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Gerd Bergmann

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1116
Office: SSC 215D

Personal Website

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor, University of Southern California, 01/02/1986-10/08/2008  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Bergmann focuses in the area of low temperature solid state physics and investigates the coherence effect in superconductors, transport properties in thin films, normal and anomalous hall effect and magnetic monolayers. Furthermore he investigates theoretically the suprconducting proximity effect and the Kondo effect.

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Numerical Calculation of the Kondo Cloud", March meeting of APS 2008, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed New Orleans, American Physical Society, 2007-2008   
"The Friedel-Anderson Impurity with Orbital Degeneracy", March meeting of APS, 2008, Poster, Refereed New Orleans, American Physical Society, 2007-2008   

Other Presentations

"The Mysterious Beauty of the Kondo Effect", seminar, university Northridge, 2008-2009   
"The Mysterious Beauty of the Kondo Effect ", colloquium, UC Irvine, 2008-2009   


Book Chapter

Bergmann, G. (2012). A Compact Treatment of Singular Impurities Using the Artificial Friedel Resonance (FAIR) Method. (Vol. 25). pp. 609. J. Supercond. Nov. Magn..
Bergmann, G. (2010). Weak Localization and Its Applications as an Experimental Tool. 50 Years Anderson Localization pp. p 231. World Scientific.

Journal Article

Bergmann, G., Thompson, R., Lu, J. G. (2015). Quantum Theory of Spin Alignment in a Circular Magnetic Nanotube. European Physical Journal B.
Bergmann, G., Thompson, R., Lu, J. G. (2015). Inertial spin alignment in a circular magnetic nanotube. Physics Letters A.
Bergmann, G., Thompson, R. (2015). The Range of the Kondo Cloud in Weakly Disordered Hosts. J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.. Vol. 28, pp. 2109 - 2114. PubMed Web Address
Bergmann, G. (2014). The Inner Life of the Kondo Ground State: An Answer to Kenneth Wilson's Question. arxiv.
Bergmann, G. (2013). Phase Shift of the asymmetric Friedel-Anderson Impurity. J. Low Temp. Phys.. Vol. 171, pp. 120.
Tao, Y., Bergmann, G. (2012). Friedel Oscillation about a Friedel-Anderson Impurity. Eur. Phys. J. B. Vol. 85, pp. 42.
Bergmann, G., Thompson, R. S. (2011). Numerical Calculation of the Fidelity for the Kondo and the Friedel-Anderson Impurities. Eur. Phys. J. B. Vol. 84, pp. 273.
Bergmann, G., Tao, Y. (2011). Friedel Oscillation about a Friedel-Anderson Impurity. Eur. Phys. J. B.
Bergmann, G., Thompson, R., Zhang, L. (2010). Friedel-Artificially-Inserted-Resonance Magnetic Solution to the Multi-Channel Friedel-Anderson Problem. Phys. Rev. B. Vol. 82, pp. 115119.
Bergmann, G. (2010). Delta-Interference of Two Friedel Resonances. Eur. Phys. J. B.
Bergmann, G. (2009). Friedel oscillations of Kondo impurities: A comparison. Phys. Rev. B. Vol. 78, pp. 195124. PubMed Web Address
Tateishi, G., Bergmann, G. (2009). Nickel on Lead, Magnetically Dead or Alive?. Eur. Phys. J. B. PubMed Web Address
Bergmann, G., Tao, Y. (2009). Oscillations of the magnetic polarization in a Kondo impurity at finite magnetic fields. Eur. Phys. J. B. Vol. 73, pp. 95.
Bergmann, G. (2008). Quantitative Calculation of the Spatial Extension of the Kondo Cloud. Phys.Rev. B. Vol. 77, pp. 104401.
Bergmann, G. (2007). Electron-Phonon Mass Enhancement in Multi-Layers. Phys.Rev. B. Vol. 75, pp. 195427.

Honors and Awards

Physics Prize of the Academy of Goettingen, 1979-1980   
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