Zernov Nikolay (Nikolayevich), Doctor of Sciences, Full Professor russian

Doctor of Sciences, Ph.D., in Physics and Mathematics, Professor, Full Professor and Head of the Department of Radio Physics of the University of St.Petersburg.

He was born in 1948 in Leningrad, USSR. He graduated from the Faculty of Physics of Leningrad State University (1972). At the University of Leningrad (St.Petersburg) he earned the Academic Degree of Candidate of Sciences (Ph.D.) in Physics and Mathematics in 1975 and the Academic Degree of Doctor of Sciences in Physics (Radio Physics) and Mathematics in 1994. He has the Academic Title of Professor since 2005. His scientific activities are in the field of the general electrodynamics, problems of waveguide propagation and propagation in inhomogeneous media, including waves in random media, with the applications into the ionospheric and transionospheric fluctuating channels characterization.

He is the author of 150 scientific publications. He was the Project Leader and Principal Investigator of many Projects funded from the State budget, as well as by the grants of Soros (International Science Foundation), Russian Foundation for Basics Research, Ministry for Education of Russia, CRDF of USA, EPSRC of the UK, etc. He gave lectures on wave propagation in random media and HF propagation in the disturbed ionosphere at the University of Uppsala in 1993. He worked at the University of Leeds, UK as the Professorial Research Fellow in 1999, 2001-02 and 2006-07. He also worked as the Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle, UK in 2010. He undertook scientific visits to the Universities and other scientific institutions of Sweden, Italy, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, USA and some other countries. He was the Official Representative of the University of St.Petersburg at the EC COST Actions 251, 271 and 296. He participated at many Soviet, Russian and international conferences, in particular, as the invited presenter and the member of the Organizing Committees and Technical Programme Committees.

E-mail: n.zernov@spbu.ru, zernov@paloma.spbu.ru, zernov@phys.spbu.ru

Lectures currently being given by N.N.Zernov:

1. Wave propagation in random media.
2. Geometrical optics in Radio Physics.
Selected papers:

1.

N.N. Zernov, (1980), Scattering of waves of the SW range in oblique propagation in the ionosphere (in Russian). Radiofizika. Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, 23, 2, 151-158, 1980.

2.

N.N. Zernov, (1982), Shortwave approximation in Kreichnan equation for mean field in randomly inhomogeneous medium (in Russian). Radiofizika. Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, 25, 5, 520-527, 1982.

3.

N.N. Zernov, (1986), Reflection of one-dimensional wave field from a half space with the conductivity fluctuations (in Russian). Radiofizika. Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, 29, 12, 1425-1430, 1986.

4.

N.N.Zernov, (1990), Higher-order modes coupling in 3D non-regular waveguiding layer (in Russian). Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 35, 6, 1181-1189, 1990. USSR Academy of Sciences Press.

5.

N.N.Zernov, (1990), Extension of the smooth perturbation method to the case of the point source field in the inhomogeneous medium (in Russian). Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 35, 8, 1590-1595, 1990. USSR Academy of Sciences Press.

6.

N.N. Zernov. (1991), Higher-order modes of the three dimensional non-regular waveguiding layer: effects of diffraction (in Russian). Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 36, 6, 1087-1095, 1991. USSR Academy of Sciences Press.

7.

N.N. Zernov, V.E. Gherm, N.Yu. Zaalov, A.V. Nikitin, (1992), The generalization of Rytov's method to the case of inhomogeneous media and HF propagation and scattering in the ionosphere. Radio Science, 27, 2, 235-244, 1992.

8.

N.N. Zernov, (1993), Higher-order mode theory of three-dimensional irregular waveguides. Radio Science, 28, 3, 339-350, 1993.

9.

N.N. Zernov, (1994), The complex phase method for the point source field in the inhomogeneous ionosphere with fluctuations of the dielectric permittivity, (in Russian, 1994) Radiotekhnika I Elektronika, 39, 2, 241-252, 1994.

10.

N.N. Zernov, B. Lundborg, (1995), The influence of the ionospheric electron density fluctuations on HF pulse propagation, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 57, 1, 65-73, 1995.

11.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, (1995), Fresnel filtering in HF ionospheric reflection channel, Radio Science, 30, 1, 127-134, 1995.

12.

S.A. Tretyakov, N.N. Zernov, (1995), Radioscience at St.Petersburg Universities, The Radioscience Bulletin, N¤.274, pp.37-41, 1995.

13.

N.N. Zernov, B. Lundborg, (1996), An integral representation of the wave field in inhomogeneous media in terms of diffracting component waves, Radio Science, 31, 1, 67-80, 1996.

14.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, B. Lundborg, A. Vastberg, (1997),The two-frequency coherence function for the fluctuating ionosphere; narrowband pulse propagation, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 59, 1831-1841, 1997.

