Masfer Hassan A. Alkahtani

Center for Quantum Optics and Quantum Informatics (CQOQI)

Masfer Alkahtani is a PhD student in the Physics and Astronomy department at Texas A&M University. Alkahtani received his master degree (MSc) from Texas A&M University in 2014. His research interest includes organic fluorescent nanodiamonds, high pressure and high temperature diamond growth, nanodiamond surface modifications, solid materials for quantum optics, upconversion nanoparticles, nanofabrication, quantum sensing, magnetometery, and bio-imaging.

List of Publications

  • (Albrithen et al., 2016; Alharbi, Alkahtani, & Al‐Dossary, 2011; Alharbi, Alkahtani, Umar, Al-Dossary, & Abdullah, 2011; M. Alkahtani, Y. Chen, et al., 2017; M. Alkahtani, Jiang, Brick, Hemmer, & Scully, 2017; M. H. Alkahtani et al., 2016; Masfer H. Alkahtani, Gomes, & Hemmer, 2017; Altangerel et al., 2017a, 2017b; Dai et al., 2017; Fan et al., 2018)
  • Albrithen, H. A., El-Naggar, A. M., Ozga, K., Alshahrani, H., Alanazi, A., Alfaifi, E., . . . Fedorchuk, A. O. (2016). Giant increase of optical transparency for Zn-rich CaxZn1−xO on Al2O3 (0001) grown by pulsed laser deposition. Optical Materials, 52(Supplement C), 1-5. doi:
  • Alharbi, A. A., Alkahtani, M., & Al‐Dossary, O. (2011). The Role of Oxygen Vacancies on Magnetic Properties of LSMO. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1370(1), 116-120. doi:10.1063/1.3638091
  • Alharbi, A. A., Alkahtani, M., Umar, A., Al-Dossary, O., & Abdullah, M. M. (2011). Growth of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Thin-Films on SrTiO3 (100) Substrate by Pulsed Laser Deposition: Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties. Advanced Science Letters, 4(11-12), 3475-3479. doi:10.1166/asl.2011.1969
  • Alkahtani, M., Chen, Y., Pedraza, J. J., González, J. M., Parkinson, D. Y., Hemmer, P. R., & Liang, H. (2017). High resolution fluorescence bio-imaging upconversion nanoparticles in insects. Optics Express, 25(2), 1030-1039. doi:10.1364/OE.25.001030
  • Alkahtani, M., Jiang, L., Brick, R., Hemmer, P., & Scully, M. (2017). Nanometer-scale luminescent thermometry in bovine embryos. Optics Letters, 42(23), 4812-4815. doi:10.1364/OL.42.004812
  • Alkahtani, M. H., Alghannam, F. S., Sanchez, C., Gomes, C. L., Liang, H., & Hemmer, P. R. (2016). High efficiency upconversion nanophosphors for high-contrast bioimaging. Nanotechnology, 27(48), 485501. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/27/48/485501
  • Alkahtani, M. H., Gomes, C. L., & Hemmer, P. R. (2017). Engineering water-tolerant core/shell upconversion nanoparticles for optical temperature sensing. Optics Letters, 42(13), 2451-2454. doi:10.1364/OL.42.002451
  • Altangerel, N., Ariunbold, G. O., Gorman, C., Alkahtani, M. H., Borrego, E. J., Bohlmeyer, D., . . . Scully, M. O. (2017a). In vivo diagnostics of early abiotic plant stress response via Raman spectroscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(13), 3393-3396. doi:10.1073/pnas.1701328114
  • Altangerel, N., Ariunbold, G. O., Gorman, C., Alkahtani, M. H., Borrego, E. J., Bohlmeyer, D., . . . Scully, M. O. (2017b). Reply to Dong and Zhao: Plant stress via Raman spectroscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1707722114
  • Dai, W., Chen, Y., Lee, K., Sinyukov, A. M., Alkahtani, M., Hemmer, P. R., & Liang, H. (2017). In situ Investigation of the Growth of a Tribofilm Consisting of NaYF4 Fluorescent Nanoparticles. Tribology Transactions, 1-10. doi:10.1080/10402004.2017.1363333
  • Fan, J.-W., Cojocaru, I., Becker, J., Fedotov, I. V., Alkahtani, M. H. A., Alajlan, A., . . . Akimov, A. V. (2018). Germanium-Vacancy Color Center in Diamond as a Temperature Sensor. ACS Photonics. doi:10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01465