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Alexei Abrikosov

Distinguished Argonne Scientist

Materials Science Division; Bldg. 223
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Ave.
Argonne, IL 60439

phone: 630-252-5482
fax: 630-252-7777
email: abrikosov@anl.gov

Education

  • Graduated Moscow State University in 1948
  • Postgraduate at the Institute for Physical Problems (IPP), Moscow, USSR, 1948-51
  • Candidate of Sciences (Ph.D.) at IPP in 1951
  • Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (Habilitation) at IPP in 1955

Professional Experiences

  • Junior, Senior Scientist at IPP, 1951-1965
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor of the Moscow State University, 1951-1976
  • Head - Department of the Theory of Solids at the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Moscow, 1965-1988 Head of the
  • 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

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

 


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