Dr. Gary R. Pickrell Publications

Journal Publications:

  • Structural and thermal properties of glass composite seals and their chemical compatibility with Crofer 22APU for solid oxide fuel cells applications, Kaur, G., Singh, K, Pandey, OP, Homa, D, Scott, B and Pickrell, G, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A  vol. 240, no.5, pp.458-470, October 15, 2013.  
  • A review of bioactive glasses: Their structure, properties, fabrication and apatite formation, Kaur, G., Singh, K, Pandey, OP, Homa, D, Scott, B and Pickrell, G, Journal of Power Sources vol. 102, no.5, pp.254-274, January 2014.  
  • Superconducting Fiber, Homa, D, Y Liang, and G Pickrell, Applied Physics Lettersvol. 103, no. 8, pp. 082601-1 – 082601-4, August 19, 2013.
  • Simulation of Thermal Stress within Diffusion Couple of Composite Seals with Crofer 22apu for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Applications, Kaur, G, Homa, D, Singh, K, Pandey, OP, Scott, B, Pickrell, G,  Journal of Power Sources , vol. 242, pp. 305-313, November 15, 2013.  
  • On the verge of high temperature superconducting fibers, Homa D, Pickrell G, Kaur G, Materials Letters, vol. 121 , pp. 101-104, April 15, 2014.
  • Magnetic Sensing with Ferrofluid and Fiber Optic Connectors, Homa, D, Pickrell, G., Sensors, vol. 14 no. 3, pp. 3891-3896, February 25, 2014.  
  • Synthesis, cytotoxicity, and hydroxyapatite formation in 27-Tris-SBF for sol-gel based CaO-P2O5-SiO2-B2O3-ZnO bioactive glasses, Kaur, G., Pickrell, G, Kimsawatde, G, Homa, D, Allbee, HA, & Sriranganathan, N, Scientific reports, vol. 4,  March 18, 2014.  
  • Efficient cooling of superconducting fiber core via holey cladding, Homa D, Kaur G, Pickrell G, Liang Y.,  Cryogenics, vol. 61, pp. 25-30, January 29, 2014.  
  • High-Temperature Superconducting Fiber, Homa D, Liang Y, Pickrell G, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, vol. 27, no. 4 , pp 891-895, April 1, 2014.
  • Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fiber Chemical Sensing, Neal Pfeiffenberger, Gary Pickrell, Brian Scott, Cheng Ma, Anbo Wang, Journal of Chemical Sensors, No. 4, pages 1-, 2014
  • Silicon optical fiber diameter dependent grain size, B. L. Scott and G. R. Pickrell, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 371, pp. 134-141, 5/15/ 2013.
  • A review of bioactive glasses: Their structure, properties, fabrication, and apatite formation, Kaur, G.*, Pandey, O.P., Singh, K., Homa, D., Scott, B., Pickrell, G., Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research-A, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.34690. 2013  
  • Structural and thermal properties of glass composite seals and their chemical compatibility with Crofer 22APU for SOFC applications, Kaur, G.*, Singh, K., Pandey, O.P., Homa, D., Scott, B., Pickrell, G., Journal Of Power Sources, DOI: 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.03.142
  • Long Period Gratings in Random Hole Optical Fibers for Refractive Index Sensing, K. Wang and G. Pickrell, Sensors 11(2), 1558-1564, 2011
  • Porous capillary tubing waveguide for multigas sensing, Cheng Ma*, Brian Scott*, Gary Pickrell, and Anbo Wang, Optics Letters 35, 315-317, 2010
  • Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers, Neal Pfeiffenberger*, Gary Pickrell, Karen Kokal*, and Anbo Wang, Optical Engineering 49 (9), 1-3, 2010 (OE number 090501)
  • Porous Capillary Tubing Waveguide for High-Temperature Carbon Monoxide Detection, Ma, C. *, Scott, B. L. *, Pickrell, G. R., Wang, A., IEEE Photonics Technology Letters vol.22, no.5, pp.323-325, March1, 2010
  • In-Fiber Generation of 1500nm Signals for Optical Fiber Communication and Sensing Applications, B. Alfeeli* and G. Pickrell, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters21, 1719-1721, 2009
  • Fabrication of n-Type Silicon Optical Fibers, B. L. Scott*, K. Wang, and G. Pickrell, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 21, 1798-1800, 2009
  • Fabrication of silicon optical fiber, B. Scott*, K. Wang, V. Caluori*, and G. Pickrell, Optical Engineering 48, 100501, 2009
