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Roger French

Kyocera Professor
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Director, SDLE Research Center
Applies data science and analytics to energy and materials science research problems
Office: 536 White
Phone Number: (216) 368-3655

Education

Ph.D., Materials Science, M.I.T., 1985
B.S., Materials Science, Cornell University, 1979

Awards and Recognitions

2020, Faculty Distinguished Research Award, Case Western Reserve University
2020, IEEE Senior Member, IEEE
2018, Case School of Engineering Research Award, Case School of Engineering

Teaching Interests

Applied Data Science

Other Affiliations

2015 - PRESENT, Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports of Nature Publishing Group
2014 - PRESENT, Committee Member, International Electrotechnical Commission, Technical Committee TC82 on Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems
2014 - PRESENT, Subtask 2.5 Leader: Assessment of Performance Loss Rate, International Energy Agency, Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (IEA-PVPS),
2013 - PRESENT, Committee Member, ASTM E44-09 Solar, Geothermal, Alternative Energy: Photovoltaic Electric Power Conversion
2013 - PRESENT, Member, ASTM G03-08 Weather and Durability Committee: Service Life Predictino
2013 - PRESENT, Renewable Energy Council Member, UL
1989 - PRESENT, Associate Editor, Journal of the American Ceramics Society

Consulting

2020 - 2022, Jinko Solar

Patents Received

2015, "Aromatic and aromatic/heteroaromatic molecular structures with controllable electron conducting properties," 9169208, Roger French, Assignee: DuPont Co. .
2015, "Photocrosslinkable fluoropolymers, UV processes and photocrosslinked polymers," 9169338, Roger French.
2015, "Optical element producing a modulated region of increased light intensity and optically enhanced photovoltaic cell and LED lighting device including the same," 9099592, Roger French, Assignee: DuPont Co. .
2014, "Photovoltaic Assemblies Incorporating an Optical Element Having Internal Inclusions Configured for Maximum Conversion Efficiency," US8648248 B2, Roger French, Jose Rodriguez-Parada, Ronald Riegert, Mark Lewittes, Assignee: DuPont.
2009, "Aromatic and Aromatic/Heteroaromatic Molecular Structures with Controllable Electron Conducting Properties," US 7,638,632, Roger French.
2009, "Use of Highly Purified Hydrocarbons in Vacuum Ultraviolet Applications," 7,589,242, Roger French.
2009, "Packages for Alkanes Having {Ultra-High} Transparency at 193 nm," 7,493,743, Robert Wheland, Curtis Fincher, Roger French, Sheng Peng, Weiming Weiming.
2008, "Highly Purified Liquid Perfluoroalkanes and Method for Preparing," 7,465, 667, Roger French, Robert Wheland.
2008, "Processes and Devices Using Polycyclic Fluoroalkanes in Vacuum and Deep Ultraviolet Applications," 7,435,528, Roger French, Robert Wheland, Weiming Qiu.
2008, "Use of Perfluoro-n-alkanes in Vacuum Ultraviolet Applications," 7,402,377, Roger French, Robert Wheland.
2007, "Radiation durable organic compounds with high transparency in the vacuum ultraviolet, and method for preparing," 7,300,743, Roger French, David Jones, Robert Wheland.
2006, "Polymer-liquid Compositions Useful in Ultraviolet and Vacuum Ultraviolet Uses," 7,129,009, Roger French.
2006, "Polycyclic Fluoroalkanes," 7,084,314, Roger French.
2005, "Method for Providing Nano-structures of Uniform Length," 6,998,358, Roger French.
2005, "Copolymers for Photoresists and Processes Therefor," 6,872,503, Roger French.
2004, "Ultraviolet and Vacuum Ultraviolet Transparent Polymer Compositions and Their Uses," 6,824,930, Roger French.
2002, "Use of Partially Fluorinated Polymers in Applications Requiring Transparency in the Ultraviolet and Vacuum Ultraviolet," 7,438,995, Roger French, Robert Wheland, Weiming Qiu.
2000, "Attenuating Phase Shift Photomasks," 6,096,460, Roger French.
1997, "Attenuating Embedded Phase Shift Photomask Blanks," 5,897,976, Roger French, Peter Francis Carcia.
1997, "Attenuating embedded phase shift photomask blanks," 5,897,977, Roger French, Peter Francis Carcia.
1995, "Photomask Blanks Comprising Transmissive Embedded Phase Shifter," 5,415,953, Roger French.
1995, "Light Absorbing Dielectric Compositions," 5,393,465, Roger French.

