Curriculum Vitae of

Gabriel Cooper Spalding

Illinois Wesleyan Univ.

P.O. Box 2900

Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

Phone: (309) 556 - 3004

FAX: (309) 556-3864

e-mail: gspaldin@iwu.edu

 

Education:

1990 Ph.D., Applied Physics Harvard University

Thesis Topic: Fabrication and characterization of high-temperature superconductors,

with emphasis on quantum mechanical tunneling measurements.

A.B., Physics and Mathematics Washington University

summa cum laude

Chancellor's Scholar

Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Honor Society

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society

President, Society of Physics Students (Bendix Award)

 

Professional Activity & Service:

- Ames Professor of Physics, Illinois Wesleyan University & Director, Laboratory for Mesoscopics & Quantum Microscopies, 1996-present (jump to list of publications)

- Fellow, American Physical Society (this is a high honor; only one half of one percent of the membership of APS is elected to the Fellowship of the Society).

- Fellow, SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics (again, a high honor of the Society).

- Fellow, American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

- Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

- Awarded the 2014 APS Jonathan Reichert & Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction

- Awarded the 2013 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT

 

- Board of Directors, American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), January, 2019 – January, 2022 (Elected Director at Large)

- Board of Directors, Jonathan F. Reichert Foundation, 2014-present (Elected Vice-President of the Board, each year, 2014-present)

- Advisory Board, Partnership for Integration of Computation into Undergraduate Physics (PICUP), 2015-present

- Board of Directors of the Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA), 2007-January 31, 2018 (Elected President of the Board, 2007-2010)

- Inaugural Representative, American Institute of Physics Federation Assembly, on behalf of AAPT (2022)

- Member, AAPT Review Board for Area Committees and NSF grant participation (2020-until end of AAPT-WM22)

- Member, AAPT Programs Committee, 2010–12, 2017–19

- Member, AAPT Audit Committee, 2019-until end of AAPT-WM22

- Member, AAPT Venture Fund Committee, 2019-until end of AAPT-WM22

- Member, AAPT Finance Committee, 2021-until end of AAPT-WM22

- Member, AAPT Awards Committee, 2021-until end of AAPT-WM22

- Member, AAPT Philanthropy Committee, 2015–19 (Chair, 2018-19)

- Member, AAPT Nominating Committee, 2012–13

- Member, AAPT Committee on Publications (2019-20)

- Member, AAPT Committee on Graduate Education in Physics (ex officio, as AAPT Board Member, 2019-until end of AAPT-WM22)

- Member, AAPT Committee on Physics in Undergraduate Education, (2015–21; Vice-Chair 2017–18;  Chair, 2018-19; ex officio, as AAPT Board Member, 2019-until end of AAPT-WM22)

- Chair, AAPT Committee on Laboratory Instruction, 2011-2012 (Vice-Chair, 2010-2011; Member, 2009-2012)

- Steering Committee, 2018 ALPhA conference on laboratory instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY3), July 25-27, 2018, in Baltimore, MD

- Vice-Chair, 2015 ALPhA conference on laboratory instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY II), July 22-24, 2015, in College Park, MD

- Chair, 2012 ALPhA conference on laboratory instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY), July 25-27, 2012, in Philadelphia

- Steering Committee, 2009 AAPT/APS/ALPhA Topical Conference on Advanced Laboratories

- Lead, advisory group on Photonic Detection, Advanced Laboratory Physics Assoc. (ALPhA), 2017–present

- Chair, ALPhA single-photon detector initiative, 2010-2017

- Member, Executive Committee, OSA Photonic Detection Technical Group, 2018-present

- Founder & PI, IWU Young Scholars Camps, 2014-2017

- Chair and Editor of Proceedings (with K. Dholakia) of the largest research conference in my field (since its inception):

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XIX, Aug. 21-25, 2022, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XVIII, Aug. 1-5, 2021, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XVII, Aug. 16-20, 2020, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XVI, Aug. 11-15, 2019, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XV, Aug. 19-23, 2018, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XIV, Aug. 6-10, 2017, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XIII, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2016, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XII, Aug. 9-13, 2015, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation XI, Aug. 17-21, 2014, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation X, Aug. 25-29, 2013, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation IX, Aug. 12-16, 2012, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation VIII, Aug. 21-25, 2011, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation VII, Aug. 1-5, 2010, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation VI, Aug. 2-6, 2009, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation V, Aug. 10-14, 2008, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation IV, Aug. 24-30, 2007, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation III, Aug. 13-17, 2006, San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation II, July 31-Aug. 4, 2005 San Diego, CA

Optical Trapping and Optical Micro-Manipulation, Aug. 2-6, 2004, Denver, CO

- Member, SPIE Optics + Photonics Technical Organizing Committee for Nanoscience + Engineering, 2004 - present

- Chair (with G. Rutherford), Zone 8, 9, 11 Society of Physics Students Research Conference, 1998

- Chair, Metal-Insulator Transitions, Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, March 1996

