Lab Home | Phone | Search
Center for Nonlinear Studies  Center for Nonlinear Studies
 Home 
 People 
 Current 
 Affiliates 
 Alumni 
 Visitors 
 Students 
 Research 
 ICAM-LANL 
 Publications 
 2007 
 2006 
 2005 
 2004 
 2003 
 2002 
 2001 
 2000 
 <1999 
 Conferences 
 Workshops 
 Sponsorship 
 Talks 
 Colloquia 
 Colloquia Archive 
 Seminars 
 Postdoc Seminars Archive 
 Quantum Lunch 
 CMS Colloquia 
 Q-Mat Seminars 
 Q-Mat Seminars Archive 
 Archive 
 Kac Lectures 
 Dist. Quant. Lecture 
 Ulam Scholar 
 Colloquia 
 
 Jobs 
 Students 
 Summer Research 
 Student Application 
 Visitors 
 Description 
 Past Visitors 
 Services 
 General 
 PD Travel Request 
 
 History of CNLS 
 
 Maps, Directions 
 CNLS Office 
 T-Division 
 LANL 
 
Misha Chertkov

T-13 Technical Staff Member
T-13/CNLS

Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics

Misha Chertkov

Office: TA-03, Building 0123, Room 110
Mail Stop: B213
Phone: (505) 665-8119
Fax: (505) 665-3003

chertkov@lanl.gov
home page

Educational Background/Employment:
  • M.Sc. Physics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, 1990
  • Ph.D. Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 1996
  • Postdoctoral Research:
    • Junior Researcher, Budker Institute, Novosibirsk, 1990-1992
    • Research Assistant, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1993-1996
    • Dicke Fellow, Department of Physics, Princeton University, 1996-1999
    • J.R. Oppenheimer Fellow, CNLS/T-13, LANL, 1999-2001
    • Full Term Technical Staff Member, T-13, LANL, 2002-present
  • Employment:
    • Technical Staff Member, T-13, LANL, 2002-present

Research Interests:

  • Statistical Hydrodynamics (Turbulence)
  • Information Theory
  • Optical Communications
  • Macromolecules

Selected Recent Publications:

  1. M. Chertkov, I. Kolokolov, V. Lebedev, Effects of surface tension on immiscible Rayleigh-Taylor turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, submitted (2004).
  2. M. Chertkov, V. Chernyak, M. Stepanov, B. Vasic, Error correction on a tree: An instanton approach, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 198702 (2004).
  3. M. Chertkov, Phenomenology of Rayleigh-Taylor Turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 115001 (2003).
  4. M. Chertkov, V. Chernyak, I. Kolokolov, V. Lebedev, Probability of anomalously large Bit-Error-Rate in long haul optical transmission, Phys. Rev. E 68, 066619 (2003).
  5. M. Chertkov, Y. Chung, A. Dyachenko, I. Gabitov, I. Kolokolov, V. Lebedev, Shedding and interaction of solitons in weakly disordered optical fibers, Phys. Rev. E 67, 036615 (2003).
  6. M. Chertkov, V. Lebedev, Boundary effects on chaotic advection-diffusion chemical reactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 134501 (2003).
  7. M. Chertkov, V. Lebedev, Decay of scalar turbulence revisited, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 034501 (2003).
LANL Operated by the Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the National Nuclear Security Administration of the US Department of Energy.
Copyright © 2003 LANS, LLC | Disclaimer/Privacy