Patents Pending

2011, "Photocrosslinkable Fluoropolymers, UV Processes and Photocrosslinked Polymers," Roger French.
2011, "Optical Element Producing a Modulated Region of Increased Light Intensity and Opticall Enhanced Photovoltaic Cell and LED Lighting Device including the Same," US20120069580, Roger French, Rebekah Derryberry, Mark Lewittes, Ronald Riegert, Jose Rodriguez-Parada.
2011, "Photovoltaic Apparatus Including an Optical Element Producing a Modulated Region of Light Intensity," US20120006740, Roger French, Rebekah Derryberry, Mark Lewittes, Ronald Riegert, Jose Rodriguez-Parada.
2009, "Concentrator Solar Cell Modules With Light Concentrating Articles Comprising Ionomeric Materials," US20100154863, Roger French.
2009, "Molding Processes For Light Concentrating Articles That Are Used In Solar Cell Modules," US 2011/0120525 A1, US20110120525, Roger French.

Publications

Kempe, M., Morse, J., Eafanti, J., Julien, S., Wan, K., Bruckman, L., ... French, R. H. (2021). Measurement of crack length in width tapered beam experiments. JOURNAL OF ADHESION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 35 (4), 357-374.
Karimi, A., Wu, Y., Koyutürk, M., & French, R. H. (2021). Spatiotemporal Graph Neural Network for Performance Prediction of Photovoltaic Power Systems. , ().
Khalilnejad, A., French, R. H., & Abramson, A. (2020). Data-driven evaluation of HVAC operation and savings in commercial buildings. Applied Energy, 278 ().
Julien, S., Kempe, M., Eafanti, J., Morse, J., Wang, Y., Fairbrother, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Characterizing photovoltaic backsheet adhesion degradation using the wedge and single cantilever beam tests, Part I: Field Modules. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 215 ().
Wang, M., Liu, J., Burleyson, T., Schneller, E., Davis, K., French, R. H., ... Braid, J. (2020). Analytic $I_{\text{sc}}$–$V_{\text{oc}}$ Method and Power Loss Modes From Outdoor Time-Series $I$–$V$ Curves. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10 (5), 1379-1388.
Schneller, E., Hossain, M., Frota, R., Iqbal, N., Colvin, D., Curran, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Spatially resolved characterization of optical and recombination losses for different industrial silicon solar cell architectures. International Journal of Modern Physics B [Condensed Matter Physics; Statistical Physics; Applied Physics], 34 (21).
Schneller, E., Frota, R., Iqbal, N., Colvin, D., Davis, K., Curran, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Spatially resolved characterization of optical and recombination losses for different industrial silicon solar cell architectures. International Journal of Modern Physics B, ().
Julien, S., Kempe, M., Eafanti, J., Morse, J., Wang, Y., Fairbrother, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Characterizing photovoltaic backsheet adhesion degradation using the wedge and single cantilever beam tests, Part II: Accelerated tests. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 211 ().
Karimi, A., Fada, J., Parrilla, N., Pierce, B., Koyutürk, M., French, R. H., ... Braid, J. (2020). Generalized and Mechanistic PV Module Performance Prediction From Computer Vision and Machine Learning on Electroluminescence Images. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10 (3), 878-887.
Hossain, M., Khalilnejad, A., Haddadian, R., Pickering, E., French, R. H., & Abramson, A. (2020). Data analytics applied to the electricity consumption of office buildings to reveal building operational characteristics. Advances in Building Energy Research, (), 1-19.
Julien, S., Kempe, M., Eafanti, J., Morse, J., Wang, Y., Fairbrother, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Characterizing photovoltaic backsheet adhesion degradation using the wedge and single cantilever beam tests, Part I: Field Modules. SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, 215 ().
Julien, S., Kempe, M., Eafanti, J., Morse, J., Wang, Y., Fairbrother, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Characterizing photovoltaic backsheet adhesion degradation using the wedge and single cantilever beam tests, Part II: Accelerated tests. SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, 211 ().
Lyu, Y., Fairbrother, A., Gong, M., Kim, J., Gu, X., Kempe, M., ... French, R. H. (2020). Impact of environmental variables on the degradation of photovoltaic components and perspectives for the reliability assessment methodology. SOLAR ENERGY, 199 (), 425-436.
French, R. H., & Bruckman, L. (2020). Learnings from developing an applied data science curricula for undergraduate and graduate students. MRS ADVANCES, 5 (7), 347-353.
Wang, M., Liu, J., Burleyson, T., Schneller, E., Davis, K., French, R. H., ... \customboldJennifer L. Braid (2020). Analytic Isc –Voc Method and Power Loss Modes From Outdoor Time-Series I–V Curves. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, ().
