Division of Optical Wave Propagation

headed by Prof. Aleksandr A Zemlyanov


  • Investigation of laser radiation propagation in the turbulent atmosphere.
  • Investigation of formation and transmission of optical signals in multicomponent inhomogeneous scattering and absorbing media.
  • Nonlinear optics of the atmosphere.
  • Adaptive optics.
  • Physics of generators of coherent radiation.
  • Physics of remote methods for studying geo and technogenic anomalies from their optical manifestations in the atmosphere.
  • Atmospheric femtosecond optics.

Laboratories and groups

  1. Laboratory of Wave Propagation
  2. Laboratory of Coherent and Adaptive Optics
  3. Laboratory of Optical Signals Propagation
  4. Laboratory of Nonlinear Optical Interactions
  5. Laboratory of Optical Location