Physical Ultrasonics Research and Engineering Group

Department of Physics

National Center for Physical Acoustics

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Dr. Mobley's Publications

Popular Articles

  • Echoes in the head – an ultrasonic approach to the detection of brain injury, “World Wide Press Room” web site (www.acoustics.org/press) for the 147th ASA Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Spring 2004.
  • Ultrasound Beyond the Speed of Light, “World Wide Press Room” web site (www.acoustics.org/press) for the 150th ASA Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Fall 2005.
  • Book Chapters

  • J. Mobley, T. Vo-Dinh, V. V. Tuchin (2014), Optical Properties of Tissue, , in T. Vo-Dinh (Ed.), Biomedical Photonics Handbook: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques (2nd Edition, pp. 23-122). CRC Press.
  • D.N. Stratis-Cullum, et al. (2003), Spectroscopic Data of Biologically and Medically Relevant Species and Samples, , in T. Vo-Dinh (Ed.), Biomedical Photonics Handbook: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques (1st Edition, pp. 65:1-65:136). CRC Press.
  • Refereed Publications

    Physical Acoustics

  • K. B. Bader, J. Mobley, C. C. Church, D. F. Gaitan, The effect of static pressure on the strength of inertial cavitation events, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 132, No. 4, pp. 2286-2291 (2012).
  • K. B. Bader, J. L. Raymond, J. Mobley, C. C. Church, D. F. Gaitan, The effect of static pressure on the inertial cavitation threshold, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 132, No. 2, pp. 728-737 (2012).
  • J. R. Gladden, A. M. Gamble, C. E. Skelton, and J. Mobley, Shear waves in viscoelastic wormlike micellar fluids over a broad concentration range, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 131, No. 3, pp.2063-2067 (2012).
  • J. B. Lonzaga, J. L. Raymond, J. Mobley, and D. F. Gaitan, Suppression of an acoustic mode by an elastic mode of a liquid-filled spherical shell resonator, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Vol. 129, No. 2, pp. 597-603 (2011).
  • J. R. Gladden, C. E. Skelton, and J. Mobley, Shear waves in viscoelastic wormlike micellar fluids, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, Vol. 128, No. 5, pp.EL268-EL273 (2010).
  • J. Mobley, Simplified expressions of the subtracted Kramers–Kronig relations using the expanded forms applied to ultrasonic power-law systems, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 127, No. 1, pp. 166-173 (2010).
  • J. Mobley, R. A. Mack, J. R. Gladden, P. R. Mantena, Determination of power-law attenuation coefficient and dispersion spectra in multi-wall carbon nanotube composites using Kramers-Kronig relations, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 92-97 (2009). Also selected for inclusion in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Volume 20, No. 4 (2009). (American Institute of Physics)
  • J. Mobley and R. E. Heithaus, Ultrasonic properties of a suspension of microspheres supporting negative group velocities, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 99, article no. 124301 (2007).
  • J. Mobley, The time-domain signature of negative acoustic group velocity in microsphere suspensions, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 122, No. 1, pp.EL8-EL14 (2007).
  • J. Mobley, Finite-bandwidth Kramers-Kronig relations for acoustic group velocity and attenuation derivative applied to encapsulated microbubble suspensions, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 121, No. 4, pp.1916-1923 (2007).
  • J. Mobley, K. R. Waters, and J. G. Miller, Causal determination of acoustic group velocity and frequency derivative of attenuation with finite-bandwidth Kramers-Kronig relations, Physical Review E, Vol. 72, No. 1, Article No. 016604 (2005).
  • K. R. Waters, J. Mobley, and J. G. Miller, Causality-imposed (Kramers-Kronig) relationships between attenuation and dispersion, IEEE Transactions of Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp.822-833 (2005).
  • J. Mobley, K. R. Waters, J. G. Miller, Finite bandwidth effects on the causal prediction of ultrasonic attenuation of the power-law form, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 114, No. 5, pp.2782-2790 (2003).
  • J. Mobley and T. Vo-Dinh, Photoacoustic method for the simultaneous acquisition of optical and ultrasonic spectra, Acoustics Research Letters Online, Vol. 3, No.4, pp.89-94 (2003). (http://ojps.aip.org/ARLO/)
  • K. R. Waters, M. S. Hughes, J. Mobley, J. G. Miller, Differential forms of the Kramers-Kronig dispersion relations, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 68-76 (2003).
  • K. R. Waters, M. S. Hughes, J. Mobley, G. H. Brandenburger, and J. G. Miller, On the applicability of Kramers-Kronig relations for media with ultrasonic attenuation obeying a frequency power law, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp.556-563 (2000).
  • J. Mobley, K. R. Waters, M. S. Hughes, C. S. Hall, J. N. Marsh, G. H. Brandenburger, and J. G. Miller, Kramers-Kronig relations applied to finite bandwidth data from suspensions of encapsulated microbubbles, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 108, No. 5, Pt. 1, pp.2091-2106 (2000); 112 (2), 760–761(E) (2002).
  • J. Mobley, K. R. Waters, C. S. Hall, J. N. Marsh, M. S. Hughes, G. H. Brandenburger, and J. G. Miller, Measurements and predictions of the phase velocity and attenuation coefficient in suspensions of elastic microspheres, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 106, No. 2, pp.652-659 (1999).
  • J. Mobley, J. N. Marsh, C. S. Hall, M. S. Hughes, G. H. Brandenburger, and J. G. Miller, Broadband measurements of phase velocity in Albunex suspensions, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 103, No. 4, pp.2145-2153 (1998).
  • J. N. Marsh, C. S. Hall, M. S. Hughes, J. Mobley, J. G. Miller, G. H. Brandenburger, Broadband through-transmission signal loss measurements of Albunex suspensions at concentrations approaching in vivo doses, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 101, No. 2, pp.1155-1161 (1997).
  • C. S. Hall, J. N. Marsh, M. S. Hughes, J. Mobley, K. D. Wallace, J. G. Miller, G. H. Brandenburger, Broadband measurements of the attenuation coefficient and backscatter coefficient for suspensions: A potential calibration tool, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 101, No. 2, pp.1162-1171 (1997).
  • Biomedical Ultrasonics

