1. Fabrication and characterization of III-V and II-VI compound quantum dots. 2. Studies of GaN, InGaN, AlGaN, InAsN based alloys and quantum structures. 3. Magneto-optical properties of semiconductors. 4. Design, synthesis, and characterization of nanocomposite materials based on semiconductors. 5. Spin generation and detection based on semiconductor nanostructures. 6. Coupling between plasmonics, photonic crystals, and semiconductors.