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Full name: Prof. Samuel Yeboah Mensah (PhD)
Email: profsymensah@yahoo.co.uk
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Department of Physics
University of Cape Coast
Ghana
Biography:
2000 to date
Full Professor, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1997 - 2000
Associate Professor, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1993 - 1997
Senior Lecturer in Physics and Mathematics, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1990 - 1993
Lecturer in Physics and Mathematics, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1989
PhD (Physics and Mathematics), Kishnev State University (U.S.S.R)
1984
MSc (Physics and Mathematics), Kishnev State University (U.S.S.R)
1976 - 1978
Presbyterian Secondary School
1970 - 1975
Konongo Odumasi Secondary School
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Current Research:
  • Transport, Optical and Acoustic properties of Low dimensional material (Heterostructures, Multiple Quantum Wells, Superlattice, Quantum and Quantum Dot)
  • Kinetic, Transport, Thermo electrical and Thermo Magnetic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
Publications:
  • Shmelev, G.M. Nguyen Quoc Anh, Tsurkan G.I, and Mensah, S.Y. "Currentless" Amplification of hypersound in planar configuration by inelastic scattering of electrons. Physics status solidi (b) (1984) 121, 209-213.
  • Shmelev, G.M., Mensah S,Y and Tsurkan, G.I. Hypersound amplification by superlatice in a no-quantized electric field. Journal Physics C. Solid State Physics, (1988) 21 L11073.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Shmelev and G.M. Epsthtein, E,M, Optical Mixing of two electromagnetic waves in a superlattice Soviet Journal of Physics. (Izy Vyssh Uchebn Zaved Fizika) (1988) 6 112-113.
  • Shmelev, G.M. Chaikovskii, I.A. and Mensah, S.Y., Thermoelectrical properties of superlatice in an external fields. (Fiz Tekh Poluprovodikov). (1989) 23 712-715 Soviet Physics Semiconductor, (1989) 23 (4) 447.
  • Shmelev, G.M., Mensah, S.Y. Tsurkan, G.I. Thermomagnetic effect in superlattice in an external field. Kinetic effect in Molecular and solid systems in an external field (Publ. Kishnev; Shtiinca) (1990) 71-77.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Tsurkan, G.I. and Shmelev, G.M. Amplification of Hypersound in superlattice. Electronic Process in Crystals and Thin Layers (Publ. Kishnev; Shtiinca) (1991) 63-65.
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Kangah, G.K. Thermoelectrical effect in Semiconductor superlattice in a non-quantized electric field. Journal Physics: Condens Matter 4 (1992) 919-922.
  • Mensah, S.Y. The negative effect in semiconductor superlattice in the presence of external electric field. Journal Physics Condens Matter 4 (1992) L325-L329.
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Buah-Bassuah, P.K. Thermomagnetic effect in semoconductor superlattice in the presence of laser radiation. Journal Physics Condens Matter. 5, (1993) 1349-1354.
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Kangah, G.K. Amplification of hypersound by a superlattice in a magnetic field. Journal of Discovery and Innovation. (In Press).
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Kangah, G. K., Amplification of acoustic waves due to an external temperature gradient in superlattice. Journal Physics; Condensed Matter 3 (1991) 4105 - 4107.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Effect of high frequency field on the transport properties of superlattice. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Trieste, (1992) IC299 l - 7.
  • Sigali, F.B. and Mensah, S.Y. Effect of Effective mass differences on the tunneling current voltage behaviour of a resonant diode in the presence of space charge build up. Preprint of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1992) IC300 l - 8.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A. and Adjepong, S.K. Photostimulated Attenuation of Hypersound in superlattice. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1993) IC95 1-10.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey F.K.A. and Adjepong, S. K. The effect of High Frequency Electric Field on Hypersound Amplification in superlattice. Journal Physics Condensed Matter, (1994) 3479-3485.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey F. K. A., and Adjepong S.K. Acoustoelectric effect in semiconductor superlatice. Preprint of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (1993) IC341 1 - 5.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A. and Adjepong, S.K. Acoustoelectric effect in semiconductor superlattice. Journal Physics Condensed Matter 6 (1994) 6783-6787.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A., and Adjepong, S.K. Acoustomagnetoelectric effect in superlattice. Preprint of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (1994) IC289
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A., and Clement A. Effect of Ionization of impurity centres by electric field on the conductivity of superlattice. Preprint of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, (1994) IC335.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A., and Yakubu, H. Double time Green function and the electron-phonon interaction in superlattice. Journal of University of Science and Technology. (1995) 15 (2) and (3) 124-128.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A. Mensah, N.G. and Twum, A.K. Soliton excitation in superlattice. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (1995) IC336.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K. and Adjepong, S.K. Acoustomagnetoelectric effect in a superlattice Journal Physics: Condensed Matter 8, (1996) 1235-1239.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A., and Clement, A. Effect of Ionization of impurity centres by electric field on the conductivity of superlattice. Journal Superlattices and Microstructures, (1996) 19 (2) 151 -158.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A. Adjepong, S.K. Mensah N.G. and Brown C. Acoustoelectric current in the presence of non-quantised electricfield. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (1996) IC140 1 - 8.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K., Adjepong, S.K. and Mensah N.G. Photostimulated attenuation of hypersound in Superlattices and Microstructures, (1997) 22 (4) 453 - 457.