15.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, B. Lundborg, (1997), The two-frequency, two-time coherence function for the fluctuating ionosphere; wideband pulse propagation, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 59, 1843-1854, 1997.

16.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, (1998), Scattering function of the fluctuating ionosphere in the HF band, Radio Science, 33, 1019-1033, 1998.

17.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, S.M. Radicella, H.J.Strangeways, (2000), Propagation model for signal fluctuations on transionospheric radiolinks, Radio Science, 35, 5, 1221-1232, 2000.

18.

N.N. Zernov, (2000), Analytic and numerical methods for the modeling the effects of HF propagation in the disturbed ionosphere (in Russian). Problems of diffraction and wave propagation, 28, 115-147, 2000. St.Petersburg University Press.

19.

V.E. Gherm, Yu.A. Gogin, N.N. Zernov, (2001), Diffraction of the wave field on the weak inhomogeneities of the dielectric permittivity in the 3D smoothly inhomogeneous medium (in Russian). Vestnik of St.Petersburg University: series 4, issue 2 (№12), 32-38, 2001.

20.

V. Gherm, N. Zernov, B. Lundborg, M. Darnell, H. Strangeways, (2001), Wideband sc┴ttering functions for HF ionospheric propagation channels. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 63, 1489-1497, 32-38, 2001.

21.

N.N. Zernov, S.A. Pulinets, (2001), Ionospheric and Radio Wave Propagation Studies at the University of Saint Petersburg and at Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radiowave Propagation. Instituto Nazionale di Geofisika e Vulcanologia. Quadorni di Geofisika. No. 15. Ionospheric physics and radio propagation over Europe:Reports on national activities and cooperation, edited by Ljiljana Cander and Bruno Zolezi. ISSN 1590-2595, p.p. 69-75, 2001.

22.

A.A. Bitjukov, V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, (2002), On the solution of Markov’s parabolic equation for the second order spaced frequency and position coherence function. Radio Science, 37, 4, 1066, doi: 10.1029/2001RS002491, 2002.

23.

A.A. Bitjukov, V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, (2003), Quasi-classic approximation in Markov’s parabolic equation for spaced position and frequency coherency. Radio Science, 38 2, 10.1029/2002RS002714, 28 March, 2003.

24.

V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, H.J. Strangeways, (2004), Investigation into the problem of characterization of the HF ionospheric fluctuating channel of propagation: construction of a physically based HF channel simulator. Annals of Geophysics, supplement to v. 47, 2/3, 1121-1130, 2004.

25.

Y. Beniguel, B. Forte, S.M. Radicella, H.J. Strangeways, V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, (2004), Scintillations effects on satellite to earth links for telecommunication and navigation purposes. Annals of Geophysics, supplement to v. 47, 2/3, 1179-1199, 2004.

26.

 V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, H. J. Strangeways,(2005), HF Propagation in a Wideband Ionospheric Fluctuating Reflection Channel: Physically Based Software Simulator of the Channel. Radio Science, 40(1), RS1001, doi:10.1029/2004RS003093, 2005.

27.

V.E.Gherm, N.N.Zernov, H.J.Strangeways, (2005), Propagation Model for Transionospheric Fluctuational Paths of Propagation: Simulator of the Transionospheric Channel. Radio Science, 40(1), RS1003, doi: 10.1029/2004RS003097, 2005.

28.

A.A.Bitjukov, V.E.Gherm, N.N.Zernov, (2005), Two-frequency two-position coherence function of the random field: Separation of variables in the parabolic equation (in Russian). Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 50, 7, 821-827, 2005. Russian Academy of Sciences Press.

29.

A.A.Bitjukov, V.E.Gherm, N.N.Zernov, (2005), Two-frequency two-position coherence function of the random field: model problems (in Russian). Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 50, 7, 828-833, 2005. Russian Academy of Sciences Press.

30.

Maurits, S. A., V. E. Gherm, N. N. Zernov, and H. J. Strangeways (2008), Modeling of scintillation effects on high-latitude transionospheric paths using ionospheric model (UAF EPPIM) for background electron density specifications, Radio Science, 43, RS4001, doi:10.1029/2006RS003539.

31.

Zernov, N. N., V. E. Gherm, and H. J. Strangeways (2009), On the effects of scintillation of low-latitude bubbles on transionospheric paths of propagation, Radio Science, 44, RS0A14, doi:10.1029/2008RS004074.

32.

Sandro M. Radicella, Petra Sauli, Norbert Jakowski, Daniel Kouba, Anna Portillo, Miguel Herraiz, Hal J. Strangeways, Nikolay Zernov and Vadim Gherm, (2009), Space Plasma Effects, Annals of Geophysics, Special Issue: Final Report of the COST296 Action “Mitigation of Ionospheric Effects on Radio Systems”, v. 52, No. 3-4, 359-372.

