skip to content

Confinement-deconfinement transitions of two-dimensional Dirac particles

Tuesday 31st July 2012 - 16:00 to 16:45
INI Seminar Room 1
It is well known that , as opposed to the non-relativistic case, particles described by the Dirac operator can not be confined through electric potential walls. However, one can produce a strongly confined system by adding a magnetic field growing at infinity. In this talk I will present some results describing confinement-deconfinement transitions of two-dimensional Dirac particles obtained by modulating the electro-magnetic field at infinity.

This is joint work with Josef Mehringer.
The video for this talk should appear here if JavaScript is enabled.
If it doesn't, something may have gone wrong with our embedded player.
We'll get it fixed as soon as possible.
Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons