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Paul J Upton

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty of Mathematics, Computing & Technology  
The Open University
Walton Hall 
Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Tel: +44 1908 653679
Fax: +44 1908 652140

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Follow the link below to check out details of the recent meeting on statistical physics held here, at Walton Hall, on 26 March 2014. The link also contains an archive of talks from OSP 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Open Statistical Physics 2014

Research Interests

  • General interests: statistical mechanics; phase transitions and critical phenomena.
  • Particular applications: surfaces and interfaces; thermodynamic Casimir effect; wetting phenomena.
  • Methods used: exact solutions; field theory; local-functional theory; stochastic methods.

To view the slides of a talk I gave (Open University, 8th October 2002) which gives information on some of my research activities, click on the following link:

Research Activities in Interfacial Statistical Mechanics


For a list of some of my publications click on the following link:

Selected Publications

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