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Joseph Birman

Joseph Birman

Physics

Condensed Matter Theory: Symmetry and Symmetry Breakup


Email:
Office Phone: (212) 650-6871

Education:

  1. B.S., (1947) City College of New York, cum laude
  2. M.A., (1950) Columbia University
  3. Ph.D. (1952) Columbia University
  4. Doc. is Sciences (Hon. Causa) U. de Rennes France (1974)

Biography:

(1988 - Present) Distinguished Professor of Physics, City College & CUNY
Professor of Physics, NYU 1964-1974
Research Scientist & head of Luminescence Group, G.T.E. Lab 1952-1964

Research:

Theoretical Physics - Condensed Matter Theory
Dynamical Symmetry & Symmetry Vreaking in Many Body Problem
Coexistence of Competing Collective Effects (Superconductivity and Ferroelectricity)
NanoPhysical Effects
Optical Properties of Condensed Matter Systems
Bose-Einstein Condensation Effects


Publications:

Over 300 publications (to 2008) in refereed journals
(Phys Rev Letters, Physical Review, others)
Recent eprints in the arxiv

Departments:

Physics:
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