VUFF

The former projects of the Quantum Physics Department and Laser Research Center:

 

From 2010 till now:

 The name of the project The supervisors Partners Duration of the project Funding source
Singular optical fibers: fabrication and application for the control of optical angular momentum at a microscale Dr. Mangirdas Malinauskas Vilnius University + Universite de Bordeaux (Dr. Etienne Brasselet, LOMA laboratory) 2015 - 2016 Lithuanian-French cooperation programme "Gilibert"

Investigating optomechanical properties of hybrid polymer-glass devices made using femtosecond laser processing (Optopolyglass); CH-3-ŠMM-02/05

Project Outcome

Prof. Valdas Sirutkaitis VU  +  EPFL(Switzerland),  Galatea  Lab  (group leader.  prof  Yves Bellouard)
Project info
2016-02 - 2016-10 Lithuanian-Swiss Cooperation program „Research and Development“
FLIGHTS: femtosecond light in transparent solids Dr. Andrius Melninkaitis VU + CEA - Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (LABORATOIRE DES SOLIDES IRRADIÉS)
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2015 - 2016 Research Council of Lithuania
Spatial filters based on photonics crystals for improvement of spatial structure of laser beams Dr. Martynas Peckus - 2014-03-01 - 2016-12-31 Research Council of Lithuania
High average power <10 fs pulse formation by parametric chirped pulse amplification method Dr. A. Varanavičius - 2014 - 2016 Research Council of Lithuania
Complete characterization of ultrafast nonlinear light-matter interactions in transparent dielectrics in the infrared spectral range Prof. A. Dubietis - 2013 - 2015 (2 year) Research Council of Lithuania
Integrated Iniative of  European Laser Research infrastructures II    (Laserlab- Europe) Prof. A.Piskarskas, dr. A.Varanavičius for individual tasks Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.; Association pour la Recherche et le Développement des Méthodes et Processus Industriels; Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique; Centro de Laseres Pulsados Ultracortos Ultraintensos; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Foundation for Research and Technology‑Hellas; Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena; Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung mbH; Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Fund. Priv.; International Laser Centre (Medzinárodné laserové centrum); National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics (Institutul National de Cercetare-Dezvoltare Pentru Fizica Laserilor, Plasmei si Radiatiei); Instituto Superior Técnico; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Vereniging voor Christelijk Hoger Onderwijs Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek en Patientenzorg); Laboratorio Europeo di Spettroscopie Non Lineari; Lunds Universitet; Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.; Military University of Technology (Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna); Institute of Physics, AS CR, v.v.i. (Fyzikalni Ustav AV CR V.V.I); Politecnico di Milano; Science and Technology Facilities Council; University of Strathclyde; University of Latvia (Latvijas Universitate); University of Szeged (Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem); Vilnius University 2012 - 2015 ES BP7
Integrated European Laser Laboratories III (LASERLAB-Europe III) Joint Research Activities-JRA “Innovative radiation sources at the extremes” (INREX) Prof. R. Kienberger, supervisor for VU part: V. Vaičaitis 21 from 12 Europe countries (http://www.laserlab-europe.net/research/joint-research-2012-2015/jra3-inrex) 2012 - 2015 7th framework programme of the European Union
Development and characterization of advanced materials in semiconductor and nano-technologies by the  techniques of steady and ultrafast spectroscopy over a wide spectral range (“LaMeTech Mokslas”) Prof. V. Šablinskas; supervisor for Quantum Electronics Department: dr. V. Vaičaitis Institute of Applied Research, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Physics 2012 - 2015 European social fund agency
Integrated European Laser Laboratories (LaserLab-Europe III) Prof. V. Sirutkaitis - 2012 - 2015 7th framework programme of the European Union
Project of the National Integrated Programmes „Creation of the infrastructure for material science, nano and light technologies and higher education in these breakthrough fields (LAMETECH INFRASTRUKTŪRA)“, project number VP2-1.1-ŠMM-04-V-02-002 Project managers dr. O. Balachninaitė (2010 -2012) and dr. D. Kaškelytė (2013-2015) Vilnius University (coordinator), Kaunas University of Technology, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology  (Vilnius) 2010-2015 Central Project Management Agency
Formation of coherent radiation in nonlinear crystals by incoherent pump Dr. Viktorija Pyragaitė - 2013-03-01 - 2015-09-30 Research Council of Lithuania
Nonlinear terahertz photonics technologies: fundamental and applied aspects Dr. E. Gaižauskas Scientific-Practical Materials Research Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus 2013-04-01 - 2014-12-31 Research Council of Lithuania
Development and Utilization of a New Generation Industrial Laser Material Processing Using Ultra- short Pulse Lasers for Industrial Applications (Project number: VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-007) Project scientific supervizor – prof. Valdas Sirutkaitis; Project manager – dr. Dalia Kaškelytė - 2013-01-11 -  2015-04-11 European Social Fund Agency
Development and research of the synchronously pumped femtosecond optical parametric oscillator Dr. R. Grigonis Light Conversion – Dr. Linas Giniūnas; State research institute Center for Physical Sciences and Technology – Dr. Ramutis Drazdys 2012-03-01 - 2013-12-31 Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Fabrication of micro-/nano-optical components via direct laser writing and electron beam lithography Dr. M. Malinauskas Kaunas Technology University 2012 - 2014 Research Council of Lithuania
Creation of biologically active regular three-dimensional structures for tissue molecular bioengineering Dr. V. Valius (VU BCHI), dr. M. Malinauskas (for the first year) and prof. R. Gadonas (for the second year) (VU LRC) Altechna R&D and VU Institute of Biochemistry 2012 - 2013 Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Nonlinear Optics of the Photonic Structures: Dynamics, Losses and Control of the Gap Solitons Dr. E. Gaižauskas - 2011-06-01 - 2012-12-30 Research Council of Lithuania
Development and implementation of carier-envelope phase control in OPCPA systems (PHASECONTROL) Dr. A. Varanavičius Light Conversion 2011 - 2013 Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Extreme events in femtosecond while light filaments Prof. A. Dubietis - 2011 - 2012 (2 year) Research Council of Lithuania
Femtosecond digital holography for nonlinear processes investigation in group III nitride compounds (FEDI) Dr. V. Kudriašov - 2011 - 2012 Research Council of Lithuania
Integrated European Laser Laboratories (LaserLab-Europe II) Prof. A. Piskarskas - 2010 - 2012 EC 7th Framework Programme
Model of photosensitised therapy in the case of rheumatoid arthritis, in vitro studies Assoc. Prof. dr. S.Bagdonas State Research Institute Centre for Innovative Medicine (VMTI) 2010 - 2011 Lithuanian Research Council

