Leonid Rokhinson

Leonid RokhinsonProfessor of Physics
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)

Office: Physics 60  Telephone: (765) 494-3014
Lab: Physics B47  Telephone: (765) 494-5513
Fax: (765) 494-0706
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B.S., 1990 St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (Russia)
Ph.D., 1996 State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Interests
  • Electron transport in mesoscopic systems
  • Spintronics and spin interactions
  • Magnetic materials and devices
  • Quantum information processing
  • Topologically non-trivial states of matter
  • Nanofabrication
  • Novel materials and devices
Awards and Honors

NSF CAREER Award, 2004

Professional Experience Selected Publications
  1. L. P. Rokhinson, X. Liu, J. K. Furdyna, "Observation of the fractional ac Josephson effect: the signature of Majorana particles", arXiv:1204.4212
  2. Sunanda P. Koduvayur, Yuli Lyanda-Geller, Sergei Khlebnikov, Gabor Csathy, Michael J. Manfra, Loren N. Pfeiffer, Kenneth W. West, and Leonid P. Rokhinson, "Effect of strain on stripe phases in the Quantum Hall regime", Physical Review Letters 106, 016804 (2011)
  3. A. Chernyshov, M. Overby, X. Liu, J.K. Furdyna, Y. Lyanda-Geller and L.P. Rokhinson, "Evidence for reversible control of magnetization in a ferromagnetic material by means of spin-orbit magnetic field", Nature Physics 5, 656 - 659 (2009)
  4. L.P. Rokhinson, L.N. Pfeiffer and K.W. West,"Spontaneous spin polarization in quantum point contacts", , Physicsl Review Letters 96, 156602 (2006)
  5. L.P. Rokhinson, V. Larkina, Y.B. Lyanda-Geller, L.N. Pfeiffer and K.W. West,"Spin separation in cyclotron motion", Physicsl Review Letters 93, 146601 (2004)

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