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Bernard Piette

Professor, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics

PhD University of Louvain

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Professor, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical SciencesMCS2077+44 (0) 191 33 43107
Associate Professor in the Centre for Particle Theory +44 (0) 191 33 43107
Member of the Biophysical Sciences Institute  

Research interests

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

Research groups

  • Durham Centre for Bioimaging Technology
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics

Esteem Indicators

  • 0000: 'National and International Collaboration': 'International Collaboration with L. Brizhik and A. Eremko both from Kiev.'

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Europe: Language, literature & culture: Belgium
  • Computers: computers & networks
  • Computers: non-linear science
  • Pure mathematics: mathematical modelling of physical phenomena particularly structures & fluid flow
  • Computer Science: Computer technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Statistics: Mathematical physics
  • Numerical analysis: Mathematical physics
  • Particle theory: Mathematical physics
  • Physics: Mathematical physics
  • Language, Literature & the Arts: Computer Music
  • Music: Computer Music
  • Mathematical Sciences and Statistics: Computer Music


Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008). Some Aspects of Dynamics of Topological Solitons. 22nd Max Born Symposium,, Wroclaw.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. (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.
  • 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.

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article