Selected Publications


1. K.V. Kuskov, A.A. Nepapushev, S. Aydinyan, D.G Shaysultanov, N.D Stepanov, Kh. Nazaretyan, S. Kharatyan, E.V. Zakharova, D.S. Belov, D.O. Moskovskikh, Combustion Synthesis and Reactive Spark Plasma Sintering of Non-Equiatomic CoAl-Based High Entropy Intermetallics, Materials, 16(4), 1490, (2023)

2. R. Kumar, H. Torres, S. Aydinyan, M. Antonov, M. Varga, I. Hussainova, M. Rodriguez Ripoll, Tribological behavior of Ni-based self-lubricating claddings containing sulfide of nickel, copper, or bismuth at temperatures up to 600 °C, Surf. Coat. Technol., 456, 129270, (2023)

3. Kh. Nazaretyan, S. Aydinyan, H. Kirakosyan, D. Moskovskikh, A. Nepapushev, K. Kuskov, M. Tumanyan, A. Zargaryan, R. Traksmaa, S. Kharatyan, AlCo-rich AlCoNiFe and AlCoNiFeCr high entropy alloys: Synthesis and interaction pathway at high heating rates, J. Alloys Compd., 931, 167589, (2023)


1. M.K. Zakaryan, S.M. Estalaki, S. Kharatyan, A.M. Matzner, A.S. Mukasyan, T. Luo, K.V. Manukyan, Spontaneous Crystallization for Tailoring Polymorphic Nanoscale Nickel with Superior Hardness, J. Phys. Chem. C, (2022).

2. Marieta K. Zakaryan, Alina R. Zurnachyan, Narine H. Amirkhanyan, Hasmik V. Kirakosyan, Maksim Antonov, Miguel A. Rodriguez, Sofiya V. Aydinyan, Novel Pathway for the Combustion Synthesis and Consolidation of Boron Carbide, Materials, 15(4), 2022, 5042.

3. M. Zakaryan, Kh. Nazaretyan, S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, Kinetic Highlights of the Reduction of Silver Tungstate by Mg+C Combined Reducer, Metals 12(6), (2022), 1000.

4. S. Aydinyan, H. Kirakosyan, A. Sargsyan, O. Volobujeva, S. Kharatyan, Solution combustion synthesis of MnFeCoNiCu and (MnFeCoNiCu)3O4 high entropy materials and sintering thereof, Ceram. Int., 48(14), (2022), 20294-20305.

5. Kh. Nazaretyan, H. Kirakosyan, M. Zakaryan, L. Abovyan, O. Volobujeva, S. Aydinyan, The Interaction Pathway in the Mechano-Ultrasonically Assisted and Carbon-Nanotubes Augmented Nickel-Aluminum System, Metals 12(3), (2022), 436.

6. S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, I. Hussainova, The Influence of Thermal Dilution on the Microstructure Evolution of Some Combustion-Synthesized Refractory Ceramic Composites, Crystals 12(1), (2022), 59.

7. R. Kumar, S. Aydinyan, R. Ivanov, L. Liu, M. Antonov, I. Hussainova, High Temperature Wear Performance of hBN-Added Ni-W Composites Produced from Combustion Synthesized Powders, Materials, 15(3), (2022), 1252.

8. H.V. Kirakosyan; Cu-Mo Nanocomposite, Preparation by Combining Solution Combustion Synthesis and Self Propagating High Yemperature Synthesis, Inorg.Nano-met. Chem., 1-7, (2022)


1. H. Kirakosyan, K. Nazaretyan, S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, The Mechanism of Joint Reduction of MoO3 and CuO by Combined Mg/C Reducer at High Heating Rates, J. Composites Sci. 5(12), (2021), 318.

2. Aydinyan S., Kharatyan S., Hussainova I, SHS-Derived Powders by Reactions’ Coupling as Primary Products for Subsequent Consolidation, Materials 14(17), (2021). 5117.