- Member, ALPhA Immersions Steering Committee, 2010-present

- Mentor/Instructor, Programmable Optical Devices, ALPhA Immersion + PICUP event, UW-River Falls, 2019; ALPhA Immersion, University of the South, 2020; ALPhA Immersion for Summer 2021 and 2022

- Short-Course Instructor, Optics & Photonics ‘19, Optics & Photonics '16, Optics & Photonics '13, Optics & Photonics '12, Optics & Photonics '11, Optics & Photonics '09 and Optics & Photonics '08 and Optics & Photonics '07 and Optics & Photonics '06 and SPIE Annual Meeting '05 and Photonics West '05 and SPIE Annual Meeting '04

- Invited Professor, Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique (CNRS), University of Bordeaux, France, Summer 2007

- Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009-10

      (in collaboration with the Laboratory for Optical & Computational Instrumentation, LOCI)

- Invited Professor, Univ. of Dundee, Scotland, Summer '09, '10, '12

- Visiting Scholar, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 2002-03; Summer '15

- Sponsored Researcher on "Quantum 2.0" initiatives, QuantIC / University of Glasgow, Scotland, 2015-16

- Recipient and manager of grants from many foundations and agencies (NSF, ACS PRF, Research Corp., CUR, etc.)

- Review Panels, NSF and NIH (e.g., for Small Business Innovative Research Grant proposals)

- External Reviewer for a number of university physics programs

 

- Elected Member, Illinois Wesleyan Faculty Development Committee (FDC), 2022-2024

- Elected Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2020-2022

- At-Large member of the Council on University Programs and Policy (CUPP), Illinois Wesleyan Univ., 2020-2022

- Institutional Liaison to, Pre-Engineering partner institutions 2004-2009; 2010-present

- Institutional Liaison to the Council on Undergraduate Research, 1997-2005; Project Kaleidoscope, 2006

- Faculty Representative, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program, 2007-2009, 2010-present

- Interim Director of General Education, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2001-2002

- Elected Chair of Curriculum Council, 2006-2007

- Elected Chair of Curriculum Development, 2000-2001, 2005-2006

- Elected to Curriculum Council, 1999-01, 2001-02 (ex officio), '05-'07

- Advisory Committee: Mellon Center for Faculty & Curriculum Development, 2000-2002, 2004-2007

- Advisory Board for the Freshman Advising Corps, 2001-2002 (1st Year Advisor, 1999-2002, '05-'07)

- Internship & Career Center Liaison Committee, 1998-2000, 2017-present; Internship Coordinator for Physics, 2000-2009; runs Extern Programs

- Student Life Committee, 1997-1998

- GREENetwork, 2013-14, 2017-present

- Engineering Advisory Committee, 1997-2002, 2004-present (Convenor, 1998-00, 2004-09, 2013-14, 2015-present)

- Elected member, Undergraduate Research Advisory Council (URAC), 2018-2020

 

- Acting Chair, Department of Physics, Illinois Wesleyan University, Fall 2006 and Fall 2014

- Faculty Advisor to the Society of Physics Students, 1997-2000, 2004-2006

- Faculty Advisor to IWU chapter of SPIE, 2013-present

- Faculty Advisor to IWU chapter of IEEE, 2015-present

 

- Professional Member (in addition to SPIE, IEEE, APS, and AAPT) of:

The IEEE Photonics Society

The American Physical Society Div. of Laser Science; Topical Group on Statistical & Nonlinear; Forum on International Physics; Forum on Education

Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA),

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi academic honor societies

- Elected President, Phi Beta Kappa, Illinois Wesleyan Chapter, 2004-2006

- Elected Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa, Illinois Wesleyan Chapter, 2000-2002

- Selection Committee, Phi Beta Kappa, Illinois Wesleyan Chapter, 2000-2002, 2003-2009 (Chair, '06-'07), '12

- Selection Committee,  Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, 1999-2000, '03-'07

- Selection Committee, 2015 American Physical Society (APS) Reichert Award

- Selection Committee, 2019-2021 Barbara Lotze Scholarship Award for future physics teachers

 

Teaching: (Syllabi are generally online)

- DTE, 201 Design Processes

- GW 100, Gateway Colloquium: "It’s About Time"

- PHYS 101/101L - 102/102L, 105-105L/ 106-106L, General Physics I & II, and General Physics Labs

- PHYS 207, 207L, Modern Physics, and Modern Physics Labs (see Gabe's experiment-based resources for teaching Modern Physics)

- PHYS 301, Intermediate Experimental Methods

- PHYS 306, Materials Physics

- PHYS 306L, Materials Physics Laboratory

- PHYS 307, Optical Physics

- PHYS 307L, Optical Physics Laboratory

- PHYS 317, The Momentum of Photons

- PHYS 370F04, Electro-Optics

- PHYS 370F10/F18, Mesoscopic Physics (Physics from Microns to Nanometers)

- PHYS 399, Experimental Physics (an "immersion experience" in May Term)

- PHYS 406, Electrodynamics

- PHYS 407 / CHEM 323, Quantum Mechanics

- PHYS 408 / CHEM 324, Statistical Physics

- PHYS 495, Directed Study

- PHYS 499, Independent Research

 

