Prof. Rafi Bistritzer

School of Physics and Astronomy
ביה"ס לפיזיקה ואסטרונומיה סגל אקדמי בכיר


  • Quantum phenomena in low dimensional systems


Research achievements include:

  • Prediction of magic-angle bilayer graphene

  • Prediction of Hofstadter butterfly physics in twisted bilayer graphene

  • Theory of low dimensional ultra-cold atom interferometers


  • B.Sc. in Physics and Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, 2000

  • M.Sc. in Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, 2003

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Weizmann institute of Science, 2007

Academic Appointments

  • Research associate, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin, 2007-2010

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Tel-Aviv University, 2020-Today

Awards and Prizes

  • Wolf Prize, 2020

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