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Dr. Elena Litvinova

Office

Location1130Everett Tower
Phone (269)-387-4953
Dept. Fax269-387-4939

Teaching

Current/Future Courses
YearSemesterCourse #
2014-15Spring
Spring
Fall
Past Courses
YearSemesterCourse #
2013-14Spring
Spring

Biographical Information

Main Content

  
      Research topics

                            
  • Nuclear many-body problem 
  • Covariant density functional theory and its extensions
  • Collective phenomena in nuclei
  • Nuclei under extreme conditions: exotic N/Z ratios and excitation modes, skin nuclei, superheavy nuclei
  • Nuclear astrophysics: r-process nucleosynthesis

      

       Publications


       Professional Appointments


2013-
Assistant Professor, 
at Western Michigan University,
Adjunct Assistant Professor
at NSCL/Michigan State University
2012-2013
FRIB Theory Fellow, 
National Superconducting Cyclotron 
Laboratory, Michigan State University  
2007-2012
Postdoctoral Fellow, 
GSI Helmholtzzentrum 
für Schwerionenforschung,
Darmstadt, Germany    
2005-2007
A. von Humboldt Fellow, 
Munich Technical University, 
Munich, Germany    
2004-2010

Senior Scientist, 
Institute of Physics 
and Power Engineering, Obninsk, Russia

2003



2002

         Education
PhD in Physics and Mathematics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia M.Sc. in Literature (Poetry), Maxim Gorky Literature Institute, Moscow, Russia

Poetry at "45 Parallel" (in Russian)


Selected Publications

Benchmarking nuclear models for Gamow–Teller response

E. Litvinova, B.A. Brown, D.-L. Fang, T. Marketin and R.G.T.   ZegersPhys. Lett. B 730 307 (2014)
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Low-energy dipole strength in 112,120-Sn

Özel-Tashenov et alPhys. Rev. C 90 024304 (2014)
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Fine structure of the isovector giant dipole resonance in 208-Pb:  Characteristic scales and level densities

Poltoratska et alPhys. Rev. C 89 054322 (2014)
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Dipole excitations via isoscalar probes: The splitting of the pygmy dipole resonance in 124-Sn

E. G. Lanza, A. Vitturi, E. Litvinova and D. SavranPhys. Rev. C 89 041601(R) (2014)
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Microscopic Description of Nuclear Vibrations: Relativistic QRPA and Its Extensions with Quasiparticle-Vibration Coupling (Book chapter, Eds. R.A. Broglia and V.G. Zelevinsky)

E. Litvinova, V. I. Tselyaev50 years of Nuclear BCS 1 125 (2013)
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Study of the pygmy dipole resonance with hadronic and electromagnetic probes

Endres, J.; Zilges, A.; Litvinova, E.; et al.Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics 14 515 (2013)
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Relativistic two-phonon model for the low-energy nuclear response

E. Litvinova, P. Ring and V. TselyaevPhys. Rev. C 88 044320 (2013)
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Low-energy limit of the radiative dipole strength in nuclei

E. Litvinova and N. BelovPhys. Rev. C 88 031302(R) (2013)
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