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Peer-reviewed Journals 

2022

73. Walker McCord, Cary Smith, Zhili Zhang, “Single-camera Stereoscopic 3D Multiplexed Structured Image Capture for Quantitative Fuel-to-Air Ratio Mapping”, Optics and Laser in Engineering, in press.

2021

72. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Coherent Microwave Scattering from Resonance Enhanced Multi-Photon Ionization (Radar REMPI): A Review”, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30, 103001, 2021.

71. N. Kafle, D. Elliott, E. W. Garren, Z. He, T. E. Gebhart, Z. Zhang, and T. M. Biewer, “Design and implementation of a portable diagnostic system for Thomson scattering and optical emission spectroscopy measurements”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 92, 063002 (2021); DOI: 10.1063/5.0043818

70. Colter Russell, Naibo Jiang, Paul Danehy, Zhili Zhang, Sukesh Roy, “3-Component Flow Velocity Measurements with Stereoscopic Picosecond Laser Electronic Excitation Tagging (S-PLEET)”, Applied Optics, Vol. 60, Issue 15, pp. C121-C130 (2021). DOI: 10.1364/AO.420067.

69. Mark Gragston, Paul Hsu, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, Zhili Zhang, “Emissions in Short-Gated ns/ps/fs-LIBS for Fuel-to-Air Ratio Measurements in Methane-Air Flames”, Applied Optics, Vol. 60, Issue 15, pp. C114-C120 (2021). DOI: 10.1364/AO.418453.

68. Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Mikhail N. Slipchenko, Jason G. Mance, Sukesh Roy, “Picosecond Laser Electronic Excitation Tagging (PLEET) Velocimetry using a Picosecond Burst Mode Laser”, Applied Optics, Vol. 60, Issue 15, pp. C60-C67 (2021), DOI: 10.1364/AO.419491.

67. Walker McCord, Zichen He, Nathan Williamson, Cary Smith, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, “Two-phase Accurate Multiplexed Structured Image Capture (2pAc-MUSIC)”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Volume 142, July 2021, 106621. DOI: 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2021.106621

66. Mark Gragston, Theron Price, Kirk Davenport, Zhili Zhang, John D Schmisseur, “Linear array focused-laser differential interferometry for single-shot multi-point flow disturbance measurements”, Optics Letters, 46 (1), 154-157, 2021. DOI: 10.1364/OL.412495

2020

65. Cary Smith, Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “Experimental Characterization of Two-Phase Aerated Liquid Ethanol and Jet A Spray Flames”, Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, Issue. 19, pp. 6950, Oct 4, 2020. DOI: 10.3390/app10196950

64. Zichen He, Nathan Williamson, Cary D. Smith, Mark Gragston, and Zhili Zhang, “Compressed single-shot hyperspectral imaging for combustion diagnostics”, Applied Optics, Vol. 59, Issue 17, pp. 5226-5233 (2020), DOI: 10.1364/AO.390335

63. Christopher A. Galea, Mikhail N. Shneider, Mark Gragston, and Zhili Zhang,”Coherent Microwave Scattering from Xenon Resonance-Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization-initiated Plasma in Air”, Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 053301 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/1.5135316.

2019

62. Cary D. Smith, Theodore M. Biewer, Xi Ren, C. E. Thomas, Trey Gebhart, Zhili Zhang, “Recent Developments in Dual-Laser Digital Holography for Plasma-Facing Surface Characterization”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, October 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2019.2943739.

61. Mark Gragston, Paul H. Hsu, Anil Patnaik, Zhili Zhang, Sukesh Roy, “Time-gated single-shot picosecond-laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (ps-LIBS) for equivalence-ratio measurements”, Applied Spectroscopy, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/0003702819885647

60. Zichen He, Cary Smith, Zhili Zhang, Ted Biewer, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, Paul S Hsu, “Pulse-burst laser-based 10 kHz Thomson scattering measurements”, Plasma Science and Technology, 2019/7/1.

