Born 17 August 1940, Ohaba-Matnic.

Education: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics (1959-64); Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, Institute of Atomic Physics (1973). Current employment: senior researcher, Institute of Atomic Physics,  Bucharest. Office address: Institutul de Fizica Atomica, Magurele,Bucharest,P.O.B. MG-7. Phone:(o21)7807040/156. Fax: 40-2I-3122247. Telex: 12397 IFA R.

Home address: Str. Diligentei 30, RO - 74321 Bucharest, Phone: (021)6202116.

Fields of research: atomic and nuclear physics; polarization phenomena in nuclear reactions; channel coupling phenomena in nuclear reactions; threshold phenomena in nuclear reactions; quasi-molecular threshold structures in heavy ions reactions; quasi-resonant processes in scattering theory; multi-channel quantum defect in atomic scattering.

Major scientific achievements: evidence for a new class of threshold effects; micro-giant theory of threshold phenomena; reduced collision matrix; theory of quasi-resonant processes (prediction of the "direct compression" effect); multi-channcl quantum defect and reduced collision matrix; experimental and theoretical studies of polarization phenomena.

Professional record: on editorial board, Romanian Reports in Phyrics (1992-). Membership: Romanian Society of Physics, Nuclear Physics Branch (president 1990-); corresponding member, Romanian Academy (1992). Awards: Dragomir Hurmuzescu Prize for Physics, Romanian Academy (1976).

Humboldt Research Fellowship (1970-71): nuclear physics, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institut für Physik, Prof. Dr. Jens Christiansen and G. Graw.

Follow-up sponsorship: short stays in Germany, Universitaet München, Sektion Physik, Professor G. Graw (1983,1989, 1990, 1991,1992).


Publications include:


1. "The (d, p) Reaction Anomaly at the Threshold of the Neutron Analogue Channel." Physic. Letters, 35 B, 1971, 41 (in collaboration).

2. "The (d, p) Reaction Anomaly at the Threshold of the Analogue Channel and the p-Wave Neutron Strength Function." Physics Leiters, 37 B, 1971, 541 (in collaboration).

3. "Analysis of the Anomaly in the Reaction 88 Sr. (d, p) 89 Sr Using Polarized Deuterons at the Threshold of the Neutron Analog Channel." Physical Review Letters, 30, 1973, 989 (in collaboration).

4. "Threshold Phenomena and Their Observation." Physics Letters, 46 B,1973,23.

5. "Anomaly in 27 AI (p, p) Excitation Functions at the Threshold of Neutron Analogue Channel." Physics Letters 59 B, 1975, 27 (in collaboration).

6. "(P, N) Threshold Anomaly in Proton Elastic Scattering on 23 Na, 27 AI, 31 P 35 C1, and 34 S." Nuclear Physics, A 307, 1978, 65 (in collaboration).

7. "Threshold Phenomena in R - Matrix Theory." Annals of Physics;116,1978,77.

8. "Experimental Investigation of the 30 Si (d, p) 31 Si Reaction Anomaly with Low Energy Polarized Deuterons." Physics Letters, 87 B, 1979, 32 (in collaboration).

9. "Threshold Cusp in R- and S- Matrix Theories." Revue Roumaine de Physique, 24, 1979 (in collaboration).

10. "Manifestation of Isobaric-Analog Channel Coupling in the Excitation Function of the Reaction 30 Si (d, p) 31 Si." Yadernaia fizika, 43, 1986, 286 (in collaboration).

11. "Analysis of the Threshold Anomaly in Proton Elastic Scattering on A = 30 Mass Nuclei." Nuclear Physics, A 451, 1986, 464 (in collaboration).

12. "Unitary Separation of Threshold Structures in a K-Matrix." Journal of Physics, B 22, 1989, L 621.

13. "Approach to Quasi-Resonant Processes." Modern Physics Letters, A 6, 1991, 2463 (in collaboration).