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Carl E. Mungan, Professor
Carl E. Mungan, Professor

Publications

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C.E. Mungan,
Orbits of two electrons released from rest in a uniform transverse magnetic field,
Eur. J. Phys. 39, 025204 (2018). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
When experiment and energy conservation collide: Video analysis of an unrolling mat,
Eur. J. Phys. 39, 025004 (2018). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Energy transfer by a wave transmitted from one nondissipative system to another,"
Phys. Teach. 56, 69 (2018). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Optimizing the launch of a projectile to hit a target,
Phys. Teach. 55, 528 (2017). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Coefficient of performance of Stirling refrigerators,
Eur. J. Phys. 38, 055101 (2017). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Minimum descent time along a set of connected inclined planes,
Eur. J. Phys. 38, 045002 (2017). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Damped oscillations of a frictionless piston in an adiabatic cylinder enclosing an ideal gas,
Eur. J. Phys. 38, 035102 (2017). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Entropic damping of the motion of a piston,
Phys. Teach. 55, 180 (2017). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "The challenge of explaining why,"
Phys. Teach. 54, 388 (2016). Online in PDF.

T.C. Lipscombe and C.E. Mungan,
Levitating a strip of paper by blowing over it,
Eur. J. Phys. 37, 065002 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.L. Panuski and C.E. Mungan,
Single-slit diffraction: Transitioning from geometric optics to the Fraunhofer regime,
Phys. Teach. 54, 356 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
The rain-powered cart,
Eur. J. Phys. 37, 055005 (2016). Online in PDF.

P.R. Blanco and C.E. Mungan,
Satellite splat II: An inelastic collision with a surface-launched projectile and the maximum orbital radius for planetary impact,
Eur. J. Phys. 37, 045004 (2016). Online in PDF.

R.S. Fontenot, V.K. Mathur, J.H. Barkyoumb, C.E. Mungan, and T.N. Tran,
Measuring the anti-Stokes luminescence of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots for laser cooling applications,
Proc. SPIE 9821, 03 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
In my opinion: In defense of derivations,
Phys. Teach. 54, 316 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and J.J. Birriel,
Letter to the Editor on "Sampling discretization can lead to strange shapes of data curves,"
Phys. Teach. 54, 196 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Buoyant beaker balls,"
Phys. Teach. 54, 132 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Gravitational potential: Real-life results,"
Phys. Educ. 51, 016501 (2016). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Flying off a frictionless curved ramp,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 9, 2503 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Multiplicative property of the exponential function,
Am. J. Phys. 83, 991 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Pressure change in an arterial constriction,
Phys. Teach. 53, 561 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
More about the puzzle of a marble in a spinning pipe,
Phys. Educ. 50, 722 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Radial descent of an energetically unbound spacecraft toward a comet,"
Phys. Teach. 53, 452 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Impulse and work for the bullet-block Veritasium video,"
Phys. Teach. 53, 325 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Entropy change for the irreversible heat transfer between two finite objects,
Eur. J. Phys. 36, 048004 (2015). Online in PDF.

P.R. Blanco and C.E. Mungan,
Satellite splat: An inelastic collision with a surface-launched projectile,
Eur. J. Phys. 36, 045004 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
The puzzle of a marble in a spinning pipe,
Phys. Educ. 50, 279 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Negative work done by a person,
Phys. Teach. 53, 224 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Activating a radiometer with a hair dryer,"
Phys. Teach. 53, 196 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Identical distinguishable gas particles in the real world,
Resonance 20, 44 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "The pursuit of a plane by a homing missile,"
Phys. Teach. 53, 68 (2015). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Hand-cranked induction,"
Phys. Teach. 52, 518 (2014). Online in PDF.

