Yuriy Plevachuk

Position: Head of R&D department, Professor,
Metal Physics Department

Scientific degree: Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Academic status: Senior Researcher

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Academia.edu profile: orcid.org

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Research interests

– high-temperature investigation of thermophysical properties (electrical resistivity, thermoelectric power, thermal conductivity) of liquid metals and semiconductors;

– critical phenomena and phase transitions in liquid eutectic and monotectic metal systems;

– design and development of nanostructured materials;

– design and investigation of new lead-free solder materials;

– investigation of metal-nonmetal transition in disordered systems.

– surface and interface phenomena in multicomponent metal alloys

– correlation between structure and structure sensitive physical properties in liquid and solid metal alloys

– investigation of surface phenomena in metal melts by electromagnetic levitation

Publications

List of main scientific publications 

A) Research monographs

  1. Novakovic, Y. Plevachuk. Thermophysical properties, in A. Watson (ed.) COST Action MP0602 – Handbook of High-Temperature Lead-Free Soldering Systems: Materials properties, COST Office (2012) P. 97–142, ISBN: 978-80-905363-2-6. (http://www.cost.eu/library/publications).
  2. Plevachuk. Electrophysical Properties of Mg‑Pb based Liquid Alloys and their Application, in K.U. Kainer (ed.) Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag (2006) P.73–78. (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/bookhome/112590529)
  3. Bulavin, O. Kluchnikov, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, V. Sysoev. Thermodynamics of melts. Chornobyl, Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants (2014) 420 pages (in Ukrainian).
  4. L. Bulavin, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk. Critical phenomena of phase separation in liquids on Earth and in space. Kyiv, Naukova Dumka, (2011) 278 pages (in Ukrainian). https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273454997_Critical_phenomena_in_liquids_bundle_on_Earth_and_in_space (http://www.ndumka.kiev.ua/books/library-fund)
  5. L. Bulavin, Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Momot. The miscibility critical phenomena in monotectic and eutectic metal melts. Poltava, ACMI (2010) (in Ukrainian).
  6. L.А. Bulavin, B.I. Sokolovskii, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Metal-Nonmetal Transition in Ion-Electron Liquids. Kyiv, ACMI (2008) (in Ukrainian).
  7. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych. Microsegregation in ion-electron liquids: molten metals and alloys. Book chapter, Springer (submitted 08.05.2017).

