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Professor Robin Tucker

Professor Robin Tucker

Emeritus, Professor

C12 Physics Building
Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YB

+44 (0)1524 593610

Robin Tucker's Publications

2014

Covariant hysteretic constitutive theory for Maxwell's equations: application to axially rotating media

Hale, A. C. & Tucker, R. W. 21/02/2014 In : Philosophical Magazine. 94, 6, p. 594-610 17 p.

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2013

On the computation of Casimir stresses in open media and Lifshitz theory

Goto, S., Tucker, R. & Walton, T. 09/2013 In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 46, 40, 32 p.405301

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2012

Conservation laws and stress–energy–momentum tensors for systems with background fields

Gratus, J., Tucker, R. & Obukhov, Y. 10/2012 In : Annals of Physics. 327, 10, p. 2560-2590 31 p.

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Symplectic integrator for s-dependent static magnetic fields based on mixed-variable generating functions

Wolski, A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. 04/2012 In : Journal of Instrumentation. 7, 4, p. - 20 p.P04013

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Numerical regularization of electromagnetic quantum fluctuations in inhomogeneous dielectric media

Goto, S., Hale, A., Tucker, R. & Walton, T. 30/03/2012 In : Physical Review A. 85, 3, 4 p.034103

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2011

Born-Infeld axion-dilaton electrodynamics and electromagnetic confinement

Burton, D. A., Dereli, T. & Tucker, R. 20/09/2011 In : Physics Letters B. 703, 4, p. 530-535 6 p.

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Covariant constitutive relations and relativistic inhomogeneous plasmas

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. 04/2011 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 52, 4, 26 p.042901

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Wake potentials and impedances of charged beams in gradually tapering structures.

Burton, D. A., Christie, D. C., Smith, J. D. A. & Tucker, R. W. 4/03/2011 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 52, 3, p. 032902

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The electrodynamics of inhomogeneous rotating media and the Abraham and Minkowski tensors. I. General theory

Goto, S., Tucker, R. & Walton, T. 8/01/2011 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 467, 2125, p. 59-78 20 p.

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The electrodynamics of inhomogeneous rotating media and the Abraham and Minkowski tensors. II. Applications

Goto, S., Tucker, R. & Walton, T. 8/01/2011 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 467, 2125, p. 79-98 20 p.

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Covariant Electromagnetic Constitutive Theory for Dispersive Continua

Goto, S., Gratus, J., Hale, A., Tucker, R. & Walton, T. 2011 Elasticity and Anelasticity: Proceedings of the International scientific symposium on problems of the mechanics of deformable bodies dedicated to the 100th anniversary from the birthday of A.A. ILYUSHIN Moscow, January 20–21, 2011. Kiyko, I. A., Brovko, G. L. & Vasin, R. A. (eds.). Moscow: Moscow University Press, p. 264-271 8 p.

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New perspectives on the electrodynamics of intense laser-plasmas.

Burton, D. A. & Tucker, R. W. 2011 In : Central Laser Facility Annual Report 2009-10. p. 13 2 p.

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Quantum Electromagnetic Vacuum Fluctuations in Inhomogeneous Dielectric Media

Walton, T., Goto, S. & Tucker, R. 2011 Photon Counting Applications, Quantum Optics, and Quantum Information Transfer and Processing III: Proceedings of the SPIE. Prochazka, I. & Fiurásek, J. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8072, 7 p.

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2010

Maxwell’s equations in a uniformly rotating dielectric medium and the Wilson-Wilson experiment

Canovan, C. & Tucker, R. 11/2010 In : American Journal of Physics. 78, 11, p. 1181-1187 7 p.

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Mathematical physics activities at the Cockcroft Institute.

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J., Perlick, V., Tucker, R. W., Christie, D. C., Goto, S., Hale, A., Noble, A., Walton, C., Canovan, C. E. S., Ferris, M., Gallego Torrome, R., Smith, J. D. A. & Wen, H. 04/2010 In : ICFA Beam Dynamics Newsletter. 51, p. 217-222 6 p.

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Energy spectra from electromagnetic fields generated by ultra-relativistic charged bunches in a perfectly conducting cylindrical beam pipe

Hale, A. C. & Tucker, R. W. 15/01/2010 In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 43, 2, p. - 13 p.025402

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A distributional formulation of electromagnetic fields and sources in the presence of media discontinuities

Tucker, R. 2010 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 254, 1, 32 p.012006

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Charged relativistic fluids and non-linear electrodynamics

Dereli, T. & Tucker, R. 2010 In : EPL. 89, 2, 4 p.20009

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Covariant constitutive relations, landau damping and non-stationary inhomogeneous plasmas

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. 2010 In : Progress In Electromagnetics Research M. 13, n/a, p. 145-156 11 p.

