Dr Alexander Goncharov

MSc, PhD.

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
School of Physics
Arts/Science Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5189
E: alexander.goncharov@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS    
 
2008 - present: Lecturer in Physics at the NUI Galway
 2003 - 2008: Post-doctoral researcher at the Applied Optics group,
Department of Exprimental Physics, NUI Galway, Ireland.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS         
1998 - 2003: PhD studies Department of Astronomy, Lund University, Sweden. Thesis: “Extremely Large Telescopes: Optical Design and Wavefront Correction”.
PhD graduation date: 30 March 2003.
1992 - 1998: Undergraduate studies: Moscow Bauman State Technical University, Department of Radio-electronics and Laser Techniques, M. Sc. in Optical Engineering, graduated with  distinction in 1998.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Adjustable internal structure for reconstructing gradient index profile of crystalline lens'
Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV,Pierscionek, BK (2014) 'Adjustable internal structure for reconstructing gradient index profile of crystalline lens'. Optics Letters, 39 :1310-1313 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'An analytical method for predicting the geometrical and optical properties of the human lens under accommodation'
Sheil, CJ,Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV (2014) 'An analytical method for predicting the geometrical and optical properties of the human lens under accommodation'. Biomedical Optics Express, 5 :1649-1663 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Improving retinal imaging by corneal refractive index matching'
Meitav, N,Ribak, EN,Goncharov, AV (2013) 'Improving retinal imaging by corneal refractive index matching'. Optics Letters, 38 :745-747 [Details]
(2012) 'Investigation of the isoplanatic patch and wavefront aberration along the pupillary axis compared to the line of sight in the eye'
Nowakowski, M,Sheehan, M,Neal, D,Goncharov, AV (2012) 'Investigation of the isoplanatic patch and wavefront aberration along the pupillary axis compared to the line of sight in the eye'. Biomedical Optics Express, 3 :240-258 [Details]
(2012) 'Comparison of retinal image quality with spherical and customized aspheric intraocular lenses'
Guo, HQ,Goncharov, AV,Dainty, C (2012) 'Comparison of retinal image quality with spherical and customized aspheric intraocular lenses'. Biomedical Optics Express, 3 :681-691 [Details]
(2012) 'Geometry-invariant gradient refractive index lens: analytical ray tracing'
Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV (2012) 'Geometry-invariant gradient refractive index lens: analytical ray tracing'. Journal Of Biomedical Optics, 17 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Geometry-invariant GRIN lens: iso-dispersive contours'
Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV (2012) 'Geometry-invariant GRIN lens: iso-dispersive contours'. Biomedical Optics Express, 3 :1684-1700 [Details]
(2012) 'Subjective evaluation of intraocular lenses by visual acuity measurement using adaptive optics'
Guo, HQ,Fallah, HR,Dainty, C,Goncharov, AV (2012) 'Subjective evaluation of intraocular lenses by visual acuity measurement using adaptive optics'. Optics Letters, 37 :2226-2228 [Details]
(2011) 'The achromatic design of an atmospheric dispersion corrector for extremely large telescopes'
Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV (2011) 'The achromatic design of an atmospheric dispersion corrector for extremely large telescopes'. Optics Express, 19 :17099-17113 [Details]
(2011) 'Illumination System for Corneal Collagen Crosslinking'
Sheehan, M,Watson, B,Goncharov, A (2011) 'Illumination System for Corneal Collagen Crosslinking'. Optometry And Vision Science, 88 :512-524 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'All-spherical catadioptric telescope design for wide-field imaging'
Bahrami, M,Goncharov, AV (2010) 'All-spherical catadioptric telescope design for wide-field imaging'. Applied Optics, 49 :5705-5712 [Details]
(2008) 'Reconstruction of the optical system of the human eye with reverse ray-tracing'
Goncharov, AV,Nowakowski, M,Sheehan, MT,Dainty, C (2008) 'Reconstruction of the optical system of the human eye with reverse ray-tracing'. Optics Express, 16 :1692-1703 [Details]
(2008) 'Spheric long-focal-depth lens: A comment'
Jaroszewicz, Z,Burvall, A,Goncharov, AV,Kolacz, K (2008) 'Spheric long-focal-depth lens: A comment'. Optics Communications, 281 :4849-4850 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Inverse optical design of the human eye using likelihood methods and wavefront sensing'
Sakamoto, JA,Barrett, HH,Goncharov, AV (2008) 'Inverse optical design of the human eye using likelihood methods and wavefront sensing'. Optics Express, 16 :304-314 [Details]
(2008) 'Chromatic effects of the atmosphere on astronomical adaptive optics'
Devaney, N,Goncharov, AV,Dainty, JC (2008) 'Chromatic effects of the atmosphere on astronomical adaptive optics'. Applied Optics, 47 :1072-1081 [Details]
(2007) 'Wide-field schematic eye models with gradient-index lens'
