Functional Materials in Optoelectronics

at ITMO University

Degree :
Subject area:
 Engineering and technical sciences
 16.00.00 Physics and technical sciences and technologies
 Saint Petersburg , Russia
 2 years
Study type:
 Full time
Language of instruction:
Start date:
Application deadline:
Number of credits:
 School of Photonics
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 5000
197101, 49 Kronverksky Pr., St. Petersburg, Russia

Course Summary

The Master’s program in Functional Materials in Optoelectronics offers a world-class education in a wide variety of areas from fundamentals of materials science to practical aspects of the design of novel optoelectronic devices.

The Students will learn

  • to characterise functional materials
  • to design new materials with specific mechanical, magnetic and optical properties, semiconductor nanomaterials and materials with hybrid properties
  • to develop processes for the synthesis of functional materials with pre-defined structure and physical properties for photonic and electronic applications.

Contents of the Program

General Courses

  • Introduction to Photonics
  • Modern Material Physics
  • Modern Semiconductor Nanotechnology

Core Courses

  • Semiconductor Physics
  • Solid State Theory and Crystallography
  • Methods for Material Characterization
  • Photo and Optoelectronic Materials
  • Physical Kinetics on Solid Surfaces
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics


Track Optoelectronic Materials:

  • Growth and Physical Properties of Crystals
  • Nanomechanics of Functional Materials
  • Microstructure and Properties of Materials for Electrotechnical Applications
  • Low-Dimensional Systems
  • Optical Effects in Solids

Track Semiconductor Nanostructures for Photonics:

  • Molecular Beam Epitaxy of Nanostructures
  • III-V Semiconductor Nanowires: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
  • Wide-Gap Semiconductor Materials

Nucleation Theory With Applications

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Physics, Engineering or relevant field with excellent/good grades.Upper-intermediate level of English.

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