Personal Information

Title: Research fellow
Work address: 199034, Russia, Saint Petersburg, ITMO University, Birjevaja line V.O., 14
Tel: Work: +7 999 037 307 2


Dates: 2010 - 2013
Name of organization: DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark
Title of qualification: PhD in Physics
Title of thesis: Ultra-compact plasmonic waveguide modulators

Dates: 2003 - 2009
Name of organization: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Russia
Title of qualification: Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and Physics on a Direction “General and Applied Physics”, cum laude
Title of thesis: Nanophotonics and Nanoplasmonics in Metal Structures

Work experience

Dates: Nov 2013 – current
Work address: National Research University for Information Technology, Mechanics, and Optics, St. Petersburg, Russia
Title: Research fellow
Principal subjects: Project: “Photoconductive metamaterials for photodetectors and solar cells”, Advisor: Prof. Pavel Belov

Dates: Feb 2013 – Aug 2013
Work address: Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, US
Title: Visiting Scientist
Principal subjects: Project “Plasmonic waveguides and modulators based on titanium nitrides”, Advisors: Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva and Prof. Vladimir Shalaev

Dates: July 2010 – Sept 2010
Work address: Zuse Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Title: Visiting Scientist
Principal subjects: Project “Plasmonic resonance in composite materials,” advisor: Dr. Sven Burger

Research Interests and Background

Photoemission of hot electrons from plasmonic nanoantennas; Localized and delocalized surface plasmon resonances, collective effects; Plasmonic waveguides and modulators, semiconductors, gain materials; Hyperbolic metamaterials, extraordinary transmission, plasmonic induced transparency

  • SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics: for potential long range contributions to optical science and engineering (2012)
  • DTU Fotonik Scholarship for individual PhD project (2010)

  • The Best Student Scientific Work medal (highest award), All-Russian Contest of Student Scientific Works on Nanotechnology and Metamaterials, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (2009)

  • Kaj og Hermilla Ostenfeld’s, Otto Mønsteds, Thomas B. Thriges and Oticon foundations (2013)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), research grant for doctoral candidates and young academics and scientist, 3 months at Zuse Institute Berlin (2010)
  • Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, NK-346P-09, Moscow State Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automatics (Technical University) (2009)

List of journal papers

Publications in conference proceedings (selected)

  1. S.V. Zhukovsky, V.E. Babicheva, A.B. Evlyuknin, I.E. Protsenko, A.V. Uskov, and A.V. Lavrinenko, "Photoconductive Metamaterials with Giant Plasmonic Photogalvanic Effect," META’14, Singapore, 2014 (*invited*)
  2. V.E. Babicheva, N. Kinsey, G.V. Naik, M. Ferrera, A.V. Lavrinenko, V.M. Shalaev, A. Boltasseva, “Ultra-compact CMOS Compatible Plasmonic Modulator,” META’14, Singapore, 2014
  3. S. V. Zhukovsky, A.B. Evlyukhin, V. E. Babicheva, I. E. Protsenko, A. V. Lavrinenko, A. V. Uskov, “Giant bulk photovoltaic effect in plasmonic nanocones,” Nanolight, Benasque, Spain, 2014

Invited talks

  1. “Photoemission of Hot Electrons from Plasmonic Nanoantennas,” Days on Diffraction – 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, 26 – 30 May, 2014