Amir A. Jalali

Amir A. Jalali


  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Physics
  • PhD, Physics-Optics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
  • MS, Quantum Electronics, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  • BS, Applied Physics, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran


Amir A. Jalali is a research and development scientist with Electro-Optics Technology, Traverse City, Michigan and adjunct associate professor in physics department at Michigan Technological University. He received a bachelor degree in applied physics, a Master degree in quantum electronics from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, and a PhD degree in physics-optics from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. He spent three years as a post-doctoral and then a research scientist at the Michigan Tech. His research interests include thin film technology, magneto-optic and Faraday devices, photonic crystals, computational electromagnetics, and photonic biosensors.

Recent Publications

  • A. A. Jalali, J. Rybarsyk and E. Rogers, “Thermal lensing analysis of TGG and its effect on beam quality," Optics Exp. 21, 13741 (2013).
  • A. Jalali, “Broadband Semiconductor Faraday Effect Devices in the Infrared,” United States Provisional Patent, 61/727,494, (2012).
  • N. K. Dissanayake, M. Levy, A. A. Jalali and V. J. Fratello, "Gyrotropic band gap optical biosensors," Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 181105 (2010).
  • A. A. Jalali and M. Levy, "Local normal mode coupling and energy band splitting in magnetophotonic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 25, 119 (2008).
  • A. A. Jalali and A. T. Friberg, "Faraday rotation in two-dimensional magneto-optic photonic crystal," Opt. Commun. 253, 145 (2005).
  • A. A. Jalali, S. Kahl, V. Denysenkov, and A.M. Grishin, "Critical angles effect: Vanishing of cubic magnetocrystalline anisotropy in ferromagnetic resonance spectra," Phys. Rev. B 66, 104419 (2002).
  • A. A. Jalali, V.P. Denysenkov, S.I. Khartsev, A.M. Grishin, N. Adachi, and T. Okuda, "Microwave and magnetooptic properties of pulsed laser deposited bismuth iron garnet films," IEEE Trans. Magn. 37, 2454 (2001).