• o.kyriienko@exeter.ac.uk
III-Nitride Semiconductors and their Modern Devices

Here we collected the list of research publications co-authored by Dr. Oleksandr Kyriienko and the group members.

This also includes the chapter in the monograph "III-Nitride Semiconductors and their Modern Devices" written by Oleksandr together with Alexei Kavokin and Ivan Shelykh (edited by Bernard Gil).



  • D. Zvyagintseva, H. Sigurdsson, V. K. Kozin, I. Iorsh, I. A. Shelykh, V. Ulyantsev, O. Kyriienko, Machine learning of phase transitions in nonlinear polariton lattices, Communications Physics volume 5, Article number: 8 (2022).[paper (open access)][arxiv]


  • Niklas Heim, Atiyo Ghosh, O. Kyriienko, Vincent E Elfving, Quantum Model-Discovery, arXiv preprint arXiv:2111.06376 [arxiv]
  • T. A. Bespalova and O. Kyriienko, Quantum simulation and ground state preparation for the honeycomb Kitaev model, arXiv preprint arXiv:2109.13883 [arxiv]
  • A. E. Paine, V. E. Elfving, O. Kyriienko, Quantum Quantile Mechanics: Solving Stochastic Differential Equations for Generating Time-Series, arXiv:2108.03190 [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, V. E. Elfving, Generalized quantum circuit differentiation rules, Phys. Rev. A 104, 052417 (2021) [paper][arxiv]
  • Y. V. Zhumagulov, S. Chiavazzo, D. R. Gulevich, V. Perebeinos, I. A. Shelykh, O. Kyriienko, Microscopic theory of exciton and trion polaritons in doped monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides, arXiv:2107.06927 (2021). [arxiv]
  • T. Kuriakose, P. M. Walker, T. Dowling, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, P. St-Jean, N. Carlon Zambon, A. Lemaître, I. Sagnes, L. Legratiet, A. Harouri, S. Ravets, M. S. Skolnick, A. Amo, J. Bloch, D. N. Krizhanovskii, Few-photon all-optical phase rotation in a quantum-well micropillar cavity, arXiv:2106.13650 (2021). [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, A. E. Paine, V. E. Elfving, Solving nonlinear differential equations with differentiable quantum circuits, Phys. Rev. A 103, 052416 (2021). [paper] [arxiv]
  • S. Chiavazzo, A. S. Sørensen, O. Kyriienko, L. Dellantonio, Quantum manipulation of a two-level mechanical system, arXiv:2101.01750 (2021). [arxiv]
  • T. A. Bespalova and O. Kyriienko, Hamiltonian operator approximation for energy measurement and ground state preparation, PRX Quantum 2, 030318 (2021) [paper (open access)] [arxiv]


  • O. Kyriienko, D. N. Krizhanovskii, I. A. Shelykh, Nonlinear Quantum Optics with Trion Polaritons in 2D Monolayers: Conventional and Unconventional Photon Blockade, Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 197402 (2020). [paper] [arxiv]
  • Nonlinear TMD trion polaritons
  • V. Shahnazaryan, V. K. Kozin, I. A. Shelykh, I. V. Iorsh, O. Kyriienko, Tunable optical nonlinearity for TMD polaritons dressed by a Fermi sea, Phys. Rev. B 102, 115310 (2020). [paper] [arxiv]
  • R. P. A. Emmanuele, M. Sich, O. Kyriienko, V. Shahnazaryan, F. Withers, A. Catanzaro, P. M. Walker, F. A. Benimetskiy, M. S. Skolnick, A. I. Tartakovskii, I. A. Shelykh, D. N. Krizhanovskii, Highly nonlinear trion-polaritons in a monolayer semiconductor, Nature Communications 11, 3589 (2020). [paper (open access)] [arxiv]
  • D. Chivilikhin, A. Samarin, V. Ulyantsev, I. Iorsh, A. R. Oganov, O. Kyriienko, MoG-VQE: Multiobjective genetic variational quantum eigensolver, arXiv:2007.04424 (2020). [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, Quantum inverse iteration algorithm for programmable quantum simulators, npj Quantum Information 6, 7 (2020). [paper (open access)] [arxiv] This story was also covered in press, see the realease by phys.org.
  • T. Yagafarov, D. Sannikov, A. Zasedatelev, K. Georgiou, A. Baranikov, O. Kyriienko, I. Shelykh, Lizhi Gai, Zhen Shen, D. G. Lidzey, P. G. Lagoudakis, Mechanisms of blueshifts in organic polariton condensates, Communications Physics 3, 18 (2020). [paper (open access)] [arxiv]


