Alexander Wurm


Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Diplom, Universitaet Wuerzburg (Germany)


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Theoretical Plasma Physics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Mathematical Physics
Forensic Physics

Scholarly Works

Book Chapters

A. Wurm (2007). Appendix on Wick Calculus . In P. Cartier and C. DeWitt-Morette (Eds.), Functional Integration: Action and Symmetries : Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics, Cambridge University Press.

P. Cartier, M. Berg, C. DeWitt-Morette, and A. Wurm (2001). Characterizing Volume Forms . In A. Pelster et al. (Eds.), Fluctuating Paths and Fields : World Scientific.

A. Wurm (based on lectures by P. Cartier) (1997). A Rigorous Mathematical Foundation of Functional Integration . In C. DeWitt-Morette, P. Cartier, and A. Folacci (Eds.), Functional Integration: Basics and Applications : Plenum Press, New York.

Journal Articles

M. Lingam, P.J. Morrison, and A. Wurm (2020 ). A class of three-dimensional gyroviscous magnetohydrodynamic models . Journal of Plasma Physics ,86 , 835860501.

I.Keramidas Charidakos, M.Lingam, P.J.Morrison, R.L.White, A. Wurm (2014 ). Action principles for extended magnetohydrodynamic models . Physics of Plasmas ,21 , 092118.

A. Wurm and K.M. Martini (2013 ). Breakup of inverse golden mean shearless tori in the two-frequency standard nontwist map . Physics Letters A ,377 , 622-627.

A. Wurm and K. Fuchss Portela (2012 ). Breakup of shearless invariant tori in cubic and quartic nontwist maps . Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat ,17 , 2215.

P.J. Morrison and A. Wurm (2009 ). Nontwist Maps . Scholarpedia ,4 , 3551.

A. Wurm and M. Berg (2008 ). Wick calculus . Am. J. Phys. ,76 , 65.

K. Fuchss, A. Wurm, and P.J. Morrison (2007 ). On a new fixed point of the renormalization group operator for area-preserving maps . Phys. Lett. A ,366 , 437.

K. Fuchss, A. Wurm, A. Apte, and P.J. Morrison (2006 ). Breakup of Shearless Meanders and Outer Tori in the Standard Nontwist Map . Chaos ,16 , 033120.

A. Apte, A. Wurm and P.J. Morrison (2005 ). Renormalization for breakup of invariant tori . Physica D ,200 , 47.

A. Wurm, A. Apte, K. Fuchss, and P.J. Morrison (2005 ). Meanders and Reconnection-Collision Sequences in the Standard Nontwist Map . Chaos ,15 , 23108-1.

W. Horton, H.V. Wong, P.J. Morrison, A. Wurm, J.H. Kim, J.C. Perez, J. Pratt, G.T. Hoang, B.P. LeBlanc, R. Ball (2005 ). Temperature driven electron transport in NSTX and Tore Supra . Nuclear Fusion ,45 , 976.

A. Wurm, A. Apte, and P.J. Morrison (2004 ). On reconnection phenomena in the standard nontwist map . Brazilian Journal of Physics ,34 , 1700.

A. Wurm, N. Krausz, C. DeWitt-Morette, and M.Berg (2003 ). Fourier transforms of Lorentz invariant functions . Journal of Mathematical Physics ,44 , 352.

A. Apte, A. Wurm, and P.J. Morrison (2003 ). Renormalization and destruction of 1/gamma^2 tori in the standard nontwist map . Chaos ,13 , 421.

A. Wurm and J. LaChapelle (1997 ). Comment on: Path integral solution of the Schr?dinger equation in curvilinear coordinates: A straightforward procedure . Journal of Mathematical Physics ,38 , 2755.

Conference Proceedings

W. Horton, H. Vernon Wong, P.J. Morrison, A. Wurm, J. Perez, J.H. Kim, G.T. Hoang, B.P. LeBlanc ( , November 1-6, 2004 ). Electron thermal transport in Tore Supra and NSTX . 20th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference Vilamoura, Portugal

A. Wurm, A. Apte, K. Fuchs, and P.J. Morrison ( , June 28 - July 2, 2004 ). Separatrix reconnection and meanders in the standard nontwist map . 31st European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics Imperial College, London