• Electron and ion spectroscopy
  • Nanomaterials
  • Metamaterials
  • Surface phenomena


  1. Wainstein D.L., Vakhrushev V.O., Volkov A.I., Kovalev A.I, Konovalov Y.P., Mukhsinova A.D., Atamanov S.M., Shlykova T.V., Trefilova M.Y. Joint application of surface analysis techniques for the study of porcelain objects in the process of restoration. International Research Journal, 2024, № 2 (140) DOI: 10.23670/IRJ.2024.140.18. Read
  2. Larisa K. Avdeeva, Lidiya V. Godulyan, Anatoliy I. Kovalev, Dmitriy L. Wainstein, Vladimir O. Vakhrushev. Corrosion properties, chemical composition, and surface morphology of non-ferrous metals after tests at different temperature and humidity conditions. Metallurg, 2024, № 1, p. 53-63 Read
  3. 2023

  4. Wainstein, D.; Vakhrushev, V.; Kovalev, A.; Konovalov, E.; Volkov, A.; Shipova, M. Determination of Composition of Raw Materials for Porcelain Fabrication by XRF, TOF-SIMS, and XPS Methods for Further Porcelain Art Items Characterisation and Detection of Modern Counterfeits. Preprints 2023, 2023020106. Read
  5. D. Wainstein, V. Vakhrushev, A. Kovalev, E. Konovalov, A. N. Volkov, U. Kologrieva, A. Mukhsinova, T. Shlykova, A. Leonidova, M. Shipova. Features of microstructure and composition of 18th century dutch tiles revealed by SEM, XRF, XPS, and TOF-SIMS. AIP Conference Proceedings 2803, 020004, 2023 Read
  6. Anatoly Kovalev, Dmitry Wainstein, Egor Konovalov, Vladimir Vakhrushev, German Fox-Rabinovich, Michael Fox-Rabinovich, Stanislav Dmitrievskii and Alexandr Tomchuk. Features of Tribooxidation of the High-Entropy Coating (AlCrZrTiTa)N during Dry High-Speed Cutting. Coatings 2023, 13, 1508. Read
  7. D. Wainstein, V. Vakhrushev, A. Kovalev, E. Konovalov, A. N. Volkov, U. Kologrieva, A. Mukhsinova, T. Shlykova, A. Leonidova, M. Shipova. Features of microstructure and composition of 18th century dutch tiles revealed by SEM, XRF, XPS, and TOF-SIMS. AIP Conference Proceedings 2803, 020004 (2023) Read
  8. A. I. Kovalev, V. O. Vakhrushev, D. L. Wainstein, A. Yu. Rashkovsky, A. A. Tomchuk, S. A. Dmitrievskii, E. P. Konovalov, A. D. Mukhsinova & A. I. Volkov. New Level of Development of Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy for Materials Science. Metallurgist, volume 66, pages 1412–1429 (2023). Read
  9. A.I. Kovalev, V.O. Vakhrushev, E.P. Konovalov, G.S. Fox-Rabinovich, D.L. Wainstein, S.A. Dmitrievskii and A.D. Mukhsinova. Features of the Oxidation of Multilayer (TiAlCrSiY)N/(TiAlCr)N Nanolaminated PVD Coating during Temperature Annealing. Coatings 2023, 13, 287. Read
  10. 2022

  11. Anatoly I. Kovalev , Vladimir O. Vakhrushev, Ben D. Beake, Egor P. Konovalov, Dmitry L. Wainstein, Stanislav A. Dmitrievskii, German S. Fox-Rabinovich and Stephen Veldhuis. Damage Accumulation Phenomena in Multilayer (TiAlCrSiY)N/(TiAlCr)N, Monolayer (TiAlCrSiY)N Coatings and Silicon upon Deformation by Cyclic Nanoindentation. Nanomaterials 2022, 12, 1312. Read
  12. Guerman Fox-Rabinovitch, Goulnara Dosbaeva, Anatoly Kovalev, Iosif Gershman, Kenji Yamamoto. Edinei Locks, Jose Paiva, Egor Konovalov and Stephen Veldhuis. Enhancement ofMulti-Scale Self-Organization Processes during Inconel DA 718 Machining through the Optimization of TiAlCrSiN/TiAlCrN Bi-Nano-Multilayer Coating Characteristics. Materials 2022, 15, 1329. Read
  13. Ulyana Kologrieva, Anton Volkov, Irina Krasnyanskaya, Pavel Stulov and Dmitry Wainstein. Analysis of Hydrometallurgical Methods for Obtaining Vanadium Concentrates from the Waste by Chemical Production of Vanadium Pentoxide. Materials 2022, 15, 938. Read
  14. 2021

  15. V O Vakhrushev, D L Wainstein, A I Kovalev, E P Konovalov, A D Mukhsinova, T V Shlykova. Composition of glaze layer of the 18th century tiles. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1954 (2021) 012050 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1954/1/012050 Read
  16. Kologrieva, U.; Volkov, A.; Zinoveev, D.; Krasnyanskaya, I.; Stulov, P.;Wainstein, D. Investigation of Vanadium-Containing Sludge Oxidation Roasting Process for Vanadium Extraction. Metals 2021, 11, 100 Read
  17. 2020

  18. Anton Volkov, Ulyana Kologrieva, Anatoly Kovalev, Dmitry Wainstein and Vladimir Vakhrushev. Vanadium Chemical Compounds forms in Wastes of Vanadium Pentoxide Production. Materials 2020, 13, 4889 Read
  19. Anatoly Kovalev, Dmitry Wainstein, Vladimir Vakhrushev, Raul Gago and Jose Luis Endrino. Anomalous Heat Transport in Nanolaminate Metal/Oxide Multilayer Coatings: Plasmon and Phonon Excitations. Coatings 2020, 10(3), 260 Read
  20. 2019

  21. Anatoly Kovalev, Dmitry Wainstein, Vladimir Vakhrushev, Anton Volkov and Ulyana Kologrieva. Features of the Microstructure and Chemical Compositions of Vanadium-Containing Slags Including Determination of Vanadium Oxidation Degrees. Materials 2019, 12(21), 3578 Read


  22. German Fox-Rabinovich, Anatoly Kovalev, Iosif Gershman, Dmitry Wainstein, Myriam H. Aguirre, Danielle Covelli, Jose Paiva, Kenji Yamamoto, Stephen Veldhuis. Complex Behavior of Nano-Scale Tribo-Ceramic Films in Adaptive PVD Coatings under Extreme Tribological Conditions. Entropy 2018, 20, 989; DOI:10.3390/e20120989
  23. Dmitry Wainstein, Anatoly Kovalev, Vladimir Vakhrushev, Raul Gago and Jose L. Endrino. Interconnections between electronic structure and optical properties of multilayer nanolaminate TiAlN/Ag and Al2O3/Ag coatings. Coatings 2018, 8, 290; DOI:10.3390/coatings8080290
  24. D. Wainstein, A. Kovalev. Tribooxidation as a way to improve the wear resistance of cutting tools. Coatings 2018, 8, 223; DOI:10.3390/coatings8060223
  25. 2017

  26. A. I. Kovalev, D. L. Wainstein, V. O. Vakhrushev, R. Gago, F. Soldera, J. L. Endrino, G. S. Fox-Rabinovich & S. Veldhuis. Features of electronic and lattice mechanisms of transboundary heat transfer in multilayer nanolaminate TiAlN/Ag coatings. Scientific Reports 7, 17078 (2017) DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-17291-4
  27. D L Wainstein, V O Vakhrushev and A I Kovalev. Control of optical properties of metal-dielectric planar plasmonic nanostructures by adjusting their architecture in the case of TiAlN/Ag system. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 857 012054 (2017) Read
  28. D L Wainstein and A I Kovalev. Regularities of electronic structure transformations in nanomaterials with decreasing their characteristic size. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 857 012055 (2017) Read
  29. 2016

  30. I.G. Rodionova, A.I. Zaitsev, A.I. Kovalev, D.L. Vainshtein, I.V. Lyasotskii, D.L. D’yakonov, K.A. Udod, M.V. Rodionova. Effect of New Types of Nonmetallic Inclusions on Continuously-Cast Billets and the Quality of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel Rolled Product. Metallurgist (2016) v. 60, iss. 7, p. 691-698
  31. I.G. Rodionova, S.V. Stukalin, O.N. Baklanova, K.A. Udod, A.I. Kovalev, D.L. Wainstein. Effect of Alloying with Aluminum and Deformation-Heat Treatment on Rolled Product Crystal Structure. Metallurgist (2016) v. 60, iss. 7, p. 832–838
  32. A.I. Kovalev, D.L. Wainstein, A.Yu. Rashkovskiy. Al grain boundary segregations in doped intermetallic NiAl and their effect on brittleness at room temperature. Bull. Russ. Acad. Sci. Phys. (2016) 80: 1253. ISSN 1062-8738, e-ISSN 1934-9432/ Imp.Fact. 0.33
  33. A.I. Kovalev, D.L. Wainstein, A.Yu. Rashkovskiy, R.Gago, F.Soldera, and J.L. Endrino, The confinement of phonon propagation in TiAlN/Ag multilayer coatings with anomalously low heat conductivity. Applied Physics Letters (2016) 108, 223106. Read
  34. D. L. Vainshtein, A. I. Kovalev, A. Yu. Rashkovskii, A. V. Gabets, E. O. Chertovskikh, Effect of Low-Carbon Steel 20GFL Heat Treatment Regime on Structure and Mechanical Properties. Metallurgist (2016), 59(11), 1188-1194
  35. A. I. Kovalev, A. Yu. Rashkovskiy, D. L. Wainstein, R. Gago, F. Soldera, J. L. Endrino. Influence of electronic structure, plasmon-phonon and plasmon-polariton excitations on anomalously low heat conductivity in TiAlN/Ag nanoscale multilayer coatings. Curr.Appl.Phys. 16 (2016) 459-468. Read
  36. 2015

