Qualifications and Experience

Moorad Alexanian, Ph.D.

Theoretical Physicist


1964 Ph.D., Indiana University

1962 M.S., Indiana University

1960 B.S., University of Rhode Island


1989-present Professor of Physics, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

1986-1989 Chairman and Professor of Physics, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

1984-1986 Visiting Professor of Physics, Southern Illinois University

1970-1986 Professor of Physics, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados, Mexico City

1980-1981 Visiting Professor of Physics, Montana State University

1964-1970 Senior Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Alexanian, M. 2018. Infinitely long-range nonlocal potentials and the Bose-Einstein supersolid phase. Armenian Journal of Physics, 11 (3). pp. 117-124. ISSN 1829-1171.

Alexanian, M. and Dylan McNamara 2018. Anti-diffusion in continuous opinion dynamics. Physica A 503 (2018) 1256–1262.

Alexanian, M. and Vanik E. Mkrtchian 2018. Quantum entropy and polarization measurements of the two-photon systems. Physical Review A 97, 022326

Alexanian, M. 2018. Non-classicality criteria: Glauber–Sudarshan P function and Mandel QM parameter. Journal of Modern Optics, 65, 16-22.

Alexanian, M. 2016. Nonclassicality criteria: Quasiprobability distributions and correlation functions. Physical Review A 94, 043837

Alexanian, M. 2016. Temporal second-order coherence function for displaced-squeezed thermal states. Journal of Modern Optics, 63, 961-967.

Alexanian, M. 2014. Classical non-Markovian Boltzmann equation. Journal of Mathematical Physics 55, 083301.

Alexanian, M. 2014. For some questions, science may not have answers Physics Today (Letter). 67, Issue 2, 12.

Alexanian, M. 2014. Microscopic and Macroscopic Quantum Realms Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (Letters), Volume 66, Number 2, p. 127-8.

Alexanian, M. 2014. For some questions, science may not have answers Physics Today (Letter). 67, Issue 2, 12.

Alexanian, M. 2014. Controversy Continues Over Picking Nobel Winners APS News February 2014 (Volume 23, Number 2)

Alexanian, M. 2013. Teach Physics for Physics’ Sake APS News June 2013 (Volume 22, Number 6)

Alexanian, M. 2012. Book Review - LIGHT FROM LIGHT: Scientists and Theologians in Dialogue by Gerald O’Collins, S.J. and Mary Ann Meyers, eds. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012. 256 pages. Paperback; $35.00. ISBN: 9780802866677 PSCF Book Reviews for December 2012

Alexanian, M. 2012. Generation of entangled tripartite states in three identical cavities. ArXiv:1203.4173v1 [quant-ph]

Alexanian, M. 2011. Dynamical generation of maximally entangled states in two identical cavities. Physical Review A 84, 052302.

Alexanian, M. 2011. Humans: The Supernatural in Nature." Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Volume 63, Number 3, p. 215-6.

Alexanian, M. 2011. Infinitely-long-range nonlocal potentials and the Bose-Einstein supersolid phase. arXiv:1104.2860 [cond-mat.quant-gas]

Alexanian, M. 2011. Two-photon exchange between two three-level atoms in separate cavities. Physical Review A 83, 023814.

Alexanian, M. 2010. The Bogoliubov inequality and the nature of Bose-Einstein condensates for interacting atoms in spatial dimensions arXiv:1009.3302v1 [cond-mat.quant-gas]

Alexanian, M. 2010. "Humans: The Mean between Science and God." Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Volume 62, Number 3, p. 231- 2.

Alexanian, M. 2010. Scattering of two coherent photons inside a one-dimensional coupled-resonator waveguide. Physical Review A 81, 015805.

Alexanian, M. 2008. "Can Science Make the 'Breath' of God Part of Its Subject Matter?" Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Volume 60, p. 207-8.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 2007. Voigt spectral profiles in two-photon resonance fluorescence. Physical Review A 76, 055401.

Alexanian, M. 2007. Theistic Science: The Metaphysics of Science. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (Letter). 59, no 1:85-86.

Alexanian, M. 2007. Debate about science and religion continues. Physics Today (Letter). 60, number 2, pp. 10 &12.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 2006. Two-photon resonance fluorescence. Physical Review A 74, 063418.

Alexanian, M. 2006. Respect for the "human rights of nations." Physics Today (Letter). 59:11-11.

Alexanian, M. 2006. Set Theoretic Analysis of the Whole of Reality. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (Letter). 58:254-255.

Alexanian, M. 2006. Gaussian cloning of coherent states with known phases. Physical Review A 73, 045801.

Alexanian, M. 2004. "Are Dangerous Animals a Consequence of the Fall of Lucifer?" Perspective on Science and Christian Faith (Letter). 56, number 3, 237=237.

