TTU Physics Department.

TTU Physics: Faculty

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Mark Holtz
Professor of Physics
Co-Director of the Texas Tech University Nano Tech Center
Office Phone: (806) 742-1258
Office: 120 Science Building


Ph.D. Physics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1987

B.S. Physics, Bradley University 1980


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Research Interests

My current research interests concern optical properties of semiconductors, properties of aluminum-rich III-Nitride based devices, self-assembly in metallic thin-films, nanophotonic structures, growth and fundamental properties of semiconductor nanowires, nanoscale materials properties related to combustion.

Selected Publications:

Transmission properties of nanoscale aperture arrays in metallic masks on optical fibers L. Tian, S. Frisbie, A. A. Bernussi, and M. Holtz, Journal of Applied Physics 101, 014303 (2007).

Generation of Arbitrary Sequences of Ultrafast Pulses With Integrated-Optic Space-to-Time Optical Processors and Phase-Only Masks A. Krishnan, L. Grave de Peralta, V. Kuryatkov, H. Temkin, Fellow, IEEE, and A. A. Bernussi, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 19, No. 4 (2007).

Ultrafast Response of Arrayed Waveguide Gratings Luis Grave de Peralta, Ayrton A. Bernussi, and Henryk Temkin, Fellow, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 43, No. 6 (2007).

Decay of zone-center phonons in GaN with A1, E1, and E2 symmetries D. Y. Song, S. A. Nikishin, M. Holtz, V. Soukhoveev, A. Usikov, and V. Dmitriev Journal of Applied Physics 101, 053535 (2007).