  • Synthesis and characterization of magnetic silica xerogels containing antimicrobials for targeting intracellular pathogens, Munusamy, Prabhakaran*; Seleem, Mohamed N.; Sriranganathan, Nammalwar; Pickrell, Gary R, Journal of Bionanoscience, 3(1), 16-21, 2009 
  • Silica-antibiotic hybrid nanoparticles for targeting intracellular pathogens, Seleem, Mohamed N.; Munusamy, Prabhakaran*; Ranjan, Ashish*; Alqublan, Hamzeh; Pickrell, Gary; Sriranganathan, Nammalwar,  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53(10),4270-4274, 2009   
  • Targeted drug delivery using silica xerogel systems to treat diseases due to intracellular pathogens, Munusamy, Prabhakaran*; Seleem, Mohamed N.; Alqublan, Hamzeh; Tyler, Ron*; Sriranganathan, Nammalwar; Pickrell, Gary, Materials Science & Engineering, C: Materials for Biological Applications,  29(8),  2313-2318, 2009  
  • Optical fiber high-temperature: sensors, Wang, Anbo; Zhu, Yizheng; Pickrell, Gary.   Optics & Photonics News, 20(3),27-31, 2009
  • Bending induced loss in random hole optical fibers, Gary Pickrell, Cheng Ma* and Anbo Wang, Optics Letters Vol. 33, No. 13, pg 1443-1445, 2008
  • Refractive index sensing of fiber optic long-period grating structures coated with a plasma deposited diamond-like carbon thin film, Smietana M, Korwin-Pawlowski, M. L., Bock WJ, Pickrell, G. R., Szmidt, Measurement Science and Technology Volume: 19   Issue: 8 Article Number: 085301, 2008
  • Behavior of Random Hole Optical Fibers Under Gamma Ray Irradiation and its Potential Use in Radiation Sensing Applications, B. Alfeeli*, G. Pickrell, M. Garland and A. Wang, Sensors  7 (5) pp 676-688, 2007
  • Sub-Nanoliter Spectroscopic Gas Sensor, Bassam Alfeeli*, Gary Pickrell and Anbo Wang, Sensors  6 (10) pp1308-1320, 2006
  • Miniature Temperature-Insensitive Fabry-Perot Fiber-Optic Pressure Sensor, Xu, Juncheng*; Wang, Xingwei*; Cooper, Kristie L.; Pickrell, Gary R.; Wang, Anbo, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 18(10), 1134-1136, 2006
  • Optimization of Layer by Layer Electrostatic Self-assembly Processing Parameters for Optical Biosensing, H. Shibru*, Y. Zhang*, K.L. Cooper, G.R. Pickrell, and A. Wang, Optical Engineering 45 (2) pp 1-6, 2006
  • Analysis Of Fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensors Using Low-Coherence Light Sources, B. Yu*, A. Wang and G. Pickrell, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24 (4), pp. 1758-68, 2006  
  • High Temperature Fiber Tip Pressure Sensor, Y. Zhu*, K. L. Cooper, G. R. Pickrell, and A. Wang, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24 (2), pp. 861-72, 2006
  • Single-Crystal Sapphire Based Optical Polarimetric Sensor For High Temperature Measurement, Y. Zhang*, G.R. Pickrell, B. Qi, A. Safaai-Jazi and A. Wang, Sensors6 (8) pp. 823-834, 2006 
  • Core Suction Technique for Fabrication of Optical Fiber Preforms, N.K. Goel*, R.H. Stolen, S. Morgan, J.K. Kim*, D. Kominsky*, and G. Pickrell, Optics Letters, 31 (4), pp. 438-440, 2006
  • Silicon Induced In-Situ Hole Formation in Optical Fibers, Gary R. Pickrell, Navin J. Manjooran*, Nitin Goel*, Dan Kominsky*, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 352 (6-7) pp 500-504, 2006
  • Biologically Self-Assembled Porous Polymers, N.J. Manjooran* and G.R. Pickrell, J. Materials Processing Technology 168(2) pp 225-229, 2005
  • Tunable Optical Filter Based White-Light Interferometry for Sensing, B. Yu*, A. Wang, G. Pickrell and J. Xu*, Optics Letters 30 (12) pp. 1452-1454, 2005
  • Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor With Self-Compensation Capability For Harsh Environment Applications, H Xiao*, J. Deng*, Z. Wang*, W. Huo*, P. Zhang*, M. Luo*, G. Pickrell, R. May, A. Wang, Optical Engineering  44(5), pp1-10, 2005
  • High Temperature Fiber Optic Cubic Zirconia Pressure Sensor, W. Peng, G.R. Pickrell, A. Wang, Optical Engineering 44 (12) art.no.124402:1-6, 2005
  • Lean Six Sigma Implementation Case Studies, G. Pickrell, H. Lyons, and J. Shaver, International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, 1 (4), pp. 369-379, 2005
  • Fiber Temperature Sensor For High Pressure Environment, Z. Huang*, W. Peng, J. Xu*, G.R. Pickrell, A. Wang, Optical Engineering 44 (10), art. no. 104401, 2005
