Prof. dr hab. Włodzimierz Kucharczyk

Institute of Physics

Technical University of ŁódŸ

Wólczańska 219, 90-924 ŁódŸ, Poland

e-mail: kucharcz@p.lodz.pl

tel: +48 426313669

fax: +48 426313639

 

 

Current research efforts are mainly focused on:

Measurements of quadratic coefficients in crystals 

Experimental and theoretical analyses of conditions of electrooptic properties of crystals 

Electrooptic effects as related to other nonlinear phenomena and structure of crystals

 

Selected works

  1. R. Ledzion, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Does the contribution of PO4 group is exclusively responsible for the quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP-type crystals? J. Phys. Chem. Solids 68, 1965-1968 (2007).
  2. P. Górski, R. Ledzion, W. Kucharczyk, Estimation of spontaneous antipolarization of ADP based on magnitude of fourth-order electrooptic effect. Cryst. Res. Technol. 42, (2007).
  3. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Analysis of the quadratic electrooptic response of BaTiO3 crystal in the ferroelectric phase,. Opto-Electronics Review, in print, (2007).
  4. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Application of the Jones calculus for Gaussian beams in uniaxial crystals. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 23, 1745-1750 (2006).
  5. P. Górski, R. Ledzion, W. Kucharczyk, F. L. Castillo Alvarado, Correlations of nonlinear refractive index with ionicity and linear refractive index in alkali halides. Acta Physicae Superficierum VIII, 143-148 (2006).
  6. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, On the mechanisms responsible for the indirect electrooptic modulation of divergent light beams propagating far from the optic axis in noncentrosymmetric uniaxial crystals. Acta Physicae Superficierum VIII, 149-154 (2006).
  7. R. Ledzion, S. Ostrowski, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, The Kerr constant and refractive index of metylosilicone oil om 3000 and its applicabiliy as an immersion liquid in measurements of nonlinear electrooptical properties of crystals. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 27, 35-41 (2006).
  8. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, F. L. Castillo Alvarado, Studies of errors in measurements of electrooptic coefficients in uniaxial crystals. Optik 116, 129-132 (2005).
  9. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, On the indirect electrooptic modulation in noncentrosymmetric uniaxial crystals. J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 7, 204–206 (2005).
  10. W. Kucharczyk, F. L. Castillo Alvarado, P. Górski, R. Ledzion, Calculations of nonlinear refractive index of alkali halides. Opt. Quant. Electron. 37, 1089-1097 (2005).
  11. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Application of the Jones calculus for a modulated double-refracted light beam propagating in a homogeneous and nondepolarizing electro-optic uniaxial crystal. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 21, 132-139 (2004).
  12. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the quadratic electrooptic effect and estimation of antipolarization of ADP. Cryst. Res. Technol. 39, 159-162 (2004).
  13. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, On relationships between electro-optic coefficients for impermeability and nonlinear electric susceptibilities. J. Opt. A:Pure Appl. Opt. 6, 421-424 (2004).
  14. R. Ledzion, M. Izdebski, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Experimental investigation of the anisotropy of quadratic electrooptic effect in ADP. Opto-Electronics Review. 12, 95-97 (2004).
  15. P. Górski, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the electrooptic coefficient r22 in LiNbO3. Opto-Electronics Review 12, 91-93 (2004).
  16. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, On the application of the Jones calculus to electrooptic crystals, Acta Physicae Superficierum VI, 159-163 (2004).
  17. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the electrooptic effects in crystals, Acta Physicae Superficierum VI, 145-149 (2004).
  18. M. Izdebski, R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, On the real and apparent fourth-order electrooptic effect in crystals. Abstracts Int. Conf. ICSSC’2004, Zakopane B51 (2004).
  19. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, Bond polarizability calculations of hyper-Raman tensor scattering in sodium, potassium and rubidium halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 64, 2093-2096 (2003).
