Bruno Nachtergaele

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Position: Distinguished Professor
Year joining UC Davis: 1996
Degree: Ph.D. (in Physics), 1987, KU Leuven
Refereed publications: Via Math Reviews


Bruno Nachtergaele works in Mathematical Physics. His main interests are Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Spin Systems, Quantum Information, and applications of these fields in Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science.

Selected publications

  • [1] Mark Fannes, Bruno Nachtergaele, and Andre' Verbeure, "The equilibrium states of the Spin-Boson model, " Comm. Math. Phys., 114(4): 537-548, 1988, full text.

  • [2] Mark Fannes, Bruno Nachtergaele, and Reinhard Werner, "Finitely Correlated States on Quantum Spin Chains, " Comm. Math. Phys. 144(3): 443-490, 1992, full text.

  • [3] Michael Aizenman and Bruno Nachtergaele, "Geometric Aspects of Quantum Spin States, " Commun. Math. Phys., 164: 17-63, 1994, Math arXiv.9310009.

  • [4]Elliott Lieb and Bruno Nachtergaele, "The Stability of the Peierls Instability for Ring-Shaped Molecules, " Phys. Rev. B, 51: 4777-4791, 1995, Math arXiv.9410100.

  • [5]Bruno Nachtergaele and Horng-Tzer Yau, "Derivation of the Euler Equations from Quantum Dynamics, " Commun. Math. Phys., 243: 485-540, 2003, Math arXiv.0209027.

    Honors and Awards

  • 2007, Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • 2002, Invited Lecture International Congress of Mathematicians, Beijing

    Last updated: 2008-03-11