Alexei M. Tsvelik

Photo of Alexei M. Tsvelik

Alexei M. Tsvelik holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the Kurchatov Institute for Atomic Energy. From 1982 to 1989 he worked at the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics and then held various research positions in the US (Harvard, Princeton, and University of Florida). He was a lecturer and professor at the University of Oxford between 1992 and 2001. Since 2001, he has been a senior physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He is an APS Fellow and a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt prize (2014). He has authored two books with Cambridge University Press and 184 papers in refereed journals. In 2009 he was recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society.


Viewpoint: Quasiparticle Signatures in Quantum Spin Liquids

The response of quantum spin liquids to an oscillating magnetic field should provide measurable signatures of Majorana fermions and other quasiparticles. Read More »