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Mohammad-Ali Miri

CREOL Alum: Mohammad-Ali Miri

Education
2014 PhD in Optics, advisor: Demetrios Christodoulides
2013 MS in Optics, advisor: Demetrios Christodoulides
2014 MS in Physics at University of Central Florida
2010 MS in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology
2008 BS in Electrical Engineering at Shiraz University

Employment
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin
2014 - 2015: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2010 - 2014: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2014 University of Central Florida’s Graduate Research Excellence Fellowship
2014 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
2014 APS Division of Laser Science Student Travel Grant
2014 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grant
2013 University of Central Florida’s Graduate Research Excellence Fellowship
 
Websites
 
Publications
2016
H. Hodaei, A.U. Hassan, W.E. Hayenga, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Dark-state lasers: mode management using exceptional points"
Optics Letters 41(13), pp.3049-3052
2016
H. Hodaei, A.U. Hassan, J. Ren, W.E. Hayenga, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Design considerations for single mode microring lasers using parity-time-symmetry"
IEEE, Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
2016
A.U. Hassan, H. Hodaei, M.-A. Miri, M. Khajavikhan, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Integrable nonlinear parity-time-symmetric optical oscillator"
Physical Review E, 9394), 042219
2016
M. Khajavikhan, H. Hodaei, M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, W. Hayenga, A. U. Hassan, J. Ren, D. N.
"Lasing characteristics in parity-time symmetric microcavities"
invited talk, session 4A21, META 2016, The International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Malaga, Spain, July 25-28
2016
M. Wimmer, M.A Miri, A. Regensburger, C. Bersch, D. N. Christodoulides, and U. Ulf Peschel
"Linear and Nonlinear Light Propagation in PT-Symmetric Fiber Networks"
invited paper, session 1A36,META 2016, The International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Malaga, Spain, July 25-28
2016
M. Heinrich, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, A.U. Hassan, W.E. Hayenga, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Non-Hermitian microring systems: PT-symmetric lasers, mode management and enhanced emission efficiency"
Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, September
2016
U. Peschel, M. Wimmer, M.A. Miri, A. Regensburger, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Nonlinear Dynamics in Photonic Mesh Lattices"
Nonlinear Photonics, Sydney Australia, September, paper NT5A.4
2016
Z.Y. Zhang, Y.Q. Zhang, J.T. Sheng, L. Yang, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, B. He, Y.P. Zhang, and M. Xiao
"Observation of parity-time symmetry in optically induced atomic lattices"
Physical Review Letters, 117(12), 123601
2016
M. Heinrich, M.A. Miri, S. Stützer, S. Nolte, D.N. Christodoulides, and A. Szameit
"Probing the scattering characteristics of supersymmetric photonic lattices"
CLEO: QELS Fundamental Science, San Jose, CA, June, paper FTh1A.6
2016
M. Heinrich, M.A. Miri, S. Stutzer, S. Nolte, D.N. Christodoulides, and A. Szameit
"Probing the scattering characteristics of supersymmetric photonic structures"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper FTh1A.6
2016
A. Hassan, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, M. Khajavikhan, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Reversing phase transitions in a nonlinear PT-symmetric dimer laser"
The International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Malaga, Spain, July 25-28
2016
A.U. Hassan, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Reversing the transition from an unbroken to a broken phase in a PT-symmetric dimer laser"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper FTh1A.1
2016
M.A. Miri, M.A. Eftekhar, M. Facao, A.F. Abouraddy, A. Bakry, M.A.N. Razvi, A. Alshahrie, A. Alu, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Scattering properties of PT-symmetric objects"
Journal of Optics, 18(7), 075104
2016
H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, A.U. Hassan, W.E. Hayenga, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Single mode lasing in transversely multi-moded PT-symmetric microring resonators"
Laser & Photonics Reviews 10(3), pp.494-499
2016
M. Parto, M.A. Eftekhar, M.A. Miri, R. Amezcua-Correa, G.F. Li, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Systematic approach for designing zero-DGD coupled multi-core optical fibers"
