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Volodymyr Kokorin, Head of Department of Magnetostructural Transformations

Contact information:
Institute of Magnetism
36-b Vernadsky Blvd.
Kyiv 03142
phone: +380 44 424 34 20
fax: +380 44 424 10 20

Prof. - Institute of Metal Physics, Kyiv, Ukraine (1989).
D.Sc. - Institute of Metal Physics, Kyiv, Ukraine (1980).
Ph.D. - Institute of Metal Physics, Kyiv, Ukraine (1969).
M.Sc. - National Technical University of Ukraine "KPI", Kyiv, Ukraine (1964).

Research interests
  • Main field: solid state physics, phase transformations, magnetic and martensitic transitions.
  • Other fields: X-rays and electron diffuse scattering, structure of inhomogeneous solid solutions, shape memory alloys.
  • Current research interests: study of martensitic and magnetic transformations of Ni-Mn-Ga and Fe-Ni-Co-Ti alloys. Soft-mode behavior in shape memory alloys. Physical properties of SMA. X-ray and electron microscopy analysis of premartensitic and martensitic states.

Professional experience
  • Head of department ( 1995) - Institute of Magnetism, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • Head of department (1984-1995), Head of Laboratory (1982-1984), Senior research scientist (1972-1982), Junior Research Scientist (1969-1972), Postgraduate student (1965-1969) - Institute of Metal Physics, Kyiv, Ukraine.

  • 1993 - Ukrainian state prize winner (in Physics).

Number of papers in refereed journals - 196
Number of books - 1
Number of communications at scientific meetings - 22

Selected Papers
  • Magnetic properties of martensitic phases in Ni-Mn-Ga alloy. - Physics of Metals and Metallography, v.98 (2004), No.2, p.19.
  • Transformations between martensitic phases in Ni-Mn-Ga alloy in magnetic field. - Physics of Metals and Metallography, v.95, N6, (2003), p.1.
  • Temperature hysteresis of martensitic transformation in aging Cu-Mn-Al alloy. - Scripta Materialia, v.47 (2002), p.499.
  • Magnetic field induced strains in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. - Materials Science Forum, v.373-376 (2001), p.41.
  • Magnetostriction in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. - Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, v.234 (2001), p.25.
  • Magnetic field induced twin boundary motion in magnetic shape memory alloys. - Phys. Rev. B, V.61, No.22 (2000), R14913-R14915.
  • Phonon softening in Ni2MnGa with high martensitic transition temperature. - Journ. of Phys.: Condensed Matter, 12 (2000), 7541-7545.
  • Structural phase transformations in Ni-Mn-Ga alloys. - The Japan Institute of Metals. Proceedings of Int. Conf. PTM 99, volume12 (JIMIC-3), Pt.2, p.1100-1107,1999.
  • Ferromagnetic Shape Memory in NiMnGa system. - IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, v.35, No. 5, 4301-4310,1999.
  • Premartensitic states in NiMnGa alloys. - Proceedings of SMM 99 (International Symposium on Shape Memory Alloys) Kanazawa, Japan,1999.
  • Martensitic transformation in heterogeneous austenite. - Phase Transitions, v.69 (1999), p.467.
  • Spontaneous intermartensitic transformations in Ni-Mn-Ga alloy. - Ukrainian Journal of Physics, v.43, No.10 (1998), p.1275.
  • Sequence of martensitic transformations in Ni-Mn-Ga alloys. - Phys. Rev. (1998), 1357, No.5, 2659-2662.
  • Reversion stress evaluation in Fe-Ni-Co-Ti alloys. - Proceeding of the Second International Conf. on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies, Pacific Grove, California, USA, 1997, p.119.
  • Phase diagrams in Ni-Mn-Ga system under compression. - Intermetallics, No.6, 1998, p.29.
  • Premartensitic phenomena in the ferro and paramagnetic phases of Ni2MnGa. - Phys.Rev. (1997), 1356, No.22, P.14360-14365.
  • Anomalies related the TA2-phonon mode condensation in the Heusler Ni2MnGa alloy. - Phys. Rev. (1997), 1355, No.17, 11068-11071.
  • Acoustic phonon mode condensation in Ni2MnGa compound. - Solid State Commun, 1997, v.101, No.1, P.7-9.
  • Large magnetic - field induced strains in Ni2MnGa single crystals. - Appl. Phys.Lett. 1996, 69, 23.
  • Martensitic transformation in Ni-Mn-Ga alloys. - Phase Transitions, v.57, 1996, p.233.
  • Magnetoelastic interaction in Ni2MnGa single crystal. - JETP, v.109, No.3, 1996, p.973.
  • Magnetic transitions in compound Ni2MnGa. - Fizika tverdogo tela (Solid State Physics), v.37, No.12, 1995, p.3718.
  • The development of new ferromagnetic shape memory alloys in Ni-Mn-Ga system. - Scripta Met., 1995, v.33, No.8, P.1239-1244.
  • Nucleation due to surface phonon softening. - Phase Transitions, 1995, v.54, p.143-149.