Larisa Gulina, PhD

htt Gulina LBSenior Researcher at Department of Solid State Chemistry, lab. 2221

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Scopus ID: 6602462195;
ORCID: 0000-0002-1622-4311;
Researcher ID: J-3232-2013;
SPIN-code: 68001994;
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Main specialization

Gas – Solution Interface Technique (GSIT) and Successive Ionic Layer Deposition (SILD) methods for synthesis of the inorganic micro- and nanostructures, such as layers, films, particles, crystals, and tubes; Colloid & Interface Science in “soft chemistry” conditions, Applied Chemistry of Nanomaterials.


  • Chemical design of micro- and nanostructures;
  • Smart materials;
  • Molecular nanomachines.

Education and qualification

2000 — PhD in inorganic chemistry (supervisor prof. Valeri Tolstoy)

1995-1999 — PhD student at the Solid State Chemistry Department, St.-Petersburg State University.

1989–1995 — Student of the Chemical Faculty, St.-Petersburg State University.

Scientific grants (as team leader)

  • Russian Science Foundation grant # 16-13-10223, "Crystallization at solution - gas interface and new generation of nano- and microstructured inorganic materials”;
  • RFBR grant # 15-03-08045 "Programmable layer-by-layer synthesis of mono- and bimetallic silver and gold nanostructures as well as a study of their optical, bactericide, photo- and electrocatalytic properties"
  • RFBR grant # 09-03-00892 “New functional materials on the base of metal - oxide and metal - sulphide nanocomposite multilayers synthesized layer by layer”

Author of more than 50 publications in international journals, for example:

  1. Gulina, L.B., Tolstoy, V.P., Kasatkin, I.A., Murin, I.V. Facile synthesis of scandium fluoride oriented single-crystalline rods and urchin-like structures by a gas-solution interface technique (2017) CrystEngComm, 19 (36), pp. 5412-5416. DOI: 10.1039/c7ce01396e
  2. Gulina, L.B., Tolstoy, V.P., Kasatkin, I.A., Kolesnikov, I.E., Danilov, D.V. Formation of oriented LaF3 and LaF3:Eu3+ nanocrystals at the gas − solution interface (2017) Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 200, pp. 18-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2017.05.006
  3. Lobinsky, A.A., Tolstoy, V.P., Gulina, L.B. A novel oxidation-reduction route for successive ionic layer deposition of NiO1+x·nH2O nanolayers and their capacitive performance (2016) Materials Research Bulletin, 76, pp. 229-234. DOI: 10.1016/j.materresbull.2015.12.023
  4. Gulina, L.B., Schäfer, M., Privalov, A.F., Tolstoy, V.P., Murin, I.V., Vogel, M. Synthesis and NMR investigation of 2D nanocrystals of the LaF3doped by SrF2 (2016) Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 188, pp. 185-190. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2016.07.006
  5. Gulina, L.B., Pchelkina, A.A., Nikolaev, K.G., Navolotskaya, D.V., Ermakov, S.S., Tolstoy, V.P. A brief review on immobilization of gold nanoparticles on inorganic surfaces and Successive Ionic Layer Deposition (2016) Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, 44 (1), pp. 46-53.
  6. Gulina, L.B., Schäfer, M., Privalov, A.F., Tolstoy, V.P., Murin, I.V. Synthesis of LaF3 nanosheets with high fluorine mobility investigated by NMR relaxometry and diffusometry (2015) Journal of Chemical Physics, 143 (23), 234702. DOI: 10.1063/1.4937415
  7. Gulina, L.B., Tolstoy, V.P., Kasatkin, I.A., Petrov, Y.V. Facile synthesis of LaF3 strained 2D nanoparticles and microtubes at solution-gas interface (2015) Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 180, pp. 117-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2015.09.002
  8. Korotcenkov, G., Brinzari, V., Gulina, L.B., Cho, B.K. The influence of gold nanoparticles on the conductivity response of SnO2-based thin film gas sensors (2015) Applied Surface Science, 353, pp. 793-803. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.06.192
  9. Tolstoy, V.P., Gulina, L.B. Synthesis of birnessite structure layers at the solution-air interface and the formation of microtubules from them (2014) Langmuir, 30 (28), pp. 8366-8372. DOI: 10.1021/la501204k
  10. Korotcenkov, G., Gulina, L.B., Cho, B., Brinzari, V., Tolstoy, V.P. Synthesis by successive ionic layer deposition (SILD) methodology and characterization of gold nanoclusters on the surface of tin and indium oxide films (2014) Pure and Applied Chemistry, 86 (5), pp. 801-817. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2013-1102
  11. Milovanov, Y.S., Skryshevsky, V.A., Tolstoy, V.P., Gulina, L.B., Gavrilchenko, I.V., Kuznetsov, G.V. Photoluminescence of porous silicon coated by SILD method with LaF3 nanolayers (2013) Current Applied Physics, 13 (8), pp. 1625-1629. DOI: 10.1016/j.cap.2013.06.013
  12. Tolstoy, V.P., Gulina, L.B. New way of As2S3 microtubules preparation by roll up thin films synthesized at the air-solution interface (2013) Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics, 5(1), 01003.
  13. Korotcenkov, G., Cho, B.K., Gulina, L.B., Tolstoy, V.P. Gas sensor application of Ag nanoclusters synthesized by SILD method (2012) Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 166-167, pp. 402-410. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2012.02.081
  14. Gulina, L.B., Korotcenkov, G., Cho, B.K., Han, S.H., Tolstoy, V.P. Ag nanoclusters synthesized by successive ionic layer deposition method and their characterization (2011) Journal of Materials Science, 46 (13), pp. 4555-4561. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-011-5350-x
  15. Litvinenko, S., Alekseev, S., Lysenko, V., Venturello, A., Geobaldo, F., Gulina, L., Kuznetsov, G., Tolstoy, V., Skryshevsky, V., Garrone, E., Barbier, D. Hydrogen production from nano-porous Si powder formed by stain etching (2010) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (13), pp. 6773-6778. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2010.04.041
  16. Korotcenkov, G., Cho, B.K., Gulina, L., Tolstoy, V. SnO2 thin films modified by the SnO2-Au nanocomposites: Response to reducing gases (2009) Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 141 (2), pp. 610-616. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2009.06.001
  17. Korotcenkov, G., Cho, B.K., Gulina, L., Tolstoy, V. Ozone sensors based on SnO2 films modified by SnO2-Au nanocomposites synthesized by the SILD method (2009) Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 138 (2), pp. 512-517. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2009.01.058
  18. Tolstoy, V.P., Gulina, L.B., Korotchenkov, G.S., Brynsari, V.I. Synthesis of nanolayers hydroxo-(SnxOyHz) and heteropoly-(HxPWyOz) compounds of hybrid-type on silica surfaces by successive ionic layer deposition method (2004) Applied Surface Science, 221 (1-4), pp. 197-202. DOI: 10.1016/S0169-4332(03)00880-8
  19. Gulina, L.B., Tolstoy, V.P. The synthesis by successive ionic layer deposition of SnMo0.6Oy·nH2O nanolayers on silica (2003) Thin Solid Films, 440 (1-2), pp. 74-77. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-6090(03)00684-9