Publications

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2021

Refereed Journal Articles

Y. Y. Lau, D. A. Packard, C. J. Swenson, J. W. Luginsland, D. Li, A. Jassem, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Explicit Brillouin flow solutions in magnetrons,magnetically insulated line oscillators, and radial magnetically insulated transmission lines”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, pp. 1–20, 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2021.3092606.

P. C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, P. F. Schmit, A. L. Velikovich, J. B. Greenly, W. M. Potter, E. S. Lavine, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, and R. D. McBride, “Liner implosion experiments driven by a dynamic screw pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 28, no. 8, p. 082707, Aug. 2021, doi: 10.1063/5.0044906.

D. Li, D. Chernin, and Y. Y. Lau, “A Relativistic and Electromagnetic Correction to the Ramo–Shockley Theorem,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 2661–2669, Sep. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2021.3099512.

C. J. Butcher, V. L. Kantsyrev, A. S. Safronova, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I. K. Shrestha, A. M. Steiner, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, D. Yager-Elorriaga, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Load dynamics of double planar foil liners and double planar wire arrays on the UM MAIZE LTD generator,” p. 30, Aug. 2021. DOI: 10.1063/5.0044058

T. J. Smith, P. C. Campbell, G. V. Dowhan, N. M. Jordan, M. D. Johnston, M. E. Cuneo, G. R. Laity, and R. D. McBride, “Additively manufactured electrodes for plasma and power-flow studies in high-power transmission lines on the 1-MA MAIZE facility,” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 92, no. 5, p. 053550, May 2021, doi: 10.1063/5.0043856.

N. B. Ramey, J. E. Coleman, P. Hakel, H. E. Morris, J. Colgan, J. E. Barefield, C. J. Fontes, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “Sodium tracer measurements of an expanded dense aluminum plasma from e-beam isochoric heating,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 28, no. 3, p. 033301, Mar. 2021, doi: 10.1063/5.0040714.

A. Jassem, D. Chernin, J. J. Petillo, Y. Y. Lau, A. Jensen, and S. Ovtchinnikov, “Analysis of Anode Current From a Thermionic Cathode With a 2-D Work Function Distribution,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 749–755, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.3048097.

2020

Refereed Journal Articles

R. V. Shapovalov, R. B. Spielman, P.-A. Gourdain, and R. D. McBride, “Scaling pulser output parameters for standard and dry brick configurations,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams, vol. 23, no. 10, p. 100401, Oct. 2020, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.100401.

D. Chernin, A. Jassem, and Y. Y. Lau, “Thermal Electron Flow in a Planar Crossed-Field Diode,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 9, pp. 3109–3114, Sep. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.3017715. [TPS Highlight, Leidos 2021 Publication Award]

J. M. Woolstrum, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, P. C. Campbell, N. M. Jordan, C. E. Seyler, and R. D. McBride, “Extended magnetohydrodynamics simulations of thin-foil Z-pinch implosions with comparison to experiments,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 27, no. 9, p. 092705, Sep. 2020, doi: 10.1063/5.0012170.

P. C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, P. F. Schmit, J. B. Greenly, W. M. Potter, E. S. Lavine, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, and R. D. McBride, “Stabilization of Liner Implosions via a Dynamic Screw Pinch,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 125, no. 3, p. 035001, Jul. 2020, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.035001.

P. F. Knapp, M. R. Martin, D. Yager-Elorriaga, A. J. Porwitzky, F. W. Doss, G. A. Shipley, C. A. Jennings, D. E. Ruiz, T. Byvank, C. C. Kuranz, C. E. Myers, D. H. Dolan, K. Cochrane, M. Schollmeier, I. C. Smith, T. R. Mattsson, B. M. Jones, K. Peterson, J. Schwarz, R. D. McBride, D. G. Flicker, and D. B. Sinars, “A novel, magnetically driven convergent Richtmyer–Meshkov platform,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 27, no. 9, p. 092707, Sep. 2020, doi: 10.1063/5.0013194.

D. B. Sinars, …, R. D. McBride, et al., “Review of pulsed power-driven high energy density physics research on Z at Sandia,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 27, no. 7, p. 070501, Jul. 2020, doi: 10.1063/5.0007476.

S. M. Miller, S. A. Slutz, S. N. Bland, S. R. Klein, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, C. C. Kuranz, M. R. Gomez, N. M. Jordan, and R. D. McBride, “A pulsed-power implementation of ‘Laser Gate’ for increasing laser energy coupling and fusion yield in magnetized liner inertial fusion (MagLIF),” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 91, no. 6, p. 063507, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1063/1.5139663.

B. W. Hoff, S. Beeson, D. Simon, W. Tang, R. Smith, S. C. Exelby, N. M. Jordan, A. Sayir, R. M. Gilgenbach, P. D. Lepell, and T. Montoya, “Brazed carbon fiber fabric field emission cathode,” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 91, no. 6, p. 064702, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1063/5.0006371.

D. A. Packard, S. C. Exelby, N. M. Jordan, C. J. Swenson, B. W. Hoff, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Frequency and Power Measurements on the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1868–1878, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.2991656.

D. A. Packard, A. Cooleybeck, N. M. Jordan, B. J. Sporer, A. E. Mazarakis, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “HFSS and CST Simulations of a GW-Class MILO,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1894–1901, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.2990163.

S. V. Langellotti, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “CST Particle Studio Simulations of Coaxial Multipactor and Comparison With Experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1942–1949, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.2981257.

S. C. Exelby, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, D. A. Packard, D. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, B. W. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “High-Power Amplification Experiments on a Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1917–1922, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.2996030.

A. Jassem, Y. Y. Lau, D. P. Chernin, and P. Y. Wong, “Theory of Traveling-Wave Tube Including Space Charge Effects on the Circuit Mode and Distributed Cold Tube Loss,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 665–668, Mar. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2020.2969049.

F. Antoulinakis and Y. Y. Lau, “A theory of contact resistance under AC conditions,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 127, no. 12, p. 125107, Mar. 2020, doi: 10.1063/1.5142511.

D. Chernin, Y. Y. Lau, J. J. Petillo, S. Ovtchinnikov, D. Chen, A. Jassem, R. Jacobs, D. Morgan, and J. H. Booske, “Effect of Nonuniform Emission on Miram Curves,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 146–155, Jan. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2019.2959755.

2019

Books

M. Mauel, M. Shochet, C. Bach, R. Betti, I. Chapman, C. Forest, T.K. Fowler, J. Freidberg, R.M. Gilgenbach, W. Heidbrink, M. Herrmann, F. Jenko, S. Kaye, M. Kikuchi, S. Reyes, C.P. Robinson, P. Snyder, A. Wendt, B. Worth, “Strategic Plan for Burning Plasma Research in the U.S.”, A Consensus Study Report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2019

Refereed Journal Articles

M. R. Gomez, S. A. Slutz, P. F. Knapp, K. D. Hahn, M. R. Weis, E. C. Harding, M. Geissel, J. R. Fein, M. E. Glinsky, S. B. Hansen, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, C. A. Jennings, I. C. Smith, D. Woodbury, D. J. Ampleford, T. J. Awe, G. A. Chandler, M. H. Hess, D. C. Lamppa, C. E. Myers, C. L. Ruiz, A. B. Sefkow, J. Schwarz, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, B. Jones, J. L. Porter, K. J. Peterson, R. D. McBride, G. A. Rochau, and D. B. Sinars, “Assessing Stagnation Conditions and Identifying Trends in Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, pp. 1–21, 2019, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2019.2893517

A. Jassem, P. Y. Wong, D. P. Chernin, Y. Y. Lau, F. Antoulinakis, D. Packard, T. A. Hargreaves, and C. M. Armstrong, “Extensions of Johnson’s Theory of Backward-Wave Oscillations in a Traveling-Wave Tube,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 1519–1524, Mar. 2019, doi: 10.1109/TED.2019.2893574.

