Issue 1, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

N.N. Bezuglov, E.N. Borisov, Ya.F. Verolainen “Distribution of the radiative lifetimes over the excited states of atoms and ions34 (1) 1–15 (1991)

E.S. Medvedev “Nonexponential fluorescence decay of polyatomic molecules34 (1) 16–35 (1991)

L.N. Dem’yanets “High-temperature superconductors: growth of single crystals34 (1) 36–73 (1991)

New instruments and methods of investigations

I.S. Zeilikovich, A.M. Lyalikov “Holographic methods for regulating the sensitivity of interference measurements for transparent media diagnostics34 (1) 74–85 (1991)

Methodological notes

G.D. Fleishman “Transition radiation of a relativistic particle moving along a curve34 (1) 86–96 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

G.C. Dijkhuis “Report on Second International Symposium on Ball Lightning34 (1) 97–97 (1991)


L.M. Barkov, B.K. Vainshtein, E.P. Kruglyakov, A.V. Rzhanov, D.D. Ryutov, V.I. Simonov, A.N. Skrinskii, L.A. Shuvalov, B.V. Chirikov “Kirill Sergeevich Aleksandrov (on his sixtieth birthday)34 (1) 98–98 (1991)


A.S. Tarnovskii “Erratum: A new representation of quantum mechanics [Sov. Phys. Usp. 33(10), 862-864 (October 1990)]34 (1) 99–99 (1991)

Issue 2, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

V.L. Ginzburg “Thermoelectric effects in the superconducting state34 (2) 101–107 (1991)

L.V. Prokhorov, S.V. Shabanov “Phase space of mechanical systems with a gauge group34 (2) 108–140 (1991)

V.G. Boiko, Kh.I. Mogel’, V.M. Sisoev, A.V. Chalyi “Features of metastable states in liquid-vapor phase transitions34 (2) 141–159 (1991)

Physics of our days

A.A. Lushnikov, A.E. Negin, A.V. Pakhomov, B.M. Smirnov “Aerogel structures in a gas34 (2) 160–166 (1991)

Methodological notes

V.P. Bykov, V.I. Tatarskii “Perturbation theory for resolvents as applied to problems in radiation theory34 (2) 167–184 (1991)

G.L. Landsberg “Computer viruses and methods of combatting them34 (2) 185–200 (1991)

From the history of physics

V.A. Fabrikant “How the concept of acceleration took shape in the mechanics of Galileo34 (2) 201–201 (1991)


Zh.I. Alferov, A.F. Andreev, A.S. Borovik-Romanov, B.K. Vainshtein, V.F. Gantmakher, L.V. Keldysh, V.I. Nikitenko, E.G. Ponyatovskii, V.B. Timofeev, I.M. Khalatnikov, V.Sh. Shekhtman, I.F. Shchegolev “Yurii Andreevich Osip’yan (on his sixtieth birthday)34 (2) 202–203 (1991)

A.F. Andreev, V.M. Agranovich, A.S. Borovik-Romanov, V.L. Ginzburg, S.V. Krivokhizha, A.M. Prokhorov, V.S. Starunov, E.L. Feinberg, I.A. Yakovlev “Immanuil Lazarevich Fabelinskii (on his eightieth birthday)34 (2) 204–205 (1991)

Book reviews

Ya.A. Smorodinskii “The Emperor’s new mind concerning computers, mind, and laws of physics34 (2) 206–207 (1991)

Yu.A. Bashmakov “Frontiers of particle beams: observation, diagnosis, and correction34 (2) 208–210 (1991)

M.I. Zel’nikov “Gravitational lenses34 (2) 211–211 (1991)

K.K. Likharev “Two books on superconductor electronics34 (2) 212–213 (1991)

Issue 3, 1991, volume 34

Special issue

100th anniversary of the birth of S. I. Vavilov34 (3) 215–216 (1991)

Reviews of topical problems

S.L. Sobolev “Transport processes and traveling waves in systems with local nonequilibrium34 (3) 217–229 (1991)

V.V. Ivanov “Evolution of earthquake processes34 (3) 230–249 (1991)

Methodological notes

V.S. Krivitskii, V.N. Tsytovich “Average radiation-reaction force in quantum electrodynamics34 (3) 250–258 (1991)

L.A. Rivlin “Formation energy of a waveguide as a measure of its cutoff frequency34 (3) 259–261 (1991)

V.V. Maier, R.V. Maier “Demonstration of the acoustic Doppler effect34 (3) 262–264 (1991)