Alexanian, M. 2004. Cavity broadcasting via Raman scattering. arXiv: quant-ph/0409105.

Bose, S.K. and M. Alexanian. 2004. Two-Photon interactions in Cavity QED in "Symmetries in Science XI" Bruno J. Gruber, Giuseppe Marmo and Naotaka Yoshinaga (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004

Alexanian, M. 2003. Book Gives Perspective on Science and Religion. February APS News.

Alexanian, M. 2003. Cavity coherent-state cloning via Raman scattering. Physical Review A 67, 033809.

Alexanian, M. 2002. Physical and Nonphysical Aspects of Nature. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (Letter). 54:287-288.

Alexanian, M. 2002. Seven More Views on Intelligent Design. Physics Today (Letter). 55:10-11.

Alexanian, M. 2002. Humans and Consciousness. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (Letter). 54:65-65.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 2002. "Macroscopic" quantum superpositions:Atom-field entangled and steady states by two-photon processes. Physical Review A 65, 033819.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 2001. Generation of photonic superposition states by two-photon absorption. Journal Of Luminescence. 94-95:283-287.

Alexanian, M. 2001. The Last Word on Science, Religion and Creationists.May APS News.

Alexanian, M. 2001. APS News Readers Respond to "Creationism Versus Physical Science." January APS News.

Alexanian, M. 2000. Teaching, Propaganda, and the Middle Ground. PhysicsToday (Letter). 53:80-80.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 2000. Comment on "Generation of Phase States by Two-Photon Absorption." Physical Review Letters. 85:1136-1136.

Alexanian, M. 1999. Readers question "What is Science?" October APS News.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 1999. Two-photon absorption in strong fields. Journal Of Luminescence. 83-84:167-169.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K., Chow, L. 1998. Trapping and Fock state generation in a two-photon micromaser. Journal of Modern Optics. 45:2519-2531.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S., Chow L. 1998. Trapping and photon number states in a two-photon micromaser. Journal Of Luminescence. 76-7:677-680.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K. 1998. Population transfer in a three-level atom. Journal Of Luminescence. 76-7:674-676.

Alexanian, M. 1997. The Mbone's connected to the school zone. Physics Today. 50:15-15.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K. 1995. Optical Stark Effects in the dynamics of a Raman coupled model. Journal Of Luminescence. V 66-7:48-50.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K. 1995. Unitary transformation and the dynamics of a 3-level atom interacting with 2 quantized field modes. Physical Review A. 52:2218-2224.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S. 1994. Dynamics of 2-level systems in glasses. Physical Review B-Condensed Matter. 50:15628-15631.

Alexanian, M. 1993. A nonlocal relativistic Quantum-Field Theory of extended objects. Nuovo Cimento Della Societa Italiana Di Fisica A-Nuclei Particles And Fields. 6:1049-1058.

Alexanian, M. 1992. One-dimensional dynamics for a discontinuous map. Physica A. 181:53-68.

Alexanian, M. Karim, O.A. 1991. Autocorrelation functions and the consistency of memory moments. Chemical Physics Letters. 179:41-47.

Alexanian, M. 1990. Enumerating alpha-calculators. Physics Today. 43:15.

Alexanian, M., Sanders, F.C. 1990. Equation of state for hard disks and spheres - the Kirkwood transition. Physica A. 164:424-439.<

Alexanian, M., Haywood, T.W.1989. Thermodynamic aspect of the glass-transition. Physica A.157: 797-825.

Alexanian, M. 1988. Comment on 'Critical exponent for glassy packing of rigid spheres and disks' (and reply by de Llano, M.). Physical Review A. 137: 4527-8.

Alexanian, M. 1988. Critical exponent for glassy packing of rigid spheres and disks. Physical Review A. 37: 4527-4528.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K.1986. The glass transition in the hard-sphere fluid. in C. Austen Angell and Martin Goldstein (eds.) Dynamic aspects of structural change in liquids and glasses. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 484:297-299.

Alexanian, M. 1985. Statistical Entropy of a Schwarzschild black-hole. Journal Of Statistical Physics. 41: 709-717.

Alexanian, M. 1985. Equations of state for classical hard-core systems. Physical Review B. 31: 7160-7165.

Alexanian, M. 1985. Singularities of the pressure for hard-core systems. Physical Review B. 31: 4018-4019.

Alexanian, M., Bose, S.K. 1984. Stability of critical correlations to nonlinear perturbations. Physical Review A. 30: 3123-3128.

Alexanian, M. 1984. Critical-behavior in the Yvon-Born-Green integral-equation. Physical Review A. 30: 2652-2656.

Alexanian, M. 1983. More on refuting God. Physics Today. 36:111.

Alexanian, M. 1982. Many-body forces and the structure of hadrons. Physical Review D. 26:3743-3746.

