Selected Publications

C. Okoro, A. Vartanian, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Development of a handheld smart dental instrument for root canal imaging,” J. Biomed. Opt. 21(11), 114002 doi:10.1117/1.JBO.21.11.114002 (2016). [invited]

T. Xiao, O. Cifci, S. Bhargava,  H. Chen, T. Gissibl, W. Zhou, H. Giessen,  K. C. Toussaint, Jr, E. Yablonovitch, and P. Braun, “Diffractive spectral-splitting optical element designed by adjoint-based electromagnetic optimization and fabricated by femtosecond 3d direct laser writing,” ACS Photonics 3 (5), 886–894 doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00066 (2016).

W. Lee, M. Kabir, R. Emmadi, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Third-harmonic generation imaging of breast tissue microarrays,” Journal of Microscopy doi:10.1111/jmi.12427 (2016).

C. Okoro and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Experimental demonstration of two-photon Mueller-matrix-second-harmonic generation microscopy,” Journal of Biomedical Optics 21, 016011 (2016).

H. Chen, A. M. Bhuiya, Q. Ding, Harley T. Johnson, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. “Towards do-it-yourself planar optical components using plasmon-assisted etching,” Nature Communications 7:10468 doi: 10.1038/ncomms10468 (2016).

S. You, C. Kuang, K. C. Toussaint, Jr., R. Zhou, X. Xia, and X. Liu “Iterative phase retrieval method for generating stereo array of polarization-controlled focal spots,” Optics Letters 40, 3532-3535 (2015).

B. Ge, Y. Ma, C. Kuang, D. Zhang, K. C. Toussaint, S. You, and X. Liu “Resolution-enhanced surface plasmon-coupled emission microscopy,” Optics Express 23, 13159-13171 (2015).

H. Chen, A. M. Bhuiya, Q. Ding, and and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. “Plasmon-Assisted Audio Recording,” Scientific Reports 5, 9125; DOI:10.1038/srep09125 (2015).

M. M. Kabir, ASM Jonayat, S. Patel, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. “GPU-Based Quantitative Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging,” Journal of Biomedical Optics 19, 096009 (2014).

H. Chen, A. M. Bhuiya R. Liu, D. M. Wasserman, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. “Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Near-IR Gold Bowtie Nanoantenna Arrays,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118, 20553–20558 (2014).

B. J. Roxworthy, A. M. Bhuiya, V. V. G. K. Inavalli, H. Chen, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Multifunctional Plasmonic Film for Recording Near-Field Optical Intensity,” Nano Letters, 4687–4693 (2014).

B. J. Roxworthy, A. M. Bhuiya, X. Yiu, E. K. C. Chow, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Reconfigurable nanoantennas using electron-beam manipulation,” Nature Communications 5:4427 doi: 10.1038/ncomms5427 (2014).

B. J. Roxworthy, M. T. Johnston, F. L. Montiel, R. H. Ewoldt, P. I. Imoukhuede, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. “Plasmonic Optical Trapping in Biologically Relevant Media” PlosOne, 9(4): e93929. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093929 (2014).

H. Chen and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Application of flat-top focus to 2D trapping of large particles,” Optics Express 22, 6653-6660 (2014).

S. Tripathi and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Harnessing randomness to control the polarization of light transmitted through highly scattering media,” Optics Express 22, 4412-4422 (2014).

H. Chen, S. Tripathi, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Demonstration of flat-top focusing under radial polarization illumination,” Optics Letters 39, 834-837 (2014).

B. J. Roxworthy, A. M. Bhuiya, S. P. Vanka, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Understanding and controlling plasmon-induced convection,” Nature Communications 5:3173 doi: 10.1038/ncomms4173 (2014).

B. J. Roxworthy and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Simultaneously tuning the electric and magnetic plasmonic response using capped bi-metallic nanoantennas,” Nanoscale 6, 2270-2274 (2014).

M. M. Kabir, V. V. G. K. Inavalli, T. Y. Lau, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Application of quantitative second-harmonic generation microscopy to dynamic conditions,” Biomedical Optics Express 4, 2546-2554 (2013). [invited] [Selected for Novel Techniques in Microscopy special issue.]

S. Tripathi and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantitative control over the intensity and phase of light transmitted through highly scattering media,” Optics Express 21, 25890-25900 (2013).

T.-Y. Lau, H. K. Sangha, E. K. Chien, B. L. McFarlin, A. J. Wagoner-Johnson, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Application of Fourier transform-second-harmonic generation imaging to the rat cervix,” Journal of Microscopy; DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12046 (2013).

