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Dr Ksenia Fedorova

Dr Ksenia Fedorova

Postdoctoral Researcher

Phone number: 0121 204 3703

Email: k.fedorova@aston.ac.uk

Room: N614

Name of Aston Supervisor/Line manager: Prof Edik Rafailov

Research Areas: 
Semiconductor Lasers, Nonlinear Optics


Qualifications & Education

PhD in Electronic Engineering and Physics from the University of Dundee, UK
MSc in Physics from the Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russia
BSc in Physics from the Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russia

Professional Bodies Memberships: OSA, IEEE

Selection of Key Publications:

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

1. Orange-to-red tunable picosecond pulses by frequency doubling in a diode-pumped PPKTP waveguide
K.A. Fedorova, G.S. Sokolovskii, D.I. Nikitichev, P.R. Battle, I.L. Krestnikov, D.A. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
Optics Letters, 38(15), pp.2835-2837 (2013).

2. Second harmonic generation in a low-loss orientation-patterned GaAs waveguide
K.A. Fedorova, A.D. McRobbie, G.S. Sokolovskii, P.G. Schunemann, E.U. Rafailov
Optics Express, 21(14), pp. 16424-16430 (2013).

3. Broadly tunable quantum-dot based ultrashort pulse laser system with different diffraction grating order
A. Alhazime, Y. Ding, D.I. Nikitichev, K.A. Fedorova, I.L. Krestnikov, M. Krakowski, E.U. Rafailov
IEEE Electronics Letters, 49
(5), pp. 364-366 (2013).

4.  High-Power Wavelength Bistability and Tunability in a Passively Mode-Locked Quantum-Dot Laser
D.I. Nikitichev, M.A. Cataluna, K.A. Fedorova,Y. Ding, S.S. Mikhrin, I.L. Krestnikov,
D.A. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 19 (4), pp. 1100907 (2013).

5.  InAs/AlSb widely tunable external cavity quantum cascade laser around 3.2 µm
T. Kruczek, K.A. Fedorova, G.S. Sokolovskii, R. Teissier, A.N. Baranov, E.U. Rafailov
Applied Physics Letters, 102, pp. 011124 (2013).

6. Tunable Master-Oscillator Power‑Amplifier Based on Chirped Quantum-Dot Structure
Y. Ding, A. Alhazime, D. Nikitichev, K. Fedorova, M. Ruiz, M. Tran, Y. Robert, A. Kapsalis, H. Simos, C. Mesaritakis, T. Xu, P. Bardella, M. Rossetti, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, I. Montrosset, D. Syvridis, M. A. Cataluna, M. Krakowski, and E. Rafailov
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24 (20), pp. 1841-1844 (2012).

7.   Broad wavelength tunability from external cavity quantum-dot mode-locked laser
D.I. Nikitichev, K.A. Fedorova, Y. Ding, A. Alhazime, A. Able, W. Kaenders, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
Applied Physics Letters, 101, pp. 121107 (2012).

8. Green-to-red tunable SHG of a quantum-dot laser in a PPKTP waveguide
K.A. Fedorova, G.S. Sokolovskii, P.R. Battle, D.A. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
Laser Physics Letters, 9 (11), pp. 790-795 (2012).

9. High-Power Versatile Picosecond Pulse Generation from Mode-Locked Quantum-Dot Laser Diodes
M.A. Cataluna, Y. Ding, D.I. Nikitichev, K.A. Fedorova, E.U. Rafailov
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 17(5), pp.1302-1310 (2011).

10. Orange light generation from a PPKTP waveguide end-pumped by a cw quantum-dot tunable laser diode
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, P.R. Battle, C.M. Kaleva, I.L. Krestnikov, D.A. Livshits,
E.U. Rafailov
Applied Physics B, 103, pp.41-43 (2011).

11. Broadly Tunable High-Power InAs/GaAs Quantum-Dot External Cavity Diode Lasers
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
Optics Express, v. 18, No. 18, pp.19438-19443(2010).

12. Broadly Tunable InGaAsP/InP Strained Multiquantum Well External Cavity Diode Laser
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, I. Kudryashov, V. Khalfin, E.U. Rafailov
Photonics Technology Letters, v. 22, issue 16, pp.1205-1207 (2010).

13. 1.2-um Semiconductor Disk Laser Frequency Doubled With Periodically Poled Lithium Tantalate Crystal
J. Rautiainen, K.A. Fedorova, J. Nikkinen, D. Eger, V.M. Korpijärvi, E.U. Rafailov, O.G. Okhotnikov
Photonics Technology Letters, v. 22, issue 7, pp.453–455 (2010).

14. Electronic and thermal lensing in diode end-pumped Yb:YAG laser rods and discs
O.L. Antipov, E.A. Anashkina, K.A. Fedorova
Quantum Electronics, v. 39, issue 12, pp. 1131- 1136 (2009).