T.C. Lipscombe and C.E. Mungan,
Double Fourier harmonic balance method for nonlinear oscillators by means of Bessel series,
Int. J. Math. Eng. Sci. 3, Issue 3, ID 4 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Motor demonstration using a hand-cranked Genecon,
Phys. Teach. 52, 422 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Lifting a cup of water with an immersion blender,"
Phys. Teach. 52, 327 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Dropping a particle out of a roller coaster,
Eur. J. Phys. 35, 045007 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Silvered ping-pong ball bouncing up and down inside a capacitor,
Am. J. Phys. 82, 93 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Analytically solving Tarzan's dilemma,"
Phys. Teach. 52, 6 (2014). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Oscillations of a quadratically damped pendulum,
Eur. J. Phys. 34, 1243 (2013). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Newton's rotating water bucket: A simple model,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 99, 15 (Summer 2013). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Mechanical energy changes in perfectly inelastic collisions,
Phys. Teach. 51, 229 (2013). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Probability analysis for rolls of a square cuboidal die,
Math. Gaz. 97, 163 (2013). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Complementary curves of descent,
Eur. J. Phys. 34, 59 (2013). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, S.D. Rogers, N. Satyan, and J.O. White,
Time-dependent modeling of Brillouin scattering in optical fibers excited by a chirped diode laser,
IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 48, 1542 (2012). Online in PDF.

T.C. Lipscombe and C.E. Mungan,
The magnetocatenary,
Eur. J. Phys. 33, 1667 (2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Frictional torque on a rotating disc,
Eur. J. Phys. 33, 1119 (2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
A physics model for weight loss by dieting,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 6, 344 (2012). Online in PDF.

J.O. White, A. Vasilyev, J.P. Cahill, N. Satyan, O. Okusaga, G. Rakuljic, C.E. Mungan, and A. Yariv,
Suppression of stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers using a linearly chirped diode laser,
Opt. Express 20, 15872 (2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and J.S. Denker,
Analysis of the motion of a ball in the barrel of a musket,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 98, 35 (Summer 2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Conceptual and laboratory exercise to apply Newton's second law to a system of many forces,
Phys. Educ. 47, 274 (2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Rolling friction on a wheeled laboratory cart,
Phys. Educ. 47, 288 (2012). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Babylonian resistor networks,
Eur. J. Phys. 33, 531 (2012). Online in PDF.

J.O. White, S.D. Rogers, and C.E. Mungan,
Time-dependent modeling of Brillouin scattering in passive optical fibers pumped by a chirped diode laser,
Army Research Lab Technical Report 6113 (2012). Online in PDF.

T.C. Lipscombe and C.E. Mungan,
The physics of shot towers,
Phys. Teach. 50, 218 (2012). Online in PDF.

J.O. White and C.E. Mungan,
Measurement of upconversion in Er:YAG via z-scan,
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2358 (2011). Online in PDF.

P.G. Tran and C.E. Mungan,
Hanging angles of two electrostatically repelling pith balls of different masses,
Eur. J. Phys. 32, L25 (2011). Online in PDF.

J.O. White, G. Rakuljic, and C.E. Mungan,
Stimulated Brillouin scattering suppression in fiber amplifiers via chirped diode lasers,
Army Research Lab Technical Report 0451 (2011). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Swinging over the water hole,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 5, 335 (2011). Online in PDF.

J.O. White and C.E. Mungan,
Low-cost engineering of laser rods and slabs with liquid phase epitaxy,
Army Research Lab Technical Report 5741 (2011). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and J.D. Emery,
Rolling the Black Pearl over: Analyzing the physics of a movie clip,
Phys. Teach. 49, 266 (2011). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.C. Lipscombe,
Traveling along a zipline,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 5, 5 (2011). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
The Bernoulli equation in a moving reference frame,
Eur. J. Phys. 32, 517 (2011). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Electrostatic repulsion of charged pith balls hanging from strings,
Eur. J. Phys. 32, 207 (2011). Online in PDF.

J.O. White, T.A. Mercier, J.E. McElhenny, and C.E. Mungan,
Z-scan measurement of upconversion in Er:YAG,
Proceedings of the 13th Annual Directed Energy Symposium (Bethesda MD, 2010). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
More about the falling raindrop,
Am. J. Phys. 78, 1421 (2010). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Sign issues for one-dimensional vectors,"
Phys. Teach. 48, 439 (2010). Online in PDF.

