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SEAN J BENTLEY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

PHYSICS

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D. in Optics, University of Rochester (2004)
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla (1997)
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla (1995)

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Mathematical Methods of Physics; Quantum Mechanics; Circuits; Optics.

Research Interests

Nonlinear optics; fundamentals & applications of quantum entanglement; quantum dots.

Grants/Sponsored Research

MSP-Start: Science and Math Applied Real-problem Teaching (SMART), 2009-11, $299,012, National Science Foundation
Cottrell College Science Award, Research Corporation, 2005-2007, $31,146 (Quantum Dots for Photon Entanglement)
2009 President's Faculty Development Award (Confocal Laser Microscope)
2005 President's Faculty Development Award (Quantum Dots)
2004 President's Faculty Development Award (Classical & Quantum Teleportation)

Books

Sean J. Bentley (2010). Principles of Quantum Imaging: Ghost Imaging, Ghost Diffraction, and Quantum Lithography. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis/CRC Press.


Refereed Articles

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Steve E. Watkins, Marcus A. Huggans, and Sean J. Bentley (2009), Pre-college outreach at a technical conference. International Journal of Engineering Education, 25 (3), 436-443.

Sean J. Bentley (2008), Nonlinear Interferometric Lithography for Arbitrary Two-Dimensional Patterns. Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (JM3), 7, 013004.

Sean J. Bentley, Charles V. Anderson, and John P. Dooher (2007), Three-photon absorption for nanosecond excitation in cadmium selenide quantum dots. Optical Engineering, 46, 128003.

Sean J. Bentley, John E. Heebner, and Robert W. Boyd (2006), Transverse Instabilities and Pattern Formation in Two-Beam Excited Nonlinear Optical Interactions in Liquids. Optics Letters, 31, 951-953.

Robert W. Boyd and Sean J. Bentley (2006), Recent Progress in Quantum and Nonlinear Optical Lithography. Journal of Modern Optics, 53, 713-718.

R. W. Boyd, R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, and J. C. Howell (2004), Image formation using quantum-entangled photons. Optics & Photonics News, (Optics in 2004 ), 39.

Sean J. Bentley (2004), The Photon Picture of Light. Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, ISBN 0-12-227600-0.

Sean J. Bentley and Robert W. Boyd (2004), Nonlinear optical lithography for ultra-high sub-Rayleigh resolution. Optics Express, 12, 5735.

J. C. Howell, R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, and R. W. Boyd (2004), Realization of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox using momentum- and position-entangled photons from spontaneous parametric down conversion. Physical Review Letters, 92, 210403.

R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, R. W. Boyd, and J. C. Howell (2004), Quantum and classical coincidence imaging. Physical Review Letters, 92, 033601.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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S. J. Bentley, E. de Freitas, and L. Stemkoski (2011). Enhanced Problem-based Freshman Physics through High School-Museum Partnerships. In 2011 American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting. Jacksonville, FL.

Sean J. Bentley (2008). Complementarity, source coherence, and joint uncertainty. In Optical Society of America 92nd Annual Meeting. Rochester, NY.

S. J. Bentley (2008). Quantum optics round-table teaching. In Quantum Optics/Quantum Engineering for Undergraduates Symposium, Optical Society of America 92nd Annual Meeting. Rochester, NY.

Sean J. Bentley (2007). Arbitrary 2-D pattern formation beyond the Rayleigh limit. In Optical Society of America 91st Annual Meeting. San Jose, CA.

Sean J. Bentley (2006). Testing complementarity with quantum entangled photons. In Optical Society of America 90th Annual Meeting. Rochester, NY.

R. Hixon, S. E. Watkins, S. J. Bentley, and M. A. Huggans (2006). Student robotics competition using Robolab and Lego Bricks. In 2006 ASEE Midwest Section Annual Conference. Kansas City, MO.

Sean J. Bentley, Charles V. Anderson, and John P. Dooher (2006). Three-photon absorption in cadmium selenide quantum dots. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Long Beach, CA.

S. J. Bentley, C. V. Anderson, and J. P. Dooher (2005). Third-order nonlinearities of CdSe Quantum Dots. In Optical Society of America Annual Meeting. Tucson, AZ.

R. W. Boyd, R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, M. N. O’Sullivan-Hale, I. Ali Khan, and J. C. Howell (2005). Progress in quantum lithography and ghost imaging. In The Physics of Quantum Electronics XXXV (pp. (Invited)). Snowbird, Utah.

R. W. Boyd, R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, M. N. O’Sullivan-Hale, I. Ali Khan, and J. C. Howell (2004). Image formation using quantum-entangled photons. In Imaging at the Limits (pp. (Invited)). Cargese, Corsica, France.

R. W. Boyd, R. S. Bennink, S. J. Bentley, M. N. O’Sullivan-Hale, I. Ali Khan, and J. C. Howell (2004). Image formation using quantum-entangled photons. In International Quantum Electronics Conference. San Francisco, CA.

M. S. Bigelow, S. J. Bentley, A. M. Marino, and R. W. Boyd (2003). Polarization properties of photons generated by two-beam excited conical emission. In Laser Science XIX. Tucson, AZ.

S. J. Bentley and R. W. Boyd (2003). Coherent control of four-wave mixing gain. In Laser Science XIX. Tucson, AZ.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Interferometric Method for Improving the Resolution of a Lithographic System (U.S. Patent # 7,859,646; Issued December 28, 2010).

Professional Activities

Society of Physics Students Zone 2 Councilor (2010-13); Reviewer for Physical Review Letter, Physical Review A, and other journals;
GLOBECOM 2005 (International Conference of IEEE Communications Society), Student Activities Chair.