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Bachelor Thesis Defense

Today NanoQIQO's students ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ป (๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ค ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง. ๐˜‹๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ), ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ท๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ป (๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ค ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง. ๐˜‹๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ), and ๐—š๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป (๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง. ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฌ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ) defended their diploma theses and received top scores. #horizon2020 #Twinning #quantum #EarlyStageResearchers #research

International Day of Light Photocontest

On the International Day of Light 16 May the Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures hosted a very special guest, a prominent photographer and physicist Suren Manvelyan, who shed light on some mysterious aspects of photography delivering the lecture "๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜โ€™๐˜€ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜โ€. The students of the #๐—ข๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ and #๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—˜ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟs told some interesting facts about the day of light. By the end of the event the award ceremony of #photocontest was held and three contestants were awarded respectively , and places.

Combined visit to the University of Patras.

In the framework of the #Nanoqiqo project ๐‡๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ณ๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐“๐ฐ๐ข๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  the delegation of the Russian-Armenian University paid a working visit to Patras (Greece) from April 11 to 14. Among the delegates were the Head of the Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures of RAU and Project Coordinator #๐๐š๐ง๐จ๐๐ˆ๐๐Ž ๐‡๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ณ๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐“๐ฐ๐ข๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  David Hayrapetyan, Senior Researcher of the Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures Artavazd Kostanyan, Head of the Department of International Cooperation Liana Margaryan, Chief Specialist of the Department of Science Ani Avetisyan, Chief accountant Arman Amroyan, Scientific Secretary Roza Kasababova, Head of the Department of Economic Calculations and Purchases Ashot Ktsyan. The trip was also attended by the members of the NanoQIQO Horizon 2020 Twinning Program Advisory Board, Chairman of the RA Science Committee Sargis Hayotsyan and Director of the Institute of Physical Research Aram Papoyan. The purpose of the project is to boost the research and technological potential of RAU and its partners in the field of nanomaterials, quantum informatics and quantum optics.

Quantum Information Bachelor Program

Become one of the most demanded professionals in the world!!! Russian-Armenian University - RAU launches the demanded new bachelor's program in #Quantum Information (#QI). Graduates will gain in-depth knowledge of QI technologies, as well as state graduation diplomas of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation. The new program is designed to meet the requirements of modern innovative business, that is training high-quality specialists in the field of QI. Nowadays, reputable companies and startups, such as IBM, Google, Intel ึ‡ Microsoft, ID Quantique, D-Wave, Rigetti, IonQ, etc. have excessively begun to invest in the development and commercialization of Quantum Technology making QI one of the most popular professions in the world. You will be taught by eminent specialists from Armenian and foreign academic institutions and enterprises. The best students will have the opportunity to continue their education for one semester at one of the leading Russian and European universities: St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia; Patras University, Greece;
Linnaeus University, Sweden;
University of Hamburg, Germany;
University of Saarland, Germany;
Vrije Brussels University, Belgium.
For more information:
(+374) 93 934311
nano@rau.am #RAU #NanoQIQO #H2020 #QI #QuantumInformation #educationa #BSc

International Day of Light 2022 Photocontest.

The International Day of Light (#IDL) the #NanoQIQO with RAU & NAS SPIE Student Chapter is organizing a photo contest. All original photos which present light from a unique perspective will be accepted for the competition. To participate send an email to nanoqiqo@rau.am containing thematic photo, together with a title, your name, surname and phone number. Each author can submit a maximum of 3 pictures. All pictures will be posted on our page. The authors of the three pictures with the most number of likes will receive cash prizes: I place โ€“ 40.000 AMD; II place โ€“ 30.000 AMD; III place โ€“ 20.000 AMD. Deadline - April 16, 2022. The award ceremony will take place on the Day of International Light, May 16, at the Russian-Armenian University - RAU. Everybody is encouraged to participate. You can find examples of photos by following the link below: https://drive.google.com/.../1T5fTYtAPGEq2R6aEnGusVfaq8kh... #RAU #NanoQIQO #SPIE #IDL2022 #photocontest #Light

The predefense of our PhD student.

Happy to share that the predefense of our PhD student took place at the Chair of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures. Speaker: Yura Bleyan Topic: Investigation of the optical properties of complicated excitonic complexes in quantum dots. Scientific supervisor: Davit Hayrapetyan

Article in a Popular Science Magazine โ€œGitutian Ashkharhโ€.

#NanoQIQO's researchers have published an article on #Quantum computers in an Armenian science-popular magazine โ€œGitutian Ashkharhโ€. Authors referred to NanoQIQO project as well. #quantumoptics #quantuminformation #nanoqiqo #horizon2020 #twinning

Newest article published by our team.

