Programme for Research-Development-Innovation on Space Technology and Advanced Research – STAR
(Romanian Space Agency)


  • National Institute for Research and Development in Microtechnologies -IMT Bucharest;
    Coordinator: Dr. Mihai Kusko
    Ing. Mihai Serbanescu
  • National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics INFLPR
    Dr. Maria Dinescu


Human resources involved

IMT researchers:

  • Specialists in optical simulation (Dr. Mihai Kusko and Dr. Cristian Kusko)
  • Specialists in superconductors (Dr. Cristian Kusko and DR. Victor Leca)
  • Specialist in electro-mechanical thermal simulations with ANSYS  IDT 3 Victor Moagar-Poladian
  • Specialist in characterization materials at cryogenic temperatures  Dr. EmiL Pavelescu
  • Chemist involved in deposition of absorbing layers IDT 2 Cozmin Obreja

Optoelectronica team

  • Ing Mihai Serbanescu -  Design and fabrication of the read-out electronic circuits
  • Ing Brandus Comanescu and Phys. Mirela Trupina –  Functional characterization of detector; characterization of optical properties of thin layers in IR


  • Dr Maria Dinescu and Dr. Nicu Scarisoreanu – Deposition of YBCO thin layers using Pulsed Laser Deposition technique