Optics Letters 41(9), pp.1917-1920
2015
H. Hodaei, W. Hayenga, M.A. Miri, A. Ulhassan, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Dark state microring lasers: Using non-Hermitian exceptional points for mode management"
CLEO, JTh5B.6
2015
A.U. Hassan, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, M. Khajavikhan, D.N. Christodoulides
"Nonlinear reversal of the PT-symmetric phase transition in a system of coupled semiconductor microring resonators"
Physical Review A 92(6), pp.063807
2015
M. Wimmer, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, U. Peschel
"Observation of Bloch oscillations in complex PT-symmetric photonic lattices"
Scientific Reports, 5, pp.17760
2015
J.T. Sheng, J. Wang, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Xiao
"Observation of discrete diffraction patterns in an optically induced lattice"
Optics Express 23(15), pp.19777-19782
2015
M. Wimmer, A. Regensburger, M.A. Miri, C. Bersch, D.N. Christodoulides, U. Peschel
"Observation of optical solitons in PT-symmetric lattices"
Nature Communications 6, 7782
2015
M. Wimmer, A. Regensburger, M.A. Miri, C. Bersch, D.N. Christodoulides, U. Peschel
"Observation of PT-symmetric optical solitons in time-domain photonic lattices"
FiO, FM2D.4
2015
H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"On-chip PT-symmetric microring lasers"
Session 31, The Ninth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, Georgia-Athens, April 1-4
2015
H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, A.U. Hassan, W.E. Hayenga, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Parity-time-symmetric coupled microring lasers operating around an exceptional point"
Optics Letters 40(21), pp.4955-4958
2015
M. Wimmer, A. Regensburger, M.A. Miri, C. Bersch, D. Christodoulides, U. Peschel
"Photonic Mesh Lattices: From PT Solitons to Optical Superfluidity"
The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Munich, Germany, EF-2.3, invited
2015
D. Christodoulides, M. A. Miri
"PT symmetry in Optics"
The Ninth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, Georgia-Athens, Session 12
2015
M. Heinrich, M. A. Miri, M. Khajavikhan, D. Christodoulides
"PT symmetry in optics and nonlinear optics"
The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Munich, Germany, CD-3.4, invited
2015
M. A. Miri, N. Nye, D. Christodoulides, H. Hodaei
"PT-symmetric diffraction gratings"
The Ninth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, Georgia-Athens, Session 31
2015
H. Hodaei, M. A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"PT-symmetric microring lasers"
SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco California
2015
M. Heinrich, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"PT-symmetric microring lasers"
European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Munich, Germany, CB-4-4
2015
H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"PT-symmetric microring lasers "
SPIE Photonics West San Francisco CA
2015
M.A. Miri, N. Nye, M. Khajavikhan, D. N. Christodoulides
"PT-symmetric scatterers"
SPIE Optics and Photonics, invited
2015
M.A. Miri, N. Nye, M. Khajavikhan, D.N. Christodoulides
"PT-symmetric scatterers (Presentation Recording)"
SPIE 9546, Active Photonic Materials VII, San Diego, California
2015
W. Hayenga; M.A. Miri; H. Hodaei, A. Ulhassan, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Single mode broad area PT-symmetric microring lasers"
OSA CLEO, FW1D.6
2015
M. Khajavikhan, H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, and D. Christodoulides
"Single-mode parity-time-symmetric micro-ring lasers"
Conference on Lasers and Electro - Optics Pacific Rim, Busan South Korea, 28D2-1, invited
2015
M. Khajavikhan, H. Hodaei, M. A. Miri, D. Christodoulides
"Single-mode parity-time-symmetric micro-ring lasers"
CLEO-PR, Busan, Korea, 2015 (invited)
2015
N. Nye, M. Miri, and D. Christodoulides
"Single-Sided Diffraction by PT-Symmetric Metasurfaces"
OSA CLEO, FTu2C.5
2015
M. Heinrich, M.A. Miri, S. Stutzer, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, D.N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric photonics: From mode converters to a new class of transformation optics"
9th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (Metamaterials 2015), pp. 103-105, Oxford, United Kingdom, September 7-12
2015
M. Heinrich, M. A. Miri, S. Stützer, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric photonics: Mode conversion, scattering and transformation optics"
OSA Nonlinear Optics, Kauai, Hawaii, NTu2A.6, invited
2015
M. Heinrich, M. A. Miri, S. Stützer, S. Nolte, D. Christodoulides, A. Szameit
"Supersymmetric scattering and transformation optics"
