Lyubomyr Nykyruy

Head of Physics and Chemistry of Solid State Department, PhD;
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Handbooks

  1. Voznyak O.M., Prokopiv V.V., Nykyruy L.I., Horichok I.V. Using the Maple software to solve of quantum mechanics tasks. Handbook. Ivano-Frankivsk, 150 p. (2018).
  2. M. Freik, L.I. Nykyruy, V.M. Chobanyuk. Solid State Physics: Laboratory handbook. V. І: Crystalline structure. Ivano-Frankivsk, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (2009) 116 p.
  3. Nykyruy L.I., Boryk V.V. IPr in International Research Projects (Ukr.). Ivano-Frankivsk: Hostynets (2010) 75 p.

Research Papers

  1. Wisz, G., Sawicka-Chudy, P., Wal, A., Sibiński, M., Potera, P., Yavorskyi, R., … & Chernikova, O. M. (2023). Structure Defects and Photovoltaic Properties of TiO2: ZnO/CuO Solar Cells Prepared by Reactive DC Magnetron Sputtering. Applied Sciences (Switzerland)13(6), 3613. https://doi.org/10.3390/app13063613.
  2. Vakaliuk, I. V., Yavorskyi, R. S., Naidych, B. P., Nykyruy, L. I., Katanova, L. O., & Zamuruieva, O. V. (2023). Optical Properties of CdTe: In Thin Films Deposited by PVD Technique. Journal of nano and electronic physics, 15(5), 05023, https://doi.org/10.21272/jnep.15(5).05023.
  3. Kogut, I. T., Dzundza, B. S., Holota, V. I., Bulbuk, O. I., Fedoriuk, V. V., & Nykyruy, L. I. (2023). Modeling of integrated signal converters for biomedical sensor microsystems. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State24(3), 515-519, https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.24.3.515-519
  4. Yavorskyi, R., Saliy, Y., Nykyruy, L., Wisz, G., Adamiak, S., Cieniek, B., … & Yavorskyi, Y. (2023). Thermally evaporated CdTe thin films on glass and (100) silicon substrates for solar cells applications. Applied Nanoscience, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-023-02886-3
  5. Saliy, Y., Nykyruy, L., Cempura, G., Soroka, O., Parashchuk, T., & Horichok, I. (2023). Periodic nanostructures induced by point defects in Pb1-xSnxTe. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State24(1), 70-76. https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.24.1.70-76
  6. Nykyrui L., Andriichuk Y., Tynkevych О. , Shyliuk O. and Khalavka Y., Chemistry of nanomaterials in Ukraine: per aspera, ChemistrySelect, 8(46) (2023); https://doi.org/1002/slct.202303230.
  7. H.A. Ilchuk, L.I. Nykyruy, A.I. Kashuba, I.V. Semkiv, M.V. Solovyov, B.P. Naidych, V.M. Kordan, L.R. Deva, M.S. Karkulovska, R.Y. Petrus. Electron, Phonon, Optical and Thermodynamic Properties of CdTe Crystal Calculated by DFT. Physics and chemistry of solid state, 23(2),  261 (2022).
  8. Wisz, G., Sawicka-Chudy, P., Sibiński, M., Płoch, D., Bester, M., Cholewa, M., Wozny Y., Yavorskyi R., Nykyruy L., Ruszała, M. (2022). TiO2/CuO/Cu2O Photovoltaic Nanostructures Prepared by DC Reactive Magnetron Sputtering. Nanomaterials, 12(8), 1328.
  9. Y. Saliy and L. 2021. Influence of surface morphology on electrophysical properties of PbTe: Sb films. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State 22(3) 415-419 (https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.22.3.415-419).
  10. M. Maksymuk, T .Parashchuk, B.Dzundza, L.Nykyruy,Chernyak, , & Z. Dashevsky, (2021). Highly efficient bismuth telluride–based thermoelectric microconverters. Materials Today Energy, 21, 100753 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtener.2021.100753).
  11. B.Naidych, T. Parashchuk, I.Yaremiy, M. Moyseyenko, O. Kostyuk,  O.Voznyak,. & L. Nykyruy, (2021). Structural and Thermodynamic Properties of Pb-Cd-Te Thin Films: Experimental Study and DFT Analysis. Journal of Electronic Materials, 50(2), 580-591 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-020-08561-5).
  12. Tsymbaliuk, B.Naidych, O.Kostyuk, Y.Yavorskyi, L.Nykyruy, R.Yavorskyi, O.Chernikova, G.Wisz, L.Glowa, “Surface Morphology and Growth Mechanisms of Pb-Cd-Te Thin Films,” 2021 IEEE 11th International Conference Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties (NAP), 2021, pp. 1-4, https://doi.org/10.1109/NAP51885.2021.9568533.
