Boris Shklovskii

Boris Shklovskii

Boris Shklovskii

Professor , School of Physics and Astronomy


John T. Tate Hall
Room 275-10
116 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI)

Ph.D., Ioffe Institute, 1968

A. B., Leningrad University, 1966

Professional Background

Director of Theoretical Physics Institute, 1995-98

Research Interests

Theory of transport and electron-electron correlations in disordered systems, quantum Hall effect, hopping conduction, metal-nonmetal transition and transport in nano-crystal films.

Honors and Awards

APS Buckley Prize, 2019

Fellow, American Physical Society, 1994

A.S. Fine Chair in Theoretical Physics, 1990

Landau Prize of Academy of Sciences of USSR, 1986


B.I. Shklovskii, and A.L.Efros, “Electronic Properties of Doped Semiconductors”, Springer, Heidelberg (1984).
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Selected Publications

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M. Sammon and B. I. Shklovskii, Attraction of indirect excitons in van der Waals heterostructures with three semiconducting layers, Phys. Rev. B 99, 165403 (2019) [abstract]

Ting Chen, K. V. Reich, N. J. Kramer, Han Fu, U. R. Kortshagen, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Metal-Insulator transition in doped semiconductor nanocrystal films”, Nature Materials, 15, 299 (2016)

Skinner, Yu, Kretinin, Geim, Novoselov, and Shklovskii1, “Effect of dielectric response on the quantum capacitance of graphene in a strong magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. B 88, 155417 (2013) [abstract]

Skinner, Chen, and Shklovskii, “Why Is the Bulk Resistivity of Topological Insulators So Small?”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 176801 (2012) [abstract]

M. M. Fogler, D. S. Novikov, L. I. Glazman, and B. I. Shklovskii, “Effect of disorder on graphene p-n junction”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 075420 (2008)

Tao Hu, and B.I. Shklovskii, “Kinetics of viral self-assembly: a role of single-stranded RNA antenna”, Phys. Rev. E 75, 051901 (2007)

B.I. Shklovskii, “Screening of a Macroion by Multivalent ions: Correlation-Induced Inversion of Charge”, Phys. Rev. E, 60, 5802 (1999).

A.A. Koulakov, M.M. Fogler, and B.I. Shklovskii, “Ground State of a Two-Dimensional Electron Liquid in a Weak Magnetic Field”, Physical Review B, 53 (1996). [abstract]