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Stanley Deser

Stanley Deser


Ancell Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1953
Ph.D. Hon., Stockholm, 1978, and Chalmers Institute of Technology, 2001

Stanley Deser's research involves the study of quantum fields, gravitational theories and their generalizations.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Sciences; an honorary foreign member of the Torino Academy of Science. Dannie Heineman Prize in Mathematical Physics.

Recent Publications

  • "Acausality of Massive Gravity," by S.Deser and A. Waldron, Phys Rev Lett 110, 11101(2013), hep-th/1212.5835.

  • "No consistent bimetric Gravity?," by S. Deser, M. Sandora, and A. Waldron hep-th/1306.0647.

  • "Partial Masslessness and Conformal Gravity," by S. Deser, E. Joung and A. Waldron, J Phys A46, 2314019, (2013) arXiv:1208.1307 [hep-th].

  • "Cosmological Topologically Massive Gravitons and Photons," by S. Carlip, S. Deser, A.Waldron, D.K. Wise, Class.Quant.Grav.26:075008, (2009) arXiv:0803.3998 [hep-th].

  • "Generalized Galileons: All scalar models whose curved background extensions maintain second-order field equations and stress-tensors," by C. Deffayet, S. Deser, G. Esposito-Farèse, Phys.Rev.D80:064015, (2009) arXiv:0906.1967 [gr-qc].

  • "Ghost-free, finite, fourth order D = 3 (alas) gravity," by S. Deser, Phys.Rev.Lett.103:101302,(2009) arXiv:0904.4473 [hep-th].

  • "Nonlocal Cosmology," by S. Deser and R.P. Woodward, Phys.Rev. Lett.99:111301,(2007) arXiv:0706.2151 [astro-ph].