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

Deputy State Secretary at the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science, Valnu iela 2, office 304, Riga LV-1586, Latvia. 
PHONE: +371-7229-735
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. 


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.


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


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 


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


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