Sergey Polyutov

Research Interests

  • Resonant X-Ray Spectroscopy
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Nanoplasmonics
  • Energy transfer and light harvesting
  • 2D Materials
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Laser cooling and trapping
  • Mathematical modelling

Research Director of IRC SQC
Leading Researcher


Mailing address 
International Research Center of Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemistry
Siberian Federal University
Svobodniy pr. 79/10
660041 Krasnoyarsk


Visiting address 
Kirenskiy street, 26 
Office 20-02




KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, September 2003 - May 2007

Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk State University), Krasnoyarsk, Russia, September 1990 - June 1995

  • Master degree in Physics

Work experience

Siberian Federal University, Research Director of IRC SQC, Leading researcher, January 2021- present

Kirensky Institute of Physics SB RAS, Leading Researcher, June 2019 - November 2020, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Siberian Federal University, Leading researcher, Lab head, December 2013 - December 2020, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Rostock University, Institute for Physics, Molecular Quantum Dynamics Group, Researcher (postdoc), January 2011 - September 2013, Rostock, Germany

Lund University, Chemical Physics Department, Researcher (postdoc), October 2008 - December 2010, Lund, Sweden

Southern Federal University & Rostov-on-Don State University of Transport Communications, Reader, Chief engineer, June 2007 - September 2008, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Theoretical Chemistry Department, PhD student, Researcher, December 2003 - May 2007, Stockholm, Sweden

Institute of Computational Modelling SB RAS, Department of Computational Physics, Junior researcher, November 2000 - November 2003, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Selected Publications