  37. Fox-Rabinovich G., A. Kovalev, S. Veldhuis, K. Yamamoto, J. Endrino, I. Gershman, A. Rashkovskiy, M. Aguirre, D. Wainstein. Spatio-temporal behaviour of atomic-scale tribo-ceramic films in adaptive surface engineered nano-materials. Scientific Reports: Nature Publishing. 2015;5: Article Number 8785. Read
  38. A. I. Kovalev, D. L. Wainstein, A. Yu. Rashkovskiy, R. Gago, F. Soldera, J. L. Endrino, G. S. Fox-Rabinovich. Interface-Induced Plasmon Nonhomogeneity in Nanostructured Metal-Dielectric Planar Metamaterial. Journal of Nanomaterials. 2015;2015: 876247, 9 p. Read
  39. A.Yu. Rashkovskiy, A.I. Kovalev, D.L. Wainstein, I.G. Rodionova, Yu.S. Bykova, D.N. Zakharova. Kinetics of Small Impurities Grain Boundaries Segregations Formation in Cold - Rolled Deep Drawing 08C - Al and IF - steels During Post - Deformation Annealing. Materiali In Tehnologije/ Materials And Technology . 2015;49(4):531-535.
  40. Anatoly I. Kovalev, Dmitry L.Wainstein, Alexander Yu. Rashkovskiy Influence of Al grain boundary segregations and La-doping on embrittlement of intermetallic NiAl // Applied Surface Science. 2015, doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.06.110
  41. 2014

  42. Fox-Rabinovich G, Kovalev A, Aguirre MH, Yamamoto K, Veldhuis S, Gershman I, Rashkovskiy A, Endrino JL, Beake B, Dosbaeva G, Wainstein D, Yuan J, Bunting JW. Evolution of self-organization in nano-structured PVD coatings under extreme tribological conditions. Appl Surf Sci 2014;297:22-32.
  43. 2013

  44. Mosquera AA, Horwat D, Rashkovskiy A, Kovalev A, Miska P, Wainstein D, Albella JM, Endrino JL. Exciton and core-level electron confinement effects in transparent ZnO thin films. Scientific Reports 2013;3. Read
  45. 2012

  46. Kovalev AI, Vainshtein DL, Rashkovskii AY, Khlusova EI, Orlov VV. Effect of phase composition on the micromechanism of fracture of strength class K70 pipe steel. Russian Metallurgy (Metally) 2012;2012(10):890-7.
  47. Fox-Rabinovich GS, Yamamoto K, Beake BD, Gershman IS, Kovalev AI, Veldhuis SC, Aguirre MH, Dosbaeva G, Endrino JL. Hierarchical adaptive nanostructured PVD coatings for extreme tribological applications: The quest for nonequilibrium states and emergent behavior. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 2012;13(4).
  48. Beake BD, Fox-Rabinovich GS, Losset Y, Yamamoto K, Agguire MH, Veldhuis SC, Endrino JL, Kovalev AI. Why can TiAlCrSiYN-based adaptive coatings deliver exceptional performance under extreme frictional conditions? Faraday Discuss 2012;156:267-77.
  49. Kovalev AI, Vainshtein DL, Rashkovskii AY, Khlusova EI, Orlov VV. Study of multicomponent segregation at interfaces in high-strength skelp steel. Metallurgist 2012;56(1-2):152-6.
  50. Fox-Rabinovich GS, Endrino JL, Agguire MH, Beake BD, Veldhuis SC, Kovalev AI, Gershman IS, Yamamoto K, Losset Y, Wainstein DL, Rashkovskiy A. Mechanism of adaptability for the nano-structured TiAlCrSiYN-based hard physical vapor deposition coatings under extreme frictional conditions. J Appl Phys 2012;111(6).
  51. Kovalev A, Wainstein D, Rashkovskiy A, Osherov A, Golan Y, Ashkenasy N. Complex investigation of electronic structure transformations in lead sulphide nanoparticles using a set of electron spectroscopy techniques. Vacuum 2012;86(6):638-42.

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