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Simon Ross

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Professor, Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

Contact Simon Ross (email at s.f.ross@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics

Research Interests

  • Mathematical physics
  • Quantum gravity
  • String theory

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Reynolds, Alan & Ross, Simon F. (2017). Divergences in Holographic Complexity. Classical and Quantum Gravity 34(10): 105004.
  • Peach, Alex & Ross, Simon F. (2017). Tensor network models of multiboundary wormholes. Classical and Quantum Gravity 34(10): 105011.
  • Reynolds, A & Ross, S. F. (2016). Butterflies with Rotation and Charge. Classical and Quantum Gravity 33(21): 215008.
  • Maxfield, Henry, Ross, Simon F. & Way, Benson (2016). Holographic partition functions and phases for higher genus Riemann surfaces. Classical and Quantum Gravity 33(12): 125018.
  • Maloney, Alex & Ross, Simon F. (2016). Holography on non-orientable surfaces. Classical and Quantum Gravity 33(18): 185006.
  • Guica. Monica & Ross, Simon F. (2015). Behind the geon horizon. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(5): 055014.
  • Lei, Yang & Ross, Simon F. (2015). Connection versus metric description for non-AdS solutions in higher-spin theories. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(18): 185005.
  • Marolf, D., Maxfield, H., Peach, A. & Ross, S. F. (2015). Hot multiboundary wormholes from bipartite entanglement. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(21): 215006.
  • Andrade, T., Keeler, C., Ross, S. F. & Peach, A. M. (2015). Schrödinger holography for z<2. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(3): 035015.
  • Andrade, T., Keeler, C., Peach, A. & Ross, S.F. (2015). Schrödinger holography with z = 2. Classical and Quantum Gravity 32(8): 085006.
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay, Berkooz, Micha, Ross, Simon F. & Simón, Joan (2014). Black holes, entanglement and random matrices. Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(18): 185009.
  • Bena, Iosif, Ross, Simon F. & Warner, Nicholas P. (2014). Coiffured black rings. Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(16): 165015.
  • Andrade, Tomas, Fischetti, Sebastian, Marolf, Don, Ross, Simon F & Rozali, Moshe (2014). Entanglement and correlations near extremality: CFTs dual to Reissner-Nordström AdS5. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014(4): 23.
  • Lei, Yang & Ross, Simon F. (2014). Extending the non-singular hyperscaling violating spacetimes. Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(3): 035007.
  • Balasubramanian, V, Hayden, P, Maloney, A, Marolf, D & Ross, S F (2014). Multiboundary Wormholes and Holographic Entanglement. Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(18): 185015.
  • Bena, I., Ross, S. F. & Warner, N. (2014). On the oscillation of species. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014(9): 113.
  • Andrade, T., Ross, Simon F. & Lei, Y. (2014). Scattering amplitudes in Lifshitz spacetime. Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(21): 215002.
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay, Berkooz, Micha, Ross, Simon F. & Simon, Joan (2013). A strongly-coupled zig-zag transition. Journal of High Energy Physics 2013(9): 66.
  • Andrade, T & Ross, Simon F. (2013). Boundary conditions for metric fluctuations in Lifshitz. Classical and Quantum Gravity 30(19): 195017.
  • Andrade, Tomas & Ross, Simon F. (2013). Boundary conditions for scalars in Lifshitz. Classical and Quantum Gravity 30(6): 065009.
  • Braviner, H. Gregory, R. & Ross, S.F. (2011). Flows involving Lifshitz solutions. Classical and Quantum Gravity 28(22): 225028.
  • Ross, SF (2011). Holography for asymptotically locally Lifshitz spacetimes. Classical and Quantum Gravity 28(21): 215019.
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay, Parsons, Jamie & Ross, Simon F. (2011). States of a chiral 2D CFT. Classical and Quantum Gravity 28: 045004.
  • le Witt, Julian & Ross, Simon F. (2010). Black holes and black strings in plane waves. Journal of High Energy Physics 1001: 101.
  • Rangamani, Mukund, Ross, Simon F., Son, D.T. & Thompson, Ethan G. (2009). Conformal non-relativistic hydrodynamics from gravity. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(01): 075.
