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Institute for Theoretical Physics

Division

Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977  →  Today
Organisation profile:

In the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Faculty of Sciences at the KU Leuven, the Institute for Theoretical Physics covers various areas of mathematical and theoretical physics, including quantum gravity, cosmology, string theory, biophysics, nonequilibrium  physics, statistical mechanics and quantum many-body theory..  Key-words include: Elementary Particle Physics. Quantum field theory and applications Mathematical structure of supergravity, String theories, Collective Phenomena and Statistical Mechanics, Random systems, neural networks, fractals, hydrodynamics, cellular automata, phase transitions in equilibrium and far from equilibrium, Mathematical Physics, Mechanisms for the approach to equilibrium; thermodynamic stability, Bose-Einstein condensation, non-commutative limit theorems; valence bound states; solid state physics models, many-body localization, (pre)thermalization, conformal field theory.

Keywords:Physics, Neural Networks, Elementary Particle Physics, Cellular Automata, Statistical Mechanics, Mathematics
Disciplines:Algebra, Applied mathematics in specific fields, Astronomy and space sciences, Classical physics, Materials physics, Mathematical physics, Quantum physics, Elementary particle and high energy physics, Atomic and molecular physics