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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics



Rifath is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Relativity and Gravitation research group. He's working under the supervision of Aron Wall and his current research interests are Cauchy Slice Holography, Information Paradox, Quantum Cosmology and Background independent non-perturbative Quantum Gravity. For more details visit his Inspire-HEP profile here.


  • 2019-present: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2018-2019: MASt in Applied Mathematics (Part III Maths), DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2014-2018: Bachelor of Science (Research), Indian Institute of Science


  • Goncalo Araujo-Regado, Rifath Khan, Aron C. Wall.          Cauchy Slice Holography: A New AdS/CFT Dictionary.
  • Rifath Khan, Chethan Krishnan, and Sanchita Sharma.      Circuit Complexity in Fermionic Field Theory. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.126001


  • An Invitation to Cauchy Slice Holography.
  • Emergent Semiclassical Gravity from Wheeler-DeWitt Wavefunction & the Black Hole Information Paradox.       Youtube:

Research Group

Relativity and Gravitation




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