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Akhilesh Kumar Mishra
Associate Professor
akhilesh.mishra[at]ph.iitr.ac.in
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
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Nonlinear Optics, Parity-time symmetry in photonics, Structured light, Optical angular momentum of optical beams and pulses, tailoring light in all its degrees of freedom, Plasmonics, SPASER, Quantum plasmonics and plasmonic sensing, Communication in turbulent media
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I.I.T. Delhi, India
2013
Ph.D., Physics
Professional Background
Associate Professor
10 Oct 2023 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Assistant Professor
22 Nov 2018 - 10 Oct 2023
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Senior Research Fellow
08 Mar 2018 - 19 Nov 2018
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Post Doctoral Fellow
30 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2017
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
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TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Experimental and theoretical study of optical angular momentum of light 17 Dec 2019 Optics 20 Lacs FIG, IITR
IR Radiation Propagation Study Through Mono- Centric Lens(MCL) Assembly 17 Apr 2022 Optics 24.50 Lacs DRDO
Study of Optical Pulses and Beams with Optical Angular Momentum 08 Jan 2023 Nonlinear optics 28 Lacs (Approx.) SERB, DST
Transformer oil quality monitoring based on refractometric sensing using tilted fiber Bragg grating 01 Aug 2022 Photonics RM10,000 SATU-Joint Research Scheme Program (ST019-2022), University of Malaya
Transforming Machine Learning Applications with Quantum inspired Optimizations 08 Feb 2024 Quantum information 155.51 lacs MeitY




Publications

Journal Publications

1. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Enhancement and control of a coherent localized surface plasmon through pump-pulse engineering”, Physical Review A 109, 063505 (2024).

2. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Directional switching of surface plasmons in parity-time-symmetric insulator-metal-insulator structure”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 41, 1341-1346 (2024).

3. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Airy pulse dynamics in semiconductor optical amplifier with dispersive gain”, Optics Communications 561, 130523 (2024).

4. S. Singh, and A. K. Mishra, “Ring Airy Gaussian vortex beam dynamics in harmonic PT symmetric potential”, Optics Communications 559, 130437 (2024).

5. A. Purohit, V. S. Poonia, and A. K. Mishra, “Effect of electron-phonon interactions on three-level QD-based spaser: linear and quadratic potentials”, Journal of Optics (IOP) 26, 045201 (2024).

6. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “A comparative study of coherent and incoherent drives in four-level quantum dot-based spaser”, Journal of Optics (IOP) 26, 035001 (2024).

7. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Trapping and guiding soliton through Airy pulse”, Optics Communications 556, 130300 (2024).

8. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Switching dynamics in adiabatically coupled PT-symmetric directional coupler consisting of three nonlinear waveguides”, Optics Communications 552, 130086 (2024).

9. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Ballistic dynamics of emergent soliton from Airy pulse in a medium with linear optical potential”, Optics and Laser Technology 168, 109996 (2024).

10. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Refractive index sensing near exceptional point of a system of triple microcavity”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 364, 114786 (2023).

11. S. Singh, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Ring Pearcey vortex beam dynamics through atmospheric turbulence”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 40, 2287-2295 (2023).

12. W. Udos, C.-W. Ooi, B. K. H. Goh, K.-S. Lim, M. A. Talib, H. A. Illias, A. K. Mishra, H. Ahmad, “Ge-Sb-Se-Te -coated tilted fiber Bragg gratings sensor for the refractive index measurement of transformer oils”, Optical Fiber Technology 79, 103336 (2023).

13. Vikas, S. K. Mishra, A. K. Mishra, P. Saccomandi, R. K. Verma, “Recent Advances in Lossy Mode Resonance-Based Fiber Optic Sensors: A Review”, Micromachines 13, 1921 (2022).

14. D. S. Gaur*, A. Purohit*, S. K. Mishra, A. K. Mishra, “An interplay between lossy mode resonance and surface plasmon resonance and their sensing applications”, Biosensors 12, 721 (2022). (invited) * equal contribution

15. S. Tabassum, S. K. Nayemuzzaman, M. Kala, A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, “Metasurfaces for sensing applications: gas, bio and chemical”, Sensors 22, 6896 (2022). (Invited review)

16. J. N. Acharyya, S. Singh, M. Shanu, G. V. Prakash, and A. K. Mishra, “Ultrafast pulse propagation and spectral broadening in metal-dielectric 1D photonic crystal”, Optical Materials 131 112688 (2022).

17. Kavita, Jyoti, S. K. Mishra, A. K. Mishra, K. Misra, and R. K. Verma, “Detection of alcohol content in food products by lossy mode resonance technique”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 169, 077504 (2022).

