Dr. Svetlana G. Lukishova

Selected Publications and Presentations

Liquid crystals

Nonlinear optical response to high-power,
nanosecond laser radiation

9.Far-field patterns from dye-doped planar-aligned nematic liquid crystals under nanosecond laser irradiation, S.G. Lukishova, N. Lepeshkin, R.W. Boyd, K. Marshall, Molec. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., Vol. 453, 393-401 (2006). View pdf
8.Feedback-free hexagon pattern formation with liquid crystals and isotropic liquids, S.G. Lukishova, N. Lepeshkin, R.W. Boyd, K.L. Marshall, Technical Digest of the 11th International Topical Meeting on Optics of Liquid Crystals (2-7 October 2005, Sand Key, Florida), pp. 142-143. View pdf
7.Single-beam light-induced phenomena in dye-doped liquids and liquid crystals, S. Lukishova, Technical Digest, IQEC 2005 (11-15 July 2005, Tokyo, Japan), pp. 771-772, paper QWAB3-P54, 2005. View pdf
6.Cumulative birefringence effects of nanosecond laser pulses in dye-doped planar nematic liquid crystal layers, S.G. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, N. Lepeshkin, and K.L. Marshal, J. Nonl. Opt. Phys. & Mater., Special issue on Novel Optical Materials and Applications, Vol. 11, December, pp. 341-350, 2002. View pdf
5.Nonlinear optical response of cyanobiphenyl liquid crystals to high-power, nanosecond laser radiation, S.G. Lukishova, J. Nonlinear Opt. Phys. & Mater., Vol. 9, pp. 365-411, 2000. View pdf
4.Nanosecond Z-scan Measurements of optical nonlinearities in 5CB and CB15 at 532 nm, S.G. Lukishova, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., Vol.331, pp. 609-618, 1999. View pdf
3.Nonlinear absorption and refraction of linearly polarized nanosecond laser radiation by liquid crystals in the transient regime: 532-nm, 2 - 10-Hz mode, S.G. Lukishova, Optical Society of America, Technical Digest, CLEO'99, pp. 266-267, 1999. View pdf | View Proc. SPIE pdf
2.Cumulative negative nonlinearity in planar nematics driven by nanosecond, 532-nm laser pulses with linear polarization parallel to the liquid crystal director, S.G. Lukishova, Optical Society of America, Technical Digest, QELS'99, pp.126-127, 1999. View pdf | View Proc. SPIE pdf
1.High-intensity, far-field transverse effects in a 532-nm, nanosecond laser beams as a result of nonlinear interaction with nematics, S.G. Lukishova, Optical Society of America, Technical Digest, QELS'99, pp.129-130, 1999. View pdf | View Proc. SPIE pdf

Athermal helix unwinding of cholesterics
by a field of light wave (see also Ref. 5 of the previous section)

4.Nonlinear bleaching in the selective reflection of nonabsorbing chiral-nematic liquid-crystal thin films, S.G. Lukishova, S.V. Belyaev, K.S. Lebedev, E.A. Magulariya, A.W. Schmid, and N.V. Malimonenko, Molec. Cryst. Liq. Cryst, Vol. 303, pp.79-84, 1997. View pdf | View Proc. SPIE pdf
3.Behaviour of nonlinear liquid-crystal mirrors, made of nonabsorbing cholesteric, in the cavity of an Nd:YAG laser operating in the cw regime and at a high pulse repetition frequency, S.G. Lukishova, S.V. Belyaev, K.S. Lebedev, E.A. Magulariya, A.W. Schmid, N.V. Malimonenko, Russian J. Quant. Electron., Vol. 26, N 9, pp.796-798, 1996. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
2.Nonlinear "brightening" of a film of nonabsorbing chiral nematic under selective reflection conditions, S.G. Lukishova, K.S. Lebedev, E.A. Magulariya, S.V. Belyaev, N.V. Malimonenko, A.W. Schmid, JETP Lett., Vol. 63, No. 6, pp.423-428, 1996. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)
1.Nd:YAG laser induced nonlinear selective reflection by a cholesteric liquid crystal mirror, S.G. Lukishova, E.A. Magulariya, K.S. Lebedev, Bulletin of the Russian Acad. of Sciences (Izvestiya RAN), Ser. Physics, Vol. 59, N 12, pp.2086-2090, 1995. View pdf | View pdf (in Russian)

