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Scott Carney
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Phone: (217) 265-5428
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  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 1994
  • M.A. in Physics, University of Rochester, May 1996
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Rochester, June 1999

Academic Positions:
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, (Assistant 2001-7, Associate 2007-14) August 2014-present
  • Guest Researcher, CIC NanoGUNE, San Sebastian-Donostia, Spain July 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Visiting Professor, Vrije Universiteit (Free University), Amsterdam, 2009
  • Research Associate with Prof. John Schotland in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Washington University in Saint Louis, 1999-2001

Research Interests:
  • Optical physics including imaging, near-field microscopy, classical and quantum coherence theory, beam propagation, fundamental issues of energy conservation, and mathematical methods in inverse scattering and the propagation of light.
    • Biomedical imaging
    • Coherent optics/imaging
    • Computed imaging systems
    • Electromagnetic theory
    • Electromagnetics and Optics
    • Lasers and optical physics
    • Microcavity lasers and nanophotonics
    • Microelectronics and Photonics
    • Modeling and simulation of laser systems
    • Quantum nanostructures for electronics and photonics
    • Radar scattering
    • Radio and optical wave propagation
    • Semiconductor lasers and photonic devices
    • Ultrafast laser spectroscopy

Selected Publications:
  • J R Tucker, C Wang and P S Carney, “Silicon field–effect transistor based on quantum tunneling,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 65 618-620 (1994).
  • P S Carney, E Wolf and G S Agarwal, “Statistical generalizations of the optical cross-section theorem with application to inverse scattering,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14 3366–3371 (1997).
  • T D Visser, P S Carney and E Wolf “Remarks on boundary conditions for scalar scattering,” Phys. Lett. A 249, 243-247 (1998).
  • P S Carney, and Emil Wolf, “An Energy Theorem for scattering of partially coherent beams,” Opt. Comm. 155 1-6 (1998).
  • G Gbur and P S Carney,“Convergence criteria and optimization techniques for beam moments,” Pure Appl. Opt. 7, 1221-1230 (1998).
  • P S Carney and G Gbur, “Optimal apodizations for finite apertures,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 1638-1640 (1999).
  • P S Carney, E Wolf, and G S Agarwal, “Diffraction tomography using power extinction measurements,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2643-2648 (1999).
  • A V Shchegrov and P S Carney, “Far-field contribution of evanescent modes to the electromagnetic Green tensor,” Journ. Opt. Soc Am. A 16. 2583-2584 (1999).
  • P S Carney,“The optical theorem with fields containing evanescent waves,” Journ. Mod. Opt. 46, 891-899 (1999).
  • P S Carney, D G Fischer, J T Foley, A T Friberg, A V Shchegrov, T D Visser and E Wolf, “Comment: Evanescent waves do contribute to the far field,” Journ. Mod. Opt. 47, 757-758 (2000).
  • P S Carney and J C Schotland, “Inverse scattering for near-field microscopy,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 2798-2800 (2000).
  • P S Carney and E Wolf, “Power extinction diffraction tomography with partially coherent light,” Opt. Lett., 26, 1770-1772, (2001).
  • P S Carney, V A Markel and J C Schotland, “Near-field tomography without phase retrieval,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86 5874-5877 (2001).
  • P S Carney and J C Schotland, “Three-dimensional total internal reflection microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 26, 10721074 (2001).
  • P S Carney and J C Schotland, Determination of three-dimensional structure in photon scanning tunneling microscopy, Journ.Opt. Pure Appl. Opt, 4 S140-S144 (2002).
  • P S Carney and J C Schotland, “Theory of total-internal-reflection tomography,” J Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 542–547 (2003).
  • A M Zysk, J J Reynolds, P S Carney, D L Marks, S A Boppart, “Projection index coherence tomography,” Opt. Lett., 28 701 (2003).
  • R A Frazin, D G Fischer, and P S Carney, “Information content of the near-field: two-dimensional samples,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21 1050-1057 (2004).
  • P S Carney, R A Frazin, S I Bozhevolnyi, V S Volkov, A Boltasseva, and J C Schotland, “A computational lens for the near-field,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 163903 (2004).
  • P S Carney, J C Schotland, and E Wolf, “A generalized optical theorem for reflection, transmission and extinction of power for scalar fields,” Physical Review E 70 036611 (2004).
  • D L Marks, P S Carney, S A Boppart, “Adaptive spectral apodization for sidelobe reduction in optical coherence tomography images,” Journ. Biomed. Optics, 9, 1281-1287 (2004).
  • D R Lytle II, P S Carney, J C Schotland, and E Wolf, “A generalized optical theorem for reflection, transmission and extinction of power for electromagnetic fields,” Phys Rev E 71, 056610 (2005).
  • R Schoonover, JM Rutherford, O Keller, P S Carney, “Nonlocal constitutive relations and the quasi-homogeneous approximation,” Phys. Lett. A. 342, 363-367 (2005).
  • D L Marks and P S Carney, “Near-field diffractive elements,” Opt. Lett. 30 1870–1872 (2005).
  • A Zysk, J C Schotland, P S Carney, “Eikonal method for calculation of coherence functions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 043904 (2005).
  • C Xu, P S Carney, and S A Boppart, “Wavelength-dependent scattering in spectroscopic optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Express, 13, 5450 -5462 (2005).
  • T S Ralston, D L Marks, P S Carney, and S A Boppart, “Inverse scattering for optical coherence tomography,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 23, 1027-1037, (2006).
  • D L Marks, T S Ralston, P S Carney, and Stephen A. Boppart, “Inverse scattering for rotationally-scanned optical coherence tomography,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 23, 2433-2439 (2006).
  • J Sun, J C Schotland, and P S Carney, “Near-Field Scanning Optical Tomography: A Nondestructive Method for Three-Dimensional Nanoscale Imaging ,” Journ. Special Topics in Quant. Electron., 12, 1072-1082, (2006).
  • T S Ralston, D L Marks, S A Boppart, and P S Carney, “Inverse scattering for high-resolution interferometric microscopy,” Opt. Lett, 31, 3585-3587 (2006).
  • G Y Panasyuk, V A Markel, P S Carney, and J C Schotland, Nonlinear inverse scattering and three-dimensional near-field optical imaging, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 221116, (2006).
  • A C Lehman, J J Raftery, Jr., P S Carney, K D Choquette, “Coherence of Photonic Crystal Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Arrays,” IEEE Journ. Quant. Elect., 43,25-30 (2007).
  • T S Ralston, D L Marks, P S Carney and S A Boppart, “Interferometric synthetic aperture microscopy,” Nature Physics, 3, 129-134, (2007).
  • B J Davis, S C Schlachter, D L Marks, T S Ralston, S A Boppart and P S Carney, “Non-paraxial vector-field modeling of optical coherence tomography and interferometric synthetic aperture microscopy,” Journ. Opt. Soc. Am A, 24,2527-2542, (2007).