Bogdan Kulyk

Position: 1st Category Engineer,
Solid State Physics Department
Scientific degree: Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Phone (office): (032) 239-43- 43
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Research interests

  • Nanostructures and Thin Films
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Nonlinear Optics


1. Guichaoua D. UV Irradiation Induce NLO Modulation in Photochromic Styrylquinolinebased Polymers: Computational and Experimental Studies / D. Guichaoua, B. Kulyk, V. Smokal, A. Migalska-Zalas, O. Kharchenko, O. Krupka, O. Kolendo, B. Sahraoui // Organic Electronics – 2019. – V. 66. – P. 175-182.

2. Figà V. Electrochemical Polymerization of Ambipolar Carbonyl-Functionalized Indenofluorene with Memristive Properties / V. Figà, H. Usta, R. Macaluso, U. Salzner, M. Ozdemir, B. Kulyk, O. Krupka, M. Bruno // Optical Materials – 2019. – V. 94. – P. 187-195.  

3. T. Chtouki, L. Soumahoro, B. Kulyk, H. Bougharraf, H. Erguig, K. Ammous, B. Sahraoui, Comparative Study on the Structural, Morphological, Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of CZTS Thin Films Prepared by Spin-Coating and Spray Pyrolysis, Materials Today: Proceedings (2017) 4, 5146–5153.

4.      B. Kulyk, D. Guichaoua, A. Ayadi, A. El-Ghayourya, B. Sahraoui, Functionalized Azo-Based Iminopyridine Rhenium Complexes for Nonlinear Optical Performance, Dyes and Pigments (2017), 145, 256-262.

5.      A. Szukalski, B. Sahraoui, B. Kulyk, C.A. Lazar, A.M. Manea, J. Mysliwiec, Chemical structure versus second-order nonlinear optical response of the push–pull type pyrazoline-based chromophores, RSC Adv. (2017), 7, 9941-9947.

6.      T. Chtouki, L. Soumahoro, B. Kulyk, H. Erguig, B. Elidrissi, B. Sahraoui, Spin-coated Tin-doped NiO thin films for third order nonlinear optical applications, Optik (2017), 136, 237-243.

7.      T. Chtouki, Y. El Kouari, B. Kulyk, A. Louardi, A. Rmili, H. Erguig, B. Elidrissi, L. Soumahoro, B. Sahraoui, Spin-coated nickel doped cadmium sulfide thin films for third harmonic generation applications, J. Alloys Compd (2017), 696, 1292-1297.

8.      A. Ayadi, A. Szukalski, A. El-Ghayoury, K. Haupa, N. Zouari, J. Myśliwiec, F. Kajzar, B. Kulyk, B. Sahraoui, TTF based donor-pi-acceptor dyads synthesized for NLO applications, Dyes and Pigments (2017), 138, 255-266.

9.      B. Kulyk, S. Taboukhata, H. Akdas-Kilig, J.-L. Fillaut, M. Karpierz, B. Sahraoui, Tuning the Nonlinear Optical Properties of BODIPYs by Functionalization with Dimethylaminostyryl Substituents, Dyes and Pigments (2017), 137, 507-511.

10.      P. Shapoval, M. Sozanskyi, I. Yatchyshyn, B. Kulyk, M. Shpotyuk, R. Gladyshevskii, The Effect of Different Complexing Agents on the Properties of Zinc Sulfide Thin Films Deposited from Aqueous Solutions, Chemistry & Chemical Technology, (2016), 10, 317-323.

11.      T. Chtouki, L. Soumahoro, B. Kulyk, H. Bougharraf, B. Kabouchi, H. Erguig, B. Sahraoui, Comparison of structural, morphological, linear and nonlinear optical properties of NiO thin films elaborated by Spin-Coating and Spray Pyrolysis, Optik (2017), 128, 8-13.

12. B. Kulyk, S. Taboukhat, H. Akdas-Kilig, J.-L. Fillaut, Y. Boughaleb, B. Sahraoui, Nonlinear refraction and absorption activity of dimethylaminostyryl substituted BODIPY dyes, RSC Adv. (2016), 6, 84854-84859.

13. B. Kulyk, D. Guichaoua, A. Ayadi, A. El-Ghayoury, B. Sahraoui, Metal-Induced Efficient Enhancement of Nonlinear Optical Response in Conjugated Azo-Based Iminopyridine Complexes, Organic Electronics (2016), 36, 1-6.

14. B. Kulyk, A.P. Kerasidou, L. Soumahoro, C. Moussallem, F. Gohier, P. Frère, B. Sahraoui, Optimization and Diagnostic of Nonlinear Optical Features of π-conjugated Benzodifuran-Based Derivatives, RSC Adv. (2016), 6, 14439-14447.

