CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Joseph F. Becker

 

 

Current Mailing Address:

Department of Physics

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA 95192-0106

Phone: (408) 924-5284

Email: Joseph.Becker@sjsu.edu

 

Education:

1976 ‑ Ph.D.,          1974 ‑ M.S.                                      Physics ‑ New York University

1968 ‑ M.A.,          1963 ‑ B.S.                                        Physics ‑ Hofstra University

1956 ‑ A.A.S.                                                                   Mech. Tech. ‑ SUNY, Farmingdale

 

Professional Record:

1997 - 2001:

Chair, Department of Physics, San Jose State University

1988 - 2002:

Director, National Science Foundation‑Research Experience for Undergraduates Program Site at SJSU

1988 - 1991:

Director, Institute for Modern Optics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1986 ‑ Present:

Professor, Department of Physics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1983 ‑ 1986:

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1978 ‑ 1983:

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, California State University, Fullerton

1979, 1980, 1981 (Summers):

Visiting Professor, Michigan Molecular Institute, Midland, Michigan

1975 ‑ 1978:

NIH Post‑Doctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Chemical Biodynamics, UC-Berkeley

1968 ‑ 1975:

Graduate Student, Physics Department, New York University, New York, NY

1974 ‑ 1975:

Adjunct Lecturer, New York City Community College, Physics and General Science Dept.

1956 ‑ 1968:

Engineer, Research Scientist, Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Bethpage, New York

 


Membership in Professional Societies:

 

American Physics Society                                
American Association of Physics Teachers  

Optical Society of Northern California (President, 1992)


 

Awards, Grants, and Patents:

 

 1.        Research grant: National Science Foundation (1980)

"Data Acquisition System for Fluorescence Lifetime Measuring Apparatus"

 

 2.        Research grant: National Science Foundation (1980)

"High Performance Fluorescence Spectrophotometer for Chemistry / Physics"

 

 3.        Research grant: National Science Foundation (1983)

"High Performance UV Spectrophotometer for Chemistry and Biophysics Research"

 

 4.        Fellowship, SPIE / Stanford University Summer Faculty (1986 and 1987) at NASA Ames Research Center: "Laser Spectroscopy Using Semiconductor Diode Laser"

 

 5.        Award for "Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise" (1986, 1988, and 1990)

San Jose State University

 

 6.        Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1987-1989)

"Development of an IR Laser Gas Analysis Technique for Use in Planetary Isotopic Ratio Measurements"

 

 7.        Training grant: NASA Headquarters (1988-1990) Graduate Student Researchers Program

 

 8.        Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1989‑1991)

"Applications of Stable Isotope Ratio Measurements Using Tunable Diode Lasers"

 

 9.        Research grant: NSF‑REU Grant (1989‑1991)

"Research Experience for Undergraduates in Optics"       

 

10.       Equipment grant: NSF‑ILS Grant (1989)

"Improvement in Upper Division Laboratory Equipment"       

 

11.       Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1989‑1991)

"The Oxidation and Degradation of Organic Compounds Under Simulated Martian Conditions"

 

12.       Fellowship, ASEE / Stanford University Summer Faculty (1990 and 1991) at NASA Ames Research Center:

                     "Stable Isotope Laser Spectrometer" 

 

13.       Outstanding Professor Award  (1991) San Jose State University Physics Club

 

14.       Training grant: NASA Headquarters (1991-1994) Graduate Student Researchers Program

 

15.       Training grant: Research Corporation (1991 and 1992) "Partners-in-Excellence"

 

16.       Research grant: NSF‑REU Grant (1991‑1994)

"Research Experience for Undergraduates in Optics"

 

17.       Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1991‑1993)

"Pyrolysis of Carbon‑containing Compounds"

 

18.       Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1993‑1995)

"Measurement of Carbon Isotopes in Calcite"

 

19.       Training grant: Research Corporation (1994 and 1995) "Partners-in-Excellence"

 

