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P. David Flammer

  • Physics
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401, USA

Education

Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic Field Theory and Simulation
  • Charge Transport Simulation
  • Integrated Optics/Photonics
  • THz Detection
  • Hybrid Plasmonic Structures
  • Plasmonic Polarimetry
  • Nano-Structured Photovoltaics
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Finite Element Modeling
  • Boundary Integral Solutions using Green's Functions

Teaching Interests

  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Studio Teaching Method
  • Active Learning Models
  • Online Interactive Learning

Courses

  • PHGN100 - MECHANICS
  • PHGN200 - ELECTROMAGNETISM AND OPTICS
  • PHGN350 - INTERMEDIATE MECHANICS
  • PHGN462 - ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND OPTICAL PHYSICS (Advanced Electricity & Magnetism)

Other Activities

  • Online database management and online operating systems.
  • Business intelligence, reporting, and data mining
  • Nonlinear regression on large data sets
  • Developed an online Enhanced SQL Portal for MySQL

Publications and Patents

  • Preprints/In Preparation
    • "A Complete Pure Electromagnetic Field Theory," P. D. Flammer, In preparation, 2015, URL
       
  • 2016
    • "Dynamics of spherical distributions of charge with small internal dipolar motion," P. D. Flammer, Phys. Rev. E 93, 042114 (April 2016)) URL
       
  • 2014
    • "Designing Plasmonic Structures," Doctoral Dissertation, Colorado School of Mines, May 2014.
       
  • 2013
  • 2012
    • "Plasmonic micropolarizers for full Stokes vector imaging," J. J. Peltzer; K. A. Bachman; J. W. Rose; P. D. Flammer; T. E. Furtak; R. T. Collins; R. E. Hollingsworth, Proc. SPIE 8364, Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing X, 83640O (8 June 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919324
       
    • "Spiral plasmonic nanoantennas as circular polarization transmission filters," K. A. Bachman, J. J. Peltzer, P. D. Flammer, T. E. Furtak, R. T. Collins, and R. E. Hollingsworth, Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 1308-1319 (2012) doi: 10.1364/OE.20.001308
       
    • "Plasmonic Band-Pass Microfilters for LWIR Absorption Spectroscopy," J. M. Banks, P. D. Flammer, T. E. Furtak, R. E. Hollingsworth, and R. T. Collins, International Journal of Optics, Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 916482, 9 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/916482
       
  • 2011
    • "Ultra-high extinction ratio micropolarizers using plasmonic lenses," J. J. Peltzer, P. D. Flammer, T. E. Furtak, R. T. Collins, and R. E. Hollingsworth, Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 19, pp. 18072-18079 (2011) doi: 10.1364/OE.19.018072
       
  • 2010
    • Patent US20100014808 A1, "Hybrid dielectric/surface plasmon polariton waveguide with grating coupling", January 21, 2010
       
    • "Hybrid plasmon/dielectric waveguide for integrated silicon-on-insulator optical elements," P. D. Flammer, J. M. Banks, T. E. Furtak, C. G. Durfee, R. E. Hollingsworth, and R. T. Collins, Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 21013-21023 (2010) doi: 10.1364/OE.18.021013
       
    • "Grating Coupling with Hybrid Plasmonic/Dielectric Structure Efficiently Converts Light to Surface Plasmons," Philip D. Flammer, Thomas E. Furtak, Charles G. Durfee, Reuben T. Collins, and Russell E. Hollingsworth, 2010 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS, May 20, 2010, San Jose, CA, USA.
       
    • "Hybrid Surface Plasmon/Dielectric Waveguides for VLSI-compatible Integrated Optics," J. M. Bank, T. E. Furtak, P. D. Flammer, C. G. Durfee, R. E. Hollingsworth and R. T. Collins, Spring 2010 Meeting of the MRS, April 9, 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 2009
    • "Hybrid plasmon/dielectric waveguide for integrated silicon-on-insulator optical elements," Jonathan Banks, David Flammer, Charles Durfee, Tom Furtak, Reuben Collins, and Russell Hollingsworth, Fall 2009 Meeting of the Four Corners Section of the APS, Oct. 24, 2009, Golden, CO USA (URL)
       
    • "Silicon-Compatible Surface Plasmon Optical Elements," Reuben Collins, Thomas Furtak, Charles Durfee, David Flammer, Jon Banks, and Russell Hollingsworth, AFOSR Joint Electronics Workshop, May 27, 2009, Arlington, VA, USA.
  • 2008
    • "Toward silicon-compatible modulation of plasmonic waveguides," T. E. Furtak, P. D. Flammer, C. G. Durfee, A. J. Sabbah, R. T. Collins, and R. E. Hollingsworth, 2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS, May 8, 2008, San Jose CA, USA. (URL)
       
    • "Silicon-compatible Ultra-long-range Surface Plasmon Modes," A. Sabbah, C. G. Durfee, R. T. Collins, T. E. Furtak, R. E. Hollingsworth, and P. D. Flammer, Spring 2008 Meeting of the MRS, March 26, 2008, San Francisco CA, USA. (URL)
       
    • "Silicon-Compatible Surface Plasmon Optical Elements," Reuben Collins, Thomas Furtak, Charles Durfee, David Flammer, and Ali Sabbah, AFRL-AFOSR Nano Initiative Review, May 6, 2008, Dayton, OH, USA.
       
