Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials


The Department of Physics of Metals and Semiconductors conducts research on the use of nanomaterials in the following areas of application:

  • X-ray optics, X-ray microscopy, X-ray spectral analysis
  • IR optoelectronics
  • Plasma diagnostics
  • Thermoelectric converters
  • Spintronics
  • Astrophysics


Research is conducted with the following types of nanomaterials:

  • Quasicrystalline thin film systems
  • Multilayer periodic systems: Mo/Si, W/Si, Co/C, Sc/Si
  • Systems from the following materials: PbS, PbSe, PbTe, SnTe, EuS, EuSe, EuTe