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Alex Kamenev

Professor

PHYS 428 (office), 626-0724
kamenev @ physics.umn.edu • curriculum vitae

Kamenev

HONORS AND AWARDS
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2004-2008
McKnight Land Grant Professor, 2005-2007
APS Fellow, 2013

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED:
"Quantum magnetism", May 2008, Minneapolis
"Frontiers of Condensed Matter Theory", Symposium dedicated to the memory of A.I. Larkin, Minneapolis, 2006
"Non-Equilibrium and Correlation Effects in Low-Dimensional Structures", Minneapolis 2005
"The Correlation Effects in Bose Condensates and Optical Lattices”, Minneapolis, 2004
"Spins and Interactions in Mesoscopic Systems", Minneapolis, 2002
"Correlated Oxides and Oxide Interfaces", Minneapolis, 2014

Summary of Interests
Theoretical condensed matter physics, disordered systems and glasses, field-theoretical treatment of many-body systems, mesoscopic systems, out of equilibrium systems

Advisees and Collaborators

Tobias Gulden, Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant
Michael Janas, Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant
Peter Koroteev, Research Assistant
Boris Rusakov
Yahor Savich, Teaching Assistant
Michael Schecter, Research Assistant
Tigran Sedrakyan, Postdoctoral Associate
Yuting Wang, Teaching Assistant

Selected Publications

A. Kamenev , “Field Theory of Non-Equilibrium Systems”, Book: Cambridge University Press (2011)

Sedrakyan, Glazman, and Kamenev, “Absence of Bose condensation in certain frustrated lattices”, arXiv:1303.7272 (2014) [abstract]

T.Dunn, and A. Kamenev, “Optimization of spin-torque switching using AC and DC pulses”, arXiv:1302.4770 (2013) [abstract]

Schecter, and Kamenev, “Casimir interaction between mobile impurities in quantum liquids”, arXiv:1307.4409 (2013)

Gulden, Janas, Koroteev, and Kamenev, “Statistical mechanics of Coulomb gases as quantum theory on Riemann surfaces”, JETP Vol. 144 (9) 574 (2013) [abstract]

Sedrakyan, Kamenev, and Glazman, “Composite fermion state of spin-orbit-coupled bosons”, Phys. Rev. A 86, 063639 (2012) [abstract]

T. Dunn, and A. Kamenev, “Swing switching of spin-torque valves”, arXiv:1207.5171 (2012) [abstract]

M. Schecter, A. Kamenev, D. M. Gangardt, and A. Lamacraft, “Critical Velocity of a Mobile Impurity in One-Dimensional Quantum Liquids”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 207001 (2012) [abstract]

M. Schecter, and A. Kamenev, “Forming doublons by a quantum quench”, Phys. Rev. A 85, 043623 (2012) [abstract]

M. Schecter, D.M. Gangardt,and A. Kamenevc, “Dynamics and Bloch oscillations of mobile impurities in one-dimensional quantum liquids”, Annals of Physics 327 (2012), pp. 639-670 [abstract]

A. L. Chudnovskiy, D. M. Gangardt, and A. Kamenev, “Doublon Relaxation in the Bose-Hubbard Model”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 085302 (2012) [abstract]

M. Parker, A. Kamenev, and B. Meerson, “Noise-Induced Stabilization in Population Dynamics”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 180603 (2011) [abstract]

T. Dunn, A. L. Chudnovskiy, and A. Kamenev, “Dynamics of nano-magnetic oscillators”, arXiv:1110.3750 (2011) [abstract]

T. Dunn, and A. Kamenev, “Optimization of the current pulse for spin-torque switches”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 143109 (2011) [abstract]

J. Swiebodzinski, A. Chudnovskiy, T. Dunn, and A. Kamenev, “Spin Torque Dynamics with Noise in Magnetic Nano-System”, arXiv:1005.2439 (2010) [abstract]

D. M. Gangardt, and A. Kamenev, “Quantum Decay of Dark Solitons”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 190402 (2010) [abstract]

M. Kamenev, and A. Levchenko, “Keldysh technique and non-linear sigma-model: basic principles and applications”, Adv. in Phys. 58, 197 (2009)

A. Kamenev, and L. I. Glazman, “Dynamics of a one-dimensional spinor Bose liquid: a phenomenological approach”, Phys. Rev. A 80, 011603(R) (2009) [abstract]

M. Parker, and A. Kamenev, “Extinction in Lotka-Volterra model”, arXiv:0905.3728 (2009)

C. Escudero, and A. Kamenev, “Switching rates of multi-step reactions”, Phys. Rev. E 79, 041149 (2009) [abstract]

D. M. Gangardt, and A. Kamenev, “Bloch Oscillations in a One-Dimensional Spinor Gas”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 070402 (2009) [abstract]

M. Assaf, A. Kamenev, and B. Meerson, “Population extinction risk in the aftermath of a catastrophic event”, Phys. Rev. E 79, 011127 (2009) [abstract]

M. Khodas, A. Kamenev, and L. I. Glazman, “Photosolitonic effect”, Phys. Rev. A 78, 053630 (2008) [abstract]

A.Levchenko, and A. Kamenev, “Coulomb drag in quantum circuits”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 216806 (2008) [abstract]

Michael Assaf, Alex Kamenev, and Baruch Meerson, “Population extinction in a time-modulated environment”, Phys. Rev. E 78, 041123 (2008) [abstract]

A. Kamenev, B. Meerson, and B. Shklovskii, “Population extinction in a fluctuating environment”, arXiv:0809.2950 (2008)

A. L. Chudnovskiy, J. Swiebodzinski, and A. Kamenev, “Spin-Torque Shot Noise in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 066601 (2008) [abstract]

A. Kamenev, and B. Meerson, “Extinction of an infectious disease: A large fluctuation in a nonequilibrium system”, Phys. Rev. E 77, 061107 (2008) [abstract]

M. Khodas, M. Pustilnik, A. Kamenev, and L.I. Glazman, “Fermi-Luttinger Liquid: Spectral function of interacting one-dimensional fermions”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 155402 (2007)

E. Mariani, L. I. Glazman, A. Kamenev, and F. von Oppen, “Zero-bias anomaly in the tunneling density of states of graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 165402 (2007)

A. Levchenko, and A.Kamenev, “Keldysh Ginsburg-Landau action of fluctuating superconductors”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 094518 (2007)

M. Khodas, M. Pustilnik, A. Kamenev, L.I. Glazman, “Dynamics of excitations in a one-dimensional Bose liquid”, Phys. Rev. Lett 99, 110405 (2007)

M. Pustilnik, M. Khodas, A. Kamenev, and L. I. Glazman , “Dynamic Response of One-Dimensional Interacting Fermions”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 196405 (2006) [abstract]

Vlad Elgart and Alex Kamenev , “Classification of phase transitions in reaction-diffusion models”, Phys. Rev. E 74, 041101 (2006) [abstract]

J. Zhang, A. Kamenev, and B. I. Shklovskii , “Ion exchange phase transitions in water-filled channels with charged walls”, Phys. Rev. E 73, 051205 (2006) [abstract]

A. Altland, A. Kamenev, and C. Tian , “Anderson Localization from the Replica Formalism”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 206601 (2005) [abstract]

A. Altland, L. I. Glazman, and A. Kamenev , “Electron Transport in Granular Metals”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 026801 (2004) [abstract]

Education

Ph.D. Solid-State Physics, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1996
M.Sci. Theoretical Physics, Moscow State University, 1987