Gombojav Ariunbold

 Gombojav Ariunbold

Gombojav Ariunbold

Assistant Professor, AMO Physics

229 Hilbun Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Dr. Gombojav Ariunbold is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Mississippi
State University.

Graduate Students

Teaching Areas

Graduate Level

  • PH8313 Electromagnetic Theory I, MSU

Split Level

  • PH4323/6323 Electromagnetic Fields I, MSU
  • PH4333/6333 Electromagnetic Fields II, MSU

Undergraduate Level

  • PH1123 General Physics II, MSU
  • PH2213 Physics I, MSU
  • PH2223 Physics II, MSU
  • PH2233 Physics III, MSU

At National University of Mongolia

  • Ultrafast and nonlinear optics, National University of Mongolia
  • The fundamentals of photonics, National University of Mongolia
  • Quantum Optics, National University of Mongolia


  • Ph. D. in Experimental Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA 2011
  • Ph. D. in Theoretical Optics/Opto-Electronics, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech, 2000


  • 2015-present: Assistant Professor, Mississipppi State University
  • 2016-present: Head, the Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy Lab, Mississippi State University
  • 2021-present: Co-Head, the Optical Materials Lab, Mississippi State University
  • 2013-2015: TEES Research Professor, Texas A&M University
  • 2014-2015: Visiting Scientist, Baylor University
  • 2000-2002, 2013-2015: Associate Professor, National University of Mongolia
  • 2011-2012: Research Associate, University of Arizona
  • 2003, 2005-2006: Research Associate, Texas A&M University
  • 2003-2004: Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany

Research Interests

  • Atomic Molecular Optical (AMO) Physics
  • Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
  • Optical Sensors


  • Pestov, Alexei V. Sokolov, Marlan O. Scully, Robert Murawski, Ariunbold Gombojav, Xi Wang, Vladimir Sautenkov,
    Hybrid technique for Coherent Anti-Stokes/Stokes Raman Spectroscopy.

Recent Publications

See full publication list here.

  • G.O. Ariunbold, S. Nagpal, and B. Semon, Quantitative time-resolved buildup in three-color coherent antiStokes
    Raman scattering
    , Spectroscopy Letters, 53, 1-8, (2020)
  • D. Pestov, R. K. Murawski, G.O. Ariunbold, X. Wang, M. Zhi, A. V. Sokolov, V. A. Sautenkov, Y. V.
    Rostovtsev, A. Dogariu, Y. Huang, and M. O. Scully, Optimizing the Laser-Pulse Configuration for Coherent Raman
    , Science 316 (2007), pp. 265-268. [Highlights on photonics spectra], [Princeton University
    news], [Science Daily], [A perspective given by Dr. Robert Lucht in SCIENCE Magazine]
  • G.O. Ariunbold, Asymmetric spectral noise correlations in coherent Stokes and anti-Stokes Raman
    , OSA Continuum, 1, 832 (2018).
  • D. Pestov, X. Wang, G.O. Ariunbold, R.K. Murawski, V. A. Sautenkov, A. Dogariu, A. V. Sokolov, and M. O.
    Scully, Single-shot Detection of Bacterial Endospores via Coherent Raman Spectroscopy, Proc. Natl. Acad.
    Sci. U.S.A. 105, 422 (2007).
  • G.O. Ariunbold, A Byopadhyay, K Parameswaran, J Sacher, A Sengupta, Advanced Spectroscopy in Precision
    , Optcs and Photonics News, 30, 40, (2019).
  • N. Altangerel, G.O. Ariunbold, et al., In vivo diagnostics of early abiotic plant stress response via Raman
    , PNAS, 114, 3393 (2017). Research highlight by Chris Surridge “Remote phenotyping Raman
    reveals stress” Plant Nature, 3, 17052, 2017; Newsroom MSU by James Carskadon, “MSU physics professor’s
    research informs global food security”, May 19, 2017
  • G.O. Ariunbold, M.M. Kash, V.A. Sautenkov, H. Li, Y.V. Rostovtsev, G.R. Welch, and M.O. Scully, Observation of
    Picosecond Superfluorescent Pulses in Rubidium Vapor Pumped by 100-Femtosecond Laser Pulses
    , Phys. Rev. A,
    82, 043421 (2010).