Department of Physics & Energy Science

Anatoliy Pinchuk, Ph.D.

Anatoliy Pinchuk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

ENGR 212

Work : (719) 255-3556
apinchuk@uccs.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Nanooptics
  • Plasmonics
  • Photonics
  • Colloidal Chemistry
  • Negative Index of Refraction
  • Metamaterials

Education

  • Ph.D., National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Germany (2002)
  • Collaborative in Basic and Engineering Grant, National Academy of Sciences, USA (2002)
  • INTAS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Belgium (2004)
  • CU New Inventor of the Year (2011)

Detailed Research Interests

  • Plasmonics: experimental and theoretical research in thin nanostructured metal films and metal nanoparticles. Optical properties of thin metal films and metal nanoparticles. Optical sub-diffraction waveguides.
  • Metamaterials: experimental and theoretical research in negative index of epsilon-near-zero metamaterials. Plasmon excitations in nanostructured metal films. Graded negative index metamaterials. Microwave metamaterials and their applications to advanced antenna.
  • Biophysics: development of ultrasensitive optical biochemical sensors for biomarkers detections. Single cell bio-imaging by using advanced photoluminescent biomarkers.
  • Photovoltaic: experimental and theoretical research in the area of advanced nanostructured plasmonic solar cells.
 
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