Рапопорт Юрій Григорович

  Yuriy Rapoport

Ph.D. and Dr. Phys.-Math. Sci.


Leading research fellow, Physical Faculty, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Professional experience, Methodological and Professional and Technical Expertise and teaching

From 05.05.2020 – to the present – Leading research fellow, Physical Faculty, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
1991-2003; 2006-2019 – Senior Research Fellow, Physical Faculty, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
2003-2006 – Doctorant studying, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
1985-1991– Junior Researcher, Researcher, Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute "Saturn", Kyiv, Ukraine

1978 Physicist Theoretical Physics, Lecturer – Diploma (similar to MSc) of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
1986 PhD Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
2017 Doctor of Physical-Mathematical Sci., Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Current research interests/new possible scientific projects with involvement of post-graduate students and university students

I. Theory and modeling effects of the controllable nonlinear scattering on the strongly resonant layered metamaterial active structures;

II. Nonlinear singular and topological GHz, mm and THz metaphotonics including amplitude and phase singular structures (vortices) using metamaterials and metasurfaces; propagation of GHz, mm and THz electromagnetic vortices and their robustness in the atmosphere;

III. Generation and amplification of plasmon-polaritons by drift of carriers in graphen; nonlinear modulation and generation of ultrashort pulses in layered paraelectric, semiconductor and metamaterial structures in THz range;

IV. Strongly nonlinear controllable wave structures in highly resonant active metamaterials and metasurfaces; V. Investigation of the methods of control over quantum waves of electron states (QWES) in 2D electron gas metamaterials;

VI. VLF (very low-frequency) waves in the system Lithosphere (Earth)-Atmosphere-Ionosphere-Magnetosphere (LEAIM); Ionosphere as a sensitive indicator of the influences from “below” (the strongest Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Cyclones etc.) and “above” (the strongest magnetic storms).


Cources of lectures presented in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, The University of Montana, Dillon, Montana, USA and the Aalto University, Finland:

  • Theory of Wave Processes in Plasma
  • Wave Processes in Plasma
  • Nonlinear Wave Processes in Plasma
  • Probability and Linear Math
  • General Physics
  • Nonlinear wave processes in metamaterials
  • Selected topics on Oscillations and Waves with application to Radio Science and Engineering

Participation and technical committees and presentation and participation in invited talks in the set of international conferences, the set of invited chapters in the monographs and reviewing the papers for the set of international journals: 1993- to the present

Scientific Collaboration:
Space Research Inst. under NAS of Ukraine and State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv (Prof. Oleg K. Cheremnykh ); Nat. Center for Control and Testing of Space Facilities of the State Space Agency of Ukraine, (Dr. Alex I. Liashchuk);Hayakawa Institute of Seismo Electromagnetics, Co. Ltd., Japan, (Prof. Masashi Hayakawa); Aalto University, Finland, (Prof. Konstantin Simovski); CIICAp, Autonomous University of State Morelos (UAEM), Cuernavaca, Mor., Mexico, (Dr., Prof. Vladimir Grimalsky); The University of Sheffield, UK, (Dr. Viktor Fedun); University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland, (Prof. Andrzej Krankowski; Techn. Univ., Denmark, NanoPhoton – Center for Nanophotonics, Lyngby, Denmark, (Prof. Andrei Laurynenka); Inst. of Electrodynamics, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine (Dr. of Sci. Igor S. Petukhov )


Participation and leadership in international and Ukrainian scientific projects and grants, selected (1993-
Head of the projects: “Investigation of the atmospheric infrasound as an indicator of unstable processes of Space and Earth origin” NAS of Ukraine and Institute for space Research of the NAS of Ukraine (2014–2015, contract № 5-02/14); “Wave processes and effects in active resonant layered plasma media and metamaterials”, 0120U102178, Ministry of education and science of Ukraine, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,
Ukraine (2020-2022).

Executor of the four National scientific projects during 2003-2018 and two projects ongoing now.

Executor: National research projects, four during 2003-2018 and two ongoing; EPSRC: EP/E031684/1 ”Advanced Design and Control of Active and Passive Metamaterials: from Microwaves to Optics“, Salford University of UK (2007–2010).

