Jeffrey A. Harvey

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Jeffrey A. Harvey (born February 15, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas) an American string theorist at the University of Chicago.

Scientific contributions[edit]

Among Harvey's many contributions to the field of theoretical physics, he is one of the co-discoverers of the heterotic string.

Harvey is a fellow of the American Physical Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[1] He is a trustee at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.

Selected publications[edit]

  • "Evanescent black holes." Curtis G. Callan, Jr., Steven B. Giddings, Jeffrey A. Harvey, Andrew Strominger. Published in Phys. Rev. D 45:1005–1009, 1992.
  • "Strings on Orbifolds. 2." Lance J. Dixon, Jeffrey A. Harvey. Published in Nucl. Phys. B 274:285–314, 1986.
  • "Strings on Orbifolds." Lance J. Dixon, Jeffrey A. Harvey, C. Vafa, Edward Witten. Published in Nucl. Phys. B 261:678–686, 1985.
  • "Heterotic String Theory. 2. The Interacting Heterotic String." David J. Gross, Jeffrey A. Harvey, Emil J. Martinec, Ryan Rohm. Published in Nucl. Phys. B 267:75, 1986.
  • "Heterotic String Theory. 1. The Free Heterotic String." David J. Gross, Jeffrey A. Harvey, Emil J. Martinec, Ryan Rohm. Published in Nucl. Phys. B 256:253, 1985.
  • "The Heterotic String." David J. Gross, Jeffrey A. Harvey, Emil J. Martinec, Ryan Rohm. Published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 54:502–505, 1985.

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