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Mark Okovich Rikel

Mark Okovich Rikel, Russian materials scientist. Achievements include research in physical metallurgy of chevrel-phase superconductors; research in mechanism of internal oxidation in dilute silver alloys; research in formation mechanism of superconducting phases in Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O based conductors; research in determination of lattice constant and density of intergrowths from x-ray patterns. Member of Materials Research Society (associate).

Background

  • Rikel, Mark Okovich was born on December 5, 1954 in Moscow, Russia. Son of Oka Markovich and Sophia Semenovna Rikel.

  • Education

    • Master, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, 1971—1977. Doctor, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, 1988.

    Career

    • Visiting research associate Applied Superconductivity Center, University of Wisconsin, 1998—2001. Senior scientist Nexans Superconductors, Huerth, Germany, since 2001. Researcher Baikov Metallurgical Institute, Academy of Sciences of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1977—1991, Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1991—1993.

      Visiting scientist Institute of Technology Physics, Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1993—1994. Senior scientist Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1994—1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in physical metallurgy of chevrel-phase superconductors. Research in mechanism of internal oxidation in dilute silver alloys. Research in formation mechanism of superconducting phases in Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O based conductors.

      Research in determination of lattice constant and density of intergrowths from x-ray patterns.

    Membership

    Member of Materials Research Society (associate).

    Connections

    • Married Natalia Yurievna Kriakovskaia. 1 child Alexander.
    • father: Oka Markovich
    • mother: Sophia Semenovna Rikel
    • spouse: Natalia Yurievna Kriakovskaia
    • child: Alexander Rikel
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    Born December 5, 1954
    (age 62)
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    • 1988
      Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
    • 1998 - 2001
      Visiting research associate, Applied Superconductivity Center
    • 2001
      senior, scientist Nexans Superconductors
      Germany