 

From 2000 till 2010:

 The name of the project The supervisor Partners Duration of the project Funding source
The development a cheap, innovative ultra thin conductive ceramic mesh to monitor stress and wear on a steel surface (MesMesh) Principal investigator at Vilnius University prof. V. Sirutkaitis F. A. Muggler Service A/S, Denmark (coordinator); Danish Innovation Institute A/S, Denmark; Vilnius University, Lithuania; MET Ltd., Lithuania; University of Bath, UK; Matrican S.A., Spain; Baltijos polistirenas Ltd., Lithuania; Pera Innovation Ltd, UK 2009 - 2012 EU Framework 7 project
High Average Power Multi-beam Pumped Femtosecond Optical Parametric Amplifier Prof. V. Smilgevičius (for VU part) Vilnius Gediminas Technical University 2009 – 2011 Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Cell Biology and Lasers: Towards New Technologies CEBIOLA Prof. V. Smilgevičius   2009 – 2011 EU
Development of optical coatings and laser resistance metrology for femtosecond applications Principal investigators: prof. M. Commandré "(Ecole Centrale Marseille – Université d'Aix Marseille, France) and prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) Bilateral Lithuanian-French Gilibert program project 2009 - 2010  
Four-wave optical parametric amplifiers basen on transparent wide-aperture isotropic media Prof. A. Dubietis Insubria University (Como, Italy), Institute of Photonics (Vienna, Austria), Light Conversion (Vilnius, Lithuania) 2008 - 2010 (3 year) Research Council of Lithuania
Conical Waves Technology (ConTeX) Prof. P. Di Trapani supervisor till November 04, 2008; Assoc. Prof. dr. A. Matijošius - supervisor from November 04, 2008 Altechna R&D Ltd., Insubria University (Italy) 2008 – 2010 Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
Multifunctional nanoparticles for specific non-invasive early diagnostics and treatment of cancer Prof.R.Rotomskis VU Institute of Oncology 2008 - 2010 „Norway grants“ foundation
Micro-resonators of photonic crystals Dr. Vygandas Jarutis Kaunas university of technology Institute of Physical Electronics; Polytechnic University of Barcelona (Spain) 2008 – 2009 (1 year) Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
European Laser Laboratories Integrated Initiative Continued Prof. A. Piskarskas   2008 - 2009 EC 6th Framework Programme
High Energy Pulsed Fiber Laser Dr. K. Regelskis (FI), supervisor for VU part prof. V. Smilgevičius Institute of Physics 2007 – 2009 State Science and Studies Foundation
Lithuanian high technology programme project “Laser micromachining and prototyping with high repetition rate femtosecond pulses (Femtoapdirbimas)” Prof. V. Sirutkaitis Vilnius University, Institute of Physics (Vilnius), Altechna Ltd. (Vilnius) 2007 - 2009 Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
Lithuanian high technology programme project “Special optical coatings for lasers (LADA)” Principal investigator prof. A. Kareiva (VU FCh), principal investigator of works performed at VU LRC prof. V. Sirutkaitis Vilnius University (Faculty of Chemistry and VULRC), Institute of Physics (Vilnius), Optida Ltd. (Vilnius), Optolita Ltd. (Vilnius) 2007 - 2009 Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
Solid-state femtosecond laser for corneal surgery Prof. O. Rukštėnas, supervisor for Faculty of Physics part dr. M. Vengris Light Conversion 2007 - 2009 Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
Terahertz spectroscopy systems (TERASPEK) Prof. A. Krotkus, supervisor for VU part dr. V. Vaičaitis Semiconductor Physics Institute, Ekspla, Teravil 2007 - 2009 Lithuanian state science and study foundation
Development of the models to degenerate heart structures employing stem and specialized cells and biological tissues Prof. R. Benetis; prof. G. Streckytė KMU Institute of cardiology, VU Institute of Biochemistry, Vytautas Magnus University 2007 - 2009 State Science and Studies Foundation
High energy sub-30 fs hybridly pumped OPCPA system (PARADIGMA) Dr. A. Varanavičius Light Conversion, Ekspla 2007 - 2009 State Science and Studies Foundation
Optical coatings for high parameters picosecond and femtosecond lasers Principal investigators dr D. Ristau (Hannover Laser Center, Germany) and prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) Bilateral Lithuanian-German project MOE 06/R65 2007-01 - 2007-08  
