2014

  • Pelleg, Ben E. "Light Scattering in Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals." PhD diss., Drexel University, 2014.

 

2013

 

2012

  • "Carbon Based Multifunctional Nanoprobes for Cellular Injection and Electrophysiology", Y. Gao, R. Singhal, Z. Orynbayeva, G. Friedman, Y. Gogotsi, A. Fontecchio,  MRS Fall Meeting, 2012 ACS 244th National Meeting, 2012

 

2011

  • Pelleg, B. and Fontecchio, A. “Modeling Light Transmission of Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals with an Adapted Monte Carlo Method.”  Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals.  June 2011

 

2010

  • Kirsch, Nicholas J., Nicholas Vacirca, Timothy P. Kurzweg, Adam K. Fontecchio, and Kapil R. Dandekar. "Performance of transparent conductive polymer antennas in a MIMO ad-hoc network." In Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), 2010 IEEE 6th International Conference on, pp. 9-14. IEEE, 2010.
  • J. Fitzpatrick, A. Fontecchio, E. Fromm, "Using A Mousetrap-Powered Vehicle Design Activity To Convey Engineering Concepts," Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisville, KY, 2010.

  • J. Atchison, D. Holmes-Stanley, A. Fontecchio, E. Fromm, "Using Graphic Novels To Communicate Engineering Experiences In An Urban Middle School," Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisville, KY, 2010.

  • D. Delaine, A. Fontecchio, "Using Social Networking Web Sites To Increase Success Of Underrepresented Minorities In Science And Engineering Programs" Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisville, KY, 2010.

  • J. Mitchell-Blackwood, M. Figueroa, C. Kokar, A. Fontecchio, E. Fromm, "Tracking Middle School Perceptions Of Engineering During An Inquiry Based Engineering Science And Design Curriculum," Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisville, KY, 2010.

2009 

  • “Liquid Crystal Applications”, invited talk at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, March 25, 2009.
  • “Holographically Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films in Adaptable Photomasking Applications ”, invited talk at National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, April 10, 2009.
  • Shriyan, Sameet K., and Adam K. Fontecchio. "Electro-optical effects of oxidized multi-walled carbon nanotube doping on holographic polymer dispersed liquid crystal films." In SPIE Photonic Devices+ Applications, pp. 741407-741407. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2009.

  • N.J. Kirsch, N.A. Vacirca, E.E. Plowman, T.P. Kurzweg, A.K. Fontecchio, and K.R. Dandekar, Optically transparent conductive Polymer RFID Meandering Dipole Antenna, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on RFID, 2009

  • A. Fox, D. Delaine, A.K. Fontecchio, Development of Non-Traditional Skills in Graduate Students Through Teaching and Curriculum Deisgn, Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, 2009.

  • D. Delaine, A. K. Fontecchio, Social Networking Websites for Increased Success in Minority Science and Engineering Programs, Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, 2009.

  • A.E. Fox, D.A. Delaine, and A.K. Fontecchio,Development of Nontraditional Skills in Graduate Students through Teaching and Curriculum Design, Proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education, 2009 ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX June 14-15, 2009.

2008

  • “Applications of liquid crystal polymer composite films for photolithographic fabrication of 3D structures”, A.E. Fox and A.K. Fontecchio, SPIE Symposium on Integrated Optoelectronic Devices, San Jose California, January 19-24, 2008.
  • “Aspect Ratio Study of Microstructures Formed using an Adaptable Photomask”, A.E. Fox and A.K. Fontecchio, American Physical Society March Meeting, New Orleans Louisiana, March 10-14, 2008.
  • “Liquid Crystal Nanostructured Composites for Photomasking Applications”, invited talk at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, November 19, 2008.
  • D. Delaine, L. Emelle, et al., Student Run Outreach Programs for Professional Development and Increased Pre- Collegiate Participation, Proceedings of the 7th ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Cape Town, South Africa, 2008.

  • Matthew D. Cathell, Michael Birnkrant, Adam K. Fontecchio, Eli Fromm and Caroline L. Schauer, Classroom investigation of dissolved copper remediation using the biopolymer alginate, Proceedings of the 36th American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 2008

  • Michael Birnkrant, Matthew Cathell, Priscilla Blount, Jean Robinson, Adam Fontecchio, Eli Fromm, Introducing Engineering Through Candy, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Pittsburg, PA, June 22-25, 2008 Quincy Brown, William Mongan, Dara Kusic, Elaine Garbarine, Eli Fromm, Adam Fontecchio, Computer Aided Instruction as a Vehicle for Problem Solving: Scratch Boards in the Middle Years Classroom, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Pittsburg, PA, June 22-25, 2008

  • Matthew Cathell, Michael Birnkrant, Jean Robinson, Priscilla Blount, Adam Fontecchio, Eli Fromm, using SimCity 4 Software as an Educational Tool to Complement Middle School Science and Mathematics, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Pittsburg, PA, June 22-25, 2008

  • D.A. Delaine, L. Emelle, A.E. Fox, J.P. Coyle, S.K. Shriyan, N. Michael, J. Ward, H. Burnside, Y.M. Kim and A.K. Fontecchio, Student Run Outreach Programs for Professional Development and Increased Pre- Collegiate (K-12) Participation, Proceedings of the 7th ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, South Africa (2008).

 

2007

  • “Liquid Crystal Polymer Composite Films for Reconfigurable Photomasking Applications”, A. Fox, K. Rai, and A Fontecchio, American Physical Society March Meeting, Denver, CO, March 5-9, 2007
  • "Electro-Optic Films for Transmission-Mode Wavelength Demultiplexing Applications,"APS March Meeting 07, K. Rai, A. Fox, and A Fontecchio, American Physical Society March Meeting, Denver, CO, March 5-9, 2007
  • “Electro-Optic Polymer Films for Reconfigurable Photomask Applications”, A.E. Fox and A.K. Fontecchio, American Physical Society March Meeting, Denver Colorado, March 5-9, 2007.

 

2006

  • “Physical Interactions of Liquid Crystals with Carbon Nanopipes”, H. J. Shah, A. K. Fontecchio, M. P. Rossi, D. Mattia, and Y. Gogotsi, 21st International Liquid Crystals Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2006
  • “Holographically Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films for Compact Spectrometer Applications,” K. Rai, A.E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio, International Liquid Crystal Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2006.
  • “Investigation of Polarization Profiles in Ferroelectric Polymers for LC Alignment”, H. J. Shah, D. Delaine, and A. K. Fontecchio, 21st International Liquid Crystals Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2006
  • “Thin Film Polymer/Liquid Crystal Composite Materials for Holographic Optical Element Applications”, M. L. Ermold, A. K. Fontecchio, Materials Research Society (MRS) 2006 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • “Nanoprobe Fabrication by Field Manipulation of Nanotubes,” J.R. Freedman, G. Friedman, Y. Gogotsi, & A. K. Fontecchio, Materials Research Society (MRS) 2006 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • “Effects of Corona Discharge on Polarization of PVDF for Liquid Crystal Alignment”, David Delaine, Hemang Shah and A. K. Fontecchio; The City College of New York AMP Research Symposium, New York, May 5-6, 2006.

 

2005

  • “Ordering Effects in Liquid Crystal – Carbon Nanotube Composites”, H.J.Shah, M.P. Rossi, D. Mattia, Y. Gogotsi, and A.K. Fontecchio, 25th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Boston, December 2005
  • “LCDs and Optical Memory Devices Based on Liquid Crystals and Polymers of Polyvinylidene Fluoride”, H.J. Shah and A.K. Fontecchio, 25th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Boston, December 2005
  • “Influence of Ferroelectric Polymers on Liquid Crystal Alignment”, American Chemical Society’s National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 2005
  • “Holographically Induced Phase Separation of Polymer / Gold Nanoparticles Film,” American Physical Society March meeting, March 21-25, 2005.
  • "Analysis of the diffraction properties of volume holograms written with spherical object beams", American Physical Society March meeting, March 21-25, 2005.
  • "Virtual Spherical Mirrors Fabricated in Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films", European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Feb 27 - March 4, 2005.