59. Yue Wu, Joshua Heyne, Zhili Zhang, “Simultaneous measurements of refractive index, surface tension, and evaporation rate of Jet A fuel”, Applied Optics, Vol. 58, Issue 16, pp. 4326-4331 (2019). DOI:10.1364/AO.58.004326.

58. Mark Gragston, Jordan Sawyer, Steven Adams, Yue Wu, and Zhili Zhang, “Radar Resonance-Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization for Measurement of Atomic Oxygen in Non-Equilibrium Pulsed Plasmas”, Journal of Applied Physics, 125, 203301 (2019); DOI: 10.1063/1.5091854.

57. Michael Shattan, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, John D. Auxier II, Kathryn G. McIntosh, Christian Parigger, “Mapping of uranium in surrogate nuclear
debris using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy”, Applied Spectroscopy, 2019, DOI: 10.1177/0003702819842871.

56. K. Arafat Rahman, Venkat Asubramanian, Mikhail N.
Slipchenko, Sukesh Roy, James Gord, Zhili Zhang, Terrence Meyer, “Quantitative femtosecond, two-photon laser-induced fluorescence of atomic oxygen in high-pressure flames”, Applied Optics, Vol. 58, Issue 8, pp. 1984-1990 (2019).

55. Walker McCord, Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Paul Hsu, Keith Rein, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James Gord, “Quantitative Fuel-to-Air Ratio Determination for Elevated-Pressure Methane/Air Flames Using Chemiluminescence Emission”, Applied Optics, Vol. 58, Issue 10, pp. C61-C67 (2019).

54. Naibo Jiang, Paul H. Hsu, Paul M. Danehy, Zhili Zhang, Sukesh Roy, “Simultaneous measurements of mixture fraction and flow velocity using 100 kHz 2D Rayleigh scattering imaging”, Applied Optics, Vol. 58, No. 10, pp. c30-c35, 2019.

53. Mark Gragston, Cary Smith, Jacob Harrold, Zhili Zhang, “Multiplexed Structured Image Capture for Single Exposure Field of View Increase”, OSA Continuum, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 225-235 (2019).

2018

52. Cary D. Smith, Mark T. Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Timothy Ombrello, Campbell D. Carter, Xin Tong, Louis J. Santodonato, and Hassina Z. Bilheux. “Simultaneous Neutron Radiography of Metal Nozzle Geometry and Near-Field Spray”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, https://doi.org/10.2514/1.B37304

51. Mark Gragston, Cary Smith, Daniil Kartashov, Mikhail Shneider, Zhili Zhang, “Single-Shot Nanosecond-Resolution Multiframe Passive Imaging by Multiplexed Structured Image Capture (MUSIC)”, Optics Express, Vol. 26, no. 22, pp.28441-28452, 2018. DOI: 10.1364/OE.26.028441. Selected by spotlight of optics.

50. Jie Wu, Songbai Xue, Denzel Bridges, Yongchao Yu, Cary Smith, Kunlun Hong, Curtis Hill, Zhili Zhang, Zhili Feng, Anming. Hu, “Electrophoretic deposition and thermo-chemical properties of Al/Fe2O3 nanothermite thick films”, Engineered Science. www.doi.org/10.30919/es8d751

49. Anil K. Patnaik, Yue Wu, Paul S Hsu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, James R. Gord, Sukesh Roy, “Simultaneous LIBS signal and plasma density measurement for quantitative insight into signal instability at elevated pressures”, Optics Express. Vol. 26, Issue 20, pp. 25750-25760 (2018) •https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.025750

48. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Paul S. Hsu, Naibo Jiang, Anil K. Patnaik, Sukesh Roy, and James R. Gord, “High-Pressure 1D Fuel/Air-Ratio Measurements with LIBS.”, Combustion and Flame.Volume 198, December 2018, Pages 120-129.