15. B. Kulyk, V. Kapustianyk, V. Figà, B. Sahraoui, Quadratic nonlinear optical parameters of 7% MgO-doped LiNbO3 crystal, Opt. Mater. (2016), 56, 36-39.

16. S. Arroudj, M. Bouchouit, K. Bouchouit, A. Bouraiou, L. Messaadia, B. Kulyk, V. Figa, S. Bouacida, Z. Sofiani, S. Taboukhat, Synthesis, spectral, optical properties and theoretical calculations on schiff bases ligands containing o-tolidine, Opt. Mater. (2016), 56, 116-120.

17. S. Abed, K. Bouchouit, M.S. Aida, S. Taboukhat, Z. Sofiani, B. Kulyk, V. Figa, Nonlinear optical properties of zinc oxide doped bismuth thin films using Z-scan technique, Opt. Mater. (2016), 56, 40-44.

18. Y. Stetsyshyn, A. Kostruba, K. Harhay, V. Donchak, H. Ohar, V. Savaryn, B. Kulyk, L. Ripak, Yu.A. Nastishin, Multifunctional Cholesterol-Based Peroxide for Modification of Amino-Terminated Surfaces: Synthesis, Structure and Characterization of Grafted Layer, Appl. Surf. Sci. (2015), 347, 299-306.

19. H. Klym, A. Ingram, O. Shpotyuk, L. Calvez, E. Petracovschi, B. Kulyk, R. Serkiz, R. Szatanik, ‘Cold’ Crystallization in Nanostructurized 80GeSe2-20Ga2Se3 Glass, Nanoscale Res. Lett. (2015), 10:49, 1-8.

20. V.B. Kapustianyk, B.I. Turko, V.P. Rudyk, B.Y. Kulyk, M.S. Rudko, Influence of Dopands and Surface Morphology on Absorption Edge of ZnO Films Doped with In, Al, Ga, J. Appl. Spectroscopy (2015), 82, 156-159.

21. H.I. Klym, O.I. Shpotyuk, B.Ya. Kulyk, Thermally-Induced Crystallization Processes in Ge-Ga-Se Chalcogenide Glasses, Visnyk of Lviv Polytechnic National Univ., Electronics (2014), 798, 41-46.

22. A. Kostruba, M. Ohar, B. Kulyk, O. Zolobko, Y. Stetsyshyn, Surface Modification by Grafted Sensitive Polymer Brushes: An Ellipsometric Study of their Properties, Appl. Surf. Sci. (2013), 276, 340-346.

23. Figà, H. Derbal Habak, B. Kulyk, M. Abbate, Fluorescence Quenching in Hybrid Solar Cells Based on Electrodiposited ZnO, J. Optoelectron. Adv. M. (2013), 15, 954–959.

24. Pavlyk, M. Kushlyk, R. Didyk, Y. Shykoryak, D. Slobodzyan, B. Kulyk, Electrophysical Characteristics of Near-Surface Layers in p-Si Crystals with Sputtered Al Films and Subjected to Elastic Deformations, Ukr. J. Phys. (2013), 58, 742-747.

25. Lubochkova, O. Stanko, B. Turko, B. Kulyk, R. Serkiz, V. Kapustianyk, Characteristics of Gas Sensors Based on ZnO of Different Dimensions, Sensor Electronics and Мicrosystem Technologies (2013), 10, 48-54.

26. M. Bolesta, I.N. Rovetskyj, M.V. Partyka, I.D. Karbovnyk, B.Ya. Kulyk, Formation of Nanostructures on the VdW-Surface of CdI2 Crystals, Ukr. J. Phys. (2013), 58, 490-496.

27. Bolesta, O. Kushnir, B. Kulyk, V. Gavryliuh, The Fractal Structure of Ultra-Thin Silver Films, Visnyk of the Lviv University. Series Physics. (2012), 47, 130-138.

28. Kulyk, V. Figà, V. Kapustianyk, M. Panasyuk, R. Serkiz, P. Demchenko, Structural Properties and Temperature Behaviour of Optical Absorption Edge in Polycrystalline ZnO:X (Cu, Ag) Films, Acta Phys. Pol., A (2013), 123, 92-97.

29. Kostruba, B. Kulyk, B. Turko, Ellipsometric Studies of Optical Properties of Copper Doped Zinc Oxide Films on Glass Substrates, J. Alloys Compd. (2012), 518, 96–100.

