Director of IMT RAS (1984-1988 гг) corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of
Cheslav Vasil'evich Kopetskii
The Institute of Microelectronics Technology and High-Purity Materials of the Russian Academy of Sciences is one
of the base institutes in the field of microelectronics in Russia. It has a staff of 399 including 154 researches.
IMT RAS was founded by a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences
of the USSR Kopetskii Ch.V. in 1984 on the basis of the departments of microelectronics and pure materials
of the Institute of Solid-State Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR founded in 1983.
When organized IMT RAS was set the tasks to perform the basic researches in the field of physical
bases of microelectronics and the properties of micro- and nanoobjects, as well as the creation of the
methods for the control and diagnostics of nanoobjects, the elaboration of new technological processes of
microstructuring, and a search and production of new materials for microelectronics.
Relations with the Russian Government
Scientific Researches in IMT RAS are supported by the Government of the Russian Federation and
are financed from federal budget. Basic and applied researches carried out in the Institute are supported by the
grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Fund of Basic Researches and special programs of the
Russian Academy of Sciences.