    Quantum Time Crystal
  • V. K. Kozin, O. Kyriienko, Quantum Time Crystals from Hamiltonians with Long-Range Interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 210602 (2019). Selected as an Editors’ Suggestion and featured in Physics as Synopsis. Further discussed in various articles by Science, phys.org, Science News, Popular Mechanics, and many others. [paper] [arxiv]
  • S. Betzold, M. Dusel, O. Kyriienko, C. P. Dietrich, S. Klembt, J. Ohmer, U. Fischer, I. A. Shelykh, C. Schneider, S. Hofling,Coherence and Interaction in Confined Room-Temperature Polariton Condensates with Frenkel Excitons, ACS Photonics doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.9b01300 (2019). [paper] [arxiv]
  • V. Shahnazaryan, O. Kyriienko, H. Rostami, Exciton routing in the heterostructure of TMD and paraelectrics, Phys. Rev. B 100, 165303 (2019). [paper] [arxiv]
  • Organic polaritons in mCherry proteins
  • O. Kyriienko, H. Sigurdsson, T. C. H. Liew, Probabilistic solving of NP-hard problems with bistable nonlinear optical networks, Phys. Rev. B 99 (19), 195301 (2019). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, O. V. Kibis, I. A. Shelykh, Optically induced topological states on the surface of mercury telluride, Phys. Rev. B 99, 115411 (2019). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. V. Kibis, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Structure of surface electronic states in strained mercury telluride, New. J. Phys. 21, 043016 (2019). [paper (open access)] [arxiv]


    Floquet quantum simulation
  • H. Sigurdsson, O. Kyriienko, K. Dini, T. C. H. Liew, All-to-All Intramodal Condensate Coupling by Multifrequency Excitation of Polaritons, ACS Photonics 6, 123 (2018). [paper] [arxiv]
  • R. Banerjee, T. C. H. Liew, O. Kyriienko, Realization of Hofstadter’s butterfly and a one-way edge mode in a polaritonic system, Phys. Rev. B 98, 075412 (2018). [paper] [arxiv]
  • L. Dellantonio, O. Kyriienko, F. Marquardt, A. S. Sørensen, Quantum nondemolition measurement of mechanical motion quanta, Nature Communications 9, 3621 (2018). [paper (open access)] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, A. S. Sørensen, Floquet quantum simulation with superconducting qubits, Phys. Rev. Appl. 9, 064029 (2018). [paper] [arxiv]


    TMD exciton-exciton interaction
  • O. Kyriienko, O. V. Kibis, I. A. Shelykh, Floquet control of dipolaritons in quantum wells, Opt. Lett. 42, 2398 (2017). [paper] [arxiv]
  • V. Shahnazaryan, I. Iorsh, I. A. Shelykh, O. Kyriienko, “Exciton-exciton interaction in transition-metal dichalcogenide monolayers, Phys. Rev. B 96, 115409 (2017). [paper] [arxiv]
  • M. O. Semenenko, I. S. Babichuk, O. Kyriienko, I. V. Bodnar, R. Caballero, M.Leon, RF Electromagnetic Field Treatment of Tetragonal Kesterite CZTSSe Light Absorbers, Nanoscale Research Letters 12, 408 (2017). [paper (open access)]
  • N. Bobrovska, M. Matuszewski, T. C. H. Liew, O. Kyriienko, Interactive optomechanical coupling with nonlinear polaritonic systems, Phys. Rev. B 95, 085309 (2017). [paper] [arxiv]


    Microwave single photon transistor
  • O. Kyriienko, A. S. Sørensen, Continuous wave single photon transistor based on a superconducting circuit, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 140503 (2016). [paper] [arxiv]
  • V. Shahnazaryan, I. A. Shelykh, O. Kyriienko, Attractive Coulomb interaction of 2D Rydberg excitons, Phys. Rev. B 93, 245302 (2016). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, T. C. H. Liew, Exciton-Polariton Quantum Gates Based on Continuous Variables, Phys. Rev. B 93, 035301 (2016). [paper] [arxiv]


