Slava Kashcheyevs pictured by Damon English at UC Berkeley, July 2009
 Vyacheslavs "Slava"
 Kashcheyevs, Ph.D.

  in Latvian: Vjačeslavs Kaščejevs
  in Russian: Вячеслав Кащеев

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  Associate Professor: Faculty of Physics and Math, University of Latvia, 8 Zellu street, Riga LV-1002, Latvia.
room 601, phone +371-67033742, fax +371-67033751
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  • Born on March 16, 1978, in Riga, Latvia, citizen of Latvia
  • Married to Sanita Kashcheyeva, two children (born 2004 and 2006)


  1. (2002-2006) Doctor of Philosophy (physics), Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Thesis "Quantum pumping in mesoscopic systems", advisors Prof. A. Aharony and Prof. O. Entin-Wohlman
  2. (2000-2002) Master of natural sciences in physics with distinctions, University of Latvia (diploma)
  3. (2001) Completed "Graduate course on the physics of random systems", University of Oslo, Norway (certificate)
  4. (1996-2000) Bachelor of natural sciences in physics with distinctions, University of Latvia (list of grades, diploma)


  1. (12.2007-to date) Associate Professor at the Faculty of Physics and Math, University of Latvia, 8 Zellu street, Riga LV-1002, Latvia. (Lecturer prior to 03.2013)
  2. (2009-to date) Leading researcher at the Faculty of Computing, University of Latvia, 19 Raina blvd., Riga LV-1586, Latvia.
  3. (1999-2011) Leading researcher at the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics and Computer Simulations, Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, 8 Kengaraga street, Riga LV-1063, Latvia, (Engineer prior to 01.2006, research assistant prior to 03.2007, researcher prior to 10.2009)
  4. (18.05.2009-11.07.2009) Visiting Scholar at University of California at Berkeley Physics Department, the Budker group.
  5. (29.10.2007-24.11.2007) Visiting Scientist at Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Dept. of Semiconductor Physics and Magnetism 2.53, Bundesallee 100, Braunschweig D-38116, Germany.
  6. (10.2006-09.2007) Post-doctoral Fellow at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Dept. of Physics, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel.
  7. (2002-2006) Graduate research student at School of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
  8. (1996-2002) Programming instructor at the Youth Computer courses "Progmeistars", 6 Pulkvezha Briezha str, Riga LV-1010, Latvia,


  1. (2008,2012) Entry into Top 10 Achievements of the Science in Latvia in 2008 and 2012, an annual list compiled by the Latvian Academy of Sciences.
  2. (2012) Latvia's Young Talent in Science and Medicine, national award by monthly magazine Santa.
  3. (2011) Exact sciences teacher of the year, University of Latvia Students' annual award.
  4. (2010-2011) Award for teaching of Latvian laureates of the International Physics Olympiad, The Cabinet of Minsters of the Republic of Latvia.
  5. (2008) Best e-course of the year award for the electronic course "Modern concepts of natural sciences", University of Latvia.
  6. (2003-2005) Prize for excellence in research for graduate students, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.
  7. (2001) Kristaps Morbergs scholarship for distinguished students, University of Latvia.
  8. (2001) Award of the Latvian Academy of Sciences for the research project "Study of oscillation synchronization mechanism in spatially distributed Lotka-type stochastic system".
  9. (1996) Bronze medal at the 8th International Olympiad in Informatics, Veszprém, Hungary.
  10. (1996) Bronze medal at the 27th International Physics Olympiad, Oslo, Norway.
  • Fluency in Latvian, Russian and English languages.
  • Advanced analytical and numerical computations (Mathematica/Numerical Recipies); simulation software development (C/Java/Pascal); basic system and network administration (Unix/Windows).

    Publications registered in ISI Web of Science (SCI), Google Scholar, Scopus, and ADS. Full text for most of my publications can be found on

