Frank Wilczek

Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Fields of interest:

  • Particle physics
  • Behavior of matter at ultra-high temperature and/or density
  • Application of insights from particle physics to cosmology


Recent publications:

F. Wilczek:
Nobel Lecture: Asymptotic Freedom: From Paradox to Paradigm,
Rev. Modern Phys., Vol. 77(857), (2005);
PNAS, Vol. 102(24), (2005), pp. 8403-8413;
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A, Vol. 20, (2005), pp. 5753-5778

M. Tegmark, A. Aguirre, M.J. Rees and F. Wilczek:
Dimensionless constants, cosmology and other dark matters,
Phys. Rev. D, Vol. 73(2), (2006).

F. Wilczek:
Fantastic Realities:49 Mind Journeys and a trip to Stockholm,
World Scientific, 2006.

A. Selem and F. Wilczek:
Hadron systematics and emergent diquarks,
In: G. Grindhammer, B.A. Kniehl, G. Kramer and W. Ochs (Eds.):
New trends in HERA physics Proceedings of the Ringberg Workshop
Tegernsee, Germany 2 – 7 October 2005
World Scientific, 2006, pp. 337-356; arXiv:hep-ph/0602128 v1 14 Feb 2006.

E. Goubankova, A. Schmitt and F. Wilczek:
Stability conditions and fermi surface topologies in a superconductor,
Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 74(6), (2006).

F. Wilczek:
Archaeopteryx Looks Up. Speculations on the Future of Human Evolution,
New York Academy of Sciences Update 20, Sept/Oct 2006, .

F. Wilczek:
The Social Benefit of High-Energy Physics
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, Supplement: Elementary Particle Physics, 2002.

F. Wilczek
Scaling Mount Planck 3: Is That All There Is,

Physics Today,
55N8 (2002), pp. 10-11.

F. Wilczek
Some Basics Aspects of Fractional Quantum Number,
World Scientific, 2002, pp. 135-152.

F. Wilczek
Interior Gap Super.uidity

Phys. Rev. Lett.
, Vol. 90, (2002), 047002.

F. Wilczek
Inventory and Outlook of High Energy Physics,

Proceedings of High Energy Physics
Lattice, (2002).

F. Wilczek
Opportunities Challenges and Fantasies in Lattice QCD

Proceedings of High Energy Physics
Lattice, (2002).