Discover RAUINSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND PHYSICS Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures

 
Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures
 
 
Head of Department
Tel.: (+374 93) 93-43-11 / (+374 10) 26-55-97
 
 
 
 
Secretary of Department
Gayane Samvelyan
Tel: +374 91 54-77-10
 
 
 
 
Address: 123 Hovsep Emin str.,
Yerevan, 0051 Armenia, office № 254.
 
 
About
RAU Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures was founded in 2005. In 2005-2012, it was headed by Prof. Eduard Ghazaryan, D.Sc., Member of RA National Academy of Sciences. In 2012-2018, the Department was in the Institute of Mathematics and High Technology and was supervised by Prof. Hayk Sarkisyan. In 2018, Associate Professor David Hayrapetyan became Head of Department. The Department supervises both the educational process and research activities in various areas of solid state physics.
 
 
Academic Programs
The Department offers programs at all levels of study: Bachelor's, Master's, Postgraduate and Habilitation.
 
Bachelor's:
  • 11.03.04 Electronics and Nanoelectronics
  • 11.03.02 Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
  • 11.03.03 Materials Technology and Structure of Electronic Technique
 
Master's: 11.04.04 Electronics and Nanoelectronics
  • Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics
  • Quantum Electronics
  • Microelectronic Circuits and Systems
 
Ph.D.:
  • 01.04.10 Physics of Semiconductors
  • 13.00.02 Methods of Teaching and Education (Physics)
 
Habilitation:
  • 01.04.10 Physics of Semiconductors
 
 
Department Staff
 
 
Academic Rank 
Position
Contacts
Associate Prof.
Head of Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures
Head of Laboratory of Math Modeling of Quantum Systems
(full time)
 
D.Sc., Member of RA National Academy of Sciences
Professor
(full-time)
D.Sc.
Professor
(full-time)
D.Sc.
Professor
(full-time)
Sos Mailyan 
Associate Prof.
Associate Professor
(full-time)
D.Sc.
Professor
(part time)
Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
(part time)
D.Sc.
Professor
(part time)
D.Sc.
Professor
(part time)
Artavazd Kostanyan 
Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
(part time)
Vardan Jaginyan 
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Head of the Educational Laboratories of Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures
Gayane Samvelyan 
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Department Manager,
Assistant at Educational Laboratory
Gohar Hovhannisyan 
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Educational Laboratory Assistant 
 
Anna Zakoyan 
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Laboratory Assistant 
Ph.D.
Part-time Lecturer,
Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Quantum Systems
Mikayel Egibyan
-  Part-time Lecturer mikayele@wolfram.com
Kamo Aharonyan D.Sc. Part-time Professor ahkamo@yahoo.com
Eduard Akopyan
- Assistant at the Educational Laboratory edakopyan93@gmail.com
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Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Quantum Systems
Mher Mkrtchyan 
- Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Quantum Systems mmkrtchyan1995@gmail.com
 
 
Courses Taught at the Department
 
Bachelor's: 
  1. Physics (mechanics, molecular physics, electrodynamics, atomic physics)
  2. Quantum theory of solids
  3. Crystallography
  4. Kinetic phenomena in semiconductors
  5. Fundamentals of theoretical physics
  6. Condensed matter physics
  7. Nanoelectronics
  8. Physics of the environment
  9.  Methods of solving problems in the general course of physics
  10. Computer simulation of physical problems
  11. Physical basics of nanoelectronics
  12. Applied mechanics
  13. Introductory physics course
 
Master's: 
  1. Methods of mathematical modeling
  2. Vibrational spectra of molecules
  3. Optics of quantum dots
  4. Inverse and incorrect electronics problems
  5. Physical bases of molecular electronics
  6. Optical phenomena in nanostructures
  7. Additional Chapters of Equilibrium Statistical Physics
  8. Approximate methods of quantum mechanics
  9. Semiconductor nanoelectronics
  10. Quantum-size systems of nanoelectronics
  11. Quantum nanostructures in external fields
  12. Scientific basis for teaching condensed matter physics
  13. Basics of nanoelectronics
 