  13. Parashchuk, T., Kostyuk, O., Nykyruy, L. and Dashevsky, Z., 2020. High thermoelectric performance of p-type Bi0. 5Sb1. 5Te3 films on flexible substrate. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 253, p.123427, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2020.123427.
  14. R. Zapukhlyak, G. Wisz, R.S. Yavorskyi , V.M. Rubish, V.V. Prokopiv, M.O. Galushchak, L.I. Nykyruy. SCAPS modelling of ZnO/CdS/CdTe/CuO photovoltaic heterosystem. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 21(4), 2020.
  15. Naidych, B., Parashchuk, T., Yaremiy, I., Moyseyenko, M., Kostyuk, O., Voznyak, O., … & Nykyruy, L. (2021). Structural and Thermodynamic Properties of Pb-Cd-Te Thin Films: Experimental Study and DFT Analysis. Journal of Electronic Materials, 50(2), 580-591, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-020-08561-5.
  16. R., Nykyruy L., WiszG., RubishV., ProkopivV., HalushchakM., LishchynskyyI., KatanovaL., & Yavorskyi R. (2020). SCAPS modelling of ZnO/CdS/CdTe/CuO photovoltaic heterosystem. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 21(4), 660-668. https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.21.4.660-668.
  17. Dzundza, B., Nykyruy, L., Parashchuk, T., Ivakin, E., Yavorsky, Y., Chernyak, L., & Dashevsky, Z. (2020). Transport and thermoelectric performance of n-type PbTe films. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 588, 412178, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2020.412178.
  18. Prokopiv, V. V., Turovska, L. V., Nykyruy, L. I., & Dzundza, B. S. (2019). Quasichemical modeling of defect subsystem of tin telluride thin films. Materials Today: Proceedings. 2019, 35,  621–625, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.12.002.
  19. Nykyruy L., Yakubiv V., Wisz G., Hryhoruk I., Zapukhlyak Z., Yavorskyi R.. Book title: Renewable Energy – Resources, Challenges and Applications. Сhapter title: Energy policy at the EU – non-EU border: critical analysis, opportunities and improve for the future. edited by Dr. Mansour Al Qubeissi. InTechOpen. London. ISBN 978-1-78984-284-5. DOI:10.5772/intechopen.91686.
  20. Л.І. Никируй, О.В. Замуруєва, В.С. Федосов, О.М. Бірук, С.А. Федосов Науково-технічний прогрес розвитку відновлюваної енергетики в Україні, Міжвузівський збірник наукових праць (за галузями знань «Фізико-математичні науки» та «Технічні науки»), випуск 70, сс. 18-26, 2020, https://doi.org/10.36910/6775.24153966.2020.70.3.
  21. Л.І. Никируй, С.А. Федосов, Я.П. Салій, В.В. Прокопів, О.В. Замуруєва, Я.С. Яворський, Актуальні дослідження в області медичної фізики: виклики для України, Міжвузівський збірник наукових праць (за галузями знань «Фізико-математичні науки» та «Технічні науки»), випуск 69, сс. 82-91, 2020 http://eforum.lntu.edu.ua/index.php/naukovi_notatky/article/view/470.
  22. Никируй Л. І., Замуруєва О. В., Новосад. О. В., Федосов С. А. Перспективні матеріали і технології сонячних елементів. Perspective Technologies and Devices – Перспективні технології та прилади. 2020. № 17. С. 175–182, https://doi.org/10.36910/6775-2313-5352-2020-17-26 .
  23. Nykyruy, L.I., Yavorskyi, R.S., Zapukhlyak, Z.R., Wisz, G. and Potera, P., 2019. Evaluation of CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells: SCAPS thickness simulation and analysis of optical properties. Optical Materials, 92, pp.319-329, http://doi.org/10.1016/J.OPTMAT.2019.04.029.
  24. Nykyruy, L., Ruvinskiy, M., Ivakin, E., Kostyuk, O., Horichok, I., Kisialiou, I., Yavorskyy, Y. and Hrubyak, A. Low-Dimensional Systems on the Base of PbSnAgTe (LATT) Compounds for Thermoelectric Application. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, Volume 106, 10-18 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physe.2018.10.020, .
  25. Yavorskyi, L. Nykyruy, G. Wisz. P. Potera, S. Adamiak, Sz. Górny. Structural and optical properties of cadmium telluride obtained by physical vapor deposition technique, Appl Nanosci (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-018-0872-z.
  26. Nykyruy, L.I., Naidych, B.P., Voznyak, O.M., Parashchuk, T.O. and Ilnytskyi, R.V., 2019. Account of surface contribution to thermodynamic properties of lead selenide films. Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics & Optoelectronics, 22(2), https://doi.org/10.15407/spqeo22.02.156.
