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Yin-Fong Su

Yin-Fong Su

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Yin-Fong Su is a scientist involved with diverse projects related to building exhaust monitoring, characterization of chemicals using various spectroscopies. His field experience includes supporting the Waste Treatment Projects; sampling bacteria, virus and protein from solid surfaces, and in identification of IR signatures of bacteria. He also has experience in designing collection systems for bio-aerosols and evaluating collection efficiencies of particulate samplers.

Research Interests

  • Chemical characterization
  • Aerosol characterization

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico - 1985
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico - 1981
  • M.S. Chemistry, New Mexico Highlands University - 1979
  • B.E. Chemical Engineering, Chung Yuan University - 1971

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Chinese Association for Aerosol Research

PNNL Publications

2016

  • Su YF, TJ Johnson, and KB Olsen. 2016. "Raman Spectroscopy for Analysis of Thorium Compounds ." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XVII, April 17, 2016, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9824, ed. AW Fountain, p. Paper No. 982415.  SPIE, BELLINGHAM, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2224688
  • Beiswenger TN, TL Myers, CS Brauer, YF Su, TA Blake, AB Ertel, RG Tonkyn, JE Szecsody, TJ Johnson, M Smith, and C Lanker. 2016. "Experimental Effects on IR Reflectance Spectra: Particle Size and Morphology." In Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XXII, April 17, 2016, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9840, ed. M Velez-Reyes and DW Messinger, p. Paper No. 98400I.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2223909

2015

  • Brauer CS, TJ Johnson, TL Myers, YF Su, TA Blake, and BM Forland. 2015. "Effects of Sample Preparation on the Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Powders." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XVI, April 20, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9455, p. Article No. 945505.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2179736
  • Myers TL, CS Brauer, YF Su, TA Blake, RG Tonkyn, AB Ertel, TJ Johnson, and RL Richardson. 2015. "Quantitative Reflectance Spectra of Solid Powders as a Function of Particle Size." Applied Optics 54(15):4863-4875.  doi:10.1364/AO.54.004863

2014

  • Su YF, TL Myers, CS Brauer, TA Blake, BM Forland, JE Szecsody, and TJ Johnson. 2014. "Infrared reflectance spectra: Effects of particle size, provenance and preparation ." In Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, and Defence X; and Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology XI, vol. 9253, p. Art. No. 925304.  Douglas Burgess, Roberto Zamboni, et al, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  doi:10.1117/12.2069954
  • Blake TA, TJ Johnson, RG Tonkyn, BM Forland, TL Myers, CS Brauer, and YF Su. 2014. "Quantitative Total and Diffuse Reflectance Laboratory Measurements for Remote, Standoff, and Point Sensing." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XV, May 5, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9073, ed. AW Fountain, p. Paper No. 907303.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2054116
  • Johnson TJ, BE Bernacki, RL Redding, YF Su, CS Brauer, TL Myers, and EG Stephan. 2014. "Intensity-Value Corrections for Integrating Sphere Measurements of Solid Samples Measured behind Glass." Applied Spectroscopy 68(11):1224-1234.  doi:10.1366/13-07322
  • Myers TL, CS Brauer, YF Su, TA Blake, TJ Johnson, and RL Richardson. 2014. "The Influence of Particle Size on Infrared Reflectance Spectra." In Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XX, May 5, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9088, ed. M Velez-Reyes and FA Kruse, p. Paper No. 908809.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2053350

2013

  • Bernacki BE, RL Redding, YF Su, CS Brauer, and TJ Johnson. 2013. "Intensity offset and correction of solid spectral library samples measured behind glass." In Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XIX,m April 29, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 87431, ed. SS Shen and PE Lewis, p. Article No. 87431L.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2014523
  • Sweet LE, DD Reilly, DG Abrecht, EC Buck, DE Meier, YF Su, CS Brauer, JM Schwantes, RG Tonkyn, JE Szecsody, TA Blake, and TJ Johnson. 2013. "Spectroscopic Studies of the Several Isomers of UO3." In Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting and Defence IX; and Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology X, September 23, 2013, Dresden, Germany. Proceedings of the SPIE , vol. 8901, ed. R Zamboni, et al, p. Paper No. 890107.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2029408
  • Weatherall J, JB Barber, CS Brauer, TJ Johnson, YF Su, CD Ball, B Smith, R Cox, R Steinke, P McDaniel, and L Wasserzug. 2013. "Adapting Raman Spectra from Laboratory Spectrometers to Portable Detection Libraries." Applied Spectroscopy 67(2):149-157. 

2012

  • Johnson TJ, YF Su, KH Jarman, BM Kunkel, JC Birnbaum, AG Joly, EG Stephan, RG Tonkyn, RG Ewing, and GC Dunham. 2012. "Demonstrated Wavelength Portability of Raman Reference Data for Explosives and Chemical Detection." International Journal of Spectroscopy 2012:Article No. 297056.  doi:10.1155/2012/297056
  • Sweet LE, EC Buck, CH Henager, Jr, SY Hu, DE Meier, SM Peper, JM Schwantes, YF Su, RL Sams, TA Blake, TJ Johnson, TJ Kulp, RL Sommers, JD Sugar, and JD Chames. 2012. "Investigations into the Polymorphs and Hydration Products of UO3." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XIII, April 24, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 8358, ed. AW Fountain III, p. Article No. 83581R.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.919706

2011

  • Kunkel BM, YF Su, RG Tonkyn, EG Stephan, AG Joly, JC Birnbaum, KH Jarman, and TJ Johnson. 2011. "Raman Database Considerations for Near-Infrared Systems." In Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VIII, September 19, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 8189, ed. R Zamboni, et al, p. Article No. 818905.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.898368

2010

  • Johnson TJ, SD Williams, NB Valentine, and YF Su. 2010. "The hydration number n of calcium dipicolinate trihydrate, CaDP center dot nH(2)O, and its effect on the IR spectra of sporulated Bacillus bacteria ." Vibrational Spectroscopy 53(1,Sp.Iss.SI):28-33. 

