MIT Kavli Institute Directory

Denis Martynov

Kavli Postdoctoral Fellow Postdoctoral Scholar

I obtained my M.S. from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in mathematical physics. My first research projects included simulations of gas flows in micro-scale devices. Then I moved to California Institute of Technology and did my PhD in instrumental science in LIGO laboratory.

Research interests: 

I am interested in gravitation, cosmology, and quantum mechanics. I enjoy working with LIGO towards the first direct detection of gravitational waves and on understanding optomechanical effects in the instrument.

Representative publications: 

Evans M. et al. Observation of Parametric Instability in Advanced LIGO, PRL, 114, 2015

Staley A. et al. Achieving Resonance in the Advanced LIGO Gravitational-Wave Interferometer, Clas. Quant. Gravity, V 31, I 24, 2014

Anikin Yu. et al. Development of applied software for analysis of gas flows in vacuum devices. Vacuum, V. 86, I. 11, pp. 1770-1777, 2012

Kloss Yu. et al. Computer simulation and analysis of technical characteristics of thermomolecular micropumps. Technical Physics, V 56, I 7, pp. 1040-1048, 2011

Contact Information

t: 617-715-2254


M.S., Mathematical Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; PhD, Instrumental Science, California Institute of Technology