General Information


Personal Info

Date and place of birth

December 17, 1947, Georgia (former USSR)

Contact Info

Department of Electrical Engineering,

Microelectronics Research Center,

Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel 

Tel. +972-4-8293894

E-mail beso@ee.technion.ac.il

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Areas of research interest 

  • High-K ultra thin dielectric films for VLSI (processing technologies and physics).

  • Current flow mechanisms in MIS, MIM , MS , PN and PIN structures.

  • Non-Volatile memory FETs on Silicon used metallic nanoparticles as charge storage sites. 

  • Planar MIS, MISM type photosensors (current and capacitance) sensitive in 220 to 880 nm wavelength range based on SOI. 

  • Blue, green and red light emitting semiconductor diodes (processing, technologies and physics).

  • Design and technology of multilayer optical stacks (anti reflection coatings, high reflection mirrors, band, short and long pass filters).

  • Quantum Dash and Quantum Well laser diodes and optical amplifiers (physics and design). 


Academic Degrees

M.Sc.

1970

M.Sc. in electronics, Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Physical Engineering, Tbilisi, GSSR; 

A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, Leningrad, USSR.

Ph.D.

1976

Ph.D, Institute of Semiconductors of the Academy of Sciences of  UkSSR, Kiev

Research Appointments

1992-present

The Optical Communication Laboratory (head Prof. Gadi Eisenstein), Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

1986-1991

Head of Laboratory of Technology and Design of New Optoelectronic Structures and devices, Research Institute of Microelectronics (MION), Tbilisi, GSSR.

1983-1986

 

Head of Laboratory of Photoelectric and Luminescent Phenomena in semiconductor devices, Research Institute of Microelectronics, (MION) Tbilisi, GSSR.

 

1976-1983

Senior Staff Scientist, Department of Optoelectronics                               

Research Institute of Microelectronics (MION), Tbilisi, GSSR

 

1973-1976

Ph.D. student, Member Research Staff, Department of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, Institute of Semiconductors of the Academy of Science of UkSSR, Kiev.

 

1970-1973

Member Research Staff, Department of Thin Dielectric films, Research Institute of  Microelectronics (MION), Tbilisi, GSSR