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Vodolazov Denis

Leading researcher of the Department for physics of superconductivity, PhD in Physics, doctor of science

Personal data

Born on 14 May, 1974 in Klin.

Research interests

non-equilibrium and non-stationary effects in superconductors.


  • 1991 — School #176 in Nizhniy Novgorod;
  • 1991−1996 — Faculty of physics of N. I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod;
  • 1996−1999 — postgraduate student in N. I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod (Department of theoretical physics)
  • June 2000 — defended PhD thesis: «the Influence of the edge barrier on the magnetic characteristics of superconductors of type II»
  • Doctor of physics and mathematics (June 2015, title of dissertation is «Resistive state and nonequlibrium effects in narrow superconducting films»)
  • Professor of RAS (Russian Academy of Science) — April 2018


  • 1999−2001- research associate, Nizhny Novgorod State University (NNGU), chair of theoretical physics
  • 2001−2004 — postdoctoral researcher, group of Prof. F. M. Peeters, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2004−2016 — research associate of the IPMRAS
  • 2017- present time — leading researcher, IPMRAS


  • Reversal of Nonlocal Vortex Motion in the Regime of Strong Nonequilibrium / F. Otto, A. Bilusic, D. Babic, D. Yu. Vodolazov, C. Seurgers, and C. Strunk, «Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 027005 (2010)
  • Strong influence of a magnetic layer on the critical current of Nb bridge in finite magnetic fields due to surface barrier effect / D. Y. Vodolazov, B. A. Gribkov, A. Yu. Klimov, V. V. Rogov and S. N. Vdovichev, Appl. «Phys. Lett. 94, 012508 (2009)
  • Negative magnetoresistance and phase slip process in superconducting nanowires / D. Y. Vodolazov, Phys. Rev. B 75, 184517 (2007)
  • Rearrangement of the vortex lattice due to the instabilities of the vortex flow / D. Y. Vodolazov and F. M. Peeters, «Phys. Rev. B 76, 014521 (2007)
  • Current-voltage characteristics of quasi-one-dimensional superconductors: An S-shaped curve in the constant voltage regime / D. Y. Vodolazov, F. M. Peeters, L. Piraux, S. Matefi-Tempfli, and S. Michotte, «Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 157001 (2003)
  • Dynamic transitions between metastable states in a superconducting ring / D. Y. Vodolazov and F. M. Peeters, «Phys. Rev. B 66, 054537 (2002)
  • Effect of surface defects on the first field for vortex entry in type-II superconductors / D. Y. Vodolazov, Phys. Rev. B 62, 8691 (2000)
  • Photon detection by current-carrying superconducting film: A time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau approach / A. Zotova N. and D. Y. Vodolazov, Phys. Rev. B 85, 024509 (2012)
  • D. Yu. Vodolazov, Single-photon detection by a dirty current-carrying superconducting strip based on the kinetic-equation approach, Physical Review Applied, 7, 034014 (2017)
  • D. Yu. Vodolazov, A. Yu. Aladyshkin, E. E. Pestov, S. N. Vdovichev, S. S. Ustavshikov, M. Yu. Levichev, A. V. Putilov, P. A. Yunin, A. I. El’kina, N. N. Bukharov and A. M. Klushin, Peculiar superconducting properties of a thin film superconductor-normal metal bilayer with large ratio of resistivities, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 31, 115004 (2018)
  • S.V. Mironov, D.Y. Vodolazov, Y. Yerin, A.V. Samokhvalov, A.S. Mel’nikov, A. Buzdin, Temperature Controlled Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov Instability in Superconductor-Ferromagnet Hybrids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 077002 (2018)

Contact detail

Phone: +7 (831) 417-94-85 +257

E-mail: vodolazov@ipmras.ru

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