Research

Research

I study conformal field theories. These are special class of quantum field theories that arise in the study of phase transitions, string theory and particle physics. My advisor is Silviu Pufu, who is a member of the bootstrap collaboration.

Papers

Deligne Categories in Lattice Models and Quantum Field Theory, or Making Sense of O(N) Symmetry with Non-integer N
Joint with Slava Rychkov
pdf · arxiv

AdS4/CFT3 from Weak to Strong String Coupling
Joint with Shai Chester and Silviu Pufu
pdf · arxiv

N=4 Super-Yang-Mills Correlators at Strong Coupling from String Theory and Localization
Joint with Shai Chester, Silviu Pufu, and Yifan Wang
pdf · arxiv

Absence of D4R4 in M-Theory From ABJM
Joint with Shai Chester and Silviu Pufu
pdf · arxiv


Undergraduate

As an undergraduate, I studied at the Australian National University. For my honour year I worked with Cedric Simenel, a nuclear theorist specializing in nuclear dynamics.

Nuclear Interaction from Effective Field Theory
Honours thesis
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Non-Anomalous Semigroups and Real Numbers
An essay I wrote for a category theory course
pdf · arxiv

The Quantum Zeno Effect
An essay I wrote for a course on quantum measurement
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I also wrote course notes for an introductory quantum field theory course, aimed at third year undergraduates. The course is now run as PHYS3201.