Sergey I. Sidorchuk

Director of the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions


Sergey Ivanovich Sidorchuk, Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics.

Date and place of birth:

18 January 1961, Leningrad, USSR.

Education and degrees:

  • 1984 Moscow Engineering Physical Institute, Faculty of Theoretical and Experimental Physics
  • 2004 Candidate of Physics and Mathematics: “Experimental study of the hydrogen isotopes 4,5,7H in reactions with the beams of 3H and 8He”
  • 2017 Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics: “Study of the structure of heavy helium isotopes in the transfer and knockout reactions”

Professional career:

  • 1984–2007 Probation researcher, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher, FLNR JINR
  • 2007–2015 Scientific secretary of FLNR JINR
  • 2015–2020 Deputy Director of FLNR JINR
  • Since 2015 Director of FLNR JINR

Scientific and organizational activity:

  • Since 2013 Member of the editorial board of PEPAN Letters
  • Since 2013 Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Simposium on Nuclear Electronics and Computing
  • Since 2015 Member of the JINR Science and Technology Council
  • Since 2017 Member of PAC of the Heavy Ion Laboratory of Warsaw University
  • Since 2018 Member of the International Advisory Committee of the International Conference on Nuclear Structure and Dynamics
  • Since 2019 Member of the Scientific Qualification Commission at FLNR JINR

Scientific interests:

  • Technique of studies with secondary beams of radioactive nuclei
  • Mechanisms of nuclear reactions
  • Structure of light exotic nuclei near the drip-lines
  • Correlation studies of nuclear systems beyond the neutron stability border

Scientific publications:

Coauthor of more than 150 scientific papers.

JINR awards:

  • 1996 “High resolution line for experiments with radioactive beams at the U400M cyclotron” (II prize);
  • 1998 “Structure of 6He: di-neutron bound in the field of 4He” (I prize);
  • 2005 “Structure of superheavy hydrogen isotopes” (II prize);
  • 2009 ”Properties of neutron rich helium isotopes” (I prize);
  • 2013 “Experimental studies of exotic nuclei 26S, 10He, 6Be and development of correlation analysis methods” (I prize).
  • 2017 “Search for the branch of 2p-decay of the excited state of 17Ne (3/2-) (II prize).
  • 2018 “ACCULINNA-2 project: the physics case and technical challenges”(I prize)



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