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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. He is a recipient of the Einstein Medal and the 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]

"Canonical analysis and stability of Lanczos–Lovelock gravity," by S. Deser and J. Franklin, Class. Quantum Grav. 29, 072001 (2012)

"Editorial note to: Matvei P. Bronstein, Quantum theory of weak gravitational fields," by S. Deser and A. Starobinsky, Gen Relativ Gravit, 44:263–265 (2012)

"No local Maxwell duality invariance," by S. Deser, Class. Quantum Grav. 28, 085009 (2011)

"Gauge Invariances and Phases of Massive Higher Spins in (Anti-) de Sitter Space," by S. Deser and A. Waldron, Phys Rev Lett 87, 031601 (2001)