  • A Novel Temperature-Insensitive Optical Fiber Pressure Sensor For Harsh Environments, Juncheng Xu*, Gary Pickrell, Xingwei Wang*, Wei Peng, Kristie Cooper and Anbo Wang, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 17 (4), pp 870-72, 2005
  • Penetration Rate of Water in Sapphire and Silica Optical Fibers at Elevated Temperature and Pressure, Z. Huang*, G. Pickrell, A. Wang, Optical Engineering, 43 (6), pp1272-73, 2004
  • Experimental Design in Fiber Optic Sensor Development, Xiaopei Chen*, Yan Zhang*, Gary Pickrell, Jiju Antony, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 53 (8), pp. 713-725, 2004
  • Thermally Tunable Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Filter, B. Yu*, G. Pickrell and A. Wang, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 16 (10), pp 2296-98, 2004
  • Experimental Investigation of Optical Waveguide-Based Multigas Sensing, W. Peng, G.R. Pickrell, F. Shen* and A. Wang, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 16 (10), pp 2317-19, 2004
  • Signal Processing Algorithm for White-light Single Mode Optical Fiber Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensors, M. Han*, Y. Zhang*, F. Shen*, G.R. Pickrell and A. Wang, Optics Letters, 29 (15), pp1736-38, 2004
  • Random-Hole Optical Fiber Evanescent Wave Gas Sensing, G. Pickrell, W. Peng and A. Wang, Optics Letters, 29 (13), pp 1476-78, 2004
  • Microstructural Analysis of Random Hole Optical Fibers, G. Pickrell, D. Kominsky*, R. Stolen, F. Ellis*, J. Kim*, A. Safaai-Jazi, and A. Wang, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 16 (2), pg 491-93, 2004 
  • Self-Compensating Fiber Optic Flow Sensor System And Its Field Application, W. Peng, G. R. Pickrell, Z. Huang*, J. Xu*, D.W. Kim*, B. Qi, A. Wang, Applied Optics,43 (8), pp.1752-1760, 2004
  • Single-Crystal Sapphire-Based Optical High Temperature Sensor For Harsh Environments, Y. Zhang*, G.R. Pickrell, B. Qi, and A. Wang, Optical Engineering, 43 (1), pg 157-164, 2004
  • Novel Data Processing Techniques for Dispersive White Light Interferometer; Bing Qi, Gary Pickrell, Juncheng Xu, Po Zhang, Yuhong Duan, Wei Peng, Zhengyu Huang, Russell G May, Anbo Wang, Optical Engineering Vol. 42, No. 11, pg 3165-71, 2003
  • Single Crystal Sapphire Fiber-Based Strain Sensor For High Temperature Applications, Hai Xiao, Jiangdong Deng, Gary Pickrell, Russell G. May, and Anbo Wang, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Volume 21, No. 10, pg 2276-83, 2003
  • Generation of Random Hole Optical Fibers, Dan Kominsky, Gary Pickrell and Roger Stolen, Vol. 28, Issue 16, 1409-11, Optics Letters, August 2003
  • Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry Interrogation of Multiplexed Low-Reflectance Bragg Grating Based Sensor System, Po Zhang, H. H. Cerecedo-Núñez, B. Qi, G. Pickrell, and Anbo Wang, Optical Engineering, Vol. 42, No. 6 1597-1603, June 2003
  • A New Generation Of Low Mass Kiln Furniture, S. Matthews and G. Pickrell, The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol. 78, no.2, pp 77-78, 1999
  • High Temperature Alkali Corrosion Kinetics Of SiC And Si3N4, G.R. Pickrell, T. Sun, and J.J. Brown, Jr, Fuel Processing Technology Journal, vol. 44(1-3), pg.213-236, 1995
  • Corrosion Kinetics of Silicon Nitride In Dry Air Containing Sodium Nitrate Vapors, Tawei Sun, Gary R. Pickrell and Jesse J. Brown, Jr., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 77 [12] 3209-14 (1994)

 

Conference Publications:

  • Composite seals and their interaction with YSZ and Crofer 22 APU for planar solid oxide fuel cells. Gurbinder Kaur*, Gary Pickrell , Dan Homa 
  • International Union of Materials Research Societies-International Conference in Asia (IUMRS-ICA 2013) during December 16-20, 2013 at Bangalore (India) (MRSI Best Paper AWARD)
  • Study of sealing behaviour of yttrium borosilicate glass sealants with Crofer 22YSZ and YSZ for planar solid oxide cells by V. Kumar, G. Kaur, G. Pickrell, K. Lu, Emerging Horizons in Science and Technology (EHST-2014) held in Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, India on 17-18 January, 2014.