  1. V. Kashcheyevs  and  V. N. Kuzovkov, Global oscillation mechanism in the stochastic Lotka model, Phys. Rev. E 63, 061107 (2001).
  2. E. A. Kotomin, V. Kashcheyevs, V. N. Kuzovkov, K. Schwartz, and C. Trautmann, Modeling of primary defect aggregation in tracks of swift heavy ions in LiF, Phys. Rev. B 64, 144108 (2001).
  3. V. Kashcheyevs, E. A. Kotomin, and V. N. Kuzovkov,  Computer modelling of metal colloid formation in tracks of swift heavy ions in ionic solids, Radiat. Eff. Defects Solids 155, 145-151 (2001).
  4. V. Kashcheyevs, E. A. Kotomin, and V. N. Kuzovkov,  Modeling of primary defect aggregation in tracks of swift heavy ions in alkali halides,  Surface & Coatings Technology 158-159C, 269-272 (2002).
  5. V. N. Kuzovkov, W. von Niessen, V. Kashcheyevs, and O. Hein,  Exact analytic solution for the generalized Lyapunov exponent of the two-dimensional Anderson localization,  J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14, 13777-13797, (2002); cond-mat/0212036.
  6. O. Entin-Wohlman, A. Aharony, and V. Kashcheyevs, Quantized adiabatic quantum pumping due to interference, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 72A, 77–82 (2003); cond-mat/0208069.
  7. O. Entin-Wohlman, A. Aharony, and V. Kashcheyevs, Adiabatic quantum pumping of coherent electrons, Turk. J. Phys. 27, 371-381 (2003); cond-mat/0308408.
  8. V. N. Kuzovkov, V. Kashcheyevs, and W. von Niessen, Reply to Comment on 'Exact analytic solution for the generalized Lyapunov exponent of the two-dimensional Anderson localization', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 16, 1683-1685 (2004); cond-mat/0402468.
  9. V. Kashcheyevs, A. Aharony, and O. Entin-Wohlman, Resonance approximation and charge loading and unloading in adiabatic quantum pumping, Phys. Rev. B 69, 195301 (2004); cond-mat/0308382; included in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 9, issue 19, article 20 (May 17, 2004).
  10. V. Kashcheyevs, A. Aharony, and O. Entin-Wohlman, Quantized charge pumping by surface acoustic waves in ballistic quasi-1D channels, Eur. Phys. J. B 39, 385 (2004); cond-mat/0402590.
  11. V. Kashcheyevs, A. Aharony, and O. Entin-Wohlman, Applicability of the equations-of-motion technique for quantum dots, Phys. Rev. B 73, 125338 (2006); cond-mat/0511656; included in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 13, issue 14, article 20 (April 10, 2006).
  12. V. Kashcheyevs, A. Schiller, A. Aharony, and O. Entin-Wohlman, Unified description of phase lapses, population inversion, and correlation-induced resonances in double quantum dots, Phys. Rev. B 75, 115313 (2007); cond-mat/0610194.
  13. B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, S. Amakawa, L. Li, M. D. Blumenthal, T. J. B. M. Janssen, G. Hein, K. Pierz, Th. Weimann, U. Siegner, and H. W. Schumacher, Single-parameter non-adiabatic quantized charge pumping, Phys. Rev. B 77, 153301 (2008); arXiv:0707.0993. pdf
  14. B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, G. Hein, K. Pierz, U. Siegner, and H. W. Schumacher, Robust single-parameter quantized charge pumping, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 192106 (2008); arXiv:0803.0869.
  15. M. R. Buitelaar, V. Kashcheyevs, P. J. Leek, V. I. Talyanskii, C. G. Smith, D. Anderson, G. A. C. Jones, J. Wei, and D.H. Cobden, Adiabatic charge pumping in carbon nanotube quantum dots, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 126803 (2008); arXiv:0804.3219.
  16. V. Kashcheyevs, Low-frequency excitation of double quantum dots, Proc. SPIE 7142, 714206 (2008), AOMD-6 invited paper; arXiv:0809.0900.
  17. V. Kashcheyevs, C. Karrasch, T. Hecht, A. Weichselbaum, V. Meden, and A. Schiller, A quantum criticality perspective on the charging of narrow quantum-dot levels, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 136805 (2009); arXiv:0810.2538.
  18. B. Kaestner, Ch. Leicht, V. Kashcheyevs, K. Pierz, U. Siegner, H. W. Schumacher, Single-parameter quantized charge pumping in high magnetic fields, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 012106 (2009); arXiv:0811.1121.
  19. Ch. Leicht, B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, Ph. Mirovsky, Th. Weimann, K. Pierz, and H. W. Schumacher, Non-adiabatic pumping of single electrons affected by magnetic fields, Physica E 42, 911 (2010); arXiv:0909.2778; proceedings of EP2DS-18.
  20. V. Kashcheyevs and B. Kaestner, Universal decay cascade model for dynamical quantum dot initialization, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 186805 (2010); arXiv:0901.4102.
  21. B. Kaestner, Ch. Leicht, Ph. Mirovsky, V. Kashcheyevs, E. V. Kurganova, U. Zeitler, K. Pierz, and H. W. Schumacher, Constructive role of non-adiabaticity for quantized charge pumping, AIP Conf. Proc. 1399, 345 (2010); arXiv:1007.2062; proceedings of ICPS-30.
  22. Ch. Leicht, Ph. Mirovsky, B. Kaestner, F. Hohls, V. Kashcheyevs, E. V. Kurganova, U. Zeitler, Th. Weimann, K. Pierz, and H. W. Schumacher, Generation of energy selective excitations in quantum Hall edge states, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 26, 055010 (2011), featured article; arXiv:1009.5897.
  23. V. Kashcheyevs, Exact non-Hookean scaling of cylindrically bent elastic sheets and the large-amplitude pendulum, Am. J. Phys. 79, 657 (2011); arXiv:1008.4649. pdf
  24. L. Fricke, F. Hohls, N. Ubbelohde, B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, Ch. Leicht, Ph. Mirovsky, K. Pierz, H. W. Schumacher, and R. J. Haug, Quantized current source with mesoscopic feedback , Phys. Rev. B 83, 193306 (2011).
  25. V. Kashcheyevs, Exact canonical occupation numbers in a Fermi gas with finite level spacing and a q-analog of Fermi-Dirac distribution (2011), arXiv:1110.6264.
  26. V. Kashcheyevs, A. Tamburrano, and M. S. Sarto, Quantum transport and current distribution at radio frequency in multiwall carbon nanotubes, IEEE Trans. Nanotechnol. 11, 492 (2012).
  27. A. Sorokine, D. Bocharov, S. Piskunov, and V. Kashcheyevs, Electronic charge redistribution in LaAlO3(001) thin films deposited at SrTiO3(001) substrate: first principles analysis and the role of stoichiometry, Phys. Rev. B 86, 155410 (2012); arXiv:1205.4175.
  28. V. Kashcheyevs and J. Timoshenko, Quantum fluctuations and coherence in high-precision single-electron capture, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 216801 (2012); arXiv:1205.3497.
  29. L. Fricke, M. Wulf, B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, J. Timoshenko, P. Nazarov, F. Hohls, Ph. Mirovsky, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, Th. Weimann, K. Pierz, H. W. Schumacher, Counting statistics for electron capture in a dynamic quantum dot, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 126803 (2013), featured as Editor's suggestion; arXiv:1211.1781,
  30. S. Fahlvik Svensson,E. A. Hoffmann, N. Nakpathomkun, P. M. Wu, H. Q. Xu, H. A. Nilsson, D. Sánchez, V. Kashcheyevs, and H. Linke, Nonlinear thermovoltage and thermocurrent in quantum dots, arXiv:1307.0617.


