Shal’nikov, Aleksandr Iosifovich
Born Apr. 27 (May 10), 1905, in St. Petersburg. Soviet physicist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1946).
Shal’nikov graduated from the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1928. In 1935 he began working at the Institute of Physical Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, and in 1938 he became a professor at Moscow State University. His main works are devoted to various aspects of experimental physics, for example, low-temperature physics and the study of properties of thin metal films and colloids.
Shal’nikov received the State Prize of the USSR in 1948,1949, and 1953. He has been awarded the Order of Lenin and various medals.
WORKSMekhanizm kondensatsii i obrazovanie kolloidov. Leningrad-Moscow, 1934. (Together with Iu. B. Khariton.)
“Sverkhprovodiashchie svoistva tonkikh metallicheskikh sloev.” Zhurnal eksperimental’noi i leoreticheskoi fiziki, 1940, vol. 10, issue 6.
“Struktura sverkhprovodnikov v promezhutochnom sostoianii.” Ibid., 1946, vol. 16, issue 9.