כרמל רוטשילד

כרמל רוטשילד
פרופסור חבר
חברי סגל
Full CV
חדר: 413, DK


  • 2008 Ph.D., Physics department, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 2000 B.Sc., Cum Laude, Mechanical Engineering (Optical engineering ), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear optics in small molecules,
  • Nano-photonics,
  • Organic-electronics,
  • Engineering of thermal radiation,
  • Relevant applications: Optical Heat pumps, Solar powered micro-Lasers, Nano-scale optical devices.
  • Nonlinear optics in incoherent light for solar applications.

Guest Appointment

  • 2008-2011 Postdoctoral Associate, Electrical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Honors and Awards

  • "Leaders in Science and Technology-Horev Fellow" (2011)
  • "Marie Curie Career Integration Grants" (2011)
  • "Bikura post doctorate fellowship" (2009)
  • Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the Frontiers in Optics conference (2009)
  • "Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship" for post doctorate studies (2008)
  • "Adams Fellowship" (2006)
  • "Applied Materials" scholarship (2005)
  • 2nd Place Award in the National Contest among all finals student projects in Mechanical Engineering. (2000)

  • C. Rotschild, S. Zommer, S. Moed, O. Hershcovitz, S. G. Lipson, "Adjustable spiral phase plate", Appl. Opt. 43, 2397, (2004).
  • C. Rotschild , O. Cohen, O. Manela, T. Carmon, and M. Segev, "Interactions between spatial screening solitons propagating in opposite directions", JOSA B, 21, 7,1354,(2004).
  • C. Rotschild, T. Carmon, O. Cohen, O. Manela, and M. Segev, "Solitons in nonlinear media with an infinite range of nonlocality: first observation of coherent elliptic solitons and of vortex-ring solitons", Phys. Rev. Lett.. 95, 213904 (2005).
  • C. Rotschild, Z. Xu, O. Cohen, Y. aroslav V. Kartashov, L Torner, and Mordechai Segev, "Two-dimensional multipole-mode solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media", Opt. Lett. 31, 3312, (2006).
  • C. Rotschild, B. Alfassi, O. Cohen, and M. Segev, "Long-range interactions between optical solitons". Nature Phys. 2, 769, (2006).
  • R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, Z. H. Musslimani, C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, "Optical beam instabilities in nonlinear nanosuspensions", Opt. Lett., 32, 3185 (2007).
  • I. Kaminer, C. Rotschild, O. Manela, and M. Segev., "Periodic solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media", Opt. Lett., 32, 3209 (2007)
  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, O. Cohen, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Segev, "Boundary Force Effects Extracted on Solitons in Nonlinear Media With a Very Large Range of Nonlocality", Opt. Lett., 32, 154 (2007).
  • R. El-Ganainy, C. Rotschild, M. Segev, and D. N. Christodoulides," Soliton Dynamics and Self-Induced Transparency in Nonlinear Nanosuspensions", Optics Express, 15, 10207(2007)
  • A. Barak, C. Rotschild, B. Alfassi, D. N. Christodoulides and M. Segev, "Random-Phase Surface-Wave Solitons in Nonlocal Nonlinear Media", Opt. Lett., 32, 2450 (2007)
  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, O. Manela, D. N. Christodoulides and M. Segev, "Nonlocal Surface-Wave Solitons", Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 213901 (2007).
  • C. Rotschild, T. Schwartz, O. Cohen and M. Segev, "Incoherent solitons in effectively instantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media", Nature Photonics, 2, 371( 2008).
  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, "incoherent surface solitons in effectively instantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media", Phys. Rev. A, 80, 041808 (2009).
  • Y. Lamhot, A. Barak, C. Rotschild, M. Saraf, E. Lifshitz, A. Marmur,R. El-Ganainy and D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Segev, "Optical control of thermo-capillary effects in complex nanofluids", Phys. Rev. Lett.. 103, 264503 (2009).
  • C.L. Mulder, P. D. Reusswig, A. Beyler, H. Kim, C. Rotschild, M.A. Baldo, "Dyes Aligned in Luminescent Solar Concentrators II. Horizontal Alignment for Energy Harvesting in Linear Polarizers", Optics Express, 18, A91 (2010) [Energy express].
  • C.L. Mulder, P. D. Reusswig, A. M. Velazquez, H. Kim, C. Rotschild, M.A. Baldo, "Dyes Aligned in Luminescent Solar Concentrators I. Vertical Alignment for Improved Waveguiding Coupling", Optics Express, 18, A79 (2010) [Energy express]
  • E. Greenfield, C. Rotschild, J Nemirovsky, A Szameit, R El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, M. Saraf, E. Lifshitz, and M Segev,. "Light-induced self-synchronizing flow patterns", New Journal Of Physics, 13, 052021 .(2011)
  • C. Rotschild, M. Tomes, H. Mendoza, T. L. Andrew, T. M. Swager, T. Carmon, and M.A. Baldo, "Cascaded energy transfer for efficient broad-band pumping of high-quality, micro-lasers", Advanced Materials, 23: n/a. doi: 10.1002/adma.201100467. (2011)

מצבים אנרגטיים ממוקמים (excitons) במולקולות, נקודות קונטיות, ואטומים; מעברי אנרגיה בחומרים בעלי רמת-סדר נמוכה; התקנים ננומטרים אופטיים להמרת אנרגיית שמש לחשמל; התקנים ננומטרים למשאבות-חום אופטיות; לייזרים שאובי שמש; אופטיקה לא- לינארית באור לא-קוהרנטי להמרה יעילה של אור השמש התת- אדום והעל-סגול לחשמל; עיצוב קרינת- חום;