Statistical Physics and Networks

Statistical mechanics is a theoretical framework to study how macroscopic properties (like pressure, thermal or electric conductivity, viscosity, etc.) emerges from the interactions of microscopic units. Often the units are atoms or molecules, but the theory of statistical mechanics can be extended beyond the traditional realms of physics. Some of us study systems where the units are themselves macroscopic from a traditional physics point of view (grains, computers, humans, and even words of human languages). Sometimes, how the units are connected into a network is sometimes more important than how they interact, which is the reason some of us study the structure of networks.

At the Department of Physics, we have presently ongoing activities in the following areas of Statistical Physics and Networks:


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Staff - Statistical Physics and Networks

Baek, Seung Ki
Bernhardsson, Sebastian
Correa da Rocha, Luis Enrique
Holme, Petter
Lee, Sang Hoon
Lee, Sungmin, Lizana, Ludvig
Minnhagen, Petter
Mirshahvalad, Atieh
Olsson, Peter
Rosvall, Martin
Servin, Martin
Viamontes Esquivel, Alcides
Wu, Zhi-Xi