1994-1996 Haverford College, Visiting Assistant Professor

1990-1994 University of Minnesota, Post-doctoral Fellow, studying effects of low-dimensionality and low-dimensional structures on electronic (superconducting) materials; tunneling and transport properties down to dilution refrigerator temperatures, with an interest in quantum coherence and quantum phase transitions (novel states)

1984-1990 Harvard University, Graduate Research Assistant in nanotechnology, fabricating and performing research on multilayers with periodicity approaching the Fermi wavelength, as well as on quantum conductance fluctuations and localization within ultra-small structures, and complex materials such as the newly discovered oxide superconductors

1983 U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Argonne National Lab, Summer Research Assistant, studying lattice defects in metals using matter-antimatter (electron-positron) annihilation

 

Citable Works:

 

106. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIX, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 12198, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2022).

105. "Vortex beam interactions for the measurement of nonlinear acoustic behaviour," G. Richards, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, M. P. J. Lavery, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 151, A120 (2022).

104. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVIII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 11798, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2021).

103. "The future of optics is programmable," G. C. Spalding, Proceedings SPIE 11463, 114631H (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2020).

102. "Experimental implementation of wavefront sensorless real-time adaptive optics aberration correction based upon a deep neural network," Minzhao Liu, David N. Lopez, G. C. Spalding, Proceedings SPIE 11469, 114631S (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2020)

101. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 11463, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2020).

100. "Detachment of Dunaliella tertiolecta microalgae from a glass surface by a near-infrared optical trap," B.A. Juarez-Alvarez, V.G. Garces, B. Cordero-Esquivel, G. C. Spalding, K.A. O’Donnell, Sensors, 20, 5656 (2020).

99. "Twisting waves amplifies nonlinear behaviour," G. Richards, H. Lay, D. Giovannini, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, M. P. J. Lavery, New Journal of Physics 22, 063021 (2020).

98. "Motility assessment of green biflagellated microalgae in an optical trap using back focal plane interferometry," B.A. Juarez-Alvarez, D. De la Torre, V.G. Garces, B. Cordero-Esquivel, J. de Dios Sanchez, G. C. Spalding, K.A. O’Donnell, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 11083 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2019).

97. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVI, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 11083, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2019).

96. "Complex beam shaping always alters the propagation speed of a coherent wavefront," G. Richards, H. Lay, D. Giovannini, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, M. P. J. Lavery, Proceedings SPIE 10935, 109350P (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2019).

95. "Light sheet microscopy with acoustic sample confinement," Zhengyi Yang, K. Cole, Y. Qiu, I. Somorjai, P. Wijesinghe, J. Nylk, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, D. Lyons, K. Dholakia, Nature Communications 8, 669 (2019).

94. "Experimental Limits of Ghost Diffraction: Popper’s Thought Experiment," P. A. Moreau, P. A. Morris, E. Toninelli, T. Gregory, R. S. Aspden, G. C. Spalding, R. W. Boyd, M. J. Padgett, Scientific Reports 8, 13183 (2018).

93. "Studies of biflagellated microalgae adhesion using an optical trap system, " B.A. Juarez-Alvarez, V.G. Garces, B. Cordero-Esquivel, G. C. Spalding, K.A. O’Donnell, Proceedings SPIE 10723, 107231H (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2018).

92. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XV, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 10723, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2018).

91. "Reversal of Orbital Angular Momentum arising from an extreme Doppler shift," G.M. Gibson, E. Toninelli, S.A.R. Horsley, G. C. Spalding, E. Hendry, D.B. Phillips, M. J. Padgett, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 115 (15) 3800 (2018).

90. "Resolution limits of quantum ghost imaging," P. A. Moreau, E. Toninelli, P. A. Morris, R. S. Aspden, T. Gregory, G. C. Spalding, R. W. Boyd, M. J. Padgett, Optics Express 26 (6) 7528-7536 (2018).

89. "Fractionation of particles," M. P. MacDonald, K. Dholakia, S. L. Neale, G. C. Spalding, Patent US 9815058 B2 (2017).

88. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIV, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics 10347, edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2017).

87. "Studies in Mesoscopics and Quantum Microscopies," Zhenghao Ding, G. C. Spalding, Honors Projects 18, Digital Commons @ IWU (2017).

86. "Rotational dynamics and heating of trapped nanovaterite particles," Y. Arita, J. M. Richards, M. Mazilu, G. C. Spalding, S. E. Skelton Spesyvtseva, D. Craig, K. Dholakia, Proceedings SPIE 10252, 102520S (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2017).

85. "Ghost Imaging," M. Padgett, R. Aspden, G. Gibson, M. Edgar and G. C. Spalding, Optics & Photonics News 27 (10) 38-45 (2016).

84. "Rotational dynamics and heating of trapped nanovaterite particles," Y. Arita, J.M. Richards, M. Mazilu, G. C. Spalding, S.S. Spesyvtseva, D. Craig, K. Dholakia, ACS Nano 10 (12), pp. 11505-11510 (2016).

83. "Real-time 3D video utilizing a compressed sensing time-of-flight single-pixel camera," M. P. Edgar, M. Sun, G. M. Gibson, N. Radwell, D. B. Phillips, G. C. Spalding, M. J. Padgett, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9922, 99221B (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2016).

82. "Rotational dynamics and heating of trapped nanovaterite particles," Y. Arita, J. M. Richards, M. Mazilu, G. C. Spalding, S. E. Skelton Spesyvtseva, D. Craig, K. Dholakia, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9922, 99222B (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2016).

81. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9922 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2016).

80. "Video recording true single-photon double-slit interference," R.S. Aspden, M.J. Padgett, G. C. Spalding, American Journal of Physics 84, 671 (2016). Supplemental videos available online.

[This article was, for a number of months, the most highly read article in American Journal of Physics, each month, and so, according to the American Institute of Physics, became one of the three most highly read articles of that entire year, for this journal.]

79. "Quantitative micro-ultrasound characterization of gastrointestinal tissue for ultrasound capsule endoscopy," H. Lay, B.F. Cox, C.E. Demore, G. C. Spalding, S. Cochran, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 2177 (2016).

78. "Sonic Screwdrivers and Tractor Beams: what the Acoustics Community often gets wrong about gradient forces versus radiation pressure," G. C. Spalding, P. Dahl, Z. Yang, P. Glynne-Jones, M. P. MacDonald, C. Demore, S. Cochran, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 2041 (2016).

77. "Observation of image pair creation and annihilation from superluminal scattering sources," M. Clerici, G. C. Spalding, R. Warburton, A. Lyons, C. Aniculaesei, J.M. Richards, J. Leach, R. Henderson, D. Faccio, Science Advances 2, e1501691 (2016).

76. "Co-valuing instructional laboratory course offerings," G. C. Spalding, L. I. McCann, Proceedings of the symposium on Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education (Washington, D.C., 2016).

75. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9548 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2015).

74. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XI, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9164 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2014).

73. "Hybrid optical and acoustic force based sorting," P. O’Mahoney, G.W. Brodie, H. Wang, C. Démoré, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, M.P. MacDonald, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 9164, 9164-74 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2014).

72. "Acoustic tractor beam," C. Démoré, P.M. Dahl, Z. Yang, P. Glynne-Jones, A. Melzer, S. Cochran, M.P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, Physical Review Letters 112, 174302 (2014).

[This article chosen as one of Physics World's Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2014, and was highlighted, e.g., in Physics: Spotlighting Exceptional Research, an online service of the American Physical Society, in a feature available online at: https://physics.aps.org/articles/v7/46 ]

71. "Optically Transparent Piezoelectric Transducer for Ultrasonic Particle Manipulation," G. Brodie, Y. Qiu, S. Cochran, G. C. Spalding, M.P. MacDonald, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 61, 389-391 (2014).

70. "Mapping out tractor beams: topological angular momentum and reduced axial flux; gradient versus non-conservative forces," G. C. Spalding, C. Démoré, P.M. Dahl, Z. Yang, P. Glynne-Jones, M.P. MacDonald, S. Cochran, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8810, OP105-82 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2013).

69. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation X, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8810 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2013).

68. "Mechanical evidence of the orbital angular momentum to energy ratio of vortex beams," C. Démoré, Z. Yang, A. Volovick, S. Cochran, M. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, Physical Review Letters 108, 194301 (2012).

67. "Acoustic Bessel beam with combined optical trapping," G. Brodie, D. Hughes, C. Démoré, G. C. Spalding, M. MacDonald, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8458, 8458-91 (2012).

66.  Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation IX, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8458 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2012).

65. "A sonic screwdriver: acoustic angular momentum transfer for ultrasonic manipulation," C. Démoré, Z. Yang, A. Volovick, H. Wang, S. Cochran, M. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2011, Orlando, FL, 18-21 October 2011.

64. "The sonic screwdriver," G. C. Spalding, C. Démoré, A. Volovick, Z. Yang, Y. Hertzberg, M. MacDonald, A. Cochran, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8097, 8097-58 (2011).

63.  Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VIII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 8097 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2011).

62. "Fast localized wavefront correction using area-mapped phase-shift interferometry," G. Hall, G. C. Spalding, P. J. Campagnola, J. G. White, K. W. Eliceiri, Optics Letters 36, 2892-2894 (2011). [This article was also selected for publication in the October 3, 2011 issue of the Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics 6 (9) 2011]

61. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VII, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 7762 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2010).

60. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VI, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 7400 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2009).

59. "Enhanced Particle Transport in an Oscillating Sinusoidal Optical Potential," W. Mu, Z. Li, G. Wang, G. C. Spalding, J. B. Ketterson, New Journal of Physics 11, 103017 (2009).

58. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation V, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 7038 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2008).

