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Sergei F. Lyuksyutov
Professor of Physics
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Condensed Matter Experiment

Telephone: (330) 972 - 8356 
Fax: (330) 972 - 6918 
E-Mail: sfl@uakron.edu

Courses Taught:


  • Education:
  • M.S. Physics and Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1984
  • Visiting PhD student, Hertford College, Oxford University UK, 1989-1990
  • Ph.D. Physics and Mathematics, Russian Academy of Science 1991
  • Employment:
  • Research Scientist, Institute of Physics, Kiev Ukraine1984-1995
  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Technical University of Denmark 1995-1997
  • Faculty Research Scientist, Nanotechnology Center, Louisville, KY 1997-2000
  • Faculty, Department of Physics, University of Akron OH from 2000
  • Awards, Visiting positions and Distinctions:
  • Outstanding Student Award, Institute of Physics, Kiev Ukarine 1988
  • George Soros Fellow, Hertford College, Oxford University UK 1989-1990
  • Visiting Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark 2001
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Fellow, AF Research Lab, Wright-Patterson AFB OH, 2002-2004
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow, Musashi Institute of Technology, Japan 2004
  • Earlier Career Research Award, Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, University of Akron, OH 2005
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, Institute of Physics, Kiev, Ukraine 2008
  • NASA Glenn Summer Faculty Fellowship, Glenn Research Center, OH 2010-2011
  • Office Naval Research Fellowship, Naval Research Lab, Washington DC 2012-2013


Condensed Matter Physics

  • Nanotechnology
  • Atomic Force Microscopy and Electrostatic Nanolithography in polymers and graphene
  • Photorefractive Optics and Fiber Optics


Selected Publications:

  • P.B. Paramonov and S.F. Lyuksyutov, "Density functional description of water condensation in proximity of nanoscale asperity," J. Chemical Physics 123, 084705 (2005)  pdf
  • N.V. Kukhtarev, T. Kukhtareva, M.E. Edwards, J. Jones, M. Bayssie, J. Wang, S. F. Lyuksyutov, M.A. Reagan, and P. Buchhave, "Smart photogalvanic running0grating interferometer," J. Applied Physics 97, 054301 (2005) pdf
  • S.F. Lyuksyutov, P.B. Paramonov, R.A. Sharipov, and G. Sigalov, "Induced deformations in polymers on nanoscal using atomic force microscopy," Physical Review B 70, 174110 (2004) pdf
  • S.F. Lyuksyutov, P.B. Paramonov, S. Juhl, and R.A. Vaia, "Amplitude-modulated electrostatic nanolithography in polymers based on atomic force microscopy," Applied Physics Letters 83, 4405-4407 (2003) pdf
  • S.F. Lyuksyutov, R.A. Vaia, P.B. Paramonov, S. Juhl, L. Waterhouse, R.M. Ralich, G, Sigalov, and E. Sancaktar, "Electrostatic nanolithography in polymers using atomic force microscopy," Nature Materials 2, 468-472 (2003) pdf
  • S.F. Lyuksyutov, P.B. Paramonov, R.M. Ralich, adn I. Dolog, "peculiarities of an anomalous electronic current during atomic force microscopy assisted nanolithography on n-type silicon," Nanotechnology 14, 716-721 (2003) pdf
  • S. Sharma, M. K. Sunkara, M.M. Crain, S.F. Lyuksyutov, S. A. Harfenist, K. M. Walsh, and R.W. Cohn, “Selective plasma nitridation and contrast reversed etching of silicon,”J. Vacuum Science Technology B 19, 1743-1747 (2001) pdf
  • J. Chen, A. M. Rao, S. Lyuksyutov, M. E. Itkis, M. A. Hamon, H. Hu, R. W. Cohn, P. C. Eklund, D. T. Colbert, R. E. Smalley, R. C. Haddon, "Dissolution of full-length single-walled carbon nanotubes," J. Physical Chemistry B 105, 2525-2528, (2001)pdf
  • J. Gotpagar, S. Lyuksyutov, R. Cohn, E. Grulke, and D. Bhattacharyya, "Reductive Dehalogenation of Trichloroethylene with Zero-Valent Iron: Surface Profiling Microscopy and Rate Enhancement Studies," Langmuir 15, 8412-8420 (1999) pdf
  • R.W. Cohn, S.F. Lyuksyutov, K. Walsh, and M.M. Crain, "Nanolithography considerations for multi-passband filters," Optical Review6, 345-354 (1999)
  • F. Havermeyer, S. F. Lyuksyutov, R. A. Rupp, H. Eckerlebe, P. Staron, and J. Vollbrandt, "Nondestructive Resolution of Higher Harmonics of Light-Induced Volume Gratings in PMMA with Cold Neutrons," Physical Review Letters 80, 3272-3275 (1998) pdf
  • Sergei F. Lyuksyutov, Preben Buchhave, and Mikhail V. Vasnetsov, "Self-Excitation of Space Charge Waves," Physical Review Letters 79, 67-70 (1997) pdf


 Sergei's laboratory: Clean room Class 100




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