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(University of St Andrews, 2017-03-07) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisThe most-discussed pairing symmetry in Sr₂RuO₄ is chiral p-wave, 𝑝ₓ ± 𝑖𝑝[sub]𝑦, whose degeneracy is protected by the lattice symmetry. When the lattice symmetry is lowered by the application of a symmetry-breaking ...
Cloudy with a chance of starlight : coupling of smoothed particle hydrodynamics and Monte Carlo radiative transfer for the study of ionising stellar feedback (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisIonising radiation is present in a variety of astrophysical problems, and it is particularly important for shaping the process of star formation in molecular clouds, containing hot, high-mass stars. In order to account for ...
Exoplanet transit modelling : three new planet discoveries, and a novel artificial neural network treatment for stellar limb darkening (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisThis first part of this thesis concerns the discovery and parameter determination of three hot Jupiter planets, first detected with by the SuperWASP collaboration, and their planetary nature is confirmed with the modelling ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisDecoherence is a major barrier to the implementation of quantum technologies. Theoretical techniques for understanding decoherence in composite systems have traditionally been focused on systems with distinguishable emission ...