MIALDUN Aliaksandr (Sasha)

Dr. MIALDUN Aliaksandr (Sasha)


+32 2 650 30 21


PhD in Applied Sciences, General Physics Institute of Russian Aca. Sci., Moscow, Russia (1995)

Competence fields

Experimental study of heat and mass transfer in liquids
Crystal growth and solidification processes

Representative publications

  • Experimental and theoretical study of vibration-induced thermal convection in low gravity. V. Shevtsova, I. Ryzhkov, D. Melnikov, Yu. Gaponenko, A. Mialdun. J.Fluid Mechanics, 648, pp.53-82 (2010). DOI: 10.1017/S0022112009993442
  • Study of thermoconvective flows induced by vibrations in reduced gravity. V. Shevtsova, Yu. Gaponenko, D. Melnikov, I. Ryzhkov, A. Mialdun. Acta Astronautica, 66, pp. 166-173 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2009.05.023
  • Experimental evidence of thermal vibrational convection in a nonuniformly heated fluid in a reduced gravity environment. A. Mialdun, I.I. Ryzhkov, D.E. Melnikov, V. Shevtsova. Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, 084501 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.084501
  • Experimental evidence of thermovibrational convection in reduced gravity. A. Mialdun, I.I. Ryzhkov, D.E. Melnikov, V. Shevtsova. Space Research Today, 171, pp.4-6 (2008). DOI:10.1016/S1752-9298(08)80004-7
  • Development of optical digital interferometry technique for measurement of thermodiffusion coefficients. A. Mialdun, V.M. Shevtsova. Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 51 (11-12), pp.3164-3178 (2008). DOI:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2007.08.020
  • Measurement of the dynamical free surface deformation in liquid bridges. C. Ferrera, A. Mialdun, V. M. Shevtsova, M. G. Cabezas, and J. M. Montanero. Acta Astronautica, 62 (8-9), pp.471-477 (2008). DOI:10.1016/j.actaastro.2008.01.015
  • A new experimental technique for measuring the dynamical free surface deformation in liquid bridges due to thermal convection. C. Ferrera, J. M. Montanero, A. Mialdun, V. M. Shevtsova and M. G. Cabezas. Meas. Sci. Technol., 19, 015410 (2008). DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/19/1/015410
  • A study of heat transfer in liquid bridges near onset of instability. V.M. Shevtsova, A. Mialdun and M. Mojahed. J. Non-Equilib. Thermodyn., Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 261-281 (2005). DOI: 10.1515/JNETDY.2005.020
  • Vibrational control of Czochralski crystal growth. A.Z. Myal'dun, A.I. Prostomolotov, N.K. Tolochko, N.A. Verezub and E.V. Zharikov. Growth of Crystals. Vol. 21, Eds. E.I. Givargizov and A.M. Mel'nikova. Kluwer Academic / Consultants Bureau, New York, pp. 181-196 (2002)

  • The phenomenon of large-scale vortex formation induced on the surface of a liquid by the vibration of a solid body. N. A. Verezub, E. V. Zharikov, A. Z. Myal'dun, and A. I. Prostomolotov. Doklady Physics, Vol. 41, No. 10. pp. 471-474 (1996)