Anna Swan

Anna Swan

Affiliate Faculty (Associate Professor)
Graduate Student until 1993
Office: PHO, Room 828. 617-353-1275
Lab: PHO, Room 810. 617-358-5104


Research Interests:

  • Optical properties of low-dimensional systems (carbon nanotubes and graphene)
  • Biological imaging and detection using interference techniques (4Pi microscopy and spectral fluorescence microsopy)

Selected papers:

  • 07/02/07 Scaling of exciton binding energy with external dielectric function in carbon nanotubes
  • 05/09/07 Screening of Excitons in Single, Suspended Carbon Nanotubes
  • 01/07/07 Optical Determination of Electron-Phonon Coupling in Carbon Nanotubes
  • 11/03/06 Exciton-mediated one-phonon resonant Raman scattering from one-dimensional systems
  • 11/01/06 Tunable Resonant Raman Scattering From Singly Resonant Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
  • 03/31/06 Temperature Dependence of the Optical Transition Energies of Carbon Nanotubes: The Role of Electron-Phonon Coupling and Thermal Expansion


Ph.D., 1993 Boston University

Associate Professor, BU ENG