Prof. Alexander Gerber

School of Physics and Astronomy
Faculty of Exact Sciences
ביה"ס לפיזיקה ואסטרונומיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Alexander Gerber
Phone: 03-6405405
Another phone: 03-6407023
Fax: 03-6480070
Office: Shenkar Physics, 413


Prof. Alexander Gerber works on a number of subjects in experimental solid state physics, including: disordered and granular metals and superconductors in high magnetic fields, nano-scale magnetism, quantum effects in ferromagnets, heterogeneous magnetic systems, extraordinary Hall effect, spintronics and Hall effect spintronics, magnetic semiconductors, topological Hall effect, applications of Hall effect spintronics for high sensitivity magnetic sensors, random access memory and high selectivity gas detection.


Research achievements include: Seven granted and pending patents on magnetic sensors, multi-bit random access memory and magnetic gas detection.


  • B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 1979

  • M.Sc. in Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1984

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1989

Academic Appointments

  • Post-Doc researcher,  Laboratoire Louis Neel, CNRS, Grenoble, France, 1989-1991

  • Post-Doc researcher, Van der Waals - Zeeman Laboratory, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1991-1993

  • Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, 1993-2000

  • Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University, 2000-2011

  • Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University, 2011-present

Awards and Prizes

  • Chateaubriand Fellow, 1989

  • NCRD - CNRS Fellow, 1990

  • Igal Alon Fellow, 1993

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, 1999

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