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Richard Stimets

Richard Stimets
Richard W Stimets Professor


Solid state physics, astronomy, image processing

Research Interests

Solid state physics, astronomy, image processing


  • BS: Physics, (1969), MIT - Boston

Selected Publications

  • Chen, H., Stimets, R.W. (2014). Fluorescence of trivalent neodymium in various materials excited by a 785 nm laser. American Mineralogist, 99(2-3) 332–342.
  • Tang, H., Chen, M., Stimets, R.W. (2007). Fast recognition of simple 3-D objects within a hierarchy of hexagonal grids. Jisuanji Fuzhu Sheji Yu Tuxingxue Xuebao/Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, 19(5) 575-582.
  • Stimets, R.W., Lane, S., Alimeti, A. (2005). Convective Rainfall in the North Central and Northeastern United States during the Spring, Summer and Fall Seasons. Bulletin of the American Physical Society.
  • Lane, S.A., Stimets, R.W. (2004). Orographic modulation of precipitation and rainfall rate in the mountains of western Maine.
  • Stimets, R.W., Ying, W.L., Rajasekharan, K. (1986). Rapid recognition of object outlines in reduced resolution images. Pattern Recognition, 19(1) 21-33.
  • Dav�, H., Stimets, R.W., Waldman, J. (1982). An investigation of CaF2:Dy2+ system to determine its potential as continuously tunable far-infrared laser*. Infrared Physics, 22(1) 51-56.
  • Stimets, R.W., Londono, C. (1982). Rotational modulation of Ca K flux ratio and sunspot number. Solar Physics, 76(1) 167-180.
  • Waldman, J., Stimets, R.W., Madan, S.Z., Chang, T.S. (1978). Magnetospectroscopy of CaF2:Dy2+ in the submillimeter*. Infrared Physics, 18(2) 141-146.
  • Stimets, R.W., Waldman, J., Lin, J., Chang, T.S., Temkin, R.J., Connell, G.A. (1975). PHONON SPECTRA OF AMORPHOUS GaAs AND Ge. 1239-1244.
  • Stimets, R.W., Waldman, J., Lin, J., Chang, T.S., Temkin, R.J., Connell, G.A. (1973). Far infrared absorption of amorphous GaAs and Ge. Solid State Communications, 13(9) 1485-1489.
  • Stimets, R.W., Lax, B. (1970). Reflection studies of coupled magnetoplasma-phonon modes. Physical Review B, 1(12) 4720-4735.
  • Stimets, R.W., Lax, B. (1968). Kramers-Kronig analysis of magnetoplasma-phonon interaction in InAs. Physics Letters A, 28(5) 321-322.