Andrii Goriachko

Andrii Goriachko

Assistant professor, Chair of quantum radiophysics and nanoelectronics


M.Sc. student
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

PhD student
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2001 - 2002
Ph.D student
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (Germany)

2002 - 2005
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (Germany)

Justus Liebig University, Giessen (Germany)

2008 - 2015
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Kyiv (Ukraine) 

2015 - Present
Assistant professor
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Kyiv (Ukraine) 

Surface science, nanophysics, nanoelectronics, physical electronics

Research Fields:
Key Enabling Technologies

Previous and Current Research

The previous and current research was focused on self-assembled nanostructures on the surfaces of metals, semiconductors, thin films and 2D materials.

2005 - 2008   3 years EU Specific Targeted Research Project

Boron Nitride Nanomesh as a scaffold for Nanocatalysts and Functional Surfaces

Role: Postdoc

2021 - 2022   Grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Physical foundations of technology of highly effective electron emitting surfaces

Role: Principal Investigator

Future Projects and Goals

A recently discovered self-assembly of SiC nanoneedles on Si surfaces due to surface diffusion enhanced in an external electric field will be evaluated for highly effective electron emitters.

Methodological and Technical Expertise

Analytical techniques: scanning tunneling microscopy, atomic force microscopy, Auger electron spectroscopy, X-ray photo-electron spectroscopy, low energy electron diffraction.

Experimental techniques: physical vapor deposition (PVD) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of metals and 2D materials.

Selected Publications

1. Mesoscopic self-ordering in oxygen doped Ce films adsorbed on Mo(112). Surface Science, 2021, 705, 121766.

2. Nanostructured sic as a promising material for the cold electron emitters. Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronicsthis, 2021, 24(4), pp. 355361.

3. Subtle Nanostructuring of the Au/Ru(0001) Surface. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2018, 13, 203.

4. The Nanostructuring of Atomically Flat Ru(0001) upon Oxidation and Reduction. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2016, 11(1), 534.

5. A suggestion of the graphene/Ge(111) structure based on ultra-high vacuum scanning tunneling microscopy investigation. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 61 (2016) 75-87.

6. Buckling Patterns of Graphene-Boron Nitride Alloy on Ru(0001). Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2 (2015) art. no. 1500322.

7. Scanning tunneling microscopy investigation of the Si(001)-c(8×8) nanostructured surface. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 60 (2015) 148-152.