  27. Wisz, G., Nykyruy, L., Yakubiv, V., Hryhoruk, I. and Yavorskyi, R., 2018. Impact of advanced research on development of renewable energy policy: case of Ukraine. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 8(4), pp.2367-2384.
  28. Nykyruy, Ya. Saliy, R. Yavorskyi, Ya. Yavorskyi, G. Wisz, Sz. Górny, V. Schenderovsky CdTe Vapor Phase Condensates on (100) Si and Glass for Solar Cells / / 2017 IEEE 7 th International Conference on Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties (NAP – 2017). – September 10–15, 2017, Sumy – Zatoka, Ukraine. 01PCSI26, https://doi.org/10.1109/nap.2017.8190161.
  29. Nykyruy, L.I., Voznyak, O.M., Yavorskiy, Y.S., Shenderovskiy, V.A., Dzumedzey, R.O., Kostyuk, O.B. and Zapukhlyak, R.I., 2018. Influence of the behavior of charge carriers on the thermoelectric properties of PbTe: Bi thin films. Journal of Thermoelectricity, (3), pp.15-29.
  30. Yaroslav Saliy, Mark Ruvinskiy, and Lyubomyr Nykyruy. Statistics of nano-objects characteristics on the surface of PbTe:Bi condensate deposited on ceramic, Mod. Phys. Lett. B (2017) 31, 1750023 [7 pages], https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217984917500233.
  31. P.Saliy, L. I. Nykyruy, R. S. Yavorskyi, & S. Adamiak The Surface Morphology of CdTe Thin Films Obtained by Open Evaporation in Vacuum, Journal of nano-and electronic physics (2017) 9(5) 05016, https://doi.org/10.21272/jnep.9(5).05016.
  32. V. Prokopiv, L. I. Nykyruy, O.M. Voznyak, B.S. Dzundza, I.V Horichok, Y.S. Yavorskiy, O.M. Matkivsky, T.M. Mazur. Solar Thermoelectric Generator, Physics and Chemistry of Solid State (2017) 18(3) 372-375, http://doi.org/10.15330/PCSS.18.3.372-375.
  33. S. Yavorskyi, Z.R. Zapukhlyak, Ya.S. Yavorskyi, L.I. Nykyruy. Vapor phase condensation for photovoltaic films of CdTe, Physics and Chemistry of Solid State (2017) 18(4) 309–315, http://dx.doi.org/10.15330/pcss.18.4.416.
  34. I. Nykyruy, T. O. Parashchuk, B. P. Volochanska. Thermodynamic parameters of lead sulphide crystals in cubic phase, Chalcogenide Letters (2016) 13(6) 239-245.
  35. V. Horichok, L.I. Nykyruy, T.O. Parashchuk, S.D. Bardashevska and M.P. Pylyponuk Thermodynamics of Defect Subsystem in Zinc Telluride Crystals, Modern Physics Letters B (2016) 1650172, 1-10, http://doi.org/10.1142/SO217984916501724.
  36. O. Halushchak, S.I. Mudry, M.A. Lopjanko, S.V. Optasyuk, T.O. Semko, L.I. Nykyruy, I.V. Horichok. Phase composition and thermoelectric properties of materials in Pb-Ag-Te system, Journal of Thermoelectricity (2016) 3, 34-40.
  37. V. Prokopiv, L.V. Turovska, L.I. Nykyruy, I.V Horichok. Quasichemical modelling of defect subsystem of tin telluride crystals Chalcogenide Letters (2016) 13(7) 309 – 315.
  38. V Horichok, L.I. Nykyruy, M.O. Halushchak, S.I. Mudry, T.O. Semko, L.Y. Mezhylovska, I. Hatala, L.D. Yurchyshyn. Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of PbTe-SnTe Solid Solutions, Physics and Chemistry of Solid State (2016) 17(4) 570-574.
  39. Horichok, R. Ahiska, D. Freik, L. Nykyruy, S. Mudry, O. Matkivskiy, T. Semko. Phase Content and Thermoelectric Properties of Optimized Thermoelectric Structures Based on the Ag-Pb-Sb-Te System, Journal of Electronic Materials (2015) 45(3), 1576-1583, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-015-4122-9.
  40. Freik, M. Galushchak, L. Nykyruy, I. Horichok, O. Matkivsky, Y. Khalavka. Thermoelectric Composites on the Base of PbTe with Nanoiclusions of Colloidal Silver. Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics (2015) 7(4), 004-1-04004-5.
  41. N. Shimko, G.E. Malashkevich, D.M. Freik, L.I. Nykyruy, V.G. Lytovchenko. Effect of thermal treatment in air on IR spectra and surface structure of PbTe films, Journal of applied spectroscopy (2014) 80(6) 932-935, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10812-014-9871-3.
  42. M. Freik, L.I. Nykyruy, T.O. Parashchuk, B.P. Volochanska, Thermodynamic Properties of CdSe Crystals Using First Principles Calculations and Experiment, International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (2014) 4(2) 99-104.

