László Pálfalvi, DSc

Head of Department, associate professor, DSc
Department Experimental Physics
Extension 24533
E-mail palfalvi@fizika.ttk.pte.hu
Office E/407
Publications MTMT
Consulting hours -

Born: 1976

Qualifications

  • 1999: MSc in Physics at University of Pécs (JPTE)
  • 2003: Ph.D. in Physics at University of Szeged (thesis: Determination of nonlinear optical properities of LiNbO3 by the z-scan method)
  • 2011: Habilitation at University of Pécs (thesis: Possibilities of THz pulse generation in LiNbO3)

Appointments

  • 1999: Research fellow at University of Pécs, Institute of Physics, Dept. of Experimental Physics
  • 2002: Research fellow at MTA-PTE Research Group for Nonlinear and Quantum Optics
  • 2004: Research Assistant at MTA-PTE Research Group for Nonlinear and Quantum Optics
  • 2007: Assistant Professor at University of Pécs, Institute of Physics, Dept. of Experimental Physics
  • 2012: Associate Professor at University of Pécs, Institute of Physics, Dept. of Experimental Physics
  • 2013: Associate Professor at University of Pécs, Institute of Physics, Head of Department of Experimental Physics

Research

  • The Aharonov-Bohm effect
  • Nonlinear optical properties of LiNbO3 crystals with different dopants (Mg, Fe, Zr, Y, Hf…)
  • Theoretical and experimental development of the z-scan method
  • Theoretical development of bulk LiNbO3 and semiconductor based THz sources
  • Development of waveguide based (LiNbO3, semiconductors) THz sources
  • Possibilities of particle acceleration by THz electromagnetic pulses
  • Basic problems in Classical Physics (mechanics, thermodynamics, optics, electrodynamics)

Teaching

  • Classical Physics (mechanics)
  • Classical Physics (thermodynamics)
  • Design of optical systems

Professional activities, memberships

  • Member of the Roland Eötvös Physical Society (ELFT)
  • Member of the technical committee of the National Physics Competition (OKTV)
  • Member of the technical committee of the Mikola Sándor National Physics Competition
  • Reviewer activity (Optics Express, Optical Materials, Optics Letters)

Academic awards, Decorations

  • Award of the Regional Academic Committee (2004)
  • “Ferenczi György” Award (2004, ELFT)

Fellowships

  • Max-Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart (2000)

Selected publications