High-Energy and Special Materials Research Laboratory

Head
Alexander B. Vorozhtsov
Contact
abv@mail.tomsknet.ru
Project
Development of innovative high-energy and special material synthesis, research on their properties and practical application.

Address:
Research Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
Tomsk State University
36 Lenin Ave., Tomsk, 634050, Russia
Phone: (+7) 3822529621

Areas of Research

  • Research of the properties of high-energy materials, synthesis and analysis of the components of high-energy materials, e.g., micro- and nanoparticles of metal;
  • Development and improvement of methods for producing high-strength light alloys and metal matrix nanocomposites with enhanced performance;
  • Study of the properties of energetic materials to use the data for the detection of explosives;
  • Modelling of processes in high-energy systems.

Partners

  1. University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
  2. Brunel University (London, UK)
  3. Magnesium Innovation Centre (Hamburg, Germany)
  4. Altai Federal Research and Production Centre, JSC (Biysk, Russia)
  5. HERAKLES (Paris, France)
  6. Institute for Problems of Chemical and Energetic Technologies, SB RAS (Biysk, Russia)

Equipment

  • UPHS-1 by the plasma chemical method (Russia);
  • UDP-4GM nanopowder recovery unit by the electric explosion method (Russia);
  • Termokeramika 1750 general purpose chamber electric furnace (Russia);
  • ITM 57.1100 general purpose chamber electric furnace (Russia);
  • A production line of powder metallurgy for educational, scientific and technological laboratories producing nanopowders, nanostructured materials and nanocomposites (Russia);
  • An injection molding unit for education and production laboratories producing nanopowders, nanostructured materials and nanocomposites (Russia);
  • EPS 1050 resistance furnace (Russia);
  • A production line of powdered materials preparation (ball mills, porcelain drums with ceramic grinding media);
  • EcoMet250 + AutoMet250 semi-automatic grinding and polishing machine;
  • SIMPLIMET XPS1 automatic electro-hydraulic press for the hot pressing of samples.
  • A general purpose cutting machine;
  • A hot press unit;
  • A rolling mill;
  • A laboratory set for ultrasonic melt processing;
  • Special equipment for metallurgical purposes.

Centre of Excellence

Smart Materials and Technologies
  • QS subject

  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Sciences

Visiting professors

Dmitry G. Eskin
Degree
PhD
University
Brunel University, London, UK
Department
Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology
Edward L. Dreizin
Degree
Professor
University
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Department
Chemical Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Laboratory Staff

Promakhov Vladimir
Degree
PhD in Engineering
Position
Senior Researcher
Laboratory
High-Energy and Special Materials Research Laboratory
Vorozhtsov Alexander Borisovich
Degree
Doctor of Science (Physics and Mathematics)
Laboratory
Laboratory for Scientific Research of High-energy and Special Materials
Position (concurrent employment)
Professor
Department (concurrent employment)
Department of Mathematical Physics
Project
Scientific basis development for innovative high-energy and special material synthesis, research of their properties and practical application
Vorozhtsov Sergey A.
Degree
PhD in Engineering
Position
Senior Researcher
Laboratory
High-Energy and Special Materials Research Laboratory