B) Journals

  1. Yu.O.Plevachuk, V.M.Sklyarchuk, A.P.Vlasov. Thermoelectric properties of liquid CdTe in the stoichiometric composition range. Functional materials, 10(3) (2003) 507 –
  2. Alekhin, L.Bulavin, V.Didoukh, Yu.Plevachuk, and B.Sokolovskii. Investigation of the Coexistence Curve Shape in Insulating Liquids and Conducting Alloys by a Meniscus Motion Method. Ukrainian Physical Journal. 11-12 (1997) 1416 – 1419.
  3. M.Sklyarchuk, Yu.O.Plevachuk, V.O.Omelchenko. Electrophysical properties of the liquid CdTe System. Proceedings of Lviv University. Physical Series. 33 (2000) 118 – 121.
  4. Plevachuk, B.Sokolovskii, V.Didoukh. Properties of Ternary Liquid Tl-Se-Te Alloys in the region of Limited Components Solubility. Ukrainian Physical Journal. 45(11) (2000) 1338 – 1340.
  5. Plevachuk, B.Sokolovskii, V.Sklyarchuk. Electrophysical Properties of In-Te system in the region of Limited Components Solubility. Ukrainian Physical Journal. 45(11) (2000) 1370 – 1373.
  6. Shcherbak, P.Feychuk, Yu.Plevachuk, Ch.Dong, V.Sklyarchuk. Structural changes in molten CdTe. Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronics. 3(4) (2000) 456 – 459.
  7. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. The investigation techniques for thermoelectric properties of semiconducting melts. Ukrainian Metrological Journal. 2 (2001) 26 – 29.
  8. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk. Semiconductor-Metal Transition in Te-based Liquid Alloys. Metal Physics and Advanced Technologies. 23(6) (2001) 735 – 743.
  9. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Transition to Metal Conductivity in Copper Chalcogenides. Proceedings of the Chelyabinsk Scientific Center. 2(11) (2001) 22 – 26.
  10. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Metal-nonmetal Transition in Cux(CuAsSe2)1-x melts. Journal of Physical Studies. 5(2) (2001) 145 – 150 .
  11. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Electrical Conductivity and Thermo-Electromotive Force of Liquid Tl2Te, Tl2Se, Ag2Te, Cu2Te and Cu2Se at High Temperatures. Proceedings of 10-th Russian Conference on Structure and Properties of Metallic and Slag Alloys. 2 (2001) 201 – 205.
  12. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk, V.Didoukh. Electrophysical properties of Tl-Se liquid alloys in the wide concentraiton and temperature ranges. Journal of Physical Studies, v.6, №3, p.168-171 (2002).
  13. U. E. Klotz, Yu. Plevachuk. Thermophysical properties of platinum-rich alloys measured by sessile drop experiments. High Temp. High Pres. – 2016. – Vol.45, №1.
  14. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, I. Shtablavyi, S. Mudry, J. Brillo, H. Kobatake, A. Yakymovych, S. Fürtauer, B. Skolyszewska-Kühberger, K. Richter, H. Flandorfer, H. Ipser Liquid Co-Sn alloys at high temperatures: structure and physical properties Phys. Chem. Liq.      http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00319104.2015.1115327.
  15. L. Bulavin, V. Sokol’skii, O. Roik, V. Kazimirov, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, N. Faidiuk. Structure and physical properties of ternary NaF–LiF–LnF3 (Ln = La, Nd) systems of eutectic compositions. Phys. Chem. Liq.          http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00319104.2016.1149176.
  16.  Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, N. Shevchenko S. Eckert. Electrophysical and structure-sensitive properties of liquid Ga–In alloys. Int. J Mater. Research 106 (2015) 66–71.
  17. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, H. Flandorfer, H. Ipser. Electrical conductivity and thermoelectric power of liquid Co-Sn alloys. Physics and Chemistry of Liquids 53(2) (2015) 200-206.
  18. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, S. Eckert, G. Gerbeth, R. Novakovic. Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Ga–In–Sn Eutectic Alloy. J. Chem. Eng. Data 59(3) (2014) 757-763.
  19. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin, O. Bilous. Viscosity of liquid binary Pb-Zn alloys in the miscibility gap region. J. Non-Cryst. Solids 391 (2014) 12–168.
  20. Yu. Plevachuk, A. Yakymovych, S. Furtauer, H. Ipser, H. Flandorfer. The enthalpies of mixing of liquid Ni-Sn-Zn alloys. J. Phase Equilibria and Diffusion (2014). Published online 22.02.2014 DOI: 10.1007/s11669-014-0288-8.