    • "Silicon-Compatible Optical Elements," C. G. Durfee, T. E. Furtak, R. E. Hollingsworth, A. J. Sabbah, P. D. Flammer, and R. T. Collins, presentation at the 2008 Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Science XXIV Conference. Oct. 22, 2008, Rochester NY, USA.
  • 2007
    • "Interference and resonant cavity effects explain enhanced transmission through subwavelength apertures in thin metal films," P. D. Flammer, I. C. Schick, R. T. Collins, and R. E. Hollingsworth, Optics Express, 15, 7984 (2007). (URL)
       
    • "MOS compatible ultra long range surface plasmon modes," C. G. Durfee, Thomas E. Furtak, A. J. Sabbah, P. D. Flammer, R. E. Hollingsworth, R. T. Collins, SPIE Symposium on NanoScience + Engineering - Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties V, Aug. 28, 2007, San Diego, CA, USA.
       
    • "Ultra-Long Range Surface Plasmon Structures for Plasmonic Devices," Charles G. Durfee, Reuben T. Collins, P. David Flammer, Thomas E. Furtak, Russell E. Hollingsworth, CLEO/QELS 2007, May 10, 2007, Baltimore Md, USA. (URL) (PDF)
       
    • "Explaining enhanced optical transmission through sub-wavelength apertures: surface plasmon polaritons vs. composite diffracted evanescent waves," P. D. Flammer, R. T. Collins, I. C. Schick, and R. E. Hollingsworth, CLEO/QELS Proc., QThI2 (2007). (URL) (PDF)
       
    • "Ultra-long range surface plasmon modes," Charles G. Durfee, Reuben T. Collins, Thomas E. Furtak, and Russell E. Hollingsworth, 2007 March Meeting of the APS, March 8, 2007, Denver, CO, USA. (URL)
       
    • "Explaining Enhanced Optical Transmission Through Sub-Wavelength Apertures: Surface Plasmon Polaritons vs. Composite Diffracted Evanescent Waves," P. D. Flammer, I.C. Schick, R.T. Collins, R.E. Hollingsworth, Optical Society of America, 2007, OCIS codes: 240.6690, 230.5750 (URL) (PDF)
       
    • "Theoretical Study of Optical Transmission Enhancement through Sub-Wavelength Apertures: Determining the Role of Surface Plasmon Polaritons," Phillip Flammer; James Martineau; Reuben Collins; Ian Schick; Michael Horowitz; Russell Hollingsworth, American Physical Society, APS March Meeting, March 5-9, 2007, abstract #V44.002, BAPS.2007.MAR.V44.2 (URL)
       
    • "High Efficiency Surface Plasmon Enhanced Near-field Scanning Optical Microscope Probe Development," Hollingsworth, R. E.; Nuebel, G. J.; Schick, I. C.; Flammer, P. D.; Martineau, J. T.; Hurowitz, M. A.; Collins, R. T., American Physical Society, APS March Meeting, March 5-9, 2007, abstract #L38.011, BAPS.2007.MAR.L38.11 (URL)
  • 2006
    • "Near-field scanning optical nanolithography with surface-wave enhanced probes," R. T. Collins, C. Veauvy, I. C. Schick, P. D. Flammer, M. A. Hurowitz, J. T. Martineau, E. J. Schick, R. E. Hollingsworth and G. J. Nuebel. IS&T Digital Fabrication Proc., 2, pp. 111 (2006).
       
    • "Theoretical study of enhanced transmission through subwavelength linear apertures flanked by periodic corrugations," P. Flammer, I. Schick, J. Yarbrough, C. Allen, G. Nuebel, E. Schick, J. Dahda, J. Martineau, M. Hurowitz, R. Hollingsworth, and R. Collins, SPIE Opt. Photonics Proc. 6323, 63,231Z (2006). (URL)
       
    • "Experimental study of enhanced transmission through subwavelength linear apertures flanked by periodic corrugations," I. Schick, P. Flammer, J. Yarbrough, C. Allen, G. Nuebel, E. Schick, J. Dahda, J. Martineau, M. Hurowitz, R. Hollingsworth, and R. Collins, SPIE Opt. Photonics Proc. 6323, 63,230L (2006). (URL)
       
  • 2005
    • "Theoretical and experimental study of surface plasmon enhanced transmission of subwavelength apertures," Schick, Ian; Hollingsworth, Russell. American Physical Society, APS March Meeting, March 21-25, 2005, abstract #N16.001 (URL)