A. P. Shah, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. M. Woolstrum, B. J. Sporer, S. G. Patel, N. M. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “Optimization of switch diagnostics on the MAIZE linear transformer driver,” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 90, no. 12, p. 124707, Dec. 2019, doi: 10.1063/1.5113866.

M. Evans, M. B. Adams, P. C. Campbell, N. M. Jordan, S. M. Miller, N. B. Ramey, R. V. Shapovalov, J. Young, I. West-Abdallah, J. M. Woolstrum, R. D. McBride, and P.-A. Gourdain, “Reduction of ablated surface expansion in pulsed-power-driven experiments using an aerosol dielectric coating,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 26, no. 7, p. 070704, Jul. 2019, doi: 10.1063/1.5066231.

P. Y. Wong, Y. Y. Lau, P. Zhang, N. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, and J. Verboncoeur, “The effects of multipactor on the quality of a complex signal propagating in a transmission line,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 26, no. 11, p. 112114, Nov. 2019, doi: 10.1063/1.5125408.

2018

Refereed Journal Articles

R. D. McBride, W. A. Stygar, M. E. Cuneo, D. B. Sinars, M. G. Mazarakis, J. J. Leckbee, M. E. Savage, B. T. Hutsel, J. D. Douglass, M. L. Kiefer, B. V. Oliver, G. R. Laity, M. R. Gomez, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, S. G. Patel, B. M. Kovalchuk, A. A. Kim, P.-A. Gourdain, S. N. Bland, S. Portillo, S. C. Bott-Suzuki, F. N. Beg, Y. Maron, R. B. Spielman, D. V. Rose, D. R. Welch, J. C. Zier, J. W. Schumer, J. B. Greenly, A. M. Covington, A. M. Steiner, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. M. Woolstrum, N. B. Ramey, A. P. Shah, B. J. Sporer, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “A Primer on Pulsed Power and Linear Transformer Drivers for High Energy Density Physics Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3928–3967, Nov. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2018.2870099. [2021 IEEE TPS Best Paper]

A. M. Steiner, P. C. Campbell, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, N. M. Jordan, R. D. Mcbride, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “The Electrothermal Instability on Pulsed Power Ablations of Thin Foils,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3753–3765, Nov. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2018.2873947.

V. L. Kantsyrev, A. S. Safronova, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I. K. Shrestha, C. J. Butcher, M. T. Schmidt-Petersen, A. Stafford, A. M. Steiner, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, R. M. Gilgenbach, J. L. Giuliani, and A. L. Velikovich, “Studies of Implosion and Radiative Properties of Tungsten Planar Wire Arrays on Michigan’s Linear Transformer Driver Pulsed-Power Generator,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3778–3788, Nov. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2018.2874045.

P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, F. Antoulinakis, T. M. Jones, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, S. M. Miller, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. Mcbride, “Diagnostic and Power Feed Upgrades to the MAIZE Facility,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3973–3981, Nov. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2018.2858796.

S. G. Patel, M. D. Johnston, T. J. Webb, N. L. Bennett, D. R. Welch, R. M. Gilgenbach, M. E. Cuneo, M. L. Kiefer, J. J. Leckbee, M. G. Mazarakis, D. J. Muron, T. J. Renk, S. C. Simpson, R. Doron, S. Biswas, D. Mikitchuk, and Y. Maron, “Zeeman spectroscopy as a method for determining the magnetic field distribution in self-magnetic-pinch diodes (invited),” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 89, no. 10, p. 10D123, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1063/1.5039386.

P. Y. Wong, D. Chernin, and Y. Y. Lau, “Modification of Pierce’s Classical Theory of Traveling-Wave Tubes,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 1238–1241, Aug. 2018, doi: 10.1109/LED.2018.2851544.

F. Antoulinakis, P. Wong, A. Jassem, and Y. Y. Lau, “Absolute instability and transient growth near the band edges of a traveling wave tube,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 25, no. 7, p. 072102, Jul. 2018, doi: 10.1063/1.5028385.

N. M. Jordan, G. B. Greening, S. C. Exelby, D. A. Packard, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Pulse Shortening in Recirculating Planar Magnetrons,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 2354–2360, Jun. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TED.2018.2807739.

G. B. Greening, S. C. Exelby, D. A. Packard, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Harmonic Frequency Locking in the Multifrequency Recirculating Planar Magnetron,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 2347–2353, Jun. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TED.2018.2810240.

S. C. Exelby, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, D. A. Packard, D. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, B. W. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “High-Power Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier Design and Development,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 2361–2365, Jun. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TED.2018.2790802.

D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, Y. Y. Lau, P. Zhang, P. C. Campbell, A. M. Steiner, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Evolution of sausage and helical modes in magnetized thin-foil cylindrical liners driven by a Z-pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 25, no. 5, p. 056307, May 2018, doi: 10.1063/1.5017849.

A. M. Steiner, P. C. Campbell, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, K. R. Cochrane, T. R. Mattsson, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “The electro-thermal stability of tantalum relative to aluminum and titanium in cylindrical liner ablation experiments at 550 kA,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 25, no. 3, p. 032701, Mar. 2018, doi: 10.1063/1.5012891.

P. Y. Wong, Y. Y. Lau, D. Chernin, B. W. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Origin of Second-Harmonic Signals in Octave Bandwidth Traveling-Wave Tubes,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 710–715, Feb. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TED.2017.2785284.

2017

Refereed Journal Articles

J. Lin, P. Y. Wong, P. Yang, Y. Y. Lau, W. Tang, and P. Zhang, “Electric field distribution and current emission in a miniaturized geometrical diode,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 121, no. 24, p. 244301, Jun. 2017, doi: 10.1063/1.4987127.

P. Zhang, Á. Valfells, L. K. Ang, J. W. Luginsland, and Y. Y. Lau, “100 years of the physics of diodes,” Applied Physics Reviews, vol. 4, no. 1, p. 011304, Mar. 2017, doi: 10.1063/1.4978231.

D. H. Simon, P. Wong, D. Chernin, Y. Y. Lau, B. Hoff, P. Zhang, C. F. Dong, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “On the evaluation of Pierce parameters C and Q in a traveling wave tube,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 033114, Mar. 2017, doi: 10.1063/1.4978474.

