PhD, Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia (1987)

Adjunct Associate Professor
Tel : (65) 6874 8592
Email : niko-y@imre.a-star.edu.sg or phyny@nus.edu.sg

Current Research

  • Technology in ultra high vacuum, deposition of thin films, study of their properties using electron and X-ray diffraction, optical spectroscopy, scanning probe microscopy, precision ellipsometry.

  • Study of structural and magnetic properties of epitaxial films and atomic arrangement on surfaces and interfaces.

  • Study of composition of surfaces and multilayer structures using secondary ion mass spectrometry.

Selected Publications

  1. N.L.Yakovlev, H.Chen, K.Zhang, "Two-Axis Magnetisation Analysis of Epitaxial Cobalt Films", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, v.11, 2575-2578 (2011).

  2. Nikolai Yakovlev, Xie Xianning, Loh Kian Ping, Xu Hai, "Reconstructions 3 x 3 and r3 x r3 on SiC(0001) studied using RHEED", Surface Science 603, 2263-2270 (2009).

  3. H.L.Zhou, S.J.Chua, S.Tripathy, N.L.Yakovlev, L.S.Wang and W.Liu "AlGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells grown on facet-controlled epitaxial lateral overgrown GaN/sapphire templates", J.Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 056005 (2007).

  4. N.Yakovlev, A.Kaveev, N.Sokolov, B.Krichevtsov and A.Huan, "Novel magnetic nanostructures: Epitaxial cobalt films in transparent fluoride matrix", Current Applied Physics, v.6, (2006).

  5. Y.V.Shusterman, N.L.Yakovlev, K.Dovidenko and L.J.Schowalter, "Growth and structure of epitaxial Al and Cu films on CaF2", Thin Solid Films, v.443, 23-27 (2003).

  6. N.L.Yakovlev, P.A.Maksym, J.L.Beeby, "Ionic Potential Analysis of RHEED Rocking Curves from Fluoride Structures", Surface Science, v.529, 319-328 (2003).

  7. Ke L, Chua S.-J., Zhang K. and Yakovlev N., "Degradation and failure of organic light-emitting devices", Applied Physics Lett, v.80, 2195-2197 (2002).

  8. N.L.Yakovlev, G.T.Warren, R.S.Meltzer, W.M.Yen, W.M.Dennis, "Photoluminescence line shape in CaF2/Si(111) films with Sm selective doping", J.Luminescence v.72/74, 578 - 579 (1997).

  9. N.L.Yakovlev and Yu.V.Shusterman, "Growth by molecular beam epitaxy and structural study of lattice matched Mg(x)Ca(1-x)F2 films on silicon", J.Cryst.Growth v.150, 1119-1121 (1995).

  10. N.S.Sokolov, N.L.Yakovlev, J.Almeida, "Photoluminescence of Eu2+ and Sm2+ ions in CaF2 pseudomorphic layers grown by MBE on Si(111)", Solid State Commun. v.76, n.7, 883-885 (1990).

Affiliations & Links

  • Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE)