Prof Peter Landshoff
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My research has been on the physics of quarks: pp and pbarp total cross sections and elastic scattering
Until September 2004 I was Professor of Mathematical Physics in the University's Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and I chaired the School of the Physical Sciences.
|I took a large share of the responsibility for the design and construction of the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, which won the award for the British Construction Industry's Major Project of the year, 2003.|
|I was largely responsible for setting up the Millennium Mathematics Project, which is intended to show children, their parents and their teachers that mathematics is interesting, important, and not too difficult.|
I set up a collaboration
which does research in
theory and technology. |
I played a leading role in the creation of the Cambridge eScience Centre, the National Institute for Environmental eScience, the Cambridge Computational Biology Institute, and the Newton Institute, and have chaired their management committees.
|For 22 years until February 2005 I was editor of Physics Letters B, which is probably Europe's leading high energy physics journal.|
Pomeron Physics and QCD Now in paperback!by Sandy Donnachie, Guenter Dosch, Peter Landshoff and Otto Nachtmann, was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2002.
This book describes the underlying ideas and modern developments of Regge theory.
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With Allen Metherell and Gareth Rees, I am author ofpublished by Cambridge University Press in December 1997. Five chapters introduce fundamentals; the seven remaining chapters describe applications, including lasers, molecular binding, magnetic resonance imaging and junction transistors. Ideal either as a course text or a self-study text. The book includes nearly 100 exercises and hints to their solution.
|The Analytic S-Matrix, which was first published by Cambridge University Press in 1966, has recently been re-issued as a paperback.|
Physics Letters B386 (1996) 291 hep-ph/9606426
The interest of large-t elastic scattering,
Physics Letters B387 (1996) 637
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/9607377
Small x: two pomerons!,
Physics Letters B437 (1998) 408
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/9806344
Introduction to equilibrium thermal field theory
(World Scientific 1998, ed J C A Barata et al) hep-ph/9808362
Perturbative evolution and Regge behaviour,
Physics Letters B448 (1999) 281
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/9901222
QCD Pressure and the Trace Anomaly,
Physics Letters B460 (1999) 197
(with I T Drummond, R R Horgan and A Rebhan) hep-th/9905207
Charm production at HERA,
Physics Letters B470 (1999) 243
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/9910262
Exclusive vector photoproduction: confirmation of Regge theory,
Physics Letters B478 (2000) 146
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/9912312
New data and the hard pomeron,
Physics Letters B518 (2001) 63
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/0105088
Perturbative QCD and Regge theory: closing the circle,
Physics Letters B533 (2002) 277
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/0111427
The proton's gluon distribution,
Physics Letters B550 (2002) 160
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/0204165
Soft diffraction dissociation
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/0305246
Does the hard pomeron obey Regge factorisation?
Physics Letters B595 (2004) 393
(with A Donnachie) hep-ph/0402081
The total cross section at the LHC,
Acta Physica Polonica 39 (2008) 2063
Successful description of exclusive vector meson electroproduction
(with A Donnachie) http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.0686
Maurice the enthusiast
Physica Scripta 78 (2008) 028002
Noncovariant gauges at zero and nonzero temperature
How well can we predict the total cross section at the LHC?
The Landshoff-Nachtmann model
Fundamental problems with hadronic and leptonic interactions
pp and pbarp total cross sections and elastic scattering
(with A Donnachie)