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Belashov Andrey Vladimirovich

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Current research

My current research is devoted to the development and application of digital holographic microscopy technique for living cells study, in particular investigation of its response on photodynamic treatment.  In this project I investigate morphological changes and intracellular mechanisms of cell death induced by singlet oxygen and other oxidative agents probucing in course of photodynamic treatment. Alongside with that I apply digital holography methods for investigation of some nonlinear optical effects, detection of strain elastic wave in sold waveguides, detection of singlet oxygen nonradiative relaxation. My scientific interests are: digital holographic tomography, wavefront propagation, nonlinear optics, biophotonics and spectroscopy.


Author of more than 40 publications, including 18 indexed in Scopus. Main of them are:

Belashov A. V., et al.“Digital holographic microscopy in label-free analysis of cultured cells’ response to photodynamic treatment” Optics Letters. – 2016, vol. 41. No. 21, pp. 5035-5038

Belashov A.V.,et al. “Digitaloff-axis holographic interferometry with simulated wavefront” Opt. Express– 2014, Vol. 22, pp. 28363-28376

Belashov A. V.,et al.“Accuracy ofimage-plane holographic tomography with filtered backprojection: random andsystematic errors” Applied optics. – 2016, vol. 55. No. 1, pp. 81-88

 Work experience

2012 - present

Laboratory assistant at Laser Center, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences


2014 - present

Research engineer at Department of Photonics and Optical Information Technology, ITMO University


2011- 2012

Private Tutor in Physics and Mathematics

Prizes and awards

·      Winner of Russian Federation President Scholarship for 2015-2016 years.

·      First award at the Yu.I.Ostrovsky all-Russian competition for research works in holography and holographic interferometry, 2015.

·      Winner of a grant "UMNIK" for development of holographic microscope for intracellular processes study.

·      Diploma for winning the Grant of St. Petersburg for students, graduate students, young scientists, young PhDs, number 15325, 2015

·      Certificate for the best research with commercialization opportunities at the All-Russian conference «Physics Saint-Petersburg  – 2015»

·      Scholarships granted by NRU ITMO for research achievements in 2014 and 2015 years

·      Diploma for winning the Grant of St. Petersburg for students, graduate students, young scientists, young PhDs, number 14038, 2014

·      Best poster award at the international conference «Stereodynamics 2014», St. Petersburg, 2014.

·      Certificate for the best research report at the All-Russian conference «Physics Saint-Petersburg  – 2014»



