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Nabil Iqbal, PhD MIT

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Assistant Professor, Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Assistant Professor in the Centre for Particle Theory

(email at nabil.iqbal@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics: String Theory, Gravity and Cosmology

Research Interests

  • Holographic duality and its applications, quantum field theory, string theory

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Belin, Alexandre, Iqbal, Nabil & Kruthoff, Jorrit (2020). Bulk entanglement entropy for photons and gravitons in AdS$_3$. SciPost Physics 8(5): 075.
  • Iqbal, Nabil & McGreevy, John (2020). Toward a 3d Ising model with a weakly-coupled string theory dual. SciPost Physics 9(2): 019.
  • Gralla, Samuel E. & Iqbal, Nabil (2019). Effective field theory of force-free electrodynamics. Physical Review D 99(10): 105004.
  • Hofman, Diego & Iqbal, Nabil (2019). Goldstone modes and photonization for higher form symmetries. SciPost Physics 6(1): 006.
  • Belin, Alexandre, Iqbal, Nabil & Lokhande, Sagar F. (2018). Bulk entanglement entropy in perturbative excited states. SciPost Physics 5(3): 024.
  • Hofman, Diego & Iqbal, Nabil (2018). Generalized global symmetries and holography. SciPost Physics 4(1): 005.
  • Castro, Alejandra, Iqbal, Nabil & Llabrés, Eva (2018). Wilson lines and Ishibashi states in AdS3/CFT2. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018(9): 66.
  • Grozdanov, Sašo, Hofman, Diego M. & Iqbal, Nabil (2017). Generalized global symmetries and dissipative magnetohydrodynamics. Physical Review D 95(9): 096003.
  • Iqbal, Nabil & Wall, Aron C. (2016). Anomalies of the Entanglement Entropy in Chiral Theories. Journal of High Energy Physics 10: 111.
  • Castro, Alejandra, Hofman, Diego M. & Iqbal, Nabil (2016). Entanglement entropy in warped conformal field theories. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(2).
  • Castro, Alejandra, Iqbal, Nabil & Llabrés, Eva (2016). Eternal higher spin black holes: a thermofield Interpretation. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(8).
  • Grozdanov, Sašo, Hofman, Diego M. & Iqbal, Nabil (2016). Generalized global symmetries and dissipative magnetohydrodynamics.
  • Engelhardt, Dalit, Freivogel, Ben & Iqbal, Nabil (2015). Electric fields and quantum wormholes. Physical Review D 92(6).
  • Horowitz, Gary T, Iqbal, Nabil, Santos, Jorge E & Way, Benson (2015). Hovering black holes from charged defects. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(10): 105001.
  • Iqbal, Nabil (2015). Monopole correlations in holographically flavored liquids. Physical Review D 91(10).
  • Castro, Alejandra, Detournay, Stephane, Iqbal, Nabil & Perlmutter, Eric (2014). Holographic entanglement entropy and gravitational anomalies. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014(07): 114.
  • Dias, Óscar J. C., Horowitz, Gary T., Iqbal, Nabil & Santos, Jorge E. (2014). Vortices in holographic superfluids and superconductors as conformal defects. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014(4).
  • Faulkner, Thomas, Iqbal, Nabil, Liu, Hong, McGreevy, John & Vegh, David (2013). Charge transport by holographic Fermi surfaces. Physical Review D 88(4).
  • Faulkner, Thomas & Iqbal, Nabil (2013). Friedel oscillations and horizon charge in 1D holographic liquids. JHEP 07: 060.
  • Horowitz, Gary T., Iqbal, Nabil & Santos, Jorge E. (2013). Simple holographic model of nonlinear conductivity. Physical Review D 88(12).
  • Ammon, Martin, Castro, Alejandra & Iqbal, Nabil (2013). Wilson Lines and Entanglement Entropy in Higher Spin Gravity. JHEP 2013(10).
  • Faulkner, Thomas, Iqbal, Nabil, Liu, Hong,, McGreevy, John & Vegh, David (2010). Strange metal transport realized by gauge/gravity duality. Science 329(5995): 1043.
  • Iqbal, Nabil & Liu, Hong (2009). Universality of the hydrodynamic limit in AdS/CFT and the membrane paradigm. Physical Review D 79(2).

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