Marcel den Nijs
Office: PAB B429
Department of Physics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
(206)-543-7305
dennijs@phys.washington.edu
Teaching:
Elementary Mathematical Physics, Ph227, Spring 2018
Solid State Physics, Ph423, Winter 2018
Introduction to PhD Research, Ph528, Autumn 2017
Selected Current and Recent Research Topics:
Special David Thouless Nobel Physics Colloquium, by Marcel den Nijs, October 10, 2016
.
Colloquium SNU Seoul May 22 2017
.
Scale invariance and dynamic phase transitions in non-equilibrium systems
ECoG observation of a power law in the brain
.
Polymer localization in random media versus traffic jams
.
Clustering and conservation laws in one dimensional driven stochastic flow
.
Avalanches in an unloading sandbox with KPZ scaling
.
Surface reconstruction during growth
.
Stationary state
Skewness in KPZ type growth
in one and two dimensions.
Crossover scaling
between dynamic universality classes.
Absorbing state phenomena
in growing and equilibrium surfaces.
Equilibrium phase transitions in crystal surfaces
Anomalous equilibrium surface roughness in
dissociative dimer dynamics and
even visiting random walks
.
Facet ridge endpoints
in equilibrium crystal shapes and the mapping to
one dimensional KPZ type growth.
Preroughening phase transitions
in crystal surfaces.
Disordered flat phases
and their equivalence to one dimensional
quantum fluid ground states
.
Competition between
(pre)-roughening and surface reconstruction
transitions.