Research activities extend to atomic engineering, thin- and thick-film growth processes and technologies, nanoengineered multilayer structures/synthesis/property relationships, interface science, efficient processes for alloy development, multilayer x-ray optic elements, multilayer x-ray optics instrumentation, micrometrology, and microanalytical techniques.
- R&D 100 Award, "NanoFoil," Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with Reactive NanoTechnologies and Johns Hopkins University (2005).
- R&D 100 Award, "New Class of Diffraction Grating," with D. Dietrich and Jay Bixler, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1989).
- IR 100 Award, "X-Ray Beam Splitter," with N. Ceglio, A. Hawryluk, and D. Stearns, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1986).
Awarded 18 patents and has 3 patent applications in process
Published over 125 peer reviewed technical papers, written over 100 conference papers, and edited two books.
Welser, L.A., R. C. Mancini, J. A. Koch, et al.,
Multi-objective Spectroscopic Analysis of Core Gradients: Extension from Two
to Three Objectives,"
Wang, Y.M., J. Li, A. V. Hamza, and T. W. Barbee, Jr., "Ductile Crystalline-Amorphous
Siders, C. W., J. K. Crane, V. Semenov, S. Betts, B. Kozioziemski, K. Wharton, S. Wilks, T. Barbee, B. Stuart, D. E. Kim, J. An, and C. P. J. Barty, "High Brightness, Laser-Driven X-ray Source for Nanoscale Metrology and Femtosecond Dynamics," UCRL-TR-228409 (2007).