Key facts

Vilnius University Institute of Applied Research is an academic department of Vilnius University. It carries out fundamental and applied research works in the fields of semiconductor materials and optoelectronics. The institute is creating knowledge and training of highly qualified specialists in physics.

Recent research trends:

• Semiconductor Materials and Devices for optoelectronics.
• Organic semiconductor synthesis, properties, and functional derivatives.
• Optoelectronic Technologies.

Vision - a prestigious and public recognized institute of fundamental and applied research in which working and learning is a honor and privilege.

Mission - to develop and disseminate a scientific knowledge and value-added innovation for meet the needs of society, to educate versatile leaders and specialists for the future by mobilizing talents and providing them the highest quality research infrastructure and knowledge.

Values - innovation, teamwork, trust, openness, freedom of research ideas, opinion diversity and academic ethics.


Statistical data about Institute


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2013 research results:

We created and published 55 (2012 46, 2011 52) regular articles in magazines from Thomson Reuters ISI WOS database in 2013.

10 most productive researchers generating 44.8% of the production - S. Juršėnas (395 points), K. Jarašiūnas (355 points), K. Kazlauskas (343 points), P. Ščajev (338 points), G. Tamulaitis (286 points), A. Žukauskas (278 points), Ž. Lukšienė (257 points), T. Čeponis (229 points), E. Gaubas (219 points), P. Vitta (196 points).

Articles in journals with more than half of average weight ratio - 18 (20 in 2012). Articles in journals with more than half the average weight ratio - 26 (17 in 2012).

Contribution TMI authors to articles were 51% (2012 51%). Article per research with a degree 1.28.

1 United States Patent (US PTO 8,436,526 B2)

Science Awards:

Rector of Vilnius University awards in 2013:
• Prof. Kestutis Jarašiūnas (Physical Sciences).
• Phd. Arunas Kadys (young scientist).
• Prof. G. Tamulaitis.

Research Council of Lithuania awards in 2013:
• Phd. Tom Čeponis (Physics).
• Phd. student Steponas Raišys.

Best works in Institute of Applied Research awards in 2013:
• The best scientific work of a doctoral student Steponas Raišys.
• The best work of the applied research Phd. Pranciškus Vitta.

Referred magazines with articles from our staff in 2013:
Chemistry of Materials (IF/Aggr 8,238 / 3,547) – 1
Dyes and Pigments (IF/Aggr 3,532 / 1,862) – 4
Journal of Materials Chemistry C (IF/Aggr 6,108 / 3,264) – 1
Optics Express (IF/Aggr 3,546 / 2,216) – 2
Journal of Physical Chemistry C (IF/Aggr 4,814 / 3,170) – 1
IEEE Photonics Journal (IF/Aggr 2,356 / 1,631) – 1
Food Engineering Reviews (IF/Aggr 2,806 / 1,947) – 1
Applied Physics Letters (IF/Aggr 3,794 / 2,769) – 2
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (IF/Aggr 3,829 / 2,867) – 2
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science (1,219 / 0,998) – 1
Chemistry – A European Journal (5,831 / 4,963) – 1
Sensors (1,953 / 1,766) – 1