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Boris Shklovskii

Professor

PHYS 420 (office), 625-0771
shklovsk @ physics.umn.edu • http://www.ftpi.umn.edu/shklovskii/curriculum vitae

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Director of Theoretical Physics Institute, 1995-98

HONORS AND AWARDS
APS Fellow, 1994
LANDAU PRIZE OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF USSR, 1986

FTPI WORKSHOP ORGANIZER OR CO-ORGANIZER
“Compressible states in QHE”, 1995
“Molecular Biophysics: At the Interface Between Physics and Biology”, 1997
“Progress in Quantum Hall Effect”, 1998
“Theoretical Physics”, 1999
“Electrostatic effects in biology”, 2001
“Biologically motivated Physics”, 2004
“Biologically motivated Physics”, 2007
"Electron-Electron Interactions in Graphene and Other 2D Materials, 2013"
"Electron Transport in Nanocrystal Assemblies", 2013
WORKSHOP CO-ORGANIZER “Coulomb Effects in Condensed matter”, Lorentz Institute, Leiden, 2006. QHE@30 (2010)

Research Areas
Theory of transport and electron-electron correlations in disordered systems, quantum Hall effect, hopping conduction and metal-nonmetal transition.

Current Research

Theory of transport and electron-electron correlations in disordered systems, quantum Hall effect, hopping conduction and metal-nonmetal transition. Theory of screening of DNA and other macroions by multivalent ions: charge inversion. Theories of transport of ions and DNA through ion channels. Theory of virus self-assembly. Theory of Super-capacitors.

Advisees and Collaborators

Yilikal Ayino, Teaching Assistant
Jiashen Cai, Teaching Assistant
Tianran Chen, Graduate Fellow
Han Fu, Teaching Assistant
Konstantin Reich, Research Associate

Selected Publications

Skinner, and Shklovskii, “Theory of the random potential and conductivity at the surface of a topological insulator”, Phys. Rev. B 87, 075454 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, Yu, Kretinin, Geim, Novoselov, and Shklovskii1, “Effect of dielectric response on the quantum capacitance of graphene in a strong magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. B 88, 155417 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, Shklovskii, and Voloshin, “Bound state energy of a Coulomb impurity in gapped bilayer graphene: Hydrogen atom with a Mexican hat”, arXiv:1309.2937v3 (2013) [abstract]

Reich, Chen, Efros, and Shklovskii, “Photoluminescence in array of doped semiconductor nanocrystals”, Phys. Rev. B 88, 245311 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, Chen, and Shklovskii, “Effect of bulk charged impurities on the bulk and surface transport in three-dimensional topological insulators”, JETP 117, 579 (2013) [abstract]

Chen, and Shklovskii, “Anomalously small resistivity and thermopower of strongly compensated semiconductors and topological insulators”, Phys. Rev. B 87, 165119 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, and Shklovskii, “Giant capacitance of a plane capacitor with a two-dimensional electron gas in a magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. B 87, 035409 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, Chen, and Shklovskii, “Why Is the Bulk Resistivity of Topological Insulators So Small?”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 176801 (2012) [abstract]

Chen, Skinner, and Shklovskii, “Coulomb Gap Triptych in a Periodic Array of Metal Nanocrystals”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 126805 (2012) [abstract]

Chen, Skinner, and Shklovskii, “Coulomb gap triptychs, 2√ effective charge, and hopping transport in periodic arrays of superconductor grains”, Phys. Rev. B 86, 045135 (2012) [abstract]

Skinner, Chen, and Shklovskii , “Theory of hopping conduction in arrays of doped semiconductor nanocrystals”, Phys. Rev. B 85, 205316 (2012) [abstract]

Brian Skinner, M. M. Fogler, and B. I. Shklovskii , “Model of large volumetric capacitance in graphene supercapacitors based on ion clustering”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 235133 (2011) [abstract]

Tianran Chen, Brian Skinner, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Cooperative Charging in a Nanocrystal Assembly Gated By Ionic Liquid”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 245304 (2011) [abstract]

A. L. Efros, B. Skinner, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Coulomb gap in the one-particle density of states in three-dimensional systems with localized electrons”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 064204 (2011) [abstract]

M. Loth, B. Skinner, B. I. Shklovskii, “Theory of volumetric capacitance of an electric double layer super-capacitor”, Phys. Rev. E, 83, 056102 (2011) [abstract]

B. Skinner, M. Loth, B. I. Shklovskii, “Capacitance of the Double Layer Formed at the Metal/Ionic-Conductor Interface: How Large Can It Be?”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 128302 (2010) [abstract]

M. Loth, B. Skinner, B. I. Shklovskii, “Non-mean-field theory of anomalously large double-layer capacitance”, Rev. E 82, 016107 (2010)

B. Skinner, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Anomalously large capacitance of a plane capacitor with a two-dimensional electron gas”, Phys. Rev. B 82, 155111 (2010)

M. Loth, B. Skinner, B. I. Shklovskii, “Anomalously large capacitance of an ionic liquid described by the restricted primitive model”, Phys. Rev. E 82, 056102 (2010)

B. Skinner, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Non-monotonic swelling of a macroion due to correlation-induced charge inversion”, Physica A, 388, 1 (2009)

M. Mueller, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Compensation-driven superconductor-insulator transition”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 134504 (2009)

M. Loth, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Non-mean-field screening by multivalent counterions”, J. of Physics, Condensed 21, 424104 (2009)

B. Skinner, M. Loth, B. I. Shklovskii, “Ionic conductivity on a wetting surface“, Phys. Rev. E 80, 041925 (2009)

Tao Hu, Rui Zhang, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Electrostatic theory of viral self-assembly”, Physica A 387, 3059 (2008)

M. M. Fogler, D. S. Novikov, L. I. Glazman, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Effect of disorder on graphene p-n junction”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 075420 (2008)

B. I. Shklovskii, “Superfluid-insulator transition in 'dirty' ultracold Fermi gas”, Fiz. Tekh. Poluprov (Semiconductors) 42, 927 (2008)

A. Kamenev, B. Meerson, and B. I. Shklovskii, “How Colored Environmental Noise Affects Population Extinction”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 268103 (2008)

Tao Hu and B. I. Shklovskii, “Theory of DNA translocation through narrow ion channels with charged walls”, Phys. Rev. E 78, 032901 (2008)

Tao Hu, and B.I. Shklovskii, “Kinetics of viral self-assembly: a role of single-stranded RNA antenna”, Phys. Rev. E 75, 051901 (2007)

B. I. Shklovskii, “A simple model of Coulomb disorder and screening in graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 233411 (2007)

B. I. Shklovskii, “A simple model of superconductor-insulator transition in a Coulomb disorder”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 224511 (2007)

M. M. Fogler, D. S. Novikov, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Screening of a hypercritical charge in graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 233402 (2007)

B.I. Shklovskii, “Screening of a Macroion by Multivalent ions: Correlation-Induced Inversion of Charge”, Phys. Rev. E, 60, 5802 (1999).

A.A. Koulakov, M.M. Fogler, and B.I. Shklovskii, “Ground State of a Two-Dimensional Electron Liquid in a Weak Magnetic Field”, Physical Review B, 53 (1996). [abstract]

B.I. Shklovskii, and A.L.Efros, “Electronic Properties of Doped Semiconductors”, Springer, Heidelberg (1984)

Education

Ph.D., Leningrad University, 1968
Condensed Matter Theory

A. B., Leningrad University, 1966
Physics