LAB SSTD Publications

Publications Since 2005

  1. E. Rabkin, L. Klinger, Decay of surface modulations in polycrystalline thin films, Acta mater. 53 (2005) 629-636
  1. E. Rabkin, Effect of grain boundary faceting on kinetics of grain growth and microstructure evolution, J. Mater. Sci40 (2005) 875-879
  1. E. Rabkin, A. Gabelev, T. Matsuzaki, T. Watanabe, The effect of magnetic field on kinetics of grain boundary grooving in iron, Defect Diff. Forum 237-240 (2005) 560-565 
  1. E. Rabkin, L. Klinger, Enhanced diffusional self-healing of polycrystalline thin films, Defect Diff. Forum. 237-240 (2005) 524-530 
  1. Ya.M. Soifer, A. Verdyan, M. Kazakevich, E. Rabkin, Edge effect during nanoindentation of thin copper films, Mater. Lett. 59 (2005) 1434-1438 
  1. B.B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, V.G. Sursaeva, A.S. Gornakova, Faceting and migration of twin grain boundaries in zinc, Z. Metallkd96 (2005) 161-166
  1. E. Rabkin, I. Gutman, M. Kazakevich, E. Buchman, D. Gorni, Correlation between the nanomechanical properties and microstructure of ultrafine grain copper produced by equal channel angular pressing, Mater. Sci. Engng. A 396 (2005) 11-21 
  1. Klinger, E. Rabkin, On the grain boundary grooving in thin filaments, Scripta mater. 53 (2005) 229-233 
  1. Amouyal, E. Rabkin, Y. Mishin, Correlation between grain boundary energy and geometry in Ni-rich NiAl, Acta mater. 53 (2005) 3795-3805
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Thermal stability of polycrystalline nanowires, Z. Metallkd. 96 (2005) 1119-1123 
  1. Y. Estrin, E. Rabkin, R.J. Hellmig, M. Kazakevich, A. Zi, Severe plastic deformation by solid state infiltration, Mater. Sci. Engng. A410 (2005) 165-168
  1. Y. Estrin, E. Rabkin, R.J. Hellmig, M. Kazakevich, E. Zi, Solid state infiltration of porous steel with aluminium by forcefill process, Z. Metallkd. 96 (2005) 1193-1195
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Thermal stability and creep of polycrystalline nanowires, Acta mater. 54 (2006) 305-311
  1. A.A. Mazilkin, B. Baretzky, S. Enders, O.A. Kogtenkova, B.B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, R.Z. Valiev, Hardness of nanostructured Al–Zn, Al–Mg and Al–Zn–Mg alloys obtained by high-pressure torsion, Defect Diff. Forum 249 (2006) 155-160
  1. Finkel, L. Shepeleva, M. Bamberger, E. Rabkin, The effect of exposure to elevated temperatures on the microstructure and hardness of Mg-Ca-Zn alloy, Z. Metallkd. 97 (2006) 64-71
  1. E. Rabkin, A. Gabelev, L. Klinger, V.N. Semenov, S.I. Bozhko, Grain boundary grooving in molybdenum bicrystals, J. Mater. Sci. 41 (2006) 5151-5160 
  1. Y. Raichman, M. Kazakevich, E. Rabkin, Y. Tsur, Inter-nanoparticle bonds in agglomerates studied by nanoindentation, Advanced Materials 18 (2006) 2028-2030
  1. A.A. Mazilkin, B.B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, B. Baretzky, S. Enders, S.G. Protasova, O.A. Kogtenkova, R.Z. Valiev, Softening of nanostructured Al–Zn and Al–Mg alloys after severe plastic deformation, Acta mater. 54 (2006) 3933-3939
  1. A. Zi, Y. Estrin, H.J. Hellmig, M. Kazakevich, E. Rabkin, Downscaling equal channel angular pressing, Solid State Phenomena 114 (2006) 265-269
  1. L.-S. Chang, B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, W. Lojkowski, W. Gust, High pressure influence on the kinetic of grain boundary segregation in the Cu–Bi system, Defect Diff. Forum 258-260 (2006) 390-396
