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Douglas Smith, PhD University of Glasgow

Professor, Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43120
Room number: CM237
Associate Professor in the Centre for Particle Theory

Contact Douglas Smith (email at douglas.smith@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

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

Research Interests

  • String Theory
  • Supersymmetric Field Theories

Publications

Journal Article

  • Okazaki, Tadashi & Smith, Douglas J. (2018). Matrix supergroup Chern-Simons models for vortex-antivortex systems. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018(2): 118.
  • Faizal, Mir, Luo, Yuan, Smith, Douglas J, Tan, Meng-Chwan & Zhao, Qin (2017). Gauge and supersymmetry invariance of N=2 boundary Chern–Simons theory. Nuclear Physics B 914: 577-598.
  • Okazaki, Tadashi & Smith, Douglas J. (2017). Mock modular index of M2-M5 brane systems. Physical Review D 96(2): 026017.
  • Okazaki, Tadashi & Smith, Douglas J. (2016). Topological M-strings and supergroup Wess-Zumino-Witten models. Physical Review D 94(6): 065016.
  • Iskauskas, Andrew & Smith, Douglas J. (2015). Moduli space dynamics of noncommutative U(2) instantons. Journal of High Energy Physics 2015(6): 036.
  • Faizal, M. & Smith, D.J. (2013). Nonanticommutativity in the presence of a boundary. Physical Review D 87(2): 025019.
  • Allen, J.P. & Smith, D.J. (2013). The low energy dynamics of charge two dyonic instantons. Journal of High Energy Physics 2013(2): 113.
  • Mir, Faizal & Smith, Douglas J (2012). Supersymmetric Chern-Simons Theory in Presence of a Boundary. Physical Review D 85(10): 105007.
  • Allen, JP & Smith, DJ (2011). Coupling M2-branes to background fields. Journal of High Energy Physics 2011(08): 078.
  • Chu, Chong-Sun & Smith, Douglas J. (2011). Open multiple M2-branes I: quantum geometry of the M5-brane in a C-field. General Relativity and Gravitation 43(9): 2467-2478.
  • Chu, Chong-Sun & Smith, Douglas J. (2010). Multiple Self-Dual Strings on M5-Branes. Journal of High Energy Physics 2010(01): 001.
  • Chu, Chong-Sun & Smith, Douglas J. (2010). Open multiple M2 branes. II: Multiple self-dual strings on M5-branes. Fortschritte der Physik / Progress of Physics 58: 870-874.
  • Callister, Andrew K. & Smith, Douglas J. (2009). Topological charges in SL(2,R) covariant massive 11-dimensional and Type IIB supergravity. Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology 80(12): 125035.
  • Chu, Chong-Sun & Smith, Douglas J. (2009). Towards the Quantum Geometry of the M5-brane in a Constant C-Field from Multiple Membranes. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(04): 097.
  • Chu, Chong-Sun, Dai, Shou-Huang & Smith, Douglas J. (2008). AdS/CFT Duality for Non-Anticommutative Supersymmetric Gauge Theory. Journal of High Energy Physics 2008(05): 029.
  • Callister, Andrew K. & Smith, Douglas J. (2008). Topological BPS charges in 10 and 11-dimensional supergravity. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology 78(6): 065042.
  • Smith, Douglas J. & Sanchez Loureda, Jose (2006). Central charges of wrapped M5-brane backgrounds. Journal of High Energy Physics
  • Patino, Leonardo & Smith, Douglas J. (2005). On the non-existence of totally localised intersections of D3/D5 branes in type IIB SUGRA. Journal of High Energy Physics 04: 003.
  • Bena, Iosif & Smith, Douglas J. (2005). Towards the solution to the giant graviton puzzle. Physical Review D 71(2): 025005.
  • Clunan, Tim, Ross, Simon F. & Smith, Douglas J. (2004). On Gauss-Bonnet black hole entropy. Classical and Quantum Gravity 21(14): 3447-3458.