  • Figueras, Pau, Hubeny, Veronika E., Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2009). Dynamical black holes and expanding plasmas. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(04): 137.
  • Ross, Simon F. & Saremi, Omid (2009). Holographic stress tensor for non-relativistic theories. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(09): 009.
  • Al-Alawi, Jassem & Ross, Simon F. (2009). Spectral Flow of the Non-Supersymmetric Microstates of the D1-D5-KK System. Journal of High Energy Physics 0910: 082.
  • le Witt, Julian & Ross, Simon F. (2008). Asymptotically Plane Wave Spacetimes and their Actions. Journal of High Energy Physics 0804: 084.
  • Gregory, Ruth, Ross, Simon F. & Zegers, Robin (2008). Classical and quantum gravity of brane black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics 2008(09): 029.
  • Herzog, Christopher P., Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2008). Heating up Galilean holography. Journal of High Energy Physics 2008(11): 080.
  • Marolf, Don & Ross, Simon F. (2008). Reversing renormalization-group flows with AdS/CFT. Journal of High Energy Physics 0705: 055.
  • Ross, Simon F. (2008). Summary of session D1: Quantum aspects of black holes. Classical and Quantum Gravity 25: 114024.
  • Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2008). Winding tachyons in BTZ. Physical Review D 77: 026010.
  • Ross, Simon F. (2007). Non-supersymmetric asymptotically AdS_5 x S^5 smooth geometries. Journal of High Energy Physics 01(2006): 130.
  • Marolf, Don & Ross, Simon F. (2007). Boundary Conditions and New Dualities: Vector Fields in AdS/CFT. Journal of High Energy Physics 11(2006): 085.
  • Gimon, E. G., Levi, T. S. & Ross, S. F. (2007). Geometry of non-supersymmetric three-charge bound states. Journal of High Energy Physics 0708 : 055
  • Giusto, Stefano, Ross, Simon F. & Saxena, Ashish (2007). Non-supersymmetric microstates of the D1-D5-KK system. Journal of High Energy Physics 0712: 065.
  • Hubeny, Veronika E. , Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2005). Causal structures and holography. Journal of High Energy Physics 2005(07): 037.
  • Hubeny, Veronika E., Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2005). Causally pathological spacetimes are physically relevant. International Journal of Modern Physics D 14: 2227-2232.
  • Jejjala, V., Madden, O., Ross, S.F. & Titchener, G. (2005). Nonsupersymmetric smooth geometries and D1-D5-P bound states. Physical Review D 71(12): 124030.
  • Madden, Owen & Ross, Simon F. (2005). On uniqueness of charged Kerr-AdS black holes in five dimensions. Classical and Quantum Gravity 22: 515-524.
  • Ross, Simon F. & Wiseman, Toby (2005). Smeared D0 charge and the Gubser-Mitra conjecture. Classical and Quantum Gravity 22: 2933-2946.
  • Ross, Simon F. & Titchener, Georgina (2005). Time-dependent spacetimes in AdS/CFT: Bubble and black hole. Journal of High Energy Physics 02(2005): 021.
  • Ross, Simon F. (2005). Winding tachyons in asymptotically supersymmetric black strings. Journal of High Energy Physics 10(2005): 112.
  • Hubeny, Veronika E. , Rangamani, Mukund & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Causal inheritance in plane wave quotients. Physical Review D 69: 024007 (12 pages).
  • Dimitriadis, Apostolos , Peet, Amanda W. Potvin, Geoff & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Enhancon solutions: Pushing supergravity to its limits. Physical Review D 70: 046001 (10 pages).
  • Marolf, Donald, Minic, Djordje & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Notes on space-time thermodynamics and the observer-dependence of entropy. Physical Review D 69(6): 064006.
  • Clunan, Tim, Ross, Simon F. & Smith, Douglas J. (2004). On Gauss-Bonnet black hole entropy. Classical and Quantum Gravity 21(14): 3447-3458.
  • Dimitriadis, Apostolos & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Properties of non-extremal enhancons. Physical Review D 69: 026002 (9 pages).
  • Figueroa-O'Farrill, Jose Madden, Owen , Ross, Simon F. & Simon, Joan (2004). Quotients of AdS(p+1) x S**q: Causally well-behaved spaces and black holes. Physical Review D 69: 124026 (29 pages).
  • Madden, Owen & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Quotients of anti-de Sitter space. Physical Review D 70: 026002 (8 pages).
  • Bostock, Paul & Ross, Simon F. (2004). Smeared branes and the Gubser-Mitra conjecture. Physical Review D 70: 064014 (6 pages).
