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Diamond Electronics Laboratory

About the laboratory

This laboratory was established as part of a scientific research project supported with a monetary grant awarded by the Government of the Russian Federation under a grant competition designed to provide governmental support to scientific research projects implemented under the supervision of the world's leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher learning (Resolution of the RF Government No.220 of April 9, 2010).

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Name of the institution of higher learning:
Institute of Applied Physics RAS

Fields of scientific research:
Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering


Leading scientist


Leading scientist's full name: Butler, James Ehrich

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Academic degree and title:
PhD, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Chicago

Job title:
Director of the Department of Chemical Gas and Surface Dynamics at the Naval Research Laboratory (Washington DC) – prior to 2010.

At present: adviser to a number of companies implementing the CVD diamond synthesis technology, as well as the senior researcher at "Euclid Techlabs" (USA).

Field of scientific interests:
Chemical precipitation from the gas phase (CVD method). CVD-synthesis of nano-, poly- and monocrystalline diamonds. Applications for artificial diamonds. Experimental chemical physics, including chemical kinetics, laser photochemistry, spectroscopy, optical diagnostics, and surface chemistry.

Scientific recognition:

Author and co-author of more than 260 scientific publications and owner of five patents. H-index = 48.

Member of a number of scientific societies: American Physical Society, Optical Society of America, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, and Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society.

Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society Award in applied sciences, 2001.

US Military-Navy Laboratory Award for technological advancement, 2008.

American Chemical Society's Hillebrand Prize, 2009.

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