**Vladimir KUZOVKOV**

Professor Vladimir KUZOVKOV Leading Researcher Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, Kengaraga iela 8 Riga, LV 1063 Latvia Phone:+371 718 7480 (office), |

* Born:* April 13, 1948, Moscow, Russia

**Interests:**

- Theoretical and Statistical Physics
- Solid State Physics
- Diffusion-Controlled reactions in Condensed Matter
- Theory of Surface Catalytic Reactions

**Education:**

- University of Latvia (Faculty of Physics), 1971
- Dr.fiz. (Candidate of Science in former USSR, Ph.D in Western countries), University of
Latvia, 1974

Thesis: "Investigation of the Crystalline Lattice Reconstruction in the Vicinity of Phase Transition" (Advisor: Prof. B.Rolov)

- Dr.habil.phys. (in Chemical Physics) (Doctor of Science in former USSR), University of
Latvia, 1989

Thesis: "Multi-Particle Effects in Kinetics of Birt and Recombination of Particles in Condensed Media"

**Academic and Professional Experience:**

- Assistant Professor (1974-1975), Associate Professor (1975-1990), Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Latvia
- Senior Researcher, Centre of Microelectronics, Riga, 1990-1996
- Professor of the Theoretical Physics, University of Latvia, 1991-1996
- Senior Researcher, Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, 1996-

**Professional Activities, Memberships:**

- Senior Visitor Fellow, Dept. of Theor. Physics, Technical University Dresden, Germany. (Advisor: Prof. P.Ziesche), IX 1977-III 1978
- Senior Visitor Fellow, Dept. of Physics, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany (Advisor: Prof. W.Ebeling), I-II 1984
- Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (Advisor: Prof. A.Blumen), University of Bayreuth, XII 1988- X 1989; V-VII 1990; VI-VIII 1991
- Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (Advisor: Prof. W.von Niessen), University of Braunschweig, V-X 1993
- Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany (Advisor: Prof. W.von Niessen), University of Braunschweig, VII-XI 1994; VII-XI 1995; IV-VI 1999
- Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany (Advisor: Prof. R.Mahnke), University of Rostock, IV 1995
- Senior Visitor Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany (Advisor: Prof. A.Blumen), University of Freiburg, XII 1996, XI 1997
- Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany (Advisor: Prof. A.Blumen), University of Freiburg, VI-VIII 1998

**Awards:**

- International Science Foundation (ISF) grant, 1992
- International Science Foundation Research Grant. Defects in Oxide Crystals, 1994-1996
- NATO Research Grant, 1994
- Volkswagen Research Grant (Germany), 1996-1997

**Recent/Representative Publications**

I am author and co-author of 3 books and more than 150 scientific papers, including 3 review articles:

- Rolov B.N., Ivin V.A., Kuzovkov V.N. Statistic and Kinetic of Phase Transition in Solid State. Riga: Zinatne, 1979, 180 p. (in Russian)
- Kantorovich L.N., Kotomin E.A., Kuzovkov V.N., Tale I.A., Shluger A.L., Zakis Yu.R. Models of Defect Processes in Wide-Gap Solids. Riga: Zinatne, 1991, 320p. (in Russian)
- Kotomin E.A. and Kuzovkov V.N. Modern Aspects of Diffusion-Controlled Processes: Cooperative Phenomena in Bimolecular Reactions}, North Holland, Elsevier Publ. (vol.34 in a series of Comprehensive Chemical Kinetics), 1996. 620 p.
- Kuzovkov V.N., Kotomin E.A. Kinetics of bimolecular reactions in condensed media. -
*Rep.Prog.Phys.,*1988, vol. 51, pp.1479-1524. - Kotomin E.A., Kuzovkov V.A. Phenomenological theory of the recombination and
accumulation kinetics of radiation defects in ionic solids. -
*Rep.Prog.Phys.,*1992, vol.55, pp.2079-2202. - Schnörer H., Kuzovkov V.N. and Blumen A. Segregation in annihilation reactions without
diffusion: Anallysis of correlations. -
*Phys.Rev.Lett.,*1998, vol. 63, p.805-808. - Kuzovkov V.N. and Kotomin E.A. Pair and triple correlations in the A+B- B
diffusion-controlled reaction. -
*Phys.Rev.Lett.,*1994, vol. 72, p.2105-2108. - Kortlüke O., Kuzovkov V.N. and von Niessen W. Oscillation phenomena leading to chaos in
a stochastic surface reaction model. -
*Phys.Rev.Lett.,*1998, vol. 81, p.2164-2167. - Kuzovkov V.N., Kortlüke O. and von Niessen W. Nucleation and island growth
kinetics on reconstructing surfaces.-
*Phys.Rev.Lett.,*1999, vol. 83, p.1636-1639. - Kortlüke O., Kuzovkov V.N. and von Niessen W. Global synchronization via homogeneous
nucleation in oscillating surface reactions. -
*Phys.Rev.Lett.,*1999, vol. 83, p.3089-3092. - V.N. Kuzovkov. Aggregation and structure formation in reaction-diffusion processes in chemical systems. - In: Aggregation Phenomena in Complex Systems (Eds. J.Schmelzer, G.Röpke, R.Mahnke), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1999, Chapter Nr 8: pp. 205-239
- G. Zvejnieks, V.N. Kuzovkov. Monte-Carlo simulations for Lotka-type model with reactant
surface diffusion and interactions
*.*-*Phys. Rev. E*, 2001,vol.63, pp. 1-10 - V.N. Kuzovkov, A.I. Popov, E.A. Kotomin, M.A. Monge, R. Gonzilez, Y. Chen. The kinetics
of F-center aggregation in thermochemically reduced MgO single crystals. -
*Phys. Rev. B,*2001,vol.64, pp. 1-5 - V.N. Kuzovkov, G. Zvejnieks. Model of the catalytic A+B -> 0 reaction with surface
reconstruction. –
*Phys. Rev. E*, 2002, vol.66, 021109, pp. 1-9 - V.N. Kuzovkov, W. von Niessen, V. Kashcheyevs, O. Hein. Exact analytic solution for the
generalized Lyapunov exponent of the two-dimensional Anderson localization. -
*J. Phys.: Cond. Matter,*2002, vol.14, pp. 13777-13797 - V.N. Kuzovkov, O. Kortlüke, W. von Niessen. Kinetic model for surface reconstruction.
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*Phys. Rev. E*, 2002, vol. 66, 011603, pp. 1-10 - V. N. Kuzovkov, W. von Niessen, O. Kortluke. Theoretical description of oscillating
surface reactions: a comparison of mean field, stochastic and simulation methods. –
*Computer Modelling and New Technologies,*2006, Vol.10, No.4, pp.80-89

*Last update 07.09.2007.*