  • p-type silicon optical fiber, Brian Scott, Ke Wang, Adam Floyd, and Gary Pickrell, Advances in Synthesis, Processing and Applications of Nanostructures: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 238, pp 103-108, October 2012.
  • Random-hole optical fiber sensors and their sensing applications, Ke Wang, Brian Scott, Neal Pfeiffenberger, and Gary Pickrell, Advances in Synthesis, Processing and Applications of Nanostructures: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 238, pp 129-134, October 2012
  • Porous Materials using Ice as the Pore Forming Agent, Samantha Smith and Gary Pickrell, Advances in Synthesis, Processing and Applications of Nanostructures: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 238, pp 121-128, October 2012
  • Finite Element Modeling for Mode Reduction in Bundled Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers, Neal Pfeiffenberger, and Gary Pickrell. Advances in Synthesis, Processing and Applications of Nanostructures: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 238, pp 93-102, October 2012
  • Modal Reduction in 6-Rod Bundled Single-Crystal Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers,Neal Pfeiffenberger, and Gary Pickrell. Proceedings of SPIE, volume 8370, June, 2012
  • Modeling and optimizing the thermal stress distribution in a plasma spray system used to attach fiber optic sensors, Amanda Krause and Gary Pickrell, MS&T proceedings, October, 2012
  • Performance of randomly distributed holes optical fibers under low dose gamma-ray irradiation,Bassam Alfeeli*; Shree Narayanan*; Doug Smiley; Donald Conner; Gary Pickrell, Proceedings Vol. 7934 Optical Components and Materials VIII, edited by Michel J. F. Digonnet; Shibin Jiang; John W. Glesener; J. Christopher Dries, 79341M, 23 February 2011                 
  • Examining Defects in Solid Core 2-D Photonic Band-Gap Fibers with High Index Inclusions, N. T Pfeiffenberger*, and G. R. Pickrell, in Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology, Volume 222, pages 251-258, edited by K. Fox, E. Hoffman, N. Manjooran and G. Pickrell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2010
  • Nanocoating enhanced optical fiber sensors, Smietana, M.; Bock, W. J.; Szmidt, J.; Pickrell, G. R.    Ceramic Transactions  in Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology, Volume 222, pages 275-286, edited by K. Fox, E. Hoffman, N. Manjooran and G. Pickrell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2010
  • Structural Changes and Stability of Pore Morphologies of a Porous Glass at Elevated Temperatures, B. Scott* and G. Pickrell, Advances in Energy Materials: Ceramic Transactions, 205, 145-158 (2009)
  • Increased functionality of novel nano-porous fiber optic structures through electroless copper deposition and quantum dot solutions, Wooddell*, Michael G.; Pickrell, Gary; Scott, Brian*, Ceramic Transactions (Advances in Energy Materials) 205 pp. 123-134. 2009
  • The modeling of electromagnetic wave propagation of nano-structured fibers for sensor applications, N. T. Pfeiffenberger*, G. Pickrell, Transactions (Advances in Energy Materials) 205 pp. 117-122, 2009
  • Novel Structures in Random Hole Optical Fibers, Gary Pickrell and Evgenya Smirnova, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors, art.no. 1597803, pp. 731-734, 2005, invited paper  Note: IEEE sensors conference papers are accepted based on peer review of a 2 page summary of results.  The acceptance rate for papers submitted to the conference in 2007 was reported to be 45%
  • Hybrid Ordered Hole-Random Hole Optical Fibers, Gary Pickrell, Evgenya Smirnova, Stanton Dehaven and Robert Rogowski, Advances in Science and Technology, 45, pp 2598-2607, 2006, invited paper
  • A Theoretical and Mathematical Basis towards Dispersing Nanoparticles and Biological Agents for Fabricating Porous Structures Considering a System with Pure Steric Repulsion, N. Manjooran*, G. Pickrell, in Advances in Bioceramics and Biocomposites II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 27(6), pp. 87-94, 2006
  • Incorporation of Biological Agents in Random Hole Optical Fibers, Gary Pickrell, Navin Manjooran*, Ceramic Transactions, 173, pp 39-46, 2006
