Dr. Alexander M. Panich



1993 – present: Senior Research Scientist, KAMEA Fellow, Department of Physics,

                          Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel


Fields of expertise


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR) study of

Graphite Intercalation Compounds

Inclusion Compounds




Low-dimensional solids

Incommensurate states


Phase transitions


Recent Publications


49. A. M. Panich, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of Fluorine-Graphite Intercalation Compounds and Graphite Fluorides. Review article.

Synthetic Metals 100, 169-185 (1999).


50. A. M. Panich, A. R. Semenov, G. N. Chekhova, Ju. H. Krieger, and S. D. Goren

35Cl NQR Study of Incommensurate State in Thiourea-Hexachloroethane Inclusion Compound.

Solid State Commun. 110, 363-367 (1999).


51. W. Bensch, B. Sander, O. Helmer, C. Naäther, F. Tuczek, A. I. Shames, and A. M. Panich, Evidences for the Formation of Chromium in the Unusual Oxidation State Cr(IV): II. Magnetic Properties and Low Temperature X-ray Investigations of the Nonstoichiometric Channel Compounds TlxCr5Se8 (0 £ x £ 1).

J. Solid State Chemistry 145 (1), 235-246 (1999).


52. G. B. Furman, S. D. Goren, A. M. Panich, and A. I. Shames,

Spin Diffusion and Nuclear Spin-Lattice Relaxation in Irradiated Solids: A multiple-pulse NQR study.

Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 14 (3-4), 145-155 (1999).


53. G. N. Chekhova, S. D. Goren,  Ju. H. Krieger, D. Linsky, V. Lusternik, A. M. Panich, A.R. Semenov, and A. Voronel,

Specific Heat and Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Study of Thiourea - Hexachloroethane Inclusion Compound

 Z. Naturforschung 55a, 335-338 (2000).


54. L. Guibe, A. Peneau, M. Gourdji, and A. Panich,

Thiourea and Thiourea Inclusion Compounds.

Z. Naturforschung 55a, 331-334 (2000).


55. G. B. Furman, S. D. Goren, A. M. Panich, and A. I. Shames

Spin Diffusion in Pure Multiple-Pulse NQR.

Z. Naturforschung 55a, 54-60 (2000).


56. A. M. Panich, and Th. Doert,

Indirect nuclear exchange and electronic structure of Tl2Te3 semiconductor: 203Tl and 205Tl NMR study.

Solid State Commun. 114, 371-375 (2000).


57. A. M. Panich, and T. Nakajima,

Physical Properties and C-F bonding in Fluorine-Graphite Intercalation Compounds as seen by NMR.

Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 340, 77-82 (2000).


58. A. M. Panich,  Ju. H. Krieger, A. R. Semenov, S. D. Goren, and G. N. Chekhova,

35Cl NQR and 1H NMR Study of Guest Structure and Dynamics in Thiourea-Hexachloroethane Inclusion Compound.

J. Phys: Condens. Matter 12, 5765-5774 (2000).


59. A. M. Panich, L. A. Zemnukhova, and R. L. Davidovich,

Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Study of Phase Transitions and Incommensurability in K2SbF5 

J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 13 (7), 1609-1616 (2001).


60. A. M. Panich, A. I. Shames, and T. Nakajima,

On Paramagnetism in Fluorinated Graphites: ESR and Solid State NMR study.

J. Phys. Chem. Solids 62 (5), 959-964 (2001).

(Erratum: J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 63 (3), 539 (2002)).


61. A. M. Panich, N. Gasanly,

Indirect Nuclear Exchange Coupling and Electronic Structure of the Chain Semiconductor TlSe:

A 203Tl and 205Tl NMR Study.

Physical Review B 63 (19), 195201_1-7 (2001).


62. A. M. Panich, S. D. Goren, L. Frenkel Ben-Yakar, G. Gritzner, and M. Eder

Thallium and Lead NMR studies of  (Tl0.5Pb0.5)(Ba0.2Sr0.8)2Ca2Cu3Oy superconductor.

 Physica C 356, 129-140 (2001).


63. J.H. Krieger, A. M. Panich, and A. R. Semenov,

Ultraslow motion of domain wall in channel inclusion compound studied by means of NMR cross-relaxation.

Solid State Commun. 120, 69-72 (2001).