47. Denzel Bridges, Christopher Rouleau, Zachary Gosser, Cary Smith, Zhili Zhang, Kunlun Hong, Jinquan Cheng, Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Anming Hu, “Self-powered fast brazing of Ti-6Al-4V using Ni/Al Reactive Multilayer Films”, Applied Sciences, 2018, 8(6), 985; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8060985.

46. K. Arafat Rahman, Karna S. Patel, Mikhail N. Slipchenko, Terrence R. Meyer, Zhili Zhang, Yue Wu, James R. Gord, AND Sukesh Roy, “Femtosecond, two-photon, laser-induced fluorescence
(TP-LIF) measurement of CO in high-pressure flames”, Applied Optics, Vol. 57, Issue 20, pp. 5666-5671 (2018), https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.005666

45. Mark Gragston, Cary D. Smith, Zhili Zhang, “High-Speed Flame Chemiluminescence Imaging Using Time-Multiplexed Structured Detection”, Applied Optics, Vol. 57, Issue 11, pp. 2923-2929 2018.

2017

44. Naibo Jiang, Paul S. Hsu, Jason G. Mance, Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Joseph D. Miller, James R. Gord, Sukesh Roy, “High-Speed 2D Raman Imaging at Elevated Pressures”, Optics Letters Vol. 42, Issue 18, pp. 3678-3681, 2017.

43. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, “Acoustic Detection of Resonance-Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization for Spatially Resolved Temperature Measurement”, Optics Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 17, pp. 3415-3418 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.003415

2016

42. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Joseph D. Miller, “Spatially Localized, “See-through-wall” Temperature Measurements in a Flow Reactor using Radar REMPI”, Optics Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 1, pp. 53-56 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.000053.

41. Paul S. Hsu, Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Anil K. Patnaik, Johannes Kiefer, Sukesh Roy, and James R. Gord, “Sensitivity, Stability, and Precision of Quantitative Ns-LIBS-Based Fuel-Air Ratio Measurements for Methane-Air Flames at 1–11 bar”, Applied Optics, Vol. 55, Issue 28, pp. 8042-8048 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.55.008042.

40. Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, “Plasmon Evolution in Core-Shell Nano Spheroids”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, April 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01787

39. Paul S. Hsu, Sukesh Roy, Zhili Zhang, Jordan Sawyer, Mikhail N. Slipchenko, Jason G. Mance, James R. Gord, “High-Repetition-Rate Laser Ignition of Fuel–Air Mixtures”, Optics Letters, Vol. 41, Issue 7, pp.1570-1573, March 2016. doi: 10.1364/OL.41.001570

2015

38. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Temperature Sensitivity of C(3πg) Rotational State of Molecular Oxygen”, Applied Physics B, (2016) 122:149, 2015.DOI 10.1007/s00340-016-6421-0

37. Yue Wu, Jordan C. Sawyer, Liu Su, and Zhili Zhang, “Threshold Electron Number Density Measurements in Nanosecond and Picosecond Laser induced Air Breakdown”, Journal of Applied Physics, 2015. DOI: 10.1063/1.4948431

36. Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, “Bonding and Anti-bonding Modes of Plasmon Coupling Effects in TiO2-Ag Core-shell Dimers”, Scientific Reports, 6, 19433. DOI:10.1038/srep19433.

35. Xiaoying Xu, Shih-Che Lin, Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, Ilia N. Ivanov, Yuan Li, Wenbin Wang, Baohua Gu, Zhenyu Zhang, Chun-Hway Hsueh, Paul C. Snijders, Katyayani Seal, “Optical Control of Fluorescence through Plasmonic Eigenmode Extinction”, Scientific Reports, 4, 9911, April 2015, DOI: 10.1038/srep09911.

34. Steven Adams, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “O2 Rotational Temperature Determination by Empirical Analyses of C3Π(v′=2)←X3Σ(v′′=0) Transitions”, Applied Spectroscopy, vol. 69, No. 9, 1036-1041. DOI: 10.1366/14-07772.

33. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “Two Dimensional Quantitative Measurements of Methyl Radicals in Methane/Air Flame”, Applied Optics, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 157-162, 2015.