  • Biologically Derived Nano and Micro Porous Material, G. Pickrell and N. Manjooran*, Ceramic Transactions, 172, pp 229-36, 2006
  • Incorporation and Characterization of Carbon Nano Tubes in Random Hole Optical Fibers, N. Manjooran*, G. Pickrell, Ceramic Transactions, 172, pp 87-94, 2006
  • Complementary Fungus-Derived Micro-Porosity in Nano Materials, N. Manjooran*, G. Pickrell, Ceramic Transactions, 172, pp 193-98, 2006
  • Adhesion-Non Adhesion Behavior of Non-Polar Solvent Based SiC Slurries for Electro-photographic Solid Freeform Fabrication Applications, N.J. Manjooran*, G.R. Pickrell, W.M. Sigmund, Ceramic Transactions, 177, pp 25-32, 2006
  • Precise Cavity Length Control in Fiber Optic Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometers, J. Xu*, G. R. Pickrell, K. L Cooper, P. Zhang*, and A. Wang, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO, 3, art. no. CThL5, pp.1748-1750, 2005
  • Finite Element Modeling for Mode Reduction in Bundled Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers, Neal Pfeiffenberger and Gary Pickrell, accepted for MS&T 2011
  • Fabrication of P-Type Silicon Optical Fiber, Brian Scott; Ke Wang; Gary, accepted for MS&T 2011
  • Porous Material Fabrication Using Ice Particles as a Pore Forming Agent: Samantha Smith; Gary Pickrell, accepted for MS&T 2011
  • Random-Hole Optical Fiber Sensors for Industrial Applications: Ke Wang; Gary Pickrell, accepted for MS&T 2011
  • Fiber-optic high-temperature sensing system and its field application , Y. Zhu*, F. Shen, Z. Huang*, G. R. Pickrell, K. L. Cooper, A. Wang, J. McDaniel, and T. Pedro, Optics East: Sensors for Harsh Environments III, Proc. SPIE, vol. 6757, H. Xiao and A. Wang, Eds., Boston, 2007
  • Stochastic holey optical fibers for gas sensing applications, G. R. Pickrell, B. L. Scott*, C. Ma*, K. L. Cooper, and A. Wang, invited paper; Optics East: Sensors for Harsh Environments III, Proc. SPIE, vol. 6757, H. Xiao and A. Wang, Eds., Boston, 2007.
  • Development of Stochastic Optical Fibers for Structural Health Monitoring Applications, Michael Wooddell*, Gary Pickrell and Teng Ooi, Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring, September 11-13, Stanford, California, 2007
  • Long Period Gratings on Random Hole Optical Fibers and Microstructured Disordered Fibers, Michael Korwin-Pawlowski, Gary Pickrell, Predrag Mikulic, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6767, art. no. 12.735559, 2007
  • Novel Chemical and Biological Fiber Optic Sensor, B. Scott*, C. Ma*, G. Pickrell, K. Cooper, A. Wang and T. Ooi, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6556, art. no. 65560F, 2007
  • UV-Induced Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensors And Their Multiplexing For Temperature And Strain Sensing, F. Shen*, Z. Wang*, W. Peng, K. Cooper, G. Pickrell, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6174, art. no. 6174D, 2006 
  • Fiber Optic Chemical Sensing, G. Pickrell, W. Peng, B. Alfeeli* and A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998, art. no. 12.634338, 2005, invited paper
  • Frequency Division Multiplexed Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensors For Quasi-Distributed Temperature Monitoring In A Selective Catalytic Reduction Unit, F. Shen*, Z. Huang*, Y. Zhu*, G. Pickrell, and Anbo Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998, 2005, invited paper 
  • Comparison of Porous Structural Ceramics and Porous Polymers Fabricated using Biological Agents and Nano Particles, N. Manjooran*, E. Hartsell*, and G. Pickrell, Materials Science and Technology, 4, pp. 195-202, 2005
  • Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors for Harsh Environments, J. Xu*, G. Pickrell and A. Wang, Proceedings of the International Instrumentation Symposium, 457, pp. 307-334, 2005
  • Carbon Nano Tubes, Ceramic Materials and Biological Cells Deposited in Random Hole Optical Fibers, N. Manjooran* and G. Pickrell, Science and Technology of Powdered Materials, Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology conference, 4, pp.15-22, 2005
