Laboratoire de Physique Mathématique Membres Boursiers postdoctoraux 2003

Shannon Starr (Jaksic)


Boursier postoctoral
Centre de recherches mathématiques
Université de Montréal
P.O. Box 6128,
Centre-ville Station
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

Highest degree:

2001, Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Contact information:

Email: sstarr@math.mcgill.ca
URL: http://www.math.mcgill.ca/~sstarr

Areas of research:

Quantum spin systems, spin glasses.

Selected recent publications:

B. Nachtergaele and S. Starr, "Droplet States in the XXZ Heisenberg Chain", Commun. Math. Phys. 216 (2001), 569--607, http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math-ph/0009002

T. Koma, B. Nachtergaele and S. Starr, "The Spectral Gap for the Ferromagnetic Spin-J XXZ Chain", Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 5(2001), 1047--1090, http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math-ph/0110017

W. Spitzer and S. Starr, "Improved Bounds on the Spectral Gap Above Frustration Free Ground States of Quantum Spin Chains", Lett. Math. Phys., 63 (2): 165-177, (2003), http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/0377-9017/contents, http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math-ph/0212029

M. Aizenman R. Sims and S. Starr "An Extended Variational Principle for the SK Spin-Glass Model", submitted to Phys. Rev. B, http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/cond-mat/0306386

B. Nachtergaele, W. Spitzer and S. Starr,"Ferromagnetic Ordering of Energy Levels", submitted to J. Stat. Phys., http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math-ph/0308006