Robert A. McNees

Here are some papers that I have written. Most of the physics papers are linked to the pre-prints that appeared on the arXiv. My first publication — "Cryptosystems Based on Chaotic Dynamics" — is available as an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technical report.

  1. Finite Charges from the Bulk Action
    Co-author: Céline Zwikel
    Published: JHEP 08 (2023) 154
  2. dS\(_2\) as excitation of AdS\(_2\)
    Co-authors: Florian Ecker and Daniel Grumiller
    Published: SciPost Phys. 13 (2022) 6, 119, SciPost Phys. 13 (2022) 119
  3. Looping Pendulum: Theory, Simulation, and Experiment
    Co-authors: Collin Dannheim, Luke Ignell, Brendan O'Donnell, and Constantin Rasinariu
    Published: Eur. J. Phys. 42 065010 (2021)
  4. Universal flow equations and chaos bound saturation in 2d dilaton gravity
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller
    Published: JHEP 2021, 203 (2021)
  5. Bounds on extra dimensions from micro black holes in the context of the metastable Higgs vacuum
    Co-authors: Katherine J. Mack
    Published: Phys. Rev. D 99, 063001, 2019
  6. Menagerie of AdS\(_{2}\) Boundary Conditions
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller, Jakob Salzer, Carlos Valcárcel, Dmitri Vassilevich
    Published: JHEP 1710:203, 2017
  7. Extremal Black Holes in Dynamical Chern-Simons Gravity
    Co-authors: Leo Stein and Nicolás Yunes
    Published: Class. Quantum Grav. 33, 235013, 2016
  8. Cosmological Constant as a Confining U(1) Charge in Two Dimensional Dilaton Gravity
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller and Jakob Salzer
    Published: Phys. Rev. D 90, 044032, 2014
  9. Black Holes and Thermodynamics — the First Half Century
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller and Jakob Salzer
    Invited contribution to “Quantum Aspects of Black Holes”
    (Ed. Xavier Calmet)
  10. Conformal Gravity Holography in Four Dimensions
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller, Maria Irakleidou, and Iva Lovrekovic
    Published: Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 111102, 2014
  11. The Electric Field at the Chargeless Interface Between Two Regions of Space
    Co-authors: Asim Gangopadhyaya
    Published: Am. J. Phys. 82, 597 (2014)
  12. Black Holes in the Conical Ensemble
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller, Simone Zonetti
    Published: Phys. Rev. D 124043, 2012
  13. Holographic Renormalization of Asymptotically Lifshitz Spacetimes
    Co-authors: Robert Mann
    Published: JHEP 1110:129, 2011
  14. Boundary Terms Unbound! Holographic renormalization of asymptotically linear dilaton backgrounds
    Co-authors: Robert Mann
    Published: Class. Quant. Grav. 27:065015, 2010
  15. Holographic Description of AdS2 Black Holes
    Co-authors: Alejandra Castro, Daniel Grumiller, Finn Larsen.
    Published: JHEP 0811:052, 2008
  16. On quark masses in holographic QCD
    Co-authors: Robert C. Myers, Aninda Sinha.
    Published: JHEP 0811:056, 2008
  17. On the Stress Tensor for Asymptotically Flat Gravity
    Co-authors: Robert Mann, Donald Marolf, Amitabh Virmani.
    Published: Class. Quant. Grav. 25:225019, 2008
  18. Dirichlet boundary value problem for Chern-Simons modified gravity
    Co-authors: Daniel Grumiller, Robert Mann.
    Published: Phys. Rev. D 78, 081502, 2008
  19. Black Hole Thermodynamics and Hamilton-Jacobi Counterterm
    Proceedings contribution to QFEXT07.
    Co-authors: Luzi Bergamin, Daniel Grumiller, Rene Meyer.
    Published: J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41 164068
  20. Thermodynamics of Black Holes in Two (and Higher) Dimensions
    Co-authors: D. Grumiller.
    Published: JHEP 0704:074, 2007
  21. A New Boundary Counterterm for Asymptotically AdS Spacetimes
  22. Boundary Counterterms and the Thermodynamics of 2-D Black Holes
    Co-authors: J. Davis.
    Published: JHEP 0509:072, 2005
  23. Black Hole Masses and Hamilton-Jacobi Counterterms
    Co-authors: A. Batrachenko, J. Liu, W.A. Sabra, W.Y. Wen.
    Published: JHEP 0505:034, 2005
  24. Holography, Diffeomorphisms, and The CMB
    Co-authors: F. Larsen.
    Published: JHEP 0407:062, 2004
  25. Inflation and De Sitter Holography
    Co-authors: F. Larsen.
    Published: JHEP 0307:051, 2003
  26. Entropy of the Stiffest Stars
    Co-authors: T. Banks, W. Fischler, A. Kashani-Poor, S. Paban.
    Published: Class. Quant. Grav. 19:4717-4728, 2002
  27. String Theory, Holography, and UV-IR Mixing
    Ph. D. Dissertation
    University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  28. The Acceleration of the Universe, A Challenge for String Theory
    Co-authors: W. Fischler, A. Kashani-Poor, S. Paban.
    Published: JHEP 0107:003, 2001
  29. The Interplay Between θ and T
    Co-authors: W. Fischler, E. Gorbatov, A. Kashani-Poor, S. Paban, P. Pouliot.
    Published: JHEP 0006: 032, 2000
  30. Correlation Functions of Operators and Wilson Surfaces in the d=6, (0,2) Theory in the Large N Limit
    Co-authors: R. Corrado, B. Florea.
    Published: Phys. Rev. D 60, 085011, 1999
  31. Cryptosystems Based on Chaotic Dynamics
    Co-authors: V. Protopopescu, R.T. Santoro, J.S. Tolliver.
    Published: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Report ORNL/TM-12440