Alexei Abrikosov

  • STA Argonne Distinguished Scientist
  • Bldg. 223, B-229
  • Phone: (630) 252-5482
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Education

  • B.S. Physics, Moscow State University, 1948
  • Postgraduate, Institute for the Physical Problems (IPP) 1951
  • Ph.D. Candidate of Sciences, IPP, 1951
  • Dr. of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, IPP, 1955

Professional Expirences

  • Junior, Senior Scientist at IPP, 1951-1955
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, of Moscow State University, 1951-1976
  • Head-Department of the Theory of Solids, Landau, Institute for the Theoretical Physics, Moscow 1956-1988
  • Head Chair for Theoretical Physics, Moscow Institute for Steel and Alloys, 1976-1991
  • Director of the Institute for High Pressure Physics, Troitsk, Moscow District, 1988-1991
  • Distinguished Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, USA, 1991-present
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994-present

Honors

  • Corresponding Member - 1964, Full Member - 1987, of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Honorary Doctor of Sciences University of Lausanne, Switzerland – 1975
  • University of Bordeaux, France – 2003
  • University of Laughborough, UK – 2004
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences –1991
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society – 1992
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences USA – 2000
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London – 2001

Awards

  • Lenin Prize USSR - 1966
  • International Fritz London Award -1972
  • State Prize USSR - 1982
  • Landau Prize of the Academy of Sciences USSR - 1989
  • John Bardeen Award - 1991
  • Nobel Prize in Physics - 2003

Recent Publications

  • Quantum Interference Effects in Quasi-2D Metals, Phys. Rev. B 61, 7770 - 2000
  • Theory of the Negative Isotope Effect on Copper in Underdoped YBCO, Physica C 336, 163 - 2000
  • Fine Structure of the Neutron Maximum in High-Temperature Superconducting Cuprates, Phys. Rev. B 62, 15156 - 2000
  • Possible Explanation of the Pseudogap in High-Temperature Cuprates, Phys. Rev. B 63, 134518 - 2001
  • Properties of the Pseudogap Phase in High Tc Superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 64, 104521 - 2001
  • Metal-Insulator Transition in Layered Cuprates (SDW Model), Physica C 391, 147 - 2003
  • Transparency Threshold in the Insulating Phase of Layered Copper Oxides, Physica C 397, 71 - 2003
  • Antiferromagnetic Bubbles Around Nonmagnetic Impurities, Physica C 397, 77 - 2003
  • Weak Antiferromagnetism in the Metallic Phases of Layered Cuprates, Physica C 405, 93 - 2004
  • Type II Superconductors and the Vortex Lattice, Nobel Lecture, “Nobel Prizes 2003”, Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, 2004