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Prof. Ali Ahmad Al-Kamli

Chairman and Professor of Physics








Research Interest

Theoretical quantum optics and photonics

Education: BSc, Physics, KSU (1985); Diploma in Physics, Essex University, U.K (1987); MSc, Ph.D., Southampton University, U.K (1987-1992); Visiting Fellow, RTC, University Rochester, U.S.A  (1999-2001); Visiting Fellow, IQIS, University of Calgary, Canada (2007- now).

The research area of Dr.Kamli includes theoretical quantum optics, cavity quantum electrodynamics  Coherent control, and nonlinear light-matter interaction. Photonic crystals and surface plasmons in metamaterials.  Applications of surface polaritons and coherent control in quantum computing and information processing.

Selected Publications


  1. S. A Moiseev, Ali A. Kamli, and Barry C. Sanders ; Fast-all optical switch for weak fields, US Patent number : US2011/0075239 A1 , March 31, 2011.

Recent Publications

1. NArkis M Arslanov , Ali A Kamli and Sergey A Moiseev ; An
analytical solution for the light field modes in waveguides with non ideal cladding , arXiv:1505.02349v1 ( submitted to PRL ) (2015).

2. Agus M Hatta , Ali A Kamli, Ola A Alhagan and Sergey A Moiseev ; Slow light with EIT in optical fibre , J. of Phys. B : At. Mol. Opt. Phys 48 , 155502 (2015).

3. Walid Aurwa, Fathi Abdelmalek , and Ali A. Kamli ; Optical diode based on plasmonic sphere chains, Optics Communications 01/332 (2014).

4. Agus Muhamad Hatta, Ali A. Kamli, and M. Babiker ; Deexcitation of dipole emitters in finite ordered charge-sheet structures, Phys. Rev. A 89, 033816 (2014).

5. Sintayehu Tesfa, and Ali A. Kamli; Surface plasmon polariton induced strong coherent superposition, arXiv:1304.0078v1, 30 March (2013).

6. Michael Siomau, Ali A. Kamli; Defeating entanglement sudden death by a single local filtering, Phys. Rev. A 86 , 032304 (2012).

7. Michael Siomau, Ali A. Kamli, Sergey Moiseev and Barry Sanders; Entanglement creation with negative index metamaterial, Phys. Rev. A 85 , 050303 (R) (2012).