20.       Research grant: NSF‑REU Grant (1994‑1997)

"Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics"

 

21.       Research grant: NASA Ames Research Center (1995‑1997)

"Measurement of Stable Nitrogen and Sulfur  Isotopes"

 

22.       Training grant: Research Corporation (1996 and 1997) "Partners-in-Excellence"

 

23.       Patents No. 5,543,621 awarded (August 6, 1996) and No. 5,640,014 awarded June 6, 1997:

"Laser Diode Spectrometer for Analyzing the Ratio of Isotopic Species in a Substance"

 

24.       Research grant: NASA Planetary Instrument Definition & Development Program (1996-99)

“Miniature Diode Laser Spectrometer for Isotope Measurements on Mars”

 

25.       Research grant: NSF‑REU Grant (1997‑2001)

"Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics"

 

26.       Research grant: NASA Commercial Technology Transfer Grant (1997)

“Diode Laser Spectrometer for Diagnostic Breath Tests”

 

27.       NASA Space Science Division Outstanding Achievement Award (1997)

 

28.       Research grant: NASA Director’s Discretionary Fund Grant (2000-2002)

“An Ultra-sensitive Near Infrared Spectrometer Using an Active Frequency Locked cw Ringdown Cavity”

 

29.       Research grant: NSF‑REU Grant (2001‑2004)

"Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics"

 

30.       Research grant:  NASA Astrobiology Science andTech. Instrument Development Program (2001-04) Co-I

            "Trace Gas and Stable Isotope Laser Spectrometer for Astrobiology"

 

 

Refereed Publications:

 

 1.        "A Partially Stable 90 kGauss Composite Superconducting Solenoid," S.D. Lindenbaum and J.F. Becker (1968) J. Applied Phys. 39, 2627‑2628.

 

 2.        "Determination of the Complex Index of Refraction of Rocks and Minerals," W.E. Egan and J.F. Becker (1969) Applied Optics, 8, 720‑721.

 

 3.        "Magnetic Dichroism and Polarization of Fluorescence of Chlorophyll in Chlorella," N.E. Geacintov, F. Van Nostrand and J.F. Becker (1971) Proc. of IInd International Congress  on Photosynthesis, Stresa, Dr. W. Junk N.V. Publishers, The Hague, pp 293‑290.

 

 4.        "Magnetic Field Induced Orientation of Photosynthetic Systems," N.E. Geacintov, F. Van Nostrand, J.F. Becker and J.B. Tinkel (1972) Biophys. Biochim. Acta, 267, 65‑79.

 

 5.        "Orientation of Chlorophyll in Vivo. Studies with Magnetic Field Oriented Chlorella," J.F. Becker, N.E. Geacintov, F. Van Nostrand and R. Van Metter (1973) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm., 51, 597‑602.

 

 6.        "Fluorescence Polarization Study of Randomly Oriented and Magneto‑oriented Spinach Chloroplasts in Suspension," J. Breton, J.F. Becker and N.E. Geacintov (1973) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm., 54, 1403‑1409.

   

 7.       "Polarized Light Spectroscopy of Photosynthetic Membranes in Magneto‑oriented Whole Cells and Chloroplasts. Fluorescence and Dichroism," N.E. Geacintov, F. Van Nostrand and J.F. Becker (1974) Biophys. Biochim. Acta, 347, 443‑463.

 

 8.        "Anisotropy of Photosynthetic Membranes and the Degree of Fluorescence Polarization," J.F. Becker, J. Breton, N.E. Geacintov and F. Trentacosti (1976) Biophys. Biochim. Acta, 440, 531‑544.

 

 9.        "A Linear Dichroism Study of the Orientation of Aromatic Protein Residues in Magnetically Oriented Bovine Rod Outer Segments," J.F. Becker, F. Trentacosti, N.E. Geacintov (1978) Photochem. Photobiol. 27, 51‑54.

