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Entry requirements:
  •  Master’s degree / equivalent in a related field
  •  B2 level of English
  •  Good track record of publications related to the topic of the intended research
  •  Strong research proposal 1,500 - 3,500 words

Research supervisor:
Andrew Semenov

Supervisor’s research interests:
Quantum mesoscopic physics of hybrid metallic and superconducting nanostructures. Interplay between interactions, disorder and quantum coherence in electronic transport phenomena. Application of= modern quantum field theory methods to condensed matter physics and related topics.

Research highlights:
Combination of modern theoretical approaches with deep physical understanding of the considered systems.

Supervisor’s specific requirements:
  •  Deep knowledge of quantum mechanics, quantum field theory and statistical physics.
  •  Basic computer skills.
  •  Motivation.

Main publications:
  •  Andrew G. Semenov and Andrei D. Zaikin. “Full counting statistics of quantum phase slips.” Physical Review B 99.9 (2019): 094516.
  •  Andrew G. Semenov and Andrei D. Zaikin. “Persistent currents in quantum phase slip rings.” Physical Review B 88.5 (2013): 054505.
  •  Andrew G. Semenov and Andrei D. Zaikin. “Quantum phase slip noise.” Physical Review B 94.1 (2016): 014512.
  •  Andrew G. Semenov and Andrei D. Zaikin. “Supercurrent dephasing by electron-electron interactions.” Physical Review B 91.2 (2015): 024505.
  •  Andrew G. Semenov. “On the macroscopic quantization in mesoscopic rings and singleelectron devices.” Physics Letters A 380.24 (2016): 2111-2115.