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Steve  Blair

Phone: 801-585-6157
Phone: Lab: 801-587-9462
Office: 4514 MEB

Steve Blair

Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
Ph.D. (1998) Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder


Microarray technology, microfluidics, nanophotonics, integrated optics, and nonlinear optics

Selected Publications

Aouani H, Wenger J, Ge´rard D, Rigneault H, Devaux E, Ebbesen TW, Mahdavi F, Xu T, Blair S, Crucial Role of the Adhesion Layer on the Plasmonic Fluorescence Enhancement. ACS Nano 2009 Jun 11;:

Saini G, Gates R, Asplund MC, Blair S, Attavar S, Linford MR, Directing polyallylamine adsorption on microlens array patterned silicon for microarray fabrication. Lab Chip 2009 Jun 21;9(12):1789-96

Chagovetz A, Blair S, Real-time DNA microarrays: reality check. Biochem Soc Trans 2009 Apr;37(Pt 2):471-5

Blair S, Williams L, Bishop J, Chagovetz A, Microarray temperature optimization using hybridization kinetics. Methods Mol Biol 2009;529:171-96

Wenger J, Gérard D, Aouani H, Rigneault H, Nanoaperture-enhanced signal-to-noise ratio in fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. Anal Chem 2009 Jan 15;81(2):834-9

Bishop J, Chagovetz A, Blair S, Kinetics of Multiplex Hybridization: Mechanisms and Implications. Biophys J 2007 Nov 9;:

Bishop J, Blair S, Chagovetz A, Convective flow effects on DNA biosensors. Biosens Bioelectron 2007 Apr 15;22(9-10):2192-8

Bishop J, Wilson C, Chagovetz AM, Blair S, Competitive displacement of DNA during surface hybridization. Biophys J 2007 Jan 1;92(1):L10-2

Bishop J, Blair S, Chagovetz A , A competitive kinetic model of nucleic acid surface hybridization in the presence of point mutants. Biophys J 2006 Feb 1;90(3):831-40

Chen Y, Pasrija G, Farhang-Boroujeny B, Blair S, Engineering the nonlinear phase shift with multistage autoregressive moving-average optical filters. Appl Opt 2005 May 1;44(13):2564-74

Chen Y, Pasrija G, Farhang-Boroujeny B, Blair , Engineering the nonlinear phase shift. Opt Lett 2003 Oct 15;28(20):1945-7

Liu Y, Blair , Fluorescence enhancement from an array of subwavelength metal apertures. Opt Lett 2003 Apr 1;28(7):507-9

Ablowitz MJ, Biondini G, Blair S, Nonlinear Schrödinger equations with mean terms in nonresonant multidimensional quadratic materials. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 2001 Apr;63(4 Pt 2):046605

Blair S, Nonparaxial one-dimensional spatial solitons. Chaos 2000 Sep;10(3):570-583

McLeod R, Wagner K, Blair S, (3+1)-dimensional optical soliton dragging logic. Phys Rev A 1995 Oct;52(4):3254-3278