  1. 19Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V. Improvement of rough surfaces height map reconstruction accuracy in tilt angle illumination digital holography // Optical Engineering - 2020, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 102414 [IF: 1.082, SJR: 0.424]
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  2. 18Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V. Numerical simulation of spatio-temporal coupling effect in femtosecond laser pulse propagated through multi-layer scattering media // Proceedings - International Conference Laser Optics 2020, ICLO 2020 - 2020, pp. 9285698
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  3. 17Белашов А.В., Шевкунов И.А., Налегаев С.С., Путилин С.Э., Лин Й.Ч., Чжен Ч., Петров Н.В. Исследование локальных флуктуаций нелинейного показателя преломления в осевой цифровой голографии накачка-зондирование // Сборник трудов XI Международной конференции «Фундаментальные проблемы оптики–2020» (Санкт-Петербург, 19-23октября 2020г.) - 2020. - С. 14-17
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  4. 16Balbekin N.S., Kulya M.S., Belashov A.V., Gorodetsky A., Petrov N.V. Increasing the resolution of the reconstructed image in terahertz pulse time-domain holography // Scientific Reports - 2019, Vol. 9, pp. 180 [IF: 4.259, SJR: 1.341]
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  5. 15Belashov A.V., Kulya M.S., Balbekin N.S., Gorodetsky A.A., Petrov N.V. Effect of object thickness on ultrashort pulse diffraction // Applied Optics - 2019, Vol. 58, No. 34, pp. 9434-9442 [IF: 1.65, SJR: 0.762]
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  6. 14Belashov A.V., Beltukov Y.M., Petrov N.V., Samsonov A.M., Semenova I.V. Indirect assessment of bulk strain soliton velocity in opaque solids // Applied Physics Letters - 2018, Vol. 112, No. 12, pp. 121903 [IF: 3.411, SJR: 1.343]
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  7. 13Chipegin A.A., Petrov N.V., Belashov A.V. Wavefront Complex Modulation of Semiconductor Light Sources via Digital Micromirror Device // Proceedings of SPIE - 2018, Vol. 10834, pp. 108341F [SJR: 0.215]
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  8. 12Petrov N.V., Nalegaev S.S., Belashov A.V., Shevkunov I.A., Putilin S.E., Lin Y., Cheng C. Time-resolved inline digital holography for the study of noncollinear degenerate phase modulation // Optics Letters - 2018, Vol. 43, No. 15, pp. 3481-3484 [IF: 3.416, SJR: 1.788]
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  9. 11Petrov N.V., Skobnikov V.A., Shevkunov I.A., Belashov A.V., Fedin A.V. Features of surface contouring by digital holographic interferometry with tilt of the object illumination // Proceedings of SPIE - 2018, Vol. 10749, pp. 1074906 [SJR: 0.215]
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  10. 10Nalegaev S.S., Belashov A., Petrov N.V. Application of Photothermal Digital Interferometry for Nonlinear Refractive Index Measurements within a Kerr Approximation // Optical Materials - 2017, Vol. 69, pp. 437-443 [IF: 2.238]
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  11. 9Petrov N.V., Shevkunov I.A., Belashov A.V., Nalegaev S.S., Putilin S.E., Lin Y., Cheng C. Time-resolved inline digital holography for investigation of noncollinear pump pulse-induced phase variation // Optics InfoBase Conference Papers - 2017, Vol. Part F47-DH, pp. M3A.3
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  12. 8Belashov A.V., Belyaeva T.N., Kornilova E.S., Petrov N.V., Salova A.V., Semenova I.V., Vasyutinskii O.S., Zhikhoreva A.A. Detection of Photoinduced Transformations in Live HeLa Cells By Means of Digital Holographic Micro-interferometry // Optics InfoBase Conference Papers - 2016, Vol. F8-DH, pp. DTh1I.5
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  13. 7Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V., Semenova I.V. Accuracy of image-plane holographic tomography with filtered backprojection: random and systematic errors // Applied Optics - 2016, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 81-88 [IF: 1.65, SJR: 0.762]
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  14. 6Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V., Semenova I.V., Vasyutinskii O.S. Singlet oxygen detection in water by means of digital holography and digital holographic tomography // Proceedings of SPIE - 2016, Vol. 9896, pp. 98961B [SJR: 0.215]
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  15. 5Belashov A.V., Zhikhoreva A.A., Belyaeva T.N., Kornilova E.S., Petrov N.V., Salova A.V., Semenova I.V., Vasyutinskii O.S. Digital holographic microscopy in label-free analysis of cultured cells’ response to photodynamic treatment // Optics Letters - 2016, Vol. 41, No. 21, pp. 5035-5038 [IF: 3.416, SJR: 1.788]
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  16. 4Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V., Semenova I.V. Processing classical holographic interferograms by algorithms of digital hologram reconstruction // Technical Physics Letters - 2015, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 713-716 [IF: 0.771, SJR: 0.446]
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  17. 3Belashov A.V., Bel’Tyukova D.M., Vasyutinskii O.S., Petrov N.V., Semenova I.V., Chupov A.S. Holographic monitoring of spatial distributions of singlet oxygen in water // Technical Physics Letters - 2014, Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 1134-1135 [IF: 0.771, SJR: 0.446]
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  18. 2Belashov A.V., Petrov N.V., Semenova I.V. Digital off-axis holographic interferometry with simulated wavefront // Optics express - 2014, Vol. 22, No. 23, pp. 28363-28376 [IF: 3.307, SJR: 1.533]
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  19. 1Белашов А.В., Петров Н.В., Семенова И.В. Метод вычисления динамического фазового набега в голографической интерферометрии без ликвидации фазовых разрывов [Method for calculating the dynamic phase delay in holographic interferometry without phase unwrapping] // Компьютерная оптика [Computer Optics] - 2014. - Т. 38. - № 4. - С. 710-716 [IF: 0.253, SJR: 0.586]