Former Members of the Güdel Group

Prof. G. Mackay Salley;
postdoc until July 2002

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Prof. G. Mackay Salley
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Wofford College
117 Milliken Science Center East
429 N. Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663
Phone +1 864 597 4610
Fax +1 864 597 4629


1995: Bachelor of Science in Physics and Math, Wofford College

2000: Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Georgia;
Topic: "Photoelectric and Optical Spectroscopy of LiNbO3:Cr3+: Nature of the Photovoltaic Effect";
Advisor: Professor Uwe Happek

Research field

Characterization of impurity ions in dielectric media using optical spectroscopy.

Determination of impurity ion ground state with respect to charge transfer transitions using photoconductivity of insulators and ferroelectrics.

Study of anamolous photovoltaic effects in LiNbO3:Cr3+.


G. M. Salley, S. A. Basun, G. F. Imbusch, A. A. Kaplyanskii, S. Kapphan, R. S. Meltzer, U. Happek
Chromium Centers in LiNbO3 Revisited
J. Lumin. 83-84, 423-427 (1999)

S. A. Basun, G. M. Salley, A. A. Kaplyanskii, K. Polgar, L. Lu, U. Happek
A Novel Luminescent Center in LiNbO3:Cr:Mg
J. Lumin. 83-84, 435-439 (1999)

G. M. Salley, S. A. Basun, A. A. Kaplyanskii, R. S. Meltzer, K. Polgar, U. Happek
Chromium Centers in Stoichiometric LiNbO3
J. Lumin. 87-89, 1133-1135 (2000)

S. A. Basun, G. M. Salley, H. G. Gallagher, K. Polgar, J.-P. R. Wells, U. Happek
Impurity Site Dependent Polarity Reversal of the Photovoltaic Effect in LiNbO3:Cr3+
Phys. Rev. B submitted

G. M. Salley, R. Valiente and H. U. Güdel
Luminescence upconversion mechanisms in Yb3+-Tb3+ systems
J. Lumin. 94-95, 305-309 (2001)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Oliver S. Wenger, G. Mackay Salley, Rafael Valiente and Hans U. Güdel
Luminescence upconversion under hydrostatic pressure in the 3d-metal systems Ti2+:NaCl and Ni2+:CsCdCl3
Phys. Rev. B 65, 212108/1-4 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

G. M. Salley, R. Valiente and H. U. Güdel
Phonon-assisted cooperative sensitization of Tb3+ in SrCl2:Yb, Tb
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14, 5461-5475 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Oliver S. Wenger, G. Mackay Salley and H. U. Güdel
Effects of High Pressure on the Luminescence and Upconversion Properties of Ti2+-Doped NaCl
J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 10082-10088 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)      Supplementary Data (PDF)

Annina Aebischer, G. Mackay Salley and Hans U. Güdel
Near infrared to visible photon upconversion in Re4+ doped Cs2ZrBr6
J. Chem. Phys. 117, 8515-8522 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

G. Mackay Salley, Oliver S. Wenger, Karl W. Krämer and Hans U. Güdel
Inorganic solid state optical materials: Major recent advances
Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 6, 487-493 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

newG. M. Salley, R. Valiente and H. U. Güdel
Cooperative Yb3+-Tb3+ dimer excitations and upconversion in Cs3Tb2Br9:Yb3+
Phys. Rev. B 67, 134111/1-9 (2003)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

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