  1. Gavrilyuk, S. A., Krasnov, I. V., & Polyutov, S. P. (2001). Three-dimensional interference effects in the mechanical action of weak biharmonic fields upon particles with the J=0 → J=1 quantum transition. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, 93(5), 985–997. doi:10.1134/1.1427110
  2. Krasnov, I. V., & Polyutov, S. P. (2002). Confinement of atoms with nondegenerate ground states in a three-dimensional dissipative optical superlattice. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics Letters, 76(5), 270–274. doi:10.1134/1.1520619
  3. Kikas, A., Käämbre, T., Saar, A., Kooser, K., Nõmmiste, E., Martinson, I., … Gel’mukhanov, F. (2004). Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering at the F 1s photoabsorption edge in LiF: Interplay of excitonic and conduction states, and Stokes’ doubling. Physical Review B, 70(8), 085102. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.70.085102
  4. Krasnov I.V. and Polyutov S.P. (2004). Specific Features of the Kinetics of Atoms in a Three-Dimensional Bichromatic Standing Wave. Russian Physics Journal, 47(4), 461–467. doi:10.1023/B:RUPJ.0000042777.33539.da
  5. Hennies, F., Polyutov, S., Minkov, I., Pietzsch, A., Nagasono, M., Gel’mukhanov, F., … Föhlisch, A. (2005). Nonadiabatic Effects in Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering. Physical Review Letters, 95(16), 163002. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.163002
  6. Polyutov, S., Minkov, I., Gel’mukhanov, F., & Agren, H. (2005). Interplay of one- and two-step channels in electrovibrational two-photon absorption. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, 109(42), 9507–13. doi:10.1021/jp0536100
  7. Baev, A., Kimberg, V., Polyutov, S., Gel’mukhanov, F., Agren, H. (2005). Bidirectional description of amplified spontaneous emission induced by three-photon absorption. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 22(2), 385. doi:10.1364/JOSAB.22.000385
  8. Polyutov, S., Minkov, I., Gel’mukhanov, & F. (2005). Spectral profiles of two-photon absorption: coherent versus two-step two-photon absorption. Organic and Nanocomposite Optical Materials (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.), 3–12. 
  9. A. Baev, S. Polyutov, I. Minkov, F. Gel’mukhanov, H. Å. (2006). Non-Linear Pulse Propagation in Many-Photon Active Isotropic Media in BOOK “Non-Linear Optical Properties of Matter.” In M. G. Papadopoulos, A. J. Sadlej, & J. Leszczynski (Eds.), (Vol. 1). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/1-4020-4850-5
  10. Kimberg, V., Polyutov, S., Gel’mukhanov, F., Ågren, H., Baev, A., Zheng, Q., & He, G. (2006). Dynamics of cavityless lasing generated by ultrafast multiphoton excitation. Physical Review A, 74(3). doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.74.033814
  11. Polyutov, S., Kimberg, V., Baev, A., Gel’mukhanov, F., & Ågren, H. (2006). Self-sustained pulsation of amplified spontaneous emission of molecules in solution. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 39(2), 215–227. doi:10.1088/0953-4075/39/2/002
  12. Gavrilyuk, S., Polyutov, S., Jha, P. C., Rinkevicius, Z., Agren, H., & Gel’mukhanov, F. (2007). Many-photon dynamics of photobleaching. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, 111(47), 11961–75. doi:10.1021/jp074756x
  13. Hennies, F., Polyutov, S., Minkov, I., Pietzsch, A., Nagasono, M., Ågren, H., … Föhlisch, A. (2007). Dynamic interpretation of resonant x-ray Raman scattering: Ethylene and benzene. Physical Review A, 76(3), 032505. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.76.032505
  14. Polyutov, S., Kühn, O., & Pullerits, T. (2012). Exciton-vibrational coupling in molecular aggregates: Electronic versus vibronic dimer. Chemical Physics, 394(1), 21–28. doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2011.12.006
  15. M. Schroter, S. D. Ivanov, J. Schulze, S. P. Polyutov, Y. Yan, T. Pullerits , O. Kuhn. Exciton-Vibrational Coupling in the Dynamics and Spectroscopy of Frenkel Excitons in Molecular Aggregates. Physics reports, (2015) doi:10.1016/j.physrep.2014.12.001
  16. V. S. Gerasimov, A. E. Ershov, S. V. Karpov, S. P. Polyutov, P. N. Semina, Optimization of photothermal methods for laser hyperthermia of malignant cells using bioconjugates of gold nanoparticles. Colloid Journal. (2016) doi:10.1134/S1061933X16040050