M. R. Gomez, R. M. Gilgenbach, M. E. Cuneo, C. A. Jennings, R. D. McBride, E. M. Waisman, B. T. Hutsel, W. A. Stygar, D. V. Rose, and Y. Maron, “Experimental study of current loss and plasma formation in the Z machine post-hole convolute,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams, vol. 20, no. 1, p. 010401, Jan. 2017, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.20.010401.

P. F. Knapp, C. Ball, K. Austin, S. B. Hansen, M. D. Kernaghan, P. W. Lake, D. J. Ampleford, L. A. McPherson, D. Sandoval, P. Gard, M. Wu, C. Bourdon, G. A. Rochau, R. D. McBride, and D. B. Sinars, “A new time and space resolved transmission spectrometer for research in inertial confinement fusion and radiation source development,” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 88, no. 1, p. 013504, Jan. 2017, doi: 10.1063/1.4973914.

2016

Refereed Journal Articles

D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, P. Zhang, A. M. Steiner, N. M. Jordan, P. C. Campbell, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Discrete helical modes in imploding and exploding cylindrical, magnetized liners,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 12, p. 124502, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4969082.

P. F. Schmit, A. L. Velikovich, R. D. McBride, and G. K. Robertson, “Controlling Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities in Magnetically Driven Solid Metal Shells by Means of a Dynamic Screw Pinch,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 117, no. 20, p. 205001, Nov. 2016, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.205001. [

F. Antoulinakis, D. Chernin, P. Zhang, and Y. Y. Lau, “Effects of temperature dependence of electrical and thermal conductivities on the Joule heating of a one dimensional conductor,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 120, no. 13, p. 135105, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4964112.

D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, P. Zhang, A. M. Steiner, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Seeded and unseeded helical modes in magnetized, non-imploding cylindrical liner-plasmas,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 10, p. 101205, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4965240.

A. M. Steiner, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, S. G. Patel, N. M. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, A. S. Safronova, V. L. Kantsyrev, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I. Shrestha, and M. T. Schmidt-Petersen, “Determination of plasma pinch time and effective current radius of double planar wire array implosions from current measurements on a 1-MA linear transformer driver,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 10, p. 101206, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4965241.

B. W. Hoff, D. S. Simon, D. M. French, Y. Y. Lau, and P. Wong, “Study of a high power sine waveguide traveling wave tube amplifier centered at 8 GHz,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 10, p. 103102, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4964141.

P. Zhang and Y. Y. Lau, “Ultrafast and nanoscale diodes,” Journal of Plasma Physics, vol. 82, no. 5, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1017/S002237781600091X.

D. H. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, G. Greening, P. Wong, B. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Stability of Brillouin flow in the presence of slow-wave structure,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 9, p. 092101, Sep. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4961917.

G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, S. C. Exelby, D. H. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Multi-frequency recirculating planar magnetrons,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 109, no. 7, p. 074101, Aug. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4961070.

N. M. Jordan, G. B. Greening, B. W. Hoff, S. S. Maestas, S. C. Exelby, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Additively Manufactured High Power Microwave Anodes,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 1258–1264, Aug. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2016.2565261.

A. D. Greenwood, J. F. Hammond, P. Zhang, and Y. Y. Lau, “On relativistic space charge limited current in planar, cylindrical, and spherical diodes,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, no. 7, p. 072101, Jul. 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4954827.

A. S. Safronova, V. L. Kantsyrev, M. E. Weller, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I. K. Shrestha, M. Y. Lorance, M. T. Schmidt-Petersen, A. Stafford, M. C. Cooper, A. M. Steiner, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, S. G. Patel, N. M. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, and A. S. Chuvatin, “Double and Single Planar Wire Arrays on University-Scale Low-Impedance LTD Generator,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 432–440, Apr. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2016.2538291.

P. Zhang, Q. Gu, Y. Y. Lau, and Y. Fainman, “Constriction Resistance and Current Crowding in Electrically Pumped Semiconductor Nanolasers with the Presence of Undercut and Sidewall Tilt,” IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 1–7, Mar. 2016, doi: 10.1109/JQE.2016.2516443.

P. Zhang and Y. Y. Lau, “Ultrafast strong-field photoelectron emission from biased metal surfaces: exact solution to time-dependent Schrödinger Equation,” Sci Rep, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 19894, Jan. 2016, doi: 10.1038/srep19894.

2015

Refereed Journal Articles

Y. L. Liu, P. Zhang, S. H. Chen, and L. K. Ang, “Maximal charge injection of a uniform separated electron pulse train in a drift space,” Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams, vol. 18, no. 12, p. 123402, Dec. 2015, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.18.123402.

C. F. Dong, P. Zhang, D. Chernin, Y. Y. Lau, B. W. Hoff, D. H. Simon, P. Wong, G. B. Greening, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Harmonic Content in the Beam Current in a Traveling-Wave Tube,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 4285–4292, Dec. 2015, doi: 10.1109/TED.2015.2490584.

D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, A. M. Steiner, S. G. Patel, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Technique for fabrication of ultrathin foils in cylindrical geometry for liner-plasma implosion experiments with sub-megaampere currents,” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 86, no. 11, p. 113506, Nov. 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4935838.

P. Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Analysis of current crowding in thin film contacts from exact field solution,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., vol. 48, no. 47, p. 475501, Oct. 2015, doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/48/47/475501.

D. M. H. Hung, I. M. Rittersdorf, P. Zhang, D. Chernin, Y. Y. Lau, T. M. Antonsen, J. W. Luginsland, D. H. Simon, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Absolute Instability near the Band Edge of Traveling-Wave Amplifiers,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 115, no. 12, p. 124801, Sep. 2015, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.124801.

D. H. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, G. Greening, P. Wong, B. W. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Stability of Brillouin flow in planar, conventional, and inverted magnetrons,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 22, no. 8, p. 082104, Aug. 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4927798.

Y. L. Liu, P. Zhang, S. H. Chen, and L. K. Ang, “Maximal charge injection of consecutive electron pulses with uniform temporal pulse separation,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 22, no. 8, p. 084504, Aug. 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4928586.

K. L. Jensen, D. A. Shiffler, I. M. Rittersdorf, J. L. Lebowitz, J. R. Harris, Y. Y. Lau, J. J. Petillo, W. Tang, and J. W. Luginsland, “Discrete space charge affected field emission: Flat and hemisphere emitters,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 117, no. 19, p. 194902, May 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4921186.

P. Zhang, “Scaling for quantum tunneling current in nano- and subnano-scale plasmonic junctions,” Sci Rep, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 9826, May 2015, doi: 10.1038/srep09826.

E. C. Welch, P. Zhang, F. Dollar, Z.-H. He, K. Krushelnick, and A. G. R. Thomas, “Time dependent Doppler shifts in high-order harmonic generation in intense laser interactions with solid density plasma and frequency chirped pulses,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 22, no. 5, p. 053104, May 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4919857.

M. A. Franzi, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, D. H. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, B. W. Hoff, and J. Luginsland, “Microwave Power and Phase Measurements on a Recirculating Planar Magnetron,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 1675–1682, May 2015, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2015.2417774.

P. Zhang, C. P. Ridgers, and A. G. R. Thomas, “The effect of nonlinear quantum electrodynamics on relativistic transparency and laser absorption in ultra-relativistic plasmas,” New J. Phys., vol. 17, no. 4, p. 043051, Apr. 2015, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/17/4/043051.

