Post Doctoral Fellow

Research group: String Theory 

Research inyterests :

  • Holographic quantum field theories and applications to condensed matter
  • Cosmic censorship; entanglement entropy
  • Thermal quantum field


Thesis : "Thermal Behavior of Holographic Quantum Field Theories", UC Santa Barbara, June 2018

Selected publications :

A. Ishibashi, K. Maeda, E. Mefford
Violation of the quantum null-energy condition in a holographic wormhole and infrared effects.
Physical Review D. 2019;99(2):026004.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.99.026004.

E. Mefford, E. Shaghoulian, M. Shyani
Sparseness bounds on local operators in holographic CFTd
JHEP 1807 (2018) 051

A. Ishibashi, K. Maeda, E. Mefford
Holographic stress-energy tensor near the Cauchy horizon inside a rotating black hole
Phys. Rev. D96 (2017), no.2, 024005

E. Mefford
Entanglement Entropy in Jammed CFTs
JHEP 1709 (2017) 006

E. Mefford and G.T. Horowitz
Simple Holographic Insulator
Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) no.8, 084042

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