Design, prototyping, and manufacturing of optical systems and components



2003 until now - Own Company

Design, consulting and prototyping of wide range of imaging or nonimaging optical systems.

1995- 2002 - advanced microoptic systems GmbH

Managing Director

  • Managing of the development and manufacturing of the microoptical components and optical systems.
  • Being one of the cofounders of the company, supervized the product development and established the process line for its manufacturing
  • Authored the novel technology of the refractive microoptical components manufacturing.
  • Designed over 100 types of microoptical components.
  • Designed couple of dozens of optical systems on a base of the microoptical components.
  • Designed a couple of optical systems for DUV eye surgery.
  • Participated in development of special optical software for modelling of optical systems with the microlens arrays.
  • Participated in development of special measurement equipment for microlens testing.

1991-1995 Technopolis, Ltd. Moscow, Russia

Technical Director

  • Managed the development of the technology for the precision grade high-order aspheric optical elements.
  • Implementing these aspheric elements manufacturing technology to establishing of the Belasphere Company, a business currently successfully producing optical elements.
  • Developed an IR ultra light objective with the discreet range of the focal lengths for military applications.
  • Developed a number of projection photolithography systems.
  • Developed IC marker for Lucky Goldstar Corp.

1983-1991 Planar Company Minsk, Belarus

Senior Optical Designer

  • Was a leader of a number of design projects in the area of the optical systems for photolithography Developed a family of projection objectives for the 405, 365, 270, 266, 248, 193 nm steppers. Education

1976 – 1983 St.Petersburg National Research University (ITMO)

  • M.S., Optical Engineering


  • In 1988 the paper on the methodes of simulation and design of lithographic projection lenses was nominated the best in the industry
  • During the career in the Planar Company three times was recognized as the best young engineer of the company.

Patents and Publications

  • Couple of Russian patents on projection lithography systems including the stepper optical systems.
  • Couple of US patents on the microoptical tools for telecommunication.
  • Couple of patents for Lithography illumination systems with Carl Zeiss
  • Couple of publications in professional magazines.

List of Patents

  1. Projection Lens with –1/5X Magnification. SU1303972, 15.04.1987
  2. Projection Lens with –1/30X Magnification. SU1539716, 30.01.1990
  3. Projection Objective with Magnification –1/5X. SU1587461,23.08.1990
  4. 1/5 Magnification Projection Lens. SU1659955,30.06.1991
  5. Focusing Device for Projection Lens. SU1727016,15.04.1992
  6. Projection 1/5X Magnification Objective Lens. SU1758624,30.08.1992
  7. Apparaturs and method for reducing spatial coherence and for improving uniformity of a light beam emitted from a coherent light source. US6081381,27.06.2000
  8. Optical beam shaper and method for spatial redistribution of inhomogenious beam.US6407870,18.06.2002
  9. Optical module for high-speed bidirectional transceiver. US2003152336,14.08.2003
  10. Bidirectional optical signal multiplexer/demultiplexer. US 2005025483,03.02.2005
  11. Flat wide-angle objective. US 2005270667,08.12.2005
  12. Flat wide-angle lens system. US 2006050398,09.03.2006
  13. Contact-type monolithic image sensor. US 2006202104,14.09.2006
  14. Brightness with reduced optical losses. US 20030152336,15.06.2007
  15. Compact optical assembly for imaging of remote object. US 20060279845,14.12.2006
  16. Ultra-thin digital imaging device of high resolution for mobile electronic devices and method of imaging. US 20070263114,15.11.2007
  17. EUV Lithography system. WO/2012/076188A8,14.06.2012
  18. Illumination system for lithography. US 20120019796,26.12.2012
  20. BEAM SHAPER SYSTEM FOR LASER DIODE ARRAY US20160274368, 09/22/2016
  21. Lighting Apparatus US 2017/0343179 A1, 30.11.2017