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Olga Kocharovskaya

Faculty: Distinguished Professor


MPHY 559 (main office)

MPHY B36 (aux. location)


Olga Kocharovskaya's research is focused on Quantum, Coherent and Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Information Science, Attosecond Physics and X-ray Optics. She made pioneering and seminal contributions on Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Lasing Without Inversion and Coherent Control of the Nuclear Transitions. Before joying the Physics Department, TAMU in 1998, she hold the Leading Scientist position at the Institute of Applied Physics, RAS and the Adjunct Independent Researcher position at the Free University of Brussels. She is a Fellow of both American Physical Society (2005) and Optical Society of America (1997). She received the Distinguished Scientist Award of the Texas A&M University Chapter of Sigma Xi (2012), University Distinguished Professor Award (2011), Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University Distinguished Achievement Award in Research (2005), Willis Lamb Award for achievements in laser science and quantum electronics (1998) and Outstanding Young Professor of the Russian Federation Award of the Russian Academy of Science (1996).

Latest Publications

I. R. Khairulin, V. A. Antonov, Y. V. Radeonychev, and Olga Kocharovskaya. “Ultimate capabilities for compression of the waveform of a recoilless γ-ray photon into a pulse sequence in an optically deep vibrating resonant absorber.” Phys. Rev. A, 98(4), 043860, Oct 2018.

I R Khairulin, V A Antonov, Y V Radeonychev, and O A Kocharovskaya. “Transformation of Mössbauer γ-ray photon waveform into short pulses in dual-tone vibrating resonant absorber.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 51(23), 235601, Nov 2018.

O. Kocharovskaya â€What are the ultimate limits for laser photon energies?” 1277-1281in Girish Agarwal, et al. “Light, the universe and everything -- 12 Herculean tasks for quantum cowboys and black diamond skiers.” Journal of Modern Optics, 65(11), 1261--1308, Apr 2018.

V. A. Antonov, I. R. Khairulin, Y. V. Radeonychev, and O. A. Kocharovskaya. “Compression of the Waveform of a Gamma Photon Into a Train of Short Pulses in an Optically Dense Oscillating Mössbauer Absorber.” Radiophysics and Quantum Electronics, 59(11), 937--946, Apr 2017.

T. R. Akhmedzhanov, M. Yu. Emelin, V. A. Antonov, Y. V. Radeonychev, M. Yu. Ryabikin, and Olga Kocharovskaya. “Ultimate capabilities for few-cycle pulse formation via resonant interaction of XUV radiation with IR-field-dressed atoms.” Phys. Rev. A, 95(2), 023845, Feb 2017.