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"Physics of Ferroics" Laboratory

About the laboratory

This laboratory was established as part of a scientific research project supported with a monetary grant awarded by the Government of the Russian Federation under a grant competition designed to provide governmental support to scientific research projects implemented under the supervision of the world's leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher learning (Resolution of the RF Government No.220 of April 9, 2010).

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Name of the institution of higher learning:
Ioffe Physicsl Technical Institute

Fields of scientific research:
Physical sciences

Ferroics and ferroics-based hetero-structures for functional electronics.

Leading scientist


Leading scientist's full name: Tagantsev, Alexander Kirillovich

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Academic degree and title:
Doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor

Job title:
Professor, leading researcher of the Ceramics Laboratory at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne.
Head of the "Physics of ferroics" laboratory at the Institute of Physical Engineering named after A. F. Ioffe of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Field of scientific interests:
- Physics (theory): ferroelectricity, phononic transport and superconductivity.
- Material science: thin ferroelectric films, microwave materials, dielectric/metal surfaces, semiconducting properties of ferroelectrics.
- Author of a key review article on ferroelectric materials for reconfigurable microwave equipment and a monograph on ferroelectric domains.

Scientific recognition:
Award for multiyear contribution to integrated ferroelectrics research (International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics).

Regional editor of the "Journal of Advanced Dielectrics".

Member of the advisory committees of the European Conference on Application of Polar Dielectrics, International Conference on Microwave Materials and their Applications, and International Symposium on Ferroic Domains.

Author of more than 250 scientific publications with more than 8,000 citations. H-index = 41. Author of a very important review on ferroelectric materials for reconfigurable microwave equipment, as well as a number of books.

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