Laboratory of Mathematical Physics Members Postdoctoral Fellows 2003

Shannon Starr (Jaksic)


Postdoctoral Fellow,
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

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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,

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,

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),,

M. Aizenman R. Sims and S. Starr "An Extended Variational Principle for the SK Spin-Glass Model", submitted to Phys. Rev. B,

B. Nachtergaele, W. Spitzer and S. Starr,"Ferromagnetic Ordering of Energy Levels", submitted to J. Stat. Phys.,