Ph. D., IREE RAS, Moscow, 1990
I was born in Moscow, USSR in 1959, got my University Diploma in Physics from <a href="http://mig.phys.msu.su/">Lomonosov Moscow State University</a> (MGU) in 1983, got my PhD in Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics from Institute of <a href="http://www.cplire.ru/html/index.html">Radio Engineering and Electronics</a> (USSR Academy of Sciences) in 1990. The title of my thesis was "Mesoscopic effects in hopping conductance of GaAs field-effect transistor" (Ph.D advisor Dr. Alex Savchenko ) I spent a year in England working in <a href="http://newton.ex.ac.uk/research/qsystems/aks/">Alex Savchenko group</a> at the University of Exeter Since 1994 I live and work in the USA. Currently, I am Research Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.
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Summary of Activities/Interests
Research Interests: My topics of research are experimental studies of nanostructures and nanodevices with main focus on experimental single electronics and nanomagnetics. This include single-electron devices used for sensors, memories and logic, quantum-dot cellular automata (electronic and magnetic), domain-wall motion in magnetic nanowires. Most recently several important experimental results were obtained. High frequency single-electron latch was demonstrated with 1 microsecond clock pulses. Single electron transistors fabricated on wide bandgap insulating substrates were tested. A lot of interesting developments are in the field of nano magnetic logic.
Courses: Sensors, Inst. & Meas. in EA