  • Marolf, Donald & Ross, Simon F. (2003). A new recipe for causal completions. Classical and Quantum Gravity 20: 4085-4118.
  • Levi, Thomas S. & Ross, Simon F. (2003). Holography beyond the horizon and cosmic censorship. Physical Review D 68: 044005 (11 pages).
  • Marolf, Donald & Ross, Simon F. (2003). Plane waves and space-like infinity. Classical and Quantum Gravity 20: 4119-4133.
  • Marolf, Donald & Ross, Simon F. (2002). Plane waves: To infinity and beyond! Classical and Quantum Gravity 19: 6289-6302.
  • Dimitriadis, Apostolos & Ross, Simon F. (2002). Stability of the nonextremal enhancon solution: Perturbation equations. Physical Review D 66: 106003 (12 pages).
  • Marolf, Donald & Ross, Simon F. (2002). Stringy negative tension branes and the second law of thermodynamics. Journal of High Energy Physics 02(2004): 008.
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay & Ross, Simon F. (2002). The dual of nothing. Physical Review D 66(8): 086002.
  • Gregory, James P. & Ross, Simon F. (2001). Looking for event horizons using UV/IR relations. Physical Review D 63: 104023 (12 pages).
  • Gregory, James P. & Ross, Simon F. (2001). Stability and the negative mode for Schwarzschild in a finite cavity. Physical Review D 64: 124006 (7 pages).
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay, de Boer, Jan, Keski-Vakkuri, Esko & Ross, Simon F. (2001). Supersymmetric conical defects: towards a string theoretic description of black hole formation. Physical Review D 64(6): 064011.
  • Johnson, Clifford V., Myers, Robert C., Peet, Amanda W. & Ross, Simon F. (2001). The enhançon and the consistency of excision. Physical Review D 64(10): 106001.
  • Giddings, Steven B. & Ross, Simon F. (2000). D3-brane shells to black branes on the Coulomb branch. Physical Review D 61: 024036 (6 pages).
  • Balasubramanian, Vijay & Ross, Simon F. (2000). Holographic particle detection. Physical Review D 61: 044007 (12 pages).
  • Louko, Jorma Marolf, Donald & Ross, Simon F. (2000). On geodesic propagators and black hole holography. Physical Review D 62: 044041 (11 pages).
  • Peet, Amanda W. & Ross, Simon F. (1998). Microcanonical phases of string theory on AdS_m x S^n. Journal of High Energy Physics 12(1998): 020.
  • Horowitz, Gary T. & Ross, Simon F. (1998). Possible resolution of black hole singularities from large N gauge theory. Journal of High Energy Physics 04(1998): 015.
  • Horowitz, Gary T. & Ross, Simon F. (1998). Properties of naked black holes. Physical Review D 57: 1098-1107.
  • Ross, Simon F. (1998). Singularities in wavy strings. Journal of High Energy Physics 08(1998): 003.
  • Hawking, S.W. & Ross, Simon F. (1997). Loss of quantum coherence through scattering off virtual black holes. Physical Review D 56: 6403-6415.
  • Horowitz, Gary T. & Ross, Simon F. (1997). Naked black holes. Physical Review D 56: 2180-2187.
  • Mann, Robert B. & Ross, Simon F. (1995). Cosmological production of charged black hole pairs. Physical Review D 52: 2254-2265.
  • Hawking, S. W. & Ross, Simon F. (1995). Duality between electric and magnetic black holes. Physical Review D 52: 5865-5876.
  • Hawking, S.W. Horowitz, Gary T. & Ross, Simon F. (1995). Entropy, Area, and black hole pairs. Physical Review D 51: 4302-4314.
  • Ross, Simon F. (1995). Pair creation rate for $U(1)^2$ black holes. Physical Review D 52: 7089-7097.
  • Hawking, S.W. & Ross, Simon F. (1995). Pair production of black holes on cosmic strings. Physical Review Letters 75: 3382-3385.
  • Ross, Simon F. (1994). Pair production of black holes in a U(1) x U(1) theory. Physical Review D 49: 6599-6605.
  • Mann, Robert B. & Ross, Simon F. (1993). Gravitation and cosmology in (1+1)-dimensional dilaton gravity. Physical Review D 47: 3312-3318.
  • Mann, Robert B. & Ross, Simon F. (1993). Gravitationally collapsing dust in (2+1)-dimensions. Physical Review D 47: 3319-3322.
  • Mann, Robert B., Morris, Michael S. & Ross, Simon F. (1993). Properties of asymptotically flat two-dimensional black holes. Classical and Quantum Gravity 10: 1477-1494.
  • Mann, Robert B. & Ross, Simon F. (1993). The D -> 2 limit of general relativity. Classical and Quantum Gravity 10: 1405-1408.
  • Mann, Robert B. & Ross, Simon F. (1992). Matching conditions and gravitational collapse in two-dimensional gravity. Classical and Quantum Gravity 9: 2335-2350.

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