  • A. E. Finch-Johnston, H. M. Gussak, J. Mobley, M. R. Holland, O. Petrovic, J. E. Perez, and J G. Miller, Cyclic variation of integrated backscatter: Dependence of time delay on the echocardiographic view used and the myocardial segment analyzed, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 9-17, (2000).
  • A. E. Finch-Johnston, H. M. Gussak, J. Mobley, M. R. Holland, O. Petrovic, J. E. Perez, and J G. Miller, Dependence of “apparent” magnitude on the time delay of cyclic variation of myocardial backscatter, Ultrasound In Medicine and Biology, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 759–762, (1999).
  • J. Mobley, C. E. Banta, H. M. Gussak, J. G. Perez, J. G. Miller, Clinical tissue characterization: Online determination of magnitude and time delay of myocardial backscatter, Video Journal of Echocardiography, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp.40-48 (1995). Video (Quicktime, 34 MB)
  • Sensors

  • D. N. Stratis-Cullum, G. D. Griffin, J. Mobley, T. Vo-Dinh, Intensified biochip system using chemiluminescence for the detection of bacillus globigii spores, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Vol. 391, No. 5, pp.1655-1660 (2008).
  • J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, A. L. Wintenberg, S. S. Frank, R. A. Maples, D. L. Stokes, and T. Vo-Dinh, Single-board computer based control system for a portable Raman device with integrated chemical identification, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 75, No. 6, pp.2016-2023 (2004).
  • D. N. Stratis-Cullum, G. D. Griffin, J. Mobley, A. A. Vass, and Tuan Vo-Dinh, A miniature biochip system for detection of aerosolized bacillus globigii spores, Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp.275-280 (2003).
  • J. M. Song, J. Mobley, and T. Vo-Dinh, Detection of bacterial pathogen DNA using an integrated CMOS microchip system with capillary array electrophoresis, Journal of Chromatography B, Vol. 783, No.2, pp. 501-508 (2003).
  • J. M. Song, B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, M. Moscovitch, G. W. Phillips, and Tuan Vo-Dinh, Crossed-beam two-photon readout system for three-dimensional radiation dosimeters, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 73, No. 12, pp.4214-4217 (2002).
  • J. M. Song, J. Mobley, and T. Vo-Dinh, Integrated circuit microchip system with multiplex capillary electrophoresis module for DNA analysis, Analytica Chimica Acta Vol. 466, No.2, pp. 187-192 (2002).
  • Z. Chi, B. M. Cullum, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, G. H. Miller, M. R. Hajaligol,T. Vo-Dinh, High temperature vapor detection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon fluorescence, Fuel, Vol. 80, pp. 1819-1824 (2001).
  • Z. Chi, B. M. Cullum, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, G. H. Miller, M. R. Hajaligol,T. Vo-Dinh, Laser-induced fluorescence studies of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) vapors at high temperatures, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, Vol. 57, No. 7, pp. 1377-1384 (2001).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, M. Moscovitch, G. W. Phillips, and T. Vo-Dinh, Three-dimensional optical random access memory materials for use as radiation dosimeters, Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 72, No. 22, pp.5612-5617 (2000).
  • M.C. Moreno-Bondi, J. Mobley, J. P. Alarie, T. Vo-Dinh, Antibody-based biosensor for breast cancer with ultrasonic regeneration, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp.350-354 (2000).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, Z. Chi, D. L. Stokes, G. H. Miller, T. Vo-Dinh,Development of a compact, handheld Raman instrument with no moving parts for use in field analysis, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp.1602-1607, (2000).
  • Conference Proceedings