18. S. Singh, and A. K. Mishra, “Spatio-temporal evolution dynamics of ultrashort Laguerre-Gauss vortices in a dispersive and nonlinear medium”, Journal of Optics (IOP) 24, 075501 (2022).

19. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Impact of harmonic potential induced nonlinearity on Airy pulse propagation”, Journal of Optics (IOP) 24, 065504 (2022).

20. S. K. Mishra, D. C. Tripathi, and A. K. Mishra, “Metallic grating‑assisted fiber optic SPR sensor with extreme sensitivity in IR region”, Plasmonics 17, 575–579 (2022).

21. S. K. Mishra, R. K. Verma and A. K. Mishra, “Versatile sensing structure: GaP/Au/Graphene/Silicon,” Photonics 8, 5472021 (2021).

22. S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “ITO/Polymer matrix assisted surface plasmon resonance based fiber optic sensor”, Results in Optics 5, 100173 (2021).

23. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Switching dynamics in PT-symmetric structures with saturable cubic nonlinear response”, Journal of Optics (IOP) 23, 124003 (2021). (Invited)

24. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Soliton shedding from airy pulses in a highly dispersive and nonlinear medium”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 38, 3729 (2021).

25. A. Purohit, D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Dynamics of chirped Airy pulse in a dispersive medium with higher-order nonlinearity”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 38, 3608 (2021).

26. J. N. Acharyya, A. K. Mishra, D. N. Rao, A. Kumar, and G. V. Prakash, “Ultrafast nonlinear pulse propagation dynamics in metal–dielectric periodic photonic architectures”, Advanced Materials Interfaces 8, 2100757 (2021).

27. E. Ulin-Avila, and A. K. Mishra, “Graphene nanocomposite as optical-fiber interface for the spectroscopy of aqueous media: Study of the C-H stretch”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125, 3811−3817 (2021).

28. M. Rehan, A. K. Mishra, and V. Rastogi, “Generation of femtosecond pulse train by pulse splitting in a large mode area fiber at 2 μm wavelength”, Optical Fiber Technology 60, 102362 (2020).

29. S. K. Mishra, K. D. Malviya, and A. K. Mishra, “Highly sensitive plasmonic bimetallic sensing probe for aqueous samples”, Optical and Quantum Electronics 52, 284 (2020).

30. G. Eisenstein, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Capua, O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, S. Bauer, and I. Khanonkin, “Coherent light matter interactions in nano structure based active semiconductor waveguides operating at room temperature”, Applied Physics Reviews 6, 041317 (2019). (Invited)

31. D. Chaturvedi, A. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, “Self-phase modulation-induced modulation instability in silicon-on-insulator nano-waveguides”, Optics and Laser Technology 119, 105578 (2019).

32. D. Chaturvedi, A. Kumar, and A. K. Mishra, “Impact of exponential saturable nonlinearity on modulation instability in silicon-on-insulator nano-waveguides”, Optik, 185, 215-222 (2019).

 

Before joining Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

 

33. I. Khanonkin, G. Eisenstein, M. Lorke, S. Michael, F. Jahnke, A. K. Mishra and J. P. Reithmaier, “Carrier dynamics in a tunneling injection quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, Physical Review B 98, 125307 (2018).

34. I. Khanonkin, A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, S. Banyoudeh, F. Schnabel, V. Sichkovskyi, V. Mikhelashvili, J. P. Reithmaier, and G. Eisenstein, “Ramsey fringes in a room temperature quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, Physical Review B 97, 241117(R) (2018) (Editors’ suggestion).

35. D. Chaturvedi, A. Kumar, and A. K. Mishra, “XPM-induced modulation instability in silicon-on-insulator nano-waveguides and the impact of nonlinear losses”, Journal of Optics 20 (07), 075502 (2018).

36. A. K. Mishra, and S. K. Mishra, “Giant infra-red sensitivity of surface plasmon resonance based refractive index sensor”, Plasmonics 13, 1183–1190 (2018).

37. A. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, “Cross-phase modulation induced modulation instability in negative index metamaterial with saturable nonlinear response”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 34, 2203-2212 (2017).

38. A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, I. Khanonkin, and G. Eisenstein, “Controlling photon echo in InAs/InP based quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, Physical Review Applied 7, 054008 (2017).

39. D. Chaturvedi, A. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, “Analysis of free carrier effects on MI in silicon-on-insulator nano-waveguides”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 34, 1060-1069 (2017).

40. I. Khanonkin, A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, V. Mikhelashvili, S. Banyoudeh, F. Schnabel, V. Sichkovskyi, J. Reithmaier, and G. Eisenstein, “Ultra-fast charge carrier dynamics across the spectrum of an optical gain media based on InAs/AlGaInAs/InP quantum dots”, AIP Advances 7, 035122 (2017).

