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Project Publications: University of Alabama at Birmingham: Advanced Approaches to Quantifying Exposure to Heavy Metals

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Advanced Approaches to Quantifying Exposure to Heavy Metals

Project Leader: Sergey Mirov
Co-Investigators: Vladimir Fedorov, Dmitry Martyshkin
Grant Number: P42ES027723
Funding Period: 2020-2025
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  • Danilin R, Fedorov V, Martyshkin D, Gafarov O, Mirov S. 2023. Spectral narrowing and broadening of Cr:ZnS/Se laser oscillation due to mode competition and spatial hole burning in the gain element. Opt Express 31(8):12686-12692. doi:10.1364/OE.486474 PMID:37157424 PMCID:PMC10316678
  • Martyshkin D, Fedorov V, Hamlin SJ, Mirov S. 2023. 350 mJ electro-optically Q-switched 2.79 micrometers Cr:Er:YSGG MOPA. Opt Express 31(11):18525-18532. doi:10.1364/OE.487602 PMID:37381562 PMCID:PMC10316748
  • Vasilyev S, Muraviev A, Konnov D, Mirov M, Smolski V, Moskalev I, Mirov S, Vodopyanov K. 2023. Longwave infrared (6.6-11.4 micrometre) dual-comb spectroscopy with 240,000 comb-mode-resolved data points at video rate. Opt Lett 48(9):2273-2276. doi:10.1364/OL.477346 PMID:37126252
  • Watkins R, Fedorov V, Zvanut ME, Bhandari S, Barnakov Y, Mirov S. 2023. Optical, electrical, and EPR studies of polycrystalline Al:Cr:ZnSe gain elements. Opt Mater Express 13(5):1497-1503. doi:10.1364/OME.486169


  • Bowers MS, Canalias C, Mirov S, Nilsson J, Saraceno C, Schunemann PG. 2022. Feature issue introduction: advanced solid-state lasers. Opt Express 30(12):20762-20766. doi:10.1364/OE.464517 PMID:36224813
  • Chang Z, Fang L, Fedorov V, Geiger C, Ghimire S, Heide C, Ishii N, Itatani J, Joshi C, Kobayashi Y, Kumar P, Marra A, Mirov S, Petrushina I, Polyanskiy M, Reis DA, Tochitsky S, Vasilyev S, Wang L, Wu Y, Zhou F. 2022. Intense infrared lasers for strong-field science. Adv Opt Photonics 14(4):652-782. doi:10.1364/AOP.454797
  • Karki K, Fedorov V, Martyshkin D, Mirov S. 2022. High energy mechanically Q-switched Er:YAG laser operating at 2940 nm. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng doi:10.1117/12.2623365
  • Smolski V, Moskalev I, Vasilyev S, Peppers J, Mirov M, Fedorov V, Martyshkin D, Mirov S. 2022. High-energy Q-switched 120 mJ Ho:YAG lasers at 500 Hz repetition rate. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng doi:10.1117/12.2623264
  • Vasilyev S, Smolski V, Peppers J, Moskalev I, Mirov M, Barnakov Y, Mirov S. 2022. High-power mid-IR Cr:ZnS-based frequency combs for spectroscopy imaging and sensing. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng doi:10.1117/12.2622970


  • Karki K, Fedorov V, Martyshkin D, Mirov S. 2021. High energy (0.8 J) mechanically Q-switched 2.94 micron Er:YAG laser. Opt Express 29(3):4287-4295. doi:10.1364/OE.417301 PMID:33771011 PMCID:PMC7920523
  • Martyshkin D, Karki K, Fedorov V, Mirov S. 2021. Room temperature, nanosecond, 60 mJ/pulse Fe:ZnSe master oscillator power amplifier system operating at 3.8-5.0 microns. Opt Express 29(2):2387-2393. doi:10.1364/OE.416574 PMID:33726434 PMCID:PMC7920527
  • Petersen A, Taccheo S, Mirov S, Nilsson J, Pask H, Saraceno C, Wetter N, Wu R. 2021. Focus issue introduction: Advanced Solid-State Lasers 2020. Opt Mater Express 11(4):952-954. doi:10.1364/OE.423636 PMID:33820284
  • Pigeon J, Tovey D, Tochitsky S, Louwrens G, Ben-Zvi I, Martyshkin D, Fedorov V, Karki K, Mirov S, Joshi C. 2021. Resonant nonlinear refraction of 4-5 micron light in CO and CO2 gas. Physical Review A 104:doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.104.043519
  • Ru Q, Kawamori T, Schunemann PG, Vasilyev S, Mirov S, Vodopyanov KL. 2021. Two-octave-wide (3-12 micron) subharmonic produced in a minimally dispersive optical parametric oscillator cavity. Opt Lett 46(4):709-712. doi:10.1364/OL.403910 PMID:33577495
  • Subedi S, Fedorov V, Mirov S, Markham M. 2021. Spectroscopy of GR1 centers in synthetic diamonds. Opt Mater Express 11(3):757-765. doi:10.1364/OME.417432
  • Tovey D, Pigeon J, Tochitsky S, Louwrens G, Ben-Zvi I, Martyshkin D, Fedorov V, Karki K, Mirov S, Joshi C. 2021. Lasing in 15 atm CO2 cell optically pumped by a Fe:ZnSe laser. Opt Express 29(20):31455-31464. doi:10.1364/OE.434670 PMID:34615237
  • Vasilyev S, Gu J, Mirov M, Barnakov Y, Moskalev I, Smolski V, Peppers J, Kolesik M, Mirov S, Gapontsev V. 2021. Low-threshold supercontinuum generation in polycrystalline media. Journal of the Optical Society of America B 38(5):1625-1633. doi:10.1364/JOSAB.417485
  • Vasilyev S, Moskalev I, Smolski V, Peppers J, Merov M, Fedorov V, Barnakov Y, Martyshkin D, Mirov S, Gapontsev V. 2021. Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:ZnS oscillator reaches the spectral span of an optical octave. Opt Express 29:doi:10.1364/OE.411984 PMID:33726440 PMCID:PMC7920525


  • Gafarov O, Watkins R, Fedorov V, Mirov S. 2020. Cross-section of electrical impact excitation in bulk n-type monocrystalline Al:Cr:ZnSe. Opt Mater Express 10:2135-2141. doi:10.1364/OME.402399
  • Nam S, Fedorov V, Mirov S, Hong K. 2020. Octave-spanning mid-infrared femtosecond OPA in a ZnGeP2 pumped by a 2.4 mu m Cr:ZnSe chirped-pulse amplifier. Opt Express 28:32403-32414. doi:10.1364/OE.405648 PMID:33114927 PMCID:PMC7679192
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