  21. A. Yakymovych, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, J. Brillo, H. Kobatake, H. Ipser. Viscosity of Liquid Co-Sn Alloys: Thermodynamic Evaluation and Experiment. Physics and Chemistry of Liquids 52(4) (2014) 562-570.
  22. L. Bulavin, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Omelchuk, N. Faidiuk, R. Savchuk, I. Shtablavyy, V. Vus. Concentration dependence of physical properties of liquid NaF-LiF-NdF3 alloys. Nuclear Engineering and Design 270 (2014) 60-64.
  23.  Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, S. Eckert, G. Gerbeth. Thermophysical properties of the liquid Pb84.1Au15.9 eutectic alloy. J. Nucl. Mater. 434 (2013) 291–295.
  24. L. Bulavin, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, I. Shtablavyy, N. Faidiuk, R. Savchuk. Physical properties of liquid NaF–LiF–LaF3 and NaF–LiF–NdF3 eutectic alloys. J. Nucl. Mater. 433 (2013) 329–333.
  25.  V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, I. Kaban, R. Novakovic. Surface properties and wetting behaviour of liquid Ag–Sb–Sn alloys. J. Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Metallurgy 48(3) (2012) 443-448.
  26.  V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, R. Novakovic, I. Kaban. Surface properties and wetting characteristics of liquid Ag-Bi-sn alloys. Monatsh. Chem. 143 (2012) 1249–1254.
  27. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, P. Svec, D. Janickovic, E. Illekova. Thermophysical properties of liquid silver–bismuth–tin alloys. J. Mater. Eng. Perform. 21 (2012) 585-589.
  28. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, P. Svec, D. Janickovic, E. Illekova. Electrical conductivity and viscosity of liquid Sn–Sb–Cu J Mater Sci: Mater Electron. 22 (2011) 631–638.
  29. P. Sebo, P. Svec, D. Janickovic, E. Illekova, Yu. Plevachuk. Interface between Sn–Sb–Cu solder and copper substrate. Materials Science and Engineering A. 528 (2011) 5955-5960.
  30. Brillo, H. Behnken, A. Drevermann, Y. Plevachuk, E. Pagounis, V. Sklyarchuk, L. Sturz. Thermophysical properties and thermal simulation of Bridgman crystal growth process of Ni–Mn–Ga magnetic shape memory alloys process of Ni–Mn–Ga magnetic shape memory alloys International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54 (2011) 4167–4174.
  31. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert, R. Novakovic. Surface tension and density of liquid Bi-Pb, Bi-Sn and Bi-Pb-Sn eutectic alloys. Surface Science. 605 (2011) 1034-1042.
  32. I. Duarte, Ch. Leinenbach, J. Wang, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Korolyshyn, U.E. Klotz, J.F. Löffler, Comparison of the liquidus temperatures of Ti-rich Fe–Ni–Ti alloys obtained by DTA, electrical conductivity and XRD measurements. Int. J Mater. Research 102(3) (2011) 248-256.
  33. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, R. Hermann, G. Gerbeth. Thermophysical properties of the intermetallic Ti40Al60 alloy in the melting-solidification temperature range. J Mater. Research 102(3) (2011) 282-285.
  34. Yu. Plevachuk, W. Hoyer, I. Kaban, M. Köhler, R. Novakovic. Experimental study of density, surface tension and contact angle of Sn-Sb-based alloys for high temperature soldering. J. Mater. Sci., 45(8) (2010) 2051–
  35. Egry I., Brooks R., Holland-Moritz D., Novakovic R., Matsushita T, Plevachuk Yu., Ricci E., Seetharaman S, Sklyarchuk V., Wunderlich R. Thermophysical properties of liquid Al-Ni alloys. High Temp-High Press 38(4) (2009) 343–351.
  36. Brillo, Y. Plevachuk, I. Egry. Surface tension of liquid Al–Cu–Ag ternary alloys. J. Mater. Sci. 45 (2010) 5150–5157.
  37. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert. Thermophysical properties of liquid tin-bismuth alloys. Int. J Mater. Research. 101(7) (2010) 839–844.
  38. Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, A. Korolyshyn, I. Shtablavyy, Yu. Kulyk, U. Klotz, Ch. Liu, Ch. Determination of liquidus temperature in Sn–Ti–Zr alloys by viscosity, electrical conductivity and XRD measurements. Int. J Mater. Research 100 (2009) 689-694.
  39. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, S. Eckert, B. Willers, K. Eigenfeld. Density, viscosity and electrical conductivity of hypoeutectic Al-Cu liquid alloys. Metall. Mater. Trans. A 39(12) (2008) 3040-3045.
  40. Cramer A., Lange A., Plevachuk Yu., Sklyarchuk V. Toward Physical Modelling of Laser Welding: Thermophysics Revisited. Int. J. Thermophysics 30(2) (2009) 555-571.