41. A. K. Mishra, and S. K. Mishra, “MgF2 prism/Rhodium/Graphene: efficient refractive index sensing structure in optical domain”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 29, 145001 (2017).

42. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and R.K. Verma, “Doped single-wall carbon nanotubes in propagating surface plasmon resonance based fiber optic refractive index sensing”, Plasmonics 12, 1657-1663 (2017).

43. A. K. Mishra, and S. K. Mishra, “Gas sensing in Kretschmann configuration utilizing bi-metallic layer of Rhodium-Silver in visible region”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 237, 969–973 (2016).

44. O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, V. Ivanov, and J. P. Reithmaier, “Coherent control in room-temperature quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifiers using shaped pulses”, Optica 3, 570-576 (2016).

45. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and R. K. Verma, “Graphene and beyond Graphene MoS2: a new window in surface-plasmon-resonance-based fiber optic sensing”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 2893-2900 (2016).

46. A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, and G. Eisenstein, “Coherent control in quantum dot gain media using shaped pulses: a numerical study”, Optics Express 23, 246876 (2015).

47. R. K. Verma, and A. K. Mishra, “Highest achievable detection range for SPR based sensors using Gallium Phosphide (GaP) as a substrate: a theoretical study”, Photonic Sensors 6, 181-186 (2015).

48. A. K. Mishra, and S. K. Mishra, “Infrared SPR sensitivity enhancement using ITO/TiO2/silicon overlays”, Europhysics Letters 112, 10001 (2015).

49. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and R. K. Verma, “An SPR-based sensor with an extremely large dynamic range of refractive index measurements in the visible region”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 435502 (2015).

50. N. Sharma, A. Joy, A. K. Mishra, and R. K. Verma, “Fuchs Sondheimer–Drude Lorentz model and Drude model in the study of SPR based optical sensors: a theoretical study”, Optics Communications 357, 120–126 (2015).

51. G. Eisenstein, O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, A. Capua, D. Gready, V. Sichkovskyi, V. Ivanov, and J. Reithmaier, “Time scale dependent nonlinear dynamics in InAs/InP quantum dot gain media: from high-speed modulation to coherent light- matter interactions”, IEEE Photonics Journal 7, 0700407 (2015). (Invited Review)

52. O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, and J. P. Reithmaier, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in InAs/InP quantum dot optical amplifiers: Rabi oscillations in the presence of nonresonant nonlinearities”, Physical Review B 91, 115304 (2015) (Editors’ suggestion).

53. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and B. D. Gupta, “Gas-clad two-way fiber optic SPR sensor: a novel approach for refractive index sensing”, Plasmonics 10, 1071-1076 (2015).

54. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and B. D. Gupta, “SPR based fiber optic sensor for refractive index sensing with enhanced detection accuracy and figure of merit in visible region”, Optics Communications 344, 86–91 (2015).

55. A. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, “Novel high gain regimes of spatio temporal modulational instability for a single-cycle pulse in metamaterials”, Journal of Modern Optics 59, 1599-1606 (2012).

56. A. Kumar, and A. K. Mishra, “Anomalous self-steepening, temporal pulse splitting and ring formation in a left-handed metamaterial with cubic nonlinearity”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 29, 1330-1337 (2012).