  1. L.-S. Chang, B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, W. Lojkowski, W. Gust, Hot isostatic pressing of Cu–Bi polycrystals with liquid-like grain boundary layers, Acta mater. 55 (2007) 335-343
  1. E. Rabkin, D.J. Srolovitz, Onset of plasticity in gold nanopillar compression, Nanoletters 7 (2007) 101-107
  1. V. Skripnyuk, E. Buchman, E. Rabkin, Y. Estrin, M. Popov, S. Jorgensen, The effect of equal channel angular pressing on hydrogen storage properties of a Mg-Ni alloy, J. of Alloys & Compounds 436 (2007) 99-106
  1. E. Rabkin, H.-S. Nam, D.J. Srolovitz, Atomistic simulations of the deformation of gold nanopillars, Acta mater. 55 (2007) 2085-2099
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, The effect of stress on grain boundary interdiffusion in a semi-infinite bicrystal, Acta mater. 55 (2007) 4689-4698
  1. Y. Amouyal, S.V. Divinski, Y. Estrin, E. Rabkin, Short-circuit diffusion in ultrafine grain copper-zirconium alloy produced by equal channel angular pressing, Acta mater. 55 (2007) 5968-5979
  1. Y. Amouyal, E. Rabkin, A scanning force microscopy study of grain boundary energy in copper subjected to equal channel angular pressing, Acta mater. 55 (2007) 6681-6689
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, L.S. Shvindlerman, G. Gottstein, Grain growth in porous two-dimensional nanocrystalline materials, J. Mater. Sci. 43 (2008) 5068-5075
  1. Y. Amouyal, S.V. Divinski, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Grain boundary diffusion and recrystallization in ultrafine grain copper produced by equal channel angular pressing, Acta mater. 56 (2008) 5640-5652
  1. T. Eliash, M. Kazakevich, V.N. Semenov, E. Rabkin, Nanohardness of molybdenum in the vicinity of grain boundaries and triple junctions, Acta mater. 56 (2008) 5500-5513
  1. L. Klinger, Y. Amouyal, S.V. Divinski, E. Rabkin, Grain boundary diffusion in recrystallizing nanocrystalline materials, Defect Diff. Forum 289-292 (2009) 641-648
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, A model of grain boundary diffusion in polycrystals with evolving microstructure, Internatl. J. of Materials Research 100 (2009) 530-535
  1. V. Skripnyuk, E. Rabkin, Y. Estrin, R. Lapovok, Improving hydrogen storage properties of magnesium based alloys by equal channel angular pressing, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 34 (2009) 6320-6324
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Sintering of fully faceted crystalline particles, Internatl. J. of Materials Research 101 (2010) 75-83
  1. E. Rabkin, J.K. Deuschle, B. Baretzky, On the nature of displacement bursts during nanoindentation of ultrathin Ni films on sapphire, Acta mater. 58 (2010) 1589-1598
  1. A. Katsman, Y. Yaish, E. Rabkin, M. Beregovsky, Surface diffusion controlled formation of nickel silicides in silicon nanowires, J. Electronic Mater. 39 (2010) 365-370
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Strains and stresses caused by penetrative wetting of grain boundaries by the liquid phase, Scripta mater. 62 (2010) 918-923
  1. V.M. Skripnyuk, E. Rabkin, L.A. Bendersky, A. Magrez, E. Carreño-Morelli, Y. Estrin, Hydrogen storage properties of as-synthesized and severely deformed magnesium – multiwall carbon nanotubes composite, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 35 (2010) 5471-5478
  1. S.V. Divinski, G. Wilde, E. Rabkin, Y. Estrin, Ultra-fast atomic transport in severely deformed materials –  a pathway to applications?, Adv. Engng. Mater. 12 (2010) 779-785
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Theory of Kirkendall effect during grain boundary interdiffusion, Acta mater. 59 (2011) 1389-1399