  20. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Computer simulations of the measurement of quadratic electro-optic coefficients associated with rotations of the principal axes of the optical permittivity tensor. J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 5, 147-151 (2003).
  21. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo-Alvarado, Studies of errors in measurements of electro-optic coefficients in uniaxial crystals. III Polish-Mexican Seminar, Będlewo, (2003).
  22. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Theoretical analysis of measurement conditions of quadratic electrooptic coefficients - comparison of results obtained by two different matrices approaches. Int. Symphosium on J. Czochralski, Toruń (2003).
  23. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Application of the Jones calculus for a modulated double-refracted light beam propagating in a homogeneous and nondepolarizing electro-optic uniaxial crystal. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 21, 132-139 (2004).
  24. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the quadratic electrooptic effect and estimation of antipolarization of ADP. Cryst. Res. Technol. 39, 159-162 (2004).
  25. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, On relationships between electro-optic coefficients for impermeability and nonlinear electric susceptibilities. J. Opt. A:Pure Appl. Opt. 6, 421-424 (2004).
  26. R. Ledzion, M. Izdebski, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Experimental investigation of the anisotropy of quadratic electrooptic effect in ADP. Opto-Electronics Review. 12, 95-97 (2004).
  27. P. Górski, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the electrooptic coefficient r22 in LiNbO3. Opto-Electronics Review 12, 91-93 (2004.
  28. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, On the application of the Jones calculus to electrooptic crystals, Acta Physicae Superficierum (2004) vol. VI, 159-163.
  29. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the electrooptic effects in crystals, Acta Physicae Superficierum (2004) vol. VI, 145-149.
  30. M. Izdebski, R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, W. Kucharczyk, On the real and apparent fourth-order electrooptic effect in crystals. Abstracts Int. Conf. ICSSC’2004, Zakopane B51 (2004).
  31. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, Bond polarizability calculations of hyper-Raman tensor scattering in sodium, potassium and rubidium halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 64, 2093-2096 (2003).
  32. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Computer simulations of the measurement of quadratic electro-optic coefficients associated with rotations of the principal axes of the optical permittivity tensor. J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 5, 147-151 (2003).
  33. M. Izdebski and W. Kucharczyk, Measurement conditions of the quadratic electroooptic coefficients along the optic axis in uniaxial crystals. Optica Applicata 33, 213-218 (2003).
  34. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo-Alvarado, Studies of errors in measurements of electro-optic coefficients in uniaxial crystals. III Polish-Mexican Seminar, Będlewo, (2003).
  35. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Theoretical analysis of measurement conditions of quadratic electrooptic coefficients - comparison of results obtained by two different matrices approaches. Int. Symphosium on J. Czochralski, Toruń (2003).
  36. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Analysis of accuracy of measurement of quadratic electrooptic coefficients in uniaxial crystals: a case study of KDP. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 19, 1417-1421 (2002).
  37. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Analiza warunków pomiaru współczynników kwadratowego efektu elektrooptycznego w kryształach ADP. Streszczenia Sympozjum: Wzrost i charakteryzacja kryształów objętoœciowych, P8, Poznań (2002).
  38. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Computer simulations of measurement of quadratic electrooptic coefficients associated with rotations of the principal axes of the optical permittivity. Abstracts ICSSC’2002, Materials Science and Applications, 157, ed. J. Rutkowski, Zakopane (2002).
  39. M.J. Gunning, R.E. Raab, W. Kucharczyk, Inteferometric measurements of electrostrictive coefficients of KDP and ADP in transmission. Ferroelectric Lett. 27, 93-102 (2001).
