"Directeur de recherche" at CNRS

Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechique

Research group: String Theory 

Address CPHT, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau cedex, France
Phone 33 (0)1 69 33 42 15
Fax 33 (0)1 69 33 49 49
Office Aile zéro, office 24

Research interests

  • AdS/CFT holographic correspondance, applications to hydrodynamics

  • Gauged supergravities, compactifications, supersymmetry breaking

  • Strings and asymptotic symmetries

  • Black holes and singular objects 


Phd Thesis
Petropoulos P.M. "Cordes, gravité quantique et modèles de matrices". Th. doct. : Physique théorique : Paris 11 : 1991.

Recent Publications

Ciambelli L, Marteau C, Petkou AC, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.
Covariant Galiliean vs. Carrollian hydrodynamics from relativistic fluids.
Classical Quantum Gravity. 2018;35(16):165001.
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6382/aacf1a.

Antoniadis I, Derendinger J-P, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.
All partial breakings in N=2 supergravity with a single hypermultiplet.
Journal of High Energy Physics. 2018(8):045.
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP08(2018)045.

Ciambelli L, Marteau C, Petkou AC, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.µ
Flat holography and Carrollian fluids.p
pJournal of High Energy Physics. 2018;7:165.p
pDOI: 10.1007/JHEP07(2018)165.

Ciambelli L, Petkou AC, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.
The Robinson-Trautman spacetime and its fluids.
In: Corfou; 2017; 2017.

Antoniadis I, Derendinger J-P, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.
Heisenberg symmetry and hypermultiplet manifolds.
Nuclear Physics B 2016;905:293-312.
DOI: 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2016.02.021

Gath J, Mukhopadhyay A, Petkou AC, Petropoulos PM, Siampos K.
Petrov classification and holographic reconstruction of spacetime. 
Journal of High Energy Physics 2015;9:005.
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP09(2015)005

Petropoulos PM.
Gravitational duality, topologically massive gravity and holographic fluids.
In: Modifications of Einstein's Theory of Gravity at Large Distances
Lecture Notes in Physics Volume 892, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-10069-2 (Print) 978-3-319-10070-8 (Online). pp 331-367 (2015)

Leigh R. G., Petkou A. C., Petropoulos P.M., Tripathy P. K.
The Geroch group in Einstein spaces.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 31(22): 225006 (2014)
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/31/22/225006.

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