Recent Submissions

  • Nonlinear interaction of two or more similaritons in loss- and dispersion-managed fibers 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Govind P. Agrawal. 2008. "Nonlinear interaction of two or more similaritons in loss- and dispersion-managed fibers." Journal of the Optical Society of America.B, Optical Physics 25(6): 983-989.
    We study the nonlinear interaction of two or more fundamental and higher-order similaritons. In particular, we consider the bright similaritons, propagating in nonlinear fibers whose gain-loss and anomalous dispersion vary ...
  • Optical similaritons in nonlinear waveguides 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Govind P. Agrawal. 2007. "Optical similaritons in nonlinear waveguides." Optics Letters 32(12): 1659-1661.
    We discover analytically an extensive family of optical similaritons, propagating inside graded-index nonlinear waveguide amplifiers. We show that there exists a one-to-one correspondence between these novel similaritons ...
  • Ultrashort pulse coherence properties in coherent linear amplifiers 

    Mokhtarpour, Laleh, and Sergey A. Ponomarenko. 2013. "Ultrashort pulse coherence properties in coherent linear amplifiers." Journal of the Optical Society of America.A, Optics, Image Science, & Vision 30(4): 627-630.
    We examine coherence properties of small-area, intrinsically stationary statistical pulses propagating in amplifying media in the vicinity of an optical resonance. Any such medium acts as a coherent linear amplifier, ...
  • A class of partially coherent beams carrying optical vortices 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A.. 2001. "A class of partially coherent beams carrying optical vortices." Journal of the Optical Society of America.A, Optics, Image Science, & Vision 18(1): 150-156.
    A new class of partially coherent beams with a separable phase, which carry optical vortices, is introduced. It is shown that any member of the class can be represented as an incoherent superposition of fully coherent ...
  • Partially coherent self-similar pulses in resonant linear absorbers 

    Mokhtarpour, L., G. H. Akter, and S. A. Ponomarenko. 2012. "Partially coherent self-similar pulses in resonant linear absorbers." Optics Express 20(16): 17816-17822.
    We theoretically describe several classes of ultrashort partially coherent pulses that maintain their shape on propagation in coherent linear absorbers near optical resonance. 2012 Optical Society of America.
  • Multi-scale perturbation analysis in hydrodynamics of the superfluid turbulence. Derivation of the Dresner equation 

    Nemirovskii, Sergey K., and Sergey A. Ponomarenko. 2005. "Multi-scale perturbation analysis in hydrodynamics of the superfluid turbulence. Derivation of the Dresner equation." Cryogenics 45(6): 408-414.
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  • Oligothiophene-based monolayer field-effect transistors prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett technique 

    Sizov, Alexey S. 1.,2, Elena V. 1. Agina, Fatemeh3 Gholamrezaie, Vladimir V. 2. Bruevich, et al. 2013. "Oligothiophene-based monolayer field-effect transistors prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett technique." Applied Physics Letters 103(4): 043310-043310-4.
    Quinquethiophene-based monolayer organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technique show hole mobilities up to 10-2 cm2/Vs and On/Off ratios up to 106. Functional logic LB monolayer devices ...
  • Quadratic electro-optic Kerr effect: Applications to photonic devices 

    Qasymeh, Montasir, Michael Cada, and Sergey A. Ponomarenko. 2008. "Quadratic electro-optic Kerr effect: Applications to photonic devices." IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 44(7-8): 740-746.
    We propose novel applications of the quadratic electro-optic Kerr effect to photonic devices. Specifically in this work, two new illustrative examples are described, namely an electrically controlled multistable switch ...
  • Polarization changes of partially coherent pulses propagating in optical fibers 

    Huang, Weihong, Sergey A. Ponomarenko, and Michael Cada. 2007. "Polarization changes of partially coherent pulses propagating in optical fibers." Journal of the Optical Society of America.A, Optics, Image Science, & Vision 24(10): 3063-3068.
    We consider polarization changes of partially coherent pulses propagating through birefringent dispersive fibers in the linear regime. We show that the evolution of the degree of polarization across such pulses is determined ...
  • Effective spatial and angular correlations in beams of any state of spatial coherence and an associated phase-space product 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Emil Wolf. 2001. "Effective spatial and angular correlations in beams of any state of spatial coherence and an associated phase-space product." Optics Letters 26(3): 122-124.
    We study effective spatial and angular correlations in beams of any state of spatial coherence, and we introduce a phase-space product,Q, which takes these correlations into account. This phase-space product is shown to ...
  • Light beams with minimum phase-space product 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Emil Wolf. 2000. "Light beams with minimum phase-space product." Optics Letters 25(9): 663-665.
    We derive a reciprocity inequality involving the product of the effective size of a statistically stationary, planar, secondary source of any state of coherence and of the angular spread of the far-zone intensity generated ...
  • Spectral coherence anomalies 

    Wang1, Luyu, Sergey A. 1. Ponomarenko, and Zhizhang (David)1 Chen. 2013. "Spectral coherence anomalies." Optics Letters 38(14): 2557-2559.
    We describe the anomalous behavior of the spectral degree of coherence as a function of light frequency in the vicinity of phase singularities of partially spatially coherent, polychromatic wave fields. We distinguish the ...
  • Shape-invariant pulses in resonant linear absorbers 

    Haghgoo, Soodeh, and Sergey A. Ponomarenko. 2012. "Shape-invariant pulses in resonant linear absorbers." Optics Letters 37(8): 1328-1330.
    We theoretically describe ultrashort self-similar pulses propagating in coherent linear absorbers near optical resonance and propose a method for their experimental realization. ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
  • Spectral anomalies in a Fraunhofer diffraction pattern 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Emil Wolf. 2002. "Spectral anomalies in a Fraunhofer diffraction pattern." Optics Letters 27(14): 1211-1213.
    We show that spectacular spectral changes take place in the vicinity of the dark rings of the Airy pattern formed with spatially coherent, polychromatic light diffracted at a circular aperture. © 2002 Optical Society of America
  • On a class of electromagnetic diffraction-free beams 

    Borghi, Riccardo, Franco Gori, and Sergey A. Ponomarenko. 2009. "On a class of electromagnetic diffraction-free beams." Journal of the Optical Society of America.A, Optics, Image Science, & Vision 26(11): 2275-2281.
    We present a general theory of electromagnetic diffraction-free beams composed of uncorrelated Bessel modes. Our approach is based on the direct application of the nonnegativity constraint to the cross-spectral density ...
  • Dark and antidark diffraction-free beams 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., Weihong Huang, and Michael Cada. 2007. "Dark and antidark diffraction-free beams." Optics Letters 32(17): 2508-2510.
    We present dark and antidark diffraction-free beams and discuss their properties. We show that all such beams must be partially spatially coherent. The new beams can be used for optical trapping of atoms. Reprinted by ...
  • Solution to the inverse scattering problem for strongly fluctuating media using partially coherent light 

    Ponomarenko, Sergey A., and Emil Wolf. 2002. "Solution to the inverse scattering problem for strongly fluctuating media using partially coherent light." Optics Letters 27(20): 1770-1772.
    We investigate the inverse scattering problem for statistically homogeneous, isotropic random media under conditions of strong fluctuations of optical wavefields. We present a method for determining the spectral density ...