P. Zhang and A. G. R. Thomas, “Enhancement of high-order harmonic generation in intense laser interactions with solid density plasma by multiple reflections and harmonic amplification,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 106, no. 13, p. 131102, Mar. 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4916739.

M. R. Weis, P. Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, P. F. Schmit, K. J. Peterson, M. Hess, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Coupling of sausage, kink, and magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities in a cylindrical liner,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 22, no. 3, p. 032706, Mar. 2015, doi: 10.1063/1.4915520.

P. Zhang, L. K. Ang, and A. Gover, “Enhancement of coherent Smith-Purcell radiation at terahertz frequency by optimized grating, prebunched beams, and open cavity,” Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams, vol. 18, no. 2, p. 020702, Feb. 2015, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.18.020702.

2014

Refereed Journal Articles

M. R. Weis, P. Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, I. M. Rittersdorf, J. C. Zier, R. M. Gilgenbach, M. H. Hess, and K. J. Peterson, “Temporal evolution of surface ripples on a finite plasma slab subject to the magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor instability,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 21, no. 12, p. 122708, Dec. 2014, doi: 10.1063/1.4904210.

S. Sengele, M. L. Barsanti, T. A. Hargreaves, C. M. Armstrong, J. H. Booske, and Y.-Y. Lau, “Backward-Wave Suppression Analysis, and Design and Fabrication of a Prototype Millimeter-Wave Ring-Bar Slow-Wave Structure,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 3949–3960, Dec. 2014, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2366243.

C. Pérez-Arancibia, P. Zhang, O. P. Bruno, and Y. Y. Lau, “Electromagnetic power absorption due to bumps and trenches on flat surfaces,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 116, no. 12, p. 124904, Sep. 2014, doi: 10.1063/1.4896361.

P. Zhang and D. M. H. Hung, “An analytical model for ballistic diode based on asymmetric geometry,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 20, p. 204908, May 2014, doi: 10.1063/1.4878975.

P. Zhang and Y. Y. Lau, “An exact field solution of contact resistance and comparison with the transmission line model,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 104, no. 20, p. 204102, May 2014, doi: 10.1063/1.4878841.

Patents

R. M. Gilgenbach, Y. Y. Lau, B. W. Hoff, D. M. French and J. W. Luginsland, “Crossed Field Device,” US Patent #8,841,867 B2, Issued Sept. 23, 2014.

Blogs

R. M. Gilgenbach, “A Case for Nuclear as a Sustainable Energy Source,” The Conversation Blog, Planet Blue at The University of Michigan, September 18, 2014.

2013

Refereed Journal Articles

I. M. Rittersdorf, Thomas M. Antonsen, Jr., David Chernin, and Y. Y. Lau, “Effects of Random Circuit Fabrication Errors on the Mean and Standard Deviation of Small Signal Gain and Phase of a Traveling Wave Tube,” ”, IEEE J. Electron Device Soc. 1, 117 (2013).

S. Sengele, M. L. Barsanti, T. A. Hargreaves, C. M. Armstrong, J. H. Booske, Y.Y. Lau, “Impact of random fabrication errors on fundamental forward-wave small-signal gain and bandwidth in traveling-wave tubes with finite-space-charge electron beams“, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 60(3),1221-1227 (2013).

S. Sengele, M. L. Barsanti, T. A. Hargreaves, C. M. Armstrong, J. H. Booske, Y.Y. Lau, “Impact of random fabrication errors on backward-wave small-signal gain in traveling wave tubes with finite space charge electron beams”, J. Appl. Phys. 113, 074905 (2013).

M.A. Franzi, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y. Lau, B.W. Hoff, G. Greening, and P. Zhang, “Passive Mode Control in the Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, Phys. Plasmas 20, 033108 (2013).

M.A. Franzi, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, D.A. Chalenski, D. Simon, Y.Y. Lau, and J.W. Luginsland, “Recirculating Planar Magnetron Simulations and Experiments”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science V41, 639 (2013).

Peng Zhang, and Y. Y. Lau, “Constriction Resistance and Current Crowding in Vertical Thin Film Contact”, IEEE J. Electron Devices Soc., 1, 83 (2013).

12.Y. B. Zhu, Peng Zhang, A. Valfells, L. K. Ang, and Y. Y. Lau, “Novel scaling laws for the Langmuir-Blodgett solutions in cylindrical and spherical diodes”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 265007 (2013).

Peng Zhang, D. Hung, Y. Y. Lau, “Current Flow in a 3-terminal Thin Film Contact with Dissimilar Materials and General Geometric Aspect Ratios”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 46, 065502 (2013).

2012

Refereed Journal Articles

P. Zhang, B. Hoff, Y. Y. Lau, D. M. French, and J. W. Luginsland, “Excitation of a Slow Wave Structure”, Phys. Plasmas 19, 123104 (2012).

P. Zhang, Y.Y. Lau, and R. S. Timsit, “On the Spreading Resistance of Thin-Film Contacts, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1936 – 1940, July 2012.

D. Chernin, I. Rittersdorf, Y. Y. Lau, T. M. Antonsen, and B. Levush, “Effects of Multiple Internal Reflections on the Small-Signal Gain and Phase of a TWT,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1542 – 1550, May 2012.

K. Jensen, J. Lebowitz, Y.Y. Lau, and J. Luginsland, “Space Charge and Quantum Effects on Electron Emission”, J. Appl. Phys, 111, 054917 (2012).

John L. Giuliani, Farhat N. Beg, Ronald M. Gilgenbach, Victor L. Kantsyrev, Bruce Kusse, Vladimir V. Ivanov, and Radu Presura, “Plasma Pinch Research on University Pulsed Power Generators in the United States”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., V40, p3246 (2012).

D. H. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, J. W. Luginsland, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “An unnoticed property of the cylindrical relativistic Brillouin flow,” Phys. Plasmas 19, 043103 (2012).

J. C. Zier, R. M. Gilgenbach, D. A. Chalenski, Y. Y. Lau, D. M. French, M. R. Gomez, S. G. Patel, I. M. Rittersdorf, A. M. Steiner, M. Weis, P. Zhang, M. Mazarakis, M. E. Cuneo, and M. Lopez, “Magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor experiments on a MegaAmpere linear transformer driver”, Phys. Plasmas 19, 032701 (2012).

Peng Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, I. M. Rittersdorf, M. R. Weis, R. M. Gilgenbach, D. Chalenski, and S. A. Slutz, “Effects of Magnetic Shear on Magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor Instability”, Phys. Plasmas 19, 022703 (2012).

2011

Refereed Journal Articles

Peng Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Thin Film Contact Resistance With Dissimilar Materials”, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 124910 (2011).

Y. Y. Lau, J. C. Zier, I. M. Rittersdorf, M. R. Weis, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Anisotropy and Feedthrough in Magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor Instability”, Phys. Rev. E 83, 066405 (2011).

Peng Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, M. Franzi, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Multipactor Susceptibility On a Dielectric With a Bias DC Electric Field and a Background Gas”, Phys. Plasmas 18, 053508 (2011).

R. M. Gilgenbach, Y. Y. Lau, D. M. French, B. W. Hoff, M. Franzi, and J. W. Luginsland, “Recirculating-Planar-Magnetrons for High Power, High-Frequency Radiation Generation”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39, p. 908 (2011).

2010

Refereed Journal Articles

M. G. Mazarakis, W. E. Fowler, K. L. LeChien, F. W. Long, M. K. Matzen, D. H. McDaniel, R. G. McKee, C. L. Olson, J. L. Porter, S. T. Rogowski, K. W. Struve, W. A. Stygar, J. R. Woodworth, A. A. Kim, V. A. Sinebryukhov, R. M. Gilgen- bach, M. R. Gomez, D. M. French, Y. Y. Lau, J. C. Zier, D. M. VanDevalde, R. A. Sharpe, and K. Ward, “High-current linear transformer driver development at Sandia national laboratories,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 704–713, 2010.

Peng Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Minimization of thin film contact resistance”, Phys. Plasmas 20, 204103 (2010).

I. M. Rittersdorf, Y. Y. Lau, J. C. Zier, R. M. Gilgenbach, E. J. Cruz, and J. W. Luginsland, “Temporal and spatial locking of nonlinear systems”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 171502 (2010).

D. M. French, B. W. Hoff, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Negative, positive, and infinite mass properties of a rotating electron beam”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 111501 (2010).

B. W. Hoff, M. Franzi, R. M. Gilgenbach, and Y. Y. Lau, “Three-Dimensional Simulations of Magnetic Priming of a Relativistic Magnetron”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sci. 38, Vol. 38 p. 1292 (2010).

Y. Y. Lau, J. W. Luginsland, K. L. Cartwright, D. H. Simon, W. Tang, B. W. Hoff, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “A re-examination of the Buneman-Hartree condition in a cylindrical smooth-bore relativistic magnetron”, Phys. Plasmas 17, 033102 (2010).

Peng Zhang and Y. Y. Lau, “Scaling laws for electrical contact resistance with dissimilar materials”, J. Appl. Phys, 108, 044914 (2010).

2009

Refereed Journal Articles

E. J. Cruz, B. W. Hoff, P. Pengvanich, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and J. W. Luginslandd, “Experiments on peer-to-peer locking of magnetrons”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 191503 (2009).

W. Tang, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, “Lumped circuit elements, statistical analysis, and radio frequency properties of electrical contact,” J. Appl. Phys. 106, 084904 (2009).

J. C. Zier, J. D. Douglass, I. C. Blesener, K. S. Blesener, D. A. Chalenski, R. M. Gilgenbach, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, P. F. Knapp, B. R. Kusse, Y. Y. Lau, R. D. McBride, W. Syed, and E. P. Yu, “Azimuthally correlated ablation between z-pinch wire cores”, Phys. Plasmas 16, 102702 (2009).

David M. French, Michael D. Uhler, Ronald M. Gilgenbach, and Y. Y. Lau, “Conductive versus capacitive coupling for cell electroporation with nanosecond pulses”, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 074701 (2009).

B. W. Hoff, P. J. Mardahl, R. M. Gilgenbach, M. D. Haworth, D. M. French, Y. Y. Lau, and M. Franzi, “Microwave window breakdown experiments and simulations on the UM/L-3 relativistic magnetron”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 094702 (2009).

Matthew R. Gomez, David M. French, Wilkin Tang, Peng Zhang, Y.Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.3205116”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 072103 (2009).

Peng Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Analysis of radio-frequency absorption and electric and magnetic enhancements due to surface roughness”, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 114908 (2009).

Y. Y. Lau and Wilkin Tang, “A higher dimensional theory of electrical contact resistance”, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 124902 (2009).

2008

Refereed Journal Articles

K. L. Jensen, Y. Y. Lau, D. W. Feldman, and P. G. O’Shea, “Electron emission contributions to dark current and its relation to microscopic field enhancement and heating in accelerator structures”, Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 11, 081001 (2008).

P. Pengvanich, Y. Y. Lau, J. W. Luginsland, R. M. Gilgenbach, E. Cruz, and E. Schamiloglu, “Effects of frequency chirp on magnetron injection locking”, Phys. Plasmas 15, 073110 (2008).

P. Pengvanich, Y. Y. Lau, E. Cruz, R. M. Gilgenbach, B. Hoff, and J. W. Luginsland, “Analysis of peer-to-peer locking of magnetrons”, Phys. Plasmas 15, 103104 (2008).

N.M. Jordan, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, and Y.Y. Lau, “Metal-oxide-junction, triple point cathodes in a relativistic magnetron”, Rev. Sci. Inst. 79 1 (2008).

B.W. Hoff, R.M. Gilgenbach, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, E. Cruz, D. French, M.R. Gomez, J.C. Zier., TA. Spencera, D. Price, “Magnetic Priming at the Cathode of a Relativistic Magnetron”, IEEE Trans. Plama Science, Special Issue on HPM (in press for June 2008).

J. Zier, M.R. Gomez, D.M. French, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y. Lau, W.W. Tang, M.E. Cuneo, T.A Mehlhorn, M.D. Johnson, and M.G. Mazarkis, “Wire-tension Effects on Plasma Dynamics in a Two-Wire Z-Pinch”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science (in press for June 2008).

P. Pengvanich, D. Chernin, Y.Y. Lau, John Luginsland and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Effects of Random Circuit Fabrication Errors on Small Signal Gain and Phase in Traveling Wave Tubes”, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, V55 (March 2008).

M.R. Gomez, J.C. Zier, R.M Gilgenbach, D.M. French, W. Tang, and Y.Y. Lau, “Effect of Soft Metal Gasket Contacts on Contact Resistance, Energy Deposition, and Plasma Expansion Profile in a Wire Array Z Pinch”, Rev. Sci. Inst. 79 093512 (2008).

2007

Refereed Journal Articles

H. C. Kim, J. Verboncoeur, and Y. Y. Lau, “Modeling RF window breakdown: from vacuum multipactor to RF plasma (Invited Paper)”, IEEE Trans. Dielectrics Electr. Insul. 14, 766 (2007).

Y. Hidaka, J.E. Foster, W.D. Getty, R.M. Gilgenbach, and Y.Y. Lau, “Performance and analysis of an electron cyclotron resonance plasma cathode”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 25(4) Jul/Aug. 2007.

W. Tang, T.S. Strickler, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, J. Zier, M.R. Gomez, E. Yu, C. Garasi, M.E. Cuneo, and T.A. Mehlhorn, “Linear and Nonlinear Evolution of Azimuthal Clumping Instabilities in a Z-Pinch Wire Array”, Physics of Plasmas, 14, p012706, 2007.

R. Miller, Y. Y. Lau, and J. H. Booske, “Electric field distribution on knife-edge field emitters,” submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 074105 (2007).

N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, D.M. French, R.M. Gilgenbach, and P. Pengvanich, “Electric field and electron orbits near a triple point,” J. Appl. Phys. 102, 033301, 2007.

Y. Y. Lau, J. W. Luginsland, K. L. Cartwright, and M. D. Haworth, “Role of ions in a crossed-field diode,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 015002 (2007).