Fabrication of periodic and quasiperiodic structures in transparent media by means of ultrashort laser pulses Dr. E. Gaižauskas - 2006-04-01 - 2006-12-31 Research and Study Foundation of Lithuania
Determination of laser induced-damage threshold of mirrors Principal investigators prof. V. Sirutkaitis (2006-2012), dr. A. Melninkaitis (2013-2014) Project with Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK) 2006 - 2014  
Centre for „Studies and training in Experiments with Lasers and Laser Applications“ Supervisor for VU part prof. A. Dubietis - 2006 - 2009 (3 year) EU 6BP project STELLA (Marie Curie Chair)
Science and studies center of medical physical technologies and nanophotonics Prof. R. Rotomskis VU Faculty of Medicin and VU Institute of Oncology 2006 - 2008 EU structural funds
Realization of higher studies in medical physics and nanophotonics Prof. R. Rotomskis VU Faculty of Medicin and VU Institute of Oncology 2006 - 2008 EU structural funds
Experimental investigations in model systems: towards fluorescence detection from deeper layers of bioobjects Prof. R. Rotomskis - 2006 State Science and Studies Foundation
European Social Fund 2.5 programme grant „Training advanced level university students in laser and optical technologies“, contract ESF/2004/2.5.0-K01-VS-02, March 2, 2005 Scientific supervisors for VU part prof. V. Sirutkaitis (2005-2006 m.) and dr. O. Balachninaitė (2007-2008 m.) Institute of Physics (Vilnius) (coordinator) and Vilnius University (VU) 2005 - 2008 European Social Fund Agency (Vilnius)
Biophysics: modernization of biophysics master and doctoral studies programs Prof. O. Rukšėnas (GF), supervisor for Quantum Electronics Department part prof. R. Rotomskis VU GMF Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Kaunas Technology University 2005 - 2008 EU structural funds
Investigation of damage mechanisms and defects in KDP crystals, used in megajoule laser Principal investigator prof. V. Sirutkaitis Project with CEA/CESTA (France) 2005 - 2006  
High Average Power ~1 PS Laser for Optical Parametric Amplification of a Few-Cycle Pulse (JAGAS) Dr. A. Varanavičius Max planck institute attosecond and strong fields department, Germany; Light Conversion 2005 - 2006 State Science and Studies Foundation
Investigation of the selective accumulation of photosenstizer in inflammed joint Assoc. Prof. Dr. G.Streckytė VU Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine 2005 State Science and Studies Foundation
Innovative high power laser system based on polycrystalline Nd:YAG for marking, engraving, cutting and micro-drilling metal surface (NOVIGLAS) COOP-CT-2004-512318 CRAFT Coordinator, INNOVA S.P.A. (Italy); principal investigator at Vilnius University prof. V. Sirutkaitis RETINAE S.R.L. (Italy), MONOCROM S.L. (Spain), GESELLSCHAFT FUR FERTIGUNGSPROZESSPLANUNG, FORSCHUNG UND ENTWICKLUNG, PROF. DR.-ING. H.J. HELML (Germany), EMIL BROLL GMBH & CO (Austria), NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (Italy), OPTICLAB S.R.L. (Italy), AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS AND INFORMATION AND MANUFACTURING CENTRE 2004 - 2007 EU FP6 project
Integrated European Laser Laboratories (LaserLab-Europe), JRA2 (OTTER), task „Improvement of damage thresholds“ Principal investigator at Vilnius University prof. V. Sirutkaitis - 2004 - 2007 EU Framework 6 project
Four-photon parametric generation of tunable light pulses in resonantly excited gases Prof. R. W. Boyd, supervisor for VU part V. Vaičaitis Rochester university (USA), Maryland university (USA) 2004 - 2007 NATO public diplomacy division
Digital compendium: innovative learning materials for remote tutoring Prof. R. Rotomskis Vilnius University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Health Care; School of Ghent, Belgium; Kortrijk Catholic high school, Belgium; Radiology school, Herlev, Denmark; Klaipeda University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Health Sciences; Lithuania Nursing Expert Organization, Šiauliai University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Health care; Utena University of Applied Sciences Health Care and Social Welfare department; Norway Registers Development Baltic; Riga School of Medicine, Latvia 2004 - 2007 The European Union Leonardo da Vinci programme
Integrated European Laser Laboratories (LaserLab-Europe) Prof. A. Piskarskas - 2004 - 2007 EC 6 th Framework Programme
