PERSONAL: Born in 1980 in Kharkiv, Ukraine
EDUCATION and EMPLOYMENT:
2013 
Senior scientist, Laboratory of Micro and NanoOptics, Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics NASU, Kharkiv, Ukraine 
201012 
Scientist, LMNO, IRE NASU 
2010 
Ph.D. degree in Radio Physics, IRE NASU 
200510 
Junior scientist and parttime Ph.D.
student, Department of Computational Electromagnetics, IRE NASU 
200205 
Ph.D. student in Radio Physics, IRE NASU 
2002 
Student of English course, International Linguistic Center 
2001 
Computer Science courses, Alpha Co. 
199702 
Student in Applied Mathematics,
Kharkiv National University, Ukraine: M.S. degree equivalent 
TOPICS of THESES:
Ph.D.: 
"Electromagnetic fields and
emission thresholds of standalone and coupled 2D open dielectric resonators with
active regions."
[summarypdf]
Supervisor: Prof. A.I. Nosich Full text, in English, is available upon request.

M.S.: 
"The problem of optimal control with a semitransparent boundary."
Supervisor: Prof. G.V. Suzikov

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Singular Integral Equations, Analytical Regularization, Nystrom methods,
Dielectric Scatterers, Eigenvalue Problems, WhisperingGallery Modes, Semiconductor Microcavity Lasers, Photonic Molecules, Single
Quantum Dots
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
2012 
Researcher Mobility Grant of ESF for the work on the project "Development of Nystromtype
techniques for efficient computation of 2D dielectric resonators and scatterers," in
collaboration with the Ecole Nationale Superieur de Cachan, France (Dr. M. Lebental) 
2011 
Travel grant of COST for attending
int'l conference ICTON2011 in Stockholm 
2010 
Honorable mention of the annual NASU Young Scientist Prize contest in Division of Physics

2009 
IEEE Region 8 Women in Engineering,
Clementina Saduwa Award for demonstrating noteworthy support for women in the profession and
establishing a benchmark of engineering excellence. The Award was handed by the IEEE Region 8
Director, Prof. J. Modelski at the Regional Meeting in Riga on May 8, 2010.
[pdf text and photos]

200810 
NASU Young Scientist Scholarship, for excellence in research

2008 
Travel grant of ONRG for attending int'l conference CAOL2008 in Alushta

200708 
IVF Ph.D. Scholarship, for the work on the project "Advanced linear modelling of microcavity
semiconductor lasers," in collaboration with IPE ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic (Prof. J. Ctyroky)

2007 
Travel grant of the German Physics Society for attending the 386 Heraeus
Seminar on Computational Nanophotonics in Bad Honnef

200507 
INTAS Young Scientist Ph.D. Programme
Fellowship, for the work on the project "Quasi3D electromagnetic modeling of microcavity lasers and laser arrays with lowered thresholds and
improved directionalities", in collaboration with the
University of Nottingham, UK (Prof. T.M. Benson)

200506 
IEEE EDS Graduate Student Fellowship, for the work on the project "Eigenvalue problems for
cyclic photonicmolecule microcavity lasers" 
2005 
Travel grant of ONRG for attending
int'l conference CAOL2005 in Yalta 

Travel grant of MENESR, France for attending int'l conference ANTEM2005 in Saint Malo

2004 
Young Scientist Prize of MSMW04
int'l symposium, Kharkiv, for the best poster paper

2003 
Travel grant of EOARD for attending
int'l conference CAOL2003 in Alushta Young Scientist grant of ICTON2003 int'l conference in Warsaw Travel grant of
EOARD for attending int. workshop OWTNM2003 in Prague 
2002 
Travel grant of SAMSUNG Co. for attending the Young Scientist Day conference in Kiev

200205 
NASU Ph.D. Scholarship 
199702 
Student scholarships from the Kharkiv National University 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
2012 
Volunteer work at MMET*12 int'l conference, Kharkiv

201112 
Elected secretary of the IEEE East Ukraine Joint Chapter
Principal Investigator, Dnipro joint research project with the ENC de Cachan, funded by
MAEE, France and SASII, Ukraine
Team member, ESF networking programme "Newfocus"

2011 
Team member, FP7 STELE joint research project with the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

2010 
Secretary of MMET*10 int'l conference, Kiev

200910 
Team member, NATOMES/UA competitive research project

2009 
Team member, MENESR PECONEI research and training network with the University of
Rennes 1, France

200810 
Team member, NASUASCR exchange research project with the Institute of Photonics
and Electronics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic

2008 
Team member, MAEE ECONET research network with the
University of Rennes 1, France Volunteer work at MMET*08 int'l conference, Odesa

200709 
Team member, RS joint research project with the University of Nottingham, UK, NASUTUBITAK
exchange research project with the Bilkent University, Ankara,
and NASUNanoscience competitive research project

2006 
Volunteer work at MMET*06 int'l conference, Kharkiv

2005+ 
OSA student member, member (2011)

200406 
Team member, NASUTUBITAK exchange research project with Bilkent University,
Ankara, Turkey and RSfunded joint research project with the University of Nottingham, UK

2004 
Volunteer work at MMET*04 int'l conference, Dnipropetrovsk

2003+ 
IEEE student member, member (2010) 
2002 
Volunteer work at MMET*02 int'l conference, Kiev 
INVITED SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS:
Laboratory of Quantum and Molecular Photonics, ENS de Cachan, France (2011, 2010);
IPE ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic (2010, 2008);
Dept. Electrical and Electronic Engn., Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey (2005);
G. Green Inst. for Electronagnetics Research, University of Nottingham, UK (2005)
JOURNAL PAPERS:
1. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, "Optical coupling of an active microdisk to a passive one:
effect on the lasing thresholds of the whisperinggallery supermodes," Optics Letters,
vol. 38, no 12, pp. 20592061, 2013.
[pdf]

2. 
E.I. Smotrova, V. Tsvirkun, I. Gozhyk, C. Lafargue,
C. Ulysse, M. Lebental, A.I. Nosich, "Spectra, thresholds and modal fields of
a kiteshaped microcavity laser," J. Optical Society America B,
vol. 30, no 6, pp. 17321742, 2013.
[pdf]

3. 
M.V. Balaban, E.I. Smotrova, O.V. Shapoval, V.S. Bulygin, A.I. Nosich,
"Nystromtype techniques for solving electromagnetics integral equations with smooth
and singular kernels,"
Int. J. Numerical Modeling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields, vol. 25, no 5,
pp. 490511, 2012.
Special Issue on Nontraditional Differential and Integral Equation Discretization Schemes
[pdf]

4. 
R. I. Shekhter, A.M. Kadigrobov, M. Jonson, E.I. Smotrova,
A.I. Nosich, V. Korenivski, "Subwavelength terahertz spinflip laser based on a
magnetic pointcontact array,"
Optics Letters, vol. 36, no 12, pp. 23812383, 2011.
[pdf] 
5. 
E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov,
T.M. Benson, J. Ctyroky, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Optical theorem helps understand
thresholds of lasing in microcavities with active regions,"
IEEE J. Quantum Electronics, vol. 47 no 1, pp. 2030, 2011.
[pdf] 
6. 
E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
J. Ctyroky, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Optical fields of the lowest modes
in a uniformly active thin subwavelength spiral microcavity," Optics Letters,
vol. 34, no 24, pp. 37733775, 2009.
[pdf] Papers [6,7, and 914] were awarded Honorable Mention of the 2010
Young Scientist Prize contest in the Division of Physics of NASU. 
7. 
E.I. Smotrova,
T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, J. Ctyroky, A.I. Nosich, "Lasing
frequencies and thresholds of the dipoletype supermodes in an active microdisk
concentrically coupled with a passive microring,"
J. Optical Society America A, vol. 25, no 11, pp. 28842892, 2008.
[pdf] 
8. 
T. Benson, A. Nosich, E. Smotrova, M. Balaban, P.
Sewell, "Laser eigenvalue problems: The electromagnetic modelling of
microlasers," Proc. SPIE, vol. 6452, pp. 64520L/8, 2007.
Special Issue on Laser Resonators and Beam Control
[pdf]

9. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina,
T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Trends in microdisk laser research and linear optical modelling,"
Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 39, no 15, pp. 12531272, 2007. Invited Paper
[pdf] 
10. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Ultralow lasing thresholds of the pitype
supermodes in cyclic photonic molecules composed of submicron disks with monopole and dipole modes,"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters,
vol. 18, no 19, pp. 19931995, 2006.
[pdf] 
11. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Threshold reduction in a cyclic
photonic molecule laser composed of identical microdisks
with whispering gallery modes," Optics Letters,
vol. 31, no 7, pp. 921923, 2006.
[pdf] 
12. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.Benson, P. Sewell, "Optical coupling of whispering
gallery modes in two identical microdisks and its effect on the lasing spectra and
thresholds,"
IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 12, no 1, pp. 7885, 2006.
Special Issue on Microresonators
[pdf with comment] 
13. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.Benson, P. Sewell, "Coldcavity thresholds of
microdisks with uniform and nonuniform gain: quasi3D modeling with accurate 2D analysis,"
IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 11, no 5, pp. 11351142, 2005.
Special Issue on Semiconductor Lasers
[pdf] 
14. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, "Mathematical study of the twodimensional
lasing problem for the whisperinggallery modes in a circular dielectric microcavity,"
Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 36, no 13, pp. 213221, 2004.
[pdf] 
CONFERENCE PAPERS:
1. 
A. I. Nosich, E. I. Smotrova, M. Lebental, I. O. Sukharevsky, and A. Altintas,
"Microcavity lasers on polymer materials: boundary integral equation modeling and experiments"
(Invited),
Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO2015), Kiev, 2015, pp. 559561.

2. 
E.I. Smotrova, M. Lebental, A.I. Nosich,
"Modeling of 2D microcavity lasers with arbitrarily shaped active regions,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO2013), Kiev, 2013, pp. 6669.

3. 
E.I. Smotrova, I. Gozhyk, M. Lebental, A.I. Nosich,
"Studying the microcavity lasers as active open dielectric resonator antennas,"
Proc. Int. Symp. Antennas and Propagation (ISAP2012), Nagoya, 2012, pp. 967970.
[pdf]

4. 
D.M. Natarov, E.I. Smotrova, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich,
"Electromagnetic analysis of the lasing thresholds of a plasmonassisted nanowire
laser in the visible range,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Near Field Optics (NFO12), San Sebastian, 2012, p. 310.

5. 
E.I. Smotrova, I. Gozhyk, M. Lebental, A.I. Nosich,
"Accurate modeling of microcavity lasers with symmetry lines based on Muller’s integral
equations,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Near Field Optics (NFO12), San Sebastian, 2012, p. 120.
[pdf]

6. 
E.I. Smotrova,
"Linear optical modeling of microcavity laser modes: thresholds, frequencies, directivities"
(Invited), Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*12), Kharkiv,
2012, pp. 2934.
[pdf]

7. 
E.I. Smotrova, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich,
"Near and far fields of a kiteshaped dielectric resonator antenna,"
Proc. European Conf. Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP2012), Prague, 2012, A073.3.
[pdf]

8. 
R.I. Shekhter, A.M. Kadigrobov, M. Jonson, E.I. Smotrova,
A.I. Nosich, V. Korenivski, "Novel spinflip active medium for a
terahertz microdisk laser,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and FiberOptic Networks Modeling (LFNM11),
Kharkiv, 2011, 012.

9. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, "Thresholds of lasing and modal
patterns of a limacon cavity analysed with Muller’s integral equations,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and FiberOptic Networks Modeling (LFNM11),
Kharkiv, 2011, 083.
[pdf]

10. 
R.I. Shekhter, A.M. Kadigrobov, M. Jonson, E.I. Smotrova,
A.I. Nosich, V. Korenivski, "Microcavity terahertz spinflip laser
proposal," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON11),
Stockholm, 2011, Tu.C4.5.
[pdf]

11. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, "Directional light emission from a
kiteshaped microcavity laser," Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON11), Stockholm, 2011, We.A4.4.
[pdf]

12. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, R. Sauleau,
"Poynting theorem for the natural modes of open dielectric resonators with active regions,"
Proc. AsiaPacific Microwave Conf. (APMC2010), Yokohama,
2010, pp. 857860.

13. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich,
"Simulation of lasing modes in a kiteshaped microcavity laser," Proc.
Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL10), Sebastopol, 2010, pp. 144146.
[pdf]

14. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, T.M. Benson, R. Sauleau,
"Effective mode volume of a natural mode of an open dielectric resonator
with an active region" (Invited), Proc.
Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL10), Sebastopol, 2010, pp. 3335.
[pdf]

15. 
E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, J. Ctyroky, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich,
"Near and far fields of perturbed whispering gallery modes in a 2D spiralshape
active mirocavity," Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON10), Munich, 2010, Mo.P.17.
[pdf]

16. 
E.I. Smotrova, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich,
"Nystromtype method for simulation of 2D dielectric resonator antennas,"
Proc. European Conf. Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP2010), Barcelona, 2010, A064.
[pdf]

17. 
E.I. Smotrova, "Monopole and dipole modes in an active spiral
microcavity,"
Digest Kharkiv Young Scientists Conf. RadioPhysics and Electronics (YSC2009),
Kharkiv, 2009, p.118.

18. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, A.V. Boriskin, R. Sauleau,
"Mathematical and numerical modelling of dielectric resonators, lens antennas,
and lasers using boundary integral equations and eigenvalue problems"
(Invited), Digest Int. Conf. Waves in Science and Engineering (WISE2009), Mexico City,
2009, pp. 1213.

19. 
E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, A.I. Nosich,
"Nystrommethod analysis of active spiral subwavelength 2D microresonator",
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON09), Ponta Delgada, 2009, Tu.P.5.
[pdf]

20. 
E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, J. Ctyroky, A.I. Nosich,
"Nystromtype technique for numerical analysis of lasing spectra and thresholds of
arbitraryshaped active 2D microcavities," Proc.
Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL08), Alushta, 2008, pp. 363365.

21. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, P. Sewell, T.M. Benson, J. Ctyroky,
"New aspects of the use of Optical Theorem in the analysis of microcavity lasers"
(Invited), Proc.
Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL08), Alushta, 2008, pp. 101103.

22. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, J. Ctyroky,
"Mathematical and numerical modelling of optical microcavities with active regions,"
Abstracts Int. Conf. SPIE Photonics Prague , Prague, 2008, p. 58.

23. 
E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, J. Ctyroky, A.I. Nosich,
"Lasing spectra and thresholds of supermodes in an active microdisk assisted with a passive microring
in view of the mode overlap coefficients," Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON08), Athens, 2008, vol. 4, pp. 242245.
[pdf]

24. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, P. Sewell, T.M. Benson, J. Ctyroky,
"Optical theorem helps understand thresholds of lasing in open semiconductor microcavities"
(Invited), Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON08), Athens, 2008, vol. 4, pp. 1013.
[pdf]

25. 
E.I. Smotrova, V.O. Byelobrov, P. Sewell, T.M. Benson, J. Ctyroky, A.I. Nosich,
"Understanding thresholds of microcavity lasers through overlap coefficients",
Proc. Int. Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modeling (OWTNM08),
Eidhoven, 2008, p. 9.

26. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Optical modeling of a microdisk laser with an annual Bragg reflector," Proc.
Int. Conf. Nanosystems, Nanostructures and Nanotechnologies (NANSYS2007), Kiev, 2007, p. 531.

27. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Linear optical analysis of microdisk lasers concentrically coupled with microrings," Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON07), Rome, 2007, vol. 4, pp. 200203.
[pdf]

28. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Lasing in open microcavities with active regions as a linear electromagnetic eigenproblem"
(Invited), Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON07), Rome, 2007, vol. 3, pp. 6264.
[pdf]

29. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Lasing spectra and thresholds of
a circular microcavity laser embedded in an annular Bragg reflector,"
Abstracts Int. Conf. Days on Diffraction (DoD07), St. Petersburg, 2007, p. 82.

30. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Linear electromagnetic modelling of microcavity lasers using eigenvalue problems for
active open resonators," Proc.
Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS07), Budapest, 2007, pp. 329332.

31. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Optical analysis of a microcavity laser with an annular Bragg reflector," Proc.
Int. Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory and Numerical
Modeling (OWTNM07), Copenhagen, 2007, p. 12.

32. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, A. Altintas, "Linear electromagnetic modelling of microcavity lasers
with eigenvalue problems for active open resonators" (Invited), Proc.
Int. Workshop on Electromagnetic Wave Scattering (EWSW2006), Gebze, 2006, pp. 2/372/42.

33. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Linear threshold analysis of a photonic molecule
laser formed by a cyclic array of submicron semiconductor
disks with nonwhisperinggallery modes", Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON06), Nottingham, 2006, vol. 1, pp. 8283.
[pdf]

34. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Chaosfree mathematical framework for linear optical
modeling of microcavities and microlasers" (Invited), Proc.
Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON06), Nottingham, 2006, vol. 1, pp. 5358.
[pdf]

35. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Account of the active region shape in
the linear modelling of microcavity lasers", Proc.
Int. Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory and Numerical
Modeling (OWTNM06), Varese, 2006, p. 68. 
36. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Reduction of lasing thresholds in circular photonic
molecule microdisk lasers", Proc. Int. Semiconductor
Devices Research Symp. (ISDRS2005), Bethesda, 2005, pp. 6869.
[pdf]

37. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Coldcavity lasing spectra and thresholds of a
twin disk photonic molecule with optically coupled whispering gallery modes",
Proc. Int. Conf. Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices
(NUSOD05), Berlin, 2005, pp. 5960.
[pdf]

38. 
E.I. Smotrova, E.K. Semenova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Lasing of circular photonic molecules made of three and four microdisks",
Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and FiberOptic Networks Modeling (LFNM05), Yalta, 2005, pp. 4649.
[pdf]

39. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Tradeoffs between threshold and directionality in microdisk laser design" (Invited),
Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers
(CAOL05), Yalta, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 3136.

