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H. Esat Kondakci

CREOL Alum: H. Esat Kondakci

Education
2015 PhD in Optics, advisor: Bahaa E. A. Saleh
2007 BS in Physics at Bilkent University

Employment
2015 - 2018: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2010 - 2015: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Publications
2018
H.E. Kondakci & A.F. Abouraddy
"Airy wave packets accelerating in space-time"
Physical Review Letters, 120(16)
2018
D. Mardani, H.E. Kondakci, L. Martin, A.F. Abouraddy, and G.K. Atia
"Compressive optical interferometry under structural constraints"
Optics Express 26(5), pp. 5225-5239
2018
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of subluminal and superluminal group velocities of diffraction-free space-time light sheets in free space"
CLEO 2018, May 14 – 19, 2018
2018
Diffraction-free light sheets with arbitrary beam profiles
"Diffraction-free light sheets with arbitrary beam profiles"
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018, Orlando, FL, April 15 – 19, 2018
2018
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Effect of lattice topology on photon statistics"
Proc. SPIE 10659, 106590L (2018)
2018
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Effect of lattice topology on photon statistics"
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018, Orlando, FL, April 15 – 19, 2018
2018
C. Okoro, H. E. Kondacki, A. F. Abouraddy, and K. C. Toussaint
"Experimental demonstration of an optical-coherence converter"
CLEO 2018, May 14 – 19, 2018
2018
M. Yessenov, H. E. Kondakci, M. Meem, R. Menon, A. F. Abouraddy
"Incoherent diffraction-free space-time light sheets produced from a broadband LED"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, Orlando, FL, June 25 – 28, 2018
2018
HE. Kondakci & AF Abouraddy
"Self-healing of space-time light sheets"
Optics Letters, 43(16), pp. 3830-3833
2018
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Self-healing property of space-time light sheets"
CLEO 2018, May 14 – 19, 2018.
2018
H.E. Kondakci, M. Yessenov, M. Meem, D. Reyes, D. Thul, S. Rostami Fairchild, M.C. Richardson, R. Menon, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Synthesizing broadband propagation-invariant space-time wave packets using transmissive phase plates"
Optics Express 26(10), pp. 13628-13638
2017
Scene reconstruction via coherency imaging
"A. El Halawany, A. Beckus, H. E. Kondakci, M. Monroe, N. Mohammadian, G. K. Atia, and A. F. Abouraddy"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Airy wavepackets accelerating only in the spatio-temporal domain"
FiO 2017
2017
L. Martin, D. Mardani, H.E. Kondakci, W.D. Larson, S. Shabahang, A.K. Jahromi, T. Malhotra, A.N. Vamivakas, G.K. Atia, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Basis-neutral Hilbert-space analyzers"
Scientific Reports, 7, 44995
2017
A. K. Jahromi, M. L. Villinger, A. El Halawany, S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Broadband coherent perfect absorption in graphene via an omniresonant optical microcavity"
IEEE IPC, Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, M. L. Villinger, J. Perlstein, A. El-Halawany, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Broadband imaging through an omni-resonant micro-cavity"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, CA, 26 - 29 June, 2017
2017
H.E. Kondakci, A. Beckus, A. El Halawany, N. Mohammadian, G.K. Atia, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Coherence measurements of scattered incoherent light for lensless identification of an object's location and size"
Optics Express, 25(12), pp. 13087-13100
2017
H.E. Kondakci, A.E. Halawany, A. Beckus, N. Mohammadian, G.K. Atia, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Complex-coherence measurements for lensless object positioning"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, California
2017
H. E. Kondakci, A. El-Halawany, A. Beckus, N. Mohammadian, G. K. Atia, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Complex-coherence measurements for lensless object positioning"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, CA, 26 - 29 June, 2017
2017
C. Okoro, H. E. Kondakci, A.F. Abouraddy, and K.C. Toussaint
"Demonstration of an optical-coherence converter"
Optica, 4(9), 1052-1058
2017
H.E. Kondakci and A.F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of diffraction-free beams with correlated spatio-temporal spectrum"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of diffraction-free space-time beams with correlated spatio-temporal spectrum"
San Jose, CA, CLEO 2017
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of diffraction-free, acceleration-free space-time Airy beams"
IEEE IPC, Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of non-accelerating space-time Airy beams"
San Jose, CA, CLEO 2017
2017
H.E. Kondakci and A.F. Abouraddy
"Demonstration of non-accelerating space-time airy beams"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
2017
H.E. Kondakci and A.F. Abouraddy
"Diffraction-free space-time light sheets"
Nature Photonics, 11(11), pp. 733
2017
H.E. Kondakci and A.F. Abouraddy
"Diffraction-free space-time pulsed light sheets"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, California
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Diffraction-free space-time pulsed light sheets"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, CA, 26 - 29 June, 2017
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Diffraction-free space-time pulsed light sheets with arbitrary beam profile"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, M.L. Villinger, J. Perlstein, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Experimental demonstration of an omni-resonant optical micro-cavity"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
2017
A. K. Jahromi and A. F. Abouraddy
"Greatly enhanced absorption in weakly-doped fibers through coherent perfect absorption"
FiO 2017
2017
A. El-Halawany, A. Beckus, H.E. Kondakci, M. Monroe, N. Mohammadian, G.K. Atia, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Incoherent lensless imaging via coherency back-propagation"
Optics Letters, 42(16), pp. 3089-3092
2017
H.E. Kondakci, A. Szameit, A.F. Abouraddy, D.N. Christodoulides, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Interferometric control of the photon-number distribution"
APL Photonics 2(7), 071301
2017
H.E. Kondakci, A.F. Abouraddy, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Lattice topology dictates photon statistics"
Scientific Reports, 7, 8948
2017
H. E. Kondakci, A. Beckus, A. El-Halawany, N. Mohammadian, G. Atia, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Lensless object detection and positioning via coherence measurement"
FiO 2017
2017
D. Mardani, H. E. Kondakci, L. Martin, A. F. Abouraddy, and G. K. Atia
"Modal analysis via compressive optical interferometry"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, M.L. Villinger, J.D. Perlstein, A. El Halawany, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Omni-resonant optical micro-cavity"
Scientific Reports, 7, 10336
2017
A. K. Jahromi, M. Villinger, A. Elhalawany, S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Omniresonant absorption in a one-dimensional cavity containing monolayer graphene"
FiO 2017
2017
A. K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, P. Melanen, S. Orsila, and A. F. Abouraddy
"On-chip demonstration of a transparent perfect mirror"
San Jose, CA, CLEO 2017
2017
A.K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, P. Melanen, S. Orsila, and A.F. Abouraddy
"On-chip demonstration of a transparent perfect mirror"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
2017
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Pulsed light sheets with arbitrary beam profiles via correlated spatio-temporal spectrum"
FiO 2017
2017
A. Elhalawany, A. Beckus, H. E. Kondakci, N. Mohammadian, G. Atia, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Scene reconstruction via two-dimensional complex coherency imaging"
FiO 2017
2017
A. K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, P. Melanen, S. Orsila, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Spectral response of an active photonic cavity at the Poynting’s threshold"
IEEE IPC, Orlando, FL, 2017
2017
A.K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, P. Melanen, S. Orsila, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Transparent perfect mirror"
ACS Photonics 4(5), pp. 1026-1032
2016
S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, M.L. Villinger, J. Perlstein, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Achromatic resonances in an optical micro-cavity"
FiO, Rochester, NY, October
2016
H.E. Kondakci, R. Keil, A. Perez-Leija, A. Szameit, A.F. Abouraddy, D.N. Christodoulides, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Controlling Mandel’s Q-parameter in disordered lattices via excitation-symmetry breaking"
FiO, Rochester, NY, October
2016
H. E. Kondakci and A. F. Abouraddy
"Diffraction-free pulsed optical beams via space-time correlations"
Optics Express 24, 28659
2016
H.E. Kondakci, L. Martin, R. Keil, A. Perez-Leija, A. Szameit, A.F. Abouraddy, D.N. Christodoulides, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Hanbury Brown and Twiss anticorrelation in disordered photonic lattices"
Physical Review A, 94, 021804
2016
L. Martin, W.D. Larson, H.E. Kondakci, D. Mardani, S. Shabahang, A.K. Jahromi, T. Malhotra, A.N. Vamivakas, G.K. Atia, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Hilbert-space analyzers: Basis-neutral modal analysis via generalized optical interferometry"
FiO, Rochester, NY, October
2016
L. Martin, W. D. Larson, H. E. Kondakci, D. Mardani, S. Shabahang, A. K. Jahromi, T. Malhotra, A. N. Vamivakas, G. K. Atia, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Hilbert-space analyzers: Basis-neutral modal analysis via generalized optical interferometry"
FiO, Rochester, NY, Oct. 2016.
2016
L. Martin, H.E. Kondakci, A. Szameit, A.F. Abouraddy, D. N. Christodoulides, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Spatial and spatial-frequency representations of photonic Anderson lattices"
Physical Review A (submitted)
2016
H. E. Kondakci, A. Szameit, A. F. Abouraddy, D. N. Christodoulides, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Sub-thermal to super-thermal light statistics from a disordered lattice via deterministic control of excitation symmetry"
Optica 3, 477
2016
H. E. Kondakci, R. Keil, A. Szameit, A. F. Abouraddy, D. N. Christodoulides, and B. E. A. Saleh
"Tailoring photon-number distribution in disordered lattices with chiral symmetry"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June
2016
A. K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H. E. Kondakci, and A. F. Abouraddy
"Transparent perfect mirror via non-Hermitian systems"
FiO, Rochester, NY, Oct.
2016
A.K. Jahromi, S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Transparent perfect mirror via non-Hermitian systems"
FiO, Rochester, NY, October
2015
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"A photonic thermalization gap in disordered lattices"
Nature Physics 11, 930. News and Views: A. Szameit, "Chaos from symmetry," Nature Physics 11, 895-896, selected for the journal cover
2015
H. E. Kondakci, A. P. Leija, A. Szameit, A. F. Abouraddy, D. N. Christodoulides, B. E. A. Saleh
"Deterministic Control of Photon Statistics by Activation of Chiral Symmetry in Disordered Lattices"
FiO, San Jose, CA
2015
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Discrete Anderson speckle"
Optica 2, 201
2015
H.E. Kondakci, A.F. Abouraddy, and B.E.A. Saleh
"Lattice topology dictates photon statistics in one-dimensional disordered lattices"
FiO, San Jose, CA
2015
K. H. Kagalwala, H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Optical coherency matrix tomography"
Scientific Reports, 5, 15333
2015
Kumel H. Kagalwala, H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Optical coherency matrix tomography of unconventional beams"
CLEO, San Jose, CA
2015
H. E. Kondakci
"Photon statistics in disordered lattices"
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. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Appearance of a photonic thermalization gap in symmetry-constrained Anderson-disordered photonic lattices"
CLEO, San Jose, CA
2014
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Discrete speckle: Localization and coherence in Anderson-disordered lattices"
FiO, Tucson, AZ
2013
H. Esat Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Speckle statistics of Anderson-localized light in disordered waveguide arrays"
CLEO, San Jose, CA
2013
H. E. Kondakci, A. F. Abouraddy, B. E. A. Saleh
"Statistical thermalization of Anderson-localized light"
FiO, Orlando, FL
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