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

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 408: General Physics II Recitation
  • PHYS 764/864: General Relativity & Cosmology
  • PHYS 806: Intro to Physics Rsch&Teaching
  • 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. M., Sotiriou, T., Benkel, R., Louko, J., & Bhattacharyya, J. (n.d.). A dynamical obstruction to perpetual motion from Lorentz-violating black holes.

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

Stecker, F. W., Scully, S. T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (2015). Searching for traces of Planck-scale physics with high energy neutrinos. Physical Review D, 91(4), 045009. doi:10.1103/physrevd.91.045009

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

McConnell, M. L., Baring, M. G., Bloser, P., Dwyer, J. R., Emslie, A. G., Ertley, C. D., . . . Zhang, B. (2014). POET: a SMEX mission for gamma-ray burst polarimetry. In SPACE TELESCOPES AND INSTRUMENTATION 2014: ULTRAVIOLET TO GAMMA RAY Vol. 9144. doi:10.1117/12.2056905

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 Rev Relativ, 8(1), 5. doi:10.12942/lrr-2005-5

Jacobson, T., & Mattingly, D. (2004). Einstein-aether waves. Physical Review D, 70(2), 024003. doi:10.1103/physrevd.70.024003

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. (2001). Gravity with a dynamical preferred frame. Physical Review D, 64(2), 024028. doi:10.1103/physrevd.64.024028

Most Cited Publications