CMT Groups overview

Overview of the main research areas

  • Strongly correlated systems: cold atomic gases, quantum spin systems, quantum dots and quantum wires
  • Integrable models
  • Equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium phenomena
  • Nonperturbative theoretical methods


  • Strongly correlated electron systems
  • Novel states of matter in quantum spin systems
  • Development of numerical methods for many-body systems
  • Tensor network algorithms and Monte Carlo methods


  • Strongly-correlated systems
  • Exactly solvable models and field theory
  • Non-equilibrium quantum dynamics
  • Quantum optics


  • Marginal stability in disordered materials
  • Emergence of solidity & the `jamming' transition
  • The elasto-plastic yielding transition
  • Mechanics of bio-materials


  • Solvable lattice models
  • Percolation
  • Jamming and yielding
  • Supersymmetric lattice models


  • Condensed matter and statistical physics
  • Theoretical modeling of ideal quantum measurements
  • Dark matter and structure formation in the early universe


  • topological phases of matter as realised in fractional quantum Hall systems and cold atomic matter
  • non-Abelian braid statistics and topological quantum computation
  • quantum information: quantum simulation and quantum control of multi-qubit registers
  • supersymmetric lattice models: mathematical structure and field theory connections



  • Strongly correlated electron systems
  • Competing instabilities in electronically ordered materials
  • Emergent phenomena in quantum information
  • Consequences of spontaneous symmetry breaking


Published by  IOP

15 February 2018