2006

Refereed Journal Articles

Y. Y. Lau, J. P. Verboncoeur, and H. C. Kim, “Scaling laws for dielectric window breakdown in vacuum and collisional regimes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 261501 (2006).

W.M. White, R.M. Gilgenbach, M.C. Jones, V.B Neculaes, Y.Y. Lau, P. Pengvanich, N.M. Jordan, B.W. Hoff, R. Edgar, T.A. Spencer, and D. Price, “Radio frequency priming of a long-pulse relativistic magnetron,” IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 34, p627-634, June, 2006.

K. Jensen, Y. Y. Lau, and N. Jordan, “Emission nonuniformity due to profilometry variation in thermionic cathodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 164105 (2006).

D.W. Jordan, M.D. Uhler, R.M. Gilgenbach, and Y.Y. Lau, “Enhancement of cancer chemotherapy in vitro by intense ultrawideband electric field pulses,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, p094701, May, 2006.

A.L. Garner, Y.Y. Lau, M.D. Uhler, D.W. Jordan and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Incorporating Spatial Dependence into a Multicellular Tumor, Implications of a Simple Mathematical Model to Cell Population Dynamics, Cell Proliferation,” 39, p15, 2006.

L. K. Ang, W. S. Koh, Y. Y. Lau, and T. J. T. Kwan, “Space-charge-limited flow in the quantum regime (Invited Paper),” Phys. Plasmas 13, 056701 (2006).

2005

Refereed Journal Articles

W. Tang, H. Bosman, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Ohmic heating of particulates in a lossless medium,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 114915, 2005.

R. Kowalczyk, Y.Y. Lau, T.M. Antonsen, J.W. Luginsland, D.P. Chernin, C.B. Wilsen, W. Tang, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “AC space charge effects on beam loading of a cavity,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices 52, 2087, 2005.

P. Penvanich, Neculaes, Lau, Gilgenbach, Jones, White and Kowaczyk, “Modeling and Experimental Studies of Magnetron Injection Locking”, J. Appl. Phys., 98, 2005.

A.L. Garner, Y.T. Lau, T.L. Jackson, M.D. Uhler, D.W. Jordan and R.M. Gilgenbach,”Incorporating Spatial Dependence into a Multicellular Tumor Spheroid Growth Model”, accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Physics.

A.L. Garner, Y.T. Lau, M.D. Uhler, D. Jordan and R.M. Gilgenbach,”Implications of a Simple Mathematical Model to Cancer Cell Population Dynamics” Accepted for publication in Cell Proliferation.

M.C. Jones, V.B. Necules, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, W.M. White, B.W. Hoff, and N.M. Jordan, “Magnetron Priming by Multiple Cathodes”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87 August 22, 2005.

T.S. Strickler, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Azimuthal Clumping Instabilities in a z-Pinch Wire Array”, Phys. Plasmas 12, 052701, 2005.

V.B. Neculaes, Pengvanich, Hidaka, Lau, Gilgenbach, White, Jones, Bosman, and Luginsland, “Rapid Kinematic Bunching and Parametric Instability in a Crossed-Field Gap with a Periodic Magnetic Field”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 33 654, (2005).

V.B Neculaes, M.C. Jones, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y Lau, J.W. Luginsland, W. White, N.M. Jordan, P. Pengvanich, Y. Hidaka and H. Bosman, “Magnetic Priming Effects on Noise, Startup and Mode Competition in Magnetrons”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue of Invited Papers from ICOPS 2004, 2005.

V.B. Neculaes, M.C, Jones, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y. Lau, J.W. Luginsland, W.M. White, N.M. Jordon, P. Pengvanich, Y. Hidaka, “Magnetic Perturbation effects on Noise and Starup in DC Operating Oven Magnetrons”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Special Issue of IVEC papers, 2005.

M.C. Jones, V.B. Neculaes, W.M. White, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.W. Luginsland, P. Pengvanich, N.M. Jordan, Y. Hidaka, and H.L. Bosman, “Simulations of Magnetic Priming in a Relativistic Magnetron”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Special Issue of IVEC papers, 2005.

2004

Refereed Journal Articles

M.C. Jones, V.B. Neculaes, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, and W. M. White, ” Cathode Priming of a relativistic Magnetron”, Applied Physics Letters, 85, p6332, Dec. 27, 2004

H. Bosman, W. Tang, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Heating of a particulate by RF electric and RF magnetic fields”, Applied Physics Letters, 85, p3319, 2004

“Projection Ablation Lithography Cathode for High Current Relativistic Magnetron”, M.C. Jones, V.B. Neculaes, R.M. Gilgenbach, W.M. White, M.R. Lopez, Y.Y. Lau, T.A. Spencer, and D. Price, Review of Scientific Instruments, 75, p2976, Sept. 2004

“Three-Dimensional Particle in Cell Simulations of Rapid-Startup in Strapped Oven magnetrons Due to Variation in the Insulating magnetic Field”, Luginsland, Lau, Neculaes, Frese, Watrous, Gilgenbach and Jones, Applied Physics Letters, 84, p5425, (2004)

David W. Jordan, Ronald M. Gilgenbach, Michael D. Uhler, Linda H. Gates, and Y. Y. Lau, “Effect of Pulsed, High-Power Radiofrequency Radiation on Electroporation of Mammalian Cells”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on Bioeffects, Vol 32, p 1573, October, 2004

M.R. Lopez, R.M. Gilgenbach, M.C. Jones, W.M. White, D.W. Jordan, M.D. Johnston, T.S. Strickler, V.B. Neculaes, Y. Y. Lau, T.A. Spencer, M.D. Haworth, K.L. Cartwright, P.J. Mardahl, J.W. Luginsland, and D. Price, “Relativistic Magnetron Driven by a Microsecond E-Beam Accelerator with a Ceramic Insulator“, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 32, 1171, (June 2004)

Richard Kowalczyk, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Effects of a Finite Axial Magnetic Field on the Beam Loading on a Cavity”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 51, p1522, September 2004

Herman Bosman, Y. Y. Lau, Ronald M Gilgenbach, “Power Absorption By Thin Films On Microwave Windows”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwave Generation, 32, p1292-1297, (June 2004)

S. Bhattacharjee, J.H. Booske, C. L. Kory, D.W. van der Weide, S. Limbach, S. Gallagher, J.D. Welter, M.R. Lopez, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.L. Ives, M.E. Read, R. Divan, and D.C. Mancini, “Folded Waveguide Traveling Wave Tube Sources for THz Radiation”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 32, p,1002-1014, (June 2004)

V.B. Neculaes, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y. Lau, M.C. Jones, and W. White, “Low-noise microwave oven magnetrons with fast start-oscillation by azimuthally varying axial magnetic fields”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 32, 1152, (June 2004)

M.C. Jones, R.M. Gilgenbach, et al, “Ablation Plasma Ion Implantation Using a DC Power Supply”, Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing, A79, p969-9711, (2004)

M.C. Jones, V.B. Neculaes, W. White, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Simulation of rapid startup in microwave magnetrons with azimuthally varying axial magnetic fields”, Applied Physics Letters, 84, p1016, (2004).

