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Anton Nikiforovich SEVCHENKO


Anton SEVCHENKO, USSR Physicist. Professor 1953; full member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1953; Rector, Belarusian University, since 1957; member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Belarusian, since 1961. Member, Communist Party, since 1930.


SEVCHENKO, Anton was born in 1903.


1931 graduated Belarusian University.


1926-1929 teacher; 1934-1953 at State Optical Institute. 1953-1954 Head of a section, Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. 1954-1957 Director, Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences.

1960-1961 member, Auditing Commission, Communist Party Belarusian. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1958 convoc. 1959 headed Belarusian delegation at 3rd General Conference, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.

Did research on properties of rare earths, complex organic molecules, photo synthesis and the optical properties of uranyl compounds. PubL: “Zatukhanie lyuminestsentsii rastvorov redkikh zemel” (The Fading of Luminescence in Rare Earth Solutions) (1940). “Polyarizatsiya fotolyuminestsentsii uranovykh stekol” (The Polarization of Photoluminescence in Uranium Glasses) (1944).

“Vliyanie kristallizatsionnoy vody na spektrofluorestsentsii uranilnitrata” (The Effect of Water of Crystallization on Urany 1-Nitrate Spectrofluorescence) (1951). “Spektry lyuminestsentsii i zatukhanie uranilovykh soedineniy” (Luminescence Spectra and Fading in Uranyl Compounds) (1951). “Issledovanie lyuminestsentsii vnutrennikh kompleksnykh soedineniy samariya i evropiya s beta-diketonami” (A Study of the Luminescence of Intracomplex Compounds of Samarium and Europium with Beta-Diketones) (1951).

“Lyuminestsentny metod izucheniya stroeniya stekla” (The Luminescent Method of Studying the Structure of Glass) (1957).


Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.


Member, Communist Party, since 1930.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.


Member, Communist Party, since 1930.