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Oleksandr Savchyn

CREOL Alum: Oleksandr Savchyn

Education
2010 PhD in Optics, advisor: Pieter G. Kik
2007 MS in Optics, advisor: Pieter G. Kik
2002 MS in Physics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Employment
Current Position: Sr Systems Test Engineer, NeoPhotonics
2004 - 2010: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2009 College of Optics and Photonics Student of the Year
2008 SPIE Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering
 
Publications
2010
O. Savchyn, P.G. Kik, R.M. Todi, K.R. Coffey, L.K. Ono, B.Roldan Cuenya
"Demonstration of Excitation Wavelength Independent Concentration of Sensitized Er3+ ions in as-deposited and Low-Temperature-Annealed Si-rich SiO2 films "
SPIE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, pp. 7604-7610
2010
O. Savchyn, K.R. Coffey, and P.G. Kik
"Determination of Optimum Si Excess Concentration in Er-Doped Si-rich SiO2 for Optical Amplification at 1.54 um"
Applied Physics Letters 97, 201107
2010
O. Savchyn, R.M. Todi, K.R. Coffey, L.K. Ono, B. Roldan Cuenya and P.G. Kik
"Excitation Wavelength-independent Sensitized Er3+ Concentration in as-deposited and Low Temperature Annealed Si-rich SiO2 Films"
Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) meeting, Washington, DC
2010
Oleksandr Savchyn, Ravi M. Todi, Kevin R. Coffey, Pieter G. Kik
"High-Temperature Optical Properties of Sensitized Er3+ in Si-rich SiO2 - Implications for Gain Performance"
Optical Materials 32(9), pp. 1274-1278
2010
O. Savchyn, P.G. Kik, R.M. Todi, and K.R. Coffey
"Multi-level Sensitization of Er3+ with Temperature-independent Internal Er3+ Relaxation Efficiency in Si-rich SiO2 Films "
Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) meeting, Washington, DC
2010
Oleksandr Savchyn
"Silicon-Sensitized Erbium Excitation in Silicon-Rich Silica for Integrated Photonics"
PhD Thesis, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
2009
Oleksandr Savchyn, Ravi M. Todi, Kevin R. Coffey, Luis K. Ono, Beatriz Roldan Cuenya, and Pieter G. Kik
"Excitation wavelength independent sensitized Er3+ concentration in as-deposited and low temperature annealed Si-rich SiO2 films"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 231109 (2009)
2009
Oleksandr Savchyn, Ravi M. Todi, Kevin R. Coffey, and Pieter G. Kik
"Observation of temperature-independent internal Er3+ relaxation efficiency in Si-rich SiO2 films"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 241115 (2009)
2008
Oleksandr Savchyn, Pieter G. Kik, Ravi M. Todi and Kevin R. Coffey
"Effect of hydrogen passivation on luminescence-center-mediated Er excitation in Si-rich SiO2 with and without Si nanocrystals"
Phys. Rev. B 77, 205438 (2008)
2008
Oleksandr Savchyn, Ravi M. Todi, Kevin R. Coffey, and Pieter G. Kik
"Multilevel sensitization of Er3+ in low-temperature-annealed silicon-rich SiO2"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 233120 (2008)
2007
Oleksandr Savchyn, Forrest R. Ruhge, and Pieter G. Kik, Ravi M. Todi, Kevin R. Coffey, Haritha Nukala, and Helge Heinrich
"Luminescence-center-mediated excitation as the dominant Er sensitization mechanism in Er-doped silicon-rich SiO2 films "
Phys. Rev. B 76, 195419 (2007)
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