    Physical Acoustics

  • K. B. Bader, J. Mobley, C. C. Church, J. L. Raymond, D. F. Gaitan, Inertial cavitation threshold dependence on high static pressure, Proceedings on Meetings in Acoustics Vol. 9, article no. 045002 (2010).
  • J. Mobley and T. Vo-Dinh, Opto-ultrasonic system for generation of ultrasound and optical detection, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems IV, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4615, pp.173-179 (2002).
  • J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, and T. Vo-Dinh, Ultrasonic diffraction in the design of photoacoustic probes, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems III, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4254, pp.151-163 (2001).
  • J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, and T. Vo-Dinh, Method for the simultaneous acquisition of optical absorption and sonic attenuation with photoacoustic ultrasound, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems II, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3911, pp.180-190 (2000).
  • K. R. Waters, M. S. Hughes, J. Mobley, G. H. Brandenburger, and J. G. Miller, Kramers-Kronig dispersion relations for ultrasonic attenuation obeying a frequency power law, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Ultrasonic Symposium, Vol 1, pp.537-541 (1999).
  • M. Adams, J. N. Marsh, C. S. Hall, J. Mobley, M. S. Hughes, J. G. Miller, and G. H. Brandenburger, Transmission measurements of Albunex attenuation and phase velocity at concentrations approaching in vivo doses, Academic Radiology, Vol. 3, pp.S182-S184 (1995).
  • Biomedical Ultrasonics

  • J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, Martin C. Holland, and T. Vo-Dinh, Transcranial ultrasound for brain injury monitoring: initial clinical studies, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems IV, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4615, pp.53-60 (2002).
  • J. Mobley, A. N. Mathur, and T. Vo-Dinh, Ultrasonic scattering and transmission properties of mammalian white matter in the detection of brain injury, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4254, pp.7-14 (2001).
  • J. Mobley, P. M. Kasili, S. N. Norton, and T. Vo-Dinh, Application of ultrasonic techniques for brain injury diagnosis, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, et al., Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol.3595, pp.79-90 (1999).
  • J. Mobley, P. M. Kasili, S. N. Norton, and T. Vo-Dinh, Evaluation of ultrasonic techniques for brain injury detection, in Biomedical Sensing and Imaging Technologies, R. A. Lieberman, T. Vo-Dinh, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3253, pp.101-111 (1998).
  • J. G. Miller, J. E. Pérez, S. A. Wickline, S. L. Baldwin, B. Barzilai, V. Davila-Roman, R. J. Fedewa, A. E. Finch-Johnston, C. S. Hall, S. M. Handley, F. D. Hockett, M. R. Holland, A. Kovács, G. M. Lanza, S. H. Lewis, J. N. Marsh, J. Mobley, D. E. Sosnovik, R. L. Trousil, K. D. Wallace, K. R. Waters, Backscatter imaging and myocardial tissue characterization, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Ultrasonic Symposium, Vol. 2, pp.1373-1383 (1998).
  • M. R. Holland, A. E. Finch-Johnston, H. M. Gussak, J. Mobley, O. Petrovic, K. D. Wallace, C. S. Hall, S. M. Handley, J. E. Perez, and J. G. Miller, Backscatter from specific regions of human hearts obtained from standard echocardiographic views, Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, 15, pp. 1335-1339, (1996).
  • Sensors