  • Fabrication, Characterization and Deposition of Materials from Liquids in Random Hole Optical Fibers, Navin Manjooran*, Gary Pickrell, in Processing, Properties, and Applications of Porous Ceramics–A Symposium in Honor of David Green: Applications of Porous Materials II, Proceedings ISBN 1-57498-230-3; 2005, pp 230-233,  2005 Processing, 107th Annual Meeting, Exposition and Technology Fair of the American Ceramic Society, Baltimore, MD, 2005 (published on CD)
  • High Temperature Thermometer with Fiber Optic Readout, J. Xu*, G.R. Pickrell, K.L. Cooper and A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998, pp. 81-85, 2005
  • Voltage and Time Dependence Characteristics on Optical Density for Non-Polar SiC Based Slurries for ESFF Applications, Navin Manjooran*, Gary Pickrell, Wolfgang M. Sigmund in Basic Science Division Focused Session 2: Powder Synthesis and Processing-Forming Techniques, Proceedings ISBN 1-57498-230-3; 2005 107thAnnual Meeting, Exposition and Technology Fair of the American Ceramic Society, Baltimore, MD, 2005 (published on CD)
  • Miniature Fiber Optic Pressure And Temperature Sensors, J. Xu*, X. Wang*, K.L. Cooper, G.R. Pickrell, and A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6004, art. no. 600403, pp. 7-12, 2005
  • Vacuum-Sealed High Temperature, High Bandwidth Fiber Optic Pressure And Acoustic Sensors, J. Xu*, G. Pickrell, X. Wang*, B. Yu*, K. Cooper, and Anbo Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998, pp.67-72, 2005
  • Verifying An All Fused Silica Miniature Fiber Optic Tip Pressure Sensor Performance With Turbine Engine Field Test, J. Xu*, Y. Zhu*, B. Yu*, M. Han*, K. Cooper, G. Pickrell, A. Wang, A. Ringshia, and W. Ng, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998, pp. 169-177, 2005
  • An Optical Fiber Tip Pressure Sensor For Medical Applications, X. Wang*, J. Xu*, J. Zhu*, B. Yu*, M. Han*, K.L. Cooper, G.R. Pickrell, A. Ringshia*, and W. NG, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), 2, art. no. JTuC46, pp. 916-918, 2005
  • New Fabrication Technique for Random Hole Optical Fibers, G.R. Pickrell, N.J. Manjooran*, N.K. Goel*, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5589, pp. 257-265, 2004
  • Implementation of Lean Six Sigma at Moog Components Group Case Studies, Gary Pickrell, Jim Lyons and Judy Shaver, Proceedings of the International Conference on Six Sigma, pg 83-96, 2004
  • Analysis of White-light Fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensors, B. Yu*, A. Wang, G. Pickrell, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5998,  pp.120-131, 2004
  • Miniature Fiber–Optic Pressure Sensor For Turbine Engine, Y. Zu*, G. Pickrell, X. Wang*, J. Xu*, B. Yu*, M. Han*, K. Cooper, A. Wang, A. Ringshia, W. Ng, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5590, pg 11-18, 2004
  • Fiber-Optic High-Temperature Thermometer Using Sapphire Fiber, Y. Zu*, Z. Huang*, M. Han*, F. Shen*, G. Pickrell, and A. Wang, Harsh Environment SensingProceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5590, pg 19-26, 2004
  • Hollow Fiber Optic Waveguide Gas Sensor For Simultaneous Monitoring Of Multiple Gas Species, Wei Peng, Gary Pickrell, Fabin Shen* and Anbo Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5589, pg 1-7, 2004
  • Epoxy-Free High Temperature Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors For Gas Turbine Engine Applications, J. Xu*, G. Pickrell, B. Yu*, M. Han*, Y. Zhu*, X. Wang*, K.L. Cooper, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5590, pg 1-10, 2004
  • UV-Induced Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensors, F. Shen*, W. Peng, K. Cooper, G. Pickrell and A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5590, pg 47-56, 2004
  • Grating Assisted Operating-Point Tuning For Fiber Optic Fabry Perot Interferometric Sensors, B. Yu*, G. Pickrell and A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5272, pp.41-48, 2004
  • Colloidal Quantum Dots Entrained In Microstructured Optical Fibers, C.Holten, K. Meissener, E. Hertz*, D. Kominsky*, G. Pickrell, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5335, pg 258-65, 2004 