Longacre, A., Martin, M., Moran, T., Kolosov, O., Schneller, E., Curran, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Direct nanoscale mapping of open circuit voltages at local back surface fields for PERC solar cells. Journal of Materials Science, ().
Adachi, M., Hamaya, S., Yamagata, Y., Loach, A., Fada, J., Wilson, L., ... French, R. H. (2020). In-situ observation of AlN formation from Ni-Al solution using an electromagnetic levitation technique. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, ().
Longacre, A., Martin, M., Moran, T., Kolosov, O., Schneller, E., Curran, A., ... French, R. H. (2020). Direct nanoscale mapping of open circuit voltages at local back surface fields for PERC solar cells. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 55 (25), 11501-11511.
De Guire, E., Bartolo, L., Brindle, R., Devanathan, R., Dickey, E., Fessler, J., ... French, R. H. (2019). Data-driven glass/ceramic science research: Insights from the glass and ceramic and data science/informatics communities. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 102 (11), 6385-6406.
Ma, X., Huang, W., Schnabel, E., Köhl, M., Brynjarsdottir, J., Braid, J., ... French, R. H. (2019). Data-Driven $I$–$V$ Feature Extraction for Photovoltaic Modules. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9 (5), 1405-1412.
Ma, X., Huang, W., Schnabel, E., Köhl, M., Brynjarsdottir, J., Braid, J., ... French, R. H. (2019). Data-Driven I�V Feature Extraction for Photovoltaic Modules. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9 (5), 1405-1412.
Karimi, A., Fada, J., Hossain, M., Yang, S., Peshek, T., Braid, J., ... French, R. H. (2019). Automated Pipeline for Photovoltaic Module Electroluminescence Image Processing and Degradation Feature Classification. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9 (5), 1324-1335.
Ma, X., Huang, W., Schnabel, E., Koehl, M., Brynjarsdottir, J., Braid, J., ... French, R. H. (2019). Data-Driven I-V Feature Extraction for Photovoltaic Modules. IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS, 9 (5), 1405-1412.
Romanov, V., Krishnamurthy, N., Verma, A., Bruckman, L., French, R. H., Carter, J. W., ... Hawk, J. (2019). Materials Data Analytics for 9\% Cr Family Steel. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, (), 23.
Wang, Y., Huang, W., Fairbrother, A., Fridman, L., Curran, A., Wheeler, N., ... French, R. H. (2019). Generalized Spatio-Temporal Model of Backsheet Degradation From Field Surveys of Photovoltaic Modules. IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS, 9 (5), 1374-1381.
French, R. H., Heo, Y., Carter, J. W., Bruckman, L., & Advincula, R. C. (2019). LIFE2018 - Thoughts on Data Science from Case Western Reserve University. Exploration Insights, (Dec. 2018, Jan. 2019), 32-36.
Verma, A., Huang, W., Hawk, J., Bruckman, L., French, R. H., Romanov, V., ... Carter, Jennifer L. W. (2019). Screening of heritage data for improving toughness of creep-resistant martensitic steels. MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 763 ().
Gok, A., Gordon, D., Burns, D., Fowler, S., French, R. H., & Bruckman, L. (2019). Reciprocity and Spectral Effects of the Degradation of Poly(Ethylene-Terephthalate) Under Accelerated Weathering Exposures. J. APPL. POLYM. SCI., (), 9.
Gok, A., Fagerholm, C., French, R. H., & Bruckman, L. (2019). Temporal evolution and pathway models of poly(ethylene-terephthalate) degradation under multi-factor accelerated weathering exposures. PLOS ONE, 14 (2).
Verma, A., Hawk, J., Bruckman, L., Romanov, V., Carter, Jennifer L. W., & French, R. H. (2019). Mapping Multivariate Influence of Alloying Elements on Creep Behavior for Design of New Martensitic Steels. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 50A (7), 3106-3120.
Karimi, A., Fada, J., Hossain, M., Yang, S., Peshek, T., \customboldJennifer L. Braid, ... French, R. H. (2019). Automated Pipeline for Photovoltaic Module Electroluminescence Image Processing and Degradation Feature Classification. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, (), 1--12.
Ma, X., Huang, W., Schnabel, E., Köhl, M., Brynjarsdottir, J., \customboldJennifer L. Braid, ... French, R. H. (2019). Data-Driven I–V Feature Extraction for Photovoltaic Modules. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, (), 1--8.
Pickering, E., Hossain, M., French, R. H., & Abramson, A. R. (2018). Building electricity consumption: Data analytics of building operations with classical time series decomposition and case based subsetting. Energy and Buildings, 177 (), 184-196.
Gordon, D., Huang, W., Burns, D., French, R. H., & Bruckman, L. (2018). Multivariate multiple regression models of poly(ethylene-terephthalate) film degradation under outdoor and multi-stressor accelerated weathering exposures. PLOS ONE, 13 (12).
Verma, A., French, R. H., & Carter, J. W. (2017). Physics Informed Network Models: Data Science Approach to Metals Design. Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation/Springer, 6 (4), 279–287.
