Submitted papers

  • S. Haviv, N. Revivo, N. Kruger, M. Sokol, B. Ratzker, A. Wagner, S. Kalabuchov, A. Manor, B. Khachatryan, M. Shustov, N. Frage, C. Rotschild, Luminescent solar power- quantum separation between free-energy and heat for breaking the costs of base-load solar energy generation, under review (2019).
  • M. Kurtulik, A. Manor, R. Weill and C. Rotschild, Thermally Enhanced Photoluminescence and fundamental upper limit of luminescence: Theoretical study, under review (2019).

Published papers at refereed journals

  • K. Wolowelsky, A. Gil, M. Elkabets, and C. Rotschild, Gas detection using absorption properties of liquid crystals, Opt. Exp., 25, 32532, (2017).
  • Kruger, A. Manor, T. Sabaphati and C. Rotschild, Thermally enhanced photoluminescence: from fundamentals to engineering optimization, Emerging leaders, Journal of optics, (2017)****** This paper is part of an Emerging leaders in various fields of optics.
  • S. Nechayev, and C. Rotschild, ” Detailed Balance Limit of Efficiency of Broadband-Pumped Lasers”, Sci. Rep., 11497, (2017) doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11857-y
  • Svetlana V Boriskina, et al., Roadmap on the Optical Energy Conversion, Ch. 18, A. Manor, and C. Rotschild, Endothermic-photoluminescence: Optical heat-pump for next generation PV, IOP science, journal of optics (2016) doi:10.1088/2040-8978/18/7/073004.
  • S. Nechayev, and C. Rotschild, “Designing a Broadband Pump for High-Quality Micro-Lasers via a Modified Net Radiation Method ”, Sci. Rep., 6, 38576 (2016) doi:10.1038/srep38576.
  • A. Manor, N. Kruger, T. Sabaphati and C. Rotschild, Thermally-Enhanced Photoluminescence for Heat Harvesting in Photovoltaics, Nat. Comm., DOI:10.1038/ncomms13167, (2016).   *The Optical Society of America chose this paper as the most important paper in solar energy for the year 2016, OPTICS & PHOTONICS NEWS December 2016 , Efficient Photovoltaics from Photoluminescent Heat Harvesting.
  • E. Bruckheimer, C. Rotschild, T. Dagan, G. Amir, A. Kaufman, S. Gelman, and E. Birk, Computer-generated real-time digital holography: first time use in clinical medical imaging, European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging; doi:10.1093/ehjci/jew087, (2016).         *See also Editorial choice and comments, Karima Addetia, Roberto M. Lang, The future has arrived. Are we ready?,  doi:10.1093/ehjci/jew111
  • E. Bruckheimer, C Rotschild, Holography for imaging in structural heart disease, EuroIntervention, 12 Suppl X:X81-X84. doi: 10.4244/EIJV12SXA15, (2016).
  • Dafna Granot, Nimrod Kruger, Assaf Manor, and C Rotschild, Efficient 10-Fold Upconversion through Steady-State Non-Thermal-Equilibrium Excitation,ACS Photonics,3(2), pp 174–178; DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00481, (2016).
  • A. Manor, and C Rotschild Endothermic-photoluminescence: Optical heat-pump for next generation PV. Roadmap on the Optical Energy Conversion, IOP science, journal of optics; doi: 10.1088/2040-8978/18/7/073004, (2016).
  • A. Manor, L. L. Martin and C Rotschild, Optical refrigeration for ultra-efficient photovoltaics, Proc. SPIE 9380, Laser Refrigeration of Solids VIII, 93800L; doi: 10.1117/12.2076275, (2015).
  •  A. Manor, L. L. Martin and C Rotschild, On the conservation of photon rate in endothermic-photoluminescence and its transition to thermal emission. OPTICA,Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp. 585-588; doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.2.000585 , (2015)
  • R. Bekenstein, R. Schley, M. Mutzafi, A. Ori, C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, Experimental Observation of Optical Wavepackets  Overcoming Gravitational Phenomena, Nature Physics; doi:10.1038/nphys3451, (2015).
  • P. D. Reusswig, S. Nechayev*, J. M. Scherer, G. W. Hwang, M. G. Bawendi, M. A. Baldo, C. Rotschild, Solar Pumped Lasers via Cascade Energy Transfer, *S. Nechayev contribution is equal to first author. Scientific reports , 5, 14758; doi:10.1038/srep14758 (2015).

Previous Publications


  • A. Menéndez-Velázquez, C. L. Mulder, N. J. Thompson, T. L. Andrew, P. D. Reusswig, C. Rotschild, and M. A. Baldo, Light-recycling within electronic displays using deep red and near infrared photoluminescent polarizers, Energy & Environmental Science DOI: 10.1039/c2ee23265k , Energy Environ. Sci.6, 72, (2013).