64. A. M. Panich, A. I. Shames, and H. Selig,

19F NMR and EPR Study of Fluorinated Buckminsterfullerene C60F58

J. Phys. Chem. Solids 63, 483-489 (2002).


65. A. M. Panich, P. K. Ummat, and W. R. Datars,

NMR Study of Acceptor Doped Fullerenes (MF6)2C60 (M=As, Sb)

Solid State Commun. 121, 367-370 (2002).

66. A. M. Panich, and S. Kashida,

Thallium NMR Study of the Chain Semiconductor TlS.

 Physica B 318, 217-221 (2002).


67. A. M. Panich, J. H. Krieger, A. R. Semenov, and G. N. Chekhova,

NMR cross-relaxation study of ultraslow motion of the domain wall in channel inclusion compounds.

Z. Naturforsch. 57a (6/7), 395-398 (2002).


68. Panich A. M., Zemnukhova L. A., and Davidovich R. L.,

Incommensurability and Domain Structure of K2SbF5.

Z. Naturforsch. 57a (6/7), 456-460 (2002).


69.  A. I. Shames, A. M. Panich, W. Kempiński, A. E. Alexenskii, M.V. Baidakova, A.T. Dideikin, V. Yu. Osipov, V. I. Siklitski, E. Osawa, M. Ozawa and A. Ya. Vul’,

Defects and impurities in nanodiamonds: EPR, NMR and TEM study.

 J. Phys. Chem. Solids 63, 1993-2001 (2002).


70.  A. M. Panich, H.-M. Vieth, P. K. Ummat, and W. R. Datars.

Solid State 19F NMR study of acceptor-doped fullerenes (MF6)2C60 (M=As,Sb).

Physica B 327(1), 102-107 (2003).


71.  N. A. Sergeev, and A. M. Panich,

Simple Two-pulse Time-Reversal Sequence for Quadrupole-Coupled Spin System.

            Z. Naturforschung 58a, 33-35 (2003).


72. A. M. Panich, I. Felner, A. I. Shames, S. Goren, P. K. Ummat, and W.R. Datars,

Magnetic Susceptibility and Magnetic Resonance Study of Acceptor Doped Fullerenes C60(MF6)2 (M=As, Sb, P).

Solid State Commun. 129 (2), 81-84 (2004).


73.  P. Bilski, A. M. Panich, N. A. Sergeev and J. Waąsicki,

Simple Two-Pulse Time-Reversal Sequence for Dipolar and Quadrupolar-Coupled Spin Systems.     Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 25, 76-79 (2004).


74. A. M. Panich, and S. Kashida,

Indirect nuclear exchange coupling and electronic structure of the layered semiconductor TlS: NMR study and band structure calculation.

            J. Phys. Condens. Matter 16 (18), 3071 – 3080 (2004).


75. A. M. Panich, C. L. Teske, W. Bensch, A. Perlov, H. Ebert,

Thallium NMR study of the chain semiconductor TlTaS3

               Solid State Commun. 131 (3-4) 201-205 (2004).


76.  A. M. Panich, D. Ailion, S. Kashida, and N. Gasanly,

Gallium and Thallium NMR Study of Phase Transitions and Incommensurability in the Layered Semiconductor TlGaSe2.

Physical Review B 69 (24), 245319_1-7 (2004).


77. N. A. Sergeev, A. M. Panich, and M.Olszewski,

Influence of Molecular Motions on the NQR Echoes.

Appl. Magn. Reson. 27, 41-57 (2004).


78. A. M. Panich,

Nuclear Exchange Coupling and Electronic Structure of Low Dinensional Semiconductors.

Appl. Magn. Reson. 27, 29-39 (2004).


79. J. Li, K. Naga, Y. Ohzawa, T. Nakajima, A. I. Shames, A. M. Panich, 
Effect of surface fluorination on the electrochemical behavior of petroleum cokes for lithium ion battery. 
               J. Fluorine Chem. 126, 265-73 (2005). 


80. A. M. Panich, A. I. Shames, N. Froumin, C. C. Tang, and Y. Bando,

Magnetic Resonance Study of Multiwall Boron Nitride Nanotubes.

Physical Review B, 72, 085307_1-6 (2005).


81. A. M. Panich, A. P.Yelisseyev, S. I. Lobanov, and L. I. Isaenko, “Comparative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of As-Grown and Annealed LiInSe2 Ternary Compounds”

(Hyperfine Interactions, 2005, accepted, published electronically Oct 2005).


82. A. M. Panich, F. Kopnov, and R. Tenne, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of Fullerene-Like WS2. (Accepted by J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology).