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Mark Carlsen

Mark Carlsen

Senior Instrumentation Specialist


  • High voltage, analog and digital systems
  • Data acquisition
  • Design, fabrication and repair of instruments
  • Embedded Applications using Python and C++


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology, Purdue University


  • Design and Fabrication of Hydrodynamic Isotonic Fluid Delivery System
  • High Speed Multi-Channel Comparator for Real Time Opto Control Platform
  • Multi-Channel Waveform Generator for Galvo Scan Imaging System
  • 5 Channel High Speed RF Generator for AOTF control

Contact Information

BRWN 4151C
560 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907


Geiger, A. C., C. J. Smith, N. Takanti, D. M. Harmon, M. S. Carlsen and G. J. Simpson (2020). "Anomalous Diffusion Characterization by Fourier Transform-FRAP with Patterned Illumination." Biophys J 119(4): 737-748.

Lee, K. W., G. S. Eakins, M. S. Carlsen and S. A. McLuckey (2020). "Ion trap operational modes for ion/ion reactions yielding high mass-to-charge product ions." Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 451: 116313.

Lee, K. W., G. S. Eakins, M. S. Carlsen and S. A. McLuckey (2019). "Increasing the Upper Mass/Charge Limit of a Quadrupole Ion Trap for Ion/Ion Reaction Product Analysis via Waveform Switching." J Am Soc Mass Spectrom.

Newman, J. A., S. Zhang, S. Z. Sullivan, X. Y. Dow, M. Becker, M. J. Sheedlo, S. Stepanov, M. S. Carlsen, R. M. Everly, C. Das, R. F. Fischetti and G. J. Simpson (2016). "Guiding synchrotron X-ray diffraction by multimodal video-rate protein crystal imaging." J. Synchrotron Radiat. 23(4): 959-965.

Simpson, G. J., C. A. Bouman, R. D. Muir, S. Sullivan, J. A. Newman and M. Carlsen (2016). High frame-rate multichannel beam-scanning microscopy, Purdue Research Foundation, USA .

Degenstein, J. C., M. Easton, H. Choudhari, R. Agrawal, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, M. Hurt, P. Murria, L. Yang, J. Riedeman, H. I. Kenttamaa, M. S. Carlsen and J. J. Nash (2015). "Mass spectrometric studies of fast pyrolysis of cellulose." Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester, Eng) 21(3): 321-326.

Jarrell, T., J. Riedeman, M. Carlsen, R. Replogle, T. Selby and H. Kenttamaa (2014). "Multiported Pulsed Valve Interface for a Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer to Enable Rapid Screening of Multiple Functional-Group Selective Ion-Molecule Reactions." Anal. Chem. (Washington, DC, U. S.) 86(13): 6533-6539.

Sullivan, S. Z., R. D. Muir, J. A. Newman, M. S. Carlsen, S. Sreehari, C. Doerge, N. J. Begue, R. M. Everly, C. A. Bouman and G. J. Simpson (2014). "High frame-rate multichannel beam-scanning microscopy based on Lissajous trajectories." Opt Express 22(20): 24224-24234.

Owen, B. C., T. M. Jarrell, J. C. Schwartz, R. Oglesbee, M. Carlsen, E. F. Archibold and H. I. Kenttamaa (2013). "A Differentially Pumped Dual Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap (DLQIT) Mass Spectrometer: A Mass Spectrometer Capable of MSn Experiments Free From Interfering Reactions." Anal. Chem. (Washington, DC, U. S.) 85(23): 11284-11290.

Pratt, K. A., K. D. Custard, P. B. Shepson, T. A. Douglas, D. Poehler, S. General, J. Zielcke, W. R. Simpson, U. Platt, D. J. Tanner, L. Gregory Huey, M. Carlsen and B. H. Stirm (2013). "Photochemical production of molecular bromine in Arctic surface snowpacks." Nat. Geosci. 6(5): 351-356.

Knepp, T. N., J. Bottenheim, M. Carlsen, D. Carlson, D. Donohoue, G. Friederich, P. A. Matrai, S. Netcheva, D. K. Perovich, R. Santini, P. B. Shepson, W. Simpson, T. Valentic, C. Williams and P. J. Wyss (2010). "Development of an autonomous sea ice tethered buoy for the study of ocean-atmosphere-sea ice-snow pack interactions: the O-buoy." Atmos. Meas. Tech. 3(1): 249-261.

Garman, K. E., P. Wyss, M. Carlsen, J. R. Zimmerman, B. H. Stirm, T. Q. Carney, R. Santini and P. B. Shepson (2008). "The contribution of variability of lift-induced upwash to the uncertainty in vertical winds determined from an aircraft platform." Boundary-Layer Meteorology 126(3): 461-476.

Garman, K. E., K. A. Hill, P. Wyss, M. Carlsen, J. R. Zimmerman, B. H. Stirm, T. Q. Carney, R. Santini and P. B. Shepson (2006). "An airborne and wind tunnel evaluation of a wind turbulence measurement system for aircraft-based flux measurements." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 23(12): 1696-1708.