Head of the laboratory: Doctor of Science, Professor |
Researches, nowadays in progress at the Laboratory, involve:
Investigation of magnetically ordered compounds by means of diamagnetic probe Mossbauer spectroscopy
Application of Mossbauer spectroscopy to studying surface phenomena
The development of radiochemical methods and their application to basic researches
Specialization Courses
APPLICATION OF MOSSBAUER SPECTROSCOPY TO SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY
Prof. Pavel B. FABRITCHNYI
General principles of nuclear gamma-resonance, hyperfine interactions and physical meaning of the main parameters of Mossbauer spectra. Mossbauer characterization of inorganic materials (structural and magnetic properties, particle size distribution control, surface phenomena).Various modes of Mossbauer spectroscopy (transmission, scattering, emission and electron conversion Mossbauer spectra). Method of Mossbauer diamagnetic probe atoms (MDPA). New possibilities for studying the atomic arrangement of surface layers and chemical reactions at the interface solid-gas using MDPA.
INTERACTION OF NUCLEAR RADIATION WITH THE MATTER
Dr. Mikhail I. AFANASOV
Basic information concerning the constitution of the matter. Main properties of alpha-, beta-particles and gamma-radiation. Mechanisms of energy transfer, energy losses, relevant quantitative characteristics . Registration methods. Radiation chemistry. Biological effects. Dosimetry.
STATISTIC TREATMENT OF THERMODYNAMIC DATA
Dispersion analysis of weighted data, polynomial approximation of tabulated data, testing the temperature and concentration dependence of thermodynamic activity using the theory of subregular solutions, computer calculating of error's integral and integral exponential function.
INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY
Models and properties of atomic nuclei; kinetics and types of radioactive decay, energy of nuclear transformations, radiation effects, registration systems and radiation detectors, decay statistics, nuclear reactions and nuclear reactors, techniques of nuclear chemistry, radioactive tracers.
AUTORADIOGRAPHY AS A METHOD OF PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SOLIDS
Characteristics of the autoradiography as a method of physico- chemical analysis, properties of different photographic detectors, procedures of sample preparation for autoradiographic analysis, exposure of photographic detectors and their development. Quantitative treatment of autoradiographs. Applications.
Grants
Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant N 97-03-33179a
Professor Pavel
B. FABRITCHNYI,
Doctor of Sciences
Investigation by means of ^{119}Sn probe Mossbauer spectroscopy of the electronic state, local structure and dynamic characteristics of tin dopant ions in mixed oxyhalogen enviroments .
To be continued...