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Alexei E. Koshelev




Professional Experience

  • 1999-present: Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1997-1999: Term Scientist, MSD, ANL
  • 1993-1997: Visiting Scientist, MSD, ANL
  • 1991-1993: Visiting scientist, Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University,The Netherlands
  • 1986-1991: Researcher, Inst. of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia


  • 1998: University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award (with G. Crabtree, W. Kwok, V. Vinokur, and U. Welp)
  • 2003: Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 2015: Abrikosov Prize for Vortex Physics (with L.Bulaevskii and M. Tachiki)

Research Interests

  • Vortex matter in layered superconductors
  • Vortex pinning
  • Intrinsic Josephson effects in layered superconductors, static and dynamic properties of Josephson vortex lattice
  • Generation of terahertz electromagnetic waves by intrinsic Josephson junctions
  • Multiband superconductivity
  • Transport in antiferromagnetic metals

Selected Publications

of 208. Over 7,302 career citations, 40 citations/paper (average),
h-index = 43, see full list at ResearchID and Google Scholar

  • Strongly fluctuating moments in the high-temperature magnetic superconductor RbEuFe4As4
    K Willa, R Willa, J-K Bao, AE Koshelev, DY Chung, Mercouri G Kanatzidis, W-K Kwok, U Welp
    Phys. Rev. B, 99 (2019) 180502.
  • Quantum FFLO state in clean layered superconductors, 
    K.W. Song, A.E. Koshelev
    Physical Review X, 9 (2) (2019) 021025.
  • Targeted evolution of pinning landscapes for large superconducting critical currents, 
    I.A. Sadovskyy, A.E. Koshelev, W.K. Kwok, U. Welp, A. Glatz
    PNAS116(21) (2019) 10291.
  • Self-induced magnetic flux structure in the magnetic superconductor RbEuFe4As4
    V. K. Vlasko-Vlasov, A. E. Koshelev, M. Smylie, J.-K. Bao, D. Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis, U. Welp, and W.-K. Kwok
    Phys. Rev. B, 98 (2018) 104503 .
  • Anisotropic superconductivity and magnetism in single-crystal RbEuFe4As4
    M. P. Smylie, K. Willa, J.-K. Bao, K. Ryan, Z. Islam, H. Claus, Y. Simsek, Z. Diao, A. Rydh, A. E. Koshelev, W.-K. Kwok, D. Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis, and U. Welp
    Phys. Rev. B, 99 (2019) 134503.
  • Peak effect due to competing vortex ground states in superconductors with large inclusions, 
    Roland Willa, Alexei E. Koshelev, Ivan A. Sadovskyy, and Andreas Glatz
    Phys. Rev. B, 98 (2018) 054517 .
  • Tuning the structure of the Josephson vortex lattice in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 single crystals with pancake vortices, 
    P. J. Curran, H. A. Mohammed, S. J. Bending, A. E. Koshelev, Y. Tsuchiya & T. Tamegai
    Sci. Rep., 8 (2018) 10914 .
  • Interplay between orbital-quantization effects and the Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov instability in multiple-band layered superconductors, 
    Kok Wee Song and Alexei E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 97 (2018) 224520 .
  • Strong Landau-quantization effects in high-magnetic-field superconductivity of a two-dimensional multiple-band metal near the Lifshitz transition, 
    Kok Wee Song and Alexei E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 95 (2017) 174503.
  • Strong-pinning regimes by spherical inclusions in anisotropic type-II superconductors 
    Roland Willa, Alexei E Koshelev, Ivan A. Sadovskyy, and Andreas Glatz
    Sup. Sci. and Techn. 31 (2017) 014001.
  • Magnetotransport of multiple-band nearly antiferromagnetic metals due to hot-spot scattering 
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 94 (2016) 125154.
  • Optimization of vortex pinning by nanoparticles using simulations of the time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau model, 
    A. E. Koshelev, I. A. Sadovskyy, C. L. Phillips, and A. Glatz
    Phys. Rev. B, 93 (2016) 060508® .
  • Simulation of the Vortex Dynamics in a Real Pinning Landscape of YBa2Cu3O7−δ Coated Conductors, 
    I.A. Sadovskyy, A.E. Koshelev, A. Glatz, V. Ortalan, M. W. Rupich, and M. Leroux
    Phys. Rev. Applied, 5 (2016) 014011 .
  • Surface nematic order in iron pnictides, 
    Kok Wee Song and Alexei E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 94 (2016) 094509.
  • Vortices in high-performance high-temperature superconductors, 
    Wai-Kwong Kwok, Ulrich Welp, Andreas Glatz, Alexei E Koshelev, Karen J Kihlstrom and George W Crabtree
    Reports on Progress in Physics, 79 (2016) 116501.
  • Local spin-density-wave order inside vortex cores in multiband superconductors,
    Vivek Mishra and Alexei E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 92 (2015) 064511.
  • Anomalous density of states in multiband superconductors near the Lifshitz transition, 
    A. E. Koshelev, K.A. Matveev
    Phys. Rev. B, 90 (2014) 140505.
  • Fluctuations in two-band superconductors in strong magnetic field, 
    A. E. Koshelev, A. A. Varlamov
    Superconductor Science & Technology, 27 (2014) 124001.
  • Complex state induced by impurities in multiband superconductors, 
    V. Stanev and A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B, 89 (2014) 100505® .
    A. E. Koshelev and M.J.W. Dodgson
    ZhETF, 144 (2013) 519 (JETP, Vol. 117, No. 3, p. 449).
  • Linear magnetoconductivity in multiband spin-density-wave metals with nonideal nesting, 
    A. E. Koshelev,
    Phys. Rev. B, 88 (2013) 060412.
  • Synchronization of Josephson oscillations in a mesa array of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 through the Josephson plasma waves in the base crystal, 
    Shi-Zeng Lin, and Alexei E. Koshelev,
    Physica C 491 (2013) 24.
  • Powerful terahertz emission from Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 mesa arrays,
    T. M. Benseman, K. E. Gray, A. E. Koshelev, W.-K. Kwok, U. Welp, H. Minami, K. Kadowaki and T. Yamamoto,
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 103 (2013) 022602.
  • Mesoscopic variations of local density of states in disordered superconductors, 
    A. E. Koshelev and A. A. Varlamov,
    Phys. Rev. B, 85 (2012) 214507.
  • Anomalous proximity effects at the interface of s- and s±- superconductors, 
    V. G. Stanev and A. E. Koshelev,
    Phys. Rev. B, 86 (2012)174515.
  • Phase diagram of Josephson junction between s and s± superconductors in the dirty limit,
    A. E. Koshelev, Phys. Rev. B, 86 (2012)214502 .
  • Proximity fingerprint of s±-superconductivity,
    A. E. Koshelev and V. Stanev,
    Europhys. Lett., 96 (2011) 27014.
  • Theory and simulations on strong pinning of vortex lines by nanoparticles,
    A. E. Koshelev and A. B. Kolton,
    Phys. Rev. B, 84 (2011) 104528 .
  • Fluctuating pancake vortices revealed by dissipation of the Josephson vortex lattice,
    A. E. Koshelev, A. I. Buzdin, I. Kakeya, T. Yamamoto, and K. Kadowaki,
    Phys. Rev. B, 83 (2011) 224515.
  • Thermal conductivity in the mixed state of a superconductor at low magnetic fields,
    A. A. Golubov and A. E. Koshelev,
    Phys. Rev. B, 83 (2011) 094521.
  • Statistics of the subgap states of s± superconductors,
    A. Glatz and A. E. Koshelev,
    Phys. Rev. B, 82 (2010) 012507 .
  • Stability of dynamic coherent states in intrinsic Josephson-junction stacks near internal cavity resonance,
    A. E. Koshelev,
    Phys. Rev. B, 82 (2010) 174512.
  • Alternating Dynamic State Self-Generated by Internal Resonance in Stacks of Intrinsic Josephson Junctions
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 78, 174509-(1-6) (2008)
  • Resonant Electromagnetic Emission from Intrinsic Josephson-Junction Stacks with Laterally Modulated Josephson Critical Current
    A. E. Koshelev and L. N. Bulaevskii
    Phys. Rev. B 77, 014530-(1-15) (2008)
  • Emission of Coherent THz Radiation from Superconductors
    L. Ozyuzer, A. E. Koshelev, C. Kurter, N. Gopalsami, Q. Li, M. Tachiki, K. Kadowaki, T. Yamamoto, H. Minami, H. Yamaguchi, T. Tachiki, K. E. Gray, W.-K. Kwok, and U. Welp
    Science 318, 1291-1293 (2007)
  • Electrodynamics of the Josephson Vortex Lattice in High-Temperature Superconductors
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 76, 054525 (2007)
  • Radiation due to Josephson Oscillations in Layered Superconductors
    L. N. Bulaevskii and A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 057002-(1-4)
  • Magnetic Oscillations of Critical Current in Intrinsic Josephson-Junction Stacks,
