Boris Zeldovich received his Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences degree from the Lebedev Physics Institute in Moscow, Russia and is currently a Professor of Physics at UCF. He predicted and discovered, experimentally, the giant optical nonlinearity of liquid crystals, which is 1010 times stronger than for usual media and is the co-discoverer of optical phase conjugation. He is currently pursuing both theoretical and experimental research programs on wave propagation in multimode optical waveguides and irregularly inhomogeneous media using the methods of nonlinear optics and dynamic holography for the processing of images transmitted through those media. He is a Member of the Russian Academy of Science.
Awards & Honors
Optical Society of America (OSA) Fellow
OSA Max Born Award in Physical Optics
Elected Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences
USSR State Prize
N.V. Tabiryan, S.V. Serak, S.R. Nersisyan, D.E. Roberts, B.Y. Zeldovich, D.M. Steeves, and B.R. Kimball
"Broadband waveplate lenses"
Optics Express 24(7), pp.7091-7102
S. Mokhov, I. Divliansky, L. Glebov, B. Zeldovich.
"Beam Reflection by Transversely Chirped Volume Bragg Grating"
Frontiers in Optics 2015 San Jose, Talk FTh2C.3
S. Kaim, V. Smirnov, B. Zeldovich, L. Glebov.
"Chirped Bragg Grating for Beam Combining and Moiré Spectral Filtering"
Frontiers in Optics 2015 San Jose Talk FTh2C_2
N. Baranova, B. Zeldovich
"EM Wave Propagation in a Medium with Anisotropic Dielectric and Magnetic Tensors"
Frontiers in Optics 2015 San Jose Talk FTh1A.6
S. Kaim, J. Lumeau, V. Smirnov, B.Y. Zeldovich, L.B. Glebov
"Metric for the measurement of the quality of complex beams: a theoretical study"
Journal of Optical Society of America A 32(4)
S. Mokhov, L.B. Glebov, B.Y. Zeldovich
"Quality deterioration of self-phase modulated Gaussian beams."
Laser Physics Letters, 12(1), pp.1-6
"Theoretical study of laser beam quality and pulse shaping in schemes with volume Bragg gratings"
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
I. Divliansky, L.B. Glebov. E. Hale, B.E.A. Saleh, B.Y. Zeldovich
"Achromatic holographic phase masks"
Patent Pending 02/10/2015 62/114,297
"Fundamental properties of electric field vector of light polarization."
University of Miami Physics Department, hosted by Dr. O. Korotkova
S. Kaim, S. Mokhov, D. Ott, I. Divliansky, J. Lumeau, V. Smirnov, B.Y. Zeldovich, L.B. Glebov
"Saturation of multiplexed volume Bragg grating recording"
Journal of the Optical Society of America A 32, pp.22-27