  40. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, Effect of beam divergence from the optic axis in an electrooptic experiment to measure an induced Jones birefringence. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 18, 1393-1398 (2001).
  41. M.J. Gunning, R.E. Raab, W. Kucharczyk, Magnitude and nature of the quadratic electrooptic coefficients in KDP and ADP crystals. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B 18, 1092-1098 (2001).
  42. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, P. Górski, R. Ledzion, The effective bond charge in alkali halides - another manifestation of the crystals ionicity. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 63, 761-765 (2001).
  43. R. Ledzion, W. Kucharczyk, Measurements of quadratic electrooptic coefficients in noncentrosymmetric crystals – analysis of the nonlinear distorsion in experimental setup. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 21, 51-57 (2001).
  44. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, R. Ledzion, Interionic excitations approach to nonlinear optical effects: the case of the third-order susceptibility. Bull. Soc. Sci. Lett. ŁódŸ, Rech. sur les déformations, 35, 123-130 (2001).
  45. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, P. Górski, R. Ledzion, Calculations of third-order electronic susceptibility of alkali halides. Int. Conf. on Solid State Crystals 2000: Growth, Characterization and Applications of Single Crystals, A. Rogalski, K. Adamiec, P. Madejczyk, eds, Proc. SPIE 4412, 117-122 (2001).
  46. M. Izdebski, W. Kucharczyk, Effect of divergence of light wave and alignment of crystal on the response of electrooptic modulators. Int. Conf. on Solid State Crystals 2000: Growth, Characterization and Applications of Single Crystals. eds A. Rogalski, K. Adamiec, P. Madejczyk, Proc. SPIE 4412, 400-405 (2001).
  47. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo-Alvarado, R. Ledzion, excitations approach to nonlinear optical effects in crystals, II Polish-Mexican Seminar, Będlewo, (2001).
  48. R. Ledzion, T. Feliksński, I. Owczarek, W. Kucharczyk, On the applicability of mineral oils in measurements of quadratic electrooptic coefficients - optical properties of the oils and temperature dpendencies of their Kerr constants. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 20,39-53 (2000).
  49. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, Calculations of hyper-Raman tensor components of alkali halides. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11, 305-309 (1999).
  50. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Kerr constants of some mineral and silicone oils. Kvant. Elektr. 28, 183-185 (1999), [English Transl. Quant. Electr. 29, 739-741 (1999)].
  51. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Effect of deuteration on the quadratic electrooptic properties of KDP. Cryst. Res. Technol. 34, 745-749 (1999).
  52. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Zbiór zadań z fizyki kryształów stałych. Politechnika Łódzka, ŁódŸ 1999.
  53. W. Kucharczyk, Bond polarizability approach to nonlinear phenomena in crystals. Int. Conf. on Solid State Crystals 98: Single Crystal Growth, Characterization and Applications, Eds A. Majchrowski and J. Zieliński, eds, Proc. SPIE 3724, 104-107 (1999).
  54. M.J. Gunning, R. Ledzion, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Studies of the quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP-type crystals. Int. Conf. on Solid State Crystals 98: Single Crystal Growth, Characterization and Applications, eds A. Majchrowski and J.Zieliński, Proc. SPIE 3724, 249-255 (1999).
  55. P. Górski, R. Ledzion, W. Kucharczyk, Application of quadratic electrooptic effect to investigate paraelectric-ferroelectric phase transition in KDP-type crystals. Proc. Fifth Int. Conf. on Intermolecular Interactions in Matter (IIM-5). Eds K. Sangwal, E. Jartych and W. Polak, 37-41, Politechnika Lubelska, Lublin (1999).
  56. M.J. Gunning, K. Bondarczuk, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, The quadratic electrooptic coefficient g1111-g2211 of DKDP crystals. phys. stat. sol. (a) 168, 305-308 (1998).
  57. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, On the constancy of Miller's d ijk(2w ;w ,w ) coefficient in crystals of different symmetries. Optik, 107, 135-178 (1998).
  58. M.J. Gunning, R.E. Raab, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, The quadratic electrooptic effect and estimation of antipolarization in ADP. Ferroelectric Lett. 24, 63-68 (1998).
