Alexander Watson, William W. Elliott Assistant Research Professor
I am an applied mathematician interested in partial differential equations, numerical methods, and mathematical physics. My research has focused on problems arising in condensed matter physics and photonics. My post-doc mentor at Duke is Jianfeng Lu.
Please note: Alexander has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.
- Contact Info:
- Office Hours:
- Monday 9-11 (Spring 2019) @ Physics 224
- Recent Publications
- Lu, J; Watson, AB; Weinstein, MI, Dirac operators and domain walls,
Siam Journal on Mathematical Analysis, vol. 52 no. 2
pp. 1115-1145 [doi] [abs]
- Watson, A; Weinstein, MI, Wavepackets in Inhomogeneous Periodic Media: Propagation Through a One-Dimensional Band Crossing,
Communications in Mathematical Physics, vol. 363 no. 2
pp. 655-698, Springer Nature America, Inc [doi] [abs]
- Watson, AB; Lu, J; Weinstein, MI, Wavepackets in inhomogeneous periodic media: Effective particle-field dynamics and Berry curvature,
Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol. 58 no. 2
pp. 021503-021503, AIP Publishing [doi] [abs]