Electrical and Electronics engineering - Physical Electronics
The field of physical electronics, which deals with the physical aspects of modern applied electronics - semiconductors, electro optics and fiber optics, nanotechnology, renewable energy and microwaves - is rapidly developing and is playing a major role in both developments and improvements in the hi-tech, science intensive industry found in Israel.
Main research groups:
Electrooptics: Nonlinear Optics, Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, Ultrafast optics, Nanophotonics, Photoacoustics, Optical fibers and communication, and diffractive optics.
Materials Devices and Energy: Nanotechnology, Biosensors and Bio-inspired nanomaterials, Lab on a chip technologies, Electrical discharge, Theoretical modeling of materials and devices, and Photovoltaic power conversion and processing
Electromagnetics: Propagation and Scattering in Complex Structures, Antenna Design, Radio frequency integrated circuits, mm-wave CMOS circuits, and Microwave interaction with materials.
|Prof. Joseph Appelbaum (Emeritus)||Solar Energy, photovoltaic systems, electrical machines and drives, electromagnetic devices|
|Prof. Arie Braunstein (Emeritus)||Power systems, lightning strikes, solar energy|
|Prof. G. Weiss||Power converters for distributed electricity generators, synchronverters, energy from water waves and wind turbines, the control of energy storage units on the utility grid, voltage smoothing using relatively small capacitors|
|Prof. Sigmond Singer (Emeritus)||Power circuits electronics, small energy sources, power processing, lossless control, solar energy, gaseous laser control|
|Dr. Doron Shmilovitz||Solar energy systems optimization, high efficiency dc/dc and dc/ac converters, energy harvesting and wireless energy transfer, transducers, sensors and piezoelectric micro-generators.|
|Dr. Yuval Beck||Smart grids, non intrusive load monitoring, renewable energy, power systems, power flows|