Omne initium difficile



at University of Durham, UK

Sci Dr Victor I Krinichnyi

Born February 23, 1953 in the city of Kazan (Russia) as son of the senior lieutenant Ivan Krinichnyi and his wife Evgenija Krinichnaja. Married with Tatjana Krinichnaja; 2 daughters, Natalija and Ksenija. Recently cited in the Marquis `Whos Who` and in the 26th Cambridge Dictionary of International Biography.

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1960 - 1970

Visit of ordinary and physical-mathematical schools, final examination in 1970

1970 - 1975

Study of physics at the Kazan State University, final examination after 8 semesters and diploma, diploma thesis directed by Prof. L.A. Blumenfeld at the N.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow on microwave study of mechanisms of molecular dynamics in liquids

1975 - 1982

Engineer, Senior Engineer at the Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics (IPCP, formed Institute of Chemical Physics in Chernogolovka) of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), starting works on first 2-mm waveband EPR technique in cooperation with group of Prof. Y.S. Lebedev, N.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow

1982 - 1987

Young Scientific Researcher and PhD in physics ("excellent", 1986) at the IPCP RAS directed by Prof. Y.S. Lebedev, defined thesis "2-mm wave band EPR spectroscopy as a method of the study of paramagnetic centers in biological and organic polymers"

1987 - 1992

Scientific Researcher and Habilitation in physics ("excellent", 1992) at the IPCP RAS, defined thesis "High resolution 2-mm wave band EPR spectroscopy in the study of biological and conducting polymers"

1992 - 1997

Senior Scientific Researcher at the IPCP RAS

1997 -

Leading Scientific Researcher at the IPCP RAS




Invited lectures in University of Leipzig, Germany


Invited lectures in the Technology University of Berlin, Germany


Guest researcher in the Center of Atomic Energy, Grenoble, Frence and in the Martin-Luther University, Merseburg, Germany


Guest researcher in the University of Jena, Jena, Germany

1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Guest researcher in the TITK Polymer Research Instutute, Rudolstadt, Germany


Guest researcher in the Graduate College "Modern Methods of Magnetic Resonance in Materials Science", University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany


Invited lectures in the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany


Guest researcher in the Institute for Physical High Technology, Jena, Germany



  • High-Field (high-frequency) EPR spectroscopy of condensed systems

  • Structure and dynamics of active centers in biological systems

  • Relaxation and dynamics of non-linear charge carriers, solitons and polarons, in organic conducting polymers

  • Mechanism of charge transport in organic conducting polymers, ion-radical salts and fullerene complexes

  • Molecular electronics



Book 1 Book Chapter
  • V.I. Krinichnyi, 2-mm Wave Band EPR Spectroscopy of Condensed Systems, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1995. Contents and Preface

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, High-Field ESR Spectroscopy of Conductive Polymers, in Advanced ESR Methods in Polymer Research, S. Schlick, Ed., John Wiley, New York, Chichester, 2006, Ch. 12, pp. 307-338. Preface and Contents  [  Full text 490 kB].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, Investigation of biological systems by high resolution 2-mm wave band ESR (Review), J. Biochem. Biophys. Meth., 23 (1991) 1-30. Abstract  [  Full text 1500 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, 2-mm Wave band EPR spectroscopy of conducting polymers (Review), Synth. Met., 108 (2000) 173-222. Abstract  [  Full text 1060 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, H.-K. Roth, G. Hinrichsen, F. Lux, K. Lders, EPR and charge transfer in H2SO4-doped polyaniline, Phys. Rev. B, 65 (2002) 155205-1 - 155205-14. Abstract.  [  Full text 204 kb].

  • A.L. Konkin, V.G. Shtyrlin, R.R. Garipov, A.V. Aganov, A.V. Zakharov, V.I. Krinichnyi, P.N. Adams, A.P. Monkman, EPR, charge transport, and spin dynamics in doped polyanilines, Phys. Rev. B, 66 (2002) 075203-1 - 075203-11. Abstract  [  Full text 200 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, Non-Linear 2-mm waveband EPR spectroscopy of spin/charge excitations in organic semiconductors, Physica B, 308-310 (2001) 1003-1006. Abstract  [  Full text 118 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, S.D. Chemerisov, Y.S. Lebedev, EPR and charge transport studies of polyaniline, Phys. Rev. B., 55 (1997) 16233-16244. Abstract [  Full text 247 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, The nature and dynamics of nonlinear excitations in conducting polymers: Polyacetylene, Heteroaromatic polymers (Reviews), Russ. Chem. Rev., 65 (1996) 81-93 Abstract  [  Full text 250 kb], 521-536, Abstract [  Full text 300 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, The nature and dynamics of nonlinear excitations in conducting polymers. Polyaniline (Review), Russ. Chem. Bull., 49 (2000) 207-233. Abstract [  Full text 1800 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, Investigation of biological systems by high-resolution 2-mm wave band ESR, J. Biochem. Biophys. Meths., 23 (1991) 1-30. Abstract [  Full text 1500 kb].

  • N.N. Denisov, V.I. Krinichnyi, V.A. Nadtochenko, Spin properties of paramagnetic centers photogenerated in crystals of complexes between C60 and TPA, in Fullerenes. Recent Advances in the Chemistryand Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials (Eds. K. Kadish, R. Ruoff), 97-14 (1997) 139-147. Abstract  [  Full text 55 kb].

  • V.I. Krinichnyi, Relaxation and dynamics of charge carriers in organic polymer semiconductors. Polyacetylene (Review), Phys. Sol. State, 39 (1997) 1-13. Abstract [  Full text 381 kb].

  • H.-K. Roth and V.I. Krinichnyi, ESR studies on polymers with particular electronic and magnetic properties, Makromolek. Chem., Macromolec. Symp., 72 (1993) 143-159. Abstract [  Full text 970 kB].

  • I.B. Nazarova, V.I. Krinichnyi, L.M. Goldenberg, Schottky diodes based on poly(p-phenylene) and poly(1,4-dipyrrolobenzene), Synth. Met., 53 (1993) 399-402. Abstract [  Full text 260 kb].

  • L.M. Goldenberg, V.I. Krinichnyi, Water-Sensitive sensor based on modified polyvinylchloride, Synth. Met., 53 (1993) 403-407. Abstract [  Full text 370 kB].

Full Publication List


  • International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, 2006, Dublin, Ireland

  • International Conference EUROMAR/EENC, 2005, Veldhoven, The Netherlands

  • E-MRS Spring Meeting, Symp. F, 2005, Strasbourg, France

  • International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, 2004, Wollongong, Australia

  • International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, 2002, Shanghai, China

  • Specialized International Colloque AMPERE "ESR and Solid State NMR in High Magnetic Fields", 2001, Stuttgart, Germany

  • XXI International Conference "Defects in Semiconductors", 2001, Giessen, Germany

  • International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, 2000, Bad Gastain, Austria


  • International EPR (ESR) Society (since 1992)