J.O. White, A.Z. Chan, and C.E. Mungan,
The effect of moisture and temperature on optical coatings used in eye-safer lasers,
Army Research Lab Technical Report 0408 (2010). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
A refresher on curvature for application to centripetal acceleration,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 4, 27 (2010). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Radial motion of two mutually attracting particles,
Phys. Teach. 47, 502 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Repairing an elementary explanation of radiation pressure,"
Am. J. Phys. 77, 965 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Classical velocity transformations,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 3, 694 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Three important Taylor series for introductory physics,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 3, 535 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Chemical potential of one-dimensional simple harmonic oscillators,
Eur. J. Phys. 30, 1131 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Comment on "The two-capacitor problem revisited: A mechanical harmonic oscillator approach,"
Eur. J. Phys. 30, L59 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Heat engine with finite thermal reservoirs and nonideal efficiency,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 3, 239 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Thermodynamics of optical cooling of bulk matter, in Optical Refrigeration: Science and Applications of Laser Cooling of Solids,
edited by R.I. Epstein and M. Sheik-Bahae (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim Germany, 2009), Chap. 8, pp. 197-232. Draft online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Approximation for the Rayleigh resolution of a circular aperture,
Phys. Teach. 47, 288 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Internal ballistics of a pneumatic potato cannon,
Eur. J. Phys. 30, 453 (2009). Online in PDF.

N.J. Condon, S.R. Bowman, S.P. O'Connor, R.S. Quimby, and C.E. Mungan,
Optical cooling in Er3+:KPb2 Cl5,
Opt. Express 17, 5466 (2009). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Optical images dues to lenses and mirrors,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 94, 1 (Winter 2008). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and A. Lasinski,
Motion of an electric dipole in a static electromagnetic field,
Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 2, 192 (2008). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Summer challenges and musings about energy,"
Phys. Teach. 46, L1 (2008). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "To buoy or not to buoy?"
Phys. Educ. 43, 114 (2008). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Author's Reply to "Energy and work,"
Phys. Teach. 45, 405 (2007). Online in PDF.

S.A. Genis and C.E. Mungan,
Orbits on a concave frictionless surface,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 93, 7 (Summer 2007). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Collision of a ball with a barbell and related impulse problems,
Eur. J. Phys. 28, 563 (2007). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Defining work,"
Phys. Teach. 45, 261 (2007). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Thermodynamics of a block sliding across a frictional surface,
Phys. Teach. 45, 288 (2007). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, M.I. Buchwald, and G.L. Mills,
All-solid-state optical coolers: History, status, and potential, in Cryocoolers 14,
edited by S.D. Miller and R.G. Ross Jr. (ICC Press, Boulder CO, 2007), p. 539. Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Relativistic effects on clocks aboard GPS satellites,
Phys. Teach. 44, 424 (2006). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Introducing the exponential function,
Phys. Educ. 41, 373 (2006). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Energy-based solution for the speed of a ball moving vertically with drag,
Eur. J. Phys. 27, 1141 (2006). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Relative speeds of interacting astronomical bodies,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 92, 7 (Summer 2006). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
What is the buoyant force on a block at the bottom of a beaker of water?
APS Forum on Education Spring 2006 Newsletter, p. 3. Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Accelerating around an unbanked curve,
Phys. Teach. 44, 99 (2006). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Atwood's machine without hanging masses,
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 91, 15 (Winter 2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Why distinguish work from heat?"
APS Forum on Education Fall 2005 Newsletter, p. 3. Online in HTML.

C.E. Mungan,
A classic chase problem solved from a physics perspective,
Eur. J. Phys. 26, 985 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Double-exponential LR circuit,
Phys. Teach. 43, 519 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Author's Reply to "Problematic primer,"
Phys. Teach. 43, L2 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Inverse lawn sprinkler,
Phys. Teach. 43, L1 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Radiation thermodynamics with applications to lasing and fluorescent cooling,
Am. J. Phys. 73, 315 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Another Comment on "Eccentricity as a vector,"
Eur. J. Phys. 26, L7 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Work and energy,"
Am. J. Phys. 73, 197 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
A primer on work-energy relationships for introductory physics,
Phys. Teach. 43, 10 (2005). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Letter to the Editor on "Energy,"
APS Forum on Education Fall 2004 Newsletter, p. 2. Online in HTML.