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 75, 214513 (2007)
  • Microscopic Theory of Thermal Phase Slips in Clean Narrow Superconducting Wires
    A. Zharov, A. Lopatin, A. E. Koshelev, and V. M. Vinokur
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 197005-(1-4) (2007)
  • Radiation from Flux Flow in Josephson Junction Structures
    L. N. Bulaevskii and A. E. Koshelev
    Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 19, 349, (2006)
  • Radiation from a Single Josephson Junction into Free Space due to Josephson Oscillations
    L. N. Bulaevskii and A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 267001-(1-4) (2006)
  • Composite to Tilted Vortex Lattice Transition in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 in Oblique Fields
    M. Konczykowski, C. J. van der Beek, A. E. Koshelev, V. Mosser, M. Dodgson, and P. H. Kes
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 237005, (2006).
  • Slowing Down the Josephson Vortex Lattice In Bi2Sr2CaCu2O88 With Pancake Vortices
    A. E. Koshelev, Yu. I. Latyshev, and M. Konczykowski
    Phys. Rev. B 74, 104509, (2006).
  • Theory of Fluctuations in A Two-Band Superconductor: MgB2 AE Koshelev, AA Varlamov, and VM Vinokur
    Phys. Rev. B 72, 64523, (2005).
  • Vortex-Chain Phases in Layered Superconductors,
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 71, 174507 (2005)
  • Why Magnesium Diboride Is Not Described by Anisotropic Ginzburg-Landau Theory
    A. E. Koshelev and A. A. Golubov
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 107008 (2004)
  • Probing Quasiparticle Dynamics in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 with a Driven Josephson Vortex Lattice
    Y.I. Latyshev, A.E. Koshelev, and L.N. Bulaevskii
    Phys. Rev. B 68, 134504, (2003).
  • Josephson Vortices and Solitons Inside Pancake Vortex Lattice in Layered Superconductors
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 68, 094520 (2003)
  • Mixed State of a Dirty Two-Band Superconductor: Application to MgB2,
    A. E. Koshelev and A. A. Golubov
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 177002 (2003).
  • Periodic Alternating 0- and π-Junction Structures As Realization of φ-Josephson Junctions
    A. Buzdin and A.E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 67, 220504, (2003).
  • Vortex Matter in Layered Superconductors Without Josephson Coupling: Numerical Simulations Within A Mean-Field Approach
    H. Fangohr, A.E. Koshelev, and M.J.W. Dodgson
    Phys. Rev. B 67, 174508, (2003).
  • Edge Critical Currents of Dense Josephson Vortex Lattice in Layered Superconductors
    A.E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 66, 224514, (2002).
  • Josephson Coupling, Phase Correlations, and Josephson Plasma Resonance in Vortex Liquid Phase
    A.E. Koshelev, L.N.Bulaevskii, and M.P. Maley
    Phys. Rev. B 62, 14403, (2000).
  • Crossing Lattices, Vortex Chains, and Angular Dependence of Melting Line in Layered Superconductors,
    A. E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 187 (1999).
  • Universal Properties for Linelike Melting of the Vortex Lattice
    A.E. Koshelev and H.Nordborg
    Phys. Rev. B 59, 4358, (1999).
  • Point-like and Line-like Melting of the Vortex Lattice in the Universal Phase Diagram of Layered Superconductors
    A.E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 56, 11201, (1997).
  • Plasma Resonance and Remaining Josephson Coupling in the Decoupled Vortex Liquid Phase” in Layered Superconductors
    A.E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3901, (1996).
  • Paramagnetic Moment in Field-Cooled Superconducting Plates - Paramagnetic Meissner Effect
    A.E. Koshelev and A.I. Larkin
    Phys. Rev. B 52, 13559, (1995).
  • Giant Flux-Creep Through the Surface Barriers and the Irreversibility Line in High-Tc Superconductors
    L. Burlachkov, V.B. Geshkenbein, A.E. Koshelev, A.I. Larkin, and V.M. Vinokur
    Physical Review B, 50, 16770, (1994).
  • Dynamic Melting of the Vortex Lattice
    A.E. Koshelev and V.M. Vinokur
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 3580, (1994).
  • Thermal Fluctuations and Phase-Transitions in the Vortex State of a Layered Superconductor
    L.I. Glazman and A.E. Koshelev
    Phys. Rev. B 43, 2835, (1991)