15.  Intracavity generation of 610 nm light by periodically poled near-Stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate
J. Rautiainen, O.G. Okhotnikov, D. Eger, S.A. Zolotovskaya, K.A. Fedorova, E.U. Rafailov
Electronics Letters, v. 45, issue 3, pp.177-179 (2009).

16. Efficiency Enhancement of Components Based on Talbot Effect
G.G. Denisov, K.A. Fedorova, Yu.Yu. Danilov, S.V. Kuzikov, M.Yu. Shmelev, and M.E. Plotkin
International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, v.28, issue 11, pp. 923-935 (2007).

17. Mechanisms of refractive index changes in intensively pumped laser crystal Yb:YAG
O.L. Antipov, K.A. Fedorova, D.V. Bredikhin, O.N. Eremeikin, E.V. Ivakin, A.P. Savikin, A.V. Sukhodolov
Quantum Electronics, v.36, issue 5, pp. 418-423 (2006).

Contributions to Peer-reviewed Conferences

1.  Efficient generation of orange light by frequency-doubling of a quantum-dot laser radiation in a PPKTP waveguide
K.A. Fedorova, G.S. Sokolovskii, P.R. Battle, D.A. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
SPIE Photonics West 2014, paper 896405, San Francisco, USA (2014).

2. Quantum dot materials for ultrafast optoelectronics
K. Fedorova, M. Butkus, E. Rafailov
IEEE Photonics Conference, WE3.1 (Invited), Bellevue, USA (2013).

3. Blue-to-red tunable SHG from a diode-pumped PPKTP waveguide
K. Fedorova, G. Sokolovskii, P. Battle, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2013, CD-6.3, Munich, Germany (2013).

4. Highly efficient SHG at 561 nm using a QD laser and a PPLN waveguide
K. Fedorova, G. Sokolovskii, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2013, CD-P.21, Munich, Germany (2013).

5. THz emission from quantum dot-based THz antennas pumped by a quantum-dot tunable laser diode
R. Leyman, D. Carnegie, K. Fedorova, N. Bazieva, S. Schulz, C. Reardon, E. Clarke, E. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2013, CC-P.5, Munich, Germany (2013).

6. Broadly tunable SHG from a diode-pumped PPKTP waveguide
K. A. Fedorova, G. S. Sokolovskii, D. I. Nikitichev, P. R. Battle, D. A. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov
SIOE 2013, Cardiff, UK (2013).

7. Generation of tunable visible picosecond pulses by frequency-doubling of a quantum-dot laser in a PPKTP waveguide
K. A. Fedorova, G. S. Sokolovskii, D. I. Nikitichev, P. R. Battle, D. A. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov
SPIE Photonics West 2013,  paper 860406, San Francisco, USA (2013).

8.  Broadly Tunable Ultrashort pulse Quantum-Dot Based Laser with Different Diffraction Grating Orders
A. Alhazime, Y. Ding, D. Nikitichev, K. Fedorova, E. Rafailov
Photon 12, Durham, UK (2012).

9.Tunable visible SHG in CW and picosecond regimes
K. A. Fedorova, G. S. Sokolovskii, D. I. Nikitichev, P. R. Battle, I. L. Krestnikov, D. A. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov
Laser Optics 2012, WeR3-32, St. Petersburg, Russia (2012).

10. Broadly tunable picosecond pulses quantum-dot mode-locked laser
D. I. Nikitichev, K. A. Fedorova, Y. Ding, A. Alhazime, A. Able, W. Kaenders, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov
Laser Optics 2012, WeR3-29, St. Petersburg, Russia (2012).

11. Ultrabroad Dual-Mode Spectral Control of a Quantum Dot Laser Gain Medium
R. Leyman, N. Bazieva, D. Carnegie, K. A. Fedorova, D. A. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov
3rd EOS Topical Meeting on Terahertz Science&Technology (TST’12), TST2012_5285_007, Prague, Czech Republic (2012).

12. SHG in a Low-Loss Orientation Patterned GaAs Waveguide
K.A. Fedorova; A.D. McRobbie; G.S. Sokolovskii; P.G. Schunemann; E.U. Rafailov
CLEO:2012, CW1A.5, San Jose, USA (2012).

13. Generation of CW tunable visible light by SHG of QD laser in a PPKTP waveguide
K.A. Fedorova; G.S. Sokolovskii; P.R. Battle; I.L. Krestnikov; D.A. Livshits; E.U. Rafailov
CLEO:2012, CW1A.6, San Jose, USA (2012).