M.J. Holmes and C.E. Mungan,
Photobleaching of cresyl violet in poly(methyl methacrylate),
J. Young Investigators 10, Issue 5 (2004). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Reprise of a "Dense and tense story,"
Phys. Teach. 42, 292 (2004). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Irreversible adiabatic compression of an ideal gas,
Phys. Teach. 41, 450 (2003). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Sliding on the surface of a rough sphere,
Phys. Teach. 41, 326 (2003). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Thermodynamics of radiation-balanced lasing,
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 1075 (2003). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
The satellite derotator,
Phys. Teach. 40, 368 (2002). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, S.R. Bowman, and T.R. Gosnell,
Solid-state laser cooling of ytterbium-doped tungstate crystals, in Lasers 2000,
edited by V.J. Corcoran and T.A. Corcoran (STS Press, McLean VA, 2001), p. 819. Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan,
Acceleration of a pulled spool,
Phys. Teach. 39, 481 (2001). Online in PDF.

S.R. Bowman and C.E. Mungan,
New materials for optical cooling,
Appl. Phys. B 71, 807 (2000). Online in PDF.

S.R. Bowman and C.E. Mungan,
Selecting materials for radiation balanced lasers, in Advanced Solid-State Lasers,
edited by H. Injeyan, U. Keller, and C. Marshall (Optical Society of America, Switzerland, 2000), Vol. 34, p. 446. Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.R. Gosnell,
Laser cooling of solids, in Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics,
edited by B. Bederson and H. Walther (Academic Press, San Diego, 1999), Vol. 40, pp. 161-228. Draft online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, M.I. Buchwald, B.C. Edwards, R.I. Epstein, and T.R. Gosnell,
Internal laser cooling of Yb3+-doped glass measured between 100 and 300 K,
Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 1458 (1997). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, J.T. McWhirter, and A.J. Sievers,
Ultrafast vibrational relaxation of diatomic chalcogen hydrides in alkali halides,
J. Chem. Phys. 107, 2215 (1997). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, M.I. Buchwald, B.C. Edwards, R.I. Epstein, and T.R. Gosnell,
Laser cooling of a solid by 16 K starting from room temperature,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1030 (1997). Online in HTML and PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, J.T. McWhirter, and A.J. Sievers,
Vibrational relaxation of SH in mixed potassium halide crystals at 1.7 K,
Mat. Sci. Forum 239-241, 443 (1997). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, M.I. Buchwald, B.C. Edwards, R.I. Epstein, and T.R. Gosnell,
Spectroscopic determination of the expected optical cooling of ytterbium-doped glass,
Mat. Sci. Forum 239-241, 501 (1997). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, R. Lai, and A.J. Sievers,
Novel temperature dependence of the vibrational relaxation of SH in a two-state hopping system,
Chem. Phys. Lett. 270, 309 (1997). Online in PDF.

J.C. Fajardo, G.H. Sigel, Jr., B.C. Edwards, R.I. Epstein, T.R. Gosnell, and C.E. Mungan,
Electrochemical purification of heavy metal fluoride glasses for laser-induced fluorescent cooling applications,
J. Non-Cryst. Solids 213&214, 95 (1997). Online in PDF.

R.I. Epstein, B.C. Edwards, C.E. Mungan, and M.I. Buchwald,
The Los Alamos solid-state optical refrigerator,
in Cryocoolers 9, edited by R.G. Ross Jr. (Plenum, NY, 1997), p. 681. Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and T.R. Gosnell,
Comment on "Laser cooling in the condensed phase by frequency up-conversion,"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 2840 (1996). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, R. Lai, and A.J. Sievers,
Universal two-state reorientational dynamics of diatomic hydrides in fcc salt crystals,
Phys. Rev. B. 54, 9204 (1996). Online in PDF.