Pickering, E., Hossain, M., Mousseau, J., Swanson, R., French, R. H., & Abramson, A. R. (2017). A cross-sectional study of the temporal evolution of electricity consumption of six commercial buildings. PLoS ONE, 12 (10).
Hu, Y., Gunapati, V., Zhao, P., Gordon, D., Wheeler, N., Hossain, M., ... French, R. H. (2017). A Nonrelational Data Warehouse for the Analysis of Field and Laboratory Data From Multiple Heterogeneous Photovoltaic Test Sites. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 7 (1), 230–236.
Matthews, R., Glasser, E., Sprawls, S., French, R. H., Peshek, T., Pentzer, E., ... Martin, I. (2017). Organofunctional Silane Modification of Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide Surfaces as a Route to Stabilization. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (20), 17620-17628.
Veliz, F., Ma, Y., Molugu, S., Tiu, B., Stewart, P., French, R. H., ... Steinmetz, N. (2017). Photon Management through Virus-Programmed Supramolecular Arrays. Advanced Biosystems, ().
Peshek, T., Fada, J., Hu, Y., Xu, Y., Elsaeiti, M., Schnabel, E., ... French, R. H. (2016). Insights into metastability of photovoltaic materials at the mesoscale through massive I–V analytics. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures [21662746], 34 (5).
Poudel, L., Steinmetz, N., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., Podgornik, R., & Ching, W. (2016). Implication of the solvent effect, metal ions and topology in the electronic structure and hydrogen bonding of human telomeric G-quadruplex DNA. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics [14639076], 18 (31), 21573-21585.
Yasar, S., Schimelman, J., Aksoyoglu, M., Steinmetz, N., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., ... Podgornik, R. (2016). X-ray characterization of mesophases of human telomeric G-quadruplexes and other DNA analogues. Scientific Reports [20452322], 6 ().
Eifler, J., Podgornik, R., Steinmetz, N., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., & Ching, W. (2016). Charge distribution and hydrogen bonding of a collagen a 2 -chain in vacuum, hydrated, neutral, and charged structural models: Charge Distribution and HB of a Collagen a 2 -Chain. International Journal of Quantum Chemistry [00207608], 116 (9), 681-691.
Fada, J., Wheeler, N., Zabiyaka, D., Goel, N., Peshek, T., & French, R. H. (2016). Democratizing an electroluminescence imaging apparatus and analytics project for widespread data acquisition in photovoltaic materials. Review of Scientific Instruments [00346748], 87 (8).
Rafique, S., Han, L., Neal, A., Mou, S., Tadjer, M., French, R. H., ... Zhao, H. (2016). Heteroepitaxy of N-type ß-Ga 2 O 3 thin films on sapphire substrate by low pressure chemical vapor deposition. Applied Physics Letters [00036951], 109 (13).
Poudel, L., Wen, A., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., Podgornik, R., Steinmetz, N., ... Ching, W. (2015). Electronic Structure and Partial Charge Distribution of Doxorubicin in Different Molecular Environments. ChemPhysChem, (), n/a–n/a.
Schimelman, J., Dryden, D., Poudel, L., Krawiec, K., Ma, Y., Podgornik, R., ... French, R. H. (2015). Optical properties and electronic transitions of DNA oligonucleotides as a function of composition and stacking sequence. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17 (6), 4589–4599.
French, R. H., Podgornik, R., Peshek, T., Bruckman, L., Xu, Y., Wheeler, N., ... Others (2015). Degradation science: Mesoscopic evolution and temporal analytics of photovoltaic energy materials. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 19 (4), 212--226.
Dryden, D., Hopkins, J., Denoyer, L., Poudel, L., Steinmetz, N., Ching, W., ... French, R. H. (2015). van der Waals Interactions on the Mesoscale: Open-Science Implementation, Anisotropy, Retardation, and Solvent Effects. , 31 (37), 10145-10153.
Peshek, T., Bruckman, L., Schuetz, M., & French, R. H. (2015). Design Considerations and Measured Performance of Nontracked Mirror-Augmented Photovoltaics. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, PP (99), 1–9.
Ma, Y., Acosta, D., Whitney, J., Podgornik, R., Steinmetz, N., French, R. H., ... Parsegian, V. (2014). Determination of the second virial coefficient of bovine serum albumin under varying pH and ionic strength by composition-gradient multi-angle static light scattering. Journal of Biological Physics, (), 1–13.
Adhikari, P., Wen, A., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., Steinmetz, N., Podgornik, R., ... Ching, W. (2014). Electronic Structure, Dielectric Response, and Surface Charge Distribution of RGD (1FUV) Peptide. Scientific Reports, 4 ().
Hopkins, J., Dryden, D., Ching, W., French, R. H., Parsegian, V., & Podgornik, R. (2014). Dielectric response variation and the strength of van der Waals interactions. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 417 (), 278–284.
