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John P. Barton
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John Barton

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John Barton

Education

  • Ph.D., 1980, Stanford University
  • M.S., 1974, Stanford University
  • B.S., 1973, University of Missouri-Columbia

Research Interests

  • Laser beam/particle interactions
  • Acoustics
  • Electromagnetic wave theory
  • High temperature gas dynamics
  • Fluid mechanics, experimental methods
  • Data acquisition and analysis

Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • Ph.D., 1980, Stanford University
  • M.S., 1974, Stanford University
  • B.S., 1973, University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Barton joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1986. Prior to coming to UNL, he taught mechanical engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Barton is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Optical Society of America (OSA), Tua Beta Pi and Sigma Xi.


Selected Publications


  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Field for a Focused Light Sheet Incident on a Plane Surface," Journal of Optical Society of America, 2005.
  • Barton, J.P., Wolff, N.L., Zhang, H., and Tarawneh, C., "Near-Field Calculations for a Rigid Spheroid with an Arbitrary Incident Acoustic Field," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 113, pp. 1216-1222, 2003.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Field Calculations for an Irregularly Shaped, Near-Spheroidal Particle with Arbitrary Illumination," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 19, No. 12, pp. 2429-2435, 2002.
  • Barton, J.P., "Internal, Near-Surface, and Scattered Electromagnetic Fields for a Layered Spheroid with Arbitrary Illumination," Applied Optics, Vol. 40, No. 21, pp. 3598-3607, 2001.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Fields for a Spheroidal Particle wth an Arbitrary Embedded Source," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 458-464, 2000.
  • Barton, J.P., "Far-Field Scattering for a Spheroidal Particle with Randomly Oriented and Spatially Distributed Sources," Proceedings of the 2000 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 2000.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Fields for a Spheroidal Particle with an Embedded Source: Effects of Multipole Order," Proceedings of the 1999 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1999.
  • Haque, Z. and Barton, J.P., "A Theoretical Tool to Predict the Effects of Chemical Kinetics on Sound Propagation Within High Temperature Hydrocarbon Combustion Products," ASME Paper No. 99-GT-276, International Gas Turbine & Aeroengine Congress, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 7-10, 1999.
  • Lin, H.B., Campillo, A.J. and Barton, J.P., "Excitation Localization Principle for Whispering-Gallery Mode Microcavities," Optics & Phonics News, Vol. 10, No. 12, pp. 20-21, 1999.
  • Barton, J.P., "The Effects of Surface Perturbations on the Quality (Q) and the Focused Beam Excitation of Microsphere Resonance," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, August 1999.
  • Barton, J.P., "Internal and Near-Surface Electromagnetic Fields for an Infinite Cylinder Illuminated by an Arbitrary Focused Beam," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 16, pp. 160-166, 1999.
  • Lin, H.B., Eversol, J.D., Campillo, A.J. and Barton, J.P., "Excitation Localization Principle for Spherical Microcavities," Optics Letters, Vol. 23, pp. 1921-1923, 1998.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Field Calculations for a Sphere Illuminated by a Higher-Order Gaussian Beam. II. Far-Field Scattering," Applied Optics, Vol. 37, pp. 3339-3344, 1998.
  • Barton, J.P., "Light Scattering Calculations for Irregularly-Shaped Axisymmetric Particles of Homogeneous and Layered Composition," Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 9, pp. 151-160, 1998.
  • Barton, J.P., "Theoretical Demonstration of the Localization Principle for a Focused Light Sheet Incident Upon an Infinite Cylinder," Proceedings of the 1998 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research, U.S. Army Edgewood Research Development & Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1998.
  • Barton, J.P., "Systematic Far-Field Scattering Calculations for Prolate and Oblate Spheroids with Axis Ratios from 1.3 to 4.0," Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Optical Particle Sizing, Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 45-48, 1998.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Field Calculations for a Sphere Illuminated by a Higher-Order Gaussian Beam. I. Internal and Near-Field Effects," Applied Optics, Vol. 36, pp. 1303-1311, 1997.
  • Barton, J.P., "Electromagnetic Field Calculations for Irregularly-Shaped, Layered Cylindrical Particles with Focused Illumination," Applied Optics, Vol. 36, pp. 1312-1319, 1997.
  • Barton, J.P., "Calculated Forward and Backward Light Scattering Patterns for Irregularly-Shaped Particles," Proceedings of the 1997 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research, U.S. Army Edgewood Research Development & Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1997.