Methods of atomic spectral analysis and Mossbauer spectroscopy

Mail address: 198504, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Peterhof, Universitetsky pr, 26, Institute of Chemistry, Department of Analytical Chemistry
Laboratory №:
3121, 3123, 3124, 3126, 3132, 3136
Phone: +7(812)428-67-77, +7(812)428-41-35

Group members:

Valentin Semenov, Prof., Dr. Sci.

Vitaly Panchuk, Associate Prof., Ph.D.

Sergey Savinov, senior lecturer, PhD

Student and PhD-students:
Ekaterina Naumova, PhD-student, 2 year
Nikolay Zverkov, master student, 2 year
Aleksandr Razzhivin, master student, 1 year

Area of research:
Mossbauer spectroscopy
X-Ray fluorescence analysis
development of atomic emission and atomic absorption spectral methods of analysis, expansion of its usage,
optimization of digital recording with pfotodiode linear detectors,
development of techniques of analysis of different liquid and solid samples,
determination of microelements in biological fluids and tissues, natural and food substances, cosmetic products

RFBR 13-08-00623-a (2013-2015)
RFBR 11-08-00115-а (2011-2013)


  1. Debus, B., Kirsanov, D.O., Panchuk, V.V., Semenov, V.G., Legin, A. Three-point multivariate calibration models by correlation constrained MCR-ALS: A feasibility study for quantitative analysis of complex mixtures (2017) Talanta, 163, pp. 39-47
  2. Drobyshev A.I., Savinov S.S. An experimental study of the luminosity of an MFC−MAES-based digital spectrograph (2016) Optics and spectroscopy, 120, pp. 335-338
  3. Drobyshev A.I., Ryadchikova N.A., Savinov S.S. Atomic emission analysis of human hair for the presence of trace elements (2016) Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 71, pp. 717-722
  4. Savinov S.S., Anisimov A.A., Drobyshev A.I. Problems and optimization of sampling, storage, and sample preparation in the determination of the trace element composition of human saliva (2016) Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 71, pp. 1016-1021
  5. Gusev, B.A., Semenov, V.G., Panchuk, V.V. Numerical simulation of high-gradient magnetic filtration (2016) Technical Physics, 61 (9), pp. 1292-1298
  6. Popkov, V.I., Almjasheva, O.V., Panchuk, V.V., Semenov, V.G., Gusarov, V.V. The role of pre-nucleus states in formation of nanocrystalline yttrium orthoferrite (2016) Doklady Chemistry, 471 (2), pp. 356-359
  7. Bondarevskii, S.I., Eremin, V.V., Panchuk, V.V., Semenov, V.G., Osmolovsky, M.G. Mössbauer study of the iron atom state in modified chromium dioxide (2016) Physics of the Solid State, 58 (1), pp. 76-80
  8. Zemtsova, E.G., Arbenin, A.Y., Valiev, R.Z., Orekhov, E.V., Semenov, V.G., Smirnov, V.M. Two-level micro-to-nanoscale hierarchical TiO2 nanolayers on titanium surface (2016) Materials, 9 (12), art. no. 1010
  9. Kirsanov, D., Panchuk, V., Goydenko, A., Khaydukova, M., Semenov, V., Legin, A. Improving precision of X-ray fluorescence analysis of lanthanide mixtures using partial least squares regression (2015) Spectrochimica Acta – Part B Atomic Spectroscopy, 113, art. no. 4973, pp. 126-131
  10. Zemtsova, E.G., Ponomareva, A.N., Morozov, P.E., Panchuk, V.V., Semenov, V.G., Smirnov, V.M. Special features of magnetite nanoparticles stabilization with SiO<inf>2</inf> nanolayer (2015) Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 85 (8), p. 1973
  11. Kirsanov, D., Panchuk, V., Agafonova-Moroz, M., Khaydukova, M., Lumpov, A., Semenov, V., Legin, A. A sample-effective calibration design for multiple components (2014) Analyst, 139 (17), pp. 4303-4309
  12. Drobyshev A.I., Savinov S.S. Experimental study of the spread function and resolving power of an optical digital spectrograph based on an MFS polychromator (2014) Journal of Optical Technology, 81, pp. 33-38
  13. Piir, I.V., Koroleva, M.S., Ryabkov, Y.I., Korolev, D.A., Chezhina, N.V., Semenov, V.G., Panchuk, V.V. Bismuth iron titanate pyrochlores: Thermostability, structure and properties (2013) Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 204, pp. 245-250
  14. Yurkov, G.Y., Devlin, E., Panchuk, V.V., Semenov, V.G., Matveev, V.V., Pleshakov, I.V. Study of the composite based on iron-containing nanoparticles dispersed in the polyethylene matrix (2013) Physics of the Solid State, 55 (9), pp. 1946-1949
  15. Shilova, A., Chislova, I., Panchuk, V., Semenov, V., Zvereva, I. Evolution of iron electronic state in the solid solutions Gd2-xSr1+xFe2O7-δ (2013) Solid State Phenomena, 194, pp. 116-119
  16. Drobyshev A.I., Savinov S.S. On certain features of spectrum recording and photometric measurements of spectral lines using a MFS–MAES-based digital spectrograph (2013) Instruments and Experimental Techniques, 56, pp. 693-696
  17. Lomanova, N.A., Semenov, V.G., Panchuk, V.V., Gusarov, V.V. Structural changes in the homologous series of the Aurivillius phases Bi n+1Fe n-3Ti 3O 3n+3 (2012) Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 528, pp. 103-108
  18. Semenov, V.G., Zemtsova, E.G., Morozov, P.E., Panchuk, V.V., Smirnov, V.M. Investigating iron-oxygen nanostructures on silicon (2012) Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics, 76 (2), pp. 186-188

Collaboration with Russian and international groups:
– National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia
– Institute for Analytical Instrumentation RAS, St.Petersburg, Russia
– Ioffe Institut of RAS, St.Petersburg, Russia
– Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia