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My research addresses fundamental questions in General Relativity, Particle Physics, and Cosmology.
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About Robert A McNees IV
My research addresses fundamental questions in General Relativity, Particle Physics, and Cosmology.
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2009 - Present
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Cosmology, Relativity, and Gravity
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Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory
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High Energy Theoretical Physics
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Holographic Renormalization of Asymptotically Lifshitz Spacetimes
Journal of High Energy Physics (2011)
Robert McNees and Robert Mann
A variational formulation is given for a theory of gravity coupled to a massive vector in four dimensions, with Asymptotically ...
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Cosmological Constant as Confining U(1) Charge in Two-Dimensional Dilaton ...
Physical Review D (2014)
Daniel Grumiller, Robert A McNees and Jakob Salzer
The cosmological constant is treated as a thermodynamical parameter in the framework of two-dimensional dilaton gravity. We find that the ...
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The Electric Field at the Chargeless Interface Between Two Regions ...
American Journal of Physics (2014)
Asim Gangopadhyaya and Robert McNees
A common method for solving Poisson's equation in electrostatics is to patch together two or more solutions of Laplace's equation ...
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Conformal gravity holography in four dimensions
Physical Review Letters (2014)
Robert A McNees
We formulate four-dimensional conformal gravity with (anti–)de Sitter boundary conditions that are weaker than Starobinsky boundary conditions, allowing for an ...
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Conformal Gravity Holography in Four Dimensions
Physical Review Letters (2014)
Daniel Grumiller, Maria Irakleidou, Iva Lovrekovic, and Robert McNees
We formulate four-dimensional conformal gravity with (anti–)de Sitter boundary conditions that are weaker than Starobinsky boundary conditions, allowing for an ...
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Black holes in the conical ensemble
Physical Review D (2012)
Robert A McNees and Daniel Grumiller
We consider black holes in an “unsuitable box”: a finite cavity coupled to a thermal reservoir at a temperature different ...
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Holographic Renormalization of Asymptotically Lifshitz Spacetimes
Journal of High Energy Physics (2011)
Robert A McNees and Robert Mann
A variational formulation is given for a theory of gravity coupled to a massive vector in four dimensions, with Asymptotically ...
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Boundary terms unbound! Holographic renormalization of asymptotically linear dilaton gravity
Classical and Quantum Gravity (2010)
Robert A McNees and Robert Mann
A variational principle is constructed for gravity coupled to an asymptotically linear dilaton and a p-form field strength. This requires ...
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Conventions, Definitions, Identities, and Other Useful Formulae
Loyola eCommons (2010)
Robert A McNees
As the name suggests, these notes contain a summary of important conventions, definitions, identities, and various formulas that I often ...
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