 

NYKYRUY Lyubomyr,

  • Professor of the Physics and Chemistry of Solids Department of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine)
  • Head of Department of the IPr of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine)
  • NCP ‘Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology’ H2020 in Ukraine (Record Control Number: 5000600);
  • Director on Innovation and Investments of the Science Park ‘Precarpathian University’

Phone mob. +380-956991785;   e-mail: lyubomyr.nykyruy@pnu.edu.ua

Birthday: 22/12/1972.

Work Experience

Lector of Physics – Kolomiya School #8 (Ukraine, 1995-1999).

Lector of Physics – Kolomiya College of Computer Science (Ukraine, 1998-1999).

Vasyl Stefanyk Prekarpathian National University (Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, 1999 – to this day):

  • Senior Engineer (1999-2000);
  • Senior Engineer of Patent (2000-2002);
  • Scientific Secretary of Physical-Chemical Institute (2002-2005);
  • Ass. Prof. (Docent) of the Physics and Chemistry of Solid State Department (09.2005 – 12.2016).
  • Professor of the Physics and Chemistry of Solid State Department (01.2017 – 01.2022).
  • Head of the Physics and Chemistry of Solid State Department (02.2022 – to now).
  • Head of IPr Department (02. 2006 – to this day).

Education

Yury Fedjkovych Chernivtsy State University (Chernivtsy, Ukraine, 1990-1995), Physical Department, Department of the Theoretical Physics; specialty: Physics, Lector.

Degrees, Scientific titles

Ass. Prof. (Docent), PhD. (in Ukraine – Candidate of the Physical&Mathematical Science) (Diploma N 024286 at the 9 June 2004).

Professor (2019)

Professional skills and knowledge:

Material Science, Semiconductors, Nanomaterials, Electronic properties, Materials for Energy.

