Dr. Mikhail Nikitin graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Department of Physical and Quantum Electronics. He is a Science and Technology adviser of Ferrotec Nord Corporation, Moscow, Russia. Dr. Nikitin has forty years of successful experience in photonics, optoelectronics, and semiconductor device technology. His works deal with simulation, design, and manufacturing technologies of solid-state electromagnetic (optical) radiation sensors and thermal radiation converters and systems. Dr. Nikitin has more than 110 publications, including chapters in 3 books and 11 certificates on inventions.