GONCHAROV, A. V. and DAINTY, J. C. (2007) 'Wide-field schematic eye models with gradient-index lens'. Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A-Optics Image Science And Vision, 24 :2157-2174 [Details]
(2007) 'Systematic design of an anastigmatic lens axicon'
Goncharov, AV,Burvall, A,Dainty, C (2007) 'Systematic design of an anastigmatic lens axicon'. Applied Optics, 46 :6076-6080 [Details]
(2007) 'Atmospheric dispersion compensation for extremely large telescopes'
Goncharov, AV,Devaney, N,Dainty, C (2007) 'Atmospheric dispersion compensation for extremely large telescopes'. Optics Express, 15 :1534-1542 [Details]
(2007) 'Lens axicons in oblique illumination'
Burvall, A,Kolacz, K,Goncharov, AV,Jaroszewicz, Z,Dainty, C (2007) 'Lens axicons in oblique illumination'. Applied Optics, 46 :312-318 [Details]
(2007) 'Population study of the variation in monochromatic aberrations of the normal human eye over the central visual field'
Sheehan, MT,Goncharov, AV,O'Dwyer, VM,Toal, V,Dainty, C (2007) 'Population study of the variation in monochromatic aberrations of the normal human eye over the central visual field'. Optics Express, 15 :7367-7380 [Details]
(2005) 'Laboratory MCAO test-bed for developing wavefront sensing concepts'
Goncharov, AV,Dainty, JC,Esposito, S,Puglisi, A (2005) 'Laboratory MCAO test-bed for developing wavefront sensing concepts'. Optics Express, 13 :5580-5590 [Details]
(2005) 'Compact multireference wavefront sensor design'
Goncharov, AV,Dainty, JC,Esposito, S (2005) 'Compact multireference wavefront sensor design'. Optics Letters, 30 :2721-2723 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2013) Characterisation and comparison of ophthalmic instrument quality using a model eye with reverse ray-tracing
Sheil, C,Goncharov, AV (2013) MODELING ASPECTS IN OPTICAL METROLOGY IV Characterisation and comparison of ophthalmic instrument quality using a model eye with reverse ray-tracing [DOI] [Details]
(2011) Bio-Optics: Design and Application, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper BTuB1
Dainty,C.,Goncharov, A.,Bogusevschi, D.,Collins,P.,Cummings, A., Guo,H.,Ng, E., Sharapov,A.,Sheehan, M., Smith,K. (2011) Optical Engineering for Intra-Ocular Lens (IOL) Selection and Customization Bio-Optics: Design and Application, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper BTuB1 [Details]
(2010) Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JTuA12
Guo,H.,Delestrange,E.,Goncharov,A.,Dainty,C. (2010) Effect of Spherical Aberration on the Color Appearance of Small Red Dot Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JTuA12 [Details]
(2010) International Optical Design Conference, Proc SPIE
Baharmi,M., Goncharov,A.V., Dainty,C. (2010) All-spherical catadioptric system for 0.8m F/4.5 astronomical telescope: Can we compete with the Ritchey-Chry-tien design? International Optical Design Conference, Proc SPIE [Details]
(2010) Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII, Proc SPIE 782808
Mackey,R., Chen,M., Lambert,R.,Mackey,D.,Goncharov,A. (2010) Study of turbulence effects for a free-space optical link over water Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII, Proc SPIE 782808 [Details]
(2009) Optical Systems, SPIE
B. Lerat, M. Nowakowski, C. Dainty (2009) Inverse optical design: building and testing an artifical eye Optical Systems, SPIE [Details]
(2009) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (ARVO Suppl), E-Abstract 1561
Nowakowski,M.,Goncharov,A., Dainty,C. (2009) Study of Optical Effect of Tear Film Variation After Blinking in Young Healthy Eyes Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (ARVO Suppl), E-Abstract 1561 [Details]
(2009) Metrology of Adavanced Optics, Optical Measurements I, SPIE
L. Lobato Bailón, N. M. Devaney, C. Dainty (2009) Optical Testing of lens systems with concentric design Metrology of Adavanced Optics, Optical Measurements I, SPIE [Details]
(2008) ADAPTIVE OPTICS, SYSTEMS, SPIE
Bolbasova,L.,Bonaccini Calia,D.,Goncharov, A.V.,Lukin,V. (2008) AO with LGS and mesospheric layer sensing- ADAPTIVE OPTICS, SYSTEMS, SPIE [Details]
(2008) ADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS, PTS 1-3
GONCHAROV, AV et al. (2008) Alternative Schemes for Multi-Reference Wavefront Sensing ADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS, PTS 1-3 [Details]
(2008) ADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS, PTS 1-3, SPIE
Devaney,N.M.,Farrell,T.,Dainty,C.J. (2008) Alternative Schemes for Multi-Reference Wavefront Sensing - art. no. 701552 ADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS, PTS 1-3, SPIE , pp.1552-1552 [Details]
(2008) Extremely Large Telescopes: Which Wavelength? SPIE
Atad-Ettedgui,E., Goncharov,A. (2008) Atmospheric dispersion compensation for ELTs Extremely Large Telescopes: Which Wavelength? SPIE [Details]
(2008) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (ARVO Suppl), E-Abstract 3323
Nowakowski,M.,Goncharov,A.,Dainty,C. (2008) Study of Ocular Aberrations as a Function of the Field Angle Within Young Population Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (ARVO Suppl), E-Abstract 3323 [Details]
(2008) OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING III, PTS 1 AND 2, SPIE
Atad-Ettedgui,E., Dainty,J.C. (2008) Future Giant Telescopes: Integration of MCAO into Telescope Design - art. no. 71001I OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING III, PTS 1 AND 2, SPIE [Details]
