Dr Adil Mughal
BSc, PhD

Dr Adil Mughal


Department of Mathematics

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I am a theoretical physicist working on the effects of topology and geometry in condensed matter physics. In particular, I am interested in packing problems, foams and the role played by conformal geometries in these systems.


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Winkelmann, J, Mughal, A, Weaire, D & Hutzler, S 2019, 'Equilibrium configurations of hard spheres in a cylindrical harmonic potential' EPL, vol. 127, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/127/44002
Khodygo, V, Mughal, A & Swain, M 2019, 'Homogeneous and heterogeneous populations of active rods in two-dimensional channels' Physical Review E. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.022602
Winkelmann, J, Mughal, A, Williams, DB, Weaire, D & Hutzler, S 2019, 'Theory of rotational columnar structures of soft spheres' Physical Review E, vol. 99, 020602. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.020602
Mughal, A, Winkelmann, J, Weaire, D & Hutzler, S 2018, 'Columnar structures of soft spheres: Metastability and hysteresis' Physical Review E, vol. 98, 043303. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.98.043303
Mughal, A, Cox, SJ, Weaire, D, Burke, SR & Hutzler, S 2018, 'Demonstration and interpretation of 'scutoid' cells formed in a quasi-2D soap froth' Philosophical Magazine Letters, vol. 98, no. 8, pp. 358-364. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500839.2018.1552806
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