Dr. Meni Shay

Dr. Meni Shay

Dr. Meni Shay

מחלקה: Optical Engineering
תפקיד נוכחי: Senior Lecturer

Education :

Ph.D.2007: Physics, Technion (Haifa)

MS.c.2002: Physics, Hebrew University (Jerusalem)

BSc.1999: Physics, Hebrew University (Jerusalem)

B.A.1997: Computer Science (Open University, Israel)

Research Interests
  • 1. Experimental High Temperature Superconductivity using Raman Scattering
  • 1.  Mechanics (Physics 1 and 1m)
  • 2. Electrodynamics (Physics 2 and 2m)
  • 3. Modern Physics (Physics 3) and Physics Labs


שם הקובץ

Refereed Papers

  1. Dirk Wulferding, Meni Shay, Gil Drachuck, Rinat Ofer, Galina Bazalitsky, Zaher Salman, Peter Lemmens, and Amit Keren, ‘’Relation between cuprate superconductivity and magnetism: A Raman study of (CaLa)1(BaLa)2Cu3Oy’’, Phys. Rev. B 90, 104511 (2014).

  2. Shahaf Asban, Meni Shay, Muntaser Naamneh, Tal Kirzhner, and Amit Keren1, “Strong- versus weak-coupling paradigms for cuprate superconductivity”, Phys. Rev. B 88, 060502(R) (2013)

  3. Gil Drachuck, Meni Shay, Galina Bazalitsky, Rinat Ofer, Zaher Salman, Alex Amato, Christof Niedermayer, Dirk Wulferding, Peter Lemmens and Amit Keren “New Perspectives for Cuprate Research: (CaxLa1−x)(Ba1.75−xLa0.25+x)Cu3Oy Single Crystals” , J. OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND NOVEL MAGNETISM, doi: 10.1007/s10948-012-1669-z (2012)
  4. Gil Drachuck, Meni Shay, Galina Bazalitsky, Jorge Berger, Amit Keren “Parallel and perpendicular susceptibility above Tc in La2-xSrxCuO4 single crystals” Phys. Rev. B 85 184518 (2012)
  5. E. Razzoli, Y. Sassa, G. Drachuck, M. Månsson, A. Keren, M. Shay, M. H. Berntsen, O. Tjernberg, M. Radovic, J. Chang, S. Pailhès, N. Momono, M. Oda, M. Ido, O. J. Lipscombe, S. M. Hayden, L. Patthey, J. Mesot and M. Shi, “The Fermi surface and band folding in La2−xSrxCuO4, probed by angle-resolved photoemission'”, New Journal of Physics, 12, 125003 (2010).
  6. M. Shay, A. Keren, G. Koren, A. Kanigel, O. Shafir, G. Nieuwenhuys, E. Morenzoni, M. Dubman, A. Suter ,T. Prokscha and D. Podolsky, “Experimental investigation of the coupling between magnetic and superconducting order parameters in La1.94Sr0.06CuO4”, Phys. Rev. B, 80, 144511 (2009).
  7. O. Pelleg, J. Bossy, E. Farhi, M. Shay, V. Sorkin, and E. Polturak, “Anharmonic Effects in Neutron Scattering Studies of Lattice Excitations in BCC 4He”, J. Low Temp. Phys. 151, 1164 (2008).
  8. M. Shay, O. Pelleg, E. Polturak, and S. G. Lipson, “Bound roton pairs in HeII under pressure: Analysis of Raman spectra”, Phys. Rev. B 75, 054516 (2007).
  9. S. M. Rubinstein, M. Shay, G. Cohen, and J. Fineberg, “Crack-Like processes governing the onset of Frictional Slip”, Int. J. Fract., 140, 201-212 (2006).
  10. O. Pelleg, J. Bossy, E. Farhi, M. Shay, V. Sorkin, and E. Polturak, “Opticlike excitations in bcc 4He: An inelastic neutron scattering study”, Phys. Rev. B 73, 180301 (2006).
  11. O. Pelleg, M. Shay, S. G. Lipson, E. Polturak, J. Bossy, J. C. Marmeggi, K. Horibe, E. Farhi and A. Stunault, “Observation of macroscopic structural fluctuations in bcc solid 4He”, Phys. Rev. B 73, 024301 (2006).

Other Publications


  1. M. Shay, A. Keren, “The Effect of Superconducting Current on the Magnetic Phase Transition in LSCO films”, Theoretical and Experimental Magnetism Meeting, Sept 8-9 2010, The Cosener’s House, Abingdon, UK.
  2. M. Shay, A. Keren, “Experimental investigation of the coupling between magnetic and superconducting order parameters in La1.94Sr0.06CuO4”, The Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation of Materials Technologies, Sept 10, 2008 Ariel, Israel.
  3. M. Shay, A. Keren, “Magnetic resonance in thin films using muons”, The Annual Meeting of the Israeli Magnetic Resonance Club, May 15, 2007, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Academic Appointments

2010-present Lecturer, Ort Braude College, Karmiel

2008-2011 Research Staff, Technion

2007-2010 Ort Braude College, Karmiel, Israel; Adjunct Lecturer.

2006-2008 Post Doc, Technion

Teaching Experience

Ort Braude College
2007-2010 Ort Braude College, Karmiel, Israel; Adjunct Lecturer.
Technion, Haifa
2002-2007 Dep. of Physics, Technion, Haifa, Israel; Teaching assistant
Hebrew University
2000-2002 Dep. of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; Teaching assistant

• Experimental High Temperature Superconductivity
• Crystal growth
• Thin films preparation using laser ablation and photolithography
• Main tools: Raman Scattering, Low Energy muon Spin Rotation, Transport, Low Temperatures

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