3. M. Zakaryan, Kh. Nazaretyan, S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, Joint Reduction of NiO/WO3 Pair andNiWO4 by Mg+C Combined Reducer at High Heating Rates, Metals 11(9), (2021), 1351

4. M.K. Zakaryan, S.L. Kharatyan, A. Aprahamian, K.V. Manukyan, Combustion in the ZrF4-Mg-Siand ZrF4-Al-Si systems for preparation of zirconium silicides, Combust. Flame 232, (2021), 111514

5. M.K. Zakaryan, Kh.T. Nazaretyan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, NiO reduction by Mg+C combined reducer at high heating rates, J. Therm. Anal. Calor. 146(4), (2021), 1811-1817.

6. R. Mnatsakanyan, D. Davtyan, T. Minasyan, S. Aydinyan, I. Hussainova, Superhard B4C-ReB2 composite by SPS of microwave synthesized nanopowders, Mater. Lett. 285, (2020), 129163.


1. N. Amirkhanyan, S. Kharatyan, K. Manukyan, A. Aprahamian, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solution Combustion Synthesis: Ni(NO3)2+Fuels Systems, Combust. Flame 221, (2020), 110-119.


1. H.A. Mahmoudi, L.S. Abovyan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, SHS Reprocessing of Copper Oxide Waste into Copper Powder, Int. J SHS 28(4), (2019), 233-238.

2. S.L. Kharatyan, H.A. Chatilyan, K.V. Manukyan, Kinetics and Mechanism of Nickel Oxide Reduction by Methane, J. Phys. Chem. C 123(35), (2019), 21513-21521.

3. D. Davtyan, R. Mnatsakanyan, L. Liu, S. Aydinyan, I. Hussainova, Microwave synthesis of B4C nanopowder for subsequent spark plasma sintering, J. Mater. Res. Technol. 8(6), (2019), 5823- 5832.


1. S.V. Aydinyan, Kh.T. Nazaretyan, A.G. Zargaryan, M.E. Tumanyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Reduction Mechanism of WO3+CuO Mixture by Combined Mg/C Reducer. Non Isothermal Conditions- High Heating Rates, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 133(1), (2018), 261-269.

2. T. Minasyan, H. Kirakosyan, S. Aydinyan, L. Lui, I. Hussainova, S. Kharatyan, Mo-Cu pseudoalloys by combustion synthesis and spark plasma sintering, J. Mat. Sci. 53(24), (2018), 16598-16608.

3. K.V. Manukyan, Kh. Nazaretyan, Ch.E. Shuck, H.A. Chatilyan, S. Rouvimov, S.L. Kharatyan, A.S. Mukasyan, Kinetics and Mechanism of Ignition in Reactive Al/Ni Nanostructured Materials, J. Phys. Chem. C 122(47), (2018), 27082-27092.

4. H.V. Kirakosyan, KhT. Nazaretyan, R.A. Mnatsakanyan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Solution combustion synthesis of nanostructured molybdenum carbide, J. Nanopart. Res. 20(8), (2018), 214.

5. N. Kamboj, M. Aghayan, F. Rubio-Marcos, K. Nazaretyan, M.A. Rodríguez, S. Kharatyan S, I. Hussainova, Nanostructural evolution in mesoporous networks using in situ High-Speed Temperature Scanner, Ceram. Int. 44(11), (2018), 12265-12272.

6. S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, Thermally and Kinetically Coupled Reactions at Combustion Synthesis of Materials, Collective monograph "Technological combustion" ed. by C.V. Aldoshin& M.I. Alimov, Part II, chapter 17, pp.429-451 (M. 2018).


1. M.K. Zakaryan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Preparation of Fine-grained Silicon from Serpentine Mineral by Magnesiothermic Reduction of Silica in the Presence of Reaction Products as Diluents, Silicon 9(6), (2017), 841-846.

2. M. Zakaryan, H. Kirakosyan, S. Aydinyan, S. Kharatyan, Combustion synthesis of W-Cu composite powders from oxide precursors with various proportions of metals, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 64, (2017), 176-183.


1. S.V. Aydinyan, H.V. Kirakosyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Cu-Mo composite powders obtained by combustion-coreduction process, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 54, (2016), 455-463.

2. H.V. Kirakosyan, T.T. Minasyan, O.M. Niazyan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, DTA/TGA Study of CuO and MoO3 Co-reduction by Combined Mg/C Reducers, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 123(1), (2016) 35-41.

3. H.V. Kirakosyan, S.V. Aydinyan, S.L. Kharatyan, W-Cu Composite Powders Obtained by Joint Reduction of Oxides in Combustion Mode, Int. J. SHS 54(4), (2016), 215-223.


1. M.A. Hobosyan, Kh.G. Kirakosyan, S.L. Kharatyan, K.S. Martirosyan, PTFE-Al2O3 reactive interaction at high heating rates, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 119, (2015), 245-251.

2. A.A. Nepapushev, K.G. Kirakosyan, D.O. Moskovskikh, S.L. Kharatyan, A.S. Rogachev, and A.S. Mukasyan., Influence of High-Energy Ball Milling on Reaction Kinetics in the Ni-Al System: An Electrothermographic Study, Int. J. SHS 24(1), (2015) 21-28.

3. Kh.V. Manukyan, A.G. Avetisyan, Ch.E. Shuck, H.A. Chatilyan, S. Rouvimov, S.L. Kharatyan, A.S. Mukasyan, Nickel Oxide Reduction by Hydrogen: Kinetics and Structural Transformations, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, (2015), 16131-16138.


1. A.M. Baghdasaryan, O.M. Niazyan, H.L. Khachatryan, S.L. Kharatyan, DTA/TG Study of Tungsten Oxide and Ammonium Tungstate Reduction by (Mg+C) Combined Reducers at Non-Isothermal Conditions, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 43 (2014), 216-221.


1. K.V. Manukyan, A.A. Voskanyan, S. Rouvimov, A.S. Mukasyan, S.L. Kharatyan, W and two-dimensional WO3/W nanocrystals produced by controlled self-sustaining reduction of sodium tungstate, J. Mat. Res. 28(18), (2013), 2611-2621.


1. A.M. Baghdasaryan, M.A. Hobosyan, H.L. Khachatryan, O.M. Niazyan, S.L. Kharatyan, L.H. Sloyan, Y.G. Grigoryan, The role of chemical activation on the combustion and phase formation laws in the Ni-Al-Promoter system, Chem. Eng. J. 188, (2012), 210-221.

2. S.L. Kharatyan, A.G. Merzhanov, Coupled SHS Reactions as a Useful Tool for Synthesis of Materials: An Overview, Int. J. SHS 21(1), (2012), 59-73.

3. Kh. Manukyan, V. Danghyan, Y. Grigoryan, O. Niazyan, S. Kharatyan. Phase formation mechanism of the Ni+Zr+polytetrafluoroethylene reactive mixture, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim.110(2), (2012), 619-623.

4. Kh. Manukyan, S. Aydinyan, A. Aghajanyan, Y. Grigoryan, O. Niazyan, S. Kharatyan. Reaction pathway in the MoO3+Mg+C reactive mixtures, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 31, (2012), 28- 32.


1. Kh.V. Manukyan, Kh.G. Kirakosyan, Y.G. Grigoryan, O.M. Niazyan, A.V. Yeghishyan, A.G. Kirakosyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Mechanism of molten-salt-controlled thermite reactions, Indust. Eng.Chem. Res. 50(19), (2011), 10982-10988.


1. S.V. Aydinyan, Z. Gumruyan, K.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Self-sustaining reduction of MoO3 by Mg+C mixture, Mat. Sci. Eng. B 172, (2010), 267-271.

2. K. Manukyan, N. Amirkhanyan, S. Aydinyan, V. Danghyan, R. Grigoryan, N. Sarkisyan, G. Gasparyan, R. Aroutiounian, S. Kharatyan, Novel NiZr-based porous biomaterials: Synthesis andin vitro testing, Chem. Eng. J.162, (2010), 406-414.

3. K.V. Manukyan, N.H. Amirkhanyan, S.V. Aydinyan, V.T. Danghyan, R.M. Grigoryan, N.K. Sarkissyan, G.H. Gasparyan, R.M. Aroutiounian, S.L. Kharatyan, Novel NiZr-based Porous Biomaterials: Synthesis and in vitro Testing, Chem. Eng. J. 162, (2010), 406-414.