    Polariton instability-induced textures and vortices
  • O. Kyriienko, K. Wierschem, P. Sengupta, I. A. Shelykh, Quantum Hall Bilayer as Pseudospin Magnet, Eur. Phys. Lett. 109, 57003 (2015). [paper] [arxiv]
  • T. C. H. Liew, O. A. Egorov, M. Matuszewski, O. Kyriienko, X. Ma, E. A. Ostrovskaya, Instability-induced formation and non-equilibrium dynamics of phase defects in polariton condensates, Phys. Rev. B 91, 085413 (2015). [paper] [arxiv]
  • V. Shahnazaryan, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Adiabatic preparation of a cold exciton condensate, Phys. Rev. B 91, 085302 (2015). [paper] [arxiv]
  • G. Yu. Kryuchkyan, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Lamb shift of energy levels in quantum rings, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 48, 025401 (2015). [paper] [arxiv]


  • O. Kyriienko, T. C. H. Liew, Triggered single photon emitters based on stimulated parametric scattering in weakly nonlinear systems, Phys. Rev. A 90, 063805 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, T. C. H. Liew, Tunable single photon emission from dipolaritons, Phys. Rev. A 90, 033807 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, E. A. Ostrovskaya, O. A. Egorov, I. A. Shelykh, T. C. H. Liew, Bistability in Microcavities with Incoherent Optical or Electrical Excitation, Phys. Rev. B 90, 125407 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • P. Tsotsis, S. I. Tsintzos, G. Christmann, P. G. Lagoudakis, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, J. J. Baumberg, A. V. Kavokin, Z. Hatzopoulos, P. S. Eldridge, P. G. Savvidis, Tuning the energy of a polariton condensate via bias-controlled Rabi splitting, Phys. Rev. Applied 2, 014002 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • M. Semenenko, O. Kyriienko, O. Yilmazoglu, O. Steblova, N. Klyui, Photoassisted field emission and electro-reflectance modulation investigations of GaN nanorod arrays, Thin Solid Films 564, 218 (2014). [paper]
  • Polaritonic optomechanics
  • T. Espinosa-Ortega, O. Kyriienko, O. V. Kibis, I. A. Shelykh, Semiconductor cavity QED: Bandgap induced by vacuum fluctuations, Phys. Rev. A 89, 062115 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • K. Kristinsson, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Terahertz laser based on dipolaritons, Phys. Rev. A 89, 023836 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, T. C. H. Liew, I. A. Shelykh, Optomechanics with Cavity Polaritons: Dissipative Coupling and Unconventional Bistability, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 076402 (2014). Selected as Editors’ Suggestion. [paper] [arxiv]
  • H. Sigurdsson, T. C. H. Liew, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Vortices in spinor cold exciton condensates with spin-orbit interaction, Phys. Rev. B 89, 035302 (2014). [paper] [arxiv]


    Dipolariton THz emitters
  • K. Kristinsson, O. Kyriienko, T. C. H. Liew, I. A. Shelykh, Continuous THz lasing from dipolaritons, Phys. Rev. B 88, 245303 (2013). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, A. V. Kavokin, I. A. Shelykh, Superradiant Terahertz Emission by Dipolaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 176401 (2013). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. V. Kibis, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Persistent current in quantum ring induced by vacuum fluctuations, Phys. Rev. B 87, 245437 (2013). [paper] [arxiv]
  • K. B. Arnardottir, O. Kyriienko, M. E. Portnoi, I. A. Shelykh, One-dimensional Van Hove polaritons, Phys. Rev. B 87, 125408 (2013). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Intersubband polaritons with spin-orbit interaction, Phys. Rev. B 87, 075446 (2013). [paper] [arxiv]


    Intersubband polaritons spectrum
  • K. B. Arnardottir, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Hall effect for indirect excitons in a non-homogeneous magnetic field, Phys. Rev. B 86, 245311 (2012). [paper] [arxiv]
  • T. Espinosa-Ortega, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, BCS pairing in fully repulsive fermion mixtures, Phys. Rev. A 86, 053620 (2012). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Intersubband polaritonics revisited, J. Nanophotonics 6, 061804 (2012). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, E. B. Magnusson, I. A. Shelykh, Spin dynamics of cold exciton condensates, Phys. Rev. B 86, 115324 (2012). [paper] [arxiv]


    Green's functions and graphene bandgap opening
  • O. V. Kibis, O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Band gap in graphene induced by vacuum fluctuations, Phys. Rev. B 84, 195413 (2011). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Angle-resolved reflectance and surface plasmonics of the MAX phases, Opt. Lett. 36, 3966 (2011). [paper] [arxiv]
  • O. Kyriienko, I. A. Shelykh, Elementary excitations in spinor polariton-electron systems, Phys. Rev. B 84, 125313 (2011). [paper] [arxiv]