  • Hackett-Jones, Emily J. & Smith, Douglas J. (2004). Type IIB Killing spinors and calibrations. Journal of High Energy Physics 2004(11): 029.
  • Smith, Douglas J. (2003). Intersecting brane solutions in string and M-theory. Classical and Quantum Gravity 20: 233-300.
  • Hackett-Jones, Emily J., Page, David C. & Smith, Douglas J. (2003). Topological charges for branes in M-theory. Journal of High Energy Physics 10: 005.
  • Hackett-Jones, Emily J. & Smith, Douglas J. (2002). Giant gravitons as probes of gauged supergravity. Journal of High Energy Physics 10: 075.
  • Page, David C. & Smith, Douglas J. (2002). Giant gravitons in non-supersymmetric backgrounds. Journal of High Energy Physics 07: 028.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Nielsen, H.B. & Smith, D.J. (2002). Quantum Numbers of AGUT Higgs Fields from the Quark-Lepton Spectrum. Physical Review D D65: 095007.
  • Brinne, B., Fayyazuddin, A., Husain, T.Z. & Smith, Douglas J. (2001). N=1 M5-brane geometries. Journal of High Energy Physics 2001(03): 052.
  • Brinne, B., Fayyazuddin, A., Mukhopadhyay, S. & Smith, D.J. (2000). Supergravity M5-branes wrapped on Riemann surfaces and their QFT duals. Journal of High Energy Physics 0012: 013.
  • Fayyazuddin, A. & Smith, D.J. (2000). Warped AdS near-horizon geometry of completely localized intersections of M5-branes. Journal of High Energy Physics 0010: 023.
  • Fayyazuddin, A. & Smith, D.J. (1999). Localized intersections of M5-branes and four-dimensional superconformal field theories. Journal of High Energy Physics 9904: 030.
  • Karch, A., Lust, D. & Smith, D.J. (1998). Equivalence of Geometric Engineering and Hanany-Witten via Fractional Branes. Nuclear Physics B B533: 348-372.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Gibson, M., Nielsen, H.B. & Smith, D.J. (1998). Fermion masses, neutrino mixing and CP violation from the anti-grand unification model. International Journal of Modern Physics A A13: 5037-5074.
  • Fayyazuddin, A. & Smith, D.J. (1997). A note on T^5/Z_2 compactification of the M-theory matrix model. Physics Letters B B407: 8-11.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Nielsen, H.B. & Smith, D.J. (1997). Could there be a Fourth Generation of Quarks Without More Leptons? Zeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields C73: 333-337.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Nielsen, H.B. & Smith, D.J. (1997). Extending the Standard Model Using Charge Quantisation Rules. Physical Review D D55: 1592-1610.
  • Fayyazuddin, A. & Smith, D.J. (1997). P-brane solutions in IKKT IIB matrix theory. Modern Physics Letters A A12: 1447-1454.
  • Fayyazuddin, A., Makeenko, Y., Olesen, P., Smith, D.J. & Zarembo, K. (1997). Towards a Non-perturbative Formulation of IIB Superstrings by Matrix Models. Nuclear Physics B B499: 159-182.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Nielsen, H.B. & Smith, D.J. (1996). Fermion Masses and Anti-grand Unification. Physics Letters B B385: 150-158.

Conference Proceeding

  • Smith, Douglas J. (2000). Equivalence of geometric engineering and Hanany-Witten constructions.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Gibson, M., Nielsen, Holger Bech & Smith, Douglas J. (1998). The fermion mass problem and the anti-grand unification model.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Nielsen, Holger Bech & Smith, Douglas J. (1997). Dynamical determination of the top quark and Higgs masses and fermion masses in the anti-grand unification model.
  • Froggatt, C.D., Smith, Douglas J. & Nielsen, Holger Bech (1995). A Fourth generation of quarks without leptons.

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