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Orven Swenson

 

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Laser Optics, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1982
M.S., Physics, North Dakota State University, 1971
B.S., Physics, North Dakota State University, 1970

Department of Physics
South Engineering 220B
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105
Tel: (701) 231-6294 or 231-8974
Fax: (701) 231-7088
orven.swenson@ndsu.edu

Teaching

Fall 2008

 PHYS 411/611: Optics for Scientists and Engineers

Spring 2009

 PHYS 413/613: Lasers for Scientists and Engineers

 

 

Research Interests

Optics Education

Laser sintering of direct write materials

Imaging of aerosols in flows

Photoemissive-ionization ion mobility spectroscopy for the detection of explosives

Microchip laser-pumped tunable dye lasers

Tunable fiber laser development

 

 

Recent Publications

17.

Khan, Adeyl; Rasmussen, Nicholas; Marinov, Valery; Swenson, Orven F., “Laser sintering of direct write silver nano-ink conductors for microelectronic applications.” Proceedings of SPIE  (2008), 6879, 687910-687910-11.

16.

I.S. Akhatov, J.M. Hoey, O.F. Swenson, and D.L. Schulz, Aerosol Focusing in Micro-capillaries: Theory and Experiment, Journal of Aerosol Science, 39, 691-709, 2008.

15.

I.S. Akhatov, J.M. Hoey, O.F. Swenson, and D.L. Schulz, Aerosol Flow through a Long Micro-capillary: Collimated Aerosol Beam, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 5, 215-224, 2008.

14.

J.M. Hoey, I.S. Akhatov, O.F. Swenson, and D.L. Schulz, Focusing of Aerosol Particles. U.S. Provisional Patent Application # 60/956,493, 2007.

13.

Swenson, Orven F., Hong, Feng. Photoemissive Ion Mobility Spectrometry in Ambient Air. U.S. Patent # 7,304,298 issued December 4, 2007.

12.

Xin Liu, Ivan T. Lima, Orven F. Swenson,Modeling Sub-Nanosecond Pulsed Laser Dynamics Using the Exponential Time Difference Method,” Poster presentation, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Baltimore, MD (2007).

11.

Adam M. Jones and Orven F. Swenson, "Subnanosecond tunable dye laser pumped by a Nd:YAG microchip laser." Solid State Lasers XV: Technology and Devices, SPIE Vol. 6100, pp. 1-8 (2006).

10.

Melissa J. Meyer, Gregg M. Schieffer, Eric K. Moeker, Jeremy J. Brodersen, Orven F. Swenson, and Anthony J. Borgerding, "Selective Detection of Volatile Aromatic Compounds Using a Compact Laser Ionization Detector with Fast Gas Chromatography," Anal. Chem., 76, 1702-1707, 2004.

9.

D. A. Rogers and O. F. Swenson, "Laboratory Emphasis in Optical Signal Transmission," Proc. of 2003 ASEE North Midwest Regional Meeting, Iowa State University, Ames, Oct. 11, 2003, Session J, 5 pp.

8.

Orven F. Swenson, David A. Rogers, Floyd M. Patterson, Andres Campiglia, "Optics for Scientists and Engineers," Proceedings of the 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, Nov. 2002, paper no. 1318. (Refereed paper).

7.

C. J. Walls, O. F. Swenson, and G. D. Gillispie, "Real-time monitoring of chlorinated aliphatic compounds in air using ion mobility spectrometry with photoemissive electron sources," T Vo-Dinh, R L Spellicy, eds. SPIE Vol. 3534, pp. 290-298 (1999).

6.

M. R. Lucci, O. F. Swenson, and G. D. Gillispie, "Chemical Vapor Detection in Ambient Air via REMPI," Electro-Optic, Integrated Optic, and Electronic Technologies for On-Line Chemical Process Monitoring, M Fallahi, R J Nordstrom, T R Todd, eds. SPIE Vol. 3537, pp. 150-157 (1999).

5.

O. F. Swenson, J. A. Williams, R. Wells, T. Tipton, S. Baxley, and S. Markgraf, "Ambient pressure REMPI monitoring of acetaldehyde production during the breakdown of ethyl-3-ethoxypropionate (EEP)," Advanced Sensors and Monitors for Process Industries and the Environment, W A de Groot, ed., SPIE Vol. 3535, pp 244-252 (1999).

4.

O. F. Swenson, J. P. Carriere, H. Isensee, G. D. Gillispie, W. F. Cooper, M. A. Dvorak, "Real-time monitoring of BTEX in air via ambient-pressure MPI," Methods for Ultrasensitive Detection, Bryan L. Fearey, ed. SPIE Vol. 3270, pp. 216-225 (1998).

3.

O. F. Swenson, G. D. Gillispie, W. F. Cooper, and M. A. Dvorak, "Real-Time Detection of Volatile Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Groundwater and Soil," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, Volume 8, Environmental Monitoring and Instrumentation, Frank Bucholtz, ed. (Optical Society of America, Washington , D.C. 1997), pp. 14-19.

2.

O. F. Swenson, G. D. Gillispie, and C. J. Walls, "Detection of Organic Compounds by Ambient Pressure MPI," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, Volume 8, Environmental Monitoring and Instrumentation, Frank Bucholtz, ed. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C. 1997), pp. 20-24.

1.

O. F. Swenson and G. D. Gillispie, "REMPI detection of volatile aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air," Advanced Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Remediation, T Vo-Dinh ed., SPIE Vol. 2835 (Nov 1996).


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