YURIS ROBERTS KALNIN

TITLE: Professor, Ph D, Dr habil. phys. 

AFFILIATION AND ADDRESS:
Deputy State Secretary at the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science, Valnu iela 2, office 304, Riga LV-1586, Latvia. 
PHONE: +371-7229-735
and
Institute of Solid State Physics,  the University of Latvia, 8 Kengaraga str.,  LV-1063  Riga,  LATVIA.   PHONES:    +371-7187480/7260548 (office). 
FAX: +371-7132778
E-MAIL:     simts@acad.latnet.lv. 

BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: 1942, Riga, Latvia. 

FAMILY STATUS: Married, 4children. 

LANGUAGES: English, Latvian, Russian. 
 

RESEARCH FIELD:

Theoretical physics. Transport in heterogeneous media and composite materials. Kinetics of bimolecular reactions in condensed matter with focus on many-particle processes. The kinetics of the generation, annealing, migration of defects in solids under irradiation. Large-scale computer simulations of processes in condensed matter.
 

SCIENTIFIC DEGREES: 

1991 Dr habil. in physics, The University of Latvia, 19 Rainis Blvd., Riga LV-1586, Latvia 
1983 Dr Sc in Physics, Institute of Physics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Salaspils 
1972 Ph.D. Institute of Physics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Salaspils
 

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPIERENCE: 

1990-present A leader of Theoretical group supported by Latvian Research Council, Center for Microelectronics of Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga LV-1586, Latvia 
since 1990 Professor of the Dept of Theoretical Physics, The University of Latvia, 19 Rainis Blvd., Riga LV-1586, Latvia 
1966-1988 Research Associate and leading scientist of the Institute of Physics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Salaspils 
1960-1965 M.S.+B.S. degrees, Dept of Theoretical Physics, The University of Latvia, 19 Rainis Blvd., Riga, LV-1586, Latvia 
 

AWARDS: 

President of the Association of Latvian Scientists,
Long term research grant of the International Science Foundation (Soros),
Member of Latvian Council for Science.
 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS: 

1) V.L. Vinetskii, Yu, Kalnin, E.A.Kotomin, A.A. Ovchinnikov. Radiation-induced Frenkel defect aggregation in solids (review article). Sov. phys. - uspekhi, 33, 793 (1990) 
2) Yu. H. Kalnin, P.Zapol. Effective Diffusion Coefficient and Diffusion-Controlled Reactions in Solids with Defects. - Rad. Effects and Defects in Solids, 137, 295 (1995) 
3) Yu.H. Kalnin. Diffusion-controlled defect reactions and energy transfer at arbitrary sink distribution. - Defects in Insulating Materials (World Scientific:Singapore, 1993), p. 932. 
4) Kalnin Yu.H., Kotomin E.A. A comparison of the effective medium and modified Smoluchowski equation for the reaction rate of diffusion-controlled reactions. J. Nuclear Matter, 1996, 199-201. 
5) Kalnin Yu.R.H., Kotomin E.A. Many-particle pecularities in the A+B=B bimolecular reaction kinetics. The effect of sink spatial distribution. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 1996, 8, p. 6729-6735. 
6) Kalnin Yu.R.H., Zvejnieks G., Kotomin E.A. The effect of particle generation function on the rate of diffusion-controlled A+B=B reaction with a permanent particle source. Chem.Phys.Lett., 1997, 270, p. 229-233. 
7) Kalnin Yu.H., Zvejnieks G. Effective reaction rate dependence on particle generation functions in two-dimensional case. Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences, 1996, Nr 5, p. 57-64. 
8) Kalnin Yu.R.H., Kotomin E.A., Zvejnieks G. The diffusion-controlled energy transfer rate for a paired sink distribution and donor-acceptor interaction. Phys.Stat.Sol. (b), 1997, 201, p. 339-342. 
(total 83 papers)
 

         Last modified:   5 September  1997