32. Jordan Sawyer, Jacques Abboud, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Reduction of Breakdown Threshold by Metal Nanoparticle Seeding in a DC Microdischarge”, Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 10, No. 15, 2015. DOI:10.1186/s11671-014-0709-y.

2014

31. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James Gord, “Resonant- and Avalanche-Ionization Amplification of Laser-Induced Plasma in Air”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 116, No. 143304, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4896789.

30. Xinyuan Chong, Jacques Abboud, Zhili Zhang, “Plasmonics Resonance Enhanced Active Photothermal Effects of Aluminum and Iron Nanoparticles”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 2234-2240(7), 2015. DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.9698.

2013

29. Jordan Sawyer, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “O2 rotational temperature measurements in an atmospheric air microdischarge by Radar REMPI”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 113, No. 233304, 2013. DOI: 10.1063/1.4811533.

28. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Timothy M. Ombrello, “Spatially-resolved Measurement of Singlet Delta Oxygen by Radar REMPI”, Optics Letters, Vol. 38, No. 13, pp. 2286-2288, 2013. DOI: 10.1364/OL.38.002286.

27. Sijia Yi, Leming Sun, Scott C. Lenaghan, Yongzhong Wang, Xinyuan Chong, Zhili Zhang, and Mingjun Zhang. One-step Synthesis of Dendritic Gold Nanoflowers with High Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Property, RSC Advances, Vol. 3, No. 10139 – 10144, 2013. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA40716K.

26. Xinyuan Chong, Naibo Jiang, Zhili Zhang, Sukesh Roy, James R. Gord, “Plasmonic-Resonance-Enhanced Local-Photothermal-Energy Deposition by Aluminum Nanoparticles “, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 1678, May 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-013-1678-2.

25. Jacques Abboud, Naibo Jiang, Zhili Zhang, Sukesh Roy, James R. Gord, “Spatial and Temporal Control of On-demand Propane-Air Flame Ignition by Active Photothermal Effect of Aluminum Nanoenergetics”, Combustion and Flame, Vol. 160, No. 9, pp.1842-1847, 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.03.007.

24. Jacques Abboud, Xinyuan Chong, Mingjun Zhang, Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James R. Gord,
“Photothermally Activated Motion and Ignition Using Aluminum Nanoparticles”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 3, 023905, 2013.

2012

23. Mikhail N. Shneider, V. V. Semak, Zhili Zhang, “Nanosecond Component in a Femtosecond Laser Pulse”, Physics of Plasma, Vol. 19, No. 113115, Nov. 2012.

22. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Flame temperature measurements by radar resonance-enhanced multiphoton ionization of molecular oxygen”, Applied Optics, Vol. 51, No. 28, Oct, 2012.

21. Jordan Sawyer, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Coherent Microwave Scattering from Laser-induced Plasma”, Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 063101 (2012), DOI: 10.1063/1.4752261.

20. Yue Wu, Jordan Sawyer, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Albert Viggiano, “Measurement of Sodium Argon Cluster Ion Recombination by Coherent Microwave Scattering”, Vol. 100, Issue. 11, No.114108,2012, Applied Physics Letters, DOI: 10.1063/1.3695064 .

19. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Timothy M. Ombrello, and Viswanath R. Katta, “Quantitative Radar REMPI Measurements of Methyl Radicals in Flames at Atmospheric Pressure”, Vol. 111, No. 3, pp. 391-397, Applied Physics B. DOI: 10.1007/s00340-013-5345-1

18. Fedor Rudakov, Zhili Zhang, “Standoff Detection of Large Organic Molecules Using Rydberg Fingerprint Spectroscopy and Microwave Rayleigh Scattering”,Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 145-147 (2012), Optics Letters. DOI: 10.1364/OL.37.000145

2011

17. Yue Wu, Andrew Bottom, Zhili Zhang, Timothy M. Ombrello, and Viswanath R. Katta, “Direct Measurement of Methyl Radical in Methane/Air Flame at Atmospheric Pressure by Radar REMPI”, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 23997-24004, 2011, Optics Express, DOI: 10.1364/OE.19.023997

16. Scott Lenaghan, C. A. Davis, W. R. Henson, Zhili Zhang, and Mingjun Zhang, “High-Speed Microscopic Imaging of Flagella Motility and Swimming in Giardia lamblia Trophozoites”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Aug 1, 2011, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1106904108

15. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “O2 Rotational Temperature Measurements by Coherent Microwave Scattering from REMPI”, Chemical Physics Letters, 2011, DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2011.07.092.

14. Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, “Broadband Tunable and Double Dipole Surface Plasmon Resonance by TiO2 Core/Ag Shell Nanostructure”, Plasmonics, 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s11468-011-9264-x.

13. Zhili Zhang, Quanshui Li, Sara S. Haque, Mingjun Zhang, “Far Field Plasmonic Resonance Enhanced Nano-particle Image Velocimetry within a Micro-Channel”, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 82, No. 023117, 2011, doi:10.1063/1.3555341. (Preprint @ ArXiv: 1011.3255)

12. Zhili Zhang, “Quantitative Microplasma Electron Number Density Measurement by Coherent Microwave Rayleigh Scattering”, IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp.593-595, 2011, DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2010.2088407.

2010

11. Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, Sara S. Haque, Mingjun Zhang, Lijin Xia, “Localized Surface Plasmonic Resonance Effects by Naturally-occuring Chinese Yam Particles”, Vol.108, Issue 12, Journal of Applied Physics, Dec. 16, 2010. DOI: 10.1063/1.3520667

10. Lijin Xia, Scott C. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang, Zhili Zhang and Quanshui Li. “Naturally occurring nanoparticles from English ivy: an alternative to metal-based nanoparticles for UV protection”, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 8: 12, 2010. DOI: 10.1186/1477-3155-8-12. (9 pages)

9. Quanshui Li, Lijin Xia, Zhili Zhang, Mingjun Zhang, “Ultraviolet Extinction and Visible Transparency by Ivy Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale Research Letters, June 2010. Vol. 5, No. 9, pp. 1487 – 1491.DOI 10.1007/s11671-010-9666-2. (5 pages)

8. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Measurement of Plasma Decay Processes in Mixture of Sodium and Argon by Coherent Microwave Scattering”, Physics of Plasma, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2010. DOI:10.1063/1.3356053. (10 pages)

2008

7. Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Simultaneous Resonant Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization and Electron Avalanche Ionization in Gas Mixtures”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 104, No. 023302, 2008.

2007

6. Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Plasma Induced by Resonance Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization in Inert Gas”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 102, No. 12310, 2007.

5. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Coherent Microwave Rayleigh scattering of Resonance Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization in Argon”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 98, No.265005, 2007.

4. Richard B. Miles, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Sohail Zaidi, “Detection of Nitric Oxide by Microwave Scattering from Resonant Enhanced Multi-Photon Ionization: A New Approach to Non-Intrusive Diagnostics”, AIAA Journal, Aerospace letters, March, 2007.

2006

3. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Microwave Diagnostics of Laser-induced Avalanche Ionization in Air”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 100, No. 074912, 2006, selected for the November 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science.

2005 and before

2. Yuxian Xu, Xi Cai, Zhili Zhang, “Design of Modified Wollaston Prisms”, Optics and Precision Engineering, Vol 9, No. 2, 2001.

1. Zhili Zhang, etc, “Quantitative Measurement of Transparent Objects”, Optical Technique, Vol.27 No.2 P.146-149, 2001.

Patents

4. Joe Miller, Zhili Zhang, Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, A Method for Spatially Localized Gas-Phase Temperature Measurements through Ceramic Materials, filed on June 2017. US Patent App. 16/004,184, US Patent 10,895,507, 2021.

3. James Gord, Sukesh Roy, Paul Hsu, Zhili Zhang, Method and system for enhancing the performance of optical fiber coupled laser ignition in high-speed flows, Application Serial No. 62/466,599; filed on March 2017. 

