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Department of Chemistry

Dalton Research Group  
 

Anna Pyayt (or Anna Pyajt)
Personal Homepage: http://www.pyayt.com

Education:
September of 2003 till now: working towards doctoral degree at the University of Washington, department of Electrical Engineering.

June of 2002: Master of Science degree in applied mathematics and optics, diploma with honors. Granting institution: Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics.

June of 2001: Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and optics, diploma with honors. Granting institution: Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics.

Awards, honors and grants:

Nanotechnology UIF Graduate Research award for 2004-05 for the research titled "Novel wavelength selective switch based on new electro-optical materials and nano-fabrication technique"

SPIE Educational Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering (2004)

Electrical Engineering Young Innovator Fellowship (2003)

Clarendon Fund Award to study in Oxford University (declined)

SPIE Educational Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering (2003)

Student support of the attendance of CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2003 in Munich (2003)

Travel Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research (2003, 2000)

Scholarship of Holographic school of Denisyuk (2002)

Student Travel Contingency Grant of SPIE (2002, 2000)

Diploma for the best scientific student paper from the Ministry of Education of Russia
(2001)

Winner of International Soros Science Education Program in 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998 4 years in a row

Winner of the President of Russian Federation competition for students (2001)

Winner of Saint-Petersburg Municipality competition for young scientists (2000)

 

Publications:

Susan Soggs, Haishan Sun, Antao Chen, Kian Kaviani, Nishant Bhatambrekar, Anna Pyajt, Jingdong Liu, Larry Dalton, Alex Jen, Babak Parviz, “Feasibility study: integration of electro-optic polymer waveguide device with MOS circuitry on silicon”// Proceedings of Photonocs West 2005, to be published.

Nishant Prakash Bhatambrekar, Anna Pyajt, Jingdong Luo, Larry Dalton, Alex K-Y Jen, Antao Chen, “A biased push-pull technique to achieve fractional volt half-wave voltage of Mach-Zehnder modulators”// Proceedings of Photonocs West 2005, to be published.

A.L. Pyajt, Kishore Sandara-Rajan, Gabriel Rowe, Matilda Enlund, “On-chip characterization of fluids using micro surface plasmon resonance sensors”// 49th SPIE’s Annual Meeting, 2004, SPIE Code Number: 5514-80, to be published.

A.L. Pyajt, O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, A.S. Cherkasov,V.N. Sizov. “Dynamic holograms recording in fullerene-containing solid state media by 300 ps and 10 ns laser pulses”// Proc. SPIE of 48th SPIE’s Annual Meeting, 2003. O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov, “Dynamic hologram recording in solid-state fullerene-containing hosts”, // Optics and spectroscopy, 2003.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt. “Self-diffraction of picosecond pulses in fullerene-containing media”.// Proc. of Russian School for Young Scientists “Coherent optics and optical spectroscopy”, Kazan, Master Line, 2002, P. 211-217.

A.L. Pyajt, V.G. Bespalov. “Amplitude-phase dynamic holograms recording in C60 fullerene solutions”.// Proc. SPIE of International Conference ICO 19 “Optics for the quality of life” - Florence, Italy 25-30 August, 2002, P. 567-568.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov , Yu.N. Efimov, A.L. Pyajt, A.S. Cherkasov, V.N. Sizov. “Dynamic hologram recording in fullerene-containing nano-size porous glasses”. //Proc. SPIE of International Conference LAT - Moscow, June 22-29, 2002.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, A.L. Pyajt, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov, E.Yu. Yutanova. “Dynamic hologram recording for extra-efficient optical limiting in C60 solutions”. //Proc. SPIE of Photonics West 2002, 4659A-15.

O.V. Andreeva, I.M. Belousova, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, A.L. Pyajt, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov, E.Yu. Yutanova, “Dynamic holograms recording in C60 fullerene toluene solutions”. //Opt . J., V. 68, No 3, P. 43-48, 2001.

V.G.Bespalov, A.L.Pyajt, “Dynamic hologram recording and relaxation in C60 solutions”// Proc. SPIE., 4106, pp. 338-343, 2000.

Papers in books:

A.L. Pyajt, V.G. Bespalov. “Modeling of amplitude-phase holograms recording in fullerene solutions”, // Problems of nonlinear and coherent optics, SPb SIFMO, 2002, p. 198-204.

A.L. Pyajt, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov, E.Yu. Yutanova. “Optical limiters in fullerene-containing media using dynamic holograms”. //Optical technologies in fundamental and applied researches, SPb SIFMO, 2001, p. 120-130.

V.G. Bespalov, V.N. Vasiliev, S.A. Kozlov, V.G. Parfenov, A.L. Pyajt, L.M. Studenikin.“New approaches to young scientists-opticians trainings”. //Optical technologies in fundamental and applied researches, SPb SIFMO, 2001, p. 8-18.

A.L. Pyajt, “Numerical modeling of optical limiting using dynamic hologram recording in fullerene C60 solution”. // Modern technologies, SPb SIFMO, 2001, p. 154-158.

A.L.Pyajt, “Phase holograms recording and relaxation in fullerene solutions”, // Problems of nonlinear and coherent optics, SPb SIFMO, 2000, p. 258-267.


Reports at the conferences and conference papers:

Nishant Prakash Bhatambrekar, Anna Pyajt, Jingdong Luo, Larry Dalton, Alex K-Y Jen, Antao Chen, “A biased push-pull technique to achieve fractional volt half-wave voltage of Mach-Zehnder modulators”// Proceedings of Photonocs West 2005, to be published.

