Karen M. Ghambaryan
Status / Title
Professor, Doctor of Phys. Math. Sciences (PhD)

Main Research Interests/ Expertise
Physics of Semiconductors and Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Materials and Devices Science and Technology
III-V Compound Semiconductors Thin Films Epitaxy

Current research interests
Infrared Devices
Renewable Energy Sources; Thermo-Photovoltaic Devices Nano-Electronics and Nano-Technology

Educational Background
1976 - 1981 - Graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Radiophysics
Specialization Radiophysics and Electronics
Qualification Radiophysics, Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics
1981 - 1984 - Post Graduate Study at Yerevan State University, Department of Physics of Semiconductors and Microelectronics
1988 - Candidate of Physical-Mathematical Sciences (Dr. of Physics), “Application of the liquid phase electroepitaxy for the growth of graded-gap layers and diode heterostructures in InAs-InP system”, Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics, National Academy of Sciences, Armenia

Other Courses
1979 - 1981 - Department of Social Sciences of the Yerevan State University, English Language

Research and Work Experience
1996 - up to now Senior Research Scientist at YSU Center of Semiconductor Devices and Nanotechnologies
2000 - up to now Associate Professor of the YSU Department of Physics of Semiconductors and Microelectronics

Academic courses / Teaching &Training Experiences
1990 - up to now Yerevan State University: Semiconductor Materials Science and Technology; Thin Films Growth Technology (on Armenian)
2004 - 2007 Russian - Armenian (Slavonic) University: Materials and Elements for Electronics (on Russian)
1995 - 2005 Yerevan “Haybusak” University (Private): General Physics (on Armenian and English)

Awards, Honors
Profiled in the Marquis "Who's Who in the World" - 27th and 28th editions of Who's Who in the World, 2010 and 2011
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Awards - 2007 and 2011
Armenian National Science and Education Fund (ANSEF) - 2011 Award (New York, USA)

Member of the World Renewable Energy Network and Council (WREN/WREC), Member of the International Steering Committee of the World Renewable Energy Congresses (WREC) since 1998
Member of American Chemical Society (ACS) - 2010, 2011

Firms visited
“AIXTRON”, Aachen, Germany (2004)
“THERMOMAX”, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom (1999)
“IAEA”, Trieste, Italy (1995 and 2005)

Participation to the International Scientific Projects and Grants
Senior Scientific Researcher at:
International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Grant - Project # A-321
International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Grant - Project # A-1232
Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Grant - Project IPP-CRDF-ARP-2-010831-YE-04
Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Grant - Project IPP-CRDF-ARE-2-010838-YE-05

Conferences participated, scientific trips
1. Tyndall National Institute, University-College Cork, Ireland - 12-14 January 2011 (Invited Oral Presentation)
2. Leibnitz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin, Germany - Guest Scientist (December 2010 - January 2011)
3. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-XI), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25-30 September 2010 (Oral Presentation)
4. Villa Conference on Interaction among Nanostructures (VCIAN-2010), June 21-26, 2010, Santorini, Greece
5. Collaborative Conference on Interacting Nanostructures (CCIN-2009), November 9-13, San Diego, CA, USA. (Oral Presentation)
6. Leibnitz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin, Germany - Guest Scientist (December 2007 - January 2008)
7. The International Workshop on Science and Technology for Non-Conventional Energy Sources: “Physics for Renewable Energy” - ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 17-29 October, 2005 (Oral Presentation)
8. Ruhr-University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany - Guest Scientist (November-December 2004)
9. The Institute of Material Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany, June 2002 (Oral Presentation)
10. The Institute of Physics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, May 2002 (Oral Presentation)
11. Leibnitz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin, Germany - Guest Scientist (April-June 2002)
12. The International School on Crystal Growth of Materials for Energy Production and Energy-Saving Application. ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 4-10 March 2001 (Oral Presentation)
13. The World Renewable Energy Congress-VI, 1-7 July, 2000, Brighton, UK (Poster Presentation)
14. The World Renewable Energy Network International Seminar in Britain: “Advancing Technology for Industralization and Sustainable Development”, 4-11 September, 1999, Brighton, UK (Oral Presentation).
15. The International Workshop on Materials Science and Physics of Non-Conventional Energy Sources. 18 September-6 October 1995, ICTP, Trieste, Italy

Language skills
Fluent in Armenian, Russian and English; poor German

Karen M. Ghambaryan

Head of Chair | Faculty of Radiophysics - Chair of Semiconductor and Microelectronics


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K. M. Gambaryan, V. M. Aroutiounian, G. A. Avetisyan, G. A. Avetisyan, M. K. Gambaryan

Nucleation Mechanism and Nanostructures Total Energy Calculation in CdTe-ZnTe-HgTe Material System | Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences), 2019, 54, 4, 351–355 էջ

К.М. Гамбарян, В.М. Арутюнян, Г.А. Аветисян, А.К. Симонян, М.К. Гамбарян

Механизм Зародышеобразования И Расчет Полной Энергии Наноструктур В Материальной Системе CdTe-ZnTe-HgTe | Известия НАН РА. Физика (Journal of Contemporary Physics (Armenian Academy of Sciences), 2019, 54(4), 478–484 էջ

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Growth and Characterization of InAsSbP Composition Conic Quantum Dots | Global Congress & Expo on Materials Science & Engineering. GCEMSE, 2019, 51 էջ

Karen M. Gambaryan, Torsten Boeck, Achim Trampert, Oliver Marquardt

Nucleation chronology and electronic properties of InAsSbP graded composition quantum dots grown on InAs(100) substrate | Proceedings (Preprint) of Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik (Leibniz-Institut im Forschungsverbund, Berlin e.V.), 2623, 2019, 1-10 pp. |

Karen M. Gambaryan

Narrow bandgap quantum dot diode structures and photoresistors for thermo-photovoltaic and infrared applications | Advanced Materials Letters, 2018, 9(2), 112-115 pp.
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Narrow bandgap diode heterostructures and photoconductive cells with quantum dots for thermophotovoltaic and other mid-infrared applications | European Advanced Materials Congress (EAMC-2017). p. 15-16

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Magnetoresistance Aharonov–Bohm oscillations in type-II InAsSbP ellipsoidal quantum dots | Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference (ANNIC-2016). 2016, p. 160 |

V. G. Harutyunyan, K. M. Gambaryan, V. M. Aroutiounian

Narrow bandgap quantum dot mid-infrared photodetectors | EMN Dubai Meeting, Energy, Materials Nanotechnology. 2016, p. 19-20 |

V. M. Aroutiounian, V. M. Arakelyan, E. A. Khachaturyan, G. E. Shahnazaryan, M. S. Aleksanyan, K. M. Gambaryan, E. Horvath, R. Smajda, L. Forro, A. Magrez

Manufacture and investigation of gas sensor made of carbon nanotube | Proc. of the 8th Intern. Conf. «Semiconductor Micro- and Nanoelectronics», Yerevan, Armenia, 1-3 July, pp. 14-18, 2011

V. M. Aroutiounian, A. Z. Adamyan, E. A. Khachaturyan, K. M. Gambaryan, Z. N. Adamyan, V. M. Arakelyan

Development of program-controlled titania nanotube array formation technique | Proc. of the Seventh Int. Conf. on Semiconductor Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Tsakhcadzor, Armenia, July 3-5, 2009, pp. 168-171.
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