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Massimo Porrati
Professor of Physics
Diploma di Scienze 1985, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy)
Laurea in Fisica 1984, Universita' di Pisa (Italy)
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Phone:(212) 998-7733
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