30. B. Kapustianyk, B.I. Turko, M.R. Panasyuk, M.V. Partyka, B.Y. Kulyk, Engineering of the Sensitive Elements for the Sensors of Ethanol Vapor, Ammonia and Acetone Based on ZnO:Cu Thin Films, Sensor Electronics and Microsystem Technologies (2012), 3, 48-52.

31. Krupak, B. Kulyk, M. Partyka, Morphological Polyaniline Films with of Potential Mode Application, Visnyk of the Lviv University. Series Chemistry (2012), 52, 283-287.

32. Kulyk, V. Kapustianyk, O. Krupka, B. Sahraoui, Optical Absorption and Photoluminescence properties of ZnO/PMMA Nanocomposite Films, J. Phys.: Conf. Series (2011), 289, 012003 (1-7).

33. I. Kuntyi, P.Y. Stakhira, V.V. Cherpak, O.I. Bilan, Ye.V. Okhremchuk, L.Yu. Voznyak, N.V. Kostiv, B.Ya. Kulyk, Z.Yu. Hotra, Electrochemical Depositions of Palladium on Indium Tin Oxide-Coated Glass and their Possible Application in Organic Electronics Technology, Micro and Nano Lett. (2011), 6, 592-595.

34. Kulyk, V. Kapustianyk, Ya. Burak, V. Adamiv, B. Sahraoui, Third Harmonic Generation in LiKB4O7 Single Crystal, Mater. Chem. Phys. (2010), 120, 114–117.

35. Kulyk, V. Kapustianyk, V. Tsybulskyi, O. Krupka, B. Sahraoui, Optical Properties of ZnO/PMMA Nanocomposite Films, J. Alloys Compd. (2010), 502, 24–27.

36. Kulyk, B. Sahraoui, V. Figà, B. Turko, V. Rudyk, V. Kapustianyk, Influence of Ag, Cu Dopants on the Second and Third Harmonic Response of ZnO Films, J. Alloys Compd. (2009), 481, 819–825.

37. Kulyk, B. Sahraoui, O. Krupka, V. Kapustianyk, V. Rudyk, E. Berdowska, S. Tkaczyk, I. Kityk, Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of ZnO/PMMA Nanocomposite Films, J. Appl. Phys. (2009), 106, 093102 (1–6).

38. Figà, J. Luc, B. Kulyk, M. Baitoul, B. Sahraoui, Characterization and Investigation of NLO Properties of Some Selected Electrodeposited Polythiophenes, J. Eur. Opt. Soc. (2009), 4, 09016 (1–6).

39. Kulyk, Z. Essaidi, V. Kapustianyk, B. Turko, V. Rudyk, M. Partyka, M. Addou, B. Sahraoui, Second and Third Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Nanostructured ZnO Thin Films Deposited on a-BBO and LiNbO3, Opt. Commun. (2008), 281, 6107–6111.

40. Ebothe, R. Miedzinski, V. Kapustianyk, B. Turko, B. Kulyk, W. Gruhn, I. Kityk, Optical SHG for ZnO Films with Different Morphology Stimulated by UV-laser Thermotreatment , J. Phys.: Conference Series. (2007), 79, 012001(1–8).

41. Kulyk, Z. Essaidi, J. Luc, Z. Sofiani, G. Boudebs, B. Sahraoui, V. Kapustianyk, B. Turko, Second and Third Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Microrod ZnO Films Deposited on Sapphire Substrates by Thermal Oxidation of Metallic Zinc, J. Appl. Phys. (2007), 102, 113113 (1–6).

42 . Kapustianyk, V. Rudyk, Yu. Korchak, A. Batiuk, B. Kulyk, Z. Czapla Spectroscopic Study of Radiation Effects in DMAAS:Cr Ferroelectrics, Ferroelectrics, (2005), 317, 7 – 13.

43. V. Kapustianik,  Z. Czapla,  Yu. Eliyachevskyy,  Yu. Korchak, B. Kulyk,  V. Rudyk, Radiation Effects in DMAAS:Cr Ferroelectric Crystal, Acta Physica Polonica A. (2003), 104(6), 571-580


Kulyk Bohdan
Born 14.03.1982
Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Physics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Master’s Degree (with honor) in Applied Physics at Ivan Franko National University of
Lviv (2004).
Postgraduate Study at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2006-2009).
Defended PhD Thesis: «Optical Spectroscopy and Nonlinear-Optical Effects in
Oxygen-Containing Compounds of Metals» (2011).
Chief of the Laboratory of Physics and Technologies of Nanostructures (2009-2010).
Chief of the Educational Laboratory of Nuclear (2010-2016).
Assistant Professor at Solid State Phisics Chair (2016).
Author of more than 80 scientific publications.