Research Summer Camp in Photonics

Place of Study: on-campus

Language: English

Duration: May 29 - June 9, 2023

Outcome: ITMO official certificate, 3 ECTS

Deadline: April 20, 2023

Fees: 20,000 RUB

Program description

Organized by ITMO University’s International Institute of Photonics and Optical Information Technologies, the Research Summer Camp in Photonics has been successfully running for five years. This year, the camp offers a two-week online course during which participants will participate in lectures with ITMO’s leading scientists in the field of photonics and take part in virtual workshops. Students will also have the opportunity to watch real-time streaming of scientific experiments using state-of-the-art equipment.

Who can apply?

  • Bachelor’s (2nd year and above), Master’s and PhD students in Optics, Photonics, and Laser Physics and Technology
  • Students with a strong interest in Femtosecond Optics and Femtotechnology, Quantum Informatics, Femtomedicine, and Digital and Display Holography

What will you get?

  • ITMO’s official certificate, 3 ECTS
  • Insight into the profession of development engineers, designers, and researchers in the fields of advanced materials and photonics technologies
  • Recommendations from teachers that will help you choose your career path
  • A research project in photonics for your portfolio
  • Scientific networking
  • Additional points when applying for ITMO’s Master’s programs

What do school fees include?

  • Registration and tuition
  • Virtual tour around St. Petersburg
  • Online cultural tour
  • All taxes
  • Online materials

Why choose ITMO?


Camp Schedule

  • Monday – Introduction to the Field of Quantum Technologies and Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Tuesday – Quantum Key Distribution: Concepts and Protocols and Practical Quantum Key Distribution and Quantum Random Number
  • Wednesday – Practical Quantum Communications and Introduction to Dissipative Dynamics of Quantum States
  • Thursday – Introduction to Ghost Imaging: Quantum and Classical and Experimental Realizations of Ghost Imaging
  • Friday – Introduction to Digital Holography and Digitization of an Analog Hologram on a CCD Matrix
  • Monday – Wavefront Propagation and On- and Off-Axis Hologram Registration
  • Tuesday – Introduction to Femtosecond Optics. Ultrafast Dynamics in Media and Optical Nonlinearities; Nonlinear Optics in the Experimental Lab: from Supercontinuum Generation to Optical-Induced Breakdown
  • Wednesday – Introduction to THz Wave Photonics and Pulsed THz Sources and THz Induced Nonlinearities
  • Thursday – Application of Femtosecond Lasers in Medicine and Biology and Digital Holographic Microscopy, Tomography and Their Application in Biological Studies
  • Friday – Application of Terahertz Optics for Biomedical Use, Food and Art-Works Testing and Bio-Like Materials; Imaging of Art-Painting in Python

Learn more about the Research Camp in Photonics on ITMO.NEWS