Prof. Roland H. Tarkhanyan

NCSR “Demokritos”, Greece

Leading Research Scientist



1966 Ph.D., High Examining Board in the Ministerial Council of the USSR, Russia, Physics and Math

1961 M.Sc., Yerevan State University, Armenia, Physics

Publications (Selected)

  1. On the Theory of Surface Waves in a Uniaxial Semiconductor Slab. Physica Status Solidi(b), vol. 72, 111-122, 1975.
  2. Generation of Radiative Surface Electromagnetic Waves in Conducting Crystals. Fizika Tverdogo Tela (Sov. Phys. Solid State), vol. 22, 1467-1470, 1980.
  3. Interface Polaritons and Total  Electromagnetic Wave Transmission through Layered Structure Antiferromagnet/Semiconductor. Fiz. Tverd. Tela (Sov. Phys. Solid State), vol. 32, 1913-1924, 1990.
  4. Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves on the Lateral Surface of a Ferrite/Semiconductor Superlattice at Quantum Hall–Effect Conditions. Coauthor: N.K. Uzunoglu. Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER), vol. 29, 321-335, 2000.
  5. Electromagnetic Instability of Surface Waves in Semiconductor Superlattices. Coauthor: Nassiopoulou A.G. Journal of Nanoscience  and Nanotechnology, vol. 3, 549-554, 2003.
  6. Effective negative refractive index in ferromagnet-semiconductor superlattices. Coauthor: Niarchos D.G. Optics Express, 2006, v.14, No 12, 5433-5444.
  7. Radiowaves and polaritons in anisotropic media. Coauthor: N.K. Uzunoglu Monograph (Wiley-VCH), Berlin, 2006.
  8. Effective permittivity and permeability of magnetic metamaterials with periodicarray of 2D electronic layers in quantum Hall effect conditions. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 2008, v.22, 1005-1012.
  9. Anomalous refraction of backward waves in ferromagnet-semiconductor superlattices in the presence of an external magnetic field. Coauthor: Niarchos D.G.  Physica Status Solidi (b), 2008, v. 245, 154-158.
  10. Influence of external magnetic field on magnon-plasmon polaritons in negative index antiferromagnet-semiconductor superlattices. Coauthors: D.G. Niarchos, Kafesaki. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2010, v.322, 603–608.
  11. Magnetic plasmon-polaritons in negative index gyromagnetic media. Coauthor: D.G. Niarchos. Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 2010, v.405, pp.2964-2966.
  12. Negative refraction of electromagnetic waves in semiconductor superlattices. Coauthor: D.G. Niarchos. Chapter in the book Advances in Materials Science Research, Volume 2, Chapter 2. Editor: Maryann C. Wythers. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. N.Y. 2010. ISBN 978-1-61728-745-9.