57. "Holographic Optical Trapping," G. C. Spalding, J. Courtial, R. Di Leonardo, p. 139-168 in Structured Light and its Applications: An Introduction to Phase-Structured Beams and Nanoscale Optical Forces, edited by D. L. Andrews, Elsevier Press (2008).

56. "Force Measurements on Microspheres in an Optical Standing Wave," W. Mu, Z. Li, L. Luan, G. C. Spalding, G. Wang, J. B. Ketterson, Journal of the Optical Society B 25, 763-767 (2008).  [This article was also selected for publication in the June 17, 2008 issue of The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics.]

55. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation IV, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 6644 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2007).

54. "Force Measurement and Optically Assisted Particle Separation in an Optical Standing Wave," W. Mu, Z. Li, L. Luan, P. West, H. Kyriazes, G. C. Spalding, G. Wang, A. Feinerman, J. B. Ketterson, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 6644, 66440R (2007).

53. "Colloidal Sorting in Dynamic Optical Lattices," R. L. Smith, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, M. P. MacDonald, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics 9, S134-S138 (2007).

52. "Dynamic Control of Defects in a Two-Dimensional Optically Assisted Assembly," W. Mu, G. Wang, L. Luan, G. C. Spalding, J. B. Ketterson, New Journal of Physics 8, 70 (2006).

51. "Colloidal Traffic in Static and Dynamic Optical Lattices," R. L. Smith, G. C. Spalding, M. P. MacDonald, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 6326, 63262N (2006).

50. "Optical Separation of Particles Based on a Dynamic Interferometer," W. Mu, G. Wang, G. C. Spalding, L. Luan, P. West, H. Kyriazes, J. B. Ketterson, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 6326, 632615 (2006).

49. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation III, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 6326 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2006).

48. "Extended-area Optically Induced Organization of Microparticles Above a Surface," V. Garces-Chavez, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Applied Physics Letters 86, 031106 (2005).

47. "Optically Anisotropic Colloids of Controllable Shape," A. Fernandes-Nieves, G. Cristobal, V. Garces-Chavez, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, D. Weitz, Advanced Materials 17, 680 (2005).

46. "Sorting via injection of particle streams into an optical lattice," M. P. MacDonald, S. L. Neale, R. L. Smith, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, in Photonic Devices and Algorithms for Computing VII, edited by Khan M. Iftekharuddin, Abdul A. S. Awaal, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics,  5907, 59070E (2005).

45. "Near-field optical manipulation by using evanescent waves and surface plasmon polaritons," V. Garces-Chavez, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Proceedings SPIE 5930, 59301B (2005).

44. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation II, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5930 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2005).

43. Contributed to the section on "Optical Tweezers" in the Exploring Nanotechnology Encyclopedia, 2005.

42. "All-Optical Sorting," M. P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Optics & Photonics News 15 (12), 23 (2004).

41. "Cell Cytometry with a Light Touch: sorting microscopic matter with an optical lattice," M. P. MacDonald, S. Neale, L. Paterson, A. Richies, K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding, Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents 18 (2), 200 (2004).

40. "Reconstruction of Optical Angular Momentum after Distortion in Amplitude, Phase, and Polarization," V. Garces-Chavez, D. McGloin, M.D. Summers, A. Fernandez-Nieves, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Journal of Optics A6, S235-S238 (2004). [This article was also featured in IoP Select.]

39. "Manipulation and Filtration of Low Index Particles with Holographic Laguerre-Gaussian Optical Trap Arrays," P. A. Prentice, M. P. MacDonald, T. G. Frank, A. Cuschieri, G. C. Spalding, W. Sibbett, P. A. Campbell, K. Dholakia, Optics Express 12, 593-600 (2004).

38. "Introduction to Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation," K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5514, preface (2004).

37. "Guiding and Trapping Microparticles in an Extended Surface Field," V. Garces-Chavez, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5514, 569-577 (2004).

36. "Microfluidic Optical Sorting," M. P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5514, 1-14 (2004).

35. "Defect-free Optically Assisted Assembly of Polystyrene Spheres," G. Wang, J. B. Ketterson, G. C. Spalding, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5514, 747-754 (2004).

34. "Tailored Optical Landscapes for Biological and Colloidal Sciences," K. Dholakia, M. P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5322, 1-7 (2004).

33. Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation, Proceedings SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 5514 edited by K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2004).

32. Microfluidic Patterning Invention SA 080503: "Fractionation of Particles," application number 0310497.3, M. P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia. Patent (2004).

31. "Microfluidic Sorting in an Optical Lattice," M. P. MacDonald, G. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia, Nature 426, 421 (Nov. 27, 2003). [Note online supplementary materials.] This work was also highlighted in "News & Views" in Nature Materials 3, 9 (2004)

30. "Numerical Analysis of Waveguide-Enhanced Optical Bistability," G. Wang, G. C. Spalding, R. Huang, L. Luan, J. B. Ketterson, Optical and Quantum Electronics 35, 1357-1366 (2003).

29. "Optical Trapping of Three-Dimensional Structures Using Dynamic Holograms," H. Melville, G. F. Milne, G. C. Spalding, W. Sibbett, K. Dholakia, D. McGloin, Optics Express 11, 3562-3567 (2003).

