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New Paper: Time Evolution in Many-Body Localized Phases

This is just a short post to advertise our new pre-print that appeared on arXiv this morning: “Time Evolution in Many-Body Localized Phases with the Flow Equation Approach”. I’ll save the full write-up of it until the paper is properly published: for my non-academic readers, let me just be clear up front that this is… Continue reading New Paper: Time Evolution in Many-Body Localized Phases

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Seeing Into The Quantum Heart of Matter

When I moved to St Andrews as a long-haired, clean-shaven 17-year-old, it wasn’t to embark on a career as a quantum theorist – my degree was originally to be in astrophysics. For two years, I was an astrophysics student, before eventually ditching space in favour of quantum physics. There were two main reasons for this.… Continue reading Seeing Into The Quantum Heart of Matter

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The Impossible Space Engine is Back

Here we go again. I didn’t really want to write this post. I’m reluctant to give further visibility to something that’s already overly sensationalised. I’m also a little scared of wading back into this controversy, especially since others have already done fantastic jobs, but against my better judgement, here we are. The last time I… Continue reading The Impossible Space Engine is Back