Integrated European Laser Laboratories   (Laserlab- Europe) Prof. A. Piskarskas; supervisor for individual tasks dr. A.Varanavičius Association pour la recherche et le development des methodes et processus industriels,  France; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France; Commissariat a l‘Energie Atomique, France; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, UK; Fachinformationszentrum Chemie GmbH,  Germany; Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas,  Greece; Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, Germany; Gesellschaft fur Schwerionenforschung mit Beschraenkter Haftung, Germany ; European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy, Italy; Lunds Universitet, Sweden; Acad. of Science of the Czech Republic–Institute of Physics, Czech Republic; Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Max Planck Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften E.V. Germany; Vilnius University,  Lithuania; Vrije Universiteit  Amsterdam, Netherland 2004 - 2007 EC 6th Framework Programme
Laser-matter interactions with ultra-short pulses, high-frequency pulses and ultra-intense pulses. From attophysics to petawatt physics Prof. V. Smilgevičius - 2004 - 2006 State Science and Studies Foundation
Optimization of the pulse duration measurement methods for TWINKLE laser Principal investigator prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) Project with company Light Conversion (Lithuania) 2004 - 2005  
Photosensitized therapy of arthritis: looking for diagnostic and therapeutic indexes Assoc. Prof. Dr. G. Streckytė VU Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine 2004 State Science and Studies Foundation
Lithuanian high technology programme project "Development of technologies of the optical coatings densified by high energy ions (Soptdangos)" Prof. V. Sirutkaitis Vilnius University (QED&LRC and Faculty of Chemistry), Institute of Physics (Vilnius), Institute of Chemistry (Vilnius), Optida Ltd. (Vilnius), Ekspla Ltd. (Vilnius) 2003-2006 Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation
Diode Pumped High Brightness Laser Systems for Research and Industry  (DIOGENAS) Dr. R. Danielius Light Conversion, Ekspla 2003 - 2006 State Science and Studies Foundation
Laser beam characterization in UV range Principal investigators prof. H. Weber (Technical University Berlin, Germany) and prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) Bilateral Lithuanian-German project LTU 01/001 2002-2003  
Cell biology and lasers: towards new technologies Prof. A. Piskarskas VU Department of Biochemistry and  biophysics 2002 - 2005 European Community the Specific Research and Technological Development Programme
Investigation of spatial structure of self-assembled nanostructures Prof. R. Rotomskis Kaunas Technology University; Institute of Physics 2002 - 2004 State Science and Studies Foundation
Cell biology and lasers: towards new technologies (CEBIOLA) Coordinators: Prof. B. Juodka, prof. A. Piskarskas - 2001 - 2004 EC FP5 INCO Programme of Centers of Excellence project
Light in biomedicine: diagnostics and therapy Prof. L. Griciūtė; for VU part prof. A.Piskarskas and assoc. prof. dr. R.Rotomskis Lithuania centre of oncology; Kaunas Technoogy University, VU Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Institute of Biochemistry 2001 - 2004 State Science and Studies Foundation
Visualization of light conduction system by fluorescence spectroscopy E. Žurauskas; prof. R.Rotomskis National Centre of Pathology; Forensic Science Centre of Lithuania 2001 - 2003 State Science and Studies Foundation
Characterization of the new nonlinear crystals (Contract #2865) Principal investigator prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) Altechna (Lithuania) 2001 - 2002 Funded from EC Framework 5 project by participant company Altechna
Biomedical physics in vacational training at different levels: targeting distance education Prof. R. Rotomskis Munich University Clinic, Germany; Vilnius University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Health Care; Lithuania centre of oncology; Latvia University, Latvia; Wroclaw Medical University, Poland 2000 - 2002 The European Union Leonardo da Vinci programme Co-ordination Support Foundation
Spectroscopy of biopigments and fluorescence markers complexes Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Rotomskis - 2000 - 2001 State Science and Studies Foundation

From 1990 till 2000:

 The name of the project The supervisor Partners Duration of the project Funding source
Laser spectrometer for testing of coatings of crystals and optical components in wide spectral and angle range (Laser spectrometer) NATO country codirector dr. R. Eckardt (Cleveland Crystals Inc., Cleveland, USA), Partner country codirector prof. V. Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania) - 1999 - 2003 NATO “Science for Peace” programme project SfP-972534
Investigation of spatially coherent X-rays excited by high contrast ultrashort pulses Prof. A.Piskarskas; Dr. A. Varanavičius for individual tasks Institute of Physics; Institute of Theoretical physics and Astronomy 1998 - 2001 State Science and Studies Foundation
Synergistic effects of photosensitized tumor therapy and chemotherapy Prof. R. Rotomskis Lithuania centre of oncology 1998 - 1999 State Science and Studies Foundation
Photosensitization process in cases of one-step and two-step excitation Prof. R.Rotomskis - 1995 State Science and Studies Foundation
Laser sensitization in tumor therapy Prof. L. Griciūtė; for VU part - prof. A. Piskarskas and prof. R. Rotomskis Lithuanian centre of oncology; Kaunas Technology University; VU department of Biochemistry biophysics; Institute of Biochemistry 1994 - 2000 State Science and Studies Foundation