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Vyacheslav Solovyov

Solovyov Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, New York 11973-5000
(631) 344-5437


  • Institute for Metal Physics, Kiev, Ukraine, Ph.D., Solid State Physics (advisor Prof. V.M. Pan) 1995
  • Institute for Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia, M.S., Applied Physics,  1989


  • 2006 - Present: Materials Science Associate I, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 2003 - 2006:  Assistant Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 2001 – 2003: Associate Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 1997 – 2001: Post-doctoral Researcher, Brookhaven National Laboratory  
  • 1995 – 1997: Researcher, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics              
  • 1989 – 1995: Post-graduate research fellow, Kiev Institute for Metal Physics              


  • United States Patent # 6,794,339 “Synthesis of YBa2Cu3O7 using sub-atmospheric processing.”
  • United States Patent #7,361,377Fluorinated precursors of superconducting ceramics, and methods of making the same”.
  • United States Patent#7,622,426 “Methods of controlling hydrogen fluoride pressure during chemical fabrication processes”.

Selected publications:

  1. Solovyov V F, Develos-Bagarinao K, Li Q, Qing J, and Zhou J, "Nature of YBa2Cu3O7 nucleation centers on ceria buffers", Superconductor Science and Technology, 23 (2010), pp: 014008.
  2. Solovyov V F, Develos-Bagarinao K, and Nykypanchuk D, "Nanoscale abnormal grain growth in (001) epitaxial ceria", Physical Review B, 80 (2009), pp: 104102-104112.
  3. Solovyov V F, Li Q, Wiesmann H, Oleynikov P, and Zhu Y, "Strong influence of the YBa2Cu3O7 grain size on critical current densities of thick YBa2Cu3O7 layers made by a metal-organic deposition process", Superconductor Science and Technology, 21 (2008), pp: 125013.
  4.  Solovyov V F, Wiesmann H J, Wu L, Li Q, Cooley L D, Suenaga M, Maiorov B, and Civale L, "High critical currents by isotropic magnetic-flux-pinning centres in a 3 µm-thick YBa2Cu3O7 superconducting coated conductor", Superconductor Science and Technology, 20 (2007), pp: L20-L23.
  5.  Solovyov V F, Wiesmann H J, and Suenaga M, "Critical current densities and the structural quality of 3- and 4-um-thick superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 layers synthesized using the ex situ process", Journal of Applied Physics, 102 (2007), pp: 053902-053908.
  6. Solovyov V F, Wiesmann H J, Li Q, Welch D O, and Suenaga M, "Three- and four-mu m-thick YBa2Cu3O7 layers with high critical-current densities on flexible metallic substrates by the BaF2 process", Journal of Applied Physics, 99 (2006), pp: 013902-013908.
  7. Ye Z X, Li Q, Si W D, Suenaga M, Solovyov V F, and Johnson P D, "Response of fractal penetration of magnetic flux to disorder landscape in superconducting films", Physical Review B, 72 (2005), pp: 134514-134519.
  8. Wu L, Solovyov V F, Wiesmann H J, Zhu Y, and Suenaga M, "Mechanisms for hetero-epitaxial nucleation of YBa2Cu3O similar to 6.1 at the buried precursor/SrTiO3 interface in the postdeposition reaction process", Applied Physics Letters, 80 (2002), pp: 419-421.
  9. Solovyov V F, Wiesmann H J, Wu L J, Zhu Y M, and Suenaga M, "Kinetics of YBa2Cu3O7 film growth by postdeposition processing", Applied Physics Letters, 76 (2000), pp: 1911-1913.
  10. Solovjov V F, Pan V M, and Freyhardt H C, "Anisotropic Flux Dynamics in Single-Crystalline and Melt-Textured Yba2cu3o7-Delta", Physical Review B, 50 (1994), pp: 13724-13734.

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