Contact Information

Charlene Tan, Ph.D
Adjunct Faculty
Room FP-32A, Fremont campus

Office Hours

  • Monday and Wednesday after class

Courses Taught at Ohlone

  • PHYS-140 Mechanics


  • Ph.D. BioPhysics, State University of New York at Albany
  • M.S. Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • B.S. Nuclear Physics, Peking University

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) full member


  1. Laurence A. Fishel, Martin F. Farnum, J. Matthew Mauro, Mark A. Miller, and Joseph Kraut, Yajun Liu, Xiaoling Tan, and Charles P. Scholes Biochemistry 1991, 30, 1986-1996, "Compound I Radical in Site-Directed Mutants of Cytochrome c Peroxidase as Probed by EPR and ENDOR"
  2. Xiao-ling Tan, Yilma Gultneh, Joseph E. Sarneski, and Charles P. Scholes Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113 (21) 7853-7858, "EPR-ENDOR of the Electronic Structure from Two Nitrogenously Ligated Bis(ï ­- oxo)-MnIII- MnIV Model Complexes Spectroscopically Relevant to the Multi-Manganese Center of Photosystem II"
  3. Qin Chen, David P. Goshorn, Charles P. Scholes, Xiaoling Tan, and Jon A. Zubieta Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114 (12) 4667-4681, "Coordination Compounds of Polyoxovanadates with the Hexametalate Core. Chemical and Structural Characterization of [V6vO13{(OCH2)3CR}2]2-, [V6vO11(OH)2{(OCH2)3CR}2], [V4IvV2vO9(OH)4{(OCH2)3CR}2]2- and [V6IvO7(OH)6{(OCH2)3CR}2]2-"
  4. Xiaoling Tan, Marcelino Bernardo, Hans Thomann, Charles P. Scholes Chem. Phys., 1993, Apr 1, V98, N7:5147-5157 "Pulsed and CW ENDOR Patterns of Aquo Protons Coordinated in Frozen Solution to High Spin Mn2+"
  5. Xiaoling Tan, Charles P. Scholes, Russell Poyner and George H. Reed Biochemistry, 1993, 32, 7799-7810 "ENDOR Study of the Mn2+ Environs in the Oxalate-ATP Complex of Pyruvate Kinase"
  6. Xiaoling Tan, Marcelino Bernardo, Hans Thomann, Charles P. Scholes Chem. Phys., FEB 15, V102, N7:2675-2690, 1995 "17O Hyperfine and Quadrupole Interactions for Water Ligands in Frozen Solutions of High Spin Mn2+"
  7. C. X. Tan, R. L. Kamman, P. H. Mook, B. M. de Jong, H. Duifhuis, NeuroImage, Vol 6, N4, May,1997, S234 "Differential Evaluation of fMRI for Various Hand Movement Paradigms"
  8. C. X. Tan, R.L. Kamman, S. Hofman, and H. Duifhuis NeuroImage, Vol 7, N4, May,1998, S570 "The reproducibility of fMRI motor activation near the central sulcus"
  9. C.X. Tan, B.A. Pijker, and H. Duifhuis NeuroImage, Vol 7, N4, May,1998, S555,1998, "A time control device for synchronizing auditory stimuli and fMRI scanner"
  10. Charlene X. Tan "Functional MRI in Neuroscience, Part I : A Review in Principal" Chinese Journal of Medical Physics, Oct. 1999, Vol. 16, No. 4, p209-214
  11. Charlene X. Tan "Functional MRI in Neurosciences, Part II : Review in Applications" Chinese Journal of Medical Physics, Jan. 2000, Vol. 17, No.1
  12. Charlene Tan, Joseph A. Frank, Jeff Duyn "Differentiation of Intra- and Extra-vascular Contributions in BOLD fMRI Using Inversion Recovery", (#S563) NeuroImage, Vol 11, N5, May 2000
  13. Charlene Tan, JW van der Veen, P van Gelderen, JA Frank, FQ Ye, Martin Yongbi, Jeff Duyn "Perfusion-weighted Event-related fMRI", S568, NeuroImage, Vol 11, N5, May 2000
  14. Jeff Duyn, Charlene Tan, Martin Yongbi "High Sensitivity Single-Shot Perfusion fMRI", S573, NeuroImage, Vol 11, N5, May 2000
  15. MN Yongbi, CX Tan, JA Frank, JH Duyn "A protocol for Assessing Subtraction Errors of Perfusion Sequences in Human Brain" Mag. Reson. in Med., June 2000, vol. 43, p896-900
  16. J. H. Duyn, C. X. Tan, P. van Gelderen, M. N. Yongbi "High-Sensitivity Single-Shot Perfusion-Weighted fMRI" Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, July 2001, vol. 46, p88-94