  59. R. Ledzion, K. Bondarczuk, I. Owczarek, W. Kucharczyk, Kerr constants in silicon oils of various viscosities. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 18, 23-30 (1998).
  60. R. Ledzion, T. Feliksiński, P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, Optical properties of silicon oils as related to their applicability in measurements of electrooptic effects in crystals. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 18, 31-38 (1998).
  61. W. Kucharczyk, F.L. Castillo Alvarado, A bond-charge calculation of hyper-Raman Scattering in alkali halide crystals, I Polish-Mexican Seminar, Kazimierz nad Wisłš, (1998).
  62. P. Górski, M. Kin, W. Kucharczyk, On the application of a generalized form of Miller's d coefficient to nonlinear refractive indices in partially ionic crystals. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 30, 1111-1114 (1997).
  63. P. Górski, M. Kin, W. Kucharczyk, Correlation between ionicity and nonlinear refractive index in alkali halides. phys. stat. sol. (b) 168, 265-269 (1996).
  64. W. Kucharczyk, Relationship between bond charge and the Szigeti effective charge in alkali halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 56, 871-876 (1995).
  65. W. Kucharczyk, M.J. Gunning, R.E. Raab, C. Graham, Interferometric investigation of the quadratic electro-optic effect in KDP. Physica B 212, 5-9 (1995).
  66. W. Kucharczyk, On the bond polarizability approach. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 15, 123-129 (1995).
  67. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, What is the true magnitude of the quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP-type crystals. Scien. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 15, 91-98 (1995).
  68. P. Górski, D. Mik, W. Kucharczyk, R.E. Raab, On the quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP. Physica B 193, 17-24 (1994).
  69. W. Kucharczyk, The first- and second-order strain derivatives of electronic dielectric constants in alkali halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 55, 237-242 (1994).
  70. W. Kucharczyk, Dispersion in the linear and second-order bond polarizabilities of alkali halides. phys. stat. sol. (b) 182, 477-484 (1994).
  71. W. Kucharczyk, An empirical correlation of electron density with optical susceptibility and ionicity in partly ionic diatomic crystals. phys. stat. sol. (b) 180, K27-29 (1993).
  72. W. Kucharczyk, Application of a bond-polarizability model to nonlinear optical phenomena. Abstracts Conf. 8-th SAIP, Stellenbosch 1993.
  73. W. Kucharczyk, Quadratic electrooptic effect and second-order strain derivatives of electronic susceptibility. Physica B 176, 189-208 (1992).
  74. W. Kucharczyk, Pressure dependence of the effective ionic charges in alkali halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 52, 435-436 (1991).
  75. W. Kucharczyk, Ionic sizes and strain derivative of electronic susceptibility in alkali halides. Physica B 172, 473-490 (1991).
  76. W. Kucharczyk, Quadratic electrooptic effect in alkali halides. Z. Kristallogr. 191, 277-284 (1990).
  77. W. Kucharczyk, Correlation between electronic polarizabilities of ions and ratio of their radii in alkali halides. phys. stat. sol. (b) 161, K59-61 (1990).
  78. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, The fourth-order electrooptic effect in KDP and ADP crystals. phys. stat. sol. (a) 121, K243-246 (1990).
  79. W. Kucharczyk, Ionic sizes in crystals as related to refractive index data. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 50, 233-236 (1989).
  80. W. Kucharczyk, V.D. Shigorin, Relationship between density and second-order nonlinear susceptibility in inorganic solids. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 22, 35-37 (1989).
  81. W. Kucharczyk, Photoelastic effect and density derivative of refractive index in alkali halides. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 50, 709-712 (1989).
  82. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, On the measurement of electrooptic coefficients by the static polarimetric technique. Optik 80, 7-10 (1989).
  83. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, On the application of uniaxial crystals in modulators. J. Optics, 20, 187-192 (1989).
  84. W. Kucharczyk, Variation of Miller's d (2w ) coefficient with density of inorganic crystals. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 22, 35-37 (1989).
  85. W. Kucharczyk, P. Górski, The bond polarizability calculation of quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP. phys. stat. sol. (b) 155, K157-159 (1989).
  86. W. Kucharczyk, Atomic sizes in binary zinc blende crystals as related to optical susceptibilities. Abstracts Twelfth European Crystallographic Meeting, vol.1, 372, Moscow (1989).
  87. W. Kucharczyk, Anisotropy of cubic susceptibility in alkali halides as related to electro-optic and elasto-optic phenomena. J. Phys. C: Solid State Phys. 21, L985-988 (1988).
  88. W. Kucharczyk, Relationship between atomic mass and second-order nonlinear susceptibility in crystals. Abstracts TQE'88, Bucharest (1988).
  89. W. Kucharczyk, Bond susceptibility anisotropy in alkali halides as related to third-order susceptibility and electrooptic phenomena. Abstracts TQE'88, Bucharest (1988).
  90. W. Kucharczyk, Bond charge calculations od electrooptic effects in crystals. Nowosybirsk (1988).
  91. W. Kucharczyk, Determination of bond parameters from crystallographic data. Sci. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 9, 81-86 (1988).
  92. W. Kucharczyk, A bond charge calculation of the quadratic electro-optic effect in LiF. J. Phys. C: Solid State Phys. 20, 1875-1880 (1987).
  93. K. Sangwal, W. Kucharczyk, Relationship between density and refractive index in inorganic solids. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 20, 522-525 (1987).
  94. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, On the measurement of the quadratic electro-optic effect in noncentrosymmetric crystals. phys. stat. sol. (a) 100, K73-76 (1987).
  95. W. Kucharczyk, Ionic radii and optical susceptibilities in the halite-type alkali halides. Acta Crystallogr. B 43, 454-457 (1987).
  96. W. Kucharczyk, An estimation of the quadratic electrostrictive coefficients in LiCl, LiBr, NaI, KF and RbF crystals. Z. Kristallogr. 181, 109-112 (1987).
  97. P. Górski, W. Kucharczyk, The quadratic electro-optic effect in KDP and ADP crystals. phys. stat. sol. (a) 103, K65-67 (1987).
  98. W. Kucharczyk, Third-order nonlinear susceptibility in KDP-type crystals. Technical digest '87 ICL, Xiamen-Amoy (1987).
  99. W. Kucharczyk, Study of quadratic electrooptic effect in KDP-type crystals. Technical digest '87 ICL, Xiamen-Amoy (1987).
  100. W. Kucharczyk, Transverse quadratic electrostrictive effect in alkali halides with the NaCl structure. Z. Kristallogr. 176, 319-323 (1986).
  101. W. Kucharczyk, Calculation of nonlinear polarisabilities responsible for second-order Raman scattering in diatomic crystals. Rev. Roum. Phys. 31, 983-986 (1986).
  102. W. Kucharczyk, On the nature of quadratic electrooptic effect in LiF. phys. stat. sol. (b) 131, K107-109 (1985).
  103. W. Kucharczyk, The tensor with internal symmetry [V2][V5]. Sci. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 8, 45-51 (1985).
  104. W. Kucharczyk, Anisotropy of cubic nonlinear susceptibilities in alkali halides. Abstracts ILA-5, 146, Dresden (1985).
  105. W. Kucharczyk, Theoretical study of quadratic electrooptic effect in diatomic crystals. Abstracts ILA-5, 147, Dresden (1985).
  106. W. Kucharczyk, D. Kluszczyński, J. Wilkowski, Estimation of the electrooptic Kerr effect in ADP and DKDP crystals. Z. Kristallogr. 152, 49-54 (1984).
  107. T. Sokołowski, W. Kucharczyk, A. Borysewicz, Crystal growth and dielectric properties of tiosemicarbazide hydrochloride. Sci. Bull. ŁódŸ Techn. Univ., Physics 7, 11-14 (1984).
  108. W. Kucharczyk, P. Górski, Measurement of nonlinear electrooptic effects in KDP crystals. phys. stat. sol. (a) 75, K87-90 (1983).
  109. W. Kucharczyk, Temperature changes in linear electrooptic constant of KDP. Abstracts 5-th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity, P4-C13, Benalmadena (1983).
  110. J. Karniewicz, W. Kucharczyk, J. Stachowiak, Nonlinear electrooptic effects in ferroelectrics. Kvant. Elektronika 6, 605-606 (1979); Sov. J. Quant. Electron. (English Transl.) 6, 361-362 (1979).
  111. W. Jamroz, J. Karniewicz, W. Kucharczyk, The electro-optic effect of the fourth-order. J. Phys. D : Appl. Phys. 11, 2625-2632 (1978).
  112. J. Karniewicz, W. Kucharczyk, Temperature dependence of the linear electrooptic effect. Abstracts EKON-78, 72, Poznań (1978).
  113. J. Karniewicz, W. Kucharczyk, On the temperature dependence of the nonlinear electrooptic effect in ferroelectrics. Abstracts EKON-78, 73, Poznań (1978).
  114. J. Karniewicz, W. Kucharczyk, J. Stachowiak, Nonlinear electrooptic effects in ferroelectrics. Abstracts ILA-3, 134-135, Dresden (1977).