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City Mathematics academic receives EPSRC funding

Senior Lecturer, Dr Olalla Castro-Alvaredo, has been awarded a £225k research grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Olalla Castro AlvaredoSenior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Dr Olalla Castro-Alvaredo, has been awarded a research grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The project is titled “Entanglement Measures, Twist Fields, and Partition Functions in Quantum Field Theory”.

Dr Castro-Alvaredo is Principal Investigator and Dr Benjamin Doyon, a Reader in Theoretical Physics at King's College London, is the project's Co-Investigator.

The total value of the award is £225k over the project’s three-year duration, which will also go towards funding scientific visits and conferences and the employment of a post-doctoral researcher.

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Quantum Field Theory

Quantum field theory (QFT) is the theoretical framework for constructing quantum mechanical models of subatomic particles in particle physics and quasiparticles in condensed matter physics.

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