 

10.       "Biochemical Basis for the Acquisition of Resistance to Benzo[a]pyrene in Clones of Mouse Liver Epithelial Cells in Culture," J.F. Landolph, J.F. Becker, H. Gamper, J.C. Bartholomew and M. Calvin (1978) Chem.‑Biol. Interact. 23, 331‑344.

 

11.       "Fatty Acid Requirement and Temperature Dependence of Monooxygenase Activity in Rat Liver Microsomes," J.F. Becker, T. Meehan and J.C. Bartholomew (1978) Biophys. Biochim. Acta, 512, 136‑146.

 

12.       "Photovoltages in Suspensions of Magnetically Oriented Chloroplasts," J.F. Becker, N.E. Geacintov and C.E. Swenberg (1978) Biophys. Biochim. Acta, 503, 545‑554.

 

13.       "Aryl Hydrocarbon Hydroxylase Induction in Mouse Liver Cells ‑ Relationships to Position in Cell Cycle," J.F. Becker and J.C. Bartholomew (1979) Chem.‑Biol. Interact. 26, 257‑266.

 

14.       "Effect of Dietary Fatty Acid Intake on Phase Transition Temperatures in Rat Liver Membranes," J.F. Becker and T. Meehan (1980) Ferroelectrics, 30, 75‑83.

 

15.       "Characterization of Reversible, Physical Binding of Benzo[a]pyrene Derivatives to DNA," T. Meehan, H. Gamper and J.F. Becker (1982) J. Biological Chemistry, 257, 10479‑10485.

 

16.       "Survey of Potential PRT Dyes and Their Spectroscopic Properties," F.M. Johnson and J.F. Becker, in "Porphyrins in Tumor Phototherapy," pp. 101‑105, (A. Andreoni and R. Cubedder, eds. Plenum Publishing Corp., 1984).

   

17.       "Decay Associated Spectra of 7,8‑diol Benzo[a]pyrene Physically Bound to DNA," J.F Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, T. Waltman, and T. Meehan (1986) Cancer Biochem.  Biophys. 9, 67‑73.

 

18.       "Decay‑Associated Fluorescence Emission Spectra of Hydrocarbons Physically Bound to DNA," J.F. Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, and T. Meehan (1987) Proceedings of   SPIE, vol. 743, 127‑136.

 

19.       "Fluorescence Lifetime Measurements of Mercury‑Protein Complexes," J.J. Pesek, H. Abpikar, and J.F. Becker (1988) Applied Spectroscopy, 42, 473‑477.

   

20.       "Continuous Monitoring of a Changing Sample by Multiplex Gas Chromatography," J.R. Valentin, K.W. Hall, and J.F. Becker (1990) J. of Chromatography, 518, 199‑206.

 

21.       "Industry / University Cooperative Research," J.F. Becker (1991) Scientific Computing and Automation, Nov. 5-6

 

22.       "Stable Isotope Ratio Measurements Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," J.F. Becker, T.B. Sauke, and M. Loewenstein (1992) Applied Optics, 31, 1921‑1927. 

 

23.       "An Overview of Isotopic Analysis Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectrometry," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, and M. Loewenstein, T.D. Gutierrez, C.G. Bratton  (1994) Spectroscopy, 9, 34-40.

 

24.       "Improved Stable Isotope Laser Spectrometer and Its Application to Soil Analysis," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, T.D. Gutierrez, and C.G. Bratton  in Novel Laser Sources and Applications, (J. Becker, J. Gruber, and L. Lam, eds., SPIE Publ., Bellingham, 1994).


25.       "Stable Isotope Laser Spectrometer for Exploration of Mars," T.B. Sauke and J.F. Becker (1998) Planetary and Space Science, 46, 805-812. 

 

26.       "Modeling, Measuring, and Minimizing the Instrument Response Function of a Tunable Diode Laser Spectrometer," T. B. Sauke and J. F. Becker (2006) J. Quant. Spectros. Rad. Transf., 91,453-484.

