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    1. Study of heavy and superheavy nuclei (Sector N1 and Sector N2)

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    1.1 Structure and calibration of detectors for the gas-filled separator BSc V.Utyonkov
    1.2 Structure and determination of the optimal parameters of the gas-filled separator for registering the products of complete fusion reactions BSc MSc V.Utyonkov
    1.3 Study of 226Ra+48Ca complete fusion reaction MSc V.Utyonkov
    1.4 Synthesis of element 117 in 249Bk+48Ca fusion reaction MSc PhD V.Utyonkov
    1.5 Synthesis and study of the light isotopes of elements 114 and 115 and their daughter nuclei in 239Pu+48Ca and 241Am+48Ca fusion reactions MSc PhD V.Utyonkov
    1.6 Study of characteristics of spontaneous fission of transfermium nuclei formed in fusion reactions at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc PhD A.Yeremin
    1.7 Study of radioactive decay of transfermium nuclei BSc MSc PhD A.Yeremin
    1.8 Gamma and beta spectroscopy of isotopes of transfermium elements at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc PhD A.Yeremin
    1.9 Alpha spectroscopy of isotopes of transfermium elements at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc PhD A.Yeremin
    1.10 Measurement of cross sections for formation of transuranium elements in fusion reactions at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc PhD A.Yeremin
    1.11 Micro-channel plate detectors for experiments performed at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc A.Yeremin
    1.12 Semi-conductor detectors used in experiments at VASSILISSA separator BSc MSc A.Yeremin
    1.13 Optimization of ion-optical parameters of physical setups used for experiments with heavy ions BSc MSc A.Yeremin
    1.14 Software for physical experiments. ROOT Package BSc MSc A.Yeremin

    2. Fusion-fission dynamics (Sector N5)

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    2.1 Measurement of charge number of heavy nuclei with the Bragg ionization chambers BSc E.Kozulin
    2.2 Development of position-sensitive detector based on micro-channel plates with electrostatic mirror BSc E.Kozulin
    2.3 Study of the characteristics of binary process in heavy ion collisions BSc MSc E.Kozulin
    2.4 Measurement of cross sections for fusion-fission and quasi-fission in near barrier collisions of 48Ca and 238U BSc MSc E.Kozulin
    2.5 Measurement of the quasi-elastic scattering excitation functions in 36S, 48Ca +238U reactions MSc PhD E.Kozulin
    2.6 Influence of the entrance channel and shell effects in colliding nuclei on a competition between fusion-fission and quasi-fission processes MSc PhD E.Kozulin
    2.7 Measurement of differential mass, energy and angular distributions of fission fragments in coincidence with gamma rays and neutrons at sub-barrier energies MSc PhD E.Kozulin
    2.8 Experimental study of the collinear multicluster decay of low excited actinide nuclei (methodic, experiment, data processing, physical treating). PhD D.Kamanin
    2.9 Physical treating of the data from the experiments aimed at searching for collinear multicluster decays of actinides MSc D.Kamanin
    2.10 Searching for exotic high neutron multiplicity modes in 252Cf(sf) MSc D.Kamanin