Alexanian, M. 1982. Superposition of Planckian spectra and the distortions of the cosmic microwave background-radiation. Astrophysical Journal. 258:43-45.

Alexanian, M., Tuthill, G. 1982. Distributions with power-law decrease and the approach to equilibrium. Physical Review A. 25:3217-3222.

Alexanian, M. 1982. Critical correlations and the Yvon-Born-Green integral-equation. Physical Review A. 25:572-575.

Alexanian, M. 1981. Temperature-dependence of the condensate fraction in superfluid He-4. Physical Review Letters. 46:199-201.

Alexanian, M. 1981. Model hamiltonian for superfluidity. Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 142. Recent Progress in Many-Body theories. Springer-Verlag.142:303-307.

Alexanian, M.1980. Integral-representation for non-Maxwell models and the approach to equilibrium. Physics Letters A. 78:209-214.

Alexanian, M. 1980. Model Hamiltonian for one-dimensional and 2-dimensional superfuilds. Physica A. 100:45-63.

Alexanian, M., Grinstein, B. 1980. Integral-representation for non-Planckian distributions and the cosmic background-radiation. Physical Review Letters. 44:359-361.

Alexanian, M. 1979. Integral-representation for non-Maxwellian distributions and the approach to equilibrium. Physics Letters A. 74:1-5.

Alexanian, M. 1978. Scale-breaking model of the renormalization group. Physica A. 91:480-484.

Alexanian, M., Brito, R.A. 1978. Excitation spectrum of a system of interacting bosons. Physical Review B. 17:3547-3557.

Alexanian, M., Martinez-Garcilazo, J.P. 1977. Inequalities among static and dynamic critical-point exponents. Physica A. 89:583-596.

Alexanian, M. 1976. Critical-exponent inequalities in the Ornstein-Zernike theory. Journal of Mathematical Physics. 17:528-529.

Alexanian, M. 1975. Existence of phase transitions in the Ornstein-Zernike theory. Physical Review A. 12:1609-1616.

Alexanian, M., Medina-Noyola, M. 1975. Analytic critical scattering intensity with a nonscaling correlation-function. Physical Review A.11:1414-1416.

Alexanian, M. 1975. Fine-structure constant and entropy in the early universe. Physical Review D. 11:722-723.

Alexanian, M., Mejia-Lira, F.1975. Hadronic nature of the early universe. Physical Review D.11:716-721.

Alexanian, M., Zepeda, A. (eds.) 1975. Particles, quantum fields and statistical mechanics. Lecture Notes in Physics. Springer-Verlag. Vol. 32.

Alexanian, M. 1972. Comments on statistical bootstrap models of hadrons. Physical Review D.5:922-927.

Alexanian, M. 1971. Gibbs paradox in particle physics. Physical Review D.4:2432-2439.

Alexanian, M. 1971. Possible existence of Bose-Einstein condensation in one and two dimensions. Physical Review A.4:1684-1688.

Alexanian, M. 1971. Myriotic fields in quantum statistical mechanics. Journal of Mathematical Physics. 12:1230-1242.

Alexanian, M. 1970. Possible nonequilibrium nature of cosmic-background radiation. Astrophysical Journal. 159:745-752.

Alexanian, M. 1970. Nonequilibrium effects and the Compton energy exchange. Il Nuovo Cimento. 68:11-22.

Alexanian, M. 1969. Covariant black-body and the 3K radiation field. Lettere al Nuovo Cimento.1:75-78.

Alexanian, M.1969.Relativistic Transformation of temperature. Lettere al Nuovo Cimento.1:617-619.

Alexanian, M. 1968. Photon bremsstrahlung from an extreme-relativistic electron gas. Physical Review. 165:253-257.

Alexanian, M.1968. Field-theoretic formulation of quantum statistical mechanics. Journal of Mathematical Physics. 9:725-733.

Alexanian, M. 1968. Integral representation for systems of interacting particles. Journal of Mathematical Physics. 9:734-737.

Alexanian, M. 1968. Wave-function renormalization and the bootstrap condition. Il Nuovo Cimento. 54 A. 184-186.

Alexanian, M., Zimmerman, R.L. 1967. Elementary and composite particles in field theory-I, Il Nuovo Cimento. 48:386-411.

Alexanian, M., Zimmerman, R.L. 1967. Elementary and composite particles in field theory-II, Il Nuovo Cimento. 48:709-720.

Alexanian, M., Wortman, D.E. 1966. New series expansion in statistical mechanics. Physical Review. 143:96-103.

Alexanian, M. 1967. Generalization and self renormalization of the Wellner equation. Physical Review. 155:1811-1814.

Alexanian, M., Wellner, M. 1965. Field theory of the two-pion system (s and d waves). Physical Review. 140:B1079-1087.

Alexanian, M., Wellner, M. 1965. Field-theoretic approach to the rho meson. Physical Review. 137:B155-B163.



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