(2008) Advacned Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation, SPIE
Atad-Ettedgui,E.,Owner-Petersen,M., Goncharov,A.V. (2008) Atmospheric dispersion effects in ELTs and their compensation Advacned Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation, SPIE [Details]
(2008) Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FThG2
Dainty,C. (2008) Chromatic Wide-Field Eye Models with a GRIN Lens Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FThG2 [Details]
(2008) OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING III, PTS 1 AND 2
GONCHAROV, AV et al. (2008) Future Giant Telescopes: Integration of MCAO into Telescope Design OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING III, PTS 1 AND 2 [Details]
(2007) Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine VI
Bolbasova, L.A.,Goncharov,A.V.,Lukin,V.P. (2007) Field-oriented wavefront sensor for laser guide stars Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine VI , pp.495-501 [Details]
(2007) Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments, SPIE
Kołacz,K; Burvall,A.;Goncharov, A.;Jaroszewicz, Z.;Dainty,C. (2007) Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments, SPIE [Details]
(2007) Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine VI
Nowakowski, M.,Sheehan, M.T.,Dainty,C. (2007) A study of field aberrations in the human eye Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine VI , pp.293-298 [Details]
(2007) Astronomical Adaptive Optics Systems and Applications III
Myers,R.M.,Bonaccini Calia,D.,Devaney, N.,Esposito,S.,Goodsell,S.J.,Goncharov, A., Guerra,J.C.,Guillet de Chatellus,H.,Harrison, M.A., Holzloehner,R.,Marchetti, E.,Morris,T.J.,Pinna,E., Pique,J.P.,Rabien,S.,Reyes,M.,Ribak, E., Rutten,R.G.M.,Schnetler,H.,Strachan, M., Stuik,R.,Talbot,R.G.,Tulloch,S.M. (2007) The European LGS test facility Astronomical Adaptive Optics Systems and Applications III [Details]
(2007) Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper AWD5
Myers,R.M.,Calia,D.B., Devaney, N.,Esposito,S.,Goodsell, S.J.,Goncharov,A.V.,Guerra,J.C., Guillet de Chatellus, H.,Harrison, M.A.,Holzloehner,R.,Marchetti, E.,Morris, T.J., Pinna,E.,Pique, J.,Rabien,S.,Reyes,M.,Ribak,E.,Rutten,R.G., Schnetler,H.,Strachan, M.,Stuik,R., Talbot,R.G. (2007) The European E-ELT WHT LGS Test Facility Consortium Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper AWD5 [Details]
(2006) International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America paper WC2
Dainty,C. (2006) Modified Offner Relay Systems for Future Adaptive Optical Telescopes International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America paper WC2 [Details]
(2006) International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006, paper WC2
Dainty,C. (2006) Modified Offner Relay Systems for Future Adaptive Optical Telescopes International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006, paper WC2 [Details]
(2006) Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, Pts 1 and 2
GONCHAROV, A et al. (2006) Experimental verification of the virtual wavefront sensor concept Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, Pts 1 and 2 [Details]
(2006) Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, Pts 1 and 2, SPIE
Devaney,N.,Dainty,C.,Esposito,S. (2006) Experimental verification of the virtual wavefront sensor concept - art. no. 62672M Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, Pts 1 and 2, SPIE , pp.M2672-M2672 [Details]
(2005) OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING II, SPIE
Burvall,A., Goncharov,A., Dainty,J.C. (2005) Telephoto axicon - art. no. 596213 OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING II, SPIE [Details]
(2005) ADVANCEMENTS IN ADAPTIVE OPTICS, SPIE
Pinna,E., Puglisi,A., Esposito, S., Tozzi,A.,Goncharov,A.V. (2005) Simple implementation of phase screens for repeatable seeing generation ADVANCEMENTS IN ADAPTIVE OPTICS, SPIE , pp.830-836 [Details]
(2005) OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING II, SPIE
Sheehan, M., Goncharov,A., Dainty,J.C. (2005) Design of a versatile clinical wavefront sensor - art. no. 59620M OPTICAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING II, SPIE [Details]
(2004) Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FThO3
Esposito,S., Dainty,J.C. (2004) Virtual wavefront sensor concept for future giant telescopes: Laboratory experimental results Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FThO3 [Details]
(2004) GROUND-BASED TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2, SPIE
Goncharov, A. (2004) Optical design for advanced extremely large telescopes GROUND-BASED TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2, SPIE , pp.518-525 [Details]
(2004) GROUND-BASED TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2
GONCHAROV, A et al. (2004) Optical design for advanced extremely large telescopes GROUND-BASED TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2 , pp.518-525 [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2007) Wide-field schematic eye models with gradient-index lens.
Goncharov, AV,Dainty, C (2007) Wide-field schematic eye models with gradient-index lens. Reviews [Details]