Rajter, R., & French, R. H. (2010). Van der {Waals–London} dispersion interaction framework for experimentally realistic carbon nanotube systems. International Journal of Materials Research (formerly Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde), 101 (), 27–42.
DOI: 10.3139/146.110250
Bruckman, L., Wheeler, N., Ma, J., Wang, E., Wang, C., Bayachou, M., ... French, R. H. (2013). Statistical and domain analytics applied to PV module lifetime and degradation science. Access, IEEE, 1 (), 384–403.
Rajter, R., French, R. H., Ching, W., Podgornik, R., & Parsegian, V. (2013). Chirality-dependent properties of carbon nanotubes: electronic structure, optical dispersion properties, Hamaker coefficients and van der Waals–London dispersion interactions. RSC Advances, 3 (), 823.
DOI: 10.1039/c2ra20083j
Hemminger, J., & French, R. H. (2012). From Quanta to the Continuum: Opportunities for Mesoscale Science. U.S. Department of Energy, ().
Schuetz, M., Shell, K., Brown, S., Reinbolt, G., French, R. H., & Davis, R. (2012). Design and construction of a 7X low-concentration photovoltaic system based on compound parabolic concentrators. Photovoltaics, IEEE Journal of, 2 (3), 382–386.
Lin, W., Hollingshead, D., Shell, K., Karas, J., Brown, S., Schuetz, M., ... French, R. H. (2012). Mirror-Augmented Photovoltaic Designs and Performance. , (), 1–5.
Murray, M., Bruckman, L., & French, R. H. (2012). Photodegradation in a stress and response framework: poly (methyl methacrylate) for solar mirrors and lens. Journal of Photonics for Energy, 2 (1), 022004–022004.
Murray, M., Bruckman, L., Gordon, D., Richardson, S., Reinbolt, G., Schuetz, M., ... French, R. H. (2012). Degradation of back surface acrylic mirrors for low concentration and mirror-augmented photovoltaics. , (), 847205–847205.
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DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186114
French, R. H. (2011). Selfconsistent band structures and optical calculations in cubic ferroelectric perovskites. Taylor and Francis Online, 111 (1), 23-32.
DOI: 10.1080/00150199008217597
French, R. H. (2011). Defects in {KTiOPO4}. Springer , 152 (), 95–101.
DOI: 10.1557/PROC-152-95
French, R. H., Rodríguez-Parada, J., Yang, M., Derryberry, R., & Pfeiffenberger, N. (2011). Optical properties of polymeric materials for concentrator photovoltaic systems. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 95 (8), 2077–2086.
Murray, M., Gordon, D., Brown, S., Lin, W., Shell, K., Schuetz, M., ... French, R. H. (2011). Solar radiation durability framework applied to acrylic solar mirrors. , (), 811203–811203.
French, R. H., Rajter, R., Podgornik, R., Parsegian, V., Rajter, R., Jagota, A., ... Zemb, T. (2010). Long Range Interactions In Nanoscale Science. Reviews of Modern Physics, 82 (), 1887–1944.
Šiber, A., Rajter, R., French, R. H., Ching, W., Parsegian, V., & Podgornik, R. (2010). Optically anisotropic infinite cylinder above an optically anisotropic half space: Dispersion interaction of a single-walled carbon nanotube with a substrate. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 28 (), C4A17.
DOI: 10.1116/1.3416904
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Rajter, R., & French, R. H. (2010). Van der {Waals–London} dispersion interaction framework for experimentally realistic carbon nanotube systems. International Journal of Materials Research (formerly Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde), 101 (), 27–42.
DOI: 10.3139/146.110250
French, R. H., Rodriguez-Parada, J., Yang, M., Derryberry, R., Flemons, T., Brownjohn, M., ... Richardson, R. (). . , ().
DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2009.5411657
Tran, H., Hendrickx, E., Van Roey, F., Vandenberghe, G., & French, R. H. (). . , ().
DOI: 10.1117/1.3224950
Yang, S., Kaplan, S., French, R. H., & Burnett, J. (2009). Index of refraction of high-index lithographic immersion fluids and its variability. Journal of {Micro/Nanolithography}, {MEMS} and {MOEMS}, 8 (), 023005.
DOI: 10.1117/1.3124189
Tran, H., Hendrickx, ., French, R. H., Adelman, ., Rogado, ., Kaku, ., ... Derryberry, R. (2008). High Refractive Index Fluid Evaluations at 193nm: Fluid Lifetime and {Fluid/Resist} Interaction Studies. Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 21 (), 631–639.
DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.21.631
French, R. H. (2006). Origins and Applications of London Dispersion Interactions in Polymers and Other Materials: Electronic Structure, Optical Properties and Chemistry. Polymer Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, ().
French, R. H., Thorne, J., Hochstrasser, R., Ziegler, J., Tilgner, A., Fagan, P., ... Miller, R. (2006). Electronic and Vibrational Excitations in Polysilanes and Oligomers. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 216 (1), 13-19.
DOI: 10.1080/10587259208028742