28. "Three-Dimensional Arrays of Optical Bottle Beams," D. McGloin, G. C. Spalding, W. Sibbett, K. Dholakia, Optics Communications 255, 215 (2003).

27. "Applications of Spatial Light Modulators in Atom Optics," D. McGloin, G. C. Spalding, H. Melville, K. Dholakia, Optics Express 11, 158 (2003).

26. "Mineral and Cellular Patterning on Biomaterial Surfaces", W. L. Murphy, D. J. Mooney, D. H. Kohn, G. C. Spalding, M. T. Dearing, Holographic Patterning Invention UM 1658, serial number 09/527,638, and 10/403,250; U.S. Patent # 6,541,022.

25. "Optical Tweezers: the next generation," K. Dholakia, G. C. Spalding, M. P. MacDonald, Physics World 15, 31 (October, 2002).

24. "Evolution of a Colloidal Bean State in an Optical Pinscape," P. T. Korda, G. C. Spalding, D. G. Grier, Physical Review B 66, 024504 (2002).

23. "Nanofabrication with Holographic Optical Tweezers," P. T. Korda, G. C. Spalding, and D. G. Grier, Review of Scientific Instruments 73, 1956 (2002). [This article was also selected for publication in the April 8, 2002 issue of the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.]

22. "Computer-Generated Holographic Optical Tweezer Arrays," E.R. Dufresne, G. C. Spalding, M. T. Dearing, S. A. Sheets, D. G. Grier, Review of Scientific Instruments 72, 1810 (2001).

21. "Fabrication of Isolated Nanoparticle Circuitry via Lensless Optical Tweezing (L.O.T.s)," M. T. Dearing, G. C. Spalding, in Materials Issues and Modeling for Device Nanofabrication, edited by L. Merhari, L. T. Wille, K. Gonsalves, M. F. Gyure, S. Matsui, L. J. Whitman (Mater. Res. Soc. Proc., Boston, MA 2000).

20. "Faceting of Single-Crystal SrTiO3 during Wet Chemical Etching," G. C. Spalding, W. L. Murphy, T. M. Davidsmeier, J. E. Elenewski, in Substrate Engineering: Paving the Way to Epitaxy, edited by D. P. Norton, D. G. Schlom, N. Newman, D. H. Matthiesen (Mater. Res. Soc. Proc., Boston, MA 2000).

19. "Range of Interactions: An Experiment in Atomic and Magnetic Force Microscopy," W. L. Murphy, G. C. Spalding, American Journal of Physics 67, 905 (1999).

18. "Observed Critical Behavior in Electromagnetic Measurements on YBa2Cu3O7-x," Z.-H. Lin, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, Oriol T. Valls, Europhysics Letters 32, 573 (1995).

17. "Pair-breaking by Spin-disorder Scattering at the Antiferromagnetic Transition of the Dy3+ Sublattice of DyBa2Cu3O7-d Films," K. M. Beauchamp, G. C. Spalding, W. H. Huber, A. M. Goldman, Physical Review Letters 73, 2752 (1994).

16. "New Method for Fabricating Ultra-Narrow Metallic Wires," E. Olson, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, M. Rooks, Applied Physics Letters 65, 2740 (1994).

15. "Compound Geometric Resonances in Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox Single Crystals," J.-X. Liu, S. W. Pierson, G. C. Spalding, J.-C. Wan, A. M. Goldman, Physica B 194-196, 2233 (1994).

14. "Temperature Dependence of the Penetration Depth of YBa2Cu3O7-x Films Near Tc," Z.-H. Lin, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, B. F. Bayman, Oriol T. Valls, University of Minnesota Supercomputer Institute Research Reports, 94/222 (1994).

13. "Classes of Superconductor-Insulator Transitions in High-Tc Films," K. M. Beauchamp, G. C. Spalding, T. Wang, A. M. Goldman, Physica C 194-196, 2321 (1994).

12. "Interactions with the Dy3+ Sublattice observed in high resistance ultrathin DyBa2Cu3O7-x films," K. M. Beauchamp, G. C. Spalding, W. Huber, A. M. Goldman, J. Appl. Phys. 75, 6343 (1994).

11. "Amorphous Ge Substrates: Active or Passive Participants in Electrical Transport in Ultrathin Metal Films?," B. Nease, A. M. Mack, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, Physica C 194-196, 2347 (1994).

10. "The Interplay Between Antiferromagnetism and Superconductivity in Disordered Ultrathin High-Tc Films," K. M. Beauchamp, T. Wang, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, Physica A 200, 287 (1993).

9. "Scanning Tunneling Microscope Studies of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox Single Crystals," J.-X. Liu, S. W. Pierson, G. C. Spalding, J.-C. Wan, A. M. Goldman, Materials Science Forum 129, 86 (1993).

8. "Anomalous Magnetoresistance of Ultrathin Films of DyBa2Cu3Ox Near the Superconductor- Insulator Transition," T. Wang, K. M. Beauchamp, A. M. Mack, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, Physical Review B 47, 11619 (1993).

