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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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Hammami Mayssa PhD candidate
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Leoncini Xavier University faculty
Référent pôle de recherche interdisciplinaire et intersectoriel AMU - Energie
+33.4.91.26.95.38 Email
Moinet Antoine 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 Researcher
+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
Laurent Raymond, Alberto Verga, Arnaud Demion
Anomalous quantum Hall effect induced by disorder in topological insulators
Physical Review B : Condensed matter and materials physics, American Physical Society, 2015, 92, pp.075101. 〈10.1103/PhysRevB.92.075101〉
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Shahar Ronen, Bruno Goncalves, Kevin Z. Hu, Alessandro Vespignani, Steven Pinker, César A. Hidalgo
Reply to Biersteker: When methods matter
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , National Academy of Sciences, 2015, 112 (15), 〈10.1073/pnas.1503051112〉
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Joachim Asch, Olivier Bourget, Alain Joye
Spectral Stability of Unitary Network Models
Reviews in Mathematical Physics, World Scientific Publishing, 2015, 27 (7), 〈10.1142/S0129055X15300046〉
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Valerio Gemmetto, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto
Mitigation of infectious disease at school: targeted class closure vs school closure
BMC Infectious Diseases, BioMed Central, 2014, 14 (695 ), 〈10.1186/s12879-014-0695-9〉
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Rossana Mastrandrea, Squartini Tiziano, Giorgio Fagiolo, Diego Garlaschelli
Reconstructing the world trade multiplex: the role of intensive and extensive biases
Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2014, 90 (6), pp.062804. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.90.062804〉
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Christian L. Vestergaard, Mathieu Génois, Alain Barrat
How memory generates heterogeneous dynamics in temporal networks
Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2014, 90, pp.042805. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.90.042805〉
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Julie Fournet, Alain Barrat
Contact patterns among high school students
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2014, 9 (9), pp.e107878. 〈10.1371/journal.pone.0107878〉
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Vojkan Jaksic, Claude-Alain Pillet
A note on the Landauer principle in quantum statistical mechanics
Journal of Mathematical Physics, American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2014, 55, pp.075210. 〈10.1063/1.4884475〉
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Rym Ben Sâad, Claude-Alain Pillet
A Geometric Approach to the Landauer-Büttiker Formula
Journal of Mathematical Physics, American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2014, 55, pp.075202. 〈10.1063/1.4879238〉
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Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, José Ramasco, Bruno Gonçalves, Victor Eguiluz
Entangling Mobility and Interactions in Social Media
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2014, 9, pp.e92196. 〈10.1371/journal.pone.0092196〉
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