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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 has natural links with other disciplines, in particular epidemiology, computer science, social sciences, neurosciences.

The team is also affiliated with the CENTURI Institute (Turing Center for living systems). Since 2019, 3 PIs funded by CENTURI are hosted by the team. Their research topic concern collective effects and self-organisation in living systems, out-of-equilibrium fluctuations in living matter, and neurosciences. The Pis interact with experimental teams in the IBDM and in the INMED.

The methods used by the team’s members range from rigorous mathematical tools to numerical simulations and empirical data analysis, through the whole toolkit of approximations standardly used in statistical physics.

Directory of Members

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
Gandolfo Daniel University faculty
Chef du Groupe « Physique statistique et matière condensée »
+33.4.91.26.95.10 Email
Genois Mathieu University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.42 Email
GSELL Simon Postdoctoral researcher
+33.4.91.26.97.86 Email
IBRAHIMI Muhamet PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.87 Email
KARNAT Marc PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.89 Email
LE BAIL Didier PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.95.58 Email
LIENARD François PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.91 Email
Merkel Matthias Researcher
+33.4.91.26.95.12 Email
PERRIN Marc-Eric PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.79 Email
Pillet Claude-Alain University faculty
+33.4.91.26.95.32 Email
Ronceray Pierre +33.4.91.26.97.99 Email
ROUAULT Hervé Researcher
+33.4.91.26.95.13 Email
Rouleux Michel University faculty
+33.4.91.26.97.97 Email
Ruiz Jean Researcher
+33.4.91.26.95.43 Email
RUPPRECHT Jean-François Researcher
+33.4.91.26.95.14 Email
SELLAPILLAY Kevissen PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.76 Email
Shlosman Senya Emeritus
+33.4.91.26.95.31 Email
SOLOD Alla PhD candidate
Email
VOLOSHYNA Viktoriia PhD candidate
+33.4.91.26.97.77 Email

List of Publications

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Journal article
Vojkan Jaksic, Vahagn Nersesyan, Claude-Alain Pillet, Armen Shirikyan
Large deviations from a stationary measure for a class of dissipative PDE's with random kicks
Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, Wiley, 2015, 68 (12), pp.2108-2143. ⟨10.1002/cpa.21568⟩
Book Section
Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto
Face-to-face interactions
B. Gonçalves and N. Perra. Social Phenomena - From data analysis to models, Springer, 2015, 978-3-319-14011-7. ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-14011-7_3⟩
Journal article
Tristan Benoist, Vojkan Jaksic, Annalisa Panati, Yan Pautrat, Claude-Alain Pillet
Full statistics of energy conservation in two times measurement protocols
Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2015, 92 (3), pp.032115. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.92.032115⟩
Journal article
Rossana Mastrandrea, Alberto Soto-Aladro, Philippe Brouqui, Alain Barrat
Enhancing the evaluation of pathogen transmission risk in a hospital by merging hand-hygiene compliance and contact data: a proof-of-concept study
BMC Research Notes, BioMed Central, 2015, 8, pp.426. ⟨10.1186/s13104-015-1409-0⟩
Journal article
Daniel Gandolfo, Suren Poghosyan, Jean Ruiz
Geometric expansion of the log-partition function of the anisotropic Heisenberg model
Journal of Mathematical Physics, American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2015, 56 (9), pp.093302 ⟨10.1063/1.4931478⟩
Journal article
Rossana Mastrandrea, Julie Fournet, Alain Barrat
Contact Patterns in a High School: A Comparison between Data Collected Using Wearable Sensors, Contact Diaries and Friendship Surveys
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2015, 10 (9), pp.e0136497. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0136497⟩
Conference paper
Mark Kibanov, Martin Atzmueller, Christoph Scholz, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto, Gerd Stumme
Is Web Content a Good Proxy for Real-Life Interaction?
International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, Aug 2015, Paris, France
Journal article
Jongmin Sung, Suman Nag, Kim I. Mortensen, Christian Vestergaard, Shirley Sutton, Kathleen Ruppel, Henrik Flyvbjerg, James A Spudich
Harmonic force spectroscopy measures load-dependent kinetics of individual human b-cardiac myosin molecules
Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2015, 6, pp.7931. ⟨10.1038/ncomms8931⟩
Journal article
Maxime Lenormand, Bruno Goncalves, Antònia Tugores, José Javier Ramasco
Human diffusion and city influence
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, the Royal Society, 2015, 12, pp.20150473. ⟨10.1098/rsif.2015.0473⟩
Journal article
Sarah de Nigris, Xavier Leoncini
Crafting networks to achieve, or not achieve, chaotic states.
Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2015, 91 (4), pp.042809. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.91.042809⟩
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