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Name Professor Mark Dennis
Job title Professor of Theoretical Physics
Department School of Physics University of Bristol
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Qualifications MSci (St And), PhD(Bristol)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Institute of Physics, Optical Society of America, American Mathematical Society
Keywords light
theoretical physics
topological optics
singular optics
statistical geometry
topology
quantum chaos
mathematical physics
Areas of expertise Optical and wave physics, focused on the geometric and topological structures formed by interference, diffraction and polarization.
Theoretical physics, especially relativistic field theory.
Knot Theory, and physical realizations.
Mathematical Methods of Physics, mainly based on geometric, linear or analytic techniques.
Media experience I have given interviews about my own research and that of others, from knotted light beams and invisibility cloaks to the possibility of Viking navigation using the polarization of the sky.