RESEARCH PROFILE

BIN Institute Research Profile

Research fields:

  • Electromagnetic technologies for non-destructive tests of materials;
  • Electron emission spectroscopy for study of electronic properties of surface of materials;
  • Changes of electronic properties of materials (biomaterials, biological tissues, semiconductors) under influence of various factors (ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemical and mechanical treatment, etc.);
  • Smart textiles for analysis of posture, gait and motion, as well as physiological measurements;
  • Complexes of inorganic nanoparticles with virus-like particles for immunomodulation;
  • Medical textiles – knitted compression products (for desease prevention and treatment);
  • Biomaterials, biomechanics of soft and hard biological tissues;
  • Textile and clothing technology and design.

Available instrumentation:

  • Photoelectron and exoelectron emission spectrometer;
  • Photoelectron emission spectrometer with integrated module for mechanical loading of samples;
  • Auger spectrometer (suspended);
  • Atomic force microscope “Solver PRO-47”;
  • Wireless system for registration of biopotentials / biosignals;
  • Thermo Spectronic Heλios Gamma UV-Vis spectrophotometer.

International Cooperation:

  • Phase transitions in thin films – with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1995);
  • Electron emission properties of composite materials – with Chugoku National Industrial Research Institute, Japan (1995);
  • Optical properties of bone – with University of Tartu Institute of Physics, Estonia (1998);
  • Infrared spectroscopy and ultrasound imaging of bone tissues – with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (since 1999);
  • Optical properties and morphology of bone surface – with Linköping University, Sweden (since 1998);
  • Electrical properties of bone – with Royal College, London, UK (since 2000);
  • Properties of thin films of silicon oxide and nitride – with Tel Aviv University, Israel (2002);
  • Development of new bioceramics – with partners of PERCERAMICS project (2004-2007);
  • Respiratory motion analysis of scoliosis patients – with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (since 2011).

 

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