Jednostki i pracownicy - książka adresowa

MSc Mariusz Makara

senior specialist
Telephone number
81 5375612, 81 5375771
E-mail address

Personal information

Professional experience includes over 20 years of work in the PTŚ UMCS technology team. My scientific interests relate to the production of preforms for microstructural optical fibers. In addition, I deal with the characterization of preforms and partially optical fibers produced at PTŚ UMCS.

Scientific Activity

Scientific projects implemented in recent years:

1. H2020-ICT-2016-2017 - ACceleraTing PHotonics innovAtion for SME’s: a one STop-shop-incubator ACTPHAST 4.0

2. Polish-Berlin competition in the photonics field (NCBiR) - Semiconductor source of single photons for secure fiber optic quantum communication in the range of 1.3µm

3. MAESTRO 8 (NCN) - Spiral photonic optical fibers for metrology and optical communication applications

4. Strategic program of scientific research and development "Modern material technologies" - TECHMATSTRATEG (NCBiR) - Nanostructural photonic optical fibers for multi-mode new generation propagation

5. ICT-04-2018 (H2020) - ACceleraTing Photonics Deployment viA one STop shop Advanced Technology Access for Researchers ACTPHAST 4R

6. Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 - NLPQT- National Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Technologies

7. Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 - Disspersion-engineered fiber modules for tunable lasersources

8. Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 - Innovative optical fibers dedicated to integration with the polymer composite structure reinforced with carbon fiber in modern high resolution structural diagnostics applications

9. Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 - Optical fibers dedicated for secure data transmission in transmission systems using optical multiplexing

10. Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 - New complex lanthanide compounds for fiber lasers and optical amplifiers technology

11. H2020 - Acceleration of photonic innovations for MSP: one-stop-shop incubato


The most important publications:

1. Napierała, M., Ziołowicz, A., Pytel, A., Szostkiewicz, Ł., Murawski, M., Tenderenda, T., Ostrowski, Ł., Szymański, M., Jóźwik, M., Filipowicz, M., Makara, M., Poturaj, K., Mergo, P., Nasiłowski, T., Multicore optical fibres for next generation telecommunication transmission systems and components, Photonics Letters of Poland, 7 (3), pp. 66-68, 2015.

2. Ziolowicz, A., Szymanski, M., Szostkiewicz, L., Tenderenda, T., Napierala, M., Murawski, M., Holdynski, Z., Ostrowski, L., Mergo, P., Poturaj, K., Makara, M., Slowikowski, M., Pawlik, K., Stanczyk, T., Stepien, K., Wysokinski, K., Broczkowska, M., Nasilowski, T., Hole-assisted multicore optical fiber for next generation telecom transmission systems, Applied Physics Letters, 105 (8), art. no. 081106, 2014.

3. Sonnenfeld, C., Sulejmani, S., Geernaert, T., Eve, S., Gomina, M., Mergo, P., Makara, M., Skorupski, K., Thienpont, H., Berghmans, F., Mechanical strength of microstructured optical fiber,  Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32 (12), art. no. 6810789, pp. 2193-2201, 2014

4. Hlubina, P., Martynkien, T., Olszewski, J., Mergo, P., Makara, M., Poturaj, K., Urbánczyk, W., Spectral-domain measurements of birefringence and sensing characteristics of a side-hole microstructured fiber.,  Sensors (Switzerland), 13 (9), pp. 11424-11438, 2013 Cited 1 time. IF 2.048

5. Anuszkiewicz, A., Martynkien, T., Mergo, P., Makara, M., Urbanczyk, W., Sensing and transmission characteristics of a rocking filter fabricated in a side-hole fiber with zero group birefringence., Optics Express, 21 (10), pp. 12657-12667., 3013. Cited 8 times. IF 3.525


Received awards:

2015 - Gold medal at the 63rd World Fair of Inventions, Research and New Techniques BRUSSELS INNOVA in Brussels "Microstructural polymer optical fibers"

2018 - Maria Curie Scientific Award