Vladimir Antonov

Permanent employment and position
Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, research scientist
Position at ELSA
Research scientist


2008 - Master's degree with honor on radiophysics from the Radiophysical Department of N.I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod

2012 - PhD in physics and mathematics, PhD thesis “Formation of Extremely Short Pulses of the Resonant Radiation via Adiabatic Modulation of Parameters of the Medium by an Electromagnetic Field”, laser physics, scientific adviser – Y. V. Radeonychev


Academic qualifications



Fields of interest

Coherent and nonlinear optics, attosecond physics, quantum optics, quantum mechanics, gamma-optics

Professional career

2006-present – Institute of Applied Physics RAS, senior research assistant, junior research scientist, research scientist


Awards, scholarships, grants

Scholarship of Scientific Council of N.I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (2005-2008)

A. F. Khohlov (2007-2008) and G. A. Razuvaev (2009-2011) scholarships of administration of the Nizhny Novgorod region

Winner of the competitions for young scientists of the Institute of Applied Physics RAS (2009, 2012)

Grants of the Dynasty Foundation (2010-2013 – postgraduate student grant, 2014 – PhD grant)

Participant of more than 20 projects of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Science and Education of Russian Federation, RFBR, CRDF and NSF

Principal investigator of the RFBR grant # 14-02-31044 mol_а "Efficient high-harmonic generation and attosecond pulse formation in multicolor laser field and their application for the attosecond control of quantum systems"



10 papers in peer reviewed journals

Major works

  1. Farit Vagizov, Vladimir Antonov, Y.V. Radeonychev, R N. Shakhmuratov & Olga Kocharovskaya, Coherent control of the waveforms of recoilless γ-ray photons // Nature 2014, v. 508, № 7494, pp. 80-83;
  2. V.A. Antonov, Y.V. Radeonychev, and Olga Kocharovskaya, Formation of ultrashort pulses via quantum interference between Stark-split atomic transitions in a hydrogenlike medium // Physical Review A 2013, v. 88, № 5, Art. no. 053849;
  3. Y.V. Radeonychev, V.A. Antonov, O. Kocharovskaya, Resonant formation of few-cycle pulses by hydrogen-like atoms with time-dependent resonance // Laser Physics 2013, v. 23, № 8, Art. no. 085303.
  4. V.A. Antonov, Y.V. Radeonychev, O. Kocharovskaya, Formation of a Single Attosecond Pulse via Interaction of Resonant Radiation with a Strongly Perturbed Atomic Transition // Physical Review Letters 2013, v. 110, № 21, Art. no. 213903;
  5. Y.V. Radeonychev, V.A. Polovinkin, O. Kocharovskaya, Resonant Generation of Few-Cycle Pulses in Hydrogenlike Atoms // Laser Physics 2012, v. 22, № 10, pp. 1547–1552;
  6. V.A. Polovinkin, Y.V. Radeonychev, O. Kocharovskaya, Few-cycle attosecond pulses via periodic resonance interaction with hydrogen-like atoms // Optics Letters 2011, v. 36, № 12, pp. 2296–2298;
  7. Y.V. Radeonychev, V.A. Polovinkin, O. Kocharovskaya, Extremely Short Pulses via Resonantly Induced Transparency // Laser Physics 2011, v. 21, № 7, pp. 1243–1251;
  8. Y.V. Radeonychev, V.A. Polovinkin, O. Kocharovskaya, Extremely Short Pulses via Stark Modulation of the Atomic Transition Frequencies // Physical Review Letters 2010, v. 105, № 18, Art. no. 183902;
  9. V.A. Polovinkin, E.V. Radeonychev, Formation of optical pulses by modulating the resonant quantum transition frequency in a spectrally inhomogeneous medium // Quantum Electronics 2010, v. 40, №2, pp. 115 ‑120;
  10. Y.V. Radeonychev, V.A. Polovinkin, O. Kocharovskaya, Pulse Shaping via Modulation of Resonant Absorption // Laser Physics 2009, v. 19, № 4, pp. 769–775;

Additional information:

On February 17, 2012 has formally changed the surname from "Polovinkin" to "Antonov".

Three times (in 2010, 2011 and 2012) worked at the Physics and Astronomy Department of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, as an invited researcher.