Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP)
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Carries out research of worldclass excellence in a broad range of subjects across applied mathematics and theoretical physics
The Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) is one of two Mathematics Departments at the University of Cambridge, the other being the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS). The two Departments together constitute the Faculty of Mathematics, and are responsible for the teaching of Mathematics and its applications within the Mathematical Tripos.
DAMTP has a 50year tradition of carrying out research of worldclass excellence in a broad range of subjects across applied mathematics and theoretical physics. Members of DAMTP have made seminal theoretical advances in the development of mathematical techniques and in the application of mathematics, combined with physical reasoning, to many different areas of science. A unique strength is the G K Batchelor Laboratory, in which fundamental experimental science is also performed. Research students have always played a crucial role in DAMTP research, working on demanding research problems under the supervision of leading mathematical scientists and, in many cases, moving on to become research leaders themselves. The current aims of DAMTP are to continue this tradition, in doing so broadening the range of subject areas studied and using new mathematical and computational techniques.
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Topics in Computing with Quantum Oracles and HigherDimensional ManyBody Systems
(20170608)Since they were first envisioned, quantum computers have oft been portrayed as devices of limitless power, able to perform calculations in a mere instant that would take current computers years to determine. This is, of ... 
On vortex rings impacting a sharplystratified interface
(20170614)This thesis presents an investigation into the dynamics of vortex rings impacting a sharplystratified density interface. This problem has a long history and is important for understanding how individual eddies in stratified ... 
Integrable Abelian vortexlike solitons
(Elsevier, 20170510)We propose a modified version of the Ginzburg–Landau energy functional admitting static solitons and determine all the Painlevéintegrable cases of its Bogomolny equations of a given class of models. Explicit solutions are ...