Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 04:56:32 PM Tue, 25 Aug 2015 
 Yuri  Rostovtsev
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Yuri Rostovtsev
Assistant Professor-Physics
Contact address   University of North Texas/ Department of Physics, 1155 Union Circle # 311427, Denton, Texas 76203     Office LocationGAB Building, Room No.: 525I 
Email  rost@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-3281    Fax No: (940) 565-2515   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Department of Plasma Physics and High Power Electronics, Institute of Applied Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod Russia 1991
Master of Science Department of General and Applied Physics Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia 1983
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015PHYS3010201Modern Physics Download Syllabus
Fall 2015PHYS3010001Modern Physics Download Syllabus
Spring 2015PHYS4110201Statistical and Thermal Physics Download Syllabus
Spring 2015PHYS4110001Statistical and Thermal Physics Download Syllabus
Fall 2014PHYS4420001Physical Optics Download Syllabus
Spring 2014PHYS4220201Electromagnetic Waves Download Syllabus
Spring 2014PHYS4220001Electromagnetic Waves Download Syllabus
Spring 2013PHYS1710205Mechanics Download Syllabus
Spring 2013PHYS1710202Mechanics Download Syllabus
Spring 2013PHYS1710002Mechanics Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220206Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220205Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220204Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220202Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220201Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PHYS2220001Electricity and Magnetism Download Syllabus
Spring 2010PHYS2220204Electricity and Magnetism0Download Syllabus
Spring 2010PHYS2220201Electricity and Magnetism0Download Syllabus
Spring 2010PHYS2220001Electricity and Magnetism147Download Syllabus
Fall 2011PHYS5500001Quantum Mechanics I Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PHYS1710213Mechanics Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PHYS1710212Mechanics Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PHYS1710211Mechanics Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PHYS1710002Mechanics Download Syllabus
Fall 2009PHYS1710213Mechanics0Download Syllabus
Fall 2009PHYS1710212Mechanics0Download Syllabus
Fall 2009PHYS1710211Mechanics0Download Syllabus
Fall 2009PHYS1710002Mechanics288Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2015-PresentAssociate ProfessorDepartment of PhysicsCASUniversity of North Texas
2009-2015Assistant ProfessorDepartment of PhysicsCASUniversity of North Texas
2008-2009TEES Research ProfessorDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
2004-2008TEES Research Associate ProfessorDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
2006Visiting ProfessorDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
2003-2004Assistant Research ScientistDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
2002-2003Visiting Associate ProfessorDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
1999-2002Assistant Research ScientistDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University
1996-1998NATO Postdoctoral FellowDepartment of Physics Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
1995-1996Assistant Professor (part time) Nizhny Novgorod Engineering State Academy of Water Transportation, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 
1991-1996Researcher Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, RussiaNizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
1991-1996Assistant Professor (part time)Advanced School of General and Applied Physics Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
1995Interim Head (substitute)Advanced School of General and Applied Physics Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
1985-1991Junior Researcher Institute of Applied Physics, RAS 
1983-1985Assistant Researcher Institute of Applied Physics, RAS 
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
Time evolution operator of a driven two-level system
Gavriil Shchedrin, Yuri Rostovtsev, Marlan O. Scully
submitted to Physical Physics Letters (2014).
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Pulsed cooperative backward emissions from non-degenerate atomic transitions in sodium
Jonathan Thompson, Charles Ballmann, Han Cai,, Zhenhuan Yi, Yuri Rostovtsev, Alexei Sokolov, Phil Hemmer, Phil; A. Zheltikov, Gombojav Ariunbold, Marlan O. Scully
New J. Physics, accepted to be published
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Detection of Coriolis force and rotational Doppler effect by using slow light
Pooja Singh, Sankar Davuluri, and Yuri Rostovtsev
Opt. Eng. 53 (10), 102708 (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Quantum Opto-Mechanics: from rotation to Coriolis force detection
Sankar Davuluri, and Yuri Rostovtsev
J. Mod. Opt. 61, 13 (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Stimulated Raman spectroscopy with 0pi pulses
Zoe E. Sariyanni, Dong Sun, and Yuri Rostovtsev
Opt. Lett.39, 766 (2014)
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Patents
Year of AwardTitle of PatentDescription
2008An Instrument to Measure Gas Mixture Compositions Based Upon an Optical-Channel Gas Analyzer 
2005Stand off Spectroscopy 
2005Effective generation of THz in atomic and molecular media 
2004M.O. Scully, High Efficiency, Multi-Fuel Laser 
1994Method and device for determination of gases in mixture of gases, Patent N2075066, Application N94026914/25 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2009 2009 Fourth Sakharov International Conference, Invited talk, May 17-22 2009, Moscow, Russia.
2009 2009 Physics of Quantum Electronics-2009, Snowbird, UT, a paper, January 5-8 (2009). [http://www.pqe2009.com]
2008 2008 Frontiers in Optics, 5 talks, (Rochester, NY, September, 2008)
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2012-2014“Atomic excitation by a far-detuned intense optical pulse: Application to XUV generation,” UNTNational Science Foundation Principal InvestigatorPending
2009-2010Sandia National Lab Research Grant“Analysis of heating in ion traps”, UNT Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2010Office of Naval Research Grant“Quantum Coherence, Stand-off Spectroscopy, and Quantum Optics,” TAMU Co-PICompleted
2008-2009“Efficient nonlinear frequency conversion using layered structures and quantum coherence effects,”Grant under the 2007 Azerbaijan – U.S. Bilateral Grants Program awarded by the Azerbaijan National Science Foundation (ANSF), the US Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) and the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) (BGP II) Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2006Physical Optics Corporation, Torrance, CA 90501Principal Investigator  
2002-2004One Inc., FloridaPrincipal Investigator  
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
 Physical Review LettersReferee
 Physical Review A, B, E, JOSA BReferee
 Applied Physics LettersReferee
 , Optics CommunicationsReferee
 Journal of Physics B: AtomicReferee
 Molecular & Optical PhysicsReferee
 , Journal Physics D: Applied PhysicsReferee
 Journal of Modern OpticsReferee
toggle toggle Teaching
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy / 1997 - Lecturer - International Winter College on Quantum Optics, Lectures on FEL and Lasing without Inversion