  • High-Pressure Fiber Optic Acoustic Sensor, Z. Huang*, J. Deng*, W. Peng, G. Pickrell, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5589, pp. 278-86, 2004
  • Sapphire Temperature Sensor Coal Gasifier Field Test, Z. Huang*, G. Pickrell, J. Xu*, Y. Wang*, Y. Zhang*, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5590, pg 27-36, 2004
  • Cubic Zirconia-Based High Temperature Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor, W. Peng, G.R. Pickrell, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5272, pp. 216-222, 2004
  • Novel Single-Phase Fiber Optic Flow Sensor System, W. Peng, G.R. Pickrell, J. Xu*, Z. Huang*, D.W. Kim*, B. Qi, A. Wang, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5272, pp. 223-229, 2004
  • Random Hole Optical Fibers, G.R. Pickrell, D. Kominsky*, and R. Stolen, Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5272, pp. 207-15, 2004
  • Investigation on Cubic Zirconia-based fiber optic sensor pressure for high temperature application, Wei Peng, Gary R. Pickrell, Bing Qi, Anbo Wang, The Second IEEE International Conference on Sensors, Vol.2, No.1, pp.713-17, 2003
  • Photonic Sensor Research At Virginia Tech, Gary Pickrell, Kristie Cooper and Anbo Wang, Invited Paper, National Science Foundation – European Science Foundation joint Workshop Advancing Technological Frontiers for Feasibility of Ageless Structures, Strasbourg, France October 2-4, 2003
  • Single Crystal Sapphire Temperature Measurement System for Use in Coal Gasifiers, Gary Pickrell, Yibing Zhang*, Zorana Dicic* and Anbo Wang, Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, 20 pp 222-237, 2003
  • Cubic zirconia-based high temperature fiber optic pressure sensor, Wei Peng, Gary R. Pickrell, Anbo Wang, Industrial and Highway Sensors Technology, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5272, pp. 216-222, 2003
  • Novel single-phase fiber optic flow sensor system, Wei Peng, Gary R. Pickrell, Juncheng Xu*, Zhengyu Huang*, Dae Woong*, Bing Qi, Anbo Wang, Industrial and Highway Sensors Technology, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5272, pp. 223-229, 2003
  • Highly Multiplexed Fiber Optic Sensors for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring, Anbo Wang, Po Zhang*, Kristie Cooper, and Gary Pickrell, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 15-17th, 2003, Stanford, CA
  • Some Recent Advances in Fiber Optic Temperature and Pressure Sensors, Invited Paper, Gary Pickrell and Anbo Wang, 2003 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium, August 17-23, 2003, Tampa, Fl.
  • BPDI Based Optical Temperature Sensor For Real-Time High Temperature Measurements For The Coal Gasification Process, Yibing Zhang*, Gary Pickrell, Bing Qi, Russell May, Anbo Wang, Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4920, p. 9-15, 2002
  •  Double Tubing Encapsulated Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor, Juncheng Xu*, Gary Pickrell, Huang Zhengyu*, Bing Qi, Po Zhang*, Wei Peng*, Russell May, and Anbo Wang, The 8th Symposium on Temperature, AIP conference proceedings, vol. 684, no.1, pp. 1021-26, 2003 
  • Development of a Temperature Measurement System for Use in Coal Gasifiers, Gary Pickrell, Yibing Zhang and Anbo Wang, 19th Annual Pittsburgh Coal Conference Proceedings, Pittsburgh, PA, September 24-27, 2002
  • Single Crystal Sapphire High Temperature Measurement Instrument for Coal Gasification, Yibing Zhang*, Gary Pickrell, Bing Qi, Russell G. May, Anbo Wang, The 8th Symposium on Temperature: Its Measurement and Application in Science and Industry Conference Proceedings, Chicago, Illinois October 21-25, 2002 
