Quantum Coherent Phenomena Sector of Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute

Prof Eugeneous Ivchenko




  • Weak localization in solids
  • Photogalvanic effects in non-centrosymmetric media
  • Current-induced gyrotropy
  • Linear-circular dichroism
  • Resonant photonic crystals
  • Superradiant quantum well structures

Dr. Mikhail Glazov



  • Spin dynamics of carriers and excitons in semiconductors
  • Theory of electron-electron interaction on spin relaxation
  • “Optical spin Hall” effect in quantum microcavities
  • Sspin-orbit effects in magnetotransport in heterostructures

Dr. Kirill Kavokin



  • Spin dynamics in semiconductors
  • Spintronics
  • Semiconductor optics
  • Magnetic semiconductors
  • Quantum dots
  • Physical bases for quantum information processing
  • Biophysics of magnetoreception and animal navigation.