From the history of physics

L.N. Kryzhanovskii “Pieter van Musschenbroek (on the tercentenary of his birth)34 (3) 265–268 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

I.V. Kukushkin, V.B. Timofeev “Magnetooptics of two-dimensional electrons in the ultraquantum limit34 (3) 269–272 (1991)

V.S. Edel’man “The development of scanning tunneling microscopy34 (3) 272–273 (1991)


A.P. Aleksandrov, A.M. Baldin, I.I. Gurevich, V.P. Dzhelepov, M.G. Meshcheryakov, Yu.T. Oganessyan, K.A. Petrzhak, Yu.B. Khariton “Georgii Nikolaevich Flerov (Obituary)34 (3) 274–275 (1991)

A.A. Vedenov, E.P. Velikhov, A.M. Dykhne, B.B. Kadomtsev, I.K. Konkashbaev, V.D. Pis’mennyi, V.L. Pokrovskii, A.V. Rodin, Yu.V. Skvortsov, A.N. Starostin, V.D. Shafranov, V.E. Cherkovets “Feliks Romanovich Ulinich (Obituary)34 (3) 276–277 (1991)

V.M. Batenin, F.V. Bunkin, N.V. Karlov, V.A. Kirillin, L.P. Pitaevskii, A.M. Prokhorov, A.A. Rukhadze, A.I. Savvatimskii, V.E. Fortov, A.E. Sheindlin “Sergei Vladimirovich Lebedev (Obituary)34 (3) 278–279 (1991)

Book reviews

I.M. Dremin “Basic concepts of elementary particle physics34 (3) 280–280 (1991)

V.G. Terziev “Magnetic properties of free radicals34 (3) 281–281 (1991)

E.G. Maksimov “Group theory and its application in physics34 (3) 281–281 (1991)

E.G. Maksimov “Many-atom interactions in solids34 (3) 282–282 (1991)

Issue 4, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

V.L. Ginzburg “High-temperature superconductivity (history and general review)34 (4) 283–288 (1991)

G.R. Ivanitskii, A.B. Medvinskii, M.A. Tsyganov “From disorder to order as applied to the movement of micro-organisms34 (4) 289–316 (1991)

V.B. Leonas “Multi-electron secondary emission from solid surface bombarded by fast atomic particles34 (4) 317–330 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

A.A. Kozochkina, V.B. Leonas “Multi-electron emission induced by fast atoms passing through a thin foil34 (4) 331–333 (1991)

A.D. Erlykin, E.A. Mamidzhanyan “Autumn school ’Interactions of hadrons at super-accelerator energies’34 (4) 334–339 (1991)

V.A. Tsarev “New data on low-temperature fusion (based on materials of the conference in Provo, Utah, USA; October 22-24, 1990)34 (4) 340–352 (1991)


A.F. Andreev, N.G. Basov, V.L. Ginzburg, A.V. Gurevich, B.B. Kadomtsev, D.A. Kirzhnits, Yu.V. Kopaev, Yu.A. Osip’yan, A.M. Prokhorov, E.L. Feinberg, E.S. Fradkin “Leonid Veniaminovich Keldysh (On his sixtieth birthday)34 (4) 353–354 (1991)

Book reviews

A.V. Andreev “X-ray lasers34 (4) 355–356 (1991)

O.Ya. Butkovskii, Yu.A. Kravtsov “Nonlinear structures in physical systems34 (4) 357–357 (1991)

P.I. Arseev “The quantum statistics of dynamic processes34 (4) 358–358 (1991)

N.S. Maslova “Chemistry and physics of solid surfaces34 (4) 359–359 (1991)

Issue 5, 1991, volume 34

Seventieth anniversary of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

From the Board of Editors of Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk34 (5) 361–361 (1991)

B.L. Al’tshuler “The scientific works of A. D. Sakharov34 (5) 362–374 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Interaction of the electron and the positron in pair production34 (5) 375–377 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Theory of the magnetic thermonuclear reactor, part II34 (5) 378–382 (1991)

Ya.B. Zel’dovich, A.D. Sakharov “Reactions produced by μ mesons in hydrogen34 (5) 383–384 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov, R.Z. Lyudaev, E.N. Smirnov, Yu.I. Plyushchev, A.I. Pavlovskii, V.K. Chernyshev, E.A. Feoktistova, E.A. Zharinov, Yu.A. Zysin “Magnetic cumulation34 (5) 385–386 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Magnetoimplosive generators34 (5) 387–391 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Violation of CP in variance, C asymmetry, and baryon asymmetry of the universe34 (5) 392–393 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Vacuum quantum fluctuations in curved space and the theory of gravitation34 (5) 394–394 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Spectral density of eigenvalues of the wave equation and vacuum polarization34 (5) 395–400 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Cosmological models of the Universe with reversal of time’s arrow34 (5) 401–403 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Many-sheeted models of the Universe34 (5) 404–408 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Cosmological transitions with changes in the signature of the metric34 (5) 409–413 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Evaporation of black miniholes; high-energy physics34 (5) 414–416 (1991)