  17. A.E. Ershov, A.P. Gavrilyuk, S.V. Karpov, S. P. Polyutov, Restructuring of plasmonic nanoparticle aggregates with arbitrary particle size distribution in pulsed laser fields, Chinese Physics B, v. 25, 11 (2016). doi: 10.1088/1674-1056/25/11/117806
  18. Per-Arno Plötz, Sergey Polyutov, Sergei D. Ivanov, Franziska Fennel, Steffen Wolter, Thomas A Niehaus, Zengqi Xie, Stefan Lochbrunner, Frank Würthner and Oliver Kuehn. Biphasic Aggregation of a Perylene Bisimide Dye Identified by Exciton-Vibrational Spectra. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. (2016) doi: 10.1039/C6CP04898F
  19. Vadim I. Zakomirnyi, Ilia L. Rasskazov, Sergey V. Karpov, Sergey P. Polyutov, New ideally absorbing Au plasmonic nanostructures for biomedical applications, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. v.187, p. 54-61. (2017).
  20. V.S. Gerasimov, A.E. Ershov, A.P. Gavrilyuk, S.V. Karpov, H. Agren and S.P. Polyutov, Suppression of surface plasmon resonance in Au nanoparticles upon transition to the liquid state, v. 24, issue 23, p. 26851-26856, Optics Express (2016),
  21. V.S. Gerasimov, A.E. Ershov, S.V. Karpov, A.P. Gavrilyuk, V.I. Zakomirnyi, I.L. Rasskazov, H. Agren, and S.P. Polyutov, Thermal effects in systems of colloidal plasmonic nanoparticles in high-intensity pulsed laser fields, Optical Materials Express, Vol. 7,Iss. 2, pp. 555-568 (2017)
  22. A.E. Ershov, V.S. Gerasimov, A.P. Gavrilyuk, S.V. Karpov, V.I. Zakomirnyi, I.L. Rasskazov, S.P. Polyutov, Thermal limiting effects in optical plasmonic waveguides, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer,
  23. Nina Ignatova, Vinícius V Cruz, Rafael C Couto, Emelie Ertan, Zimin Andrey, Sergey Polyutov, Hans Agren, Victor Kimberg, Michael Odelius, Faris Gel 'mukhanov, Gradual collapse of nuclear wave functions regulated by frequency tuned X-ray scattering, Scientific Reports, v.7, p.43891 (2017), DOI: 10.1038/srep43891
  24. Nina Ignatova, Vinícius V Cruz, Rafael C Couto, Emelie Ertan, Michael Odelius, Hans Agren, Freddy F. Guimaraes, Andrei Zimin, Sergey Polyutov, Faris Gel 'mukhanov, Victor Kimberg, Infrared-pump X-ray-probe spectroscopy of vibrationally excited molecules, Physical Review A, N4, v.95, p. 042502  (2017)
  25. Aleksey Tsipotan, Marina Gerasimova, Sergey Polyutov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovsky, Vitaliy Slabko, Comparative Analysis of Methods for Enhancement of the Photostability of CdTeaTGA QDs' Colloid Solutions, Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b03166
  26. Denis Ceolin, Jean-Pascal Rueff, Andrey Zimin, Paul Morin, Victor Kimberg, Sergey Polyutov, Hans Agren, Faris Gel’mukhanov, Far-Zone Resonant Energy Transfer in X-Ray Photoemission as a Structure Determination Tool, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00835
  27. N Venugopal, AE Gerasimov, V.S., Ershov, SP Karpov, S.V. Polyutov, Titanium nitride as light trapping plasmonic material in silicon solar cell, Optical Materials, v.72, 397–402 (2017)
  28. Vadim I. Zakomirnyi, Ilia L. Rasskazov, Valeriy S. Gerasimov, Alexander E. Ershov, Sergey P. Polyutov, Sergei V. Karpov, Refractory titanium nitride two-dimensional structures with extremely narrow surface lattice resonances at telecommunication wavelengths, Applied Physics Letters, v.111, iss.12, p. 123107 (2017)
  29. V.V. Savchenko, A.A. Zimin, N.Yu. Ignatova, V. Kimberg, F. Gel’mukhanov, S.P. Polyutov, Size-dependent blinking of molecular aggregate total emission, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, v. 917, 062051 (2017),
  30.  S Eckert, VV da Cruz, F Gel’mukhanov, E Ertan, N Ignatova, S Polyutov et al, One-dimensional cuts through multidimensional potential energy surfaces by tunable x rays, Physical Review A 97, 053410,
  31.  Vadim I. Zakomirnyi, Ilia L. Rasskazov, Valeriy S. Gerasimov, Alexander E. Ershov, Sergey P Polyutov, Sergei V Karpov, Agren Hans, Titanium nitride nanoparticles as an alternative platform for plasmonic waveguides in the visible and telecommunication wavelength ranges, Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications, Volume 30, July 2018, Pages 50-56, 
