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Dr. Alexei Sokolov
List of selected publications with high citation index

[according to ISI Web of Knowledge, as of August 15, 2010]

Publication Citation
1.V.K.Malinovsky, A.P.Sokolov: The nature of the boson peak in Raman scattering in glasses, Sol.St.Comm. 57, 757 (1986).


2. A.P.Sokolov, E.Rössler, A.Kisliuk, D.Quitmann: Dynamics of Strong and Fragile Glass Formers: Differences and Correlation with Low-Temperature Properties. Phys.Rev.Lett. 71, 2062 (1993).


3. A.P.Sokolov, A.Kisliuk, M.Soltwisch, D.Quitmann: Medium range order in glasses: comparison of Raman and diffraction measurements, Phys.Rev.Lett. 69, 1540 (1992).


4. V.K.Malinovsky, V.N.Novikov, P.P.Parshin, A.P.Sokolov, M.G.Zemlyanov: Universal form of the low-energy (2 to 10 meV) vibrational spectrum of glasses, Europhys.Lett. 11, 43 (1990).


5. V.N. Novikov, A.P. Sokolov, ” Poisson’s ratio and fragility of glass-forming liquids “, Nature 431, 961- 963 (2004).


6. A.P.Sokolov, A.Kisliuk, D.Quitmann, E.Duval: Evaluation of density of vibrational states from low-frequency Raman spectra. Phys.Rev.B 48, 7692 (1993).


7. A.P.Sokolov, A.Kisliuk, D.Quitmann, A.Kudlik, E.Rössler: The dynamics of strong and fragile glass formers: vibrational and relaxation contributions. J.Non-Cryst.Sol. 172-174, 138 (1994).


8. A.P.Sokolov, U.Buchenau, W.Steffen, B.Frick, A.Wischnewski: Comparison of Raman- and neutron-scattering data for glass-forming systems. Phys.Rev.B 52, R9815 (1995).


9. E.Rössler, A.P.Sokolov, A.Kisliuk, D.Quitmann: Low-frequency Raman scattering on different types of glass formers used to test predictions of mode-coupling theory. Phys.Rev.B 49, 14967 (1994).


10. V.N. Novikov, A.P. Sokolov, “Universality of the dynamic crossover in glassforming liquids: a “magic” relaxation time?” Phys.Rev.E 67, 031507 (2003).


11. A.P.Sokolov, R.Calemczuk, B.Salce, A.Kisliuk, D.Quitmann, E.Duval: Low-Temperature Anomalies in Strong and Fragile Glassformers. Phys.Rev.Lett. 78, 2405 (1997).


12. A.Brodin, L.Börjesson, D.Engberg, L.M.Torell, A.P.Sokolov: Relaxational and vibrational dynamics in the glass transition range of a strong glass former B2O3. Phys.Rev.B 53, 11511 (1996).


13. N.V.Surovtsev, J.Wiedersich, V.N.Novikov, E.Rössler, A.P.Sokolov: Light scattering spectra of the fast relaxation in glasses, Phys.Rev.B 58, 14888 (1998).


14. V.Z.Gochiyaev, V.K.Malinovsky, V.N.Novikov, A.P.Sokolov: Structure of the Rayleigh line wing in highly viscous liquids, Phil.Mag.B 63, 777 (1991).


15. J.H. Roh, V.N. Novikov, R.B. Gregory, J.E. Curtis, Z. Chowdhuri, A.P. Sokolov, “Onsets of Anharmonicity in Protein Dynamics”, Phys.Rev.Lett. 95, 038101-1-4 (2005).


16. A.P.Sokolov: Why the glass transition is still interesting, Science 273, 1675 (1996).


17. A.P.Sokolov, J.Hurst, D.Quitmann: Dynamics of supercooled water: Mode-coupling theory approach. Phys.Rev.B 51, 12865-12868 (1995).


18. G. Caliskan, D. Mechtani, S. Azzam, J.H. Roh, A. Kisliuk, M.T. Cicerone, S. Lin-Gibson, I. Peral and A.P. Sokolov, Protein and Solvent Dynamics: How Strongly Are They Coupled?, J.Chem.Phys. 121, 1978-1983 (2004).


