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David Schmeltzer

Professor
Professor of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

School/Division

Division of Science

Department

Physics

Office

Marshak 317

p: 212-650-5045

f: 212-650-6940

e: david@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

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  • Education

    B.Sc., Hebrew Univ.; M.Sc., Technion, D.Sc
  • Courses Taught

    Elective Graduate Courses Taught

        Frontiers in Condensed Matter (Majorana Fermions, Topological Insulator)

        Correlated Electrons in High Tc Superconductivity

        Quantum Wires

        Quantum Field Theory for Condensed Matter Physicist

        Many Body Physics

        Statistical Mechanics (Renormalization Groups and Critical Phenomena)

        Solid State Physics

    Elective Undergraduate Courses Taught


        Quantum Mechanics for Undergraduates
  • Research Interests

    Topological Insulators,Optical and Raman conductivity for Topological Insulators

    Majorana Fermions, Magnetoelectric effect, Chiral anomaly in Topological Superconductors.

        Strongly correlated systems

        High Tc superconductivity

        Fractional quantum Hall

        Mesoscopic quantum transport

        Quantum Wires

        Field Theories of Condensed matter (Bosonization ,Gauge fields,Tpological quantum order)

        Spin-Hall effect.


  • Publications

    arXiv.org

    Google Scholar

     

    D.Schmeltzer " Chiral px+py superconducting nanowire coupled to two metallic rings pierced by a flux" P.R.B.86,094519(2012)


    D.Schmeltzer and A.Saxena" Effect of Interactions in Topological Insulators" Physics Letters A 377(2013) 1631-1636

    D. Schmeltzer "Optical Conductivity for topological Insulators " Cond-Mat/1302.4145

    D. Schmeltzer , Interference effects for T^{2}=-1 time reversal systems"Cond-Mat/1303.4145


    D. Schmeltzer "A geometrical approach to topological insulators with edge dislocations", New Journal of Physics, 14(2012) ,DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/14/3/ (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    D. Schmeltzer "Electrodynamics effects in $3+1$ dimensions induced by interactions in Topological Insulators", ArXiv:1112.5470, ArXiv:1112.5470 (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    D. Schmeltzer "The P-wave Superconductor wire coupled to metallic rings", ArXiv:1112.5465, ArXiv:1112.5465 (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    D.Schmeltzer , Editors: K.Lefebvre and R.Garcia "Topological Insulators -Transport in Curved Space", Advances In Condensed Matter, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-61668-271-2, pp 1-24 (2011).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    Schmeltzer, D. Dirac's method for constraints: an application to quantum wires., Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal, Volume: 23 Issue: 15 Pages: 155601 (2011).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    Schmeltzer, D. Dirac's method for constraints: an application to quantum wires, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, Volume: 23 Issue: 15 Article Number: 155601 DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/23/15/155601 (2011).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer, D.


    Schmeltzer, D. Non Fermi Liquids - Interactions and Geometry, Symposium Frontiers in Physics, The City College of New York (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D. The marginal Fermi Liquid - An exact derivation based on Dirac's first class constraints method, Nuclear Physics B, 829(3), 447-477 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D.; A. Kuklov; Malard, M. The 0.7 conduction anomaly, J.Phys:CondensMatter, 22(2010), 095301 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer The Marginal Fermi Liquid, Physica B, 404,19 (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    M.Malard, D.Schmeltzer and A.Kuklov The 1+1 dimensional Sine Gordon model in the presence of a 1/r interaction, Physica B, XXXX (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer ,A.Kuklov and M.Malard A Scaling approach for Interacting quantum wires -A Possible Explanation Of the 0.7 anomalous Conductance, Cond-Matt Phys.Rev.B, Cond-Mat 0903.2411 (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer New-Developments in Condensed Matter, Series of lectures, Graduate Center NY (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer The Marginal Fermi liquid, APS Meeting, APS (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer The 0.7 Conductance anomaly, CCNY seminar, CCNY (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    E.Dzedzits,A.Kuklov and D.Schmeltzer Responce of dislocations in Solid He ^4, Cond-mat, Cond-Mat (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D. No title, Physica B, 404 ,19(2009) 3085 (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D. Quantum wires-The 0.7 conduction anomaly-The conductivity figure 21, unknown, unknown (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer The MARGINAL FERMI LIQUID -An Exact Derivation Based on First Class Constraints, Cond-Matter ;Phys.Rev.B, Cond-Mat 0809.1123 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer The Marginal FERMI LIQUID., International conference On Strongly Correlated Electrons, Buzios Brasil -August 22 (2008) (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D.Schmeltzer


    D.Schmeltzer First Class Constraints In High Tc Material, CCNY seminar, CCNY (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: d.schmeltzer


    D. Schmeltzer, H.Y. Chang Rectified Voltage Induced by a Microwave Field, PMC Physics, B 2008 1:14 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D. Schmeltzer


    D. Schmeltzer Quantum Mechanics For Genus g=2 - Persistent Current In Coupled Rings, J. Physics: Condens.Matter, 20: 335205 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D. Schmeltzer


    D. Schmeltzer The Marginal Fermi Liquid, Talk, City College of New York (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: D. Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D. Topological spin current induced by non-commuting coordinates: An application to the spin-Hall effect, Phys. Rev. B, 643:29:00 (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D. Topological spin current, Phys.Rev.B, 73 165301 (2006) (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D., Saxena. A., Bishop, A. R., and Smith, D. L. Persistent Spin Currents without Spin-Orbit Coupling in a Spin-1/2 Ring, Phys. Rev. Lett., 116:11:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Schmeltzer, D., Saxena. A., Bishop, A. R., and Smith, D. L. Electron transmission through a short interacting wire: 0.7 conductance anomaly, Phys. Rev. B, 828:09:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer


    Chang, H. Y., and Schmeltzer, D. Transport in a Spin-Polarized Luttinger Liquid in the presence of a single impurity, Physics Letters A, 345:45:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Schmeltzer

  • Additional Information

    • The theory of the back scattering peak for propagating waves.

    • The gauge theory for the high Tc superconductors.

    • Bosonization for two dimensional correlated fermions.

    • Transport in quantum wires (finite systems, disorder, interactions).

    • Persistent current in Luttinger Liquids.

    • Spintronics.

    • Persistent Spin Currents in antiferromagnetic spin rings.

    • Spin-Hall effect

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