2009

  • Forrester JB, NB Valentine, YF Su, and TJ Johnson. 2009. "Chemometric Analysis of Multiple Species of Bacillus Bacterial Endospores Using Infrared Spectroscopy: Discrimination to the Strain Level ." Analytica Chimica Acta 651(1):24-30. 
  • Guzman-Leong CE, OP Bredt, CA Burns, RC Daniel, YF Su, JGH Geeting, EC Golovich, GB Josephson, DE Kurath, GJ Sevigny, DM Smith, PLJ Valdez, ST Yokuda, and JK Young. 2009. PEP Run Report for Integrated Test A, Caustic Leaching in UFP-VSL-T01A, Oxidative Leaching in UFP-VSL-T02APNNL-18755; WTP-RPT-191 Rev 0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Johnson TJ, YF Su, NB Valentine, HW Kreuzer-Martin, KL Wahl, SD Williams, BH Clowers, and DS Wunschel. 2009. "The Infrared Spectra of Bacillus Bacteria Part I: Vegetative Bacillus versus Sporulated Cells and the Contributions of Phospholipids to Vegetative Infrared Spectra ." Applied Spectroscopy 63(8):899-907. 
  • Johnson TJ, SD Williams, NB Valentine, YF Su, HW Kreuzer-Martin, KL Wahl, and JB Forrester. 2009. "Infrared Signatures of Bacillus Bacteria: Clear IR Distinctions Between Sporulated and Vegetative Cells with Chemical Assighments." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing X , vol. 7304, ed. AW Fountain III and PJ Gardner, p. Article No.: 730407.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.823178
  • Johnson TJ, SD Williams, NB Valentine, YF Su, HW Kreuzer-Martin, KL Wahl, and JB Forrester. 2009. "Infrared signatures of Bacillus bacteria: Clear IR distinctions between sporulated and vegetative cells with chemical assignments." In Proceedings of SPIE: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing X, vol. 7304, ed. AW Fountain, III and PJ Gardner, p. Paper No. 730407.  SPIE , Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.823178
  • Johnson TJ, SD Williams, NB Valentine, and YF Su. 2009. "The Infrared Spectra of Bacillus Bacteria Part II: Sporulated Bacillus-the Effect of Vegetative Cells and Contributions of Calcium Dipicolinate Trihydrate, CaDP·3H2O ." Applied Spectroscopy 63(8):908-915. 
  • Meyer PA, JA Bamberger, CW Enderlin, JA Fort, BE Wells, SK Sundaram, PA Scott, MJ Minette, GL Smith, CA Burns, MS Greenwood, GP Morgen, EBK Baer, SF Snyder, M White, GF Piepel, BG Amidan, A Heredia-Langner, SA Bailey, JC Bower, KM Denslow, DE Eakin, MR Elmore, PA Gauglitz, AD Guzman, BK Hatchell, DF Hopkins, DE Hurley, MD Johnson, LJ Kirihara, BD Lawler, JS Loveland, OD Mullen, MS Pekour, TJ Peters, PJ Robinson, MS Russcher, S Sande, C Santoso, SV Shoemaker, SM Silva, DE Smith, YF Su, JJ Toth, JD Wiberg, XY Yu, and N Zuljevic. 2009. Pulse Jet Mixing Tests With Noncohesive SolidsPNNL-18098, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2008

  • Stewart CW, CE Guzman-Leong, ST Arm, MG Butcher, EC Golovich, LK Jagoda, WR Park, RW Slaugh, YF Su, CF Wend, LA Mahoney, JM Alzheimer, JA Bailey, SK Cooley, DE Hurley, CD Johnson, LD Reid, HD Smith, BE Wells, and ST Yokuda. 2008. Results of Large-Scale Testing on Effects of Anti-Foam Agent on Gas Retention and ReleasePNNL-17170, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Valentine NB, MG Butcher, YF Su, KH Jarman, MM Matzke, BJM Webb-Robertson, EA Panisko, BAB Seiders, and KL Wahl. 2008. "Evaluation of Sampling Tools for Environmental Sampling of Bacterial Endospores from Porous and Non-porous Surfaces." Journal of Applied Microbiology 105 (4):1107-1113. 

2007

2006

  • Valentine NB, TJ Johnson, YF Su, and JB Forrester. 2006. "FTIR Spectroscopy for Bacterial Spore Identification and Classification ." In Chemical and Biological Sensors for Industrial and Environmental Monitoring II. Proceedings- SPIE the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 6378, ed. S.D. Christesen, A.J. Sedlacek, J.B. Gillespie, K.J. Ewing, p. 63780P, (10 pages).  SPIE Int., Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.686232

2003

Geosciences

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