Laboratory of the Analytical Methods for Substance Research

The Laboratory was organized in October 2000 and since then has been led by Dr. Tech. Sci. Grigorii N. Churilov.


Laboratory Staff

Selected Publications



Research Focus

  • Plasma investigations.
  • Nanostructured materials.
  • Atomic emission spectroscopy.

Advanced Results

  1. Synthesis of fullerenes, fullerene derivatives, and other nanomaterials
  2. Effective technique for fabricating water-soluble fullerenols
  3. Simulation of the formation of fullerenes and fullerene derivatives in carbon-helium plasma
  4. Atomic emission spectrometry
  5. Detection of fast periodic processes
  6. Thermal vacuum induction heating deposition of composite films

 Research Techniques

  • Controllable plasma chemical synthesis of carbon nanostructures
  • High-efficiency separation of endohedral metallofullerenes from the carbon-bearing soot
  • Quantitative analysis of endohedral metallofullerenes in carbon-bearing condensates


  • DRON-4-07 X-ray Diffractometer for studying polycrystalline materials
  • Setup for atmospheric-pressure carbon-helium plasma synthesis of fullerenes, metal-carbon clusters, and carbon nanotubes
  • Atomic emission spectrometer for elemental analysis of substances
  • S4 Pioneer X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer
  • Setup for synthesis of carbon nanostructures based on two- and four-stream plasmatrones