List of Publications

Kaye prize of the Hebrew University for the year 1995.

Bergmann prize for the year 1994.

Alexander Von Humboldt award for the years 2000-2001.


Dan Davidov is a coauthor of 290 publications in refereed journals

  Golosovsky M, Maniv E, Davidov D, Frenkel A “Near-field of a scanning aperture
microwave probe: a 3-D finite element analysis” IEEE instrumentation, October 2002

  Kopnov F, Lirtsman V, and Davidov D “ Self-assembled colloidal photonic crystals”
Paper presented at the ICSM conference in Shanghai 2002, Synthetic Metals 2002

  Golosovsky M, Saado Y, Davidov D “Energy and symmetry of two-dimensional dipole
clusters in magnetic confinement” PHYSICAL REVIEW E 65: 61405-1  JUNE 12  2002

  Saado Y, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, Frenkel A “Tunable photonic band gap in
self-assembled clusters of floating magnetic particles” PHYSICAL REVIEW B ,October 2002

  Abu-Teir M, Sakran F, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, Frenkel A “Local contactless
measurement of the ordinary and extraordinary Hall effect using near-field microwave
microscopy”, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 80 (10): 1776-1778 MAR 11 2002

  Donval A, Josse D, Kranzelbinder G, et al. “Photo-luminescence in a conjugated
polymer/glass composite film”  SYNTHETIC MET 124 (1): 59-61 Sp. Iss. SI OCT 3 2001

  Ji TH, Lirtsman VG, Avny Y, et al. “Preparation, characterization, and application of
Au-shell/polystyrene beads and Au-shell/magnetic beads” ADV MATER 13 (16): 1253-1256 AUG 16 2001

  Saado Y, Ji T, Golosovsky M, et al. “Self-assembled heterostructures based on magnetic
particles for photonic bandgap applications”  OPT MATER 17 (1-2): 1-6 JUN-JUL 2001

  Abu-Teir M, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, et al.  “Near-field scanning microwave probe based
on a dielectric resonator”   REV SCI INSTRUM 72 (4): 2073-2079 APR 2001

  Sakran F, Golosovsky M, Goldberger H, et al.  “High-frequency eddy-current technique for
thickness measurement of micron-thick conducting layers”  APPL PHYS LETT 78 (11): 1634-1636 MAR 12 2001

  Saado Y, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, et al.  “Fabrication of artificial crystals with tunable
lattice constant via self-assembly of floating magnetic particles”   SYNTHETIC MET 116 (1-3): 427-432 JAN 15 2001

  Ulman A, Yitzchaik S, Davidov D  Thin organic films - Foreword   ISRAEL J CHEM 40 (2): III-IV 2000

  Yakimov AV, Savvate'ev VN, Davidov D  “The role of traps in polymer-based light-emitting devices”
SYNTHETIC MET 115 (1-3): 51-56 NOV 1 2000

  Golosovsky M, Lann AF, Davidov D, et al.   “Microwave near-field imaging of conducting
objects of a simple geometric shape”  REV SCI INSTRUM 71 (10): 3927-3932 OCT 2000

  Levi O, Yakimov AV, Nassar H, et al.   Polymer and cathode emission studies of
polymer-based light-emitting diodes under strong electrical pulse excitation   J APPL PHYS 88 (5): 2548-2552 SEP 1 2000

  Levi O, Perepelitsa G, Davidov D, et al.  A photo-oxidation mechanism for patterning
and hologram formation in conjugated polymer/glass composites  J APPL PHYS 88 (3): 1236-1243 AUG 1 2000

  Hong H, Sfez R, Vaganova E, et al.  Electrostatically self-assembled poly
(4-vinylpyridine-co-vinylpyridinium-chloride)-based LED   THIN SOLID FILMS 366
(1-2): 260-264 MAY 1 2000

  Tsindlekht MI, Sonin EB, Golosovsky MA, et al.   Microwave properties of
YBa2Cu3O7-delta thin films in linear and nonlinear regime in a dc magnetic field
PHYS REV B 61 (2): 1596-1604 JAN 1 2000

