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Centre for Particle Theory

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Bernard Piette, PhD in Physics

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Associate Professor in the Centre for Particle Theory
Associate Professor (Reader), Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Research Interests

  • Mathematical physics
  • Nonlinear systems
  • The Skyrme model in 2 and 3 dimensions
  • Solitons in inhomogeneous systems
  • Electron-phonon interaction in nano-systems

Supervises

Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • Brizhik, L., Eremko, A. Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2010), Ratchet effect of Davydov's solitons in nonlinear low-dimensional nanosystems, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry 110: Molecular Self-Organization in Micro-, Nano-, and Macro-Dimensions: From Molecules to Water, to Nanoparticles, DNA and Proteins”. Kiev, Wiley, Kiev, 25-37.
  • Brizhik, L., Eremko, A., Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2009), Davydov's solitons in zigzag carbon nanotubes, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry 110: Molecular Self-Organization in Micro-, Nano-, and Macro-Dimensions: From Molecules to Water, to Nanoparticles, DNA and Proteins. Wiley, 11-24.
  • Brizhik, L., Eremko, A., Ferreira, L.A., Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2009), Some Properties of Solitons, in Russo, Nino, Antonchenko, V. IA. & Kryachko, Eugene S. eds, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology SelfOrganization of Molecular Systems: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Molecular Self-Organization. Kiev, Springer, Dordrecht, 103-121.
  • Ferreira, L.A., Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008), Dynamics of the topological structures in inhomogeneous media, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 128: The 5th International Symposium on Quantum Theory and Symmetries. Valladolid, Spain, IOP Publishing, 012027.
  • Manton, N.S. & Piette, B.M.A.G (2001), Understanding Skyrmions Using Rational Maps, in C.Casacuberta & et al. eds, Progress in Mathematics 201: European Congress of Mathematics. Barcelona, Birkhauser, Barcelona, 469-479.
  • Ioannidou, T. , Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2000), Skyrmions from Harmonic Maps, Quark 2000. St Petersburg, St Petersburg.
  • Ioannidou, T. Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1998), Low Energy States in the SU(N) Skyrme Model, in Eliashvili, M et al eds, Proceedings of ISPM-98 ISPM-98. 91-123.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1994), General Structures in (2+1) Dimensional Models, in Spatschek, K.H. & Mertens, F.G. eds, Nonlinear Coherent Structures in Physics and Biology Plenum Press, 283-286.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1993), Conserved Quantities of the Soliton Scatterings in (2+1) Dimensions, Anales de Fisica, Monografias V: Madrid, CIEMAT/RSEF, Madrid, 285-288.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1993), Extended Structures in (2+1) Dimensions, in P.A. Clarkson eds, Applications of Analytic and Geometric Methods to Nonlinear Differential Equations Kluwer Academic Publishers, 47-64.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1993), Soliton-like Structure in (2+1) Dimensions, in P.L. Christiansen et al. eds, Future Directions of Nonlinear Dynamics in Physical and Biological Systems Plenum Press, 73-76.
  • Antoine, J-P. Duval, M. Murenzi, R. & iette, B. (1992), Image analysis with 2D wavelet transform: detection of position orientation and contour of simple objects, in Y. Meyer eds, Wavelets and their applications Masson and Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 144-159.
  • Piette, B & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1991), Interactions of Solitons in (2+1) Dimensions, in Remoissenet, M. & Peyrard, M eds, Nonlinear Coherent Structures in Physics and Biology Dijon, Springer-Verlag, Dijon, 242-249.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1991), Skyrmions and their scattering in (2+1) dimensions, in P. Garbaczewski & Z. Popowicz eds, Nonlinear Fields: Classical, Random, Semiclassical Karpacz, World Scientific, Karpacz, 225-243.
  • Peyrard, M. Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1991), Skyrmions in (2+1) dimensions, $25^{th}$ International Conference on High Energy Physics. World Scientific, 1415.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1991), Skyrmions scattering in (2+1) dimensions, Proceedings of the $25^{th}$ International Conference on High Energy Physics Bruxelles, Springer Verlag, Brussels, 325-329.
  • Piette, B. (1988), Some Solutions of the U(N) Sigma Models, in H.D. Doebner, J.D. Hennig & T.D. Palev. eds, Lect. Notes in Physics Proc. 16th international Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics. Varna, Springer, Varna, 569.
  • Antoine J-P. & Piette B. (1987), Classical Non-Linear $\sigma$ Models on Grassmann Manifolds, in Mitter, H. & Pittner, L. eds, Recent Development in Mathematical Physics. Schladming, Springer, Berlin, 191.

Conference Proceeding

  • Brizhik, L. Eremko, A. Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W. (2008). Effects of Periodic electromagnetic Field on Charge Transport in Macromolecules. Frohlich Symposium, Biophysical Aspects of Cancer: Electromagnetic Mechanisms.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008). Scattering of sine-Gordon Kinks and Breathers on a Finite Width Well. Dynamic Systems and Applications, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008). Some Aspects of Dynamics of Topological Solitons. 22nd Max Born Symposium,, Wroclaw.
  • Kopeliovich, V.B., Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2006). Mass Terms in the Skyrme Model. Quark 2006, St' Petersbourg, Russia.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2000). Nontopological structures in the baby-Skyrme model. Solitons, Properties, Dynamics, Interactions and Applications,, Springer.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). Skyrmions and Domain Walls. Properties, Dynamics, Interactions and Applications,, Springer.
  • Ioannidou, T., Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). SU(N) Skyrmions and two dimensional CPN Rational Maps. New symmetries and integrable models, Karpacz.
  • Ioannidou, T., Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). Three Dimensional Skyrmions and Harmonic Maps. Halifax.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J (1997). Soliton-like structures in two dimensions and their properties.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1996). Some Aspects of Soliton Unwindings. World Scientific.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1995). Scattering of extended structures in (2+1) dimensional models,. World Scientific.

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