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Mikhail (Misha) Polyanskiy

Laser Scientist, Accelerator Test Facility, Accelerator Test Facility

Mikhail (Misha) Polyanskiy

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Accelerator Test Facility
Bldg. 820M, Room 1-6
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-2505
polyanskiy@bnl.gov

Education | Appointments | Publications


Education

  • 2004: Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2000: Master's degree in physics. St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1997: Bachelor's degree in physics. St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Professional Appointments

  • 10/2014~now: Physicist at Accelerator Test Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA. Ultra-high-power CO2 laser R&D, user experiments support.
  • 10/2011~09/2014: Associate Physicist at Accelerator Test Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA.Ultra-high-power CO2 laser R&D, user experiments support.
  • 07/2009~09/2011: Assistant Physicist at Accelerator Test Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA. Ultra-high-power CO2 laser R&D, user experiments support.
  • 07/2007~07/2009: Research Associate at Accelerator Test Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA. Development of advanced CO2 laser system for applications in high energy physics research. [Experience in gas lasers, ultrashort pulses, laser pulse characterization, simulation software development]
  • 11/2004~07/2007: Senior Engineer in Samsung SDI CO., LTD., Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Suwon, South Korea. Development of laser equipment for plasma display panel (PDP) production processes. [Experience in optical design, high-power industrial lasers, MOEMs, diffractive optics, lithography and laser ablation. Being responsible for optical system development project from concept to prototype stage]
  • 03/2000~09/2004: Ph.D. research project [thesis full text] "Overtone pre-excitation – infrared multiple photon dissociation under collisional conditions: new potential for laser isotope separation", Laboratory of Molecular Physical Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland [Experience in molecular spectroscopy, gas and solid state lasers, nonlinear optics, masspectrometry, vacuum equipment, data acquisition and analysis]
  • 1999~2000: Master diploma project "LIF analysis of mixtures of complex organic compounds", Department of Physics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1997: Diploma project "Development of LIDAR system for atmospheric ozone probing", Department of Physics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Selected Publications

  • Polyanskiy MN, Pogorelsky IV, Babzien M, Palmer MA (2020) Demonstration of a 2 ps, 5 TW peak power, long-wave infrared laser based on chirped-pulse amplification with mixed-isotope CO2 amplifiers. OSA Continuum 3:459. doi: 10.1364/osac.381467
  • Polyanskiy MN, Babzien M, Pogorelsky IV (2015) Chirped-pulse amplification in a CO_2 laser. Optica 2:675. doi: 10.1364/optica.2.000675
  • Polyanskiy MN, Pogorelsky IV, Yakimenko V (2011) Picosecond pulse amplification in isotopic CO_2 active medium. Optics Express 19:7717. doi: 10.1364/oe.19.007717
Mikhail (Misha) Polyanskiy

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Accelerator Test Facility
Bldg. 820M, Room 1-6
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-2505
polyanskiy@bnl.gov

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