A.D. Sakharov “Baryon asymmetry of the universe34 (5) 417–421 (1991)

R.H. Dalitz “Andrei Sakharov’s KANDIDAT NAUKI Dissertation34 (5) 422–428 (1991)

A.I. Pavlovskii “Reminiscences of different years34 (5) 429–436 (1991)

From the history of physics

D. Hirsch, W.G. Mathews “The H-bomb: Who really gave away the secret?34 (5) 437–443 (1991)

Yu.B. Khariton “From the interview to the journal ’Priroda’34 (5) 443–443 (1991)

S.S. Gershtein “From reminiscences about Ya. B. Zel’dovich34 (5) 444–444 (1991)

I.I. Gurevich, Ya.B. Zeldovich, I.Ya. Pomeranchuk, Yu.B. Khariton “Utilization of the nuclear energy of the light elements34 (5) 445–446 (1991)

Issue 6, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

V.I. Dokuchaev “Birth and life of massive black holes34 (6) 447–470 (1991)

N.N. Achasov, G.N. Shestakov “Summary of the search for four-quark states in γγ collisions34 (6) 471–496 (1991)

E.I. Kut’in, V.L. Lorman, S.V. Pavlov “Methods of the theory of singularities in the phenomenology of phase transitions34 (6) 497–514 (1991)

I.D. Konozenko, M.P. Krulikowska, B.A. Danil’chenko “Structural and phase changes in metals and alloys crystallized in a gamma-ray flux34 (6) 515–525 (1991)

From the current literature

B.M. Smirnov “Energetic processes in macroscopic fractal structures34 (6) 526–541 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

V.M. Pudalov “Wigner Crystallization in a two-dimensional electron gas in semiconductors34 (6) 542–544 (1991)


Zh.I. Alferov, Yu.N. Efremov, V.E. Golant, V.L. Gurevich, B.P. Zakharchenya, G.G. Zegrya, I.P. Ipatova, V.I. Perel’, N.N. Pariiskii, A.D. Chernin “Lev Emmanuilovich Gurevich (Obituary)34 (6) 545–546 (1991)

N.E. Alekseevskii, A.F. Andreev, A.S. Borovik-Romanov, A.P. Volodin, N.V. Zavaritskii, M.I. Kaganov, Yu.A. Osip’yan, L.P. Pitaevskii, L.A. Prozorova, V.M. Pudalov, A.M. Troyanovskii, I.M. Khalatnikov, I.N. Khlyustikov, V.S. Edel’man “Moisei Semenovich Khaikin (Obituary)34 (6) 547–548 (1991)

L.M. Biberman, B.A. Veklenko, V.L. Ginzburg, G.S. Zhdanov, B.B. Kadomtsev, S.M. Rytov, B.M. Smirnov, I.L. Fabelinskii, E.L. Feinberg, I.A. Yakovlev “Valentin Aleksandrovich Fabrikant (Obituary)34 (6) 549–550 (1991)

Book reviews

V.S. Dneprovskii “Nonlinear photonics34 (6) 551–551 (1991)

Yu.S. Barash “Introduction to the physics of high-temperature superconductors34 (6) 552–553 (1991)

Issue 7, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

D.M. Sedrakyan, K.M. Shakhabasyan “Superfluidity and the magnetic field of pulsars34 (7) 555–571 (1991)

I.Sh. Averbukh, N.F. Perel’man “The dynamics of wave packets of highly-excited states of atoms and molecules34 (7) 572–591 (1991)

E.A. Gastilovich “Vibronic coupling in excited electronic states of complex molecules34 (7) 592–615 (1991)

Physics of our days

A.V. Eletskii, B.M. Smirnov “The C60 cluster as a new form of carbon34 (7) 616–625 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

V.L. Pokrovskii “Vortex structures in laminated superconductors34 (7) 626–627 (1991)

M.A. Teplov “Nuclear magnetic resonance, nuclear quadrupole resonance, and nuclear relaxation in high-temperature superconductors34 (7) 627–629 (1991)

Yu.G. Abov, A.D. Gul’ko, F.S. Dzheparov, S.S. Trostin “Beta-NMR spectroscopy and investigations of random walks in disordered systems34 (7) 630–632 (1991)

