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  Vitaly Kresin, Ph.D. - Professor

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  Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Vitaly Kresin carries out experimental and theoretical research of nanoclusters - agglomerates of a finite number of atoms (from a few to thousands) which are bigger than a molecule but smaller than a piece of bulk matter. The gradual development of various bulk characteristics can be studied as a function of size, and quantum effects unique to finite systems can be observed. Work in this field allows for considerable interaction with solid-state, atomic, chemical, and even nuclear physics, and has practical implications for surface science, nanoelectronics, catalysis or environmental studies.

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A.B. Physics (with High Distinction in General Scholarship), University of California, Berkeley, 1984; Ph.D. Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1991.

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Department of Physics & Astronomy
Office: SSC 209
Lab: SSC 108, 110
Tel: (213) 740-0868
Lab Tel: (213) 740-4139
Fax: (213) 740-6653
kresin@usc.edu
Personal page:
http://physics.usc.edu/~kresin/
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