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Gurarie, Victor Vladimir Professor

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  • Professor Gurarie’s research is focused on studying the emergent properties of the interacting quantum many body systems. These can be electrons in solids or cold atomic gases. Of particular interest are many body systems which form topological states of matter, the states whose collective excitations behave like particles which are fundamentally different from the underlying electrons or atoms. Other interesting states under investigation are interacting topological insulators, the states created in cold atomic gases by the artificial gauge fields, quantum gases in low dimensions and out of equilibrium. Mathematical aspects of the theory of these phenomena are also studied.

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  • condensed matter physics, theoretical and mathematical physics, quantum many body theory, physics of cold atoms

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Teaching

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  • PHYS 7440 Theory of the Solid State (Spring 2019)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • PHYS 1010 Physics of Everyday Life 1 (Fall 2018)
  • PHYS 5840 Selected Topics for Graduate Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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