Eric Akkermans
Topic:    Condensed Matter & Materials Physics
Office:Lidow Complex-Room:  324
Phone:  04-829-3521
Research Interests & Publications:  

Quantum. mesoscopic transport, wave propagation in disordered and/or fractal media, atom-photon interactions, Information theory, Casimir effects.

URL: http://physics.technion.ac.il/~eric

Selected publications:

  • E. Akkermans, Transmission of information through mesoscopic scattering systems, Eur. Phys. J. E 28, 199-204 (2009).

  • E. Akkermans, G.V. Dunne and A. Teplyaev, Physical consequences of complex dimensions of fractals, Europhys. Lett. 88, 40007 (2009).

  • E. Akkermans, A. Gero and R. Kaiser, Photon localization and Dicke superradiance in atomic gases, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 103602 (2008).

  • S. Fiebig, C.M. Aegerter, W. Buhrer, M. Storzer, E. Akkermans, G. Montambaux and G. Maret, Conservation of energy in coherent backscattering of light, Europhys. Lett. 81, 64004 (2008).

  • O. Assaf and E. Akkermans, Intensity correlations and mesoscopic uctuations of diusing photons in cold atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98,  083601-1 (2007).

  • A. Gero and E. Akkermans, Eect of superradiance on transport of diusing photons in cold atomic gases, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96,  093601 (2006).

  • G. Montambaux and E. Akkermans, Non exponential quasiparticle decay and phase relaxation in low dimensional conductors, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 016403 (2005) .

  • E. Akkermans, A. Comtet, J. Desbois, G. Montambaux and C. Texier, Spectral determinant on quantum graphs, Annals of Physics 284,  10-51 (2000).

  • E.Akkermans, D. Gangardt and K. Mallick, A dual point description of mesoscopic superconductors, Phys. Rev.B 62,  12427-12439 (2000).

  • E. Akkermans, J. Avron, R. Narevich and R. Seiler, Boundary conditions for bulk and edge states in Quantum Hall systems, Eur.Phys. J. B1,  117-121 (1998).

  • E. Akkermans and G.Montambaux, Conductance and statistical properties of metallic spectra, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 642 (1992).

  • E. Akkermans, Scattering phase shift analysis of persistent currents in mesoscopic Aharonov-Bohm geometries, Europhys.Lett. 15, 709-714 (1991).

  •  E. Akkermans, A. Auerbach, J.E. Avron and B. Shapiro, A relation between persistent currents and the scattering matrix, Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 76-79, (1991).

  • P.A. Mello, E. Akkermans and B. Shapiro, Macroscopic approach to correlations in the electronic transmission and reection from disordered conductors, Phys. Rev. Lett. 61, 459-462, (1988).

  • E. Akkermans, P.E. Wolf, and R. Maynard, Coherent backscattering of light by disordered media: Analysis of the peak line shape, Phys. Rev. Lett. 56, 1471-1474 (1986).

  • E. Akkermans and R. Maynard, Weak localization and anharmonicity of phonons; Phys. Rev. B 32, 7850-7862, (1985).

  • R. Maynard and E. Akkermans, Thermal conductance and giant uctuations in one-dimensional disordered systems, Phys. Rev. B 32, 5440-5442 (1985).

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