A.V. Inyushkin, A.N. Taldenkov, V.V. Florent’yev “Heat conductivity of LnBa2Cu3O7-x single crystals34 (7) 632–634 (1991)


A.S. Borovik-Romanov, Yu.A. Osip’yan, A.M. Prokhorov, V.I. Simonov, L.A. Feigin, A.A. Chernov, L.A. Shuvalov “Boris Konstantinovich Vainshtein (on his seventieth birthday)34 (7) 635–636 (1991)

G.V. Domogatskii, G.T. Zatsepin, M.A. Markov, V.A. Matveev, G.B. Khristiansen “Aleksandr Evgen’evich Chudakov (on his seventieth birthday)34 (7) 637–638 (1991)

A.P. Aleksandrov, A.F. Apalin, S.T. Belyaev, L.N. Bondarenko, V.V. Vladimirskii, I.I. Gurevich, B.G. Erozolimskii, V.I. Lebedev, V.P. Martem’yanov, L.A. Mikaelyan, V.I. Mostovoi, Yu.A. Mostovoi, B.A. Obinyakov, L.B. Okun’, A.I. Frank, I.S. Shapiro “Petr Efimovich Spivak (on his eightieth birthday)34 (7) 639–640 (1991)

Book reviews

S.A. Akhmanov “Physics of lasers, laser physics, and optical physics34 (7) 641–643 (1991)

F.V. Dolzhanskii, M.V. Kurganskii “Asymptotic models of atmospheric flows34 (7) 644–644 (1991)

Issue 8, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

S.S. Abdullaev, G.M. Zaslavskii “Classical nonlinear dynamics and chaos of rays in problems of wave propagation in inhomogeneous media34 (8) 645–664 (1991)

V.A. Davydov, V.S. Zykov, A.S. Mikhailov “Kinematics of autowave structures in excitable media34 (8) 665–684 (1991)

E.Z. Valiev “Phenomenological theory of magnetoelastic interactions in Invars and Elinvars34 (8) 685–704 (1991)

Physics of our days

E.A. Andryushin, A.P. Silin “Physical problems in solar energy34 (8) 705–710 (1991)

B.M. Smirnov “A tangle of fractal fibers as a new state of matter34 (8) 711–716 (1991)

From the current literature

V.A. Moskalenko, M.E. Palistrant, V.M. Vakalyuk “High-temperature superconductivity and the characteristics of the electronic energy spectrum34 (8) 717–728 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

V.L. Aksenov “Research on high-temperature superconductors using the IBR-2 high-flux pulsed reactor34 (8) 729–730 (1991)


A.M. Baldin, N.G. Basov, V.L. Ginzburg, N.A. Dobrotin, G.T. Zatsepin, L.V. Keldysh, M.A. Markov, S.I. Nikol’skii, A.M. Prokhorov, E.L. Feinberg, G.B. Khristiansen, A.E. Chudakov “Dmitrii Vladimirovich Skobel’tsyn (Obituary)34 (8) 731–732 (1991)

S.T. Belyaev, V.G. Vaks, I.I. Gurevich, V.I. Kogan, A.I. Larkin, L.B. Okun, B. Pontecorvo, E.E. Sapershtein, A.N. Skrinskii, V.A. Suetin, B.A. Trubnikov, I.M. Khalatnikov, V.A. Khodel’ “Arkadii Benediktovich Migdal (Obituary)34 (8) 733–735 (1991)

Issue 9, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

A.V. Getling “Formation of spatial structures in Rayleigh—Bénard convection34 (9) 737–776 (1991)

V.A. Aleshkevich, G.D. Kozhoridze, A.N. Matveev “Self-action of partly coherent laser radiation34 (9) 777–803 (1991)

V.I. Alkhimov “The self-avoiding walk problem34 (9) 804–816 (1991)

Physics of our days

R. irls “Momentum and pseudomomentum of light and sound34 (9) 817–817 (1991)

L.B. Okun “The fundamental constants of physics34 (9) 818–826 (1991)

Methodological notes

A.A. Rukhadze, N.N. Sobolev, V.V. Sokovikov “Similarity relations for low-temperature nonisothermal discharges34 (9) 827–829 (1991)

P.S. Landa, V.F. Marchenko “On the linear theory of waves in media with periodic structures34 (9) 830–834 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

G.V. Kozlov, A.A. Mukhin, A.Yu. Pronin, A.S. Prokhorov “Spin-flipping transitions and dynamic properties of rare-earth weak ferromagnetics34 (9) 835–836 (1991)


