Khazhgery Jerry ShakovKhazhgery "Jerry" Shakov, Ph.D.
Assistant Department Chair
Senior Professor of Practice

Phone: (504) 862-3172
Fax: (504) 862-8702

Department of Physics
5056 Percival Stern Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Research Interests

Quantum Control & Physics Instruction »

Recent Courses

  • PHYS 1210/1220 – Introductory Physics I & II
  • PHYS 1310/1320 – General Physics I & II
  • PHYS 2890/2910 – Introduction to Physics Pedagogy (with Service Learning)
  • PHYS 3740 – Classical Mechanics
  • TIDES 1210 – Art Meets Physics


  • Diploma Kabardino, Balkar State University, Nalchik, Russia (1994)
  • Ph.D. Tulane University, New Orleans, USA (2004)

Recent Publications

Kh.Shakov, J.McGuire, L.Kaplan, D.Uskov, and A.Chalastaras, "Sudden Switching in Two-State Systems," J. Phys. B 39, 1361-1378 (2006).

L.Kaplan, Kh.Shakov, A.Chalastaras, M.Maggio, A.Burin, and J.McGuire, "Time Ordering in Kicked Qubits," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063401 (2004).

Kh. Rakhimov, Kh.Shakov, and J.McGuire, "Complete Population Transfer in a Degenerate Three-State Atom," Phys. Rev. A 69, 023405 (2004).

J.McGuire, Kh.Shakov, and Kh. Rakhimov., "Analytic Description of Population Transfer in a Degenerate N-Level Atom," J. Phys. B 36, 3145-3154 (2003).

Kh.Shakov and J.McGuire, "Population Control of 2s-2p Transitions in Hydrogen," Phys. Rev. A 67, 033405 (2003).

J.McGuire, A.Godunov, Kh.Shakov, V.Shipakov, H.Merabet, R.Bruch, and J.Hanni, "Time Ordering in Multi-Electron Dynamics," J. Phys. B 36, 209-216 (2003).

A.Godunov, J.McGuire, P.Ivanov, V.Shipakov, H.Merabet, R.Bruch, J.Hanni, and Kh.Shakov, "Spatial and Temporal Correlation in Dynamic, Multi-Electron Quantum Systems," J. Phys. B 34, 5055-5069 (2001).

J.McGuire, A.Godunov, S.Tolmanov, Kh.Shakov, R.Doerner, H.Schmidt-Boecking, and R.Dreizler, "Time Correlation in Two-Electron Transitions Produced in Fast Collisions of Atoms with Matter and Light," Phys. Rev. A 63, 052706 (2001).

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