ITMO University Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Andrey V. Veniaminov

Andrey V. Veniaminov

Dr.Sc., Ph.D.


Leading researcher


Dr.Sc. (Habilitation) in Physical and Mathematical Sciences

ITMO University
Dynamics of photoinduced gratings in polymeric materials: influence of molecular diffusion


S. I. Vavilov State Optical Institute
Optical study of diffusion and photoisomerization of organic molecules in polymer holographic recording media reoxan


Leningrad State University (now Saint Petersburg State University), Faculty of Physics


2006 - present: ITMO University, Department of Photonics and Optical Information technologies

2005 - 2007: guest researcher at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg im Breisgau

1998 - 2005: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

1996 - 1997: A. von Humboldt research stipend, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

1983 - 2005: S. I. Vavilov State Optical Institute, Department of Spectroscopy, Department of Holography

Research interests

Light-sensitive media for 3D-holography, Optical recording in polymers, Relaxation of holographic gratings as related to slow diffusion, Microstructure of 3D holograms in polymers and crystals

  1. A. S. Shcheulin, A. V. Veniaminov, Yu. L. Korzinin, A. E. Angervaks, A. I. Ryskin. A highly stable holographic medium based on CaF2:Na crystals with colloidal color centers: III. Properties of holograms. Optics and Spectroscopy, 2(103) 4-655 (2007)
  2. Aleksandr S. Shcheulin, Aleksandr E. Angervaks, Andrey V. Veniaminov, Viktor V. Zakharov, Pavel P. Fedorov, Aleksandr I. Ryskin. Self-organization of color centers in holograms recorded in additively colored CaF2 crystals. Optical Materials, 47 190-195 (2015)
  3. Vladimr Borisov, Andrey Veniaminov, Ekaterina Barausova, Alexandr Angervaks, Alexandr Shcheulin, Alexandr Ryskin. Recording dynamics and temperature impact on volume holograms in fluorite crystals with color centers. Frontiers in Optics 2015, JTu4A.66 (2015)
  4. S. Y. Lukashenko, I. S. Mukhin, A. V. Veniaminov, I. D. Sapozhnikov, V. V. Lysak, A. O. Golubok. Q-factor study of nanomechanical system “metal tip - carbon nanowhisker” at low and ambient pressure. Physica status solidi (a), 213(9) 2375-2379 (2016)
  5. S. Lukashenko, I. Mukhin, A. Veniaminov, I. Sapozhnikov, A. Mozharov, D. Kupriyanov, A. Golubok. Investigation of nanomechanical oscillators based on amorphous carbon whiskers in vacuum and at ambient pressure. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 769(1) 012062 (2016)
  6. S. Lukashenko, F. Komissarenko, I. Mukhin, I. Sapozhnikov, A. Veniaminov, V. Lysak, A. Golubok. Precise mass detector based on carbon nanooscillator. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1748 050002 (2016)
  7. Andrey V. Veniaminov, Alexander S. Shcheulin, Alexander E. Angervaks, Alexander I. Ryskin. Profile of a volume hologram in CaF_2 crystal with color centers as determined using confocal scanning microscopy. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 29(3) 335-339 (2012)
  8. Vasilii Lesnichii, Andy Kiessling, Eckhard Bartsch, Andrey Veniaminov. Holographic grating relaxation technique for soft matter science. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1748(1) 020006 (2016)
  9. Vladimir N. Borisov, Ekaterina V. Barausova, Andrey V. Veniaminov, Alexandr E. Andervaks, Alexandr S. Shcheulin, Alexandr I. Ryskin. Dynamics recording of holographic gratings in a photochromic crystal of calcium fluoride. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 735(1) 012011 (2016)
  10. Vladimir Borisov, Mariia Klepinina, Andrey Veniaminov, Aleksandr Angervaks, Aleksandr Shcheulin, Aleksandr Ryskin. Comparison of experimental approaches to study selective properties of thick phase-amplitude holograms recorded in materials with diffusion-based formation mechanisms. Proceedings of SPIE, 9885 98851P (2016)
  11. A. O. Ayt, V. A. Barachevsky, A. Duensing, Ya. Yu. Fomicheva, S. V. Gagarskiy, H. Iglev, V. V. Kiyko, M. M. Krayushkin, A. N. Sergeev, A. V. Veniaminov, V. V. Zakharov. Thresholds for nonlinear recording of fluorescent centers in chromone-doped polymer films. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 49(2) 72 (2017)
  12. S. V. Varzhel’, V. V. Zakharov, G. N. Vinogradova, A. V. Veniaminov, V. E. Strigalev. Visualization of type II fiber Bragg gratings induced in a birefringent fiber with an elliptical stress cladding. Optics and Spectroscopy, 114(1) 116-119 (2013)
  13. A. V. Veniaminov, U. V. Mahilny. Holographic polymer materials with diffusion development: Principles, arrangement, investigation, and applications. Optics and Spectroscopy, 115(6) 906-930 (2013)
  14. A. S. Shcheulin, A. E. Angervaks, A. V. Veniaminov, V. V. Zakharov, A. I. Ryskin. Dependence of the profile of a hologram recorded on color centers in a CaF2 crystal on the type of hologram-forming centers. Optics and Spectroscopy, 113(6) 638-642 (2012)
  15. P. S. Parfenov, A. P. Litvin, E. V. Ushakova, A. V. Veniaminov, A. V. Fedorov, A. V. Baranov. A porous matrix for studying the optical properties of systems of close-packed quantum dots. Journal of Optical Technology, 81(8) 449-453 (2014)
  16. Aleksandr S. Shcheulin, Aleksandr E. Angervaks, Viktor V. Zakharov, Andrey V. Veniaminov, Aleksandr I. Ryskin. Holograms convertible by an incoherent photo-thermal treatment in CaF2 crystals with color centers. Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, 31(2) 248-254 (2014)
  17. A. S. Shcheulin, A. E. Angervaks, A. V. Veniaminov, V. V. Zakharov, A. I. Ryskin. Transformation of color centers during hologram recording in an additively colored CaF2 crystal. Optics and spectroscopy, 116(3) 379-383 (2014)
  18. A.O. Ayt, V.A. Barachevsky , O.I. Kobeleva , T.M. Valova , S.V. Gagarskiy , V.V. Kiyko , A.N. Sergeev , A.V. Veniaminov , V.V. Zakharov , M.M. Krayushkin , H. Iglev . Two-photon recording of stable luminescent centers in chromone-doped polymer films . Proceedings - 2014 International Conference Laser Optics, LO 2014 6886252 (2014)