Ph.D.: 
  1. Coulomb problems in quantum structures
  2. Multielectron and spin effects in quantum nanostructures
  3. Optical properties of dimensionally quantized systems
  4. Milestones in the development of electronics
  5. Current Issues of Quantum Mechanics
  6. Modern methods of mathematical physics
  7. Great physics experiments
  8. Selected questions of the methodology of teaching physics
  9. Methods of solving non-standard problems in physics
  10. Scientific foundations of the teaching of school physics
 
Department Laboratories
 
Educational Laboratories
• Laboratory of Mechanics and Wave Processes (lecture room № 124)
• Laboratory of Molecular Physics and Thermodynamics (lecture room № 118)
• Laboratory of Electricity and Magnetism (lecture room № 118)
• Laboratory of Atomic and Quantum Physics (lecture room № 125)
• Laboratory of Optics (lecture room № 129)
 
Research Laboratories
• Research Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Quantum Systems (Wolfram Laboratory)
 
Research
 
The Department carries out theoretical research in the field of semiconductor nanostructures. The key areas of research activities of the department are:
 
• Theoretical study of electronic, Coulomb and spin characteristics (impurity and exciton) semiconductor nanostructures (quantum films, quantum wires, quantum dots)
• Investigation of the optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures
• Research of electronic and optical characteristics of metallic nanoparticles
 
 
The Department staff are involved in many research projects and grants in Nanophysics.
 
Project / grant name
Project code
Topic
Head
Time Period
 
Active Grants
 
Basic Science Funding Programs of the Science Committee of Armenia
10-2/I-5
Investigation of the physical properties of quantum nanostructures with complex geometry and different confining potentials
Sarkisyan H.A.
 2012 - present
Grant in the framework of RAU funding
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Investigation of multiparticle and photoluminescent characteristics of semiconductor quantum dots and dashes
Kazaryan E.M.
 2016 - present
Thematic Science Funding Programs of the Science Committee of Armenia
18T-1C062
Investigation of trion and biexciton structures in semiconductor quantum dots
Sarkisyan H.A.
 2018 - present
OST EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY  MP1403 Nanoscale Quantum Optics  D.B. Hayrapetyan (representative from RAU) 2016 - present
 
Completed Grants
 
Young Researchers Support Program 2016 16UR-1CO22 Investigation of quantum nanostructures with nontrivial geometry: electron, exciton and impurity states, linear and nonlinear optical properties in the terahertz region Hayrapetyan D.B.  2016 - 2018
ANSEF 2015 NANO-3905 Cylindrical quantum dot with different confining potentials in the presence of external electrical and magnetic fields: impurity states and electrostatic multipoles Hayrapetyan D.B. 2015-2016
Thematic Science Funding Programs of the Science Committee of Armenia 13-1С353
Photoionization of metal clusters.
Photoionization; metal nanoparticles; Fano resonance.
Melikyan A.O. 2014-2015
 
 
The department is actively working on the organization of scientific seminars, schools and conferences on various topics. The department co-organizes annual research events - the International Advanced School on “Frontiers in Optics & Photonics” and the International Symposium of ''Optics and its Applications'' conference.
 
 
International Cooperation
 
The Department has close scientific ties with various international research centers and universities.
 
Country University / Research Center  
Russian Federation
Russian Federation
Latvia
Greece
UK
Italy
Germany
Poland
Germany
USA
USA
Iceland
 
 
Most Important Published Articles (for the past 5 years)
 
 
 