19. T.E. Chang, L.R. Jensen, A. Kisliuk, R.B. Pipes, R. Pyrz, A.P. Sokolov, “Microscopic mechanism of reinforcement in single-wall carbon nanotube / polypropylene nanocomposite”, Polymer 46, 439-444 (2005).


20. D.Engberg, A.Wischnewski, U.Buchenau, L.Börjesson, A.J.Dianoux, A.P.Sokolov, L.Torrell: Sound waves and other modes in the strong glass former B2O3, Phys.Rev.B 58, 9087 (1998).


21. D. Mehtani, N. Lee, R. D. Hartschuh, A. Kisliuk, M.D. Foster, A. P. Sokolov, J. F. Maguire, Nano-Raman Spectroscopy with Side-illumination Optics, J. Raman Spectr. 36, 1068-1075 (2005).


22. J.Gapinskii, W.Steffen, A.Patkowski, A.P.Sokolov, A.Kisliuk, U.Buchenau, M.Russina, F.Mezei, H.Schober: Spectrum of fast dynamics in glass forming liquids: Does the “knee” exist? J.Chem.Phys. 110, 2312 (1999).


23. V.N.Novikov, A.P.Sokolov, B.Strube, N.Surovtsev, E.Duval, A.Mermet: Connection between quasielastic Raman scattering and free volume in polymeric glasses and supercooled liquids, J.Chem.Phys. 107, 1057 (1997).


24. V.K.Malinovsky, V.N.Novikov, A.P.Sokolov: Log-normal spectrum of low-energy excitations in glasses, Phys.Lett.A 153, 63 (1991).


25. V.N. Novikov, Y. Ding, A.P. Sokolov, “Correlation of fragility of supercooled liquids with elastic properties of glasses”, Phys.Rev.E 71, 061501-1-12 (2005).


26. V.N.Novikov, A.P.Sokolov: A correlation between low-energy vibrational spectra and first sharp diffraction peak in chalcogenide glasses, Sol.St.Comm. 77, 243 (1991). 50

Recent Publications


S. Khodadadi, A. Malkovskiy, A. Kisliuk, A.P. Sokolov, A broad glass transition in hydrated proteins, BBA – Proteins and Proteomics 1804, 15 (2010).

S. Khodadadi, J. H. Roh, A. Kisliuk, E. Mamontov, M. Tyagi, S. A. Woodson, R. M. Briber, A. P. Sokolov, Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules: Not a Simple Slaving by Hydration Water, Biophys.J. 98, 1321 (2010).

Wenhui Yi, Andrey Malkovskiy, Yongqian Xu, Xiao-Qian Wang, Alexei P. Sokolov, Marisabel Lebron-Colon, Michael A. Meador, Yi Pang, Polymer conformation-assisted wrapping of single-walled carbon nanotube: The impact of cis-vinylene linkage. Polymer 51, 475 (2010).

M. Paluch, S. Pawlus, A.P. Sokolov, K.L. Ngai, “Sub-Rouse Modes in Polymers Observed by Dielectric Spectroscopy”, Macromolecules 43, 3103 (2010).

L. Hong, B. Begen, A. Kisliuk, V.N. Novikov and A. P. Sokolov,“Influence of pressure on fast picosecond relaxation in glass-forming materials”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 104207 (2010).

Pawlus, Sebastian; Sokolov, Alexei; Paluch, Marian; Mierzwa, Michal “Influence of Pressure on Chain and Segmental Dynamics in Polyisoprene“, Macromolecules 43, 5845 (2010).


A. P. Sokolov and K. S. Schweizer, Resolving the mystery of chain friction mechanism in polymer liquids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 248301 (2009).

L. Hong, P. D. Gujrati, V.N. Novikov, A.P. Sokolov, “Molecular cooperativity in the dynamics of glass forming systems: A new insight”, J.Chem.Phys. 131, 194511 (2009).

J. H. Roh, R. M. Briber, A. Damjanovic, D. Thirumalai, S. A. Woodson, A. P. Sokolov, Dynamics of tRNA at Different Levels of Hydration. Biophys.J. 96, 2755 (2009).

