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Joseph Birman

Distinguished Professor
Fellow, American Physical Society, 1960; Fellow, New York Academy of Sciences; Fellow, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science; Fellow, John S. Guggenheim Memorial Society; Senior Fellow Lady Davis Trust, (Phys. Dept.), Technion, Israel

School/Division

Division of Science

Department

Physics

Office

Marshak 424

p: 212-650-6871

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e: birman@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

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  • Profile

    Distinguished Professor of Physics, City College and City University of New York, 1987-present
    Henry Semat Professor of Physics, City College of CUNY,1974-1988
    Visiting Professor, Université de Paris, 1991
    Meyerhoff Visiting Professor, Weizman Inst. of Science, 1988
    SRC Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, England, 1981
    Lady Davis Visiting Professor, Technion, Israel, 1981
    Visiting Professor, Inst. des Hautes Études Scientific, France,1977,78,79,80-81
    Visiting Professor, Univ. of Kyoto (Res. Inst. for Fund. Physics), 1978
    Professor Associé, Université de Paris, 1969-1970
    Visiting Professor, Université de Paris, December 1968
    Professor, New York University, 1964-1974 (on leave 1969-70)
    Associate Professor of Physics, New York University, 1962-1964
    Mary A. Wood Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Spring 1960
    Head of Luminescence Section, GTE (and Sylvania) Research Lab,1958-1962
    Senior Specialist Theoretical Physics, GTE (and Sylvania) Research Lab, 1952-1962 Bayside, Queens
  • Education

    B.S., (1947) City College of New York, cum laude
       M.A., (1950) Columbia University
       Ph.D. (1952) Columbia University
       Doc. is Sciences (Hon. Causa) U. de Rennes France (1974)
  • Research Interests


    Condensed Matter Theory: Symmetry and Symmetry Breakup
    Theoretical Physics - Condensed Matter Theory
    Dynamical Symmetry & Symmetry Vreaking in Many Body Problem
    Coexistence of Competing Collective Effects (Superconductivity and Ferroelectricity)
    NanoPhysical Effects
    Optical Properties of Condensed Matter Systems
    Bose-Einstein Condensation Effects
  • Publications

    arXiv.org

    Upali Aparajita, Oleksiy Roslyak & J L Birman Coherent Manipulation of Quadrupole Bi-excitons in Cuprous Oxide by 2D - Femptosecond Spectroscopy, physica status solidi, (pssb.201147402) 2012 (2012).


    CCNY Authors assigned: J L Birman


    Eyal Subag,E M Barouch, J L Birman & Ady Mann Direct Limit for Contraction of Representatios of Representations of Lie Algebras, J Phys A, submitted (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: J. L. Birman


    V Yukalov and J L Birman Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking in Systems of Low Dimension, Physics Reports, submitted (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: J L Birman


    by Eyal Subag,E M Barouch, J L Birman & Ady Mann Direct Limit for Contraction of Representatios of Representations of Lie Algebras, Journal of Physics Part A (Mathematical and General Physics), submitted (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: J L Birman


    Joseph L. Birman Andrei Sakharov Prize, American Physical Society, 14 February 2010 at the APS Meeting (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Joseph L. Birman


    Joseph L. Birman and ShengQuan Zhou Quantum Phase Transitions and Contraction of Dynamical Symmetry, Group Theoretical Methods in Physics 26, ISBN 978-0-9549846-8-7 (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Joseph L. Birman and ShengQuan Zhou


    Roslyak, O.,Birman, L. Theory o high-density optical effects on polaritons in Cu2O: Bistability and optical hysteresis", Physics Journal, B 77 pp 075-206 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, L.


    Roslyak, O., Birman, J. Hybrized quadrupole-dipole excition effects in Cu2O Organic Heterostructure, Physics Journal, B 75 pp 245-309 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.


    Roslyak, O., Birman, J. Theory of enhanced dynamical photo-thermal bi stability effects in cuprous oxide/organic hybrid heterostructure, Solid State Commun, 143, Issue 10, pp 487-492 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.


    Roslyak, O., Birman, J. Theory of enhanced second-harmonic generation by the quadrupole-dipole hybrid exciton, Journal of Physics: Condensed matter 20, pp 235-238 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.


    Roslyak, O., Birman, J. Evanescent quadrupole polariton, Journal of Physics: Solid State Commun, 145, Issues 1-2, pp 29-32 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.


    Trallero-Giner, C., Lopez-Richard, V., Fomal Analytic solution of the Gross Pitaevski Equation, Physica D, v 237, pp 2342-2352 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.

     
    Birman, J. A conference honoring Distinguished Professor H.Z. Cummis, Conference, The City College of New York (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman, J.


    C.Trallero-Giner,V.Lopez-Richard,Joseph L Birman Analytical Solution of the Gross-Pitaevski Equation, Physica D, vol 237, p 2342-2352 (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Joseph L Birman


    Roslyak O., Birman J. L. Theory of Enhanced Photo-Thermal Bi-Stability in Cu_2 O-organic Hybrid Stuctures, Solid State Communications, (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Krivolapov Y., Mann A., Birman J. L. Theory of Coexisting Nearly Ferroelectricity and Superconductivity, Physical Review, B, (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Roslyak O., Birman J. L. Theory of High Density Optical Effects on Polaritons in Cu_2 0:Bistability and Optical Hysteresis, Physical Review, B, (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Roslyak O., Birman J. L. Hybridized Quadrupole-Dipole Exciton Effects in Cu_2 O-organic Hetero-Structures, Physical Review, B, (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Birman J. L., Zhou S. Quantum Phase Transitions and Contraction of Dynamical Symmetry, Proc.26 International Colloquium On Group Theoretical Methods in Physics (Birman, J. L., Catto, S. and Nicolescu, B., eds.), (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Krivolapov Y., Mann A., Birman J. L. On Iachello�s Model of Cuprate Superconductors, Phil. Mag. Letters, (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Trallero-Giner, Carlos, Drake, J., Lopez-Richard, V., Trallero-Herrero, C., and Birman, Joseph L. Bose-Einstein Condensates: Analytical Methods for the Gross-Pitaevskii Equation, Accepted in Physics Letters A, (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Gao, Y, Huong, J. N., Birman, Q. L. and Potasek M. J. Highly Effective Thin film optical filter constructed of semiconductor quantum dot 3D arrays in an organic host, SPIE Conference, (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman


    Birman, J. L., and Huong, N. Wannier-Frenkel Hybrid Exciton in Organic- Semiconductor Quantum Dot Heterostructures, Journal of Luminescence, (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Birman

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