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Victor Tikhomirov

Chief Researcher
Doctor of Sciences (Physics)
Honored Staff Member of the Belarusian State University

Department: Sectoral laboratory of radiation safety
Address: Belarusian State University, Institute for Nuclear Problems, 220006, Minsk, Belarus, Bobruiskaya str., 11 , 302
Phone: +(375 17) 242-47-39
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Member of Physical Society of Republic of Belarus

1993 Doctoral Degree, Theoretical Physics, Belarusian Academy of Science, Minsk
1984 Ph.D. (USSR Diploma), Theoretical Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk
1980 Physics Department, Belarusian State University, Minsk

Doctoral Thesis Title: Radiation and polarization effect accompanying high-energy particle penetration through crystals, 1993

1993-now Institute for Nuclear Problems, Head of Laboratory of Nuclear Oprics and Astroparticle Physics
1995-now Professor of Nuclear Physics Chair, Belarusian State University
1986-1990 Institute for Nuclear Problems, Researcher, Senior Researcher
1981-1986 Department of Physics, Belarussian State University, Ph. D. student, research assistant

Theoretical physics, nuclear physics, high-energy particle penetration through crystals, astrophysics


  1. Baryshevskii V.G., Tikhomirov V.V. Birefringence of the high-energy gamma-quanta in monocrystals. Phys. Lett. 1982. V. 90A, N 3. P. 153-155.
  2. Baryshevskii V. G., Tikhomirov V. V. New polarization effects accompanying pair production in crystals. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. Phys. Res. 1985. V. A234. P. 430-434.
  3. Baryshevsky V. G., Tikhomirov V. V. Pair production in a slowly varying electromagnetic field and pair production process. Phys. Lett. 1985. V. 113A, N 6. P. 335-340.
  4. Tikhomirov V.V. On the theory of electron-positron pair production in crystals. J. Physique. (Paris). 1987. V. 48. P. 1009-1016.
  5. Tikhomirov V.V. The position of the peak in the spectrum of 150 GeV electron energy losses in a thin Germanium crystal is proposed to be determined by radiation cooling. Phys. Lett. A. 1987. V. 125, N 8. P.411-415.
  6. Baryshevsky V.G., Tikhomirov V. V.  Radiative processes in crystals and accompanying polarization phenomena. Physics — Uspekhi. 1989. Vol. 159, N 3. P. 529-564. (in Russian)
  7. Andrukhovich S.K., Baryshevskii V.G., Berestov A.V., Martsinkevich B.A., Metelitsa O.N., Rudak E.A., Tikhomirov V.V. Observation of time oscillations in 3gamma-annihilation of positronium in a magnetic field. Phys. Lett. 1989. V. 136A. N. 7. P. 428-432.
  8. Tikhomirov V.V., Khrutchinsky A. A. 3-D simulation of laser acceleration in inverse free electron laser. JhTF. 1991. Vol.61. N. 6. P. 147-154. (in Russian)
  9. Tikhomirov V.V. Possibility of observing radiative self-polarization and the production of polarized e+e- pairs in crystal at accessible energies. JETP Lett. 58 (3) (1993) 166-170.
  10. Baryshevskii V.G., Tikhomirov V.V., Shekhtman A.G. A new mechanism of absorption anisotropy of high energy photons in a crystal. Nucl. Phys. 1994. V. B424. P. 418-431.
  11. Tikhomirov V. V. Radical change of ultrarelativistic electron spin precession frequency in the field of circularly polarized wave due to interaction with the field of radiation. JETP Lett. 61 (1995) 177. (Russian)
  12. Tikhomirov V.V. Spin precession in a circularly polarized electromagnetic wave. Phys. Rev. D53 (12) (1996)7213-7222.
  13. V. V. Tikhomirov. Circular polarization and spin dependence of surface radiation in crystals. Sov.Phys.JETP. 109 (1996) 1188-1202.
  14. V. G. Baryshevsky, G. F. Grom, A. M. Kuzmich, and V. V. Tikhomirov, P-odd rotation of atom spin in a laser wave with a finite linewidth. Proc. SPIE, Vol. 2799, 98 (1996).
  15. Baryshevskii V.G., Grom G.F., Kuzmich A.M., Tikhomirov V.V., P-odd rotation of atom spin in a laser wave with a finite linewidth: theory and project of an experiment. Izvestia of Russian Acad. of Sci. 1997. V.61. P.1450-1459.