  41. Sklyarchuk V., Plevachuk Yu., Yakymovych A., Eckert S., Gerbeth G., Eigenfeld K. Structure sensitive properties of Al-Si liquid alloys. J. Thermophysics 30(4) (2009) 1400-1410.
  42. Egry, J. Brillo, D. Holland-Moritz, Yu. Plevachuk. The Surface Tension of liquid Aluminum-based alloys. Mater. Sci. Eng. A. 495 (1-2) (2008) 14-18.
  43. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, G. Gerbeth. Microsegregation in liquid Pb-based eutectics Non-Cryst. Solids. 354 (2008) 4443-4447.
  44. Mudry S., Plevachuk Yu., Sklyarchuk V., Yakymovych A. Viscosity of Bi–Zn liquid alloys // J. Non-Cryst. Solids. 354 (2008) 4415–4417.
  45. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin, L. Bulavin, O. Bilous. Investigation of the critical region in monotectic systems by viscosity measurements. J. Phys.: Conf. Series. 98 (2008) 022007.
  46. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, A. Yakymovych, U.E. Klotz, C. Liu. Electrical conductivity of liquid Sn-Ti-Zr alloys J. Phys.: Conf. Series. 98 (2008) 062008.
  47. V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, I. Shtablavyi, B. Sokolovskii. Semiconductor-Metal Transition in Semiconductor Melts with 3d Metal Admixtures. J. Phys.: Conf. 98 (2008)
  48. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, S. Eckert, G. Gerbeth. Measurement of electrical conductivity of Pb-Bi alloys in the melting-solidification region. J. Nucl. Mater. 376 (2008) 363-365.
  49. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, S. Eckert, G. Gerbeth. Some physical data of the near eutectic liquid lead–bismuth. J. Nucl. Mater. 373 (2008) 335–342.
  50. S. Mudry, I. Shtablavyi, V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Structure and electrophysical properties of liquid Pb83Mg17 and Pb83Li17 eutectics. J. Nucl. Mater. 376 (2008) 371-374.
  51. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, R. Hermann, G. Gerbeth. Thermophysical properties of Nd-, Er-, YNi-alloys. Int. J. Mat. Res. 99(3) (2008) 261-264.
  52. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin, L. Bulavin. Viscosity of liquid In-Se-Tl alloys in the miscibility gap region. J. Alloys Comp. 452 (2008) 174-177.
  53. I. Mudry, V. M. Sklyarchuk, Yu. O. Plevachuk, I. I. Shtablavyi. Structure and Electrical Properties of Liquid Sn, Sn0.962Ag0.038, Sn0.987Cu0.013, and Sn0.949Ag0.038Cu0.013. Inorg. Mater. 44 (2008) 129–133.
  54. Y. Plevachuk, I. Egry, J. Brillo, D. Holland-Moritz, I. Kaban. Density and atomic volume in liquid Al-Fe and Al-Ni binary Int. J. Mater. Research. 2 (2007) 107-111.
  55. Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, U. E. Klotz, M. Roth. Viscosity and electrical conductivity of liquid Sn-Ti and Sn-Zr alloys. Mater. Sci. 42(20) (2007) 8618-8621.
  56. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin, O. Bilous, L. Bulavin. Experimental studies of phase equilibria in high-temperature ternary immiscible metallic melts J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 353 (2007) 3310–3313.
  57. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk. Electrophysical and structural-sensitive properties of liquid In2Te3 with 3d metal admixtures. J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 353 (2007) 3216–3219.
  58. S. Mudry, T. Lutsyshyn, I. Shtablavyi, A. Yakymovych, Yu. Plevachuk. Formation of atomic solution in liquid eutectic alloys Non-Cryst. Solids, 353(32-40) (2007) 2982-2986.
  59. V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert. Melting-solidification process in Pb-Bi melts. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 79 (2007) 012019.
  60. S. Mudry, Yu. Kulyk, A. Korolyshyn and Yu. Temperature Dependence of Structure of Amorphous Fe73.1Si15.5B7.4Nb3Cu1 Alloy. Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci. 14(1) (2007) 41-45.
  61. Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, W. Hoyer, I. Kaban. Electrical conductivity, thermoelectric power and viscosity of liquid Sn-based alloys. Mater. Sci. 41 (2006) 4632-4635.
  62. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin and L. Bulavin. Liquid–liquid phase equilibrium in ternary immiscible In–Tl–Te melts. J. Mol. Liquids 127 (1-3) (2006) 33-36.
  63. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych, B. Willers, S. Eckert. Electronic properties and viscosity of liquid Pb-Sn alloys. J. Alloys Comp., 394/1-2 (2005) 63-68.