14. Tunable Master-Oscillator Power Amplifier Using All Chirped Quantum-Dot Structures
Y. Ding; A. Alhazime; D.I. Nikitichev; K.A. Fedorova; M. Ruiz; M. Tran; Y. Robert; A. Kapsalis; H. Simos; C. Mesaritakis; T. Xu; P. Bardella; M. Rossetti; I.L. Krestnikov; D.A. Livshits; I. Montrosset; D. Syvridis; M.A. Cataluna; M. Krakowski; E.U. Rafailov
CLEO:2012, JW2A.96, San Jose, USA (2012).

15. 3190 – 3275 nm tuneable, room temperature, external cavity InAs/AlSb Quantum Cascade Laser
T. Kruczek; E.U. Rafailov; K.A. Fedorova; A. Baranov; R. Teissier
CLEO:2012, CF1K.6, San Jose, USA (2012).

16. Broadly tunable CW green-to-red laser source based on frequency doubling of a quantum-dot external cavity diode laser in a PPKTP waveguide
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, P.R. Battle, I.L. Krestnikov, D.A. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2011, CD3.3, Munich, Germany (2011).

17. High-power spectral bistability in a multi-section quantum dot laser under continuous-wave or mode-locked operation
D.I. Nikitichev, M.A. Cataluna, Y. Ding, K.A. Fedorova, I. Krestnikov, D.A. Livshits,
E.U. Rafailov
CLEO:2011, CThG1, Baltimore, USA (2011).

18. Ultrafast InAs/GaAs quantum-dot laser diodes: unlocking spectral and temporal versatility
M.A. Cataluna, Y. Ding, D. I. Nikitichev, K. A. Fedorova, E.U. Rafailov
European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) spring meeting 2011, Symposium G, paper 21, Nice, France (2011).

19. Basic principles of design and functioning of multifunctional laser diagnostic system for non-invasive medical spectrophotometry
D.A. Rogatkin, S.G. Sokolovski, K.A. Fedorova, V.V. Sidorov, N.Z. Stewart, E.U. Rafailov
Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 7890, art. no.78901H (2011).

20. 202nm continuous tuning from high-power external-cavity InAs/GaAs quantum-dot lasers
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
ISLC 2010, Kyoto, Japan (2010).

21. Broadband tunable InAs/GaAs quantum-dot lasers
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
Photon 10, Southampton, UK (2010).

22.Tuning range enhancement in external-cavity InAs/GaAs quantum-dot lasers:temperature, bias and cavity loss dependence
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, I. Krestnikov, D. Livshits, E.U. Rafailov
1st EOS Topical Meeting on Lasers, Capri, Italy (2009).

23. Generation of orange light from a PPKTP waveguide end-pumped by a quantum-dot tuneable laser
K.A. Fedorova, M.A. Cataluna, A. Abdolvand, P. Battle, I. Krestnikov, D. A. Livshits, M. Khomylev, E.U. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009, Munich, Germany (2009).

24. Periodically poled lithium tantalate crystals for efficient SHG generation
J. Rautiainen, K.A. Fedorova, D. Eger, V.M. Korpijärvi, O.G. Okhotnikov, A. Abdolvand, E.U. Rafailov
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009, Munich, Germany (2009).

25. Population lensing vs thermal lensing in Yb:YAG rods and disks
E.A. Anashkina, O.L. Antipov, K.A. Fedorova
CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009, Munich, Germany (2009).

26. Comparative analysis of electronic and thermal lenses and gratings in intensively pumped laser crystals and glasses doped by Yb3+ and Nd3+
O.L. Antipov, K.A. Fedorova, M. Kuznetsov, E. Ivakin, A. Sukhodolov
Technical digest of International Conference “2nd EPS-QEOD EUROPHOTON Conference on Solid-state and Fiber Coherent Light Sources,” Pisa, Italy, paper WeC25 (2006).

27. Comparative analysis of electronic and thermal lenses and gratings in intensively pumped solid-state laser elements
M.S. Kuznetsov, O.L. Antipov, K.A. Fedorova, A.P. Savikin, E.V. Ivakin, and A.V. Sukhodolov
Technical Digest Of International Conference “High power laser beams”, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (2006).

28. Comparative analysis of electronic and thermal lenses and gratings in intensively pumped solid-state laser elements
O.L. Antipov, K.A. Fedorova
Technical Program of XII Conference on Laser Optics, St. Petersburg, Russia (2006).

29. Dispersion of electronic refractive index changes in laser crystals and glasses doped by Yb3+ ions
K.A. Fedorova, O.L. Antipov
Technical Digest LOYS 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia (2006).

30. Efficiency Enhancement of Components Based on Talbot Effect 
G.G. Denisov, K.A. Fedorova, Yu.Yu. Danilov, S.V. Kuzikov, M.Yu. Shmelev,
 IRMMW-THz 2006, Conference Digest, p.269, Shanghai, China (2006).