   Golosovsky M, Saado Y, Davidov D   Self-assembly of floating magnetic particles into ordered structures:
A promising route for the fabrication of tunable photonic band gap materials
APPL PHYS LETT 75 (26): 4168-4170 DEC 27 1999

  Lann AF, Abu-Teir M, Golosovsky M, et al.   A cryogenic microwave scanning near-field probe:
Application to study of high-T-c superconductors   REV SCI INSTRUM 70 (11): 4348-4355 NOV 1999
  Lann AF, Abu-Teir M, Golosovsky M, et al.   Magnetic-field-modulated microwave reflectivity of
high- T-c superconductors studied by near-field mm-wave microscopy APPL PHYS LETT 75 (12): 1766-1768 SEP 20 1999

  Lann AF, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, et al.   Microwave near-field polarimetry  APPL PHYS LETT 75 (5): 603-605 AUG 2 1999

  Benjamin I, Avny Y, Savvate'ev VN, et al.   Blue-green LEDs from poly (phenylenevinylene)
grafted with poly(ethylene imine): improved stability and coordination of transition metals   J MATER CHEM 9 (7): 1387-1389 JUL 1999

  Yakimov AV, Savvate'ev VN, Hong H, et al.  Evidence for quantum size effects in self-assembled
polymer-based heterostructures  SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 955-956 JUN 1999

  Kirstein S, Hong HP, Steitz P, et al.  Super-lattice structure in PPV-based self-assembled films
 SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1067-1068 JUN 1999

  Yakimov AV, Savvate'ev VN, Davidov D  Selective light induced changes of the EL threshold
voltage in poly(phenylene vinylene)-based light emitting diode  SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1140-1143 JUN 1999

  Levi O, Shalom S, Benjamin I, et al.  Conjugated polymeric composites for holographic storage
SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1178-1181 JUN 1999

  Hong H, Benjamin I, Kirstein S, et al.  Self-assembled heterostructures based on
triethylenetetraamine grafted PPV, polymeric dyes and complexed metals ions: Structure and energy transfer
SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1215-1216 JUN 1999

  Hong H, Sfez R, Yitzchaik S, et al.  LED device based on self assembled poly
(4-vinylpyridine) with PVK and PBD as transport layer  SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1217-1219 JUN 1999

  Hong H, Davidov D, Kallinger C, et al.  Self-assembly of functionalized fullerenes
SYNTHETIC MET 102 (1-3): 1487-1487 JUN 1999

  Kaganer E, Pogreb R, Davidov D, et al.  Surface plasmon resonance characterization of
photoswitchable antigen-antibody interactions  LANGMUIR 15 (11): 3920-3923 MAY 25 1999

  Savvateev V, Yakimov A, Davidov D, “Transient electroluminescence from poly
(phenylenevinylene)-based devices”  ADV MATER 11 (7): 519-530 MAY 7 1999

  Neumann R, Davidov D  Layered assemblies and electroluminescence in poly
(arylenevinylene)-type conjugated polymers  ACTA POLYM 49 (10-11): 642-651 NOV 1998

  Lann AF, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, et al.  Combined millimeter-wave near-field microscope and capacitance distance control for the quantitative mapping of sheet resistance of conducting layers  APPL PHYS LETT 73 (19): 2832-2834 NOV 8 1998

  Hong HP, Steitz R, Kirstein S, et al.  Superlattice structures in poly(phenylenevinylene)-based
self-assembled films  ADV MATER 10 (14): 1104- OCT 1 1998

  Levi O, Perepelitsa G, Davidov D, et al.  Holographic storage in conjugated-polymer composites
PHYS REV B 57 (20): R12647-R12650 MAY 15 1998

  Davidov D, Bontemps N, Golosovsky M, et al.  Magnetic field distribution in superconducting
composites as revealed by ESR-probe and magnetization  PHYSICA C 297 (1-2): 111-123 MAR 1 1998

  Benjamin I, Hong HP, Avny Y, et al.  Poly(phenylenevinylene) analogs with ring substituted
polar side chains and their use in the formation of hydrogen bonding based self-assembled multilayers
J MATER CHEM 8 (4): 919-924 APR 1998

  Golosovsky M, Lann A, Davidov D  A millimeter-wave near-field scanning probe with
an optical distance control  ULTRAMICROSCOPY 71 (1-4): 133-141 MAR 1998

  Tarabia M, Hong H, Davidov D, et al.  Neutron and x-ray reflectivity studies of
self-assembled heterostructures based on conjugated polymers  J APPL PHYS 83 (2): 725-732 JAN 15 1998

  Hong H, Davidov D, Chayet H, et al.  Blue luminescence induced by confinement in
self-assembled films  SUPRAMOL SCI 4 (1-2): 67-73 MAR-JUN 1997

  Savvateev VN, Yakimov AV, Davidov D, et al.  Degradation of nonencapsulated
polymer-based light-emitting diodes: Noise and morphology  APPL PHYS LETT 71 (23): 3344-3346 DEC 8 1997

  Chayet H, Pogreb R, Davidov D  Transient uv electroluminescence from poly(p-phenylenevinylene)
conjugated polymer induced by strong voltage pulses  PHYS REV B 56 (20): 12702-12705 NOV 15 1997

  Tsindlekht M, Golosovsky M, Davidov D, et al.  Nonlinear surface impedance of Y-
Ba-Cu-O films in a dc magnetic field  IEEE T APPL SUPERCON 7 (2): 1295-1298 Part 2 JUN 1997

  Faraggi EZ, Davidov D, Cohen G, et al.  Microfabrication of an electroluminescent polymer l
ight emitting diode pixel array  SYNTHETIC MET 85 (1-3): 1187-1190 FEB 15 1997

  Faraggi EZ, Chayet H, Davidov D, et al.  PPV-based copolymers for light emitting diodes
SYNTHETIC MET 85 (1-3): 1247-1248 FEB 15 1997

  Hong H, Davidov D, Tarabia M, et al.  Blue to red electroluminescence from self-assembled films
SYNTHETIC MET 85 (1-3): 1265-1266 FEB 15 1997

  Savvateev VN, Tarabia M, Chayet H, et al.  Space-charge limited current and electroluminescence
in conjugated polymer-based LEDs   SYNTHETIC MET 85 (1-3): 1269-1270 FEB 15 1997

  Chayet H, Faraggi EZ, Hong H, et al.  Transient and AC electroluminescence in
pyridylene copolymers of PPV  SYNTHETIC MET 84 (1-3): 621-622 JAN 1997

  Cohen GB, Pogreb R, Vinokur K, et al.  Spatial light modulator based on a
deformed-helix ferroelectric liquid crystal and a thin a-Si:H amorphous photoconductor
APPL OPTICS 36 (2): 455-459 JAN 10 1997


Recent Patents

D.Davidov and M. Golosovsky "Millimeter-wave near-field resistivity microscope", US patent no. 5,781.018 (1998).
D.Davidov and M. Golosovsky, “ Polarization-sensitive near-field microwave microscope”, US patent 6,100,703 (2000)
A. Frenkel, M. Golosovsky and D.Davidov, “ Microwave near-field microscope based  on a dielectric resonator”, US patent application (pending)D. Davidov, M. Golosovsky, F. Sakran, M. Abu-Teir and A. Frenkel    “Near-Field electron spin resonance and ferromagnetic resonance with micron and sub-micron lateral resolution”   US patent application, in preparation

Research Interests and activities

Near-field microwave microscopy; Near field ESR microscopy; Photonic crystals in the microwave, mm-wave, infra-red and optical ranges; magnetic nano-particles; self-assembly of magnetic particles; conjugated polymers; polymer-based light emitting diodes and lasers in the visible and near-ir; Surface-Plasmon-Polaritons, manipulation of light by corrugated metal films

Some papers since 1996

1. M.Golosovsky,M.Tsindlekht and D.Davidov, "High-frequency vortex dynamics in

anoverview Superconducting Science andTechnology, 9, 1-16, (1996).

2. M.Golosovsky,M.Tsindlekht and D.Davidov. "High-frequency vortex dynamics in
YBa2Cu3O7 -is the superclean limit achieved?"

in "Coherence in HighTemperature Superconductors" edit. Guy Deutcher and
AlexRevcolevschi, World Scientific, pages 247-270, (1996).

