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Dr. Alexey G. Yamilov

Associate Professor



Wave Transport in Complex Media

Research Interests:

Wave Diffusion in Confined Geometries, Localization Phenomena, Coherent Control of Wave Transport, Imaging in Turbid Media, Lasing in Complex Photonic Media, Metamaterials



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  • 2001: PhD in Physics: The City University of New York, NY
  • 1997: MS in Physics/Engineering (summa cum laude): Donetsk State University, Ukraine

Selected Publications

  • R. Sarma, A. Yamilov, S. F. Liew, M. Guy, H. Cao, “Control of mesoscopic transport by modifying transmission channels in opaque media,” Phys. Rev. B 92, 214206 (2015)
  • A. Yamilov, R. Sarma, B. Redding, B. Payne, H. Noh, and H. Cao, “Position-dependent diffusion of light in disordered waveguides,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 023904 (2014)
  • S. Herath, N. P. Puente, E.I. Chaikina and A. Yamilov, “Artificially disordered birefringent optical fibers,” Optics Express 20, 3620-3632 (2012)
  • A. Yamilov and H. Cao, Self-optimization of optical confinement and lasing action in disordered photonic crystals, in “Optical properties of photonic structures: interplay between order and disorder,” ed. by. M. Limonov and R. De La Rue (Taylor & Francis 2012)
  • A. Yamilov and B. Payne, “Classification of regimes of wave transport in quasi-one-dimensional non-conservative random media,” J. Mod. Opt. 57, 1916 (2010)


  • Modern Physics I (Physics 2311)
  • Classical Optics (Physics 4503)
  • Transport in Nanostructures (Physics 4533)