Regular spatial pattern formation in oligomers
and near-field microscopy

1.Near-field optical microscopy of defects in cholesteric oligomeric liquid crystal films, S.G. Lukishova and A.W. Schmid, Molec. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., Vol. 454, 417-423 (2006). View pdf

Application of liquid crystals in quantum information
and single-emitter fluorescence microscopy

8.Efficient room-temperature source of polarized single photons, US Patent 7,253,871, S.G. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Aug. 7, 2007. View pdf
7.Resonance in quantum dot fluorescence in a photonic bandgap liquid crystal host, S.G. Lukishova, L.J. Bissell, J. Winkler, C.R. Stroud, Optics Letters, Vol. 37 (7), 1259-1261 (2012).
6.Room temperature source of single photons of definite polarization , S.G. Lukishova, A.W. Schmid, R. Knox, P. Freivald, L. Bissell, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Jr, K.L. Marshall, J. Modern Optics, Special Issue on Single Photon: Sources, Detectors, Applications and Measurement Methods, Vol. 54, iss. 2 & 3, 417-429 (2007). View pdf
5.Room-temperature single photon sources with fluorescent emitters in liquid crystal hosts, S.G. Lukishova, L.J. Bissell, S.K.H. Wei, A.W. Schmid, Z. Shi, H. Shin, R. Knox, P. Freivald, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Jr., S.-H. Chen, K. Marshall, The International Conference on Quantum Information (ICQI), June 13-15, Rochester, NY, 2007. View pdf | View Talk pdf
4.Single-photon source for quantum information based on single dye molecule fluorescence in liquid crystal host, S.G. Lukishova, A.W. Schmid, R.P. Knox, P. Freivald, A. McNamara, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Jr., K.L. Marshall, Molec. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., Vol. 454, 403-416 (2006). View pdf
3.Deterministically polarized, room temperature source of single photons, S.G. Lukishova, A.W. Schmid, R. Knox, P. Freivald, S. Schrauth, L. Bissell, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Jr, K.L. Marshall, Single-Photon Workshop (SPW) 2005: Sources, Detectors, Applications and Measurement Methods (24-26 October 2005, Teddington, UK), Technical Digest, pp. 15-16. View pdf | View Talk pdf
2.Dye-doped cholesteric-liquid-crystal room-temperature single photon source, S.G. Lukishova, A.W. Schmid, Ch. M. Supranowitz, N. Lippa, A. J. McNamara, R.W. Boyd, C.R. Stroud, Jr., J. of Modern Optics, Special Issue on Single Photon: Detectors, Applications and Measurements Methods, Vol. 51, No 9-10, pp.1535-1547, 2004. View pdf
1.Room temperature single photon source: single dye molecule fluorescence in liquid crystal host, S.G. Lukishova, A.W. Schmid, A. J. McNamara, R.W. Boyd, and C.R. Stroud, IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Special issue on Quantum Internet Technologies, 9, No 6, pp.1512-1518, 2003. View pdf

Cholesteric laser

4.Robust organic lasers comprising glassy-cholesteric pentafluorene doped with a red-emitting oligofluorene, S.K.H. Wei, Shaw H. Chen, K. Dolgaleva, S.G. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, "Robust organic lasers comprising glassy-cholesteric pentafluorene doped with a red-emitting oligofluorene", Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 94, 041111 (2009). View pdf
3.Enhanced laser performance of cholesteric liquid crystals doped with oligofluorene dye, K. Dolgaleva, S.K.H. Wei, S.G. Lukishova, S.H. Chen, K. Schwertz, and R.W. Boyd, ", J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 25, Issue 9, pp. 1496-1504, 2008. View pdf
2.Oligofluorene as a new high-performance dye for cholesteric liquid crystal lasers, K. Dolgaleva, S. K. Wei, A. Trajkovska, S. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, S.- H. Chen, Technical Digest, Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science 2006, October 8-12, 2006, Rochester, NY, paper FThD4. View pdf
1.Cholesteric liquid crystal laser using an oligofluorene for high performance and spectral purity, K.-H. Wei, K. Dolgaleva, A. Trajkovska, S. Lukishova, R.W. Boyd, S.H. Chen, Organic Photonics and Electronics, October 9-11, 2006, Rochester, NY, paper OPTuD16. View pdf
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