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Mikhail Skvortsov

Mikhail graduated with a Master degree from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1995. His further scientific career has been closely related to the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, where he started as a graduate student (PhD, 1998), received the Doctor of Science (Habilitation) degree in 2008, and is working presently as a senior research scientist (part-time since May 2014).

His scientific interests lie in the field of contemporary low-temperature condensed matter physics, with particular emphasis on quantum-coherent phenomena in complex systems in the presence of disorder, interaction and fluctuations.  His recent research activity is related with the physics of strongly disordered superconductors and chiral metals, nonequilibrium superconductivity, electron transport in quantum wires, and Anderson localization of Majorana fermions.

  • Low-temperature physics
  • Quantum coherent phenomena at a nanoscale
  • Superconductivity
  • Disordered, interacting and out-of-equilibrium systems


M. Eltschka, B. Jäck, M. Assig, O. V. Kondrashov, M. A. Skvortsov, M. Etzkorn, C. R. Ast, K. Kern, Probing Absolute Spin Polarization at the Nanoscale, Nano Lett. 14, 7171 (2014).

P. M. Ostrovsky, I. V. Protopopov, E. J. König, I. V. Gornyi, A. D. Mirlin, M. A. Skvortsov, Density of states in a two-dimensional chiral metal with vacancies,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 186803 (2014) [e-print arxiv:1404.6139].

D. A. Ivanov, P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, Anderson localization of a Majorana fermionEurophys. Lett. 106, 37006 (2014) [e-print arxiv:1307.0372].

M. A. Skvortsov, M. V. Feigel’man, Subgap states in disordered superconductorsZhETF 144, 560 (2013) [JETP 117, 487 (2013)] [e-print arxiv:1305.6300].

M. A. Skvortsov, P. M. Ostrovsky, D. A. Ivanov, Ya. V. Fominov, Superconducting proximity effect in quantum wires without time-reversal symmetryPhys. Rev. B 87, 104502 (2013) [e-print arxiv:1211.0202].

M. Serbyn, M. A. Skvortsov, Onset of superconductivity in a voltage-biased normal-superconducting-normal microbridgePhys. Rev. B 87, 020501 (2013) [e-print arxiv:1208.6004].

M. V. Feigel’man, M. A. Skvortsov, Universal Broadening of the Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Coherence Peak of Disordered Superconducting FilmsPhys. Rev. Lett. 109, 147002 (2012) [e-print arxiv:1112.2874].

D. A. Ivanov, M. A. Skvortsov, P. M. Ostrovsky, Ya. V. Fominov, Hybridization of wave functions in one-dimensional localizationPhys. Rev. B 85, 035109 (2012) [e-print arxiv:1111.0339].

V. A. Koziy, M. A. Skvortsov, Crossovers between superconducting symmetry classesPis’ma v ZhETF 94, 240 (2011) [JETP Lett. 94, 222 (2011)] [e-print arxiv:1106.3863].

M. N. Serbyn, M. A. Skvortsov, A. A. Varlamov, and V. Galitski, Reply to Comment by A. Sergeev, M. Reizer, and V. Mitin on “Giant Nernst Effect due to Fluctuating Cooper Pairs in Superconductors”Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 139702 (2011).

D. A. Ivanov, Ya. V. Fominov, M. A. Skvortsov, P. M. Ostrovsky, Effective spin-flip scattering in diffusive superconducting proximity systems with magnetic disorderPhys. Rev. B 80, 134501 (2009) [e-print arxiv:0907.0113].

D. A. Ivanov, P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, Correlations of the local density of states in quasi-one-dimensional wiresPhys. Rev. B 79, 205108 (2009) [e-print arxiv:0901.1914].

M. N. Serbyn, M. A. Skvortsov, A. A. Varlamov, and V. Galitski, Giant Nernst Effect due to Fluctuating Cooper Pairs in SuperconductorsPhys. Rev. Lett. 102, 067001 (2009) [e-print arxiv:0806.4427].

M. V. Feigel’man, M. A. Skvortsov, and K. S. Tikhonov, Proximity-induced superconductivity in graphenePis’ma v ZhETF 88, 780 (2008) [JETP Lett. 88, 747 (2008)] [e-print arxiv:0810.0109].

D. A. Ivanov and M. A. Skvortsov, Dyson-Maleev representation of nonlinear sigma-modelsJ. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41, 215003 (2008) [e-print arxiv:0801.2180].

M. Houzet and M. A. Skvortsov, Mesoscopic fluctuations of the supercurrent in diffusive Josephson junctionsPhys. Rev. B 77, 024525 (2008) [e-print arxiv:0704.3436].

M. A. Skvortsov and P. M. Ostrovsky, Local correlations of different eigenfunctions in a disordered wirePis’ma v ZhETF 85, 79 (2007) [JETP Lett. 85, 72 (2007)] [e-print cond-mat/0604631].

D. A. Ivanov and M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum mechanics with a time-dependent random unitary Hamiltonian: A perturbative study of the nonlinear Keldysh sigma-modelNucl. Phys. B 737, 304 (2006) [e-print cond-mat/0511030].

M. A. Skvortsov and M. V. Feigel’man, Superconductivity in disordered thin films: giant mesoscopic fluctuationsPhys. Rev. Lett. 95, 057002 (2005) [e-print cond-mat/0504002].

M. V. Feigel’man, A. S. Ioselevich, and M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum percolation in granular metalsPhys. Rev. Lett. 93, 136403 (2004) [e-print cond-mat/0404350].

M. A. Skvortsov, D. M. Basko, V. E. Kravtsov, Energy absorption in time-dependent unitary random matrix ensembles: dynamic vs Anderson localizationPis’ma v ZhETF 80, 60 (2004) [JETP Lett. 80, 54 (2004)] [e-print cond-mat/0404632].