40. 
T. Benson, S.V. Boriskina, P. Sewell, A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, et al.,
"Microresonators: simulation and application",
Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers
(CAOL05), Yalta, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 611.

41. 
A.I. Nosich, A.V. Boriskin, E.I. Smotrova, M.V. Balaban, "Analytical
regularization and analytical preconditioning in computational electromagnetics" (Invited),
Proc. Int. Symp. Microwave and Optical Technologies (ISMOT05), Fukuoka, 2005, pp. 307310.

42. 
T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, S.V. Boriskina, E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, A.G. Nerukh,
et al.,"Microcavities: an inspiration for advanced modelling techniques" (Invited),
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks
(ICTON05), Barcelona, 2005, pp. 272275.

43. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Selectively
activated photonic molecule of two microdisks: coldcavity lasing spectra and thresholds
",
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON05), Barcelona, 2005, pp. 139142.
[pdf]

44. 
A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Trends
in microdisk laser design and optical modelling" (Invited),
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON05), Barcelona, 2005, pp. 133138.
[pdf]

45. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson,
P. Sewell, "Coldcavity lasing spectra and
thresholds of two optically coupled resonators with
whisperinggallery modes", Proc. Int. Conf.
on Antennas and Electromagnetics (ANTEM2005), Saint Malo,
2005, pp. 298299.

46. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, S.V. Boriskina,
T.M. Benson, P. Sewell, "Improvement of directionality of
light emission from two optically coupled microdisk
lasers", Proc. Int. Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modeling (OWTNM05),
Grenoble, 2005, p. 91.

47. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, S.V. Boriskina, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Symmetry classes of lasing modes in two nanospaced microdisks", Proc. Int. Conf.
Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*04), Dnipropetrovsk, 2004, pp. 530532.
[pdf]

48. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich,
"Whispering gallery modes in a microdisk laser with
nonuniform gain",
Abstracts Int. Conf. "Days on Diffraction" (DoD04), St. Petersburg, 2004, p. 88.

49. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Spectra and thresholds of the whispering gallery modes in a microdisk laser with radially
nonuniform gain area",
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON04), Wroclaw, 2004, pp. 391394.
[pdf] 
50. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, S.V. Boriskina, T. Benson, P. Sewell,
"Effective index dispersion account in the cold model of disk resonator
with uniform gain",
Proc. Int. Symp. Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, MM and SubMM Waves
(MSMW04), Kharkiv, 2004, pp. 338340.
[pdf]
This paper was awarded Young Scientist Prize of the IEEE East Ukraine Joint Chapter for the best poster.

51. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich,
"Spectra and thresholds of the 2D modes in a ring microcavity laser,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and FiberOptic Networks Modeling (LFNM03), Alushta,
2003, pp. 6264. 
52. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich,
"Lasing spectra and thresholds of the whispering gallery modes in a circular dielectric
microcavity,"
Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON03), Warsaw, 2003,
pp. 315318. [pdf] 
53. 
E.I. Smotrova, A.I. Nosich, "Mathematical analysis of the lasing
eigenvalue problem for the whispering gallery modes in a circular dielectric microcavity,"
Proc. Int. Workshop on Optical Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modeling (OWTNM03),
Prague, 2003, p. 138. 
EXTERNAL REFERENCES:
Prof. 
T.M. Benson,
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
FAX: +441159515616, Email:
trevor.benson@nottingham.ac.uk

Prof. 
J. Ctyroky,
Institute of Photonics and Electronics ASCR, Prague 18251, Czech Rep.
FAX: +420284680222, Email:
ctyroky@ufe.cz

Prof. 
C. Jagadish,
Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200,
Australia
FAX: +61261250511, Email: c.jagadish@ieee.org


Prof. 
M. Marciniak, Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw, 04894, Poland,
FAX: +48228128347, Email:
m.marciniak@itl.waw.pl


Prof. 
J. Zyss,
Ecole Normale Superieur de Cachan, 94235, Cachan, France
FAX: +33147402065, Email:
joseph.zyss@lpqm.enscachan.fr

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