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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Career

  • 2018-Present: 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:

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

 

Selected Publications

  • J. E. Santos, To go or not to go with the flow: Hawking radiation at strong coupling, JHEP 06 (2020) 104.
  • Ahmed Almheiri, Raghu Mahaja 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

Superradiant instability of black resonators and geons
T Ishii, K Murata, JE Santos, B Way
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2020)
2020,
206
Entanglement islands in higher dimensions
A Almheiri, R Mahajan, JE Santos
– SciPost Physics
(2020)
9,
001
To go or not to go with the flow: Hawking radiation at strong coupling
JE Santos
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2020)
2020,
104
Developing local RG: quantum RG and BFSS
JF Melo, JE Santos
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2020)
2020,
63
Massive vector fields in Kerr-Newman and Kerr-Sen black hole spacetimes
R Cayuso, OJC Dias, F Gray, D Kubizňák, A Margalit, JE Santos, RG Souza, L Thiele
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2020)
2020,
159
Plausible scenario for a generic violation of the weak cosmic censorship conjecture in asymptotically flat four dimensions
FC Eperon, B Ganchev, JE Santos
– Physical Review D
(2020)
101,
041502
The BTZ black hole violates strong cosmic censorship
OJC Dias, HS Reall, JE Santos
– The Journal of High Energy Physics
(2019)
2019,
97
Creating a traversable wormhole
GT Horowitz, D Marolf, JE Santos, D Wang
– Classical and Quantum Gravity
(2019)
36,
205011
Phases of holographic Hawking radiation on spatially compact spacetimes
D Marolf, JE Santos
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2019)
2019,
250
Holographic dual of hot Polchinski-Strassler quark-gluon plasma
I Bena, ÓJC Dias, GS Hartnett, BE Niehoff, JE Santos
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2019)
2019,
33
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Research Groups

High Energy Physics
Relativity and Gravitation

Room

B2.02

Telephone

01223 337872