Visiting professor: Aalto University, Finland (2010); The University of Montana, USA, Grant of NSF of the
USA DMR-9972507 on the studying of soliton's amplification and other nonlinear interactions in thin ferrite
films (1999-2000). Visiting researcher, Univ. of Electro-Commun., Tokyo, Japan (1999; 2002; 2004); set of
other intern. projects and grants.

Reviewer of scientific articles (from 1995 to the present) on the topics of wave processes in the atmosphere, ionosphere, Earth, metamaterials, graphene, semiconductors in the Journal of Optical Society of America B, PIER & JEMWA, PIER, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Physics of Plasma, Journal of Geophysical Research, EPJ Applied Metamaterials, Optical and Quantum Electronics, Physics Letters A, Optics Communications, Journal Remote Sensing, Acta Geophysica.

Expertise of research projects of NASU “Support to the development of priority areas of research” (КПКВК 6541230) on the topic of wave processes in the atmosphere, the Sun and in layered semiconductor and metamaterial structures; projects of the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Ukraine (Antarctica)
according to the State target scientific and technical program of research in Antarctica for 2011-2023 on the topic of propagation of hydrodynamic waves in the atmosphere; MES of Ukraine for basic and applied research on solar activity and the dynamics of magnetic fields in the Sun (2018, 2021).

  • Professional memberships:
    American Physical Society (2000-2001)
    American Geophysical Union (2000-2001)
    Member of SPIE (2006)

h-index: 17; SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7005316101 number of
publications in 119; number of citations – 995
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yu-Rapoport number of publications in 135;
number of citations – 1169


