Prof. Nir Davidson


Prof. Nir Davidson

Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science

Personal Webpage: http://www.weizma
Phone: 08 – 9342034

Prof. Nir Davidson in the I-CORE group research:
I study coherence and dynamics with ultra cold atoms, Bose Einstein condensates and recently also strongly interacting quantum degenerated Fermi Gases. I also study phase locking and synchronization in  large arrays of coupled laser

Vishva pal
Alok Sing (starting July 2014)
Phd students:
Jonathan Coslovsky
Gadi Afek
Chen Tradensky
Ronen shriki
Asif Sinai
Noam Matzliah
Msc students:
Alexander Mill (from Heidelberg University)
Slava Smartzev
Hagai Perez


Kennedy Ph.D. Excellence Award, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1992.

Israeli Parliament (“Kneset”) Excellence Award for Ph.D Students, 1992.

Fulbright Award, United States-Israel Educational Foundation, 1992-1993.

Rothschild Post Doctoral Fellowship, 1992-1993.

Allon Fellowship for Senior Researchers, 1995-1998.

The Yosefa and Leonid Alshwang Prize for Physics, Jerusalem 1998.

Jakubskind-Cymerman Research Prize, Weizmann Institute of Science (2000-2001).

M. Levinson Award for Physics, Scientific council, Weizmann Institute of Science (2001).

Rosa and Emilio Segre Research Award, Weizmann Institute of Science (2001).

F. W. Bessel Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2003).

Fellow of the Optical Society of America (2011).

“Shape-preserving diffusion of a high-order mode”, D. Yankelev, O. Firstenberg, P. London, M. Shuker and N. Davidson, Opt. Lett. 38, 1203 (2013).

“Colloquium: Coherent Diffusion of Polaritons in Atomic Media”, O. Firstenberg, M. Shuker, A. Ron, and N. Davidson, Rev, Mod. Phys 85, 941(2013).

“Observing Frustrated Magnetism with Thousands of Coupled Lasers”, M. Nixon, E. Ronen, A. Friesem and N. Davidson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 184102 (2013).

“Single large mode cladding amplification in active double-clad fibers”, E. Ronen, B. Shulga, E. Grinvald, N. Davidson, and A.A Ishaaya, Laser Phys. 23, 105102 (2013).

“Real-time wavefront-shaping through scattering media by all optical feedback”, M. Nixon, O. Katz, E. Small, Y. Bromberg, A. A. Friesem, Y. Silberberg, and N. Davidson, Nature Photonics 7, 919 (2013).

“Efficient method for controlling the spatial coherence of a laser”, M. Nixon, B. Redding, A. A. Friesem, H. Cao and N. Davidson, Opt. Lett. 38, 3858 (2013).

“Coupled lasers: phase versus chaos synchronization “, I. Reidler, M. Nixon, Y. Aviad, S. Guberman, A. A. Friesem, M. Rosenbluh, N. Davidson and I. Kanter, Opt. Lett. 38, 4174 (2013).

“Focused lasing through dynamic scattering media”, M. Nixon, O. Katz, E. Small, Y. Bromberg, A. A. Friesem, Y. Silberberg, and N. Davidson, Opt. and Phot. News, page 46, December 2013

“Anomalous Symmetry Breaking in Two-Dimensional Diffusion of Coherent Atoms”, R. Pugatch, D. Bhattacharyya. A.l Amir, Y. Sagi, and N. Davidson, Phys. Rev. A, in press