A. P. Sokolov and K. S. Schweizer, Reply to a Comment, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 159802 (2009).

L. Hong, A. B. Begen, Kisliuk, S. Pawlus, M. Paluch, A.P. Sokolov, “Influence of Pressure on Quasielastic Scattering in Glasses: Relationship to the Boson Peak”, Phys. Rev. Letters 102, 145502 (2009).

A.V. Malkovskiy, V.I. Malkovsky, A.M. Kisliuk, C.A. Barrios, M.D. Foster, A.P. Sokolov, “Tip-induced heating in apertureless near-field optics”, J. Raman Spectr. 40, 1349 (2009).

A.L. Agapov, A.P. Sokolov, Does molecular weight dependence of Tg correlate to Me? Macromolecules 42, 2877 (2009).

S.N. Tkachev, J.B. Levine, A. Kisliuk, A.P. Sokolov, S. Guo, J.T. Eng, R.B. Kaner, Shear Modulus of Polycrystalline Rhenium Diboride Determined from Surface Brillouin Spectroscopyet; Advanced Materials 21, 4284 (2009).

Y. Ding, S. Pawlus, A.P. Sokolov, J.F. Douglas, A. Karim, C.L. Soles, Dielectric Spectroscopy Investigation of Relaxation in C60-Polyisoprene Nanocomposites, Macromolecules 42, 3201 (2009).

Carlos A. Barrios, Andrey V. Malkovskiy, Alexander M. Kisliuk, Alexei P. Sokolov, Mark D. Foster, Highly Stable, Protected Plasmonic Nanostructures for Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS), J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 8158 (2009).


S. Pawlus, S. Khodadadi and A. P. Sokolov, Conductivity in Hydrated Proteins: No Signs of the Fragile-to-Strong Crossover, Phys.Rev.Lett. 100, 108103 (2008).

S. Khodadadi, S. Pawlus, J.H. Roh, V. Garcia Sakai, E. Mamontov, A.P. Sokolov, The Origin of the Dynamic Transition in Proteins, J.Chem.Phys. 128, 195106 (2008).

A.P. Sokolov, J.H. Roh, E. Mamontov, V. García Sakai, Role of Hydration Water in Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules, Chem.Phys. 345, 212 (2008).

Sheila Khodadadi, Sebastian Pawlus, Alexei Sokolov, Influence of Hydration on Protein Dynamics: Combining Dielectric and Neutron Scattering Spectroscopy Data. J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 14273 (2008).

Pang, Yi; Meador, Michael; Sokolov, Alexei; Yi, Wenhui; Lebron, Marisabel; Malkovskiy, Andrey, Wrapping of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by a p-Conjugated Polymer: The Role of Polymer Conformation-Controlled Size Selectivity, J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 12263 (2008).

K. Kunal, M. Paluch, C. M. Roland, J. E. Puskas, Y. Chen, A. P. Sokolov, Polyisobutylene: a most unusual polymer, J.Polym.Sci. B 46, 1390 (2008).

L. Hong, B. Begen, A. Kisliuk, C. Alba-Simionesco, V.N. Novikov, A.P. Sokolov, Influence of density (pressure) on the boson peak in polymers, Phys.Rev.B 78, 134201 (2008).

K. Kunal, C.G. Robertson, S. Pawlus, S. F. Hahn, A. P. Sokolov, Role of chemical structure in fragility of polymers: a qualitative picture, Macromolecules 41, 7232 (2008).

R.D. Hartschuh, S.P. Wargacki, H. Xiong, J. Neiswinger, A. Kisliuk, S. Sihn, V. Ward, R.A. Vaia, and A.P. Sokolov, How rigid are viruses.  Phys.Rev.E 78, 021907 (2008).

S. Pawlus, K. Kunal, L. Hong, A.P. Sokolov, Influence of Molecular Weight on Dynamic Crossover Temperature in Linear Polymers, Polymer 49, 2918 (2008).

L. E. Bove, C. Petrillo, A. Fontana, and A. P. Sokolov, Damping of Sound Waves in the THz range and Strength of the Boson Peak, J.Chem.Phys. 128, 184502 (2008).