The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Munich, Germany, CE-3.1, invited
2015
M.A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetry and transformation optics"
APS March Meeting, San Antonio-Texas, T9.00008
2015
M. Miri, M. Heinrich, D.N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetry and transformation optics on the line"
OSA CLEO, FTh3D.8
2015
H. Hodaei, W.E. Hayenga, M.A. Miri, A. Ulhassan, D.N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Tunable parity-time-symmetric microring lasers"
OSA CLEO, SF1I.1
2014
S. Stützer, M. Heinrich, M. Miri, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, D. N. Christodoulides and A. Szameit
"A new class of optical structures: Supersymmetric mode converters"
45th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Madison, Wisconsin, paper N6.00004
2014
M. Miri, M. Heinrich, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Beyond PT-symmetry: SUSY-mediated real spectra in complex refractive index landscapes"
paper FM1D.1, CLEO: 2014, San Jose, California, June 8-13
2014
A. K. Sarma, M.-A. Miri, Z. H. Musslimani, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Continuous and discrete Schrodinger systems with parity-time-symmetric nonlinearities"
Physical Review E 89(5), pp. 052918
2014
Maik Scheller, Matthew S. Mills, Mohammad-Ali Miri, Weibo Cheng, Jerome V. Moloney, Miroslav Kolesik, Pavel Polynkin & Demetrios N. Christodoulides
"Externally refuelled optical filaments"
Nature Photonics 8(4)
2014
Daniel Stolte
"New laser technology could divert lightning strikes"
Phys.org, Apr 01, 2014
2014
M. Miri, S. Stuetzer, M. Heinrich, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, D. N. Christodoulides, and A. Szameit
"Observation of supersymmetric dynamics in photonic lattices"
paper FTu2E.3, Frontiers in Optics 2014, Tucson, Arizona, October 19-23
2014
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, S. Stützer, S. Nolte, D. N. Christodoulides, and A. Szameit
"Observation of supersymmetric scattering in photonic lattices"
Optics Letters 39(21), pp. 6130-6133
2014
Günter Steinmeyer and Carsten Brée
"Optical physics: Extending filamentation"
Nature Photonics 8, 271–273 (2014)
2014
Mohammad-Ali Miri
"Parity-Time and Supersymmetry in Optics"
A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida Orlando
2014
H. Hodaei, M. A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"Parity-time–symmetric microring lasers"
Science 346, 975
2014
H. Hodaei, M. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"PT symmetric large area single mode DFB lasers"
paper FM1D.3, CLEO: 2014, San Jose, California, June 8-13
2014
H. Hodaei, M. A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"PT Symmetric Large Area Single Mode DFB Lasers"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO, QELS), San Jose, CA
2014
H Hodaei, MA Miri, M Heinrich, DN Christodoulides, M. Khajavikhan
"PT symmetry breaking and transverse mode filtering in microring lasers"
paper LTh4I.2, Frontiers in Optics 2014, Tucson, Arizona, October 19-23
2014
D. N. Christodoulides, M. Miri, H. Hodaei, M. Heinrich, and M. Khajavikhan
"PT symmetry in optics"
invited, paper FTu2E.1, Frontiers in Optics 2014, Tucson, Arizona, October 19-23
2014
D. Christodoulides and M. A, Miri
"PT symmetry in optics and photonics"
invited, SPIE, August 17-21, San Diego, California
2014
M.-A. Miri, H. Hodaei, M. Heinrich, M. Khajavikhan, D N Christodoulides,
"PT-symmetric microring lasers"
Frontiers in Optics 2014, paper FTu5D.2, Frontiers in Optics 2014, Tucson, Arizona, October 19-23
2014
H. Hodaei, M.A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"PT-symmetric microring lasers: Self-adapting broadband mode-selective resonators: Self-adapting broadband mode-selective resonators"
Science 346, pp.975
2014
M. Miri, M. A. Eftekhar, M. Facao, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Scattering off PT-symmetric particles"
paper FM1D.5, CLEO: 2014, San Jose, California, June 8-13
2014
H Hodaei, MA Miri, M Heinrich, DN Christodoulides, M Khajavikhan
"Single mode PT symmetric large area lasers "
SPIE Optics and Photonics , San Diego CA 10.1117/12.2061923
2014
H. Hodaei, M. A. Miri, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Single Mode PT Symmetric Large Area Lasers"
SPIE Optics and Photonics, August 17-21, San Diego, CA
2014
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, S. Stützer, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric mode converters"
Nature Communications, 5, pp. 3698
2014
M. Heinrich, S. Stützer, M. Miri, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, D. N. Christodoulides, and A. Szameit
"Supersymmetric mode converters"
paper SF2O.2, CLEO: 2014, San Jose, California, June 8-13