Conferences/Symposia/Workshops

  1. A. K. Mishra, “Self-accelerating Airy pulse dynamics in a medium with dispersion and nonlinearity”, International Conference on Light Matter Interaction & Ultrafast Processes (ICLMIUP 2024), March 1-4, 2024, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. (Invited virtual talk)
  2. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Generation of intense coherent LSP by the Gaussian pump pulse”, O.P7, Workshop on Optics & Photonics: Theory & Computational Techniques (OPTCT) & Workshop on Sensors and Nanophotonics (SeNcity), February 23-25, 2024, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.
  3. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Quartic soliton from low power airy pulse”, F2. O2, Workshop on Optics & Photonics: Theory & Computational Techniques (OPTCT) & Workshop on Sensors and Nanophotonics (SeNcity), February 23-25, 2024, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.
  4. A. K. Mishra, “SPASER: Effects of pump and gain medium”, XLVI OSI Symposium International Conference on Optics, Photonics and Quantum Information (OPTIQ-2023), December 11 -13, 2023, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India. (Invited).
  5. S. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Effect of spatial chirp on autofocusing beams”, LSB299, XLVI OSI Symposium International Conference on Optics, Photonics and Quantum Information (OPTIQ-2023), December 11 -13, 2023, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India. (Poster Presentation)
  6. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Stability analysis of the PT-symmetric Lugiato-Lefever model”, GNO116, XLVI OSI Symposium International Conference on Optics, Photonics and Quantum Information (OPTIQ-2023), December 11 -13, 2023, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India. (Oral Presentation)
  7. A. K. Mishra, “Evolution dynamics of Airy pulse in gain induced dispersive media”, 6th IEEE International Workshop on Recent Advances in Photonics, 7-9th Dec. 2023, IIIT-Allahabad, Prayagraj, India. (Invited)
  8. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Manipulation of temporal dynamics of quartic soliton from low power Airy pulse”, Paper ID – 12 (O-16), 6th IEEE International Workshop on Recent Advances in Photonics, 7-9 Dec. 2023, IIIT-Allahabad, Prayagraj, India. (Oral Presentation)
  9. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Response of coherent and incoherent drive on spaser”, Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference 2023 (NANOP 2023) 27 - 29 Nov 2023, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain. (Oral Presentation)
  10. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Manipulating the Strong Airy Pulse Utilizing Weak Airy Pulse in the Regime of Optical Event Horizon”, JM7A.45, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 9-12 October (2023).
  11. S. Singh, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Scintillation index evolution of chirped ring Pearcey vortex beam through atmospheric turbulence”, Program no 23a-A310-2, The 84th JSAP Autumn Meeting 2023, Japan, 19-23 September 2023. (Oral Presentation)
  12. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Generation of SPASER Pulse by Rapid Adiabatic Passage with Chirped Pump Pulse”, 19a-A602-3, The 84th JSAP Autumn Meeting, Japan, 19-23 September 2023. (Oral Presentation)
  13. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Wireless passive PT-symmetric LCR circuits-based temperature sensor”, C000656, The 84th JSAP Autumn Meeting, Japan, 19-23 September 2023. (Oral Presentation)
  14. M. Kala, P. Singh, and A. K. Mishra, “Generation of multiple EPs with modulating loss and gain parameters”, C003151, The 84th JSAP Autumn Meeting, Japan, 19-23 September 2023. (Oral Presentation)
  15. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Gain Induced Dispersion Effects on Airy Pulse”, 19p-A310-5, The 84th JSAP Autumn Meeting, Japan, 19-23 September 2023. (Oral Presentation)
  16. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Modulation instability in a PT-Symmetric twin core fiber with saturable Kerr nonlinear response”, Photonics-2023, IISc Bengaluru, India, 5-8 July (2023), 1570900257.
  17. S. Singh, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Effect of second order spatial chirp in ring Airy vortex beam on the scintillation index evolution in turbulent atmosphere”, Paper id 1570900585, Photonics-2023, IISc Bengaluru (Oral), India, 5-8 July (2023). (DOI/ISBN yet to be allotted)
  18. M. Kala, A. K. Mishra, “Subwavelength Grating Metasurface for Polarization Dependent Antireflecting Coating”, P185, Photonics-2023, IISc Bengaluru (Oral), India, 5-8 July (2023).
  19. A. Purohit, V.S. Poonia, and A. K. Mishra, “Amplified coherent plasmon mode in presence of phonon”, P32, Photonics-2023, IISc Bengaluru, India, 5-8 July (2023).
  20. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Real frequency splitting in triple coupled PT-symmetric micro ring resonator”, P4630, Conference on Optics, Photonics and Quantum Optics (COPaQ), IIT Roorkee, India, 10-13 November (2022).
  21. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Propagation of surface plasmon polaritons in PT-symmetric IMI structure”, CP4-707, National Laser Symposium (NLS-31), IIT Kharagpur, India, 3-6 December (2022).
  22. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Delay Dependent Signal Pulse Manipulation by Control Airy Pulse”, P0191, Conference on Optics, Photonics Quantum Optics (COPaQ 2022), IIT Roorkee, India, 10-13 November (2022).