  • Mensah S.Y. Dikande, A.M., Allotey F.K.A., and Mensah N.G. Interaction of Kink-lattice solitons with small-amplitude waves infinite-size superlattice. Preprint of International centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (1999) IC138 1-8.
  • Mensah S.Y. Allotey F.K.A. and Mensah N.G. Excitation of Breathers in superlattice. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (1999) IC116 1-10.
  • Mensah S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A. and Mensah N.G. Excitation of Breather (Bion) in Superlattice. Physica Scripta (2000) 62 213 - 215.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Allotey, F.K.A. and Mensah, N.G. Nonlinear acoustoelectric effect in a superlattice . Journal Physics. Condensed Matter 12, (2000) 5225-5232.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Dikande A.M., Allotey F.K.A. and Mensah N.G. Interaction of kink-lattice solutions with small amplitude waves in finite-size superlattices. Superlattices and Microstructures (2000) 27 (1) 31-37.
  • Ishiekwene G.C., Mensah S.Y. and Brown C.S. Polarization instability shift in Birefringent single Mode Optical Fibres. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsTrieste (2000) IC97 1-7.
  • Ishiekwene G.C., Brown C.S., Mensah S.Y. and Bak A.E. The use of Lorentz Group Formalism in solving Polarization Effects of a Birefringent. Single Mode Optical Fibre. Preprint of International Centre for theoretical Physics, Trieste (2000) IC86 1-11.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A., Nkrumah G. and Mensah N.G. Ground State Energy of a Polaron in a superlattice. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (2000) IC151 1 - 11.
  • Mensah S.Y., Allotey F.K.A., Mensah N.G. and Nkrumah G. Differential Thermopower of a Chiral Carbon Nanotube. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (2000) IC150 1- 8.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A., Edziah, R. and Mensah N.G. Theory of electron transport in semiconductor superlattice occurrence of Negative Differential Conductivity and Block Oscilliations. Journal of Natural Science (2001) 1 (2) 23-32.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Owusu, A., Mensah N.G. and Edziah R. Determination of Effective Mass of Semiconductor Materials using Faraday Rotation. Journal of Natural Sciences (2001) 1 (2) 33-40.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A., Mensah N.G. and Edziah R. Kinetic equation for electrons and Phonons in a Laser field Journal of Natural Sciences (2001) 1 (2) 41-48.
  • Ishiekwene, G.C. Mensah S.Y. and Brown C.S. Nonlinear Polarization Effects in a Birefringent Single Mode Optical Fibre. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (2001) IC23 1 - 10.
  • Mensah, S.Y., Allotey, F.K.A., Nkrumah G. and Mensah N.G. Ground State Energy of a Polaron in a superlattice. Superlattice and Microstructures. (2001) 29. (5) 336-345.
  • Mensah S.Y., Allotey F.K.A., Mensah N.G. and Nkrumah G. Differential Thermopower of a CNT Chiral Carbon Nanotube. J. Phys. : Condens Matter 13 (2001) 5653-5662.
  • Mensah S.Y., Allotey F.K.A., Mensah N.G. and Nkrumah G. Giant Electrical Power Factor in Single-Walled Chiral Carbon Nanotube. Preprint of International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste (2001) IC143 1-8.
  • Mensah S.Y., Allotey F.K.A., Mensah N.G. and Nkrumah G. Electronic Properties of Single-Walled Chiral Carbon Nanotube. International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2001) IC118 1 - 17.
  • Ishiekwene G.C., Brown C.S., Mensah S.Y. and Bak A.E. The use of Lorentz Group Formalism in solving Polarization Effects of a Birefringent. Single Mode Optical Fibre. Physica Scripta. (2001) 1-4.
