Personal Information

Massimo Porrati
Professor of Physics
Director of Graduate Studies, Physics
Diploma di Scienze 1985, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy)
Laurea in Fisica 1984, Universita' di Pisa (Italy)
Contact Information
Phone:(212) 998-7733
Email:mp9@nyu.edu
Office:959
Selected Publications:

1. Gravitational Backreaction of Matter Inhomogeneities. A. Gruzinov, M. Kleban (CCPP, New York), M. Porrati (CCPP, New York & Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore), Michele Redi (CCPP, New York). Sep 2006. 16pp. Published in JCAP 0612:001,2006. e-Print Archive: astro-ph/0609553

2. Multitrace deformations of vector and adjoint theories and their holographic duals. S. Elitzur, A. Giveon (Hebrew U.), M. Porrati (New York U. & Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore), E. Rabinovici (Hebrew U. & CERN). CERN-PH-TH-2005-209, RI-57-05, Nov 2005. 19pp. Published in JHEP 0602:006,2006. e-Print Archive: hep-th/0511061

3. Poincare recurrences and topological diversity. M. Kleban (Princeton, Inst. Advanced Study), M. Porrati (New York U.), R. Rabadan (Princeton, Inst. Advanced Study) . Jul 2004. 26pp. Published in JHEP 0410:030,2004. e-Print Archive: hep-th/0407192

4. Holography and phenomenology. Nima Arkani-Hamed (UC, Berkeley & LBL, Berkeley), Massimo Porrati (New York U.), Lisa Randall (MIT, LNS). LBL-46886, UCB-PTH-00-32, NYU-TH-00-09-01, Dec 2000. 29pp. Published in JHEP 0108:017,2001. e-Print Archive: hep-th/0012148

5. No van Dam-Veltman-Zakharov discontinuity in AdS space. M. Porrati (New York U.). NYU-TH-00-11-02, Nov 2000. 7pp. Published in Phys.Lett.B498:92-96,2001. e-Print Archive: hep-th/0011152

6. 4-D gravity on a brane in 5-D Minkowski space. G.R. Dvali, Gregory Gabadadze, Massimo Porrati (New York U.). NYU-TH-00-04-01, Apr 2000. 11pp. Published in Phys.Lett.B485:208-214,2000. e-Print Archive: hep-th/0005016

7. Novel local CFT and exact results on perturbations of N=4 superYang Mills from AdS dynamics. L. Girardello (CERN & Milan U.), M. Petrini (Imperial Coll., London), M. Porrati (CERN & New York U. & Rockefeller U.), A. Zaffaroni (CERN). CERN-TH-98-323, IFUM-633-FT, IMPERIAL-TP-98-99-4, NYU-TH-98-10-03, Oct 1998. 22pp. Published in JHEP 9812:022,1998. e-Print Archive: hep-th/9810126

8. Target space duality in string theory. Amit Giveon (Hebrew U.), Massimo Porrati (New York U.), Eliezer Rabinovici (Hebrew U.). RI-1-94, NYU-TH-94-01-01, Jan 1994. 165pp. Published in Phys.Rept.244:77-202,1994. e-Print Archive: hep-th/9401139