Lev Shemer's List of Publications


1.         L. Shemer and S. Einav (1979), Sensing volume and biasing correction for dual counter LDA processor, Rev. Sci. Instr., 50, 879 - 881.


2.         L. Shemer, R. Granot, A. Freeman, M. Sokolovski and L. Goldstein (1979), Multilayer immobilized-enzyme filter reactors: urease bound to nylon fabric filters, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 21, 1607 - 1627.


3.         L. Shemer and I. Wygnanski (1981), On the pulsating flow in a pipe, Proc. 3rd Symposium on Turbulent Shear Flows, Davis, Ca, 8.13 - 8.18.


4.         L. Goldstein, M. Levy and L. Shemer (1983), Kinetics of multilayer immobilized enzyme-filter reactor: behavior of urease-filter reactors in different buffers, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 25, 1485 - 1499.


5.         L. Shemer and E. Kit (1984), An experimental investigation of the quasi-steady turbulent pulsating flow in a pipe, Phys. Fluids, 27, 72 - 76. (PDF file)


6.         M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer (1984), On modification of Zakharov equation for surface gravity waves, J. Fluid Mech., 143, 47 - 67.


7.         L. Shemer, I. Wygnanski and E. Kit (1985), Pulsating flow in a pipe, J. Fluid Mech., 153, 313 - 337.


8.         L. Shemer, E. Kit and I. Wygnanski (1985), On the impedance of the pipe in laminar and turbulent flow regimes, Experiments in Fluids, 3, 185-189. (PDF file)


9.         L. Shemer and M. Stiassnie (1985), Initial instability and long-time evolution of Stokes waves, The Ocean Surface: Wave Breaking, Turbulent Mixing and Radio Probing, ed. by Y. Toba and H. Mitsuyasu, D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht, Holland, 51 - 57.


10.     L. Shemer (1985), Laminar-turbulent transition in a slowly pulsating pipe flow, Phys. Fluids, 28, 3506 - 3509. (PDF file)


11.     S. Lichter and L. Shemer (1986), Experiments on nonlinear cross waves, Phys. Fluids, 29, 3971 - 3975. (PDF file)


12.     D. Barnea and L. Shemer (1986), Rise velocity of large bubbles in stagnant liquid in non-circular ducts, Int. J. Multiphase Flows, 12, 1025 -1027.


13.     M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer (1987), Energy computations for coupled evolution of Class I and Class II instabilities of Stokes waves, J. Fluid Mech., 174, 299 - 312.


14.     L. Shemer, E. Kit and T. Miloh (1987), Measurements of two- and three-dimensional waves in a channel including the vicinity of cut-off frequencies, Experiments in Fluids, 5, 66 - 72.


15.     L. Shemer and D. Barnea (1987), Visualization of the instantaneous velocity profiles in gas-liquid slug flow, PhysicoChemical Hydrodynamics 8, 243 - 253.


16.     E. Kit, L. Shemer and T. Miloh (1987), Experimental and theoretical investigation of nonlinear sloshing waves in a rectangular channel, J. Fluid Mech. 181, 265 - 291.


17.     L. Shemer and S. Lichter (1987), Identification of cross wave regimes in the vicinity of cut-off frequency, Phys. Fluids 30, 3427 - 3433. (PDF file)


18.     L. Shemer and E. Kit (1988), Study of the role of dissipation in evolution of nonlinear sloshing waves in a rectangular channel, Fluid Dynamics Res., 4, 89 - 105.


19.     E. Kit and L. Shemer (1989), On dissipation coefficients in a wave tank. Acta Mechanica 77, 171 - 180.


20.     D. Barnea and L. Shemer (1989) Void fraction measurements in vertical slug flow: applications to slug characteristics and transition. Int. J. Multiphase Flows 15, 495 - 504.


21.     L. Shemer, M. Chamesse and E. Kit (1989) Measurements of the dissipation coefficient at the wavemaker in the process of generation of the resonant standing waves in a tank. Exp. Fluids 7, 506 - 512.


22.     E. Kit and L. Shemer (1989) On the neutral stability of cross-waves. Phys. Fluids A1, 1128 - 1132. (PDF file)


23.     L. Shemer and E. Kit (1989) Long-time evolution and regions of existence of parametrically excited nonlinear cross-waves in a tank. J. Fluid Mech. 209, 249 - 263.


