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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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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.102.022905
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
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