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


  1. 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
  2. 2019

  3. 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


  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. D. Wainstein, A. Kovalev. Tribooxidation as a way to improve the wear resistance of cutting tools. Coatings 2018, 8, 223; DOI:10.3390/coatings8060223
  7. 2017

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 2016

  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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. A.Y. Bull. Russ. Acad. Sci. Phys. (2016) 80: 1253. ISSN 1062-8738, e-ISSN 1934-9432/ Imp.Fact. 0.33
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 2015

  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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.
  22. 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
  23. 2014

  24. 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.
  25. 2013

  26. 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
  27. 2012

  28. 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.
  29. 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).
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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).
  33. 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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