Matti Kaivola

My research interests are centered on light-matter interactions, including their fundamental aspects as well as various applications in topics ranging from nano optics, optical metamaterials, and laser physics and technology to optical measurements and analytics. 

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Laser physics, Optics and photonics


Multifrequency Bessel beams with adjustable group velocity and longitudinal acceleration in free space

P. Hildén, E. Ilina, M. Kaivola, A. Shevchenko 2022 New Journal of Physics

Prism-based approach to create intensity-interferometric non-diffractive cw light sheets

Panu Hildén, Matti Kaivola, Andriy Shevchenko 2022 Optics Express

Interferometric imaging of reflective micro-objects in the presence of strong aberrations

Elena Ilina, Markus Nyman, Tanmay Mondal, Matti Kaivola, Tero Setälä, Andriy Shevchenko 2020 Optics Express

Near-field spatial coherence of structured incoherent optical sources

Somendu Maurya, Markus Nyman, Matti Kaivola, Andriy Shevchenko 2020 Physical Review A

All-optical modulation and detection using a gain medium in a pulse shaper

Andriy Shevchenko, Markus Nyman, Matti Kaivola 2020 Optics Express

Electromagnetic anapoles of a Cartesian expansion of localized electric currents

Andriy Shevchenko, Vishal Vashistha, Matti Kaivola, Markus Nyman 2020 PHYSICAL REVIEW RESEARCH

Aberration-insensitive microscopy using optical field-correlation imaging

E. Ilina, M. Nyman, I. Švagždyte, N. Chekurov, M. Kaivola, T. Setälä, A. Shevchenko 2019 APL Photonics

Highly birefringent metamaterial structure as a tunable partial polarizer

Somendu Maurya, Markus Nyman, Matti Kaivola, Andriy Shevchenko 2019 Optics Express

Large-area enhancement of far-field fluorescence intensity using planar nanostructures

Markus Nyman, Andriy Shevchenko, Igor Shavrin, Yoichi Ando, Klas Lindfors, Matti Kaivola 2019 APL Photonics

Optical wave retarder based on metal-nanostripe metamaterial

Markus Nyman, Somendu Maurya, Matti Kaivola, Andriy Shevchenko 2019 Optics Letters