๐Ÿ““New publication!!! In collaboration with a number of #NanoQIQO colleagues a new article came to light in the Journal of Physical Chemistry. For more information click here.

New funding for the NanoQIQO's research team members

#NanoQIQO's research team members got funding from Faculty Research Funding Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation with support of PMI Science. We are grateful from #EIF for kindly providing the photos from award ceremony. #H2020 #twinning #EIF #PMIScience #facultyresearchfunding #awardceremony

NanoQIQO project was highlighted on the issue page cover.

We are happy to announce that after evaluation of all the published papers of Electronic Materials Journal, Volume 2, Issue 3 (September 2021) our paper which was published within the #NanoQIQO project was highlighted on the issue page cover. #RAU #UPatras #NanoQIQO #H2020 #Twinning #QuantumOptics #publication

New publication

We have a new scientific article in the international peer-reviewed magazine Electronic Materials within the framework of #NanoQIQO! ๐Ÿ‘‡
Garoufalis, Christos S., Iosif Galanakis, Zaiping Zeng, David Hayrapetyan, and Sotirios Baskoutas. 2021. "Structural and Electronic Properties of Small Perovskite Nanoparticles of the Form ABX3 (A = MA, DEA, FA, GA, B = Pb, Sn, X = Cl, Br, I)" Electronic Materials 2, no. 3: 382-393.

Opportunities of EU Horizon Europe program.

In the framework of #NanoQIQO project the leader of "Research Management and Administration Skill Development" work package - Dr Paytsar Mantashyan represented the opportunities of EU Horizon Europe program to RAU's research groups. We had 15+ participants/researchers working in different research disciplines. NanoQIQO's team will work with them for applying to Horizon Europe and other research programs. The event was carried out on July 28th.

Summer school in Patras.

The 1st Summer School 2021 Remote was concluded from July 12 to July 16. The scope of the Summer School has offered young researchers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the theoretical background and relevant methodologies which are closely related to the fields of Quantum Information and Quantum Optics. Advances in these scientific areas pave the way for technological applications with the potential to radically improve or transform several aspects of human endeavor. The following topics were discussed:

  • Electronic structure calculations and applications
  • Optical properties of Nanomaterials
  • Quantum Optics at the nanoscale
  • Nanophotonics
  • Experimental Techniques
  • Quantum technologies
The school was organized succesfully recieving positive feedback from the participants.

Last day of IDL.

Today we celebrated the International Day of Light with schoolchildren. Instead of the planned 30-35, we had 100+ participants from different schools of Yerevan ึ‡ regions, which makes us very happy, gives us new strength and energy to organize new events. You can watch the video here.
Thank you all!

Third day of IDL.

Today, in the first part of the school, the head of our chair, Davit Hayrapetyan, briefly presented the EU Horizon 2020 Nanoqiqo program.

Then the postgraduate students and students of RAU & RA NAS presented their scientific works.

Second day of IDL.

On May 18, within the framework of the school dedicated to the International Day of Light, we listened to the lectures of David Khachatryan, Mushegh Rafaelyan and Mary Yesayan.

Thank you very much for the interesting lectures.

First day of IDL.

Today was the first day of school dedicated to the International Day of Light.

We heard very interesting lectures by Prof. Baskutas, Prof. Blaschke, Prof. Papoyan, the director of our institute, Prof. Sargsyan.

Interview with the National TV

The coordinator of #NanoQIQO, head of Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures of RAU - Assoc. Professor David Hayrapetyan tells about our project during the Aravot Luso TV program. You can watch the video here.

Success of our Coordinator

We are happy to announce that the project coordinator of #NanoQIQO - David Hayrapetyan has been unanimously chosen as the recipient of the 2021 #ICO-ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award.

It is an annual award given by the International Optics Committee (ICO) ึ‡ Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) to young researchers under the age of 40 who are active in optics, photonics, and contribute to research in their own or other developing countries. Promotion of activities.

ICO- and ICTP- has established the prize in 2000. We are proud to note that Davit Hayrapetyan is the first from Armenia to receive this

We are very grateful to the director of the ICO Armenia branch, Phys.Math. scientist Dr. To nominate Aram Papoyan for David's candidacy and to initiate all this against Narine Gevorgyan, the secretary of the same branch.

You can read more about the ICO-ICTP Galileo Denardo International Award here.

Start of the project

Hello! Finally, our #NanoQIQO Horizon 2020 Twinning project has started which is initiated by #RAU to enhance the research excellence, increase international visibility and open new prospects of research collaboration, including participation in EU-funded projects.

The project will create a functional research network between RAU and two international leaders in the field of material science, quantum mechanics and quantum optics - University of Hamburg (Germany) and University of Patras (Greece).

Stay in touch with us over the next three years. Like & follow and spread the word to anyone who enjoys new contemporary science directions!