Books

R.M. Gilgenbach, Yue-Ying Lau, H. McDowell, K.L. Cartwright, and T.A. Spencer, “Crossed-Field Devices”, Chapter 6 in Modern Microwave and Millimeter Wave Power Electronics, edited by R.J. Barker, N.C. Luhmann, J.H. Booske, and G.S. Nusinovich, IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ 2004.

2003

Refereed Journal Articles

T.S. Strickler, R.M. Gilgenbach, M.D. Johnston, and Y.Y. Lau, “Efficient Computation of Current in Multi-Wire Z-Pinch Arrays”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 31, Dec, 2003.

M.D. Johnston, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, T.S. Strickler, M.C. Jones, M.E. Cuneo, and T.A. Melhorn, “Caterpillar Structures in single-wire Z-pinch experiments”, Applied Physics Letters, 83, p4915, (2003).

V.B. Neculaes, R.M. Gilgenbach, and Y.Y. Lau, “Low-noise microwave magnetrons by azimuthally varying axial magnetic field”, Applied Physics Letters, 83, p1938 (2003). PDF (200kB)

M. Lopez, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, D.W. Jordan, J.W. Luginsland,”Limiting Current in a Relativistic Diode Under the Condition of Magnetic Insulation”, Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 10, Nov. 2003

S. Bhattacharjee, C. Marchewka, J.Welter, R. Kowalczyk, C. B.Wilsen, Y. Y. Lau, J. H. Booske, A. Singh, J. E. Scharer, R.M. Gilgenbach, M. J. Neumann, and M.W. Keyser, “Suppression of Third-Order Intermodulation in a Klystron by Third-Order Injection”, Physical Review Letters, 90, 2003.

B. Qi, R.M. Gilgenbach, M.C. Jones, M.D. Johnston, Y.Y. Lau, L.M. Wang, J. Lian, G.L. Doll, and A. Lazarides, “Diagnostic Characterization of Ablation Plasma Ion Implantation”, J. Applied Physics, 93 (2003).

“Microwave Absorption in a Thin Film”, H. Bosman, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, Applied Physics Letters, 82 page 1353, 2003.

2002

Refereed Journal Articles

“Cathode effects on a relativistic magnetron driven by a microsecond electron beam accelerator”, M.R. Lopez, R.M. Gilgenbach, D.W. Jordan, S. Anderson, M.D. Johnston, M.W. Keyser, H. Miyake, C.W. Peters, M.C. Jones, V. B. Neculaes, Y.Y. Lau, T.A. Spencer, J.W. Luginsland, M. Haworth, R.W. Lemke,D. Price, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 30, p947, 2002

“A simulation study of beam loading on a cavity”, C. Wilsen, J. Luginsland, Y.Y. Lau, T.M. Antonsen, D.P. Chernin, P.M. Tchou, M.W. Keyser, R.M. Gilgenbach, and L.D. Ludeking, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 30, p1160, 2002.

“A Note on Current Modulation from Nonlinear Electron orbits”, C.B. Wilsen, Y.Y. Lau, D. Chernin, and R.M. Gilgenbach, IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwave Generation, 30, p1176, 2002.

2001

Refereed Journal Articles

“Ablation Plasma Ion Implantation Experiments: Measurement of Fe Implantation into Si”, B. Qi, R.M. Gilgenbach, Y.Y. Lau, M.D. Johnston, J. Lian, L.M. Wang, G. L. Doll and A. Lazarides, Applied Physics Letters, 78 3785 (June 11, 2001)

“Single Surface Multipactor on a Dielectric Surface”, R. Anderson, W.Getty, M.L. Brake, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, and A. Valfells, Review of Scientific Instruments, July 2001

“Extraction of Ions from the Matrix Sheath in Ablation-Plasma Ion Implantation”, B. Qi, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, Applied Physics Letters, 78 706 (Feb. 5,2001)

A. Valfells, D. W. Feldman, P. G. OShea, and Y. Y. Lau, “Three Dimensional Effects on Virtual Cathode Formation in Electron Guns”, Phys. Plasmas (submitted, 2001).

F. He, Y. Y. Lau, D. P. Umstadter, and T. Strickler, “Phase Dependence of Electron Orbits in an Ultra-intense Laser Field”, Phys. Rev. Lett. (submitted, 2001).

Y. Y. Lau, “A simple theory on the two-dimensional Child-Langmuir Law”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 278301 (2001).

L. K. Ang, T. J. T. Kwan, and Y. Y. Lau, “Limiting current density in a crossed-field nanogap”, Phys. Rev. E 64, 17501 (2001).

K. L. Jensen, Y. Y. Lau, and D. McGregor, “Photo Assisted Field Emission from a Silicon Emitter”, Solid-State Electronics, 45, 831 ( 2001).

Books

R.M. Gilgenbach, et al, Coauthor of Chapter 6: “Gyrotron Oscillators and Amplifiers”, and Chapter 9: “Cathodes and Electron Guns”, in High Power Microwave Sources and Technologies, Edited by R.J. Barker and E. Schamiloglu, IEEE Press, Series on RF and Microwave Technologies, Pistcataway, NJ, 2001

2000

Refereed Journal Articles

“Theory of Intermodulation of a klystron”, Y.Y. Lau, D.P. Chernin, C. Wilsen, and R.M. Gilgenbach, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 28 959 June (2000)

“Long Pulse, High Power, Large-Orbit, Coaxial Gyrotron Oscillator Experiments”, R.L. Jaynes, R.M. Gilgenbach, C.W. Peters, W.E. Cohen M.R. Lopez, Y.Y. Lau, W.J. Williams, and Thomas A. Spencer, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 28 945 June (2000)

“Radio frequency plasma cleaning for mitigation of high-power microwave pulse-shortening in a coaxial gyrotron”, William E. Cohen, Ronald M. Gilgenbach, Reginald L. Jaynes, Christopher W. Peters, Mike R. Lopez, Y. Y. Lau, Scott A. Anderson, and Mary L. Brake, and Thomas A. Spencer, Applied Physics Letters, 2000 77 p3725-3727, Dec. 4

“Effects of an external magnetic field, and of oblique radio-frequency electric fields on multipactor discharge on a dielectric”, A. Valfells, L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, Physics of Plasmas 7 750 (Feb. 2000)

K. L. Jensen, Y. Y. Lau, and D. McGregor, “Analysis of a Photo Assisted Field Emission Device”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 585 (2000).

Y. Y. Lau, K. L. Jensen, and B. Levush, “A Comparison of Flicker Noise and Shot Noise on a Hot Cathode”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sciences 28. 794 (2000).

K. L. Jensen, Y. Y. Lau, and B. Levush, “Migration and Escape of Barium Atoms in a Thermionic Cathode”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sciences 28. 772 (2000).

Y. Y. Lau, D. Chernin, and W. M. Manheimer, “A Note on Low Frequency Ion Noise and Its Reduction in Linear Beam Microwave Tubes”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sciences 28. 790 (2000).

