Dr. William Torruellas

Program Vice Chair Applied Physics

Current Courses

Education History

  • DOCTOR IN PHILOSOPHY OPTICAL SCIENCES, UIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

Work Experience

Senior Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Publications

Sample Publications:
1) W.E. Torruellas, Z. Wang, D.J. Hagan, E.W. VanStryland, G.I. Stegeman, L. Torner, C. Menyuk, OBSERVATION OF 2D SPATIAL SOLITARY WAVES IN A QUADRATIC MEDIUM", Phys.Rev.Lett., 74, 5036-5039, (1995).
2) W.E. Torruellas, Z. Wang, L. Torner, G.I. Stegeman, "OBSERVATION OF MUTUAL TRAPPING AND DRAGGING OF 2D SPATIAL SOLITARY WAVES IN A QUADRATIC NONLINEAR MEDIUM", Opt.Lett., 20, 1949-1951, (1995).
3) W.E. Torruellas, L. Torner, "A GAME OF BILLIARDS WITH SOLITARY WAVES IN KTP", Optics and Photonics News, 7, 34-37 and 52, March 1996.
4) W.E. Torruellas, D. Neher, R. Zanoni, G.I. Stegeman, F. Kajzar, M.Leclerc, "DISPERSION MEASUREMENTS OF THE THIRD ORDER NONLINEAR SUSCEPTIBILITY OF POLYTHIOPHENE THIN FILMS", Chem. Phys. Lett., 175, 11, (1990).
5) B. Lawrence, W.E. Torruellas, M. Cha, G. Stegeman, J. Meth, G.Baker, S. Etemad, "IDENTIFICATION AND ROLE OF TWO PHOTON STATES IN CONJUGATED POLYMER PARATOLUENE-SULFONATE", Phys. Rev. Lett.,73, 597 (1994).
6) W.E. Torruellas, B.L. Lawrence, G.I. Stegeman, G. Baker, "TWO-PHOTON SATURATION IN THE BANDGAP OF A MOLECULAR QUANTUM WIRE", Opt. Lett., 21, 1777-1779 (1996).
7) S. Marder, W.E. Torruellas, M. Blanchard-Desce, S. Gilmour, J.L. Bredas, V. Ricci, G.I. Stegeman,"LARGE MOLECULAR THIRD ORDER OPTICAL NONLINEARITY IN POLARIZED CAROTENOIDS", Science, 276, 1233-1236 (1997).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF-EARLY CAREER AWARD NATO post-doctoral Fellow Eastman-Kodak graduate student fellow (1999)

Professional Organizations

OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
IEEE