  64. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk. A modified steady state apparatus for thermal conductivity measurements for liquid metals and semiconductors. Meas. Sci. Technol. 16 (2005) 467–471.
  65. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, I. Stec. Viscosity of liquid tellurium doped with 3d transition metals. J. Mol. Liquids, 120(1-3) (2005) 111-114.
  66. Mudry, T. Lutchyshyn, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk. The structural features of Cu1-xPbx liquid alloys. J. Mol. Liquids, 120(1-3) (2005) 99-102.
  67. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk. Electrophysical and structure-sensitive properties of liquid Te with 3d transition metals. Journal of Physical Studies, 8(3) (2004) 245-251.
  68. Kaban, W. Hoyer, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk. Atomic structure and physical properties of liquid Pb–Bi alloys. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 16 (2004) 6335–6341.
  69. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Reverse metal-nonmetal transition in semiconducting melts. J. Non-Cryst. Solids. 336(1) (2004) 59-63.
  70. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Electrical conductivity and thermopower of liquid tellurium doped with 3d transition metals. Semiconductors, 38(12) (2004) 1365–1368.
  71. Shcherbak, P.Feychuk,  Yu.Plevachuk, Ch.Dong, O.Kopach, O.Panchuk, P.Siffert. Structure rearangement of the Cd1-xZnxTe (0<x<0.1) melts. J. Alloys Comp., 371 (2004) 186-190.
  72. Plevachuk, H. Neumann, Ch. Dong, V. Sklyarchuk. Experimental Studies of the Miscibility Gap Region in Liquid Zn-Pb-Based Alloys. Phase Diagrams in Materials Science, Tamara Ya. Velikanova (Ed.). Stuttgart, Materials Science International Services, GmbH, (2004) 161-166.
  73. Neumann, Yu.Plevachuk, F.Allenstein. Investigation of Marangoni convection in monotectic melts by resistance measurements. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 361(1-2) (2003) 155-164.
  74. Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk. Experimental investigations of phase equilibrium in liquid immiscible Zn-Pb alloys. J. Mol. Liquids, 105/2-3 (2003) 215-219.
  75. Yu.Plevachuk, V.Filippov, V.Kononenko, P.Popel, A.Rjabina, V.Sidorov, V.Sklyarchuk. Investigation of the miscibility gap region in liquid Ga-Pb alloys. Z.Metallkd., 94 (2003) 1034-1039.
  76. V.Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Electrical Conductivity of liquid Sb and Bi with admixtures of 3d transition metals. Inorganical Materials. 39 (8) (2003) 811-815.
  77. Yu.Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk, Ch.Dong, L.Shcherbak and P.Feychuk. Electronic properties and viscosity of liquid СdTe-based alloys. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 14(23) (2002) 5711–5718.
  78. Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk, Ch.Dong. Thermoelecric and Structural Properties of Nearstoichiometric CdTe during Melting. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 628(9-10) (2002) 2223.
  79. M. Sklyarchuk, Yu. O. Plevachuk, P. I. Feichuk, L. P. Shcherbak. Transport Properties and Viscosity of Liquid CdTe Doped with In, Ge, and Sn. Inorganic Materials. 38(11) (2002) 1109–1113.
  80. Shcherbak, P.Feychuk, Yu.Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk, O.Kopach, B.-J.Suck, O.Panchuk. CdTe-Ge Melt Structure Rearrangement Study. Phys. Stat. Sol. (b). 229(1) (2002) 165-169.
  81. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Ternary Chalcogenides. High Temperatures – High Pressures. 34 (2002) 29-34.
  82. M. Sklyarchuk, Yu.A. Plevachuk. Electron properties of liquid Cu2Te, Cu2Se, Ag2Te, Tl2Te and Tl2Se alloys. Semiconductors, 36(10) (2002) 1123 – 1127.
  83. Yu.Plevachuk, V.Didoukh and B.Sokolovskii. The miscibility gap region in liquid metal-chalcogen alloys. J. Mol. Liquids, v.93/1-3, p. 225-228 (2001).
  84. Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk. Experimental Study on the Electrical Conductivity and Thermo-electromotive Force of Liquid Pb‑Mg-Based Alloys //  Z.Metallkd., v.92(6), p.600-603 (2001).
  85. Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk. Electrophysical measurements for strongly aggressive liquid semiconductors. Meas. Sci. Technol. v.12(1), p.23-26 (2001).
  86. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Nonmetal-metal Transition in liquid Cu-based alloys. Z.Phys.Chem. v.215(1), p.103-109 (2001).
  87. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk. Dynamics of the pseudogap transformation in semiconducting melts during metallization. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, v.13.(41) p.9179-9185 (2001).
  88. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. The influence of the ionic component of electrical conductivity on semiconductor-metal transition in liquid Tl-Se alloys. J. Alloys Comp. v.327/1-2, p. 47-51 (2001).
  89. Plevachuk. Electrophysical Properties of Mg‑Pb based Liquid Alloys and their Application, in K.U. Kainer (ed.) Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag (2000) P.73-78. (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/bookhome/112590529)
  90. H.Neumann, Ch.Dong, Yu.Plevachuk. The Viscosity of Liquid Immiscible Zn-Pb-based Alloys. Z.Metallkd., v.91(11), p.933-936 (2000).
  91. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Transition to Metal Conductivity in Liquid Tl-Se Alloys in the region of the Intermetallic Compound Tl2Se. Z.Metallkd., v.91(12), p.999-1001 (2000).
  92. Plevachuk. Miscibility gap region and liquid-liquid equilibrium in In-Se-Te melts with a limited Components Solubility. Rasplavy, v.5, p.26-30 (2000) (in Russian).
  93. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Transformation of an Electron Spectrum in Liquid Ternary Semiconductors. J. Alloys Comp., v. 312/1-2, p. 25-29 (2000).
  94. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Thermophysical Properties of Selenium-based Chalcogenide Melts. Journal of Physical Studies, v. 4(2), p.155-158 (2000).
  95. Shcherbak, O.Kopach, Yu.Plevachuk, V.Sklyarchuk, Ch.Dong, P.Siffert. The viscosity of liquid cadmium telluride. J.Crystal Growth, v.212, p. 385-390 (2000).
  96. Sklyarchuk, Yu.Plevachuk. Metallic Conductivity of Liquid Ternary Te-based Alloys. Z.Metallkd., v. 91(1), p.71-74 (2000).
  97. Plevachuk, V.Didoukh, and B.Sokolovskii. The miscibility gap region and liquid-liquid equilibrium in immiscible In-Tl-Se alloys. J. Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, 20(4) (1999) 404-406.
  98. Plevachuk, V.Didoukh, and B.Sokolovskii. The miscibility gap region in liquid ternary alloys. J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 250-252 (1999) 325-328.
  99. Plevachuk. Electrical conductivity measurements for immiscible In-Se-Te alloys. J. Alloys Comp. 288 (1999) 151-154.
  100. P.Shcherbak, P.I.Feychouk, Yu.O.Plevachuk, O.V.Kopach, L.T. Turyanska. Pre- and postmelting of cadmium telluride. Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronics. 2(4) (1999) 76-80.
  101. P.Didoukh, Yu.O.Plevachuk, and B.I.Sokolovskii. Experimental Investigations of Phase Equilibria in Binary Liquid Immiscible Alloys. Int. J. Thermophys., v.20(1), p.343-351 (1999).
  102. Yu.Plevachuk, V.Didoukh, and B.Sokolovskii. The miscibility gap region and liquid-liquid equilibrium in immiscible In-Tl-Te alloys. Alloys Comp., v.274, p.206-208 (1998).
  103. Plevachuk, V.Didoukh, and B.Sokolovskii. Electrophysical Properties of Immiscible Liquid Conducting Alloys. J. Chimie Physique, v.94, p.1811-1815 (1997).
  104. Plevachuk, V.Didoukh, and B.Sokolovskii. Electroconductivity Investigations of the Miscibility Gap Region in Liquid In-Te Alloys. High Temperature Materials Chemistry IX (Karl E. Spear, ed.). The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, New Jersey, v. 97-39, p.203-210 (1997).
  105. Didoukh, B.Sokolovskii, and Yu.Plevachuk. The Miscibility Gap Region and Properties of Liquid Ternary Alloys. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, v.9, p.3343-3347 (1997).
  106. Didoukh, Yu.Plevachuk, and B.Sokolovskii. Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium in Immiscible In-Se Alloys Suffering Metal-Nonmetal Transition. J. Phase Equilibria, v.17, N 5, p.414-417 (1996).
  107. B.Sokolovskii, Yu.Plevachuk and V.Didoukh. Electroconductivity and liquid-liquid equilibrium in the Pb-Ga system. Phys. Stat. Sol. (a), v.148, p.123-128 (1995).
  108. Sokolovskii, V.Sklyarchuk, V.Didoukh, and Yu.Plevachuk. High-temperature and high-pressure measurements of electroconductivity and thermopower for Cu2Se, Cu2Te, In-Se, In-Te. High-Temp. Mater.  Sci. 34 (1995) 275-284.