A. Valfells, J. P. Verbonceour, and Y. Y. Lau, “Space Charge Effects on Multipactor on Dielectric”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 28, 529 (2000)

1999

Refereed Journal Articles

“Electron Beam Ablation of Materials”, S.D. Kovaleski, R.M. Gilgenbach, L.K. Ang, and Y.Y. Lau, J. Applied Physics, 86 7129 (1999)

“Radio Frequency Plasma Processing Effects on the Emission Characteristics of a MeV Electron Beam Cathode”, J.I. Rintamaki, R.M. Gilgenbach, et al., Applied Physics Letters, vol. 75, p 31, (July 5, 1999)

“Resonant absorption of a short-pulse laser in a doped dielectric”, L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, Applied Physics letters, 74, 2912 (May 17, 1999)

“Science and Applications of Energy Beam Ablation,” R. M. Gilgenbach, S.D. Kovaleski, J.S. Lash, L.K. Ang and Y.Y. Lau, Invited Review Paper in IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 27, p150-158, Feb. 1999.

“Velocity Ratio Measurement Diagnostics and Simulations of a Relativistic Electron Beam in an Axis Encircling Gyrotron”, R.L. Jaynes, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.M. Hochman, et al, in the Special Issue on Images in Plasma Science, 27, p136-138, Feb. 1999.

1998

Refereed Journal Articles

“Dynamics of electron beam ablation of silicon dioxide measured by dye laser resonance absorption photography”, S.D. Kovaleski, R.M. Gilgenbach, L.K. Ang, and Y.Y. Lau Applied Physics Letters,73 2576 (1998)

“Time-Frequency Analysis of modulation of high power microwaves by electron-beam voltage fluctuations”, C. W. Peters, R.L. Jaynes, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, W.J. Williams, J.M. Hochman, W.E. Cohen, J.I. Rintamaki, D.E. Vollers, J. Luginsland and T.A. Spencer, Phys. Rev. E, 58 6880 (November 1998)

“Optical Spectroscopy of Plasma in High Power Microwave Pulse Shortening Experiments Driven by a ms e-Beam”, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.M. Hochman, R.L. Jaynes, W.E.Cohen, J.I. Rintamaki, C.W. Peters, D.E.Vollers, Y.Y. Lau, and T.A. Spencer, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves,26 282 (1998)

“Polarization control of microwave emission from high power rectangular cross section gyrotron devices, J.M. Hochman, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.L. Jaynes, J.I. Rintamaki, Y.Y. Lau, W.E. Cohen, C. Peters, and T.A. Spencer, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves,26 383 (1998)

“Power deposited on a dielectric by multipactor”, L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, R.A. Kishek, and R.M. Gilgenbach, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves,26 290 (1998)

“Electron beam ablation versus laser ablation: plasma plume diagnostic studies”, by S. Kovaleski, R.M. Gilgenbach, L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, and J.S. Lash, Applied Surface Science, 127-129 947-952 (1998)

“Multipactor Discharge on metals and dielectrics: Historical Review and recent theories, R.A. Kishek, L.K. Ang, A. Valfells, and R.M. Gilgenbach, Physics of Plasmas, 5 2120 (1998)

“Surface instability of multi-pulse laser ablation on a metallic target”, by: L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, H.L. Spindler, J.S. Lash, and S.D. Kovaleski, Journal of Applied Physics, 83 4466 (1998)

E. Schamiloglu and Y. Y. Lau, Guest Editorial – The Seventh Special Issue on High Power Microwave Generation, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 26, 232 (1998).

L. K. Ang and Y. Y. Lau, Absolute Instability in a Traveling Wave Tube Model, Phys. Plasmas 5, 4408 (1998).

J. W. Luginsland, S. McGee, and Y. Y. Lau, Virtual Cathode Formation due to Electromagnetic Transients, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 26, 901 (1998).

A. L. Garner, Y. Y. Lau, and D. Chernin, Collapse of Cycloidal Flows Induced by Misalignments in a Magnetically Insulated Diode, Phys. Plasmas 5, 2447 (1998)

R. A. Kishek, L.K. Ang, A. Valfells, Y. Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Multipactor Discharge on a Dielectric: Historical Review and Recent Theories”,Physics of Plasmas, 5 2120 (1998)

A. Valfells, R. A. Kishek, and Y. Y. Lau, “Frequency Response in Multipactor Discharge”, Phys. Plasma 5, 300 (1998).

1997

Refereed Journal Articles

“An analysis of laser absorption on a rough metal surface”, L.K. Ang, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, and H.L. Spindler, Applied Physics Letters, 70 696 (1997)

J. W. Luginsland, M. J. Arman, and Y. Y. Lau, “High Power Transit Time Oscillator: Onset of Oscillation and Saturation”, Phys. Plasmas 4, 4404 (1997).

R. A. Kishek, Y. Y. Lau, and D. Chernin, “Steady State Multipactor and Dependence on Material Properties”, Phys. Plasmas 4, 863 (1997).

1996

Refereed Journal Articles

“2-D Child Langmuir Law”, J.Luginsland, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, Physical Review Letters, 77, pp. 4668- 4670 (1996).

“Effects of Tapering on Gyrotron Backward Wave Oscillators” M.T. Walter, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.W. Luginsland, J.M. Hochman, J.I. Rintamaki, R.L. Jaynes, Y.Y. Lau, and T.A. Spencer, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 24 p.636-647 (1996)

“Effects of laser-ablation target damage on particulate production investigated by laser scattering with deposited thin-film and target analysis”, H.L. Spindler, R.M. Gilgenbach, and J.S. Lash, Applied Physics Letters,68 3245 (1996)

“Results from gyrotron backward wave oscillator experiments utilizing a high current, high voltage annular electron beam”, T.A. Spencer, C.E. Davis, K.J. Hendricks, F.J. Agee, and R.M. Gilgenbach, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Special Issue on High Power Microwaves, 24 p.630-635(1996)

“Ionization Dynamics of iron plumes generated by laser ablation versus a laser-ablation-assisted-discharge”, J. S. Lash, R.M. Gilgenbach, and H.L. Spindler, J. Appl. Phys.79 2287 (1996)

J. W. Luginsland, A. Valfells, and Y. Y. Lau, “Effects of a Series Resistor on Electron Emission from a Field Emitter”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 69, 2770 (1996).

P. J. Christenson, D. Chernin, A. Gardner, and Y. Y. Lau, “Resistive Destabilization of Cycloidal Electron Flow and Universality of (Near) Brillouin Flow in a Crossed-Field Gap”, Phys. Plasmas 3, 4455 (1996).

R. A. Kishek and Y. Y. Lau, “A Novel Phase Focusing Mechanism in Multipactor Discharge”, Phys. Plasmas (Lett.) 3, 1481 (1996). 80. W. W. Destler and Y. Y. Lau, “George Bekefi: a Tribute”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 24, 556 (1996).

P. J. Christenson and Y. Y. Lau, “One-dimensional Instability in a Crossed-Field Gap”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3324 (1996).

J. L. Luginsland, Y. Y. Lau, K. Hendricks, and P. D. Coleman, “A Model of Injection Locked Relativistic Klystron Oscillator”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 24, 935 (1996).76) Y. F. Liu and Y. Y. Lau, “An Evaluation of the Intrinsic Emittance of a Field Emitter”, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B 14, 2126 (1996).