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Luca Delacrétaz

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics, James Franck Institute, and the College

Luca Delacrétaz is a theoretical physicist studying collective and emergent phenomena in condensed matter physics through the lens of quantum field theory. Some of his more specific research foci include Fermi and non-Fermi liquids, fluctuating hydrodynamics, thermalization of quantum many-body systems, and effective field theories.

His research has been published in Physical Review Letters, SciPost Physics, and Journal of High Energy Physics.

Delacrétaz earned a BSc and an MSc in physics from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in Switzerland, and a PhD from Stanford University. He received a Robert R. McCormick Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the University of Chicago’s Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics and Enrico Fermi Institute.

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