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Practical applications of simple Cosserat methods.

Burton, D. A. & Tucker, R. W. 2010 Mechanics of generalized continua : one hundred years after the Cosserats. Maugin, G. A. & Metrikine, A. V. (eds.). 21 ed. Springer, p. 87-98 12 p. (Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics)

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2009

Differential form valued forms and distributional electromagnetic sources

Tucker, R. 10/03/2009 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 50, 3, 28 p.033506

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Challenges in controlling matter and light.

Burton, D. A. & Tucker, R. W. 2009 In : Central Laser Facility Annual Report 2008-09. p. 102-105 4 p.

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Electromagnetic fields produced by moving sources in a curved beam pipe

Tucker, R. & Goto, S. 2009 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 50, 1, 45 p.063510

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2008

Spinning particles in scalar-tensor gravity.

Burton, D. A., Tucker, R. W. & Wang, C-H. 28/04/2008 In : Physics Letters A. 372, 18, p. 3141-3144 4 p.

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Nonlinear dynamics of elastic rods using Cosserat theory: Modelling and simulation

Cao, D. & Tucker, R. 15/01/2008 In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 45, 2, p. 460-477 18 p.

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Impedance of ultra-relativistic charged distributions in tapering geometries

Burton, D. A., Tucker, R. W. & Christie, D. C. 2008 Proceedings of EPAC08, Genoa, Italy. p. 1589-1591 3 p.

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2007

New Perspectives on the Relevance of Gravitation for the Covariant Description of Electromagnetically Polarizable Media.

Dereli, T., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 25/05/2007 In : Journal of Physics -London- a Mathematical and General. 40, 21, p. 5695-5715 21 p.

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Asymptotic Analysis for Ultra-relativistic Charge.

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 03/2007 In : Annals of Physics. 322, 3, p. 599-630 32 p.

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The Covariant description of Electromagnetically Polarizable Media.

Dereli, T., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 29/01/2007 In : Physics Letters A. 361, 3, p. 190-193 4 p.

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Multiple Currents in Charged Continua.

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 26/01/2007 In : Journal of Physics -London- a Mathematical and General. 40, 4, p. 811-829 19 p.

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On the Effects of Geometry on Guided Electromagnetic Waves.

Tucker, R. W. 01/2007 In : Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. 34, 1, p. 1-49 49 p.

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Invited lectures on guided electromagnetic waves

Tucker, R. W. 2007 Proceedings of 1st International Congress of Serbian Society of Mechanics, Kopaonik, Serbia.

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2006

Evolutionary systems for slender thermomechanical structures

Liu, D., Cao, D. & Tucker, R. W. 11/2006 In : Proceedings of workshop on global integrability of field theories applications. p. 347-368 22 p.

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Asymptotic analysis of ultra-relativistic charge

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 2006 In : Proceedings of the 10th European Particle Accelerator Conference (EPA06).

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Relativistic anelasticity

Epstein, M., Burton, D. A. & Tucker, R. W. 2006 In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 23, p. 3545-3571 27 p.

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Review of G. Amendola's article in: Applicable analysis, v.84, 2005, 67-87

Tucker, R. W. 2006 In : Mathematical Reviews. p. MR2187924

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The electrodynamics of charged continua.

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 2006 In : Proceedings of workshop on global integrability of field theories applications. p. 155-169 15 p.

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Thermo-mechanics of Cosserat rods

Cao, D. & Tucker, R. W. 2006 In : Proceedings of the Symposium on the Mechanics of Slender Structure (MoSS 2006).

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2005

A spacetime description of relativistic media

Tucker, R. W. 11/2005 In : Philosophical Magazine. 85, 33-35, p. 3911-3938 28 p.

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Geometry, Sagnac ring lasers and twisted EM modes

Tucker, R. W., Burton, D. A. & Noble, A. 09/2005 In : General Relativity and Gravitation. 37, 9, p. 1555-1574 20 p.

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Rizzi, G., Ruggiero, M.L. (eds.): Relativity in rotating frames

Tucker, R. W. 06/2005 In : General Relativity and Gravitation. 37, 6, p. 1159-1161 3 p.

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Twisted electromagnetic modes and Sagnac ring lasers

Burton, D. A., Noble, A., Tucker, R. W. & Wiltshire, D. L. 21/03/2005 In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 22, 6, p. 909-931 23 p.

