PhD: biophysics, Harvard University, 1976 MS: physics, Harvard University, 1972 BS: physics, Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1970
High-speed data aquisition systems, spectroscopy instrumentation, medical diagnostics, and environment monitoring
The Challenge of Biological Membranes: The Ultimate in Microelectronics, Physics Today, Issue #32 , by B. Chance, P. Mueller, D. DeVault, L. Powers, (American Institute of Physics, 1980).
X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Application to Biological Molecules, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 683, 1 , by L.S. Powers, (Elsevier, 1982).
X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy: An Overview, Proceedings of the Satellite Meeting on New Methods in X-Ray Absorption, Scattering, Diffraction, 3 , by L.S.Powers, (Academic Press,1986).
Noise Characteristics of U. S. Synchrotron Sources, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 257, 3024 , by L.S.Powers, (American Institute of Physics, 1986).
L. Powers: Biomolecular Materials and Design, in Molecular Electronics and Molecular Electronic Devices, 3, 211, by L.S. Powers, (CRC Press, 1994).
Extended X-ray Absorption Fluorescence Spectroscopy (EXAFS), 866; Ferritins, Iron-Binding Proteins, 905; Iron Response Elements: Metalloproteins, 1315; Metallothionein, 1476; Zinc-Binding Proteins, 1478, in Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, by L. S. Powers. T. E. Creighton, Editor, (John Wiley & Sons,1999).