Quantum Computing, Nanoscience, Condensed Matter Theory, and Complex Systems.
Physics Department, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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Also with the Center for Theoretical Physics, Applied Physics Program,
and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan.
Also with the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Saitama, Japan.
The links below correspond to our research work done (mostly) during last century.
For information on our more recent research (done during this century), please see our publications from 2000.
All the PDF files are available here:
Publications grouped by topic
(Not updated. More links and preprints to be added later)
Collective Transport in Disordered Systems
- Vortex Dynamics and Collective
Transport in Disordered Systems
- Vortex Dynamics:
Seminar on Vortex Dynamics. (including an introduction)
This seminar is a slide presentation with simultaneous voice.
- Microscopic Derivation of
the Kim and Bean States in Superconductors
- Vortex Plastic Flow in
- Plastic Motion in Twinned
Arrays of Pinning Sites
Phases in Superconductors with Periodic Pinning
Fractal Networks, Braiding Channels, and Voltage Noise
in Vortex Rivers
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 2197, (1998)]
here for a brief nontechnical summary. Further information appears
- Nonequilibrium Dynamic Phase Diagram for Vortex Lattices
here for a link to the article [Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 3757 (1998)]
- Phase Locking, Devil's Staircases, Farey Trees,
and Arnold's Tongues in Driven Vortex Lattices
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 414 (1999)].
- Topological Invariants in Microscopic
Transport on Rough Landscapes: Hierarchical Structure, Morphology,
and Horton Analysis of River-like Networks of Vortices.
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3641 (1999)].
- Vortex Motion in Channels
- Vortex Optics: fluxon convex/concave
lenses, pumps, diodes, and stochastic rectification.
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 5106 (1999)].
A very different approach to the same problem appears in
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 177002 (2001).
V I D E O S
of Vortex Dynamics in Superconductors (JAVA format)
- Additional VIDEO CLIPS
of Vortex Dynamics (Quicktime format)
- "Science" Perspective:
Intermittently Flowing Rivers of Quantized Magnetic Flux
- Avalanches in Granular Materials:
Mean Field Theory and Experiments
- Instabilities in Systems with
Threshold Dynamics: Experiments and Theory
- Water Droplet Avalanches
- Instabilities and Chaos in Falling
Objects: From Maxwell to Bar Tricks (Nature, 1997)
Sound-Producing Sand Avalanches
(Scientific American, 1997)
Suppressing Quantum Noise in Solids:
Feynman Path-Integral Analytical Studies of Quantum Interference:
Superconducting Networks, Josephson junction Arrays, and
Electron Motion in Magnetic Fields
Course (Physics 406):
Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Course: Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar on
Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Science and Engineering.
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