Department of Magnetism

SERGEY L. GNATCHENKO


E-mail: gnatchenko@ilt.kharkov.ua

Citizenship - Ukraine

Affiliation and address
B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics
& Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
47 Nauky Ave., 61103 Kharkiv, Ukraine

Date and place of birth
20.03.1947. Kupyansk, Kharkov region, Ukraine.

Education

  1. Kharkov State University. Diploma of Physics. 1971.
  2. B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering, Kharkov.
    Candidate of Sciences (Physics & Mathematics). (Ph.D). 1977.
  3. B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering, Kharkov.
    Doctor of Sciences (Physics & Mathematics). 1991.
  4. B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering, Kharkov.
    Professor. 1998.

Career/Employers
B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering , Kharkov.
1971 - 1977 - Engineer
1977 - 1980 - a junior researcher
1980 - 1993 - a senior researcher
1993 - 1995 - the Head of the Laboratory of Phase Transitions and Inhomogeneous Magnetic Structures
1995 - till now - Head of the Department of Magnetism
1999 - 2006 - Deputy Director of B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering
2006 - till now - Director of B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering


Specialization
main field: magnetism and magneto-optics;
current research interest: phase transitions induced by a magnetic field in magneto-ordered crystals; inhomogeneous structures formed during the phase transitions; spin-reorientation processes in multilayered films; magnetic and magneto-optical properties of superlattices; photoinduced phenomena in crystals.

Honours, Awards, membership of professional Societies
State prize of Ukraine in field of science and technique for series of works "New optical and magneto-optical phenomena in antiferromagnets", 2004.
Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and Polish Academy of Sciences for a series of works "Magneto-optical studies of inhomogeneous states in magnets", 1987.
Member of Ukrainian Physical Society.

Publications
Number of paper on refereed journals: more then 140
Number of communication to scientific meetings: more than 150