Doug Pickering

B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Professor)




Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D.   University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

M.Sc.   Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

B.Sc.(Hons)  Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada


Journals  ( I have published in the following journals)


I have supervised over twenty summer students, primarily NSERC funded.


I have received approximately $500,000 in various grants

Publications   (I have also published many other papers in Mathematics)

Renormalization of the 4PI effective action using the functional renormalization group

M. E. Carrington, S. A. Friesen, C. D. Phillips, D. Pickering

Comments: 16 pages, 7 figures.

Journal ref: Phys. Rev. D 99, 074002 (2019)

The 2PI effective theory at next-to-leading order using the functional renormalization group

M. E. Carrington, S. A. Friesen, B. A. Meggison, C. D. Phillips, D. Pickering, K. Sohrabi

Comments: 25 pages, 10 figures

Journal ref: Phys. Rev. D 97, 036005 (2018)

The 2PI effective action at four loop order in Phi^4 theory

M.E. Carrington, B.A. Meggison, D. Pickering

Comments: 15 pages, 6 figures

Journal-ref: Phys. Rev. D 94, 025018 (2016)

Renormalization group methods and the 2PI effective action

M.E. Carrington, Wei-Jie Fu, D. Pickering, J.W. Pulver

Comments: 35 pages, 5 figures

Journal-ref: Phys. Rev. D 91, 025003 (2015)

4-point vertices from the 2PI and 4PI Effective Actions

M.E. Carrington, Wei-Jie Fu, P. Mikula, D. Pickering

Phys. Rev. D89, 025013 (2014) 17 pages

Bethe-Salpeter Equations from the 4PI effective action

M.E. Carrington, WeiJie Fu, T. Fugleberg, D. Pickering, I. Russell

Phys. Rev. D88, 085024 (2013) 20 pages

The fermion mass at next-to-leading order in the HTL effective theory

M.E. Carrington, A. Gynther, D. Pickering

Phys.Rev.D78:045018, (2008), 9 pages

Real time statistical field theory

  1. E. Carrington, T. Fugleberg, D. S. Irvine, D. Pickering

Eur.Phys.J.C50:711-727,(2007), 25 pages

Energy Flow in Acoustic Black Holes

  1. Choy, T. Kruk, M.E. Carrington, T. Fugleberg, J. Zahn, R. Kobes, G. Kunstatter, D. Pickering

Phys.Rev. D73 (2006) 104011, 8 pages

Dielectric Functions and Dispersion Relations of Ultra-Relativistic Plasmas with Collisions

M.E. Carrington, T. Fugleberg, D. Pickering, M.H. Thoma

Can.J.Phys. 82 (2004) 671-678, 8 pages

Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking for Scalar QED with Non-minimal Chern-Simons Coupling

D.S. Irvine, M.E. Carrington, G.Kunstatter, D. Pickering

Phys.Rev. D64 (2001) 045015, 25 pages

Evaluating Real Time Finite Temperature Feynman Amplitudes

M.E. Carrington, Hou Defu, A. Hachkowski, D. Pickering, J.C. Sowiak

Phys.Rev.D61:025011,(2000), 24 pages