Dr. Svetlana G. Lukishova

Selected Publications and Presentations

Laser physics

High-power Nd:glass laser amplifiers
(super-Gaussian beams and Nuckolls' pulse)

13.Self-focusing, Past and Present: Fundamentals and Prospects, R.W. Boyd, S.G. Lukishova, Y.-R. Shen, Eds, Springer Series: Topics in Applied Physics , Vol. 114, Springer NY, 2009, 605 p. 299 illus., ISBN: 978-0-387-32147-9. View Table of Content; Selected pages on line
12.Preface, S.G. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, Y.-R. Shen, pp. v - xviii, in Self-focusing: Past and Present. Fundamentals and Prospects, Springer Series: Topics in Applied Physics, vol. 114, Springer NY, 2008, 605 p. View pdf
11.Beam shaping and suppression of self-focusing in high-peak power Nd:glass laser systems, S.G. Lukishova, Y.V. Senatsky, N.E. Bykovsky, A.S. Scheulin, Chapter 8, pp. 191-229, in Self-focusing: Past and Present. Fundamentals and Prospects, Springer Series:Topics in Applied Physics, vol. 114, Springer NY, 2008, 605 p. View pdf
10.SuperGaussian beams for suppression of diffraction and self-focusing in high-power Nd:glass laser amplifiers, S. Lukishova, N. Bykovsky, Yu. Senatsky, A. Scheulin, Technical Digest, IQEC 2005 Symposium "Self-focusing: Past and Present" (11-15 July 2005, Tokyo, Japan), paper QFL2-4. View pdf | View Talk pdf
9.Apodization of light beams as a method of brightness enhancement in neodimium glass laser installations, S.G. Lukishova, I.K. Krasyuk, P.P. Pashinin, A.M. Prokhorov, in Formation and Control of Optical Wavefronts, Proceedings of the Institute of General Physics of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Vol. 7, edited by P.P. Pashinin, Nauka Publ., Moscow, 1987, pp.92-147 (in Russian). View pdf (in Russian)
8.Apodization by color centres apertures on the Dolphin laser, S.G. Lukishova, N.E. Bykovsky, A.E. Poletimov, A.S. Scheulin, Optical Society of America, Technical Digest, Vol.8, CLEO'94, pp.135-136, 1994. View pdf
7.High-power laser beam shaping using apodized apertures, S.G. Lukishova, P.P. Pashinin, S.Kh. Batygov, V.A. Arkhangelskaya, A.E. Poletimov, A.S. Scheulin, B.M. Terentiev, Laser and Particle Beams, Vol. 8, N 1-2, pp. 349-360, 1990. View pdf
6.Apodized apertures for IR lasers, S.G. Lukishova, L.V. Chernysheva, Infrared Physics, Vol. 29, N 2-4, pp. 285-289, 1989. View pdf
5.Apodized apertures for visible and near infrared band powerful lasers, S.G. Lukishova, Experimentelle Technik der Physik, Berlin, Vol. 36, pp. 435-442, 1988. (Reprinted in Selected Papers on Apodization: Coherent Optical Systems, SPIE Milestone Series on Selected Reprints, edited by J.P. Mills and B. J. Thomson, Vol. MS 119, 1996, Bellingham, Washington, pp. 334-341). View pdf
4.Apodizing induced-absorption apertures with a large optical beam diameter and their applications in high-power 1.06 μm laser systems, B.V. Gorshkov, V.K. Ivanchenko, V.K. Karpovich, I.K. Krasyuk, S.G. Lukishova, D.M. Margolin, P.P. Pashinin, EA. Simun, V.A. Sokolov, V.D. Terekhov, L.V. Chernysheva, Sov. J. Quant. Electron., Vol.15, N 7, pp. 959-962, 1985. (Reprinted in SPIE Milestone Series on Selected Reprints, edited by J.P. Mills and B. J. Thomson, Vol. MS 119, 1996, Bellingham, Washington, pp. 301-304). View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
3.Formation of the radial distribution of intensity in a laser beam by "soft" apertures, I.K. Krasyuk, S.G. Lukishova. P.P. Pashinin, A.M. Prokhorov, A.V. Shirkov, Sov. J. Quant. Electron., Vol. 6, pp. 725-727, 1976. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
2.Soft apertures on the basis of induced absorption, I.K. Krasyuk, S.G. Lukishova, D.M. Margolin, P.P. Pashinin, A.M. Prokhorov, V.D. Terekhov, Soviet Technical Physics Letters (Pis′ma v Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki), Vol. 2, N 13, pp. 577-581, 1976 (in Russian only). View pdf (in Russian)
1.Laser system with a regenerative amplifier for generation of a train of pulses of variable amplitude, I.K. Krasyuk, S.G. Lukishova, P.P. Pashinin, A.M. Prokhorov, Sov. J. Quant. Electron. Vol. 4, pp. 832-834, 1974. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)

