Prof. Issai Shlimak

Prof. Issai Shlimak


Experimental studies of transport phenomena and electronic properties of disordered solids:

  • doped semiconductors
  • impure metals
  • conducting polymers
  • hopping conductivity
  • magnetoresistance
  • metal-insulator transition
  • electron-electron interactions


Present Position:

Professor of Physics

Head of Semiconductor Laboratory

Jack and Pearl Resnick Institute of Advanced Technology,

Incumbent of the Erick and Sheila Samson Chair of Semiconductor Technology



1979 D.Sc. (Habilitation) A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, St.-Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia

1969 Ph.D. A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, St.-Petersburg, Russia

1964 M.Sc. Baku State University


Employment experience:

1990present Bar-Ilan University, Professor of Physics

1981 – 1990 A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, Leningrad, USSR, Leading Researcher

1967 – 1981 A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute Researcher, Senior Researcher


Area of scientific activity:

Physics and technology of semiconductors.

Isotopically engineered semiconductors, neutron-transmutation doping.

Electron transport phenomena in doped semiconductors, amorphous films, conducting polymers.

Hopping conductivity, electron-electron interaction, metal-insulator transition.


Teaching activity:

Courses for students:

Physics and technology of semiconductors

Non-crystalline semiconductors and conducting polymers

Physics of semiconductor devices

Solid state electronics and optoelectronics.


Honors and awards:

Council of Ministers of the USSR Prize with a Medal and Diploma, 1983.

Barecha Fellowship for outstanding immigrant scientists, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1990-1995.


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