24.     L. Shemer and M. Chamesse (1990) On the hysteresis phenomenon in the directly excited nonlinear sloshing waves in a tank. Acta Mechanica 81, 47- 58.


25.     L. Shemer (1990) On the directly generated resonant standing waves in a rectangular tank. J. Fluid Mech. 217, 143 - 165.


26.     L. Shemer and S. Lichter (1990) The mode number dependence of neutral stability of cross-waves. Exp. Fluids 9, 148 - 152.


27.     M. Marom, R.M. Goldstein, E.B. Thornton and L. Shemer (1990) Remote sensing of ocean wave spectra by interferometric synthetic aperture radar. Nature 345, 793 - 795.


28.     M. Stiassnie, Y. Agnon and L. Shemer (1991) Fractal dimensions of random water surfaces. Physica D 47, 341 - 352.


29.     L. Shemer, N. Dodd and E.B. Thornton (1991) Slow-time modulation of finite-depth nonlinear water waves: relation to longshore current oscillations. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 7105 - 7113.


30.     M. Marom, L. Shemer and E.B. Thornton (1991) Energy density directional spectra of nearshore wavefield measured by interferometric synthetic aperture radar. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 22125 - 22134.


31.     L. Shemer and E. Kit (1991) Simulation of an interferometric SAR imagery of an ocean system consisting of a current and a monochromatic wave. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 22063 - 22074.


32.     R. van Hout, L. Shemer and D. Barnea (1992) Spatial distribution of void fraction within the liquid slug and some other related slug parameters. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 18, 831 - 845.


33.     L. Shemer and M. Marom (1993) Estimates of ocean coherence time using an interferometric SAR. Int. J. Remote Sens. 14, 3021-3029.


34.     L. Shemer, M. Marom and D. Markman (1993) Estimates of currents in the near shore ocean region using interferometric synthetic aperture radar. J. Geophys. Res. 98, 7001-7010.


35.     L. Shemer (1993) Interferometric SAR imagery of a monochromatic ocean wave in the presence of the Real Aperture Radar modulation. Int. J. Remote Sens. 14, 3005-3019.


36.     L. Shemer (1995) On the focusing of the ocean swell images produced by a regular and an interferometric SAR. Int. J. Remote Sens. 16, 925-947.


37.     L. Shemer (1995) An analytical presentation of the monochromatic ocean wave image by a regular or an interferometric synthetic aperture radar. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 33, 1008-1013.


38.     A. Seifert and L. Shemer (1995) Pollutant dispersion from a chimney with an elongated exit cross-section. Atm. Environ. 29, 709-713.


39.     L. Shemer, L. Kagan and G. Zilman (1996) Simulation of ship wake image by an along-track interferometric SAR. Int. J. Remote Sens. 17, 3577-3597.


40.     L. Shemer, E. Kit, Haiying Jiao & O. Eitan (1998) Experiments on nonlinear wave groups in intermediate water depth. J. Waterway, Port, Coastal & Ocean Eng. 124, 320-327. (PDF file)


41.     L. Shemer & M. Chamesse (1999) Experiments on nonlinear gravity-capillary waves. J. Fluid Mech. 380, 205-232. (PDF file)


42.     G. Zilman & L. Shemer (1999) An exact analytic representation of a regular or interferometric SAR image of ocean swell. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 37, 1015-1022. (PDF file)


43.     S. Polonsky, D. Barnea & L. Shemer (1999) Averaged and time-dependent characteristics of the motion of an elongated bubble in a vertical pipe. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 25,.795-812. (PDF file)


44.     S. Polonsky, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (1999) An experimental study of the relation between the Taylor bubble motion and the velocity field ahead of it. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 25, 957-975. (PDF file)


45.     E. Kit, L. Shemer, E. Pelinovsky, T. Talipova, O. Eitan, Haiying Jiao (2000) Nonlinear Wave Group Evolution in Shallow Water. J. Waterway, Port, Coastal & Ocean Eng. 126, 221-228. (PDF file)