 

2004

  • “Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Gratings for Pressure Sensing Applications,” (invited), Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA November 30, 2004.
  • “Optical Response of Reflection Polymer Bragg Gratings to Applied Gas Pressure”, SPIE 49th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, August 2004.
  • “Modeling and experimental studies of LC alignment induced by nanopatterned substrates”, SPIE 49th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, August 2004.
  • Invited talk: International Liquid Crystal Society Multimedia Award, at International Liquid Crystal Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2004.
  • “Examination of Nanostructured Polymer Surfaces for Liquid Crystal Alignment,” A. K. Fontecchio and H. J. Shah, APS March Meeting, Montreal, Canada, March 2004.

 

2003

  • “Nano-patterned Structures to Examine Liquid Crystal Surface Alignment,” A. K. Fontecchio and H. J. Shah, New England Complex Fluids Workshop (Sound Bite), Harvard University, December 5, 2003.
  • “Electrically Swiutchable Holograms: Creation, Principles, and Applications,” A. K. Fontecchio; Drexel University – Invited Talk to the Chemical Engineering Department, October 3, 2003.
  • “Polymer / Liquid Crystal Films for Remote Sensing,” A. K. Fontecchio; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Invited talk to the In Situ Devices Laboratory Seminar, June 19, 2003.
  • “Nanopatterned Polymer Structured for H-PDLCs,” A. K. Fontecchio and H. J. Shah; Annual Symposium for the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), San Diego, CA, USA, August, 2003.
  • “Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals: Morphology, Structure, and Device Applications,” A. K. Fontecchio; Dupont Inc. – Invited talk to the Printable Electronics Group, Wilmington, DE, USA April 2003.

 

2001

  • “Cavity Morphology of Polymer Dispersed System Utilizing Atomic Force Microscopy,” A. K. Fontecchio, G. P. Crawford, and D. Content; Material Research Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA November 2001.
  • “Dynamic Light Scattering Study of Nematic Director Field in Holographic PDLC’s,” I. Drevensek Olenik, M. Spindler, M. Jazbinsek, M. Copic, A. K. Fontecchio, and G. P. Crawford; 9th International Topical Meeting on Optics of Liquid Crystals (OLC), Sorrento, Italy, October 1 – 6, 2001.
  • “Diffusion Kinetics of Hologram Formation in Liquid Crystal and Polymer Systems”, A. K. Fontecchio, J. Qi, P. Kossyrev, and G. P. Crawford; 7th International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM) 2001, Cancun, Q.R., Mexico, August 26 – 30, 2001.
  • “Performance Improvements for Switchable H-PDLC Gratings Using Morphological Studies,” A. K. Fontecchio, G. P. Crawford, C. He, and D. Content; Annual Symposium for the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), San Diego, CA, USA, July 29 to August 3, 2001.
  • “Diffuse Renditions of Spatially Pixelated and Temporally Multiplexed H-PDLCs for Full Color Reflective Displays,” A. K. Fontecchio, M. J. Escuti, J. Qi, G. P. Crawford, and S. Faris; Society for Information Display Annual Symposium, San Jose, CA, USA June 3-8, 2001.
  • “AFM Studies on Droplet Cavity Morphology within H-PDLC Materials,” A. K. Fontecchio, G. P. Crawford, and D. Content; 6th European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Halle, Germany, March 2001.

 

2000

  • “Multiplexed Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Gratings,” A. K. Fontecchio, C. C. Bowley, S. M. Chmura, Le Li, S. Faris, and G. P. Crawford; Asia Society of Information Display Annual Meeting, October 2000
  • “Low Scatter Switchable Transmission Grating for Dithering,” A. K. Fontecchio, G. P. Crawford, and D. Content; Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, October 2000.
  • “Novel H-PDLC Formation Utilizing Multiplexed Formation,” A. K. Fontecchio; Spring 2000 SILC Mini-school on Liquid Crystals, Portoroz, Slovenia, April 2000.
  • “Multiplexing Formation Techniques for Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals,” A. K. Fontecchio; Joz¼ef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 18, 2000.

 

1999

  • “Optimization of Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals for use in Remote Sensing Applications,” A. K. Fontecchio, C. C. Bowley, J. J. Lin, and G. P. Crawford; Annual Symposium for the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), Denver, CO, USA, July 21 – 22, 1999.
  • “Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals: Physics and Application,” A. K. Fontecchio; Lunch Seminar, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA June 3, 1999.
  • “Advances in Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Technology,” C. C. Bowley, A. K. Fontecchio, et. al; Material Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA Spring 1999.