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Zharov Alexander

Leading research fellow of the Department for Physics of Semiconductors, Dr. Sci.

Personal data

Born on 15 August, 1953 in Gorky (USSR).

Research interests

Electrodynamics of Metamaterials, Plasmonics, Nonlinear Optics, Theory of Spatial Solitons, Electromagnetic Waves in Plasma and Plasma-like Media, Quantum Semiconductor Superlattices

Education

  • 1970−1975 — Faculty of radiophysics of N.I.Lobachevsky State University, Gorky, (Nizhny Novgorod since 1989), USSR.
  • 1984 — PhD in Physics (thesis — «Matched absorption of electromagnetic radiation by plasma», Supervisor — Prof. I. G. Kondrat’ev).
  • 1996 — Doctor of Sciences (thesis — «Interaction of electromagnetic radiation with quasi-localized modes of inhomogeneous nonlinear media»).

Career

  • 1975 — 1977 — Radiophysical Research Institute, Engineer;
  • 1977 — 1984 — Institute of Applied Physics, Junior research fellow;
  • 1984 — 1988 — Institute of Applied Physics, Research fellow;
  • 1988 — 1993 — Institute of Applied Physics, Senior research fellow;
  • 1994 — 1997 — Institute for Physics of Microstructures, Senior research fellow;
  • 1997 — present — Institute for Physics of Microstructures, Leading research fellow.

Visiting Fellowship

  • April — May, 1993, Salford University, Salford, UK, Visiting Fellow;
  • August — September, 2002, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA, Visiting Fellow;
  • February — April, 2003, The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, Visiting Fellow;
  • October — November, 2003, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Visiting Fellow;
  • March — April, 2004, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Visiting Fellow;
  • September — December, 2004, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Senior Fellow;
  • September — December, 2005, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Senior Fellow;
  • June, 2006, Leuven Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium, Visiting Fellow;
  • October — December, 2007, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Senior Fellow;
  • September — November, 2011, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Visiting Fellow.

Memberships

  • Member of Academic Council of IPM RAS,
  • Member of Specialized Academic Councils of IPM RAS and Radiophysical Department of Nizhny Novgorod State University;

Awards

Diploma from Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1999.

Diploma from Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences, 2011

Most cited publications (Google Scholar Citations)

1. A. A. Zharov, I. V. Shadrivov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear Properties of Left-Handed Metamaterials, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 037401 (2003); 729 citations

2. I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Yu. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials, Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004); 334 citations

3. I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Giant Goos-Hanchen Effect at the Reflection from Left-Handed Metamaterials, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2713−2715 (2003) 217 citations

4. A.A.Zharov, I.V.Shadrivov, and Y.S.Kivshar, Second harmonic generation in nonlinear left-handed metamateials, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 529 (2005) 251 citations

5. A.R.Davoyan, I.V.Shadrivov, A.A.Zharov, D.K.Gramotnev, and Y.S.Kivshar, Nonlinear nanofocusing in tapered plasmonic waveguides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 116804 (2010) 108 citations

6. A.A.Zharov, N.A.Zharova, I.V.Shadrivov, and Y.S.Kivshar, Subwavelength imaging with opaque nonlinear left-handed lenses, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 091104 (2005) 75 citations

h=21, i10-index 34

Total number of citations (1 April, 2019)

2649

The number of papers which were cited

~ 80

Recent Publications

A.A.Zharov, A.A.Zharov, Jr., and N.A.Zharova, Light-assisted spontaneous birefringence and magnetic-domain formation in a suspension of gyrotropic nanoparticles, Phys. Rev. A 98, 013802 (2018)

N.A.Zharova, A.A.Zharov, and A.A.Zharov, Jr., Highly efficient broadband light absorber based on nonuniform hyperbolic metamaterial film, Adv. Cond. Mat. Phys. 2018, Article ID 4578148, 7p. (2018)

A.A.Zharov, Jr., A.A.Zharov, and N.A.Zharova, Parametric disordering-driven topological transitioms in a liquid metacrystal, JETP Lett. 107, 373−378 (2018) (Brief version: Письма в ЖЭТФ 107, 387−388 (2018))

A.A.Zharov, Jr., A.A.Zharov, and N.A.Zharova, Influence of thermal fluctuations on optical properties of liquid metacrystals, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 34, 546−552 (2017)

A.A.Zharov, A.A.Zharov, Jr., I.V.Shadrivov, and N.A.Zharova, Transverse optical forces for manipulating nanoparticles, Phys. Rev. A 94, 063845 (2016)

A.A.Zharov, A.A.Zharov, Jr., and N.A.Zharova, Control of surface plasmon excitation via the scattering of light by a nanoparticle, ЖЭТФ (JETP) 150, 23−33 (2016)

N.A.Zharova, A.A.Zharov, and A.A.Zharov, Jr., Electromagnetic surface waves in liquid metacrystals, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33, 594 ((2016)

A.A.Zharov Jr., A.A.Zharov, I.V.Shadrivov, and N.A.Zharova, Grading plasmonic nanoparticles with light, Phys. Rev. A 93, 013814 ((2016)

A.A.Zharov, A. A. Zharov, Jr., and N. A. Zharova, Spontaneous reorientations of meta-atoms and electromagnetic spatial solitons in a liquid metacrystal, Phys. Rev. E 90, 023207 (2014)

N.A.Zharova, A. A. Zharov, and A. A. Zharov, Jr., Conformal transformations in design of the coatings with gain-loss permittivity, Phys. Rev. A 89, 043801 (2014)

