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Kavita Devi


Ramanujan Fellow
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
E-mail: kavita@iitbhilai.ac.in

Areas of Interest

  • Photonics and Nonlinear Optics, Optical Parametric Oscillators and nonlinear frequency conversion, Frequency comb generation

Education

  • PhD, 2013, ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
  • MSc, 2006, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati

Teaching

  • EE302: Engineering Electromagnetics (2018-19-M Semester)

Professional Experience

  • Ramanujan Fellow at Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai, Raipur, India (Feb 2018-Present)
  • Research Fellow at ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain (March 2017-Jan 2018)
  • Postdoctoral researcher at ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain (Nov 2013-March 2017)
  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at IASST-The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, India (Dec 2006-March 2009)

Scholastic Achievements

Awards
  • Ramanujan Fellowship Award by SERB, DST, Govt. of India, July 2017
  • Award for PhD: Excellent Cum Laude with Honors (Highest European PhD degree), 2013
Research work, among top 10 downloads
  • Ultrafast optical vortex beam generation in the ultraviolet (Optics Letters, June 2016 and year 2016)
  • Frequency-modulation-mode-locked optical parametric oscillator (Optics Letters, Jan 2012)
  • Single-frequency, high-power, continuous-wave fiber-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire laser (Applied Optics, Year 2012)
  • Multi-crystal, continuous-wave, single-pass second-harmonic-generation with 56% efficiency (Optics Letters, For two years, 2011 and 2012)
Research highlights
  • Cover Page of Applied optics (2012): Single-frequency, high-power, continuous-wave fiber-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire laser.
  • Virt. J. Biomed. Optics (2011): 13.1 W, high-beam-quality, narrow-linewidth continuous-wave fiber-based source at 970 nm
  • Laser focus world (World news section, 2011): Multi-crystal, continuous-wave, single-pass second-harmonic-generation with 56% efficiency

Selected Publications

  1. Multimilliwatt, tunable, continuous-wave, mid-infrared generation across 4.6-4.7 μm based on orientation-patterned gallium phosphide ,Kavita Devi, A. Padhye, P. G. Schunemann, and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 43, 2284-2287 (2018)
  2. Room-temperature, rapidly-tunable, green-pumped continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator ,Kavita Devi* and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 42, 2635-2638 (2017)
  3. Fiber-laser-based, high-repetition-rate, picosecond ultraviolet source tunable across 329-348 nm ,Kavita Devi*, S. Chaitanya Kumar, and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 41, 4799-4802 (2016)
  4. Continuous-wave, multimilliwatt, mid-infrared source tunable across 6.4-7.5 μm based on orientation-patterned GaAs ,Kavita Devi*, P. G. Schunemann, and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 39, 6751-6754 (2014)
  5. Yb-fiber-laser-pumped continuous-wave frequency conversion sources from the mid-infrared to the ultraviolet ,M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, S. Chaitanya Kumar, and Kavita Devi, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Electron., 20, 902823 (2014)
  6. High-power, continuous-wave, single-frequency, all-periodically-poled, near-infrared source ,Kavita Devi*, S. Chaitanya Kumar and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 37, 5049-5051 (2012).
  7. Mode-locked, continuous-wave, singly resonant optical parametric oscillator ,Kavita Devi*, S. Chaitanya Kumar and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 37, 3909-3911 (2012)
  8. Multi-crystal, continuous-wave, single-pass second-harmonic-generation with 56% efficiency , G. K. Samanta, S. Chaitanya Kumar, Kavita Devi and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, Optics Letters 35, 3513-3515 (2010)

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