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Department of Magnetic and Elastic Properties of Solids

Head of Department: Doctor of Sciences
Gennadiy E. Grechnev
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Àcademician, Professor, 
Principal Research Scientist
e-mail: eremenko@ilt.kharkov.ua

Citizenship: Ukraine
Eremenko Victor Valentine


MS in Physics, University of Kharkov, Ukraine


Ph.D in Physics and Mathematics, Institute of Physics, Kiev, Ukraine. Dissertation  Title: Light absorption, luminescence and photoconductivity of CdS single crystals at low temperature. Adviser: A. F. Prikhod’ko


Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Institute for Low Temperature Physics & Engineering, (ILTPE), Kharkov. Dissertation Title: Spectral and  magneto-optical study of antiferromagnetic insulators

Appointment history:
2006 – present
Principal Research Scientist, DSc, Department of Magnetic and Elastic Properties of Solids, ILTPE
1991 – 2006
Director of Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering
1990 – present 
Editor-in-chief of the journal  "Low Temperature Physics", American Institute of Physics, since 1992 – editorial board of “Space Research” (Ukraine)
present  Professor of Physics - Kharkov State University 
1996 – 2001
Co-director of scientific international program "Kharkov Link", International Institute for Theoretical and Applied Physics (IITAP), Iowa State University (ISU), USA
1963 – 2006
 Head of Laboratory for Magnetism and Spectroscopy of Solids, ILTPE
1961 – 1963
Senior Researcher, ILTPE, NAS of Ukraine, Kharkov
1959 – 1961
Member of Research Staff - Institute of Physics, NAS, Kiev, Ukraine
1958 –1959
Post Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Advisers: V. L. Broude and E. I. Rashba

Professional Affiliations:

  • Full Member (Academician) of National Academy of Science of Ukraine, since 1976
  • Active member of the New York Academy of Sciences, since 1993
  • Full Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, since 1999
  • Member of the Ukrainian Physical Society, since 1992
  • A complementary member of APS (American Physical Society) sponcored by APS and the American Institute of Physics (AIP), since 1991 
  • A Fellow member of APS (American Physical Society), since 2000
  • Co-director of NATO Advanced Study Institute “Modern Trends in Magnetostriction Study and Application” (2000, Ukraine)

Field of Expertise:

  • Physical and Mathematical Sci. 
  • Magnetism: magnetic properties of antiferromagnets and superconductors; magnetostriction

Selected Publications:

1. Magnetooptics and Spectroscopy of Antiferromagnets - Springer-Verlag, New-York, 1992 
2. Stimulated emission and relaxation processes in molecular crystals – Phys. Reports, 166 , 353 (1988)
3. Magnetostriction at spin-flopping in antiferromagnets. - Kluwer Press, The Netherlands - 2000, pp.223-247 
4. Investigation of magnetic flux gradients in hard superconductors, Low Temperature Physics, 27, 311 (2001)