A.A.Zharov, A. A. Zharov, Jr., and N. A. Zharova, Liquid metacrystals, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 559 (2014)

N.A.Zharova, A. A. Zharov, Jr., and A. A. Zharov, Near-perfect nonmagnetic invisibility cloaking, Phys. Rev. A 88, 053818 ((2013)

A.A.Zharov, N. A. Zharova, D. A. Smirnova, and A. A. Zharov, Jr., Three-dimensional nanofocusing of light through surface plasmon scattering by lump-like defects in metal/dielectric/metal slot waveguides, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 626 (2013)

A.A.Zharov, Jr., D. A. Smirnova, and A. A. Zharov, Verification of effective refraction index approach to the surface plasmon propagation in ultrathin tapered metal-dielectric-metal slot waveguides, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1601 (2013)

А.А.Жаров, Д. А. Смирнова, А. И. Смирнов, О концепции туннельно-резонансного фотоного нанотриода, Изв. РАН, сер. Физическая 77, 52 (2013)

I.V.Iorsh, P. A. Belov, A. A. Zharov, I. V. Shadrivov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear Tamm states in nanostructured plasmonic metamaterials, Phys. Rev. A 86, 023819 (2012)

D.A.Smirnova, A. I. Smirnov, and A. A. Zharov, Two-dimensional plasmonic eigenmode nanolocalization in an inhomogeneous metal-dielectric-metal slot waveguid, JETP Lett. 96, 262 (2012)

N.A.Zharova, I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear control of invisibility cloaking, Opt. Express 20, 14954 (2012)

A.A.Zharov, D. A. Smirnova, and A. I. Smirnov, Nonlinear resonant control of cross-cut photonic flows, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 443 (2012)

Selected publications

  • A.R.Davoyan, I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, D. K. Gramotnev, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear nanofocusing in tapered plasmonic waveguides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 116804 (2010);
  • R.E.Noskov A. A. Zharov, and M. V. Tsarev, Generation of widely tunable continuous-wave terahertz radiation using a two-dimensional lattice of nonlinear metallic nanodimers, Phys. Rev. B 82, 073404 (2010);
  • A.A.Zharov and N. A. Zharova, Double-resonance plasmon-driven enhancement of nonlinear optical response in a metamaterial with coated nanoparticles, Письма в ЖЭТФ 92, 238−241 (2010);
  • A.A.Zharov and V. V. Kurin, Giant resonant magneto-optic Kerr effect in nanostructured metamaterials, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 123514−4 (2007);
  • I.V.Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, N. A. Zharova, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear magnetoinductive waves and domain walls in composite metamaterials, Photonics and Nanostruct.: Fundamentals and Applications 4, 69−74 (2006);
  • I.V.Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Second harmonic generation in nonlinear left-handed metamaterials, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 529−534 (2006);
  • A.S.Raspopin, A. A. Zharov, and H. L. Cui, Spectrum of electromagnetic excitations in a dc-biased semiconductor superlattice, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 103517 (2005);
  • K.N.Alekseev, A. A. Zharov, P. Pietilainen, J. Isohatala, and F. V. Kusmartsev, Chaos and rectification of electromagnetic wave in a lateral semiconductor superlattice, Europhys. Lett. 70, No. 3, 292−298 (2005);
  • A.A.Zharov, N. A. Zharova, R. E. Noskov, I. V. Shadrivov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Birefringent left-handed metamaterials and perfect lenses for vectorial fields, New J. Phys. 7, 220−9 (2005);
  • I.V.Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, R. W. Ziolkowski, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Excitation of guided waves in layered structures with negative refraction, Optics Express 13, 481−492 (2005);
  • A.A.Zharov, I. V. Shadrivov, N. A. Zharova, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Subwavelength imaging with opaque nonlinear left-handed lenses, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 091104 (3) (2005);
  • I.V.Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Yu. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials, Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004);
  • I.V.Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Giant Goos-Hanchen Effect at the Reflection from Left-Handed Metamaterials, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2713−2715 (2003);
  • A.A.Zharov, I. V. Shadrivov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinear Properties of Left-Handed Metamaterials, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 037401 (2003);
  • I.V.Shadrivov and A. A. Zharov, Dynamics of optical spatial solitons near interface between two quadratically nonlinear media, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 596−602 (2002);
  • A.D.Boardman, A. A. Zharov, P. Bontemps and W. Ilecki, Theoretical demonstration of beam scanning and switching using spatial solitons in a photorefractive crystal, J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1941−1957 (2000);
  • Yu.M.Aliev, A. D. Boardman, A. I. Smirnov, K. Xie, and A. A. Zharov, Spatial dynamics of solitonlike channels near interfaces between optically linear and nonlinear media, Phys. Rev. E 53, 5409−5419 (1996);
  • Yu.M.Aliev, A. D. Boardman, K. Xie, and A. A. Zharov, Conserved energy approximation to wave scattering by nonlinear interface, Phys. Rev. E 49, 1624−1633 (1994);
  • А.А.Жаров, А. К. Котов, Резонансное взаимодействие электромагнитных пучков с поверхностными волнами на границе раздела линейной и нелинейной сред: возбуждение и рассеяние, ЖЭТФ 103, 1511−1526 (1993);
  • A.A.Zharov, A. L. Korotkov, and A. N. Reznik, Electromagnetic power limiting at S-N transition of a thin superconducting film, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 5, 104−106 (1992);

Contact details

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E-mail: zharov@ipmras.ru, a.a.zharov@gmail.com

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