
Bozidar Mitrovic

Professor, PhD (McMaster), MSc (McMaster), Dipl Phys (Belgrade)
Office: MC B208
Phone: (905) 6885550 Ext. 3415
Email: bmitrovic@brocku.ca

Research Interests
Superconductivity: tunneling spectroscopy, fluctuations in superconductors, multiband superconductors, localization and superconductivity, high Tc materials, the superconducting glassy state.
Phase Transitions: Monte Carlo studies of phase transitions on fractal structures.
Teaching Assignments (20182019)
 ASTR 1P01  Introduction to Astronomy I (fall term)
 ASTR 1P02  Introduction to Astronomy II (winter term)
 PHYS 4P51  Quantum Mechanics (fall term)
 PHYS 3P36  Electromagnetism II (winter term)
Recent Talks
Recent Publications
 Samin Tajik, Božidar Mitrović, Frank Marsiglio, The effect of strong electronrattling phonon coupling on some superconducting properties, Canadian Journal of Physics, 2018, 99.
 F S Razavi, Y Rohanizadegan, M Hajialamdari, M Reedyk, R K Kremer, and B Mitrović, The effect of quasiparticleselfenergy on Cd_{2}Re_{2}O_{7} superconductor , Canadian Journal of Physics, 2015, 93(12), pp. 16461650. Canadian Journal of Physics Best Paper Award, 2015.
 M. A. Przedborski and B. Mitrovic, Absence of phase transition in the XYmodel on Menger sponge, Physica A (2013), 399, pp. 8997, 2014 (condmat/1310.4065).
 B. Mitrovic and M. A. Przedborski, Monte Carlo study of the XYmodel on Sierpinski carpet, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C, 24(2): (1350087), 2013
(condmat/1308.3692).
 Michelle Przedborski and B. Mitrovic, The absence of phase transition for the classical XYmodel
on Sierpinski pyramid with fractal dimension D=2, Phase Transitions, 84, pp. 8593, 2011
(condmat/1008.4768).
 B. Mitrovic and S. K. Bose, Monte Carlo study of the XYmodel on Sierpinski gasket,Phase Transitions, 83,
pp. 572580, 2010 (condmat/1006.2138).
 B. Mitrovic, Effect of disorder
on the farinfrared conductivity and on the microwave conductivity of twoband superconductors,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20, 215220 (8pp), 2008 (
condmat/0802.1355).
 B. Mitrovic and Lee A. Rozema, On the correct formula for the lifetime broadened superconducting density of states, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20, 015215 (4pp), 2008
(condmat/0707.0786).
 A. Knigavko, B. Mitrovic and K.V. Samokhin, Divergence of the orbital nuclear magnetic relaxation rate in metals. Phys. Rev. B 75, 134506, 2007 (10 pages)
(condmat/0605420).
 K.V. Samokhin and B. Mitrovic, Does the nuclear spin relaxation rate in superconductors depend on disorder?, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 026210 (11pp), 2007 (condmat/0612666).
 B. Mitrovic and K. V. Samokhin, Effect of disorder on the NMR relaxation rate in twoband superconductors. Phys. Rev. B 74, 144510144515, 2006 (condmat/0606393). This paper has also been selected for the October 15, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity published by the American Institute
of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers. The Virtual Journal is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research.
 K.V. Samokhin and B. Mitrovic, Classical phase fluctuatins in dwave superconductors.(condmat/0510545), invited review article, Modern Physics Letters B 19, 9911009, 2005.
 K.V. Samokhin and B. Mitrovic, NMR relaxation time in a clean twoband superconductor., Phys. Rev. B 72, 134511134518, 2005 ( condmat/0504154). This paper has also been selected for the October 15, 2005 issue of Virtual Journal of Applications
of Superconductivity published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers. The Virtual Journal
is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research.
 B. Mitrovic, On the rate of Tc suppression by the interband impurity scattering in MgB2.J. Phys.: Condens. Matter
16, 90139022, 2004.
 B. Mitrovic, Functional derivatives of Tc for a twoband superconductor: application to MgB2. Eur. Phys. J. B 38, 451456, 2004.
 K.V. Samokhin and B. Mitrovic, Nodal Quasiparticles and Classical Phase Fluctuations in dWave Superconductors.Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 057002057006, 2004.
 B. Mitrovic, K. Samokhin, and S.K. Bose, Anisotropy in the helicity modulus of a
quantum 3D XYmodel: application to YBCO J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15, 75637569, 2003.
 B. Mitrovic, S.K. Bose, and K. Samokhin,
Anisotropy in the helicity modulus of a
threedimensional XYmodel: application to YBCO.J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15,
22072212, 2003.
 B. Mitrovic, A new method for calculating the
functional derivative of T_{c} with respect to the Eliashberg function:
application to MgB_{2}.
Int. J. Modern Phys. 13, 10871093, 2002.
 Melissa Castle and B. Mitrovic,
The penetration depth in the interlayer tunnelling model for hightemperature
superconductors. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11, 974155, 1999.
 R.W. Reid, S.K. Bose, and B. Mitrovic,
Monte Carlo study of the XY model on
Penrose lattices.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, no. 10,
230321, 1998.
 B. Mitrovic and Melissa Castle,
Strongcoupling theory of the
interlayer tunnelling model for hightemperature superconductors.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 9, 900720, 1997.
 R.W. Reid, S.K. Bose, and B. Mitrovic,
Classical planar model on frustrated
twodimensional quasiperiodic lattices: possibility of spin/gauge glass phase.
Physica A 239, 15665, 1997.
 R.W. Reid, S.K. Bose, and B. Mitrovic,
Possible twodimensional XY spin/gauge
glasses on periodic and quasiperiodic lattices.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 9, 714159, 1997.
 R.W. Reid, S.K. Bose, and B. Mitrovic,
Spinglass behavior of frustrated
twodimensional Penrose lattice in the classical planar model.
Phys. Rev. B 54, R740, 1996.
 V.N. Kostur and B. Mitrovic,
Weak electronphonon interaction and strong phonon features in abplane
optical conductivity of highTc superconductors. J. Phys. Chem
Solids 56, 17278, 1995.
 V.N. Kostur and B. Mitrovic,
Superconducting Tc for a model spinfluctuation spectrum with four sharp
peaks in the corners of the Brillouin Zone. Phys.
Rev. B 51, 606475, 1995.
 V.N. Kostur and B. Mitrovic,
Calculations
of superconducting critical temperature with vertex corrections. Phys.
Rev. B 50, 1277487, 1994.
 T. Höhn and B. Mitrovic, Eliashberg
theory for disordered superconductors. II. Tunneling into disordered
twodimensional Pb films.
Zeitschrift fur Physik B 93, 17380, 1994.
 T. Höhn and B. Mitrovic,
Eliashberg theory for disordered superconductors. I. Tunneling into
threedimensional systems. Zeitschrift fur Physik B
93, 16372, 1994.
 V.N. Kostur and B. Mitrovic,
Electronphonon interaction in two dimensions: Variation of the imaginary
part of the selfenergy with increasing ratio of the average phonon energy
over the Fermi energy. Phys. Rev. B 48(22), 16388401,
1993.
 B. Mitrovic,
Why do the selfenergy effects appear in the elastic tunneling conductance. Solid State Commun. 82, 107110, 1992.
 B. Mitrovic and P. N. Arberg,
Optical conductivity of the Anderson impurity model.
Solid State Commun. 79, 125130, 1991.
 A. Brass and B. Mitrovic,
Monte Carlo study of the specific heat and magnetization of a random
threedimensional cluster of Josephson coupled superconducting grains.
Physica C 177, 138144, 1991.
