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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, 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, submitted
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
S. Shabahang, H.E. Kondakci, M.L. Villinger, J. Perlstein, A. El Halawany, and A.F. Abouraddy
"Broadband imaging through an omni-resonant optical micro-cavity"
OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, San Francisco, California
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
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 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
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. 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
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, 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
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, Oct.
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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