Research Interests

  • ​Scanning Probe Microscopy: Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Scanning Near Field Microscopy.
  • Raman Scattering Confocal Microscopy. SPM + Raman Microscopy, TERS.
  • Thin film investigation.


Selected Publications

  • Conducting Lengmuir-Blodgett films of binary mixtures of donor and acceptor molecules
    S.V.Ayrapetiants, T.S.Berzina, S.A.Shikin and V.I.Troitsky
    Thin Solid Films, 210/211, 261-264, (1992)
  • The influence of Structure change on Electrical properties of conducting LB films produced from hexadecyl-TCNQ and ...
    T.S.Berzina, S.A.Shikin and V.I.Troitsky
    Makromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp., 46, 223-227, (1991)
  • STM and AFM investigation of porous silicon - conjugated polymer structure
    V.L. Kustov, V.S. Korsakov, A.G. Borisov, L.A. Plavich, А.А. Sigarev, S.A. Shikin
    Book of abstracts, p.264, (-)

Education Profile

  • M.Sc., Physic Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 1990.

Professional Profile

  • 2017 - now: Senior Technical Specialist, KAUST Solar Center
  • 1993 - 2017: Senior Field Engineer, Researcher, NT-MDT Co. Moscow, Russia
  • 1990 - 1993: Researcher, Research Institute of Physical Problems, Zelenograd, Moscow, Russia


KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)