Experimental: transport properties of high-Tc superconductors; low-temperature electronic properties of semimetal and semiconductor thin films; electric field effect thermoelectricity; pyroelectric and electrocaloric effects in junction barrier structures, pyroelectric applications.
The percolative nature of the granular HTS superconductors. The effects of intrinsic and grain anisotropy. Weak magnetic field influence on the intergrain Josephson critical current.
Investigation (theoretical and experimental) of electric-field-effect controlled electronic and galvanomagnetic properties in thin semi-metal and semiconductor films. General properties of such non-chemical doping.
Study of electric-field-effect controlled thermoelectricity (EFE-TE). Feasibility study of EFE-TE based Peltier cooler at low temperatures. Theoretical calculations based on realistic model devices. Pyroelecric and electrocaloric effects in junction barrier structures.