Nizhny Novgorod Engineering State Academy for Water Transportation, Department of Physics / 1994-1996 - Laboratories in General Physics

Nizhny Novgorod State University, Department of Advanced School of General and Applied Physics
9/1991 to 3/1996 - course in Optics and laboratories in General Physics for undergraduates
1992-1994 - introductory course for the first year students

Texas A&M University / 2002-2003-Physics 218, Classical Mechanics (undergraduate)

Texas A&M University / 2003 Lecturer-Research for Undergraduate Program (TAMU and Casper College, WY) Lectures on EIT, FEL, LWI, Quantum Thermodynamics, and ultra-slow light

Texas A&M University/ 2005-(subbstitute) Physics, Theoretical Mechanics (graduate)

Texas A&M University/ 2006-2009-a member of Graduate Faculty

Texas A&M University/ 2006-Physics 202, College Physics (undergraduate)

Texas A&M University/ 2008-Physics 218 STEPS, Classical Mechanics for Engineering Students

University of North Texas/ Physics 1710, Calculus-based Mechanics and Thermodynamics for Engineering Students (undergraduate) 2009

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2008-PresentH. EleuchPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
-PresentP.K. JhaPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
-PresentD. SunPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2009Hebin LeePhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2008P. AnisimovPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2005-2007R. MurawskiPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2006Chen HuiPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2006Z.E. SariyanniPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2006E. KuznetsovaPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2006A.K. PatnaikPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2005-2006V.V. KozlovPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2003-2004K. DasPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2003Adam Shephard, TAMUResearch for Undergraduate ProgramUndergraduate ResearchUniversity of Vermont
2003Shaun BenjaminResearch for Undergraduate ProgramUndergraduate Research 
2003E. MikhailovPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2002-2003S. TrendafilovPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2001-2003A. Artem’evPostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2002Z.E. SariyanniMS DegreeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2001-2002K. KapalePostDoc ResearchGraduate Research 
2000-2002E. PassesGloversville High School in New YorkUndergraduate ResearchAuthentic Science Research
2001C.-Y. YePhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2000C. BednarPhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
1999H. LeePhD. StudentGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2010-PresentAmerican Physical SocietyMember 
1998-PresentOptical Society of America (OSA)Member 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
1996-1998Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science and Engineering (for Visiting Scientists from Co-operation Partner Countries )National Science Foundation North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
1995Principal Investigator of a Grant of Russian Foundation (for Basic Research on investigation of autoionised states of atoms in the presence of EM fields with high intensities by means of laser spectroscopy)Russian Foundation
1994A travel grant to attend on International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC'94)Optical Society of America and Soros Foundation
1993A grant of supportSoros Foundation
1992A grant of Soros FoundationAmerican Physical Society
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
 Program Commettee for annual OSA conference on Slow and Fast Light (SL)member 
toggle toggle Additional Information
1. G. S Agarwal, Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University;
2. M. Fedorov, General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Russia;
3. K. Lehmann, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia;
4. A.S. Zibrov, ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics;
5. G. Kurizki, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
6. M. Gubin, Lebedev Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
7. Y. Golubev, St. Petersburg State University - Physical Institute, St. "Peterburg, Russia;
8. A. Litvak, Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
9. P. Mandel, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Belgium;
10. J. Odeurs, R. Coussement, University of Leuven, Belgium;
11. R. Shakhmuratov, Zavoiskii Physical-Technical Institute,Kazan, Russia;
11. S. Suckewer, R. Miles, Princeton University
12. W. Warren, Duke University
13. J. Dowling, Louisiana State University;
14. R. Lucht, Purdue University
15. A.B. Matsko, JPL
16. J. Reintjes, G. Beadie, NRL
17. I. Novikova, E. Mikhailov, College of William&Mary
19. N.G. Kalugin, C. Hockensmith, NMT
20. G. Kattawar, O. Kocharovskaya, V. Sautenkov, A.S. Sokolov, M.S. Zubairy, M.O. Scully, P. Hemmer, Texas A&M University

Volunteer Work / 1977 - 1983
Organization and preparation advance physical problems for Olympiads on physics and mathematics in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Volunteer Work / 1979-1996
Delivering a special course in physics for high-school students, training them to solve advanced physical problems for participation in Olympiads on physics and mathematics; and working as a lecturer at summer physics-mathematics school, Russia

Volunteer Work/ 2002-2004
Organization and preparation advance physical problems for Challenge Exam for Physics 218 Student, TAMU

Volunteer Work/ 2007-2009
Organization and preparation advance physical problems for TAMU Physics Department Olympiad for high and middle school students, during TAMU Research Weeks

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