Imbi Tehver


Phone: +372-7-383017

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Eesti keeles


Birth place and date: May 19, 1939; Tartu

Education and academic degrees:

Diploma cum laude in theoretical physics - University of Tartu, 1962

Ph.D. in theoretical physics - University of Tartu, 1968

(Theoretical Problems of Raman Scattering by Impurity Centres in Crystals)

D.Sc. in solid state physics - Institute of Physics of the Latvian Acad. Sci ., 1991

(Transform Method in Spectroscopy of Resonance Raman Scattering by Multimode Systems)

Professional experience:

1962-1963, lab. assistant, Institute of Physics and Astronomy of the Estonian Acad. Sci. (IPA)

1963-1977, junior scientist, IPA ; 1965-1968, graduate student, IPA ;

1977 - present, senior scientist, Institute of Physics, University of Tartu

Main scientific activities:

Theoretical spectroscopy of crystals/molecules; theory of secondary radiation, coherent and spontaneous Raman scattering and hot luminescence; relaxation and transfer of electronic excitation

Honors/awards: Science Premium of Soviet Estonia 1965 (group of authors)

Participation in scientific organizations: Estonian Physical Society, Estonian Naturalists' Society

List of 20 chosen publications:

  1. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, On the Theory of Resonance Secondary Radiation by Impurity Centres of Crystals, Phys. Stat. Sol. 21, 755 (1967).
  2. V.Hizhnyakov, K.Rebane, I.Tehver, Some Theoretical Aspects of Secondary Radiation During Vibrational Relaxation of Luminescence Centers, In: Light Scattering Spectra of Solids, Ed. G.B.Wright, Springer-verlag, New York Inc., 1969, p.513
  3. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, On the Theory of Hot Luminescence and Resonant Raman Effect of Impurity Centres, Phys. Stat. Sol. 39, 67 (1970).
  4. I.Tehver, V.Hizhnyakov, Radiationless transfer of electronic excitation during vibrational relaxation, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 69, 599 (1975) (in Russian; English translation in: Sov. Phys.-JETP, 42, 305 (1976) .
  5. I.Tehver, Inhomogeneously Broadened Spectrum of Resonance Secondary Radiation by Impurity Centres at Monochromatic Excitation, Preprint F-5, Institute of Physics, Acad. Sci. Estonian SSR , 1977 (in Russian).
  6. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, On the Theory of Continuum Resonance Raman Scattering from Diatomic Molecules, Optics Comm., 22, 49 (1977).
  7. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, Phase and Energetic Relaxation in Resonant Raman Scattering and Hot Luminescence, J.Luminescence, 18/19, 673 (1979).
  8. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, Resonant Scattering of Light by Slowly Fluctuating Localized Electrons, Phys. Stat. Sol. (b), 95, 65 (1979).
  9. I.Tehver, Raman Profile with Consideration for Condon and Non-Condon Terms, Optics Comm., 38, 279 (1981).
  10. A.Haav, K.Haller, I.Tehver, L.Rebane, Low-Temperature Excitation Spectra of Resonance Scattering by MnO-4 in KClO4, FTT - Solid State Physics, 26, 3280 (1984) (in Russian).
  11. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, Transform Method in Resonance Raman Scattering with Quadratic Franck-Condon and Herzberg-Teller Interactions, J. Raman Spectroscopy, 19, 383 (1988).
  12. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver and G.Zavt, Resonance Raman Scattering in Multi-Mode Jahn-Teller Systems, J. Raman Spectroscopy, 21, 231 (1990).
  13. I.Tehver, Resonance Raman Scattering in the Case of a Strong Dynamic Jahn-Teller Effect, J. Raman Spectroscopy, 22, 211 (1991).
  14. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver , Resonance Raman Scattering of Multimode Systems: Fourier Amplitude Approach, J. Raman Spectroscopy, 24, 653 (1993).
  15. I.Tehver, Transform Relations between Absorption and Coherent Resonance Raman Scattering in Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Media, Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. Phys. Math., 42, 329 (1993).
  16. V.Hizhnyakov, I.Tehver, Spontaneous an Coherent Resonance Raman Scattering of Multimode Systems; Transform Laws for Excitation Profiles, J. Raman Spectroscopy, 28, 403 (1997).
  17. I.Tehver, Study of Ultrafast Relaxation in Vibronic Systems by Coherent Raman Scattering, In: Electron-Phonon Dynamics and Jahn-Teller Effect, Eds. G.Bevilacqua, L.Martinelli, N.Terzi, World Scientific, Singapore-New Jersey-London-Hong Kong, 1998, p.144.
  18. I.Tehver, Effects of solvent fluctuations on coherent Raman scattering, J. Luminescence, 83-84,43 (!999).
  19. I.Tehver, Relaxation parameters via femtosecond CARS in multimode molecular systems, J. Luminescence, 94-95, 605 (2001).
  20. I.Tehver, A possibility of distinguishing the inhomogeneous broadening via coherent Raman spectra, J. Luminescence, 107, 266 (2004).




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