Stephen Bialkowski

Analytical Chemistry

Professor Emeritus


Stephen E. Bialkowski

Contact Information

Email: stephen.bialkowski@usu.edu

Educational Background

Other, Physics, (Physics Division, Molecular Spectroscopy Group), National Bureau of Standards (now NIST), 1980
Energy transfer dynamics in unimolecular dissociation
PhD, Chemistry, University of Utah, 1978
BS, Professional Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University, 1975

Awards

Senior Member, 2014

Optical Society of America

Fullbright Research Fellow to Slovenia, 2006

Willard Gardner Prize of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, 2003

Stauffer Chemical Award, 1977

Stauffer Chemical Award, 1976


Publications | Books

      Publications | Book Chapters

    • Bialkowski, S.E, (2004). Infrared Spectroscopy: Photothermal : Encyclopedia of Analytical Science. Elsevier
    • Bialkowski, S.E, Dudley, L., Or, D., (2001). Modeling Maxwell-Wagner and diffuse double layer polarization in low frequency impedance spectra of clay suspensions: Fourth Workshop on Electromagnetic Wave Interactions with Moist Substances . MFPA
    • Bialkowski, S.E, Dudley, L., Or, D., (2001). Using expectation maximization to obtain dielectric relaxation time spectra of aqueous montmorillonite clay suspensions: .) Fourth Workshop on Electromagnetic Wave Interactions with Moist Substances . MFPA

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Markushev, D.D, Ordonez-Miranda, J., Rabasovic, M.D, Chirtoc, M., Todorovic, D.M, Bialkowski, S.E, Korte, D., Franko, M., (2017). Thermal and elastic characterization of glassy carbon thin films by photoacoustic measurements. European Physics Journal Plus, 132, 33-42. doi: 10.1140/epjp/i2017-11307-2
    • Zanuto, V.S, Capeloto, O.A, Sandrini, M., Malacarne, L.C, Astrath, N.G, Bialkowski, S.E, (2016). Analysis of the Thermo-Reflectivity Coefficient Influence Using Photothermal Pump–Probe Techniques . Applied Spectroscopy, 70:12, doi: 10.1177/0003702816662888
    • Zanuto, V.S, Capeloto, O.A, Lukasievicz, G.V, Malacarne, L.C, Bialkowski, S.E, Požar, T., Astrath, N.G, (2016). Generation and detection of thermoelastic waves in metals by a photothermal mirror method. Applied Physics Letters, 109, 191908. doi: 10.1063/1.4967530
    • Zanuto, V.S, Lukasievicz, G.V, Herculano, L.S, Capeloto, O.A, Malacarne, L.C, Bialkowski, S.E, Astrath, N.G, (2015). Experimental Analysis of Applying Photorefractive BaTiO3 Beam-Fanning on Photothermal Mirror Technique . Applied Spectroscopy, 69:7, 794-801. doi: 10.1366/14-07733
    • Markushev, D., Rabasović, M., Todorović, D., Galović, S., Bialkowski, S.E, (2015). Photoacoustic Signal and Noise Analysis for Si Thin Plates: Signal Correction in Frequency Domain. Review of Scientific Instruments, 86, 035110-9. doi: 10.1063/1.4914894
    • Capeloto, O.A, Lukasievicz, G.V, Zanuto, V.S, Herculano, L.S, Souza Filho, N.E, Novatski, A., Malacarne, L.C, Baesso, M.L, Bialkowski, S.E, Astrath, N.G, (2014). Pulsed Photothermal Mirror Technique: Characterization of Opaque Materials . Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics (OSA), 9:13
    • Capeloto, O.A, Lukasievicz, G.V, Zanuto, V.S, Herculano, L.S, Souza Filho, N.E, Novatski, A., Malacarne, L.C, Baesso, M.L, Bialkowski, S.E, Astrath, N.G, (2014). Pulsed Photothermal Mirror Technique: Characterization of Opaque Materials . Applied Optics, 53, 7985-7991. doi: 10.1364/AO.53.007985
    • Hu, E., Babcock, E., Bialkowski, S.E, Jones, S.B, Tuller, m., (2014). Methods and Techniques for Measuring Gas Emissions from Agricultural and Animal Feeding Operations. Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 45:3, 200-219. doi: 10.1080/10408347.2014.889445
    • Aréstegui, O.S, Poma, P.Y, Herculano, L.S, Lukasievicz, G.V, Guimaraes, F.B, Malacarne, L.C, Baesso, M.L, Bialkowski, S.E, Astrath, N.G, (2014). Combined Photothermal Lens and Mirror Characterization of Polymers. Applied Spectrosocpy, 68:7, 777-783. doi: 10.1366/13-07404
    • Astrath, N.G, Malacarne, L.C, Lukasievicz, G.V, Bernabe, H.S, Rohling, J.H, Baesso, M.L, Shen, J., Bialkowski, S.E, (2012). A 3-dimensional time-resolved photothermal deflection "Mirage" method. Applied Physics Letters, 100, 091908-1 - 091908-4.
    • Dada, O.O, Bialkowski, S.E, (2011). A Compact Pulsed Infrared Laser Excited Photothermal Deflection Spectrometer . Applied Spectroscopy, 65, 201.
    • Malacame, L.C, Astrath, N.G, Lukasievicz, G.V, Lenzi, E.K, Baesso, M.L, Bialkowski, S.E, (2011). Time-Resolved Thermal Lens and Thermal Mirror Spectroscopies with Sample-Fluid Heat Coupling: A Complete Model for Material Characterization. Applied Sceptroscopy, 65, 99.
    • Joshi, P.R, Dada, O.O, Bialkowski, S.E, (2010). Pulsed Laser Excited Photothermal Lens Spectrometry of Cadmium Sulfoselenide Doped Silica Glasses. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 214
    • Astrath, N.G, Malacarne, L.C, Pedreira, P.R, Belancon, M.P, Baesso, M.L, Joshi, P.R, Bialkowski, S.E, (2010). Pulsed-Laser Excited Thermal Lens Spectroscopy With Sample-Fluid Heat Coupling. Journal of Applied Physics, 107
    • Joshi, P.R, Dada, O.O, Bialkowski, S.E, (2009). Pulsed-Laser Excited Photothermal Study of Cadmium Sulfoselenium Nanoparticle Doped Glasses . Applied Spectroscopy, 62, 815.
    • Dada, O.O, Bialkowski, S.E, (2008). Development of Infrared Photothermal Deflection Spectroscopy (Mirage Effect) for Analysis of Condensed-phase Aerosols Collected in a Micro-Orifice Uniform Deposit Impactor . Applied Spectroscopy, 62, 112.
    • Dada, O.O, Bialkowski, S.E, (2008). Finite Element Analysis Modeling of Pulse-Laser Excited Photothermal Deflection (Mirage Effect) from Aerosols . Applied Spectroscopy, 62, 102.
    • Dada, O., Jorgensen, M.R, Bialkowski, S.E, (2007). Continuous Laser-Excited Photothermal Spectrometry of CdSxSe1-x Doped Glasses. Applied Spectroscopy , 61, 1373-1378.
    • Terazima, M., Hirota, N., Braslavsky, S.E, Mandelis, A., Bialkowski, S.E, Diebold, G.J, Miller, R.J, Fournier, D., Palmer, R.A, Tam, A., (2004). Quantities, Terminology, and Symbols in Photothermal and Related Spectroscopies . Pure and Applied Chemistry, 76, 1083-1118.
    • Dudley, L.M, Bialkowski, S.E, Or, D., Junkmeier, C., (2003). Low Frequency Impedance Behavior of Montmorillonite Suspensions: Polarization Mechanisms in the Low Frequency Domain . Soil Science Society of America Journal , 67, 518-526.
    • Bialkowski, S.E, (2003). Steady-State Absorption Rate Models for Use in Relaxation Rate Studies with Continuous Laser Excited Photothermal Lens Spectrometry . Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2, 779-787.
    • Bialkowski, S.E, Dudley, L., Or, D., (2002). Using an Expectation-Maximization Algorithm to Obtain Dielectric Relaxation Time Spectra of Aqueous Montmorillonite Clay Suspensions . Applied Spectroscopy , 56, 1470-1474.
    • Sousa, S.R, Bialkowski, S.E, (2001). Comparison of Detection Limits and Relative Responses for Alternative Fluorocarbons by GC-ECD, GC-AED, and GC-MS . Analytica Chimica Acta , 433:2, 181-186.
    • Chartier, A., Bialkowski, S.E, (2001). Optical Bleaching in Continuous Laser Excited Photothermal Lens Spectrometry . Applied Spectroscopy, 55, 84-91.

