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Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
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Rozenbaum Viktor Mikhailovich



Doctor of Sciences

(Physics and Mathematics Sciences)


Head of the Department of Theory of

Nanostructured Systems


Telephone: +380 44 422-96-19

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V.M. Rozenbaum works at the Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine since 1986. He is a member of Academic Council of the Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine, Specialized Council D 26.210.01 and Specialized Council D 26.210.02 (Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine).


Scientific interests

Coulomb interactions; phase transitions and excitations in two-dimensional lattices and disordered systems; electronic spectra of organic molecules; the dynamics of molecules moving in strong electromagnetic fields; image forces at the phase interface; theoretical and mathematical physics of diffusion processes, controlled transport at nanoscale; Brownian motors.



1977 – graduation from the Physics Department of the Kharkov State University.

1986 – PhD in Physics and Mathematics, specialty “solid state physics” (candidate dissertation «The study on rotational reorientations and phase transitions in the systems of structural groups on solid surfaces”) (in Russian)

1993 – Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, specialty «surface chemistry, physics, and technology» (doctoral dissertation «Orientational and vibrational states of two-dimensional dipole systems») (in Russian)

2004 – Senior Researcher, specialty «physics and chemistry of surface»

2013–Professor, specialty «physics and chemistry of surface».


Scientific work

Over 280 scientific publications including 2 books and 160 papers; supervision of 3 PhDs.


Selected publications

1. V.М. Ogenko, V.M. Rozenbaum, А.А. Chuiko. Theory of vibrations and reorientations of surface atomic groups / Kiev: Naukova dumka, 1991. – 352 p. (in Russian)

2. V.M. Rozenbaum, S.H. Lin. Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Orientationally Structured Adsorbates / World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, Singapore, 2002. – 200 p.

3. V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, D.-Y. Yang, S.-Y. Sheu, S.H. Lin. Reciprocating and directed motion on the nanoscale: a simple kinetic model // J. Phys. Chem. B. – 2010. – V. 114, N 5. – P. 1959-1966.

4. V.M. Rozenbaum, I.V. Shapochkina. Quasiequilibrium directed hopping in a time-dependent two-well periodic potential // Phys. Rev. E. – 2011. – V. 84, N 5. – P. 051101-1-12.

5. V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, I.V. Shapochkina, S.-Y. Sheu, D.-Y. Yang, S.H. Lin. Adiabatically slow and adiabatically fast driven ratchets // Phys. Rev. E. – 2012. – V. 85, N 4. – P. 041116-1-5.

6. V.M. Rozenbaum, Yu.A. Makhnovskii, I.V. Shapochkina, S.-Y. Sheu, D.-Y. Yang, S.H. Lin. Inertial effects in adiabatically driven flashing ratchets. // Phys. Rev. E. – 2014. – V. 89, N1. - P. 052131-1-9.


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