Prof. David Bergman

חוג לפיזיקה ואסטרונומיה אמריטוס
Prof. David Bergman
Phone: 03-6408543
Fax: 03-6429306
Office: Shenkar Physics, 311


Composite media: New physical properties that do not appear in homogeneous media; critical points in the magneto-transport and magneto-optics of metal/dielectric mixtures in the presence of a strong magnetic field; focusing of an electromagnetic wave with a resolution that is not limited by the wavelength.


  • BSc in Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 1962

  • MSc in Nuclear Physics, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 1964

  • PhD in Physics - Statistical Mechanics, Weizmann Institute,  1967

  • Post-doctorate in Physics - Superfluid Helium, University of CA in San Diego,  1969

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer in Physics, Tel Aviv University,  1969

  • Senior Lecturer in Physics, Tel Aviv University,  1972

  • Associate Professor in Physics, Tel Aviv University,  1974

  • Resident Visitor at Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ,  1974-1976

  • Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University,  1981

  • Visiting Professor of Physics at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, 1981, 1987, 1999, 2008

  • Visiting Professor of Physics at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI,  2000

  • Visiting Professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) in the University of CA in Santa Barbara,  1982, 1984

  • The Joseph and Rebeccah Meyerhoff endowed Chair in Solid State Theory and Thermodynamics,  2003-2010

  • Professor Emeritus of Physics, Tel Aviv University,  2010

Awards and Prizes

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), 1989

  • The Rolf Landauer Medal of the International ETOPIM Society “for research excellence in the field of composite science”,  2012

  • Fellow of the International Electromagnetics Academy, 2002

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