Susan Soggs, Haishan Sun, Antao Chen, Kian Kaviani, Nishant Bhatambrekar, Anna Pyajt, Jingdong Liu, Larry Dalton, Alex Jen, Babak Parviz, “Feasibility study: integration of electro-optic polymer waveguide device with MOS circuitry on silicon”// Proceedings of Photonocs West 2005, to be published.

A.L. Pyajt, Kishore Sandara-Rajan, Gabriel Rowe, Matilda Enlund, “On-chip characterization of fluids using micro surface plasmon resonance sensors”// 49th SPIE’s Annual Meeting, 2004, USA, Denver,SPIE Code Number: 5514-80, Oral presentation.

A.L. Pyajt, O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, A.S. Cherkasov, V.N. Sizov. “Dynamic holograms recording in fullerene-containing solid state media by 300 ps and 10 ns laser pulses”// 48th SPIE’s Annual Meeting, USA, San-Diego,2003, Oral presentation.

A.L. Pyajt, O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, “Dynamic holograms recording in fullerene-containing solid-state media: porous glasses and polymethylmetacrylate hosts”// II International Conference on Laser Optics for Young Scientists - LOYS 2003, St.Petersburg, Russia,. June, 30 - July, 4, 2003, Poster presentation.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt, “Solid fullerene-containing hosts: spectral analysis and the dynamic holograms recording”// Fourth International ConferenceOptical Holography and its Applications”, Kiev, Ukraine, 26-28 June 2003, Poster presentation.

A.L. Pyajt, O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov. “Dynamic holograms recording in fullerene-containing solid state media by 300 ps laser pulse”.// CLEO/Europe-EQEC Conference. Munich, Germany, 23-27 June, 2003, Oral presentation.

A.L. Pyajt, O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov , Yu.N. Efimov, A.S. Cherkasov, V.N. Sizov. “Dynamic hologram recording in solid fullerene-containing media using pulse laser radiation of nano-and femtosecond pulse lengths. // SPb SIFMO, 6 February 2003, Oral presentation.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt. “Self-diffraction of picosecond pulses in fullerene-containing media”, Russian School for Young Scientists “Coherent optics and optical spectroscopy”, Kazan, Russia, Oral presentation.

A.L. Pyajt. “SPIE Student Chapter of Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics”. The second symposium of young scientists of Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg, October 22, 2002.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt. “Holograms recording in fullerene-containing media by picosecond laser pulses”. School for young scientists “Optics 2002”, Saint-Petersburg, 14-17 October, 2002, Poster presentation + conference paper.

A.L. Pyajt, V.G. Bespalov. “Amplitude-phase dynamic holograms recording in C60 fullerene solutions”.// International Conference ICO 19 “Optics for the quality of life” - Florence, Italy, 25-30 August, 2002, Poster presentation.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov , Yu.N. Efimov, A.L. Pyajt, A.S. Cherkasov, V.N. Sizov. “Dynamic hologram recording in fullerene-containing nano-size porous glasses”. International Conference LAT - Moscow, June 22-29, 2002, Oral presentation + conference paper.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt, A.S. Cherkasov. “Dynamic hologram recording in fullerene-containing nano-size porous glasses”, Russian School “Nonlinear waves”, March 2-9, 2002, Nizhniy Novgorod, Poster presentation + conference paper.

O.V. Andreeva, V.G. Bespalov, Yu.N. Efimov, A.L. Pyajt, V.N. Sizov, A.S. Cherkasov, E.Yu. Yutanova. “Dynamic hologram recording for extra-efficient optical limiting in C60 solutions”. Photonics West 2002, 4659A-15, Oral presentation.

I.M. Belousova, V.G. Bespalov, A.L. Pyajt. “Use dynamic hologram recording in fullerene C60 solution for optical limiting”. International Conference “Optics-2001”, October 17-19, 2001, Oral presentation + conference paper.

A.L. Pyajt, “Numerical modeling of thermal grating relaxation induced by laser pulse in C60 fullerene solution”. Seminar on physics and astronomy on results of Saint-Petersburg young scientists competition, 2001, Oral presentation + conference paper.

A.L.Pyajt, “Optical limiting in fullerene medium using dynamic holograms”, School for Young Scientists “Optics-2000”, October 16-20, 2000. Report + conference paper.

A.L.Pyajt, V. G. Bespalov “Dynamic hologram recording and relaxation in C60 solutions”, 45th SPIE’s Annual Meeting, 2000, Oral presentation.

V. G. Bespalov, A.L.Pyajt, “Thermal grating relaxation induced by laser pulse in fullerene solutions”, Papers of First International Conference on Laser Optics for Young Scientists, June 26-30, 2000, p. 131, Oral presentation + conference paper.

V. G. Bespalov, A.L.Pyajt, “Phase hologram relaxation induced by 10 ns laser pulse”, Preprints of Russian Scientific - Practical Conference “Optics and scientific instrument-making-2000”, March 29-30, 2000, p. 42-43, Oral presentation + conference paper.

A.L. Pyajt “Dynamic hologram forming in C60 fullerene solutions. Proc. Of International Conference “Optics-99”, October 19-21, 1999, p. 82, Oral presentation +conference paper.

V. G. Bespalov , S.A. Lobanov , N. S. Makarov , A.L. Pyajt, “Systems of nonlinear differential equations for nonlinear optical phenomena describing”, Preprints of International Conference “Nonlinear sciences on the border of millenniums”, June 22-24, 1999, p. 123. Report + conference paper.

Total: 16 papers, 11 conference papers, 23 reports at the conferences.
I am a member of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. In 2003 I was a president of SPIE student chapter of SPb SIFMO.

 

 
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