  1. D. Mordehai, M. Kazakevich, D.J. Srolovitz, E. Rabkin, Nanoindentation size effect in single crystal nanoparticles and thin films: a comparative experimental and simulation study, Acta mater. 59 (2011) 2309-2321
  1. O. Malyi, L. Klinger, D.J. Srolovitz, E. Rabkin, Size and shape evolution of faceted bicrystal nanoparticles of gold on sapphire, Acta mater. 59 (2011) 2872-2881
  1. L. Klinger, D. Amram, E. Rabkin, Kinetics of retracting solid film edge: the case of high surface anisotropy, Scripta mater. 64 (2011) 962-965
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Stress generation during grain boundary interdiffusion, Defect Diff. Forum 309-310 (2011) 19-28
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Grain boundary interdiffusion and stresses in thin polycrystalline films, J. Mater. Sci. 46 (2011) 4343-4348
  1. L.A. Bendersky, C. Chiu, V.M. Skripnyuk, E. Rabkin, Effect of rapid solidification on hydrogen solubility in Mg-rich Mg-Ni alloys, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 36 (2011) 5388-5399
  1. D. Mordehai, S.-W. Lee, B. Backes, D.J. Srolovitz, W.D. Nix, E. Rabkin, Size effect in compression of single-crystal gold microparticles, Acta mater. 59 (2011) 5202-5215
  1. S.-W. Lee, D. Mordehai, E. Rabkin, W.D. Nix, Effects of focused-ion beam irradiation and prestraining on the mechanical properties of fcc Au microparticles on a sapphire substrate, J. Mater. Res. 26 (2011) 1653-1661
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Shape evolution by surface and interface diffusion with rigid body rotations, Acta mater. 59 (2011) 6691-6699
  1. D. Mordehai, E. Rabkin, D.J. Srolovitz, Pseudoelastic deformation during nanoscale adhesive contact formation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 (2011) 096101 (1-4)
  1. E. Rabkin, G. Gottstein, L.S. Shvindlerman, Why do crystalline nanoparticles agglomerate with low misorientations?, Scripta mater. 65 (2011) 1101-1104
  1. J.-S. Lee, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Particle rearrangement during sintering of heterogeneous powder mixtures: a combined experimental and theoretical study, Acta mater. 60 (2012) 123-130
  1. O. Malyi, E. Rabkin, The effect of evaporation on size and shape evolution of faceted gold nanoparticles on sapphire, Acta mater. 60 (2012) 261-268
  1. B.B. Straumal, S.G. Protasova, A.A. Mazilkin, E. Rabkin, D. Goll, G. Schütz, B. Baretzky, R.Z. Valiev, Deformation-driven formation of equilibrium phases in the Cu–Ni alloys, J. Mater. Sci. 47 (2012) 360-367
  1. B.B. Straumal, A.A. Mazilkin, B. Baretzky, G. Schütz, E. Rabkin, R.Z. Valiev, Accelerated diffusion and phase transformations in Co–Cu alloys driven by the severe plastic deformation, Mater. Transactions 53 (2012) 63-71
  1. D. Amram, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Anisotropic hole growth during solid-state dewetting of single crystal Au-Fe thin films on sapphire, Acta mater. 60 (2012) 3047-3056
  1. V.M. Skripnyuk, E. Rabkin, Mg3Cd: a model alloy for studying the destabilization of magnesium hydride, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 37 (2012) 10724-10732
  1. L. Klinger, I. Gotman, E. Rabkin, A model of interfacial cavitation induced by vacancy supersaturation on the surface, Scripta mater. 67 (2012) 352-355
  1. E. Rabkin, Flattening of a passivated solid surface due to capillarity, Scripta mater. 67 (2012) 625-628 
