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Non-perturbative dynamics in relativistic quantum field theory applied to graphene and to quantum chromodynamics

Grant number: 14/08388-0
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: August 01, 2015 - December 15, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal Investigator:Tobias Frederico
Grantee:Tobias Frederico
Visiting researcher: Orlando Olavo Aragão Aleixo e Neves de Oliveira
Visiting researcher institution: Universidade de Coimbra (UC), Portugal
Host Institution: Divisão de Ciências Fundamentais (IEF). Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA). Ministério da Defesa (Brasil). São José dos Campos , SP, Brazil


This project intends to maintain and strength the collaboration started in 2010 with support from FAPESP, which produced several publications in collaboration with ITA, proceedings of international conferences, and preprints available on arXiv . The work is based on the use of relativistic models with interactions to describe the electronic properties of graphene and nano ribbons and the study of the non-perturbative regime of QCD. In this project we propose to study further the properties of graphene and bigraphene, by using relativistic effective models developed with Quantum Field Theory techniques. Furthermore we intend to improve the description of the quark- gluon vertex matching the Dyson - Schwinger equations with the results of simulations of quantum chromodynamics on a space-time lattice.Finally the project aims to strengthen collaboration between the Centre for Computational Physics, Department of Physics, Universidade de Coimbra and Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica. (AU)

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Scientific publications (5)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
OLIVEIRA, O.; BERTULANI, C. A.; HUSSEIN, M. S.; DE PAULA, W.; FREDERICO, T.. Cosmological and Particle Physics Constraints on a New Non-Abelian SU(3) Gauge Model for Ordinary/Dark Matter Interaction. Brazilian Journal of Physics, v. 46, n. 6, p. 721-729, . (14/08388-0)
BERTULANI, C. A.; FREDERICO, T.; HUSSEIN, M. S.. On the existence of Rydberg nuclear molecules. Physics Letters B, v. 774, p. 247-251, . (14/08388-0)
FREDERICO, T.; OLIVEIRA, O.; DE PAULA, W.; HUSSEIN, M. S.; CARDOSO, T. R.. Two Dimensional Honeycomb Materials: Random Fields, Dissipation and Fluctuations. Brazilian Journal of Physics, v. 47, n. 1, p. 9-18, . (14/08388-0)
OLIVEIRA, O.; CHAVES, A. J.; DE PAULA, W.; FREDERICO, T.. Signature of curved QFT effects on the optical properties of deformed graphene. EPL, v. 117, n. 2, . (14/08388-0)
OLIVEIRA, O.; DE PAULA, W.; FREDERICO, T.; HUSSEIN, M. S.. Quantum Dynamics in Noisy Backgrounds: from Sampling to Dissipation and Fluctuations. Brazilian Journal of Physics, v. 46, n. 4, p. 384-392, . (14/08388-0)

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