  23. S. Singh, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Scalar and vector Pearcey and Airy vortex beams through atmospheric turbulence”, pb 74, Conference on Optics, Photonics and Quantum Optics (COPaQ), IIT Roorkee, India, 10-13 November (2022).
  24. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “PT-symmetric Triple Waveguide Directional Coupler with Variable Coupling Coefficients”, JTu5A.45, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 17-20 October (2022), ISBN: 978-1-957171-17-3.
  25. S. Singh, S. K. Mishra, and A. K. Mishra, “Scintillation index evolution of Pearcey vortex beam through atmospheric turbulence”, JTu5A.47, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 17-20 October (2022), ISBN: 978-1-957171-17-3.
  26. J. N. Acharyya, G. V. Prakash, N. R. Desai, and A. K. Mishra, “Femtosecond optical nonlinearities and ultrafast dynamics in metal-dielectric photonic structure”, Paper ID: QN124, 5th IEEE Workshop on Recent Advances in Photonics-2022, 4-6 March 2022, IIT Bombay. DOI: 10.1109/WRAP54064.2022.9758286 “Best Student Poster Award-IEEE WRAP 2022”
  27. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Ballistic soliton from Airy pulse”, Paper ID: PP026, 5th IEEE Workshop on Recent Advances in Photonics-2022, 4-6 March 2022, IIT Bombay. DOI: 10.1109/WRAP54064.2022.9758260
  28. S. Singh, and A. K. Mishra, “Propagation dynamics of ultrashort Laguerre-Gauss vortices in a nonlinear medium”, Paper ID: OC010, 5th IEEE Workshop on Recent Advances in Photonics-2022, 4-6 March 2022, IIT Bombay. DOI: 10.1109/WRAP54064.2022.9758292
  29. E. Ulin-Avila, and A. K. Mishra, “Graphene-based Photonic C-H bond activation”, JTu1A.55, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 1-4 November (2021), ISBN: 978-1-55752-308-2.
  30. J. N. Acharyya, A. K. Mishra, and G. V. Prakash, “Ultrafast Nonlinear Absorption and Pulse Propagation Dynamics in Metal-Dielectric Photonic Structure”, FTh4E.3, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 1-4 November (2021), ISBN: 978-1-55752-308-2. (Oral)
  31. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Quartic Solitons from Airy Pulses”, JW7A.90, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 1-4 November (2021), ISBN: 978-1-55752-308-2.
  32. A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Comparison of Coherent and Incoherent Drive in SPASER”, JW7A.93, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 1-4 November (2021), ISBN: 978-1-55752-308-2.
  33. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Soliton Switching in PT -symmetric Directional Coupler with Saturable Cubic Nonlinear Response”, JW7A.89, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Virtual conference, US, 1-4 November (2021), ISBN: 978-1-55752-308-2.
  34. H. Shah, and A. K. Mishra, “Spatial Coherence Modulation with Surface Plasmons Polaritons in Young’s Double-slit Experiment with Nanostrips”, Session SuB3, Frontiers in Optics & Photonics 2021, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, September 24-27, 2021. (Oral Talk)
  35. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Chirped Symmetric Airy Pulse in External Parabolic Potential”, Session SuA3, Frontiers in Optics & Photonics 2021, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, September 24-27, 2021. (Oral Talk)
  36. D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Airy Pulse in External Harmonic Potential”, Session SuA3, Frontiers in Optics & Photonics 2021, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, September 24-27, 2021. (Oral Talk)
  37. A. Purohit, D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Propagation Dynamics of Shaped Airy Pulses,” IV National Workshop on Optics & Photonics: Theory & Computational Techniques (OPTCT2020), I. I.T. Roorkee, India, 26 – 27 December 2020. (Oral Talk)
  38. A. Sindhav, and A. K. Mishra, “Controlling Three Pulse Photon Echo in a Quantum Dot Ensemble,” IV National Workshop on Optics & Photonics: Theory & Computational Techniques (OPTCT2020), I. I.T. Roorkee, India, 26 – 27 December 2020. (Poster)
  39. P. Chaudhary, and A. K. Mishra, “Switching dynamics in PT - symmetric periodic structures with saturable nonlinear response,” IV National Workshop on Optics & Photonics: Theory & Computational Techniques (OPTCT2020), I. I.T. Roorkee, India, 26 – 27 December 2020. (Poster)
  40. A. K Mishra, “First working laser 1960- A solution looking for a problem,” Three days webinar series on ‘Popular Topics in Physics’, University of Lucknow, 17-19 May 2020. (Invited Talk)
  41. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Dynamics of Airy pulses in the dispersive and nonlinear medium”, IONS India 2020, I.I.T. Delhi, India, 29 Feb-2 March 2020.
  42. A. Purohit, D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “Chirped Airy Pulse Dynamics in Dispersive Kerr Medium”, IONS India 2020, I.I.T. Delhi, India, 29 Feb-2 March 2020.
  43. A. Purohit, D. S. Gaur, and A. K. Mishra, “MXene based surface plasmon resonance sensor”, International Symposium on Photonics and Plasmonics (ISPP-2019), Department of Physics, Central University of Rajasthan, India, 23-24 September 2019.
  44. D. S. Gaur, A. Purohit, and A. K. Mishra, “Surface plasmon resonance based chirped circular grating assisted sensor design and optimization”, International Symposium on Photonics and Plasmonics (ISPP-2019), Department of Physics, Central University of Rajasthan, India, 23-24 September 2019.
