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Statistical Physics and Complex Systems

Group “Statistical Mechanics and Condensed Matter”

The activities of the “Statistical Physics and Complex Systems” team revolve around three broad directions, which cover a large area of statistical physics. The first one deals with rigorous statistical mechanics and in particular with the study of phase transition phenomena for exactly solvable models and/or from a geometrical point of view. The second deals with statistical mechanics of open quantum systems out of equilibrium and the development of models and analytical tools to study the corresponding non-equilibrium stationary states. In the third research direction, we study the statistical physics of complex systems and complex networks: our studies go from the structure of networks to the study of dynamical processes taking place on them, and focuses particularly on the case of temporal network. As the network paradigm can be used to describe many systems of different origins and nature, our research lines cover also several interdisciplinary applications.
The methods used by the team’s members range from rigorous mathematical tools to numerical simulations and empirical data analysis, through usual statistical physics approximation tools. Moreover, the team’s activities naturally lead to the development of interfaces within physics and towards several other disciplines: mathematics, computer science, neurosciences, epidemiology and public health, webscience or even social sciences.

Directory of Members

Andreys Simon PhD candidate
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Asch Joachim University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.20 Email
Aschbacher Walter University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.16 Email
Barrat Alain Adjunct director
Researcher
Chef de l’équipe « Physique statistique et systèmes complexes »
Référent pôle de recherche interdisciplinaire et intersectoriel AMU - Santé et sciences de la vie
+33.4.91.26.95.40 Email
Briolle Françoise University faculty
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Gandolfo Daniel University faculty
Chef du Groupe « Physique statistique et matière condensée »
+33.4.91.26.95.10 Email
Gelardi Valeria PhD candidate
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Genois Mathieu University faculty
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Pedreschi Nicola PhD candidate
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Pillet Claude-Alain University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.32 Email
Raymond Laurent University faculty
+33.4.91.28.83.13 Email
Rouleux Michel University faculty
+33.4.91.26.97.97 Email
Ruiz Jean Researcher
+33.4.91.26.95.43 Email
Shlosman Senya Emeritus
+33.4.91.26.95.32 Email
Verga Alberto University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.04 Email

List of Publications

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Journal article
Alain Barrat, Bastien Fernandez, Kevin K Lin, Lai-Sang Young
Modeling temporal networks using random itineraries
Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2013, 110 (15), pp.158702. 〈10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.158702〉
Conference paper
Alberto Verga
Dynamique et topologie des vortex magnétiques
RENCONTRE DU NON-LINÉAIRE 2013, Mar 2013, Paris, France. pp.161, Comptes-rendus de la Rencontre du Non-linéaire 2013. 〈http://nonlineaire.univ-lille1.fr/SNL/comptes-rendus/2013/〉
Conference paper
André Panisson, Laetitia Gauvin, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto
Fingerprinting temporal networks of close-range human proximity
International Workshop on the Impact of Human Mobility in Pervasive Systems and Applications 2013, Mar 2013, San Diego, United States. pp.261, 2013
Book Section
Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto
Temporal networks of face-to-face human interactions
Petter Holme and Jari Saramaki. Temporal Networks, Springer, 2013
Journal article
Vojkan Jaksic, Ben Landon, Claude-Alain Pillet
Entropic fluctuations in XY chains and reflectionless Jacobi matrices
Annales Henri Poincaré, Springer Verlag, 2013, 14, pp.1775-1800. 〈10.1007/s00023-013-0231-2〉
Journal article
Sarah De Nigris, Xavier Leoncini
Emergence of a non trivial fluctuating phase in the XY model on regular networks
EPL - Europhysics Letters, European Physical Society/EDP Sciences/Società Italiana di Fisica/IOP Publishing, 2013, 101, pp.10002. 〈10.1209/0295-5075/101/10002〉
Journal article
Salvador Miracle-Solé
Wulff shape of crystals
Scholarpedia, San Diego, CA : Scholarpedia.org, 2013, 8 (10), pp.31266. 〈10.4249/scholarpedia.31266〉
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Philippe Vanhems, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto, Jean-François Pinton, Nagham Khanafer, Corinne Régis, Byeul-A Kim, Brigitte Comte, Nicolas Voirin
Estimating Potential Infection Transmission Routes in Hospital Wards Using Wearable Proximity Sensors
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2013, 8 (9), pp.e73970. 〈10.1371/journal.pone.0073970〉
Journal article
Bruno Gonçalves, Duygu Balcan, Alessandro Vespignani
Human mobility and the worldwide impact of intentional localized highly pathogenic virus release
Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 2013, 3, pp.810. 〈10.1038/srep00810〉
Journal article
Luca Maria Aiello, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto, Rossano Schifanella, Giancarlo Ruffo
Link creation and information spreading over social and communication ties in an interest-based online social network
European Physical Journal: Data Science, 2012, 1, pp.12. 〈10.1140/epjds12〉
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