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Alexander Silenko

Leading Researcher
Doctor of Sciences (Physics)

Department: Laboratory of fundamental interactions
Page at Google Academy
ORCID Publications

Member of the Storage Ring Electric Dipole Moment Collaboration
Member of the Julich Electric Dipole Moment Investigations (JEDI) Collaboration

Member of Physical Society of Republic of Belarus

Belarusian State University, Physical Faculty, 1972
Ph. D. 1983, Belarusian State University. Thesis
Title: «Calculation of polarization characteristics of luminescence by the vector-parametric method»
Thesis for a Doctor’s degree «Description of relativistic quantum dynamics of spinning particles in external fields and in matter on the basis of new method of transition to the Foldy-Wouthuysen representation»
Institute for Nuclear Problems, Leading researcher, Laboratory of nuclear optics and cosmomicrophysics
Mathematical physics, gravity, electrodynamics and particle physics

Recent selected publications

  1. Abstract of Thesis for a Doctor’s degree «Description of relativistic quantum dynamics of spinning particles in external fields and in matter on the basis of new method of transition to the Foldy-Wouthuysen representation»
  2. Alexander J. Silenko. Scalar particle in general inertial and gravitational fields and conformal invariance revisited  Physical Review D 87, 073015 (2013) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.88.045004 arXiv: 1305.6378
  3. Silenko, A.Y. Classical limit of relativistic quantum mechanical equations in the Foldy-Wouthuysen representation. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 10, 91–93 (2013). DOI: 10.1134/S1547477113020131 arXiv: 1302.2080
  4. Silenko, A.Y. Validation of the Eriksen method for the exact Foldy-Wouthuysen representation. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 10, 198–200 (2013). DOI: 10.1134/S154747711303014X arXiv: 1303.5573
  5. Takeshi Fukuyama and Alexander J. Silenko. Derivation of Generalized Thomas-Bargmann-Michel-Telegdi Equation for a Particle with Electric Dipole Moment. International Journal of Modern Physics A 28, No. 29. (2013) 1350147. DOI: 10.1142/S0217751X13501479 arXiv: 1308.1580
  6. Silenko A. Y. Comparative analysis of direct and «step-by-step» Foldy-Wouthuysen transformation methods. Theor Math Phys 176, 987–999 (2013). DOI: 10.1007/s11232-013-0086-1 arXiv: 1308.3760
  7. Yu.N. Obukhov, A.J. Silenko, O.V. Teryaev. Dirac fermions in strong gravitational fields. Phys. Rev. D. 2011. Vol. 84, № 2. P. 024025-1-024025-10. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.024025 arXiv:1106.0173
  8. V.G. Baryshevsky and A.J. Silenko. Potential for the measurement of the tensor electric and magnetic polarizabilities of the deuteron in storage-ring experiments with polarized beams. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2011. Vol. 295, № 1. P. 012034-1-012034-5. DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/295/1/012034 (the extended version of the paper prepared for the Proceedings of 19th International Spin Physics Symposium (September 27 — October 2, 2010, Julich, Germany) arXiv: 1011.2352
  9. Silenko, A.J. Potential for a new muon g-2 experiment. Phys. Lett. B. 2011. Vol. 695, Iss. 1-4. P. 55-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2010.10.042 arXiv:1001.1628
  10. Silenko, A.J. Potential for a new measurement of muon g-2 factor. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2011. Vol. 295, № 1. P. 012033-1-012033-5. DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/295/1/012033
  11. A.J. Silenko. Foldy-Wouthyusen transformation and semiclassical limit for relativistic particles in strong external fields. Phys. Rev. A 77, 012116 (2008) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.77.012116 arXiV:0710.4218
  12. Yu.N. Obukhov, A.J. Silenko, O. V. Teryaev. Spin dynamics in gravitational fields of rotating bodies and the equivalence principle. Phys. Rev. D 80, 064044 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.80.064044 arXiv:0907.4367
  13. A.J. Silenko. Potential for measurement of the tensor polarizabilities of nuclei in storage rings by the frozen spin method. Phys. Rev. C 80, 044315 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.80.044315 arXiv:0906.4274
  14. V.P. Neznamov and A.J. Silenko. Foldy-Wouthuysen wave functions and conditions of transformation between Dirac and Foldy-Wouthuysen representations. J. Math. Phys. 2009. Vol. 50, Iss. 12. P. 122302-1–122302-15; DOI: 10.1063/1.3268592 arXiv:0906.2069
  15. Silenko, A.J. Polarization of spin-1 particles in a uniform magnetic field. European Physical Journal C. 2008. Vol. 57, № 3. P. 595-599; DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-008-0701-8 arXiv:0803.3577
  16. Alexander J. Silenko. Classical and Quantum Spins in Curved Spacetimes. Acta Physica Polonica B Proc. Suppl. 1:87-107,2008 arXiv: 0802.4443 (Invited lecture presented at the International conference devoted to Myron Mathisson: his life, work, and influence on current research)
  17. Silenko, A.Y. Hamilton operator and the semiclassical limit for scalar particles in an electromagnetic field. Theor Math Phys 156, 1308–1318 (2008). DOI: 10.1007/s11232-008-0108-6 arXiv:0810.1604
  18. Silenko, A.J. Connection between wave functions in the Dirac and Foldy-Wouthuysen representations. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 5, 501–505 (2008). DOI: 10.1134/S1547477108060034 arXiv:math-ph/0612045
  19. Silenko, A.J. Potential for measurement of the tensor magnetic polarizability of the deuteron in storage ring experiments. Phys. Rev. C. 2008. Vol. 77, Iss. 2. P. 021001®-1–021001®-3; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.77.021001 arXiv:0711.2390
  20. Silenko, A.Y. Measuring the tensor polarization of positronium. Tech. Phys. Lett. 33, 692–694 (2007). 10.1134/S1063785007080202 arXiv:0710.0754
  21. A.J. Silenko and O.V. Teryaev. Equivalence principle and experimental tests of gravitational spin effects. Phys. Rev. D. 2007. Vol. 76, № 6. P. 061101-1–061101-5; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.76.061101 arXiV:gr-qc/0612103
  22. Silenko, A.J. Tensor electric polarizability of the deuteron in storage-ring experiments. Phys. Rev. C. 2007. Vol. 75, Iss. 1. P. 014003-1–014003-10; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.75.014003 arXiv:nucl-th/0605016
  23. Silenko, A.J. Equation of spin motion in storage rings in the cylindrical coordinate system. Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams. 2006. Vol. 9, Iss. 3. P. 034003-1–034003-7; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.71.064016 arXiv:hep-ph/0401166
  24. Silenko, A.Y. Quantum-Mechanical Description of the Electromagnetic Interaction of Relativistic Particles with Electric and Magnetic Dipole Moments. Russ Phys J 48, 788–792 (2005). DOI: 10.1007/s11182-005-0203-1 arXiv: hep-ph/0602033
  25. F.J.M. Farley, K. Jungmann, J.P. Miller, W.M. Morse, Y.F. Orlov, B.L. Roberts, Y.K. Semertzidis, A. Silenko, and E. J. Stephenson. A new method of measuring electric dipole moments in storage rings. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004. Vol. 93, Iss. 5. P. 052001-1–052001-4; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.052001 arXiv: hep-ex/0307006
  26. A.J. Silenko, O.V. Teryaev. Semiclassical limit for Dirac particles interacting with a gravitational field. Phys.Rev. D71 (2005) 064016. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.71.064016 arXiv: gr-qc/0407015
  27. Silenko, A.J. Foldy-Wouthuysen transformation for relativistic particles in external fields. J. Math. Phys. 2003. Vol. 44, № 7. P. 2952-2966; DOI: 10.1063/1.1579991 arXiv:math-ph/0404067

arXiv publications

  • Yuri N. Obukhov, Alexander J. Silenko, Oleg V. Teryaev. Spin in an arbitrary gravitational field arXiv: 1308.4552
  • Alexander J. Silenko. Foldy-Wouthuysen Transformation and Semiclassical Transition for Relativistic Quantum Mechanics. Talk given at the XVI International Congress on Mathematical Physics, Prague, Czech Republic, 3-8 August 2009 arXiv: 0910.5155
  • Alexander J. Silenko. Effect of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Spin Dynamics in the Resonant Electric Dipole Moment Experiment arXiv: hep-ph/0604095
  • A. J. Silenko. Spin Oscillations in Storage Rings. To appear in the proceedings of 16th International Spin Physics Symposium (SPIN 2004), Trieste, Italy, 10-16 Oct 2004 arXiv: hep-ph/0411225
  • Alexander J. Silenko. Analysis of wave equations for spin-1 particles interacting with an electromagnetic field arXiv: hep-th/0404074
  • A.J. Silenko. Particle and spin motion in polarized media. to be published in Proc. of 17th International Workshop on High Energy Physics and Quantum Field Theory (QFTHEP 2003), Samara-Saratov, Russia, 4-11 Sep 2003 arXiv: hep-ph/0403107
  • Alexander J. Silenko. Verification of Relativistic Wave Equations for Spin-1 Particles arXiv: hep-th/0401183
  • Y.K. Semertzidis, M. Aoki, M. Auzinsh, V. Balakin, A. Bazhan, G.W. Bennett, R.M. Carey, P. Cushman, P.T. Debevec, A. Dudnikov, F.J.M. Farley, D.W. Hertzog, M. Iwasaki, K. Jungmann, D. Kawall, B. Khazin, I.B. Khriplovich, B. Kirk, Y. Kuno, D.M. Lazarus, L.B. Leipuner, V. Logashenko, K.R. Lynch, W.J. Marciano, R. McNabb, W. Meng, J.P. Miller, W.M. Morse, C.J.G. Onderwater, Y.F. Orlov, C.S. Ozben, R. Prig, S. Rescia, B.L. Roberts, N. Shafer-Ray, A. Silenko, E.J. Stephenson, K. Yoshimura A New Method For A Sensitive Deuteron EDM Experiment. Proceedings of a talk presented at CIPANP 2003, May 19-24, 2003 arXiv: hep-ex/0308063