- Room 115, 2 Kirkby Place, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
- +44 1752 586328
- anton.ilderton@plymouth.ac.uk

###### Profiles

# Dr Anton Ilderton

### Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics

### School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

## Biography

Biography

Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics

Admissions Tutor for Mathematical Sciences

### Qualifications

- PhD in high energy physics, Centre for Particle Theory, Durham (2006)
- C.Adv.S.M. (Part III Mathematics), Distinction, Cambridge 2001
- MA (Hons) Mathematics, 1st Class, Cambridge, 2000

### Professional membership

- Member of the EPSPC Peer Review College

Fellow of the H.E.A.

### Key publications

## Teaching

Teaching

### Teaching interests

I currently teach:

- Linear algebra in the first year (see MATH1603 on the course page)
- Ordinary differential equations in the second year (MATH2603)
- Quantum mechanics in the third year (MATH3606)

## Research

Research

### Research interests

**first observation**of subtle quantum effects in laser-particle collisions, PRX 8 (2018) 011020.

**Marie Curie, EPSRC, the Royal-Society and the Leverhulme Trust**to the University of Plymouth. Some of these grants currently fund three postdoctoral researchers in the school.

### Grants & contracts

*Active grants***Principal investigator **on the Leverhulme Trust grant "Uncharted regimes of light-matter interactions" (with Tom Heinzl) (2019-2021)

**Joint P-I**on the EPSRC grant "Quantum phenomena in high-intensity laser-matter interactions" (with Ben King) (2019-2021)

*Recently completed grants***P-I** on the Royal Society grant "New contributions for QED in background fields" (with James Edwards) (2018-2020)

*Previous grants*

**Marie Curie Individual fellowship (2016-2017)**

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**on an Olle Engkvist Foundation award (2015-2016)**

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**on a Swedish Research Council award (2012-2015)**

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## Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

JournalsA full list of my publications is available at inSPIRE or at Google Scholar.

## Personal

Personal