David Mattingly

Phone: (603) 862-2720
Office: Physics, Demeritt Hall, Durham, NH 03824
David Mattingly


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland
  • B.A., Dartmouth College

Courses Taught

  • MATH 931: Mathematical Physics
  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 408: General Physics II Recitation
  • PHYS 701: Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS 764/864: General Relativity & Cosmology
  • PHYS 806: Intro to Physics Rsch&Teaching
  • PHYS 931: Mathematical Physics
  • PHYS 935: Statistical Physics
  • PHYS 944: Quantum Mechanics II
  • PHYS 961: Advanced Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS 962: Adv. QM II
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research
  • TECH 400: Introduction to CEPS Programs
  • TECH 401: Scientific ReserachExploration

Selected Publications

Mattingly, D. (2017). Quantum gravity: Searching in the dark. Nature Astronomy, 1(7). doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0159

Bhattacharyya, J., & Mattingly, D. (2014). Universal horizons in maximally symmetric spaces. International Journal of Modern Physics D, 23(13), 1443005. doi:10.1142/s0218271814430056

Berglund, P., Bhattacharyya, J., & Mattingly, D. (2012). Charged dilatonic AdS black branes in arbitrary dimensions. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2012(8). doi:10.1007/jhep08(2012)042

Mattingly, D. (2007). Have we tested Lorentz invariance enough?. PoS, QG-PH, 026.

Jacobson, T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (2006). Lorentz violation at high energy: Concepts, phenomena, and astrophysical constraints. Annals of Physics, 321(1), 150-196. doi:10.1016/j.aop.2005.06.004

Mattingly, D. (2005). Modern Tests of Lorentz Invariance. Living Reviews in Relativity, 8(1). doi:10.12942/lrr-2005-5

Jacobson, T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (2003). A strong astrophysical constraint on the violation of special relativity by quantum gravity. Nature, 424(6952), 1019-1021. doi:10.1038/nature01882

Jacobson, T., & Mattingly, D. (n.d.). Gravity with a dynamical preferred frame. Physical Review D, 64(2). doi:10.1103/physrevd.64.024028

Jacobson, T., & Mattingly, D. (n.d.). Einstein-aether waves. Physical Review D, 70(2). doi:10.1103/physrevd.70.024003

Jacobson, T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (n.d.). Threshold effects and Planck scale Lorentz violation: Combined constraints from high energy astrophysics. Physical Review D, 67(12). doi:10.1103/physrevd.67.124011

Most Cited Publications