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Capillary-driven motion of nanoparticles attached to curved rigid substrates, Acta mater. 60 (2012) 6065-6075
  1. R. Strassberg, L. Klinger, Y. Kauffmann, E. Rabkin, Grain growth inhibition in thin nanocrystalline Au films by grain boundary diffusion and oxidation of Ti, Acta mater. 61 (2013) 529-539
  1. A. Rakovsky, I. Gotman, E. Rabkin, E.Y. Gutmanas, Strong bioresorbable Ca phosphate-PLA nanocomposites with uniform phase distribution by attrition milling and high pressure consolidation, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 18 (2013) 37-46
  1. L. Klinger, I. Gotman, E. Rabkin, A mesoscopic model of dissolution/disintegration of nanocrystalline metals via vacancy diffusion along grain boundaries, Computational Mater. Sci76 (2013) 37-42
  1. D. Amram, E. Rabkin, On the role of Fe in the growth of single crystalline heteroepitaxial Au thin films on sapphire, Acta mater. 61 (2013) 4113-4126
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Sintering of spherical particles of two immiscible phases controlled by surface and interphase boundary diffusion, Acta mater. 61 (2013) 2607-2616
  1. O. Kovalenko, J.R. Greer, E. Rabkin, Solid state dewetting of thin iron films on sapphire substrates controlled by grain boundary diffusion, Acta mater. 61 (2013) 3148-3156
  1. D. Amram, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Phase transformations in Au(Fe) nano- and microparticles obtained by solid state dewetting of thin Au-Fe bilayer films, Acta mater. 61 (2013) 5130-5143
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Capillary-driven interdiffusion along interphase boundaries in solids, Philosophical Magazine 93 (2013) 2033-2043
  1. L. Popilevsky, V.M. Skripnyuk, Y. Estrin, A. Dahle, D. Mirabile Gattia, A. Montone, E. Rabkin, Hydrogenation-induced microstructure evolution in as cast and severely deformed Mg-10 wt.% Ni alloy, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 38 (2013) 12103-12114
  1. E. Rabkin, Metastable porosity in thin polycrystalline films, Scripta mater. 69 (2013) 764-767
  1. V. Derkach, A. Novick-Cohen, A. Vilenkin, E. Rabkin, Grain boundary migration and grooving in thin 3-D systems, Acta mater. 65 (2014) 194-206
  1. A. Rakovsky, I. Gotman, E. Rabkin, E.Y. Gutmanas, b-TCP-polyactide composite scaffolds with high strength and enhanced permeability prepared by a modified salt  leaching method, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 32 (2014) 89-98
  1. D. Prokoshkina, L. Klinger, A. Moros, G. Wilde, E. Rabkin, S.V. Divinski, Effect of recrystallization on diffusion in ultrafine-grained Ni, Acta mater. 69 (2014) 314-325
  1. D. Amram, L. Klinger, N. Gazit, H. Gluska, E. Rabkin, Grain boundary grooving in thin films revisited: the role of interface diffusion, Acta mater. 69 (2014) 386-396
  1. E. Rabkin, D. Amram, E. Alster, Solid state dewetting and stress relaxation in a thin single crystalline Ni film on sapphire, Acta mater. 74 (2014) 30-38
  1. A. Kosinova, L. Klinger, O. Kovalenko, E. Rabkin, The role of grain boundary sliding in solid-state dewetting of thin polycrystalline films, Scripta mater. 82 (2014) 33-36
  1. D. Amram, E. Rabkin, Core (Fe) – Shell (Au) nanoparticles obtained from thin Fe/Au bilayers employing surface segregation, ACS Nano 8 (2014) 10687-10693 
  1. J. Svoboda, F.D. Fischer, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, The effect of surface contact conditions on grain boundary interdiffusion in a semi-infinite bicrystal, Philosophical Magazine 94 (2014) 3398-3412.
