24 september, 2010

CEO of SemiTEq JSC Yury Pogorelsky died at 24th of September after a long illness

He was born in 1946. After graduating from Leningrad State University he worked (1970 – 1991) as the researcher at Ioffe Physical Technical Institute. During these years he studied semiconductor physics' theory, lasers' physics, technology of molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). From 1991 to 2001 Yuri Pogorelsky worked as leading researcher in the field of semiconductor devices in several Russian companies. In particular, he initiated the start of work on the nitride subject and development of technological equipment. He was founder and General Director of SemiTEq JSC. Today SemiTEq is the only brand in Russia covering full set of UHV equipment that meets all the requirements of modern technology.

He was PhD and USSR State Prize Laureate of 1989. His is contribution to the reconstruction of the production of Russian MBE equipment, as well as the development of technologies for III-N heterostructures, is invaluable.

Colleagues and friends grieve deeply and pay respects to his family.