IPr;   Technology transfer;   Project management.

Awards

IVLP member (Department of State, USA, 09-10. 2012)

Grant-aided scientist of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (04.2006-03.2008).

Certificate of Honors of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration for contribution on Regional Science Development – 2009.

Diploma of the West Scientific Center NAS of Ukraine – 2011.

Special honor medal from Ukrainian State Fund of Fundamental research (May, 2017)

Projects

–     Project director of NATO subcontract #24088210. Main contractor: University of Central Florida (USA, Prof. Leonid Chernyak, NATO SPS Project #G5453, Radiation hard UV detectors against terrorist threats), 10 000 USD (2021)

–     Project director of Ukrainian-Belarusian joint project “Synthesis, control and laser diagnostics of thermophysical properties of thin film thermoelectric materials on the basis of multicomponent compounds PbSnSeTe” 130 000 UAH (2019-2020)

–     Project director of Ukrainian-Belarusian joint project “The thermal and electronic dynamics in low-dimensional systems on the base of Pb(Sn)-Ag-Sb-Te compounds for thermoelectric energy microgenerators with high efficiency” 110 000 UAH (2016-2017)

–     Project Director of NATO SPS project «Thermoelectric materials and devices for energy saving and security increase» (NATO SFPP G4536; 159 000 USD, 2014-2016).

–          researcher, deputy director in CRDF (USA) CREST Program “Creation the Science & Educational Centre „Nanomaterials in accumulation and generation of energy devices” (CREST Project by CRDF USA, 600 000 USD, 2009-2011, # UKX2-9200-IF-08);

–          non-key expert in FP7 EU JSO-ERA project “ Joint Support Office for integration of Ukraine into European Research Area” (# EuropeAid/127891/C/SER/UA, 2009-2011);

–          participation in 7 scientific projects MES of Ukraine – Leader Senior Researcher;

–          participation in 2 small projects NIC FP7 of Ukraine – director

Internships

  • 2006 – Hanoi, Vietnam (official delegation of the Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine);
  • 2009 – China, Harbin (official delegation of the Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine);
  • 2009 – Toronto, Canada (STCU Program);
  • 2009 – Bonn, Germany (EECP FP7 EU – FP7 EU Program & technology and innovation);
  • 2010 – Wien, Austria (Project JSO-ERA FP7 EU – technology and innovation);
  • 2011 – Warsaw, Poland (Project JSO-ERA FP7 EU – NCP Nano);
  • 2012 – IVLP, USA (US Embassy, Dept. of State, 09.2012-10.2012) “The U.S. experience in research commercialization and marketing”;
  • 2014, 2015, 2016 – Chelm, Poland (technology and innovation);
  • 2014 – Nashville, USA (ICT 2014, NATO SPS project)
  • 2014, 2015 – Ankara, Turkey (NATO SPS project, technology and innovation);
  • 2015 – Kaunas, Lithuania (Ukraine-Baltic consortium of Universities);
  • 2015 – Krakow, Poland (Jagiellonian University, Science Park PU travel – technology and innovation);
  • 2015 – Krakow, Poland (AGH University, Research collaboration)
  • 2016 – Lublin, Poland (Energy Clusters, Polish AID Program)
  • 2016 – Berlin, Germany (German-Ukrainian collaboration: government official program)
  • 2016, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium (NCP NMP Horizon-2020);
  • 2017, 2018 – Rzeszow, Poland (Research collaboration);
  • 2017 – Lodz, Poland (Lodz  University, bilateral cooperation);
  • 2017 – Tallinn, Estonia (NCP NMP Horizon-2020);
  • 2017 – Budapest, Hungary (EU-clusters meeting).
  • 2019, 2021 – Krakow, Poland (AGH University, ESTEEM-3, EU Horison-2020 research subgrant)

Language skills English: fluent;   Ukrainian: native

Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University,

office 216-a, Shevchenko Str. 57,

Ivano-Frankivsk, 76018, Ukraine

phone.: +38(342)596082

E-mail: lyubomyr.nykyruy@pnu.edu.ua