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Васильев Александр Николаевич The University: M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University


Department of Low Temperature Physics and Superconductivity, Research is Focused on Quantum Cooperative Phenomena in Solids

Academic Position:
Head of Low Temperature Physics and Superconductivity Department, Head of Solid State Physics Division

Winner of open international NUST «MISiS»  grant competition to support  scientific research implemented under the supervision of the world's leading scientists

Area of Expertise:

Magnetism, superconductivity, low temperature physics

18.jpgMajor Scientific Advances:

Alexander N. Vasiliev is the specialist in the field of condensed matter physics.

His scientific activity is oriented on the search and study of various functional materials, mostly metaloxide compounds oriented on high technologies based on superconducting, magnetic, ferroelectric, and thermoelectric properties.

 In the frames of created by him laboratories in Moscow State University and Institute of Solid State Physics and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany A.N. Vasiliev and his team have synthesize_d and/or studied several classes of metaloxides including:
- 1)rare earth ferroborates REFe3(BO3)4 with non linear optical properties to be used in solid state lasers and systems employing the principles of solid state optics (12 papers);
17.jpg- 2) the materials with colossal magnetoresistance effect at room temperatures based on perovskites of REMnO3 type and double perovskites of CaCu3Mn4O12 and RECu3Mn4O12 types (18 papers);
- 3) materials to be used in devices based on multiferroic effects of LiCu2O2 and Li2ZrCuO4 types and materials with magnetization reversal of Ni(HCOO)2*2H2O and Cr3(PO4)2 types (14 papers);
- 4) superconducting materials of iron pnictides and chalcogenides of FeSe and LiFeAs types (26 papers);
- 5) thermoelectric materials based on metaloxide compounds of REBaCo4O7 type and other compounds based on manganese and cobalt with mixed valence of Eu2CoMnO6 (10 papers).

Research Projects and Contracts:

- Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant - Short and long range magnetic order in new metaloxides of low dimensionality and superconducting materials based on iron
- Grants of German Scientific Foundation DFG (3) - Joint Russian – German Lab on the study of quantum ground states of matter
- Grants of Federal Target Programs, RFBR, 1 contract - Superconductivity in energy saving technologies (joint Russian – Ukrainian Laboratory based on Low temperature physics department of Physics Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University with Verkin Low temperature physics and engineering institute (ILTPE))
- Federal Target Program grant- Spin-calorics

Referee, Reviewer:

A.N. Vasiliev is an expert of
- National Science Foundation (USA),
- Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF),
- German Scientific Foundation (DFG),
- Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR).

He is a referee for Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, Journal of experimental and Theoretical Physics, Letters to Journal of experimental and Theoretical Physics.


Scientific Recognition:

A.N. Vasiliev is a member of
- Editorial board of “Priroda” since 2001,
- “International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics” since 2002,
- “Low Temperature Physics” since 2011.
In 2013 he was awarded Lomonosov Prize for scientific achievements


A.N. Vasiliev (co)authored about 280 papers, 6 review papers, 2 books, 2 educational monographies.

Patents and IP: 2 patents

Work in NUST MISiS:

Scientific research «Metaloxide and polimer-composite thermoelectrics»

Lectures, Workshops held at NUST MISiS:
The Quantum Phenomena in Nature

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