33.

Yannick Beniguel, Vincenzo Romano, Lucilla Alfonsi, Marcio Aquino, Alain Bourdillon A, Paul Cannon, Giorgianna De Franceschi, Smita Dubey, Biagio Forte, Vadim Gherm, Norbert Jakowski, Massimo Materassi, Thoralf Noack, Mariusz Pozoga, Niel Roger, Paolo Spala, Hal J. Strangeways, E. Michael Warrington, Andrzey Wernik, Volkner Wilken and Nikolay Zernov, (2009), Ionospheric scintillation monitoring and modeling, Annals of Geophysics, Special Issue: Final Report of the COST296 Action “Mitigation of Ionospheric Effects on Radio Systems”, v. 52, 3-4, 391-416.

34.

V.E.Gherm, N.N.Zernov, (2009), Investigations into the effects of the ionospheric electron density fluctuations on the EM high frequency wave propagation (in Russian), Vestnik of St.PetersburgUniversity (special issue in memory of Academician V.A.Fock): series 4, issue 4, 250-271.

35.

Gherm, V. E., N. N. Zernov, and H. J. Strangeways, (2011), Effects of diffraction by ionospheric electron density irregularities on the range error in GNSS dual-frequency positioning and phase decorrelation, Radio Science, 46, RS3002, doi:10.1029/2010RS004624.

36.

R. Tiwari, H.J. Strangeways, V.E. Gherm, N.N. Zernov, S. Tiwari, S. Skone, (2011), Validation of a Transionospheric Propagation Scintillation Simulator for Strongly Scintillated GPS Signals Using Extensive High Latitude Data Sets, Proceedings of ION GNSS2011, pp. 2561-2571, September, 19-23, 2011, Portland, Oregon, USA.

37.

S. A. Kib and N. N. Zernov (2011) The Field of a Point Source in a Horizontally Inhomogeneous Short_Wave Radio Channel with Inaccurate Parameters. Part I. General Relationships. ISSN 1064_2269, Journal of Communications Technology and Electronics, 56, 11, 1329–1334, 2011. ┐ Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. Original Russian Text ┐ S.A. Kib, N.N. Zernov, 2011, published in Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 2011, Vol. 56, No. 11, pp. 1348–1353.

38.

S. A. Kib and N. N. Zernov (2011) The Field of a Point Source in a Horizontally Inhomogeneous Short_Wave Radio Channel with Inaccurate Parameters. Part II. Analytical and Numerical Results. ISSN 1064_2269, Journal of Communications Technology and Electronics, 56, 11, 1335–1344, 2011. ┐ Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. Original Russian Text ┐ S A. Kib, N.N. Zernov, 2011, published in Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 2011, Vol. 56, No. 11, pp. 1354–1364.

39.

Zernov, N.N., V.E.Gherm, and H.J.Strangeways, (2012), Further determination of strong scintillation effects on GNSS signals using the Hybrid Scintillation Propagation Model, Radio Science, 47, 2011RS004935R.

40.

I.A. Krainyukov and N.N. Zernov, (2013), On electromagnetic wave reflection from a randomly inhomogeneous medium with fluctuations of the complex permittivity, Journal of Communications Technology and Electronics, ISSN 1064-2269, V. 58, No. 6, 521-525. ┐ Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2013. Original Russian Text ┐ I.A.Krainyukov, N.N. Zernov, 2013, published in Radiotekhnika i Elektronika, 2013, Vol. 58, No. 6, pp. 578–582.)

41.

Strangeways, H. J., N. N. Zernov, and V. E. Gherm, (2014), Comparison of four methods for transionospheric scintillation evaluation, Radio Science, 49, 899–909, doi:10.1002/2014RS005408.

42.

Zernov, N.N., and V.E. Gherm, (2015), Strong Scintillation of GNSS Signals in the Inhomogeneous Ionosphere. 1: Theoretical Background, Radio Science, 50, 2, 153 – 167. 2015. DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005603.

43.

Gherm, V.E., and N.N. Zernov, (2015), Strong Scintillation of GNSS Signals in the Inhomogeneous Ionosphere. 2: Simulator of Transionospheric Channel, Radio Science, 50, 2, 2015, 168 – 176. 2015. DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005604.

44.

Zaalov, N,Yu., E.V. Moskaleva, D. Rogov, and N.N. Zernov, (2015), Influence of X-ray and polar cap absorptions on vertical and oblique sounding ionograms on different latitudes, Advances in Space Research, 56, (2015), pp. 2527-2541. DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.09.008. Article reference: JASR12425

 

 

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