  • Ishiekwene G.C., Mensah S.Y. and Brown C.S. Polarization instability shift in Birefringent single Mode Optical Fibres. Physica Scripta (accepted).
  • Mensah S.Y., F.K.A. Allotey., George Nkrumah and N.G. Mensah High Electron Thermal Conductivity Of Chiral Carbon Nanotubes. International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2003) IC1 46 1 - 13.
  • Mensah S.Y., F.K.A. Allotey., N.G. Mensah., H Akrobotu and G. Nkrumah. The Influence of External Electric Field on Acoustoelectric Effect in a Superlattice. International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2003) IC1 47 1 - 10.
  • Mensah S.Y., F.K.A. Allotey., N.G. Mensah., and V.W. Elloh. Laser Induced Ampli-fication of Hypersound in Nondegenerate Semiconductor Superlattices. Superlattices and Microstructures 33 (2003) 41 - 52.
  • Mensah S.Y., F.K.A. Allotey., N.G. Mensah., and G. Nkrumah. Giant Electrical Power Factor in Single-walled Chrial Carbon Nanotube. Superlattices and Micro-structures 33 (2003) 173 - 180.
  • Mensah S.Y., F.K.A. Allotey., N.G. Mensah., and V.W. Elloh. Amplification of Acoustic Phonons in a Degenerate Semiconductor Superlattice. Physica E 19 (2003) 257 - 262.
Proceedings:
of International Conferences

  • Shmelev, G.M., Mensah, S.Y. and Tsurkan, G.I. Attenuation of hypersound in Superlattice in the presence of electric filed. Preceedings XI All Union Conference of semiconductor Physics (Academy of Science U.S.S.R.) Kishnev (1988) 159.
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Kangah, G.K., Amplification of Hypersound by a superlattice in non-quantized electric field. Proceedings from third Regional Conference in Physics (ANTSI) Gaborone Botswana, 1992 280-285.
  • Mensah, S.Y. and Kangah, G.K. Thermoelectrical effect in a semiconductor superlattice in a non-quantized electric field 1992 presented at the International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Application Isa Town Baharian.
  • Buah-Bassuah, P. K. and Mensah, S.Y. Differential laser for quality control of fluids of the "International Workshop on the physics and modern application of laser, Dakar, Senegal, 1992.
  • Mensah, S.Y. Buah-Bussuah P.K. and Yakubu, H. Amplification of hypersound in a Semiconductor under an intense Laser field. Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on physics and Modern Application of Optics. Harare, Zimbabwe, 1993 273-276.
  • Yakubu, H, and Mensah, S.Y. Photovoltaic Properties of ITO. CdTe Solar Cells prepared by the spray deposition method. Journal of Energy Research and Technology: Proceedings of 5th National Symposium of Energy Research group, Cape Coast, Ghana.
  • Buah-Bassuah, P.K. Eghan, Moses and Mensah, S.Y. Particle size analysis by laser diffraction techniques Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Physics and Modern Application of Optics, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1993 286-291.
  • Buah-Bassuah, P.K. Eghan, Moses and Mensah S.Y. Determination of the size of a powdering clay sample by Laser diffraction technique. Proceedings of 18th Biennial Conference of Ghana Science Association, 1993, Legon, Ghana.
  • Mensah, S.Y., DeHeer-Amissah, A.N. and Kutor J. Laser induced thermoelectric effect Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Physics and Modern Application of Lasers 8-20 August, 1994.
Courses:
Courses, International Conferences and Workshops invited

  • XI All UNION conference of semiconductor physics (Academy of Sciences (U.S.S.R.) Kishnev (1977).
  • Third Regional Seminar In Physics by ANTSI (African Network of Scientific and Technology Institution.)
  • International Workshop on the Physics and Modern Application of Laser, 22nd to 28th May, 1999, Dakar, Senegal.
  • International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Application. 13th-16th April, 1992, Isa Twon Bahrain.
  • Research Workshop in Condensed Matter, Atomic and Molecular Physics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 22nd June -11th September, 1992.
  • Research Workshop in Laser and Fibre Optics. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
  • Training Workshop in Laser and Fibre Optics. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 18th January - 5th February, 1993.
  • Winter College in Optics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, in Italy, 8th - 26 February, 1993.
  • 13th General Conference of the Condensed Matter Division European Physics Society. Regensburg Fed. of Germany, March 29-April 2, 1993.
  • 18th Biennial Conference of Ghana Science Association 1-4 August, 1993, Accra, Ghana.
  • 5th National Symposium of Energy Research group, 26th - 30th July, 1993, Accra, Ghana.
  • The Second International Workshop on Physics and Modern Applications of Lasers, 6-14 September, 1993, Harare.
  • The Third International Workshop on Physics and Modern Applications of Lasers, 8th to 20th, August, 1994, Cape Coast.
  • International Workshop on parallel processing and its applications in Physics, Chemical and material science, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 5-23 September, 1994, Italy.
  • 111 Trieste Conference on recent development in the phenomenology of particle physics, 3-7 October, 1994.
  • Fourth Autumn course on Mathematical ecology, 24th October - 11th November, 1994.
  • Theoretical and Experimental Workshop on the Physics of semiconductor microstructures, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13 - 24 February, 1995.
  • Adraitico Research Conference Lower Dimensionally semiconductor systems, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 20-24 February, 1995.
  • Tropical Workshop on Plasma Physics: Coherent processes in Non-linear media. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. 16 - 20 October, 1995.
  • College on Soil Physics. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. 11-29 September, 1995.
  • Workshop on Functional Analysis and its applications to Differential equation. Atomic Energy Commission, Kwabenya, Accra. July, 1995.
  • Workshop on Semiconductor Physics. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. 15 July - 9 August, 1996. on-equilibrium statistical mechanics. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 12-23 August 1996.
  • Miniworkshop on Pattern Formation and Spatio-Temporal Chaos. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy - 28th July - August, 1997.
  • Miniworkshop on Quantum Wells, Dots, Wire and Self Organising Manostructures International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy, 11th - 22nd August, 1997.
  • The teaching of Physics at the Senior Secondary /School Level Kwabenya, Accra, 3rd April, 1998.
  • The teaching of Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Level, Kwabenya Accra, 5th - 23rd June, 1998.
  • Third Edward A Bouchet Interaction Technology for development in Africa, Botswana, Gaboronbe, 10th to 14 August, 1998.
  • 7th Biennial workshop, Ghana Science Association University of Cape Coast, October, 1998, Lome Togo.
  • 7th National Energy Symposium "The Economics of Alternative Generating Technologies" Sasakawa Centre, Unniversity of Cape Coast 23rd - 27th November, 1998.
  • Andriatico Research Conference on High Field Transport in Superlattice 9th - 13th August, 1999. International Centre for theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy.
  • The teaching of Physics at Secondary School level. Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Kwabenya, Accra 15 th - 25th March, 1999.
  • 33rd Workshop on Dynamics of non-equilibrium systems. International Centre for theoretical physics, Trieste, Italy, 1999.
  • Regional College on Optics Education for Tertiary Level Teachers and Researchers. University of Cape Coast 26th - 29th April, 1999
  • International workshop on Combustion Diagnostics and Optical Techniques Cape Coast 5th - 10th July, 1999.
  • Workshop on Modelling Real systems: A hands on first encounter with industrial Mathematics International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy 4th - 29th October, 1999.
  • Training workshop on Optics and Photonics, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, 11-14 January, 2000.
  • 38th Seventh Edward A. Bouchet Regional College on Functional Analysis and its Applications to Differential Equations, Accra, Ghana, 9-20 July, 2001.
  • Fourth Regional College on the Teaching of Physics at the Secondary and Tertiary Levels. Kwabenya - Accra, Ghana 24th July to 3rd August, 2001.
  • Workshop on First Regional College on Frontiers of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast on 20th - 24th August, 2001.
  • Workshop on Radio Africa 2001. University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, 15 - 19 October, 2001.
  • Workshop on "Optical Design and Application with Computers. University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast on 5th - 9th November, 2001.
  • 3rd Regional College on Condensed Matter Physics, 17th - 24th August, 2002 (spon-sored by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Chamber of Commerce, and the Ministry of Education.) University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast. (Director)
  • Workshop on Algebraic Combinatories University of Cape Coast. August 2003. (Di-rector)
  • The First UNESCO African Regional Workshop on Training of Physics Trainers at the University Level - 1 - 6, September 2003. (Director)
  • 9th Edward Bouchet College on Functional Analysis and its application to differenti-ate equations. June, 2003
  • College on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, July 2003
  • 5th Workshop on the Teaching of Maths - the Secondary and Tertiary Institutions August 2003.
  • 7th Workshop on the Teaching of Physics at the Secondary and Tertiary Institutions August 2003.
  • August 2003 - College on Condensed Matter Physics, University of Cape Coast.
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