Igor V. Koryukin,
Scientific secretary of IAP RAS, senior research scientist, Ph.D.

Nizhny Novgorod , Russia , October 27, 1963


  • 1981-1986 Gorky ( Nizhny Novgorod ) State University , Radiophysical faculty
  • 1988 MS degree from Institute of Applied Physics
  • 2000 Ph.D. from Institute of Applied Physics . Thesis title: “Low-frequency dynamics of a mutimode lasers with slowly relaxing active media”, Scientific adviser Ya.I. Knanin


Institute of Applied Physics Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1986-1988 Student researcher
  • 1988-1995 Junior researcher
  • 1996-2002 Research scientist
  • 2003-date Senior research scientist

Visiting Scientist, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium , 1992, 1995, 1998, 2000-2001

Main researches are in the field of laser theory, dynamical and noise behaviour of lasers with different active media and type of cavity. Current research interests are in the field of nonlinear dynamics of multimode solid-state and semiconductor lasers and chaotic synchronization of semiconductor lasers.


  • 1993 - Individual grant from International Science Foundation
  • 2000-2001 - Research Fellowships from Belgian Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs
  • 2003-2005 - Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research “Multimode lasers with intracavity nonlinear elements: The stability problem”


  • Nizhny Novgorod State University
  • 1999-date laboratory exercises on laser physics
  • 2004-date "Fundumentals of laser dynamics", special graduate course


Referee for the Journals: Physical Review & Physical Review Letters, Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, Optics Communications
Scientific secretary of the Seminar of Nonlinear Dynamics and Optics Department of Institute of Applied Physics

About 30 scientific papers published in refereed journals.


I.V. Koryukin, P.A. Khandokhin, Ya.I. Khanin, Bifurcations and chaos in the three-level model of a laser with coherent optical pumping, Opt ics Commun ications v.65, N5, p.367-372, 1988 .

I.V.Koryukin, P.A.Khandokhin, Ya.I.Khanin Frequency Dynamics of a Bidirectional Ring Laser with a Nonreciprocal Cavity, Sov. J. Quantum Electron.,v.20, p.895-898, 1990.

P.A.Khandokhin, Ya.I.Khanin, I.V.Koryukin and P.Mandel, Influence of carrier diffusion on the dynamics of a two-mode laser, IEEE J.Quantum Electron., v.31, p.647-652, 1995.

P.A.Khandokhin, Paul Mandel, I.V.Koryukin, B.A.Nguyen, Ya.I.Khanin Disappearance of relaxation oscilation frequencies in a multimode solid-state laser, Physics Letters A, v.235, p.248-252, 1997.

Y.V.Radeonychev, I.V.Koryukin, O.Kocharovskaya, R.Corbalan, R.Vilaseca, Dynamical manifestations of two mechanisms of lasing without inversion, J.Opt.B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, v.1, p.580-587, 1999.

N.B. Abraham, L.Sekaric, L.L.Carson, V. Seccareccia, P.A. Khandokhin,Ya.I. Khanin, I.V.Koryukin, V.G. Zhislina, Anomalies, symmetries, and asymmetries in the relaxation oscillation spectra of multimode standing-wave solid-state lasers, Physical Review A, v.62, 013810, 2000.

I.V.Koryukin, P. Mandel, Two regimes of synchronization in unidirectionally coupled semiconductor lasers, Physical Review E, v.65, 026201, 2002.

I.V.Koryukin, P. Mandel, Antiphase dynamics of selectively coupled multimode semiconductor lasers, IEEE J. Quantum Electron., v.39, p.1521-1525, 2003.

I.V.Koryukin, P. Mandel, Dynamics of semiconductor lasers with optical feedback: comparison of multimode models in the low-frequency fluctuation regime, Physical Review A, v.70, 053819, 2004.