Department of Mechanical Engineering

Volkan Otugen

George R. Brown Chair Professor

B.S. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1978; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1982; Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1986

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Research

Experimental and theoretical fluid mechanics; Plasma applications to aerodynamics; Micro-optical sensor technology


Publications

T. Ioppolo, N. Das and M.V. Otugen, “Whispering Gallery Modes of Microspheres in the Presence of a Changing Surrounding Medium:  A New Ray-Tracing Analysis and Sensor Experiment”, 2010, J. Appl. Phys, Vol. 107, 103105.

T. Ioppolo, M.V. Otugen and K. Marcis, “Magnetic Field-Induced Excitation and Optical Detection of Mechanical Modes of Micro-Spheres”, 2010, J. Appl. Phys, Vol. 107, 123115

T. Ioppolo and M.V. Otugen, “Magnetorheological Polydimethylsiloxane Micro-optical Resonator”, 2010, Optics Letters, Vol. 35, No.12, pp. 2037-203953.

V. Stepaniuk, T. Ioppolo, M.V. Otugen and V. Sheverev, “Attenuation of Single-Tone Ultrasound by an Atmospheric Glow Discharge Plasma Barrier”, 2010,  J. Appl. Phys, Vol. 108, 053301.

T. Ioppolo, U. K. Ayaz, and M.V. Otugen “Tuning of whispering gallery modes of polymeric micro-spheres and shells using external electric field”   SPIE Photonics West Conference, Resonators and Beam Control XI, January 24-27, 2010, San Francisco, CA

T. Ioppolo, M.V. Otugen, D. Fourguette and L. Larocque, “Effect of Acceleration on the Morphology Dependent Optical Resonances of Spherical Resonators”, 2010, in press J. Opt. Soc. Am. B .

M.V. Otugen and T. Ioppolo, “Micro-Optical Sensors for Wall Pressure and Shear Stress” 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, January 4-7, 2010 (Invited paper)

N.Q. Nguyen, N. Gupta, T. Ioppolo and M.V. Otugen, “Whispering Gallery Mode-Based Micro-Optical Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Materials”, 2009, J. Material Science, Vol. 44, pp. 1560-1571 (DOI 10.1007/s10853-3163-3)

T. Ioppolo, U.K. Ayaz and M.V. Otugen, “High-Resolution Force Sensor Based on Morphology Dependent Optical Resonances of Polymeric Spheres”, 2009, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 105 , 013535

T. Ioppolo, U.K. Ayaz and M.V. Otugen, “Tuning of Whispering Gallery Modes of Spherical Resonators Using an External Electric Field”, 2009, Optics Express, Vol. 17, No.19, pp. 16465–16479

T. Ioppolo, U.K. Ayaz and M.V. Otugen, “Performance of a Micro-Optical Wall Shear Stress Sensor Based on Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators”, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, January 5-9, 2009

T. Ioppolo, U.K. Ayaz and M.V. Otugen High-Resolution Whispering Gallery Mode Force Micro-Sensor Based on Polymeric Spheres”,  47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, January 5-9, 2009

T. Ioppolo, U. K. Ayaz, and M.V. Otugen, “Force Sensors Based on the Whispering Gallery Modes of Dielectric Microspheres” SPIE Photonics West Conference, Resonators and Beam Control XI, January 26-27, 2009, San Jose, CA (Invited paper)