Spin-Optics Laboratory in St. Petersburg State University

Prof. Alexey Kavokin

 

Expertise

 

Theory of light-matter coupling in semiconductor hetersotructures: exciton-polaritons.
Optics of quantum dots.
Cavity quantum electrodynamics. Microcavities, theory of polariton lasers.
Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity.
Partially disordered semiconductor systems. Rayleigh scattering. Weak localization.
Photonic crystals: negative refraction, Bloch oscillations of light. 
Magnetic polarons. Bi-polarons and collective magnetic polarons.
Superconductivity. Concept of light-mediated superconductivity. Plasmons. Concept of Tamm surface plasmons.

Prof. Ivan Ignatiev

 

Expertise

 

Electron-nuclear spin dynamics in semiconductor nanostructures
Spin coherence

Quantum beats

Prof. Sergey Verbin

 

Expertise

 
 Optical spectroscopy
 Semiconductor nanostructures

 Spintronics

Dr. Irina Yugova

 

Expertise

 

Optical study of semiconductor nanostructures (quantum wells and quantum dots):
Ultrafast optical spectroscopy of semiconductor nanostructures

Spin dynamics in semiconductor nanostructures

Dr. Ilya Gerlovin

 

Expertise

 

Spin dynamics of excitons and carriers in semiconductor nanostructures
Hyperfine interaction of electron and nuclear spins in quantum wells and quantum dots

Optical detection of nuclear magnetic resonance in semiconductors

Dr. Roman Cherbunin

 

Expertise

 

Polariton condensates in semiconductor microcavities
Optical orientation of nuclear spins in quantum dots

Photo-induced Kerr rotation in quantum wells

 

Ms. Maria Kuznetsova

 

Expertise

 

Time resolved measurements of nuclear-spin dynamics in charged quantum dots

Optical detection of nuclear magnetic resonance in solid state

Dr. Mikhail Petrov

 

Expertise

 

  • Photon-matter coupling in semiconductor nanostructures
  • Electron and nuclear spin dynamics in quantum dots
  • Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of exciton-polaritons in microcavities