Dr. Leonid Klinger

  • Ph.D (Physics of Solid State), Department of Physics & Chemistry, Moscow Steel and Alloys Institute
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics), Department of Mechanics & Mathematics, Moscow State University
  1. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Shape evolution by surface and interface diffusion with rigid body rotations, Acta Materialia 59 (2011) 6691-6699
  2. L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Theory of Kirkendall effect during grain boundary interdiffusion, Acta Materialia 59 (2011) 1389-1399
  3. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Capillary-driven interdiffusion along interphase boundaries in solids, Philosophical Magazine 93 (2013) 2033-2043
  4. Klinger, O. Kraft, E. Rabkin, A model of Kirkendall hollowing of core-shell nanowires and nanoparticles controlled by short-circuit diffusion, Acta Materialia 83 (2015) 180-186
  5. Kosinova, O. Kovalenko, L. Klinger, E. Rabkin, Mechanisms of solid-state dewetting of thin Au films in different annealing atmospheres, Acta Materialia 83 (2015) 91-101
  6. 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
  • Diffusion, segregation and phase transformation in metal and alloys.
  • Point Defects, Grain- and Interface boundaries in solid.
  • Diffusion, structure relaxation and properties of nanocrystalline materials.
  • Interface phenomena.
  • A special interest is computer simulation of the physical phenomenon.
  • Mechanisms and kinetics of solid state dewetting of thin metal films on sapphire, Israel Science Foundation, Research grant 775/10.
  • Non-equilibrium defects and atomic transport in naostructured nickel. German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development, Research grant 1037-38.10.


  • Diffusion and mass transfer (Atomic theory random walk)
  • Thermodynamic and Kinetic interface boundaries in solid