  32. Vinícius Vaz da Cruz, Emelie Ertan, Nina Ignatova, Rafael C. Couto, Sergey Polyutov, Michael Odelius, Victor Kimberg, and Faris Gel’mukhanov, Anomalous polarization dependence in vibrationally resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering of H2O, Physical Review A, v. 98, p. 012507 (2018),
  33. VS Gerasimov, AE Ershov, RG Bikbaev, IL Rasskazov, IV Timofeev, SP Polyutov, SV Karpov, Engineering Mode Hybridization in Regular Arrays of Plasmonic Nanoparticles Embedded in 1D Photonic Crystal, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (2019),
  34. Vinicius Vaz da Cruz, Nina Ignatova, Rafael Carvalho Couto, Daniil Fedotov, Dirk Robert Rehn, Viktoriia Savchenko, Patrick Norman, Hans Ågren, Sergey Polyutov, Johannes Niskanen, Mattis Fondell, Sebastian Eckert, Raphael Jay, Thorsten Schmitt, Annette Pietzsch, Alexander Föhlisch, Faris Gel'mukhanov, Michael Odelius, Victor Kimberg, Nuclear dynamics in resonant inelastic X-ray scattering and X-ray absorption of methanol, The Journal of Chemical Physics, iss. 23, v.150 (2019),
  35. JC Liu, C Miron, H Ågren, S Polyutov, F Gel'mukhanov, Resonant x-ray second-harmonic generation in atomic gases, Phys. Rev. A 100, 063403 (2019)  
  36. JC Liu, V Vaz da Cruz, S Polyutov, A Föhlisch, F Gel'mukhanov, Recoil-induced dissociation in hard-x-ray photoionization, Phys. Rev. A 100, 053408 (2019)
  37. A.S. Fedorov, P.O. Krasnov, M.A. Visotin, F.N. Tomilin, S.P. Polyutov, and H. Ågren, Charge-transfer plasmons with narrow conductive molecular bridges: A quantum- classical theory, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 151, 244125 (2019)
  38. A. D. Utyushev, I. L. Isaev, V. S. Gerasimov, A. E. Ershov, V. I. Zakomirnyi, I. L. Rasskazov, S. P. Polyutov, H. Ågren, and S. V. Karpov, Engineering novel tunable optical high-Q nanoparticle array filters for a wide range of wavelengths, Optics Express, Vol. 28, No. 2 (2020)
  39. A.E. Ershov, V.S. Gerasimov, R.G. Bikbaev, S.P. Polyutov, S.V. Karpov, Mode coupling in arrays of Al nanoparticles, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, v.248, p.106961 (2020)
  40. A.E. Ershov, R.G. Bikbaev, I.L. Rasskazov, V.S. Gerasimov, I.V. Timofeev, S.P. Polyutov, S.V. Karpov, Collective resonances in hybrid photonic-plasmonic nanostructures, Journal of Physics: Conf. Series, v.1461, p.012046 (2020)
  41. A.S. Fedorov, P.O. Krasnov, M.A. Visotin, F.N. Tomilin, and S.P. Polyutov, Thermoelectric and Plasmonic Properties of Metal Nanoparticles Linked by Conductive Molecular Bridges, Physica Status Solidi B: Basic Solid State Physics (2020)
  42. Dmitrii N. Maksimov, Valeriy S. Gerasimov, Silvia Romano, and Sergey P. Polyutov, Refractive index sensing with optical bound states in the continuum. Optics Express. Vol. 28, Issue 26, pp. 38907-38916 (2020). 
  43. V.S. Gerasimov, A.E. Ershov, R.G. Bikbaev, I.L. Rasskazov, I.L. Isaev, P.N. Semina, A.S. Kostyukov, V.I. Zakomirnyi, S.P. Polyutov, S.V. Karpov, Plasmonic lattice Kerker effect in ultraviolet-visible spectral range, Phys. Rev. B, v. 103, 035402 (2021).
  44. Ashish Yadav, Neha Yadav, Vikash Agrawal, Sergey P. Polyutov, A.S. Tsipotan, S.V. Karpov, V.V. Slabko, Vikram Singh Yadav ,Yongling Wu, Zheng Hongyu, Seeram RamaKrishna, State-of-Art plasmonic photonic crystal based on self-assembled nanostructures (2021). J. Mater. Chem. C (2021).
  45. Viktoriia Savchenko, Iulia Emilia Brumboiu, Victor Kimberg, Michael Odelius, Pavel Krasnov, et al., Vibrational resonant inelastic x-ray scattering in liquid acetic acid: A ruler for molecular chain lengths, Scientific Reports 11 4098 (2021). 
  46. Mohamed S. El Tokhy, Elsayed H. Ali, Sergey P. Polyutov, Performance Improvement of Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors through Dark Current Reduction Factor, IETE Journal of Research (2021). 
  47. A.S. Fedorov, M.A. Visotin, A.S . Gerasimov, S.P. Polyutov, P. Avramov, Charge transfer plasmons in the arrays of nanoparticles connected by conductive linkers, Journal of Chemical Physics v. 154, iss. 8 (2021). 
  48. Artem S. Kostyukov , Ilia L. Rasskazov , Valeriy S. Gerasimov , Sergey P. Polyutov , Sergey V. Karpov , Alexander E. Ershov, Multipolar lattice resonances in plasmonic finite-size metasurfaces, Photonics  8 (4) (2021).