Prof. of the Department of Theoretical and Computational Physics, Physical Faculty of Southern Federal University, Professor, Doctor of Science.

Foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.

Expert of Russian Academy of Science.

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Scientific Title: Professor of Theoretical and Computational Physics, Ministry of Education, Moscow, Russia, 1999

Doctor of Science (Condensed Matter Physics) St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1992. Title of thesis: "Potential effects and effects of electrons scattering in the formation of X-ray absorption spectra of atoms in compounds and angle-resolved spectra of Auger- and photoelectrons emitted by the surface atoms".

Ph.D (Condensed Matter Physics) Rostov State University, Rostov-on-Don, SU, 1982

A.B. (Physics, X-ray Spectroscopy) Rostov State University, Rostov-on-Don, SU, 1975

Professional History

Professor at Physical Faculty, Rostov State University, 1993- 2007

Senior Research Scientist at Institute of Physics, Rostov State University, 1983-1993

Junior Research Scientist at Institute of Physics, Rostov State University, 1976-1983

Research Interests and Experience

Condensed Matter Physics. Computational Physics. Physical Chemistry. X-Ray Absorption (XAS) Spectroscopy. Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS). Generation of methods and codes for study of atomic and electronic structure by XAS, XES, XPS spectra in materials under the changed external conditions (temperatures, pressures).

Professional Activities, Awards

Member of Specialised Senate (Condensed Matter Physics) for considering theses on degree - Doctor of Science, 1994 - present.

Member of International XAS-Society.

Grant of the University PM Curie, Paris 7, 36MCF0227, 1997

Project manager (since 2009):

  1. Russian-Armenian project of RFBR - State Committee on Science of the Republic of Armenia, № 18-52-05004 "Creation of new functional nano-materials based on iron compounds with carbon shell for high-efficiency magnetic hyperthermia of malignant tumors";
  2. Russian-German project of RFBR - DFG № 14-02-91334 "Metal nanoparticles prepared by excimer and solid state laser irradiation in silicate glass: dependence of atomic structure, strength of interaction with matrix and properties of nanoparticles upon their sizes, spatial configurations and the preparation procedures";
  3. Russian-Armenian project of RFBR - State Committee on Science of the Republic of Armenia, № 15-52-05051 "Room-temperature molecular ferromagnetism in nickel and cobalt phthalocyanines doped by alkali metals";
  4. Project of RFBR № 14-32-50840 "EELFS spectroscopy of carbon systems on Ni(111) surface: formation of graphene and intercalation of gold";
  5. Project of RFBR № 12-02-90902 "Synthesis and study of room-temperature ferromagnetism of nickel phthalocyanine doped with alkali metals";
  6. Project of Southern Federal University № 213.01-24/2013-120 "Metal-carbon platinum containing nanostructured electrocatalysts: governance of multi-level structure, development of methods for samples characterization, increase of catalytic activity";
  7. State task for scientific research in 2012-14 years, № 2.5905.2011 "Study of multicomponent compounds of noble and transition metals by methods of X-ray emission, absorption and photoelectron spectroscopies";
  8. Project of the Federal Target Program "Development of Scientific Potential of Higher Education 2009-2011", № 01201174668 "Development of theoretical and experimental methods in the study of materials by X-ray spectroscopy and their application to diagnostics of atomic and electronic structure of materials and nano-objects under extreme conditions".

University Activities

Courses Taught

Ph.D Thesis Supervision

  1. Levin I.G., 1988, "Multiple-scattering effects and the problem of electron potential choice in XAFS-theory of solids".
  2. Alekseenko I.B., 1997, "Ab initio calculation of crystals EXAFS and its role in the determination of atoms displacements in ABO3 compounds".
  3. Sokolenko A.P., 2001, "Determination of local atomic structure parameters in crystalline minerals, consist of low-Z atoms, using their XANES spectra".
  4. Zhuchkov K.N., 2002, "Determination of small displacements of atoms from the ideal positions in perovskite type crystals by EXAFS".
  5. Rusakova E.B., 2004, "Coordination environment of Ti in glasses and radiation-damaged compounds determined via the Fourier-transform analysis of Ti K-XANES".
  6. Latokha Ya.V., 2005, "Investigation of metal-atoms coordination in zeolites and silicate glasses by the Fourier-transform K-edge XANES analysis"
  7. Avakyan L.A. , 2009, "Fourier-analysis of energy restricted X-ray absorption spectra in local atomic structure determination for amorphous and disordered compounds"
  8. Kozinkin Yu.A., 2011, "One electron potential model for 3d-metals Cu, Ni, Co, Cr and atomic structure of Co nanoparticles"
  9. Soldatov M.A., 2012, "Application of Synchrotron Radiation to study the local atomic and electronic structure of aqua solutions of acetonitrides, Co ions, Pd nanoclusters and Au compounds"
  10. Pryadchenko V.V., 2014, "Atomic structure of PtAg/C nanoparticles and electronic structure of PtO2, PtCl4, PtS2 and Au2S compounds"
  11. Srabionyan V.V., 2016, "Atomic structure of single-component Ag, Pd and bimetallic Pt/Cu nanoparticles by EXAFS"
  12. Kolpacheva N.A., 2019, "Synthesis and atomic structure of nickel nanoparticles in phthalocyanine matrix and platinum nanoparticles on ceria support"
  13. Skidanenko A.V., 2019, "Structure of plasmonic Au and AuAg nanoparticles formed in glass by UV laser irradiation"

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