Research Interests

  • Conformal/Quantum Field theory
  • Critical Phenomena (phase transitions)
  • Exact solutions of lattice models
  • Integrable systems
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • E. Tartaglia, P. Pearce. Fused RSOS lattice models as higher-level nonunitary minimal cosets. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 49, 184002 (32pp), 2016. doi: 10.1088/1751-8113/49/18/184002.

  • P. Pearce. Hard hexagons, hard squares and hard mathematics. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 49, 411003 (5pp), 2016. doi: 10.1088/1751-8113/49/41/411003.

  • Jean-Emile Bourgine, P. Pearce, Elena Tartaglia. Logarithmic minimal models with Robin boundary conditions. Journal of Statistical Mechanics - Theory and Experiment, 2016, 063104 (39pp), 2016. doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2016/06/063104.

  • Zoltan Bajnok, Omar el Deeb, P. Pearce. Finite-volume spectra of the Lee-Yang model. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2015, 1-43, 2015. doi: 10.1007/JHEP04(2015)073.

  • Davide Bianchini, Elisa Ercolessi, P. Pearce, Francesco Ravanini. RSOS quantum chains associated with off-critical minimal models and Z(n) parafermions. Journal of Statistical Mechanics - Theory and Experiment, 2015, P03010 (19pp), 2015. doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2015/03/P03010.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Alessandra VITTORINI ORGEAS "Exact solution of nonunitary lattice models in two dimensional statistical mechanics"

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Simon VILLANI "Aspects of loop models including polymers and percolation"

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Hannah FITZGERALD
Joel GILL
Adam ONG
Daniel SCHEPISI
Elena TARTAGLIA

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2008 - 2011 ARC Discovery Exact solution of generalized models of polymers and percolation in two dimensions

Responsibilities

  • Academic Board member
  • AMSI representative
  • Chair of Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
  • Science Faculty Library Users Committee member

Committees

  • Math. Sciences Library Users Committee