  45. A. K. Mishra, “Coherent quantum control in devices”, International Symposium on Photonics and Plasmonics (ISPP-2019), Department of Physics, Central University of Rajasthan, India, 23-24 September 2019. (Invited Talk)
  46. A. K. Mishra, “Triggering and controlling coherence in a room temperature quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, International conference on “Photonics, Metamaterials & Plasmonics” (PMP-2019), Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Sec-62, Noida, India, 14-16 February 2019. (Invited Talk)
  47. I. Khanonkin, M. Lorke, S. Michael, A. K. Mishra, J. P. Reithmaier, F. Jahnke, and G. Eisenstein, “Multi-wavelegth Pump-probe Numerical Analysis of Tunneling Injection Quantum Dot Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Operating at Telecommunication Wavelegnth”, NANO.IL.2018, Jerusalem, Israel, 09-11 October 2018.
  48. I. Khanonkin, M. Lorke, S. Michael, A. K. Mishra, J. P. Reithmaier, F. Jahnke, and G. Eisenstein, “Carrier dynamics in a 1.55 μm tunneling injection quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, TuP15, 26th International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC), (2018 IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC)), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 16 -19 September 2018. DOI: 10.1109/ISLC.2018.8516207
  49. I. Khanonkin, A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, J. P. Reithmaier, and G. Eisentein, “Quantum interference in a room temperature InAs/InP quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier”, FTh1H.6, CLEO-2018, San Jose, California, USA, 13-18 May 2018.
  50. I. Khanonkin, A. K. Mishra, J. P. Reithmaier, and G. Eisenstein, “Carrier dynamics of the InP-based QD semiconductor optical amplifier: experimental and simulation results,” P7 -013, 18th International Conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN18), Neubaukirche, Würzburg, Germany, 09-14 July (2017).
  51. A. K. Mishra, I. Khanonkin, O. Karni, and G. Eisenstein, “Photon echo in InAs/InP QD SOA,” The 6th OASIS International Conference and Exhibition on Optics and Electro-Optics, Tel Aviv, Israel 27-28 February (2017).
  52. I. Khanonkin, A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, and G. Eisenstein, “Carrier dynamics in the SOA based on QDs ensemble,” The 6th OASIS International Conference and Exhibition on Optics and Electro-Optics, Tel Aviv, Israel 27-28 February (2017).
  53. O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, V. Ivanov, and J. P. Reithmaier, “Coherent control by shaped pulses in room temperature InAs/InP quantum dot optical amplifier”, SM4I.4, CLEO-2016, San Jose, California, US, 5-10 June (2016). ISBN: 978-1-943580-11-8.
  54. A. K. Mishra, O. Karni, and G. Eisenstein, “Coherent control with quadratic spectral phase,” iNOW 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 3-7 August (2015).
  55. O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, and G. Eisenstein, “Towards coherent control in room-temperature InAs/InP quantum-dot optical amplifiers,” iNOW 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 3-7 August (2015).
  56. A. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, and A. Kumar, “Modulation instability induced by cross phase modulation in a negative refractive index material with saturable nonlinear responses,” T3A.31, International Conference on Fibre Optics and Photonics Kharagpur India, 13-16 December (2014). ISBN: 978-1-55752-882-7
  57. A.K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, and A. Gershikov, “Datacom multi-mode optical link using 850 nm VCSELs at 25 Gb/s,” 2014 IEEE 28th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eilat, Israel, 3-6 December (2014). ISBN: 978-1-4799-5987-7
  58. A. K. Mishra, S. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, and B. D. Gupta, “Enhanced detection accuracy and figure of merit of surface plasmon resonance based fiber optic sensor for blood glucose sensing”, FTu4B.6, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Tucson, Arizona (USA), 19-23 October (2014). ISBN: 1-55752-286-3
  59. O. Karni, A. K. Mishra, G. Eisenstein, and J. P. Reithmaier, “Discriminating propagation effects from quantum coherent light matter interactions in quantum-dot optical amplifiers operating at room temperature”, The International Conference on Nonlinear Optics and Excitation Kinetics in Semiconductors (NOEKS) -12, Bremen, Germany, 22-25 September (2014).
  60. A. K. Mishra, “Photonic metamaterial superlattice with wider bragg gap”, IONS ASIA-2, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 7 Dec (2012).
  61. A. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, “Spatio-temporal modulation instability in negative refractive index materials for a single cycle pulse”, MPo.32, Photonics-2012, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 9 Dec (2012). ISBN: 978-1-4673-4718-1
  62. A. Kumar, and A. K. Mishra, “Generalized nonlinear evolution equation in real electric field for sub and few-cycle pulses for cubic left handed materials”, OPTICS 2011: International Conference on Light. NIT Calicut, Calicut, India, 23-25 May 2011. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1391, pp. 486-488 (2011). ISBN: 978-0-7354-0960-6
  63. A. Kumar, and A. K. Mishra, “Modeling of ultrashort pulse propagation in metamaterials with cubic nonlinearity”, JTuA47, Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Rochester, New York, US, 24 October (2010).

Talks in Workshops

1. Propagation of pulses in negative index meta materials, 1st OCL-TP Workshop, November 17-18, 2014– Kassel, University of Kassel, Germany.(http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-1st-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

2. Simulation of coherent control in QD SOA using shaped pulses, 2nd OCL-TP Workshop, July 22-23, 2015– Haifa, Technion, Israel. (http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-2nd-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

3. Coherent control using shaped pulses, 3rd OCL-TP Workshop, December 10-11, 2015 – Kassel, University of Kassel, Germany. (http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-3rd-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

4. Photon echoes in QD SOAs, 4th OCL-TP Workshop, July 21-22, 2016– Haifa, Technion, Israel. (http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-4th-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

5. Adding Raman gain to the coherent model, 5th OCL-TP Workshop, March 06-07, 2017 – Kassel, University of Kassel, Germany. (http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-5th-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

6. Simulations of carrier and gain dynamics in TI QD SOAs, 6th OCL-TP Workshop, October 30-31, 2017 – Haifa, Technion, Israel. (http://tp.ina-kassel.de/index.php/id-6th-ocl-tp-workshop.html)

Other Invited Talks

• Department of Physics, IIT Patna, India, 04/10/2017

• Centre for Laser and Photonics, OSA (The Optical Society) invited talk, IIT Kanpur, India, 23/10/2017

• Department of Physics, IIT Roorkee, India, 12/01/2018

• School of Physics & Material Science, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India, 17/01/2018

• Department of Physics, IIT Hyderabad, India, 09/04/2018

• Department of Physics, IIT Jammu, India, 16/10/2018

• Department of Physics, IIT Kanpur, India, 24/11/2018

• Delivered a talk “Playing with coherence in optical devices” in “IPA Faculty Lecture Series” at the Department of Physics, IIT Roorkee on 16 Jan 2019

• Delivered two expert lectures in the Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on "Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials" conducted by Department of Physics, NIT Uttarakhand (Srinagar Garhwal) during 11 - 15 November, 2019

• Delivered an invited talk on “Quantum control realization in semiconductor devices” in the "International Webinar Series" OPTICS- ‘From Fundamentals to Engineering Applications’ conducted by QUBIT, the Physics Society, Department of Physics, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, India on 09 February 2021

• Delivered an invited online talk on “Metamaterials-basics and applications” in the faculty development program (FDP) on “Recent Trends in Optics and Plasma Physics” 21st-27th July 2022 at JIIT Noida on 21st July 2022

• Delivered three lectures as an eminent speaker/expert on 03 & 04 September 2022 in “Faculty Development & Motivational Workshop on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEAM-2022)” organized during August 22 - September 05, 2022, by Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Shiksha Sopan, Kanpur.

• Delivered an invited online talk on “An Introduction to Interference” conducted by Department of Physics, NIT Uttarakhand (Srinagar Garhwal) on 10th February 2023.

• Delivered an invited talk on “Accelerating Light” conducted by Department of Physics, CCS University, Meerut on 07th February 2024.

Honors And Awards
Honors
I.I.T. Delhi
2007
CSIR-JRF
Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
2014
PBC fellowship-2014 by Council for Higher Education, Israel
MemberShips
OSA- The Optical Society
12 Oct 2020 - 30 Sep 2028
Individual Member
Indian Physics Association
12 Mar 2021 - Present
Life Member
Optical Society of India
09 Aug 2021 - Present
Life Fellow
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Optical Communication System ( PHN-731 )
Spring
Applied Optics ( PHN-212 )
Spring
ELECTRODYNAMICS AND OPTICS ( PHN-005 )
Autumn
Mechanics ( PHN-001 )
Autumn
Applied Optics ( PHN-212, PHN-214 )
Spring
Mechanics ( PHN-001 )
Autumn
Applied Optics ( PHN-214 )
Spring
Students
Associate Scholars
Shakti Singh (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Study of ultrashort pulses with OAM
Priyanka Choudhury (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
PT symmetry in nonlinearly coupled waveguides
Deependra Singh Gaur (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Airy structures in optics
Ankit Purohit (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Quantum optics
Manish Kala (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Meta-surfaces in photonics
Sandeep Mishra (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Structured Photonics
Sagar (Ph.D.)
IIT Roorkee
Photonics
Brahmanand Behra (M.Tech.)
IIT Roorkee
Photonics
Miscellaneous
Events
XLV Symposium of Optical Society of India – a Conference on Optics, Photonics & Quantum Optics – COPaQ 2022”
10 Nov 2022 - 13 Nov 2022
ATOS, OPTICA, ANIRITSU,
Administrative Positions
Warden
01 Jul 2021 - 31 Dec 2023
Ravindra Bhawan
Editorial board member
24 Jun 2021 - Present
"Manthan" magazine
Chief-warden, Ravindra Bhawan
01 Jan 2024 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Faculty coordinator, Cognizance-2024
01 Jan 2024 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Member, DRC
07 Oct 2020 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Dy. O.C., Administration & Maintenance
10 Aug 2020 - 20 Jun 2024
IIT Roorkee
O.C., Administration & Maintenance
01 Jan 2020 - 09 Aug 2020
IIT Roorkee
OC, Maintenance
21 Jun 2024 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Co-ordinator B.Tech. Engineer Physics (2020-24 Batch) and Integrated M.Sc. Physics (2020-25 Batch)
04 Sep 2020 - Present
Department of Physics, IITR
Deputy O.C.
01 Jan 2019 - Present
B.Tech. IInd year optics lab
Alumni