7. "High-Tc Superconductors as Superconducting Superlattices," J.-X. Liu, S. Pierson, G. C. Spalding, J.-C. Wan, A. M. Goldman, Europhysics Letters 20, 721 (1992).

6. "Fabrication of High-Tc Superconductors using Ozone Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy," V. S. Achutharaman, K. M. Beauchamp, N. Chandrasekhar, G. C. Spalding, B. R. Johnson, A. M. Goldman, Thin Solid Films 216, 14 (1992).

5. "Phase Separation of Photogenerated Carriers and Photo-Induced Superconductivity in High-Tc materials," G. Yu, C. H. Lee, A. J. Heeger, N. Herron, E. M. McCarron, Lin Cong, C. A. Nordman, G. C. Spalding, A. M. Goldman, Physical Review B 45, 4964 (1992).

4. "Natural Buffer Layer in DyBa2Cu3O7-x Films Grown on Si by Molecular Beam Epitaxy," C. A. Nordman, T. Wang, N. Chandrasekhar, K. M. Beauchamp, V. S. Achutharaman, R. K. Schulze, G. C. Spalding, Z-H. Lin, J. F. Evans, A. M. Goldman, J. Appl. Phys. 70, 5697 (1991).

3. "Barrier Technology for DyBa2Cu3O7-x Junctions and Related Structures," K. M. Beauchamp, Y-J. Zhang, B. R. Johnson, R. K. Schulze, G. C. Spalding, M. Tsen, T. Wang, J. F. Evans, M. L. Mecartney, A. M. Goldman, IEEE Trans. MAG 27, 3090 (1991).

2. "Quantum Magnetoresistance Fluctuations in an Amorphous Metal," W. F. Smith, T. Tighe, G. C. Spalding, M. Tinkham, C. J. Lobb, Physical Review B 43, 12267 (1991).

1. "Critical State Model for Harmonic Generation in High-Temperature Superconductors," L. Ji, R. H. Sohn, G. C. Spalding, C. J. Lobb and M. Tinkham, Physical Review B 40, 10936 (1989).

 

INVITED Talks:

Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN – Nov. 29, 2022. Physics Colloquium

AAPT Summer Meeting – July 18-22, 2020, "The Future of Optics is Programmable.”

NCS-AAPT & SPS Zone 5 Combined Meeting, High Point, NC – Mar. 20-21, 2020 (CANCELLED)

Optical Society of America (OSA) Biophotonics Congress, Tucson, AZ – April 15-17, 2019, as the featured speaker leading a session on “A celebration of the Nobel Prize winning work of Arthur Ashkin

University of Maryland, Baltimore Country, Baltimore, MD – Mar. 6, 2019. Physics Colloquium (CANCELLED)

AAPT Winter Meeting – Jan. 12-15, 2019, invited talk for a session on "The New Advanced Physics Laboratory."

Illinois State University, Normal, IL – Nov. 27, 2018. Physics Colloquium

CReO Regional Congress of Optics, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE), Baja California, Mexico – Sept. 27-28, 2018

AAPT Summer Meeting – July 28-Aug. 1, 2018, invited talk for a session on "The Physics of Star Trek."

Conference on laboratory instruction Beyond the First Year of university (BFY3) – July 25-27, 2018

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL – Nov. 30, 2017. SPIE Lecture

Miami University, Miami, OH – Nov. 15, 2017. Physics Colloquium

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN – Oct. 28, 2017. Allen Goldman Alumni Celebration Talk

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL – Oct. 20, 2017. Science Colloquium

IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, invited session on "Acoustic Tweezers and Particle Manipulation" Washington, D.C. – Sept. 6-9, 2017.

AAPT Winter Meeting – Feb. 18-21, 2017, invited session on "The Wonderful World of AJP."

2017 Optics & Photonics Winter School & Workshop, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ – Jan 6, 2017. Keynote Lecture.

APS New England Section Annual Meeting, North Adams, MA – Oct. 28-29, 2016. Plenary Talk.

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Sept. 30, 2016. Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI) Seminar

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL – Sept. 16, 2016. Faculty Colloquium

Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE), Baja California, Mexico – Sept. 2-5, 2016. Quantum Optics Group Lecture Series

Ultrasonics 2016, Lisbon, Portugal – June 6-8, 2016.

Acoustical Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Session on Vortex Beams and Radiation Torque Physics, Invited Talk – May 26, 2016.