  1. Sarkisyan H.A., Hayrapetyan D.B., Petrosyan L.S., Kazaryan E.M., Sofronov A.N., Balagula R.M., Firsov D.A., Vorobjev L.E., Tonkikh A.A., 2019. Realization of the Kohn’s Theorem in Ge/Si Quantum Dots with Hole Gas: Theory and Experiment, Nanomaterials, 9(1), pp.56.
  2. Hayrapetyan D.B., Bleyan Y.Y., Baghdasaryan D.A., Sarkisyan H.A., Baskoutas S., KazaryanE.M.. 2019. Biexciton, negative and positive trions in strongly oblate ellipsoidal quantum dot, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 105, pp. 47-55.
  3. Sofronov, A.N., Balagula, R.M., Firsov, D.A., Vorobjev, L.E., Tonkikh, A.A., Sarkisyan, H.A., Hayrapetyan, D.B., Petrosyan, L.S. and Kazaryan, E.M., 2018. Absorption of Far-Infrared Radiation in Ge/Si Quantum Dots. Semiconductors52(1), pp.59-63.
  4. Hayrapetyan, D.B., Ohanyan, G.L., Baghdasaryan, D.A., Sarkisyan, H.A., Baskoutas, S. and Kazaryan, E.M., 2018. Binding energy and photoionization cross-section of hydrogen-like donor impurity in strongly oblate ellipsoidal quantum dot. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures95, pp.27-31.
  5. Baghdasaryan, D.A., Kazaryan, E.M., Sarkisyan, H.A. and Moiseev, K.D., 2017. Optical “visualization” of Pythagorean triples and electrostatic multipoles in quantum dash. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures90, pp.170-174.
  6. Sarycheva, A., Makaryan, T., Maleski, K., Satheeshkumar, E., Melikyan, A., Minassian, H., Yoshimura, M. and Gogotsi, Y., 2017. Two-Dimensional Titanium Carbide (MXene) as Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrate. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C121(36), pp.19983-19988.
  7. Hayrapetyan, D.B., Kazaryan, E.M. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2016. Magneto-absorption in conical quantum dot ensemble: Possible applications for QD LED. Optics Communications371, pp.138-143.
  8. Hayrapetyan, D.B., Kazaryan, E.M. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2016. Implementation of Kohn's theorem for the ellipsoidal quantum dot in the presence of external magnetic field. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures75, pp.353-357.
  9. Hayrapetyan, D.B., Kazaryan, E.M., Petrosyan, L.S. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2015. Core/shell/shell spherical quantum dot with Kratzer confining potential: Impurity states and electrostatic multipoles. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures66, pp.7-12.
  10. Kazaryan, E.M., Shahnazaryan, V.A. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2013. Quantum ring on sphere: Electron states on spherical segment. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures52, pp.122-126.
  11. Aghekyan, N.G., Kazaryan, E.M. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2012. Two electron states in a thin spherical nanolayer: reduction to the model of two electrons on a sphere. Few-Body Systems53(3-4), pp.505-513.
  12. Kazaryan, E.M., Kirakosyan, A.A., Mughnetsyan, V.N. and Sarkisyan, H.A., 2012. Tunability of absorption threshold frequencies and Stark shift in the InSb narrow gap spherical quantum layer. Semiconductor Science and Technology27(8), p.085003.
 
 
Awards
 
   Year             Award / Nomination       Winner
2018
Winner of the “Highly effective researchers (Top 100)” competition initiated by State Committee of Science of Armenia
Ghazaryan E.M.; Sarkisyan H.A.
President Educational Award in the field of Information Technologies, Second place in “The Best Master” nomination
Bleyan Y.Y.
2017
Winner of the “Highly effective young researchers under 35 age (Top 50)” competition initiated by State Committee of Science of Armenia
Hayrapetyan D.B.
2016
Winner of the “Highly effective researchers (Top 100)” competition initiated by State Committee of Science of Armenia
Ghazaryan E.M.; Sarkisyan H.A.
Winner of the “Highly effective young researchers under 35 age (Top 50)” competition initiated by State Committee of Science of Armenia
Hayrapetyan D.B.
JINR Annual International Scientific Award
Ghazaryan E.M.
2015
Winner of the “Highly effective researchers (Top 100)” competition initiated by State Committee of Science of Armenia
Ghazaryan E.M.; Sarkisyan H.A.
2013
President Educational Award in the field of Information Technologies, First place in “The Best PhD student” nomination
Tevosyan H.Kh.
2012
State Prize of Republic of Armenia
Ghazaryan E.M.; Sarkisyan H.A.
Award from “Tashir” charitable foundation for articles with maximum citations in the international scientific journals
Hayrapetyan D.B.
2011
“The Best scientific work” initiated by World Armenian Congress, The Union of Armenians in Russia and The National Academy of Sciences of Armenia in the nomination Physics
Hayrapetyan D.B.
Medal named after AnaniaShirakatsi
Ghazaryan E.M
2009
Leonard Euler Medal for special merits in the field of scientific research (by decision of the Board of Trustees of the European Academy of Natural Sciences and the Scientific Council)
Ghazaryan E.M
2007
Prize of the RA President in the field of physics
Ghazaryan E.M.;
Sarkisyan H.A.