  16. Tikhomirov V.V. Electron-Spin Precession in a Plane Electromagnetic Wave. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2001. Vol. 87. N 18. 181801. P. 1-4.
  17. Tikhomirov V. V., S. E. Yuralevich. New possible source of huge neutrino bursts. e-Print: arXiv: astro-ph/0202445v1.
  18. Tikhomirov V. V., S. E. Yuralevich. Neutrino emission and oscillations in white dwarf mater accreting onto a primordial black hole. Yadernaya fizika. 2004. Vol. 67, № 11. P. 2062-2064.
  19. Tikhomirov V. V., Tselkov Yu. A. How particle collisions increase the rate of accretion from the cosmological background onto primordial black holes in braneworld cosmology. Phys. Rev. D. Vol. 72. 2005. 121301 arXiv: astro-ph/0510212v2.
  20. Tikhomirov V. V and Siahlo S. E. White dwarf explosion initiated by a primordial black hole. Gravitation & Cosmology Vol. 11. 2005. N 3. P. 229-234.
  21. V.G.Baryshevsky, V.V.Tikhomirov. On the possibility of the strong field QED investigation at LHC arXiv: physics/0604086v1.
  22. V.V. Tikhomirov, Yu. A. Tselkov, New Limits on the Abundance of Primordial Black Holes in braneworld Cosmology. Gravitation & Cosmology Vol. 12. 2006. N 2-3. P. 231-234.
  23. V.V. Tikhomirov, A technique to improve crystal channeling efficiency of charged particles. JINST 2 P08006, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/2/08/P08006.
  24. V.V. Tikhomirov, Multiple Volume Reflection from Different Planes Inside One Bent Crystal arXiv: 0705.4206. Phys. Lett. B. 2007. V. 655. N. 5-6. P. 217-222.
  25. V.V. Tikhomirov, A narrow plane cut near the crystal surface increases the probability of capture into the stable chanelling motion up to 99 percent arXiv: 0703085v1.
  26. V. Guidi, A. Mazzolari and V.V. Tikhomirov, Increase in probability of ion capture into the planar channelling regime by a buried oxide layer. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42, N. 16, 2009. 165301 (6pp) doi:
  27. W. Scandale, … V.V.Tikhomirov, First observation of multiple volume reflection by different planes in one bent silicon crystal for high-energy protons. Phys. Lett. B. 2009. V. 682. N. 3 P. 274-277.
  28. V.I. Ignatenko, V.V. Tikhomirov, and Yu. A. Tsalkou. On the celestial body absorption by 6D black holes. AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1205 (2010) PP. 97-102.
  29. V. Guidi, A. Mazzolari, and V.V. Tikhomirov, On the Observation of Multiple Volume Reflection from Different Planes Inside One Bent Crystal. J. Appl. Phys. 2010. Vol. 107. Issue 11. 114908 8 p. DOI: 10.1063/1.3407526.
  30. V.V. Haurylavets, A.A. Rouba, S.E. Siahlo, S.N. Sytova, V.V. Tikhomirov / 2D magnetic flux loss modeling of fast FCG. In: The 13th International Conference on Megagauss Magnetic Field Generation and Related Topics (MG-XIII), Suzhou, China, July 06-10, 2010. Book of abstracts: p. 124.
  31. V.V. Tikhomirov, On the Circular Polarization of Positrons Moving in Channeling Conditions in Bent Crystal at Small Angles with Respect to Atomic Strings. Nonlinear Phenomena in Complex Systems. V. 13:4. 2010. 409-415.
  32. W. Scandale, … V.V.Tikhomirov, Observation of multiple volume reflection by different planes in one bent silicon crystal for high-energy negative particles. EPL. 2011. V. 93. P. 56002-p1 — 56002-p4.
  33. V. Guidi, A. Mazzolari, V. V. Tikhomirov How to make coherent bremsstrahlung circularly polarized. Nuovo Cimento C. 34(4) (2011)55. DOI: 10.1393/ncc/i2011-10929-3.
  34. V. Guidi, A. Mazzolari, V. V. Tikhomirov Electromagnetic radiation accompanying multiple volume reflection in one crystal. Nuovo Cimento C. 34(4) (2011)63. DOI: 10.1393/ncc/i2011-10952-4.
  35. V. Guidi, A. Mazzolari, V. V. Tikhomirov. New approaches to the crystal collimation Nuovo Cimento C. 34(4) (2011) 399. DOI: 10.1393/ncc/i2011-10954-2.
