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Lorcan Folan

Department Chair

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019
Open Access
neutrino beams
electron capture
decay
neutrinos
nuclei
2017
Halogens
Clinical Trials
Light
Skin
Erythema

Daily indoor light exposure: A spectral analysis of ambient light sources and its relevance to occupational dermatology

Soleymani, T., Folan, L., Soter, N. A., Elbuluk, N. & Cohen, D. E., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 76, 4, p. 763-765 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Exposure
Activities of Daily Living
Dermatology
Lighting
Spectrum Analysis

Disparity in cutaneous pigmentary response to LED vs halogen incandescent visible light: Results from a single center, investigational clinical trial determining a minimal pigmentary visible light dose

Soleymani, T., Cohen, D. E., Folan, L., Okereke, U. R., Elbuluk, N. & Soter, N. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 16, 11, p. 1105-1110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Halogens
Clinical Trials
Light
Skin
Photography

One hundred years of moseley's law: An undergraduate experiment with relativistic effects

Soltis, T., Folan, L. & Eltareb, W., May 1 2017, In : American Journal of Physics. 85, 5, p. 352-358 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

relativistic effects
metal foils
vacuum chambers
students
x rays
2015

Modern physics and technology for undergraduate students

Folan, L., Tsifrinovich, V. I. & Berman, GP., 2015, (Accepted/In press) 2 ed. Singapore: World Scientific.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2014

Generation of a directed mono-energetic neutrino beam and measurement of the neutrino mass

Folan, L. & Tsifrinovich, V. I., Dec 21 2014, In : Modern Physics Letters A. 29, 39, 1430042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutrino beams
neutrinos
atomic force microscopy
electron capture
signal to noise ratios
2012

Generation and monitoring of directed neutrino beams using electron-capture β-decay sources

Deangelis, C., Folan, L. & Tsifrinovich, V. I., Sep 26 2012, In : Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics. 86, 3, 034615.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutrino beams
electron capture
decay
neutrinos
microscopes
2007

Freshman project: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

Ye, D., Brutman, I., Georgi, G. & Folan, L., 2007, 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Autonomous underwater vehicles
Robotics
Students
Waterproofing
Buoyancy
2006

Exposing undergraduates to contemporary science and technology through physics problems

Folan, L. & Tsifrinovich, V. I., Jul 2006, Proceedings of the 5th UNESCO Global Congress on Engineering Education. New York, p. 51-54

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2005

A simple digital logic project for freshman engineering

Doucette, D. R., Georgi, G. W. & Folan, L., 2005, 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 12743-12752 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Logic design
Students
Locomotives
Switches
Freight cars
2003

Project management in freshman engineering

Russo, O. N., Georgi, G. W. & Folan, L., 2003, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 10477-10497 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Project management
Computer program listings
Scheduling
Robots
Students
2002

Entrepreneurship in freshman engineering

Georgi, G. W., Doucette, D. R. & Folan, L., 2002, Proceedings of the 2002 ASEE/SEFI/TUB Colloquium: Global Change in Engineering Education. Berlin, http://www.asee.org/conferences/international/papers/georgi/pdf

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Introducing design throughout the curriculum

Georgi, G. W., Folan, L. & Doucette, D. R., 2002, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 2263-2273 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Curricula
Students
Laptop computers
Project management
Hardware
2001

Introductory design in freshman engineering

Georgi, G. W. & Folan, L., 2001, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 6525-6537 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Project management
Hardware
Communication
Experiments
1999

Chemi-ionization in mercury and neon discharges

Sheverev, V., Folan, L. & Stephaniuk, V., 1999, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. IEEE, p. 284 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

neon
ionization
collisions
atoms
mercury lamps
1996

Associative ionization in mercury

Folan, L. & Sheverev, V. A., 1996, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. IEEE, p. 154 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ionization cross sections
luminaires
radio frequencies
ionization
collisions

The low-temperature rate of electron capture beta decay in magnetic materials

Folan, L., Tsifrinovich, V. I. & Sheverev, V. A., Apr 15 1996, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 79, 8 PART 2B, p. 5716-5717 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetic materials
electron capture
decay rates
decay
electromagnetic fields
1995

Effects of the hyperfine interaction on orbital electron capture

Folan, L. & Tsifrinovich, V. I., 1995, In : Physical Review Letters. 74, 4, p. 499-501 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electron capture
orbitals
nuclear spin
interactions
electron spin

Modulation of nuclear decay rates in cold atoms and ions

Folan, L., Tsifrinovich, V. I. & Sheverev, V., 1995, In : Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. 72, p. 103-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1993

Microphotography of an electrodynamically levitated microparticle

Arnold, S. & Folan, L. M., 1993, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Publ by Int Soc for Optical Engineering, Vol. 1862. p. 218-222 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

microparticles
Electrodynamics
traps
Glycerol
Surface active agents
microparticles
traps
atmospheres
pseudopotentials
loci
1992

Characterization of the accretion of material by microparticles using resonant ellipsometry

Folan, L., Apr 20 1992, In : Applied Optics. 31, 12, p. 2066-2071 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ellipsometry
microparticles
Water vapor
ellipsometry
Polystyrenes

Microparticle fluorescence and energy transfer

Folan, L. & Arnold, S., 1992, Topics in fluorescence spectroscopy. Lakowicz, JR. (ed.). New York: Plenum Press, Vol. 3. p. 345-386

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1990

Electric-field-modulated light scattering near a morphological resonance of a trapped aerosol particle

Arnold, S., Spock, D. E. & Folan, L., Oct 15 1990, In : Optics Letters. 15, 20, p. 1111-1113 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optical resonance
aerosols
light scattering
electric fields
trapped particles

Electrometer for repeated charge exchange measurements between a microparticle and a surface: Effect of water adsorption

Folan, L. M., Arnold, S., O'Keeffe, T. R., Spock, D. E., Schein, L. B. & Diaz, A. F., 1990, In : Journal of Electrostatics. 25, 2, p. 155-163 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrometers
electrometers
microparticles
charge exchange
Adsorption

Light scattering fluctuations from an aerosol particle trapped at the "null" point of an electrodynamic levitator

Arnold, S., Spock, D. E. & Folan, L., 1990, Proceedings of the 1990 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research. Maryland: Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center (CRDEC), p. 115-123

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optical bistability of an aqueous aerosol particle detected through light scattering: Theory and experiment

Arnold, S., O’Keeffe, T. R., Leung, K-M., Folan, L., Scalese, T. & Pluchino, A., Aug 20 1990, In : Applied Optics. 29, 24, p. 3473-3478 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical bistability
optical bistability
Light scattering
Particles (particulate matter)
Aerosols
1989

A microparticle electrometer for repeated charge exchange measurements between a microparticle and a surface

Folan, L. & Arnold, S., 1989, Proceedings of the 1989 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research. Maryland: Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center (CRDEC), p. 35-43

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy transfer and the photon lifetime within an aerosol particle

Arnold, S. & Folan, L. M., Apr 15 1989, In : Optics Letters. 14, 8, p. 387-389 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aerosols
energy transfer
life (durability)
photons
Mie scattering

Determination of molecular orientation at the surface of an aerosol particle by morphology-dependent photoselection

Folan, L. M. & Arnold, S., 1988, In : Optics Letters. 13, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aerosols
molecules
fluorescence
polarization
excitation

Determination of the photon lifetime in an aerosol particle using energy transfer

Arnold, S. & Folan, L., 1988, Proceedings of the 1988 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research. Maryland: Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center (CRDEC), p. 333-342

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1987

Determination of molecular orientation at the surface of an aerosol particle by morphology dependent photoselection

Folan, L. & Arnold, S., 1987, Proceedings of the 1987 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research. Maryland: Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center (CRDEC), p. 443-452

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spherical void electrodynamic levitator

Arnold, S. & Folan, L. M., 1987, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 58, 9, p. 1732-1735 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrodynamics
microparticles
electrodynamics
Raman scattering
voids

Theory of enhanced energy transfer between molecules embedded in spherical dielectric particles

Druger, S. D., Arnold, S. & Folan, L. M., 1987, In : The Journal of chemical physics. 87, 5, p. 2649-2659 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy transfer
energy transfer
Molecules
molecules
dipoles

Theory of enhanced energy transfer between molecules embedded in spherical dielectric particles

Druger, SD., Arnold, S. & Folan, L., 1987, Proceedings of the 1987 Scientific Conference on Obscuration and Aerosol Research. Maryland: Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center (CRDEC), p. 453-465

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1986

Fluorescence spectrometer for a single electrodynamically levitated microparticle

Arnold, S. & Folan, L. M., 1986, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 57, 9, p. 2250-2253 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic lasers
Electrodynamics
microparticles
Particles (particulate matter)
Aerosols
1985

Enhanced energy transfer within a microparticle

Folan, L. M., Arnold, S. & Druger, S. D., Jul 26 1985, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 118, 3, p. 322-327 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microparticles
Energy transfer
energy transfer
Aerosols
dipoles