Selected Publications

Journal Papers

[1] O. Buttner, M. Bauer, S.O. Demokritov, B. Hillebrands, Yu.S. Kivshar, V.V. Grimalsky, Yu. Rapoport, A.N. Slavin. Linear and nonlinear diffraction of dipolar spin waves in yttrium iron garnet films observed by space- and time –resolved Brillouin light scattering. Phys. Rev. B. – 2000. – V. 61, No. 17. – P.11576-11587. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.61.11576 https://journals.aps.org/prb/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevB.61.11576
[2] A.D. Boardman, O. Hess, R.C. Mitchell-Thomas, Y.G. Rapoport, L. Velasco. Temporal solitons in magnetooptic and metamaterial waveguides. Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications. – 2010. – V. 8, No 4. – P. 228-243. Q1 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.photonics.2010.05.001
[3] A.D. Boardman, V.V. Grimalsky, Yu. Kivshar, S. V. Koshevaya, M. Lapine, M. Litchinitser, V.N. Malnev, M. Noginov, Yu. G. Rapoport, V. M. Shalaev. Active and tunable metamaterials. - Laser Photonics Rev. – 2011. – V. 5, No. 2. – P. 287-307. Q1 http://doi.org/10.1002/lpor.201000012
[4] A.D.Boardman,Yu.G.Rapoport,V.V.Grimalsky,B.A.Ivanov,S.V.Koshevaya,L.Velasco,and C.E.Zaspel Excitation of vortices using linear and nonlinear magnetostatic waves, - 2005. – Phys. Rev. E 71 026614. Q1
[5] Yu G Rapoport, A D Boardman, V V Grimalsky, V M Ivchenko and N Kalinich. Strong nonlinear focusing of light in nonlinearly controlled electromagnetic active metamaterial field concentrators. - J. Opt. 16 (2014) 055202 (10pp). Q1 http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2040-8978/16/5/055202
[6] Rapoport Yu., Grimalsky V., Fedun V., Agapitov O., Bonnell J., Grytsai A., Milinevsky G., Liashchuk A., Rozhnoi A., Solovieva M. and Gulin A. Model of propagation of VLF beams in the waveguide Earth-Ionosphere. Principles of tensor impedance method in multilayered gyrotropic waveguides Annales Geophysicae. – 2020. – Vol. 38, N 1. – P. 207–230. Q2 https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-38-207-2020
[7] A D Boardman, A Alberucci, G Assanto, V V Grimalsky, B Kibler, J McNiff, I S Nefedov, Yu G Rapoport and C A Valagiannopoulos, Waves in hyperbolic and double negative metamaterials including rogues and solitons, Nanotechnology 28 (2017) p.444001. Q1 https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aa6792
[8] Rapoport Y., Grimalsky V., Lavrinenko A. V., Boardman A. Double resonant excitation of the second harmonic of terahertz raditation in dielectric-graphene layered metamaterials // Journal of Optics. – 2017. – Vol. 19, Issue 9. – Art. N 095104. Q1 http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/aa7f54
[9] Yu.G. Rapoport, O.K. Cheremnykh, V.V. Koshovy, M.O. Melnik, O L. Ivantyshyn, R.T. Nogach, Yu.A. Selivanov, V V. Grimalsky, V.P. Mezentsev, L.M. Karataeva, V. M. Ivchenko, G.P. Milinevsky, V.N. Fedun, and E.N. Tkachenko, Ground-based acoustic parametric generator impact on the atmosphere and ionosphere in an active experiment, Ann. Geophys. – 2017. – V. 35. – P. 53–70. Q1 https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-35-53-2017
[10] Yu. Rapoport, Yu. Selivanov, V. Ivchenko, V. Grimalsky, E. Tkachenko, A. Rozhnoi, and V. Fedun, Excitation of planetary electromagnetic waves in the inhomogeneous ionosphere, Annales Geophysicae. -2014. –V. 32. – P. 449–463. Q1 https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-32-449-2014
[11] Rapoport Y., Grimalsky V., Krankowski A., Pulinets S ., Fedorenko A., Petrishchevskiii S. Algorithm for modeling electromagnetic channel of seismo-ionospheric coupling (SIC) and the variations in the electron concentration. Acta Geophysica. – 2020. – Vol. 68, N 1. – P. 253–278. Q2
[12] Grimalsky V., Koshevaya S., Rapoport Yu., Kotsarenko A. Collapse of nonlinear electron plasma waves in a plasma layer. Physica Scripta. – 2016. – Vol. 91, N 10. – 8 p. – Art. N 105602. DOI.1088/0031-8949/91/10/105602. Q2 https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-8949/91/10/105602
[13] Grimalsky V. V., Rapoport, Y. G., Boardman A. D., Koshevaya S. V. Nonlinear focusing of picosecond baseband pulses in paraelectric crystals. Optical and Quantum Electronics. – 2018. – Vol. 50, Issue 2. – N art. 102. Q2 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11082-018-1369-4
[14] Yu.G. Rapoport, M. Hayakawa, O.E. Gotynyan, V.N. Ivchenko, A.K. Fedorenko, Yu.A. Selivanov. Stable and unstable plasma perturbations in the ionospheric F region, caused by spatial packet of atmospheric gravity waves . Phys. Chem. Earth. – 2009. –V.34. – P. 508-515. Q2 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.pce.2008.09.001
[15] Yutsis V, Rapoport Y, Grimalsky V, Grytsai A, Ivchenko V, Petrishchevskii S, Fedorenko A, Krivodubskij V. ULF Activity in the Earth Environment: Penetration of Electric Field from the Near-Ground Source to the Ionosphere under Different Configurations of the Geomagnetic Field. – Atmosphere. – 2021. – Vol.12. – P. 801(31). Q2 https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12070801
[16] Fedorenko A K, Kryuchkov E I, Cheremnykh O K, Voitsekhovska A D, Rapoport Yu G, Klymenko Yu O Analysis of acoustic-gravity waves in the mesosphere using VLF radio signal measurements - Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. - 2021. - Vol. 219. – P.105649. Q2 https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aa6792
[17] V. V. Grimalsky V V, Rapoport Yu G, Koshevaya S V, Escobedo‑Alatorre J, Tecpoyotl‑Torres M. Nonlinear focusing of picosecond baseband pulses in paraelectric crystals in a wide temperature range. Optical and Quantum Electronics. – 2021. –Vol. 53. – P.484 (16). Q2 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11082-021-03104-6
[18] Rapoport, Y., Grimalsky, V., Iorsh, I. et al. Nonlinear reshaping of terahertz pulses with graphene metamaterials. Jetp Lett. 98, 503–506 (2013). Q2 https://doi.org/10.1134/S002136401321011X
[19] Grimalsky, V.V., Koshevaya, S.V. & Rapoport, Y.G. Superheterodyne amplification of electromagnetic waves of optical and terahertz bands in gallium nitride films. Radioelectron.Commun.Syst. 54, 401 (2011). Q3 https://doi.org/10.3103/S0735272711080012
[20] V. Grimalsky, S. Koshevaya, C. Castrejon-Martinez and Y. Rapoport, "Amplification of optical phonons in semiconductor quantum wells at finite temperatures," 2016 IEEE 36th International Conference on Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO), 2016, pp. 67-70, https://doi.org/10.1109/ELNANO.2016.7493012
[21] S V. Grimalsky, S. Koshevaya, Y. Rapoport, N. Tretiak, F. Yanovsky and J. Escobedo-Alatorre, "Resonant Properties of Electron Gas in n-InSb and Graphene Layers in Magnetic Fields for THz Multilayered Dielectric-Plasma-like Metamaterials" 2019 IEEE 39th International Conference on Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO), 2019, pp. 164-168, doi: 10.1109/ELNANO.2019.8783772.
[22] F.O. Yevtushenko, S.V. Dukhopelnykov, T.L. Zinenko and Y.G. Rapoport. Electromagnetic characterization of tuneable graphene-strips-on-substrate metasurface over entire THz range: analytical regularization and natural-mode resonance interplay. IET Microw. Antennas Propag. 15 (10), 1225–1239 (2021). Q2 https://doi.org/10.1049/mia2.12158