  • C. Rotschild, M. Tomes, H. Mendoza, T. L. Andrew , T. M. Swager , T. Carmon, M. A. Baldo, Cascaded Energy Transfer for Effi cient Broad-Band Pumping of High-Quality Micro-Lasers, Advanced Materials, 23, 3057 (2011) (pdf)
  • E. Greenfield, C. Rotschild, J Nemirovsky, A Szameit, R El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, M. Saraf, E. Lifshitz, and M Segev,. Light-induced self-synchronizing flow patterns, New Journal Of Physics, 13, 052021(2011)(pdf)


  • C.L. Mulder, P. D. Reusswig, A. Beyler, H. Kim, C. Rotschild, M.A. Baldo, Dyes Aligned in Luminescent Solar Concentrators II. Horizontal Alignment for Energy Harvesting in Linear Polarizers, Optics Express, 18, A91 (2010) (pdf)
  • C.L. Mulder, P. D. Reusswig, A. M. Velazquez, H. Kim, C. Rotschild, M.A. Baldo, Dyes Aligned in Luminescent Solar Concentrators I. Vertical Alignment for Improved Waveguiding Coupling, Optics Express, 18, A79 (2010)(pdf)


  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, incoherent surface solitons in effectively instantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media, Phys. Rev.A, 80, 041808 (2009).
  • Y. Lamhot, A. Barak, C. Rotschild, M. Saraf, E. Lifshitz, A. Marmur,R. El-Ganainy and D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Segev, Optical control of thermo-capillary effects in complex nanofluids,Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 264503 (2009).


  • C. Rotschild,T. Schwartz, O. Cohen and M. Segev, Incoherent solitons in effectively instantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media, Nature Photonics, 2, 371( 2008).


  • R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, Z. H. Musslimani,C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, Optical beam instabilities in nonlinear nanosuspensions, Opt. Lett, 32, 3185 (2007).
  • I. Kaminer, C. Rotschild, O. Manela, and M. Segev., Periodic solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media, Opt. Lett., 32, 3209 (2007)
  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild,O. Cohen, D. N. Christodoulides, and M. Segev, Boundary Force Effects Extracted on Solitons in Nonlinear Media With a Very Large Range of Nonlocality, Opt. Lett., 32, 154 (2007).
  • R. El-Ganainy, C. Rotschild, M. Segev, and D. N. Christodoulides Soliton Dynamics and Self-Induced Transparency in Nonlinear Nanosuspensions, Optics Express, 15, 10207(2007)
  • A. Barak, C. Rotschild, B. Alfassi, D. N. Christodoulides and M. Segev, Random-Phase Surface-Wave Solitons in Nonlocal Nonlinear Media, Opt. Lett,32, 2450 (2007)
  • B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, O. Manela, D. N. Christodoulides and M. Segev, Nonlocal Surface-Wave Solitons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 213901 (2007).


  • C. Rotschild, Z. Xu, O. Cohen, Y. aroslav V. Kartashov, L Torner, and Mordechai Segev, Two-dimensional multipole-mode solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media, Opt. Lett. 31, 3312, (2006).
  • C. Rotschild, B. Alfassi, O. Cohen, and M. Segev, Long-range interactions between optical solitons. Nature Phys. 2, 769, (2006).


  • C. Rotschild, T. Carmon, O. Cohen, O. Manela, and M. Segev, Solitons in nonlinear media with an infinite range of nonlocality: first observation of coherent elliptic solitons and of vortex-ring solitons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 213904 (2005).


  • C. Rotschild, S. Zommer, S. Moed, O. Hershcovitz, S. G. Lipson, Adjustable spiral phase plate, Appl. Opt. 43, 2397, (2004).
  • C. Rotschild, O. Cohen, O. Manela, T. Carmon, and M. Segev, Interactions between spatial screening solitons propagating in opposite directions, JOSA B, 21(7),1354,(2004).

Patents (Selected from over 50 patents)

  • C. Rotschild, ”Method and system for using a cellular phone in water activity” PCT/IL07/00299 03/08/2007., 19611/US/05. (Provisional 2007)
  • C.Rotschild, Aviad Kaufman., “Broad viewing angle displays and user interfaces”, PCT/IL2009/000686, (Granted in the US, WO 2010004563 A1 and China, CN 102150072
  • C. Rotschild. Christodoulides, D. N. Segev M., Method and system for manipulating fluid medium, PCT/IL2009/000338 (Provisional   2009).
  • L. Mulder, M. Baldo, C. Rotschild, “Luminescent Solar Concentrators for Energy Harvesting in Displays” US 61/220,145 (Granted in the US, WO 2011005575 A2.
  • Mapel, M. Baldo, C. L. Mulder, M. Currie, M. Segal, and C. Rotschild, “Materials for solar concentrators and devices, methods and systems using them”, US 61/146,550 (Granted in the US WO 2010085561 A3).
  • Alon-Braitbart, S. A. Gelman, C. Rotschild, Despeckling a computer generated hologram, US61/678,211 (Provisional 2013).
  • A. Gelman, S. Alon-Braitbart, Y.Y. Yoreh, C. Rotschild, Increasing an area from which a computer generated hologram may be viewed, US 61/678,213 (Provisional 2013).
  • Manor, N. Kruger C.Rotschild,” Energy conversion system”, IL61/677070 (Provisional 2013).
  • Wolovelsky, M. Berkovich and C. Rotschild, Electrically Controllable Variable Color Device, (Provisional 2015).
  • K. Wolovelsky, Amir Gil, Dario Habib, and C. Rotschild, IL patent application no. 245655; “Infrared detection and imaging device with no moving parts”,  (Granted 2016,Technion have full ownership).
  • C. Rotschild,  “Non-thermal candoluminescence for fuel cells”, Provisional (2017).
  • C. Rotschild,  “Photovoltaic Harvesting of Diverse Wavelengths“ (Provisional 2017).