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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • 2018-present: Junior Research Fellow, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
  • 2018-present: Postdoctoral Research Associate, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2015-2018: PhD in Theoretical Physics, University of Stuttgart

Research

Patrick is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Soft Matter research group.

Selected Publications

  • P. Pietzonka and U. Seifert, Entropy production of active particles and for particles in active baths,
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 51, 01LT01 (2018)
  • P. Pietzonka and U. Seifert, Universal trade-off between power, efficiency, and constancy in steady-state heat engines,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 190602 (2018)
  • P. Pietzonka, A. C. Barato, and U. Seifert, Universal bounds on current fluctuations, Phys. Rev. E 93, 052145 (2016)

See Google Scholar profle or arXiv for a full list of publications.

 

Publications

Autonomous Engines Driven by Active Matter: Energetics and Design Principles
P Pietzonka, É Fodor, C Lohrmann, ME Cates, U Seifert
– Physical Review X
(2019)
9,
041032
A generalization of the thermodynamic uncertainty relation to periodically driven systems
T Koyuk, U Seifert, P Pietzonka
– Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
(2019)
52,
02LT02
Universal Trade-Off between Power, Efficiency, and Constancy in Steady-State Heat Engines.
P Pietzonka, U Seifert
– Physical Review Letters
(2018)
120,
190602
Fluctuations of apparent entropy production in networks with hidden slow degrees of freedom
M Uhl, P Pietzonka, U Seifert
– Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
(2018)
2018,
023203
Large deviation function for a driven underdamped particle in a periodic potential.
LP Fischer, P Pietzonka, U Seifert
– Physical review. E
(2018)
97,
022143
Entropy production of active particles and for particles in active baths
P Pietzonka, U Seifert
– Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
(2018)
51,
01LT01
Finite-time generalization of the thermodynamic uncertainty relation.
P Pietzonka, F Ritort, U Seifert
– Physical review. E
(2017)
96,
012101
Universal bound on the efficiency of molecular motors
P Pietzonka, AC Barato, U Seifert
– Journal of Statistical Mechanics Theory and Experiment
(2016)
2016,
124004
Affinity- and topology-dependent bound on current fluctuations
P Pietzonka, AC Barato, U Seifert
– Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
(2016)
49,
34LT01
Extreme fluctuations of active Brownian motion
P Pietzonka, K Kleinbeck, U Seifert
– New Journal of Physics
(2016)
18,
052001
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Research Group

Soft Matter

Room

G2.07

Telephone

01223 337866