Peter Frick

Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics,
Korolyov Str.1, Perm, 614013, Russia
Tel.(+7) 3422378322
Fax (+7) 3422378487


Born January 8, 1952

Physical Faculty of Perm State University, Perm, Russia (USSR), 1969–1974
Ph.D in Physics, Mathematics, Kharkov State University, Ukraine (USSR), 1981
Doctor of Sciences in Physics, Mathematics, Institute of Physics, Riga, Latvia (USSR),1991
Languages: Russian (native), French, English, German.

Research Interests
Fluid Mechanics, theory of turbulence, magnetohydrodynamics, wavelet analysis

Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Perm, Russia:
Junior research associate, 1974–1982
Senior research associate, 1982–1991
Head of Laboratory of Hydrodynamics, 1992– up to now
Full professor of Perm States University, Department of Physics, 1995–up to now

Over 260 publications in hydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, optics and wavelet analy-
sis (3 books, 107 papers in journals of rank A).

Publications, 10 recents
1 Plunian F., Stepanov R., Frick P. Shell Models of Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence //Physics Reports, 2013. V.523.N.1. P.1-60.
2 Noskov V., Denisov S., Stepanov R., Frick P. Turbulent viscosity and turbulent magnetic diffusivity in decaying spin-down flow of liquid sodium // Physical Review E, 2012. V.85.016303.
3 Sukhanovsky A., Frick P., Teimurasov A., Batalov V. Horizontal rolls in convective flow above a partially heated surface // Eur.Phys.J. B, 2012. V.85: 9.
4 Verhille G., Khalilov R., Plihon N., Pinton J.-F., Frick P. Transition from hydro to magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in a von K´arm´an flow // Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2012. V.693. P.243 – 260.
5 Beck R., Frick P., Stepanov R., Sokoloff D. Recognizing magnetic structures by present and future radio telescopes with Faraday rotation measure synthesis // Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2012. V.543. A113
6 Frick P., Stepanov R., Sokoloff D., Beck R. Faraday Rotation Measure Synthesis for Magnetic Fields of Galaxies // Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2011. V.414. N.3. P.2540-2549.
7 Frick P., Denisov S., Noskov V., Stepanov R. Direct Measurement of Effective Magnetic Diffusivity in Turbulent Flow of Liquid Sodium // Phys. Rev. Letters, 2010. V.105. N.18. 184502
8 Frick P., Stepanov R. Long term force-free evolution of MHD turbulence // EuroPhys. Letters, 2010. V.92. 34007.
9 Frick P., Stepanov R., Sokoloff D., Beck R. Wavelet based Faraday Rotation Measure Synthesis // Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. Letters, 2010. V.401, L24L28.
10 Batalov V., Sukhanovsky A., Frick P. Laboratory study of differential rotation in a convective rotating layer // Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, 2010. V.104, N.4. P.349-368.

Selection of Recent Invited Talks:
Shell models – a dynamical systems approach to fully developed turbulence, 9th Brazilian conference on dynamics, control and their applications, Serra Negra – SP, Brazil, 7-11 June 2010.
Invited course on wavelets and its applications at National Institute for Space Research – INPE, Sao Jose dos Campos – SP, 11-15 May, 2009
Wavelets – an analysis tool for astrophysical data, DYNCON-09, 8-th Brazilian Conference on Dynamics,Control and Applications, Bauru – San-Paulo, Brazil, 18-22 May 2009.
MHD-turbulence and turbulent effects in large-scale dynamo, ”Fundamental and Applied MHD”, 7-th International PAMIR conference, Presqu’ile de Giens, France, 8-12 September 2008,
Double Wavelet Analysis – method for recognizing stellar activity peculiarities, ”Continuous Wavelet Transform and Morlet wavelet: International conference in honor of Jean Morlet”, October 27-29, 2008, Marseille, France.
Magnetic Field in Turbulent Flow of Liquid Metals (Experimental Studies) // 549. Wilhelm und Else Heraeus-Seminar 15th – 18th October, 2013 ‒ Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany (