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.


Hutzler, S, Ryan-Purcell, J, Mughal, A & Weaire, D 2023, 'A continuum description of the buckling of a line of spheres in a transverse harmonic confining potential', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 10, no. 7, 230293. 10.1098/rsos.230293
Mughal, A, Hutzler, S & Weaire, D 2023, 'Equilibrium states of confined ions in two dimensions', Philosophical Magazine, vol. 103, no. 6, pp. 595-609. 10.1080/14786435.2023.2165187
Mughal, A, Winkelmann, J, Weaire, D & Hutzler, S 2023, 'Stability maps for columnar structures', Philosophical Magazine, vol. 103, no. 14, pp. 1328-1344. 10.1080/14786435.2023.2208885
Weaire, D, Irannezhad, A, Mughal, A & Hutzler, S 2020, 'A simple experimental system to illustrate the nonlinear properties of a linear chain under compression', American Journal of Physics , vol. 88, no. 5, pp. 347-352. 10.1119/10.0000667
Hutzler, S, Mughal, A, Ryan-Purcell, J, Irannezhad, A & Weaire, D 2020, 'Buckling of a linear chain of hard spheres in a harmonic confining potential: Numerical and analytical results for low and high compression', Physical Review E, vol. 102, no. 2, 022905. 10.1103/PhysRevE.102.022905
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