University of Debrecen

Department of Theoretical Physics


H-4010 Debrecen, P.O.Box 5, Hungary

E-mail: ferenc.kun@science.unideb.hu

Phone: +36 52 417266 ext. 1388

Web: http://dtp.atomki.hu/~feri

Fax: +36 52 346758

Profile on Google Scholar

Ferenc Kun is professor at the Department of Theoretical Physics (UD). He received his PhD in 1997 and became doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc) in 2010. As a PhD Student he studied at the Ecole Superieur de la Physique et Chimie Industrielle in Paris, and later on he was postdoc at the Institute of Computational Physics of the University of Stuttgart. His major research field is the physics of complex systems and the statistical physics of fracture and fragmentation phenomena.

Media Response


Our work on Index News Portal (17/03/2015)

Az Index egy cikkben mutatta be a Nature Scientific Reports-ban megjelent munkánkat

1:1,56:2,32 - mond ez önnek valamit?


Physical Review Focus

Our paper F. Kun, I. Varga, S. Lennartz-Sassinek, and I. G. Main, Rupture Cascades in a Discrete Element Model of a Porous Sedimentary Rock , Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 065501 (2014) is highlighted in Physical Review Focus

Philip Ball, How Rocks Break, Physics 7, 16 (2014)


Interview in the popular science radio program Szonda on Kossuth Radio (29/09/2013),

The complete Interview in mp3 format


Our work on Index News Portal (03/09/2013)

Az Index egy cikkben mutatta be a Physical Review Letters címlapjára került munkánkat

Ha egy repedés egyszer megindul


A figure of our recent paper (Phys. Rev. E 85, 016116 (2012)) has been selected for the Kaleidoscope of Physical Review E. Crack spreading in a heterogeneous solid

Physical Review Focus

Our paper F. Kun, H. A. Carmona, J. S. Andrade, Jr., and H. J. Herrmann, Universality behind Basquin’s Law of Fatigue , Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 094301 (2008) is highlighted in Physical Review Focus

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Weaker


News and Views

article on our work in the Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment

M. J. Alava, How materials get tired, J. Stat. Mech. (2007) N04001


Physical Review Focus

Our paper F. Wittel, F. Kun, H. J. Herrmann, and B. H. Kröplin, Fragmentation of shells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 035504 (2004) is highlighted in Physical Review Focus

The Remains of Humpty Dumpty


New Scientist

Exploding eggshells could reduce space junk risk


Nature

Shattered eggs reveal secrets of explosions


CERN Courier

Eggshells demonstrate the onset of fragmentation


Bild der Wissenschaft

Wie Eierschalen Flugzeugexplosionen aufklären können


Der Spiegel

Ei-Sprengungen schützen Satelliten


Physical Review Focus

Our paper F. Kun and H. J. Herrmann, Transition from damage to fragmentation in collision of solids, Phys. Rev. E 59, 2623 (1999) highlighted in Physical Review Focus

The Shattering Effects of a Collision




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