Department of Microwave and Quantum Radio Engineering (SVChiKR)

The Department today


Address: 634034, Tomsk, 47 Vershinina street, RK building, office 331
Phone/fax: +7 (3822) 41-36-43 Ext.: 2518

Head of Department

Sergei N. Sharangovich
Candidate of Physics and Mathematics, Senior Research Fellow

The Department was founded in 1962 as the Department of Microwave Frequencies and renamed the Department of Microwave and Quantum Radio Engineering (SVChiKR) in 1966. It is the major department for the Physics and Engineering of Optical Communication program (since 1996) and the degree-granting department for the Radio Engineering program.

Since its establishment, the Department has examined 9 doctorate and 29 candidate theses, and published at least 1 000 scientific works, 30 monographs and textbooks, 5 collections of research papers, and at least 30 inventor's certificates.

In the last five years alone the Department has published over 120 papers in Russian and foreign periodicals, presented 35 reports at Russian conferences and 50 reports at international conferences in the US, France, Germany, Switzerland and Japan.

Some of the department staff have been offered and received research internships abroad.

As of 2012, the Department staff includes 6 PhDs/professors, 8 Candidates of Science/associate professors.

The Department has 4 training laboratories, 2 training and research laboratories for project-based learning, one R&D laboratory of waveguide, nonlinear optics and holography, one laboratory of Design Office Photon, and one network technology laboratory.