for a single-mode fiber optic bend type sensor", R. C. Gauthier, Opt. and Laser Technol., Vol. 29, No. 7, Oct. 1997, 389-400.

24.          "Trapping model for the low index ring shaped micro-object in a focused lowest order Gaussian beam profile", R. C. Gauthier, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 14, No. 4, Apr. 1997, 782-789.

25.          "Analysis of a birefringent sensor's dependence on the blocking properties of the linear polarizers and input laser's polarization state", R. C. Gauthier, Appl. Opt., Vol. 35, Nov. 1996, 6271-6277.

26.          "Theoretical model of an improved radiation pressure micro-motor", R. C. Gauthier, Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 69, Sept. 1996, 2015-2017.