Francis Paraan

Professor

Francis' research interests in condensed matter physics and statistical physics include entanglement in many-body systems and parallel computing. In particular, he is interested in the relationship between entanglement entropy and the entropy of effective thermal models. He is also working with his students to develop low-cost high-performance computing capabilities in a heterogeneous cluster for small- and medium-scale numerical tasks.

He was the program coordinator of SanD from 2013-2017.

Teaching (Sem 2 AY 2021-2022)

Physics 117 Mathematical Physics 2
Physics 242 Quantum Mechanics 2
Applied Physics 199
Physics 200
Physics 400

Research

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Mentoring

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Accomplished grants

UP System OVPAA Enhance Creative Work and Research Grant ECWRG 2018-1-009, Computational and theoretical studies of small molecule binding on nanoclusters and surfaces
UP Diliman
OVCRD PhD Incentive Award PhDIA Project No. 161614Quenches in solvable spin-chain models: Effective Thermodynamics (Year 2)
UP Diliman OVCRD PhD Incentive Award PhDIA Project No. 141420Quenches in solvable spin-chain models
UP System OVPAA Balik PhD Grant OVPAA-BPhD-2012-05Quantum entanglement in low-dimensional systems: quantum spin chains and continuum systems

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