Concordia University

Panagiotis Vasilopoulos, PhD

Professor, Physics

Office: L-SP 367-15 
Richard J. Renaud Science Complex,
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3290


PhD Physics (Université de Montréal)
MSc Physics (Concordia University)
BSc Physics (University of Thessaloniki)

Research interests

Solid State Theory/Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

  • Quantum transport in low-dimensional systems, nanostructures (quantum wires, two-dimensional electron gas, superlattices), quantum Hall effect, Aharonov-Bohm effect
  • Coulomb drag between spatially separated electron gases
  • Periodic modulations in heterostructures
  • Spintronics, Graphene

Recent publications

22. M. Ramezani Masir, P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Magnetic Kronig-Penney model for Dirac electrons in single-layer graphene, New J. Phys.11, 095009 (2009). (1)

21 M. Ramezani Masir, P. Vasilopoulos, A. Matulis, and F. M. Peeters, Direction-dependent tunneling through nanostructured magnetic barriers in graphene, Phys. Rev. B 77, 235443 (2008). (20)

20. M. Ramezani Masir, P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters,Wavevector filtering through single-layer and bilayer graphene with magnetic barrier structures, Appl.Phys.Lett. 93, 242103 (2008). (7)

19. M. Barbier, F. M. Peeters, P. Vasilopoulos, and J. Milton Pereira Jr., Dirac and Klein-Gordon particles in one-dimensional periodic potentials, Phys. Rev. B 77, 115446 (2008). (13)

18. P. Vasilopoulos, O. Kalman, F.M. Peeters, and M. G. Benedict, Aharonov-Bohm oscillation in a mesoscopic ring with asymmetric, arm-dependent injection, Phys. Rev. B,75, 035304 (2007). (8)

17. J. Milton Pereira Jr., P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Graphene-based resonant-tunneling structures,Appl.Phys.Lett.90,132122(2007).(38)

16. J. Milton Pereira Jr., P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Tunable quantum dots in bilayer graphene, Nano Lett. 7, 946 (2007). (32)

15. X.F. Wang, P.Vasilopoulos,and F.M.Peeters,Ballistic spin transport through electronic stub tuners: spin precession, selection, and square-wave transmission, Appl.Phys.Lett. 80,1400 (2002). (41)

14. X. F. Wang, P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Spin-current modulation and square-wave transmission through periodically stubbed electron waveguides, Phys. Rev. B 65, 165217 (2002). (71)

13. B. Molnar, F. M. Peeters, and P. Vasilopoulos, Spin-dependent (magneto)trans-port through a ring in the presence of spin-orbit interaction, Phys. Rev. B 69, 155335 (1-11)(2004). (75)

12. F. Qu and P. Vasilopoulos, Spin transport across a quantum dot doped with a magnetic ion, Appl.Phys.Lett. 89, 122512 (2006). (5)

11. P. Debray, P. Vasilopoulos, O. E. Raichev, R. Perrin, M. Rahman, and W. C. Mitchel,Experimental observation of Coulomb drag in parallel ballistic quantum wirers, Physica E 6, 694 (2000). (21)

10. O. E. Raichev and P. Vasilopoulos, Effects of Coulomb interaction and tunneling on electron transport in coupled one-dimensional systems: from ballistic to diffusive regime, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 3697 (1999). (11)

9. O. G. Balev and P. Vasilopoulos, Collective edge excitations in the quantum Hall regime: edge helicons and Landau-level structure, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1481 (1998). (10)

8. R. Akis and P. Vasilopoulos,Large photonic band gaps and transmittance (anti)resonances in periodically modulated quasi-one-dimensional waveguides, Phys. Rev. E 53, 5369 (1996). (8)

7. F. M. Peeters and P. Vasilopoulos, Quantum transport of a two-dimensional electron gas in a spatially modulated magnetic field, Phys. Rev. B 47, 1466-1473 (1993). (128)

6. H. C. Tso, P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Coulomb coupling between spatially separated electron and hole layers: generalized random-phase approximation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 2146-2149 (1993). (57)

5. H. C. Tso, P. Vasilopoulos, and F. M. Peeters, Direct Coulomb and phonon-mediated coupling between spatially separated electron gases, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 2516 (1992). (87)

4. A. Matulis, F. M. Peeters, and P. Vasilopoulos, Wave-vector-dependent tunneling through magnetic barriers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 1518 (1994). (200)

3. F. M. Peeters and P. Vasilopoulos,Electrical and thermal transport properties of a two-dimensional electron gas in a one-dimensional periodic modulation, Phys. Rev. B46, 4667 (1992). (66)

2. P. Vasilopoulos and F. M. Peeters, Quantum magnetotransport of a periodically modulated two-dimensional electron gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 63, 2120 (1989). (112)

1. P. Vasilopoulos, Integral quantum Hall effect in superlattices,Phys. Rev. B34, 3019 (1986). (34)

Full List of Publications



Dr. F. M. Peeters, University of Antwerp (UIA), Department of Physics, Antwerp, Belgium.
Dr. O. G. Balev, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal do Amazonas. Manaus, Brazil
Dr. W. Xu, Department of Physics, University of Woollongong, Woollongong, Australia
Dr. J. Milton Pereira Jr., Depart. de Fsica, Univers. Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Dr. X. F. Wang, Department of Physics, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Drs. I. I. Boiko, F. Vasko, V. Sheka, O. Raichev, Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine.
Dr. P. Debray, CEA de Saclay, Service de Physique de l'état Condensé, France.
Dr. R. Akis, CSSER, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Dr. H. C. Tso, Dalhousie University, Department of Physics, Halifax, Canada.

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