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Professor James Annett

Professor James Annett

Professor James Annett
M.A., Ph.D.(Cantab.), M.S.(Oregon)


Area of research

Quantum states in matter: metals, superconductors and magnets

HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8752

Research summary

My research interests are in the theory of electronic structure of solids, with particular emphasis on theories of superconductors and systems with strong electron correlation. This especially includes high temperature superconductors and other unconventional superconductors possessing d-wave or p-wave pairing symmetry. Currents project invovles the study of spin triplet Cooper pairs generated at the interface between an s-wave superconductor and a conical magent, and the study of singlet-triplet mixing in non-centrosymemtric superconducting materials.

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I am a Professor in the Theoretical Physics Group in the University of Bristol where I was Head of the School of Physics from 2014-2018.  Before moving to Bristol in 1994 I was Assistant Professor at Pennslyvania State University, and held postdoctoral appointments at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and was Resarch Fellow at Emmanuel College Cambridge.   Previously held roles include: chair of the Collaborative Computational Project CCP9 for the study of the electronic properties of condensed matter systems, visiting Scientist at STFC Daresbury Laboratory, chair of  the South-West UK branch of the Institute of PhysicsI and ...

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