46.     C. Aladjem Talvy, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (2000) On the interaction between two consecutive elongated bubbles in a vertical pipe. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 26, 1905-1923. (PDF file)


47.     L. Shemer, Haiying Jiao, E.Kit and Y. Agnon (2001) Evolution of a nonlinear wave field along a tank: experiments and numerical simulations based on the spatial Zakharov equation. J. Fluid Mech. 427, 107-129. (PDF file)


48.     R. van Hout, D. Barnea and L. Shemer (2001) Evolution of statistical parameters of gas-liquid slug flow along vertical pipes. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 27, 1579-1602. (PDF file)


49.     B. Avisar, L. Shemer and A. Kribus (2001) Measurements of velocity fields in finite cylinder arrays with and without tip clearance. Exp. Thermal and Fluid Sci. 24, 157-167. (PDF file)


50.     R. van Hout, D. Barnea and L. Shemer (2002) Translational velocities of elongated bubbles in continuous slug flow. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 28, 1333-1350. (PDF file)


51.     E. Kit and L. Shemer (2002) Spatial versions of the Zakharov and Dysthe evolution equations for deep water gravity waves. J. Fluid Mech. 450, 201-205. (PDF file)


52.     R. van Hout, A. Gulitski, D. Barnea, L. Shemer (2002) Experimental investigation of the velocity field induced by a Taylor bubble rising in stagnant water. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 28, 579-596. (PDF file)


53.     L. Shemer, E. Kit and H.-Y. Jiao (2002) An experimental and numerical study of the spatial evolution of unidirectional nonlinear water-wave groups. Phys. Fluids 14, 3380-3390. (PDF file)


54.     R. van Hout, L. Shemer and D. Barnea (2003) Evolution of hydrodynamic and statistical parameters of gas-liquid slug flow along inclined pipes. Chem. Eng. Sci. 58, 115-133. (PDF file)


55.     L. Shemer, (2003) Hydrodynamic and statistical parameters of slug flow. Int. J. Heat and Flow 24, 334-344. (PDF file)


56.     K. Goulitski, L. Shemer and E. Kit (2004) Steep unidirectional waves: experiments and modeling. Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics 12, 122-131.


57.     L. Shemer, A. Gulitski, and D. Barnea (2005) Experiments on the turbulent structure and the void fraction distribution in the Taylor bubble wake. Multiphase Sci. Tech.. 16, 1-20.


58.     M. Stiassnie and L. Shemer (2005) On the interaction of four water-waves. Wave Motion 41, 307-328. (PDF file)


59.     E. Roitberg (Trostinetsky), L. Shemer and D. Barnea (2006) Application of a borescope to studies of gas-liquid flow in downward inclined pipes. Int. J. Multiphase Flow 32, 499-516. (PDF file)


60.     D. Liberzon, L. Shemer and D. Barnea (2006) Capillary waves on the surface of short Taylor bubbles. Phys. Fluids 18,048103 (DOI: 10.1063/1.2192781). (PDF file)


61.     L. Shemer, K. Goulitski, E. Kit (2006) Evolution of wide-spectrum wave groups in a tank: an experimental and numerical study. Europ. J. Mechanics B/Fluids, in press. (PDF file)


62.     E. Roitberg, L. Shemer, D. Barnea (2006) Measurements of cross sectional instantaneous phase distribution in gas-liquid pipe flow. Exp. Thermal and Fluid Sci., in press.


63.     L. Shemer, A. Gulitski and D. Barnea (2006) Relaxation of turbulent structure in the wake of a Taylor bubble rising in vertical pipes. Submitted for publication.


64.     L. Shemer, A. Gulitski and D. Barnea (2006) Movement of two consecutive Taylor bubbles in vertical pipes. Submitted for publication.


65.      E. Roitberg, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (2008) Hydrodynamic characteristics of gas-liquid slug flow in a downward inclined pipe. Chem. Eng. Sci. 63, 3605-3613 (DOI 10.1016/j.ces.2008.04.034).


66.      L. Shemer & B. Dorfman (2008) Experimental and numerical study of spatial and temporal evolution of nonlinear wave groups. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 15, 931-942.


67.       L. Shemer & A. Sergeeva (2009) An experimental study of spatial evolution of statistical parameters in a unidirectional narrow-banded random wavefield, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C01015, doi:10.1029/2008JC005077.


68.       L. Shemer, A. Sergeeva, & A. Slunyaev (2010) Applicability of envelope model equations for simulation of narrow-spectrum unidirectional random field evolution: Experimental validation. Phys. Fl. 22, 011601; doi: 10.1063/1.3290240.


69.       D. Liberzon and L. Shemer (2010) An inexpensive method for measurements of static pressure fluctuations. J. Atm. Oceanic Tech. JTECH-A, 27, 776-784, doi: 10.1175/2009 JTECHA 1352.1.


70.       A.M. Fridman, L.S. Alperovich, L. Shemer, L. Pustilnik, D. Shtivelman, A.G. Marchuk, D. Liberzon (2010) Tsunami wave suppression using submarine barriers, Physics – Uspekhi 53, 809-816, doi: 10.2267/UFNe.0180.201008d.0843.


71.       L. Shemer, A. Sergeeva, & D. Liberzon (2010), Effect of the initial spectrum on the spatial evolution of statistics of unidirectional nonlinear random waves, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C12039, doi:10.1029/2010JC006326.


72.       L. Shemer (2010) On Benjamin-Feir instability and evolution of a nonlinear wave with finite-amplitude sidebands. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 10, 2421–2427, doi:10.5194/nhess-10-2421-2010.


73.       D. Liberzon & L. Shemer (2011) Experimental study of the initial stages of wind waves' spatial evolution. J. Fluid Mech. 681, 462-498, doi:10.1017/jfm.2011.208.


74.       A. Zavadsky & L. Shemer (2012) Characterization of turbulent air flow over evolving water-waves in a wind-wave tank, J. Geophys. Res. 117, C00J19, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007790.


75.       A. Zavadsky, D. Liberzon & L. Shemer (2013) Statistical analysis of the spatial evolution of the stationary wind-wave field, J. Phys. Oceanography 43, 65-79.


76.       D. Barnea, E. Roitberg & L. Shemer (2013) Spatial distribution of void fraction in the liquid slug in the whole range of pipe inclinations, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 52, 92–101.


77.       L. Shemer & L. Alperovich (2013) Peregrine breather revisited, Phys. Fl. 25, 051701 (1-7), doi: 10.1063/1.4807055(selected by Editor as a Featured Letter).


78.       L. Shemer (2013) On kinematics of very steep waves, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2101-2107, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2101-2013.


79.       V. Babin, D. Barnea & L. Shemer (2013) Flow field behind a fixed bluff body in a vertical pipe simulating a wake of a Taylor bubble. Phys. Fluids. 25, 105103 (1-21); doi: 10.1063/1.4823731.


80.       L. Shemer & D. Liberzon (2014) Lagrangian kinematics of steep waves up to the inception of a spilling breaker. Phys. Fluids. 26, 016601; doi: 10.1063/1.4860235 (selected among Phys. Fl. Research Highlights).


81.       L. Shemer (2015) The advantages and limitations of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation in description of evolution of nonlinear water-wave groups. Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. 64, 3S, 356-360, doi: 10.3176/proc.2015.3S.05.


82.       Shenhe Fu, Yuval Tsur, Jianying Zhou, Lev Shemer, Ady Arie (2015) Propagation dynamics of Airy water wave pulses, Phys. Rev. Lettr. 115(3):034501. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.034501.


83.       V. Babin, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (2015) Local instantaneous heat transfer around a rising single Taylor bubble, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 89, 884-893, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.05.103.


84.       L. Shemer & B.K. Ee (2015) Steep unidirectional wave groups - fully nonlinear simulations vs. experiments, Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 22, 737–747, doi: 10.5194/npg-22-737-2015.


85.       Shenhe Fu, Yuval Tsur, Jianying Zhou, Lev Shemer, Ady Arie (2015) Propagation dynamics of non-spreading Cosine-Gauss water-wave pulses, Phys. Rev. Lettr. 115(25), 254501, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.254501.


86.       A. Fershtman, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (2016) Instantaneous heat transfer rate around consecutive Taylor bubbles, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 95, 865–873, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.12.045.


87.       Shenhe Fu, Yuval Tsur, Jianying Zhou, Lev Shemer, Ady Arie (2016) Self-similar propagation of Hermite-Gauss water-wave pulses, Phys. Rev. E 93, 013127, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.013127.


88.       E. Roitberg, D. Barnea & L. Shemer (2016) Elongated bubble shape in inclined air-water slug flow, Int. J. Multiphase Flow 85, 76–85, doi: 10.1016/ j.ijmultiphaseflow.2016.05.011.


89.       A. Zavadsky, A. Benetazzo & L. Shemer (2017) Study of spatial variability of short gravity waves in a wind wave tank by optical methods, Phys. Fluids 29, 016601, doi: 10.1063/1/.4973319.


90.       Dror Weisman, Shenhe Fu, Manuel Gonçalves, Lev Shemer, Jianying Zhou, Wolfgang Schleich& Ady Arie (2017) Diffractive focusing of waves in time and in space, Phys. Rev. Lettr. 154301.


91.       Shenhe Fu, Jianying Zhou, Yongyao Li, Lev Shemer, & Ady Arie (2017), Dispersion management of propagating waveguide modes on the water surface, Phys. Rev. Lettr. 118(14), 144501.


92.       A. Zavadsky & L. Shemer (2017), Water waves excited by impulsive wind forcing, J. Fluid Mech. 828, 459-495.


93.       A. Fershtman, L. Shemer & D. Barnea (2017), Transient convective heat transfer in a pipe due to impulsively initiated downward flow and/or heat flux, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 111, 1181–1191.


94.       A. Zavadsky & L. Shemer (2017), Investigation of statistical parameters of the evolving wind wave field using a Laser Slope Gauge, Phys. Fluids 29, 056602; doi: 10.1063/1.4982897.


95.       L. Shemer & A. Chernyshova (2017), Spatial evolution of an initially narrow-banded wave train, J. Ocean Eng. Marine Energy (OEME) 3, 333–351 DOI 10.1007/s40722-017-0094-6.


96.       A. Fershtman, V. Babin, D. Barnea & L. Shemer (2017), On shapes and motion of an elongated bubble in downward liquid pipe flow. Phys. Fluids 29, 112103.


97.       A. Zavadsky & L. Shemer (2018), Measurements of waves in a wind-wave tank under steady and time-varying wind forcing. J. Vis. Exp. 132, e56480, doi:10.3791/56480.


98.       A. Fershtman, D. Barnea, L. Shemer (2018) Measurements of local instantaneous convective heat transfer in a pipe - single and two-phase flow. J. Vis. Exp. 134, e57437, doi:10.3791/57437.


99.       A. Khait & L. Shemer (2018), On the kinematic criterion for the inception of breaking in surface gravity waves: Fully-nonlinear numerical simulations and experimental verification, Phys. Fluids 30, 057103; doi: 10.1063/1.5026394 (selected as Editor's Pick).


100.       G. G. Rozenman, M. Zimmermann, M. Efremov, W. P. Schleich, L. Shemer & A. Arie (2019) Amplitude and phase of wave packets in a linear potential, Phys. Rev. Lettr. 122(12), 124302, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.124302


101.       A. Khait & L. Shemer (2019), Application of boundary element method for determination of the wavemaker driving signal, J. Offshore Mech. Arctic Eng. 141, 061102, doi: 10.1115/1.4042942.


102.       A. Khait & L. Shemer (2019) Nonlinear wave generation by the wavemaker in deep to intermediate water depth, Ocean Engng. 182, 222–234.


103.       A. Fershtman, L. Shemer, D. Barnea (2019) Local instantaneous heat transfer around a single elongated bubble in inclined pipes, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 136, 510–520.


104.       G.G. Rozenman, Shenhe Fu, A. Arie & L. Shemer (2019) Quantum mechanical and optical analogies in surface gravity water waves, MDPI Fluids, 4, 26; doi:10.3390/fluids4020026.


105.       L. Shemer (2019) On evolution of young wind-waves in time and space, MDPI Atmosphere, 10, 562; doi:10.3390/atmos10090562


106.       G.G. Rozenman, L. Shemer, A. Arie (2019) Observation of Accelerating Solitary Wave Packets in a Linear Potential, submitted






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