3. G.Cohen, R.Pogreb,M.Tarabia, D.Davidov, and P.Keller, "Interface plasmon
polariton and X-rayreflectivity of ultrathin films of ferroelectric main-chain liquid

Ferroelectrics, 181, 8(1996).

4. M.Golosovsky and D.Davidov, "Novel millimeter-wave near-fieldresistivity

Appl.Phys. Letters, 68, 1579,(1996).

5. E.Z. Faraggi, G.Cohen, R.Neumann, Y.Avny and D.Davidov, "Spectral tuning of
theelectroluminescence by application of external electric field".

Advanced Materials, 8, 234 (1996).

6. H.Hong, E.Z.Faraggi,H.Chayet, D.Davidov, Y.Avny and R.Neumann, "Possible
evidence for quantumsize effects in self-assembled films containing conjugated

.Jour. Appl. Phys., 79, 3082, (1996).

7. Greenwald,G.Cohen, J.Poplawsky, E.Ehrenfreund, S.Speiser and D.Davidov,
"Transient photoconductivity of acceptor-substituted poly(3-butil)thiophene."

Jour. American Chemical Society, 118, 2980, (1996).

8. E.Z.Faraggi, Y.Avny,D.Davidov, R.Neumann, R.Reisfeld, and Y.Sorek, "New
conjugatedpolymer/sol-gel glass composites for waveguides".

Advanced Mater., 8, 833 (1996).

9. S.Noach, E.Z.Faraggi,G.Cohen, Y.Avny, R.Neumann, D.Davidov and A.Lewis,
"Microfabrication of anorganic electroluminescent polymer LED pixel array".

Appl.Phys. Letters, 69, 3650,(1996).

10. H.Chayet, E.Z.Faraggi, H.Hong,R.Neumann, Y.Avny and D.Davidov, "AC and
transient electroluminescence inpyridylene copolymers of PPV", ICSM 96.

Synthetic Metals, 84, 621-622 (1997).

11. G.Cohen, R.Pogreb,K.Vinokur and D.Davidov, "Spatial light modulator based on
deformed-helixferroelectric liquid crystal and thin a:Si:H amorphous photoconductor".

Applied Optics, 36, 455,(1997).

12. H.Hong, D.Davidov,H.Chayet, E.Z.Faraggi, M.Tarabia, Y.Avny, R.Neumann and
S.Kirstein, "Blueluminescence induced by confinement in self-assembled films".

Supermolecular Science, 4, 67 (1997).

13. V.N.Savvate'ev,M.Tarabia, G.Cohen, S.Kirstein, D.Davidov, E.Z.Faraggi, Y.Avny,
andR.Neumann, "Space charge limited currents and electroluminescence
inconjugated polymer-based LEDs". ICSM 96.

Synthetic Metals, 85, 1269 ( 1997)

14. H.Chayet, E.Z.Faraggi, H.Hong, V.N.Savvate'ev, R.Neumann, Y.Avny
andD.Davidov, "Transient and AC electroluminescence in Pyridylenecopolymers of

Synth. Met.,84, 621 (1997).

 15. O.Levi, J.M.Poplawski,M.Tarabia, E.Ehrenfreund and D.Davidov.
"Electroabsorption spectroscopy ofself-assembled (PPV-SPS) films: size dependent
blue shift".

Proceedings of the SPIE. The International Society for Optical Engineering,
3145,444-452 (1997).

16. V.N.Savvate'ev, A.V.Yakimov,D.Davidov, R.M.Pogreb, R.Neumann and Y.Avny,
"Degradation morphologyof nonencapsulated polymer-based light-emitting diodes:
noise andmorphology".

Appl. Phys. Lett., 71, 3344,(1997).

17. H.Chayet, R.Pogreb and D.Davidov. "Transient UV electroluminescence from
poly(p-phenylenevinylene)conjugated polymer induced by strong voltage pulses".

Phys. Rev., B, Rapid Communication, 56, 12702 ,(1997).

18. M.Tsindlekht, M.Golosovsky,D.Davidov and A.F.Jacob, "DC magnetic field as a
diagnostic tool to study nonlinear surface impedance ofYBCO films".

IEEE Trans. On Appl. Superconductivity, 7, 1295 (1997).