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On the stability of stay cables under light wind and rain conditions

Burton, D. A., Cao, D., Wang, C. & Tucker, R. 6/01/2005 In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 279, 1-2, p. 89-117 29 p.

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Review: Differential Forms in Electromagnetics By I V Lindell

Tucker, R. W. 2005 In : Electromagnetics Network (IET).

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2004

Classical field-particle dynamics in space-time geometries.

Tucker, R. W. 8/10/2004 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 460, 2050, p. 2819-2844 26 p.

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On the energy-momentum density of gravitational plane waves.

Dereli, T. & Tucker, R. W. 21/03/2004 In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 21, 6, p. 1459-1464 6 p.

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Autoparallel orbits in Kerr-Brans-Dicke spacetimes

Cebeci, H., Dereli, T. & Tucker, R. W. 01/2004 In : International Journal of Modern Physics D. 13, 1, p. 137-147 11 p.

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Hydrodynamic forces on two moving discs.

Burton, D. A., Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 2004 In : Theoretical & Applied Mechanics. 31, 2, p. 153-187 35 p.

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2003

Gravitational Wave Induced Vibrations of Slender Structures in Space.

Tucker, R. W. & Wang, C. 12/2003 In : General Relativity and Gravitation. 35, 12, p. 2137-2158 22 p.

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An improved method of gravicraft propulsion.

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. 08/2003 In : Acta Astronautica. 53, 3, p. 161-172 12 p.

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Spin driven motion.

Tucker, R. W. 06/2003 Proceedings for the 60th birthday tribute to J. Azcaragga. Spain: University of Salamanca

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Construction of nonlinear dynamic MEMS component models using cosserat theory.

Wang, C., Richardson, A. M. D., Liu, D., Rosing, R., Tucker, R. & De Masi, B. 05/2003 Proceedings of the SPIE design, test, integration and packaging of MEMS symposium. France: Cannes Mandelieu

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Torsional Vibration Control and Cosserat Dynamics of a Drill-Rig Assembly.

Tucker, R. W. & Wang, C. 01/2003 In : Meccanica. 38, 1, p. 145-161 17 p.

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Bifurcation analysis of a neutral delay differential equation modelling the torsional motion of a driven drill-string.

Balanov, A. G., Janson, N. B., McClintock, P. V. E., Tucker, R. W. & Wang, C. H. T. 2003 In : Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 15, 2, p. 381-394 14 p.

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Mathematical modelling of rotary vane engines.

Tucker, R. W., Wang, C. & Librovich, B. V. 2003 In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 217, 6, p. 687-704 18 p.

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The dynamics of Cosserat nets.

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 2003 In : Journal of Applied Mathematics. 2003, 4, p. 187-226 40 p.

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2002

A Broken Gauge Approach to Gravitational Mass and Charge.

Tucker, R. W. & Dereli, T. 19/03/2002 In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 2002, 3, p. 041 1-18

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On the detection of scalar field induced spacetime torsion.

Dereli, T. & Tucker, R. W. 1/01/2002 In : Modern Physics Letters A. 17, 7, p. 421-428 8 p.

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Geometry and dynamics of vortex sheets in 3 dimensions

Burton, D. A. & Tucker, R. 2002 In : Theoretical & Applied Mechanics. 29, p. 55-75 21 p.

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Spin driven motion in intense spacetime wave geometries

Burton, D., Tucker, R. & Wang, C. 2002 In : Theoretical & Applied Mechanics. 28-29, p. 77-92 16 p.

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2000

A quantum geometric description of a q-brane with intrinsic spin

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. W. 06/2000 In : Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements. 88, 1-3, p. 349-354 6 p.

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1999

An integrated model for drill-string dynamics

Tucker, R. & Wang, C. 1999 In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 224, 1, p. 123-165

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On the effective control of torsional vibrations in drilling systems

Tucker, R. & Wang, C. 1999 In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 224, 1, p. 101-122

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1996

Classical and quantum implications of the causality structure of two-dimensional space-times with degenerate metrics

Gratus, J. & Tucker, R. 1996 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 37, 12, p. 6018-6032 14 p.

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1995

Topology change and the propagation of massless fields

GRATUS, J. & Tucker, R. 07/1995 In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 36, 7, p. 3353-3376 24 p.

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1994

Quantum-mechanics on graphs

GRATUS, J., Lambert, C., Robinson, S. & Tucker, R. 21/10/1994 In : Journal of Physics -London- a Mathematical and General. 27, 20, p. 6881-6892 12 p.

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Current Students

Research students currently supervised by Robin Tucker include: