Abstract: We show how in the strongly-disordered, gapless regime, the topological properties of chiral chains (class AIII 1D in the Kitaev table) can be read off from the Lyapunov spectrum of the system at zero energy, and prove that these objects are topologically stable in the strongly-disordered gapless regime.

(Based on joint…

Consider a metallic field emitter shaped like a thin needle, at the tip of which a large electric field is applied. Electrons spring out of the metal under the influence of the field. The celebrated and widely used Fowler-Nordheim equation predicts a value for the current outside the metal. In this talk, I will show…

In this talk I present theoretical evidence, based on non-perturbative semi-classical quantization techniques, that what appears as the annihilation of Positronium (Ps) may in reality be just another electromagnetic transition from the hydrogenic pseudo-ground state of Ps to a true quantum-mechanical ground state near zero energy, caused by…

Abstract: Hermitian random matrix models are known to exhibit phase transitions regarding both their local eigenvalue statistics and in the eigenvectors’ localisation properties. The poster child of such is the Rosenzweig-Porter model, which is based on the interpolation between a random diagonal matrix and GOE. Interestingly, this model has…

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Rayleigh's stability analysis of cylindrical Couette flow, of 1916, is in contradiction with observation, but it is still widely quoted and no one seems to know what the reason is that it fails. I shall identify the mistake as one that is endemic in the literature. Briefly, the argument depends on the Navier-Stokes…

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I will present a class of hard-core lattice particle systems which exhibit a crystalline phase at high densities. The key ingredient of the proof is to show that the Gaunt-Fisher high-fugacity expansion is convergent for such models, which we acomplish using methods from Pirogov-Sinai theory…

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