Paumier, F., Fouquet, V., Guittet, M., Gautier-Soyer, M., French, R. H., Tan, G., ... Chung, S. (2006). Reflection electron energy loss spectroscopy of nanometric oxide layers and of their interfaces with a substrate. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 422 (), 29-40.
DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2006.01.005
Feiring, A., Crawford, M., Farnham, W., Feldman, J., French, R. H., Junk, C., ... Zumsteg, F. (2006). New Amorphous Fluoropolymers of Tetrafluoroethylene with Fluorinated and {Non-Fluorinated} Tricyclononenes. Semiconductor Photoresists for Imaging at 157 and 193 nm. Macromolecules, 39 (), 3252–3261.
DOI: 10.1021/ma060070b
French, R. H., Qiu, W., Yang, S., Wheland, R., Lemon, M., Shoe, A., ... Peng, S. (2006). Second generation fluids for 193nm immersion lithography. , ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.656626
French, R. H. (2006). Nonadditivity in van der Waals interactions within multilayers. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 124 (), 044709.
DOI: 10.1063/1.2150825
Feiring, A., Crawford, M., Farnham, W., French, R. H., Leffew, K., Petrov, V., ... Zumsteg, F. (2006). Bis(fluoroalcohol) Monomers and Polymers:  Improved Transparency Fluoropolymer Photoresists for Semiconductor Photolithography at 157 nm. Macromolecules, 39 (), 1443–1448.
DOI: 10.1021/ma051984l
French, R. H., Sewell, H., Yang, S., Peng, S., McCafferty, D., Qiu, W., ... Crawford, M. (2005). Imaging of 32-nm 1:1 lines and spaces using 193-nm immersion interference lithography with second-generation immersion fluids to achieve a numerical aperture of 1.5 and a k[sub 1] of 0.25. Journal of Microlithography, Microfabrication, and Microsystems, 4 (), 031103.
DOI: 10.1117/1.2039953
Peng, S., French, R. H., Qiu, W., Wheland, R., Yang, S., Lemon, M., ... Crawford, M. (2005). Second generation fluids for 193 nm immersion lithography. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.606448
Mo, S., Ching, W., & French, R. H. (2005). Electronic Structure of a Near Σ11 a-axis Tilt Grain Boundary in {α-A12O3}. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 79 (), 627–633.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1996.tb07921.x
French, R. H. (2005). {Kramers–Kronig} transform for the surface energy loss function. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 142 (), 97–103.
DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2004.09.002
Smith, J., French, R. H., Duscher, G., & Bonnell, D. (2004). Consequence of {Nanometer-Scale} Property Variations to Macroscopic Properties of {CrOCN} Thin Films. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 84 (), 2873–2881.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.2001.tb01108.x
Synowicki, R., Pribil, G., Cooney, G., Herzinger, C., Green, S., French, R. H., ... Kaplan, S. (2004). Fluid refractive index measurements using rough surface and prism minimum deviation techniques. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 22 (), 3450.
DOI: 10.1116/1.1813455
Lee, K., Jockusch, S., Turro, N., French, R. H., Wheland, R., Lemon, M., ... Zimmerman, P. (2004). 157-nm pellicles for photolithography: mechanistic investigation of the {deep-UV} photolysis of fluorocarbons. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.534381
French, R. H., Yang, S., Lemon, M., Synowicki, R., Pribil, G., Cooney, G., ... Kaplan, S. (2004). Immersion fluid refractive indices using prism minimum deviation techniques. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.537727
Kunz, R., Switkes, M., Sinta, R., Curtin, J., French, R. H., Wheland, R., ... Williams, K. (2004). Transparent fluids for 157-nm immersion lithography. Journal of Microlithography, Microfabrication, and Microsystems, 3 (), 73.
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Percec, S., Getty, R., Marshall, W., , G., & French, R. H. (2003). Synthesis, structural analysis, and self-assembly of phenylene ethynylene oligomers and their sub , and substituted derivat. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 42 (), 541–550.
DOI: 10.1002/pola.10949
Lustig, S., Boyes, E., French, R. H., Gierke, T., Harmer, M., Hietpas, P., ... Sams, K. (2003). Lithographically Cut {Single-Walled} Carbon Nanotubes: Controlling Length Distribution and Introducing {End-Group} Functionality. Nano Letters, 3 (), 1007–1012.
DOI: 10.1021/nl034219y
Crawford, M., Farnham, W., Feiring, A., Feldman, J., French, R. H., Leffew, K., ... Zumsteg Jr., F. (2003). Single layer fluropolymer resists for 157-nm lithography. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
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French, R. H. (2002). Fluoropolymers for 157 nm Lithography: Performance of Single Layer Resists.. Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 15 (), 677–687.
DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.15.677