 

Ukrainian and Russian Journals

  1. L. Bulavin, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, I. Shtablavyy, N. Faidiuk, R. Savchuk. Physical properties of liquid NaF–LiF–LaF3 and NaF–LiF–NdF3 eutectic alloys. NASU Reports. 11 (2012) 73–80.98.  Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, I. Shtablavyy, N. Faidiuk, R. Savchuk. Physical properties of ion liquid system formed after melting of NaF–LiF–LaF3 eutectic. Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy.  13(2) (2012) 153 – 159.
  2. Sklyarchuk V.M., Plevachuk Y.A., Yakimovich A.S., Shtablavy I.I., Stankus S.V., Khairulin R.A. Structure parameters and structure sensitive properties of Sn739Pb0.261 melt. Thermophysics and Aeromechanics. 18(1) (2011) 133–138.
  3. S.I. Mudryi, I.I. Shtablavyi, V.M. Sklyarchuk, Yu.O. Plevachuk, A.V.Korolyshyn, A.S. Yakymovych, I.M. Shevernoga, V.E. Sidorov. Structure and electric resistance of Sn-Cu(Ag) solders in the precrystallization temperature range Materials Science. 46(4) (2011) 464 –472.
  4. V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, А. Yakymovych, V.Sidorov. Investigation od dynamic viscosity and structure fluctuations in Zn-Pb and Zn-Bi melts. Melts. 2 (2011) 88-93.
  5. E. Rozhicyna, S. Gruner, W. Hoyer, V.Sidorov, P. Popel, S. Mudry, Yu. Plevachuk. Interconnection of structure of lead-free Sn-Ag-Cu solders in the liquid and solid state. Melts. 2 (2011) 81-87.
  6. S. Mudry, V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, А. Yakymovych. Viscosity of Sb-Sn melts. Inorganical Materials. 46(8) (2010) 928–931.
  7. Khairulin R., Stankus S., Abdullaev R., Plevachuk Y., Shunyaev K. The density and the binary diffusion coefficients of silver-tin melts. Thermophysics and Aeromechanics. 17(3) (2010) 391-396.
  8. S. Mudry, I. Shtablavyj, V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, А. Korolyshyn ey al. Structure and electrical resistance of Sn-Cu(Ag) solders before solidification. Physico-Chemical Mechanics of Materials. 4 (2010) 35–41.
  9. V. Sklyarchuk Yu. Plevachuk, А.S. Yakymovych. Influence of nano- and microstructure on kinetic properties of eutectic systems. Metal Physics and Advanced Technologies. 30(7) (2008) 945-953.
  10. L.А. Bulavin, B.I. Sokolovskii, V. Sklyarchuk Yu. Plevachuk, Transition to metal conductivity in Se-based melts. Bulletin KNU (2007) 326-329.
  11. B.I. Sokolovskii, V. Sklyarchuk Yu. Plevachuk. Electrical conductivity and thermoelectric power of Te-based melts. Bulletin KNU (2007) 354-358.
  12. V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry, I. Shtablavyi. Metal-nonmetal transition in semiconductor melts with 3d metal admixtures. Journal of Physical Studies. 11(2) (2007) 190-194.
  13. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, O. Alekhin, L. Bulavin. Viscosity of liquid Ga-Pb alloys in the miscibility gap region. Journal of Physical Studies 9(4) (2005) 333-336.
  14. V. Sklyarchuk, Yu. Plevachuk, S. Mudry. A short range ordering self-organization in liquid binary systems. Nanosystems, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies. 3(2) (2005) 505-510.
  15. S. Mudry, I. Shtablavyj, Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk. Structure heterogeneities in molten eutectics. Nanosystems, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies. 3(2) (2005) 497-503.
  16. Plevachuk Yu., Sklyarchuk V., Yakymovych A., Gerbeth G., Eckert S. Structure-sensitive properties of Pb-Sn melts. Proceedings of XI-th Russian Conf. on Structure and Properties of Metallic and Slag Alloys. 2 (2004) 37 – 41.