Improving laser beam quality using inside cavity
apodizers and graded reflectivity mirrors

6.Techniques for fabrication of multilayer dielectric graded-reflectivity mirrors and their use in enhancement of the brightness of the radiation from a multimode Nd3+:YAG laser with a stable cavity, S.G. Lukishova, S.A. Chetkin, N.V. Mettus, E.A. Magulariya, Russian J. Quant. Electron., Vol. 26, N 11, pp.1014-1017, 1996. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
5.Investigation of a soft aperture formed by photooxidation of a rare-earth impurity in fluorite and used as an intracavity component in a YAG:Er3+ laser, S.G. Lukishova, N.R. Minhuey-Mendez, T.V. Tulajkova, Sov. J. Quant. Electron, Vol. 24, N 2, pp.117-119, 1994. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
4.Graded reflectance mirrors with high reflectivity for 1.06 μm lasers, S.G. Lukishova, A.A. Ermakov, and N.N. Ilichev, Pure and Applied Optics, Vol. 3, Special Issue, pp.457-465, 1994. View pdf
3.Improvement of the beam quality of solid state laser systems using both outside and inside cavity devices with variable optical characteristics along the cross-section, S.G. Lukishova, N.R. Minuey Mendez, V.V.Ter-Mikirtychev, T.V. Tulajkova Journ. of Soviet Laser Research, NY, Vol. 12, pp. 295-307, 1991. (Reprinted in Selected Papers on Apodization: Coherent Optical Systems, SPIE Milestone Series on Selected Reprints, edited by J.P. Mills and B. J. Thomson, Vol. MS 119, 1996, Bellingham, Washington, pp. 362-374). View pdf
2.Dielectric films deposition with cross-section variable thickness for amplitude filters on the basis of frustrated total internal reflection, S.G. Lukishova, S.A. Kovtonuk, A.A. Ermakov, P.P. Pashinin, E.E. Plavtov, A.S. Svakhin, A.A. Golubsky, Proceed. SPIE, Vol.1270, pp. 260-271, 1991. (Reprinted in Selected Papers on Apodization: Coherent Optical Systems, SPIE Milestone Series on Selected Reprints, edited by J.P. Mills and B. J. Thomson, Vol. MS 119, 1996, Bellingham, Washington, pp. 447-458). View pdf
1.Photochemical changes of rare-earth valent state in gamma-irradiated CaF2:Pr crystals by the eximer laser radiation: investigation and application, S.G. Lukishova, A.Z. Obidin, S.Kh. Vartapetov, A.V. Osiko, T.V. Tulajkova, V.V. Ter-Mikirtychev, Proceed. SPIE, Vol. 1503, pp. 338-345, 1991. View pdf

S. Lukishova's Doctor of Science Thesis

In addition to Ph.D level degree, there is a second academic degree in Russia, the "Doctor of Sciences". This Degree may be earned by those, who made a substantial contribution to the Science; an American Full Professor may qualify for this degree.
Coherent beam apodization as the method of improving high-power laser beam quality and divergence, S.G. Lukishova, Doctor of Science Thesis, short description ("avtoreferat"), October 1996, in Russian only. View pdf (in Russian)
Recommendation to the defense by the General Physics Institute Scientific Council signed by A.M. Prokhorov (November 10, 1996, Moscow, Russia). View pdf (in Russian)
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