Department of Spectroscopy of Molecular Systems and Nanostructured Materials




Volodymyr L. Vakula

Senior Researcher

Candidate of Physico-Mathematical Sciences (Philosophiae Doctor)


B. Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering (ILTPE) of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

47 Nauky Ave., Kharkiv, 61103, Ukraine

Department of Spectroscopy of Molecular Systems and Nanostructured Materials


Phone: +380(57)341-0976

Fax:     +380(57)340-3370





Year and place of birth: 1976, Kharkiv (Ukraine)




1998: M.Sc. – Kharkov State University, Ukraine; Speciality – "Low Temperature Physics".


2005: Ph.D., Physics – ILTPE, Kharkov, Ukraine; Speciality – "Condensed Matter Physics".




1998: 1st Category Engineer – ILTPE


2001: Junior Researcher – ILTPE


2006: Researcher – ILTPE


2011: Senior Researcher – ILTPE


Area of expertise


Spectroscopy of rare-gas and molecular nanoclusters



  • Key publications

    G.V. Kamarchuk, A.P. Pospelov, A.V. Savytskyi, A.O. Herus, Yu.S. Doronin, V.L. Vakula, E. Faulques. Conductance quantization as a new selective sensing mechanism in dendritic point contacts, SN Appl. Sci. 1, No. 3, 244 (2019).

    DOI: 10.1007/s42452-019-0241-x // PDF.


    Yu.S. Doronin, V.L. Vakula, G.V. Kamarchuk, A.A. Tkachenko, and V.N. Samovarov. A new approach to studying the luminescence spectra of free icosahedral and crystalline argon nanoclusters, Low Temp. Phys. 42, No. 2, 156 (2016).

    DOI: 10.1063/1.4942580.


    Yu.S. Doronin, M.Yu. Libin, V.N. Samovarov, and V.L. Vakula. Spectroscopic observation of (N2)2 dimers in free icosahedral N2 and Ar-N2 clusters, Phys. Rev. A 84, No. 2, 023201 (2011).

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.84.023201.


    V.L. Vakula, O.G. Danylchenko, Yu.S. Doronin, S.I. Kovalenko, M.Yu. Libin, and V.N. Samovarov. Observation of exciton luminescence from icosahedral xenon-argon clusters, Low Temp. Phys. 35, No. 12, 944 (2009).

    DOI: 10.1063/1.3276058.


    O.G. Danylchenko, Yu.S. Doronin, S.I. Kovalenko, M.Yu. Libin, V.N. Samovarov, and V.L. Vakula. Luminescence evidence for bulk and surface excitons in free xenon clusters, Phys. Rev. A 76, No. 4, 043202 (2007).

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.76.043202.


    V.N. Samovarov and V.L. Vakula. Stripe order and pseudogap state in YBa2Cu3O6+x as seen from magnon-assisted interband absorption, Physica C 433, No. 1-2, 1 (2005).

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physc.2005.09.004.


    V. N. Samovarov, V. L. Vakula, and M. Yu. Libin. Antiferromagnetic correlations in superconducting YBa2Cu3O6+x samples from optical absorption data; comparison with the results of neutron and muon experiments, Low Temp. Phys. 29, No. 12, 982 (2003).

    DOI: 10.1063/1.1630713.


    V. V. Eremenko, V. N. Samovarov, V. L. Vakula, M. Yu. Libin, S. A. Uyutnov, and V. M. Rashkovan. Identification of the stripe state of a YBa2Cu3O6+x superconductor according to optical absorption data, Low Temp. Phys. 27, No. 11, 981 (2001).

    DOI: 10.1063/1.1421467.



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