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F. Ömer İlday


F.ömerOffice: EE-506

Phone: +90 312 290 8076 

eMail: ilday[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Associate Professor, Ph.D.: Applied Physics, Cornell University, 2003

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  • Nonlinear, far-from-equilibrium, dissipative systems, focussing on:
    (1) Laser-controlled self-organization and self-assembly of nano- and micro-structures
    (2) Dynamics of mode-locked lasers
  • Laser physics and engineering:
    (1) Development of ultrafast burst-mode fiber lasers
    (2) Biomedical applications of ultrafast burst-mode lasers

Selected Publications

  • B. Öktem, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, H. Kalaycıoglu, A. Rybak, S. Yavas, M. Erdogan and F. Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear laser lithography for indefinitely large-area nanostructuring with femtosecond pulses,” Nature Photon. 7, 897–901 (2013).
  • H. Kalaycioglu, Y. B. Eldeniz, Ö. Akçaalan, S. Yavas, K. Gürel, M. Efe, and F. Ö. Ilday, “1-mJ Pulse Bursts from a Yb-doped Fiber Amplifier,” Opt. Lett. 37, 2586-2588 (2012).
  • S. Yavaş, M. Erdogan, K. Gürel, F. Ö. Ilday, Y. B. Eldeniz, and U. H. Tazebay, “Fiber laser-microscope system for femtosecond photodisruption of biological samples,” Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 605-611 (2012).
  • C. Jirauschek, F. Ö. İlday, “Semianalytic theory of self-similar optical propagation and mode-locking using a shape-adaptive model pulse,” Phys. Rev. A 83, 063809 (2011).
  • B. Oktem, C. Ülgüdür and F. Ö. Ilday, “Soliton-similariton fibre laser,” Nature Phot., 4, 307 (2010).
  • F. Ö. Ilday, J. Buckley, and F. W. Wise, “Self-similar evolution of parabolic pulses in a laser cavity,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 213902-1 (2004).

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