 

 

Presentations at Meetings:

 

 1.        "Fluorescence Polarization Studies of Different Photosynthetic Systems," N.E. Geacintov, F. Van Nostrand, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, June 1973. Sarasota, FL. Abstract No. ThAM‑D5, p. 163.

 

 2.        "The Orientation of Biological Membranes in Homogeneous Magnetic Field," J.F. Becker, F. Van Nostrand, N.E. Geacintov, New York, N.Y., Bulletin of the American Physical Society, March 1974, Series II, Vol. 19, No. 3, p. 293, Abstract No. EC 3.

 

 3.        "The Degree of Fluorescence Polarization of Spinach Chloroplasts Oriented in a Magnetic Field," J.F. Becker, J. Breton, N.E. Geacintov. Federation Proc. (1974) 33, 462.

 

 4.        "The Degree of Fluorescence Polarization of Chlorophyll‑a in Vivo Measured with Magnetically Oriented Chloroplasts," J.F. Becker, J. Breton, N.E. Geacintov, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, July 1974, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

 

 5.        "Pigment Orientation in Magnetic Oriented Spinach Chloroplasts Indicated by Linear Dichroism, Fluorescence Polarization, and Photo‑induced EMF Measurements," J.F. Becker, N.E. Geacintov, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, February 1976, Denver, CO.

 

 6.        "Anisotropy and Fluorescence Polarization of Photosynthetic Membranes Investigated by the Magnetic Orientation Technique," J.F. Becker, J. Breton, N.E. Geacintov, Fifth International Biophysics Congress, August 1975, Bella Centret, Copenhagen.

 

 7.        "Cell Cycle Dependence of Induction of Aryl Hydrocarbon Hydroxylase Activity in Synchronously Grown Cultures of Mouse Liver Cells," J.F. Becker and J.C. Bartholomew, J. Cell Biol. (1977) 75, 12a.

 

 8.        "Membrane Fatty Acid Requirement for Monooxygenase Activity," J.F. Becker, T. Meehan, J.C. Bartholomew, J. Cell Biol. (1977) 75, 207a.

 

 9.        "Photo‑induced Voltages in Suspensions of Chloroplasts Oriented in a Magnetic Field," J.F. Becker, N.E. Geacintov and C.E. Swenberg, American Physical Society Meeting, March 1978, Washington, D.C.

 

 10.      "Effects of Membrane Structural Alterations on Monooxygenase Activity," J.F. Becker, T. Meehan and J.C. Bartholomew, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, March 1978, Washington, D.C.


11.       "Benzo[a]pyrene Hydroxylase Induction in Rats with Diet‑altered Membrane Fatty Acids," J.F. Becker, T. Meehan and J.C. Bartholomew, NCI Pathobiology of Cancer Workshop, July, 1978, Keystone, Colorado.

 

12.       "Effect of Dietary Fatty Acid Intake on Phase Transition Temperatures in Rat Liver Membranes," J.F. Becker and T. Meehan, International Symposium on Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions in Polymers, Case Western Reserve University, June 1980, Cleveland, Ohio.

 

13.       "Temperature‑Jump Relaxation Rates of Intercalation Complexes Between Benzo[a]pyrene and DNA," J.F. Becker, K. Straub and T. Meehan, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting,  June 1980, New Orleans, LA.

 

14.       "Evidence of Physical Intercalation of Anti‑Benzo[a]pyrene Diol Epoxide into DNA," J.F. Becker, J. Gamper, and T. Meehan, VII International Biophysics Congress, August 1981,  Mexico City, Mexico.

 

15.       "Temperature‑Jump Relaxation Kinetics of Benzo[a]pyrene Derivatives Physically Bound to DNA," J.F. Becker and T. Meehan, Pacific Division AAAS Annual Meeting, June 1984, San Francisco, CA.

 

16.       "Fluorescence Lifetimes of 7,8‑Diol Benzo[a]pyrene Physically Bound to DNA," J.F. Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, and T. Meehan, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting,  February 1986, San Francisco, CA.

