PhD, research scientist
330 Department of super-fast processes
332 Laboratory of laser modification of a substance

Birthday: 31 July 1979
Place of Birth: Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky), Russia
Marital status: single


20.04.2009 – defence of the thesis by specialty 01.04.21 - «laser physics», the theme: «UV-laser induced aggregation of water-soluble proteins»
scientific advisors:
the head of laboratory 332 IAP RAS, Philosophy Doctor    Nikita BITYURIN
senior scientific researcher in IAP RAS, Philosophy Doctor    Lev SOUSTOV
2005Post-graduate courses at IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
2002 – Master's Degree in physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State University (NNSU)
2000 – Bachelor's Degree in physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State University (NNSU)

Scientific field of interests:

  • Laser physics, laser-matter interaction,
  • Biophysics,
  • Nanotechnology

Professional carrier:

10.2008 - present –   Research scientist at the Laboratory of laser modification of a substance IAP RAS
07.2002 - 09.2008  –  Junior research scientist at IAP RAS
08.2000 - 06.2002   –  Laboratory Assistant at IAP RAS
10.2004 - 05.2005, 10.2003 - 05.2004, 10.2002 - 04.2003 – Education and work at laboratory «Centre de Recherche en Matiere Condensee et Nanosciences» (CRMC-N) Campus de Luminy case 913-13288 Marseille cedex 9
Scientific advisor: Wladimir MARINE

Awards, prizes, grants:

2002 – The program of Russian Foundation of Basic Research (RFBR) support of young scientists (for project RFBR 02-04-49342)
2000 – The program of Russian Foundation of Basic Research (RFBR) support of young scientists (for project RFBR 00-02-16411)
2000 – The Diploma of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation following the results of open competition of 2000 for the best scientific student's work on natural, technical and to the humanities in High Schools of the Russian Federation
1996 – The silver Medal at school-lyceum ¹ 40 in Nizhny Novgorod


Russian – native language
English – advanced level
French – intermediate level

Publication list:

N.M. Bityurin, L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, V.V. Nemov, T.A. Yahno, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky “Investigation of photoaggregation of proteins irradiated by XeCl laser light ” // Preprint IAP RAS ¹ 599, Nizhny Novgorod, 19 p., 2002.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, N.M. Bityurin, V.V. Nemov, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Photoaggregation of Water-soluble Protein (Carboanhydrase) Induced by the Ultraviolet Radiation of Xe-Cl Laser” // Doklady Biochemistry and Biophysics, v. 388, p. 49-54, 2003.

Yu. V. Sergeev, L. V. Soustov, E. V. Chelnokov, N. M. Bityurin, P. S. Backlund Jr., P. T. Wingfield, M. A. Ostrovsky and J. Fielding Hejtmancik. “Increased Sensitivity of Amino-Arm Truncated bA3-Crystallin to UV-Light–Induced Photoaggregation” // Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Vol. 46, No. 9, p. 3263-3273, September 2005.

G.I. Petrov, V. Shcheslavskiy, V.V. Yakovlev, I. Ozerov, E. Chelnokov, and W. Marine, “Efficient Third-harmonic Generation in a Thin Nanocrystalline Film of ZnO” // Applied Physics Letters, 83, pp. 3993-3995, 2003.

E. V. Chelnokov, N. Bityurin, I. Ozerov, and W. Marine, “Two-photon pumped random laser in nanocrystalline ZnO” // Applied Physics Letters, v. 89, p. 171119, 2006.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, N.V. Sapogova, N.M. Bityurin, V.V. Nemov, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Aggregation of Crystallins Induced by Pulsed Laser UV Light (308 nm)” // Biophysics, v. 53(4), p. 273–282, 2008.

Claire BOUVY, Evgeny CHELNOKOV, Wladimir MARINE, Robert SPORKEN, Bao-Lian SU, “New phenomenon in the channels of mesoporous silicate CMI-1: quantum size effect and two-photon absorption of ZnO nanoparticles” // Applied Physics A, volume 88, issue 1, pp. 105-109.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, N.M. Bityurin, V.V. Nemov, S.Eh. Avetisov, G.S. Polunin, N.L. Sheremet, O.E. Karpova, K.O. Muranov, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Pharmaceutical composition for preventive maintenance of development and treatment of initial stage of age cataract (versions)" // Patent ¹ (RU) 2352352, prop. rights 03.12.2007, publ. 20.04.2009.

Evgeny Chelnokov, Lev Soustov, Natalia Sapogova, Mikhail Ostrovsky, and Nikita Bityurin, “Nonreciprocal XeCl laser-induced aggregation of ?-crystallins in water solution” // Optics Express, 16(23), pp. 18798–18803, 2008.

Claire Bouvy, Evgeny Chelnokov, Rui Zhao, Wladimir Marine, Robert Sporken and Bao-Lian Su, “Random laser action of ZnO@mesoporous silicas” // Nanotechnology, vol. 19, p. 105710 (5pp), 2008.

Claire Bouvy, Evgeny Chelnokov, Wladimir Marine, Robert Sporken, Bao-Lian Su, “Quantum Size Effect and very localized random laser in ZnO@mesoporous silica nanocomposite following a two-photon absorption process” // Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 355, pp. 1152–1156, 2009.

Publications in Proceedings of SPIE

N.M. Bityurin, S.V. Muraviov, V.A. Kamensky, A.Y. Malyshev, E.V. Chelnokov, L.V. Soustov, G.V. Gelikonov, “Kinetics of low scattering biotissue photodenaturation induced by the UV harmonics of a Nd:YAP laser and by a YAG:Nd laser at a wavelength 1440 nm” // Proc. SPIE, v. 4161. p. 1-11, 2000.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, N.M. Bityurin,V.V. Nemov, T.A. Yahno, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Investigation of photo-aggregation of proteins irradiated by XeCl laser light” // Proc. SPIE, v. 5149, p. 85-95, 2003.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, N.M. Bityurin, A.L. Kiselev, V.V. Nemov, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Photoagreggation of crystallins (main proteins of eye lens) under the action of XeCl laser radiation” // Proc. SPIE, v. 5506, p. 28-33, 2004.

Georgi I Petrov, Vladislav I Shcheslavskiy, I Ozerov, E Chelnokov, Vladimir I Marine, Vladislav V Yakovlev, “Extremely efficient direct third harmonic generation in thin nanostructured films of ZnO” // Proc. SPIE, v. 5337, p. 166-172, 2004.

E.V. Chelnokov, N.M. Bityurin, W. Marine, “Two-photon pumped Zinc Oxide random laser” // Proc. SPIE, v. 5975, p. 229-237, 2006.

L.V. Soustov, E.V. Chelnokov, A.L. Kiselev, N.M. Bityurin, V.V. Nemov, Yu.V. Sergeev, M.A. Ostrovsky, “Study of molecular mechanisms of UV-induced aggregation of crystallins and possibility of maintaining eye lens transparency” // Proc. SPIE, v. 6257, p. 62570X1-62570X8, 2006.