Eldar Salayev


July 5, 2022

Eldar Salayev, by his full name Eldar Yunus oğlu Salayev, born December 31, 1933 in Nakhitchevan and died June 20, 2022) is an Azerbaijani physicist, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, academician, president of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan in 1983-1997, the winner of the State Prize of the Azerbaijan SSR.

Professional background

From 1970 to 1973, Eldar Salayev was Deputy Director of Scientific Affairs at the Institute of Physics of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences. In 1972 he was awarded the title of laureate of the State Prize of Azerbaijan, in 1975 he was awarded the degree of doctor of physical and mathematical sciences. He has been a professor since 1979. In 1980, he was elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences, and in 1983 a full member. From 1983 to 1997 he was elected President of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. He is the winner of the S.I. Vavilov, H.Z. Taguiyev, N. Narimanov. He is a member of the Islamic Academy.

Main scientific activity

Eldar Salaev is a scientist in the field of solid state physics, quantum electronics and photoelectronics. He passed through the school of Academician Hasan M. Abdullayev. The main works are devoted to the study of semiconductors, the study of the energy spectra of different states. E.Salayev studied inductive irradiation in multilayer crystals using accelerated electron beams. These studies have made it possible to create laser beam converters. A deflector, a decoder, photodetectors, electronic microfridges, devices for metrological studies were created using semiconductors under the guidance of E.Salaev.


Azerbaijan SSR State Prize, 1972 Order of the Red Banner of Labor Order of Glory, January 31, 1997.


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