  • J. Mobley, G. H. Miller, P. M. Kasili, C. DiMarzio, and T. Vo-Dinh, Hyperspectral imaging using AOTF and NIR sensing of buried objects and landmines, in Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies, T. Vo-Dinh, R. L. Spellicy, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3534, pp. 321-327 (1998).
  • J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, M. Moscovitch, and T. Vo-Dinh, Signal expressions and initial design for a 3-D ORAM radiation dosimeter reader, in Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies, T. Vo-Dinh, R. L. Spellicy, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3534, pp. 519-530 (1998).
  • D.L. Stokes, L. Allain, G.D. Griffin, J. Mobley, D.N. Stratis-Cullum, A.L. Wintenberg, R.A. Maples, and T. Vo-Dinh, Biochip using a biofluidic system for detection of E-coli and other pathogens, in Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, G. E. Cohn, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4958, pp.13-21 (2003).
  • T. Vo-Dinh, G.D. Griffin, A. L. Wintenberg, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, and R. Maples, Advanced biochip: Principle and application in medical diagnostics and pathogen detection, in Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Vol. III General and Nonlinear Circuits and Systems, pp.622-625 (2003).
  • L. R. Allain, D. N. Stratis, B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, M. R. Hajaligol, and T. Vo-Dinh, Real-time detection of PAH mixtures in the vapor phase at high temperatures, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Vol. 66, Nos. 1-2, pp.145-154 (2003).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, D. L. Stokes, L. R. Allain, D. N. Stratis, A. L. Wintenberg, R. A. Maples and T. Vo-Dinh, Development of a portable Raman spectrometer for medical diagnostics, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical-Assist Systems IV, T. Vo-Dinh, et al., Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4615, pp. 82-90 (2002).
  • M. Moscovitch, G. W. Phillips, B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, D. Emfietzoglou, T. Vo-Dinh, Radiation dosimetry using three-dimensional optical random access memories, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 101, Nos. 1-4, pp.17-22 (2002).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, A. L. Wintenberg, R. A. Maples, D. L. Stokes and T. Vo-Dinh, Field-portable AOTF-based monitor technology for environmental sensing, in Advanced Environmental Sensing Technology II, T. Vo-Dinh and S. Buettgenbach, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4576, pp. 244-254 (2002).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, M. Moscovitch, G. W. Philips and T. Vo-Dinh, Detection of neutrons using a novel three-dimensional optical random access memory technology (3D-ORAM), in Water, Ground, and Air Pollution Monitoring and Remediation, T. Vo-Dinh and R. L. Spellicy, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4199 pp.165-172 (2001).
  • Z. Chi, B. M. Cullum, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, G. H. Miller, M. R. Hajaligol, T. Vo-Dinh, High-temperature vapor detection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon fluorescence, Fuel, Vol. 80, pp 1819-1824 (2001).
  • Z. Chi, B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, G. H. Miller and T. Vo-Dinh, Vapor detection of polyaromatic compounds using laser-induced fluorescence, in Water, Ground, and Air Pollution Monitoring and Remediation, T. Vo-Dinh and R. L. Spellicy, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4199, pp.173-179 (2000).
  • P. M. Kasili, J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, and T. Vo-Dinh, Bio-imaging system using an acousto-optic tunable filter, in Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical Assist Systems II, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3911, pp.345-354 (2000).
  • G. H. Miller, S. C. Culbertson, J. Mobley, C. A. Dimarzio, T. Vo-Dinh, Near-infrared (NIR) emitter/detector probe for sensing buried objects and land mines, in Subsurface Sensors and Applications, Cam Nguyen, Ed., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3752, p. 307-313 (1999).
  • B. M. Cullum, J. Mobley, J. S. Bogard, M. Moscovitch, and T. Vo-Dinh, Development of instrumental ORAM system for radiation dosimetry, in Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies II, T. Vo-Dinh, R. L. Spellicy, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 3853, pp. 376-384 (1999).
  • M. B. Wabuyele, M. E. Martin, F. Yan, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, A. L. Wintenberg, R. Lenarduzzi, and T. Vo-Dinh, Portable Raman integrated tunable sensor (RAMiTs) for environmental field monitoring, in Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies II, T. Vo-Dinh, G. Gauglitz, R. A. Lieberman, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 5586, pp.60-67 (2004).
  • M. B. Wabuyele, F. Yan, M. E. Martin, G. D. Griffin, D. L. Stokes, D. N. Stratis-Cullum, J. Mobley, A. A. Vass, and T. Vo-Dinh, Miniature biochip system for bioenvironmental applications, in Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies II, T. Vo-Dinh, G. Gauglitz, R. A. Lieberman, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 5586, pp.26-32 (2004).
  • M. B. Wabuyele, M. E. Martin, F. Yan, D. L. Stokes, J. Mobley, B. M. Cullum, A. L. Wintenberg, R. Lenarduzzi, and T. Vo-Dinh, Portable Raman device for detection of chemical and biological warfare agents, in Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems III, T. Vo-Dinh, W. S. Grundfest, D. A. Benaron, G. E. Cohn, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 5692, pp.330-336 (2005).
  • Press Clippings

  • Underwater Speeding Violation, by J.R. Minkel, Scientific American, June 2006.
  • Can Sound Travel at the Speed of Light, Physics World, December 2005.
  • Head Check, Technology Review, September 2004.
  • Ultrafast Aid for Brain Trauma, by Kristen Philipkoski, Wired July, 2002.
  • Device fingers chemical thugs at scene, Science News, June 23, 2001.
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