  • Novel Techniques For The Fabrication Of Holey Optical Fibers, G.R. Pickrell, D. Kominsky*, R. H. Stolen, A. Safaai-Jazi, R.G. May, and A. Wang, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 271-82, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • Diffusion Of Water In Optical Fibers At Elevated Temperature And Pressure, G.R. Pickrell, Y. Duan*, B. Qi, R.G. May, and A. Wang, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 239-50, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • Optical Sensor Research At Virginia Tech Center for Photonics Technology, (Invited Paper), A. Wang and G. Pickrell (presenting author), Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 1-7, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • Single-Crystal Sapphire High Temperature Sensor, Y. Zhang*, B. Qi., Y. Duan*, G.R. Pickrell, R.G. May, and A. Wang, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 191-197, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • Fiber Optic Pressure And Temperature Sensors For Oil Down Hole Application, B. Qi, G.R. Pickrell, P. Zhang*, Y. Duan*, W. Peng, J. Xu*, Z. Huang*, R.G. May, and A. Wang, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 182-90, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • High Temperature Optical Fiber Instrumentation for Gas Flow Monitoring in Gas Turbine Engines, A. Roberts*, R.G. May, G.R. Pickrell, and A. Wang, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and ApplicationsProc. SPIE, pg 210-19, Vol. 4578, 2001 
  • High Temperature Sensing Based On Broadband Polarimetric Interferometer, Yibing Zhang*, Gary Pickrell, Bing Qi, Russell May, and Anbo Wang, Proceedings of the ISA/IEEE Sensors for Industry Conference (SIcon01), Rosemont, Illinois, pages 303-307, November, 2001. 
  • Optical Fiber Sensors for Harsh Environments, Anbo Wang, Hai Xiao, Russell May, Jun Wang*, Wei Zhao*, Jiangdong Deng*, Po Zhang*, and Gary Pickrell, International Conference on Sensors and Control Techniques (ICSC 2000), Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4077, p 2-6, 2000

 

Patents:

  • US Patent Number 7632440 Porous Ceramic, Metal Porous Ceramic, Polymer and Metal Materials with Pores Created by Biological Fermentation, Inventors: Gary Pickrell, issued December 15th 2009
  • US Patent Number 7567742 Holey Optical Fiber with Random Pattern of Holes and Method for Making Same, Inventors: Gary Pickrell, Dan Kominsky, Roger Stolen, Jeong Kim, Ahmad Safaai-Jazi, and Anbo Wang, issued July 28th, 2009
  • US Patent Number 7444838 Holey Optical Fiber with Random Pattern of Holes and Method for Making Same, Inventors: Gary Pickrell, Dan Kominsky, Roger Stolen, Jeong Kim, Ahmad Safaai-Jazi, and Anbo Wang, issued November 4, 2008
  • US Patent Number 7157115 Porous Ceramic, Metal Porous Ceramic, Polymer and Metal Materials with Pores Created by Biological Fermentation, Inventors: Gary Pickrell, issued January 2nd, 2007
  • US Patent Number 6928202 Method and Apparatus for Packaging Optical Fiber Sensors for Harsh Environments, Inventors: Gary Pickrell, Yuhong Duan and Anbo Wang, issued August 9th, 2005
  • US Patent Number 6773825 Porous Articles and Method for Manufacturing Thereof, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell Kenneth R. Butcher, and Chi-Li Lin, issued August 10, 2004
  • US Patent Number 6592787 Improved Porous Articles and Method for Manufacturing Thereof, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell Kenneth R. Butcher, and Chi-Li Lin, issued July 15, 2003
  • US Patent Number 6235665 Porous Ceramic Articles, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell and Kenneth R. Butcher, issued May 22, 2001
  • US Patent Number 6210612 Method of Manufacture of Porous Ceramic Articles, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell and Kenneth R. Butcher, issued April 3, 2001 
  • US Patent Number 5656541 Low Temperature P2O5 Oxide Diffusion Source, Inventors: James E. Rapp and Gary R. Pickrell, issued August 12, 1997
  • US Patent Number 5629234 High Temperature Phosphorous Oxide Diffusion Source, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell and James E. Rapp, issued May 13, 1997
  • US Patent Number 5350460 High Temperature Phosphorous Oxide Diffusion Source, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell and James E. Rapp, issued September 27, 1994
  • US Patent Number 5350461 Low Temperature Oxide Solid Diffusion Source, Inventors: Gary R. Pickrell and James E. Rapp, issued September 27, 1994
  • US Patent Number 4846902 Solid Diffusion Source of GD Oxide /P2O5 Compound and Method of Making Doped Silicon Wafer, Inventor: Gary R. Pickrell, issued July 11, 1989