    3. Structure of light exotic nuclei and reactions with them (Sector N6 and Sector N7)

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    3.1 Measurement of position and time resolution of the multi-wire ionization chambers BSc A.Fomichev
    3.2 Determination of registration efficiency of the multi-wire ionization chambers used for tracking of secondary beam BSc A.Fomichev
    3.3 Algorithm for formation of complex spectra at on-line input of accumulated data BSc A.Fomichev
    3.4 Measurement of basic properties of CsI(Tl), CsI and stilbene scintillation detectors MSc A.Fomichev
    3.5 Measurement of time of flight of radioactive nuclei at ACCULINNA separator with diamond detectors MSc A.Fomichev
    3.6 System of trajectory visualization and determination of hit spot of radioactive nuclei at physical target of ACCULINNA separator MSc A.Fomichev
    3.7 Analysis of experimental data on elastic scattering of 6He+t and 8He+t at forward angles MSc A.Fomichev
    3.8 Modernization of VME-standard data acquisition system for ACCULINNA fragment separator MSc A.Fomichev
    3.9 Experimental study of properties of neutron rich He-8,9,10 isotopes in the (d,p) and (t,p) transfer reactions PhD A.Fomichev
    3.10 Experimental study of quasi-free scattering in the 6He+4He reaction at 25 and 45 MeV/nucleon PhD A.Fomichev
    3.11 Measurement of 2n and 4n transfer cross sections in collision of 8He and 4He at 25 AMeV PhD A.Fomichev
    3.12 Precision analysis of 6Be excited states in the charge exchange reaction with 6Li PhD A.Fomichev
    3.13 Search and study of di-proton halo in 17Ne nucleus in the 18Ne(3He,4He)17Ne reaction PhD A.Fomichev
    3.14 Study of ion-optical parameters of KOMBAS fragment separator BSc A.Fomichev
    3.15 High resolution magnet spectrometer for analysis of nuclear reaction products BSc MSc Yu.Penionzhkevich
    3.16 Position sensitive gas detectors for identification of nuclear reaction products BSc MSc Yu.Penionzhkevich
    3.17 Study of high energy resolution excitation functions of nuclear reactions with stable and radioactive beams BSc MSc Yu.Penionzhkevich
    3.18 Study of neutron decay of exotic nuclei BSc MSc Yu.Penionzhkevich
    3.19 Measurement of total reaction cross sections by means of gamma spectroscopy BSc MSc Yu.Penionzhkevich

    4. Mass-spectrometry and laser spectroscopy of heavy and superheavy nuclides (Sector N4)

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    4.1 Focal plane detector of MASHA mass spectrometer BSc MSc A.Rodin
    4.2 Position sensitive detector based on ion-electron emission BSc MSc A.Rodin
    4.3 Multi-channel system for measurement of small value ion beam current BSc MSc A.Rodin
    4.4 Data acquisition system of MASHA mass spectrometer BSc MSc A.Rodin

    5. Theory and computing (Scientific group)

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    5.1 Reactions with light nuclei at astrophysical energies BSc MSc A.Denikin
    5.2 Study of elastic and inelastic scattering and break-up reactions with light exotic nuclei within the channel coupling approach BSc MSc A.Denikin
    5.3 Dynamics of nuclear reactions with light weakly bound nuclei within the time-dependant quantum approach BSc MSc PhD V.Zagrebaev A.Denikin
    5.4 Analysis of experimental data on deep inelastic scattering and quasi-fission process within the Langevin approach BSc MSc PhD V.Zagrebaev A.Karpov
    5.5 Calculation of fission barriers of superheavy nuclei within the two-center shell model BSc MSc PhD V.Zagrebaev A.Karpov
    5.6 Use of multi-nucleon transfer reactions for production of neutron rich heavy nuclei BSc MSc PhD V.Zagrebaev A.Karpov
    5.7 Development and allocation in the Web nuclear knowledge base of computation and visualization codes for nuclear reaction kinematics BSc MSc BSc MSc A.Denikin
    5.8 Development and allocation in the Web nuclear knowledge base of computation and visualization codes for empirical models of nuclear fission BSc MSc A.Karpov
    5.9 Development and allocation in the Web nuclear knowledge base of computation and visualization codes for the yields of evaporation residues and fission fragments formed in heavy ion fusion reactions MSc PhD V.Zagrebaev A.Karpov


    6. Chemistry of transactinides and radiochemistry (Sector N3)

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    6.1 Elemental and isotopic analysis of the environmental samples by means of XRF analysis and gamma and alpha spectrometry BSc MSc Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.2 Co-precipitation of the group IV elements with lanthanum fluoride MSc Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.3 Sorption of group IV-VI elements from aqueous-organic HF solutions on cationites and anionites MSc Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.4 Study of the aerosol transport of radio-nuclides MSc Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.5 Electrochemical separation of the group III–V elements PhD Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.6 Study of the aerosol transport of radio-nuclides. Transport of mercury (as homolog of element 112) by sulfur aerosols PhD Lebedev V.Ya.
    6.7 Study of the behavior of Os and Ru tetra-oxides (homologs of Hs – element 108) in liquid-liquid extraction systems PhD Lebedev V.Ya.


