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Professor Carl Dettmann

Professor Carl Dettmann

Professor Carl Dettmann
AMusA (piano), BSc(Hons), PhD(Physics)

Professor of Applied Mathematics

Office Room 5.19
Howard House,
Queen's Ave, Bristol BS8 1SN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7994

Research summary

Dynamical systems, statistical physics, wireless networks.

A more complete description of activities may be found at my home page,

PhD projects

I am happy to supervise well motivated students who want to work on the above general areas. Two areas of particular interest are:

Deterministic diffusion A particle moves according to a deterministic law in an unbounded domain, starting from a random initial condition.  How does the displacement depend on time?  A good class of such systems to visualise are mathematical billiards: The particle (“billiard ball”) moves in straight lines except for reflections ...

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Fellow of the Institute of Physics, since 2005.

PhD in physics, University of Melbourne, Australia (1995)

BSc (Hons) in physics, University of Melbourne, Australia (1991)

AMusA in piano, AMEB (1988)

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Selected publications

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