Saratov University

“Enter into Action before Declaration by Governing Senate” (On the History of the Establishment of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics at Saratov State University)

The full verified text of the Decree of the Provisional Government of Russia dated July 1 (14), 1917, from the newspaper “Newsletter of the Provisional Government” dated July 23 (August 5), 1917, about the establishment of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics at the Saratov University is analyzed. The main milestones of the biography of Pavel Ivanovich Preobrazhensky (1874–1944), are given.

Basic Chairs: «Relations between Universities And Life»

The article is devoted to the history, experience and results of the 30-year joint organizational, educational, scientific and methodical activity of the Department of Computer Physics and Metamaterials of the Physics Department of Saratov National Research University named after NG Chenyshevsky (SSU) and Saratov Branch of the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics named after V A. Kotel’nikov of the Russian Academy of Science (SB IRE RAS) within the formats “Chair of SSU – Branch of the Chair in the SB IRE RAS” and “Chair of SSU on the Basis of IRE RAS”.

Universal Universant (To the 70th Anniversary from Valery M. Anikin Birthday)

Biographical sketch about V. M. Anikin, dean of the physical faculty of the Saratov State University, head of the department of computer physics and metamaterials on the basis of the Saratov branch of the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics named after V. A. Kotel’nikov.

Afterword to the Anniversary of the Faculty of Physics of SSU

We present information on the meeting of graduates from physical faculty of Saratov National Research State University, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the faculty. Physical education in the university was formed under the influence of the greatest Russian physicists Peter N. Lebedev and Nikolai N. Semenov, the winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize. Graduates from the faculty of various specialties (on vacuum and solid state electronics, radiophysics, optics, chemical physics, laser physics and biophotonics) celebrated the anniversary of the faculty on February 19, 2016.

Scientific and Educational Physical Schools in Saratov (on the 80th Anniversary of the Saratov Region)

We present a brief history of scientific-educational schools in physics in Saratov since the founding of Saratov University (1909). Saratov belongs to Russian industrial centers that have extensive experience of research, development of technology of electronic equipment, training for this field of science and technology. The outstanding scientist Peter N. Lebedev was at the forefront of physical education and science in Saratov.

Nikolai N. Semenov: Volga-Region Themes of the Life

Some pages of the biography of Nikolai N. Semenov, Academician, Nobel Prize for Chemistry, connected to Volga-region period of his life, are described.

How Was Built the Main Building of the Saratov Physicists

The construction history of the Third building of Saratov University (Institute of Physics) that has been officially opened on October 4, 1914 (old style) is described.

Valery V. Tuchin (To the 70-anniversary from Birthday)

Brief biography by Prof. Valery V. Tuchin, the head of the Optics and Biophotonics Department of Saratov University is given.

Vadim S. Anishchenko (To the 70-anniversary from Birthday)

A brief scientific biography by Prof. Vadim S. Anischenko, the head of Department of Radiophysics and nonlinear dynamics of Saratov University, is given.

Dmitry A. Usanov (To the 70-Anniversary from Birthday)

A brief biography by Prof. Dmitry A. Usanov, the head of Solid State Physics Department of Saratov University, is given.