  36. Tikhomirov, V.V. Sytov, A.I. To the positive miscut influence on the crystal collimation efficiency. e-Print: arXiv: 1109.5051.
  37. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. Investigation of the future LHC collimation system. Proc. of the Trans-European School of High Energy Physics, July 7-14, 2011, Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine. 207-208.
  38. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. Simulation of high energy halo particle extraction from accelerator using bent crystal. Abstr. of the 15th Intern. Conf. «Mathematical Modelling and analysis» MMA2011. May 25–28, 2011, Sigulda, Latvia. 133.
  39. V. V. Haurylavets, V. V. Tikhomirov. Two-dimensional model of intrinsic magnetic flux losses in helical flux compression generators. e-Print: arXiv: 1209.5633.
  40. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. Crystal thickness optimization as a way to improve the LHC upgrade collimation system. Abstr. of the 3rd Intern. Conf. «Quantum Electrodynamics and Statistical Physics» (QEDSP2011), Aug. 29 — Sept. 2 2011, Kharkov, Ukraine. 94-95.; V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. The miscut angle influence on the future LHC crystal based collimation system. Problems of Atomic Science and Technology 57 N1 (2012), 88-92. ISSN: 1682-9344
  41. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. New ideas for crystal collimation. Proc. of the 23th Intern. Conf. «Russian Particle Accelerator Conference» RuPAC 2012. September 24–28, 2012, Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia. 79-81.
  42. A.I. Sytov, V.V. Tikhomirov. Simulation of high intensity proton beam extraction from the Debuncher Ring on supercomputer. Collection of scientific works of students of the Republic of Belarus «NIRS 2012», P. 25-26.
  43. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. Multiple volume reflection as an origin of significant scattering intensity and radiation power increase. Abstr. of the 5th Intern. Conf. «Charged and Neutral Particles Channeling Phenomena». September 23–28, 2012, Alghero (SS), Italy. 79.
  44. Yu. A. Tsalkou, V. V. Tikhomirov, H. P. Marozava. Relativistic runaway electron breakdown and Terrestrial Gamma ray Flashes: GEANT4 simulation. e-Print: arXiv: 1301.5506.
  45. Tikhomirov, V.V. Siahlo S.E. Simulation of an Axial Vircator. e-Print: arXiv: 1309.6486.
  46. Tikhomirov, V. V. Simulation of an Axial Vircator / V. V. Tikhomirov, S.E. Siahlo // arXiv: 1309.6486v1 [physics.acc-ph]
  47. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov. Multiple volume reflection in one crystal as an origin of significant scattering intensity and radiation power increase. Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 309 (2013) 109–114.
  48. V.V. Tikhomirov, A.I. Sytov, A.Golovanov. New possibilities of beam controlling of charged particles with bent crystals. Proc. of the 4th Congress of Belarusian Physicists. April 24–26, 2013, Minsk, Belarus. 15–16.
  49. A.I. Sytov, V.V. Tikhomirov. CRYSTAL Simulation Code and New Coherent Effects in Bent Crystal at the LHC. Abstr. of the 6th Intern. Conf. «Charged & Neutral Particles Channeling Phenomena " Channeling 2014. October 5-10, 2014, Capri-Naples, Italy. P. 248.; A.I. Sytov, V.V. Tikhomirov. CRYSTAL simulation code and modelling of coherent effects in a bent crystal at the LHC. Nucl. Instr. Methods B 355 (2015) 383-386. DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2015.02.042. e-Print: arXiv: 1412.0110v1
  50. A.I. Sytov, V.V. Tikhomirov. To the influence of single scattering on nuclei on the efficiency of the future LHC crystal-based collimation system. Abstr. of the 64th Intern. Conf. «NUCLEUS-2014». July 1-4, 2014, Minsk, Belarus. P. 200.
  51. Sytov, A.I., Guidi, V., Tikhomirov, V.V. et al. Planar channeling and quasichanneling oscillations in a bent crystal. Eur. Phys. J. C 76, 77 (2016). e-Preprint: arXiv: 1505.01831 [physics.acc-ph].