M. A. Skvortsov, A. I. Larkin, and M. V. Feigel’man, Dephasing in disordered metals with superconductive grainsPhys. Rev. Lett. 92, 247003 (2004) [e-print cond-mat/0311178].

P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, and M. V. Feigel’man, Coulomb Blockade of Proximity Effect at Large ConductancePhys. Rev. Lett. 92, 176805 (2004) [e-print cond-mat/0311242].

I. S. Burmistrov and M. A. Skvortsov, On the effect of far impurities on the density of states of 2DEG in a strong magnetic fieldPis’ma v ZhETF 78, 188 (2003) [JETP Lett. 78, 156 (2003)] [e-print cond-mat/0307077].

M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum correction to the Kubo formula in closed mesoscopic systemsPhys. Rev. B 68, 041306(R) (2003) [e-print cond-mat/0211200].

D. M. Basko, M. A. Skvortsov, and V. E. Kravtsov, Dynamic localization in quantum dots: analytical theoryPhys. Rev. Lett. 90, 096801 (2003) [e-print cond-mat/0212032].

P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, and M. V. Feigel’man, Density of Prelocalized States in Mesoscopic NS Systems, ZhETF 123, 399 (2003) [JETP 96, 355 (2003)].

M. A. Skvortsov, D. A. Ivanov, G. Blatter, Vortex viscosity in the moderately clean limit of layered superconductorsPhys. Rev. B 67, 014521 (2003) [e-print cond-mat/0207500].

M. V. Feigelman, A. Kamenev, A. I. Larkin, and M. A. Skvortsov, Weak charge quantization on a superconducting islandPhys. Rev. B 66, 054502 (2002) [e-print cond-mat/0203586].

P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, M. V. Feigel’man, Density of States in a Mesoscopic SNS JunctionPis’ma v ZhETF 75, 407 (2002) [JETP Lett. 75, 336 (2002)] [e-print cond-mat/0202524].

P. M. Ostrovsky, M. A. Skvortsov, M. V. Feigel’man, Density of States below the Thouless Gap in a Mesoscopic SNS JunctionPhys. Rev. Lett. 87, 027002 (2001) [e-print cond-mat/0012478].

M. A. Skvortsov, A. I. Larkin, M. V. Feigel’man, Superconductive proximity effect in interacting disordered conductorsPhys. Rev. B 63, 134507 (2001) [e-print cond-mat/0008463].

M. V. Feigel’man, A. I. Larkin, M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum superconductor-metal transition in a proximity arrayPhys. Rev. Lett. 86, 1869 (2001).

M. V. Feigel’man, A. I. Larkin, M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum superconductor-metal transition in a proximity arrayUsp. Fiz. Nauk (Suppl.) 171, 99 (2001) [e-print cond-mat/0010402].

M. A. Skvortsov, A. I. Larkin, M. V. Feigel’man, Proximity Action theory of superconductive nanostructuresUsp. Fiz. Nauk (Suppl.) 171, 76 (2001) [e-print cond-mat/0011307].

M. V. Feigel’man, A. I. Larkin, M. A. Skvortsov, Keldysh action for disordered superconductorsPhys. Rev. B 61, 12361 (2000) [e-print cond-mat/9907358].

M. A. Skvortsov, M. V. Feigel’man, Mesoscopics in vortex core: level statistics and transport propertiesPhysica C: Superconductivity, 332, 432 (2000).

M. A. Skvortsov, V. E. Kravtsov, M. V. Feigel’man, Level statistics inside the core of a superconductive vortex, Pis’ma v ZhETF 68, 78 (1998) [JETP Lett. 68, 84 (1998)] [e-print cond-mat/9805296].

M. A. Skvortsov, Weak antilocalization in a 2D electron gas with the chiral splitting of the spectrum, Pis’ma v ZhETF 67, 118 (1998) [e-print cond-mat/9712135].

M. V. Feigel’man, M. A. Skvortsov, Supersymmetric Model of a 2D Long-Range Bose LiquidNucl. Phys. B 506 [FS], 665 (1997) [e-print cond-mat/9703215].

M. V. Feigel’man, M. A. Skvortsov, Anomalous flux-flow dynamics in layered type-II superconductors at low temperaturesPhys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2640 (1997) [e-print cond-mat/9609173].

M. A. Skvortsov, Quantum and Thermal Depinning of a String from a Linear DefectPhys. Rev. B 55, 515 (1997) [e-print cond-mat/9609156].

M. A. Skvortsov and V. B. Geshkenbein, AC absorption and resistivity in the mixed state of highly anisotropic HTSC, ZhETF 105, 1379 (1994) [JETP 78, 743 (1994)].

 Graphene and graphene-like materials

The course will review recent developments in the physics of graphene, a two-dimensional crystal of carbon atoms, which is believed to have tremendous potential in electronics. It will provide a comprehensive self-contained theory of chiral electrons in graphene, crucial for understanding and predicting the properties of graphene-based nanomaterials.

ФИО: Скворцов Михаил Андреевич

Занимаемая должность (должности): Доцент

Преподаваемые дисциплины: –

Ученая степень: Доктор физико-математических наук, 2008 Институт теоретической физики им.Л.Д.Ландау ; Кандидат физико-матеатических наук 1995 Физико-технический институт, Москва

Ученое звание (при наличии): Доцент по специальности “Теоретическая физика”, 2011

Наименование направления подготовки и/или специальности: Прикладная математика и физика

Данные о повышении квалификации и/или профессиональной переподготовке (при наличии): нет

Общий стаж работы: 21 год

Стаж работы по специальности: 21 год