Valerii Vinokur

Senior Fellow

Biography

Research Interests

  • Mesoscopic physics; mesoscopic superconductivity and magnetism; hybrid structures
  • Quantum phase transitions; superconductor-insulator and metal-insulator transitions
  • Quantum electron kinetics, electronic transport in low-dimensional systems
  • Dynamics of disordered media and glasses; nonequilibrium stochastic dynamics
  • Vortex physics: pinning, dynamics, and related phenomena
  • Physics of fractures and fatigue, crack propagation, dislocation dynamics
  • Soft condensed matter, physics of granular materials