Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering of the NAS of Ukraine
Department of Real Crystal Physics

Head of the Department Dr. Sci. in Physics and Mathematics
PAL-VAL Pavel Pavlovich
Тел. : +38 057 341 09 13, E-mail:

Smirnov Alexander Removich

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Office address:
B. Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 47 Nauki Ave., 61103 Kharkov, Ukraine

Date of birth:
10 April 1955


Research Profile:
Electron microscopic studies of ultra fine-grained and nanocrystalline titanium produced by low temperature deformation.

71 publications

1992 – Candidate of Physics and Mathematics, 01.04.07 – Solid State Physics.

Research Fellow

2010 – 2014 - Grant No. 0107U009034 of the Ukrainian target scientific and technical program “Nanotechnology and nanomaterials”.

Russian (native), Ukrainian (fluently), English (fluently).

List of the most important publications in the last five years:

Fundamentals of titanium nanocrystalline structure creation by cryomechanical grain fragmentation / A.R. Smirnov, Yu.M. Plotnikova, I.S. Braude, R.V. Smolianets // Mater. Sci. Eng. A. – 2017. – V. 700. – P. 707-713.

Micromechanical properties of VT1-0 titanium cryorolled to various degrees of strain/ A. V. Rusakova, S. V. Lubenets, L. S. Fomenko, V. A. Moskalenko, and A. R. Smirnov // Low Temp. Phys. – 2015. – V. 41, № 8. – P. 649-658.

Mechanical properties and structural features of nanocrystalline titanium produced by cryorolling // V. A. Moskalenko, V. I. Betekhtin, B. K. Kardashev, A. G. Kadomtsev, A. R. Smirnov, R. V. Smolyanets, M. V. Narykova// Physics of the Solid State– 2014. – V. 56, № 8. – P. 1590-1596.

Low-temperature plastic deformation and strain-hardening of nanocrystalline titanium // V. A. Moskalenko, A. R. Smirnov, and R. V. Smolyanets // Low Temp. Phys. – 2014. – V. 40, № 9. – P. 837-845.