B.C. Edwards, R.I. Epstein, T.R. Gosnell, C.E. Mungan, A. Mord, J. Eraker, and M.I. Buchwald,
The Los Alamos Solid-State Optical Refrigerator (LASSOR) program,
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Environmental Systems (SAE, Monterey CA, 1996). Online in PDF.

R. Lai, C.E. Mungan, and A.J. Sievers,
Spectral signature of low temperature hopping between two impurity-induced elastic configurations,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1864 (1996). Online in PDF.

B.C. Edwards, M.I. Buchwald, R.I. Epstein, T.R. Gosnell, and C.E. Mungan,
Development of a fluorescent cryocooler,
Proceedings of the 9th American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Conference on Small Satellites,
edited by F. Redd (Logan UT, 1995). Online in HTML and PDF.

T.R. Gosnell, C.E. Mungan, B.C. Edwards, M.I. Buchwald, and R.I. Epstein,
Laser cooling of solids,
Postdeadline Papers of the 1995 Quantum Electronics & Laser Science Conference. Online in HTML.

R.I. Epstein, M.I. Buchwald, B.C. Edwards, T.R. Gosnell, and C.E. Mungan,
Observation of laser-induced fluorescent cooling of a solid,
Nature 377, 500 (1995). Online in HTML and PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, T.Z. Hossain, and A.J. Sievers,
Infrared spectroscopy of the stretching modes of SeH and TeH in KCl and KBr,
J. Phys. Chem. Solids 56, 735 (1995). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, W. von der Osten, and A.J. Sievers,
Relaxation and IR spectroscopic properties of the CN stretching mode in silver halides,
Rad. Effects Defects Solids 134, 341 (1995). Online in PDF.

U. Happek, C.E. Mungan, W. von der Osten, and A.J. Sievers,
Relaxation of the CN stretching vibration in silver halides: The role of accepting modes,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 3903 (1994). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, and A.J. Sievers,
Ultrafast relaxation of the fundamental vibrations of SH and OH in potassium halides,
J. Lumin. 58, 33 (1994). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, U. Happek, J.T. McWhirter, and A.J. Sievers,
Relaxation of the stretching mode of SH in potassium halides at low temperatures, in Defects in Insulating Materials,
edited by O. Kanert and J.-M. Spaeth (World Scientific, London, 1993), Vol. 1, p. 536. Online in PDF.

A. Rosenberg, C.E. Mungan, K.W. Sandusky, J.B. Page, and A.J. Sievers,
Pocket vibrational modes due to the silver defect in potassium iodide, in Defects in Insulating Materials,
edited by O. Kanert and J.-M. Spaeth (World Scientific, London, 1993), Vol. 1, p. 539. Online in PDF.

A. Rosenberg, C.E. Mungan, A.J. Sievers, K.W. Sandusky, and J.B. Page,
Stress dependence of the pocket gap modes in KI:Ag+,
Phys. Rev. B 46, 11 507 (1992). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan and A.J. Sievers,
Persistent infrared spectral hole burning of the fundamental stretching mode of SH in alkali halides,
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 746 (1992). Online in PDF.

S.P. Love, C.E. Mungan, A.J. Sievers, and J.A. Campbell,
Persistent infrared spectral hole burning of Tb3+ in the glasslike mixed crystal
Ba1-x-y LaxTbyF2+x+y,
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 794 (1992). Online in PDF.

K.W. Sandusky, J.B. Page, A. Rosenberg, C.E. Mungan, and A.J. Sievers,
Prediction and observation of pocket vibrational modes in crystals,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 871 (1991). Online in PDF.

C.E. Mungan, R.C. Spitzer, J.P. Sethna, and A.J. Sievers,
Infrared spectroscopic study of the dressed rotations of CN isotopes in alkali halide crystals,
Phys. Rev. B 43, 43 (1991). Online in PDF.

Abstract of my Ph.D. dissertation (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Cornell University, 1994)
Vibrational Relaxation of Diatomic Molecules in Ionic Crystals (692 pp.) supervised by Professor A.J. Sievers