4. D. Davtyan, Kh. Manukyan R, Mnatsakanyan, S. Kharatyan, Reduction of MoO3 by Zn: Reducermigration phenomena, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 28, (2010), 601-604.

5. K. Manukyan, D. Davtyan, J. Bossert, S. Kharatyan, Direct Reduction of Ammonium Molybdateto Elemental Molybdenum by Combustion Reaction, Chem. Eng. J. 168, (2011), 925-930.


1. Kh.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, G. Blugan, P. Kocher, J. Kuebler, MoSi2-Si3N4 composites: Influence of starting materials and fabrication route on electrical and mechanical properties, J.European Ceramic Society 29, (2009), 2053-2060.

2. M.H. Yamukyan, Kh.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Copper oxide reduction by hydrogen underthe self-propagation reaction mode, J. Alloys Compd. 479, (2009), 546-549.


1. Kh.V. Manukyan, S.V. Aydinyan, Kh.G. Kirakosyan, S.L. Kharatyan, G. Blugan, U. Müller, J. Kuebler, Molten salt-assisted combustion synthesis and characterization of MoSi2 and MoSi2-Si3N4 composite powders, Chem. Eng. J. 143, (2008), 331-336.

2. S.L. Kharatyan, H.A. Chatilyan, L.H. Arakelyan, Kinetics of tungsten carbidization under non-isothermal conditions, Mat. Res. Bull. 43(4), (2008), 897-906.

3. M.H. Yamukyan, Kh.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Copper oxide reduction by combinedreducers under the combustion mode, Chem.Eng. J.137(3), (2008), 636-642.

4. S.L. Kharatyan, H.A. Chatilyan, G.S. Galstyan, Growth kinetics of Mo3Si layer in the Mo5Si3 Modiffusion couple, Thin Solid Films 516, (2008), 4876-4881.

5. Kh.G Kirakosyan, Kh.V Manukyan, S.L Kharatyan, R.A. Mnatsakanyan, Synthesis of tungsten carbide-carbon nano-materials by combustion reaction, Mat. Chem. Phys. 110, (2008), 454-456.

6. M.H. Yamukyan, Kh.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Cast copper produced by combustion reaction, J. Alloys Compd., 461, (2008) L14–L16.


1. Kh.V. Manukyan, S.L. Kharatyan, G. Blugan, J. Kuebler, Combustion synthesis and compaction of Si3N4-TiN composite powder, Ceram. Int. 33(3), (2007), 379-383.

2. H.A. Chatilyan, S.L. Kharatyan, A.B. Harutyunyan, Diffusion annealing of Mo/MoSi2 couple and silicon diffusivity in Mo5Si3 layer, Mat. Sci. Eng. A459 (2007), 227-232.


1. H.L. Khachatryan, A.B. Harutyunyan, S.L. Kharatyan, Activated combustion of Si-C-N2 and SHS of composite ceramic powders Si3N/SiC and silicon carbide, Combust. Explos. Shock Waves 42(5), (2006), 543-548.


1. S.L. Kharatyan, H.A. Chatilyan, A.S. Mukasyan, D.A. Simonetti, A. Varma, Effect of Heating Rate on Kinetics of High-Temperature Reactions: Mo-Si System, AIChE 51(1), (2005), 261- 270.


1. S.L. Kharatyan, Kh.V. Manukyan, H.H. Nersisyan, H.L. Khachatryan, Macrokinetic Laws of Activated Combustion at Synthesis of Composite Ceramic Powders Based on Silicon Nitride, Int.J. SHS 12(1), (2003),19-34.


1. S.L. Kharatyan, Reaction diffusion in SHS processes, In book: “Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis. Theory and Practice” [In Russian], Eds. A. Sytschev, Publisher: “Teritoria”, Chernogolovka, Russia (2001), 157-214.

2. L.S. Abovyan, H.H. Nersisyan, S.L. Kharatyan, R, Saiu, R. Orru, G. Cao and D. Zedda, Synthesis of Alumina-Silicon Carbide Composites by Chemically Activated Self-Propagating Reactions, Ceram. Int, 27(2), 2001, 163-169.