David Faux

Professor David Faux

Professor of Physics
B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D. C.Phys. F.Inst.P
+44 (0)1483 686792
04 BB 03


University roles and responsibilities

  • Deputy Chair, University Ethics Committee


    Research interests

    Research collaborations



    Faux DA, Pearson GS Green's tensors for anisotropic elasticity: Application to quantum dots  PHYS REV B 62 (8): R4798-R4801 AUG 15 2000

    Pearson GS, Faux DA  Analytical solutions for strain in pyramidal quantum dots J APPL PHYS 88 (2): 730-736 JUL 15 2000 

    Faux DA  Molecular dynamics studies of hydrated zeolite 4A J PHYS CHEM B 103 (37): 7803-7808 SEP 16 1999 

    Andreev AD, Downes JR, Faux DA, et al. Strain distributions in quantum dots of arbitrary shape J APPL PHYS 86 (1): 297-305 JUL 1 1999 

    Faux D A, Cachia S-H P P, McDonald P J, Howlett N C, Bhatt J S and Churakov S V  Model for the Diffusion of Water in Porous Silicate Materials  Phys. Rev. E., 91, 032311 (2015)

    Etzold M A, McDonald P J, Routh A F and Faux D A  Kinetic Monte Carlo Model for 2D growth in 3D: competitive space filling by growing sheets  Phys. Rev. E., 92, 042106 (2015)  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.042106

    Faux D A,  Howlett N C and McDonald P J  Nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation due to the translational diffusion of fluid confined to quasi-two-dimensional pores  Phys. Rev. E., 95, 033116 (2017)  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.033116

    Faux D A and McDonald P J  Explicit calculation of nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation rates in small pores to elucidate molecular scale fluid dynamics  Phys. Rev. E., 95, 033117 (2017)  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.033117

    Faux D A and McDonald P J  A model for the interpretation of nuclear magnetic resonance spin-lattice dispersion measurements on mortar, plaster paste, synthetic clay and oil-bearing shale  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 269, 39-42 (2018)  DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.09.002

    Faux D A and McDonald P J  Nuclear-magnetic-resonance relaxation rates for fluid confined to closed, channel or planar pores  Phys. Rev. E, 96, 063110 (2018) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.063110

    Faux D A and Godolphin J  Manual timing in physics experiments: error and uncertainty  Am. J. Phys., 87, 110 (2019)  DOI: 10.1119/1.5085437

    Faux D A, Kogon R, Bortolotti V and McDonald P J  Advances in the interpretation of frequency-dependent nuclear-magnetic resonance measurements from porous material  Molecules, 24 (20) 3688 (2019) DOI: 10.3390/molecules24203688

    Faux D A, Shah M and Knapp C  Games of Life  Am. J. Phys., 88 (5), 1-17 (2020)  DOI: doi.org/10.1119/10.0000666

    McDonald P J, Istok O, Janota M, Gajewicz-Jaromin A M and Faux D A  Sorption, anomalous water transport and dynamic porosity in cement paste: a spatially localised 1H NMR relaxation study and a proposed mechanism  Cement and Concrete Research, 133, 106045 (2020).

    McDonald P J, Borg M and Faux D A  Mesoscale modelling of dynamic porosity in cement hydrate gel during water sorption cycle: a lattice Boltzmann study  Cement and Concrete Research, 146, 106475 (2021)  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2021.106475

    Faux D A and Godolphin J  The floating-point: tales of the unexpected  Am. J. Phys., 89, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003915

    Faux D A and Godolphin J  The floating-point: rounding error in timing devices   Am. J. Phys., 89, 8, (2021)  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003919