Department of Spectroscopy of Molecular Systems and Nanostructured Materials




Leading researcher,

Dr. Prof.


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 0836

Fax:      +(380) 57 345 0593






Date and place of birth: 1942 Ekaterinburg Russia




1964:  M.Sc. – Kharkov State University, Ukraine; Speciality – "Physics".


1976: Candidat of sciences – "Condensed Matter Physics".


1990: Ph.D., Physics – ILTPE, Kharkov, Ukraine; Speciality – "Condensed Matter Physics".


2004: Professor – "Condensed Matter Physics".




1964: Junior researcher – Kharkiv State Institute for Measures and Measuring Devices.


1966: Engineer – ILTPE.


1968: Senior engineer – ILTPE.


1969: Leading engineer – ILTPE.


1970: Leader of Cryocrystal Spectroscopy research group –  ILTPE.


1974: Researcher –  ILTPE.


1980: Senior researcher ILTPE.


1991: Leading researcher ILTPE.


1995: Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal “Low Temperature Physics”.


2011-2015: Lecturer at National Technical University “KHPI”.


2016: Member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Modern Instrumentation”.


Area of expertise


-Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter

-Radiation Physics and Chemistry

-Material and Surface Sciences.




2003: Prikhot’ko’s prize on Spectroscopy of Solids.




Elena V. Savchenko

  • Key publications

    E. Savchenko, I. Khyzhniy, S. Uyutnov, M. Bludov, G. Gumenchuk and V. Bondybey.  Defect-induced electrostatic charging of nitrogen films, Phys. Stat. Solidi B, 253, No. 11,  2115 (2016).

    DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201600406.


    E. V. Savchenko, I. V. Khyzhniy, S. A. Uyutnov, A. P. Barabashov, G. B. Gumenchuk, M. K. Beyer, A. N. Ponomaryov, and V. E. Bondybey. Radiation effects in solid nitrogen and nitrogen-containing matrices: Fingerprints of N4+ species, J. Phys. Chem. A 119, No. 11,  2475 (2015).

    DOI: 10.1021/jp5087575.


    E. Savchenko, I. Khyzhniy, S. Uyutnov, A. Barabashov, G. Gumenchuk, A. Ponomaryov and V. Bondybey.  Charged defects and defect-induced processes in nitrogen films, Phys. Stat. Solidi C,  12, No 1-2 ,  49 (2015).

    DOI: 10.1002/pssc.201400166.


    E.V. Savchenko, I.V. Khyzhniy, S.A. Uyutnov, A.N. Ponomaryov, G.B. Gumenchuk and V.E. Bondybey. Anomalous low-temperature “post-desorption” from solid nitrogen, FNT 39, 574-579 (2013) [Low Temp. Phys. 39, 446-450 (2013)].



    E. V. Savchenko, I. V. Khyzhniy, S. A. Uyutnov, G. B. Gumenchuk, A. N. Ponomaryov, M. K. Beyer, V. E. Bondybey.  Charging  effects in an electron bombarded Ar matrix and the role of chemiluminescence-driven relaxation, J. Phys. Chem. A 115, No. 25,  7258 (2011).

    DOI: 10.1021/jp2004419.


    E.V. Savchenko and Yu.A. Dmitriev. “New Aspects of Relaxation Processes in Cryogenic Solids”, in Applied Physics in the 21st Century (Horizons in World Physics. Volume 269) Ed. Raymond P. Valencia, Nova Science Publishers New York, 2010, p. 113-162


    E.V. Savchenko, G. Zimmerer, V.E. Bondybey. Electronically induced modification of atomic solids and their relaxation probed by luminescence methods, J. Luminesc. 129, 1866 (2009).

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2009.01.040.


    A. Ponomaryov, G. Gumenchuk, E. Savchenko and V. E. Bondybey.  Radiation effects, energy storage and its release in solid rare gases, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 9, No 12,  1329 (2007).


    E.V. Savchenko and V.E. Bondybey. Electronic and atomic relaxation processes in irradiated cryocrystals, Phys. Stat. Solidi A,  202 No. 2,  221 (2005).

    DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200460184.


    E.V. Savchenko, A.N. Ogurtsov, I.V. Khyzhniy, G. Stryganyuk, G. Zimmerer. Creation of permanent lattice defects via exciton self-trapping into molecular states in Xe matrix. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, 785 (2005).

    DOI: 10.1039/B415247F.


    E.V. Savchenko, A.N. Ogurtsov, O.N. Grigorashchenko, S.A. Gubin. Electronically induced defect formation in Xe-doped solid Kr, Chem.  Phys. 189, No. 2,  415 (1994).

    DOI: 10.1016/0301-0104(94)00323-8.


    “Cryocrystals” A.F. Prikhot’ko, V.G. Manzhelii, I.Ya. Fugol’, Yu.B. Gaididei, I.N. Krypskii, V.M. Loktev, E.V. Savchenko, V.A. Slusarev, M.A. Strzhemechny, Yu.A. Freiman, L.I. Shanskii. Eds. B.I. Verkin, A.F. Prikhot’ko (Naukova Dumka, Kiev, 1983, p.526).


    Е.В. Савченко, Ю.И. Рыбалко, И.Я. Фуголь. Дефектрообразование в процессе автолокализации экситонов в твердом неоне, Письма в ЖЭТФ, 42, No,  210 (1985)



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