[K. Samokhin]

Kirill Samokhin

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Brock University, Physics Department
(905) 688-5550 ext. 3875

Professor, PhD (L.D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Moscow), MSc (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology)
Office: MC B200
Phone: (905) 688-5550 Ext. 3875
E-mail: Kirill.Samokhin@BrockU.CA

Research Interests

Unconventional superconductivity: noncentrosymmetric and magnetic superconductors, high-temperature superconductors. Superconducting fluctuations. FFLO superconducting states. Topological defects in unconventional superconductors.


Teaching Assignments (2017-18)

  • PHYS 3P70 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (fall term)
  • PHYS 5P41 - Advanced Statistical Physics (fall term)
  • PHYS 4P41 - Statistical Physics II (winter term)

Recent Publications

  • K. V. Samokhin and B. P. Truong, Current-carrying states in Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 96, 214501 (2017).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Superconductivity in quantum wires: A symmetry analysis, Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 385, 563 (2017).
  • K. V. Samokhin and B. P. Truong, Stability of the boundary zero modes in one-dimensional topological superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 95, 134514 (2017).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Noncentrosymmetric superconductors in one dimension, Phys. Rev. B 95, 064504 (2017).
  • K. V. Samokhin and S. P. Mukherjee, Fermionic boundary modes in two-dimensional noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 94, 104523 (2016).
  • S. P. Mukherjee and K. V. Samokhin, Quasiparticles near domain walls in hexagonal superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 93, 054525 (2016).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Symmetry and topology of two-dimensional noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 92, 174517 (2015).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Symmetry and topology of noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 359, 385 (2015).
  • S. P. Mukherjee and K. V. Samokhin, Domain walls in superconductors: Andreev bound states and tunneling features, Phys. Rev. B 91, 104521 (2015).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Helical states and solitons in noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 89, 094503 (2014).
  • M. A. Przedborski and K. V. Samokhin, Interaction between domain walls in chiral p-wave superfluids, J. Low Temp. Phys. 173, 54 (2013).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Gradient energy of superconductors without inversion symmetry, Physica C 489, 19 (2013).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Effects of Impurities in Noncentrosymmetric Superconductors, book chapter in Non-centrosymmetric Superconductors: Introduction and Overview, ed. by E. Bauer and M. Sigrist, Lecture Notes in Physics 847, 269 (Springer, Heidelberg, 2012).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Phase solitons and subgap excitations in two-band superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 86, 064513 (2012).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Domain walls in chiral p-wave superconductors: Quasiparticle spectrum and dynamics, Phys. Rev. B 85, 014515 (2012).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Viscous friction and inertia of domain walls in chiral p-wave superfluids, Europhys. Lett. 96, 27012 (2011).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Unconventional Superconductivity in a Nutshell, Physics in Canada 67, 69 (2011).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Spectrum of Goldstone modes in Larkin-Ovchinnikov-Fulde-Ferrell superfluids, Phys. Rev. B 83, 094514 (2011).
  • S. Wu and K. V. Samokhin, Tunneling into d-wave superconductors: Effects of interface spin-orbit coupling, Phys. Rev. B 82, 184501 (2010).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Goldstone modes in Larkin-Ovchinnikov-Fulde-Ferrell superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 81, 224507 (2010).
  • S. Wu and K. V. Samokhin, Effects of interface spin-orbit coupling on tunneling between normal metal and chiral p-wave superconductor, Phys. Rev. B 81, 214506 (2010).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Spin-orbit coupling and semiclassical electron dynamics in noncentrosymmetric metals, Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 324, 2385 (2009).
  • S. Wu and K. V. Samokhin, Tunneling conductance of ferromagnet/noncentrosymmetric superconductor junctions, Phys. Rev. B 80, 014516 (2009).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Upper critical field in noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 78, 224520 (2008).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Effects of impurities on the upper critical field Hc2 in superconductors without inversion symmetry, Phys. Rev. B 78, 144511 (2008).
  • V. P. Mineev and K. V. Samokhin, Nonuniform states in noncentrosymmetric superconductors: Derivation of Lifshitz invariants from microscopic theory, Phys. Rev. B 78, 144503 (2008).
  • K. V. Samokhin and V. P. Mineev, Gap structure in noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 77, 104520 (2008).
  • K. V. Samokhin, Spin susceptibility of noncentrosymmetric superconductors, Phys. Rev. B 76, 094516 (2007).
  • V. P. Mineev and K. V. Samokhin, Effects of impurities on superconductivity in noncentrosymmetric compounds, Phys. Rev. B 75, 184529 (2007).
  • A. Knigavko, B. Mitrovic, and K. V. Samokhin, Divergence of the orbital nuclear magnetic relaxation rate in metals, Phys. Rev. B 75, 134506 (2007).
  • K. V. Samokhin and B. Mitrovic, Does the nuclear spin relaxation rate in superconductors depend on disorder?, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 026210 (2007).