Prof. Natalia Vladimirovna Kamanina is a Professor,St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University ,Russia

Prof. Natalia Vladimirovna Kamanina


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St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University


Dr. Sci. Natalia Vladimirovna Kamanina – Leader of the team, Head of the Laboratory for Photophysics of media with nanoobjects at Vavilov State Optical Institute. She coordinates the job of the team, participate at all experiments and analyze the data. Scopus Author ID: 55980751700. h-index in Scopus is 18, in RINC 


1.  Natalia V. Kamanina, Sergey V. Serov, Yann Bretonniere, and Chantal Andraud, ―Organic Systems and Their Photorefractive Properties under the Nano- and Biostructuration: Scientific View and Sustainable Development‖, Journal of Nanomaterials, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Article ID 278902, accepted 19 December 2014, Academic Editor: Wei Hsuan Hung. Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 278902, 5 pages, 

2. N.V.Kamanina, Yu.A. Zubtcova, V.I.Studeonov, Patrice Baldeck, Yann Bretonniere, Chantal Andraud, ―Organic matrix structuration: novel water soluble dyes to realize the effect of the rotation of the polarization plate of light‖, Liquid crystal and their practical applications. Т. 15, № 1. С. 91–94. 2015. Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) и Scopus. 

3. N.V.Kamanina, Yu.A. Zubtcova, S.V.Likhomanova, A.A.Kukharchik, A. C. Lazar, Ileana Rau, ―Surface nanostructures relief influence on the spectral properties and on the structure of the liquid crystal doped with Ce and Pr nanoparticles‖, Liquid crystal and their practical applications. Т. 15, № 2. С. 73 – 77, 2015. Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) и Scopus.

4. N.V.Kamanina, A.A.Kukharchik, Kuzhakov P.V., Zubtcova Yu.A., S.V.Likhomanova, Shurpo N.A., Serov S.V., Studeonov V.I., Vasilyev P.Ya ―Influence of the volume and surface structuration of the materials, including the liquid crystals one, on their spectral, structural and photorefractive properties‖, Vestnik of the Moscow State Region University, 2015, №2, С.75-89. 

5. N.V.Kamanina, A.A.Kukharchik, P.V. Kuzhakov, Yu.A. Zubtcova., P.O.Stepanov, N.V.Baryushnikov, ―Modification of the ITO conducting layers with CNTs in order to orient the liquid crystals in the electrooptical devices for information processing‖,  Liquid crystal and their practical applications. Том 15. № 3. С. 109—118. 2015. Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) и Scopus 

6. Ru Patent №2013118962 (RU (11) 2013 118 962(13) A), «Protective coatings for the hydrophilic optical materials based on the laser oriented deposition technique for the aims of optoelectronics and biomedicine‖, priority on 23.04.2013 г., registered on 27.10.2014 г., Bul.№ 30 From Vavilov State Optical Institute. Authors: N.V.Kamanina, P.V. Kuzhakov, P.Ya.Vasilyev. 

7. Natalia V. Kamanina, Alexander A. Kukharchik, Pavel V. Kuzhakov, Yulia A. Zubtsova, Chantal Andraud and Francois Kajzar, ―Structural, optical and mechanical properties of nanostructured inorganic materials: Possible applications in biomedicine‖ (2015, Scopus), Nonlinear Optics Quantum Optics, Vol. 47, pp. 131–138.

8. Natalia V. Kamanina, Sergey V. Serov, Natalia A. Shurpo, Alexander A. Kukharchik, Chantal Andraud, Patrice Baldeck, and Francois Kajzar, ―Structural, optical and mechanical features of the nanostructured organic materials: Possible applications in optoelectronics‖ (2015, Scopus),  Nonlinear Optics Quantum Optics 01/2015; 47(1):139-145.

9. N. V. Kamanina, Yu. A. Zubtcova, A. A. Kukharchik, C. Lazar, and I. Rau, ‖Control of the IR-spectral shift via modification of the surface relief between the liquid crystal matrixes doped with the lanthanide nanoparticles and the solid substrate‖, OPTICS EXPRESS, Vol. 24, No. 2, 6 pages, 2016. Received 21 Aug 2015; revised 28 Oct 2015; accepted 18 Nov 2015; published 21 Dec 2015. © 2016 OSA 25 Jan 2016 | Vol. 24, No. 2 | DOI:10.1364/OE.24.00A270 | OPTICS EXPRESS A270, 

10. N. V. Kamanina. Chapter 26. Photorefractive Properties of Graphene-Based Organic Systems, p.491-497 in ―Graphene Science Handbook: Mechanical and Chemical Properties‖ 
Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nasar Ali, William I. Milne, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Stanislaw Mitura, and Juana L. Gervasoni. CRC Press 2016. USA, April 2016 Print ISBN: 978-1-4665-9123-3. eBook ISBN: 978-1-4665-9124-0

11. N. V. Kamanina, S. V. Likhomanova, Yu. A. Zubtcova, A. A. Kamanin, and A. Pawlicka ―Functional Smart Dispersed Liquid Crystals for Nano- and Biophotonic Applications: Nanoparticles-Assisted Optical Bioimaging‖, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2016, Article ID 8989250, 9 pages,

12. Natalia V. Kamanina, Svetlana V. Likhomanova, Vladislav I. Studeonov, Ileana Rau, Anca Dibla and Agnieszka Pawlicka, ―Rotation of the Polarization Plane of Light Via Use of the DNA-Based Structures for Innovative Medical Devices‖, 2016 Savvy Science Publisher, Journal of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment, 2016, 4, 1-4. DOI: 

13. S.V. Likhomanova, N V Kamanina, ―COANP-fullerenes system for optical modulation‖, IOP Publishing, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 741 (2016) 012146, 5 pages. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/741/1/012146 WoS.

14. Palchikova, I.G., Smirnov, E.S., Kamanina, N.V. ―Novel Polarizing Method for Light Microscopy‖, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2016, V. 22. - Is. 5. – P.933-938. doi:10.1017/S1431927616011557.

15. S.V.Likhomanova, N.V.Kamanina, ―Study of the optical limiting mechanisms  based on the pyridine structures doped with the  fullerene С70 and malachite green dyes‖, Optical Journal, Vol.83(6), 2016, p. 55-58.

16. N.V.Kamanina, S.V.Likhomanova, A.A.Kamanin, Yu.A.Zubtcova, A.Pawlicka, G. Praveen, Sabu Thomas, ―Erythrocytes and other bio-objects orientation in the modified liquid crystal cells‖, Russian Journal Liquid Crystals and their Application [Zhidkie kristally i ikh prakticheskoe ispol'zovanie], 2017, Vol.17, No.1, p.74-82, DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2017.1.74. Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) и Scopus

17. Yu. A. Zubtsova, A. A. Kamanin, and N. V. Kamanina, ―Studying the Orientation of BioObjects by Nematic Liquid Crystals‖, ISSN 1063-7850, Technical Physics Letters, 2017, Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 481–484. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2017. Original Russian Text © Yu.A. Zubtsova, A.A. Kamanin, N.V. Kamanina, 2017, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 2017, Vol. 43, No. 10, pp. 60–66.

18. Natalia Kamanina, ―Refractive properties of the bio- and nano-structured materials as an indicator of the model matrix macro parameters modification‖, Radiation and Application (RAD Association Journal), 2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1,  pp. 58 – 61. doi: 10.21175/RadJ.2017.01.012.  

19. N.V.Kamanina. Chapter 8 ―Perspective of the Structuration Process Use in the Optoelectronics, Solar Energy, and Biomedicine‖, p.167-183. in the book ―Nanomechanics‖ Edited by Alexander Vakhrushev, ISBN 978-953-51-3182-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3181-6, 192 pages, 2017, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published May 24, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license/ DOI: 10.5772/65466

20. P.V.Kuzhakov, P.Ya.Vasilyev, N.V.Kamanina, ―Nano-coatings for optical elements of emission and Fourier-spectrometers, Zavodskaya Lab., 2017, Vol.83, No.8, p. 3942.

21. N.V. Kamanina, S.V. Likhomanova, А.А. Kamanin, ―Erythrocytes and DNA study via optical microscopy‖, RAD Conference Proceedings, vol. 2, pp. 265–268, 2017,  DOI: 10.21175/RadProc.2017.54.

22. Natalia Kamanina. ―Carbon structures as effective modifiers of the materials’ basic properties‖,  Proceed. of CBU International conference on innovations in science and education,  March 22-24, 2017, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, Vol.5 (indexed in WoS), p.1135-1142.

23. S.V. Likhomanova, A.A. Kamanin, N.V. Kamanina, ―Red blood cells aligning inside innovative liquid crystal cell‖,Journal of Physics: Conference Series, V. 917, 042011, 2017. 4 pages/ doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/917/4/042011.
24. N.V. Kamanina, ―Peculiarity of the optical limiting effect in the organics doped with the fullerenes and with the relative nanoparticles‖, Radiation and Applications, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Pages: 148-157, 2017. DOI: 10.21175/RadJ.2017.03.032

25. Book ―Fullerenes and Relative Materials - Properties and Applications‖ Edited by Natalia V. Kamanina, InTech, Croatia. 2018. First published 25 April, 2018, 143 p. Published by InTech, Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia. DOI: 10.5772/68106. ISBN: 978-1-78923-023-9. Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-022-2

26. N.V.Kamanina. Chapter 1. Introductory Chapter: ―Why the Study of Fullerenes is so Important?‖, pp.1-6 in the Book ―Fullerenes and Relative Materials - Properties and Applications‖ Edited by Natalia V. Kamanina, InTech, Croatia. 2018. First published 25 April, 2018. 

27. Natalia Vladimirovna Kamanina, Svetlana Vladimirovna Likhomanova and Pavel Viktorovich Kuzhakov, ―Advantages of the Surface Structuration of KBr Materials for Spectrometry and Sensors‖, Published: 9 September 2018 by  MDPI in Sensors, Sensors 2018, 18(9), 8 pages. doi: 10.3390/s18093013.