2. Fedor M. Rudakov and Zhili Zhang. Standoff Detection of Chemicals Based on Structure Sensitive Photoionization through Rydberg States, U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/533,364; filed September 12, 2011. (Link

1. Richard B. Miles, Arthur Dogariu, Alexandre Goltsov, Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, “Method and apparatus for Remotely monitoring surface and subsurface properties of materials”, US Patent, 7,728,295, awarded on 06/01/2010.

Conference

  1. Cary Smith, Walker McCord, Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Paul Hsu, Sukesh Roy and Jarrett Vella, “Imaging at Frame Rates Exceeding 1 GHz with Multiplexed Structured Image Capture“, AIAA 2022-0557, DOI: 10.2514/6.2022-0557
  2. Seth Holladay and Zhili Zhang, “Supersonic and Plasma Flow Characterization by 1D Focused Laser Differential Interferometry“, AIAA 2022-0424, DOI: 10.2514/6.2022-0424
  3. Killian E. Samuels, Aleksander Clark, Walker McCord, Seth Holladay, Zhili Zhang and Damiano Baccarella, “Characterization of a Plasma Jet Flow Using Emission Spectroscopy and Laser-Induced Breakdown Velocimetry“, AIAA 2022-1784, DOI: 10.2514/6.2022-1784
  4. Walker McCord, Aleksander Clark and Zhili Zhang, “1D Temperature Measurements by Air REMPI Thermometry (ART)“, AIAA 2022-1797, DOI: 10.2514/6.2022-1797
  5. Walker McCord, Zhili Zhang, “3D fuel-to-air Ratio Mapping of Methane/Air Flame using Stereoscopic Multiplexed Structured Image Capture“, AIAA 2021-0829.
  6. Mark Gragston, Theron J Price, Kirk Davenport, John D Schmisseur, Zhili Zhang, “An m by n FLDI Array for Single-Shot Multipoint Disturbance Measurements in High-Speed Flows“, AIAA 2021-0599.
  7. Zhili Zhang, Cary Smith, Theodore Biewer, Mark Gragston, Naibo Jiang, Paul S. Hsu, Josef Felver and Sukesh Roy, “Application of a Pulse-Burst Laser for 10 kHz Thomson Scattering“, AIAA 2020-1744.
  8. Zichen He, Nathan Williamson, Cary Smith, Mark Gragston and Zhili Zhang, “Single-Shot Detection of 2-D Chemiluminescence Emissions by Compressed Hyperspectral Imaging“, AIAA 2020-0524.
  9. Walker McCord, Cary Smith, Mark Gragston and Zhili Zhang, “Two-phase Multiplexed Structured Image Capture“, AIAA 2020-1974.
  10. K.-C. Lin, C. Carter, L. Santodonato, H. Bilheus, Z. Zhang, C. Smith, A. Kastengren, Neutron Imaging for the Two-Phase
    Flows inside an Aluminum Aerated-Liquid Injector
    , ILASS Americas, 30th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Tempe, Arizona, May 12-15, 2019.
  11. Mark Gragston, Cary Smith, Zhili Zhang, “High-Speed Flame Chemiluminescence Characterization Using DMD-based Multiplexed Structured Image Capture“, AIAA SciTech 2019, 0833.
  12. Naibo Jiang, Paul S Hsu, Sukesh Roy, Paul M Danehy, Zhili Zhang, “100-kHz rate Rayleigh Imaging for Combustion and Flow Diagnostics
    “, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum 1323.
  13. (Best paper award)Cary Smith, Jacob Harrold, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, “Single-Exposure Field-of-View Extension Using Multiplexed Structured Image Capture“, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum 0832.
  14. Mark Gragston, Cary Smith, Yue Wu, Paul S Hsu, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James R Gord, Zhili Zhang, “Simultaneous Species Concentration and Flow Velocity Imaging Using 2D Raman Scattering at Elevated Pressure“, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 1325.
  15. Cary D. Smith, Mark T. Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Timothy Ombrello, Campbell D. Carter, Xin Tong, Louis J. Santodonato, Hassina Z. Bilheux, “Simultaneous Neutron Radiography of Metal Nozzle Geometry and Near-Field Spray“, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 0467.