Grenville, A., Liberman, V., Rothschild, M., Sedlacek, J., French, R. H., Wheland, R., ... Gordan, J. (2002). Behavior of candidate organic pellicle materials under 157-nm laser irradiation. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.474604
French, R. H., Wheland, R., Qiu, W., Lemon, M., Blackman, G., Zhang, X., ... Rothschild, M. (2002). 157-nm pellicles: polymer design for transparency and lifetime. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.474605
French, R. H., Gordon, J., Jones, D., Wheland, R., Zhang, X., Zumsteg, F., ... Qiu, W. (2001). Materials design and development of fluoropolymers for use as pellicles in 157-nm photolithography. Proc. SPIE 4346, ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.435710
Crawford, M., Feiring, A., Feldman, J., French, R. H., Petrov, V., Schadt, F., ... Zumsteg Jr. , F. (2001). 157-nm imaging using thick single-layer resists. Proceedings of SPIE, ().
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French, R. H., Wheland, R., Gordon, J., & Zhang, W. (2001). Optimizing polymers to increase pellicle lifetime and transmission for 157-nm lithography. Micro, (), 79–93.
French, R. H., & Feldman, J. (2001). Progress in Materials Development for 157nm Photolithography: Photoresists and Pellicles. Semiconductor Fabtech, ().
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French, R. H., Wheland, R., Jones, D., Hilfiker, J., Synowicki, R., Zumsteg, F., ... Feiring, A. (2000). Fluoropolymers for 157-nm lithography: optical properties from {VUV} absorbance and ellipsometry measurements. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4000, 4000 ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.388988
French, R. H., & Müllejans, H. (2000). Insights Into the Electronic Structure of Ceramics Through Quantitative Analysis of Valence Electron Energy-loss Spectroscopy {(VEELS)}. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 6 (), 297-306.
DOI: 10.1007/s100050010028
French, R. H., Crawford, M., Feiring, A., Feldman, J., Periyasamy, M., Schadt, F., ... Holl, S. (2000). New materials for 157-nm photoresists: characterization and properties. Proceedings of SPIE, 3999 ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.388319
French, R. H., Francis Carcia, P., Hughes, G., Torardi, C., Reynolds, G., & Dieu, L. (1999). Thin Films for Phase-shift Masks. Vaccum and Thin Film, ().
French, R. H., Francis Carcia, P., Reynolds, G., Hughes, G., Torardi, C., Jones, D., ... Dieu, L. (1999). Optical superlattices as phase-shift masks for microlithography. Proceedings of SPIE, 3790 ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.351257
French, R. H., Reynolds, G., Francis Carcia, P., Torardi, C., Hughes, G., & Jones, D. (1998). {TiSi-nitride} attenuating phase-shift photomask for 193 nm lithography. SPIE, 3546 ().
DOI: 10.1117/12.332857
French, R. H., & Thiele, E. (1997). Computational Modeling of {TiO2} Particle Optics Using a Finite Element Method. Proceedings of the Paint Research Association, ().
French, R. H., & Müllejans, H. (1997). Improved Measurement and Analysis of Series of Valence Electron Energy Loss Spectra and the Local Electronic Structure. Proceedings of the Microscopy Society of America, ().
French, R. H. (1996). Materials Screening for Attenuating Embedded {Phase-Shift} Photoblanks for {DUV} and 193 nm Photolithography. SPIE, ().
French, R. H., & Xu, Y. (1996). Critical point analysis of the interband transition strength of electrons. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 29 (7), 1740-1750.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/29/7/009
French, R. H., & Mo, S. (1996). Optical properties of a near-Sigma-11 a axis tilt grain boundary in alpha-Al2O3. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 29 (7), 1761-1766.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/29/7/011
French, R. H. (1995). Interfacial Electronic Structure and Full Spectral Hamaker Constants of {Si3N4} Intergranular Films from {VUV} and {SR-VEEL} Spectroscopy. Materials Research Society, ().
French, R. H., Wilson, S., Naqvi, S., McNeil, J., Marchman, H., Johs, B., ... Kalk, F. (1995). Metrology of etched quartz and chrome embedded phase shift gratings using scatterometry. SPIE, 2439 ().
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French, R. H. (1994). Quantitative Electronic Structure Analysis of {a-Al2O3} Using Spatially Resolved Valence Electron {Energy-Loss} Spectra. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc, ().
French, R. H., Kalk, F., Alpay, U., & Hughes, G. (1994). Chromium-based attenuated embedded shifter preproduction. Proceedings of SPIE, 2322 ().
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French, R. H., Johs, B., Kalk, F., McGahan, W., & Woollam, J. (1994). Optical Analysis of Complex Multilayer Structures Using Multiple Data Types. SPIE, 2253 ().
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French, R. H., Chiang, Y., Silverman, L., & Cannon, R. (1994). Thin Glass Film between Ultrafine Conductor Particles in {Thick-Film} Resistors. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77 (5), 1143-1152.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1994.tb05386.x
