Arjun Berera

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Professor A Berera

Position

Professor

Contact details

Email: ab [at] ph [dot] ed [dot] ac [dot] uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 5246
Location: Room 4412, JCMB

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Biographical information

Research interests

My research areas are in Quantum Field Theory and Statistical Physics. My primary research interests are in early universe cosmology theory.  I also have research interest in turbulence.  My interests in cosmology have been focused on developing a more complete description of the early phases of the Big-Bang through my model called warm inflation, which I created in the mid-90s.  My work in this direction involves particle physics and nonequilibrium quantum field theory.

Teaching

In the past few years I have taught courses in Quantum and Statistical Physics and Quantum Field Theory.

Recent publications

  1. Exploring the Parameter Space of Warm-Inflation Models DOI
    , and , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP)
  2. Helical mode interactions and spectral transfer processes in magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
    , , and , Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  3. Self-organization and transition to turbulence in isotropic fluid motion driven by negative damping at low wavenumbers DOI
    , , , and , Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 48, 25
  4. Nonuniversality and finite dissipation in decaying magnetohydrodynamic turbulence DOI
    , , and , Physical Review Letters, 114, 23
  5. Fluctuation-dissipation dynamics of cosmological scalar fields DOI
    , and , Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 91, 8