  16. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Experimental Investigation of Liquid Ethanol Spray Flame, AIAA2018-1774, 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  17. AK Patnaik, PS Hsu, Y Wu, M Gragston, Zhili Zhang, JR Gord, S Roy, Ultrafast Laser-Induced-Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for F/A-Ratio Measurement of Hydrocarbon Flames, AIAA 2018-1776, 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  18. Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, Paul S Hsu, Jason G Mance, Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Joseph D Miller, James R Gord, High-Speed, Two-dimensional, Multi-species Raman Imaging for Combustion and Flow Diagnostics, AIAA 2018-2040, 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  19. (Best paper in the session) Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Acoustic Measurements of O2 REMPI in Air, AIAA 2018-1026, 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  20. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Cary D Smith, Paul S Hsu, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James R Gord, Time-gated Line-LIBS for Fuel/Air Ratio Measurements at Elevated Pressures
    , AIAA 2018-1775, 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  21. Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang, Robert D. Stachler, Joshua S. Heyne, Scott Stouffer, Joseph D. Miller, See-through-wall Radar REMPI for Spatially Localized Temperature Measurements in a Well-Stirred Reactor (AIAA 2017-0029),55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2017, 10.2514/6.2017-0029.
  22. Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Paul S. Hsu, Anil Patnaik, Sukesh Roy, and James R. Gord. “Sensitivity, Stability, and Precision of Quantitative ns-LIBS-Based Fuel-Air Ratio Measurements for High-Pressure Methane-Air Flames”, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-0384) https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0384 
  23. (Best paper in the session, run-up in Walter Lempert Award)Jordan C. Sawyer, Mark Gragston, Yue Wu, and Zhili Zhang. “Atomic Oxygen Measurements in a Low Pressure DC and Pulsed Discharge via Radar REMPI”, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-0840) https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0840
  24. Yue Wu, Cary D. Smith, and Zhili Zhang. “Quantitative O2 Measurements in Flames at Elevated Pressures by Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy”, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2016-0283) https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-0283 
  25. Liu Su and Zhili Zhang. “In-situ quantitative measurement of ethylene from n-butane pyrolysis in a flow reactor”, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2016-1695) 
    https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-1695 
  26. Liu Su, Yue Wu, Jordan C. Sawyer, and Zhili Zhang. “Quantitative Measurements of Electron Number Density and Threshold for Laser Induced Breakdown in Air”, 46th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2015-2964) https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-2964 
  27. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “In situ Measurements of Ethylene and Methyl Radical by using the Radar REMPI technique”, AIAA Orlando SciTech, 2015. (AIAA 2015-0534)
  28. Jordan Sawyer, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Reduction of Breakdown Threshold by Metal Nanoparticle Seeding in a DC Microdischarge”, AIAA Orlando SciTech, 2015. (AIAA 2015-1388)
  29. Jordan Sawyer, Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Albert Viggiano, “Sodium Cluster Ion Recombination Rate Measurements by Radar REMPI”, AIAA National Harbor, SciTech, 2014. (AIAA 2014-1357)
  30. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “O2 rotational temperature measurements using 2+1 radar resonance-enhanced multiphoton ionization”, AIAA National Harbor, SciTech, 2014. (AIAA 2014-1352)
  31. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “2D Methyrl Radical Measurement in Methane/air flame”, AIAA San Diego CA 2013.
  32. Jacques Abboud, Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, James R. Gord, “Plasmonics Resonance enhanced active photothermal effects of Aluminum Nanoenergetics”, 8th US National Combustion Conference, Park City UT, 2013.
  33. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, “2D Methyrl Radical Measurement in Methane/air flame”, 8th US National Combustion Conference, Park City UT, 2013.
  34. Jordan Sawyer, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, ” Microwave Scattering from Laser Spark in Air “, AIAA Dallas TX 2013