 

17.       "Physical Binding of Benzo[a]pyrene Derivative to DNA‑Excited State Lifetimes," J.F. Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, and T. Meehan, American Physical Society Meeting, March 1986, Las Vegas, NV.

 

18.       "Decay Associated Spectra of 7,8‑Diol‑Benzo[a]pyrene Physically Bound to DNA," J.F. Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, and T. Meehan, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, July 1986, Los Angeles, CA.

 

19.       "Decay‑Associated Fluorescence Emission Spectra of Hydrocarbons Physically Bound to DNA," J.F. Becker, S.J. Strunk, K.G. Martinez, and T. Meehan, O‑E Lase '87 Meeting, January 1987, Los Angeles, CA.

 

20.       "Stable Isotope Laser Spectroscopy," J.F. Becker, R. Yaldaei, and C.P. McKay, NASA Mars Rover Workshop, March 1988, Sunnyvale, CA.

 

21.       "Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Pressure Broadening of 12CO2 and 13CO2 Lines," J.F. Becker, R. Yaldaei, and C.P. McKay, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, November 1988, Santa Clara, CA.


22.       "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy of 12C/13C in Carbon Dioxide," J.F. Becker, P. Saldanha, and T. Sauke, APS Interdisciplinary Laser Science Conference, August 1989, Stanford, CA.

 

23.       "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," J.F. Becker, T. Sauke, and P. Saldanha, American Association of Physics Teachers, Northern California Meeting, Nov.  1989, San Jose, CA.

 

24.       "The Lasers and Optics Program at San Jose State University," J.F. Becker, G.T. Williams, H.S. Lakkaraju, R.D. Bahuguna, and O.Y. Kwon, SPIE International Conference on Education in Optics, September 1991, St. Petersburg, USSR.

 

25.       "NSF‑REU Site for Optics at San Jose State University," J.F. Becker, American Association of Physics Teachers Meeting, August 1992, Orono, Maine.

 

26.       "Diode Laser Spectrometry of Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes," J.F. Becker, T.B. Sauke, T.D. Gutierrez, C.G. Bratton, and D.M. Stratton, Gordon Research Conference on Origin of Life, August 1994, Newport, RI.

 

27.       "Measurement of Carbon Isotopes," J.F. Becker and T.B. Sauke, Fifth Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin of Life, April 1994, Moffett Field, CA.

 

28.       "Diode Laser Spectrometer for Stable Carbon Isotope Measurements," (Invited talk) J.F. Becker, American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2001, Asilomar, CA.

 

 

Abstracts and Other Reports:

 

 1.        "Determination of the Complex Index of Refraction of Rocks and Minerals,"W.E. Egan and J.F. Becker, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, February 1972, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

 2.        "Magnetic Field Induced Orientation of Photosynthetic Systems," F. Van Nostrand, N.E. Geacintov, J.F. Becker, J.B. Tinkel, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, February 1972, Toronto, Canada. 

 

 3.        "The in Vivo Orientation of Chlorophyll," F. Van Nostrand, N.E. Geacintov, J.F. Becker, VI International Congress on Photobiology, August 1972, Bochum, Germany. 

 

 4.        "The in Vivo Orientation of Chlorophyll," F. Van Nostrand, N.E. Geacintov, J.F. Becker (Introduced by R.M. Pearlstein), Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, February 1973, Columbus, Ohio. 

 

 5.        "Basis for Resistance to Benzo[a]pyrene in Mouse Liver Cells," J.F. Landolph, J.F. Becker, H. Gamper, J.C. Bartholomew, M. Calvin, J. Cell. Biol. (1977) 75, 381a.


 6.        "Spectral Studies of Benzo[a]pyrene Diol Epoxide with DNA Suggest Formation of an Intercalation Complex," J.F. Becker, K. Straub, and T. Meehan, American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, May 1980, San Diego, CA.