28. Natalia Kamanina. ―Nanotechnology in optics‖,  Proceed. of CBU International conference on innovations in science and education,  March 21-23, 2018, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, Vol.6, 7 pages, pp.1114-1120.  

29. N. V. Kamanina, ―Nanotechnology approach in macro- and nanostructures‖, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 10804, 6 pages, October 2018; doi: 10.1117/12.2501864.

30. Natalia V. Kamanina, Book ―Surface Structuration and Its Advantages in Optoelectronics‖, Series: Materials Science and Technologies BISAC: TEC021000, ISBN: 978-1-53614-079-8. Published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, Publication Date: December 2018, 105 pages.  2018. 

31. N.V. Kamanina, S. V. Likhomanova, Yu. A. Zubtsova, P. V. Kuzhakov, M. A. Zimnukhov, P. Ya. Vasil’ev, and V. I. Studenov, ―Surface modification of materials using laser-oriented nanostructuring‖, Journal of Optical Technology, Vol.85, Iss.11, pp.722-228 (2018). 

32. N.V. Kamaninaa, A.A. Kamanin, S.V. Likhomanova. ―The Optical Effect of Light Polarization Plane Rotation in DNA-Containing Materials‖, Q2, ISSN 1063-7850, Technical Physics Letters, 2019, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 69–71. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2019. Russian Text © N.V. Kamanina, A.A. Kamanin, S.V. Likhomanova, 2019, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 2019, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 10–12. Q2 33. Natalia V. Kamanina. ―Nanoparticles doping influence on the organics surface relief‖, Q1. Journal of Molecular Liquids 283 (2019) 65–68.

34. N. V. Kamaninaa, S. V. Likhomanova, and Yu. R. Zagidullina. ―Properties of Optical Ceramics CO1 and CO2 upon Modification of Their Surface by Carbon Nanotubes‖. Technical Physics Letters, 2019, Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 777–779. ISSN 1063-7850. Russian Text © The Author(s), 2019, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 2019, Vol. 45, No. 15, pp. 37–39.

35. Natalia V. Kamaninaю ―Liquid crystal materials orientation using new approach‖- Proceed. of CBU International conference on innovations in science and education,  March 20-22, 2019 – in printing, WoS.


2001 — Doctor of Science, D.Sc. (Physics & Mathematics)

1995 — Candidate of Science, Ph.D. (Physics & Mathematics)

1995-1994 — post graduate student, GOI

1981-1974 — student, M.I. Kalinin Leningrad Polytechnical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. (Honor Diploma)

1965-1974 –school (Gold medal) 


Dr.Sci. N.V. Kamanina has current interest in the areas of investigations on inorganic soft materials of the UV and IR range, coatings, organic conjugated materials, liquid crystals, lasermatter interaction, fullerenes and biological objects. She has an experience in nanoparticles doping process of organics, in recording of amplitude-phase thin gratings in thin films as well as in developing of LC cells and spatial light modulators; she has an experience in optical limiting effect of laser radiation over visible and infrared spectral ranges, in medical applications of LC structures to orient human blood cell. 


  • She was awarded by Russian Medal devoted to three-hundredth anniversary of SaintPetersburg (Medal №391679, 19 Feb., 2003)
  •  She was the RusNano expert during 2009-2012 years (certificate #418)
  • She is Federal Russian expert in scientific-technical area
  •  She is awarded by Ministry (certificate #37p on February 10, 2012)
  • She was awarded by A.A.Lebedev medal and diploma for the development of the innovation direction ―Photophysics of media with nanoobjects‖ (December 2013), by S.I.Vavilov medal (November 2016) for the study of the features of the nanostructuring process of the material surface, by D.S.Rozhdestvenskiy (December 2017) for the review with the brief title: ―Nanotechnology in optics‖. 


She is a member of the European Optical Society (from 1999); of the International (from 1996) and Russian Liquid Crystal Society (from 1991); of D.S. Rozhdestvensky Optical Society (2002). Laureate of the Prize from the International Academic Publishing Company ―Nauka/Interperiodika‖ for best publication in its journals in 2000 year. Laureate of the Russian National President Stipend on Physics and Astronomy (2000-2002). Laureate of Yu.I. Ostrovskii Prize for the best work in the area of optical holography and interferometry (2003). Laureate of the Competition ―Idea-Samsung: Perspective Display Technology and Information Processing Methods‖ organized in Russia on May-June 2004. Laureate of the Competition in the Nanotechnology area organized by Nanotechnology News Network LTD, 2005. She was an Editor of the books: 1). ―Features of liquid crystal display materials and processes‖ Edited by Natalia V. Kamanina, InTech, Croatia. 2011. 240 p.; 2). ―Nonlinear Optics‖ Edited by Natalia V. Kamanina, InTech, Croatia. 2012. 224 p. 3). ―Fullerenes and Relative Materials - Properties and Applications‖ Edited by Natalia V. Kamanina, InTech, Croatia. 2018. 143 p. 

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