Raphael Bousso

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Raphael Bousso is a theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is a professor at Department of Physics, UC Berkeley. He is known for the proposal of Bousso's holographic bound, also known as the covariant entropy bound.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Raphael Bousso received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1998 and went on to become a postdoc at Stanford University. He also worked at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara. In 2002/03 he was a fellow at the Harvard University physics department and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. In July 2003 he joined the physics department at UC Berkeley.

Research[edit]

His research is focused on how cosmological selection effects help allow us to make predictions and, ultimately, to test the string landscape. His lecture "The World as a Hologram" is featured in LBNL's Summer Lecture Series.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bousso, Raphael (13 Aug 1999). "A Covariant Entropy Conjecture". Journal of High Energy Physics (7). arXiv:hep-th/9905177. Bibcode:1999JHEP...07..004B. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/1999/07/004. 
  2. ^ Bousso, Raphael (9 Aug 1999). "Holography in General Space-times". Journal of High Energy Physics (6). arXiv:hep-th/9906022. Bibcode:1999JHEP...06..028B. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/1999/06/028. Archived from the original on 24 June 1999. 
  3. ^ Bousso, Raphael (5 Aug 2002). "The holographic principle". Review of Modern Physics 74 (3): 825–874. arXiv:hep-th/0203101. Bibcode:2002RvMP...74..825B. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.74.825. 
  4. ^ Bousso's lecture at LBNL

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