B. J. Roxworthy and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Femtosecond-pulsed plasmonic nanotweezers,” Scientific Reports 2, 660;DOI:10.1038/srep00660 (2012). [Highlighted in BioPhotonics Magazine, December 2012]

T.-Y. Lau, R. Ambekar, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantification of collagen fiber organization in 3D using three dimensional Fourier transform-second harmonic generation imaging,” Optics Express 20, 21821-21832 (2012).

R. Ambekar, T-Y Lau, M. Walsh, R. Bhargava, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantifying collagen structure in breast biopsies using second-harmonic generation imaging,” Biomedical Optics Express 3, 2021-2035 (2012).

S. Tripathi, R. Paxman, T. Bifano, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “A vector transmission matrix for the polarization behavior of light propagation in highly scattering media,” Optics Express 20, 16067-16076 (2012).

C. Stockbridge, Y. Lu, J. Moore, S. Hoffman, R. Paxman, K. C. Toussaint, Jr., and T. Bifano, “Focusing through dynamic scattering media,” Optics Express 20, 15086-15092 (2012).

S. Tripathi and K. C. Toussaint, Jr. , “Versatile generation of optical vector fields using a non-interferometric approach,” Optics Express 20, 10788-10795 (2012).

B. J. Roxworthy and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Plasmonic nanotweezers: strong influence of adhesion layer and nanostructure orientation on trapping performance,” Optics Express 20, 9591-9603 (2012). [Cross listed in the Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics.]

N. I. Maniscalco, K. D. Ko, K. C. Toussaint, Jr., and W. P. King, “Microcantilever with Integrated Light-Emitting Schottky-Barrier Avalanche-Breakdown Diodes,”  Micro and Nano Letters 7, 314-316 (2012).

B. J. Roxworthy, K. D. Ko, A. Kumar, K. H. Fung, E. K. C. Chow, G. L. Liu, N. X. Fang, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Application of Plasmonic Bowtie Nanoantenna Arrays for Optical Trapping, Stacking, and Sorting,” Nano Letters 12, 796-801 (2012).

R. Ambekar, M. Chittenden, I. Jasiuk, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantitative second-harmonic generation microscopy for imaging porcine cortical bone: Comparison to SEM and its potential to investigate age-related changes,” Bone 50, 643-650 (2012).

S. Tripathi, B. J. Davis, K. C. Toussaint, Jr., and P. Scott Carney, “Determination of the second-order nonlinear susceptibility of a single nanoparticle using coherent optical microscopy,” Journal of Physics B 44, 015401 (2011).

K. D. Ko, A. Kumar, K. H. Fung, R. Ambekar, G. L. Liu, N. X. Fang, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Nonlinear optical response from arrays of Au bowtie nanoantennas,” Nano Letters 11, 61-65 (2011).

R. Ambekar, K. C. Toussaint, Jr., and A. Wagoner Johnson, “The effect of keratoconus on the structural, mechanical, and optical properties of the cornea,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 4, 223-236 (2011) [invited] [Listed as one of the top 25 downloaded articles from April to June 2011].

M. Sivaguru, S. Durgam, R. Ambekar, D. Luedtke, G. Fried, A. Stewart, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantitative analysis of collagen fiber organization in injured tendons using Fourier transform-second harmonic generation imaging,” Optics Express 18, 24983-24993 (2010) . [Selected for the Editor’s Choice segment of the December 2010 special issue of Science (volume 330, issue 6011, pg. 1589)].

B. J. Roxworthy and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Optical trapping with π-phase cylindrical vector beams”, N. J. Phys. 12, 073012 (2010).

R. A. Rao, M. R. Mehta, S. Leithem, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Quantitative analysis of forward and backward second-harmonic images of collagen fibers using Fourier transform second-harmonic-generation microscopy,” Optics Letters 34, 3779-3781 (2009).

S. Tripathi and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Rapid Mueller matrix polarimetry based on parallelized polarization state generation and detection,” Optics Express 17, 21396-21407 (2009).

R. A. Rao, M. R. Mehta, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Fourier transform-second-harmonic generation imaging of biological tissues,” Optics Express, 17, 14534-14542 (2009).

K. D. Ko and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “A Simple GUI for Modeling the Optical Properties of Single Metal Nanoparticles,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 110, 1037-1043 (2009).

K. C. Toussaint, Jr., M. Liu, M. Pelton, J. Pesic, P. Guyot-Sionnest, and N. F. Scherer, “Plasmon Resonance-based Optical Trapping of Single and Multiple Au Nanoparticles,” Optics Express 15, 12017-12029 (2007).

A. F. Abouraddy and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Three-dimensional Polarization Control in Microscopy,” Physical Review Letters 96, 153901 (2006).

K. C. Toussaint, Jr., S. Park, J.E. Jureller, and N. F. Scherer, “Generation of Optical Vector Beams with a Diffractive Optical Element Interferometer,” Optics Letters, 30, 2846-2848, 2005.