   

 7.        "Spectral Studies and Temperature‑Jump Kinetics Suggest BaP Diol Epoxide Intercalates into DNA Prior to Alkylation," T. Meehan, J.F. Becker, and K. Straub, American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, August 1980, San Francisco, CA.

 

 8.        "Anti‑Benzo[a]pyrene Diol Epoxide Intercalates into DNA," T. Meehan, J.F. Becker, and H. Gamper, American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 1981, Washington, D.C.

   

 9.        "The Modern Optics Concentration at the San Jose State University Physics Department," H.S. Lakkaraju, G.T. Williams, J.F. Becker, and D.L. Strandburg, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers, January 1987, San Francisco, CA.

 

 10.      "Measurement of  Ratio Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscoppy,"  P. Saldanha, R. Ysldaei, and  J.F. Becker,  Optical Society of Northern California Spring Symposium,  March  1989, Palo Alto, CA.

 

 11.      "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy: Temperature and Pressure Effects on CO2 Spectral Linewidths," P. Saldanha, T. Sauke, T. Gutierrez, and J. Becker, Optical Society of Northern California Spring Symposium, March 1990, Palo Alto, CA.

 

12.       "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Stable Isotopes in Carbon Dioxide," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, P.J. Saldanha, and T. Gutierrez, American Physical Society DAMOP Meeting, May 1990, Monterey, CA.

 

13.       "Stable Carbon Isotope Measurements Using Laser Spectroscopy," T.B. Sauke and J.F. Becker, Fourth Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin and Evolution of Life, July 1990, Moffett Field, CA.

 

14.       "Stable Isotope Analysis Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," J.F. Becker and T.B. Sauke, Research and Technology 1990 - Space Research, NASA Ames Research Center, p. 375.

 

15.       "Tunable Diode Laser Spectrometer for 12C/13C Measurements," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, T. Gutierrez, and Vincent V. Dinh, SPIE Optical Engineering Society of Northern California, November 1990, Santa Clara, CA.

 

16.       "12C/13C Measurements Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, T. Gutierrez, and V.V. Dinh, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, February 1991, San Francisco, CA.

 

17.       "Diode Laser Spectrometer for Stable Isotope Measurements," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, Thomas Gutierrez, and Vincent Dinh, Optical Society of Northern California Spring Meeting, March 1991, Palo Alto, CA.


18.       "Stable Isotopic Ratio Measurements of Carbon and Oxygen Using Diode Laser Spectroscopy," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, M. Loewenstein, V.V. Dinh, and T.D. Gutierrez, APS Conference on Interdisciplinary Laser Science VII, September 1991, Monterey, CA.

 

19.       "Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Stable Isotopes," T.B. Sauke and J.F. Becker, Research and Technology 1991 - Space Research, NASA Ames Research Center, p. 276.

 

20.       "Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Carbon and Oxygen Stable Isotopes in Carbon Dioxide," T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, M. Loewenstein, V.V. Dinh, and T.D. Gutierrez, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, November 1991, San Jose, CA.

 

21.       "Kinetic 12C/13C Fractionation During Isothermal Degassing of Arc‑Fusion Grown Magnesium Oxide," J.P. Trice, J.F. Becker, T.B. Sauke, and F. Freund, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 1991, San Francisco, CA.

 

22.       "Carbon Isotope Fractionation Measurements During Isothermal Degassing of Magnesium Oxide Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," T.D. Gutierrez, F. Freund, T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker and J.P. Trice, Optical Society of Northern California Spring Symposium, March 1992, Sunnyvale, CA.

 

23.       "Study of Diode Laser Spectrometer Instrument Response Function in Stable Isotopic Ratio Measurements," T.B. Sauke, J.R. Podolske, J.F. Becker, M. Loewenstein, V.V. Dinh, and T.D. Gutierrez, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, September 1992, Albuquerque, N.M.

 

24.       "Stable Carbon Isotopic Ratio Measurements Using Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," T.D. Gutierrez, T.B. Sauke, and J.F. Becker, Optical Society of Northern California Spring Symposium, March 1993, Sunnyvale, CA.