    Professional Journal

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    Publications | Other

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    Teaching

    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2022
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2021
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2020
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2020
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2019
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    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2019
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    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2018
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2018
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    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2018
    CHEM 5680 - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Spring 2018
    CHEM 5670 - Intermediate Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2018
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    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2017
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2017
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2017
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    HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2017
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2016
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2016
    CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Fall 2016
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2016
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2016
    CHEM 5680 - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Spring 2016
    CHEM 5670 - Intermediate Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2016
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2016
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2015
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2015
    CHEM 3000 - Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2015
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2015
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    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2015
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2015
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2014
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2014
    CHEM 3000 - Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2014
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2014
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2014
    CHEM 5680 - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Spring 2014
    CHEM 5670 - Intermediate Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2014
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2014
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2013
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2013
    CHEM 3000 - Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2013
    CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Fall 2013
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2013
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2013
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2013
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2013
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2013
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2012
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2012
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2012
    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2012
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2012
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2012
    CHEM 5680 - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Spring 2012
    CHEM 5670 - Intermediate Environmental Chemistry, Spring 2012
    CHEM 3090 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II, Spring 2012
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2011
    CHEM 3080 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I, Fall 2011
    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Summer 2011
    CHEM 3650 - ENVIRONMENTAL CHEM (DSC), Spring 2011
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    CHEM 3090 - PHYSICAL CHEM LAB II (CI), Spring 2011
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    CHEM 4990 - UNDERGRAD SEMINAR (CI), Spring 2011
    CHEM 3650 - Environmental Chemistry, Fall 2010
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    CHEM 1220 - Principles of Chemistry II, Fall 2010
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    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2010
    CHEM 3005 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2010