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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • 2022-: Professor of Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, Cambridge University
  • 2018-2022: Reader in Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, Cambridge University
  • 2019-2020: Junior Visiting Professor, J. Robert Oppenheimer Visiting Professorship, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 2013-2018: Lecturer in Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, Cambridge University
  • 2013-2014: Postdoctoral fellow, Stanford University
  • 2010-2013: Postdoctoral fellow, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • 2006-2010: Ph.D at DAMTP

 

Research

General relativity, quantum gravity, gravitational aspects of string theory, numerical relativity and applications of general relativity to condensed matter physics via holography.

 

Research Students:

  • John Crump (2021-)
  • William Biggs (2020-)
  • João Melo (2017-2023)
  • Bogdan Ganchev (2016 - 2020)
  • Toby Crisford (2015 - 2019)
  • Julija Markevičiūtė (2014 - 2018)

 

Selected Publications

  • Static Black Binaries in de Sitter, Oscar J.C. Dias, Gary W. Gibbons, Jorge E. Santos, Benson Way, Phys. Rev. Lett. 131, 131401.
  • Extremal Kerr Black Holes as Amplifiers of New Physics, Gary T. Horowitz, Maciej Kolanowski, Grant N. Remmen, Jorge E. Santos, Phys.Rev.Lett. 131 (2023) 9, 091402.
  • Oscar J. C. Dias, Gary T. Horowitz, Jorge E. Santos, Extremal black holes that are not extremal: maximal warm holes, JHEP 01 (2022) 064.
  • Donald Marolf, J. E. Santos, AdS Euclidean Wormholes, Class. Quant. Grav. 38 (2021) 22, 224002.
  • J. E. Santos, To go or not to go with the flow: Hawking radiation at strong coupling, JHEP 06 (2020) 104.
  • Ahmed Almheiri, Raghu Mahajan and Jorge E. Santos, Entanglement islands in higher dimensions, SciPost Phys. 9 (2020) 1, 001.
  • Matthew W. Choptuik, Oscar J. C. Dias, Jorge E. Santos and Benson Way, Collapse and Nonlinear Instability of AdS with Angular Momenta, Phys.Rev.Lett. 121 (2018) 2, 021103.
  • Toby Crisford and Jorge E. Santos, Violating the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture in Four-Dimensional Anti–de Sitter Space, Phys.Rev.Lett. 118 (2017) no.18, 181101.
  • Oscar J. C. Dias, Jorge E. Santos and Benson Way, Localised AdS5 x S5 Black Holes, Phys.Rev.Lett. 117 (2016) no. 15, 151101 
  • Oscar J.C. Dias, Jorge E. Santos, Benson Way, Black holes with a single Killing vector field: black resonators, JHEP 1512 (2015) 171.
  • Jorge E. Santos, Benson Way, Neutral Black Rings in Five Dimensions are Unstable, Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 221101.
  • Oscar J. C. Dias, Mahdi Godazgar, Jorge E. Santos, Linear Mode Stability of the Kerr-Newman Black Hole and Its Quasinormal Modes, Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) no.15, 151101.
  • Sean A. Hartnoll, Jorge E. Santos, Disordered horizons: Holography of randomly disordered fixed points, Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 231601.
  • Gary T. Horowitz, Jorge E. Santos, General Relativity and the Cuprates, JHEP, 2013.
  • Sebastian Fischetti, Donald Marolf, Jorge E. Santos, AdS flowing black funnels: Stationary AdS black holes with non-Killing horizons and heat transport in the dual CFT, Class. Quant. Grav., 2013.
  • Gary T. Horowitz, Jorge E. Santos, David Tong, Optical Conductivity with Holographic Lattices, JHEP, 2012.
  • Oscar J.C. Dias, Gary T. Horowitz, Jorge E. Santos, Gravitational Turbulent Instability of Anti-de Sitter Space, Class. Quant. Grav., 2012.
  • Gary T. Horowitz, Jorge E. Santos, Benson Way, A Holographic Josephson Junction, Phys. Rev. Lett, 2011.
  • Miguel S. Costa, Ricardo Monteiro, Jorge E. Santos, Dimitrios Zoakos, On three-point correlation functions in the gauge/gravity duality, JHEP, 2010.
  • Oscar J.C. Dias, Pau Figueras, Ricardo Monteiro, Harvey S. Reall, Jorge E. Santos, An instability of higher-dimensional rotating black holes, JHEP, 2010.
  • Oscar J.C. Dias, Pau Figueras, Ricardo Monteiro, Jorge E. Santos, Roberto Emparan, Instability and new phases of higher-dimensional rotating black holes, Phys. Rev. D., 2009.
  • Oscar J.C. Dias, Harvey S. Reall, Jorge E. Santos, Kerr-CFT and gravitational perturbations , JHEP, 2009.

 

Publications

Self Gravitating Spinning String Condensates
JE Santos, Y Zigdon
(2024)
Sudden breakdown of effective field theory near cool Kerr-Newman black holes
GT Horowitz, M Kolanowski, GN Remmen, JE Santos
(2024)
New Well-Posed Boundary Conditions for Semi-Classical Euclidean Gravity
X Liu, JE Santos, T Wiseman
(2024)
Mixmaster chaos in an AdS black hole interior
MD Clerck, SA Hartnoll, JE Santos
(2023)
Nanoscale magnetism and magnetic phase transitions in atomically thin CrSBr
MA Tschudin, DA Broadway, P Reiser, C Schrader, EJ Telford, B Gross, J Cox, AEE Dubois, DG Chica, R Rama-Eiroa, EJG Santos, M Poggio, ME Ziebel, CR Dean, X Roy, P Maletinsky
(2023)
Scalar QNM spectra of Kerr and Reissner-Nordström revealed by eigenvalue repulsions in Kerr-Newman
A Davey, ÓJC Dias, JE Santos
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2023)
2023,
101
Stability of saddles and choices of contour in the Euclidean path integral for linearized gravity: Dependence on the DeWitt Parameter
X Liu, D Marolf, JE Santos
(2023)
Static Black Binaries in de Sitter Space
ÓJC Dias, GW Gibbons, JE Santos, B Way
– Physical review letters
(2023)
131,
131401
Extremal Kerr Black Holes as Amplifiers of New Physics.
GT Horowitz, M Kolanowski, GN Remmen, JE Santos
– Physical Review Letters
(2023)
131,
091402
Black hole superradiant instability for massive spin-2 fields
ÓJC Dias, G Lingetti, P Pani, JE Santos
– Physical Review D
(2023)
108,
l041502
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Research Groups

High Energy Physics
Relativity and Gravitation

Room

B2.02

Telephone

01223 337872