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Scientific - Educational Center of SHS
(Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis)
since 1989

SHS Center has been established in 1989 in order to launch scientific integration of Institute of High-Education (National University of Science and Technology MISIS) and academic science (Institute of Structural Macrokinetics of Russian Academy of Science) in the field of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis (SHS). Nowadays the SHS Center is a multidisciplinary research center located at the Moscow State Institute of Steel and Alloys. SHS Center research activities focus mainly on material science, technology and applications of advanced composite materials and new coating and film systems. This is achieved through our research and development program areas...

Scientific Activity

Every year educational activity includes graduate training in following courses: Physical-Chemical and Technological Principles of Synthesis of Inorganic Materials in Combustion Regime, Structural Macrokinetics, Technologies of SHS. Education and training of postgraduate students is achieved by their involvement in the research and development programs. Training also carries out in the frame of VINF (Virtual Institute of Nanostructured Films) ( of EXCELL FP6 project). 27 staffs including 4 Dr. Sc. and Professors, 9 PhD and Assoc. Prof., 14 engineers and technicians, 6 post-graduates, 12 students are working now in SHS-Center. In the last two decades the SHS-Center has been awarded by a number of international awards in the field of SHS and surface engineering: CRDF, INTAS, NATO-Russia, EUREKA, ISTC, UK Royal Society, FP6, FP7. The expertise and research leadership of SHS-Center is evidenced by above 600 publications on mentioned fields of expertise in referees national and international journals, books, proceedings, and multiple patents and know-how on the technologies. The team of SHS-Center collaborates with leading research centres in the USA, Europe, Asia, and Japan. Staffs of SHS-Center are members of International Association on SHS (SHS-AS), Int. Committee on SHS, European Joint Committee for Plasma and Ion Surface Engineering EJC/PISE, International Advisory Committee of FGM, Int. Committee on Plasma Surface Engineering, Int. Committee on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, Int. Committee of World Ceramic Congress CIMTEC.  ... 

SHS Center Awards

Awards of SHS Center of MISIS from 2006 year

Our equipment

Sector of PVD Thin Films

Magneton sputtering unit
Working assembly for magnetron sputtering
  • magnetron targets
  • ion source of slot type, 1.5-2 keB
  • rotating substrate holder
Sector of Electro-Spark Alloying (ESA) and Thermo-Reactive Electro-Spark Surface Strengthening (TRESS) Technologies

Complete Set ALIER 302 METAL (micro-computer equipped)
Hardening of rolled cylinder

Read more:

  • New Booklet of SHS-Center in 2013 year, [PDF], English version, 1.0 Mb
  • Booklet of SHS-Center in 2012 year, [PDF], English version, 1.0 Mb
  • Course Multicomponent nanostructured coatings. Nanofilms
    The authors: D.V. Shtansky, E.A. Levashov, Ph. Kiryukhantsev-Korneev, M.I. Petrzhik, Yu.S. Pogozhev, I.A. Bashkova, E.I. Zamulaeva, K.A. Kuptsov, A.N. Sheveiko
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    [HTML] [PDF] format, 0.63 Mb
  • "Advanced Technologies, Materials and Coatings Developed in Scientific-Educational Center of SHS", Eugen G. Leuze Verlag, Galvanotechnik 9/2009, [PDF] format, 1.8 Mb
  • Booklet "- - - 20 ", [PDF], Russian version, 28.4 Mb
  • Booklet "Analytical Complex for Precision Investigations of Physical-Chemical and Tribologycal Properties of Surfaces and Thin Films", [PDF], Russian version, 1.3 Mb
  • Booklet " . 2009 .", [DOC], Russian version, 1.5 Mb
  • Booklet " . 2008 .", [DOC], Russian version, 0.9 Mb
  • Booklet " . 2007 .", [DOC], Russian version, 0.3 Mb
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13th Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies "ARCHIMEDES - 2010"
29 March - 2 April

As "The Best invention in the sphere of nanotechnologies" is recognized the "Composite electrode materials for producing coatings dispersion-strengthened by nanoparticles"...

European Master School in Russia

Modules IV and II (part 2) "Mechanical applications and optical characterization of Nanofilms" co-organized by State Technological University "Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys" and Institute of Spectroscopy of Russian Academy of Sciences will be held on October 19-23, 2009 in Moscow and Troitsk (Moscow Region)...

20th Anniversary of Scientific-Educational Center of SHS

International Workshop "Synthesis and Commercialization of Advanced Nanostructured Materials and Coatings" devoted to 20 years Anniversary of Scientific-Educational Center of SHS MISIS - ISMAN (SHS-Center) on 22 october of 2009 year ...

2015 year
Honored diploma and gold medal for the Invention Method for producing of bioactive coating with antibacterial effect ...

2014 year
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17 july of 2013 year
Read new booklet of SHS-Center ...

2018 MISA Infocenter