    7. Ion-implantation nanotechnology and radiation materials science (Sector N7 and CAP)

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    7.1 Design of the confocal optical system for ionoluminescence measurements at IC-100 cyclotron MSc V.Skuratov
    7.2 Swift heavy ion-induced modification of semiconductive and metal nanocrystals in oxide matrices PhD V.Skuratov
    7.3 Piezospectroscopy of mechanical stress induced by heavy ions of fission fragment energy in radiation-resistant insulators PhD V.Skuratov
    7.4 Monte-Carlo simulation of ion transport in matter. Development of a statistical module to the SRIM code to obtain primary knock-on atom spectra BSc MSc V.Kuzmin
    7.5 Kinetic approach to calculation of range parameters of ions in matter. BSc MSc V.Kuzmin
    7.6 First-principles calculations on atoms, molecules and small clusters BSc MSc V.Kuzmin
    7.7 Influence of specific ionization energy losses of high energy ions on athermal diffusion of gas atoms (hydrogen, deuterium, helium) in metals and semiconductors PhD V.Reutov
    7.8 Influence of helium nanobubbles on the formation of secondary nanophases in metals of all kinds PhD V.Reutov
    7.9 Studying gas swelling silicon under the irradiation with ions of hydrogen, deuterium and helium MSc V.Reutov
    7.10 TEM (Transmission Electron Microscope) - study of radiation damage morphology in silicon irradiated with high energy heavy ions MSc V.Reutov
    7.11 TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy) - study of radiation damage morphology in silicon irradiated with low energy ions MSc V.Reutov
    7.12 Influence of radiation defects on formation of vertical nano-sized dielectric layers in silicon MSc V.Reutov
    7.13 Synergetic influence of hydrogen/ helium ion implantation and radiation damage on splitting off MSc V.Reutov

    8. Nanopore systems and track-etched membranes (CAP)

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    8.1 Investigation of voltage-current characteristics of asymmetrical track-etched nanopores in electrolyte solutions: the relationship between the channel geometry and the rectification ratio MSc P.Apel
    8.2 Production of superhydrophobic nanostructured surface of polypropylene using ion-track modification MSc P.Apel
    8.3 Development of basics of technology for the production of composite nanomembranes with asymmetry of conductivity by plasma polymerization method MSc L.Kravets


    9. Ion sources (Accelerator department)

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    9.1 Study of emittance of the ECR ion sources BSc MSc PhD A.Efremov
    9.2 3-D modeling of the ECR ion sources magnet systems BSc MSc PhD A.Efremov
    9.3 Study of the methods for the production of ions of solids from the ECR sources BSc MSc PhD S.Bogomolov
    9.4 Investigation of beam extraction and transport from the ECR ion sources BSc MSc PhD S.Bogomolov

    10. Accelerators (Accelerator department)

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    10.1 B.Gikal

    11. Nuclear physics equipment (Engineering and Design Department)

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    11.1 N.Osipov

    12. Nuclear control systems and automation (Power Supply and Automation Department)

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    12.1 Development of spectroscopic modules BSc MSc S.Pashchenko
    12.2 Development of special high voltage power supply BSc MSc S.Pashchenko
    12.3 Development of C++ classes for accelerator control systems components BSc MSc S.Pashchenko
    12.4 Using Web-applications in accelerator control system BSc MSc S.Pashchenko
    12.5 Development of drivers for accelerator components BSc MSc S.Pashchenko