  1. Chalmers University of Technology, October 25, 2001, Göteborg, Sweden. Host: dr. Alexei Heintz.
    Kinetics group seminar "Self-organisation in surface reaction systems".
  2. Latvian Physical Society, May 22, 2002, Riga, Latvia. Host: prof. Imants Bērsons. LPS seminar "Electronic quantum pump".
  3. University of Latvia, September 7, 2005, Riga, Latvia. Host: prof. Mārcis Auziņš. Colloquium "Quantum nanogames".
  4. Weizmann Institute of Science, March 9, 2006, Rehovot, Israel. Host: prof. Alexander Finkel'stein.
    Condensed matter Thursday seminar "Equations-of-motion technique applied to quantum dot models" (ppt, less technical version).
  5. Cavendish lab, University of Cambridge, September 25, 2006, Cambridge, UK. Hosts: drs. Mark Buitelaar and Bernd Kästner.
    Seminar "Modelling of adiabatic charge transport: pumped charge quantization and beyond".
  6. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, December 18, 2006, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
    Seminar "Correlations in quantum dots: How far can analytics go?" (ppt).
  7. Seminar talk "Interference and correlations in two-level transport" (ppt) delivered in April-May 2007 at
    Göttingen University (host: juniorprof. Volker Meden), Bochum University (host: prof. Jürgen König), Augsburg University (host: dr. Sigmund Kohler), The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy (host: dr. Mikhail Kiselev), and LMU, Munich (host: prof. Jan von Delft).
  8. "Correlated Electron Day", June 21, 2007, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
    Invited short talk "Orbital correlations in 2-level dots close to and far from a Kondo degeneracy".
  9. Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), November 13, 2006, Braunschweig, Germany UK.
    Colloquium "Converging theoretical perspectives on charge pumping" (ppt).
  10. Seminar "Modelling of recent charge pumping experiments" (ppt) delivered in April 2008 at University of Geneva, Switzerland (host: prof. Markus Büttiker) and ETH Zürich, Switzerland (host: dr. Ivan Shorubalko).


  1. 15th Scientific Meeting of the Institute for Solid State Physics, February 15-17, 1999, Riga, Latvia.
    Influence of structural disorder on oscillation synchronization in surface reaction systems (contributed talk)
  2. 18th International Conference on Atomic Collisions with Solids, July, 1999, Odense, Denmark.
    Modeling of Metal Colloid Formation in Tracks of Swift Heavy Ions in Ionic Solids (poster)
  3. 12th International Conference on Surface Modification of Materials by Ion Beams , September 9-14, 2001, Marburg, Germany.
    Modeling of Primary Defect Aggregation in Tracks of Swift Heavy Ions in Alkali Halides (poster)
  4. Summer School-Conference "Quantum Computation at the Atomic Scale", June 1-11, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.
    Single-electron transport by surface acoustic waves (contributed talk)
  5. NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Theory of Quantum Transport in Metallic and Hybrid Nanostructures", August 24-29, 2003, St.Petersburg, Russia.
  6. Euro-Summer School on Condensed Matter Theory "Quantum Coherence, Correlations, and Mesoscopics", August 9-22, 2004, Windsor, UK
    Resonant transmission and quantized charge transfer in adiabatic quantum pumping (poster abstract, full text)
  7. The 50th Annual Meeting of the Israel Physical Society, December 9, 2004, Haifa, Israel.
    Adiabatic quantum pumping and charge quantization due to resonant transmission (poster)
  8. The workshop "Interactions and Dynamics in Low Dimensional Quantum Systems" at the Weizmann Institute of Science, January 4-7, 2006, Rehovot, Israel.
    Applicability of the equations-of-motions technique for quantum dots (poster full text)
  9. International Workshop "Physics of Zero and One Dimensional Nanoscopic Systems", February 1-9, 2006, Calcutta, India.
    Applicability of the equations-of-motions technique for quantum dots (poster)
  10. "Quantum pumping" workshop, January 7-12, 2007, Haifa, Israel.
    Pumping versus bias: elements of adiabatic transport theory for recent experiments on double quantum dots (invited poster)
  11. International workshop "Interaction and Interference in Nanoscopic Transport", February 18-23, 2008, Dresden, Germany.
    From single particle to correlation-dominated criticality in a level-crossing transition (poster no.22, full text)
  12. International conference "Advances in Atomic and Molecular Physics 2008", June 16-18, 2008, Ratnieki, Latvia.
    Low-frequency excitation of quantum dots: charge pumping in nanocircuits (invited talk)
  13. 6th International Conference "Advanced Optical and Molecular Devices", August 24-27, 2008, Riga, Latvia.
    Transport-probed spectroscopy: from phonon-assisted tunnelling to adiabatic charge pumping (invited talk)
  14. International workshop "Nanoscience and nanotechnology 2008", October 20-24, 2008, Frascati, Italy.
    Adiabatic pumping put to test: modeling of low-frequency electron transport through carbon nanotubes (contributed talk)
  15. International workshop "Towards Reality in Nanoscale Materials'08", December 2-5, 2008, Levi, Finland.
    Models for charge localization and adiabatic redistribution in carbon nanotubes (poster)
  16. International Minerva workshop "The Science of Complexity", March 29 - April 1, 2009, Eilat, Israel.
    Quantum criticality perspective on population fluctuations of a localized electron level (invited talk, ppt)
  17. International conference "Fermions 2009: From Correlated Electrons to Cold Atoms", October 13-18, 2009, Obergurgl, Austria.
    Dynamic quantum dot spectroscopy via strongly non-adiabatic electron counting (contributed talk)
  18. International workshop "Nanoscience and nanotechnology 2009", October 19-22, 2009, Frascati, Italy.
    Decay cascade theory for dynamical quantum dot initialization and quantized charge transport (contributed talk)
  19. International Conference on "Quantum Metrology 2011", May 11 - 13, 2011, Poznan, Poland.
    Single-gate non-adiabatic quantized charge pumps (invited talk, pptx, pdf)

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