Milanović Vitomir

Professor Emeritus

Room: 100
Phone: 011/3370-088, 011/3218-315
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Education: Elektrotehnički fakutet, Beograd, BSc EE 1971, MSc EE 1977, PhD EE 1983.
Research interests: Electronic and optical properties of nanostructures (quantum wells, quantum dots, quantum cascade lasers and optically pumped lasers)
Supersymmetric quantum mechanics, complex potentials
Kursevi: Quantum Mechanics (IV semester)
Solid State Electronics (V semester)
Semiconductor Quantum Nanostructures (VIII semester)

Short CV :

Born in Svetozarevo (today Jagodina) in 1947. Completed primary and secondary education in Belgrade. Obtained his BSc EE degree at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in 1971, MSc EE in 1977, and PhD in 1983. From january 1973 employed as an assistant at the Institute of Physics, Belgrade, then as of december 1979 as a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at PTT College (presently known as College for information and communication technologies) in Belgrade. Since november 1993 he has been employed full-time at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade. He became a research-assistant, assistant research-professor and research-professor in 1979, 1984 and 1990, respectively, at the Institute of Physics. At the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade he became an assistant, assistant-professor, associate professor and a full professor in 1982, 1988, 1993 and 1998, respectively.


  1. "Theoretical analysis of electronic and optical properties of nanostructures", Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection. (project leader)


  • Award of the ETRAN conference for the best section paper (1986)
  • Award of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering from the endowment of prof. Branko Raković (1990)
  • October Award of the city of Belgrade (1991)
  • Award at the I Serbian conference on micro and optoelectronics (1992)

Additional activities :

  • Referee for Physical Review, Journal of Physics, Physica Status Solidi
  • Referee for the ETRAN conference, as well as Condensed matter physics conference

International collaboration :

  • Participation in two joint projects with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Leeds, Great Britain

Selected publications :


  1. Z. Ikonić, V. Milanović: Kvantne poluprovodničke mikrostrukture, Univerzitet u Beogradu, 1997.


Over 250 papers, about 120 in magazines with impact factor. Papers are quoted over 350 times.


  1. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin "Quantum-well profile optimization for maximal Stark effect and application to tunable infrared photodetectors", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.91, p.525-527 (2002).
  2. V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, "Supersymmetric generated complex potential with complete real spectrum", Phys.Lett., Vol.A293, p.29-35 (2002).
  3. V.Jovanović, D.Inđin, Z.Ikonić V.Milanović, J.Radovanović, "Design of GaN/AlGaN quantum wells for maximal intersubband absorption in 1.3µm-?-2µm wavelength range" Solid State Commun., Vol.121, p.619-624 (2002).
  4. S.Tomić, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović, "Interdiffusion-based optimal quantum-well profile shaping for quantum-foutain lasers", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.91, p.4801-4805 (2002).
  5. S.Tomić, D.Inđin, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović, "Digitally graded active region for optically pumped intersubband lasers and nonlinear wavelength convertors", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.91, p.9423-9425 (2002).
  6. S.Tomić, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, "Gain optimization in optically pumped unipolar quantum-well lasers",Physica E, Vol.13, p.862-865 (2002).
  7. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović,Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin "Global optimization of semiconductor quantum well profile for maximal optical rectification by variational calculus",Semcond.Sci.Technol., Vol.17, p.716-720 (2002).
  8. A.Mirčetić, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović, D.Inđin "Single-band envelope-function model in the full Brillouin zone for electronic structure calculation in semiconductor nanostructures", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.92, p.515-522 (2002).
  9. S.Kočinac, S.Tomić, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović, "On the interdiffusion-based quantum cascade laser", IEEE Photon.Tecnol.Lett., Vol.14, p.1067-1069 (2002).
  10. S.Petrović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, "Bound states in continuum of complex potential generated by supersymmetric quantum mechanics", Phys.Lett., Vol.A300, p.595-602 (2002).
  11. D.Inđin, S.Tomić, Z.Ikonić, P.Harrison, R.W.Kelsall, V.Milanović, S.Kočinac, "Gain-maximized GaAs/AlGaAs quantum cascade laser with digitally graded active region", Appl.Phys.Lett., Vol.81, p.2163-2165 (2002).
  12. S.Kočinac, S.Tomić, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović,"Gain optimization in electrically pumped AlGaAs based quantum cascade laser", J.Opt.Soc.Am.B, Vol.19, p.2357-2364 (2002).
  13. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin "Intersubband absorption at ?~1.3 µm in optimized GaN/AlGaN Bragg-confined structures", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.92, p.7672-7674 (2002).
  14. V.D.Jovanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin, P.Harrison, V.Milanović, R.A.Soref, "Designing strain-balanced GaN/AlGaN quantum well structures: Application to intersubband devices at 1.3 and 1.55 µm wavelengths", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.93, p.3194-3197 (2003).
  15. J.Radovanović, V. Milanovic, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin, "Global optimization of semiconductor quantum well profile: maximizing the nonlinear electro-optical coefficients", Materials Science Forum, Vol.413, pp.21-26, 2003.
  16. A.Mirčetić, Z.Ikonić, V.Milanović, "The application of the single-band envelope-function model in the entire Brillouin zone for electronic structure and optical properties calculations", Materials Science Forum, Vol.413,pp.27-32, 2003.
  17. D.Inđin, S.Tomić, Z.Ikonić, P.Harrison, R.W.Kelsall, V.Milanović, S.Kočinac, "Digitally graded GaAs/Al0.44Ga0.56As quantum-cascade laser", Physica E, Vol.17, p.620-622 (2003).
  18. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin, V.Jovanović, P.Harrison, "Optimal design of GaN-AlGaN Bragg-confined structures for intersubband absorption in near-infrared spectral range", IEEE J.Quantum Electronics, Vol.39, p.1297-1304 (2003).
  19. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin, "Optimization of intersubband optical nonlineariies in continually graded AlGaN quntum well structures", Materials Science Forum, Vol.453-4, pp.21-26, 2004.
  20. J.Radovanović, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin "Quantum well shape optimization for continuously graded AlxGa1-xN structures by combined supersymmetric and coordinate transform methods", Phys.Rev.B, Vol.69, p.115311-1-115311-8 (2004).
  21. I.Savić, V.Milanović, Z.Ikonić, D.Inđin, V.Jovanović, P.Harrison, "Dilute magnetic semiconductor quantum-well structures for magnetic field tunable far-infrared/terahertz range",IEEE J.Quantum Electronics, Vol.40, p.1614-1621 (2004).
  22. P.Harrison, D.Inđin, V.D.Jovanović, A.Mirčetić, Z.Ikonić, R.W.Kelsall, J.McTavish, I.Savić, N.Vukmirović, V.Milanović, "Carrier dynamics in quantum cascade laser",Acta.Phys.Polonica A, Vol.107, p.75-81 (2005).
  23. A.Mirčetić, D.Inđin, Z.Ikonić, P.Harrison, V.Milanović, R.W.Kelsall, "Towards automated design of quantum cascade lasers", J.Appl.Phys., Vol.97, p.084506-1/7 (2002).
  24. P.Harrison, D.Inđin, V.D.Jovanović, A.Mirčetić, Z.Ikonić, R.W.Kelsall, J.McTavish, I.Savić, N.Vukmirović, V.Milanović, "A physical model of quantum cascade laser; Application to GaAs, GaN and SiGe devices", Phys.Stat.Sol.(a), Vol.202, p.980-986 (2005).