Department of Physics Faculty

Baldassare Di Bartolo

Professor of Physics

Selected Publications


Lezioni sulla Teoria Matematica della Communicazione (Lessons on the  Mathematical Theory of Communication), by B. Di Bartolo and R. Vinciguerra, Liguori Publisher, Naples, 1955.

Optical Interactions in Solids, John Wiley and Sons, Publishers, New York, 1968.

Phonons and Resonances in Solids, by B. Di Bartolo and R.C. Powell, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1976.

Luminescence of Inorganic Solids, B. Di Bartolo, editor, published by Plenum Press, New York, 1978.

Classical Theory of Electromagnetism, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1991.

Classical Theory of Electromagnetism, 2nd Edition, World Scientific, New Jersey, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, 2004, winner of the 2006 Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Book Award in the Natural Sciences.

Optical Interactions in Solids, 2nd Edition, World Scientific 2010

Lattice Vibrations and Optical Spectroscopy of Solids: A Group-Theoretical

Approach, by B. Di Bartolo and R. Powell, World Scientific, 2014


"Misura e Controllo del Campo Magnetico a Mezzo di Sostanze Paramagnetiche (Measure and Control of the Magnetic Field by Means ofParamagnetic Substances),"  Automazione ed Automatismi, Anno III, Gen. Feb. 1959.

"Thermal Effects on the Fluorescence Lifetime and Spectrum of Mg0:V2+," Phys. Rev. 137A,1770 (1965) (with R. Peccei).

"A Simple Extension of the Crystal Field Model to Charge Transfer Spectra," in Optical

Properties of Ions in Crystals, eds. H.M. Crosswhite and H.W.  Moos, Interscience, New York (1967) p. 527 (with C.S. Naiman).

"Optical Properties of Heavily Doped Ruby," Physica Status Solidi (a) 10,  215 (1972) (with R.C. Powell).

"Energy Transfer Between Manganese and Erbium Ions in MnF2," in Luminescence of Crystals, Molecules and Solutions, edited by F. Williams, Plenum Press, New York (1973), p. 388 and in News of USSR Academy of Sciences, Physics Series, Moscow 1973, Vol 37, N.4, p. 778 (with J.M. Flaherty).

"Radiative and Radiationless Processes and Mn®Er Energy Transfer in MnF2:Er," in Spectroscopie des Elements de Transition et des Elements Lourds dans les Solides,

Edition du CNRS, 15 Quai Anatole France, Paris (1977), p. 191 (with J.M. Flaherty).

"Recombination Rates of Chlorine Atoms in Flash Photolysis of Chlorine Molecules,"

J. of Chem. Kinetics 15, 1235 (1983) (with P. Papagiannakopoulos).

"Light Shift of Sharp Lines in RE-Doped Solids,"  J. of Luminescence 58, 290 (1994) (with J. M. Collins).

G. Lei and B. Di Bartolo, "Measurement of Rotational and Vibrational Relaxation in Gases by Photoacoustic Resonance: Applications to SF6", J. Appl. Phys. 79 , 2890 (1996).

B. M. Walsh, N. P. Barnes, R. L. Hutcheson, R. W. Equall, and B. Di Bartolo, “Compositional Tuning of Nd: YAG to 0. 94411 mm,” in Advanced Solid-State Lasers, vol 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D. C.)

B. E. Bowlby and B. Di Bartolo, “Spectroscopy of Trivalent Praseodymium in Barium Yttrium Fluoride,” in Optical Spectra and Chemical Bonding in Inorganic Compounds, a special volume dedicated to Professor Christian Jorgensen, T. Schönherr editor, Springer-Verlag, Structure and Bonding 106, 193 (2004)

X. Chen, B. Di Bartolo, N. Barnes and B. Walsh, “Thermal Tuning and Broadening of the Spectral lLnes of Trivalent Neodymium in Laser Crystals,” Physica Status Solidi (b) Vol. 241, No.8, pp.1957-1976, 2004.

W. A. Wall, B. Di Bartolo, J. Collins and H. Orucu, “Vibrationally- Assisted Transitions and Phonon Spectra in Crystalline Solids,” Journal of Luminescence 129, 1782 (2009)

B. Di Bartolo and J. Collins, “Principles of Photoluminescence,” a chapter in the Handbook of Photoluminescence Semiconductor Materials, CRC Press , 2011,  pp. 1-20

H. Orucu, G. Ozen, B. Di Bartolo and J. Collins, “Site-Selective Spectroscopy of Garnet Crystals Doped with Chromium Ions,” in The Journal of Physical Chemistry 116, pp.8815-8826 (2012)

G.Ozen, M. Erdem, J. Collins, M. Bettinelli, B. Di Bartolo, F. Piccinelli and A. Speghini, “Effect of Spatial Confinement on Luminescence of Y3Al5O12 Nano-Particles Doped with Chromium Ions,” J. of Luminescence 144, 191-197 (2013)

G. Ozen, J. Collins, M. Bettinelli and B. Di Bartolo, “Luminescence of Y3Al5O12 Nano-Particles Doped with Praseodymium Ions,” Optical Materials 35, 1360-1365 (2013)

G. Bilir, G. Ozen, J. Collins and B. Di Bartolo, “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Properties of Nano-Scale Y2O3: Nd3+ Phosphors,” ECS Transactions 50(41), 1-7 (2013)

G. Bilir, G. Ozen, J. Collins and B. Di Bartolo, “Fabrication and Spectral Investigation of Y2O3 Nano-Particles,” Applied Physics A 7804, 2-12 (2013)

G. Bilir and B. Di Bartolo, “Production of Bright, Wideband White Light from Y2O3 Nano-Powders Induced by Laser Diode Emission,” Optical Materials 36, 1357-1360 (2014)

G. Bilir and B Di Bartolo, “Production of Bright, Wideband White Light from Y2O3 Nano-powders Induced by Laser Diode Emission” – Patent Pending

G. Bilir, G. Özen, J. Collins, M. Cesaria, B. Di Bartolo, “Unconventional Production of Bright White Light Emission by Nd-doped and Nominally Un-doped Y2O3 nanopowders”, IEEE Photonics Journal, 6 (4) 8200518 (2014)

G. Bilir, G. Özen, M. Bettinelli, F. Piccinelli, M. Cesaria, B. Di Bartolo “Broadband Visible Light Emission from Nominally Un-doped and Cr3+ doped Garnet Nanopowders”, IEEE Photonics Journal, 6 (4) 2201211 (2014)

G. Bilir, G. Ozen, J. Collins, B. Di Bartolo, “Fabrication and Spectral Investigation of Y2O3:Nd3+ Nanoparticles”, Appl. Phys. A, 115(1) 263-273 (2014)

M. Cesaria, G. Bilir, G. Özen, M. Bettinelli, J. Collins, F. Piccinelli, and B. Di Bartolo, “Incandescet Lamp-Like Emission from Doped and Undoped Nanopowders,” in “Nanostructures for Optics and Photonics,” edited by B. Di Bartolo, J. Collins and L. Silvestri., 273-284, Springer 2014