19. M.Golosovsky, A.Lann, andD.Davidov, "A millimeter-wave near-field scanning
probe with an opticaldistance control".

Ultramicroscopy ,71, 133 (1997).

20. D.Davidov, N.Bontemps,M.Golosovsky and G.Waysand. "Magnetic field
distribution in superconductingcomposites as revealed by ESR-probe and

Physica C, 297, 111 (1998).

21. D.Davidov, M.Golosovsky. "Millimeter wave near- field resistivity microscope".

US patent 5,781,018(1998).

22. O.Levi, G.Perepelitsa,D.Davidov, A.J.Agranat, I.Benjamin, S.Shalom, R.Neumann,
and Y.Avny, "Holographic storage in conjugated polymers composites".

Phys. Rev., B 57, R12647-R 12650, ( 1998).

23. M.Tarabia, H.Hong,D.Davidov, S.Kirstein, R.Steitz, R.Neumann, Y.Avny. "Neutron
andX-ray reflectivity studies of self-assembled heterostructures based onconjugated

J. Appl. Phys., 83,725 (1998).

24. R.Neumann andD.Davidov. "Layered assemblies and electroluminescence
inPoly(arylenevinylene)-type conjugated polymers". A review paper ,

Acta Polymerica, 10-11, 642-651,(1998).

25. H.Hong, R.Steitz, S.Kirsteinand D.Davidov, "Superlattice structures in
Poly(phenylenevinylene)-basedself-assembled films".

Adv. Materials 10,1104, (1998).

26. V.Savvate'ev, R.Pogreb, D.Davidov, H.Chayet, R.Neumann and Y.Avny,
"Transientelectroluminescence from PPV under strong voltage pulses".

in Electrical, Optical, and MagneticProperties of Organic Solid-State Materials IV,
Proceeding of the MRS Fall Meeting p.67, Vol. 488, editors: J. R. Reynolds,
A.K.-Y.Jen, M.F.Rubner,L.Y.Chiang and L.R.Dalton, (1998).

27. A.Lann, M.Golosovsky,D.Davidov and A.Frenkel, "Combined millimeter-wave
near-fieldmicroscope and capacitance distance control for the quantitative mapping
ofsheet resistance of conducting layers".

Appl.Phys. Lett., 73, 2832(1998).

28. A.Lann, M.Golosovsky and D.Davidov "Microwave near-field polarimetry".

submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett., 1998.

29. A.V.Yakimov,V.N.Savvate'ev and D.Davidov, "Selective light induced changes
ofthe EL threshold voltage in PPV-based light emitting diode". ICSM 1998.

Synthetic Metals, in press.

30. A.V.Yakimov, V.N.Savvate'ev, H.Hong and D.Davidov, "Evidence for quantum
sizeeffects in self-assembled polymer-based heterostructures", ICSM 1998.

Synthetic Metals, in press.

31. M.I.Tsindlekht, E.B.Sonin,M.A.Golosovsky, D.Davidov, X.Castel, M.Guilloux-Viry,
A.Perrin, "Microwave properties of YBCO thin films in linear and nonlinear regime in
aDC magnetic field"".

Phys. Rev.B., submitted for publication.

32. V. N. Savvateev, A. Yakimov and D.Davidov, "Transient Electrroluminescence
from Poly(phenylenevinylene)-Based Devices", AdvancedMaterials 11, 1 (1999).

33. O. Levi, G. Perepelitsa, D.Davidov, S. Shalom, I. Benjamin, R. Neumann and Y.
avny, "A photo-oxidationmechanism for patterning and hologram formation in
conjugated polymer/glass composites",

Phys. Rev.B., submitted for publication 1999.

34. A. F. Lann, M. Abu-Tair, M.Golosovsky, D. Davidov, S. Djordjevic, N. Bontemps, L.
F. Cohen, "Cryogenicmicrowave Scanning Near-Field Probe : Application To Study
High-TcSuperconductors" ,

submitted to Review of Scientific Instruments,1999.

35. E. Kaganer, R. Pogreb, D. Davidovand I. Willner, "Surface Plasmon Resonance
Characterization ofPhotoswitchable Antigen-Antibody Interactions",

Langmuir , in press 1999.