Prof. Sergei K. Turitsyn

OSA Fellow, FIOP, SMIEEE, Royal Society Wolfson Research Fellow (2005-10)

"Practice not-doing, and everything will fall into place."
    Lao Tzu. Tao Te Ching.
Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies
Electronic Engineering
Aston University
Tel. + 44 (0) 121 204 3538
Fax: + 44 (0) 121 204 3682
Office: Aston University, North Wing 711
Vacancies and opportunities for collaboration

Distinguished Visiting Fellowship scheme

Sources of funding for international students

Support for international collaborations

Recent Publications

  • Sergei K. Turitsyn, Anastasia E. Bednyakova, Mikhail P. Fedoruk, Serguei B. Papernyi & Wallace R. L. Clements Inverse four-wave mixing and self-parametric amplification in optical fibre, Nature Photonics, 9, 608-614 (2015)
  • D.V. Churkin, I.V. Kolokolov, E.V. Podivilov, I.D. Vatnik, M.A. Nikulin, S.S. Vergeles, I.S. Terekhov, V.V. Lebedev, G. Falkovich, S.A. Babin, S.K. Turitsyn, Wave kinetics of random fibre lasers, Nature Communications 6:6214 (2015)
  • D.V. Churkin1, S. Sugavanam, N. Tarasov, S. Khorev, S.V. Smirnov, S.M. Kobtsev and S.K. Turitsyn, Stochasticity, periodicity and localized light structures in partially mode-locked fibre lasers , Nature Communications 6:7004 (2015)
  • A. Bednyakova and S. K. Turitsyn, Adiabatic soliton laser, Phys. Rev. Lett., 114, 113901 (2015)
  • S. Wahls, S.T. Le, J.E. Prilepsky, H.V. Poor, and S.K. Turitsyn, Digital Backpropagation in the Nonlinear Fourier Domain, (2015) Archive version
  • Son Thai Le, Jaroslaw E. Prilepsky, and Sergei K. Turitsyn, Nonlinear inverse synthesis technique for optical links with lumped amplification, Opt. Express, 23, 8317-8328 (2015)
  • A Tonello, A Bartholomy, K Krupa, V Kermene, A Desfarges-Berthelemot, BM Shalaby, Sonia Boscolo, SK Turitsyn, JD Ania-Castanon, Secret key exchange in ultra-long lasers by radio-frequency spectrum coding, Light: Science & Applications (in press) e276 (2015)
  • O.V. Shtyrina, I.A. Yarutkina, A. Skidin, M.P. Fedoruk, and S. K. Turitsyn Impact of the Order of Cavity Elements in All-Normal Dispersion Ring Fiber Lasers, IEEE Photonics Journal, 7(2) 1501207 (2015)
  • M. A. Sorokina and S. K. Turitsyn, Regeneration limit of classical Shannon capacity, Nature Communications 5, Article number: 3861 (2014)
  • J. E. Prilepsky, S. A. Derevyanko, K. J. Blow, I. Gabitov, and S. K. Turitsyn, Nonlinear Inverse Synthesis and Eigenvalue Division Multiplexing in Optical Fiber Channels, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 013901 (2014)
  • I. S. Terekhov, S. S. Vergeles, S. K. Turitsyn, Conditional probability calculations for the NLS equation with additive noise, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 230602 (2014); Archive version
  • S. T. Le, J.E. Prilepsky, and S.K. Turitsyn, Nonlinear inverse synthesis for high spectral efficiency transmission in optical fibers, Opt. Express 22, 26720-26741 (2014)
  • A. M. Rubenchik, M. P. Fedoruk, and S. K. Turitsyn, The effect of self-focusing on laser space-debris cleaning, Light: Science & Applications 3, e159 (2014)
  • A. El-Taher, O. Kotlicki, P. Harper, S. K. Turitsyn, and J. Scheuer, Secure key distribution over a 500 km long link using a Raman ultra-long fiber laser, Laser & Photonics Reviews (2014)
  • E. G. Turitsyna, S. V. Smirnov, S. Sugavanam, N. Tarasov, X. Shu, S. A. Babin, E. V. Podivilov, D. V. Churkin, G. E. Falkovich and S. K. Turitsyn The laminar-turbulent transition in a fibre laser, Nature Photonics, 7, 783-786 (2013)
  • Elena G. Turitsyna and Sergei K. Turitsyn, Digital signal processing based on inverse scattering transform, Opt. Lett. 38, 4186-4188 (2013)
  • Sergey V Sergeyev, Chengbo Mou, Elena G Turitsyna, Alexey Rozhin, Sergei K Turitsyn and Keith Blow, Spiral attractor created by vector solitons, Light: Science & Applications 3(1), e131 (2014)
  • J. E. Prilepsky, S. A. Derevyanko and S. Turitsyn, Temporal Solitonic Crystals and Non-Hermitian Informational Lattices, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 183902 (2012)
  • Konstantin S. Turitsyn and Sergei K. Turitsyn, Nonlinear communication channels with capacity above the linear Shannon limit, Opt. Lett. 37(17), 3600-3602 (2012)
  • S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, Random distributed feedback fibre laser, Nature Photonics, 4, 231 (2010)
  • S. Turitsyn, J. Ania-Castanon, S. Babin, V. Karalekas, P. Harper, D. Churkin, S. Kablukov, A. El-Taher, E. Podivilov, and V. Mezentsev, 270-km URFL, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 133901 (2009)
  • A. M. Rubenchik, M.P. Fedoruk, and S. K. Turitsyn, Laser Beam Self-Focusing in the Atmosphere, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 233902 (2009)
  • S. K. Turitsyn, Theory of energy evolution in laser resonators with saturated gain and non-saturated loss, Optics Express 17, 11898 (2009)
  • J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, P. Harper, and S. K. Turitsyn, Simultaneous Spatial and Spectral Transparency in Ultralong Fiber Lasers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 123903 (2008)
  • J D Ania-Castanon, T. Ellingham, R. Ibbotson, X. Chen, L. Zhang, and S. Turitsyn, Ultralong Raman fiber lasers as virtually lossless optical media, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 023902 (2006)
  • K. S. Turitsyn, S. A. Derevyanko, I. V. Yurkevich and S. K. Turitsyn, Information capacity of optical fiber channels with zero average dispersion, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91 203091 (2003).

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    Last revised: 30.04.2015.