  35. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Temperature Measurement by Radar REMPI in methane/air flames at atmospheric pressure”, AIAA Dallas TX 2013.
  36. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Tim Ombrello, “Singlet Molecular Oxygen Measurement by Radar REMPI”, AIAA Dallas TX, 2013
  37. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Tim Ombrello, “Quantitative Methyl Radical Measurement in a 1D McKenna Burner”, AIAA New Orleans LA, 2012.
  38. Yue Wu, Jordan Sawyer, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Sodium Ion Kinetic Measurements by Coherent Microwave Scattering”, 50 th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, AIAA-2012, Nashville TN.
  39. Yue Wu, Zhili Zhang, Steven F. Adams, “Molecular Oxygen Rotational Temperature Measurements by Radar REMPI”, 50 th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, AIAA-2012, Nashville TN.
  40. Zhili Zhang, Yue Wu, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Radar REMPI for Sodium Ion Kinetics Measurements”, 49th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, AIAA-2011-898, Orlando FL.
  41. Azer Yalin, F. Loccisano, S. Joshi, Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, ” Pre-Ionization Controlled Laser Plasma Formation for Ignition Applications”, 41st Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference,AIAA paper 2010-4307, Chicago IL. (13 pages)
  42. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Measurement of Recombination Rates of Sodium by Coherent Microwave Scattering”, 41st Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, AIAA paper 2010-4885, Chicago IL. (12 pages)
  43. Zhili Zhang, Jeremy Petersen, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Microplasma Electron Number Density Measurement by Resonant Coherent Microwave Scattering”, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA paper 2010-858, Orlando, FL, Jan 2010. (12 pages)
  44. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, “Measurement of Plasma Decay Processes in Mixture of Sodium and Argon by Radar REMPI”, 39th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA paper 2009-4301, San Antonio, TX Jun 2009. (14 pages)
  45. Zhili Zhang, Sohail H. Zaidi, Carolyn A Brennan, Arthur Dogariu, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles , “Radar REMPI Detection of NO2 by NO Photo-Fragments”, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA paper 2009-525, Orlando FL 2009.
  46. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Sohail Zaidi, Richard B. Miles, “Temperature measurement of Nitric oxide by Radar REMPI”, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA paper 2008-0245, Reno, NV, Jan 2008.
  47. Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Simultaneous Resonant Enhanced Multi-Photon Ionization and Electron Avalanche Ionization in Gas Mixtures”, AIAA paper 2008-1107, Reno, NV, Jan. 2008.
  48. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Experiments on Microwave scattering of REMPI in Argon, Xenon and Nitric Oxide”, AIAA paper. 2007-4375, Miami, FL, June 2007.
  49. Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Theory of Microwave scattering of Resonance Enhanced Multi-Photon Ionization in inert gas”, AIAA paper. 2007-4381, Miami, June 2007.  
  50. Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Microwave Radar-REMPI Method for Gas Flow Diagnostics”, 7th International Workshop on Magnetoplasma Aerodynamics, Moscow, Russia, April 17-19, 2007. 
  51. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Microwave Scattering from a Plasma Produced by REMPI in Argon”, AIAA paper. 2007-876, Reno, Jan, 2007.    
  52. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Diagnostics by RADAR REMPI: Microwave Scattering From Laser-induced Small-volume Plasmas”, AIAA paper. 2006-2971, San Francisco, June 2006. 
  53. Zhili Zhang, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles, “Microwave Diagnostics of Laser-induced Small-volume Plasma”, AIAA paper. 2006-1357, Reno, Jan. 2006. 
  54. Xingguo Pan, Mikhail N. Shneider, Zhili Zhang, Richard B. Miles, “Bulk viscosity measurement by coherent Rayleigh Brillouin scattering”, AIAA paper. 2004-17, Reno, Jan 2004.