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Physicist from HSE University-St Petersburg Ranked Russia’s Number One Scientist in Electronics and Electrical Engineering by Research.com

Alexey Zhukov

Alexey Zhukov
© HSE University in St Petersburg

The academic platform Research.com has published a ranking of the best scientists in the field of electronics and electrical engineering in 2022. In Russia, first place in Electronics and Electrical Engineering went to Alexey Zhukov, Academic Supervisor of the International Laboratory of Quantum Optoelectronics, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Research.com is an academic platform for researchers. It publishes annual rankings of the best academics, universities, conferences, and journals. The main purpose of the platform is to introduce readers to experts from various fields, as well as new methods and theoretical approaches. When compiling the rankings, Research.com is guided by the D-index (Discipline H-index), which takes into account the number of academic papers and the citation rate in the field under study. The list of the best scientists in this field includes researchers whose D-index is at least 30. More information on the ranking can be found here. The platform also compiles rankings of scientists for 24 scientific fields and different countries.

In 2022, Alexey Zhukov, Academic Supervisor of the International Laboratory of Quantum Optoelectronics, was ranked first in Russia in the field of electronics and electrical engineering. According to Research.com, Dr Zhukov’s D-index was 48 and his citation index was 6,237.

Alexey Zhukov graduated from the Department of Optoelectronics of St Petersburg State Electrotechnical University (LETU) at the Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute. During his studies, he grew semiconductors in the vacuum chamber of an epitaxial unit. In the mid-90s, the world’s first quantum dot laser was created in the same laboratory.

The International Laboratory of Quantum Optoelectronics operates at HSE University-St Petersburg under Dr Zhukov’s academic supervision. The laboratory conducts research in the field of semiconductor materials, nanostructures, and devices based on them, including microlasers and their combination with silicon.

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