Aleksejs Zolotarjovs

PhD phys. Aleksejs Zolotarjovs

Position: Researcher


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  • 2021 Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia, PhD in Physics


  • 2017-present: Researcher in Laboratory of Solid State Radiation Physics, ISSP UL
  • 2016-2017: research assistant in Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia
  • 2011-2016: engineer in Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia


  • Thermostimulated luminescence (TSL)
  • Advanced thermostimulated techniques (fractional glow technique, TSL peak analysis)
  • Photoluminescence, X-Ray luminescence, Absorbtion spectroscopy
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX)
  • Plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO)
  • Scientific setup automation (electronics, programming (Labview systems))
  • Computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing (CAD, CAM, (Autodesk Fusion 360, Solidworks 2014)


  1. Krisjanis Smits, Dags Olsteins, Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, Katrina Laganovska, Donats Millers, Reinis Ignatans & Janis Grabis, “Doped zirconia phase and luminescence dependence on the nature of charge compensation” Scientific Reports , DOI: 10.1038/srep44453
  2. Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, Krisjanis Smits, Anete Krumina, Donats Millers, and Larisa Grigorjeva «Luminescent PEO Coatings on Aluminium», ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1149/2.0401609jss
  3. Larisa Grigorjeva, Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, Sergej Yu Sokovnin, Donats Millers, Krisjanis Smits, Vladislav G. Il`ves «Radioluminescence, thermoluminescence and dosimetric properties of ZnO ceramics» Ceramics International, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.02.016
  4. V. Babin , P. Bohacek , L. Grigorjeva , M. Kucera , M. Nikl , S. Zazubovich , A. Zolotarjovs «Effect of Mg2+ ions co-doping on luminescence and defects formation processes in Gd3(Ga,Al)5O12:Ce single crystals», Optical Materials, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2017.01.039
  5. P. A. Rodnyi, K. A. Chernenko, A. Zolotarjovs, L. Grigorjeva, E. I. Gorokhova, and I. D. Venevtsev «Effect of Point Defects on Luminescence Characteristics of ZnO Ceramics», Physics of the Solid State, DOI: 10.1134/S1063783416100309
  6. Elsts, E. , Krieke, G.,  Rogulis, U.,  Smits, K.,  Zolotarjovs, A.,  Jansons, J.,  Sarakovskis, A.,  Kundzins, K.  «Rare earth doped glass-ceramics containing NaLaF4 nanocrystals» Optical Materials, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2016.01.005, 2016.
  7. Grigorjeva Larisa, Donats Millers, Krisjanis Smits, Aleksejs Zolotarjovs. «Gas sensitive luminescence of ZnO coatings obtained by plasma electrolytic oxidation.» Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical., DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2015.09.018.
  8. Krisjanis Smits, Donats Millers, Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, Reinis Drunka, Martins Vanks. «Luminescence of Eu ion in alumina prepared by plasma electrolytic oxidation .» Applied Surface Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.02.085, 2015: 166-171.
  9. Bondar, L. Grigorjeva, T. Kärner, O. Sidletskiy, K. Smits, S. Zazubovich, A. Zolotarjovs. «Thermally stimulated luminescence of undoped and Ce3+ doped Gd2SiO5 and (Lu,Gd)2SiO5 single crystals .» Journal of Luminescence 159, DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2014.11.034, 2014: 229-237.
  10. Elsts, U. Rogulis, K. Bulindzs, K. Smits, A. Zolotarjovs, L. Trinkler, K. Kundzins. «Studies of radiation defects in cerium, europium and terbium activated oxyfluoride glasses and glass ceramics.» Optical Materials, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2014.10.042, 2015: 90–93.
  11. Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, Anatoly Trukhin, Krisjanis Smits, D. Millers. «TSL and fractional glow study of Ge-doped α-quartz.» IOP Conference Series Materials Science and Engineering 11/2013; 49(1). DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/49/1/012056, 2013: 49(1).