Monographs / chapters in the monographs

[23] A.D. Boardman, Yu. G. Rapoport, D.E. Aznakayeva, E.G. Aznakayev and V. Grimalsky. Graphene Metamaterial Electron Optics: Excitation Processes and Electro-Optical Modulation. In: Handbook of Graphene. Ed.: Mei Zhang. - 2019 Scrivener Publishing LLC. - V. 3. - P. 263–296.
[24] A.D. Boardman, A. Alberucci, G. Assanto, Yu. G. Rapoport, V.V. Grimalsky, V.M. Ivchenko, E.N. Tkachenko. Chapter 10: Spatial Solitonic and Nonlinear Plasmonic Aspects of Metamaterials. In: World Scientific Handbook of Metamaterials and Plasmonics. Ed.: E. Shamonina, S.A. Maier. – Springer. – 2017. – P. 419–469. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813228696_0010
[25] A.D. Boardman, K.L. Tsakmakidis, R.C. Mitchell-Thomas, N.J. King, Y.G. Rapoport, O. Hess. From ‘Trapped Rainbow’ Slow Light to Spatial Solitons. In: Nonlinear, Tunable and Active Metamaterials. Ed.: I.V. Shadrivov, M. Lapine, Y. Kivshar. – Berlin: Springer, 2015. (Springer Series in Materials Science; V. 200). – P. 161-191. https://ru.scribd.com/document/405050635/Springer-Series-in-Materials-Science-200-Ilya-V-Shadrivov-Mikhail-Lapine-Yuri-S-Kivshar-eds-Nonlinear-Tunable-and-Active-Metamaterials-Sprin
[26] A.D. Boardman, N. King, Y. Rapoport. Circuit Model of Gain in Metamaterials. In: Nonlinearities in Periodic Structures and Metamaterials. Ed.: C. Denz, S. Flach, Y. Kivshar. – Berlin: Springer, 2010. – (Springer Series in Optical Sciences; V. 150). – P. 259–271. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02066-7
[27] Yu.G. Rapoport, A.D. Boardman, V.V. Grimalsky, S.V. Koshevaya, C.E. Zaspel, B.A. Ivanov, Nonlinear vortex generation by forward volume magnetostatic waves. In: Electromagnetic, Magnetostatic and Exchange-Interaction Vortices in Confined Magnetic Structures. Ed.: E.O. Kamenetskii. - Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India, 2008. – P. 29-44. (only in printed form)
[28] V.V. Grimalsky, I.A. Kremenetsky, Yu.G. Rapoport. Excitation of EMW in the lithosphere and propagation into magnetosphere. In: Atmospheric and Ionospheric Electromagnetic Phenomena Associated with Earthquakes. Ed.: M. Hayakawa. – (TERRAPUB), Tokyo. – 1999. – P. 777-787. (only in printed form)


[29] Yu. G. Rapoport, Asen Grytsai Nonlinear wave processes in plasma 2020 Textbook Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine (in UKrainian)