Scientific biography

Born in 1958 (Lviv)         

Education: Faculty of Physics, Ivan Franko State University of Lviv (1975-1980)

Master of Sciences in Physics, 1980, Degree work: “Investigation of electrooptical characteristics in crystals with chalcopyrite structure”

Ph.D. Thesis, 1995:  “Experimental investigations of liquid-liquid equilibrium in metal and semiconductor liquid alloys”, defended at Department of the Molecular Physics of Kyiv National University, Ukraine

Doctor of Science (Habilitation) Thesis, 2012: Macro- and microsegregation in the monotectic and eutectic metal melts”, defended at Department of the Metal Physics of Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

Professional Career:

  • 1975-1980: student, Faculty of Physics, Ivan Franko State University, spec. Optical devices and spectroscopy
  • 1980-1988: Design office of the machine-building plant, Software-Engineer
  • 1988-1992: Junior Research Fellow, Institute of Applied Physics, Ivan Franko State University 1991: Member of the Ukrainian Physical Society
  • 1992-1995: Research Fellow, Institute of Applied Physics, Ivan Franko State University
  • 1995-2003: Senior Researcher, Institute of Applied Physics, Ivan Franko State University
  • 2003-2010: Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Liquid Metals, Head of Unit, Department of Metal Physics, Faculty of Physics, Ivan Franko National University
  • Since 2010: Head of R&D Department, Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Liquid Metals, Department of Metal Physics, Faculty of Physics, Ivan Franko National University.

Fields of Activity:

– high-temperature investigation of thermophysical properties (electrical resistivity, thermoelectric power, thermal conductivity) of liquid metals and semiconductors;

– critical phenomena and phase transitions in liquid eutectic and monotectic metal systems;

– design and development of nanostructured materials;

– design and investigation of new lead-free solder materials;

– investigation of metal-nonmetal transition in disordered systems.

– surface and interface phenomena in multicomponent metal alloys

– correlation between structure and structure sensitive physical properties in liquid and solid metal alloys

– investigation of surface phenomena in metal melts by electromagnetic levitation

 Practical Experience:

  • High-temperature experimentation under high-pressure and vacuum conditions
  • Experimental technique for simultaneous electrical conductivity and thermoelectric power measurements in a wide temperature range (up to 2000 K) under high pressures (up to 50 MPa)
  • Experimental arrangement based on the steady-state concentric cylinder method for the thermal conductivity measurement of liquid metals and semiconductors over a wide temperature range.
  • DSC, DTA, XRD measurements
  • Investigation of viscosity by the oscillating-cup method
  • Investigation of surface tension and density by contact (sessile drop) and contactless (electromagnetic levitation) methods
  • Coordinator of national projects FL-147P, KB-351B, KB-59B, FL-138B, FL-50F, FL-12P, F25/224 and Ukrainian coordinator of international research projects SCOPES, IMPRESS, COST (1997-2014).
  • Ukrainian coordinator of bilateral research projects:
    • Ukrainian-Slovak SK-UA-0043-09 (2010-2011)
    • Ukrainian-German UKR 08/033 (2010-2011)
    • Ukrainian-Austrian No 03/2013 (2013-2014)
    • Ukrainian-German NE 822/20-1 (DFG) (2013-2014)

Investigations in scientific laboratories of Germany, France, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria

Awards: IUPAC Poster Prise at 12th Inter. Conference HTMC-XII (18-22.09.2006, Vienna, Austria)

Language: English, German, French, Ukrainian, Polish, Russian

Projects

 

  • Coordinator of national projects FL-147P, KB-351B, KB-59B, FL-138B, FL-50F, FL-12P, F25/224 and Ukrainian coordinator of international research projects SCOPES, IMPRESS, COST (1997-2014).
  • Ukrainian coordinator of bilateral research projects:
    • Ukrainian-Slovak SK-UA-0043-09 (2010-2011)
    • Ukrainian-German UKR 08/033 (2010-2011)
    • Ukrainian-Austrian No 03/2013 (2013-2014)
    • Ukrainian-German NE 822/20-1 (DFG) (2013-2014)

 

Awards

IUPAC Poster Prise at 12th Inter. Conference HTMC-XII (18-22.09.2006, Vienna, Austria)

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