A.A. Belavin, A.V. Berkov, M.B. Voloshin, N.A. Voronov, V.I. Zakharov, A.Yu. Morozov, L.B. Okun’, B.M. Pontecorvo, Yu.A. Simonov, M.V. Terent’ev, K.A. Ter-Martirosyan, M.G. Shchepkin “Igor’ Yur’evich Kobzarev (Obituary)34 (9) 837–838 (1991)

S.T. Belyaev, A.A. Vorob’ev, I.A. Golutvin, B.A. Dolgoshein, L.S. Zolin, A.A. Logunov, V.A. Nikitin, I.A. Savin, I.V. Chuvilo, M.G. Shafranova “Viktor Alekseevich Sviridov (Obituary)34 (9) 839–840 (1991)

Book reviews

V.A. Vysloukh “Fiber optics of fluoride glasses34 (9) 841–841 (1991)

Issue 10, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

A.V. Andrienko, V.I. Ozhogin, V.L. Safonov, A.Yu. Yakubovskii “Nuclear spin wave research34 (10) 843–861 (1991)

A.A. Romanyukha, Yu.N. Shvachko, V.V. Ustinov “Electron paramagnetic resonance and related phenomena in high-temperature superconductors34 (10) 862–882 (1991)

V.M. Rozenbaum, V.M. Ogenko, A.A. Chuiko “Vibrational and orientational states of surface atomic groups34 (10) 883–902 (1991)

From the current literature

V.T. Tikhonchuk “Present state of research into the interaction between powerful laser radiation and high-temperature plasmas34 (10) 903–909 (1991)

Methodological notes

V.P. Bykov “Basic properties of squeezed light34 (10) 910–924 (1991)

I.V. Sokolov “The angular momentum of an electromagnetic wave, the Sadovskii effect, and the generation of magnetic fields in a plasma34 (10) 925–932 (1991)

Book reviews

Yu.S. Barash “Some earlier and recent topical problems in the physics of superconductors34 (10) 933–933 (1991)

Issue 11, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

Yu.A. Izyumov “Magnetism and superconductivity in strongly correlated systems34 (11) 935–957 (1991)

M.F. Sarry “Analytical methods of calculating correlation functions in quantum statistical physics34 (11) 958–979 (1991)

A.I. Frank “Modern optics of long-wavelength neutrons34 (11) 980–987 (1991)

I.M. Frank “Neutron optics and ultracold neutrons34 (11) 988–996 (1991)

Methodological notes

V.L. Lyuboshits, M.I. Podgoretskii “The Archimedes force acting on individual molecules of matter in an external field34 (11) 997–1007 (1991)

S.G. Rautian “The diffusion approximation in the problem of migration of particles in a gas34 (11) 1008–1017 (1991)

B.A. Trubnikov “Constrictions in a relativistic pinch with a longitudinal magnetic field34 (11) 1018–1020 (1991)

Book reviews

B.M. Smirnov “From Newton to Mandelbrot: concepts in theoretical physics34 (11) 1021–1021 (1991)

S.A. Akhmanov “Milestones on the thorny path of science34 (11) 1022–1023 (1991)

V.I. Petviashvili “Physics of thermonuclear plasma34 (11) 1024–1024 (1991)

M.I. Rabinovich, M.M. Sushchik “Numerical experiment in hydrodynamics34 (11) 1025–1025 (1991)


G.R. Ivanitskii, A.B. Medvinskii, M.A. Tsyganov “Errata: From disorder to order as applied to the movement of micro-organisms [Sov. Phys. Usp. 34, 289-316 (April 1991)]34 (11) 1026–1026 (1991)

Issue 12, 1991, volume 34

Reviews of topical problems

V.M. Rysakov “Acoustoelectronic instability in piezosemiconductors34 (12) 1027–1046 (1991)

Conferences and symposia

N.B. Delone, V.P. Krainov “Atoms in a superatomic field of laser radiation34 (12) 1047–1052 (1991)


P.A. Apanasevich, A.M. Bonch-Bruevich, F.V. Bunkin, M.A. Vorontsov, V.M. Gordienko, B.B. Kadomtsev, N.V. Karlov, A.I. Kovrigin, N.I. Koroteev, A.A. Logunov, A.M. Prokhorov, A.P. Sukhorukov, A.S. Chirkin “Sergei Aleksandrovich Akhmanov (Obituary)34 (12) 1053–1054 (1991)

Physics of our days

D.R.O. Morrison “Review of cold fusion34 (12) 1055–1060 (1991)

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