 

25.       "Measurement of Carbon, Oxygen, and Nitrogen Isotopes in Martian Soil," T.B. Sauke and J.F. Becker, Workshop on Mars Surveyor - Science Objectives / Measurement Requirements at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, May 1994, Pasadena, CA.

 

26.       "Tunable Diode Laser Measurements of Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes," C.G. Bratton, T.B. Sauke, J.F. Becker, and T.D. Gutierrez, Western Regional ACS Meeting and Pacific Conference, October 1994, Sacramento, CA.

 

27.       "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy," T.B. Sauke, D.M. Stratton, J.F. Becker, T.D. Gutierrez, and C.G. Bratton, Fifth Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin of Life, April 1994, Moffett Field, CA.

 

28.       "The NASA Stable Isotope Laser Spectrometer," R.S. Wilson, T.B. Sauke, C.G. Bratton, and J.F. Becker, Research Corporation Partners in Science Conference, January 1996, Tucson, AZ.

 

29.       "Diode Laser Spectrometry of Carbon, Oxygen, and Nitrogen Isotopes," C.G. Bratton , T.B. Sauke, D.M. Stratton, R.S. Wilson, and J.F. Becker, Seventh Annual Review of SJSU Engineering and Science Research, March 1996, San Jose, CA.


30.       "Single-frequency, Continuously Tunable Laser Diode Based Source of 4.3 um Radiation," D.M. Giltner, A. Balakrishnan, S. Sanders, D.G. Mehuys, R.J. Lange, D.F. Welch, T.B. Sauke, and J.F. Becker, CLEOS/QELS ‘97, May 1997, Baltimore, MD.

 

31.       "Determining Isotopic Ratios in Carbon Using Infrared Diode Laser Spectroscopy," Eric E. Smith and J.F. Becker, Research Corporation Partners in Science Conference, January 1997, Tucson, AZ.

 

32.       "Ringdown Cavity for Isotopic Ratio Measurements of Carbon and Oxygen," T.B. Sauke and J.F. Becker, Research and Technology 2000 (NASA/TM-2001-210935) Space Research, NASA Ames Research Center, p. 133.

 

33.       “An Ultrasensitive Near-Infrared Spectrometer Using an Active Frequency-Locked Continous-Wave (cw) Ringdown Cavity," T. B. Sauke and J. F. Becker, NASA Ames Director's Discretionary Fund Report for 2000 (NASA/TM-2001-209609) February 2001, pp 97-98.

 

34.       "The Optics Program in the Physics Department at San Jose State University," R.D. Bahuguna, K. Arya, J. F. Becker, J. B. Gruber, H. S. Lakkaraju, K. B. Wharton , and G.T. Williams, SPIE 7th International Conference on Education in Optics and Photonics, November 2001, Singapore.

 

35.       “An Ultrasensitive Near-Infrared Spectrometer Using an Active Frequency-Locked Continous-Wave (cw) Ringdown Cavity," T. B. Sauke and J. F. Becker, NASA Ames Director's Discretionary Fund Report for 2001 (NASA/TM-2002-211398) March 2002, pp 40-41.

 

36.       "Optoelectronics Packaging Education at San Jose State University," J. Becker and G. Selvaduray, 2nd Annual IEEE Photonic Devices and Systems Packaging Symposium Proceedings, Stanford, California, July 2002. p 117-121.

 

37.       “Requirements of Advanced Packaging Curriculum,” H. A. Chan, G. Selvaduray,  and J.F. Becker, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Thermal and Mechanical Simulation and Experiments in Micro-electronics and Micro-systems, Aix-en-Provence, France March 2003, pp 155-160.

 

38.       "What National Societies Can Do for Outreach Programs, Science Educators, and K-12 Students," E. V. El-Kareh,  H. Black, S. Sukuta, P. Griffiths, M. Yairi, and J. Becker, Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Topical Meeting, Tucson, AZ, October 2003.