2014
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, and D. N. Christodoulides
"SUSY-inspired one-dimensional transformation optics"
Optica 1, 89
2013
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, S. Stützer, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, and D. N. Christodoulides
"1D optical SUSY structures for selective mode filtering"
CLEO/Europe-EQEC Conference, paper CI-2.5
2013
M. Miri, A. Regensburger, U. Peschel, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Beam dynamics in optical mesh lattices"
paper QM1E.4, CLEO, San Jose, California, June 9-14
2013
A. Regensburger, M.-A. Miri, C. Bersch, J. Naeger, G. Onishchukov, D. N. Christodoulides, and U. Peschel
"Bound states in a temporal fiber network with parity-time symmetry"
paper IG-2.2, CLEO/Europe - IQEC, May 12-16, Munich, Germany
2013
M. Miri, A. Regensburger, M. Wimmer, U. Peschel, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Defect and surface states in complex mesh lattices"
paper JTu4A.82, CLEO, San Jose, California, June 9-14
2013
A. Regensburger, M.-A. Miri, C. Bersch, J. Nager, G. Onishchukov, D. N. Christodoulides, and U. Peschel
"Observation of Defect States in PT-Symmetric Optical Lattices"
Physical Review Letters 110, 223902
2013
Martin Wimmer, Alois Regensburger, Christoph Bersch, Mohammad-Ali Miri, Sascha Batz, Georgy Onishchukov, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Ulf Peschel
"Optical diametric drive acceleration through action-reaction symmetry breaking"
Nature Physics 9, 780
2013
J. Sheng, M. A. Miri, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Xiao
"PT symmetry in coherent atomic media"
paper QTu1E.5, CLEO, San Jose, California, June 9-14
2013
J. Sheng, Mohammad-Ali Miri, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and M. Xiao
"PT-symmetric optical potentials in a coherent atomic medium"
Physical Review A 88, 041803(R)
2013
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Selective mode filtering in supersymmetric optical structures"
Frontiers in Optics conference, paper FTh2E.3
2013
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric optical fibers for integrated angular momentum multiplexing"
Frontiers in Optics conference, paper FW1B.8
2013
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric Optical Structures"
Physical Review Letters 110, 233902
2013
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric optical structures"
Advances in Quantum Chaotic Scattering, Dresden, Germany
2013
M. Heinrich, M.-A. Miri, S. Stützer, R. El-Ganainy, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric optics: Continuous and discrete 1D structures for selective mode filtering"
CLEO/QELS, San Jose, USA, paper QM1E.1
2013
M. Miri, M. Heinrich, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetric optics: SUSY fibers for integrated angular momentum multiplexing"
CLEO/QELS Conference, paper QM1E.8
2013
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Supersymmetry-generated complex optical potentials with real spectra"
Phys. Rev. A 87, 043819
2013
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides
"SUSY fibers for integrated optical angular momentum multiplexing"
CLEO/Europe-EQEC Conference, paper CK-4.5
2013
M.-A. Miri, M. Heinrich, and D. N. Christodoulides
"SUSY-generated complex optical potentials with real-valued spectra"
Frontiers in Optics conference, paper FM4C.5
2012
M.-A. Miri, A. B. Aceves, T. Kottos, V. Kovanis, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Bragg solitons in nonlinear PT-symmetric periodic potentials"
Phys. Rev. A 86, 033801 (2012)
2012
R. El-Ganainy, M.-A. Miri, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Enhanced optical Anderson localization effects in modulated Bloch lattices"
Europhysics Letters, 99(6), pp. 64004
2012
P. Aleahmad, M.-A. Miri, M. S. Mills, I. Kaminer, M. Segev, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Fully Vectorial Accelerating Diffraction-Free Helmholtz Beams"
Physi. Rev. Lett. 109, 203902 (2012)
2012
M.-A. Miri, P. LiKamWa, D. Christodoulides
"Large area single-mode parity–time-symmetric laser amplifiers"
Opt. Lett. 37, 764 (2012)
2012
M.-A. Miri, A. Regensburger, U. Peschel, and D. N. Christodoulides
"Optical mesh lattices with PT symmetry"
Phys. Rev. A 86, 023807 (2012)
2012
A. Regensburger, C. Bersch, M.-A. Miri, G. Onishchukov, D. N. Christodoulides, and U. Peschel
"Parity-time synthetic photonic lattices"
Nature 488 (7410), 167 (2012)
2011
R. El-Ganainy, K. G. Makris, M. A. Miri, D. N. Christodoulides,and Z. Chen
"Discrete beam acceleration in uniform waveguide arrays"
Phys. Rev. A 84, 023842 (2011)
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