M.Tech. Thesis-

(1) Name- Deependra Singh Gaur

Enrollment number- 18560003

Year- 2019-2020

Thesis title- Modelling of transform limited airy pulse in a highly dispersive nonlinear medium

(2) Name- Ankit Purohit

Enrollment number- 18560002

Year- 2019-2020

Thesis title- Modelling of finite energy chirped airy pulse propagation in highly dispersive and nonlinear medium

(3) Name- Karanjit Singh

Enrollment number- 19560004

Year- 2020-2021

Thesis title- FBG and LPG based sensors

(4) Name- Dhananjay C. Amte (Co-supervised with Prof. Mukesh Kumar Pathak)

Enrollment number- 20550003

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- DC motor speed control and battery storage using solar PV generation and MPPT

(5) Name- Marnya Lomi

Enrollment number- 21560004

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- Study of four wave mixing in double Λ system

M.Sc. Thesis-

(1) Name- Vipul Kumar

Enrollment number- 18615023

Year- 2019-2020

Thesis title- Investigation of light-matter interaction through semiclassical approach

(2) Name- Yashpal Choudhary

Enrollment number- 19615028

Year- 2020-2021 (Dec.)

Thesis title- Study of coupling with rapidity parameter in cavity optomechanical systems

(3) Name- Lakshya Agrawal

Enrollment number- 20615014

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- Investigation of Fano resonances and its application in photonics

(4) Name- Rashamiya Jay Manojbhai (IMSc) (Co-supervised with Prof. V. S. Poonia)

Enrollment number- 17311012

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- An efficient Quantum photocell based on GaN quantum dots

(5) Name- Janish Kumar (IMSc)

Enrollment number- 18311006

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- Theoretical and Numerical analysis of PT symmetric phase transitions in nanospherical dimers

(6) Name- Lad Krishna (MSc- Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat,

India) (Co-supervised with Prof. Vipul Kheraj, SVNIT Surat)

Enrollment number- I18PH011

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- Whispering gallery modes in ring resonator complexes and their applications towards sensing

B.Tech. Thesis-

(1) Name- Komal Punia (Won best project award)

Enrollment number- 17122014

Year- 2020-2021

Thesis title- Optical coherence modulation using surface plasmons and band gaps in

plasmonic hole arrays

(2) Name- Ajit Kishorbhai

Enrollment number- 17122026

Year- 2020-2021

Thesis title- Controlling Photon Echo in an Ensemble of Quantum Dots

(3) Name- Hilay Shah

Enrollment number- 17122012

Year- 2020-2021

Thesis title- Numerical study of spatial coherence modulation by surface plasmons

(4) Name- Rishabh Mehta

Enrollment number- 17122018

Year- 2020-2021

Thesis title- Unidirectional SPP excitations with PT symmetric dielectric profile

(5) Name- Ayush Singh

Enrollment number- 18122004

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- Numerical analysis of channel efficiency for Laguerre-Gaussain & Bessel-Gaussian beams in modern optical communication systems

(6) Name- Rajvi Mittal

Enrollment number-18122016

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- Study of propagation of LG mode in closed loop tripod configuration in presence of weak magnetic field

(7) Name- Vishu Garg (co-supervised with Prof. V. S. Poonia)

Enrollment number- 18310018

Year- 2021-2022

Thesis title- Quantum random number generation via photonics

(8) Name- Bhavesh Gnnanapareddy (co-supervised with Prof. Robert K. Szilagyi, University of

British Columbia - Okanagan, Canada)

Enrollment number- 19122009

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- Analysis of modern density functional methods to understand environmental effects on Covalency from X-ray Absorption Spectra

(9) Name- Riya Malani

Enrollment number- 19122028

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- A study on free space optical communication using OAM of light

(10) Name- Sidharth Dhingra (co-supervised with Prof. V. Rastogi)

Enrollment number- 19122030

Year- 2022-2023

Thesis title- Design of dielectric metasurface for OAM beam generation and optimization of a ring-air-core fiber supporting OAM beam transmission

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