Philippe Curty
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Degree Ph.D.
Occupation physicist
Current institution Scimetrica GmbH
Address Philippe Curty
Hardeggerstrasse 6
3008 Bern
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Personal informations

name Philippe Curty
birthplace Fribourg, Switzerland
citizenship Swiss
computer Programming: PHP, MySQL, C, C++, Mathematica, Latex, HTML, Perl, Javascript. Systems: Linux and Unix network system administration, Bind, Apache, NFS.
interests computer, trekking, wine tasting, skiing


speaking level reading level
french Mother tongue Mother tongue
german Excellent Excellent
english Excellent Excellent
italian Basic Basic


2006 University of Neuchâtel.
Ph. D. in sciences, theoretical physics,
1998 University of Fribourg
Master degree in theoretical Physics, Condensed Matter Theory.
1994 University of Bayreuth (DE)
Degree in experimental physics.
1992 Fribourg.
Bachelor degree (type B), Collège Saint-Michel.


2005 Bern
Head of Scimetrica GmbH
2004-2005 Trieste, Italy
Researcher in statistical physics at ICTP. ICTP, Trieste group of prof. M. Marsili.
2001-2004 University of Neuchâtel
Linux/Unix system administrator of the computer network for the theoretical physics group.
2000-2006 President of Actionuni, the swiss researchers association. (2000-2005)
2000 Co-foundator of Actionuni, the swiss researchers forum. Organizer of the several meetings.
1999-2004 University of Neuchâtel
Research and teaching assistant for exercise classes. ( Condensed Matter Physics, Mathematical Methods of Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics)
1997-1999 University of Fribourg
Teaching assistant for exercise classes. (Classical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics)


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2006 | 2005 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000 |

1.  Pseudogap and Amplitude Fluctuations in High Temperature Superconductors
   Philippe Curty, Hans Beck
2.  Phase coexistence in a forecasting game
   Philippe Curty, Matteo Marsili
   J. Stat. Mech. (2006) P03013     [physics/0506151]  
3.  Optimal evolution on random networks: from social to airports networks
   Philippe Curty
4.  Amplitude and Phase Fluctuations in High Temperature Superconductors.
   Philippe Curty
   Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2003 ; nº1784    
5.  Thermodynamics and Phase Diagram of High Temperature Superconductors
   Philippe Curty, Hans Beck
   Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 257002 (2003)     [database]  
6.  Pairing fluctuations in high temperature superconductors.
   H. Beck, Ph. Curty, A. Sewer, N. Andrenacci, S. Sharapov.
   International Conference, MODERN PROBLEMS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS (MPTP-2002), Dedicated to the 90th anniversary of A.S.Davydov. Kyiv, Ukraine, December 9-15, 2002.    
7.  First Order Transition in the Ginzburg-Landau Model
   Philippe Curty, Hans Beck
   Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 796 (2000)     [database]  


1. Condensed Matter: Pseudogap, Amplitude and phase fluctuations in high temperature superconductivity
2. Content Management Systems
3. Evolution of complex systems on random networks.
4. Forecasting: Herding or Private Information?
5. - search engine for physics articles
6. Search engines
7. myScience Network


2010 Bern
Google in Bibliometrics, Bibliometric Worshop of Swiss Universities
2006 Fribourg
Content Management System for Science and Universities
2004 University of Fribourg
CPA and DMFT (correlated electronic system meeting)
2003 University of Geneva
The separate role of pairing amplitude and phase in cuprates (correlated electronic system meeting, 13 june, contributed)
2003 Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (DE)
The separate role of pairing amplitude and phase in cuprates (invited seminar, 10 July)
2002 EPFL, Lausanne
Amplitude Fluctuations in Superconductors (Annual Meeting of Swiss Physical Society, contributed)
2000 University of Neuchâtel
Amplitude and Phase Fluctuations in the Ginzburg-Landau Model (correlated electronic system meeting, 20 june, contributed)