French, R. H., Handwerker, C., & Cannon, R. (1994). Robert L. Coble: A Retrospective. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77 (2), 293-297.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1994.tb06995.x
French, R. H., Jones, D., & Loughin, S. (1994). Interband Electronic Structure of {alpha-Alumina} up to 2167 K. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77 (2), 412-422.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1994.tb07009.x
French, R. H., & Müllejans, H. (1993). Quantitative Electronic Structure Analysis of {a-Al2O3} Using Spatially Resolved Valence Energy-loss Spectra. {IOP} Publishing, ().
French, R. H., Loughin, S., & Xu, Y. (1993). Electronic structure of aluminum nitride: Theory and experiment. Applied Physics Letters, 63 (9), 1182-1184.
DOI: 10.1063/1.109764
French, R. H. (1993). Vibrational Spectroscopy of Aluminum Nitride. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 24 (29), 1132-1136.
DOI: 10.1002/chin.199329007
French, R. H. (1992). Absorption Edge and Band Gap of {SiO2} Fused Silica Glass. American Ceramic Society, ().
French, R. H. (1991). Tunneling spectroscopic analysis of optically active wide band‐gap semiconductors. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 9 (2), 551–556.
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French, R. H., Thorne, J., Hochstrasser, R., Zeigler, J., Tilgner, A., Trommsdorff, P., ... Fagan, P. (1991). Optical Studies of Polysilanes. Springer , (), 143–148.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4615-3856-1_11
French, R. H., Thorne, J., Hochstrasser, R., Zeigler, J., Tilgner, A., Trommsdorff, P., ... Fagan, P. (1991). Optical Studies of Polysilanes. Springer , (), 143–148.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4615-3856-1_11
French, R. H., Rohrer, G., & Bonnell, D. (1990). Detection of Optically Excited States in {Wide-Band-Gap} Semiconductors with Tunneling Spectroscopy. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 73 (11), 3257-3263.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1990.tb06447.x
French, R. H., Kasowski, R., Ohuchi, ., Jones, D., Coble, R., & Song, H. (1990). Band Structure Calculations of the {High-Temperature} Electronic Structure of Magnesium Oxide. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 73 (11), 3195-3199.
French, R. H. (1990). Room-temperature optical absorption in undoped {α-Al2O3}. Journal of Applied Physics, 67 (12).
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French, R. H. (1990). Electronic Band Structure of {Al2O3}, with Comparison to Alon and {AIN}. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 73 (3), 477-489.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1990.tb06541.x
French, R. H. (1990). Electronic Structure and Conductivity of {Al2O3}. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, ().
French, R. H. (1990). A Vacuum Ultraviolet Investigation of the Electronic Structure of Single- and Polycrystalline Aluminum Nitride. , ().
French, R. H. (1989). Optical reflectivity measurements using a laser plasma light source. Applied Physics, 55 (19).
DOI: 10.1063/1.102335
French, R. H., Song, H., & Coble, R. (1989). Effect of Residual Strain on the Electronic Structure of Alumina and Magnesia. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 72 (6), 990-994.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1989.tb06257.x
French, R. H. (1989). Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of Ceramics. American Ceramic Society, ().
French, R. H. (1988). Summary Abstract: Effect of oxygen incorporation in {AlN} thin films. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 6 (3).
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French, R. H., Tebbe, F., Morris, P., Chowdhry, U., & Coble, R. (1988). Purity of Aluminum Hydroxide Derived from Triethylaluminum. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 71 (4), 204-206.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.1988.tb05877.x
French, R. H. (1988). Polymer Ceramic Composites for Electronic Packaging Applications. Advanced Materials & Processes, 134 (), 32–35.
French, R. H. (1987). Cu deposition on Al2O3 and AlN surfaces: Electronic structure and bonding. Journal of Applied Physics, 62 (6), 2286–2289.
DOI: 10.1063/1.339485
French, R. H. (1987). Summary Abstract: A study of room-temperature {Cu–Al2O3} and {Cu–AlN} interfacial reactions. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 5 (4), 1175–1177.
DOI: 10.1116/1.574632
French, R. H. (1983). High Temperature Electronic Structure of Single Crystal Sapphire. , ().
French, R. H. (1983). High Temperature {VUV} Spectrophotometer. , ().
French, R. H. (1979). Use of Holographic Interferometry to Study Crack Propagation in {Metal-Plastic} Composites. , ().