Physics Colloquium, University of Exeter, United Kingdom – May 13, 2016

Physics Colloquium, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom – Mar. 16, 2016

Electronic Engineering & Physics Colloquium, University of Dundee, United Kingdom – Jan. 22, 2016

European Science Foundation Research Conference Trends in Optical Micromanipulation, Alpine Center of Obergurgl in Tirol, Austria – Jan. 25, 2015 (delivered by M. MacDonald)

College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona – Nov. 19, 2014

March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) 2014 Jonathan Reichert & Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction, Denver, CO – Mar. 3-7, 2014

Spring Meeting of the Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (IL-AAPT), Bloomington, IL – Mar. 28, 2014

Fall Meeting of the Chicago Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (CS-AAPT), Chicago, IL – Nov. 16, 2013

Optical Society of America (OSA) 2013 Conference on Optical Trapping Applications (OTA), Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii – Apr. 14-18, 2013

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Mar. 12, 2013. Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI) Seminar

Conference on laboratory instruction Beyond the First Year of college, Philadelphia, PA – Aug. 25, 2012

University of the South, Sewanee, TN – Nov. 7, 2012. Physics Department Colloquium

University of Maryland, College Park – April 4, 2012. Special Optics Seminar

Amherst College – Oct. 13, 2011. Physics Colloquium

Bethel College, St Paul, MN – ALPhA Immersion Dinner, July 20, 2011

2011 AAPT Winter Meeting, Jacksonville, FL – Jan. 8-12, 2011

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Nov. 4, 2010. SPIE Chapter Lecture

Illinois State University, Normal – Oct. 19, 2010. Physics Colloquium

Lawrence University – Apr. 29, 2010. Physics Colloquium

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Mar. 18, 2010. Charles Lindbergh Lecture

2010 APS/AAPT Joint Meeting, Washington, DC– Feb. 13-17, 2010.

AAPT/APS/ALPhA Topical Conference on Advanced Laboratories, Ann Arbor, MI– July 23-25, 2009.

Institute for Medical Science and Technology, Dundee, Scotland – July 2, 2009. IMSaT Seminar

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Apr. 24, 2008. Charles Lindbergh Lecture

81st American Chemical Society Colloids & Surface Science Symposium – June 24-27, 2007.

Advanced Technologies for Optical Micromanipulation, Cambridge, UK – May 9-10, 2007.

American Physical Society, March Meeting, Denver, CO – March 5-9, 2007.

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland – Feb. 12, 2007. FSB Seminar

European Science Foundation Research Conference “Trends in Optical Micromanipulation,” Alpine Center of Obergurgl in Tirol, Austria – Feb. 4-9, 2007.

Northwestern University – Sept. 28, 2006. Condensed Matter Seminar

Gordon Conference on Physics Research & Education: Electricity & Magnetism – June 11-16, 2006.

University of Maryland, College Park – April 27, 2006. Applied Dynamics Seminar

National Institutes of Health, Special Colloquia – April 26, 2006.

Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign – October 3-5, 2005, Materials Research Society Workshop on Three Dimensional Multifunctional Ceramics Composites

Illinois State University, Normal – September 27, 2005. Physics Colloquium

American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego – March 13-17, 2005.

Penn. State Univ., College Park – Sept. 29, 2004. Analytical Chemistry Seminar

European Science Foundation Workshop on Applications of Optical Tweezers, Greenock, Scotland – Sept. 9, 2004 (A Eurocores program)

Photon '04, U.K. – Sept. 8, 2004. (The largest optics event in the U.K.)

Risø National Laboratory, Denmark – June 25, 2004. Optics & Plasma Dept. Seminar

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington – Feb. 13, 2004. Nat. Sci. Colloquium

Washington Univ., St. Louis – Sept. 11, 2003. Mechanical Engineering Dept. Seminar

University of St. Andrews, Scotland – Feb. 21, 2003. Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Kenyon College, Gambier - Oct. 19, 2001. Natural Science Colloquium

University of Illinois, Urbana - July 12, 2001. Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics Seminar

Northwestern University, Evanston – Apr. 26, 2001. Condensed Matter Seminar

Washington Univ., St. Louis – Feb. 5, 2001. Cond. Matter/Materials and Biophysics Seminar

University of Illinois, Chicago – Jan. 23, 2001. Chicago Area MEMS/Nano Seminar

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington – Nov. 10, 2000. Faculty Colloquium

Illinois State University, Normal – Jan 21, 1999. AMO Seminar

Illinois State University, Normal - April 20, 1998. Physics Colloquium

Bradley University, Peoria - Dec. 6, 1996. Physics Colloquium

Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington - Natural Science Colloquium

Whitman College, Walla Walla - Science Seminar

Goucher College, Baltimore - Physics Seminar

Rhodes College, Memphis - Physics Department Seminar

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara - March 27, 1995. Physics Research Seminar 

Hamline College, St. Paul - October 20, 1994. Junior/Senior Physics Seminar

Grinnell College, Grinnell - July 14, 1994. Science Colloquium

Coe College, Cedar Rapids - July 13, 1994. Summer Series Lecture

Haverford College, Haverford - June 14, 1994. Special Departmental Colloquium

California State University, Stanislaus - April 18, 1994. General Physics Lecture

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - April 6, 1994. Departmental Colloquium

University of Kentucky, Lexington - June 14, 1993. Solid State Seminar

Washington University, St. Louis - May 14, 1993. Solid State Seminar

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis - March 11, 1993. Solid State Seminar

University of Wisconsin, Madison - Feb. 19, 1993. Solid State Seminar