  1. S. Baylan, G. Richter, M. Beregovsky, D. Amram, E. Rabkin, The kinetics of hollowing of Ag-Au core-shell nanowhiskers controlled by short-circuit diffusion, Acta mater. 82 (2015) 145-154
  1. A. Kosinova, O. Kovalenko, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Mechanisms of solid-state dewetting of thin Au films in different annealing atmospheres, Acta mater. 83 (2015) 91-101 
  1. L. Klinger, O. Kraft, E. Rabkin, A model of Kirkendall hollowing of core-shell nanowires and nanoparticles controlled by short-circuit diffusion, Acta mater. 83 (2015) 180-186
  1. D. Prokoshkina, L. Klinger, A. Moros, G. Wilde, E. Rabkin, S.V. Divinski, Persistence of ultrafast atomic diffusion paths in recrystallizing ultrafine-grained Ni, Scripta mater. 101 (2015) 91-94
  1. L. Klinger, D.V. Shtansky, E.A. Levashov, E. Rabkin, Kinetic model of co-deposition of thin multicomponent films, Mater. Lett. 156 (2015) 118-120
  1. M. Shepelenko, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, A. Berner, D. Prokoshkina, G. Reglitz, J. Fiebig, G. Wilde, S.V. Divinski, Recovery, recrystallization and diffusion in cold-rolled Ni, Internatl. J. of Materials Research 106 (2015) 554-564
  1. O. Kovalenko, E. Rabkin, Mechano-stimulated equilibration of gold nanoparticles on sapphire, Scripta mater. 107 (2015) 149-152
  1. D. Amram, O. Kovalenko, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Capillary-driven growth of metallic nanowires, Scripta mater. 109 (2015) 44-47
  1. D. Amram, O. Kovalenko, E. Rabkin, The ag transformation in Fe and Fe-Au thin films, micro- and nanoparticles – an in situ study, Acta mater. 98 (2015) 343-354
  1. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, On the nucleation of pores during the nanoscale Kirkendall effect, Mater. Lett. 161 (2015) 508-510
  1. A. Kosinova, D. Wang, P. Schaaf, O. Kovalenko, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Fabrication of hollow gold nanoparticles by dewetting, dealloying and coarsening, Acta mater. 102 (2016) 108-115 
  1. D. Amram, Y. Amouyal, E. Rabkin, Encapsulation by segregation – a multifaceted approach to gold segregation in iron particles on sapphire, Acta mater. 102 (2016) 342-351
  1. E. Ruse, S. Pevsner, I. Pri Bar, R. Nadiv, V.M. Skripnyuk, E. Rabkin, O. Regev, Hydrogen storage and spillover kinetics in carbon nanotube-Mg composites, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016) 2814-2819
  1. D. Amram, E. Rabkin, Phase transformations in Au-Fe particles and thin films: size effects at the micro- and nanoscales, JOM 68 (2016) 1335-1342
  1. D. Amram, D. Barlam, E. Rabkin, R.Z. Shneck, Coherency strain reduction in particles on a substrate as a driving force for solute segregation, Scripta mater. 122 (2016) 89-92
  1. O. Kovalenko, F.O. Chikli, E. Rabkin, The equilibrium crystal shape of iron, Scripta mater. 123 (2016) 109-112
  1. R. Kositski, O. Kovalenko, S.-W. Lee, J.R. Greer, E. Rabkin, D. Mordehai, Cross-split of dislocations: an athermal and rapid plasticity mechanism, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 25966
  1. N. Gazit, L. Klinger, G. Richter, E. Rabkin, Formation of hollow gold-silver nanoparticles through the surface diffusion induced bulk intermixing, Acta mater117 (2016) 188-196
  1. L. Popilevsky, V.M. Skripnyuk, M. Beregovsky, M. Sezen, Y. Amouyal, E. Rabkin, Hydrogen storage and thermal transport properties of pelletized porous Mg-2 wt.% multiwall carbon nanotubes and Mg-2 wt.% graphite composites, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016) 14461-14474


Papers accepted for publication


  1. L. Mishnaevsky Jr., E. Levashov, R. Z. Valiev, J. Segurado, I. Sabirov, N. Enikeev, S. Prokoshkin, A. V. Solov’yov, A. Korotitskiy, E. Gutmanas, I. Gotman, E. Rabkin, S. Psakh’e, L. Dluhoš, M. Seefeldt, A. Smolin, Nanostructured titanium-based materials for medical implants: modelling and development, Materials Science and Engineering R 81 (2014) 1-19