Ilya Fabrikant Profile

Ilya Fabrikant


Ilya Fabrikant posing in the Rocky Mountains

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M.S. Theoretical Atomic Physics, Latvian State University, Riga, Latvia (1971)

Ph.D. Theoretical Atomic Physics, Institute of Physics, Riga, Latvia (1974)

Research Interests

Atomic Physics
Electron-Atom and Electron-Molecule Collisions
Electron Attachment to Physisorbed Molecules and Clusters
Collisions of Rydberg Atoms with Neutral Atoms and Molecules
Atomic Processes in External Fields; Negative Ion Decay and Multiphoton Ionization
Positronium Collisions with Atoms and Molecules

Publication Record

Ilya Fabrikant is the author of over 160 articles in refereed journals and 125 abstracts of contributed papers. Dr. Fabrikant has given 98 invited talks at lectures, colloquia, and seminars at universities and government laboratories in the U.S., U.S.S.R., France, Germany, Czech Republic, Canada, UK, Italy, Japan, and India. The NSF provides funding for Dr. Fabrikant's research in Atomic Processes Involving Negative Ions, a renewal grant awarded since the initial grant in 1990. Visiting Scientist appointments include the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago, University of Sherbrooke, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Recent Publications and Abstracts

I. I. Fabrikant and L. B. Zhao, GREEN-FUNCTION APPROACH TO THE THEORY OF TUNNELING IONIZATION, Phys. Rev. A 91, 053412 (2015).

L. B. Zhao, D. H. Xiao, and I. I. Fabrikant, SIMULATION OF WAVE FUNCTION MICROSCOPY IMAGES ON STARK RESONANCES, Phys. Rev. A 91, 043405 (2015).

I.I. Fabrikant and G. F. Gribakin, POSITRONIUM-ATOM SCATTERING AT LOW ENERGIES, Phys. Rev. A 90, 052717 (2014).

I. I. Fabrikant and G. F. Gribakin, SIMILARITY BETWEEN POSITRONIUM-ATOM AND ELECTRON-ATOM SCATTERING, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 243201 (2014).

M. Smyth, J. Kohanoff, and I. I. Fabrikant, ELECTRON-INDUCED HYDROGEN LOSS IN URACIL IN A WATER CLUSTER ENVIRONMENT, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 184313 (2014).

S. Barsotti, I. I Fabrikant, M.- W Ruf, and H. Hotop, HIGH RESOLUTION LOW-ENERGY ELECTRON ATTACHMENT TO MOLECULAR CLUSTERS OF SULFUR DIOXIDE. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 365-366, 301 (2014).

I. I. Fabrikant and G. F. Gribakin, SIMILARITY BETWEEN PS-ATOM AND ELECTRON-ATOM SCATTERING. 46th Conference of the European Group on Atomic Systems, July 1-4, 2014, Lille, France.

Jorge Kohanoff, Maeve McAllister, Maeve Smyth, Gareth Tribello, Amy Williamson, Lila BoĆ¼essel du Bourg, Alberto Fraile, Bin Gu, and Ilya Fabrikant, CAN LOW-ENERGY ELECTRONS PRODUCE DNA STRAND BREAKS? Computer Simulation of Radiation Effects in Solids, June 8-13, 2014, Alicante, Spain.

For a full list of publications, see Dr. Fabrikant's full CV.